Top bars in Benalmadena

Best bars in Benalmadena

Benalmadena, a town in Andalusia, has a fabulous nightlife scene. With welcoming bars all over, you’ll be made to feel right at home straight away. Make the most of plenty of Happy Hours all over this southern spot in Spain.

  1. John Lemon
  2. Buddy’s Bar
  3. Bar Ole
  4. The Mad Ass
  5. L.A Bar
  6. Casey Duke’s Irish Bar
  7. Capones Karaoke
  8. Brian’s Bar
  9. Malibu Beach Bar

From classic Celtic taverns, friendly Irish bars, trendy cocktail numbers and lively karaoke spots, Benalmadena has it all for a night to remember (or not!). Wherever you choose to enjoy your evening, there’s a good chance you’ll be back there the following night!

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1. John Lemon

If you’re looking for a cute little bar to while away the hours, John Lemon is perfect. A Celtic bar, it shows all the live sports games and is buzzing with a friendly, lively atmosphere.

Vibe: Lively bar

Area: Avenue Bonanza

2. Buddy’s Bar

This friendly little bar is a popular spot in Benalmadena. It’s a meeting hub for other travellers, so you’ll feel right at home here. With plenty of tables and chairs trickling into the street, it's a great place to enjoy the evening sun with a beverage in hand.

Vibe: Friendly bar

Area: Plaza Olé

3. Bar Ole

It feels like cocktails are on tap here! They’re definitely the draw to Bar Ole in Benalmadena. With welcoming staff, affordable prices, sparkling clean facilities and a warm atmosphere, it’s a wonderful place to spend an evening or two.

Vibe: Cocktails

Area: Plaza Olé

4. The Mad Ass

Top breakfasts, live sports, front terrace - this bar is just what you need in Benalmadena come day or night. It’s got a cosy pub vibe to it, but also serves a very decent Sangria! It’s a great place to spend a few hours.

Vibe: Pub with great food

Area: Town centre

5. L.A Bar

L.A Bar is a lovely spot to sit back and relax an afternoon away. Take a seat outside to bask in the superb sea views. Set in a square with pretty surrounding gardens, L.A Bar is a lovely spot. With excellent service and cheap drinks, this bar is a winner. As ever, you’ll be greeted to a warm welcome, too! This is definitely one of the top Benalmadena bars.

Vibe: Great views

Area: On the seafront overlooking Santa Ana Beach

6. Casey Duke’s Irish Bar

What would a beach holiday be without an Irish bar? Head to Casey Duke’s Irish bar for a fun evening. Just a couple of minutes walk from the marina, the bar is in a fantastic location. There’s a long list of drinks available, including the classic choices of Amstel and Heineken - and who could forget the Guinness? There’s also plenty of Spanish and international bottled beers to choose from. Cocktails are also aplenty, so don’t miss Happy Hour! A tasty range of food is available too, from Irish and English fare to Indian and Spanish favourites. There are also six screens to watch all your essential sporting events!

Vibe: Traditional Irish bar

Area: Just off Avenue Antonio Machado

7. Capones Karaoke

Get ready to sing your little heart out at Capones Karaoke! It’s a great, fun evening out for everyone. With plenty of songs to choose from, the music really is the main draw here, and there are also tribute acts that take to the stage. Think Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Robbie Williams and the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley. A night at Capones Karaoke is a memorable one, and one of the funnest bars in Benalmadena.

Vibe: Karaoke fun

Area: Close to the seafront

8. Brian’s Bar

Found in the heart of Bonanza Square, Brian’s Bar is a firm favourite for Benalmadena travellers. There’s a huge terrace to enjoy where you can while away a whole evening. Or if you prefer sitting inside, make the most of the cosy setting. It’s a great family spot too with pool tables and board games to keep the kids entertained. If you’re browsing for cheap holidays to Benalmadena, be sure to come in the summer when you can make the most of the fabulous temperatures.

Vibe: Central bar with a terrace

Area: Bonanza Square

9. Malibu Beach Bar

Malibu Beach Bar is a trendy spot in Benalmadena. On the seafront with soaring palm trees right next to you, it’s quite the fashionable bar in the town. Run by a family, the place has a warm atmosphere and friendly staff. There’s tapas to tuck into, while plenty of wine and beer are available. If you’re more interested in cocktails, sip on a passionfruit daiquiri while you watch the waves in front of you. This is one of the best bars in Benalmadena, for sure.

Vibe:Trendy bar by the beach

Area: On the seafront

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