There are no shortages of places to go out in the evening in Gibraltar. Whether dining out for a meal or simply a drink there is an abundant choice of places to go. The larger hotels all offer resident cocktail bars, offering comfortable and sophisticated surroundings for a quiet drink and some offer music. Just as the restaurants of Gibraltar features foods that cater to a diverse crowd, so too does the nightlife. The bars and pubs here feature nearly any type of liquor or drink that you might inquire about. Gibraltar’s diverse residents are nothing if not multi-cultural in nature. Many hotels will also offer child care services so that you can enjoy an evening out even if you’ve brought the children along with you.
From the strip, to the Casemates Square, to the beaches of Gibraltar, the night life is as famous as the daytime attractions of Gibraltar. Casemates Square, positioned at the end of Main Street in the heart of Gibraltar’s shopping district was once the site of public executions, it is now filled with fashionable outdoor restaurants, cafés and bars, and is the hub of nightlife in Gibraltar.
The Star Bar in Parliament Lane holds itself out as Gibraltar’s oldest bar. With a menu and drinks selection to appeal to most tastes the pub seeks to cater to a wide clientèle. Irish Town, the road which runs parallel to Main Street has a number of bars, like The Clipper which has good food, friendly staff, and satellite television. O’Reilly’s, situated on Leisure Island, part of the Ocean Village marina complex, the traditional Victorian Irish bar has been designed and built by Ireland’s leading design teams.
For a more informal evening, choose from a selection of lively cosmopolitan wine bars or traditional pubs. Later you may choose to dance into the small hours at one of Gibraltar’s nightclubs or enjoy a flutter at The Gala Casino club.
Among the other types of nightlife to be found in Gibraltar, if the dancing and dining isn’t your proverbial cup of tea, you can take in a night time cinema, or select from among the many open restaurants offering late evening fare. The newly constructed King’s Bastion Leisure Centre on Queensway offers a wide range of entertainment facilities for all the family.
Intimate or crowded and noisy, wine to honey mead, the pubs and bars of Gibraltar are doing their best to accommodate you. Most will also cater to your late night hunger, with many of the bars, casino’s and hotel lounges offering late night light meals or snacks for their patrons.
Gibraltars low crime rate also means that you can feel a little more at ease about a night out on the town, and give you more time to think about how to explore and enjoy the hundreds of night spots in Gibraltar.