A 12-Inch Tall Burger, Black Diamond Cocktail & More: The 9 Wackiest Dishes In Pune

Sneha posted on 11 July

Ten-Second Takeaway

Tired of eating the same old wada pavs and momos and drinking un-experimented, unexciting cocktails?  Fellow Puneites, drop everything right now and try out these eccentric yet delectable fusion dishes from these restaurants. Because it’s time to break the monotony!

Chicken & Cheese Wadapav

The traditional Maharastrian snacker gets a scrumptious meaty twist at Café F5 in Baner. The deep fried flour coating has no mashed potato whatsoever! Instead it’s filled with beautifully cooked diced chicken sautéed with creamy cheese, herbs and rich Indian spices. Meat lovers, you’re warmly welcome!

Price: INR 70/ piece


Echeon, Shop 2, Opp. Regent Plaza, Baner - Pashan Link Road, Baner, Pune

Black Diamond Cocktail

Named after the first English train that ran from Kolkata to the neighbouring coal mines of Asansol, the Black Diamond Cocktail, the latest creation of Minority By Saby at Kalyani Nagar, is to die for! The drink is an infusion of 60 ml old monk, earl grey, honey, edible charcoal colour and cola.


Fortaleza Central Avenue, 217, Level 1/2, Kalyani Nagar, Pune

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Thai Chicken Golgappas

Your favourite street food – golgappas, now come in brand-new avatar at Street Meat in Koregaon Park. The small crispy balls of flour are filled with diced thai chicken and the goodness of sweet chili tamarind, lemongrass and key lime.

Price: INR 140/plate


Shop 5, Lane 6, Ashok Chakra Society, Koregaon Park, Pune

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Big Babool Shot

Urban Foundry at Balewadi High Street boasts of interesting cocktails and connotations of drinks. But what drove us down the memory lane was the whacky Big Babool Shot, the sweetness of bubble gum infused in Smirnoff.


1, Balewadi High Street, Cummins India Office Campus, Baner - Balewadi Link Road, Baner, Pune

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WTF Burger

The WTF Burger at the Burger Barn Cafe in Koregaon Park is 12-inch tall and weighs around two kgs. Take up the WTF Challenge and get your photo up on the restaurant”s wall of fame!

All you have to do is, finish the WTF burger, a portion of fries and an Oreo shake under 30 minutes. If you can do it under 15, your gigantic meal is absolutely FREE!

Price: INR 500

Casual Dining

Sanas Corner, 393, Lane 5, Koregaon Park, Pune

Cheese Chocolate Toast

The quaint little food joint, Flavours at the heart of Fergusson College Road serves neatly grilled chocolate toast topped with a generous amount of grated cheese and dark chocolate shavings.

Price: INR 80

Fast Food Restaurants

Near British Library, FC Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune

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Mara-Mari Chai

Trupti Tea Center at Dnyaneshwar Paduka Chowk will remind you why monsoon and a hot cup of tea is an inseparable couple. Try the famous Mara-Mari, a combination of regular and special tea. The regular chai is made of water and milk, whereas the special one has no milk in it. Have a cup of this happiness with either a cream roll or samosa and you’re sorted for the evening.

Price: INR 22

Fast Food Restaurants

Dnyaneshwar Paduka Chowk, Shivajinagar, Pune

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    Gulabjamun Cheesecake

    Try the best of fushion food at Krustys Bistro in Kothrud! But first, get your hands on the Gulabjamun Cheesecake, a unique combination of cream cheese, chocolate, biscuit crumbs and gulabjamuns!

    The dish is a speciality of the chef and is not on the menu. Put in a special request to the waiter and wait till the dessert surprises you!

    Casual Dining

    Plot 1, Survey 17/1-B/2, Saudamini, Near Karishma Society, Kothrud, Pune

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    Badam Jalebi

    The Badam Jalebi at Dezart in Deccan Gymkhana is everything yum and awsome! The dessert is plated at the table and comprises vanilla sponge mixed with condensed milk and dryfruits, topped with icecream and freshly made hot crispy jalebis.

    Price: INR 250

    Dessert Parlours

    Shop 5, Dr. Herekar Park, Opp. Kamla Nehru Park, Bhandarkar Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune