When the sun goes down, the Silicon Valley of India turns into a party hub and the city transcends into a state of leisurely trance. With several pubs in Bangalore, the city is buzzing with energy on weekends. From lounge bars and exotic breweries running happy hours, the streets exude a happy vibe as the young crowd gears up to bring in the weekend in style. If it is your first time in the city, the best thing to do is hop along Bangalore's famous streets that are flanked by quirky bars, exclusive cocktail lounges and breweries serving the best spirits in the country.
Best Pubs in Bangalore
Arbor Brewing Company is known for its creative aesthetics and incredible variants of handcrafted beer. It boasts a tavern-style all-wooden decor. Grab a corner table at ABC as you sip on delicious pints of lager and jive to the latest EDM tracks of the season. If you love Oktoberfest, you will fall in love with ABC.
Location: 3rd Floor, Allied Grande Plaza, Opposite Garuda Mall, Brigade Road
Cost for two: INR 2,000
Zomato Rating: 4.⅘
2. The Biere Club
One of the best pubs in Bangalore, the Biere Club is a pub cum microbrewery known for its fully stocked bar and skilled bartenders. Their variety of cocktails and lip-smacking appetisers make this a great spot for Sunday family brunches. Oozing a rustic vibe, the pub’s mellow music and friendly staff make your experience at the Biere a stellar one.
Location: 20/2, Vittal Mallya Road, Lavelle Road
Cost for two: INR 1,700
Zomato Rating: 4.1/5
3. Pecos Stones
Pecos is one of the top pubs in Bangalore that serves the best South Indian food but with beer! A college crowd magnet, this pocket-friendly Bengaluru pub is quite the rage on Friday and Saturday nights. The ambience is fun and lively and there’s also a separate section to watch live sports. When at Pecos, try their delicious range of draught beers.
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Location: 765, 1st floor, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar
Cost for two: INR 1,000
Zomato Rating: 3.8/ 5
4. Windmills Craftworks
Windmills Craftworks is one of the most famous pubs in Bangalore. Their scrumptious selection of appetisers like the melt-in-your-mouth kebabs, pork sliders and burgers are perfect to wash down with their exquisitely-crafted cocktails. Enjoy the city’s pleasant weather at the spacious outdoor seating, the laid-back ambience and free wifi win the pub brownie points.
Location: 331, Road 5B, EPIP Area, Next to KTPO, Whitefield
Cost for two: INR 2,500
Zomato Rating: 4.6/ 5
5. The Boozy Griffin
Get your alcohol fix at one of the most happening pubs in Bangalore. Swamped with locals who visit Boozy Griffin to enjoy its unique playlist that includes a refreshing mix of desi Bollywood tracks, vibing International hits and heart-warming South Indian music. It’s also among the few places in the city that offer creative discounts at select times. At Boozy Griffin you can get your second drink at MRP as you wash down their spicy, juicy chicken wings and chilli cheese toast.
Location: 20/7, 4th & 5th Floor, Swamy Legato, Outer Ring Road, Kadubeesanahalli, Marathahalli
Cost for two: INR 1,800
Zomato Rating: 4.4/ 5
6. High Ultra Lounge
Ranking high in our list of top 10 pubs in Bangalore, High is perched 420 feet above the ground and is South India’s highest lounge bar. A lavishly sprawling 11,000 sq ft restaurant and bar, it will immerse you in a scintillating experience of Bangalore's opulent nightlife. Good music, exotic global cuisine, handcrafted cocktails and intimate corners make High a popular choice among the city’s couples. Among the fairly new pubs in Bangalore, High offers an experience of the city’s more lavish weekend party scenes.
Location: 26/1, 31st Floor, Dr. Rajkumar Road, World Trade Centre, Malleshwaram
Cost for two: INR 3,200
Zomato Rating: 4.3/ 5
It’s Friday evening, and you’ve made no plans yet? Hop over to these 6 top pubs in Bangalore to experience the city’s mesmerising energy as you drink your night away. And if you want to live the city’s bustling energy, shopping at local bazaars is one of the best things to do in Bangalore.