Algeria drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Cherchell

Café du Forum

Even day trippers from Algiers know about this small and apparently insignificant cafe, which is said to brew some of the best-tasting mint tea in all of the region. The red and white sign in English simply says 'Ca…
Bar in Algiers

Hôtel Suisse

A highly atmospheric bar where time seems to have ground to a halt in 1931. Half drunk bottles of whisky gather dust behind the wood and mirrored bar and old men slap cards down on the table tops.
Cafe in Algiers

Milk Bar

The Milk Bar has been around for decades, and during colonial times it was a popular hangout with the French, which is why it was bombed during the opening salvoes of the Algerian War of Independence. Today things a…
Cafe in Algiers

Café Tontonville

An Algiers institution. You can't beat sitting on the terrace of this cafe admiring the surrounding colonial-era architecture while sipping a strong black coffee.