What's your Easter pick?
Pune seems to be warming up to celebrations around the festival of Easter. The Guide scoured around town for the best offers, brunches and ideas so you have a special time with your loved ones
AN EGG-CITING TIME: Head to Manchester United Cafe Bar that will be a big thrill for little ones. Kids will get an opportunity to illustrate their imagination on an egg-shaped cutout with the help of crayons and the winner stands a chance to win the much-envied official football from the club. Patrons can devour on the special Big Fat Easter Brunch, which will spoil them for choice as they find their way around the multi-cuisine feast consisting of soups, salads, mains and desserts. The lavish spread costs Rs 599 and includes delicacies such as Gazpacho Shots with Crispy Garlic Crostini, Grilled Fish with Saffron Cream Sauce, Cottage Cheese in Black Bean Ginger Sauce, Mango Cheese Gateau for dessert and much more. There’s also a brunch spread for kids that costs Rs 250
RABBIT HOP: Vivanta by Taj is pulling many rabbits out of their hat. They have an Easter extravaganza at Caramel (Bakery) till March 31 that includes several sinful delights such as Greek Cookies and Cinnamon Rolls, which will leave you wanting for more. There is also a special Easter Brunch that will be hosted by Latitude on March 31.
EASTER BOUNTY: Celebrate Easter in style with fabulous offers across cakes, Easter eggs, candies, bread, chocolates and other goodies. Enjoy Easter eggs with chocolate and royal decoration (Rs 35 to Rs 65). Treat yourself to the perfect choice for dessert or brunch. Indulge in delicious Hot Cross Buns made with butter and honey for an extra touch of sweetness, with generous helpings of plump sultanas, currants and raisins. So what are you waiting for?
TURKEY TREAT: Flambos ensures you indulge in a delicious weekend with the traditional Easter Brunch that includes Roast Turkey, Grilled Chicken, Shepherd’s Pie and Duck.
DELISH THE GOODIES: Easter Brunch at Kitsch means quality time with your loved ones over a delicious Easter Buffet and live music at this all-day dining restaurant. The Easter delicacies include Honey Glazed Ham with Horseradish Cream, Oven Browns, Coffee Flavored Sour Cherry Cheese Cake, Hot Cross Buns and refreshing beverages such as Minted Orange Berry Cooler. This can be availed of for Rs 850 (per head, plus taxes). There’s also a pool party that is lined up At: The O Hotel where guests can groove to pulsating sets being played by their DJ or take a dip while they sip on refreshing cocktails and indulge in a delicious Sunday brunch.
EASTER, THE JAP WAY: For guests looking to celebrate Easter with a difference, they can head to Pune’s only authentic Japanese specialty restaurant, Harajuku. Sample different types of Japanese food in a special Bento Box and sip on some Sake to complete this Japanese experience.
At: Manchester United Cafe Bar, Amanora Town Center, Hadapsar; Vivanta by Taj, Koregaon Park; Star Bazzar outlets in the city; Flambos, next to Inox Cinema, Camp; The O Hotel, Koregaon Park.