With a large student population, Pune’s nightlife is thriving. You’ll find both, popular food joints and lesser-known watering holes in this city that’s becoming the new hot-spot to unwind and make merry. Classy roof-top restaurants, funky fast food joints and chilled-out cafes across Pune have made its nightlife scene exciting and you’ll need more than one weekend to explore it.
To help clear your confusion, we’ve made a list of the best places in Pune for a fabulous party. Keep this list handy for when you’ll be in the city next! Take a look.
1. Area 51
A massive space, Area 51 in Baner, Pune is a hot-spot for the fanciest parties. You’ll see some of the most affluent people visit this place past 10 PM when the actual party starts. With pulsating music and a great nightlife scene, Area 51 caters to a vast crowd and is almost always packed! So book in advance.
We GOAT Your Back: The classic Long Island Iced Tea is a great option for a potent concoction that’ll have you taking over the dance floor in no time.
2. Flying Saucer Sky Bar
A fancy rooftop resto-bar, Flying Saucer Sky Bar has a splendid view and an amazing ambience. This lounge bar in Viman Nagar, Pune is frequented by students and has some delicious food options on the menu. Open till midnight their Chicken Tikkas are lip-smacking.
We GOAT Your Back: Their Dead End cocktail promises to be a brain freeze with a mix of seven spirits. Try it if you want a potent drink that’ll keep you up dancing all night!
A vibrant outdoor ambience, Hoppipola in Aundh, Pune is a place that’s always crowded. From their finger foods and main dishes to their potent cocktails and colourful interiors, everything is praise-worthy. Open till midnight, wait for the right mood to set in and you won’t want to leave.
We GOAT Your Back: All the Hoppi special cocktails are outstanding. But if we had to take a pick it would be the Drown In A Bucket that comes in two variants – 400ml and 800ml. Perfect for a party that’s going to last long.
4. Slounge – Lemon Tree Hotel
With wooden interiors this lounge bar in Hinjewadi, Pune also has an outdoor seating arrangement. They have a variety of cuisines on their menu and serve some delicious finger food. Their cocktails are also much-loved. With a full bar and foot-tapping music in the background, we guarantee you a memorable night!
We GOAT Your Back: They serve a large variety of spirits but our favourite boozy concoction is the cocktail XYZ. A blend of dark rum, triple sec and lime juice this one hits all the right notes.
5. TGIF Pune
A casual and fun place, TGIF will let you unwind in peace while you can also enjoy the latest sports games on their huge screens. Situated in Magarpatta, Pune this is a great place to visit with your gang. It transforms into an amazing party place and hang-out zone every weekend and is a must visit. They also offer flavourful food apart from the regular drinks and cocktails that you are bound to love.
We GOAT Your Back:Their Elderflower Martini is a fragrant and refreshing beverage that’ll get the party started in style.
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