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Places to hangout in Pune

Discussion in 'Maharashtra' started by Yami, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. Yami

    Yami New Member

    I have shifted to Pune for the next eight months, and I will soon have some friends visiting me and wanting to go out some places in Pune.
    As I am new here, I need some help in finding out what places to hang out in Pune.

    To help with the suggestions, we are all aged between 24 - 27 years old, and like going out and partying.
     
  2. briannagodess

    briannagodess Well-Known Member

    Hello, @Yami! Welcome to the forum!

    Pune is known for its rich culture and heritage. There are a number of temples and forts that you can visit around Pune. But for those looking for a place to hangout in Pune with friends, don't worry, because there are plenty of such places in the city. From cafes serving yummy pastries and coffee, to bars and nightclubs, you can definitely have some fun with your friends in the city. Here are some of the best places to hangout in Pune:

    For the foodies

    1. Where Else Cafe - This quaint little cafe has been praised a lot of times by guests. From its laid-back interiors, to its delicious meals, there's nothing more that you can ask for. They also have board games available so you and your friends can have some fun while passing time. It's also a pet-friendly cafe and even the owners have their two Persian cats waiting for you in the entrance. A must-try is their strawberry cheesecake shake along with their mac and cheese. Their meal rates are also very affordable so even college students frequent the cafe. They also have regular live music shows, so if you're in the mood for that, it's a good place to be in.
    • Address - Shop 8, Ground Floor, Lunkad Sky Max, Datta Mandir Chowk, Viman Nagar, Pune.
    • Contact Number - +91 7219268752.
    2. Toons - This restaurant is best for people who love rock music, as it can get very loud and noisy in here. The place is fairly small and located on a basement, so it does fit the theme. It can get very crowded during the weekends, but truth be told, it's also the best time to visit the restaurant. They have many varieties of drinks, from cocktails to liquors and cold beverages. Food menu is a bit limited but goes great with the drinks. Do try their vegetarian cheese burger and nachos.
    • Address - 26, Wonderland Basement, Camp, MG Road, Pune.
    • Contact Number - +91 9822057885.
    3. German Bakery Wunderbar - As soon as you enter this restaurant/cafe/bakery, the European styled interiors would greet you. It's very pleasing to the eyes and gives that elegant vibe to the place. The delicately painted walls add some charm to the place. Maybe that's why it's rare to see this place not crowded by guests. You would find that it's one of the preferred hangouts of friends in Pune. They have many drinks to choose from, from cocktails, vodkas, shakes, you name it, they have it. Food-wise, they have burgers, sandwiches, rice meals and more.
    • Address - 153/A, Varun Complex, Near Demech House, Law College Road, Pune.
    • Contact Number - 020 30162018.
    For the party lovers

    4. High Spirits - This bar/nightclub has events for all seven days of the week, making them a highly raved about place in the city. From metal, to techno, to reggae, every music lover has something for them in this nightclub. On top of that, they have a wide of variety of drinks to choose from, liquors, vodkas, martinis, cocktails and many more. Their food menu has a mixture of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. So if you'd just like to dance the night away, High Spirits is definitely the place for you.
    • Address - 35, A 1, Near ABC Farms, KP Annexe, Mundhwa Road, Mundhwa, Pune.
    • Contact Number - 020 30189851.
    5. Area 51 - From the exterior, this nightclub resembles a space ship, hence the name. It also has one of the largest dance floors in the city so you can enjoy dancing with your friends all night long. They also have good music with renowned DJs playing as well. The food and drinks here can be a bit pricey though as compared to the other night clubs. Plus, stags have to pay a higher amount to enter the place. For larger groups, a buffet can also be arranged for as long as you request it in advance.
    • Address - Pancard Clubs, Baner Hills, Baner, Pune.
    • Contact Number - +91 9822511688.
    6. Swig - One of the best places to party in Pune, with a great crowd almost all the time and great ambience as well. The music played here varies but has both local and international artists. The place can get really crowded especially during weekends but that's part of its charm. The cheap beverages here are also added bonuses. They recently updated their menu as well so you can try out their delectable dishes like tandoori chicken wings, poha crusted prawns and crispy lamb stir fry.
    • Address - 28/2, SBI Training Centre, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune.
    • Contact Number - +91 9049986088.
    For those looking for something new

    7. Lost the Plot - This is the only open-air rooftop cinema in Pune. They have bean bags, comfy sofas and provide the guests with headphones as well. The movie is projected into a big screen. They also serve popcorn complimentary when you buy the movie ticket. Movies featured here are indie films, so in a way, you're helping the thriving industry. They also have a menu with a good variety of meals. You can also drink to your heart's content with their liquor menu.
    • Address - Seasons Apartment Hotel, 7th Floor, 128/2 Sanewadi, Aundh, Pune.
    • Contact Number - +91 8308174419.
    8. Pagdandi - The best place for book lovers, as the cafe's walls are lined with hundred of books. There are comfortable seating areas where you and your friends can just hangout in and relax. Pair a book with some chai and sandwich, and it's perfect! Try out their vegetable herb chilli burger and desi grill burgwich. They also have coffee varieties for those who love their espressos. They also have themed nights like an acoustic day and poetry day so you can visit during these times.
    • Address - Shop 6, Regent Plaza, Baner Pashan Link Road, Behind Symantec, Baner, Pune.
    • Contact Number - +91 7755908525.
    9. Poona Club - If you're looking for some adventure, then try out the Poona Club. The place is famous for its huge lawns where you can indulge in activities like sports like badminton, basketball, football, cricket, tennis and more. The club also has many indoor games facilities. They also have a swimming pool and golf course area. The club also has different lounges and restaurants so you won't need to go out for food. They do have charges and it's higher for non-members so do ask around if anyone you know might have membership here. Otherwise, it's a great place to hangout in Pune as it's almost exclusive.
    • Address - No. 6, Bund Garden Road, Pune, 411001.
    • Contact Number - +91 2026360083.
    I hope this helps you!
     

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