Named after one of the city's foremost industrialists, the late Neelkanth Kalyani, Kalyani Nagar is one of Pune?s up and coming residential areas. Rapid development and improved accessibility over the years has seen the emergence of many new buildings, shopping malls and IT parks. Unsurprisingly, there has also been a surge in the number of new eateries, making it a prime spot for hangouts and parties. Of course, with the massive number of options available, finding a place for a classy fine-dining luncheon can be tedious. We have compiled a small list of some of the most popular restaurants in Kalyani Nagar, which are a must visit for anyone in the area.
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The Ship has a really unique theme going for it, designed to look like?you guessed it?the desk of a ship. The earthy wooden interiors and subtle dim lighting really adds a nice premium touch. The food menu also will not disappoint, especially with premium dishes such as the sizeably portioned Captain?s Seafood Platter and various gastronomic burgers and pizzas?definitely try the Meat Feast Pizza, topped with generous helpings of mozzarella, ham, bacon, peperoni and chicken. They have placed a focus on serving wholesome and tasty gourmet dishes, and they have really delivered in this aspect. The place can get very crowded during weekends so be sure to book a table if you are going with a large group.
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Located in the prestigious Ista Hotel (now the Hyatt), Baan Tao is their premium fine-dining restaurant that offers exemplary Asian cuisine paired with a premium dining experience. You will be impressed first by the spectacular waterfalls and art fixtures that bedeck the entrance, making you feel as if you?re part of a high-budget movie. The ambiance is fashionable to the T and ideal for a romantic dinner or even a fancy corporate lunch. The food is made using authentic Asian flavours and is sure to excite the hidden foodie in you. First timers should surely try their Papaya Salad and Green Thai Curry, which is made to perfection. Those looking for good Pan-Asian food in Pune must surely hit this place ASAP.
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The Fishbowl is distinct for its sprawling outdoor terrace and spacious indoor lounge. This place is good at providing a truly unique fine-dining experience with the quirky interiors and energetic ambiance. Although they lack an extensive spread of dishes in the menu, they more than make up for it with the insane number of cocktail
recipes on offer. Some of the more off-beat cocktails include the Wild Liquid?vodka
based with cranberry juice and hints of mint and basil. Foodies will like to sink their teeth into the Beer Batter Fried Prawns and Panko Crusted crispy Fish Burger. If you?re wondering how the name came about, it is because they serve their cocktails in a fish bowl?gimmicky but endearing. Check this place out the next time you?re in Kalyani Nagar and craving for some tasty seafood along with some alcohol.