As the T20 World Cup fever hits the city, we tell you about some joints where you can enjoy the matches over the weekend
HARD ROCK CAFE
Watch the matches live on big screens with starters from the cafe’s ‘Off The Field’ menu, which includes chicken wings, paneer kathi roll and more. To quench your thirst, treat yourself to beer buckets and cocktail pitchers. One can also participate in their online contests on Facebook and Twitter that involve predicting the man of the match, among other things, to win prizes.
Where: Hard Rock Café, DLF Place Saket; Meal for two: R1,200 plus taxes
Tel: 011 47158888
Watch the matches on their big screens while enjoying a World Cup theme menu that includes Bhajji special murg masala, Dhoni ki daal kamala, Sachin ki pasand - paneer pasanda, Kohli josh-e-gosht and more. Also, enjoy a 10% discount if India wins their match. There are also prizes for those who guess the right man of the match.
Where: 2, Sunder
Nagar Market, Near DPS Mathura Road
Meal for two: R600 plus taxes
While here, enjoy the pub’s new range of mocktails, such as Gambhir Calmer, Yuvraj King Returns and more. Also, enjoy their special offer, in which, if any Indian player hits a shot, you get a free drink. You can also go for their T20 Facebook offers, where you need to answer one right question and win complimentary food and drinks.
Where: Ground floor, Metropolitan mall, Saket
Meal for two: R1,200 plus taxes
RANG DE BASANTI
Head here for some offers on desi food and drinks. Enjoy unlimited refills of the beer tower, along with murg malai kebab or mutton seekh kebab (R799). Vegetarians can go for the same offer, but with achari paneer tikka or mirch malai seekh (R699) during the match hours.
Where: Rang De Basanti Dhaba, first floor, E-18, South Extension Part 2
Meal for two: R600 plus taxes (without alcohol);
Enjoy the special World Cup offer at this place on the days India is playing. You can choose from a bucket of five pints of Corona beer at R1,499 or a bucket of five pints of Budweiser beer at R799. Other offers include a tray of five Kamikaze/ Amour shots at R999.
Where: Amour — The Patio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, 30 Hauz Khas Village
Meal for two: R1,800
Watch the T20 World Cup matches live on a projector screen while you’re served by waiters in the Indian team’s jerseys. The lavish buffet here comprises of some tangy grills and continental delicacies.
Where: Waves, A4, Sarvodaya Enclave, Aurobindo Marg
Meal for two: R998 plus taxes (brunch), R1,198 plus taxes (dinner)
When here, buy any one drink and get the second free on all Martinis and Classics, or four bottles of domestic beer at R688. You can also enjoy three pints of draught beer at R688. Enjoy these drinks with fried soft corn curd, chicken and water chestnut balls, prawn and chive dumplings, and more.
Where: Royal China, 16th Floor, Eros Corporate Tower, Nehru Place
Meal for two: R2,700 plus taxes
MS Dhoni bats during the ICC T20 World Cup cricket match between India and Afghanistan at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. HT/Ajay Aggarwal