Sikkim drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Gangtok

Downtown

Central Gangtok's most alternative little bar has seats like midget sofas with stuffing coming out, and guests seem to flout the no-smoking rules. Yet somehow the low-lit atmosphere works, with its curtained balconi…
Bar in Gangtok

The Square

Moodily lit, with booth seating, 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'. The drink l…
Cocktail Bar in Gangtok

Tashi Delek Hotel

Colourfully ornate Tibetan patterning leads through to a wide, open terrace with decorative foliage and fabulous valley views, including Khangchendzonga peeking above the ranges. It's a perfect setting for a quiet s…
Bar in Pelling

Melting Point

Pelling's most appealing budget bar has wicker settees, boldly colourful striped walls and four tables on an outdoor terrace with fine mountain views. There's also a fairly varied multicuisine menu (mains ₹90 to ₹22…