Maputo drinking and nightlife

Pub in Maputo


This faded jazz cafe at the train station has a dusty, vaguely old-world ambience and a mix of live music (Saturday) and CDs.
Cafe in Maputo

La Dolce Vita Café-Bar

This sleek tapas and late-night place has live music on Thursday evening. By day, try the juices and smoothies.
Bar in Maputo

Cais 66

The late-night waterside bar at the yacht club is especially popular with old-timers on Thursday and Friday.
Bar in Maputo

Café-Bar Gil Vicente

A popular place with a constantly changing array of groups. Most performances start about 10pm or later.
Cafe in Maputo

Núcleo d’Arte Café

Inside Núcleo d’Arte (a laid-back artists' cooperative and workshop), with occasional live music.
Bar in Maputo

Hotel Terminus Pool Bar

Good for a quiet drink, or if you want to stay local.
Lounge in Maputo

Coconuts Live

A weekend disco catering to a young, informal crowd.