Maharashtra drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Craft Beer in Pune

Independence Brewing Company

Reserve a table in the outstanding beer garden at this industrially hip craft brewery – Pune's finest – and you'll swear you're in California. The seven taps change often – Four Grain saison, Method to Madness IPA a…
Bar in Aurangabad

KA Lounge

Aurangabad's one and only trendy cocktail bar is brand-spanking new and caters to the city's upwardly hip who plop down on cosy lounge seating amid exposed brick walls and groove to DJ-spun hip-hop, jazz and house o…
Bar in Pune

High Spirits Cafe

Pune's most happening evenings take place in this artistically inclined bar with a ramshackle, good-time outdoor patio. Every night something cool is on, such as comedy Wednesdays, disco Saturdays and an unskippable…
Microbrewery in Pune

Effingut Brewerkz

At Effingut, the beer menu is the tasting tray, which offers a free sampling of all nine beers on tap at any given time (the Citrus Burst IPA and Hefeweizen are the way to go). DJs spin nightly and things get absolu…
Cafe in Lonavla

German Bakery Wunderbar

A youngish and hip crowd flocks to this Pune transplant for cocktails (₹250 to ₹350), Bira draft beer (from ₹130) and sangria pitchers (₹1000), as well as an expanded cafe menu (mains ₹250 to ₹450), all taken on a l…
Club in Pune

1000 Oaks

An old favourite with a cosy pub-style bar, a compact dance floor and a charming terrace for those who prefer it quieter. Pitchers of Long Island iced tea and sangria (₹794 to ₹888) are very popular. Weekday happy h…
Bar in Nasik

31st Street

Apparently the best independent bar Nasik has to offer is located inside a kid's arcade called Big Bang (within a shopping mall) next to a neon bowling alley (though they do sell wine by the pint). At least the comp…