Top things to do in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Top Choice Madagascan in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

La Bodega

The name suggests Spanish influence, but owner Cyrille is from France and the colourful restaurant is in Madagascar, so it’s hardly surprising the menu is a mix of all three nationalities. We loved the tapas à la Ma…
Madagascan in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

La Terrasse du Voyageur

The 4th-floor restaurant at hotel La Terrasse du Voyageur has sweeping views of Diego. It’s a cosy and convivial space, with a TV lounge, library and bar. The set taster menu of Madagascan dishes is good value: port…
French in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Le Melville

Right by the sea, with a fabulous patio that’s particularly alluring at sunset, the atmosphere at Melville is romantic and sophisticated without being stuffy. The food is delicious, featuring zebu and seafood: fish-…
Italian in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

La Rosticceria

This Italian restaurant has a good selection of risottos, gnocchi, lasagne and fresh-made pasta with pesto, cream, meat or seafood sauce. The restaurant decor follows a nautical theme, with intricately carved wooden…
Bakery in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Pâtisserie Le Grand Hôtel

This excellent bakery doubles up as a cafe that’s popular with tourists. It’s a great choice for an economical and light breakfast, or a cheap lunch of salad or a sandwich. There are some lovely pastries too, which …
Performing Arts in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Alliance Française

The Alliance Française is housed in a magnificently restored art deco–style building, formerly the Grande Bazaar, which is worth a look on its own. There are regular art exhibitions here, along with film screenings,…
Bar in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Vahinée Bar

A local favourite, Vahinée has something for everyone: a wide-screen TV showing football and rugby, a pool table, and live music every night. The atmosphere is excellent, and there is a range of drinks, from beer to…
Lounge in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Boîte Noire

With big faux-leather couches, pool tables and intimidating bouncers, this is Diego’s fanciest disco. It attracts a chic, wannabe crowd.
Performing Arts in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Zegny’Zo Festival

In the third week of May, street theatre and traditional music are showcased in the streets of Diego Suarez.
Arts & Crafts in Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)

Ateliers de l’Artisanat

This boutique has a huge selection of handicrafts and artwork from all over Madagascar.