If you are new to the city and are wondering what to do especially when it comes to the nightlife in Delhi NCR, may be this guide will help you. For all the night-crawlers, here’s where all you can hang out when the sun goes down in and around the capital.
The beautiful city of Delhi is famous for its swanky roads, high-end malls, plush offices and the metro stations buzzing with commuters. Whether you love to get enveloped in the silence at the Lotus Temple or want to beat your hunger pangs with the amazing street food, Delhi has all the necessary ingredients to make you fall in love with it. With the beautiful historical richness along with the vibrant and energetic nightlife in Delhi, here’s what all one must-try to make their stay here worthwhile.
Nightlife in Delhi NCR
Take a quick look at our list of the most mesmerising places in and around the capital that you can visit after the sun goes down.
1. Monument watch
- India Gate
The magnificent India gate located astride the Rajpath is bound to bring out that patriotic feel in you especially after the sunset. What’s more is the majestic view of the Rashtrapati Bhawan standing opposite with fountains nearby lit with coloured lights.
- Akshardham Temple
People love to explore Akshardham Temple for its display of Indian cultural, spiritual, architectural and mythological heritage all at one place. But don’t forget to enjoy the beauty of Narayan Sarovar Lake during the sunset and water show if spiritual enhancement drives your boat.
2. Best of food and drinks
When it comes to world-class cuisines, great restaurants and lip-smacking street food, Delhi will pay off exponentially. The best of booze, oriental cuisines, fine dining and local delicacies are all out here – you just need to know where to look. If you are a foodie and want to satiate your appetite at wee hours, try out these hot favourites.
- Lap: Good music, palatable food and intoxicating drinks are some of the few eye candies Lap offers to the party lovers.
- Buzz RestroBar: Located in Gurgaon, this funky bar offers a good range of wines and liquors. Club hoppers visit this bar for its retro ambiance, while the foodies can go for their awesome Mexican and Chinese cuisines.
- Kitty Su: Are you planning a hectic night-out with your gang? Then, go to Kitty Su for its champagne lounges and pan-Asian bites.
- Shiro: Named among the best nightclubs in Delhi NCR, Shiro is famous for its world-class oriental cuisines and hardcore party animals.
The culinary adventurers seeking intoxicating flavours to spice up their taste buds should definitely walk through the by-lanes of Old Delhi for an enchanting food experience.
- Paranthe wali Gali
If oily food tempts you, try out the crispy paranthas here for their greasy awesomeness.
- Shree Balaji Chaat Bhandar in Chandni Chowk
Must-visit for those who love the tangy flavour of papri chaat.
- Jugal Kishore Ramji Lal
Located in the maze of Chandni Chowk’s chaotic by-lanes, the ‘fruit chaat with a twist’ at this little stall will make you go bonkers.
- Karim Hotel
Known as the meat-lovers paradise, the varied aromas of food have a hypnotic hold on the visitors. Don’t forget to try out the smoky kebabs here.
- Ghantewala Halwai
This 200-year old legendary sweet shop is famous for its ghee-loaded sohan halwa.
3. Evening show at Kingdom of Dreams
If you want to spend an evening in the lap of an imaginative theme park, Kingdom of Dreams is the place for you. It offers a unique combination of art, culture, heritage, performing arts in a never seen before setting.
Don’t forget to visit ‘Culture Gully’ to quench your food cravings by trying out the mouth-watering cuisines of different Indian states.
4. Enrich your soul at Nizamuddin Dargah
Sufi music lovers looking for spiritual experience should spend an evening at the Nizamuddin Dargah. Situated in the heart of the capital, it is the mausoleum of Nizamuddin Auliya who is counted among the world’s most renowned Sufi saints. Visitors should listen to qawwali sung around sunset for a soul enriching experience.
Yes, Delhi has lots to offer. A melting pot of tradition and modernity, this vibrant city has the best of history, nature and culture. Venture out and discover this pulsating city.
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