Drinking & Nightlife
- Piano Man Jazz Club The real deal; Delhi's best jazz bar.
- Unplugged Unique Connaught Place bar with seating in a courtyard under a huge banyan tree and live music most evenings.
- Hauz Khas Social Hip, yet laid-back, this is the hottest bar in Hauz Khas, with craft beer, good cocktails and great views.
- Blue Tokai Grinding their own coffee beans in the hidden art enclave of Champa Gali.
- Jugmug Thela Wonderful tea specialist in Champa Gali art enclave using more than 180 herbs and spices to create their magic brews.
- Unplugged A step up from the usual Connaught Place drinking dross, Unplugged offers live music and tables under a huge banyan tree.
- Piano Man Jazz Club A funky, dim-lit speakeasy with the best live jazz in Delhi.
- Hauz Khas Social Hauz Khas's hippest bar has craft beer, cocktails and a friendly vibe.
- Ek Bar Stylish bar with some serious mixology.
- 1911 Sip the perfect cocktail against a backdrop of maharaja murals in the Imperial's classiest bar.
- Sam’s Bar The most laid-back dive bar in Paharganj.
- Aqua Sip cocktails by the pool at Park Hotel.
- Blue Tokai Delhi's premier coffee roaster is hidden in the cool-as-cats art enclave of Champa Gali.
- Ama Popular cafe with good food and strong coffee in the heart of Delhi's Tibetan community.
- Triveni Terrace Cafe French-press coffee overlooking an art gallery's open-air amphitheatre.
- Kunzum Travel Cafe Super laid-back cafe with a pay-what-you-like policy.
- Indian Coffee House Dirt-cheap South Indian filter coffee served by waiters in fan-tailed hats.
- Jugmug Thela Aromatic brews, plus very unusual sandwiches, in this marvellous tea specialist in Champa Gali art enclave.
- Chai Point Funky Connaught Place cafe specialising in healthy chai infusions (masala, cardamom, lemon grass).
- Cha Bar Oxford Bookstore's buzzing cafe has more than 150 types of tea to choose from.
- Atrium Is there anything more genteel than high tea at the Imperial?
- Aap Ki Pasand A tip-top tea shop with free tea tastings from its fabulous range of quality Indian loose-leaf teas.
- Piano Man Jazz Club Hauz Khas stalwart and the best live jazz in Delhi.
- Unplugged Sit under the branches of a huge banyan tree and foot-tap to anything from alt-rock to electro-fusion.
- Hauz Khas Social The hottest bar in Hauz Khas has punters dancing to tunes come evening.
- Blues Long-running Connaught Place lounge bar with DJ-mixed tunes and occasional live bands.
- Ek Bar Stylish cocktail bar with decent tunes.
- Summer House Cafe Roomy 1st-floor bar with a spacious terrace and frequent live music or DJs.