The dark, moody Xeirinho is the unlikely nexus of Chimoio's lively (for Mozambique) music scene. Gigs take place on Friday night, and the karaoke's…
- Café-Bar Xeirinho
- Paraíso Misterioso
On the riverbank just below the bridge in the main part of town, the multifarious Paraíso Misterioso complex lays on entertainment pretty thick, with…
- O Nossa Café
Brand new Portuguese-owned cafe that might have sprung from a Lisbon side street, specialising in Portuguese-style coffee and natas (custard tarts) served…
- DD Pub
Nampula's coolest bar is this newish perch encased in the Monica shopping centre that offers cocktails, live music and DJs most nights.
This faded jazz cafe at the train station has a dusty, vaguely old-world ambience and a mix of live music (Saturday) and CDs.
- 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.
- Cais 66
The late-night waterside bar at the yacht club is especially popular with old-timers on Thursday and Friday.
- Café-Bar Gil Vicente
A popular place with a constantly changing array of groups. Most performances start about 10pm or later.
- Bar Estrelha
The Estrelha, opposite the police station, is a slam-your-bottle-down-on-the-table sort of place with mainly outdoor seating. It's OK if you want to…
This popular beachside place offers tasty meals, Friday barbecues with live music, sundowners overlooking the water and a convivial ambience.
- Núcleo d’Arte Café
Inside Núcleo d’Arte (a laid-back artists' cooperative and workshop), with occasional live music.
- Hotel Terminus Pool Bar
Good for a quiet drink, or if you want to stay local.
- Coconuts Live
A weekend disco catering to a young, informal crowd.