Let’s just cut the chase and come to the point. Whiskey Sour is one of the best ways to enjoy the spirit. But that’s not the only reason we’ll be sticking to this classic cocktail this weekend because tomorrow, that is, 19th May also happens to be World Whiskey Day (yep, the day really exists and we couldn’t be happier). And there is no better setting than a classy Jazz bar to enjoy the cocktail. Here are Delhi’s best jazz bars to enjoy a glass of whiskey sour or even just some whiskey on the rocks. Enjoy!
D-4, D Block Market, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi-57 | +91 9711108482
Fashioned after the speakeasy bars of the prohibition era, PCO has a classic 20s feel to it. Enjoy some good jazz music, great food and a range of heady cocktails, of course. Sip on their Mood Cocktails and gorge on delicious nosh while tapping to their classic Jazz tunes. And don’t forget to call up before to ask for their secret passcode for entry!
Cocktails & Dreams, Speakeasy
SCO Part, Sector 15-2, Sector 15, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 8750582297
The bar replicates the charm of the speakeasy, Jazz bars of the early 1900s. They have regular, live music performances by brilliant Jazz artists from all around the world. Team up an Old Fashioned off their topnotch bar with scrumptious finger food as you enjoy the stellar music performances.
The Piano Man Jazz Club
B 6-7/22, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Opp Deer Park, New Delhi-29 | 011 41315181
The Piano Man is known for playing live Jazz music and serving only vegetarian food. The interiors, ambiance and entire set up will transport you to a different time altogether. Swing by this place to Jazz up your evenings and do try their Tea Infused Refreshers.
Le Bistro du Parc
Shop No. 57,58,59, A Block, Moolchand Flyover Complex, Moolchand Market, Opp. Moolchand Medicity, Defence Colony, New Delhi-24
This tasteful European bistro hosts its fêted weekly event, Jazz by the Park where the best of Jazz musicians from around the world come to perform every Wednesday evening. You can reserve a table for yourself and enjoy this musical treat on a lovely terrace setting overlooking lush green surroundings complete with delicious French bites.
1, Mansingh Rd, New Delhi-11 | 011 23026162
This tasteful European bistro hosts its fêted weekly event, Jazz by the Park where the best of Jazz musicians from around the world come to perform every Wednesday evening. You can reserve a table for yourself and enjoy this musical treat on a lovely terrace setting overlooking lush green surroundings. The chic ambiance attracts many Jazz lovers, complemented by the suave waiting staff serving appetizing French delicacies and well-mixed concoctions.
Sandy’s Bar & Kitchen
388 SCO ,Adjacent to IFFCO Metro Station, Behind Westin Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon-122001 | 011 39595290
Sandy’s has a snug environment that is suited to have intimate conversations whilst enjoying blues & jazz accompanied with delicious cocktails. You can also attend a bar school where Sandy Verma will teach you a thing or two about drinks. The place serves scrumptious dishes from across the world such as Salads, Pizzas, Pasta & Risotto, Grills & Roasts & Pan Asian fare.
Days like these are why I have a drinking problem.