Cabaret Bars in Benidorm

Benidorm is the party capital of Spain's Costa Blanca with a vibrant bar, club and nightlife scene all year round. While the nightclubs and loud music bars tend to attract the younger generation out to party till dawn, Benidorm's cabaret bars have a mixed age clientele including families. Some of the cabaret bars offer packages which include a full meal as well as entrance in the price while others just charge an entrance fee for the live entertainment. The acts featured vary considerably and include bands, vocalists, comedians, tribute acts, acrobats and dancing girls to name just a few. Benidorm Palace (link) is the most famous cabaret location and is covered in a separate article.

Levi's Showboat

This is one of Benidorm's most popular and well established cabaret bars and is located on Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa. Levi's Showboat is a huge entertainment venue that is open from lunchtime until the early hours of the morning. A very reasonable entrance charge includes a tasty three course dinner followed by live entertainment acts throughout the evening.

The live entertainment varies during the course of the year but includes drag artists, comedians and dancing show girls. There's no need to queue up at the bar for drinks as the friendly waiting staff provide a table service. The three course dinner menu offers a number of options for diners to choose from including kids meals making this cabaret bar an excellent choice for an entertaining family or group night out.

Rich Bitch Show Bar

Rich Bitch is another of Benidorm's cabaret bars that has been made famous with the help of English television coverage. Situated on Calle Pal, this show bar specialises in entertaining its guests with various camp drag acts which keep patrons in fits of laughter. There is a nominal cover charge at the door to cover the evenings entertainment which goes on until 1am.

For those wishing to include an evening meal, various inclusive packages are available in conjunction with nearby restaurants involving a three course dinner prior to the show as the venue itself does not serve food. The show bar and stage are situated downstairs and although air conditioned, can get rather warm during the summer months. A wide range of drinks and cocktails are available from the bar and prices tend to be a little higher than regular bar venues across the city.

Sinatra's Bar

This popular show bar is situated on Avenida de Mallorca in central Benidorm. It showcases some of the city's best live adult entertainment acts including drag artists, comedians and tribute acts. There is no entry fee and although drinks can be quite pricey, they do have some great value ‘buy one, get one free' offers.

Chaplin's Show Bar

Another of Benidorm's cabaret bars located on Avenida de Mallorca, Chaplin's hosts a range of live entertainment acts every night of the week. Some of the artists can be quite raunchy while others are tributes to some of today's most famous groups and vocalists. Entrance to this spacious cabaret show bar is free and bar prices are not astronomical.

Several other similar show and cabaret bars can be found in Benidorm offering live evening entertainment. Many of the best known and most talented acts tend to work a circuit and may appear in several different venues on different nights of the week. Probably Benidorm's most infamous and risque live act is a lady who goes by the name of ‘Sticky Vicky'. She performs an extremely raunchy and sexy ‘magic routine' and can be found appearing in a number of the local cabaret bars. Some of the other popular cabaret bars and show bars to be found in Benidorm include the following:

  • Talk Of The Town – Avenida de Almeria
  • Stardust Club & Show Bar – Calle Gerona
  • Cafe Benidorm – Calle Lepanto
  • Talk Of The Coast – Avenida del Mediterraneo

British Bars

With sunny Benidorm on Spain's Costa Blanca attracting huge numbers of British tourists each year it's not surprising it plays host to many British bars for visitors to enjoy.