Must-see nightlife in Benin

  • Le Livingstone


    One of the most atmospheric spots for a drink is the terrace of this pub in Haie Vive, which serves as one of the biggest expat hangouts in town.

  • Jammin Bar


    This hip, convivial bar with an open-air terrace is a great spot to swill a beer or two before hitting the clubs. The crowd ranges from expats to well…

  • New York, New York


    This Cotonou institution has been around for yonks and isn't showing signs of slowing down. If you want to rub shoulders with hip-gyrating Beninese…

  • Le Soweto


    Le Soweto hops until the wee hours with strong cocktails, a relaxed and mixed crowd and loud music, from pop to blues.

  • Makoomba


    A pulsating club near the airport. It plays African and Western tunes and doesn't really kick off before 1am.

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