Delhi is known for its rocking clubbing scene for a variety of reasons. If you’re probably new to town, then let me inform you that hotels in Delhi are well-equipped with bars as well as a lounge. Definitely, you won’t be able to stop yourself from partying here! Additionally, there a lot of places to hit the dance floor as well! The catch is to find the perfect pub that suits your budget as well as style. Moreover, the capital city has with so many party-animals that it’s really difficult to find that one place which fits the bill perfectly. Here’s a list of the most happening nightlife places in town:
International DJs: Kitty Su
Famous for introducing eminent international electronic music artists, Kitty Su is an ideal place for dancing and DJs. The sound setup is amazing, the dance floor is spacious, and the multiple bars ensure that you don’t have to wait long to get yourself a drink. The club’s rocking decor adds to its party vibe. Not surprisingly, Kitty Su has been time and again named Delhi’s best nightclub since it opened back in 2011. It has been the only Indian club that has been featured in DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs of the World.
What to have: Chicken Tikka, Cheesy Nachos, and LIIT
Perfect for: Late Night Party, Live Music, Music Concerts
Lobby Level The Lalit Hotel, Barakhamba Rd, Fire Brigade Lane, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Opening Hours: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. until 3 a.m.
PHONE +91 11 4444 7666
Futuristic Luxury: Private’ the Ecstasy
The most rocking new entrant on Delhi’s clubbing scene is Privee’ it has won the 2017 Times Food & Nightlife Award for Best Nightclub. This straggling party place spreads over 10,335 square feet, that includes a huge dance floor and also a VIP area. It provides world-class, luxurious and the most rocking experience. The music places out here is mostly commercial, Bollywood and EDM. But, there’s something amazingly unique about this place, you can breathe alcohol in an exclusive Breathe n Booze room! Thursdays are Expat night when you have free drinks for the ladies.
What to have: Old Fashioned
Perfect for: Late Night Party, Binge Drinking
ADDRESS: Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, Ashoka Rd, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Opening Hours: 10 p.m. until 2 a.m.
PHONE: +91 85952 02020
Newly Opened: Lithium
Luxurious Lithium that opened in July 2017 has replaced Ashok Hotel’s iconic club Capitol. The goal of this place is: to charge you up and be highly explosive. The venue has been given a complete makeover and is divided into three sections — a nightclub, lounge, and fine dining restaurant. Apparently, the club has the best sound systems in the world. Depending on the night of the week, the music can range from Bollywood to house. The food out there is curated by the internationally renowned celebrity chef Akshay Nayyar.
What to have: Pizzas
Perfect for: Late Night Party
ADDRESS: The Ashok, B-50, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021, India
Opening Hours: 10 p.m. until 4 a.m.
PHONE: +91 93102-72000
Cool with a Pool: The Blue Bar
This place is patronized by the cream of Delhi, this luxury bar draws you towards its luxurious setting. The elegantly done up amazing decor with comfortable couches and the beautiful bright purple lighting. The sprawling dining area, that overlooks the lawn and pool, it makes the perfect ambiance for long chats over a couple of drinks. In the club, the blood-pumping house music goes through the hearts and minds of youngsters dancing to the beat and rhythm. Blue Bar’s signature cocktails nick back to your mind and prove to be the perfect medium to enjoy the party in faded consciousness.
What to have: Whisky Sour, Asian Mule, Aristocrat, Romeo, and Juliet Martini
Perfect for: Dance
Suggested By: Food Entrepreneur, Seema Chandra
ADDRESS: Taj Palace, 2, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021, India
Opening Hours: 12.30 p.m. until 12.45 a.m. Happy hours from 6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
PHONE: +91 11 6650 3699
Secret Speakeasy: PCO
PCO takes you back to the Prohibition era in America in the 1920s. Short for Pass Code Only, this bar has exclusively been set up like a speakeasy, where alcohol was secretly served. Located in an upmarket passageway in south Delhi, though there are no signboards indicating its presence as you’ll need to put a secret code into a black phone box to gain entry. The atmosphere inside is distinctly vintage which has dark wood, plush chairs, hardbound books, classic cocktails, jazz, and blues. Get your reservations done and enjoy the coolest party in town.
What to have: Stuffed Chicken, Gambas Al Ajillo
Perfect for: Cocktails, Weekend Night Out
Suggested By: Food and Travel Journalist, Harnoor Channi-Tiwary
ADDRESS: D-4, D, Block A, Block Market, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110057, India
Opening Hours: 5 p.m. until 1 a.m.
PHONE: +91 97111 08482
So, for this weekend if you want to enjoy the rocking nightlife of our beloved capital! Keep this list of these amazing clubs and party places in Delhi to plan your night out. Do keep in mind the places that have made it to this list above are definitely the best options you have out here.