No other city in India promises you a potpourri of experiences the way Kolkata does and that’s exactly why it is called the City of Joy. Well, Kolkata offers you not just joy but ‘Happy Hours’ as well. Yes, we are talking about the pubs in Kolkata where you can eat, drink, and make merry all through the night. When you want to experience Kolkata nightlife at its best, the Park Street Area is where you should be heading to. In addition to pubs, some of the best shopping centers and hotels in Kolkata are also located here.

All set to explore some of the most happening pubs, bars, and nightclubs in the city? Here is our curated list of the top 10 pubs in Park Street, Kolkata.

Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

1. Someplace Else – The Park, Park Street

Someplace Else - The Park | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Someplace Else – The Park | #1 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Want to unwind over a few drinks listening to mind-blowing live music? Make your way to Someplace Else, one of the most iconic pubs in the city. Located inside the Park Hotel, the place is known for hosting live music every evening from varied genres. Hip Pocket, the best-known rock band in Kolkata has been performing here for years. With great ambiance, wooden-paneled interiors, karaoke nights, and friendly staff, Someplace Else has been delighting pub-goers in the city since 1994. You can gorge on some delicious grub from their eclectic menu and wash it all down with a drink or two (or more) including cocktails, mocktails, shooters, beers, wine, and more. Visiting this pub, undoubtedly, is one of the best things to do in Kolkata at night.

  • Location: The Park Hotel, P
  • Timings: 4:30 pm to 2:00 am; every day
  • Happy Hours: 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 2400
  • Must-try items: Mojito, Beer, Pork Chops, Cocktails

2. The Myx, Park Street

The Myx | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

The Myx | #2 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

How about spending an evening at a pub that bagged the Times Food & Nightlife Award for the Best Nightclub in 2016? Yes, we are talking about the Myx, an open-air bar owned by Vicky Metharamani, one of the veteran DJs of Kolkata. Just as the name suggests, the place offers you a mix of everything, from groovy music played by the best DJs in the city and trippy lights to silver-dominated décor, great ambiance, and delectable food and alcoholic beverages. There is a well-equipped bar and a spacious dance floor on the first level while the mezzanine floor features a lounge bar. All in all, the Myx has all the right ingredients to make your nights memorable.

  • Location: Opp. Peter Cat Restaurant
  • Timings: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 2000
  • Must-try items: Mojito, Beer, Mocktails, Cocktails, Grilled Prawns, Quesadillas

3. Hard Rock Café, Park Street

Hard Rock Café | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Hard Rock Café | #3 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

When you want to drink hard and party harder, this rock and roll themed pub must be your go-to destination in Kolkata. Located inside Park Mansion, a 103-year-old heritage building in the Park Street Area, this multi-level pub comprises a café, bar, and a live entertainment space. The food menu here offers some of the local favorites, like Paneer Shaslik and flatbreads, in addition to their legendary burgers, nachos, and other Mediterranean, American, and Mexican items. And their alcohol menu is as tantalizing as ever, with a wide range of cocktails and premium beverages to choose from. Just like all other HRCs, the place has a Rock Shop where you can buy apparels and collectible merchandise in rock and roll theme.

  • Location: Opp. Peter Cat Restaurant
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 2500
  • Must-try items: Legendary Burger, Long Island Iced tea, Sandwiches, Onion Rings, Paneer Shaslik

4. Olypub, Park Street

Olypub | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Olypub | #4 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

It’s the fag end of the month, your bank account is not looking all that great, but you badly want to enjoy a couple of drinks and some great food. Sounds familiar? Think no more and head straight to Olypub, an old-school bar located in the Park Street Area. Started in the year 1947 as Olympia Bar and Restaurant and born again in 1981 as Olypub, it is one of the oldest watering holes in the city. The place is best-known for their signature, super-affordable beef steak, Chicken Ala Olypub, and Chicken Ala Keive. You can wash down all these and more with a glass of beer or Indian whiskey served on the rocks. The place is unassuming and might not hold a candle to other fancy pubs and bars in the city in terms of décor or ambiance. Yet, you will have to wait for at least half an hour to get a table here, especially on weekends. Now, that says a lot about this low-key classic in Kolkata, doesn’t it? 

  • Location: A J C Bose Road
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 1100
  • Must-try items: Beef Steak, Mutton Steak, Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Ala Kiev

5. Roxy – The Park, Park Street

Roxy - The Park | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Roxy – The Park | #5 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

If Olypub epitomizes the classic, old-world essence of Kolkata, Roxy represents the city’s more funky and glamorous face. Another property of the Park Hotel, this nightclub is where you can eat, drink, and try a few new moves on the dance floor till late in the night. One of the unique features of Roxy is its retro glam décor complete with metal and velvet furnishings. The talented DJs here spin some rocking music every evening, from hip hop to Bollywood, while you can indulge in a fine range of beverages including cocktails, shooters, beers, single malts, a large assortment of wines, and more. The place is hugely popular among the female crowd due to the ladies’ nights held here on Thursdays. If you are planning a night out with your gang of gals and fancy unlimited drinks for free, you know where to head to.

  • Location: The Park Hotel 
  • Timings: 5:00 pm to 2:00 am; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 2500
  • Must-try items: Cocktails, Wines

6. M Bar Kitchen, Park Street

M Bar Kitchen | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

M Bar Kitchen | #6 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Ever since its entry in 2014, M Bar Kitchen has become a favorite destination for the pub hoppers and epicureans in Kolkata. Located at the interception of Park Street and Camac Street, the pub attracts people with its contemporary and eco-friendly interiors decked up with glass, raw wood, and natural stones. The food menu here comprises mostly of Italian and European dishes including burgers, pizzas, pasta, and risottos. For those who want a dash of Indian flavors, they serve a good range of fusion items and nibbles such as Maggi, Chinese Bhel, and Chapta Chana Chos, and Nacho Chat, among others. Their 26-feet long well-appointed bar serves everything from whiskey, rum, and tequila to gin, beer, classic cocktails, sangria, shooters, and more. With skilled DJs spinning all kinds of music, the place turns into a party haven on weekends.

  • Location: Magma House Complex
  • Timings: 5:00 pm to 12:00 am; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 2700
  • Must-try items: Mushroom Pizza, Onion Rings, Cocktails, Mocktails, Pasta

7. Aqua – The Park, Park Street

Aqua - The Park | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Aqua – The Park | #7 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Fancy spending a relaxed evening by the poolside, sipping on some fine wine or finely mixed cocktails and gorging on delicious finger food? Auqa, a poolside lounge and bar located inside the Park Hotel, is where you should be. This alfresco bar is counted among the best pubs in Park Street, Kolkata, and for all the right reasons. The place is best known for its poolside ambiance complete with gazebos, in-house DJs spinning groovy music, and sundowner parties. Summer, winter, spring or fall, the place is just perfect to hang out with your special someone. And this is one of the few pubs in Kolkata where you can enjoy a session of hookah with your friends.

  • Location: The Park Hotel
  • Timings: 10:30 am to 2:00 pm; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 3000
  • Must-try: Cocktails, Sangria, Chicken Tikka, Pizza, Pasta, Kebab Platter,  

8. Tantra – The Park, Park Street

Tantra - The Park | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Tantra – The Park | #8 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Started in 2000, Tantra is another popular nightclub and pub popular with the party animals in the city. The neon-lit interiors, two swanky bars, a pulsating dance floor, a hangout zone, and live music and entertainment make it a huge hit with the young crowd. Add to that a fantastic menu that includes wines, shooters, beers, champagnes, single malts, liqueurs, breezers, mocktails, and an assortment of finger food, you are all set to dance the night away. So, head out to this 50,000 square feet club owned by the Park Hotel on Saturdays for a great partying experience or Wednesdays to enjoy the Hip Hop Night, You can thank us later!

  • Location: The Park Hotel
  • Timings: 7:00 pm to 12:00 am; closed on Mondays
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 3500
  • Must-try items: Cocktails, Beers 

9. Barf Soda Paani, Park Street

Barf Soda Paani | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

Barf Soda Paani | #9 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

A relatively new addition to the list of pubs in Park Street, Kolkata, Barf Soda Paani is ideal for pocket-conscious pub hoppers. Designed like a friendly neighborhood bar, the place offers a great range of food and beverages with a desi twist. For instance, their Narangi Aam Soda gives you a potent mix of gin, orange juice, and mango juice while the Pudina Shikanji Soda is another gin-based drink with the refreshing flavor of mint and kaffir lime infused into it. Besides these desi and fusion beverages, they also have signature classics, beers, whiskey, and others. The cozy leather seating and walls decked with posters add to its charm. What’s more, each table is pre-fixed with an ice box and two taps, dispensing water and soda.

  • Location: Magma House Complex
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 11:30 pm; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 1000
  • Must-try items: Cocktails, Luchi, Hakka Noodles, Beer, Wine   

10. The Lords and Barons, Park Street

The Lords and Barons | Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

The Lords and Barons | #10 of 10 Best Pubs in Park Street, Kolkata

An English style tavern located in the Park Street Area, the Lords and Barons looks as if it has come straight out of old England countryside. The throwback style interiors of this newbie pub in the city are complete with art deco furniture, wood moldings, vintage glass lamps, louver windows, baroque wallpapers, and other retro elements. Their food menu contains the best of North Indian, Asian, and Italian cuisines while the elaborate liquor menu has everything from whiskey and vodka to wine, beer, shots, and classic cocktails. Spread over two floors, the place has a dance floor, live DJs, and sports screenings to keep you entertained. And don’t leave the pub without tasting the ChillI Halwa served with ice cream, one of their signature desserts.

  • Location: Opp. Hard Rock Café  
  • Timings: 2:00 pm to 11:30 pm; every day
  • Average cost for two: ₹ 1000
  • Must-try items: Chilli Halwa, Malai Chingri Risotto, Shepheard’s Pie, Pizza, Paneer Tikka, Malai Mirchi Cigar

Now that you have a hand-picked list of pubs in Park Street, Kolkata, are you ready to take the night head on? Drink, eat, make merry, dance, chat, unwind, and do everything that makes you happy. You are in the City of Joy, after all!