A date is more than just two people getting together to talk about their passions and interests, it is about the place you choose and how that lends to the ambience, the palette and, in entirety to the whole experience. So, in order to ensure that the next time you go out with someone, your choice of restaurant is described as nothing less than spectacular, try any of these 10 places across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Pondicherry! We assure, you will not be disappointed!
A prodigious Italian restaurant that is solely based on traditions that originate from the heart of Italy. Sorrento takes advantage of its location by providing access to the terrace and garden for an alfresco feel. The restaurant serves contemporary authentic Neapolitan cuisine in a relaxed style; has a confident but casual daytime ambience.
We Recommend: The lamb chops and risotto options from their menu
Address: Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Timings: 12:30pm to Midnight
Price: Rs 5,000 for two
Offering an organic blend of cuisines, signature cocktails, culture and service from all over Asia, Shiro is known for rendering an extraordinary Asian dining experience. Imagine an elaborate spread with dim sum trolleys coming your way through the night along with with a live sushi and makimono station that has a wide selection of Shiro’s best offerings to enhance your dining experience; you definitely can never get enough of it.
We Recommend: Grill Nights, Shiro’s mid-week culinary bliss, every Wednesday.
Address: Wadia International Center, Pandhurang Budhkar Marg, Worli, Mumbai
Timings: 12 Noon To 1:30 AM
Price: Rs 3,000 for two
On the 24th floor, Paasha is love-at-first rendezvous with tastefully adorned flowing drapes, comfortable couches and soft lights. The elegant restaurant area of glass, wood, copper and whites opens into the idyllic rooftop lounge with a skylight bar. Offering a breathtaking view of the city, Paasha is considered to be Pune’s crowning glory.
We Recommend: The kakori and barrah kebabs
Address: JW Marriott, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune
Timings: 6 PM To 12:30 AM
Price: Rs 2,500 for two
Not only is Soi 7 famous for its delicious Pan Asian food and a wide range of drinks, or draft beer; but, also for its rooftop that makes the ambience lively and keeps the crowd coming. Soi 7 brings you a night of great music, delicious food and amazing events with live gigs all week long.
We Recommend: The chicken Schezuan dim sums, BBQ fish and the coconut Tres Leches
Address: 205-208 & 209-A, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Timings: 12 Noon to 1 AM
Price: Rs 2,100 for two
The Spanish-influenced restaurant and bar is one of Delhi’s latest attractions in the F&B scenario. The fact that it’s young and energetic; drawing the city’s millennials and those who want to be part of the hip new movement, only adds to its charm.
We Recommend: The patatas bravas and the slow-cooked Belgian pork belly
Address: Asiad Village, Siri Fort Institutional Area, New Delhi
Timings: 12 Noon To 1 AM
Price: Rs 3,000 for two
One of the most popular lounges in Koramangala, perhaps in the whole of Bengaluru, Fenny’s Lounge and Kitchen is a place you can safely take not just your friends, but your family as well. Their terraced rooftop lounge is where everyone wants to be seated, especially those who want to have a quiet time and indulge in the panoramic view.
We Recommend: The bread lasagna and the devil beef chunks
Address: 115, 3rd floor, opp Raheja Arcade, near Forum Mall, Koramangala, 7th block
Timings: 12 Noon to 1 AM
Price: Rs 1800 for two
An eclectic rooftop lounge full of an exquisiteness that comes naturally to most rooftop locales. Befitting of your ideal date night, complete with musical performances as well as a delectable palette that will have you rating your date experience a perfect 10!
We Recommend: The gucchi ki galawat, murgh par luft and gulab jamun cheese cake
Address: Kamla Trade House, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Timings: 5 PM To 1:30 AM
Puducherry’s newest address for craft cocktails, delicious food and live acts from India and around the world, The Storytellers’ Bar is at Hidesign’s sea-facing Promenade hotel, the Bar’s architecture is a quaint mix of the city’s French colonial vibe and its spiritual roots. One of the Bar’s prominent features is the interactive Wall of Stories, highlighting memorabilia, props and interesting anecdotes from travellers and locals – stories that you won’t find in guidebooks.
We Recommend: Gin based cocktails, accompanied by the crab cakes that are made from local mud crab and for the vegetarians, the flavourful baked spinach and ricotta quiche.
Address: 23, Goubert Avenue, White Town
Timings: 5 PM to 12 AM
Price: Rs 800 for two
Indigo XP, Bangalorere’s best performance venue and experiential lounge equipped with the latest-in-technology sound and lighting systems sourced from across the globe. Spread over two floors, Indigo XP’s upper deck on the top floor is set with an island bar and an extended terrace which is open to the sky, offering one of the best aerial views of the city.
We Recommend: Their innovative cocktails, chilli cheese rolls and the mango panna cotta.
Address: 5th Floor, 6th Block, Elite Building, Industrial Layout, Jyoti Niwas College Road, Koramangala 5th Block
Timings: 1 PM to 1 AM
Price: Rs 1,500 for two
A sky-deck pool side bar in the party end of the suburbs, Amanzi is open till dawn. It’s a place you can break away from the crowd as you laze by the pool side deck lounge.
We Recommend: The corn filo cigars and nacho bowls
Address: 164, 3rd Floor, C'est Le Vie, Hill Road, Bandra West
Timings: 12 Noon to 5 AM
Price: Rs 2,000 for two