Widely recognised as one of the most beautiful cities in India
, Udaipur offers a myriad palaces, gardens and temples to visit. As the sun sets, head to one of the city’s many bars for a cool beer. We list the top 10 local spots for a drink in the jewel of Rajasthan
With its Rajasthani style décor and furnishings decorating from floor to ceiling, Udai Kothi is an awe-inspiring blend of architecture and luxurious facilities. Known for its tranquility and magnificence, it also serves up an incredible variety of delicious drinks which guests can enjoy as they float in the rooftop pool.
O/S Chand Pole, Hanuman Ghat Marg, On Pichola Lake, Udaipur +91 294 243 2811
Panera Bar is best visited at sunset, as it offers gorgeous views over the city accompanied by perfectly mixed cocktails. Sit back in the luxurious interior, or venture to the swimming pool. Enjoying a glass of champagne as you dip your feet in the cool water and admire the beautiful Rajasthani décor is a great start to a night.
The Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur 313001, India, +91 99109 00630
Bar, Restaurant, Beer, Indian
As a city, Udaipur is filled with marvelous sights and breath-taking architecture that intermingle with stories and myths of the past. However, after a full day exploring the magnificent city, the body, mind and soul needs to rejuvenate. The Wino is the perfect antidote to sightseeing exhaustion. The bar serves its guest an impressive selection of wines from all over the world, including some local offerings, as well as a range of other drinks, ensuring there’s something for everyone’s tastes.
Address: Lal Bagh-The Club House Restaurant, MG College Road, Udaipur
Bar, Restaurant, Asian, Chinese, American, $$$
As the name suggests, the Club Volcano is a vibrant, energetic bar dedicated to providing guests with a good time. Unlike many of the other bars in Udaipur, this club eschews fancier décor and formal service for a more relaxed, youthful vibe. Head here for a late night drink and dance with friends; the mojitos and sangria are particularly recommended.
New Fatehpura, Panchwati, Udaipur +91 294 241 1284
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Bar, Beer, Indian
What sets Aangan Bar apart from the rest of the bars in Udaipur is the numerous cultural performances it holds. Apart from music, dance, good food and beer, Aangan bar provides authentic Indian entertainment in the form of horse dances, puppet shows and traditional dances, making this bar a truly unique place – where guests can enjoy both the cultural delights of Rajasthan while sipping on a refreshing cocktail or two.
Price: Fine dining
Opening Hours: 7am – 11pm
Watch out for: Traditional Indian puppet shows
Address: B-1 Ambamata Scheme Opp. Aravali Hospital, Malla Talai, +91 294 305 0000
Upré by 1559AD
Restaurant, Indian, Mexican, Chinese, $$$
Upré by 1559AD
Upré by 1559AD is a terrace bar with a wonderful view of the City Palace and Lake Palace. Located at the Lake Pichola hotel, Upré by 1559 AD has a great variety of local and international dishes and an impressive liquor selection. The décor is elegant and stylish with light curtains that give visitors their own private space and a tranquil and informal ambience, perfect for enjoying the balmy night breezes and night sky glow.
Lake Pichola Hotel, outside Chandpole, Near Hanuman Ghat, Udaipur, +91 294 243 1197
Bar, Restaurant, Indian, Beer, Asian, $$$
Unlike many other bars in the city, Tehkhana is relatively light on the wallet. The best time to visit the bar is when a major sporting event is being held; a huge screen is put up to watch the match as a group. Tehkhana is also very well known for its DJ nights and its regular Happy Hours, both of which make it one of the most popular bars in Udaipur.
Hitawala Complex, Saheli Marg, Opp. Soni Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan 303001, +91 294 320 8066
Bar, Beer, Indian
Located on the lobby level of the Inder Residency Hotel, Harbour Bar is designed to represent a ship harbour. With cream-colored seats scattered around and quirky yet elegant themed décor, Harbour Bar is a comfortable place to spend an evening. The best part about the bar though is the remarkable collection of international and Indian wines, beers, spirits, heady cocktails and mocktails.
Goverdhan Vilas, Ekling Nagar, Shikarbadi Road National Highway 927A, +91 294 248 9888