Little do people know of nightlife in Mauritius. It is quite underrated, but lots of fun nonetheless. If you’re ready to blend in the intoxicating night vibes, here are the top 9 hotspots of Mauritius to hit.
The nightlife scene of Mauritius shines bright with enticing beach clubs, happening nightclubs, engaging casinos, and laidback lounges. The best pubs and bars stay abuzz with foot-tapping music, grooving crowd and exotic drinks and cocktails. If you are the partying kinds, getting a feel of the country’s happening nightlife is a must. And as we elaborate on best hangouts in Mauritius, take your pick and get set to party hard the chic way.
1. Fifty Five Lounge Club – The playground for the classy
The rich décor in violet and red gives this Mauritian nightclub a very inviting look. Life size posters of famous personalities don the walls and dim lighting with pulsating music sets the mood for a fantastic evening. Many international and famed musicians like DJ Fergusan, Think Aloud Band, and Feat DJ Wiky have graced the stage of Fifty Five Lounge Club in the past.
Usual visitors to this club are quite sober. It could be your haunt if you like to party in style while swaying to the entrancing music.
From the menu, make sure to try their Mushroom Brulee and Mezze platter.
Opening hours: 6 pm to 2 am, daily
Location: Grand Baie, Mauritius
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2. Zoobar – One of the best additions to the nightlife in Mauritius
Wine, dine, and play! This is the motto at Zoobar. Party hoppers come here to have a laid-back and chilled-out evening. There is no dress or ,conduct code, which means you can just be yourself. The best way to relax here is to grab a glass of chilled beer, even if you are in a mood for a hard drink. It is a crime to not taste their beer!
From the menu, one of the best dishes you should have here is Bouillon Crabes Crab Bouillon. The creamy texture and right amount of spices added to the dish perfectly enhance the crispiness of your beer and whiskey.
Opening hours: 6 pm to 1.30 am, every day
Location: Quatre Bornes, Mauritius
For more info, visit their official website.
3. Kenzi Bar – Have the best hippie night of your life here
Now this is the spot where you can have a truly hippie experience. Wooden furniture, sand floor, cabana style decor, delicious cold drinks and finger-licking finger-food – everything here adds its bit to the inviting and warm ambiance. Music, food, drinks, people, and most importantly, the aura of Kenzi Bar ensure that you can’t stay off the dance floor.
The crowd here is mostly open and friendly; neither stuffy nor intrusive. Live dance performances and music acts are added attractions.
Opening hours: 24*7
Location: Avenue Petite Marie, Flic en Flac
Know more about upcoming live performances on their Facebook Page.
4. 7 Merveilles Restro-Bar – The obvious adda for shisha lovers
The ever-lively ambiance of 7 Merveilles Restro-Bar is its USP. Known for offering shisha, along with colorful drinks and delicious food, the bar’s atomic cocktails are a must try. Club them with a premium shisha flavour to enjoy the evening.
It’s a quaint little haunt, where swanky hookah sets and colorful coals make for a mesmerizing sight.
Opening hours: 10 am to 3.30 am, every day if the week
Location: Trou Aux Biches, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
Know more about them here.
5. Lambic – For your undying love of beer
If you have a blind, undying love for beer, then Lambic is the place for you. Stocked in a 19th century colonial warehouse, Lambic is gastro pub known for its fresh brews. Lambic boasts of around 70 unique freshly brewed beers. Craft beers include specialties from Belgium, Newark, America, Napa, Germany and Portugal. The ever cheerful atmosphere is enhanced by the fun beer games.
Most of the gentry here will be expats and locals. A tasteful music will never make the lull in your conversation seem awkward. The outside patio, right under the mango trees, sees many people having a chilled drink after a tedious work day. Lambic has slowly but surely emerged out as one of the best Mauritian nightclubs to enjoy your evenings.
PS: Flying Dodo, the first microbrewery in Mauritius, has recently been opened by Lambic. Do visit to take in the aroma of beers and berries.
From the menu, the crispiness of various beers can be very well enjoyed with beer-battered fish and chips, in a newspaper cone. There is even a glass walled beer shop from where you can stock yourself on your favorite beer supply.
Opening hours: 8 am till wee hours of the night; every day except Sundays.
Location: At. George Street, Port Louis, North Mauritius
Know more about them here.
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6. Banana Beach Club – Go bananas here!
Banana Beach Club is a your next-door club, a much celebrated gem of Mauritius’ nightlife. Highlight of the decor are the small banana tree structures that never fail to grab attention. Besides, the club is always buzzing with live music, flamboyant interiors and blinking neon lights. Also it is the coolest of all happening hubs of nightlife in Mauritius, as it is frequented by a hep and cheery crowd.
Banana Beach Club is, without doubt, a good pick to eat, dance, and drink to your heart’s delight.
P.S. Zanzibar Nightclub, located on the upper level of Banana Beach Club, sees the best of DJ nights on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
From the menu, try out their Phoenix Beer and cocktails with Jack Daniels in it; it’s the stuff you can day dream of.
Opening hours: 10 am till late in the night from Monday to Saturday. 6 pm till 2 am on Sundays.
Location: Grand Baie, North Mauritius
Get to know more about live performances through their Facebook Page.
7. C Beach Club – The first beach club in Mauritius
The first beach club in Mauritius, C Beach Club is the playground for the classy and elegant. Always brimming with chic music, the club has perfect ambiance to let the cocktails keep coming, without giving a damn. Occasional international DJ nights draw in the most crowd here. Sometimes, people stay back celebrating the Sunday night gigs and leave after having the scrumptious Sunday brunch in the morning.
It is the top choice for international events and important meets in Mauritius.
From the menu, relish the finger licking food and enjoy the classy beverages. Also, ask the bartender to throw in some atomic cocktails for you.
Opening hour: 10 am to 11 pm from Monday to Thursday. 10 am to 2 am from Friday to Sunday.
Location: Domaine de Bel Ombre
For special booking, contact them here.
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8. Big Willy’s – The big, bad world to party hard!
Big Willy’s is a big sports bar, night club, restaurant, and beer garden. The big screens and surround sound system have the sports fans thoroughly covered and pleased. Its manicured garden, boardwalk and pleasant umbrellas give a nice feel to alfresco area. Plus it’s quite spacious to accommodate a fairly huge crowd.
Big Willy gives a slightly different-chilled out, casual, cozy and laidback-image of the glittering Mauritian nightlife.
From the menu, their beer and steak combination is the perfect meal for most guests. Further, a huge beer assortment and an extensive menu cover a variety of palettes.
Opening hours: 10 am to 10.30 pm from Tuesday to Thursday. 4 pm to 5 am from Friday to Saturday. Sundays and Mondays are usually close nights for them, until there is some special occasion.
Location: Tamarin Bay, West Mauritius
9. Casinos in Mauritius – The ultimate high in the nightlife of Mauritius
Gambling is legal in Mauritius! Yes, it is one of those global destinations, where you can dab in endless games of American Roulette, Blackjack, Oasis Stud Poker, Baccarat, Wheel of Fortune, Keno, Pai Gow Poker, Craps, and Slots without thinking cops.
Try your luck in evening jackpots; play a game of Bingo, or two, and have loadsa fun. But make sure you don’t end up spending all your money. Two of the best casinos in Mauritius are:
a) Le Grand Casino De Domaine Les Pailles
Opening hours: 8 pm to 4 am from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, it is open from 2 pm to 4 am.
Location: Pailles, Mauritius
Get updates here.
b) Flic En Flac Casino
Opening hours: 9 pm to 3 am from Monday to Saturday and 10 am to 3 am on Sundays.
Location: Pasadena Building, Flic en Flac, Mauritius
Know more about their special nights, here.
If that solves your problem of where to head for an awesome evening in Mauritius, let us know which one is a must-visit on your list!
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