Northern Madagascar drinking and nightlife

Club in Ambatoloaka

Djembe Disco

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

Bar Ankoay

Spilling onto the street, the Ankoay (ank-way) is Hell-Ville's most popular bar. Inside a shopping gallery, it's done up like the interior of a ship with lots of wood. It's hard to spot its name from the street, but…
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…
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.
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.
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.