Eating out is always fun, but it can be monotonous when all the restaurants start to look the same. Thankfully, Pune has a lot more to offer! We bring you five themed restaurants hidden across the city. Take your eating-out experience to a whole new level!
Village – The soul of India
The first on our list of themed restaurants is Village, a restaurant built like a village, replete with trucks, camels, chawdi bazaar, police thana etc. They offer you buffet with variety of options. There are plenty of activities which are entertaining such as a Mehendi/ tattoo artist, puppet show, photo booth, palmist and ring games to name a few. There are live counters which serve the delicacies from all over India like Chat, South Indian, Maharashtrian, Gujarati, Ice Golas etc. This is perfect for a weekend getaway with friends.
The ambience of this restaurant is true to its name. It is just like a dense dark tropical rainforest with woods and trees. The sound of a water fall around adds to the soothing ambience and the dim light completes the whole Amazonian experience. Sip on some beer and try some of their excellent starters from a large variety of cuisines and enjoy the sounds and sights of the Amazon like never before!
Looking for a place to spend an full, fun-filled day with the family? Choki Dhani is the place. A Rajasthani themed restaurant, the restaurant staff will give you to a whole new cultural aspect in respect to dining experience. Various activities such as pottery making, puppet shows, camel ride etc. will keep you entertained. They serve authentic Rajasthani food, from the most delicious dish of dal bati churma to jalebis and pakoras.
11 East Street Café
The minute you set your foot in this restaurant, it will take you to old Britain. The iconic red double-decker bus on the left and the red telephone booth on the right of the entrance and the rectangular seating area all tell the story of an era we only knew through books. The 3D images of the stores give you the feeling of eating in a European market. Their menu however is way more diverse, offering an array of cuisines that include Indian, Continental and even Middle-eastern. Their Nutella menu is just mouth- watering, and must-try.
The Brooklyn Shuffle Diner
This diner serves you America on a plate. A true blue American diner, straight from New-York, you won’t have to lament of never having visited the great city, because it’s right here! The restaurant’s décor is ‘authentic diner’ with the bright red booths and wooden tables, placed on a black and white tiled floor. The walls are white and blue with Americana themed murals. The menu, as well, stays true to the theme, loaded with American comfort food and fast food, just like you always thought it would be!