Top 10 BEST Irish pubs in Lisbon, RANKED

The best Irish pubs in Lisbon and the surrounding area for you to visit on your trip to the ‘City of Light’. 

Top 10 BEST Irish pubs in Lisbon, RANKED.

Who doesn’t love a good traditional Irish pub? The sunny city of Lisbon is home to plenty of Irish pubs, from the classic traditional ones to lively karaoke bars. 

Whether you’re in search of the perfect pint of Guinness in Lisbon or a fun-filled night Irish style, we’ve got you covered to add a bit of Irish flare to your Lisbon vacation.

 Our top tips for visiting Irish bars in Lisbon: 

  • Visit the Bairro Alto district for a great night. Here you’ll find endless attractions, nights, cool bars, a great atmosphere, and two of our top Irish pubs. 
  • Try a karaoke night! Lots of Lisbon’s busiest bars host karaoke nights, as do some of our favourite Irish pubs, as you’ll soon discover. 
  • Be prepared for a late night as pubs in Lisbon stay open as late as 3 am and discotheques until 6 am. 
  • The most popular Irish pubs in Lisbon often get hectic with a hen or stag-do or two. 
  • There are also Irish bars in Lisbon with a relaxed atmosphere where you can watch sports games on large-scale TVs, have a nice meal or enjoy a pint. 

10. The Corkman Irish Pub − Almada’s first Irish bar

The Corkman Irish Pub is one of the the best Irish pubs in Lisbon.
Credit: Facebook/ The Corkman

Just 30 minutes from Lisbon, Almada is a beautiful seaside suburb that has just welcomed the first Irish pub to the shores, The Corkman.

Serving tasty snacks, exquisite cocktails, classic Irish tipples and a warm Irish welcome, Almada is easily accessible from Lisbon by car or public transport.

Address: R. Cândido dos Reis 140, 2800-270 Almada, Portugal

9. Cheers Irish Pub − a wild night in Lisbon city centre 

For a wild night out in the centre of Lisbon.
Credit: Facebook/ Cheers Irish Pub Lisbon

The folks over at Cheers Irish Pub in Lisbon know how to throw a party. The pub is large and spacious, accommodating group bookings easily, making it a great destination for celebrations of all sorts. 

The pub presents a live DJ every night so customers can dance their night away at Cheers Irish Pub. The bar shows Sky Sports regularly, so it is a great spot to watch the match.

Address: R. da Atalaia 126, 1200-043 Lisboa, Portugal

8. Cooley’s Irish Bar − an Irish sports bar on the Lisbon coastline

Cooley's is one of the the best Irish pubs in Lisbon.
Credit: Facebook/ Cooleys Irish Bar

Cooley’s Irish Bar is a comfortable Irish bar in Cascais along the Lisbon coast. Cooley’s caters to all your sports needs by broadcasting anything from premier league to local GAA matches. 

The bar is well-reviewed with a pleasing food menu, making it a great spot to relax on your travels along the coast. 

Address: Praça 5 de Outubro 31, 2750-642 Cascais, Portugal

7. O’Luain’s Irish Pub − an authentic Irish pub experience 

O'Luain's is one of the the best Irish pubs in Lisbon.
Credit: Facebook/ O’Luain’s Irish Pub Cascais

Also situated in Cascais is O’ Luain’s Irish Pub, which is host to nightly trad sessions and serves tasty, quintessential Irish cuisine. 

Adored by locals, O’Luian’s have replicated Irish hospitality excellently. On Sundays, you can enjoy an Irish Sunday roast and a pint of Guinness whilst soaking up the Portuguese sunshine in glorious Cascais. 

Address: R. da Palmeira, 2750-459 Cascais, Portugal

6. The Corner Irish Pub − a bustling Irish pub in the heart of one of Lisbon’s liveliest districts

A bustling Irish pub in a popular district.
Credit: Facebook/ The Corner Irish Pub Lisbon

Nestled in amongst the madness that is the Bairro Alto neighbourhood, you’ll find the very popular Corner Irish Pub. The Corner Irish Pub is a favourite amongst holidaymakers looking for a good time. 

On the cobbled streets of Bairro Alto, there is a wealth of pubs and clubs, but only at the Corner Bar can you get a personalised, perfectly-poured pint of Guinness, personalised with whatever image you desire! 

Address: Tv. da Queimada 9, 1200-285 Lisboa, Portugal

5. Irish & CO. − a sports bar with a heart

Irish & Co. is one of the the best Irish pubs in Lisbon.
Credit: Facebook/ Irish & CO.

Located in Parque das Nações, a nearby parish of Lisbon, is the Irish & CO. bar. Irish & CO. prides itself on combining the charm of an Irish Pub with the soul of a Lisbon bar. 

Boasting several large-screen TVs for sports viewing along with an extensive selection of craft beers and delicious burgers, this Irish pub is a real treat. 

Address: R. da Pimenta 57 a 61, 1900-280 Lisboa, Portugal

4. O’Neill’s Irish Pub − a popular Irish pub in Portugal 

One of the most popular Irish pubs in Portugal.
Credit: Facebook/ O’Neill’s

O’Neill’s is one of the best spots to enjoy live music, excellent food and possibly the best pint of Guinness in Portugal, according to locals and Irish tourists alike. 

This pub, like several of the others, is in Cascais and definitely is the spot for you if you’re seeking the true Irish Pub experience outside of Lisbon centre. Also, their bar food menu is fabulous and has an impressive vegan selection too!

Address: Praça 5 de Outubro n14, 2750-319 Cascais, Portugal

3. Picadilly Circus − a favoured bar in Lisbon

Picadilly Circus is one of the the best Irish pubs in Lisbon.

The name is a dead giveaway that this is not an Irish pub but an English pub. Regardless, this is a popular spot in Lisbon that serves up some Irish favourites, like a very decent pint of Guinness, a great variety of beers, and some great food.

Address: Av. de Nice Lj. 3, 2765-259 Estoril, Portugal

2. The George − an Irish-themed gastropub in Lisbon

The George is one of the the best Irish pubs in Lisbon.
Credit: Instagram/ @the_george_lisbon

The George is a luxurious and relaxed gastropub for casual dining and comfortable sports viewing in the heart of Lisbon.

This tourist-friendly pub serves reliable food, craft beers and friendly welcomes. They also host live-music several nights a week. 

Address: R. do Crucifixo 58 66, 1100-184 Lisboa, Portugal

1. O’Gilins Irish Pub − the oldest Irish bar in Lisbon, great for hearing Irish music

The oldest Irish bar in Lisbon.
Credit: Facebook/ O’Gilins IrishPub – First Irish Pub in Lisbon

Lisbon’s oldest Irish pub speaks for itself. A favourite with the Irish ex-pat crowd, this pub is truly authentic to an inner-city pub in Ireland, thanks to the friendly staff, charming feel, and the amazing pints of Kilkenny!

They serve food, cocktails, drinks offers and live music seven nights a week; we recommend their incredibly fun karaoke nights on Sundays equipped with a live band!

Located in Cais do Sodré in the heart of the city, this is one Irish pub you don’t want to miss.

Address: R. dos Remolares 8, 1200-371 Lisboa, Portugal

So, there you have it. From amazing rooftops, great music, lovely food and more, these bars have got something for everybody.

Your questions answered about the best Irish bars in Lisbon

Your questions answered about the best Irish pubs in Lisbon.

If you still have questions, we have you covered! In this section, we’ve compiled some of our readers’ most frequently asked questions and popular questions that have been asked online about this topic.

What’s the best Irish bar in Lisbon?

O’Gilín’s Irish Pub is the highest-ranking Irish pub in Lisbon, Portugal. 

What’s the closest Irish bar to central Lisbon?

Most Irish bars are central to Lisbon, with some located in the central Bairro Alto district and others on the central street of Rua dos Remolares. 

What is the best street in Lisbon for bars?

Made up of dozens of streets home to over 200 bars, Bairro Alto is without a doubt the most happening area of Lisbon for fantastic bars, cafes and nightlife.

In this busy area, you will find everything from authentic Portuguese pubs to the stereotypical Irish pub and more.


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