Ranked #23 of 82 nightlife in Costa Blanca
Cultural Cafe UNO is different. Although, being a bar for Spaniards, it's not too different. UNO widens the choice,...
Cultural Cafe UNO is different. Although, being a bar for Spaniards, it's not too different. UNO widens the choice, particularly for those with grown-up tastes - who could be any age. The result is a unique atmosphere which makes you feel at home as soon as you enter - even though your home is unlikely to have purple ceilings, and two dozen ukuleles hanging on the wall!Located less than a hundred metres from La Rambla, between the cathedral and Plaza San Cristobal, UNO provides a haven for anybody out for a good time in Alicante's buzzing casco antiguo, El Barrio, who prefers blues, jazz and soul to disco and rock music, and having a conversation to shouting. Ten teas and tisanes satisfy all moods and tastes. If UNO is open then the coffee machine is on, making excellent Portioli coffee which is served in exquisite cups made specially for UNO by a Hungarian artist. These are for sale, as are other artworks and artefacts in UNO's small, comfortable, and unexpected upstairs gallery.UNO is commited to staging live music whenever possible. Each Friday night features musicians from Argentina, Cuba and the UK, as well as from Spain. Tuesdays and Saturdays are guest musician nights. And all those ukuleles are not just for decoration, they are used in three workshops every week, and also sometimes by friends of a band providing support from wherever in the bar they happen to be sitting. UNO's other plans include English conversation sessions, wine-tasting, and charity auctions.