As the saying goes, food brings people together; this is especially true in Pune Camp. The Camp area which is located in the southern part of Pune is a bustling hub of activity for youngsters but also has something to offer everyone. Whether you’re a foodie looking for a hangout place with friends or an enthusiast eager to explore food places, the Pune Camp area provides a plethora of options.
From the aroma of freshly baked goods to the sizzle of hot dishes, the emotions that food evokes are truly unparalleled. Many of these food places have been around for decades, serving up classic dishes that have become a must-try for all.
In this article, we’ll answer the question, “Where to eat and chill in Pune camp area?” and take you on a culinary journey. Explore the 13 best restaurants, cafes, food joints, and bars to hang out in Pune Camp area. This article will showcase the diverse array of cuisines and experiences available in this exciting neighborhood. Also, stick around as we include some new places that you most likely haven’t checked out yet!
Explore the top hangout places in Pune Camp area..
This place makes the perfect choice for the summer as it offers a range of coolers, and also is one of the best places to have fruits with fresh cream in the city. They are a pretty old food joint in the area and are praised immensely for their Corn Patties.
The popularity they enjoy is evident by how fast the place can fill up. But the wait is definitely worth the hype!
George Restaurant has a long-standing legacy. Located on East Street, it was started in 1936 by Hassan Jafari. The Restaurant is a trademark of the Camp Area, making it one of the classic restaurants, not only in the area but in the entirety of Pune.
The Pune community has fallen in love with this Mughlai-serving eatery because of its huge portions and reasonable costs and the mutton biryani remains a crowd favorite.
The birthplace of Shrewsbury Biscuits in town; your existence remains questionable until you’ve tried these delightful, melting right-in-your-mouth biscuits! Other must-tries include the legendary mawa cakes, cheese papdi, khari, and chocolate cake; the list can go on!
‘The early bird gets the worm’ fits so well with this 65+ years old bakery. If you aren’t early to get here, you will only get a “sold-out” board instead of the delicious freshly baked products that Kayani Bakery offers.
Dorabjee & Sons Restaurant
We’ve all been to Dorabjee’s (what kind of a Punekar are you if you haven’t?)!
But Dorabjee & Sons, which is one of the very few original Parsi eateries, is a real legend and a budget-friendly stop for all your Parsi culinary needs. If you’re a non-vegetarian, you should definitely try some of their myriads. This place which carries a legacy of more than 145 years, and has also been featured in multiple web series lately. Here is one of the recent videos by National Geographic featuring Sai Tamhankar –
An Iranian place, perfect for the iconic bun-maska and chai with eggs kind of breakfast.
The ambiance transports you back in time to a simpler and slower Pune, about which we only ever heard our grandparents’ stories. The feel and taste of an older, antique Pune will be found here!
So next Sunday breakfast with friends is fixed!
From a classic trad Indian Mughlai restaurant to a modern Blue Nile Cafe, this place has come a long way through the decades.
Blue Nile has been absolutely famous for their Irani-style mutton biryani and boneless chicken masala. This restaurant is a non-vegetarian foodie’s dream come true. Go check out the new feel and ambiance and report to us back @campustimes.pune on Instagram.
Searching for a new spot to indulge in some delicious coffee and quick bites with a friend? This stunning café, newly opened in the area, might be what you’re looking for. Boasting a luxurious ambiance, it’s the perfect spot to hang out. The real star of the show here is the freshly made pizza, bursting with a range of incredible flavors that you just cannot miss.
The atmosphere is calm and serene, and you won’t have to worry about it being too crowded either, as it’s usually quite peaceful. And if you’re in need of a workspace, they’ve got you covered with their speedy WiFi, making it the ideal place to get some work done without any distractions.
The Rooftop Project
The Rooftop Project is the ultimate al fresco dining experience with an unrivaled view of the city. With a menu that features North Indian, Italian, and Asian cuisines, as well as a tempting selection of desserts and drinks, this is a dining spot that has something for everyone.
In the mood for classic drinks or specialty cocktails, you’ll find it all here. And with its incredible ambiance and atmosphere, it’s a great place for a fancy date or a night out with friends. So next time you’re looking to go out for a dinner party, you know where to go!
Alice in Gelato Land
This newly opened dessert place is here to satisfy your sweet tooth and for you to indulge in some heavenly desserts. Located at Aurora Towers, this charming spot offers an array of tempting options, including ice cream, waffles, coffee, shakes, and of course, their signature gelato. And with a decor that’s as cute as it is Instagram-worthy, it’s the perfect place to snap some pics and enjoy a delicious treat with friends.
Despite its recent opening, Alice in Gelato Land has already become a crowd favorite with raving reviews constantly pouring in.
The Great Indian Khau Gully
Get ready to embark on a culinary journey at The Great Indian Khau Gully – a unique concept restaurant that brings together the best of multiple food chains under one roof! Step inside and be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere that blends seamlessly with the traditional Indian street food vibe.
Whether you’re in the mood for spicy Indo-Chinese cuisine from Wongs’, Mughlai delicacies from Khansama, delectable Persian dishes from Navruz, or classic South Indian dishes from Udupi House, you’ll find it all at The Great Indian Khau Gully. And that’s not all – indulge your taste buds with Mumbai’s most famous Haji juices and falooda, or savor the iconic Bombay Sevpuri and even check out the Gola Counter!
After a long day of shopping on MG Road, there’s no better place to chill and hang out than at The Great Indian Khau Gully.
Get transported to a world of rich Persian flavors and stunning decor at this restaurant! From the moment you step inside, you’ll be mesmerized by the beautiful Persian accents and elements that adorn every corner of the restaurant. But that’s not all – the food here is just as colorful and flavorful as the decor! Their Mughlai delicacies are particularly noteworthy and have been a crowd favorite since the restaurant opened in 1978 in Mumbai! Indulge your taste buds with a wide range of delectable dishes, including North Indian, Mughlai, Kebab, Biryani, Seafood, Chinese, and Desserts.
But let’s talk about the star of the show – the biryanis. This restaurant has some of the best biryanis in town, and you simply can’t leave without trying them. Treat yourself to their mouthwatering specialty dishes Chicken Kabsa Rice, Mutton Biryani, and the Mutton Raan Tandoori.
This restaurant will surely give you an exotic dining experience with some great hospitality.
Coming back to the classics, you’ve not experienced MG Road, if you’ve not checked out Marzorin. Located in an old quaint-looking building, you can get a balcony seat (if you’re lucky enough) and munch on their chutney sandwiches or cute little mini pizzas. They also offer a ton of bakery goods and if you’re vegan, they have some options for you as well.
Pause from your shopping spree to grab a quick bite that is extremely pocket friendly!
11 East Street Cafe
Known for its ambiance, and even featured in movies, 11 East Street Café stays true to its name. And when it comes to the food, 11 East Street Café definitely delivers. With a menu that caters to all tastes and preferences, you’ll be spoiled for choice! Whether you’re in the mood for some bar food to share with friends or looking to indulge in some hearty dishes, you’ll find it all here.
This quirky restaurant makes a great choice to hang out with friends to try their signature cocktails and mocktails. It is a place that is absolutely worth the hype!
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Samruddhi is as Punekar as one can be, and has a knack for writing. She dabbles in Social Media Marketing and Content Writing. She is a curious learner with an interest in varied topics. She gets excited about coffee, sleeping, and reading in that exact order!
I tried choclate plum cake from baker;s basket in pune and it is so fresh, soft and delicious.