20 Best Live Music Cafes In Delhi

By Reshma Dewda on Oct 19, 2015
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Are you looking for live music cafes in Delhi for making this weekend happening?

Delhi has no dearth of good hangouts. But when you combine the iconic food of this region with some chilled beer or cocktails and live music, you have a recipe for a good evening. Many cafes and clubs are opening their hearts and their stages for new, edgy and alternative music. The result of this firecracker combination is these best live music cafes in Delhi that have become quite a crowd puller over the years. 

If you're craving for some good music and chilled ambiance this weekend, we have 20 suggestions that will make you happy:

1. Downstairs at Zo

Beneath the quiet Mediterranean style restaurant is a treasure that attracts many music fanatics on a daily basis. Downstairs at Zo is known for its edgy performances and new talent.

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Good for: Varied genres

Address: 1, Haus Khas Village, Delhi

2. Zorba

Zorba has been gaining much popularity for its live concerts and performances. You will love the vibe and energy of young, upcoming artistes here.

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Good For : Rock, Jazz, Sufi and Folk performances 

Address: 166, MG Road, Sultanpur

3. TLR Cafe

There's always something fun happening at TLR. It holds amazing reggae performances on a regular basis.

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 Good For : Reggae music

Address: 31, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

4. Raastaa

Raasta cafe is a chilled out place that is very reggae at heart. It hosts powerful acoustic music performances too.

Good For: Reggae and Karaoke

Address: 30 A, 1st Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

5. Turquoise Cottage

 Somewhat of a legendary mecca for music lovers, Turquoise Cottage is a no brainer when it comes to good music.

Good For : Rock

Address: MA-03 DLF Place Mall, Saket

6. Blues Café

As the name suggests, this live music cafe in Delhi is a great hangout for Blues lovers and the food and drinks here are simply delicious. 

Good For: classic rock and blues music

Address: N-18, Outer Circle, Opposite Katurbha Gandhi Marg,Connaught Place, New Delhi

7. Manhattan

Manhattan has hosted some brilliant bands so far. Event though their show schedule is a bit erratic, it is quite a treat to be here.

Good For : Indie music

Address: 1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Sector 43, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon

8. Vault Café

Vault Cafe has been around for a while and has withstood the tides of time. Check out their private vaults where you can get a few moments of privacy.

Good For: A mix of genres, upcoming artistes

Address: F-60, Second Floor,Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001

9. Striker Brewery

Chilled beer and good food to nibble on, you can't go wrong with Striker. Apart from the great music that is always playing in the background, Striker also hosts many live performances.

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Good For: Rock n Roll

Address: 23, 1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Sector 43, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon

10. Kitty Su

Kitty Su hosts some fantastic DJs from around the world. If you love EDM, this is the place to be.

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Good For: Electronica and trance

Address: The Lalit, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi110001

11. Out of the Box

 Out of the Box, true to its name, does not believe in conforming. It hosts many new artistes who are experimenting with music and the dining experience is pretty out-of-the-box too.

Good for : Acoustic music

Address: 9 A, Second & Third Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

12. The Piano Man

 Sophisticated and classy, the Piano Man will impress you at your very first glance. It plays some foot-tapping jazz and also hosts live concerts.

Good For: Jazz

Address:7/22, Ground Floor, B-6, Opposite Deer Park, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Safdarjung, New Delhi

13. Rumbar

 Salsa lovers rejoice! This place plays latin music that will force you to shake your leg. 
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Good For:  Latin music and funk

Address: Sri Aurobindo Marg, Block C 2, Ansari Nagar East, New Delhi, Delhi 110016

14. 100% Rock

 You get what you're promised - 100% Rock. This place is almost like a pilgrimage for rock music lovers. 

Good For : Rock

Address:3rd Floor, Ambience Mall,Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

15. Amalfi

 Apart from the yummy pizza and spaghetti, Amalfi also hosts live music sometimes. The terrace ambiance is great for winter brunches.

Good For : Violin Performances

Address: M-82, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi

16. The Rose

 This charming guest house is just too cute to be real. Cherry on the cake, this place also hosts acoustic performances now and then.

Good For: Acoustic performances

Address:T 40, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

17. Downtown: Diners and Living Beer Cafe

 Downtown is all set to please you- crisp, cold beer and live bands playing your favorite songs will have you coming back again and again.

Good For: popular hits, rock n roll

Address: 34, Leisure Valley Road, Near Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon

18. Lodi

With an eclectic ambiance that is enhanced by natural greens, Lodi is made tastefully, keeping in mind the classy residents of the area. The live performances sound even more soulful because of the gorgeous surroundings.

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Good for : Fusion and solo performances

Address: Opposite Mausam Bhawan, Near Gate 1, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

19. Soi 7

 A popular venue for watching important matches, Soi 7 is known for its good playlist and occassional live music perfromances.

Good For: Techno

Address: 205-208 & 209 A, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon

20. Moti Mahal

 Moti Mahal is the stuff legends are made of. The food of this place needs no introduction but what makes the ambiance even better is the live qawalli that this place hosts.

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Good for:  live qawwali performances

Address: 3704 Netaji Subhash Marg, Delhi

Not all of these venues have live music playing every weekend. Do call and enquire before you visit. Luckily for you, Delhi is full of exciting options that are all set to please you with their great food, alcohol, and music!

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