Top Benidorm bars to hit for some drinks
You've spent all day sunning yourself on the gorgeous beaches of Benidorm and now the sun is down and it's time to sample the bars! Luckily there's plenty of choice when it comes to drinking establishments; we've gathered some of the most popular and well-known ones together here to give you an idea of what to expect.
One of the best things about the Benidorm bar scene is the variety! Whether you are looking for some entertainment or just somewhere to enjoy a few cocktails there are plenty of options, especially along the promenade at Levante Beach or in the English Square.
Best Bars in Benidorm
There are well over 100 bars and clubs in Benidorm, so we were serious when we said there was plenty of choice, so we've put together a list of some of our favourites to get you started.
Morgan's Tavern is an unmissable landmark of the Benidorm Bar scene; partly due to the enormous wooden ship outside it. This watering hole was also used to film the Neptune's bar scenes for the popular TV series, Benidorm; the air of celebrity just adds to the drinking experience offered by this popular bar.
Morgan's Tavern has been called out as one of the best cabaret bars in Benidorm with shows on every night including singers, tribute bands and comedy acts amongst others; there's definitely a great night to be had here. Don't worry about getting served either, there are 3 huge bars so there shouldn't be much of a wait for the next round.
The Black Chicken
Speaking of a pitch perfect rendition of 'I Will Always Love You' (including that note), The Black Chicken is an all day karaoke bar. Can you imagine? Well, you don't need to because it really is, from 11am until 2am every day this bar gives you somewhere to belt out all of your favourite tunes.
With very reasonably priced drinks to encourage the musical flow, this bar has become well-known as one of the best entertainment bars in Benidorm.
If you like your music loud then Daytona Rock could be the place with you! With gorgeous views of Levante Beach and plenty of live music this bar has become very popular amongst the holiday-goers.
During the day you can sit and enjoy the views with an ice-cold drink or watch sports on the large TVs dotted around the bar and the terrace; then get ready for a music of hard rock and fantastic tribute acts.
If you're looking for a more relaxed and quiet evening then have no fear, we've got you covered there too; the Cheeky Monkey is a music and sports bar but with an emphasis on a chilled and calm atmosphere, perfect for when you need a little break from the Benidorm nightlife.
The Cheeky Monkey doesn't allow stag or hen parties in which makes it a great bar for families or those just looking for a slightly more relaxed evening.
Shooters Piano Bar
Shooters Piano Bar is also known as one of the more relaxed bars in Benidorm with plenty of live acts for you to watch as you relax. Set a little further away from the beach, this live music bar in Benidorm manages to blend a fun atmosphere with something a little calmer.
While you enjoy the varied entertainment that Shooters Piano bar has to offer you can sit back and sip on one of their delicious cocktails, after all, you are on holiday.
If you're looking for something a little less glamorous then don't worry, there are plenty of pubs in Benidorm where you can pitch up for a few drinks; of course as Benidorm is such a party-town they'll probably still have some sort of entertainment going on to accompany your drinks.
Located just 5 minutes' from Levante Beach is the friendly, Irish pub, Scruffy Murphy's. Showing all the top sporting events on large TVs, Scruffy Murphy's is a great place to enjoy a few holiday drinks without missing all the important matches and it's one of the most popular Irish bars in Benidorm.
Evenings at this Benidorm bar aren't all about sport though; you can enjoy live music and even karaoke here each evening. Maybe with enough liquid courage you might find yourself up on stage singing your heart out.
Pig 'N' Whistle Pub
A well established pub in Benidorm that's been a popular music venue for years as well as providing delicious pub meals and a welcoming atmosphere.
There are plenty of TVs in the pub showing sports throughout the day and in the evening there is live music to keep you entertained while you enjoy a few drinks.
If you're looking for another traditional Irish pub then The Bodhran will not disappoint! This Benidorm pub is owned and run by an Irish family and is committed to giving a great experience for the whole family and their Guinness is imported from Ireland to ensure the perfect taste.
With live sports shown on TVs around the pub and live music acts, including traditional Irish music, in the evenings The Bodhran is a great place to enjoy a few drinks in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
Another delightful Irish pub nestled in the sun-drenched streets of Benidorm, O'Maras Bar offers a large, open and friendly pub where you can come to relax and catch up on your soaps on the TVs.
The food at O'Mara's Bar is very popular with visitors to the bar; the menu covers simple and traditional pub grub as well as some more 'premium' choices such as t-bone steak.
Silver Dollar Pub
Although the Silver Dollar Pub is themed more along the lines of an American bar there's definitely a pub sensibility in the pricing and the terrace make for the perfect place to enjoy the sun and do some people-watching while you enjoy a cold drink.
The Silver Dollar Pub offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere and is just a few minutes walk from the beach so you can go from sunning yourself to a nice refreshing drink with ease. There are TVs throughout showing live sport and a jukebox so you can decide what you want to listen to.
All information correct at time of writing.