What to do at night in Nerja

Qué hacer por la noche en Nerja

Nerja is a town full of contrasts. In this eastern town on the Costa del Sol, there are many atmospheres during the day, and the magic makes it different at night. For many visitors, the nightlife in Nerja is a real discovery.

Nerja is full of fun for all ages. Most of the nightlife in Nerja takes place around Tutti Frutti Square and the famous Calle Antonio Millón. There are also other areas to drink and enjoy good music and a pleasant atmosphere in the town centre.

The gastronomic night in Nerja

To start enjoying Nerja’s nightlife, we recommend that you first visit the Tapas bars where you can savour the best local tapas, such as “El Chispa” in Calle San Pedro, in Calle Cristo the bars “La Mariposa”, “El Pulguilla” and “La Piqueta in Calle Pintada.

If you prefer to enjoy a more gastronomic experience in Nerja at table and tablecloth, we recommend restaurants such as Mesón Antonio, in calle Diputación; Pepe Moles in calle Diputación; Pepe Moles in Calle Antonio Million and Marisquería la Madina in calle San Miguel. If you still want more options, we leave you a link to this other article on where to dine in Nerja.

Tutti Frutti Square in Nerja

Now that you have enjoyed the magnificent gastronomy of Nerja, walk to the Tutti Frutti square. Here you will find many options to get to know the nightlife of this town in Malaga. It offers a variety of bars with different musical styles that usually close around 04:00 in the morning

If you don’t want the night to end and you like to enjoy the nightlife in all its splendour, we suggest you pay a visit to one of the discotheques in Nerja. They usually close at dawn. Finally, to end the night, we recommend you have breakfast with chocolate con churros in one of the cafeterias in the area.

Discotheques and pubs in Nerja

Here are some of the places we recommend for enjoying the nightlife in the centre of Nerja:

COCHRAN’S Irish Pub, Nerja

Cochran’s Irish Pub is situated in the heart of Nerja: El Balcon de Europa, in the heart of Nerja, on the way down to El Salón Beach. You can sit on its large and magnificent terrace overlooking the sea and taste the best international cuisine or enjoy a drink with a taste of Nerja in its interior bar decorated with Irish details.

  • Open: every day from 20:00 to 3:00
  • Description: Live music, big screen TV to watch the English, and Spanish football leagues, the Champions League, F1 races and rugby plays. Every Thursday and Friday, the club hosts life rock and pop concerts.


1.	Pub irlandés COCHRAN`S

Salsa Pub la Guarida, Nerja

In la Guarida pub, you will find a fiesta, a good atmosphere and excellent service. It is a place with more than 12 years of experience serving the people of Nerja and its visitors.

La Guarida is a pub known for its salsa and bachata music on Friday nights. A different, unique and select atmosphere. They offer a wide selection of top brand drinks and a broad selection of themed parties.

  • Open: Friday and Saturday from 19:00 a 0:00
  • Description: salsa and bachata themed Friday Nights.


Bar de salsa La Guarida, Nerja

Rockefeller Nightclub, Nerja

This nightclub has two VIP areas with the latest in light and sound technology, supplying a great atmosphere like never before, where you can enjoy all genres of music such as Latin, house, R&B, not forgetting the theme parties.

– Open Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 and Saturday from 0:00 to 7:00.

– Description: Latin music, house, R&B and themed events.



At Jimmy’s, you can enjoy the nightlife of Nerja. It is one of the most popular discotheques in Nerja, and there is always a long queue to come and enjoy it. We recommend you arrive before 2:45, as you have the choice to get in for free, unless something special is happening, such as an event—the best choice for staying in all night.

– Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 7:00.

– Description: Theme parties, DJ and music of all kinds.

Sala Rockefeller en Nerja


As you can see, both during the day and at night, the town of Nerja is a place that offers a wide variety of activities and options for you to have an enjoyable time with your family or friends. The nightlife in Nerja is unique and different; are you ready to check it out?

Discoteca Jimmy’s, Nerja

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *