Get ready to guzzle beer

Beer lovers ahoy! Pubs across the capital are celebrating oktoberfest —the annual fest for beer drinkers.

india Updated: Sep 18, 2011 00:46 IST
Hindustan Times

Beer lovers ahoy! pubs across the capital are celebrating oktoberfest —the annual fest for beer drinkers

The Living Room cafe and kitchen
German delicacies like Bratwurst (pork sausage), Schweinebraten (roast pork), Kartoffelsalat (potato salad), Apple Strudel and Plum Cake will mark the Oktober fest here. Complement your feast with a tall, hearty glass of Schneider-Weisse, the authentic German Oktoberfest beer, direct from Munich. Also enjoy Hippodrom, a beer-drinking competition, which is a traditional highlight of the festival. The festival will also see TLR Big’Un Burger Eating Contest and a Alu Bites Eating Contest. German passport holders and Max Mueller members will get 20% discount here.
Where: 31 Hauz Khas Village
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 1,500 plus taxes

Cocoa by belgique
Savor hot German delicacies that are characteristic of the Oktoberfest at this restaurant. Come here to try bread and sausages, which are cooked entirely in beer. Also, one can relish Sauerkraut burger, Sauerkraut lamb burger, German Hot Potato Salad, German fried chicken with fried eggs and Black Forest Home Fries among other things here. Another attraction is Bauernfruhstuck, the German farmer’s breakfast in the festival. For the desserts, go for the German chocolate cake. The bar will be open as usual.
Where: Cocoa by Belgique, G-7/8, Pacific Mall, Rajouri Garden
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 700 plus taxes

Boombox cafe
This place has got some good offers for Oktoberfest. As far as Indian beers go, you can get a beer free when you buy one beer. And in the imported beers section, you can get two beers free when you purchase one beer. Another catchy segment of the festival will be the beer-tasting sessions, in which visitors will be able to taste not only different types of beer, but also know more about them from skilled bartenders. In the food section, the menu would have a ‘Street Special’ range that includes Indian, North and Central American, and Mexican cuisines.
Where: Shop No. 2 & 3, Khan Market
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 1,500 plus taxes

Urban pind
Celebrate the spirit of the German festival with the special offers on drinks and food here. For all the ones who love to guzzle beer with some lip-smacking snacks, head to Urban Pind. Buy a beer and get a platter of vegetarian and non-vegetarian snacks for free. Also on offer will be different variants of beer with special discounts. One can also try different German delicacies while they are here.
Where: Urban Pind - N-4, N Block Market, Greater Kailash I
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 2,000 plus taxes

1 boulevard
Here, you can try beer from all across the world with some unusual and unheard of flavours. The restaurant has special discount offers on beer for the Oktoberfest. One can get a chilled bucket (six pints) of beer for R1,100 only. Though the decor of the restaurant draws its inspiration from the bistros in New York, during Oktoberfest, the whole place will be immersed in German culture. Also, check out the all new German delicacies, which will be added to the multi-cuisine menu during the fest.
Where: G 11-14, Salcon Mall, Next to Select CityWalk, Saket
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 1,500 plus taxes

F-bar and lounge
This bar and lounge, which regularly hosts DJ nights and live band performances, will be hosting the German festival of beer. The festival will be celebrated here with everyone who is in the mood to drink some beer. One of the most interesting offers of the festival here is three beers for R999 from Monday to Thursday, during the entire duration of the festival. The fest will also serve
different variants of beer, including the unusual ones. The food menu will include the usual cuisine, with some add-ons and desserts from German cuisine.
Where: Hotel Ashoka, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 3,000 plus taxes

When you’re at Zook, expect a bag full of surprises, with the one plus one offer on beer. The restaurant will also host contests, and the winning couple will win a surprise package. The only condition to be a part of the contest is to avail the ‘one plus one offer’ first. Spread over two floors, the first floor is a delight for music lovers, with music gigs on walls. The second floor is perfect for lounge lovers, with an open terrace that will be decorated according to the German theme.
Where: Third Community Complex, Saket
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 1,200 plus taxes

1 Cafe Lounge
The ones who can’t get enough of beer, should head here to celebrate the festival. The special offer for Oktoberfest includes buying one beer bucket (six pints) and getting a complimentary one free of cost, along with a free Sheesha, for Rs. 1,230. One can choose from the different flavours of Sheesha from their menu. The nicely done décor of the place further enhances the experience. The lounge also has a special dedicated Hookah lounge. Here, the multi-cuisine food menu will be served as usual.
Where: M 89/90, Outer Circle, Connaught Place
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 1,200 plus taxes

Nostradamus Bar & Lounge
If you are a beer lover, then Nostradamus is a good place for you to visit during Oktoberfest. In this fest, you can guzzle different variants of beer every day from brands such as, Guinness, Amstel, Leffe Blond, Asahi, Amstel, Budweiser Czech, Corona, Hoegaarden, Becks, Peroni, San Miguel, and Tuborg. Also available here are German delicacies, including Sauerkraut burger, Sauerkraut lamb burger and German Hot Potato Salad among others.
Where: Fortune Select Excalibur, Main Sohna Road, Sector -49, Gurgaon
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 2,000 plus taxes

The beer cafe
When here, bond with your favourite beer and enjoy pitchers of some of the world’s most famous beer brands like, Paulaner, Hoegaarden, Schneider Weisse, Heineken, Fosters and many more. Do try the 1.5 litre Duvel Magnum, the classic Belgian strong golden ale in a Champagne styled bottle with a golden neck, which you will have to reserve before coming to this place. Also, munch on the special Oktoberfest menu here that includes German Potato Salad, Beer Brats (Bratwurst), sausages and Cheese Puff Pattie.
Where: The Beer Café, second floor, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj
On till: October 1
Meal for two: Rs. 1,000 plus taxes

Cafe Cruise
This restaurant has exciting offers with a fun twist for the German festival of Oktoberfest. One such offer is ‘Unlimited till you leak’, in which you can have unlimited beer for Rs. 500 till you have to go to the loo! You can have the beer of your choice, but no cocktails can be clubbed with the offer. This offer is for beer lovers who have the stamina to guzzle down lots of drinks. The food menu would serve the usual American, Pan Asian and Indian cuisine. The ambience will be lit up with some special German music.
Where: Cafe Cruise, City Square Mall, first floor, Rajouri Garden
On till: October 3
Meal for two: Rs. 800 plus taxes

First Published: Sep 17, 2011 17:35 IST