5 bars with a magnificent view in Porto

1) Dick's Bar

Dick Yeatman was a well-known British personality within the port wine trade. This bar named after him is housed in Porto’s most luxurious hotel, The Yeatman. Set on a hilltop in Gaia, you are guaranteed to enjoy the very best panoramic views across the River Douro and downtown from its terrace.

view over the river in Porto from Dick's bar

(at: The Yeatman Hotel) Rua do Choupelo Santa Marinha

+351 22 013 3100


2) Guindalense F.C.

Nestled alongside Porto’s medieval city wall (Muralha Fernandina), this incredibly humble spot belongs to local football team Guindalense. The view over the river and the bridge is really special. If you’re up for a bit of exercise, get here by walking up the steep alleyways from the riverfront. It’s a gem of a walk. Otherwise, take the funicular railway.

view from the rooftop of Guindalense F.C. bar over Porto and the bridge

Escadas dos Guindais

+351 22 203 4246

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3) Era Uma Vez No Porto

This little bar is located next to Lello bookstore but, thanks to its easy-to-miss entrance it manages to feel like a hidden local secret. It has a charming balcony overlooking Torre dos Clérigos. The bar is open till late with retro furnishings, eclectic DJs, live music and a relaxed, cool vibe.

a table with a cup of tea on the balcony of Era Uma Vez in Porto

Rua das Carmelitas 162

+351 22 202 2240

4) Bar Ponte Pênsil

This unique terraced bar is built on the pillar ruins of the former Pênsil Bridge, which was dismantled in 1887 following the opening of Dom Luís I Bridge just a few metres away. Bar Ponte Pênsil boasts postcard-like views of the riverfront, and the sunset here is hard to beat.

people having a drink in the sun with a view on the water at bar Ponte Pensil in Porto

5) Angel's Share Wine Bar

Don’t miss out on having a drink at Angel’s Share Wine Bar after visiting the World of Wine experience in Gaia. The bar has marvellous views of the Douro River, and you can sample excellent wines served by the glass, paired with a meat and cheese board.

people having a drink at the Angel's Share Wine Bar with a beautiful view over Porto

(at: World of Wine) Rua do Choupelo 39, Santa Marinha

+351 22 012 1200


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