Nairobi offers a good selection of opportunities for entertainment, with an assortment of casinos, nightclubs, and movie theaters. Entrance fees are reasonable. Clubs and discotheques in Nairobi, don't get busy until around midnight and don't close until the morning. Some clubs offer live entertainment although most discos has a DJ. The area of Westlands and the River Road are the most popular districts with an extensive number of discos, bars and pubs.
Every last Friday of the month, the Daily Nation publishes an important listing of clubs featuring live music, traditional foods and drinks, it is an excellent opportunity to see Kenyans unplugged.
Most hotels provide evening recreation, often this will include traditional tribal dances, Maasai dancers show their athletic skills accompanied with traditional tribal songs.
Nairobi has interesting discos, bars and clubs including:
Pavement Night Club, is one of the major clubs in Nairobi, with a spacious floor and offers a wide range of good popular music.
Address: Westview Centre, Ring Road. Westlands.
Havana Restaurant & Bar, is a popular Latin style bar.
Address: PO Box 806 Sarit Centre, Nairobi, 00606
Telephone: +254-020-4450653, 0720-452893
New Florida Nightclub, or Mad House, is small but very lively.
Address: Koinange and Banda Streets, PO BOX 42558-00100, Nairobi.
Simba Saloon, is frequented by expats, tourists, and upper class locals.
Address: Langata Road.
Florida 2000, is the biggest disco in Nairobi, there is great music and a cabaret show at 01:00 am.
Address: Commerce House, Moi Avenue, PO BOX 55381-00200, Nairobi.
Zanze Bar, is frequented by middle class Kenyans, with a good selection of food and drinks.
Address: Moi Avenue.
Gipsy Bar is a popular venue.
Address: Woodvale Grove, Westlands Shopping Centre.
Telephone: 02 440 964
Other interesting places to have fun and take a drink are: Tusks located in Gigiri, Lord Delamere Terrace Bar on Harry Thuku Road, Sahara City on Mombasa Highway, Black Cotton on Langata Road, Club Sikiliza on Limuru Road, the Green House on Nyangumi Road, Sohos, K1 & K2, Kengeles, around Westlands. You may also visit Bar Code, Cosmic and Iguanas Bar.