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Entertainment and Nightlife in Puducherry

The union territory of Puducherry offers a long list of entertainment options to the local population and visitors. As a perfect tourist destination, the urban centre houses a wide range of distinctive tourist attractions which include bewitching beaches, historic religious sites like temples, ashrams, churches, mosques, awesome monuments and heritage buildings, fascinating museums, hypnotizing gardens, spellbinding backwater, experimental townships and many other attractions.
Puducherry Entertainment

The French Riviera of the East, Puducherry cannot be written down, as the union territory offers a long list of entertainment options apart from the typical tourist attractions. Some of the popular entertainment options of union territory of Puducherry include cinema halls, shopping points, lounge bars, pubs, discotheques and so on.

Cinemas in Puducherry

Owing to the fact that South India loves its celluloid and cinema stars, the union territory of Puducherry is no different. Though the French window of India does not have its own film or movie industry like Kollywood and Bollywood, the region primarily enjoys Tamil movies, which releases on the same day as Tamil Nadu. As a matter of fact, Puducherry is not considered a separate market for movie industry. It is conceived to be a part of Tamil Nadu market for a movie's statistics and market.

Just like Chennai or any other part of Tamil Nadu, Superstar Rajinikanth's movies are celebrated as festivals in Puducherry. Even the unusual scenes of the massive cut outs of Tamil matinee idols getting milk abhisheka from their beloved fans are a usual affair!  Also, famous stars of Kollywood Kamalhassan, Vijay, Ajith, Suriya, Vikram, Dhanush and other well known starts of Kollywood get a grand opening for their movie releases in Puducherry too.

Cinema Halls in Puducherry

Big Cinemas   
No 65, Opposite Hotel Jayaram,  Kamaraj Salai,  Venkata Nagar,  Pondicherry - 605011
Phone Number :+(91)-9344014259

Balaji Cinema Hall   
No 118,  Kamaraj Salai,  Venkata Nagar,  Pondicherry - 605011
Phone Number :+(91)-413-2243655

Murugaa Theatre A/C DTS    
Gorimedu Road,  mettupalayam,  Pondicherry - 605009
Phone Number :+(91)-413-2248081

Raja Cinema Hall   
No 246, Anna Salai, Pondicherry Ho, Pondicherry - 605001
Landmark:  Anna Salai, Nehru Street Cutting
Phone Number :+(91)-413-2338490

Ashok Theatre A/C DTS
Villianur, Puducherry, Pondicherry - 605110
Phone Number - 88833 66800, 0413-2666244, 9443659088

Lounge Bars and Pubs in Puducherry

Believe it or not, the union territory Puducherry is one of the most preferred fun destinations among youngsters for its tax free nature. Hot spots like lounge bars, pubs, wine shops and other liquor points serve tax free goods and even large numbers of people from the nearby cities like Chennai visit the union territory during the weekends to utilize the tax free exemptions. The urban centre houses a lot of popular and new age lounge bars and pubs where youngsters gather along with their friends and have a highly pleasurable or exciting experience!

Some of the popular lounge bars and pubs of Puducherry include Le club at White town, Bamboo bar at MG road, Paradise lounge at Saram, Risque bar at Goubert avenue, Zero degree at Vellalar street, Ecstasy at SV patel road, Just white bar at SV patel road, St james court beach bar, Zero house bar, Dragon lounge, DR bar, Zodiac bar, Asta bar, Eaudevie bar, Court of Bacchus and many other preferred places who are committed in offering a great experience to the visitors.

Discotheques in Puducherry

Discotheques are relatively a new concept in the union territory of Puducherry. As of now the urban centre houses only two discos which are an instant hit among the youngsters. The discotheques in Puducherry offer a terrific clubbing and dining experience featuring magnificent electronic music on selected days with distinguished disc-jockeys rocking the party.

Popular Discotheques of Puducherry

Asian House
7, Beach Bouleward (south), Subhaia Salai, Near Duplex Statue / Park Guest House
Pondicherry - 605 001
Phone Number: 91-413-2226139 / 2225467
Email: info@asianhouse.in
Web: www.asianhouse.in

  • Dance Floor - Pure electronic dance music featuring celebrated DJs of India
  • Zen Lounge - Speciality concept of dining lounge with terrific ambience, multicuisine and mesmerizing music
  • Lounge Bar - Well stacked bar with global liquor brands and of course a large variety of French wine!
SKA - Bar cum Discotheque
Ocean Spray, # 7, 8, 9 ECR Main Road, Manjakuppam, Tamil Nadu - 604 303
East Coast Road, Pondicherry
Phone Number: +91 413 2650000, +91 95004 04466 / 95009 02322
Email: reservations@oceanspray.in / info@oceanspray.in
Website: www.oceanspray.in

  • Live disc-jockey
  • Live performance during weekends
  • Dance floor with international sound and lighting
  • Snooker tables

Nightlife in Puducherry

The union territory of Puducherry is a terrific place for fun lovers but unfortunately, the urban centre is unimaginatively conventional when it is about nightlife. The city shut all its fun doors usually by 11 at night. Yet, very few places offer limited nightlife options in the city which include

S Three Bar
No 12 Richmond Hotel, Labourdonnais Street, Pondicherry HO, Pondicherry - 605001
Phone number: +(91)-(413)-2346363, 2346333, 2341333, 2336333, +(91)-9840455243

Seagulls Restaurant
No. 19 Dumas Street, Pondicherry

Space Coffee and Arts
No. 2 Labourdonnais Street, Pondicherry
Phone number: 0413-2356253

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