This historically and culturally vibrant city of India transformed into a modern city with a gleaming nightlife. Lucknow has grown from just being the city of Nawabs to the town of young working professionals. They are always looking for ideas on places to hang out with their friends and make the most of their evenings, especially on weekends. Lucknow has thus developed a thriving party scene that runs until the wee hours of the morning.
They have some of the most buzzing discotheques, pubs, and resto-bars. Some of these places are packed during the weekends, it’ll be best to call in advance if you are going out as a group and see if you need a reservation. Make the most of the nightlife in Lucknow. If you are travelling to Lucknow soon, this list of most happening party places will help you plan your evening hangouts better.
All of our recommendations are carefully selected and scored based on drinks, food, ambience, lively music and safety. So, be ready to party the night away and make the most of your evenings. Here’s the list of best bars and clubs in Lucknow.
1. Big Daddy
Choose from the elite outdoor or indoor seating and enjoy the retro yet upbeat ambience created by the music and the crowd. While you are here, don’t forget to try their signature drink the long island iced tea. They have a creative menu of gastronomical experiences that are a must-try too. Good food, variety of drinks and an upbeat ambience are how a perfect night out in Lucknow looks like!
Location: 6th Floor Balcony, Cyber Heights, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
One of the finest clubs in Lucknow that has a traditional yet modern elegance to the venue. This is not just a club but also a fine-dining spot with a bar and discotheque. The Metropolitan Club has been gaining popularity amongst the residents and tourist, expect plush crowd here. Don’t forget to try the best of their menu for non-vegetarian lovers. The Metropolitan Club is a truly great addition to the nightlife in Lucknow.
Location: CP134, Viraj Khand Near Sahara Hospital, Lucknow
Munick Bistro & Bar is a great place to take your date. A cosy spot with a German setting, good music, and great beer. This European style pub has a plethora of selection when it comes to drinks and cocktails. Munick Bistro & Bar is an absolute crowd favourite with an elaborate menu which is sure to delight.
Location: 27 & 31, Rohtas Presidential Arcade, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
Housed in Shalimar Elldee Plaza, this night club is a favourite amongst party animals in Lucknow. From delicious starters to high-class bars, JW Club is the place to be. Dance to the tunes of their in-house DJ’s or simply groove to the music while enjoying your favourite drink. One of the best spots to enjoy the nightlife in Lucknow.
Location: 5th Floor, Shalimar Elldee Plaza, Bhoothnath, Indira Nagar, Lucknow
This rooftop bar is the place to be if you are looking forward to enjoying the best views of the Lucknow city with a drink in your hand. This beautifully decorated rooftop bar also has a pool and is located on the luxurious property of Renaissance Lucknow Hotel. A great place to enjoy a social gathering or simply hanging out with your friends’ post work.
Location: Renaissance Lucknow Hotel, 16th Floor, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
6. The Flying Saucer Cafe
Located centrally, The Flying Saucer Cafe attracts excellent crowd during the weekends. Enjoy a wide variety of cocktails and mocktails, along with good food and live music. This massive venue in Lucknow has a great ambience and must be on your night out checklist.
Location: 14-18, Ground Floor, Rohtas Presidential Arcade, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
Grand Cabana has the most extensive rooftop bar in the city of Lucknow. Groove to the music by some of the top-notch DJ’s, enjoy the excellent food by the talented chefs here and drink your night away. Grand Cabana is a great hangout place for ladies without any safety concerns.
Location: Hotel Savvy Grand,11-A Vibhuti Khand Gomti Nagar, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
This old-school bar in Lucknow has a rustic appeal to it. If you think Karaoke nights are a great hangout activity with your friends, we suggest Turquoise Cottage be on top of your list. Quality food, choice of drinks and excellent service is what you need to expect on your visit to Turquoise Cottage.
Location: First Floor, Levana Cyber Heights, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
9. Club Ramala
Housed in the topmost floor of City Mall, this is one of the most happening party spots in Lucknow. From charming interiors to deliciously served food, everything about this club is appealing. Drink and dance to your heart’s content, enjoy the best of your nightlife at Club Ramala.
Location: Fourth Floor, Vipul Khand, SRS Cinema, City Mall, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
10. Cheer Peer
An Instagram worthy resto-bar, this establishment is an excellent destination for a post-work gathering. They are indeed one of the best bar-style restaurants in Lucknow that offers quirky cocktails and picture-worthy mocktails.
Location: Metropolitan Club, CP 134, Near Sahara Hospital, Viraj Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
11. Be the Beer
Calling all beer lovers to gather to enjoy some freshly-brewed beers. Their microbrewery, combined with a restaurant serves excellent drinks and delicious food. Enjoy sipping your favourite beer (not limited to) with live music in the background.
Location: A-110, First Floor, Cyber Heights, Above Nexa Showroom, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
This absolutely stunning and stylish restaurant is a crowd favourite and a great venue idea to bring your date. Percussion has managed to create a soothing ambience with their set up and interiors. Unwind over a few drinks and enjoy the excellent food at this fine-dining resto-bar.
Location: 2/139, Vijay Khand, Next to Gomti Nagar Police Station, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow