Hyderabad drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Hyderabad


A stylish, sociable Belgium beer house that draws a refreshingly mixed-gender, mixed-age crowd. Order a 'beer platter' for a sample of four choice brews or try the set lunch (₹799), which includes a draught beer. Th…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Hyderabad

Prost Brewpub

A highly popular, cavernous brewhouse with five tap beers, including an English ale and a stout, plus cider. There are several zones, all stylishly lit, including ample outdoor space and an extensive East-meets-West…
Club in Hyderabad


A sleek, upmarket nightclub, with loungy booth seating, a big dance floor and a pumping bass-driven sound system. Men won't get past the ranks of bouncers without female companions. Drinks are pricey (cocktails arou…
Bar in Hyderabad


A rooftop bar that boasts a great terrace, with elegant seating and interior rooms for live music and DJs. The eating 'zone' serves North Indian, Chinese and Western food, and they have an alcohol licence (good cock…
Cafe in Hyderabad


Located on a quiet leafy street in Banjara Hills, OCD (Obsessive Coffee Disorder) attracts a fashionable crowd with its zany decor, pool table and terrace for hookah puffing. There's decent grub (Chinese and Western…
Cafe in Hyderabad

Coffee Cup

Excellent neighbourhood cafe and creative hub that's a magnet for East Hyderabad's arty crew. Offers a fine selection of interesting coffees (try an Ethiopian Khawa), teas, snacks and meals. There's stand-up comedy …
Lounge in Hyderabad


A stunning rooftop lounge with sleek, contemporary seating and a cool vibe serving mocktails, coffee and hookahs (though no alcohol) to a young crowd. A tad tricky to find, it's down a lane just west of the GVK One …
Lounge in Hyderabad


Social is a buzzing evening venue with live bands, industrial decor and a young social, arty crowd. North Indian food is served, though no booze, and there's an outdoor terrace. Access is via a creaky lift.
Cafe in Hyderabad


Mocha is a garden cafe that enjoys a large plot at the rear of an imposing Banjara mansion. Visit during the day and try one of their special coffees (like Jamaican Blue Mountain). Also popular in the evenings with …
Bar in Hyderabad

Coco’s Bar & Grill

The rooftop setting, with rustic bamboo couches and thatch roofs, makes Coco's perfect for a cold drink on a balmy evening (beer/cocktails from ₹175/325). There's live blues and soft rock nightly, and decent Indian …