Raise a Toast at These Pubs and Bars in Pune for the Best Time of Your Life 

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Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra is known for hosting young crowds. It is a student hub, courtesy the various engineering colleges, management universities and defence academies that are established there. Naturally, the city brims with life and color – aspects that are well translated into its night-life as well. The USP of most of pubs in Pune is their uniqueness; almost all pubs are concept based and cater to different niches.

If you’re in Pune, be confident that your pub hopping experience will be special and different every time you step into a new place. Below are some pubs in Pune that you need to experience!

The Corinthians is a first of its kind micro-brewery in Pune, which strives to give its customers the unique experience of beer tasting. Surrounded by lush green lawns, with countryside themed interiors, The Corinthians is bound make you feel like you’ve taken a flight out of the country. They offer buffet meals for lunch, with a variety of drinks and food to choose from. You can also pay a visit in the evening, have some snacks, and watch the setting sun while you sip on your special beer. The Apple Cider Beer here is a must try! The perfect place to take your mate on a date.

Where: The Corinthians, Ground Floor, Nyati County, NIBM Annex, South Pune, Mohamadwadi, Pune.

Cost for two: Rs 2,000

If you haven’t experienced a Bar Stock Exchange before, this is an ideal place to visit. Just like at a stock exchange, here, the rates of different types of drinks keeps changing. If you’re lucky, you could get your drinks dirt cheap. Apart from the concept, the specialty of the BSE, Pune lies in the varied cuisines that they offer. It’s a great place where you’ll find the most amazing Chinese, Indian, Italian, Continental and Mexican food, all at one place! So next time you’re heading out with your friends, go here to please everyone’s taste buds.

Where: Out of The World Building, Plot No- 374, Lane No - 7, Ashok Chakra Society, Meera Nagar, Koregaon Park, Pune.

Cost for two: Rs 1,400

A huge pub that extends to a big outdoor setting, High Spirits is quirky and colorful. You can enjoy Pune’s beautiful weather outside or sit cozily amidst its beautiful interiors. It is mostly famous for its live music, with ‘Big Gig Night’ on Fridays and a ‘Tribute Night’ on Sundays, when you can experience different genres of music from across India and the world. High Spirits also has cookouts on Sunday mornings where they’ll provide the barbeque equipment, and you can cook while enjoying a chilled mug of beer. A must go if you’re in Pune, don’t forget to book a table if you’re planning to head out during the weekend.

Where: 35, A 1, Near ABC Farms, KP Annexe, Mundhwa Road, Mundhwa, Pune

Cost for two: Rs 1,500

A must visit for all rock lovers. Not only does Apache draw inspiration from rock music in its interiors, but also plays only rock music. If you’re there, you are sure to stumble upon some of your classic rock favourites. They also have Rock Karaokes, where guests can sing-along and head bang to their favourite artists. The pub has a very relaxed ambience and the food and drinks are served in a very unique way, making every order Instagram worthy.

Where: Shop 3, Balewadi High Street, Panchshil Business Park, Balewadi-Baner Link Road, Baner, Pune

Cost for two: Rs 1,100

If you've ever dreamed of chilling at a New York style pub, then you must head to The Irish House. Complete with a rustic ambience and an old world charm, The Irish House offers an eclectic range of delicious food. If you're a cricket enthusiast, then their World Cup Fever is something that you'd love. Along with match screenings, they have exiting offers to amp up your night. If you correctly predict the winner or are dressed in either team's jerseys, then you get a free! Standout dishes that you must try are cheese burst chicken and chicken skewers. If you're a big eater, then you will love the big portion sizes on offer at The Irish House.

Where: 2nd Floor, Phoenix Market City, Nagar Road, Viman Nagar, Pune

Cost for two: Rs 1,700

Want to immerse into Pune's beauty? Then head to Paasha, a gorgeous rooftop bar that offers mesmerising views of the city. Located inside the plush JW Marriott, a night at Paasha is an exquisite experience. Known for its north Indian food, you must try the Kakori kebab, dal Paasha and the murgh Zafrani biryani. Head to Paasha if you're celebrating a special occasion or are heading out for a date. You won't be disappointed.

Where: JW Marriott, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune

Cost for two: Rs 2,500

Quickly emerging as a favourite among the locals, Atmosphere 6 is flocked for its effervescent ambience. This is a rooftop bar that features a spacious dance floor as well as a romantic seating. If you're looking for a happening vibe, don't look further. One can choose from north India, Italian and continental cuisines. Dishes that you must try are Pomfret Masala and Tandoori Prawns. Standout drinks of Atmosphere 6 are Fireman's Sour, a concoction of whisky, sweet vermouth and angostura.

Where: Floor 6, Lunkad Skymax, Viman Nagar, Pune

Cost for two: Rs 1,700

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