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Great band on a quiet evening

Having arrived in Maputo on a Tuesday, we decided to check out Gil Vicente's - arrived at about 11... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Dublin, Ireland
Good music and comfortable place

I went here twice during my days in Maputo. Great bands and diverse crowd in a big open room. Jump... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
dan d
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8 Aug 2018
“Live Music”
6 Sep 2016
“Great band on a quiet evening”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Av. Samora Machel, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
+258 82 153 1020
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We first went on a Tuesday, only to be disappointed as it was closed. Tonight we we went on a Wednesday and it was all happening, hip Mozambique music with a lot of improv and some wild jam sessions. All the action happens on Wens...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Having arrived in Maputo on a Tuesday, we decided to check out Gil Vicente's - arrived at about 11 and there was no band yet and only a few people in there. A long day's travel had us tired so we stuck around and waited...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

I went here twice during my days in Maputo. Great bands and diverse crowd in a big open room. Jump in a taxi and go!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank dan d
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Gil is a classic of Maputo. You can't miss it on tuesday nights as it is the only place booming. The concerts are also really good and diversified, a great place for young local artists to showcase their skills and for the veteran musicians to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank David T
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Some weekends they tend to have some good local music, but quite often it is not that good and there are bearly anyone there. The prices are quite expensive so dont expect to bump into to many locals. i'd rather go for Assosciacao de Musica...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Celestina D
Reviewed 2 April 2015

The place looks small but managed to host a stage and a decent number of patrons. I heard it's one of the best places for live music in Maputo so i was eager to go, the artist playing that night is apparently a maputo legend...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 15 January 2015

Live band karaoke with the most amazing host; Nandele Maguni. We used to go there with friends on tuesdays when we lived in Maputo in 2012. If you like karaoke this is the best you can get - a good band, good sound and a...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Christian N
Reviewed 24 October 2014

If you like a bar with live music with local environment, you must visit Gil Vicente. If you like karaoke, on Tuesdays there is a live band that plays the soundtrack, and the rest it's the singer performance...gets crowded. Starts to get interesting after 23h.

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Esousas
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