A city that was barely there a couple of decades back, Gurgaon is now a symbol of a rising ‘new’ India. The city has come to embrace a cosmopolitan culture and is one of the country’s nerve centers, dotted by a plethora of global giants such as Google, Microsoft, Bank of America, Accenture, IBM, Oracle, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, McKinsey, PriceWaterHouseCoopers and several others. The primary business district in Gurgaon is DLF Cyber City, which, apart from corporate offices, also hosts a number of watering holes to wet your whistle. As Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of United States, once said – “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” – we bring to you the top 5 bars in DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon.
Route 04 – An American bar & restaurant, the place is known for its casual ambience, American food, great cocktails and long happy hours that apply to all alcohol, with popular retro music in the backdrop. This is a great place to hangout with friends and colleagues, especially if you work or stay nearby. Beer and other liquor items are quite economical and food, especially pizzas, burgers and chicken dishes are awesome. Food and drinks for 2 people will cost around Rs 2000.
Soi 7 – An Asian themed restaurant and microbrewery, the place is known for its great beer options, which is made in the restaurant’s own brewery. The ambience is really world class with a young, groovy and vibrant look and feel. You can choose to dine indoors or opt for the terrace seating, which provides a panoramic view of the area with some gentle breeze to create that perfect atmosphere. Food options, which include Chinese, Thai, Japanese and other Asian cuisines, are also great. Food and drinks for 2 people will cost around Rs 2100.
The Beer Cafe – The largest beer chain in India, The Beer Cafe is known for its elaborate beer menu with over 50 brands from 17 countries and the largest collection of draught beers. The first thing you may notice is the light, cheery setting, which sets the right mood, not just for tasting some great beer flavors, but also for some great conversations. The place also offers a comprehensive food menu to delight your taste buds. Food and drinks for 2 people will cost around Rs 1500.
The Wine Company – Set amidst the bustling cyber hub, The Wine Company is popular with the city’s trendsetters and is touted as one of the best concept restaurants in NCR. Primarily a wine bistro, the place offers an extensive collection of over 150 wines from across 35 countries. It is a great place to have an al fresco dining experience, with a cuisine influenced by Italy and France. The menu has been specially crafted to cater to a discerning clientele. Food and drinks for 2 people will cost around Rs 2000.
Route 69 – With its eased-out seating space, Route 69 is a great place to chill and relax with friends and colleagues. It is also a cozy, eclectic place to enjoy lunch / dinner with varied options from Asian Fusion, Chinese, Italian, Soul Food, Steakhouses, and Thai cuisines. The bar menu is quite comprehensive and prices are reasonable. The music and ambiance is world class and the service is promising. Food and drinks for 2 people will cost around Rs 2000.