Nairobi is not just home to a vast array of incredible wildlife scenery and beautiful beaches, there’s more to this bustling African city however. From the snorkeling bars to the luxury hotels and nightclubs, you’ll find a lot of fun and music everywhere.
In this post, I will be revealing some of the best nightlife destinations in Nairobi, Kenya. Sit back and relax as we explore the most exciting nightlife spots in the city.
Located along the Lenana Road, Hurlingham, Kilimani & Kileleshwa, this Moroccan-styled lounge boasts of a very nice nightclub and has definitely risen to be among the top 5 nightlife relaxation spots in the city. From its top notch shisha to its inner Bedouin tent-like room, you enjoy a smooth and relaxing atmosphere. If you are looking for a quiet and serene environment in which to relax after a long, hectic week, then Casablanca should be your pick.
This is another awesome nightlife destination to visit in Nairobi. You can expect a place filled with vibrant music, reasonably priced drinks and lots of fun. Gypsy bar is frequently patronized by expats, and virtually every Nairobi resident has visited the place at one time or the other. It doesn’t come as a surprise that this bar is located at Woodvale Grove, Westlands where most expats in the city reside.
Klub house is another chilling place to be at night in Nairobi and it is popular amongst foreigners and the locals alike. The club is also well known for its entertaining Thursday Reggae nights and like other chilling spots in town, weekends are really lively and bustling. If you like this place, then you can locate it at Parklands, along Ojijo road, Westlands. There is also a second Klub House (K2) which is along Baricho Road, Industrial Area, Nairobi. Just like its sister branch, It is also a very nice place to be.
B Club is one of the very popular clubs in Nairobi. Usually called the “Billionaires Club” due to the caliber of persons who frequent the place, there are plenty of drinks going for as high as $200, some club goers even spend as much as 10,000 to 15,000 USD in a single night. This amazing club is located on the first floor of Galana Plaza in Kilimani and it is offers unique, luxurious and irresistible atmosphere.
1824 The Whisky Bar
1824 is another popular nightlife relaxation spot located along Lang’ata road, opposite Carnivore junction, Nairobi. They offer some of the best alcoholic options ranging from whiskies to local and international beers.
The club operates on quite a small scale, attracting mostly upper middle class residents of Nairobi. 1824 is very vibrant and usually jam packed on Sundays especially, earning it the name “Sunday School”.
Every week, there are different themes and entertaining genres of music played by some of the best DJs.
KIZA Restaurant and Lounge
This spot combines the ambience of a top class restaurant with that of a lounge. Located on the 8th and 9th floors of Galena Plaza, Galana road, Kilimani – coincidentally, one of Kiza’s top competitors, the B club, is also located in the same building.
Kiza is one of the few clubs in Nairobi where you can find Africans of multi-nationalities enjoying various delicacies and music from all over the continent. There is a VIP and VVIP section – with a special entry and exit which can be used without being noticed –where customers can enjoy their privacy. If you’ve experienced the nightlife in Nairobi, then this should be your top destination.
It is located in Westlands, Nairobi (off Mpaka road) on the Crossroads Plaza rooftop.
This club has a wonderful atmosphere, distinct decorations and a lot of classic music. It is located in the expat populated Westlands of Nairobi on Crossroads Plaza rooftop. It has a nice and comfortable rooftop lounge from where you can observe the wonderful views of the Upper hill area. Also, it is known for its awesome finger foods and a wide variety of drinks.
Brew Bistro & Lounge
Brew Bristro is a club and lounge owned by Big Five Brewries. It is offers one of the most classy services. It has a lounge and an outdoor terrace lined with beautiful coral and lavender decoration. Also, It is well known for its premium brews and top class Kenyan local dishes and some international meals from its restaurant.
This club also offers a wide variety of music played by the best DJs and special live band performances all week. They also have the ‘happy hours’ during which customers can enjoy in brewed cocktails and cocktails at a discounted rate.
So that’s it, some of the best relaxation centers for the nightlife in Nairobi. Next time you happen to find yourself in Nairobi, do yourself a favor by visiting some of these awesome destinations I just revealed.