With a host of religious sites, historic monuments, museums, and Buddhist edifices, Patna will keep you busy for hours on end. But after a hectic day of exploring the city, you would definitely want to chill out in the evening, right?

Well, we have got bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that since alcohol is prohibited in Bihar, drinking is off-limits in Patna. The good news, however, is that the city’s lounges and cafés present the perfect spots to enjoy the nightlife in Patna.

So, don’t keep yourself confined to your hotels in Patna. Here’s a list of places where you can head out to enjoy a great time with family and friends post sunset.

1. Hangout Café

Groovy music, energetic crowd, and cool ambiance – that’s what Hangout Café is all about. Staying true to its name, it is a perfect hangout space for the young crowd in the city. And to keep up with the mood, the café offers mouth-watering eats and treats comprising Indian and Chinese delicacies. Whether you are out with a group of friends or family, this is one of the best nightlife places in Patna to chill out.

  • Location: GV Mall
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 600

2. LBW – Lounge Before Wicket

LBW – Lounge Before Wicket deserves the top slot among the nightlife places in Patna for all the right reasons. This place is known for its enticing decor and appealing ambiance. The extensive menu includes varieties of Continental, Chinese, and North Indian delights. You can chill out either in the outdoor sitting area, which overlooks the Urja Stadium, or the spacious indoor arrangement. Do try some of their signature dishes like Non-Veg Platter, LBW Pizza, and Lippu Chicken.

  • Location: Rajbansi Nagar
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 800

3. Indian Summer Café

Come hungry, leave happy – that is the tagline of this café and it totally sums up the mood of the place. The spacious and plush café boasts of cheerful decor and happy ambiance. As far as the food is concerned, you can expect fresh, delicious items presented in an eye-catching manner. It is an ideal place to wind down after a long day of visiting the top tourist places in Patna.

  • Location: Golambar
  • Timings:
    11:00 am to 11:00 pm (Friday to Wednesday)
    4:30 pm to 11:00 pm (Wednesdays)
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 800

4. Cafe Hideout

A popular name in the list of places to enjoy Patna nightlife, this café-cum-lounge welcomes you to a world of ethnic decor accentuated with a rustic charm. The decorative lighting fully complements the comfy indoor and outdoor seating and creates an inviting ambiance to spend an evening with your loved ones. The soothing music played at the café will surely add to your night-out experience. On the food front, you can take your pick from a wide selection of treats, including cold beverages, hot coffee, pizzas, sandwiches, pasta and more.      

  • Location: Patliputra Colony
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 500

 5. Hotbox Cafe & Dine-In


Hotbox Cafe & Dine-In combines the friendly feel of a coffee house with the lively ambiance of a nightclub. Decked up in mood lighting, the café entices guests with an interesting choice of music, food, and big-screen experience. The key highlight of the place is their selfie coffee and selfie shakes which are a treat to your eyes as well as taste buds.  No wonder, the place receives a big thumbs-up from the sundown crowd in Patna.

  • Location: GV Mall
  • Timings:
    12:00 noon to 11:00 pm (Monday to Saturday)
    12:00 noon to 9:30 pm (Sundays)
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 300

6. O.S Cafe & Grill

If you are a sports lover, the M.O.S Cafe & Grill must be on your list of must-visit nightlife places in Patna. This one-of-its-kind sports-themed café with cool ambiance is a great place to hang out with your buddies. For the football fanatics, it’s an awesome destination to watch live matches while enjoying a host of delicacies in the company of friends and fellow sports enthusiasts.

  • Location: Sri Krishnapuri
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 250

7. Mogambo’s

A cozy café with quirky décor, Mogambo’s is a great spot to enjoy the nightlife in Patna. If the name of the café is an ode to the iconic character from the Bollywood masala flick, Mr. India, the food served here is an ode to mind-blowing flavors. While it doesn’t make the mark of a spacious or lavishly decorated café, you can spend some great moments here with your friends. Don’t forget to get a selfie in front of the poster of the café that screams Mogambo Khush Hua!

  • Location: NIFT Patna, Mithapur
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 500

8. Vaishali Cafe – Hotel Maurya

How about indulging in some great multi-cuisine comfort food in a lavish setting? Head out to Vaishali Café. A part of Hotel Maurya, this all-day multi-cuisine coffee shop features a classy ambiance. The live music performances held here add to the overall experience while the amazing quality of food and quick service make your nights memorable. Do not forget to try their kebabs and baked Alaska, which are simply lip-smacking.

  • Location: Lodipur
  • Timings:  7:00 am to 10:30 am and 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 800

 9. The Brew Castle

The Brew Castle ticks the boxes for funky decor, tasty food, and prompt service. What sets it apart from the other cafes in town is its cozy ambiance, which makes it a great nightspot to spend some time reading your favorite book. The café has a small collection of books that guests can read at leisure. The food menu here features regular café items, including pasta.

  • Location: Boring Patliputra Road, Kurji
  • Timings:  12:00 noon to 10:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 400

Well, this is by no means a comprehensive list of the cafes and lounges dotting this city. But it is a good starter for those who want to explore and enjoy the nightlife in Patna.