Restaurants

Top Choice Asian in Pune

Malaka Spice

Maharashtra's shining culinary moment is a fury of Southeast Asian fantasticness; trying to choose one dish among the delectable stir-fries, noodles and curries – all strong on seafood, vegetarian options, chicken, …
Top Choice Breakfast in Nasik

Sadhana

This rustic institution on the edge of town serves Nasik's best breakfast of champions, misal pav – an unusual Maharashtrian dish prepared with bean sprouts and pulses, topped with flattened puffed rice, crunchy chi…
Top Choice Asian in Nasik

Malaka Spice

This excellent branch of Pune's best restaurant is hands-down the most scenic spot to dine in Nasik wine country, with postcard-perfect views across Vallonné Vineyard, Lake Mukane and the dramatic Sahyadris mountain…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Mahabaleshwar

Grapevine

Way too hip for Mahabaleshwar, this classy restaurant/wine bar is unmissable. Chef/owner Raio's culinary pedigree includes Taj Hotels and his creative takes on Parsi and fresh seafood (yes, fresh!) are divine. The m…
Top Choice North Indian in Lonavla

Kinara Dhaba Village

A bit of a dhaba Disneyland, but therein lies the fun. About 5km east of Lonavla nearer Karla and Bhaja Caves is this fun-for-all restaurant/entertainment venue. Dine under traditional shamiana huts amid obnoxious f…
Top Choice Indian in Kolhapur

Dehaati

The city's Kolhapuri thali specialist. Meals come in a variety of mutton variations as well as chicken and veg. The vibrant curries, the spiced-up dhal, the rich aakkha masoor (Kolhapuri-style whole lentil curry), t…
Top Choice Cafe in Nagpur

The Breakfast Story

This stylish all-day breakfast-only hotspot in a residential building 7km southwest of the centre is worth a diversion. English, American and Belgian breakfast combos, sandwiches, pancakes and waffles, along with da…
Top Choice Malvani in Malvan

Chaitanya

On Malvan’s main drag, this great, family-run place specialises in Konkan cuisine including bangda tikhale (fish in thick coconut sauce), prawns malvani and very flavoursome crab masala; portions won't thrill you, b…
Top Choice Indian in Aurangabad

Bhoj

Rightly famous for its delicious, unlimited Rajasthani and Gujarati thalis, Bhoj is a wonderful place to refuel and relax after a hard day on the road (or rail). It’s on the 1st floor of a somewhat scruffy little sh…
Multicuisine in Pune

Prem’s

In a quiet, tree-canopied courtyard, Prem’s is perfect for a lazy, beery daytime drinking session on the breezy patio, with some decent local craft beers to try, perhaps with one of its famous sizzlers. The morning …