Cocktail at SO Lounge Rabat | Courtesy of Hotel Sofitel Rabat
Rabat is the capital city of Morocco, and has some of the best nightclubs in the country. The city itself has many monuments and architectural landmarks, museums and lots of green spaces to enjoy. After a long day of exploring the city, prepare to discover Rabat’s nightlife. Here are the top spots in town for a unique night out.
SO Lounge Rabat
Bar, Restaurant, Moroccan, Mediterranean, European
SO Lounge Rabat | Courtesy of Hotel Sofitel Rabat
Located within the Sofitel Rabat Hotel, the SO Lounge offers an exceptional night filled with good music, drinks and shows! It is divided into four parts. So Fun is the most fun part of the club, with a large dance floor, dim lights and the DJ booth. At So Nice you will discover the bar, where you can try many delicious cocktails, as well as biting into a snack accompanied by nice background music. So Zen is the most chilled-out part, with beds and comfy sofas, whereas the restaurant area, So Good, offers the most exquisite international dishes in an elegant atmosphere.
This large club is located near the medina, and has a capacity of over 1000 people. Although a bit on the pricey side, it is popular among both locals and internationals, as it plays both Arabic and European music, in a gorgeous design. Some even call it the best nightclub in Morocco.
Bar, Restaurant, Moroccan, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, $$$
Pappardelle and short rib Bolognese | Courtesy of Wildcraft
Decorated in modern tones of red and white, this building is a restaurant, lounge and bar that offers international cuisine, from lobster to spaghetti Bolognese, and is definitely worth a stop. Too Much also organises themed parties and invites the hottest DJs in the area.
Bar, Nightclub, Pub, Moroccan, Wine, Beer, Pub Grub, Cocktails
This bar located in the centre of Rabat, has the most festive and tribal décor, with wooden furniture and African masks. This is the spot where internationals and young locals hang out, as they play reggae, rock, salsa, international songs and, of course, African music! La Cabane Bambou also has a restaurant that offers international dishes, if you’d like a spot of dinner before your night out.
Last but not least is Harold’s, a bar and club popular among local youngsters. It’s located about three kilometres (1.8 miles) from the centre of Rabat and has an impressive, fancy décor. Here you will hear European and African music and, most importantly, drinks are quite cheap! Definitely check this bar out, as it is quite different from the others.