The food of the Orient has fascinated foodies all over the world, and with so many different flavours and tastes to choose from, Pan-Asian cuisine is like a culinary adventure every foodie loves to undertake. Looking to satisfy your craving for maki rolls, Khao Suey, and tempura? Here are the best Pan Asian restaurants to dine at in Pune.
Of Eastern Flavours: These Pan-Asian Restaurants Serve The Best Asian Cuisine
Gong is a Pan-Asian fine dining restaurant where you can tuck into sushi, ramen, nasi goreng, baos, khao suey, and much more. With classy interiors, romantic lighting, and ample seating options-Gong on Balewadi High Street is pretty famous among Asian food lovers. We hear their roast duck teriyaki bao is quite a hit. For vegetarians, they also have avocado rolls! Looking for something fun? Try their sushi donuts, water chestnut-corn cups, and dumplings that they serve in a martini glass. You'll have to shell out around INR 1,700 here for a meal for two.
Craving noodles? With over three locations in the city, you must visit Noodle Canteen to get your hands on some exciting flavours and preparations of noodles and soul-comforting Pan-Asian food. Their chicken 65, salt and pepper vegetable, shanghai potato, panko prawns, Korean BBQ wings, and chicken dim sum are what we recommend you try, and if you’re looking for a bigger meal - their khao suey and nasi goreng are super delish. A meal for two here would cost you around INR 750.
Shizusan serves one of the best Pan Asian fares in the city and has an extensive menu that offers food from all over South East Asia. The highly recommended dishes here include pulled chicken baos, Singapore chili crab, hibachi-style Japanese chili fried rice, otak (kingfish wrapped in banana leaf), Chinese mantou buns, Korean-style gochujang buri bop, and Thai and Malay-inspired massaman curry. A meal for two here would cost you around INR 1600. This place has one of the best sushi in Pune.
Located in Koregaon Park and Baner, the Asian Box is a cosy space that offers comfort food from the Orient. Inspired by Asian street food, this restaurant serves mouth-watering preparations of Chinese, Malaysian, Thai, Burmese, Indonesian, and Singaporean cuisines. The nasi lemak, sayur lodeh, and Thai lettuce wraps come highly recommended. A meal for two here would cost you around INR 1200.
Sushi, dim sum, maki rolls, noodles, and much more await at this Pan Asian restaurant in Koregaon Park. From Korean and Chinese to Vietnamese, Burmese, Thai, and Japanese, Moshi Moshi has it all. Their tom kha soup and seafood dim sum are some of our favourites. If you’re a sushi fan, you must check out their extensive menu. You can take your partner or date here for a meal and it would cost you INR 1500.
Ginkgo in Kothrud mainly focuses on Japanese cuisine along with some Korean and Thai options. Run by two 23-year-old chefs, this Pan-Asian bistro is a cosy little space where you can indulge in some delicious mochi, sushi, tempura, miso soup, Thai curries, Som Tam salad (raw papaya salad), and many more dishes. Meal for two comes up to INR 1000.
Situated inside Ritz Carlton- Ukiyo is a fine dining Japanese restaurant. The restaurant surely has a sophisticated and classy vibe to it and a pretty extensive sushi menu. We suggest you try their Okonomoyaki Roll which comes with Octopus and their rock shrimp roll. They also have varied selections of California rolls, sashimi, and nigiri to choose from. A meal for two here would cost you INR 2500.
End your quest for the best Japanese food at Miyuki at Doubletree By Hilton. A Japanese-only restaurant, Miyuki serves everything from sushi, teppanyaki, and sauteed Shitake to yasai (char-grilled veggie dish), Matcha ice-cream, etc. If you think of this place as a huge dining area, you are wrong. It is a small dining section consisting of 10-12 seats attached to a live counter station. Looking at the dark red walls with Japanese tapestry, you are sure to feel as if you have entered a Japanese household. The cost for two is INR 1600 plus taxes.
Koji at Conrad serves ‘the best of’ Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine. Both the food and drinks here are nothing short of fancy. Go for their Chef’s signature truffle and edamame dumpling, prawn and chive dumpling with crab-meat and tobiko, wasabi prawns, and the ‘Koji Experience’ sushi platter. It’s one of the rare places in the city for good sushi, so don’t miss out! Cocktail fiends, do try some of their Asian-style cocktails and rice wine. For special occasions, they have a private dining room as well. A dinner here will cost you around INR 2200.
Yeti & The Monk
One of the best discoveries is always a quaint little cafe serving exceptionally good food. Savour comfort food at Yeti & The Monk, which specialises in Tibetan, Vietnamese, and other East Asian cuisines. Situated in Khadki, you can visit this cafe and enjoy a chilled glass of lemongrass cooler and garoush cooler (a sweet, red juice of garoush, a special kind of flower extract found in the Himalayas). The menu is limited but authentic. Try pork dumplings, pho and Vietnamese rolls. The rates are pocket-friendly and meal for two comes up to INR 600.