While restaurants, lounges and bars in the Capital offer a great variety of cocktails, more often than not, prices are really high and not suitable to all pockets. However, there are quite a few bars in the city that offer cocktails at budget rates, even if it means for a limited period during happy hours. We get you some places that offer delicious cocktails at Rs.200 or less.
Castle 9 Restaurant Lounge and Bar
This place attracts many youngsters looking for cheap outlets. But low prices don’t necessarily mean cheap crowd as many corporates working in Connaught Place visit the lounge. Cocktails like Mojito, Blue Lagoon and Cauba Libre are available for Rs.149, from 12.30pm to 6.30pm.
Where: B-45/47, 1st Floor, Connaught Place, near PVR Plaza
Tel: 011- 41528141-42
If beer is what you love, then this place won’t disappoint you with its beer-based cockatails. While a Beer Margarita is sold at Rs.199 (all inclusive) during happy hours, other cocktails that can be enjoyed for the same price include Dirty Sandy, Blue Lagoon and The Michelada. The low pricing is valid between 3 pm to 7 pm.
Where: Café Cruise, City Square Mall, First Floor, Rajouri Garden
Metropolis Bar and Restaurant
Located in the tourist hotspot of Paharganj, this bar and restaurant generally attracts backpacking foreigners. Gimlet and Brandy High Ball are two cocktails that are priced at Rs.195 (inclusive of taxes). While you sip on these budget cocktails don’t miss out on trying Pinacolada (Rs.250) which is a speciality of the bar.
Where: Metropolis Tourist Home, 1628 Main Bazaar, Paharganj
Tel: 011- 23561782
The cozy lounge and bar makes for a perfect place to take your date. Quite a few cocktails served here, have a budget pricing during happy hours. Sex on the Beach, Dirty Martini and Sex Screw Driver are some of the drinks priced at Rs.200 plus taxes, available between 12pm-8pm.
Where: G 11-14, Salcon Mall, next to Select CityWalk, Saket Tel: 011-41070001
Forget the not so exciting interiors and come here to have something more than a Mojito or a Cosmopolitan. The lounge and bar serves vodka-based Caprioska and a whiskey-based cocktail called Whiskey Sour for Rs.199 (inclusive taxes) throughout the day.
Where: 1 Cafe Lounge,
M- 89/90, Outer Circle, Connaught Place
Kylin Premier: The Teppanyaki Grill
The chic interiors and a well stocked bar ensures a high-end crowd as the clientele for this lounge. A classic Mojito and Caprioska are priced at Rs.200 between 4 pm to 8 pm. The place also allows stag, but only after a profile check.
Where: 302, Ambience Mall, Third Floor Vasant Kunj
Here, the offer on cocktails is available for the early risers and drinkers. So, if you want to start you day with a cocktail, drop in here between 10am to noon. By The Way Relaxer (vodka and rum based) and Silky Smitha (Bacardi rum based) are the two cockatails that are priced at Rs.200 (all inclusive) in early morning happy hours.
Where: 13, 14 Community Center, Ashok Vihar, Phase-2 Tel: 011-47310600