Ah! Pune, the land of the Peshwa’s, is known for its IT Hubs and amazing weather. The city is a haven for foodies, just like a candy store is for kids. Apart from the mouth-watering street food like Pav bhaji, Dabeli and Vada pav, you can have a lot more on your palates, ranging from North Indian to South Indian, Rajasthani to North East and also various international cuisines from all over the world. Though Pune already has ample food places being a foodie city, it keeps seeing a rise in new restaurants and cafes all the time bringing new fusion food, unique decors and much more for the patrons. We have curated a list of new dining places that you must check out. Here’s a round of the 7 best restaurants in Pune that are new on EazyDiner.
High Ground Restaurant is one gem of a place that you will see in Pune. This restaurant has a really nice and calm ambiance with 5 different types of seating areas for couples, a swing table, a roped area, elegant huts and casual dining space. The infrastructure has been crafted so beautifully that you will keep on visiting this place again and again. They specialize in serving delicious North Indian cuisine but also have dishes like oriental and continental to offer. The colors, lighting and seating sections, all sum up as a perfect evening here whether it’s a get-together with friends or a romantic date night.
Must-haves: Paneer do Pyaza, Manchow Soup, Tandoori Aloo, Shahi Seekh Kebab, Lazio Roma Pizza
Cost for Two: ₹ 600
Region Punjab is emerging as one of the best restaurants in Pune to serve Indian, Mughlai and Seafood. You can have a feast consisting of dishes made from mutton, chicken, paneer and everything in between here that is freshly prepared and full of authentic flavors. And to satisfy your tandoori cravings, the menu also has a plethora of tandoori dishes that you will love to the core. You can enjoy your food either in the cozy indoors with elegant interiors or have it outdoors surrounded by plants and feel the fresh breeze.
Must-haves: Fish Tikka Achari, Paneer Jalwa, Fried Chicken, Achari Soya Chaap
Cost for two: ₹ 1150
If you love to try Nepalese or Tibetan cuisine, then Yeti – the Himalayan Kitchen is the place for you. Located in Kalyani Nagar, this café chain serves some of the best authentic Himalayan dishes in India. Decorated with traditional Tibetan flags and bells in an open space, this place transports you to the land of Nepal. When you visit, do not forget to savor their authentic “Thukpa”, a very popular soup that originated in Tibet. This new dining spot should be on your list if you are in the mood of trying something different than regular food.
Must-haves: The Khasi Ko Ledo, Yeti Special Thakali Thali, Mothuk, Wai Wai Sadeko, Chicken La Phing
Cost for Two: ₹ 1200
Cherie is a plush restaurant located in Wakad where you can enjoy servings from a wide range of European, Indian and Asian cuisines, or you can just sit and enjoy a drink or two with your friends and family at the in-house bar. The enchanting ambiance with stylish décor, classy wooden fixtures and enormous seating space along with great service makes it one of the best restaurants in Pune.
Must-haves: Seafood Soup, Jack Fruit Galouti, Ghee Roast Enchilada, Herb Chicken Tikka
Cost for Two: ₹ 1400
Whether you are staying at the Hyatt or just driving by it and you want to relax and unwind, feel free to have a seat at The Waterfall Lounge, to indulge in a serene and tranquil atmosphere that will rejuvenate your senses. You can sip on their great selection of teas and coffees from around the world or for a light meal, relish the multi-cuisine food here. Do try The Waterfall Signature Charlie, a balance of savories and petit desserts, that you just can’t resist.
Must-haves: Asparagus Quiche, Tandoor Smoked Veg Khurchan Puff, Coffee Therapy, Flowering Teas
Cost for Two: ₹ 1000
As the name suggests, you can enjoy a lot of cuisines here like Indian, Seafood, Oriental and much more, while soaking in the amazing views of Manas Lake. You can take a seat either on the deck built like a boat or at the Cabana beside the lake to relax and enjoy the beautiful sceneries of mother nature with delicious food and curated drinks. A perfect and mesmerizing dining spot where you can spend an unforgettable evening with your friends and family or maybe go for a romantic dinner date with a special one.
Must-haves: Malai Paneer Tikka, Udta Kukkad, Mushroom Chilly, Prawns Jalfrezi, Hakka Noodles
Cost for Two: ₹ 1500
Mister Merchant is a luxurious restaurant to experience well-curated Middle Eastern food. The posh ambiance here only enhances the dining experience. And the cozy and warm space is best suited for family and intimate gatherings with friends. Their hummus is smooth as silk you should definitely try it. The chef has made sure to make something special happen with each dish here.
Must-haves: Tenderloin & Bell Peppers Shawarma, Merchant’s Crème Brulee, Toum Harissa, Red Chilli Falafel
Cost for Two: ₹ 2500
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