Northeast States drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Tawang Valley

Dharma Coffee House

A stunning find on the road to Tawang Gompa, this alpine-style wood-and-brick cafe brews proper cappuccino, a range of teas and delicious cakes (banana-walnut, pineapple upside-down) as well as other comfort foods. …
Cafe in Kohima

D/Café

An artsy gathering place with sofas in one corner, D/Café brews freshly roasted organic coffee (including French press, mocha and Turkish) and tasty nibbles including omelettes, waffles, salads and chicken kebabs. T…
Cafe in Shillong

Café Shillong

This fashionable hang-out in bustling Laitumkhrah ('lai-muk-rah' or just 'laimu') has good coffee, yummy steaks and other dishes (₹250 to ₹500), plus live music on Sundays from about 6pm to 8.30pm. The decor feature…
Bar in Shillong

Cloud 9

Hotel Centre Point's panoramic top-floor lounge has a good party scene going on Fridays and Saturdays when there are often DJ sessions from around 8.30pm (some Fridays live bands play instead). There's good pan-Asia…
Bar in Guwahati

Trafik

Dim and buzzy, this bar is a hit with the city’s office workers and, true to its name, attracts heavy traffic after sundown. There’s a vast TV screen for cricket matches and Bollywood music videos, and a tiny platfo…
Cafe in Shillong

Bread Cafe

A friendly coffee halt in the Police Bazar area, Bread Cafe brews respectable latte, cappuccino, macchiato and frappé in shiny red and black surroundings, and offers sweet cakes, grilled sandwiches and quesadillas t…
Bar in Tezpur

Oasis

Chilled bottles of Kingfisher beer are served with a wide array of kebabs, curries and tandoori items at this popular, if seemingly men-only, bar a short walk from Aditya's Hotel Centre Point.
Cafe in Guwahati

Café Coffee Day

A central branch of this popular coffee chain, with red-and-black decor and reliably good lattes, macchiatos and frappés. Snacks and pastries too.
Bar in Tawang Valley

Orange Restaurant cum Lounge Bar

This convivial bar beside ICICI bank comes alive in the evenings with chilled beer, loud music and TV.