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Let Off Steam With 20 Best Bars & Pubs in Delhi

Let Off Steam With 20 Best Bars & Pubs in Delhi
Published:09 Oct, 2018/

Life in Delhi is not easy, with increasing work pressure throughout the week and the hassles of commuting take a toll on all of us. But then comes the weekend, the time to enjoy, the time to live. But as so happens finding best bars & pubs in Delhi is never easy. With thousands of options to choose from, it gets chaotic again. But worry not because there is a list of 20 best bars & pubs in Delhi and this list is going to be your guide over the next few weekends. With best pubs & bars on the list ranging from nightclubs, romantic outings, hanging out with friends – the list has all of it covered.

So, if you are looking to blow some steam after work or partying with friends over the weekend, stick to the list of 20 best bars & pubs in Delhi NCR and have the best time.

Privee’ the Ecstasy, Janpath

Privee' the Ecstasy, Janpath

The newest entrant into the list of pub & disco bar in Delhi NCR, Privee’ has been creating a buzz since its opening. Having won the 2017 Times Food and Nightlife Award for the best nightclub in Delhi, Privee’ has since improved its service to a supreme standard now. A luxury pub in 5-star hotel Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, Privee’ hosts some of the most famous gigs in Delhi.  With 10,000 sq feet dance floor and live music concerts, Privee’ has got to be one of the best nightclubs in Delhi. With EDM and Bollywood music grooving throughout the club, one can’t resist getting onto the dance floor. Thursday are Ladies night at the club.

Nearest Metro Station: Janpath Metro station is within walking distance.

Must Try Things: Explore the Booze Smelling Booth. Though food won’t be your priority here because of the live music and dance but the Pizza and Paneer Tikka are really good.

Price: INR 5,000 for two with alcohol included.

Fio Cookhouse and Bar, Nehru Place

Fio Cookhouse and Bar, Nehru Place

A sense of freshness, the ambient interiors with chill lounge groovy music and spacious seating make Fio one of the most famous bars in Delhi. An impressive wine bar and a diverse menu with Italian and Indian delicacies, Fio Cookhouse and Bar has gone on to create a name for itself in the South Delhi. The specialty of the bar is Fio’s claim that any ingredient used in cooking is produced in-house. The separate menu for day and night gives you plenty of options to choose from, making it a good place to eat with your friends.

Nearest Metro Station: The nearest metro station is Nehru Place.

Must Try Things: Roesti Butter Beans, Murg Tikka, Chicken Ravioli, Indie Veg Platter. In drinks try the Virgin Purple Rain, Sparkling wine.

Price: INR 3,000 for two inclusive of drinks.

Ruin Pub by Imperfecto, Noida

Ruin Pub by Imperfecto, Noida

Imperfecto has grown on to become a common name amongst party animals of Delhi NCR. Ruin Pub by Imperfecto is one of the top bars and pubs in Noida with it’s Avante Garde decor, whose common features are the upside-down furniture, closed hut dining space and many head-spinning inexpensive decors. The ultimate bar in Noida, Ruin stays true to its name with its crazy decor, the booziest cocktails and live music that makes it one of the best nightclubs in Noida. The rooftop bar and restaurant make it one of the best bars for couples to hang out on a romantic date.

Nearest Metro Station: Noida Sector 18 is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Rainbow Pizza, Spring Rolls, Fish Tikka and Fish Finger, Barbequed Pork Ribs. Check out the unlimited Buffet at 549, valid till October end. The bar serves one of the best Sangria in the town.

Price: INR 2,500 for two including drinks.

Summer House Cafe, Hauz Khas

Summer House Cafe, Hauz Khas

Summer House Cafe is a place full of surprises, one such was a surprise performance by Chris Martin and Vishal Dadlani a couple of years ago. Nestled on the edge of never-ending cafe lanes of Hauz Khas Village, Summer House Cafe is the perfect luxury bar in Delhi. The soothing interiors are well complemented by the rooftop bar which is a great seating for a cozy date with your significant other. Popular for their live music and Monday night Karaoke, Summer House cafe is the perfect Bar with Live Music. For those seeking nightlife in Delhi, flock to Summer House Cafe. With their night music performance and never closing bars, Summer House Cafe will give you the best nightlife experience.

Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Double Bacon Pizza, Mezze Platter, Lamb, and Jalapeno Cheese Fingers. One of the best places to drink in Delhi, the watering holes of Summer House Cafe offers some of the most exquisite beers.

Price: INR 1,800 for two including drinks.

Social Offline, Hauz Khas

Social Offline, Hauz Khas

What do you look out for in a bar while you plan to enjoy some time with your gang? If you seek Soothing ambiance, nice food, and a strong drink then Social Offline in Hauz Khas is your go-to place. The theme of the Social Offline is to reconnect offline and Social pulls this off in style. A silent bar with a natural ambiance, no neon lights or loud music, rather it’s a place to sit and relax with your friends. A bar cum restaurant with a contemporary feel, Social Offline feels like the way we were meant to communicate with each other. Their signature drinks are designed for all types of souls.

Nearest Metro Station: Get down at Hauz Khas Metro Station which is 3 km from Social Offline.

Must Try Things: Chicken Sandwich, Dumplings, Nachos, Cocktails.

Price: INR 1300 for two, including alcohol.

Kitty Su, The Lalit

Kitty Su, The Lalit

Options for Nightlife in Delhi NCR is limited but worry not because Kitty Su is here to your rescue. Known as one of the best party places in NCR and one of the best places for Nightlife, Kitty Su with its live music is going to make your party all night. With best dance floors and groovy music fused with lavish food menu and drinks, Kitty Su is going to be at the top of best nightclubs in Delhi. Multiple bars make drinking an easier game here and this is why it’s one of the best places to drink. The luxury pub is inside The 5-star hotel Lalit which means the service is going to be top notch and a bit costly.

Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba Metro station is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Chicken on Fire, Smoking Hot Wedges, The Lalit Signature Pizza, Taco Picante. The exclusive list of cocktails would be a pleasing surprise.

Price: INR 5,000 for two inclusive of drinks.

Monkey Bar, Vasant Kunj

Monkey Bar, Vasant Kunj

After working for 5 continuous days all you need is to relax with your friends and this is why the Monkey Bar is perfect for you. A 10/10 for ambiance, Monkey Bar Vasant Kunj is the rejuvenation you deserve and need. The glass roof panel makes it an amazing site post-sunset and during monsoons. The bar menu is also something which has gained much appreciation. So visit this place with your gang to get rid of all the toxins you have accumulated during the week.

Nearest Metro Station: The nearest metro station is Vasant Kunj, 3 km from Monkey Bar

Must Try Things: Burgers, Cocktails, Butterfly Chicken, Long Island Iced Tea, Goan Chorizo Pav Mocktails, Brownie Cookie Shake

Price: INR 1,700 for two, including drinks.

Lord of The Drinks, CP

Lord of The Drinks, CP

For all the Lord of The Rings fans out there, there is a bar themed on Medieval times. Though the name sounds like LOTR it’s a similar case. There are so many bars that offer good times but burns a hole in your pocket and then there is Lord of The Drinks. The cool and cozy interiors, rooftop restaurant and bar, good drinks and a quaint little haven where you can relax with your gang are some of the things you can expect from Lord of The Drinks. CP has got many fancy bars but this is one you just can’t afford to miss because of the feel of the bar which takes you back to medieval times.

Nearest Metro Station: The nearest metro station is Rajiv Chowk.

Must Try Things:  Peri Peri Chicken, Cheesy Fries, Cocktails, Bheja Fry, Basil Martini, Pina Colada

Price: INR 2,000 for two, including alcohol.

Gravity Spacebar, Gurugram

Gravity Spacebar, Gurugram

The newly opened Gravity Space Bar in Gurgaon has been creating a lot of buzz with its microbrewery and a space-themed interior decor. The Space Bar offers multiple seating options ranging from open balcony seats, gothic space themed area and a common area which has beautiful hanging plants. The overall ambiance of the place has made it one of the best bars & pubs in Gurgaon city. The food and drinks menu complement the serene surrounding of the place with space-themed food and drinks.

Nearest Metro Station: IFFCO Chowk is the nearest metro station

Must Try Things: Cheesecake, Pav Bhaji Moyet, Nachos Ala Pizza, Long Island Iced tea, Almond Brownie.

Price: INR 1,500 for two people including drinks.

Friction The Drinkery, Gurugram

Friction The Drinkery, Gurugram

A chilled out vibe fused with energetic music and romance in the outside garden makes Friction The Drinkery one of the top 10 bars in Delhi NCR. The best of both the worlds, Friction the Drinkery is every bit refreshing. The best place to hang out with your gang or your significant other, the natural open spaces of the place makes it worthwhile. The lavish food menu and the booze offered here has made it into every list of best pubs in Gurgaon.

Nearest Metro Station: The nearest metro station is IFFCO Chowk, 3 km from the bar.

Must Try Things: Butter Chicken Slider, Paneer Tikka and Meat Loaded Pizza are lip-smackingly good. In the cocktail section try their Virgin Mojito and Sangria.

Price: INR 1,700 for two people including drinks.

Hard Rock Cafe, Saket

Hard Rock Cafe, Saket

Remember Ranbir from Rockstar singing in Hard Rock Cafe? Yes, it’s the same iconic Hard Rock Cafe. Known for their hard alcohol and soothing music, Hard Rock Cafe is the place to be after a hectic week of work. Known for their lively music and live performances, famous bands like Euphoria have surprised the guests with their performance at Hard Rock Cafe. Following its global trend, Hard Rock Cafe offers rock music, strong drinks and good times.

Nearest Metro Station: Saket Metro Station

Must Try Things: Burgers are what make them the legendary Hard Rock Cafe, Legendary Burger Vanilla Ice Cream, Cocktails, Nachos, Corn Fritters

Price: INR 2,500 for two, including alcohol.

Unplugged Courtyard, CP

Unplugged Courtyard, CP

Take a break from your 9-5 cubicle life and spend some time under the trees with your close friends as the live music goes off in the background. The outdoor of the Unplugged Courtyard features an actual courtyard with benches. One of the most soothing bars and restaurants in Delhi, Unplugged Courtyard offers the feel of sitting in the natural comfort zone. Away from the usual high noise of bars, Unplugged Courtyard is the best place to go on a date.

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Chicken Curry, Mutton Seekh Kebab, Peri Chicken, Vegetable Mezze Platter, Chicken Biryani. In drinks try Cosmopolitan, Virgin Mojito and Sangria.

Price: INR 2,000 for two including drinks.

Time Machine, Noida

Time Machine, Noida

Did you really think that only you Delhi folks know how to party or have a good time? You haven’t been to pubs and bars in Noida then. Noida party animal spirit is something you wouldn’t have seen till now. One such amazing place to witness Noida’ spirit is Time Machine. A  themed restaurant and bar which will take you to a time-traveling adventure. With a gothic interior, lip-smacking food and good music is something. Enjoy live cricket and football matches on the giant screen of the Bar.

Nearest Metro Station: Noida Sector 18 which is less than a kilometer away from Time Machine.

Must Try Things: The most ordered items on the menu are Non-veg and Veg Maharaja Platter which is a treat of flavors, Nachos overload are another good snacks while you chug your drink, Time Capsule Mix Veg Dimsums and Farmwala Pizza is also something to look out for. In desserts try Classic Chocolate Truffle cake. Try the Sangria and Mojito, their signature cocktails.

Price: INR 2,000 for two including drinks.

Aribba, Asiad Village

Aribba, Asiad Village

A restaurant and bar is not just its menu but also the kind of ambiance they offer and vice versa. Aribba seems to understand it perfectly. On the first impression, it might seem like a cozy restaurant and bar with natural greenery but wait till you taste their food. Not many restaurants have managed to survive while serving Mexican delicacies but Aribba has defied all odds to be a cool and cozy hangout place in Delhi. Mexican dish served with their signature cocktails in the lap of natural ambiance make this place a perfect place to take out your significant other.

Nearest Metro Station: The nearest metro station is in Hauz Khas, 4km from the Aribba.

Must try things: Fiery Pork skewers, Tequila infused prawns, Avocado Torta, Margarita, Veg Fajitas.

Price: INR 2,000 for two including drinks.

The Irish House, Nehru Place

The Irish House, Nehru Place

If we know anything about Ireland, it’s their beer that adds taste to the day. After being a success in Mumbai and Bangalore, Irish House has captured the crowd in Delhi by surprise. With their top-rated Power lunch menu and DIY menu, Irish House offers the variety like no other luxury bar and lounge in the city. The signature dark wood decor of the pub makes for the perfect ambiance for you to shed off the load of the week. One of the most perfect post-work Pubs & Restaurants in Delhi, Irish House is the place to be after the hectic schedule of the day.

Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place metro station is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: The Irish and German beers are something you can’t miss. Make your own meal with the DIY menu. Try any of the items from the Power Lunch (served till the end of October). Try the Chicken Tacos and Beer Can Chicken.

Price: INR 1,800 for two including drinks.

Rodeo: Cantina and Kitchen, CP

Rodeo Cantina and Kitchen, CP

On one hand there are top bars and pubs in Delhi and on the other hand there is the experience of ordering drinks from a cowboy at the Rodeo, pick wisely. The lavish Mexican Bar in the center of Delhi, Rodeo serves the best of Mexican experience with its groovy music, Mexican delicacies and Cowboy waiters. The drinks are equally refreshing at the Rodeo with margaritas being their most ordered drink.

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Margaritas, Tequila based drinks, Tacos, Churros, Enchiladas, Chicken Burritos

Price: INR 1,800 for two including drinks.

Tourist, Janpath

Tourist, Janpath

For all the lost souls who can’t call one place home, Tourist would be your new home. Ideal for singles & couples, Tourist Bar is a traveler themed Bar in CP. There are many rooftop bars in CP but Tourists take the prize with best rooftop bars and lounges giving a perfect view of the chaotic CP. The restaurant serves cuisines from over 40 countries and seven continents. The best thing about Tourists is that you can design your own innovative cocktail. Order from the passport themed menus while enjoying on the cozy hostel-style bunk beds, enjoy the taste of traveling within the comforts of your own city.

Nearest Metro Station: Janpath Metro station is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Dragon Chicken, Cheese Blast Nachos, Galouti Kebab, and Broccoli Malai. The exotic menu items are also something you can look forward to. The Sangria is something you must check out.

Price: INR 2,200 for two people including drinks.

Junkyard Cafe, CP

Junkyard Cafe, CP

One of the most organic cafes, the entire decor of the Cafe is made out of Junk. A funky place with a weird yet interesting decor will make it your one of the favorite Bars in Delhi. Decorated out of recycled items and junk gives this place a hippie outlook. However, if you are a beer lover, Junkyard cafe is your place.  One of the best Pub & disco bar in Delhi NCR, Junkyard Cafe offer lip-smacking food, drinks, and live music.

Nearest Metro Station: The nearest Metro station is Rajiv Chowk.

Must Try Things: Virgin Mojito, Hazelnut Cold Coffee, Veg Platter, Lamb Seekh Kebab, Wasabi Fish Fillet Burger, Chicken Tikka Masala and Chicken Dim Sum.

Price: INR 1,500 for two people inclusive of drinks.

PCO, Vasant Vihar

PCO, Vasant Vihar

Have you dreamt of being in a secret society? PCO fulfills that fantasy with its exclusive secret entry. Guests have to whisper the secret code on the phone in the nearby PCO. Though not much promoted, PCO believes in secrecy. The ambiance of this place is unique just like everything about this place. The PCO takes you back to Prohibition era in America with drinks being served clandestinely. Book reservation beforehand to receive the code.

Nearest Metro Station: Vasant Vihar is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Chicken Quesadilla, Banoffee Pie, Salmon, Pizza, Saffron Pilaf.

Price: INR 2,200 for two people including drinks.

Perch Wine and Coffee Bar

Perch Wine and Coffee Bar

Delhi’s maiden wine and coffee bar is the new trend in the market, with its two floors of space and a distinctive decor. The fragrance of the herbs growing in the premise of the bar fused with the aroma of wine and coffee make Perch unique from all other usual bars. The first floor has community tables for wine tasting. The bar exhibits a collection of 37 wines imported from all over the world. A perfect wine bar, the food of the bar is equally noteworthy.

Nearest Metro Station: Vasant Vihar metro station is the nearest metro station.

Must Try Things: Egg Benedict with smoked Salmon, Beer Mustard Chicken Sandwich, Risotto, Potato Gnocchi, Wine.

Price: INR 2,000 for two people including drinks.

In the coming days, explore all these bars and pubs in Delhi NCR and experience the partying spirit of Delhi. Also, share your experience with us. If we have missed out on any famous bars and pubs in Delhi NCR, do let us know in the comments section.

Note – The Price mentioned above is the average price for two appetizers and 4 drinks. It’s not a fixed amount and may vary as per your order.

Ashwini

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Born and brought up in the Lucknowi tehzeeb, Ashwini wishes to someday settle in a quaint little town in the Himalayas. If you do not find him daydreaming about his travel plans, you’ll find him exploring the vastness of Youtube and Netflix. A travel romantic and a cricket fanatic, he also wishes to try every cuisine ever made in this world.

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