Kenya has always been known for the wildlife that gathers around its water holes. It has also gained reputation for the quality of its watering holes for people, where they can drink cold ones, cocktails and imported wines. Here are 5 best ones that you must check out in Kenya. 

The Zebar in Nanyuki is a chic saloon at the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club sits straddling the equator on the outskirts of Nanyuki. According to According to CNN, you can sip a cocktail with one foot planted in each hemisphere or admire snowcapped Mount Kenya from a table on the terrace. Favorite drinks are an amazing Safari Cocktail, a frozen margarita-like blend of vodka, pineapple and mint.

The Tamarind Clifftop Terrace in Mombasa provides amazing views of the Old Town on the far side of Mombasa Creek, as well as some pretty good bread and beverages. The house specialty is Scottish single malt whisky which includes 12-year-old Cragganmore, 12-year-old Glenkinchie and 10-year-old Talisker.

A bubbly posh place on the seventh floor of the Sankara design hotel in Westlands, the Champagne Bar in Nairobi is an intimate space with sofa seating around low tables and a few stools along a exquisite palm wood bar. Order a bottle of Taittinger or Krug and drink your bubbly straight up.

Forty Thieves in Diani is a dive bar along the Diani Beach strip. Both locals and out-of-towners have been hanging out here for a long time. A cold Tusker on the terrace is the standard activity by daylight. The bar also serves "tiki" cocktails and straight up or on-the-rocks well drinks aside from the ice-cold sud which is the main attraction.

The Bob's Bar in Mombasa is a place to have a cold drink in a party atmosphere. The open-air sports bar has two large bar sections that are fully stocked, with a wide open terrace as the dance floor. Bob's Bar also serves mouth-watering African and Continental dishes, as well as serving some of the best seafood available.