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JFW Picks: 9 Best Nightclubs In Chennai To Dance The Night Away!

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When the weekend arrives, its time to start making plans for it. Chennai has a soaring nightlife, there is something that caters to each one of us. If one likes to sip cocktails and enjoy a quiet night at a lounge bars, we have many of those here but if you are in the mood to party the night away, you have come to the right place. Here is a lit of the city’s most happening nightclubs:

1.Secret Story

Secret Story at The Slate Hotel on KNK Road is the ideal spot for a great night with friends. It has a two-level setting, a laid-back lounge area, and a glass ceiling that elevates the overall experience. The place transforms into a cafe for a lovely brunch and lunch with family. Their drinks are some of the best in the city, the signature cocktails will set the bar high for you, pun intended. They offer a wide range of food options from European to Indian, Pan-Asian to Spanish Tapas style food. 

2.Sekhmet Club 

Sekhmet Club in Alwarpet is a luxury space that offers a lively atmosphere on a night out. Its been a hot favourite among the city folks since the time it opened, but now it has established itself as THE place to be for a party night. It is a bit of the premium side but guarantees a wise fare of eats and drinks to chose from. Saturdays, the place has a vibe like no other, head there for a memorable night out in the town. 

3. Gatsby 2000

Formerly known as Dublin, Gatsby 2000 is a lively spot open until 2 AM. It’s a popular nightclub in Chennai with spacious seating, welcoming vibes, and two floors of entertainment. Gatsby has been a happening party place for people for years now. Situated in Crowne Plaza in Alwarpet, it offers a fun experience for all partygoers. With one of the best DJs in town, Gatsby hosts a special Tamil music night on Wednesdays, so keep that in mind when planning a night out with friends. 

4. Q Bar

Relax on the comfy couches with your private shades at Q Bar in Hilton, Guindy! With a view of the Chennai skyline, enjoy dining under the stars while sipping on fancy cocktails. They do have LIT nights every Friday and Saturday starting at 6 pm where you can groove to your favourite dance music. Party the night away at this swanky rooftop nightclub on your weekends!

5. Radio Room

Known to Chennai-ites as one of the most happening clubs in the city, Radio Room is where the who’s who of Chennai goes to party. Located in the plush MRC Nagar, this place has been one of the favorite places to party. Savour some delectable food here along with crafted cocktails that are sure to make your experience one of a kind. 


Equipped with a very youthful vibe, Dank is a lush restaurant with a cozy setup. It’s a three-tiered restaurant with the third level fit for a private party. The thought behind the eatery was to bring the party vibe of Bangalore to the Chennai scene. Their signature cocktails like Dank Mary(their take on a Bloody Mary), Second Snow, and Madam Butterfly Cocktail are a must-try. 

7.The Thief

Situated in the upscale Nungambakkam area amid renowned designer stores, Thief Bar and Kitchen has a glamorous ambiance fit for a night out. With three floors of elegantly designed spaces, the first floor has traditional sit-down seating, the second has a groovy bar vibe and the third floor is a lovely rooftop bar. This place has something for everyone, from Tamil Vaathi night to Bollywood nights, you can pick your day of the week and go for it. 


Brasa, located in Radisson Blu in Egmore is another one of the high-rated places to party in the city. They are popular for their cocktails, infused drinks, and signature creations. From their tea-infused gin with honey and rose or a Smokey Gonsales is a tequila drink with a butter sauce concoction, the bar menu is full of such eclectic selections. The place is packed during the weekends for the DJ here keeps the place high-spirited and full of energy!


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