Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Colva

Leda Lounge & Restaurant

Part sports bar, part music venue, part cocktail bar, Leda is Colva’s best nightspot by a long shot. There’s live music from Thursday to Sunday, fancy drinks (Mojitos, Long Island iced teas) and good food at lunch a…
Bar in Panaji

Cafe Mojo

The decor is cosy English pub, the clientele young and up for a party, and the novelty is the e-beer system. Each table has its own beer tap and LCD screen: you buy a card (₹500), swipe it at your table and start po…
Club in Vagator & Chapora

Hilltop

Hilltop is a long-serving Vagator trance and party venue that’s deserted by day but comes alive from sunset. Its edge-of-town neon-lit coconut grove location allows it, on occasion, to bypass noise regulations to ho…
Bar in Vagator & Chapora

Nine Bar

Once the hallowed epicentre of Goa’s trance scene, the open-air Nine Bar terrace, on the clifftop overlooking Little Vagator Beach, has now moved into a soundproof indoor space so the parties can still go all night.…
Bar in Anjuna

Curlies

Holding sway at South Anjuna Beach, Curlies mixes laid-back beach-bar vibe with sophisticated nightspot – the party nights here are notorious and loud. There’s a rooftop lounge bar and an enclosed late-night dance c…
Club in Palolem

Leopard Valley

South Goa’s biggest outdoor dance club is a sight (and sound) to behold, with 3D laser light shows, pyrotechnics and state-of-the-art sound systems blasting local and international DJs on Friday nights. It’s in an i…
Bar in Panaji

Riverfront & Down the Road

The balcony of this restaurant-bar overlooking the creek and Old Patto Bridge makes for a cosy beer or cocktail spot with carved barrels for furniture. The ground-floor bar (from 6pm) is the only real nightspot on t…
Cocktail Bar in Anjuna

Purple Martini

The clifftop sunset views, blue-and-white colour scheme and swanky bar at this beautifully situated restaurant-bar could easily transport you to Santorini. Come for a sundowner cocktail and check out the menu of Gre…
Pub in Mapusa

Pub

Don’t be put off by the dingy entrance or stairwell: once you’re upstairs, this breezy place opposite the market is great for watching the milling crowds over a cold beer or feni. Eclectic daily specials make it a g…
Club in Vagator & Chapora

Waters Beach Lounge

Terracing down the hillside on the Vagator cliffs, this deluxe restaurant, bar and club is best known for its party nights, with open-air dance floors overlooking the Arabian Sea and a soundproof room for late at ni…