& Pubs

Whether you want a quiet drink after a long day of exploring the city or you want to party until dawn, Arequipa has the bar for you! With a mix of locals and tourists, bars in Arequipa are an excellent way to meet new people or just relax with your friends

Home to a wide range of beverages, from variations of the traditional Peruvian drink, pisco, to many craft beer, Arequipa could well be the perfect place to discover your new favorite drink!

Arequipa bars are also well known for their live music perfomances. Whether you're into rock or reggae, you'll find what you're looking for!

Top 5 Bars

Wild Rover

If hostel parties are your scene, then look no further than the world-famous Wild Rover Hostel! With award-winning locations in Arequipa, Cusco and La Paz, it’s pretty clear that the management of these Irish-themed bars know how to throw a party. Live music, strong drinks and friendly service make the Wild Rover bar one of the best in the city!

Address: Calle Ugarte 111, Arequipa


This bar is in a great location, just across the road from The Santa Catalina Monastery. It is spread across two big beer taverns, where a huge selection of beers and cocktails are offered. This is a nice place to visit while you’re in town, with a pleasant mix of local regulars and tourists making up the clientele.

Address: Santa Catalina 210, Peru, 54 626 218

Museo del Pisco

This is a very popular bar in Arequipa with an educational twist. Founded by an enthusiastic expat, Museo del Pisco is a bar/museum centered around the traditional Peruvian drink, pisco. Delicious local tapas and mini alpaca burgers also help to steady the student through their evening of pisco tasting!

Address: Calle Moral 229, Arequipa 04000

Farren’s Irish Bar

This bar is tucked in behind the cathedral but is well worth it when you find it. Like every good Irish bar, it’s got football, pub grub and …. you guessed it, GUINNESS! Definitely worth a visit for a couple of fresh pints.

Address: Pje. de la Catedral 107, Arequipa

Chelawasi Public House

This is Arequipa’s first craft-beer bar. Offering selections from micro-breweries all around Peru, this is the perfect spot for any beer lover. The wide variety of brews washes down the delicious burgers in this pub perfectly. If it’s your first time experiencing craft beer, not to worry! The friendly owners are happy to walk you through each of their excellent beers!

Campo Redondo 102, Arequipa