Nightlife

Discover the best of Lisbon’s nightlife, including clubs, comedy and music

The best nightlife in Lisbon
Nightlife

The best nightlife in Lisbon

Whether you're a rump shaker, a motormouth or a wannabe sommelier, you can't fail to find something to suit your tastes in Lisbon

The best places to go out in Lisbon

The best Lisbon clubs
Nightlife

The best Lisbon clubs

Shake it like a Polaroid picture and have a banging time at these world-class nightspots.

The best Lisbon bars
Bars and pubs

The best Lisbon bars

From Portuguese beers to contemporary cocktails, you're in for a smorgasboard of alcoholic refreshments...

The best places to see Fado music in Lisbon
Music

The best places to see Fado music in Lisbon

Enjoy the beautiful, melancholy music of Fado at one of these top Fado music clubs

The best places to drink in Lisbon

Rio Maravilha
Restaurants

Rio Maravilha

On the top floor of a half- abandoned building in the LX Factory complex, with a superb view over the river and city, a trashy-chic decor and a bar with excellent cocktails, DJs and live music, Rio Maravilha is the city’s latest in spot. The cuisine of creative chef Diogo Noronha pays homage to Portugal’s links with Brazil, with dishes that combine flavours from the two countries. Top tastes here include ovo BT, with cream cheese, Iberian pancetta, quince jelly and parmesan farofa (toasted manioc flour) or presa ibérica na brasa (grilled pork shoulder steak), served with an onion-and-pear pastry. 

Lux Frágil
Nightlife

Lux Frágil

Lisbon's best club, with two dancefloors (one loungey, one sweaty) and a roof terrace overlooking the river. As the hip furniture indicates, it's a see-and-be-seen place, but the crowd is friendly and the measures Lisbon-large. House and guest DJs offer everything from electro and hip hop to bursts of '80s music. Thursdays are popular with locals keen on leftfield names; on Saturdays the place is mobbed by out-of-towners. Lux's programme - which includes live bands and the odd Sunday afternoon event, as well as big international DJs - and its catch-all social role remain unrivalled. Exude photogenic importance at the door if you arrive after 2am.

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Lounge
Nightlife

Lounge

Lounge, a roomy Bairro Alto-style bar, has moderate prices, an unkempt and youngish crowd, and interesting musical events. On regular nights, decent DJs spin an underground mix of electro and minimal techno, and there's the occasional themed party. It's packed inside and out at weekends, when ordering a drink can be a challenge.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Park
Nightlife

Park

A relative newcomer, this sprawling rooftop bar on a multi-storey car park at the south-western corner of the Bairro Alto gets packed on warm evenings. Beautiful young things chat amid giant pot plants, swaying to a DJ-driven soundtrack of jazz, soul and funk. The view out over the river and Ponte 25 de Abril is stunning. Snacks and light meals are available until 3pm, and then again from 8pm to 11pm.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars