North of Mombasa drinking and nightlife

Sports Bar in Bamburi Beach

Kahama Sports Bar

This sleek sports bar, part of the same complex as the Kahama Hotel, has more big screens than you can count, plus disco-ball lighting, burgers and beers on tap. It attracts a mixed local and foreign crowd. The couc…
Bar in Mtwapa

Casuarina

The first bar to get going in Mtwapa, Casuarina always makes for a fun night out, with some good dancing and decent grilled food to chase the booze down. Everyone from ladies of negotiable affection to expats and fi…
Cocktail Bar in Nyali Beach

Tapas Cielo

This place can't seem to make up its mind as to what it is. Is it a cocktail bar? A sports bar? A Lebanese restaurant? The lighting is too dim and the beats are too loud for an intimate night out, and there are no t…
Club in Bamburi Beach

Pirates

A huge complex of water slides and bars transforms into the strip’s rowdiest nightclub in high season, blazing into the small hours. During the day it's a typical beach-bar area, complete with attendant beach-boy ha…