Unlike other parts of the country, alcohol is greatly enjoyed by the locals over here due to its low cost. The local favorites consist of mostly beer of two well-known brands, Kingfisher and Kings. The other type of alcohol found in
is Feni. It is local liquor that is distilled from cashew nuts and coconut milk. But beware, first timers may not like this liquor as it is very pungent, but you can mix it with something sweet to blend the taste. A shot of Feni costs roughly around Rs. 20 to Rs. 40 in most pubs of Goa. One can find many varieties of both Foreign and Indian liquor in the state. While Goa is known for cheap liquor, foreign brands might cost a little bit more. However, it is always fun to choose from different types of liquor over here because of their funky names like Honeybee and Old Monk.
Here are some of the best places to have a drink in Goa:
Mango Tree Bar & Café
Located at Vagator Beach Road, Mango Tree Bar & Café is a very popular bar in Goa. With delicious breakfasts, loud reggae music, an excellent menu and a boisterous bar, this pub has always been very famous among both local and foreign tourists. With a funky décor and daily film screenings, Mango Tree Bar and Café is definitely not to be missed.
: Vagator Beach Rd, Vagator, GA 403509Timings
: 9 am to 4 amPrice Range:
Rs. 100 to Rs. 300
A small cozy bar located in Mapusa, Casa Bela is the perfect place to escape the hustle-bustle of Mapusa. It is the ideal place to relax and sip quietly on a cold Kingfisher beer with friends. Due to its unique ambience and décor, this place has a completely different feel to it, which just adds to its uncanny charm. Address
: Taliwada, Opposite Syndicate Bank, Mapusa, Goa, 403507, IndiaPhone
: +91 832 226 2244Timings:
9:30 am – 3 pm & 6 pm – 10:30 pm
Jerry John Jonesius (JJJ)
A small pub located amidst the most popular beach in Goa, Calangute and Baga Beach, JJJ is mostly visited by locals. However, if you want a quiet place to relax and just sip a few beers, then this is the place to be. Besides liquor, few small snacks and Indian Meals, starting from Rs. 60 are also offered. Address
: Calangute Beach, GoaTimings
: 7 am – 10:30 pm
Located in Calangute, Club Cubana is another popular place to drink and party in Goa. Known for its unique décor, loud music and exotic drinks, this is the place to party this year. It is the only elite club in Goa with party animals from all over the world descending here to experience the nightlife of Goa. It is best to arrive early in the club, as it can get very crowded later on.
: Arpora Hill, Calangute, 403518Phone
: 098 23 539000
Cocktails and Dreams
Situated in Tito’s Lane, Baga Beach, Cocktails and Dreams is one of the most popular pubs in the entire beach. Famous for its incredible EDM music, wide range of cocktails (especially Mojitos) and friendly service, the pub is a ticket for both excitement and relaxation in Goa
. The pub also has branches in Anjuna, Palolem and Morjim.Address
: Titos lane, Baga, Calangute, Goa, 403 516Phone
: +91 0832-6521516
Exotic drinks, high energy music and a beachside bar adds to the charm of this bar. Located in the hotel – Vivanta by Taj, Drift is the perfect place to relax and hang out with friends while enjoying the beautiful views of the ocean at the same time. Sample some of the signature drinks by Taj cocktails along with excellent food like Sushi and Tapas and you are on your way to heaven. Enjoy sunset by the sea and drift into a completely different world.
: Vivanta by Taj - Holiday Village, Candolim, GoaPhone:
(+91) 832 6645858, (+91) 832 6645555Timings
: 11 am to 1 amPrice Range
: Rs. 2500 for two
A beach club like no other, SinQ is a one-of-a-kind bar that has taken the nightlife of Goa by storm. It is not only an amazing nightclub but also a privileged day club in Goa. With an open lounge area, stylish cabanas and a poolside bar, SinQ is a heaven for music and leisure lovers.
: Sinquerim , Near Fort AguadaPhone
: (+91) 8308000080, (+91) 9552100700Price Range
: Rs. 1500 for two
Cape Town Café
To sum up - this place is a restaurant, a pub, club with excellent food and have huge screens to showcase live games. One of the most happening places in Tito’s Lane, Cape Town Café is perfect for a relaxing evening with friends. Sink into one of those comfortable cushions and sip on their delicious signature drinks with some snacks. Known as Café with a twist, this all-in-one pub/club/restaurant is one the best places to hang out in Goa. Address:
Titos Lane, Saunta Vaddo , Near TitosPhone
: (+91) 832 2275496, (+91) 9923325638, (+91) 9527612070Price Range:
Rs. 1000 for Two
It is not one of the most but THE most happening place in Tito’s Lane, Goa. Young and old, alike are found drinking and partying over here. With pulsating music, the smell of hookah, luscious drinks and excellent street food, Café Mambo is a must-visit place in Goa. Famous cocktails found here are Strawberry Daiquiri, Bloody Mary and Martini.
: Tito's Lane, Sauntavaddo, GoaPhone:
(+91) 832 2279895, (+91) 832 2275028, (+91) 9823186694, (+91) 9822765002Price Range
: Rs. 1000 for Two
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