An insider’s guide to the best bars in Chandigarh
This trendy bar is the perfect place for the ‘elite’ squad. Located in Madhya Marg, Sector 8C, Chandigarh, it is the best bar to dance your troubles away with your favorite cocktail in hand! One of the highlights of the place is its ambience lighting with neon touch, which gives the interiors a loud yet subtle vibe. Do not forget to groove over the bets songs from the DJ. If you’re a sports fan, this place has large HD screens that telecast live sports action. The bar deals with Scotches, gins, vodkas, tequilas, Cognacs, shooters, beers, frozen cocktails, and much more.North-Indian, Italian, and Mexican delish cuisines are served here.
Location: Madhya Marg, Sector 8C, Chandigarh
11:00 am to 08:00 pm; Monday
11:00 am to 07:00 pm (Tuesday and Thursday)
11:00 am to 8:00 pm (Monday)
11:00 am to 01:00 am (Wednesday and Friday)
11:00 am to 02:00 am (Saturday and Sunday)
Must-try Items: Fish Finger, Butter Chicken Combo, Chilli Chicken Dry, Fried Wings, Flaming Lamborghini, Tom Collins
Cost for Two: ₹2000
This is one of the best lounge in Chandigarh for parties and much more. Live-music, stand-up comedies, live sports action, well-lit bar, you name it, it has all! The lounge has retro and funky interiors with airy and commodious spacing, ambient seating, glasshouse-style roofing, sporty tables, artistic paintings, dashing ambient lighting, and HD screens. If you want to experience the rocking nightlife in Chandigarh, FLYP@MTV will treat you best. The place is known for its delicious food and hospitable staff. Do try their pizzas, soups, salads, chaats, Mexican munchies, pasta, burgers, kebabs platters, and sweet nothings like brownies, tarts, and Tiramisu.The bar menu has quite some options which are affordable. The exotic drinks like sangria from Spain, whiskey-based pop-corn concoction from the USA, Medusa from Greece, Carnival Float from Brazil, Beer Bomb from Belgium, and Putin from Russia display the concocting creativity of mixologists.
Location: Madhya Marg, Sector 26B, Chandigarh
Timings: 11:00 am to 12:00 am; every day
Must-try Items: Biryani, Chicken Tikka, Virgin Mojito, Cocktails, Mocktails, Wheat Beer, White Sauce Pasta, Nachos, Chipotle Paneer Tikka, Chicken Parmesan, Paninis
Cost for Two: ₹ 1200
- Hops n Grains
Nothing can beat the awesome destination of Hops n Grains in the town. This microbrewery is the place to have the best beers on a hot summer day. The place offers four varieties of beer viz premium, light, wheat and dark.They also have other drinks, which can be just as delicious as the beers. The place serves everything from North-Indian, Middle-Eastern and Mexican to Continental world cuisines. Go for their Pasta, Exotic Pizza, Salads, Paneer Tikkaand, Taco Chicken Salad. The blue neon lighting in the interior gives the rustic ambiance in a classic wooden finish.
Location: Sector 9, Panchkula, Chandigarh
Timings: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am; every day
Happy Hours: 12:00 pm to 07:30 pm
Must-try Items: Pasta, Long Island Iced Tea, Exotic Pizza, Salads, Paneer Tikka, Wheat Beer, Mocktails, Taco Chicken Salad
Cost for Two: ₹ 2000
Located at the Elante Mall, Peddlers is a Downtown New York kind of bar for young crowd. The bar offers mouthwatering choices from North Indian and Italian cuisines.The nibbles, soups, Oriental bowls, salads, grills, and the umpteen casual dining options here make it a foodies’ paradise too. The bar also serves cool combinations of cocktails and draught beer mugs and pitchers are offered at low priced during the Happy Hour(10.30am to 12.45am, with a buy-one-get-one-free offers) on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Bollywood to Classic English songs, the songs will force you to tap your feet on the DJ floor. Peddlers is the place for you if you want good food, music, interiors and drinks.
Location: Hotel Heritage, Sector 35, Chandigarh
Timings: 11:00 am to 11:30 pm
Must-try Items: Paneer Tikka, Dimsums, Cheesy French Fries, Jalapeno Corn Cheese Poppers, Mezze Platter, Drunken Chicken, Mexican Baked Chicken Nachos, Signature Cocktails, Peddler’s Mountain
Cost for Two: ₹ 2200