Situated just north of the city center of Seville, La Alameda is a hip neighborhood that’s home to alternative restaurants, trendy bars and an exciting nightlife scene. This edgy district surrounds the famous tree-lined Alameda de Hercules avenue and remains a very popular spot for both locals and tourists alike. Here is a guide to the best bars La Alameda has to offer. It’s time to drink up!
Famous in Seville for its beer, Bar Jota has become staple in the neighborhood of La Alameda. The tradition here is to grab a cold glass of Cruzcampo beer and then take it outside to drink on the sidewalk and hang out with friends or other locals. The bar also serves a few tapas along with some salted peanuts to pair with the beer. This joint has a special Seville feel due its classic authenticity and the fact that a lot of Sevillanos like to gather here and chit chat about el dia a dia! Address: Bar Jota, Calle Luis Montoto, 52, Sevilla, Spain
The decor in this restaurant-bar is novel as its full of shelves, paintings, books and wooden tables, all of which give it the feel of a rustic library. There’s chill out music playing in the background too, making for an immensely cozy atmosphere and relaxed vibes. It’s safe to say that there are no pretensions whatsoever at Bar Antojo, with its down-to-earth environment and staff. The bar also boasts a lovely outdoor terrace designed to be enjoyed during Seville’s many balmy nights and some of the tapas are truly visionary, like the carbon-crusted cod. Oh, and don’t forget to order a glass of wine from the Andalusian wine menu! Address: Bar Antojo, Calle Calatrava, 44, Sevilla, Spain, +34 955 42 53 37
The aim of Las Columnas is to make customers feel like they are in the comfort of their own home, and boy does this spot more than accomplish its goal! This traditional bodega comes in as one of the most emblematic bars in all of La Alameda. Las Columnas always has wonderful service ready to attend and explain with detail the story behind each and every wine on offer. The bar gets crowded with locals and has an authentic Spanish vibe. Try to get in early though; this one can seriously fill up. Address: Las Columnas, Alameda de Hercules, 19, Sevilla, Spain, +34 954 38 81 06
This is a self-service style bar that offers an array of delicious drinks and cocktails to satisfy and quench every type of thirst imaginable. Bulebar provides patrons with a nice ambiance and offers great views to the adjacent plaza. The intellectual environment reaches new heights every other Tuesday, when people gather to discuss the latest scientific breakthroughs. Order the excellent sangria, relax, meet new friends in the intimate outdoor patio and take in the lovely cultural environment! Address: Bulebar, Alameda de Hercules, 83, Sevilla, Spain, +34 955 29 42 12
As the name indicates, Taberna Corto Maltes is a pub that thrives on its exciting music scene. Sevillanos will gather here to listen to fantastic rock, pop and blues music. Since its opening in 1995, Corto Maltes has become the place for bands to play their latest music in front of an enthusiastic audience of fans. Come chill out in this unique neighborhood pub known for its informal and casual attitude; just what the essence of La Alameda is all about! Address: Taberna Corto Maltes, Alameda de Hercules, 66, Sevilla, Spain, +34 954 38 04 71