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10 eye-catching joints you should visit

Khaligraph Jones performing at the Quiver Lounge. (Photo/Felix Kavii)

Adieu to 2021, this is a time to start over, forget the old and relish the new, an opportunity to resolve to change. Whether you are hoping to shed excess weight or kick a bad habit, why not have one last fling and visit some of these eye-catching spots! 

B-Club Mombasa

The legendary club that set Nairobi ablaze with its magnificent offers has expanded its wings to the coastal city. Situated along Bungalows Road, Nyali Beach, B-Club is set to bring a one of a kind beach festival. According to Barry, the proprietor, “We are about creating an experience to internationals and the residents.”

This weekend, they are hosting live performances from Nigerian star, Omah Lay. Known for his blends of modern, sparing production with rich storytelling, romantic melodies, and uncompromisingly authentic lyricism, Omah lay is set to perform tonight. Other artistes slated for the stage include; Bongo musician Marioo and Kenya’s Eric Omondi tomorrow, and multi-award-winning boy band, Sauti Sol on Sunday.

Kiza Kulture’d

The popular lounge synonymous with hosting top celebrities in Kilimani is back, and with a new name - Kulture’d. “We will still maintain authenticity and accommodate all African cultures,” said Collins, one of the proprietors. Kiza has been at the heart of Kilimani nightlife and this time around, they promise a bigger and better experience. The lounge attracts designer revellers to Galana road often boasting of a VIP clientele easily beating still competition from local entertainment spots, which have grown in the pandemic.

Quiver Lounge

This is one of the most spacious clubs along Thika Superhighway. Easily accessible owing to its strategic position on the ever busy superhighway, metres from the EABL roundabout, pun intended, and three minutes away from Githurai where curvaceous lasses live and top entertainers frequent. The stylish exquisite lounge has modern fittings to create a unique nightlife experience.

Volume VIP Lounge

Taunted as the ‘best membership club in Eastern and Western Africa’, the new Volume VIP Lounge is located in Shanzu. The club owned by former Nairobi county boss, Mike Sonko turns up with a glaring 3D dancefloor. The three-storey expensively furnished club also boasts of a King and Queens VVIP Lounge and a 12-man executive boardroom. Sonko shared a tour of the Shanzu-based club on his socials lighting up the web.

Liquor House 

Kiambu Road is arguably the partying powerhouse hub. Top clubs, open gardens and affordable residentials, it attracts local revellers and those from ‘the city’. Liquor House, owned by siblings Sam K and Alex is a true revelation of a dream house. Catch top celebrities P-Unit, Khaligraph Jones, basically close associates to the owners. 

Gigiri Lounge

This is the ultimate home for diplomats. Based in the affluent Gigiri neighbourhood and metres from the police station, the club hosts well-to-do personalities including a CEO’s Brunch. The ambience is superb, excellent service, great food and exceptional customer relations from the team. You will never miss the presence of the double watched flamboyant former Youth Fund boss Gor Ssemelango and a couple of diplomats.

PrideInn Paradise Resort

This resort in Mombasa is renowned as a first of its kind in the coast region. Situated in Shanzu, the resort is set on 17 acres of well-manicured gardens and semi-private pristine white beach overlooking the ocean. This weekend, H_art the Band will light up the exclusive executive coastal resort. The beach-based hotel, which boasts of a luxurious water park will be hosting a night of holidaying business executives with music provided by Madlion.

Nexus Lounge

It is Kisii’s town entertainment throb hosting prominent local stars. Here, even gospel-cum-secular star, Bahati performed with his beloved Diana B. “For anyone visiting the ‘partyin’ town, Nexus is a must,” insists Daktari, the owner.

Casavera Lounge

KRG the artiste turned entrepreneur owned club is not just a lounge, it’s a spacious partying facility. Barely days after opening, the club is set to host Jamaican dancehall star Konshens who will be hanging out with socialite Amber Ray.

Kentwood

Kentwood is the ultimate home of residential clubbing that rose to fame as a residential joint complete with VVIP lounges. During the pandemic, the privacy and cubed lounges provided social distancing, making it an attraction attracting top personalities, bigwigs and socialites that come with them. Packaged with room facilities, Kentwood is tempting and not one to miss. DJ Crème de la Crème ushers the entertainment from a well hid deejaying both.