In these days of social media, we have to make sure that when you go out to dinner, you want good food and pictures. There are many restaurants in India that are different than your regular cafes or wine and dine. These themed restaurants in India are very well-known for their quirks and creativity.
Are you a foodie, who loves to dine in style? You should definitely check out these themed restaurants in India:
1. 70 mm
Concept: Cinema-themed restaurant
As the name suggests, the whole idea of the restaurant is based on large-screen cinema. This is the perfect paradise for all cinephiles. The interior and décor of the restaurant show a completely new level of film enthusiasts. The walls are adorned with vintage posters and some rare photographs of esteemed Bollywood legends. This place will surely not let down the cinema lover in you.
Popular Dishes: Paneer Hungama, Bollywood Lover, Paneer Pakora, Paneer do Pyaza, Orange Mousse, Dahi Poori
Average Cost: Rs 1,500 for two people
Location: 39, Near Jalvihar Entertainment Private Limited, Necklace Road, Hyderabad
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2. Bar Stock Exchange
Concept: Prices rise and fall according to demand
Bar Stock Exchange is a popular pub in Mumbai. This pub is made with the concept of a “stock market”. You get to buy drinks at the lowest price when the ‘market’ opens and at zero hours. And the price of all the drinks keeps on changing according to their popularity then. The more popular the drink, the higher the price.
Popular Dishes: Omelette Pav, Basil Paneer, Chicken Croquettes, Loaded Fries, Tandoori Mushroom, Chicken Popcorn
Average Cost: Rs 1,300 for two people
Location: Juhu Supreme Shopping Centre, Gulmohar Cross Road, Juhu, Mumbai
3. Flotilla Floating Restaurant
Concept: Restaurant in the middle of the lake
Kerala has a lot to offer from its scenic views to lush green meadows. Above all, it also has unique restaurants on its list. The locals of Veli situated an entire village in the middle of the lake. With this, they also originated a floating lake in the middle of the lake. The restaurant is attached to the mainland with a floating bridge. All the delicacies are cooked with local produce. Thus, you will get an excellent local experience.
Popular Dishes: Local Delicacies
Average Cost: Rs 1,800 for two people
Location: Veli Road, Trivandrum
4. Dialogue in the Dark
Concept: Eat in the complete dark
We all take out our phones to click photos of our dishes. But think about a restaurant with total lights out, and getting to eat in complete darkness.
Dialogue in the Dark is a unique restaurant concept. The idea of this restaurant concept is that the customers can experience their food rather than see it. The customers are guided around the restaurant by visually impaired guides. This helps the customers to learn more about the lives of blind people.
Popular Dishes: Eye Opener
Average Cost: Rs 1200 for two
Location: 5th Floor, Inorbit Mall, Hitech City, Hyderabad
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5. Kunzum Travel Café
Concept: Pay the bill as per your wish
Kunzum Café in Delhi is a travel-themed café, made for all avid travelers, photographers, and readers. It is a common room for all travel enthusiasts and bibliophiles, to meet and exchange their stories. The café also conducts some great interactive workshops by photographers and writers.
The café is owned by three travel writers so you can expect an informative and friendly crowd. The best part of the café is that they offer you free tea or coffee. And in the end, you won’t receive a bill, the café lets you pay as per your wish. This inclusive environment and the refreshing crowd make this compact café unique.
Popular Dishes: Brewed Coffee, Chocolate cookies, Green Tea
Average Cost: Rs 200 for two people
Location: T-49, First Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
6. Ciclo Cafe
Concept: A cafe of cycles
We all have our own special childhood memories with cycles. The day we learn to ride a bicycle is a stepping stone to becoming an independent person. We felt so empowered at such a young age. So, this cafe in Chennai has dedicated its concept to ‘cycles’. The whole restaurant is made with a unique ambiance with decor created solely from cycles. So much so that even the napkin holder in their washrooms is a bicycle basket.
Popular Dishes: Spicy Guava Drink, Basil Cooler, Nutella Banana Crepe, Dhansak, Mushroom Toast, Cottage Cheese Balls
Average Cost: Rs 1,100 for two people
Location: 47, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Kotturpuram, Chennai
7. Black Pearl
Concept: Pirate-themed restaurant
Are you intrigued by the lifestyle of Captain Jack Sparrow? Did you always think of living the Caribbean life? Black Pearl in Bangalore is a perfect restaurant for you! The whole restaurant is made with the concept of Pirates. The interior of the restaurant is as if you have walked in a pirate’s ship.
The interior of the restaurant is made of wood that resembles a lot of a prate’s ship. The place is decorated with many skulls and eye patches. The Black Pearl gives an experience as if you have stepped for a feast in a prate’s ship!
Popular Dishes: Tarheel Mushroom, Krishnavillasam Saapadu, Kadhai Gosht, Quail Fry, Stuffed Potato Skin, Tandoori Crab
Average Cost: Rs 1,500 for two people
Location: 105, 1st A Cross Road, Jyothi Nivas College Road, Koramangala 5th Block, Bangalore
8. Silver Metro
Concept: Dine in a Metro
Metro is a part of our daily commute. But have you ever thought of dining in a metro? Silver Metro is the perfect place to check that off your list. It is a unique dining spot tucked in Bangalore. You will get an exciting experience of dining in a metro. The décor and interiors of this place resemble just your daily Metro!
Popular Dishes: North Indian and Mughlai Cuisine
Average Cost: Rs 1000 for two
Location: Ohri’s, 3rd Floor, Total Mall, Madiwala, BTM, Bangalore
9. Howzatt – The Galaxy Hotel
Concept: Cricket-themed restaurant
We have all watched cricket since we were kids. We can not spend a year without cheering on Team India. We spent our school summer vacations, playing gully cricket the whole day. This diner in Gurgaon has made their restaurant with the concept of ‘Cricket’. It is a fantastic Cricket themed brewery and a paradise for all cricket buffs. If you wish to have a fun-filled matchday with all the fans with you, this is the best place to be at!
Popular Dishes: Brewed Beer, Wheat Beer, Stuffed Mushrooms, Ceaser Salad, Beers, Veg Platter
Average Cost: Rs 2,000 for two
Location: The Galaxy Hotel, Sector 15, Gurgaon
10. Kaidi Kitchen
Concept: Restaurant with Jail set-up
Kaidi Kitchen in Chennai has an interior just like Jail. The restaurant’s staff is dressed like jailers and inmates. The food quality here is said to be average. But the experience is undoubtedly the best. This unique restaurant can indeed be on your list!
Popular Dishes: Paneer Roganjosh, Paneer Bara Masala, Paneer Nawabi, Mexican Lasagna, Paneer Sirka Pyaz, Liti Chokha
Average Cost: Rs 1,300 for two
Location: 12A, Abanindra Nath, Thakur Sarani, Camac Street Area, Kolkata
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