With summer 2018 well and truly underway, cocktails are undoubtedly in vogue, with bartenders from all over the globe shaking and stirring some of the most sophisticated, refreshing and trendiest concoctions for you to savour. There is an incredible selection of cocktails bars in Mallorca where you can kick back and relax with a cocktail in hand both day and night.
Mallorca is home to a vibrant nightlife, picturesque attractions and a delicious array of beaches, and its range of bars is extraordinary, from open air-terraces to trendy hangouts. Check out our pick of the must-visit cocktail bars in Mallorca.
Es Baluard Lounge Bar
There’s nothing quite like al fresco drinking with the Mallorca sunshine beaming down on your face. El Baluard Lounge Bar is certainly one of the trendiest watering holes in town, offering breath-taking views of the city, including the entire Bay of Palma, the Bellver Castle and the Palma Cathedral. The bar is located in Es Baluard – the museum of modern and contemporary art of Palma, Mallorca.
It has become a high-class hangout for locals and tourists alike, where you can enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and incredibly delicious cocktails on one of the finest terraces in Palma. Indulge in the delicious Mediterranean cuisine on offer in the restaurant and top it off by exploring the fascinating collection of art created by local Balearic artists.
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Located in the bustling and vibrant Palma de Mallorca, Brassclub is an exclusive cocktail bar offering a dazzling selection of signature and classic cocktails. Decorated in a 1950s style, the bar is renowned for its exquisite décor, with an impressive hanging light display made of more than 3000 bottles. Brassclub is run by Rafa Martin, creator of internationally award-winning drinks. Lovers of classic cocktails can ask for any traditional cocktails to be prepared, from a Caipirinha to a Margarita. If you’re looking to be adventurous, a team of cocktail makers will be on hand to choose the perfect drinks for you based on your tastes and preferences.
Brassclub offers a snacks and pinchos menu that will go down perfectly with whatever drink you choose. From a selection of Mallorcan curated meats, to delicious mini hand burgers, the menu has something on offer to satisfy the appetite. The venue also regularly hosts sushi and cocktail evenings, with an excellent tapas menu on offer.
Winners of the national cocktail bar fair in 2016, Ginbo has long been considered the finest spot among locals to indulge in a cocktail. By day, drinkers can relax in its alfresco terrace overlooking the palm-fringed paseo on the edge of the Old Town. Come evening, join the bustling crowds inside its gorgeous old-school bar.
Ginbo is the perfect place in Palma for gin and tonic aficionados. With a selection of 100 different gins and a large variety of tonic water on offer, the highly trained mixologists are on hand to prepare some of the best G&Ts in town. The bar also features over 300 spirits to choose from, along with a wide range of sumptuous cocktails.
The Boat House
Sitting on the beautiful Paseo Maritimo, you will come across The Boat House – a lovely waterside restaurant and bar. Located on a small dock, surrounded by boats, palm trees and with panoramic views from the port over to the cathedral, this is a great place to have a drink on their terrace or inside, where they have large windows.
Choose your favourite potion from the extensive cocktail menu and enjoy sundowners in unbeatable surroundings. They also offer a menu that changes seasonally with homemade dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients, including sharing platters to accompany the cocktails.
LAB Cocktail Bar
Located in Palma’s Santa Cataline district, LAB Cocktail Bar offers a choice of 250 spirits and liqueurs, including 45 diverse and delicious gins. This is one of the most innovative cocktail bars in Mallorca, where waitresses and bartenders invent new cocktails for you based on whatever you fancy, from tried-and-tested classics to more curious creations.
LAB also offers bartending courses and private masterclasses for people of all abilities who want to sharpen their skills. Cocktail making classes are also available – and ideal travel experience for stag and hen parties.
Besides its wonderful cocktails, LAB serves great food pairing options, including cheese and meat platters, tapas, salads, nachos and a delicious selection of finger foods like quesadilla.
If you’re looking for the swish and stylish interiors you’d expect from a great cocktail bar, U Gallet is a perfect choice located in the charming town of Pollensa. The expertly-prepared cocktails are exquisite and mixed with fresh fruits and herbs from the local market. Sip on a Mojito on the alfresco terrace or chill out inside among a cosy and welcoming vibe.
They also offer a great choice of tapas and pintxos if you’re keen to line your stomach before you start on the cocktails.
The legendary Bar Abaco is one of the most famous bars in Palma, sitting in the depths of the old town in La Lonia. The stunning building and courtyard are speckled with antiques, along with beautiful fruit and floral displays.
Cocktails are at premium prices due to its prestigious setting, but they have all the delicious classics on the menu and more. If you’re toasting to a celebration, check out the extensive cava and champagne list.
Situated in the centre of the swanky Port Portals, Capricho Bar is a luxury hot spot, popular with visitors who have docked their yachts in the nearby marina. This upmarket drinkery offers a wide selection of premium-quality cocktails, some of which are concocted with traditional Spanish gins. The outdoor terrace is the place to be, where you can watch the yachts bobbing along the shore and enjoy regular live DJ sessions. Your cocktails will go down a treat with the excellent tapas on offer, so sit back and relax for the ultimate drinks and dinner experience. Cocktail bars in Mallorca don’t get much better than this.
Looking for the best places to stay in Mallorca? Barceló Illetas Albatros is a wonderful hotel located on the seafront, with plenty of hotel and poolside bars offering fine cocktails day and night. Alternatively, Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel faces the idyllic Formentor beach and is perfect for a relaxing getaway. Check out the latest deals now to avoid missing out…