Drinking and nightlife in Sikkim

  • Nightlife in Gangtok

    The Square

    Moodily lit with pacey music, and walls chock-a-block with black-and-white portrait photos, The Square pulls off a clever balance between family-friendly and comfortably contemporary vibes.

  • Top ChoiceNightlife in Gangtok

    Yak Bar

    Find the easily missed Tashi Delek doorway, then walk past colourfully ornate Tibetan patterning to this wide, open terrace with decorative foliage and fabulous valley views: a perfect setting for a sunset drink.

  • Top ChoiceNightlife in Gangtok

    Downtown

    Central Gangtok's most alternative little bar has seats like midget sofas with stuffing coming out, a little performance space and murals of Marley, Lennon and Hendrix.

  • Nightlife in Pelling

    Paksam Homestay

    This sweetly unpretentious cafe, little more than the family's front room, serves wickedly good organic tongba (hot millet beer, ₹100).

  • Nightlife in Gangtok

    Jungle Bar

    This couple-friendly, bamboo-walled perch offers fascinating views down onto the main bazaar street or across the city from a single rear table.

  • Nightlife in Pelling

    Melting Point

    The main cafe often has blaring TV but head straight through for three shaded, balcony tables with fine mountain-valley views.