Top ChoiceNightlife in DakarPhare des Mamelles
On the hilltop in front of Dakar's iconic lighthouse, this open-air bar draws a dance-loving crowd on Friday nights, when it hosts live music jams. On Saturday nights DJs rule the roost (the cover for either night is CFA5000). At the moment, the Phare is one of the best places to be on a weekend night. You can also book a table for the high-end Sunday brunch, served buffet-style to mesmerizing views (CFA14,500 per person).