Chennai is another splendid up & coming cities when it comes to nightlife. Chennai’s nightlife isn’t he first thing on so many people’s minds but it measures up alright when stacked against any city’s in the country. We went cherry-picking and found the top spots in the city for you to check out this week. Have a look.

1. Big Bang Theory – Bar and Kitchen

If you’re looking to expand your palate then head over to Big Bang Theory. Variety is not where they lack their thunder may it be drinks or food. They don’t have such extensive cuisines but they really put American & Continental under the microscope, a whole bunch of things for you to try.

Location: Brown Star Boutique Hotel, 2/25, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Kodambakkam, Chennai

2. The Moon & Sixpence – Hablis Hotel

They’ve got a quirky, mystic vibe going on with classy decor. An excellent place for live music and sports screenings may it be on a weekday or a good ol weekend outing. The dim lighting really brings out the aura of this place. Their paprika chicken and Irish pub sides are a must try.

Location: Hablis Hotel, 19, Guindy, Chennai.

3. Evoke – Bistro & Grill

A fun place to hang out with a bouncy atmosphere. They’ve got a huge ass cuisine w/ Chinese, Italian, North Indian, European & Continental. Their drinks menu rocks out as well and it may not look like it when you enter this place but Evoke is pretty light on the pocket too.

Location: 5/360, 2nd Floor, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, OMR, Okkiyam, Thuraipakkam, Chennai.

4. US 101 – Be-A-Sport

Feeling like having a lazy Brunch this Sunday? Hit up US 101 at South Boag Road, they’re one of the most vibrant places in the city with brilliant live music and screens not missing out on a single game. They have a simple continental cuisine with delectable finger food.

Location: GLM Meridian Hotel, 80 A, Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Salai, South Boag Road, Near Nandanam Signal, T. Nagar, Chennai

5. Hoppipola

Like all the brilliant pieces that make up the Hoppipola chain, this one represents it in Chennai. And like all it’s sister branches it’s a fun place to lounge, drink, and well eat. They’ve got jenga and other such games for you and it won’t drain your bank account.

Location: The Spring Hotel, Kodambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai.

6. Ink 303

One of the most up and coming places in the city and they also have one of the most extensive menus. They’re in this small club where the food menu is longer than the bar menu. Amazing food at reasonable prices, get in early if you don’t wanna wait.

Location: Oyster Building, Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai

7. Sea Crest Restaurant & Bar – MGM Beach & ...

If you wanna bask upon the beautiful views of the ocean then head over to Sea Crest. With a breathtaking view, Sea Crest will show you a delightful time. The view is not all, their food and service is top-notch too. Their ambiance oozes class.

Location: MGM Beach Resort, 1/74, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chennai

8. The Leather Bar – The Park

Located at the ever so spendthrift, The Park hotel The Leather Bar is one of the most extravagant places in the city. Given, it’s a little expensive but they sure do compensate for that with their ambiance and everything else that’s well up to the mark.

Location: The Park, 601, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai.

9. The Velveteen Rabbit

Ever see those places with a really busy bar except the service isn’t slow at all. This is one of those places. With exceptional service and mind-boggling alcohol concoctions, Velveteen Rabbit is one of the most exclusive spots in the city.

Location: 57, 2nd Main Road, RA Puram, Chennai.

10. Elixir – The Lounge

One of the best places to sit and pound alcohol, Elixir’s decor will win you over in a jiffy. It’s spacious and comfortable to lounge and the service is up to the mark as well. They also have an endless number of starters for you to feast on along with your drinks.

Location: E Hotel, Gate Number 1, 1st Floor, Express Avenue Mall, Pattulos Road, Royapettah, Chennai

11. Bonus: Q Bar – Hilton Chennai

Hands down one of the best rooftop places in the city. Ofcourse, being a part of the ever so alluring Hilton Hotel, Q Bar is nothing short of extravagant. They’ve a mind-blowing ambiance and among other things they have a dance floor right next to the pool. Drinks are their niche.

Location: Hilton, 124/1, JN Salai, Guindy, Chennai.