A Drink Here & A Beer There: Hop Into The Best Bars In Pune For A Fun Night Out
Love a night of drinking out? If you’ve lived in Pune long enough, you definitely have a favourite bar. But, we recommend you check this list for the best bars in Pune and try them too.
MRP - My Right Place
Mumbai’s first gaming bar is now set to open in Pune. Located in Kalyani Nagar’s Mariplex Mall, MRP or My Regular Price is where you can go for affordable drinks and food. Pay as little as INR 150 for cocktails between 6 to 9 pm. MRP’s happy hours will truly make you happier. The bar also has board games and each table has a set of cards and ping-pong balls in case you’d want to play beer pong.
The Urban Foundary
The casual, industry-esque bar on Balewadi High Street has outdoor and indoor seating. We’d recommend sitting out. If you’re here on a weekday then the space has deals on each day of the week. Plus, they’ve got their happy hours till 6 p.m., so it’s an absolute win-win.
Elephant & Co.
Ask anyone in Pune for a good bar to hang out at, Elephant & Co. is always on their list. So you know you’re sure to be among a crowd that's fun to hangout around. With cute neon origami elephants hanging down from the makeshift ceiling to the table around the tree, this place is casual and fun all at once. Whether you’re in Kalyani Nagar or Baner, this bar is ideal to spend your Saturday night at.
Bangalore’s famous Toit brought its taproom to Pune at a historic location that sits pretty in Kalyani Nagar. On tap, you’ll find Toit’s six brews. While the ambience and dim lights are quintessentially Toit, the menu is a mix of Toit staples like your continental bar food: fries, burgers, pizzas and more.
True Tramm Trunk
This vibrant bar in Aundh is coupled offers cozy interiors, a beautiful rooftop and a menu that's elaborate. This place is extremely popular for its tharra cocktails and boozy gotti sodas. Choose between a variety of cuisines and bar food options. Try their jalapeno cheese poppers, Schezwan fries, dragon Chinese bhel and nachos with salsa and guacamole for starters.
The 3 Musketeers Pub
If you are searching for a place that serves the cheapest booze in Viman Nagar, you will be glad to be at The 3 Musketeers Pub. This hip resto-bar has happy hours starting at just INR 99. And, offers pizzas, large plate options perfect for groups and kebab platters.
FC Road Social
You don’t need an introduction to Social. But, the F.C. Road outlet has an open-air space Chhatt, which has a north Indian-focused menu, while the closed Social area maintains its fusion food and boozy cocktails and those super long LIITs. Try Social's naga chilli cheese toast, Chinese bhel, chooza 69. While at Chhatt, try their gourmet selection of chats - purani Dilli chaat walk which is a thaal with papdi chat, raj kachori, dahi bhalla and sooji and dal pani puri.
P3 The Lounge Bar
The place has a great vibe, pocket-friendly prices and good choice of food and drinks. In a nutshell, for anyone who cannot have enough of parties, this place is ideal. While dining here, you may come across many live performances. You can enjoy boozy offers during the happy hours which start at 2 p.m. and continue till 9 p.m.
Kogobo - Restobar & Banquet
Open sky, a green rooftop, delicious food and heady cocktails, Kogobo in Baner offers all this. Lovebirds, this place can be a lovely date spot as well. If you are looking for good food and alcohol at not-so-exorbitant prices. The prices are affordable, the food is a mix of Indian and continental and the rooftop is a pretty picture.
If you love Italian food, picture-perfect cocktails and beer, Incognito is the place to be. Known for its juicy steaks, grills, beer, sangaria and mocktails, it is a meat and beer lover’s paradise. Happy Hours at Incognito run all through the week from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. What more do you need to enjoy your night out?
Situated in Aundh, this place is a go-to when if you're in the mood to enjoy drinks at dirt-cheap rates. IMFLs, cosmopolitans, sangrias and mojitos at just INR 99, Hoppipola is a paradise during its happy hours for every booze lover. We recommend you ask for the offer of the day before you visit to get some amazing deals.
2BHK Diner & Key Club
From the owners of 1BHK in Baner, 2BHK in The Mills is yet another hot-spot for dining and wining. The place has a diverse menu along with a full-fledged bar. Try out the virgin mojito and tropical green lemonade, which are simply refreshing. The cocktails blood on the dance floor, green apple martini and melon sangria looked freakishly awesome, tasted amazing and guarantee to put you in a good mood. For food, order up their salli boti taka tak, mushroom galouti, braised lamb and definitely try their cheesecake.
The Cult - Terra
Join the cult! Yes, one of the craziest bars in town, The Cult - Terra is is known for its amazing mixes, party vibes and excellent food. It has opened up on a 40,000 sq. ft. area and is fit for almost anything. Whether you want to go out for a drink with your friends, have a romantic date, or simply catch a good meal, this club and restaurant has space for almost anything. Try the sangrias, mojitos, deadly LIITs and smoke cocktails that it has to offer.
Baraza Bar & Bites
Beachy-themed Baraza is a great place to hit up when you want a change of scene. We love their version of the classic long island iced tea – the ‘Big Daddy LIIT’ with a citrus twist, and the flavoured beers – particularly the coffee beer, infused with espresso and hints of vanilla. Craft beer from Effingut and Independence Brewing Co. is available here as well. Order off their appetisers menu, and try their ladi pav sliders – they’re delicious.