Best bars/pubs to visit in Kolkata

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 1. Phoenix – The Astor Hotel

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One of the hippiest places in town is the Phoenix located in the Camac Street Area. This cool place has music ranging from jazz (taking you back to the Swinging Sixties) and pops to underground techno and house that forced everyone right on the dance floor. The bar has a separate smoking room and a live TV to watch the match and catch the scores. The bar offers sparkling cocktails and liquor. Dance your troubles away in the pub with your favorite drink in hand!

Dazzling lights, colorful interiors, and luxurious interiors are what make this pub stand out in ambiance and décor. There are themed nights when the bar offers scintillating cocktails and other liquor. DJs play commercial and jazz tunes to a fascinating hip crowd of Kolkata. There’s a smoking area, a dance floor, and live TV to catch the latest scores.


Where: The Astor, 15, Shakespeare Sarani, Camac Street Area, Kolkata

Timings: 5.00 pm – 2.00 am

Cost for Two: ₹1,800

Zomato Rating: 3.6/5


2. Oly Pub

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When you’re looking for good nightclubs in Kolkata you’re likely to gravitate to the Olypub, which is quite a popular bar. The pub was born in the early 1980s and is famous for its cheap drinks and bar food. This vibrant is a cool hangout place for the students and young people. Try the chilled beer here! Coming on to the bar snacks fish fingers, cocktail sausages, beef steak, chicken ala kiev are everybody’s favorite.


Where: 21, Park Street, Park Street Area, Kolkata

Timings: 11.00 am – 11.00 pm

Cost for Two: ₹1,100

Zomato Rating: 3.4/5


3. Someplace Else

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The Kolkata located British feel bar has a casual, retro vibe and is ideal for a big group of friends grabbing a drink post work. The pub is home to Kolkata’s best-known rockers and a venue for biggies like the Indian Ocean and Parikrama. The place is famous for its 9-hour live music shows, hosting quality live music performances from famous bands all around the world. and smokers can enjoy themselves in a separate smoking room. Cocktails and chilled beer of the place are must-try. Go for the Frozen Margarita, the Mojito, the Woodstock, the Bond Martini, Kamakaze Shot, Velvet Hammer, and Draught Beer. The food is divine, order Barbecued Clay Roasted Potatoes, Crispy Chilli Baby Corn, Mushroom and Serrano Chilli Spring Rolls, Pepper Salt Mushroom, and Vegetable Tandoori Kebab Platter. The place hosts rock fests regularly, so don’t miss out!


Where: The Park, Park Street, Kolkata

Timings: 4.30 pm – 2.00 am

Cost for Two: ₹2,400

Zomato Rating: 4.1/5


4. Roxy

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One word for the Roxy bar- stylish. This bold bar has the most delicious cocktails in town! The bar is best if you want to experience the nightlife in Kolkata, dancing to the trendy electronic DJ music with a fancy cocktail in hand. The crowd is crazy and is mostly young college party animals enjoying the night. The ambience has a retro look, velvet-upholstered sofas, and has the metal and velvet chic look that reminds us of the 60s. The bar menu has wide choices ranging from tequila, global choices in wine, infused vodkas, martinis, to the special Roxy cocktails. From the food menu, order Coriander-smeared Red Chicken Tikka with Chilli Mint, Grilled Asparagus, Grilled Mushroom Frittata, and Grilled Australian Lamb Chops. And end the day with the popular frozen tiramisu before you leave. The highlights of the bar are funky hip-hop on Wednesdays, ladies’ night on Thursdays, and there is a cover charge of ₹1400 that gets you unlimited drinks till midnight.


Where: The Park Hotel, 17 Park Street, Kolkata

Timings: Mon-Thurs, 5.00 pm – 2.00 am

Cost for Two: ₹2,500

Zomato Rating: 3.8/5