Drinking and nightlife in Djibouti

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    Association de la Communauté Ethiopienne de Djibouti

    This down-to-earth bar, with its large outdoor courtyard, is a pleasant place to enjoy a very cheap beer – a bottle of St George costs only DFr350. Also known as ‘Club Éthiopien’, this simple establishment also serves good Ethiopian fare at economical prices.

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    Le Palmier en Zinc

    This smart-looking pub has a respectably long list of beers and cocktails, including excellent mojitos (DFr1500), served with popcorn and veggie dips. It also offers karaoke on selected evenings.

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    Popularly considered to be Djibouti City’s most esteemed bar, L’Historil has an appealing terrace that offers excellent people-watching opportunities. A beer costs DFr1200.

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    Jus de Fruits Chez Mahad

    Ah, Mahad and its oh-so-smooth, oh-so-thick fruity concoctions (over 45 varieties)! Grab a seat outside and watch the world go by. Also serves tea, coffee and pastries.

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    Le Scotch

    One of Djibouti City’s hot spots. Cosy seats, red lights and the odd full-length mirror surround the dance floor.

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    Bar Menelik – VIP

    In the basement of Menelik Hotel, this is Djibouti City's ‘most happening’ (meaning ‘least sleazy’) place.

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    Club Hermes

    If there’s a constant here, it’s the promise that the music, whatever the style, will get you groovin’.