The Coolest Pocket Friendly Bars in Kolkata


Bars and pubs that offer nice ambience and great crowd are usually expensive . However, there are some places in Kolkata  that serve amazing alcohol and have a cool atmosphere at reasonable rates that would not be too heavy on your pocket. Read through the list to know more about the coolest pocket friendly and or cheap bars  in Kolkata.

1. New Empire Bar

Soothing ambience, polite staff and wonderful music are the main attractions of New Empire Bar besides the wonderful food and alcohol. If you are looking for a place to get high but the prices make you reluctant, New Empire Bar is the perfect place for you.

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Address: 1st & 2nd Floor, Humayun Place Road, Esplanade, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700013
Phone:+91 33 2249 1051 |Cost for two: Rs. 850 approx.

2. Olypub           

The beef steak  here is just awesome so are many other food items. Topped to it, the cheap booze of Olypub makes it one of the most favorite pubs in Kolkata, specially so for the students. The food is also quite decent and well prepared. You can have a nice time with your friends at Olypub.

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Address: 21 Mother Teresa Sarani, A.J.C. Bose Road, Park Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016

Phone : +91 33 2229 9306 | Cost For Two: Rs. 800 approx. | Timing : 11 – 11pm 

3. Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge serves delicious food with economic drinks in Kolkata. Try out their Red Wine. It is simply superb. The classy ambience with a pianist playing wonderful music would add zest to your mood. The courteous staff members are definitely worth a mention if we are talking about Moulin Rouge.

Address: 31, Park Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016
Phone:+91 33 2229 9397 |Cost for Two: Rs. 750 approx. | Timing : 11 – 11pm 

4. Opium                 

After a long day at work, if you are looking for a good booze, Opium is a nice place to be. It is one of the most pocket friendly bars and pubs in Kolkata. Their service is also very quick. As far as food is concerned, try out their chicken/fish cheese sticks with beer, mutton Patiala, chicken senakati, and oriental omelettes. For drinks, their captain cola cocktail is really nice.

Address: GP Block, Bidhan Nagar, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Phone:+91 33 2357 7641 |Cost for two: Rs.800 approx. | Timing11 – 11pm


Fairlawns is an amazing restaurant cum beer bar in Kolkata. The outdoor seating courtyard over here looks like a beautiful vineyard. It is also one of the most reasonable bars and pubs in Kolkata that you can visit with your friends. To enjoy tax free beer and long conversations with your close friends, Fairlawns is the right place to be.

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Address: 13A, Sudder Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016
Phone:+91 33 2252 1510 |Cost for two: Rs.600 approx. | for enquiry contact Fairlawnhotel

6. Mocambo

One of the most iconic and oldest bar cum restaurants in Kolkata. This place is a haven for sea food and continental cuisine lovers. A perfect place to enjoy some good food with drinks and just hang out with friends located in the famed Park Street of Kolkata Mocambo is an an heritage joint with a awesome decor.

Address: 25B, Park Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016
Phone:033 2229 0095 |Cost for two: Rs. 900 approx.

7. Titos

If you are looking for a budget friendly place for a drink, Titos Bar and Restaurant is the place where you can zero down your search. The ambience is also quite decent. They have live local bands performing sometimes. Around 125 bucks for a pint of beer sounds great, doesn’t it?

Address: 12, Dalahosi, Old House Street, B B D Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001

Cost for Two : Rs. 650 approx |Timing10 – 11pm


The outlet of Gossip at Ajoy Nagar serves alcohol along with amazing starters. Their ambience resembles that of a sci-fi movie. Try out their Spicy Potato Fritters, Beer Battered Fried Fish, Congee Crispy Lamb and Crispy Chicken. Their mojitos are also superb. IPL season is a time when you can have a great time over here.

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Address: 1050/1, UNS 77, Unnyan The Commercial Complex,Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Survey Park, Pancha Sayar, Kolkata
Phone:+9133 24188348 |Cost for two: Rs. 900 approx. | for enquiry  contact Gossip Resto Pub

9. Trincas                    

Beer, whisky and vodka at Trincas are the major attractions. If you are lucky, you might even get a chance to enjoy a live performance. Try out their Irani Kebab. It is quite spacious and they even have a separate area for people for whom live performance is not a priority. Give a try to their desserts too. They are simply delicious.

Address: 17-B, Park Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016 | Phone:+91 33 229 8164

Cost for two: Rs. 1000 approx. | Timing 10 – 11pm | for enquiry & reservation Contact Trincas or Social Page

10. High Street Bar

The huge collection of whisky and wine would bring a huge smile on the face of alcohol lovers. The exquisite interiors of this recently opened place have made it a popular place in quite less time. All in all, High Street Bar is a good place to get drunk.

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Address : RAA 43/2, VIP Road (Raghunathpur North), Kalkutta (Kolkata) 700059 | Cost For Two: Rs.1000

11. Café Mezzuna

Cafe Mezzuna is a place where you can have reasonably priced drinks and yet get a classy ambience. Their draught beer here is simply mind-blowing. It can boast of serving the best Ice Tea in the whole of Kolkata. Their Italian dishes are also very tasteful with ace service and atmosphere.

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Address: Shop No. 401 – 402, 4th Floor, Forum Mall, 10/3, Elgin Road, Forum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020
Phone:033 4008 0444 |Cost for two: Rs.1200 approx | for enquiry  contact Speciality

12. The Tapas Bar                   

Relaxing music, comforting ambience and delicious seafood along with delicious shots and drinks are synonymous to The Tapas Bar. It was previously known as Zara. They have a separate smoking room which is another plus point. The peaceful atmosphere over here enables a good conversation whenever you visit this place.

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Address: 375, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700068
Phone:+91 33 4001 2639|Cost for two: Rs. 1200 approx. | for enquiry  contact Zara tapas bar

13. Bakstage

Bakstage The Wine Room is a wonderful place to visit with friends and catch up on old days. The music is another plus over here. Amazing crowd makes this place more happening and lively to visit. Their double tier burger and pizza are worth trying along with the drinks and hookah.

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Address: 1st Floor, EN Block, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091 |Phone:+91 98 3055 2117

Cost @ 2: Rs.1500 approx. | Timing : 12 – 12| for enquiry contact Thebackstagepubandgrill

14. Fuel Resto Bar                  

For a pool side experience along with brilliant food and drinks, Fuel Resto Bar at The Pride Hotel is one of the most recommended places in Kolkata. Try out their Sumac and Nut Crushed Steak of Basa. Their chicken and fish dishes are also very tasty. And the prices are quite reasonable as compared to the ambience, service and crowd.

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Address: 1st Floor, EN Block, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091 | Phone:+91 98 3055 2117

Cost for Two: Rs. 1700 approx. |Timing :  11- 11pm| for enquiry contact Pride Hotel

15. Afraa Restaurant and Lounge

If you wish to give a treat to your friends, Afraa Restaurant and Lounge is second to none. Starting from their ambience to their food, drinks and hookah, you are sure to enjoy everything to the fullest. Sit on their terrace to have a wonderful view. They even have a dance floor and wonderful foot tapping music. So the price yo pay is actually not much when you see the ambiance , the service and the fun here!

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Address: G-Block,6th & 7th Floor,City Centre Mall, Salt Lake City,Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064
Phone:+91 33 2358 1111 | Cost @2: Rs. 2000 approx. |Timing :  12:30 – 1am | for enquiry contact Ambuja Neotia

These are some of the best  pubs , lounges and cheap bars in Kolkata that serve delicious hard drinks without burning a hole in your pocket. Do try them out for sure.