Goa drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Panaji

Cafe Mojo

The decor is a dark cosy English pub, the clientele young and up for a late 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 …
Top Choice Milkshakes in Calangute & Baga

Keventers

Had enough of the Kingfisher? Keventers, the famous Delhi milkshake maker, has set up in Goa and on Tito's Lane no less. The hole-in-wall joint serves up classic milkshakes in its signature glass bottles, or sample …
Pub in Assagao

Soro

The 'village pub' is a welcome addition to the back lanes of sleepy Assagao, with pumping live music on weekends, salsa dancing on Sunday and a fun atmosphere whenever there's a crowd. Decor is part English pub, par…
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…
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 h…
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, is fading but stills pumps out beats in its soundproof indoor space. It generally d…
Bar in Panaji

Soho

Take the side entrance (behind the music shop) and climb the stairs to the top floor for this sophisticated little bar and music venue where, let's face it, the beautiful people hang out. With its icy air-con, backl…
Bar in Colva

Leda Lounge & Restaurant

Part sports bar, part music venue, part cocktail bar, Leda is Colva’s best nightspot, though it operates as much as a restaurant, and even the bar closes in the afternoon. There’s live music from Thursday to Sunday,…
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, legendary and loud. There’s a rooftop lounge bar and an enclosed late-ni…
Club in Vagator & Chapora

Waters Beach Lounge

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