Top Choice Asian Fusion in Pune

Malaka Spice

Mouth-watering Southeast Asian fare that’s been given a creative tweak or two by star chefs. Choose from the classic or street menu, both strong on seafood, vegetarian, chicken, duck and mutton offerings. Eat alfres…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Mahabaleshwar


Skip this place, and you’ve missed half the fun in town. Tucked away behind the main drag, this tiny restaurant serves a delectable range of Indian, Continental and Thai dishes using organic vegetables and (safe) s…
Top Choice Italian in Pune


At the rear of Hotel Sunderban, this Italian is perhaps the most elegant dining experience in Pune, with fine art in the stunning air-conditioned dining room and a gorgeous courtyard for alfresco meals. Expensive bu…
Top Choice Italian in Kolhapur

Little Italy

If you’ve been clocking up some hard yards on India’s roads, this authentic, professionally run restaurant is just the place to head to sustain you for the next trip. All the flavours are to savour, with a delicious…
Top Choice Malvani in Malvan


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; staff will keep topping up t…
Cafe in Pune

Juice World

Delicious fresh fruit juices and shakes, this casual cafe with outdoor seating serves wholesome snacks such as pav bhaji (spiced vegetables and bread). On a hot day it’s impossible to walk past its fruit displays an…
Bakery in Pune

Kayani Bakery

A Raj-era institution that seems to be stuck in a time warp, where those in the know queue (in the loose sense of the word) for Shrewsbury biscuits (₹320 per kilogram), bread, Madeira (₹100) and sponge cakes (₹40).
Multicuisine in Pune


In a quiet, tree-canopied courtyard, Prem’s is perfect for a lazy, beery daytime drinking session, with lots of imported beers to try, perhaps with one of its famous sizzlers. The morning after? Well, Prem’s is the …
Multicuisine in Pune

The Place: Touche the Sizzler

The perfect old-school eating option where the menu evokes the days of the Raj, Queen Victoria and all that old chap: shrimp cocktails, Russian salads, steak cordon bleu and a few options from the tandoor. The smoki…
Bakery in Pune

German Bakery

A Pune institution famous for its traveller-geared grub, including omelettes, cooked breakfasts, Greek salad, capuccinos and lots of sweet treats (try the mango cheesecake). Located on a very busy traffic-plagued co…