Top 7 Best Bars in Gran Canaria + Insider Advice

Last Updated on January 1, 2022

Are you looking for some of the best bars in Gran Canaria? Here you can our pick of the best bars in Gran Canaria, including where to find the chill by day and party by night, what to expect.

Best Bars in Gran Canaria

Eiffel Bar, Yumbo Centre, Playa Del Ingles

A highlight in the bustling Yumbo center, this classy cocktail bar is a step above, with its much-praised cocktails being just one of the reasons to make sure the Eiffel is on your list. The other reasons? Friendly owners who will remember your name and your drink and peanut and marshmallow snacks to keep hunger at bay until dinner.

Piccadilly Music Bar, Puerto Rico

Lively DJs, regular karaoke, and great cocktails – it’s a simple formula but it works for the popular Piccadilly Music Bar, where the nights are always long and lively.

Wig Wam, Puerto Rico

This native American-themed cocktail bar serves decent Belgium beers in a cosy, comfortable surroundings. Whether you want to prop up the bar next to the totum poles or sip an exotic cocktail on the terrace, you’re in for a wonderful evening. The house cocktail, the Wig Wam Special comes highly recommended, consisting of Malibu, Pisang Ambon, Banana Rum, kiwi, grenadine, orange juice and cream.

Centre Stage, Yumbo Centre, Playa Del Ingles

Another Yumbo Centre classic, this gay-friendly bar is as camp as Christmas. Featuring artwork and videos from the 70s and 80s, show tunes and free schnapps nightly, they also break out the tambourines on a regular basis. The kind of place you come back to again and again.

Ricky’s Cabaret Bar, Yumbo Centre, Playa Del Ingles

It wouldn’t be a holiday in Gran Canaria without a trip to this outrageous drag show, complete with lip-syncing, comedy and non-voluntary audience participation. You’ll laugh so hard you cry.

The Shamrock Bar, Puerto Rico

This lively Irish bar smashes it every night with live music which gets everyone stamping along and clapping their hands. Live guitar and fiddle-playing is a highlight but it’s the atmosphere that keeps people coming back for more.

Crazy Horse Bar, Puerto Rico

With lovely views overlooking the bay, this cute and colorful bar is a great spot from which to watch the sun set with a cocktail. The friendly host Paul never forgets a face and will go out of his way to make sure your favorite drinks are well stocked. Great for a more laid-back evening.