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Empty Wallet But Party Mood? Best Places In Gurgaon Without Any Cover Charge: February, 2024

By Somdutta Mazumder

Updated - May 9, 202418 min read

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Those who reside in G-Town are no strangers to the million possibilities it presents the residents with every day. Whether you're deciding where to eat, sip on a cup of coffee or down a few shots with friends, Gurgaon will, in all likelihood, furnish you with the best options that fit your personal needs at that moment. 


On a related note, if you are craving a good party scene but find yourself hesitating due to budget constrictions, worry not! Gurgaon has plenty of options for you as well! And we at magicpin are here to help you identify those! So without further ado, let's get into this guide to the best places in Gurgaon that don't levy a cover charge!


*Disclaimer - The places mentioned in this list ordinarily don't levy any cover charges. However, this is subject to change based on the discretion of the management and in case of special occasions.*


1. Soi 7 Pub & Brewery 

One of the highest-rated pubs in all of Delhi NCR, Soi 7 is well-known for its delectable food and addictively energetic vibe. Although a traditional Asian restaurant by virtue of name, Soi 7 offers an assortment of freshly brewed beers to anybody looking to enjoy a chilled pint with their meal. The interiors are modern and sleek, and the rooftop area is simply breathtaking! 


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Highlights: Freshly Brewed Beer, Smoking Zone, Laid-Back Ambience 

Cuisines: Chinese, Thai, Asian, Italian, Fusion Indian

Must-Try: Wheat Beer, Cocktails, Watermelon Spritzer, Khao Suey, Sushi

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,200 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 8130261700, 8130666011

Where: Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City (Get Directions)



2. The Whisky Bar

A popular point of attraction for all whiskey enthusiasts in the area of Gurgaon, The Whisky Bar is known for serving yummy alcoholic beverages coupled with some delicious finger food. The dance floor, however, is the main attraction in The Whisky Bar.  Adorned with LED lights and a top-notch DJ console, every weekend is a giant party when you visit this G-Town bar! 


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Highlights: Wide Variety In Alcohol, Happening Nightlife, Mad Music, Dance Central 

Cuisines: Continental, Finger Food, North Indian, Italian  

Must-Try: Cocktails, Beer, Malai Tikka, Pasta, Chicken Tikka 

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,500 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM 

Contact: 011 71564994

Where: Sector 29 (Get Directions)


3. Cocktails & Dreams Speakeasy 

Housing some stunning interiors and catchy decor, Cocktails & Dreams Speakeasy located in Sector 15 of Gurgaon offers a wide range of yummy alcoholic beverages. The seating arrangements inside are comfortable and spacious, and the drinks are blended to perfection by the experienced bartenders. With large crowds of working professionals and cosmopolitan residents flocking to this pub every weekend, Cocktails & Dreams Speakeasy makes for the best party hub around! 


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Highlights: Expansive Bar Availability, Smoking Zone, Live Sports Screening

Cuisines: Continental, American, Contemporary Indian, Italian Mexican, Seafood  

Must-Try: Bloody Mary, Cosmopolitan, Mojito, Calamari, Nachos, Pasta 

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,500 With Alcohol 

Timings: 5 PM to 12 AM

Contact: 9810999086, 0124 4116070

Where: SCO 23, Sector 15 (Get Directions)


4. Vapour Bar Exchange

Based on the concept of dynamic pricing, Gurgaon's Vapour Bar Exchange wins the title of being one of the most beautifully decorated microbreweries in the area. The decor inside is funky and reflects the energetic spirit of the place, and the extensive menu spans across flavourful drinks and scrumptious meals, worth every penny spent! 


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Highlights: Freshly Brewed Beer, Dynamic Pricing, Funky Decor, Live Sports Screening

Cuisines: Continental, Italian, Finger Food 

Must-Try: Wheat Beer, Cocktails, Crispy Fry Corn, Pizza, Spicy Fish

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,600 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM 

Contact: 9582555610, 9582555611

Where: Vipul Trade Centre, Sohna Road (Get Directions)



5. Bottles & Barrels 

Situated amidst the corporate concrete jungle of Gurugram, Bottles & Barrels has a unique zestful ambience along with a menu that stands out from the rest. The stunning outdoor seating area makes for an excellent spot to spend the evening gazing at rushing cars on the NH8, with a light breeze and a pint of freshly brewed beer keeping you company.


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Highlights: Expansive Bar Availablity, Smoking Zone, Live Music, Live Sports Screening 

Cuisines: North Indian, Asian, Italian, Fusion 

Must-Try: Brewed Beer, Mocktails, Mai Thai, Chicken Keema, Momos

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,850 with Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM  

Contact: 9815202102

Where: NH 8, Sector 30 (Get Directions)


6. Brew Buddy 

One of the best spots in town to head to for a night out with friends, this pub furnishes an assortment of liquor and alcohol, blended into flavourful cocktails. This bar is always awash with an unremitting vibrant energy, probably owing to the eclectic decor and comfortable seating layout. The rustic interiors, efficient service and pocket-friendly prices are sure to keep you coming back for more. 


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Highlights: Live Sports Screening, WiFi Available, Happening Night Life, Smoking Zone  

Cuisines: Continental, Italian, American, Thai, Mexican

Must-Try: Wheat Beer, Cocktails, Pizza, Paneer Tikka

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,000 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM 

Contact: 011 71565144

Where: Huda Market, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


7. The Hook 

Enclosing some gorgeous indoor as well as outdoor seating options, this microbrewery in Sector 29 will offer you a plethora of choices in the department of brewed beers and other alcoholic beverages. The eclectic decor coupled with the groovy music act as siren calls for any party-lovers nearby! Lastly, the stunning rooftop area is not worth missing at any cost!


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Highlights: Stunning Rooftop Area, Freshly Brewed Beers, Groovy Music, Lit Ambience

Cuisines: Continental, Seafood, North Indian

Must-Try: Sangria, Wheat Beer, Mayo Seau, Paneer Tikka, Butter Chicken Pizza

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,600 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM 

Contact: 9999135151, 9716081968

Where: SCO 30, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


8. Farzi Cafe 

Well-known by Delhihites for its attractive and aesthetically appealing dishes and quirky, visually stunning decor, Farzi Cafe is a crowd-favourite spot for all things party! The food here is packed with mouth-watering flavours and the chefs ensure special attention is devoted to every small detail! The serveware here makes for some interesting conversation as well as pictures!


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Highlights: Happening Night-Life, Live Music, Expansive Bar Availability, Insta Worthy Decor 

Cuisines: Contemporary Indian, Thai, Mexican, Finger Food 

Must-Try: Tequila, Mocktails, Chicken Tikka Masala, Chocolate Dome, Burgers 

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,000 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 8800690419, 0124 4922273

Where: Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City (Get Directions)


9. Manhattan Bar Exchange & Brewery 

The beautiful interiors and efficient service make Manhattan Bar Exchange & Brewery one of the most frequented nightlife places in Gurgaon. The elaborate food menu spans various cuisines and the thoughtfully curated drinks menu catches every visitor's eye. Visit this bar with a group of close friends or colleagues for pure, uninhibited fun over a few pints!


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Highlights: Elaborate Menu, Happening Night-Life, Live Sports Screening, Availability Of Craft Beer 

Cuisines: Continental, American, Italian, North Indian 

Must-Try: Craft Beer, Wheat Beer, Cocktails, Mutton Curry, Murgh Khurchan

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,400 With Alcohol 

Timings: 1 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 8800697549

Where: Sector 43, Golf Course Road (Get Directions)


10. Molecule Air Bar

Arguably the quirkiest bar in all of Gurgaon, Molecule is famous for its astonishing scientific experiments on food and the presentation of dishes on chemistry lab apparatus. The molecule shaped ceiling lights and rampant use of liquid nitrogen make for some stunning culinary demonstrations, all of which will entice you to order as many diverse dishes from the menu as possible! 


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Highlights: Freshly Brewed Beer, Science + Food, Aesthetically Appealing Dishes, Live Sports Screening 

Cuisines: Continental, American, Contemporary Indian, Finger Food

Must-Try: Craft Beer, Cosmopolitan, Wheat Beer, Pao Bhaji Fondue, Cheesecake 

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,500 With Alcohol 

Timings: 6 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 011 66992205

Where:  Main Market, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


11. Adda By Striker 

A bar serving a staggering variety of alcoholic beverages, Adda has been deemed by most Gurgaon folks as THE budget-friendly place to visit when you find yourself in a party mood. With a brilliantly decorated rooftop area, a full bar, an expansive and fairly priced menu as well as the perfect soothing ambience, this place is a must-visit for a laid-back night accompanied by some freshly brewed cold ones! 


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Highlights: Expansive Bar Availability, Happening Night Life, WiFi Available, Live Sports Screening 

Cuisines: Italian, North Indian, Finger Food 

Must-Try: Brewed Beer, Cosmopolitan, Craft Beer, Chicken Nachos, Chicken Chimichanga, Momos 

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,200 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12:30 PM to 12:30 AM 

Contact: 8800666006, 8800666007

Where: SCO 24, Sector 29 (Get Directions)



12. Raasta 

This popular Caribbean lounge famous for crazy karaoke nights offers much more than a great time! With exciting options on the drinks menu and delectable food choices, periodic live music performances and mind-blowing music, Raasta remains undefeated in the list of happening places in Gurgaon that don't levy a cover charge! 


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Highlights: Reasonably Priced Alcohol, Chilled Out Ambience, Karaoke Nights, Keto Options 

Cuisines: Italian, Thai, North Indian, Continental  

Must-Try: Long Island Ice Tea, Cocktails, Mezze Platter, Jumbo Prawns, Honey Chilli Potato 

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,000 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: +91 83 7692 9426

Where: Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City (Get Directions)


13. Ministry Of Beer 

A special ministry for those who enjoy booze, this bar happens to be one of the most affordable party places in Gurgaon. The interiors of this bar are extremely mesmerising and the premises, furnished with the latest modern fitments. The menu spans across multiple cuisines along with a wide range of beer and liquor, and the chilled-out ambience makes for the perfect setting for a low-key party!


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Highlights: Freshly Brewed Beer, Pocket-Friendly Prices, Laid-Back Ambience, Insta Worthy Decor

Cuisines: Continental, Finger Food 

Must-Try: Brewed Beer, Sangria, Palak Patta Chaat, Butter Chicken

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,000 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM 

Contact: 7290072810, 7290072811

Where: Near Leisure Valley, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


14. Factory By Sutra 

With its own brewery serving fresh white beer and premium beer, Factory by Sutra is a bar regarded highly by the residents of G-Town and for good reason. The retro classic music augments the lively ambience in this pub and the gorgeous outdoor seating arrangement will furnish you with the best night out memories. 


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Highlights: Retro Ambience, Lovely Outdoor Seating, Live Music Performances, Live Sports Screening 

Cuisines: Contemporary Indian, Asian, Continental, Italian 

Must-Try: Cocktails, Wheat Beer, Tandoori Chicken, White Sauce Pasta 

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,600 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 9205246700, 9205249700

Where: SCO 23, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


15. My Bar Headquarters By Dockyard

A giant place which demands a small budget, My Bar Headquarters is considered to be amongst the more reasonably priced party spots of Gurgaon. With stunning wooden interiors and a charming vibe to the entire place, this bar ensures you have a good drinking time, any day of the week. The food in itself is a culinary voyage with options from diverse cuisines and palates. 



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Highlights: Open Air Seating, Budget-Friendly Prices, WiFi Available, Live Sports Screening 

Cuisines: Contemporary Indian, Continental, Finger Food  

Must-Try: Cocktails, Cheesy Chicken Nachos, Grilled Chicken Salad, Velvety Cream Soup, Veg Lasagna

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,500 With Alcohol 

Timings: 3 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 9250000035, 9319819966

Where: SCO 53, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


16. Downtown - Diners & Living Beer Cafe 

A trendy microbrewery cum pub, Downtown is recognised by most Gurgaon folks for its happening nightlife and zestful parties! With the bar in itself spanning three floors and comprising of a remarkable rooftop area, this pub is also appreciated for its diverse food options, delicious beverages, and did we mention, gaming consoles? 


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Highlights: Variety In Freshly Brewed Beers, Happening Night-Life, Live Sports Screening, Stunning Rooftop Area 

Cuisines: American, Continental, North Indian, Bar Food 

Must-Try: Dark Beer, Craft Beer, Chicken Burrah, Chilli Prawns, Mudpie 

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,200 With Alcohol 

Timings: 1 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 9582262545, 9599689843

Where: SCO 34, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


17. Agent Jack's Bidding Bar

While introducing the interesting concept of ordering and bidding on drinks on your phone, Agent Jack established itself as a prominent budget-friendly party location in Gurgaon. This bar offers a never-ending range of options in drinks and a phenomenal ambience, the combination of which allow you to really let loose! 


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Highlights: Bidding Concept, Stunning Interiors, Happening Night-Life, Laid-Back Ambience  

Cuisines: American, Continental, European, Mexican 

Must-Try: Brewed Beer, Mai Thai, Jack Hot Wings, Fish Fingers, Blueberry Cheesecake 

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,600 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM  

Contact: 7042330333, 8130045089

Where: SCO 21, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


18. Chull

One of the most pocket-friendly places in Gurgaon to party at, Chull is resplendent with quirky decor splashed across the outlet, neon lights and high-tempo music! The walls of Chull are adorned with funky posters and quotes, and the lively ambience is almost tangible. Both the beverages and food menu at Chull are expansive and will spoil you with a wide variety of choices. 


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Highlights: Budget-Friendly Prices, Quirky Decor, Bollywood Nights, Happening Night-Life  

Cuisines: Italian, Continental, North Indian, Finger Food 

Must-Try: Beer, Lisa Ann, James Dean, Chicken 69, Paneer Makhani 

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,500 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM  

Contact: 9599199002, 9599199003

Where: Leisure Valley Road, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


19. Open Tap

A great micro-brewery to just throw up your feet and unwind at, Open Tap delivers on both quantity and quality, at prices that are quite reasonable. The staff here is extremely friendly and cordial, and the service is prompt without devoid of any unnecessary delay. If you plan on visiting Open Tap during the weekend, suffice it to say, you are in for a treat! 


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Highlights: Relaxed Ambience, Freshly Brewed Beer, Perfect Date Spot, Great Crowd

Cuisines: Italian, Middle Eastern, American, Mexican, North Indian

Must-Try: Brewed Beer, Cocktails, Chilli Chicken, Potato Wedges, Dal Makhani 

Average Cost For Two: INR 2,000 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12:30 PM to 12 AM  

Contact: 8800669652, 9599689845

Where: Vatika Business Park, Sector 49 (Get Directions)


20. Duty-Free - The Vayu Bar 

If the success of the first outlet is viewed as any indication, this bar has taken the party scene in Gurgaon by storm, and isn't going anywhere anytime soon! With 4 stories and a distinct quirky vibe on each floor, Duty-Free is full of aesthetically appealing bar elements, high energy and celebratory vibes! The rooftop is worth stopping by at, and Poison on the basement is perfect for those craving for a jazzy, snazzy evening! 


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Highlights: Expansive Bar Options, Free WiFi, Stunning Rooftop Area, Live Music Performances 

Cuisines: North Indian, Italian, Continental, Finger Food 

Must-Try: Curated Cocktails, Belgian Beer, Peri Peri Chicken, Lamb Chops 

Average Cost For Two: INR 1,500 With Alcohol 

Timings: 12 PM to 1 AM 

Contact: 9810639962, 8383871523

Where: SCO 32, Sector 29 (Get Directions)


With this, we have officially reached the end of this guide to the best places in Gurgaon that don't levy any cover charge. So what exactly are you waiting for? Drop that text on your Whatsapp friends group, and make a weekend scene right now! Lined or not, your wallet will be thankful to you for picking a place from this list! 



Q. What is a cover charge?

A. A cover charge is a flat fee that you pay to obtain admission in a restaurant/ bar/ pub/ club. Usually, a proportion of this cover charge is redeemable at most places. 


Q. Are events and gigs at these locations free? 

A. Whether you need to pay to attend a gig or an event is based upon the discretion of the management. Most places, however, levy am entry charge in the case of special events or occasions.  


Q. Can I get free alcohol at these places? 

A. No, you cannot unless the management explicitly states the availability of an offer.  


Q. What are the most happening localities in Gurgaon? 

A. Some of the most eventful and exuberant localities in Gurgaon include - Cyber Hub, Sushant Lok, DLF Phase 3, Sector 29 and Sohna Road.