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The hugely popular Happy Café ★ (tel. 0370/693984; daily noon till late), on the corner of the main street and Senggigi Plaza, has live music nightly. Popular with expatriates, locals, and tourists, Happy Café has a laid-back friendly atmosphere and a good selection of drinks, snacks, and main meals. Most people come for the music and the fun after 9pm.

Marina Café, Jl. Raya Senggigi (tel. 0370/693136; www.marinasenggigi.com; daily 6pm till late), is the busiest and most popular nightspot in town. Dining is available in the courtyard downstairs, and snacks are served from the bars on both levels. Marina regularly showcases top bands and DJs from around Indonesia. The regular house band plays covers of top-40 hits.

The Sahara Club, in Senggigi Plaza (tel. 0370/664-7077 or 0370/619-4143; daily 6pm till late; cover Fri and Sat Rp20,000), is regularly packed with locals, particularly the young and trendy set from Mataram. This Egyptian-themed club has live bands, floor shows, and top Indonesian DJs.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.