25th September is celebrated as ‘Hug a Vegetarian Day.’ With several veggie friendly eateries popping up across the country, you will no longer be compelled to limit yourself to cottage cheese and vegetable concoctions.
Check out these restaurants in Pune that will tempt even the most ardent meat lovers.
Nestled in the serene and lush neighborhood of the Osho Ashram in Koregaon Park, this restaurant, offering authentic Italian fare is a treat for the eyes and taste buds. Their outdoor patio, under a canopy of greens, forms the perfect set up for the delectable food they dish out. Oh, and you might receive a surprise visit from some dancing peacocks that populate the area!
Nachos Piccanti, Tortellini Formaggia & Funghi, Spaghetti Normani, Rosmarino Pizza.. their menu is exhaustive.
PS: It is an ideal choice for a candle light dinner date, or a lazy lunch with the folks.
2. Shakahari by JW Marriott
As the name suggests, Shakahari is a vegetarian restaurant offering authentic Asian cuisine. Their menu includes Vegetarian sushi, Jain pad thai, Kim chi rice and several another innovative dishes makes this place a vegetarian paradise. They even offer vegan wines and iced teas!
PS: They also have an all vegetarian Sunday brunch!
3. Little Italy
One of the early all-vegetarian Italian restaurants in Pune, Little Italy has, over the years, become synonymous with thin crust wood-fired pizzas. In fact, several meat lovers swear by their pizzas, pastas and risottos!
PS: Don’t waste time on the soups – go straight to the appetizers and pizzas!
4. The Basil Deck
Situated inside ABC farms, Basil Deck, with its all white furniture and adornment of flowering plants has a simplistic yet soothing vibe. Serving Italian and Indian dishes, this place is perfect for a laid back night out with friends.
PS: They serve a decadent Nutella fondue!
5. Firangi Tadka
Located at Kalyani nagar, this restaurant is known for its North Indian delicacies and poolside ambience. Their Masala Cheese Naan, Shangai Cripsy Springs, Diwani Handi, Hara Bhara Kebab and Lahori Kadai Paneer is a must try.
PS: Very famous for their succulent vegetarian kebabs.
If you’re looking for stand-out veg dishes outside of only-veg eateries too, you’re in luck. WowTables is celebrating Hug a Vegetarian Week! Check out their collection of unique dining experiences with some truly spectacular vegetarian offerings – curated just for you. Thank us later.