Looking at holidays to Parga? This little heavenly slice of Greece will welcome you with open arms to its stunning harbour and maze of winding cobbled streets. Team that with a mouth-watering selection of traditional tavernas and brilliant nightlife options, and you’ve got yourself a Greek getaway to remember!
Want to get to know the most popular places to grab a cocktail or ice-cold beer here? Check out the best bars in Parga.
Pargas Distillery – Amicos cocktail bar
This is a family-run ouzo distillery and cocktail bar all rolled into one. Since 1984, traditional ouzo making techniques have been passed down through four generations to maintain the same great quality and taste of Parga’s ouzo. Take a seat in one of their swinging chairs and enjoy the sea view with a crisp ouzo cocktail. Alternatively, sip it neat to really immerse yourself in the typical Greek way of drinking ouzo.
Avocado cocktail bar
Looking to bag that all-important Insta-worthy shot? You’ll have a steep walk to get here but it’s totally worth it. Set back in the cliffside away from the harbour, this ultra-chic spot boasts some seriously swoon-worthy sea views. Head up there for sunset and you’ll be bowled over as the colours change from blue to pink to purple. Elegant cocktails are served to your table with an accompanying bowl of savoury snacks or fresh fruit – perfect!
Cocktail lover? You’re bound to be impressed by the huge menu on offer here – there’s around 100 to choose from, all with their own witty names! The open-air balcony boasts stunning views across the harbour below and the unique blue lighting creates a totally chilled out atmosphere. The staff are always on hand to provide some laughs and some night there’s a fruity punch on the bar served out of a real watermelon that’s been shaped into a funky face!
Sugar Bar Parga
Live music, cocktail happy hour and a serene sea view? This laid-back hangout really does have it all. Visit in the afternoon and you’ll find the ideal spot for people-watching or swing by at night for sunsets like no other. If you’re feeling peckish, this bar also has an on-site kitchen serving Greek favourites. It’s a win-win!
Antico Rock Bar
Music fan? This relaxed bar brings a bit of rock and roll to Parga’s nightlife. The DJ plays all the classics, including your requests, and the bar serves ice-cold pints of Mythos alongside a great selection of spirits and cocktails. Enter from the main street and sit around the bar or head out the back where there’s another open-air seating area which overlooks the harbour.
Sail In Bar
Want to check out some of the best views in Parga? Sail In Bar should be top of your to-do list. Set across three floors, this cool and modern setting is perfect for pre or post-dinner drinks. If you’re lucky enough to grab a seat out on one of the balconies, the view is to die for. Table service makes things even easier and you’re refreshing drinks come with a bowl of spicy nuts.
Expert mixologists are on hand here to whip up your favourite cocktails with home-distilled syrups to give them a totally unique taste. The staff go the extra mile to make sure your experience is a memorable one – they even have specially made ice cubes with the bar’s logo on. High-end cocktails by candlelight with a stunning view of the twinkling Ionian Sea – it doesn’t get much better than that!
This stylish and quirky setting sits on the corner of the harbour. Its dark décor and upcycled furniture will draw you in for a post-dinner coffee or fruity cocktail. They also put giant cushions and lanterns out on the sea wall, so you can get an up-close view of the water while you sip your drink.
Posted: 16th Mar 2020.