Dilli Diaries: Where To Get The Cheapest Beer In Delhi

It’s good to drink once in a while. But what if your once in a while is more than just once in a while or what if your plants don’t sprout money and/or alcohol? Moreover, what if you’ve just spent your life’s savings on things here and there with your squad? In all said cases, you need a bar that gets your financially broke situation. And that is exactly what these pocket-friendly bars in Delhi are for. Get your favourite pint of chilled beer without loosing an arm and a leg!


  1. Café MRP

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 50

1st Floor, C-39, Opposite Odeon Cinema, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33106516

Ditch those taxes for another round!cafe mrp drinks


  1. My Bar

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 79

28, 3rd Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi-16 | 011 33105952

N-49, 2nd Floor, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33106535

You know you’ve visited at least one of their outlets during college! C’mon don’t lie now.My Bar_compressed


  1. Ardor 2.1

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 125

N-55/56 & 88/89, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33106222

Enjoy a chilled lounge ambiance at Ardor 2.1 and pair your experience with unbelievably reasonable price.


  1. Sam’s Café

1548, Vivek Hotel, Main Bazar, Paharganj, New Delhi-02 | +91 9811029125; 011 23562902

Situated inside Vivek Hotel, this rooftop café gives you a great view of the bustling Paharganj. The menu has on offer some great North Indian, Italian and Chinese grubs along with super nominally priced alcohol. Drink up!


  1. 736 A.D.

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 90

G-15/B, Vijay Nagar, New Delhi | 011 33106025

The restobar captures the historic essence of the era when Delhi came into being as a city – in 736 A.D. Kickback with your favourite poison without shelling out a fortune!


  1. Castle 9

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 120

B-45/47, 1st Floor, Next To PVR Plaza, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33106472

Drink away your woes without having a care about the end of the month.


  1. TC Bar & Restaurant

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 135

81, Adchini, New Delhi | 011 33106394

M-66, 1st Floor, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33106004

Get high in a gorgeous setting without your card having to swipe its dignity off.


  1. Beeryani

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 100

Greater Kailash | M-44, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi-48 | 011 41061414

SDA | Shop 2, Main Market, Opposite IIT Main Gate, SDA, New Delhi-29 | +91 9999243021

You know what your chakna for the evening is going to be. A plateful of something from Hyderabad, maybe? I mean biryani, in case you didn’t get it.


  1. 4S Chinese Restaurant

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 180

A-26, Defence Colony Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi-24 | 011 41664314; 011 41664316

Scoff down delicious Chinese and Thai food while sipping on ridiculously cheap and refreshingly chilled pints.4s


  1. Neighbourhood Bar & Grill

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 129

SCO 37, HUDA Market, Part 2, Sector 15, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 8750907711; +91 8750907722

You pay peanuts and you get peanuts with your favorite pint. Get it?


  1. Thugs

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 95

Hotel Broadway, 4/15 A, Daryaganj, Delhi | 011 43663600

Down your favourite poison amidst the filmy air of this Daryaganj-based bar that draws major inspiration from on-screen villains. The place packs a dramatic décor complete with cocktails like ‘Mona darling’ and ‘Arrey oh samba’.thugs


  1. Office Office

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 95

48, Tolstoy Lane, Janpath, New Delhi-01 | 011 33105691

The name may seem like the biggest buzz kill but it definitely is not. At least, that’s definitely not what the whack décor and totally economical drinks menu suggests!office-office


  1. Teddy Boy

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 99

N-86, 1st Floor, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33106525

The place sports a dark and dim lit ambience couples with a seriously eerie but oddly comforting décor complete with deer heads, grungy walls and a massive Union Jack painted on the wall. The menu is the kind you’d want to pick from when hanging out with friends over some chilled pints.


  1. Lord Of The Drinks

A Pint Costs (approx.): INR 85

G-72, 1st Floor, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33107634

Get high on a gorgeous range of brews offered at Lord of The Drinks. Also, your wallet gets to clutch on to the remains of last month while you drunk dial your ex.


  1. Area 69

A Pint Costs (approx.): Theka rates apply

Plot No. 1, Yadav Market, Sector Road, Sector 52A, Gurugram-122001 | +91 8527526969

Area 69 lives up to the quirk and funk in its name with a deliciously loaded menu and a lively ambiance. Bite into some cheesy Italian and deep-fried American chakhna as you sip on your concoctions. Oh and did we tell you? It’s BYOB and very strategically located next to a wine shop, a.k.a. theka.Area 69


  1. Machan

A Pint Costs (approx.): Theka rates apply

Near Leisure Valley Park, Sector 29, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 9671872472

Machan is one of the first places in Gurgaon that started off the BYOB trend and hence the massive clientele. The place is the charming blend of a theka (wine shop) and a proper eatery. Seriously, what more do you want from life (and a restaurant)?


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