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09 Best Pubs & Lounge Bars in Goa-2020

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When most people think about Goa, all they think about is a crazy nightlife scene with rave parties and EDM music all around. But, if clubs are too mainstream and you feel you need a change, look no further! Head over to these amazing pubs and lounge bars in Goa, grab a drink and soak up the energy. They are the best places to spend a quality time with your peeps away from the hustle-bustle of the city, while chilling to some soothing music. 

Note: All the places listed below are not in an order of its rankings.

1. Joseph Bar, Rua De Ourem, Panaji.

No matter where you are in North Goa, if you need a peaceful time away from the party streets of Candolim, this is the place. Housed in O Hotel on the busy Candolim Beach, Boca Loca’s is the hot favourite destination for social evenings and get-togethers. Its Aloha-inspired interiors and attractive bar makes you want to choose this over any mainstream shacks. From International cuisines like Spanish Tapas to Fusion Cuisine that you can’t find anywhere else, you get quite tempted by the plethora of F&B options here. 

Location: Gomes Pereira Road, Altinho, Panaji, Goa 403001

Contact: 083906 65795

Cost for two (approx): ₹700 for two people 

Our Recommends: Feni, Chicken Samosa & Prawn Rissois.

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2.Carlito’s Attique – Goan Cafe & Bar, Agaçaim, Goa

Carlito’s Attique is a cozy nook in the small state of Goa. Located in Agaçaim, Goa, Carlito’s Attique has the perfect retro vibe with vinyl record hangings and a selection of hit-hitting music. Carlito’s Attique hosts stellar musical performances every Thursday which adds to the rustic vibe! Enjoy a wide spread of scrumptious Goan delicacies like Galinha Cafreal and Stuffed Calamari while grooving to some of the most magical music every Thursday!

Location: Agaçaim Market, Mercurim, Agaçaim, Goa 403104

Contact: +91 8888600069 / +91 9822123169

Cost for two (approx): Rs. 1000

Our Recommends: Stuffed Calamari & Whiskey Sour

3. Cafe Mojo Pub & Bistro, Panjim, Goa

Café Mojo is India’s first e-Beer pub where you pour your own beer and pay by the ML and not by Glass. A quaint English pub with a Goan twist, this is the place to call for any kind of celebration in Panjim. Very recently, they have added a whole new level on top with larger seating area, foosball and pool tables, to double the excitement and fun with your buddies. 

Location: Salida Del Sol Hotel, Lobby Level, Menezes Braganza Road, Panjim , Goa

Contact: 0832 2426666 / 7774075495

Cost for two (approx): Rs. 2,400 with Alcohol

Our Recommends: E-Brew self-serve Beer from Tap or Long Island Iced Tea

Cafe Mojo Pub Bistro, Panjim, Goa - Pubs Lounge Bars in Goa

4. Cafe Lilliput, Anjuna , Goa

Café Lilliput is the oldest shack on Anjuna Beach with Wooden cottages, Internet cafe, BBQ and live music every alternate days. This iconic place has been open since the 80s and hosts amazing parties on the shores. The cafe gives a calm, relaxed atmosphere and a great comfort to its diners. It has built itself a reputation not only as one of the go-to nightspots, but also as a good all-day dining place by the beach.

Location: Anjuna Beach, Monteiro Vaddo, Anjuna, Goa

Contact: 98221 37767/ 9545688100

Cost for two (approx): Rs. 1000 with alcohol

Our Recommends: Grilled Tuna, Sizzler and a glass of wine (That’s what heaven tastes like! 😛 )

Cafe Lilliput, anjuna, Goa- Pubs in Goa

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5. Cavala, Calangute, Goa

Cavala is one of Calangute’s prime meeting place for tourists in North Goa. It’s a great pub for all those who are looking for a place to party/chill with good music and no screaming teenagers around. After watching the sunset, be prepared to be amazed by some live rock and retro music by local bands. If you’re lucky, you can also get to hear some softer piano melodies on the weekdays.

Location: Calangute-Baga Road, Baga – Saunta Vaddo, Calangute, Goa

Contact: 8805021124/ 8390055518

Cost for two (approx): Rs. 1700 (with alcohol)

Our Recommends: Sangria & Cheese Platter or the spicy Country Captain

Cavala, Baga, Goa- Pubs & Lounge Bars in Goa

Cavala Baga Goa - Pubs in Goa

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6. Firefly – Goan Bistro & Bar, Benaulim, Goa

If you are put in the Southern part of Goa, a weekend with live music and entertainment at Firefly Bistro & Bar is the detox you need from the daily mundane life. It’s a breezy hangout beside the benaulim beach which makes for an ideal date location, reunions & family time. The place is run by the makers of a famous Goan feni brand – no surprise they have a huge selection of amazing cocktails based on Goa’s desi liquor.

Location: Vasvaddo Beach Road, Benaulim, Goa

Contact: 98221 23535

Cost for two (approx): Rs. 1000

Our Recommends: Feni Cocktails & Crumb Fried Beef

Firefly Goan Bistro and Bar, Benaulim, Goa - Pubs and Bar lounges in goa

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7. Soho Pub, Fontainhas, Goa

Discreetly tucked away in the scenic lands of Assagao, Soro is a pub styled eatery offering classic Goan fare at its finest. The rustic interiors coupled with an impeccable menu makes it a place where urban chic meets casual comfort. Soro in konkani means liquor. Which being said, their alcoholic beverages are top-notch and live upto its name. IT also plays host to a number of live comedy shows and other musical events. All in all, Soro is a new take on Retro Pub experience. 

Location: Fontainhas, Panjim, Goa

Contact: 077028 97753

Cost for two (approx): Rs. 1500  with alcohol

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8. Lounge Terminal, Panjim, Goa

The Terminal Lounge, located in Caculo mall is a recent addition to Panjim’s nightlife restaurants. The air-conditioned area is spacious and classy with comfortable sofas to lounge in and sip your drink while having a relaxing time with your homies. They are popular for the delectable finger food with a variety of fusion starters to choose from.

Location: Level-6, 5th floor, Caculo Mall, Opp Fire services H.Q, Panjim, Goa

Contact: 70660 40138/ 08322233322

Cost for two (approx): Rs.1500 with alcohol

Our Recommends: Chef’s special fried chicken, Arabic Hummus with pita & Long island iced tea

Interesting Note: Their “Your own bottle” concept allows you to buy a full bottle of liqueur at MRP. Drink as much as you want and keep the rest stored under lock and key, safe for your next visit. “The Connoisseur’s Vault” is full of such bottles. A great service for regular visitors. 

Connoisseurs Vault at Lounge Terminal, Panjim, Goa - Pubs and lounge bars in Goa

Lounge Terminal, Panjim, Goa - Pubs and lounge bars in Goa

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9. Taverna, Panjim

Taverna is one of the most happening places for karoake lovers and music enthusiasts! It is a great place to hangout on weekends for good music and lovely ambience. The ambience is tastefully done to give Portuguese feel. Good music and lovely food makes this place a must visit. The menu consists of many local Goa specialties such as Choris pao, Beef cutlet pao, Chicken cafreal, Peri peri chicken and many more!

Location: Pinto Arcade, Campal, Panaji, Goa

Contact: +91 9822907762

Cost for two (approx): Rs. 1000 with alcohol

Our Recommends: Sausage Pulao, Long Island Iced Tea

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Those were our best picks of pubs from around Goa. Which of these are your usual haunts with your friends and family? Comment below and let us know!  😉 

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