The ultimate guide to 30 of the best bars in Benidorm (2023)

The ultimate guide to the best bars in Benidorm

The ultimate guide to the best bars in Benidorm. Image - Madrugada Verde/shutterstock

The buzzing city of Benidorm is known for its exciting nightlife, great bars and booming nightclubs. Considered one of the best nights out in Europe with people travelling from all over the world to experience its amazing venues, Benidorm has a reputation as a ‘must-visit’ for any party animal! But with so many places to choose from, which are the 30 best bars in Benidorm for an unforgettable night out?

There are loads of great bars in Benidorm for a great night out, whether you´re a resident of the city or surrounding areas, or on a summer holiday! From couples to groups, stag do´s to hen parties, we have made this handy guide on the 30 best bars in Benidorm for you to have an amazing night out!

Our recommendation

The City Sports Bar Benidorm

If you are looking for a sports bar showing all of your favourite games and matches, plenty of beer on tap in an unrivalled location right on the beach, The City Sports Bar is the place for you!

Located on the buzzing strip of Levante Beach in the old town, The City Sport Bar is your number one spot in Benidorm to end your busy day in the sun or to start your night out off in this amazing city.

The City Sports Bar shows all of the latest sports on their big screens including all of the big football games and boxing matches, so you can relax with a cold pint in their air conditioned lounge for a break from the heat!

Looking for a sunny spot to enjoy some mouth-watering cocktails before heading out for a night on the town? The City Sports Bar has an endless list of drinks and beer buckets as well as drinks offers, snacks, plenty of seating and stunning views of the beach, making it the perfect place to watch the sun setting as the music turns up and the night comes alive.

The friendly staff will make sure your drinks are cold and topped up, whether you´re enjoying a relaxing evening on the terrace watching the world go by, sipping a cocktail after a long day on the beach, watching your favourite team play in a tense match or just starting your night – The City Sport Bar has something for everyone!

Website: Click here

Address: Avd. Alcoy 1, Playa Levante 03501 Benidorm, Spain

Telephone: 625 95 37 24


Facebook: @thecitysportsbarbenidorm


The Bodhran Irish Bar

This traditional Irish bar in Benidorm is run by a family from County Cork in Ireland, so if you are looking for the Irish touch, you are in the right place! They have live music every night, both traditional Irish and popular chart-toppers, so you are guaranteed a great time. During peak times like fiestas and bank holidays, The Bodhran often have daytime music as well, as well as live sports on multiple HD screens. They even import their Guinness from Ireland!

Address: Avenida del Doctor Orts Llorca, s/n, 03501 Benidorm, Alicante

Opening times: 10:30am until 3am every day

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Image – The Bodhran Irish Bar

Silver Dollar Pub

One of the busiest bars in Benidorm, the western saloon-style Silver Dollar Pub has a buzzing terrace as well as regular live music and all of the sports you could want on big screen televisions. Whether you´re looking for a relaxed pint in the sun to cool down in the afternoon or a lively evening that carries on well into the night, the Silver Dollar Pub is not to be missed on a night out in Benidorm!

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Address: Calle Gerona 49, Benidorm

Opening hours: 9:30am until 3am

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Image – The Silver Dollar Pub

Western Saloon

The best musicians and groups in Benidorm perform here seven days a week, from the afternoon to late at night. Very varied styles and live performances with no shortage of country and rock and roll – you can’t say you’ve been to Benidorm if you don’t visit the Western Saloon.

Opening hours: 11am until 4am

Address: Calle Gerona, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante

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Image – Western Saloon

Hagars Bar Benidorm

This quirky bar serves top-quality drinks at great prices with a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. Even though there´s no karaoke or TV screens, Hagars Bar is one of the most lively in the area! There are plenty of places to sit and a long bar – if that´s where you prefer to enjoy your tipple!

Opening hours: 8:30pm until 1:30am

Address: Carrer Sant Roc, 33, 03501 Benidorm

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Image – Hagars Bar Benidorm

Olivers Bar

Olivers Bar is one of the oldest traditional British bars in the heart of Benidorm’s Old Town. They have a large selection of spirits and cold pints including Magners and Carling, as well as lots of Spanish beers! Perfectly located on the tapas corner, this bar is always busy so why not grab a jug of their homemade sangria and watch the world go by on the sunny terrace?

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Image – Olivers Bar

Company Bar

Drag queens on the weekend, funky house tunes, Spain´s number one beer on draught and great service are what you´ll get at Benidorm´s best gay bar! At Company Bar, you´ll pop in for a drink and end up spending the night and leave feeling like a part of the family.

Opening hours: 7pm until 2am

Address: Calle San Miguel 16 03501 Benidorm

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Image – Company Bar

The Pig n Whistle Music Club

If you are looking for a typical British pub, head to the Pig n Whistle Music Club where you will find a great drinks menu, television screens, fantastic entertainment and, of course, brilliant music! It´s no surprise this pub is usually busy and the terrace is always lively – a great place to start your night out in Benidorm!

Opening hours: 6pm until 2am Thursdays and Fridays, 6pm until 12am on Saturdays and 3pm until 12am on Sundays

Address: Calle Del Pal 5, 03501 Benidorm

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Image – Pig n Whistle

Planet Benidorm

Looking for some cheeky cocktails? Planet Benidorm has got you covered! Located in the hub of the English quarter, this cocktail bar has a great atmosphere, booming music, fantastic gin and tonics and sports on their huge screen.

Opening hours: 11:30am until 4am

Address: Calle Gerona, 20, 03503 Benidorm

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Image – Planet Benidorm

Daytona Rock

Daytona Rock is Benidorm’s number 1 rock bar on the beachfront of Playa Levante with live music day and night, a sunny terrace and amazing special offers, all live sports shown on big screens and the best rock music in town, don’t miss out on some of the best shows and parties around!

Opening hours: 10am until 1am, 10am until 2am Fridays and Saturdays, 10am until 12am on Mondays

Address: Avinguda Alcoi, 15, 03503 Benidorm

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Image – Daytona Rock

Vincents Old Town Benidorm

Vincents Old Town Benidorm was the first British Pub in Benidorm, established in 1965 and still going strong! Vincents has a great selection of drinks, karaoke, sports on the televisions and a warm and lively atmosphere. If you´re struggling with your hangover after the night before, you could always head back to Vincents for their famous full English breakfast!

Opening hours: 10am until 4am

Address: Avenida Almendros 8, 03501 Benidorm

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Image – Vincents Old Town

Showboat Bar and Restaurant

If you want entertainment on your night out, the Showboat Bar and Restaurant is known for its amazing drag queens, karaoke, events such as burger and cocktail afternoons, and performers! Enjoy evening drinks on their sunny rooftop terrace (the cocktails are particularly popular here) or laugh all night and let your hair down on the dancefloor.

Opening hours: 6pm until 2:30am, 12pm until 2:30am on Sundays, closed on Mondays

Address: Av. Dr. Severo Ochoa, 7, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante

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Image – Showboat Bar and Restaurant

Westend Show bar

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to spend your Sunday funday, or tickle your funny bone on a Thursday evening, the Westend Show Bar is sure not to disappoint. With free entry for the best drag shows you’ll see in Benidorm, this bar prides themselves on performances full of “filth, belly busting comedy and songs galore” from astonishing local queens such as Stella Artois, Lexi Legs and Barbie Kruger. Great for a bottomless brunch with the girls, a hen do, or even date night!

Opening Hours: 7pm -1am Thursday and Sunday, closed for the rest of the week

Address: 4 Calle Amsterdam, 03503, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Westend Showbar

Bar 69

Bar 69 is Benidorm’s ideal summer bar in the centre of the old town if you don’t want to miss the Spanish sunshine whilst you catch some awesome music. With a wide range of delicious, and very reasonably priced, cocktails, the most difficult decision you’ll have to make is whether to get another or sample the bar’s home made Sangria.

Opening Hours: 11am-2am Monday to Saturday, 12pm-2am Sunday

Address: 4 Placa de la Constitucio 03501 Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Bar 69

The Explorer’s Club, Benidorm

Boasting live entertainment every night of the week, from Elvis, Adele, Elton John and Ed Sheeran impersonators, it’s no wonder that this bar is considered to be one of the best nights out in Benidorm.  With super friendly staff, and old-school style interior decor complete with gilded frames and saloon booths, this quirky bar is great for a dance or a few drinks with friends.

Opening Hours: 9am – 2am Monday to Sunday

Address: Calle Gerona, 39-41, Benidorm, Spain, 03503

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Image – The Explorer’s Club, Benidorm

Rock and Roll House

If you think of the Western Saloon as an aperitif for rock and roll, then this bar is where you want to see the rest of your night out. With live rock and roll performances every single night from quality tribute acts such as The Rodfather, A one man tribute to Status Quo, the Eagles and of course Elvis Presley, you’re sure to be up and dancing to great music in a great atmosphere.

Opening Hours: 7:30pm-3am Thursday to Tuesday, 7:30pm-1:30am Wednesday

Address: Dr Severo Ochoa 6, 03503, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Rock and Roll House

Secret Fountain Roof Bar Garden

Located on the top of Benidorm’s Hotel Marina but accessible to all, not just guests, The Secret Fountain is one of Benidorm’s best kept secrets held by those wanting to enjoy drinks in the open air. The lounge bar offers a beautiful sunny terrace made all the more relaxing with sun beds to catch some rays whilst you sip on a cocktail. The fountain itself helps to cool you down on those especially hot summery days.

Opening Hours: 10am-12am Monday to Sunday

Address: Calle Guenca, 6, 03503, Benidorm (Alicante) Sain

Image - Hotel Rooftop Bar Garden: Hotel Marina
Image – Hotel Rooftop Bar Garden: Hotel Marina

Little Coopers

This cute, friendly, bar in the heart of Benidorm’s Old Town is perfect for chilled afternoon drinks at a reasonable price. Run by the lovely and hilarious couple Anne and Mark, Little Coopers has a nice atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating, the ideal home away from home to catch live sports or be serenaded by the Little Coopers choir (not at the same time of course!).

Opening Hours: 1pm-1:30am Monday to Sunday

Address: Calle Buen Retiro, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Little Coopers

Tower Lounge Benidorm

Having served crowds of holiday makers and locals for over two decades, the Tower Lounge is a fabulous place with a fantastic atmosphere, friendly staff, and some of the nicest customers in all of Benidorm. This bar is a great place to catch some evening comedy, or even a Queen tribute performance, with reasonably priced drinks to boot.

Opening Hours: 8pm-2am Monday to Wednesday, 12pm-2am Thursday to Sunday

Address: Local 7, Calle Gerona, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Tower Lounge Benidorm

Morgan’s Tavern

The self-proclaimed best cabaret club in Benidorm, this pirate and naval themed bar is guaranteed to give you a good time. The atmosphere is almost as brilliant as the friendly staff and cocktails, and there is comfortable seating if you get tired of boogying.

Opening Hours: 7pm-3am Monday to Sunday

Address: Calle Gerona, 42, Benidorm, Spain, 03503

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Image – Morgan Tavern Benidorm

Andy’s Bar

Andy’s Bar AKA Andy’s simply the best in Benidorm, offers a great, personable service from friendly staff. It is also a total sun trap located nearby the Marina Hotel. Although owned by British EXPAT Andy, this bar is popular amongst the locals as well with newbies and holiday makers due to the reasonable drink prices and bustling atmosphere.

Opening Hours: 9am-6pm Monday to Wednesday, 9am-8pm Thursday to Saturday, 11am-6pm Sunday

Address: Calle Gerona con Avenida de Cuenca, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Andy’s Bar

Hotel California Benidorm

Another bar with fantastic entertainment every night of the week, get yourself down to Hotel California bar if you’re craving a night of Tina Turner, Olly Murs, Rod Stewart, Shaun Conley or of course the Eagles tribute acts! A favourite amongst holidaymakers, this bar is fab for cocktails with the girls and has indoor and outdoor seating.

Opening Hours: Calle Gerona, 38, Benidorm, Spain

Address: 10pm-3am Monday to Sunday

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Image – Hotel California

3B48 Soul Bar

Open seven nights a week, this bar is for one for the lost souls who are in need of a bit of Northern Soul, Modern Soul, or 70s and 80s Tamla Motown. Opened by Mike and Dell three years ago, they’ve created a welcoming and atmospheric venue to have a drink with friends and catch some great quality tunes.

Opening Hours: 10pm -2am Monday to Tuesday, 9pm-2am Wednesday to Sunday

Address: Calle Ibiza, 15, 03503, Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

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Image – 3B48 Soul Bar- Derek Brown

White Star Pub 

Since 2014 The White Star have made it their goal to entertain their guests by making music the focal point of each exciting evening. Their extensive range of drinks is also suitable for a myriad of tastes and preferences and their food menu is sure to leave you satiated for a night of disco dancing to age-old classics.

Opening Hours: 10am-2am Monday to Sunday

Address: Calle Cuenca, 6, 03503, Benidorm (Alicante) Spain

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Image – The White Star Pub

Alameda 20

This sophisticated gin bar serves premium cocktails as well as a wide selection of speciality spirits and liquors, and a soft-drink selection for non-drinkers. Enjoy your drink of choice, even a boozy shake if you fancy, in their comfortable lounge complete with wood panelling and beautiful tile interior decor.

Opening Hours: 3pm – 1am Monday, 3pm-11pm Tuesday, 3pm-1am Wednesday, 3am-2am Thursday to Sunday

Address: Alameda 20, 03501, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Alameda 20

Sol Beach Bar

This terrace bar located on the Levante beach front offers reasonably priced cocktails from opening to the early hours of the next morning. Their friendly and attentive staff also serve delicious food all day and the bar itself boasts one of the best sea views in Benidorm.

Opening Hours: 8am-1:30am Monday to Sunday

Address: Avenida Madrid, 25, 03503, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – Sol Beach Bar

Buddha Bar Old Town

This cocktail bar has created a chilled out friendly atmosphere for you to enjoy their vast range of almost 100 cocktails. With atmospheric lighting, decorative foliage and a liquor collection almost as impressive as their cocktail menu, there is something here for everyone.

Opening Hours: 8pm-2am Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Mondays

Address: Carrer de Santa Fac, 10, 03501, Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

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Image – Buddha Bar Old Town

Royale Secret

One of Benidorm’s best cocktail bars with over 100 to choose from, all made with premium spirits, as well as a wide selection of draught and bottled beers. You can choose from the bar’s lounge or comfortable sun terrace to enjoy your lavishly decorated and loving created beverage – the perfect spot for a celebration.

Opening Hours: 12pm-late, closed on Mondays

Address: Calle Lepanto, 21, 03503, Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

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Image – Royale Secret

The Guinness Bar, Benidorm

The self-proclaimed best Irish pub on Mediterranean shores, The Guinness Bar prides itself on its pints of quality Irish stout, as well as some of the best live music in Benidorm. With resident DJs as well as guest artists, arrive early for a chill drink during the day, and get ready for a boogy as the nights draw in.

Opening Hours: 10am-1am Monday to Sunday

Address: Avenida de Alcoy, 5, Edificio Pincipado Manilo, 03503, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – The Guinness Bar Benidorm

The Black Pearl

Just because you’re on holiday doesn’t mean you have to miss that game of footy you were dying to catch. The Black Pearl is one of the newest karaoke – sports bar fusions (not at the same time, aside from maybe the odd football chant!) in Benidorm. If football isn’t your thing, they’ll do their best to screen whatever sporting event you request.

Opening Hours: 11am-12am Monday, 9am-12am Tuesday to Friday, 10mam-12am Saturday to Sunday

Address: Calle Derramador 03503, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – The Black Pearl

Riviera Music Lounge

With live entertainment each week from a plethora of fabulous tribute acts, as well as a live comedy performances from Benidorm’s famous drag queen Ruby Rox, the Riviera Music Lounge is one to settle down in for a drink or two and a good old belly laugh. They also run a happy hour each night from 6:30pm-8:30pm on their already reasonably priced drinks!

Opening Hours: Click here.

Address: Avenida del Derramador, 8, 03503, Benidorm, Spain

Image - The Riviera Music Lounge
Image – The Riviera Music Lounge

The Cheap and Cheerful Bar

This bar really does do what it says on the tin, with coffee from €0.70 and pints from €1.50, there’s no wonder it’s always brimming with smiling happy customers. They also screen live football games for a bit of sporting entertainment whilst you enjoy you drink, but if you’d rather sit in the sun, there is a delightful outdoor terrace.

Opening Hours: 9am-1am Monday to Saturday, 9am-11pm Sunday

Address: Calle Jean, 03503, Benidorm, Spain

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Image – The Cheap and Cheerful Bar

If you are looking for some fun and exciting things to do in the daytime in Benidorm, check out our guide to The 10 Best Things to do in Benidorm!

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