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Cheers on the roof

Relish drinks and food under the sky, at one of the many open-terrace bars, cafes and restaurants in the city

entertainment Updated: Sep 02, 2011 01:36 IST
Hindustan Times

The Living Room
With a café, restaurant, lounge and a bar, this is a one in all place for youngsters. Popular with the foreigners, the place offers table seating, sofa seating, couches, bean bags and recliners to suit all moods. The menu includes mouth watering meals from Italy, Spain, Morocco and US. The place offers coffees, teas, fresh juices, shakes, and smoothies, and accommodates a full service bar.
Where: 31, Hauz Khas Village
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500 plus taxes
Contact: 011-46080533

A getaway for the film lovers, the interiors of the place are inspired by movie — Night at Roxbury. The ambience here, is modern and urban chic, and dark wood frets complete the look of the open-terrace lounge. Their drinks menu comprises alcoholic shakes — a mix of alcohol, fruit flavours and milk — in peach, banana and strawberry flavours. Not just this, the cafe has an elaborate cocktails menu that features Ice beer, Long Beach Ice Tea, Orange Caprioska, Guava passion and Bailey’s Colada, among others. In the options for food, the place has a multi cuisine menu that includes grilled delicacies and steaks, which are are the hot sellers here.
Where: N-8, Greater Kailash, Part 1
Average meal for two: Rs 1,200 plus taxes
Contact: 011-41666692

Jolly Rogers
Head here for a perfect evening with friends and family. The interiors are based on a contemporary theme with exotic tribal masks, thatched gazebos and art and craft pieces. While the menu served here is multi-cuisine, the French Polynesian cuisine that includes exotic fruits, fresh fish and vegetables cooked with Tahitian ingredients, is a bestseller. What you must try here, are mango crepes, and noodles with pinepapple. Enjoy the exotic menu with a view of the Gurgaon skyline from this tenth floor Club lounge.
Where: 1002, 10th floor, Time Tower, M.G. Road, Gurgaon
Average meal for two: Rs 2,000 plus taxes
Contact: 0124-4333555

Sky Bar — Kylin Premier
If enjoying an evening with a romantic Oriental fare is on your mind, you should be here. Based on the concept of dining under the stars, the ambience is poetic. Enjoy Pan Asian cuisine here, with a live Teppanyaki grill. In the drinks menu, the oriental selection includes Sly Thai Martini, Little Ninza, Blushing Geisha and more. While here, try the Green Apple Margarita, which they call their signature drink.
Where: 302, Third Floor, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj
Average Meal for Two: Rs 1,500 plus taxes
Contact: 9811459546

Boombox Café
This open-terrace bar is for those who need a break from the hustle-bustle of Khan Market. Inspired by street culture from different parts of the world, Boombox takes a cue from the hip-hop street dancers. Check out the graffiti on the walls! The drinks menu offers flavoured martinis, wine, cognac to special cocktails such as Smoky Boombox, A day at beach and Ronella and Robinhood. The multi-cuisine food menu includes Central and South American, European, Mexican and Indian cuisines, among others. Try the bunny chow, chicken sosatie or the yoghurt gol gappa here.
Where: 2-3, Khan Market
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500 plus taxes
Contact: 011-3575356

Hops ‘n’ Brew
Situated in the centre of sector 29 market with all it’s hustle bustle, the terrace here, is the perfect escape for those wanting to relax. The second floor is an open air terrace with a seating of 85 people. A live bar on the rooftop churns out fresh beer the way you want it. You can sit here for hours and chat with your friends over a sumptuous platter of grilled vegetarian or non-vegetarian starters.
Where: Plot no. 30, First and Second Floor, Sector 29, Gurgaon
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
Contact: 9871135555

Want to have freshly brewed beer at a roof top bar, head here. This micro-brewery has a spacious terrace of 9,000 square feet with cabanas and patio furniture that can accommodate almost 100 people. Here, music and live barbeque make for perfect accompaniments, for a evening with friends. When here, try the wheat and premium beer, kebabs and thin crust pizzas, that are popular on the menu.
Where: Vapour, MGF Mega City Mall, 2nd Floor, MG Road, Gurgaon
Average Meal for two: Rs 1,500
Contact: 0124-4222313

D Beer Factory
The terrace provides the much needed break from jazzy interiors and loud music inside. Though the micro-brewery is still under process, cocktails and finger foods are popular here. Try the beer factory special cocktail (a deep red concoction of irish whisky, wheat beer and vodka) and shishtaouk (grilled chicken, the Lebanese way).
Where: First Floor, JMD Regent Arcade, MG Road
Average meal for two: Rs 1,500
Contact: 8800489933

First Published: Sep 01, 2011 18:17 IST