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Chez Mama

For a true Malagasy eating experience, try Chez Mama, located on Ambatoloaka’s main street. Mama buys her ingredients at Hell-Ville’s market every morning and everything she cooks is fresh, tasty and incredibly...

Club in Ambatoloaka

Djembe Disco

This is Nosy Be’s favourite nightclub, located at the end of the village on the road to Madirokely. It’s the place to be seen in the evenings – popular with local couples, expats and foreign men on the prowl....

European in Ambatoloaka


Sister to the excellent Le Papillon restaurant in Hell-Ville, the menu here is the same: very good pastas (Ar22,000 to Ar24,000) and a tasty range of meat and fish.

Club in Ambatoloaka

La Sirène Disco

La Sirène draws the crowds on the nights of the week when Ambatoloaka's other disco, Djembe Disco, is closed.

European in Ambatoloaka

Ba Tu Mo Ch

The glorious location of this hotel restaurant is hard to beat – on a wooden deck overlooking the sea. Perhaps that's why its name is a play on 'bateau mouche', those boats that whizz up and down the River Seine...

Bar in Ambatoloaka

Le Taxi-Be

This lively bar is very popular with local vazaha (foreigners) and young Malagasy women. For all that, it’s not a creepy place. There's live music every night and a cut-out Renault 4L decorating the stage.