Restaurants and bars
For breakfast (el desayuno) the normal timetable is between 08:00 and 10:00.
Lunch (el almuerzo or la comida) is served between 13:00 and 15:30.
Finally, dinner (la cena) is served between 20:30 and 23:00.
Some establishments are open continuously throughout the day.
Cinemas, theatres, concert halls, museums and exhibition rooms
Cinema programmes usually take place between 16:00 and 22:30. Theatres begin at about 20:00, and concerts are normally held between 20:00 and 23:00. Museums and exhibition halls have a similar timetable to commercial establishments but with the difference that they close on Mondays.
Pubs, discotheques and night bars
From Thursday to Sunday the pubs, discos and night bars stay open until 3 or 4 o'clock in the morning. In the larger towns and cities there are also discos which stay open until dawn.
Shops and commercial establishments
The shops and commercial establishments are usually open from Monday to Saturday between 09:30 and 13:30 and then from 16:30 to 20:30.
Department stores, hypermarkets and shopping centres open continuously from 10:00 to 21:30 or 22:00.
Some shops might open on Sundays and holidays if they are located in:
Águilas, Cartagena, Moratalla, Los Alcázares, San Javier and San Pedro del Pinatar.
La Azohía, Cabo de Palos, Isla Plana, La Manga del Mar Menor, La Manga Campo de Golf, El
Portús and rest of the Mar Menor coastal area.
El Berro (Alhama de Murcia).
Portmán (La Unión).
Puerto de Mazarrón y Bolnuevo.
Puntas de Calnegre (Lorca).
The shops of the Region of Murcia have the choice of opening to the public on the following Sundays and bank holidays of 2018:
-7th and 14th Janvier
-18th and 29th March
- 12nd October
-6th, 8th, 9th, 16th, 23r y 30th December