Mauritius entertainment

Top Choice Jazz in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Tamarin Hotel

Concerts indulge the passion for jazz of the hotel's owner (he's the one on sax) – the result is one of the best live-music venues on the island. On Tuesday jazz takes a break for some local séga rhythms, before nor…
Theatre in Port Louis

Municipal Theatre

The appealing Municipal Theatre has changed little since it was built in 1822, making it the oldest theatre in the Indian Ocean region. Decorated in the style of the classic London theatres, it seats about 600 over …
Live Music in Port Louis

Keg & Marlin

At the weekends the Keg & Marlin bar transforms into Port Louis' only live-music venue. Standards vary enormously from rock outfits to séga (Mauritian folk dance), which is when the place really gets going.
Casino in Port Louis

Port Louis Casino

The mighty popular city casino is about the liveliest place in town after midnight – its salient (some would say tackiest) feature externally is its ship-shaped design, crowned at its prow by the campest lion imagin…
Cinema in Port Louis

Star Cinema

This is Port Louis' biggest and best cinema, with three screens offering mainstream international releases. Films are generally dubbed in French and there are usually four or five screenings a day.