Delhi is one of India’s most happening cities and it’s easy to see why, with the number of places in Delhi to hangout with friends. No matter what you and your pals are looking for in terms of fun, Delhi will cater to your needs.
From parks and gardens to fun parks and clean gardens, you will never be short of places to hangout in this beautiful city. We bring you the best places in Delhi to hangout with friends.
Places to Hangout in Delhi NCR with Friends (Amusement Parks & Gaming)
1. Indian Mountaineering Foundation Adventures
If you and your friends are looking for a day of fun, adrenaline and great memories, this is one activity that ticks all the boxes. This climbing wall lets you try your hand at outdoor rock climbing and mountaineering.
It is one of the best places in Delhi to try your hand at this adventure sport. Do make sure to book your slot in advance.
- Timings: 9 am to 1 pm & 4 pm to 8 pm (Monday closed)
- Where: South Campus, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi
- Cost: Rs. 150 per session
2. The Shootout Zone
There’s nothing like a little friendly rivalry, which makes paintball one of the best activities you can do with your friends. Luckily, Delhi has quite a few paintball facilities.
One of our favourite places is The Shootout Zone. The outdoor area provides the perfect setting for their games such as Capture the Flag, Hostage Rescue and much more.
- Where: Near Kisan Haat, Chhattarpur, New Delhi
- Timings: 10 am to 8 pm
- Cost: Around Rs. 1000 onward
3. Worlds of Wonder
This is one of Asia’s largest amusement parks and offers a more than 20 different kinds of rides in their two zones. Some of the rides include the La Fiesta. Rapid and Rip Curl, Mega Disco and Rocking Roller. They also have a kids area if your friend circle has kids.
There is also a separate water park that is best visited during the summer. It gets crowded on weekends, so if you want the best time with your friends, head here during the week.
- Where: Entertainment City, Sector 38-A, Noida
- Timing: 11.30 am to 8 pm
- Cost: Rs. 690 for adults, Rs. 450 for children, Rs. 200 for senior citizens
4. Adventure Island
While getting here may take a little time, a trip here with your gang of pals will prove to be a thrilling experience. Adventure Island offers just that thanks to the 20 rides it boasts of including roller coasters and bumper cars. They have their own lake that you can chill out by as well as water rides.
- Where: Sector 10, Rohini, New Delhi
- Timing: 11 am to 7 pm
- Cost: Rs. 550 onward
5. Fun N Food Village
They offer just what the name suggests – and a little nostalgia too as this is one of Delhi’s oldest amusement parks. If you are planning a day outing with a large group of friends, this is a good place to check out thanks to the huge pools, tall slides and other rides. There are also a lot of eating options to dig into after you’ve worked up an appetite.
- Where: Kapashera, New Delhi
- Timing: 10 am to 6 pm
- Cost: Rs. 1000 for stag entry/Rs. 1600 for couple
6. The Delhi Eye
This is situated on the outskirts of south Delhi near the Noida border and is located in Delhi Rides amusement park Kalindi Kunj Park in Okhla. It sits next to the Yamuna River. While the Delhi Eye is the amusement park’s main feature, there’s also a substantial water park, family rides, 6D cinema, and dedicated kid’s zone.
- Where: Kalindi Kunj Park, Okhla, New Delhi, Delhi
- Timing: 11 am to 8 pm
- Cost: Rs. 600 onward
Places to Hangout in Delhi NCR with Friends (Malls & Shopping Areas)
7. Select Citywalk
Spread across a whopping 1.3 million square feet, this is one the leading shopping malls in Delhi and is a popular hangout spot for groups of all ages.
If you and your pals are looking to have a shopping spree check out the brands such as Zara, Aldo and Good Earth. There is also a cinema and outdoor area that is a great place to hang out if the weather permits.
- Where: Saket, New Delhi
- Timing: 10 am to 11 pm
8. DLF Promenade
If you and your pals love catching the latest movies, then this is the best mall in Delhi to visit. It boasts of a seven-screen DT Cinemas which seats 1140 people.
It’s great for a large group of friends and you can even enjoy the entertainment zone as well as an outdoor play area. It has the same international chain of restaurants as well as all the high-end brands as Citywalk, so you can spend a full day here with your friends.
- Where: Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
- Timing: 11 am to 11 pm
9. Ambience Mall
Group in DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade with your trip to Ambience Mall as it is all quite close by. If you and your pals are looking to window shop and grab a bite, this place will spoil you with its number of international brands as well as a wide selection of restaurants, some of the most popular being Jamie’s Pizzeria and Big Fat Sandwich for some delicious artisanal sandwiches. Do grab a bite on the terrace area for a meal with a view.
- Address: Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
- Timing: 10 am to 11 pm
10. Ansal Plaza
This charming mall is one of the oldest in Delhi and while it may not have the best of brands, it is still a nice place to hangout. Located in the middle of South Delhi, it has a number of eateries you can check out.
But our favourite part will have to be the amphitheatre where you will often find people strumming guitars or rehearsing for a play.
- Address: August Kranti Marg, South Delhi
- Timing: 10 am to 11 pm
11. Hauz Khas
This beautiful South Delhi neighbourhood is a great place to hang out with your friends in Delhi. You can get a feel of the pulse of the city here and it is surrounded by Green Park to the west and Gulmohar Park towards the north.
Here you will find village pubs, village clubs, restaurants, cafes and a lot of other places to chill out with your buddies. E block boasts of the main market in the area. But do visit Mayfair Gardens too.
- Where: Hauz Khas, South Delhi
- Timing: 10 am to 7 pm (restaurants are open till 11 pm)
12. Connaught Place
This is one of the most happening spots in Delhi and is the perfect way to spend a lazy Sunday with friends. There are multiple international as well as local brands to check out here.
Visit Underground Market Palika Bazaar, Wenger’s – one of the best bakeries in the market, Ram Chander & Sons which is India’s oldest toyshop or simply catch a show at the Central Park.
- Where: Near Rajiv Chowk Metro Station, New Delhi
- Timing: 10 am to 8 pm
Places to Hangout in Delhi NCR with Friends (Gardens & Nature Parks)
13. Lodhi Gardens
If you are looking to spend some quality time chatting with your pals, do visit Lodhi Gardens. Here you will find a spot of peace in the middle of the bustling city. The architecture and history make it an interesting place to visit but we love the lush greenery, which you can enjoy by just chilling on the benches.
You can also grab a bite or coffee at Lodi, the Garden Restaurant with your buddies. It does get crowded on weekends, so if you want to relax visit on a weekday.
- Where: Main Lodi Road, Beside India International Centre, New Delhi
- Timing: 6 am to 7.30 pm
14. Japanese Park
If you and your friends want to have a picnic, visit this popular hangout destination. Here you and your pals can just take shelter under a tree, watch the birds and relax.
The park boasts of five lakes and here you can walk around, jog or even enjoy a boat ride with your pals. Sunrise and sunset are some of the best times to visit.
- Where: Swarn Jayanti Park, Sector 10, Rohini, New Delhi
- Timing: 6 am to 7 pm
15. Deer Park
Situated in one of the most posh areas of the Hauz Khas village this park is a great hangout place for a large group of friends as you have peace, quiet and a good chance to just enjoy each other’s company.
Here you can hang out by the fountain, picnic spots, the duck park, the rabbit and deer fields, and check out the old, Mughal-era monuments. If you and your pals are lucky, you may even see a few deer.
- Where: New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Timing: 5 am to 8 pm (summer) & 5.30 am to 7 pm (winter)
Places to Hangout in Delhi NCR with Friends (Nightlife)
16. Kitty Su
If you and your buddies want to dance the night away then visit Kitty Su, the most happening club in Delhi. Here you can enjoy electronic dance music gigs, a range of cocktails as well as Indian and imported alcohol, and tasty finger food. And that’s not all.
There is a Champagne lounge, ‘A’ list section and a mini club within the club called The Salon. They even have a tattoo parlour! Phew – talk about a fun night out!
- Where: The Lalit, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi
- Timing: 10 pm to 1.30 am (Open only on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday)
- Cost: Rs 5000 for two
This is one of South Delhi’s most fun places to head with your gang on the weekend. They have outdoor seating as well as a indoor nightclub. If you’re around Vasant Kunj and want to drink, dance and dive straight into fun, drop by.
They have a good selection of heady cocktails but not too many eating options as the priority here is to dance, dance, dance!
- Where: DLF Promenade Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
- Timing: 12.30 pm to 1 am
- Cost: Rs. 3000 for two
This club is packed even on a Sunday night, it’s that popular a hangout spot. A major party spot, they blast hip hop on Sunday, and boast of a huge dance floor and fun atmosphere.
Drinks are reasonably priced here so you won’t burn too big a hole in your pocket. Thursdays here are expat nights and ladies get drinks on the house all night.
- Where: Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi
- Timing: 10 pm to 4 am
- Cost: Rs. 5000 for two
One of the newer hangout spots in Delhi, the sprawling Tamasha opened in 2016, and is spread over three floors. It has five separate areas which includes a courtyard and hookah lounge, backyard, rustic-style mezzanine, and rooftop that offers a good view of Delhi. They have good fusion food and delicious cocktails to get the party started.
- Where: Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place
- Timings: 12 pm to 1 am
- Cost: Rs. 2000 onwards for two
20. Hauz Khas Social
One of the most fun places to head to in Delhi if you want to party on the weekend with friends is Hauz Khas Social. Everything about this place has a fun touch so you and your pals are sure to have a good time here.
With modern tracks playing delicious food with a twist and potent cocktails served in pouches and crazy glasses, this hot spot is a must visit on the weekend.
- Where: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi, Delhi
- Timings: 11 am to 1 am
- Cost: Rs. 2000 onwards for two
So here’s a comprehensive guide to hanging out with your friends in the city. Tell us about your experiences at these locations in the comments section below.