Due to the lack of identification required to enter clubs and bars in Nairobi, there are a lot of younger youth that show up to party.
As in all of Africa, Kenyans are naturally gifted with the ability to dance, and clubs throughout the country are filled with dance floors.
But you can never be certain if these regulations will be enforced, or if it is just another means of corruption.
Typically nightclubs are open late, often till the sun shines the next day.
On the coast around Mombasa, it’s more polite to wear long pants, but shorts and flip flip are usually acceptable.Modern trendy clubs play a mixture of dance / house music, international hip hop and top hits pop music.Other clubs are dedicated to popular local East African hip hop tunes.It's common to take your time, eat dinner and possibly visit a cheap bar to hangout before checking into the main destination of the night.Small neighborhood bars, guest houses, or just the side of the road are good places to get started before moving on.Groups of local Kenyans, Indians, white Kenyans (colonial British), and the international expat community all tend to have their own hangouts.The good news is that despite the groups, everyone can happily party and mingle together in Kenya.Going out in Kenya is usually a time to hang out with friends and meet others.There’s a range of people that go out and sometimes the scene can seem a bit divided.Be sure to use your own self discretion when making choices.Many of the more traditional females, not affiliated with nightlife, live with their families or friends and are normally quite conservative.