7 Loved Pubs in Goa for Young Hearts

Do you ever wonder why Goa is hyped? One of the very first reasons is due to the pubs in Goa. These pubs are well structures and situated at some of the prime locations. Along with a good Indian crowd, the pubs in Goa are also jammed with international tourists.

However, don’t you think it’s quite tough to list down the best pubs in Goa? If you just murmured a yes under your breath, then this selective list of pubs from the north and south Goa will definitely serve the purpose right. 


1. Café Mojo Pub and Bistro

Guess you already know what Mojo means, this place completely lives up to its meaning which means to cast a spell. This will surely have a mesmerizing effect on you. This pub-cum-bistro is a perfect place to hang out with friends where you will pay for the alcohol-based on ml and not as per glass. Weekends are the best and craziest time to visit this Café, because it is overflowing with a lively crowd. Every table has a tap which makes it easy to refill the glass rather than going to the counter. It works easily where you swap the card and pour another drink for yourself.

Price for two (approximate): Rs. 2,400

Must try: Pepper Chicken, Golden Fried Prawns, Chicken Nuggets

Timings: 11 AM to 5 AM next day


2. Soro, the village pub

This pub was established in the year 2015 and very soon it became one of the best pubs in Goa. The ambiance is quite different from any other pubs. If you want some data as to which days would be best to visit, then make sure you are visiting this pub on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. You will find this pub to be at its best, the crowd is jovial with a live performance by various artists. This place is well-equipped with smoking areas, live music, bars, outdoor seating, and everything that you need to have a good time.

Price for two (approximate): Rs. 1,200

Must try: Burgers, Jalapeno Cheese Poppers, Nachos

Timings: 6 PM to 2 AM


3. Showbar Exchange

Showbar Exchange never fails to bring a unique concept on the table. They have many other pubs that have used the creativity of this owner and turned a pub into an innovative hot mess. The interior of this pub is a brilliant rustic finish with heavy fluctuation in the prices of alcohol on Fridays. These days are known as the ‘Stock Exchange Night’ because people see huge fluctuations in drinks on such a day.

Price for two (approximate): Rs. 1,800

Must try: Mini Lamb Gyros, Lamb Shark, Parsi Style Salli Boti

Timings: 7 PM to 1 AM


4. Cohiba

It’s safe to say that if you are tired of searching for a suitable place to hang out in Goa, and don’t want to end up in a shady place, then select Cohiba. This place is a perfect combination of food and music. This pub comes up with an engaging concept of salsa night, karaoke sessions and other dance performances. The place is a hit with trendy music and dance floor you can’t stay without tapping your feet on.

Price for two: Rs.1,500 (May vary)

Must try: Nachos, French Fries, Calamari

Timings: 6 PM to 2 AM


5. The Gatsby Pub

This sophisticated pub is situated in south Goa and well-known for its laid back crowd. There is no doubt over the statement, that this pub is a brilliant place to chill in South Goa. A good dance floor, multi-cuisine food, you can also get coffee throughout the day. This place is lovely for people looking for a nice time with good food and nice music.

Price for two: Rs. 1,800 9 (May vary)

Timings: 7 PM to 1 AM


6. Silent Noise

You may have heard this pub earlier, where you can put on a wireless headphone and groove into the beats of a particular DJ. You can easily prefer the music you like, as there are national and international DJs playing techno, trance, hip-hop, and many others. At just one click, you can switch between multiple tracks. There is no doubt that you will love this place for its ambiance, music, and food.

Price for two: Rs. 1,800 (May vary)

Timings: 7 PM to 1 AM


7. Firefly Goan Bistro Bar

Among the best pubs in Goa, this is another one of the gems. The very first thing to grab your attention there will be the Goan Bistro Bar which is styled like an amphitheater. You will love the relaxing ambiance that gives a groovy vibe. The tables and chairs set up beautifully facing the sunken stage in the middle. You will find a good crowd in this night club enjoying the delicious food and good music throughout the week. You will also come across the longest list of feni-based cocktails, and live music by rising and famous artists.

Price for two: Rs. 1,000 (May vary)

Must try: Butter Garlic Prawn, Chicken Xacuti, Potato Wedges

Timings: 11 AM to 3 PM, 6:30 PM to Midnight


All these pubs will have one thing in common, and that is ‘Fun’. These lively places radiate with a positive vibe to help you have a good time. Apart from these pubs, it’s quite possible that you might discover some pubs on your own.


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