Ben Franklin once said, “There cannot be good living if there is not good drinking”! The list below is my selection of the best bar lounges in Pune. To relax with a caipiroska in hand after a long day for a casual evening with that special person or for some quality time with buddies over drinks and music. Perfect weekend hangout places to enjoy chit chats with friend.
Soho Bar in Pune
Soho Bar has remained the favorite since it threw its open doors to puneites. This lounge cum resto bar is fully equipped and have some amazing cocktails that keep this place busy. They also serve some great food that include dabba gosht, patiala tang and tandoori machli.
This air conditioned bar has electric ambiance with cosy corners, good food, great music and efficient service. Great for parties and get together. Night out for two costs around 1000. They accept credit card.
Timings: 07:00 PM to 01:00 AM
Metro Traders Compound,
Kalyani Nagar, Next to Bishop’s School,
Kiva Bar in Pune
Kiva Bar with its mediterranean ambiance, cosy seating and warm interiors has become hot spot for the old and young alike. It offers a casual and contemporary environ to just lounge or enjoy some fantastic cocktails with good music.
This is an air conditioned bar with good decor and efficient service. Night out for two costs around Rs.1000. They accept credit cards.
Timings: 07:30 PM to 12:00 midnight
Range Hill Road,
Ashok Nagar, Pune
Zanzibar Bar in Pune
Zanzibar Bar at the central park is a good place to spend an evening. They have an impressive and extensive wine list apart from serving some excellent cocktails. They launch caipirosko in different flavors such as pineapple, lithci, guava and apple.You can also try their manhattan, mudslide. Here do try their veg cheesy kebabs, schezwan chicken tikka, hummus with pita bread and murgh malai kebab.
This is an air conditioned restaurant with a mystic yet comfortable ambiance. Service here is decent. Night out for two costs around Rs.1000. Credit card is accepted here.
Timings: 12:00 noon to 03:00 PM & 07:30 PM to 11:30 PM
The Central Park,
Bund Garden Road,
Soul Purpose Bar in Pune
Soul Purpose Bar at deccan rendezvous is a place to refine your mind with some great music and drinks. Here they have wide range of cocktails, mocktails and spirits. Do try soul purpose cocktail, sangria, fruit daiquiri, mojito and pinacolada.
An air conditioned bar with an ambiance that is ideal for business conversations or quiet evening out. Service is decent. Night out for two costs around Rs.1000. They accept credit card.
Timings: 06:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Soul Purpose Bar
1202/03, Apte Road,
Shivaji Nagar, Pune, 411004