Where to find Salsa dancing in Lisbon

If you would like to go salsa dancing while you are in Lisbon, here are some venues, dances, and teachers to check out.

Venues that frequently hold salsa dances or parties in or around Lisbon

Ponto de Encontro, Cacilhas – Friday nights

Bachata and Salsa

Every Friday from 8 pm – midnight

Free Admission

Ponto de Encontro, 100 meters from Cacilhas Boat dock, Rua Trinidade Coelho 3, Almada

Latin Groove – Saturdays at Barrio Latino

Two dance floors, salsa and bachata on one floor. Kizomba and semba on the other in this restaurant / bar / discoteca.

Saturdays from 11 pm – 6 am.

Rua da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, Armazém 1. A few blocks west of Cais do Sodré metro station.

GPS Coordinates: 38.70723994356939, -9.155775323875341

T: 351 966 660 838

Fábrica Braço de Prata

Rua da Fábrica da Material de Guerra, Lisbon

GPS Coordinates: 38.74379516358468, -9.101360219429944

This former arms factory is now a local cultural and entertainment center where, depending on the day, you can find live music, jazz, Jazz in Lisbon – Lisbon’s jazz bars and jazz festivals

salsa and kizomba, theatre, and art exhibitions.

They also have fado Everything you need to know about fado music in Lisbon

Check the calendar on the website below for salsa dances.

Official website: Fábrica Braço de Prata | Lisboa (fabricabracodeprata.com)

Festa Salsaviva at Beira Mar Atlético Clube de Almada

A 20-year-old salsa party in Almada, on the south shore of the Tagus river, near the Cacilhas ferry port.

Party website: Festas Salsa Viva | Facebook

Venue website: Beira Mar Atlético Clube de Almada – Official site of Beira Mar Atlético Clube de Almada. Football, Salsa, Seville, Hip Hop, Karate, Gymnastics, Athletics, Ballroom Dances and Free Time. (beiramardealmada.com)

Top Floor – Fiesta Afrolatina

Rua da Pimenta 29, Parque das Nações

GPS Coordinates: 38.770919848925615, -9.092604127099879

A party with DJs playing Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Kizomba, and Semba in a bar / dance club.

Check Top Floor’s Facebook page to see what they have scheduled. Top Floor – Home | Facebook

T: 351 966 660 838 or 351 933 522 339

El Señor – Cascais – Friday nights

Travessa Afonso Sanches 12C, Cascais

GPS Coordinates: 38.69761246087892, -9.420850086900924

Rauly Rey hosts Musica Latina every Friday night at this Mexican Restaurant in the center of Cascais.

Restaurant website for more information: El Señor – Home | Facebook

Salsa classes and lessons in Lisbon

Events in Motion – Beginner classes – every Tuesday

Kizomba 7:30, Bachata 8:30, Salsa 9:30

Rua de Moscavide 71, Parque das Nações. Moscavide metro station is nearby. Moscavide train station is even closer, only one block away.

GPS Coordinates: 38.778561959458074, -9.0980130599107

Register for the class: 351 963 206 347

Two Left Feet Salsa and Bachata classes Monday and Wednesday

7 pm, Monday and Wednesday, €10


This class is taught in English, but Spanish, Portuguese, and French are also spoken. It seems to be a young and international crowd here.

Secret Lounge Cocktail Bar, Rua Gustavo de Matos Sequeira 42-A, Tram 24E Stops nearby on Rua da EScola Politécnica. Route 28E begins at Praça Luís de Camões.

GPS Coordinates: 38.71775099909962, -9.15320955991248

Academia Danças do Mundo

Lessons are taught in English and Spanish. There is a lesson or workshop every night Monday – Friday.

Rua Flores de Lima 8, Near Entre Campos metro station (yellow line) and Roma metro station (green line)

GPS Coordinates: 38.74837686838282, -9.145301873911224


E: info@dancasdomundo.eu

T: (or Whatsapp) 351 960 000 622

Bus Paragem Cultural, Anjos, Lisbon – beginner salsa lesson – Every Friday

Fridays 7 pm – 10 pm

Community arts center located at the corner of Rua Maria 73 and Rua Forno do Tijolo, near the Anjos Church and Anjos metro station (green line)

GPS Coordinates: 38.72501189401505, -9.133248389253398

Check the website for salsa events: BUS – Paragem Cultural – Home | Facebook

Dance Factory Studios

An eleven-year-old school that has hosted workshops by Eddie Torres in the past, they have salsa programs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

For more information: Dance Factory Studios

Rua Soares dos Reis 11A

GPS Coordinates: 38.729735141990474, -9.163875716241757

I highly recommend you join the private Facebook group Salsa Lisboa to learn about current pop-up salsa events in Lisbon. I am not affiliated with any business mentioned in this article, so it would be best to contact the host or check their website before going to an event. Schedules may change! New events pop up. Thanks for reading!