Drinking and nightlife in Equatorial Guinea

  • Nightlife in Malabo

    Aviator Pub & Café

    The Aviator is a stylish new pub, all dark green walls and some outside seating. There are sports screens, very popular karaoke on Thursdays and live music on Fridays and Saturdays. There's food to soak up the beer: the English owner offers a full English breakfast (CFA4000) and fish and chips (CFA7000). Takeaways are available, too.

  • Nightlife in Malabo

    L'Atelier Cabaret Lounge

    Featuring rococo chairs, silver gilt and chandeliers, this 'cabaret lounge' is a great place to sip a cocktail and enjoy live music on weekends. There's no entry fee.

  • Nightlife in Malabo

    Bahia Sound Lounge

    There's a great bar here and an open-air dance floor overlooking the sea. It's always popular though entrance and drinks prices are high.

  • Nightlife in Malabo

    Délice de France

    This Lebanese-owned place is perfect for breakfast. There's excellent coffee and delicious French croissants and pains au chocolat. Sit on the terrace and watch Malabo wake up or cool off in the frosty air-con inside. It also does pizzas (CFA6000) and tortilla (CFA2500), and there's a schwarma bar next door.

  • Nightlife in Bata

    Rolex Discoteca

    The place to be seen in Bata, this place rocks over the weekend with its dark interior, loud music, mirrors and lasers. It's not cheap, though, with its high entrance price and drinks around CFA5000 each. It's next to the Aparthotel Plaza.

  • Nightlife in Bata

    Pastelleria Central

    Pastries – including croissants and pains au chocolat – and good coffee make this a great place for breakfast. Next to its sister, the Bar Central, it has an air-conditioned inside and a good terrace.

  • Nightlife in Bata

    Cervezeria Elik Melen

    The 1st-floor terrace at this hotel has sea views, while the bar inside has wood panelling and blasting air-con. It's a convivial place, especially when the football is on TV.

  • Nightlife in Bata

    Bar Estadio

    An open-air bar with some sports screens, located next to the old stadium, this is a great place for a beer, especially on match nights.

  • Nightlife in Isla Corisco

    Bar Horizonte

    This is a good place for beer. You'll find lots of Moroccans here from the Somagec housing complex opposite.

  • Nightlife in Bata

    Bar Cede Central

    Operating from a tiny shack with three or four tables set on a driveway, this informal bar is next to the Spanish Cultural Centre. It makes a great place to stop along the seafront avenue.

  • Nightlife in Mbini

    Chironguito Tio Paco

    This open-air bar on the beachfront has booths as well as tables and chairs on the grass. It's a great place for a sunset beer, though the beach could do with a bit of a clean-up.

  • Nightlife in Mbini

    Discoteca Ivanga

    This rowdy place gets going from 10pm on weekends. The beers are cheap and the music loud.