Top 10 theme bars in Saint-Denis

The essential bars


The servers polish their counter, the terraces fill up and the first tunes on the guitar fill the streets of Saint-Denis. Does it make you want to go out? Head to the capital for a cocktail, a plate of tapas or a wild evening! Trendy, friendly or arty, discover our top 10 bars in Saint-Denis in Reunion Island.

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Ô Bar

Ô Bar is a place you simply must visit in Reunion Island. With its subdued atmosphere and lounge vibe, its metropolitan design and fine cuisine, it’s a lovely place to spend time in the city centre. Its secret? A gourmet menu of intense cocktails and original desserts. At the weekend, DJs take over to liven up the evenings to the sounds of the 80s. A place with an established reputation which is always full year after year.

Le 144  

From the subdued lighting to the cosy décor and the lounge music playlist, it all makes you want to linger before 144’s local treats. Wine lovers will find plenty to suit them on the wine list while cocktail aficionados are spoilt for choice. As for vegetarians, they have their own delicious dishes just for them. Finally, what has sealed its reputation with discerning locals, is its dessert menu. We’ve let you in on the secret now…

Le Passage du Chat blanc

Are jam session and open mic part of your vocabulary? It won’t take long for you to fall in love with this music bar in Reunion Island in the heart of the liveliest district in Saint-Denis: Carré Cathédrale. Every evening the laughter mingles with the music, the singing and the instruments in a joyful cacophony. Propping up the bar, come for Happy Hour and enjoy the artists who regularly perform there.

Le Ti Coz

Ti Coz bistro is a real foodie haven. In this wine and tapas bar you can try cheese or charcuterie plates in a friendly, jazzy atmosphere. Local bands playing all styles of music regularly play there and every evening the terrace is jam packed with night owls who come enjoy a typical bistro dish or watch a football match on the big screen with a beer in their hand.


Somewhere between an art gallery and a restaurant, L’Artocarpe welcomes foodies in the heart of Carré Cathédrale. A unique concept in Reunion Island which has made this trendy bar-restaurant a firm favourite with locals. We particularly like its lively terrace in the middle of Carré Cathédrale, the pedestrian street. As for the food, it serves a selection of delicious, hearty dishes. A name to remember in Reunion Island!

Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra


Run by the welcoming Paola and Lilian, the wine, cocktail and champagne bar Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra is a big hit with party animals and foodies alike. The bubbles fizz in your glass while you enjoy a delicious plate of tapas on the terrace, to the sound of the concert by a local band. It too can be found in Carré Cathédrale, “the place to be” in Saint-Denis. Just for the record, it takes its name from Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical poem of the same name.

Mahé La Bourdonnais


Discover a bar in Reunion Island with lots going on! From Tuesday to Saturday, it’s a restaurant serving a selection of fresh, tasty “home-made” dishes. On Thursday evenings, it becomes the place to go for after work drinks, cocktails and champagne. At weekends music takes over the dance floor of the Mahé Club, clearly the most electric and explosive atmosphere in Saint-Denis.

Le Bar à Cas 

Do you know the Cathedral district by heart? Get our of your rut and try Bar à Cas. French style bistro food, hearty dishes and a friendly atmosphere are on the menu in this historic and therefore unmissable bar in Saint-Denis. You can also try your hand at singing at the karaoke evenings on Wednesdays. At Bar à Cas, it’s like one big family.