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Before 2017 Ends: Ten Iconic Restaurants That You Need To Check Off Your List

Ishita posted on 20 December

Ten-Second Takeaway

If you are a Punekar, then you will swear by these! Right from authentic seafood, to misal to some yummy Parsi delicacies, Pune serves something for everyone’s taste buds. So head out, and dig in!

Dario’s

A perfect go-to for all your dates. Pair your pasta with a signature glass of wine, and we assure you that you’re going to have a happy time. This quaint place has a stylish ambience and they serve the most delicious comfort food like nachos, chocolate crepes and more. The cozy Euro-styled furnishings will make you feel like you’re at one of those cozy cafes in Europe

#LBBTip: It is usually very full, so make sure to reach early. You cannot miss their woodfired classic and authentic Italian pizzas.

Casual Dining

Sundarban Resort, 19, Lane 1, Next To Osho International, Koregaon Park, Pune

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11 East Street Café

London in Pune? It’s right here with its famous red bus. Existing for over a decade, this is one of the most iconic cafés.

#LbbTip: The food is very affordable, and tasty. Cheese fondue and the shawarma are must tries.

Pubs

11, Virvani Plaza, Indira Gandhi Chowk, East Street, Camp, Pune

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German Bakery

The good ol’ bakery, has been revived with great interiors, and some additions to their menu. They’re known for their red velvet cake, kheema pao, shrewsberry biscuits and more.

#LBBTip: You might assume that it is not always full, but it is! So, you better be ready to wait. Don’t forget to try their fresh biscuits and cakes, or pack them for your midnight cravings.

Cafes

291, North Main Road, Ragvilas Society, Koregaon Park, Pune

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Vaishali

Known for being a legend to satisfy all your south-indian food pangs! It is a no-fuss restaurant, where you might even find rush during early hours like 7AM for breakfast.

#LBBTip: People don’t mind sharing tables, for the lovely food! You might bump into your favorite celebs. The Mysore dosa, veg cutlet, upma are absolute delights!

1000 Oaks

Classy décor, with an outdoor seating that will make you fall in love with the place! Their drinks and food go perfectly with each other.

#LBBTip: If you do visit, you cannot leave without trying the Barman’s pitcher.

Pubs

2417, East Street, Camp, Pune

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Nisarg

Serving for over a decade and known for their authentic Malvani seafood, it is easy to locate the restaurant. Their coastal line ambience with palm trees, makes it a huge garden restaurant with a pleasant vibe.

#LBBTip: Sadly, they don’t serve alcohol anymore due to regulations, but their sea-food makes up for it.

Casual Dining

6/1, Opp. Padale Palace, Nalstop, Erandwane, Pune

Malaka Spice

Iconic – and how! You would never regret splurging on a dinner here. Beautiful décor, great food and conversations with your loved ones! Their Pan-Asian menu keeps on changing every season. Asian-fusion dishes from Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Burma are reinvented and modernized by expert chefs and cooked to perfection.

#LBBTip: The place is always packed! Prior reservation is a must. You need to eat their signatures like three aunties & three grandmothers, malay grilled chicken with a dark draught beer

Bars

Lane 5, Opp. Oxford Properties, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune

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Vohuman Café

Best breakfast – check! Cheap – Check! Dig into some cheese omlette, bun maska and our favourite, bournvita. This place opens up right when the sun rises. And when the sun goes down, the shutters do too.

#LBBTip: Their fried egg is perfection. Get there early, if you want parking – even at 6am.

Cafes

Millennium Star, Near Ruby Hall, BS Dhole Patil Road, Sangamvadi, Pune

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Marz-O-Rin

Affordable and quick snacks on the go! Nestled within a heritage building which is more than 100 years old, they were the pioneers to bring the snack scene to the city. The view of East Street is great from here.

#LBBTip: Make sure to try everything possible on the menu. The whole wheat breads, and desserts like pastries, ice creams, sandwiches are really delicious. Be prepared to wait for your order, during rush hours.

Fast Food Restaurants

Bakthiar Plaza, 6, MG Road, Camp, Pune

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Yana Sizzlers and Wok

As the name suggests, their sizzlers are the most-loved and most affordable ones! Their drinks are brilliant too. The ambience has soft-lighting and great vibe.

#LBBTip: They also serve fried ice cream!

Casual Dining

1181, Surya Bhavan, FC Road, Shivajinagar, Pune

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