Bangalore Nightlife: Top 5 Experiences to Check Out

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Bangalore Nightlife: Top 5 Experiences to Check Out

20 Sep 2019 395 Views Saumil Dave

Bangalore is one of the most serene metros in India to live in. Known as the "Garden City," the city has pleasant weather, lovely lakes and an abundance of green cover with many parks and gardens. With the growth of the IT Industry, Bangalore has also come to be known as the "Silicon Valley of India." Young professionals from around the country as well as the world call this city their home. Some of the best colleges & universities in the country are in Bangalore which brings with it a vast number of students as well.

This combination has given Bangalore a variety of options when it comes to having a buzzing nightlife. Whether you are a party animal who likes pubs & discos or a sports aficionado and want to spend your evening in a bar watching your favorite sports team, Bangalore has got you covered. For someone who wants to watch a movie with friends under the open sky or want to have the best of all cuisines in a restaurant, Bangalore has it all for you.

Whatever is your preference, Bangalore's nightlife has it covered for you. It is also one of the safest cities in the country with a low crime rate and regular police patrolling throughout the night; the city is very nightlife friendly for anyone who wants to enjoy it responsibly. Here we take a look at five spots that you can choose from if you're going to spend a great night out in the city,

1. Watch India Vs South Africa 3rd T20 International

India is taking on South Africa in the third and final T20 International at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on 22nd September in a day-night game which will start at 7 PM local time. 

Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the most exciting venues when it comes to limited-overs cricket in India, a true pitch, small ground and a quick outfield always make it a high scoring venue.

        MA Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the finest in India.Image: KSCA

The venue is famous for some memorable matches in the past, the 2011 cricket world cup it witnessed the famous tied game between India & England with both sides scoring 338 runs as well as the giant-killing by Ireland where they chased down England's 328.


You can choose to watch the upcoming match at the stadium or can select one of many sports bars around the city that offer great food, live screenings for every sport live and host of other activities like pool & bowling.

2. Breweries & Pubs

One of the millennial names for Bangalore is also the "Pub Capital of India," the city has some great choices of pubs and breweries. Whether you are a fan of the traditional & light India ales or you like bitter dark chocolaty brews, there are always great options available for you.

      Bangalore has some of the finest pubs in India. Image: Treebo 

Byg Brewski near to the WIPRO Corporate road is a vast place with an open-air ambiance and great atmosphere and is almost full every single night of the week. If you like your pubs to be old school, Toit at Indiranagar Stage II is a great choice, built in the old style English way the place has great options from Basmati Blonde to seasonal Halloween & Christmas brews.


Vapour in Indiranagar & Prost at Koramangala are also some other excellent choices for all pub lovers.

3. Night Clubs & Discos

If buzzing music & flashing lights get you going, then Bangalore has some great offerings for you. Skyye Ultra Lounge is on the 16th-floor terrace on the ultra-posh UB city giving a fantastic view of the town which offers excellent trance music.

    The nightlife in Bangalore is a must-have experience. Image: Thrillopedia

If your music choice is contemporary & your ambiance preference is a little offbeat, Hangover at Indiranagar is an excellent choice. A Volkvogan serving as the minibar and great selection of cocktail buckets is going to get you in the mood for the night.


Loft38 in Indiranagar & The Sugar Factory at Palace crossroad are also some popular options for the ones who prefer to spend their evenings with friends on the dance floor. Make sure that you make a prior reservation at whichever of the great options you choose as most of the places are busy even on a weekday!

4. Watch A Movie Under Open Skies!

If you are looking for a more laidback and quiet way of retiring into the night, then Moonlit Cinemas at Ramamurthy Nagar is a perfect choice. Bangalore nights are soothing, peaceful, and beautiful. You can watch a movie while sitting on the wooden benches or in the lush green grass, order delicious food & wine, spend the evening chatting with your friends or make it a romantic date with your partner.

       Moonlight cinemas is a pretty famous spot. Image: Moonlight FB

There are also a host of farmhouses & resorts with a short drive from the central city that gives you the chance to spend your evening under the open night sky and has a relaxed evening.

5. Late-night road trips

 There are some great hangout places which are within an hour's drive away from Bangalore. You can go for a long drive all by yourself or with friends, but the trek also has great stopover points on the way to take a break, sit back and relax and enjoy food, drinks & sheesha.

      The view from Nandi Hills is spectacular. Image: Thrillopedia

Nandi Hills is around 65 KMs from the city the gates open about 5 in the morning, so you can take a long drive in the night and go to the "Hills Drive Café" where you can sit and enjoy hot beverages and sheesha. Long trips to the Bangalore International Airport or on the "NICE" road are also great options if long drives are your thing.


Saumil Dave

Bharat Army Writer


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