10 Best Cities in India for Nightlife

India is a big country with a rich culture and diverse geography. One can see every kind of experience here. From peaceful religious sites to colorful nightlife, we have a lot to experience here in India. With growing corporate culture and busy lifestyle, youngsters now want to get maximum of their night and head to pubs, discotheques, lounges, musical concerts and vibrant restaurants for enjoying the Nightlife. There are a few cities that have incredible night markets, unique pubs, and microbreweries where you can enjoy the most. In this article, we are listing 10 best cities in India for Nightlife.

Best Cities To Experience Nightlife in India

This listing is not in any order, but we have added cities randomly. It is because it depends on a person to person how he sees a city. One can think a city with microbreweries is better while others may give night markets a priority.

1. Gurgaon

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Gurgaon is located in Haryana state near New Delhi. This place has evolved a lot in recent year after several IT companies started their offices. There are lots of cocktails bars, clubs, breweries and lounges where you can go and spend hours of your night after your hectic office hours. Cyber Hub and Sector 29 are the two most notable places where you should go if you really want to enjoy the nightlife of Gurgaon.

Best Time to visit Pune: October to March

2. Goa

Goa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. This beachside city is popular for its beautiful nightlife. Baga Beach is the place where you can enjoy never-ending parties with trance music and infamous rave parties. There are also several pubs and Discos. Goa is also one of the best places in India for celebrating New Year. If you are visiting Goa, you shouldn’t miss it. There are also a few night markets and casinos to try. You can also enjoy the beach-side bonfire-barbeque night. Goa is the place that has something for everyone.

Best Time to visit Goa: October to March

3. Mumbai

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Mumbai has been popular for its awake nights for years. That’s why there was a song in the movie Badmaash (1998).

Rat ko barah baje dil nikalta hai
Subah ko chhah baje rat hoti hai
Dariya kinaro wali, filmi sitaro wali
Ye hai amchi mumbai

Mumbai, the city of dreams, never sleep. There are so many discos, pubs and dance bars to enjoy. Insomnia at the Taj Mahal hotel, Enigma, Fire n Ice, and Totos are attractive destinations. You can also have a walk alongside the popular Marine Drive if you want peace.

Best Time to visit Mumbai: October to February

4. Delhi

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Delhi, the capital city of India also has several things that you can enjoy in the night. From pubs to bars, there are lots of things. You can go to Connaught Place for pubs, bars, and discotheques. Hauz Khas Village is another destination that feels like a small town but has several bars, Pubs, and discotheques. Harry’s Karaoke Lounge Bar at Hudco Place is for those who are karaoke enthusiast. You can also go to India Gate.

Best Time to visit Delhi: October to March

5. Bengaluru

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Bengaluru is the IT hub of India and that is the reason it also has a nightlife where people go after the busy day schedule. There are several party destination including pubs, bars, and breweries. The central M. G. Road alone consists of over 40 pubs. If you love beer, you have many brewpubs to go with friends and colleagues.

Best Time to visit Bengaluru: Throughout the year

6. Pune


Pune is also an IT city where young people look to balance their work and personal life. SO, there are lots of places including pubs and nightclubs to enjoy your night. There are a few pubs that even remain open till 4 a.m. Along with liquor, you can also enjoy dance and good food. Much like Bangalore, Pune is also known for brewpubs. There are also several themed bars for different kinds of experience. Pune is also a place where you can enjoy rock shows and musical concerts.

Best Time to visit Pune: July to March

7. Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the second biggest IT hub of the South. So, you know that this place is full of the Young crowd that has spending capacity and only gets time at night. So the culture of the nightlife is also there in Hyderabad. There are lots of places for them to party at. Rain Escape, 99 MHz, Hard Rock Café, F Bar, and Under Deck are few popular places for fun cocktails and dancing on music beats.

Best Time to visit Hyderabad: September to March

8. Chandigarh

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Punjabis are known for partying hard. Delhi NCR people know this because almost all party songs come from Punjabi. So it is obvious that Punjabi people party hard and Chandigarh has a different kind of night light. There are several clubs, bars, lounges and food stalls where you can enjoy the night. There are also a few street markets for delicious street food. Zinc Lounge, Vintage Terrace Lounge Bar and Lava Bar are popular.

Best Time to visit Chandigarh: August to March

9. Jaipur

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Jaipur, Pink city”, is famous for its forts and palaces. But there are also several things to enjoy at night. Now it has several nightclubs and bars where concerts and dance shows are held regularly. Devil’s Club, Amigos Bar & Discotheque and Venom Lounge are popular destinations where you can dance the night. You can also see historical monuments that become more beautiful with hundreds of sparkling lights.

Best Time to visit Jaipur: October to March

10. Kolkata

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Kolkata is also one of the best cities in India for nightlife. Here you will see a great blend of traditions and modernism. There are several party places and nightclubs located on Park Street. You can also explore the city and look for some artistic bars, old-school restaurants, and gorgeous Instagram-able cafes. Most of the pubs and bars offer live music that many of you would love to enjoy.

Best Time to visit Kolkata: October to March