Known as the Garden City, the capital of Karnataka, Bangalore, is not only home to the most scenic locales in south India but also boasts of having some of the best party destinations to entertain the varied age groups of people who live there. Several international concerts are organized here, and thus it’s not surprising when informed that Bangalore’s nightlife is quite happening. Especially after the deadline for clubs got pushed to 1 am, several top clubs and pubs have sprung up over the last few years. So here is a look at the top 6 places that I believe define the rocking and amazing nightlife in Bangalore.
1. Big Brewsky, Sarjapur Road
This is a pub that has earned a major fan following thanks to its amazingly romantic ambiance, brewed beers, and prompt as well as dedicated service of their staff. With multiple levels of the seating arrangement, Big Brewsky is big enough to accommodate a large group of patrons at a time.
The thumping music played by their in-house DJ, the funky lighting, and a lip-smacking menu (features a mix of appetizers as well as the main course) these are the major plus points of Big Brewsky. And, not to forget the poolside atmosphere of the place with adds to the beauty of this place!
Address: Behind MK Retail, Before WIPRO Corporate Office, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore
Cost for Two: INR 1,600 approx.
Zomato Rating: 4.7 out of 5
2. Pebble, Sadashiv Nagar
This place has been one of the most happening clubs of Bangalore for a long time now. The music played by their DJs ranges from EDM to psychedelic trance to dubstep, that gels amazing well with the ‘jungle’ theme of this place.
Perfect for a large group (thanks to its large area), Pebble is the place you need to head if you wish to spend an exciting night for drinking, eating and dancing –everything that partyholics in Bangalore have fallen in love with!
Address: 3, Ramana Maharishi Road, Palace Grounds, Sadashiv Nagar, Bangalore
Cost for Two: INR 1,500 approx.
Zomato Rating: 3.5 out of 5
3. XU, Old Airport Road
A classy casual dining restaurant by the day that doubles up as a nightclub in the evening, XU is steadily turning into one of the hottest spots for partying in Bangalore. The club hosts a number of local bands apart from having an amazing in-house DJ. Music of various genres are played at XU, that attracts party-lovers of all kinds to this place. Featuring a super classy ambiance and a finger-licking menu of food and beverages, XU has to be a part of your bucket-list whenever you are discussing parties.
Address: Leela Palace, Old Airport Road, Bangalore
Cost for Two: INR 1,500 approx.
Zomato Rating: 3.9 out of 5
4. Skyye Lounge, Lavelle Road
The lounge is popularly known for its under-lit floors, circular bar counter, unique lighting arrangements, the panoramic views of the city from its deck, and the cherry on the cake is its positioning in one of the most happening malls in Bangalore – UB City.
This is a place where you can take your special one for a romantic evening – they are definitely going to be impressed by the grand treatment and exquisite ambiance of this place. You can expect excellent guest service and an outstanding choice of music when you pay a visit to Skyye.
Address: Uber Level, 16th Floor, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road, Lavelle Road, Bangalore
Cost for Two: INR 2,500 approx
Zomato Rating: 4.0 out of 5
5. Ice – Vivanta By Taj, MG Road
Make sure you have made reservations for yourself in advance to ensure that you get the best experience for your night out at ‘Ice’. The entry is purely based on the predetermined guest list, that in a way, reduces the risk of dealing with the unruly crowds.
Poolside seating, proves to be majorly relaxing and is one of the most attractive aspects which draws many people to this nightclub. Simply gulp down a few shots of vodka/tequila and get ready to dance to the most amazing music that the DJ mixes up for you!
Address: Vivanta By Taj, 41/3, MG Road, Bangalore
Cost for Two: INR 2,800 approx.
Zomato Rating: 3.8 out of 5
6. High Ultra Lounge, Malleswaram
At a scaling height of around 430 feet above the ground, ‘High’ boasts a view that can put a lot of the other lounges in the city to shame. The lounge is considered the highest in South India, it boasts of serving finger-licking menu of the remarkable dishes of Oriental cuisine.
Ideal for a cool, happening and an amazing evening date, the music that is played at ‘High’ features a mix of genres. The staff is known to be highly courteous and have very good knowledge of the dishes served out there (their recommendations can turn out to be a pleasant surprise for you!).
Address: 26/1, 31st Floor, Dr. Rajkumar Road, World Trade Centre, Brigade Gateway Campus, Malleshwaram, Bangalore
Cost for Two: INR 2,600 approx.
Zomato Rating: 4.1 out of 5
A city that is abuzz with techies definitely needs an active nightlife culture to get drenched in and given above are some of the best picks of the various options available out there. So the next time you are in Bengaluru, do make it a point to hit at least some of these party places to take home some mind-blowing stories. Go out there and shake a leg and make the most of your time!
Live the millennial rule work hard and party harder.