Cringing, craving, bingeing, braving... you always have an opinion on what's hot and what's not in your city and we just love to hear it. Besides, there's no better place to satiate that itch to bitch!
The place is quaint; well known and hence it being a little overpriced was expected. This is Pune's answer to the numerous Irani Cafes that pepper the Causeway or Apollo Bunder.
We stuck to what was famous- The biryani. Ordered for a Chicken Biryani Irani Style. Was pretty spot-on, quantities were decent and service super-quick. Service in fact must be mentioned in a separate point and the food literally reaches your table before the order getting placed !!
Had the caramel custard for dessert; have had better, much better. Must mention the tandoori chicken that looked pretty invit... read more
This is a restaurant where every Non-Vegetarian worth his salt would have paid an obeisance. It’s the “Be-All-End-All” for North Indian / Mughlai cuisine in Pune.
It is housed in colonial style building, in an area which was the erstwhile Pune Cantonment during the days of the Raj. The ambience is very Arab / Middle Eastern. Before renovation is just like any normal restaurant but the new look is nice.
If you want to experience “Lightening Fast” service, it’s here. We were just chit-chatting, some of us had gone to freshen up and by the time they returned, lo and behold, our... read more
Blue Nile food quality prior to lets say about 2004 was awesome, after that its just downhill. Now the only people visiting this joint are the mumbai public (who really would eat anything), they are the only people who go ga-ga over the Blue Nile food.
The taste was mind blowing prior to that period, my school was close the Blue Nile and we used to save money for the weekend gala(thats what we treated it as). The Biryani was truly amazing.
The only thing now whats remaining good is the mutton seekh kabab but that too for about 220 bucks and the quantity is like micro peanuts.... read more