Aniki Bóbó is in Ribeira. The avant-garde from the city’s artistic and literary scene have made this place their home. There’s a profusion of exhibitions and performance going on during the week.
Address: Rua de Fonte Taurina 36
Hours: 10:00 to 04:00, closed Sundays.
This lounge is down in Ribeira. Sprawl out and enjoy the artwork on hand. It’s candlelit and causal, making Eco Lounge a nice place to relax after a hard day’s sightseeing.
Address: Rua de Monchique, 15-16
Hours: 22:00 to 02:00. Open until 04:00 at the weekend.
Hard Club is in Vila Nova de Gaia. The club offers a mixture of homegrown talent and bands and DJs from abroad. The acoustics are pretty damn good, allowing you to make the most of your sonic experience.
Address: Cais de Gaia 1158, Vila Nova de Gaia
Hours: 22:00 to 04:00
Hot Five Jazz Club
This jazz venue isn’t in Ribeira, although it’s kind of in the same neck of the woods. The club is past the Ponte de Dom Luís I, up the hill, south of Praça da Batalha. Listen to live jazz and jam sessions here while sipping a beer in front of their small stage.
Address: Largo do Actor Dias 51
Hours: 22:00 to 03:00