Cinema in La Marsa


More than just a cinema, this local cultural space offers up regular art exhibitions as well as music and comedy nights. The leafy courtyard cafe is often home to Tunisian students who come to finish their essays, c…
Horse Racing in Tunis

Hippodrome de Kassar Said

It may lack the glamour of Ascot, but the Arab horse racing at the Hippodrome is still a fun day out. Casual attire and a slightly frenetic betting system is the order of the day. If your French is rusty, it’s best …
Theatre in Centre Ville

Théâtre de l’Etoile du Nord

This is a fringe theatre housed in a former garage. There are regular plays (in French and Arabic) and concerts (from reggae to heavy metal) – check the website for upcoming events. The artsy cafe is as boho as Tuni…
Live Performance in Tunis

Le Boeuf sur le Toit

Out in the suburb of La Soukra, 'the bull on the roof' is named after a surrealist ballet; it's a restaurant with two eating areas, drinking garden, dance floor and terrace. Hosts regular DJs, live gigs and Sunday j…
Theatre in Medina

Théâtre d’Art Ben Abdallah

This venue, in the converted stables of the Dar Ben Abdallah Museum, has theatre and cinema performances in French and Tunisian and a small cafe.
Cinema in Centre Ville

Le Colisée

Plush cinema with stunning architecture. Shows a mixture of Arabic and mainstream films.
Theatre in Tunis

El Teatro

Agenda includes projections, plays and dance, including some boundary-pushing topics.
Live Music in Medina

Institut Rachidia