Pune Eat Outs- Restaurants in Aundh and Baner Pune

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Pune is the place for all food lovers with its huge number of restaurants. Puneites love food and are always game to travel half way across the city to try out a new joint. The restaurant business is thriving and even with new one’s popping all over the City, you’ll still almost never get a place at any of the old favorites without waiting or a reservation.

While Koregaon Park or KP as it’s called by locals still remains a major hot spot for dinning and eating out in Pune. Areas like Aundh and Baner are also very popular not only for its nearby residents but also for those looking to spend an evening with family and friends, for a drive to the other side of town to one of its garden restaurants and evening of leisure, good food and good company.

While this is by no means is a guide to All restaurants in Aundh and Baner, it only scratches the surface of the restaurants in the Area, I’ve tried to mention some of the old favorites with some of the latest for a look at what is on offer.

Price Ranges: (approx.price per person for a meal including starters and dessert)
Reasonable/Good Value-for-money(less than Rs.150 per person) : $
Moderate/Affordable (between Rs.150-300 per person): $$
Expensive/Fine dining (above Rs.300 per person): $$$

The Galaxy Grill – Greek Tavern

Set on the roof of the Seasons Apartment Hotel in Aundh is Pune’s only Greek and Mediterranean cuisine restaurant The Galaxy Grill.  This trendy Bar & Fusion Grill Restaurant created wave’s across Pune when it first opened doors with rave reviews on its food, ambience with its exotic music and impeccable service. Prices are a on the steep side and it is more of a sophisticated affair than the other restaurants in this list.

Worth mentioning are their souvlaki (pieces of chicken marinated in olive oil, oregano and grilled with onion and pepper), the kolokythopita (a zucchini pie) and spanakopita (a spinach pie). Galaxy Grill restaurant is also a meat lovers paradise. They also serve a decent moussaka and athinaiki (kingfish with herbs and vegetables) and finish it off with the baklava.

Food: Greek, Mediterranean
Alcohol served: Yes
Price: $$$($)
Address: Seasons Apartment Hotel
Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 40009999

Polka Dots

Polka Dots is a small outdoor multi-cuisine restaurant with a café like feel and ambience. With a menu featuring European, Indian, South-East Asian and Mexican food among others their menu is not overly extensive and they pull it off very well.
The portions are well sized and often include accompaniments like a little salad and bread basket and the presentation excellent. They have a good variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes so everyone is sure to find something to their liking. Do try their crostini, mexican quesadillas, malaysian laksa curry, singapore chilly prawns, pastas and fish n chips.
Food: Greek, Mediterranean
Alcohol served: No
Price: $$
Address: 157 D.P. Road
Vaishnavi Apartments
Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 25880339, 65212241

Kobe Sizzlers

Kobe Sizzlers in Aundh is the very same chain of restaurants around India especially famous in Mumbai. Cooking up a range of sizzling dishes the classic sizzler is not dished up with Chinese, Indian and European variants.
A one-dish meal in itself served up with as a combination of meat/fish and veggies, chips, rice/noodles cooked on a hot iron plate that sizzles while on its way to your table is part of the whole sizzler dinning experience. The best are the steaks and French fries. But it can be had in any other delicious combination.  Take your pick of the Lamb Shashlik, Sizzling Chicken Garlic, Chicken Sausage sizzler in the non-vegetarian category and Pepper Mushroom or Garlic Mushroom in the vegetarian categoryAfter the sizzling main course, take your pick of the desserts. Sizzling brownies, caramel custard and tiramisu are some of the sweets you may savor at Kobe.
Food: Sizzlers: European, Chinese, Indian
Alcohol served: No
Price: $$$
Address: Abhinav Sankul, ITI Road,
Aundh Pune-411-007
Tel: (020) 25887576

Hotel Greenpark

Visit Hotel Greekpark and you are greeted by a lavish glass facade building rather than sprawling lawns as the name suggests.  With ample parking space the restaurant seats a lot of tables indoor and outdoor, but go there on a weekend and you’ll still find yourself on a long waiting list. The outdoor dining area called ‘The Backwaters’ are where tables are situated around an artificial stream, twinkling white lights and plants that give a calming effect.
Greenpark serves a variety of cuisines – Indian, Thai, Chinese and Continental – and has plenty of options in both veg and non-veg. It has a separate Manglorean Cusine section which is the house specialty. From Chicken gassi, seafood and neer dosas or appams you get a taste of true manglorean delicacies right here in Pune. If south Indian isn’t to your taste they have great North Indian Kebabs and dishes as well as a Continental, Chinese or Thai section to choose from.
Food: Indian, Manglorean, Continental, Chinese, Thai
Alcohol served: Yes
Price: $$
Address: Baner Road,
Near Aundh ITI Road,,
Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 25886265

Rahul Restaurant

Relocated from Rahul Cinema complex to Aundh, Rahul Restaurant’s food is the same finger licking sea food but in a swankier new place.
Do try their dosas and fish gassi along with some of their special fish kebabs. Not a great place for vegetarians although they do have a number of dishes on their menu. For all seafood lover it’s a must visit as you’ll get the food-buzz of the century. Service maybe a tad bit slow but you can keep those stomachs from grumbling with a drink from their bar.
Food: Indian, Seafood
Alcohol served: Yes
Price: $$$
Address Near Convergys
New DP Road,Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 40056932

Makkhan Maar Ke

Good, authentic Punjabi food is what Makkhan Maar Ke at Banner is all about. While the ambience is average and not posh like other restaurants in the area, its food more than makes up for it. Not your typical Punjabi fare that you find in multi-cuisine places, it serves mildly spiced dishes with great flavors.
As the name suggests, this isn’t an eatery for those on a diet. Complimentary butter is served with all dishes. Try Paneer Kurkure, Jehangiri Murgh Shorba, Murgh Lahori and the Tandoor/Kebabs in general along with the Sweet Lassi.
Food: Indian, Punjabi
Alcohol served: No
Price: $$
Address: Ground Floor, Rituraj Apartment
Below Godrej Lifespace
Baner Road,
Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 9823443289


A small but excellent Mughlai Cuisine restaurant often overlooked in Aundh, Tareef is one of those must-try restaurants especially for the Kebabs. Formerly known as Kareem’s it dishes up Lucknowi and Peshawari cuisine which includes curries, kebabs and biryani.
The Tandoori kebab platter, Raan Ghost, Akbari Macchli, Dum Briyani ,garlic naan and for dessert Shahi Tukda are must try’s. Some part of the charm of the restaurant also lies in the owner who takes time to talk to each guest.
Food: Mughlai, Lucknowi, Peshawari
Alcohol served: No
Price: $$
Address: Next to Ozone on ITI Road
Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 25883232

The Klove

With chic and elegant interiors, The Klove is a fine dining restaurant which specializes in vegetarian Indian cuisine.  The menu has a smattering of delicacies from all over the country especially Rajasthan.
Service has a bad reputation but the food is said to be good. The Ghatte Ki Sabzi comes highly recommended. Also try their shahi khazana and chonki sabzi with dal panchmel. The salads and starters such as orchard salad, sprouted bowl, olive delight and gucchi angaar are good too. All in all a good place fore vegetarians looking for a nicer place to dine in rather than the other vegetarian places Aundh has to offer.
Food: Vegetarian Indian, Rajasthani
Alcohol served: No
Price: $$
Address: Above Ozone 4th floor,
92 Anand Park, ITI Road
Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 66022555, 66025556, 66025557

Magnolia Restaurant

Serving a mix of a mix of Chinese and Thai food , you can’t really say Magnolia has authentic oriental flavors, but good food nonetheless and a nice atmosphere. They have both outdoor and indoor seating. Opt for the outdoor if the weather is good as it can get a tad bit stuffy indoors.
Try the Thai Chicken Chilli Basil  and Crispy Chicken Chilly Honey for starters.
Food: Chinese, Thai
Alcohol served: Yes (Beer/Wine only)
Price: $$
Address: SkyI Building, Ground Floor
Ghole Road
Pune – 411005
Tel: (020) 25514400

Flavours, Seasons Hotel

A fine dining restaurant in the Season’s Apartment Hotel, that offers a unique interpretation of World Cuisine with recipes culled from many cultures, using local and organic ingredients.
They serve Indian, European, continental food. The appetizing tom yum koong, achari murgh, salt and pepper wok prawn, roasted tomato and garlic soup are the good options to choose from.
Food: Indian, European, continental
Alcohol served: Yes
Price: $$
Address: Seasons Apartment Hotel
128/2 Sanewadi
Aundh, Pune
Tel: (020) 40009999, 6529999