Casablanca is Morocco
’s economic capital, and is becoming increasingly popular due to its international and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Second to Marrakech
in terms of nightlife, Casablanca has its fair share of popular bars – here 10 of the best.
Bar, Restaurant, Bodega, Mediterranean, $$$
A restaurant offering a Spanish-inspired menu, this place is an change from the traditional Moroccan experience. As well as an inspired drinks menu, La Bodega features a dance floor and DJ, with numerous Latino and salsa evenings throughout the week to get visitors in the Spanish mood. The Spanish theme continues in the bar’s decor, with colorful chairs, decorative grapes hanging from the bar and a bull’s head adorning the wall, all creating a fun, cheerful atmosphere.
La Bodéga, Rue Allal Ben Abdellah, Casablanca, Morocco, +212 5225-41842
Located on the 28th floor of one of Casablanca’s main hotels, the Kenzi Tower Hotel, Sky 28 is well worth a visit, if only for the spectacular views. Overlooking the entire city, with floor-to-ceiling windows affording a magnificent opportunity to take in the hustle and bustle of the city from on high, Sky 28 is not to be missed. The drinks are equally excellent: try one of their many martinis such as the French martini made with pineapple juice. This is best enjoyed with a sampling of delicious tapas.
Sky 28, Boulevard Al Massira Al Khadra, Casablanca, 22000, Morocco, +212 522 97 80 00
Le Bar CasArt
Bar, Pub Grub
Le Bar CasArt
Located in the Hotel Sofitel, this lounge bar is open day and night, and pays tribute to artists in a chic and glamorous setting. On top of hosting numerous events, Le Bar CasArt even has its own permanent art exhibition. This adds a dose of beauty to the enjoyment of delicious cocktails. Serving French delicacies as well as other sophisticated cuisine, the inviting bar is a space where guests can relax after a satisfying meal, sipping delicious drinks.
Le Bar CasArt, Rue Sidi Belyout, Casablanca 20000, Morocco, +212 522456200
Bar, Cafe, Restaurant, French, Moroccan, Mediterranean, $$$
Made famous by the classic film Casablanca (1942), Rick’s Café is a must-visit for both cinephiles and anyone looking for a refreshing drink in an iconic location. The bar is located in an old mansion bordering Casablanca’s medina, and features a piano bar with replicas from the film itself, as well as curved arches, balconies, and brass lighting. The bar from the film has really come to life here, and guests can appreciate this, along with soft piano music and tempting drinks.
Rick’s Café, 248, Bd Sour Jdid, Casablanca, Morocco, +212 5222-74207
Bar, Cocktail Bar, Pub Grub, $$$
This popular bar serves delicious French cuisine which guests can enjoy in a contemporary setting, while enjoying the sounds of the resident DJ all night long. With a cocktail in hand, guests can appreciate the Parisian tones which characterize this bar, and the buzzing rock environment which takes over by night. Enjoy their famous wide variety of cocktails. Praised for its food, drinks, decor and music, La Suite really has it all.
La Suite, 54 Rue Jean Jaures , 20000 – Casablanca, Morocco, +212 5222-01314
Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub
Located over two separate floors, this restaurant by day, bar by night, specializes in international cuisine from all corners of the world. On weekends, guests can even enjoy live music and live football games in a friendly and buzzing bar environment. If you’re looking for a friendly place and a great party, La Java is Casablanca’s hot spot. It has earned a name for bringing in some of the best contemporary Moroccan artists, so if you’re a music lover, this place won’t disappoint.
La Java, Boulevard Abdellatif Ben Kadour , 20050 Casablanca, +212 6 13 92 55 13
Bar, Restaurant, American, $$$
Far from the typical Moroccan cafes, this bar is a taste of popular Americana. With a decor featuring exposed brick walls and intriguing art, guests can feel like they’ve travelled in space, and sometimes back in time a little, while sipping on some of the city’s best cocktails. With a friendly, lively, and cosmopolitan atmosphere, Brooklyn Bar is the perfect place to wind down after a busy week.
Brooklyn Bar, 56 Boulevard de La Corniche, Aïn Diab, Casablanca, Morocco, +212 661-259698
Bar, Restaurant, Spanish
This Spanish-themed bar and restaurant, situated just on the Boulevard d’Anfa, is a spacious venue decorated with red brick and matching benches and stools. With Lizarran’s menu featuring all the Spanish favorites, guests can enjoy a traditional dish like paella before helping themselves to delicious drinks from the bar. Weekends at Lizarran mean musical entertainment and the house special: sangria. So for a typically Spanish fiesta experience in the heart of bustling Casablanca, Lizarran is the perfect place to go.
Lizarran, 92 Boulevard d`Anfa, Casablanca, Morocco,
Le 25 Casablanca
A bar like no other, this modern and sophisticated bar and restaurant serves unbeatable cuisine during the day, and boasts a fantastic and inviting bar area for night. The interior features leather sofas and furnishings to continue the stylish and international theme. Not a stranger to hosting luxurious parties for fashion designer and artists, Le 25 Casablanca is a must visit.
Le 25 Casablanca, Rue Mohammed abdou, Casablanca 20000, Morocco, +212 5222-76476
SixPM Lounge Bar – Hyatt Regency
Bar, Pub Grub
SixPM Lounge Bar – Hyatt Regency
A trendy and contemporary bar serving fine cuisine in the daytime, and creative and innovative cocktails by night. With a modern interior featuring curved granite tops and leather covered stools, as well as stunning lighting features, SixPM Lounge Bar is best described as sophisticated and elegant. Their cocktails are truly to die for, and definitely earn their name as some of the best in the city. This trendy bar delights those wishing to dress up and experience a bit of luxury whilst enjoying a live DJ and chilled out music as an escape from the bustling city of Casablanca.
SixPM, Place des Nations Unies, Casablanca 20000, Morocco, +212 522 431234