Lava Pub at the Taj is highly recommended for a night out.
Wild West Pub
While they could certainly do with more women customers, Wild West Pub (Tel 91-9815159686) at Khyber restaurant in Sector 35 has enough character to guarantee a good time.
Chandigarh's oldest dance club, Aerizzona (Tel 91-172-2740622), is still going strong in Sector 17.
Score (Tel 91-9988448811), a sports bar that screens cricket, hockey and football matches and F1 races, is another popular hang-out.
Zinc (Tel 91-9914449022), with its subdued lighting and retro/lounge/trance music, is a great place to put your feet up.
The S Lounge (Tel 91-172-5000444) has a great collection of single malts and a cosmopolitan look.
The Orchid Lounge (Tel 91-172-2624990) has live entertainment in a superb atmosphere.
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The restaurants in the CITCO hotels offer the regular multi-cuisine fare.
Visiting a gurudwara
If you visit gurudwaras, places of worship for the Sikh community, make sure you cover your head: non-Sikh men usually tie a handkerchief over their heads, while women cover their heads with a dupatta or a cloth.
Tips for Travellers
Winter is in its tail-end during February and March but sometimes it can last longer, or unleash a cold wave before bowing out. So carry a warm jacket, a cap and a shawl while in the city.