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Top Choice African in Libreville

L'Odika

This lovely colonial-style veranda restaurant in the heart of the Quartier Louis is very attractive. You'll find tempting dishes such as beef ndolé (a Cameroonian dish with peanuts, spices and ndolé bitter leaves), …
French in Libreville

Le Voilier

A very smart restaurant, Le Voilier is kitted out like a ship, with wood panelling and brass instruments, and has a small terrace in the front. The food is excellent and there's a good wine list.
African in Libreville

Jacky Cochon

It's beside a prison, the decor is Rasta chic and your food is fixed by a charmer of a long-dredded musician who's been rearing pigs for years. Pork heaven: try the various delicious pork main courses, and don't mis…
European in Libreville

Le Bateau Ivre

The Bateau isn't drunken at all, in fact it's rather refined, with a huge glass window giving views over the open sea, a smart menu of sophisticated European gastronomy and a great wine list. This is the place for a…
Italian in Libreville

La Dolce Vita

Ocean views, a great bar, and fabulous seafood, pastas and pizzas make this local institution within the bustling passenger port a Libreville favourite. Good specials, friendly staff and huge portions keep people co…
Live Music in Libreville

Lokua Restaurant & Bar

It's all about the whisky and roots music at this impeccably dressed bar. There's a live band several times a week with a Louis Armstrong–esque lead singer. A limited bar menu has club sandwiches from CFA6000, while…
Seafood in Libreville

La Voile Rouge

The most popular of several beachside restaurants along Au Bord de Mer, La Voile Rouge is busiest for Sunday lunch. There are tables inside and on the beach, a cocktail bar, and a menu featuring lots of fish as well…
Club in Libreville

MB Club Privé

Dress up to get in the door here: there's a hugely popular black-and-purple bar, a disco and often live music. The entrance price depends on who's playing, and drinks aren't cheap, as you would expect.
Cafe in Libreville

Le Pelisson

This large place buzzes every day of the week when people drop in for the extensive breakfast menu or lunch (plat du jour CFA8000). In operation since 1928, it's a Libreville institution.
Soccer in Libreville

Omnisport Stadium

Home ground of Libreville's FC 105, the city's popular army and police football club, this state-of-the-art stadium houses 40,000 people. Tickets to matches can be bought on-site.