We, Indians simply love Chinese food, don’t we? You’ll seldom find someone who says no to Chinese! Chinese cuisines have popularized over the past couple of decades and now they have somehow become an intricate part of our lives. Be it any occasion, hitting a Chinese food joint is often the first thing that comes to our mind. Whether your friend is treating you on his/her birthday or you are celebrating your promotion with a bunch of colleagues, Chinese cuisines have already a special place in all our lives and there is no point denying that. Anniversaries or festivities remain incomplete without paying a visit to a good Chinese joint, right? But in order to relish some of the most best and exquisite Chinese dishes, you need to try out some of these best Chinese food restaurants located in Pune. We have handpicked seven restaurants that are known best in Pune for their Chinese delicacies.
Pocket Pinch: 600 for two approx.
If you are looking for a place that would serve you authentic Chinese food and be easy on your pocket at the same time, Kimling is your best bet. The place is known for serving a wide array of delicious and authentic Chinese delicacies at a very affordable price. However, the décor and ambience is nothing fancy but you can enjoy your meal to your heart’s content. The soups, starters deserve special mentions. And as far as the main course is concerned, you will be given more than many options to choose from. Chicken fried or stir fried noodles tastes heavenly in particular. They also accept meal coupons.
Location: Koregaon Park
Pocket Pinch: 550 for two approx.
This is one of those Chinese food joints in Pune where you can have good Chinese food at decent prices. Ideal for take away or home delivery, this Chinese food joint is most likely to impress you with their lump sum portions and good quality. If you are not in a mood to spend too much but are craving badly to have some good Chinese food, you should definitely check this place out. Minimum order for home delivery should be 300/-. You can also have your food there as the ambience is neat, quite simple and homely. They also serve Malaysian and Thai food. So, when you go there; do not forget to order Thukpa, Sam Jam Jhe, Chicken Dim sums and Pad Thai Noodles.
Pocket Pinch: 850 for two approx.
China Grill is one of the finest restaurants in Pune that specializes in Pan-Asian delicacies. It is considered as one of the best Chinese joints in Pune. The prices are quite affordable. They even accept meal coupons from the customers. This place is ideal for family get-togethers and outings. The ambience is nice and the staff is cordial and friendly and will help you in the best possible way. The restaurant is nothing extraordinary but delicious and a wide variety of Chinese cuisines totally make up for everything else.
Location: Baner Road
Pocket Pinch: 1,500 for two approx.
Malaka Spice happens to be one of the best Chinese restaurants in Pune. Not only Chinese, this place specializes in a wide array of South-East Asian food as well such as Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Indonesian. The regulars at Malaka Spice claim that they always have a hard time deciding what to order and what not to as each and every dish they serve is exquisite and delicious to its very core, to say the least. You can enjoy their buffet from Mon-Fri from 11:30 in the morning to 6 in the evening just at 499 plus taxes. They also offer “The Fun of Five” at 349/- plus taxes for a bucket of five drinks per person like wine, sangria, vodka, beer, whisky etc. from 4 to 6 pm, Mon-Fri. So, if you want to experience the heavenly taste of exquisite and out of the ordinary Chinese delicacies with drinks, this is the place to be.
Pocket Pinch: 1,700 for two approx.
When we talk about Chinese cuisines how can we not mention Mainland China, right? The place is famous all across the country for its delicious, mouth-watering Chinese delicacies. If you are in the mood to splurge a little and pamper your taste buds with some good and delicious Chinese food, then make prior reservations in Mainland China. Each one of the dishes is prepared here with great care. Mainland China never disappoints. I have to admit I am a little biased when it comes to Mainland China because I genuinely love all their preparations. Moreover, all the Mainland China outlets offer consistency in terms of variety, portions, quality and taste. The staff is more than courteous and the ambience is lovely. You can meet your partner here for a lavish dinner or friends for a fun evening.
Baan Tao, Hyatt:
Location: Kalyani Nagar
Pocket Pinch: 2,100 for two approx.
Luxury dining at its best! If you wish to have a lavish dinner and savour the taste of authentic oriental cuisines, you must visit Baan Tao. Their hand-crafted oriental menu will make you visit the place again and again. They have three Buffet options which includes Express Set Menu Lunch from Mon to Fri, 12:30 P.M to 3 P.M, Asian Street Food Festival only on Thursdays from 7:30 P.M to 11 P.M. and Set Dim sum Lunch with Salad, Soup, Dim Sums and Deserts from Mon-Sun, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. This place is an ideal destination for all Chinese as well Oriental food lovers. The portions, quality and taste will ensure a truly amazing experience here. The staff is courteous and the ambience is grand and beautiful. From food, ambience to service, Baan Tao has taken care of every minute aspect and has left no stones unturned.
Whispering Bamboo, Vivanta, Taj
Location:Koregaon Park Road
Pocket Pinch: 2,500 for two.
If you are planning to take your girlfriend or fiancé out for a romantic date night, with Whispering Bamboo you can never go wrong especially if you and your partner relish and enjoy oriental cuisines. One of the best Chinese restaurants in town where you can celebrate your special and private moments with champagne! The music is soft and the ambience is lovely. You can also take your family there for a sumptuous Chinese meal. The service is prompt and the staff, overtly courteous. You will be guided and assisted in the best possible manner. Whispering Bamboo will never fail to amuse you.
I have rounded up seven of the best restaurants in Pune known best for their exquisite Chinese delicacies. These places are ranked in order of ‘pocket pinch’, from affordable to extravagant. Take your pick! Happy Eating!