Top 10 Best Places to Visit at Night in Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madrasapattinam is not only famous for being one of the biggest cultural cities and educational centers in South India but also has numerous places to explore to experience especially during nighttime. Chennai holds some of the most interesting places that are best and worth visiting with friends, family, or your partner. 

List of The Top 10 Best Places to visit in Chennai at Night

1. Marina Beach  

Marina Beach  

Marina Beach is one of the best beaches to visit at nighttime in Chennai. You will witness a whole bunch of people at this beach, no wonder the beach attracts many people. With one of the longest stretches of sand in an urban setting, Marina is the most iconic and the most popular beach in Chennai. With a plethora of things happening at this beach such as petty rides and activities for kids, food stalls selling Bhajias and corn-on-the-cob, and crowds enjoying a walk amidst the memorial statues and installations are a few of the best things you witness at Marina Beach. If you are visiting this beach for the first time, make sure you witness the sunset.

2. The Flying Elephant 

The Flying Elephant 

Flying Elephant in Park Hyatt is yet another best place to visit in Chennai during the nighttime or in the evening. Under the supervision of your bartender, you can have the best of both worlds and lose yourself in the exciting nightlife of the city. The Flying Elephant, a fancy club, became a raving sensation overnight by introducing the city crowd to an exhilarating nightlife. It serves authentic local and International food cuisines that satiate your taste buds. The cool and unique thing about this place is you can order from anywhere and be served on any of its seven levels. A perfect place and time to take your friends, family, and partner.

3. Open Air Theater

Open Air Theater

Located inside the IIT Madras Campus, The Open Air Theater in Chennai is also one of the best places to visit and experience at night time. Especially on weekends, this theater screens movies, and also hosts live musical and theatrical performances. It can be considered as something unique and fun to explore and experience with your friends, family, or your partner.

4. Boardwalk Restaurant

Boardwalk Restaurant

Located in Egmore and part of the prestigious Ramada, Boardwalk, a 4.3 starred restaurant serves a range of local and international cuisines. Best known for its excellent ambience that stretches across a large open-air section with a lovely poolside around. It serves a range of North Indian, Continental, and Oriental cuisines. One can enjoy their awesome service and atmosphere and is truly a nice place to hang around with family, friends, and loved ones. It is a restaurant that is truly worth visiting during the nighttime.

5. Pasha


Pasha is also one of the places best enjoyed at night time in Chennai. It is one of the oldest lounges in Chennai and is highly popular among youngsters. Pasha houses special seating with an exquisite and excellent ambience that makes it an ideal spot to chill and hang out with friends late at night. Also if you are a fan of cocktails, Pahs serves some of the most delicious cocktails in the town. Make sure to visit this place with your friends and partner if you haven’t already.

6. Gatsby 2000

Gatsby 2000

Do you enjoy visiting clubs with friends? Then you have to visit Gatsby 2000 at least once. It is one of the fancy nightclub decors, and this club is a 3-floor party place with a spacious dance floor. The disco and neon lights will lighten up one’s mood and make you groove with cool moves with your friends. Gatsby also hosts a special DJ night for a cheerful night. Make sure you visit this place with your friends and you will never regret it.

7. 10 Downing Street

10 Downing Street

It is said that one’s visit to Chennai is incomplete without a visit to 10 Downing Street. 10 Downing is highly known for its interiors, margaritas, and martinis in town along with delectable Indian and Continental food. This pub also gets the credit of bringing the concept of ‘Ladies Night’ to India.  Moreover, this place also hosts some of the best mini-concerts with the Best DJs from all over the country. If you are someone who loves to dance to music, then this place provides you all with a dance floor. A place is worthy to chill and hang out with friends.

8. Burma Bazaar

Burma Bazaar

Are you a shopaholic? Then, Burma Bazar is the place for you if you are someone who loves to shop late at night. It is one of the awesome places to hang out with friends and shop everything you love from street stalls, shops that everything right from clothes to books till late hours. If you are exhausted and craving some delicious food then there will be many street food vendors in the market nearby serving local authentic food delicacies.

9. Phoenix Market City

Phoenix Market City

Another best shopping mall in Chennai is Phoenix Market City, one of the best places to visit at night time. Besides shopping the mall offers visitors plenty of blissful experiences with pubs located right inside the mall along with a cinema hall and an entertainment zone. If you are looking for some relaxation, This mall also houses a spa that offers relaxing massages and a salon. Plan your next small weekend at night with your friends and family visiting Phoenix Market City.

10. Mathsya

Mathsya If you are scouting for some delicious food places in Chennai, especially during nighttime, the Mathsya is always for its customers as it is open till 1,30 AM. This place serves a plethora of local delicacies, pasta, pizzas, and so on. Try visiting Mathsya late at night with your friends and family to enjoy a lip-smacking midnight dinner.

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