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Watson's Grub Pub

Panjim

  • PARTY / Lounges & Bars
  • EAT / Indian & Goan
  • EAT / World Cuisine
  • PARTY / Jazz & Live Music

Watson's is an oasis of charm in the heart of a bustling city, located opposite the famous Jardim Garcia de Orta in Panjim. As a quintessential neighbourhood dive bar, it's a welcome addition to the dining scene in Goa, with an unassuming and friendly character - the kind of place where you can walk in with your shorts and loafers, and enjoy a casual drink!

THE PLACE

Set on the first floor of a modest building, a sole mustard coloured sign implies the presence of an all-day grub pub. Past a flight of stairs, and the entrance lobby, you will immediately notice the spacious room with a high ceiling, and big windows.

It has a distinct retro chic ambience - wrought iron fixtures, and clusters of pop art adorn the exposed brick walls, while chairs in pastel and black, along with other wooden furniture add to the decor.

There are several seating areas to choose from. One, is the brightly lit, conversation-friendly section; another, a dimly lit, vibrant bar area; and the third, is a smaller, coveted mezzanine section overlooking the bar.

THE BAR & LOUNGE

Positioned as a neighbourhood dive bar, this all day pub and eatery serves an eclectic menu of spirited beverages. Apart from common pub fare of craft beers, wines, and whiskies, you can choose from the Watson's Signature Cocktail list. Express yourself, so the bartenders can whip up a heady concoction to suit your mood.

Kokum and Mango Martini (Vodka, Kokum syrup, Lime juice, and Mango juice), Rasamaa!! (dark Rum, white Rum, Vodka, and homemade Rasam), and Filter Coffee Margarita (Tequila, Kahlua, homemade Filter Coffee) are the highlights.

The venue regularly hosts live music, games, and stand-up comedy.

THE RESTAURANT

Chef Ashley D’Souza has created an appetising menu of favourites which we have all grown up eating in the hallowed clubs of the city of old. Replete with diverse comfort foods carrying influences from Bangalore, the evolved menu at Watson's in Goa presents delightful flavours of neighbouring regions and beyond.

Watson's serves both vegetarian, and meat dishes - a range of appetizers, pizzas, sliders, rolls, and desserts. Goan Xit Kodi ThaliConfused Watson's Non-Veg PlatterKodi Karpak Vepudu, and Kheema Vada Pav are among regular orders.

Their menu also includes a variety of well known dishes with a twist, such as Bombay Toast, Cheezling Bhel, Chicken Tikka Salad and Chapli Kabab, so you can enjoy an assortment of beloved snacks to go with your choice of tipple. 

Watson's, with its casual atmosphere, the location, and its offerings, is an entertaining choice for an evening out with friends, and family!

THE STORY

Watson's is a brand of a chain of grub pubs owned by Bangalore based, Shilton Hospitality. Watson's was started by five business partners - Sameer Chib, Shyamsundar Chawla, Jitesh Kanani, Amit Roy, and Anil Nagpal. They would routinely meet for a drink, after work, at the local neighbourhood pub. Soon, unable to relate to the music, and the pubs that they frequented, they fervently sought a place with a sense of comfort and belonging. So they created Watson's, blending a classic look and feel, with a contemporary food and entertainment expereince.

Boasting three outlets already, their expansion plans to Goa, realised in 2016, as their fourth outlet and second destination! Goa, being a veritable mix of global trends and local culture, was an ideal fit for Watson's - offering something to reminisce the old times while looking forward to the new. Watson's has recently started operations in Chennai as well.

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RECOMMENDED FOR:

  • Themed lounge
  • Neighbourhood dive bar
  • Central location
  • Watson's special cocktails
  • Fortnightly Pub Quiz
  • Upcoming music talent
  • Ladies' Game Nights

CONTACT

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Address:

WATSON'S GRUB PUB
#12/24/2A, No. 36
Opposite Municipal Garden
Panjim
Goa 403 001
India

Phone:

+917888047305

UPCOMING EVENTS

LADY LUCK @ WATSON'S

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Every Wednesday
19:00 - 01:00

@ WATSON'S, Panjim>>

LADY LUCK
Play a game and get drinks on the house for the lucky ladies
Try your luck by picking from a bag of coins! Red coin: Unlimited IMFL liquor, Black coin: Unlimited premium liquor

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DANCE @ WATSON'S

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Every Monday & Tuesday
18:30 - 20:30
@ WATSON'S, Panjim>>

DANCE
Salsa, Bachata, Modern Jive and more with Erica & Presley

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WATSON'S SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

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