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Hangout Plans? We've Found A Few Places For You To Chill With College Peeps

    Where do you chill with your college crew when you're short for money? We found spots where you can hangout for long hours and not worry about spending more than what your pocket money allows. Here are the best hangout places in Pune for college groups who want to have more than just fun.

    Fantasy Snack & Juice Bar

    Students of Wadia College dearly accept it as their ‘katta’, Fantasy Juice Bar at Bund Garden Road is the place to go if you’re hungry and broke. It offers a large variety of rolls, noodles, curries, cold coffees, fresh juice and burgers. It is also known as one of the most famous cafes in Pune. You must-try their sitaphal milkshake for INR 90 and when the season comes, the mango milkshake is a total winner out here. It is open even on Sundays and is operational from 8:00 AM to 11:30 PM. It is approximately priced at INR 300 for two.

    Cafe Durga

    MIT folks, there is no dearth of cool cafes in Kothrud. Whether you are bunking your lectures or are taking a break for a cuppa chai, Mayur Colony is the best hangout spot for you. There are many cafes and eateries here, such as Iddos, Monginis, among other bakeries. Even the iconic Durga cafe is right here, where you can eat a sandwich and drink their special cold coffee. A meal for two here will set you back INR 400 and probably less, because Cafe Durga is one of the cheapest places to eat at. While you are around, you might want to checkout Yollops in the same area that serves a delicious range of ice-creams that cannot be found anywhere else in the city. 


    Roopali Restaurant

    Deccan Gymkhana, Pune

    Chill with your squad at Roopali with their special coffee at FC Road. Known amongst various generations of Pune as a hangout spot, Roopali is indeed the best place to sit, talk, gossip and chill with your friends. The only drawback of this place is that the place is most of the times full and you can't really grantee how long it would take for a place to be available. However, you can always take you coffee and hangout near the varenda area of the restaurant.  



    Viman Nagar, Pune

    Who does not like having a great conversation with friends over a cup of nice chai? Situated in Viman Nagar, Chai is a one-stop place to enjoy breakfast and a garam pyali of chai. Don't miss their butter-bread toast which just costs INR 10. Also, every Sunday, you can enjoy an unlimited brunch for INR 399. The spread includes pocket pizzas, beverages, pastas, fries and a lot more.



    Shivajinagar, Pune

    One of the most popular South Indian restaurants of the city, Wadeshwar is known for its yummy Southern fare and chill vibes. Situated in Aundh, Baner, Law college road or FC Road, nothing beats chilling with your gang at Wadeshwar especially on rainy days. Gorge on Mysore dosa and cold coffee which are its specialty. Their appams are to die for and just cost INR 70. But otherwise a meal for two here won't be more than INR 500. So dig into hot idlis and crispy dosas.


    One of the legendary places in Pune, Marz-O-Rin is still our favourite to sit, chill and hog on good food. Be it their victorian old-school decor to the chalk-and-board menu, we love this cafe on MG Road. Be it chutney sandwich, bean burger, chicken burger, or bun maska, everything here is yummy, reasonably priced and can satiate your cravings between your shopping spree in the market. A meal for two here will set you back INR 300.

    Coffee Jar

    Situated in Wanowrie, Coffee Jar is an amazing hangout place for college kids. Munch on munchies and snacks, drink different kinds of coffees and make merry with your gang at this lovely cafe which is all about chill vibes and great decor. If you are a filter coffee fan, you will simply love their filter coffee that is priced at just INR 50! Pair up your coffee with cinnamon rolls and other sweet treats.

    Peter's Pan

    We found a cute cafe for you and your gang in Wanowrie to indulge at. You'll get great food, colourful setting, cheery vibes at Peter's Pan' and the menu has all your favourite dishes that are reasonably priced. Under INR 599, you can enjoy a drink, appetiser and a main-course dish. Try their pasta bowls, freak shakes and small platters of munchies to have a great time.

    Punjabi Dhaaba

    Symbians from the Viman Nagar campus who love to enjoy authentic Punjabi food without burning a hole in their pockets, head to Punjabi Dhaaba. The place provides typical veg and non-veg Indian dishes coupled with desi bread and beverages. The best part about the place is that it has the option of half-plate dishes, which lets students enjoy a variety at affordable prices. Everyone swears by the butter chicken and butter garlic naan here. And, don't miss out on their lassi and lota chaanch. A meal for two here is for INR 500.

    NCC Canteen

    NCC Canteen

    Shivajinagar, Pune

    Cheap and always buzzing with activities, NCC Canteen right next to Symbiosis SB road campus is a temple for youngsters. From breakfast items to lunch thalis, you will find it all here under INR 100. Just outside the canteen, there is a juice stall where you can gulp down healthy fresh fruit juices to beat the heat. Students love this place, as do native Punekars who still visit the place to jog down the memory lane.