During COVID days all bars are closed, honestly, we miss our evenings on the bar table with great ambiance. This article is just to remind you of the nice bars and great clubs in Delhi. many of Delhi’s best bars are centrally located in the Outer Circle of Connaught Place. In South Delhi, Hauz Khas Village is where the action is at. The Aerocity adjacent to Delhi airport is full of happening bars. The following bars are my selection of special bars to visit in Delhi.
Serai at Olive Bar and Kitchen:
This is the ideal place for a sundown drink after visiting Qutub Minar in South Delhi. The view is magnificent and the culinary cocktails are infused with fresh fruity ingredients.
PCO is worth experiencing for the novelty factor and ambiance if you’re in South Delhi. This Vasant Vihar bar has been set up as a vintage speakeasy and requires a secret code for entry. If you’re not in the know, call ahead and make a reservation to get the code. Happy hour is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A cavernous, buzzing bar in Connaught Place, paintings of Delhi decorate Local’s rustic wood and steel interiors. Drinks at wholesale prices, large TV screens for sports, and a revolving DJ stage ensure it’s always busy.
Tamasha features an outdoor bar shaped like a truck, plus five separate areas, including a sprawling courtyard and hookah lounge, mezzanine, and rooftop overlooking central Delhi.
On the ninth floor of the newly revamped luxury Oberoi hotel, this chic open-air cocktail bar has an unmatched panoramic view of Humayun’s Tomb and central Delhi. Its inventive cocktail menu is Orient themed.
Located at the Taj Palace hotel, Blue Bar is opulent and edgy, with an open-air alfresco lounge that fronts the swimming pool. The Cosmopolitan cocktails are among the best in the city. Happy hour is from 6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., and music and dancing start after 11 p.m. Dress to impress, as this bar is at a five-star hotel.
Inspired by speakeasies from the Prohibition Era, Public Affair’s unique, handcrafted cocktails are superb.
Hauz Khas Social:
This pocket-friendly co-working space for creative types doubles as a lively bar at night.
Plum by Bent Chair:
With locations in Aerocity and Janpath, Plum has super cute, Instagrammable decor that you can actually buy. Plus, delicious signature cocktails and fine pan-Asian cuisine.
This bar specializes in gin, with 35 different varieties. The signature gin infusion, Delhi’s Fire, is a must-try. You can find it in Aerocity, at Hyatt’s Andaz hotel.
You can create your own cocktails from the available ingredients at this elegant lounge bar in Aerocity.