Nightlife

Club 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 …
Cafe 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.
Bar 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.
Sports Bar 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.
Bar 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.
Bar 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.
Bar 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.
Club in Mbini

Discoteca Ivanga

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