10 Best Pan-Asian Restaurants In Pune

By Priya Sanyal on Jan 20, 2016
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The Orient is considered a mystical land by the westeners, but the food has been a fascination all over the world. With different Pan-Asian countries providing different flavours to their cuisines, it is definitely hard for one to choose from. We give you a list of the 10 Best Pan-Asian Restaurants, Pune city has to offer. Take your pick and your taste buds will thank us later.

1. Malaka Spice

For all you Pan-Asian cuisine lovers, this place is not to be missed! Known for it's authentic South-East Asian dishes, this 70-seater restaurant has been warm and welcoming since 1997.
Cuisine: Malaysian, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean
Address: Lane 5, Opposite Oxford Properties, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune; Atria Building, 1st Floor, Above Janata Sahakari Bank, Baner Road, Pune.
Cost for two: Rs. 2,000
Must Try: Three Aunties & Three Grandmothers, Duck Dumplings, Lamb Chops, Top Hats, Lotus Stem Tango
Awards: MasterChef Australia Award (2012), Times Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2013), Times Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2014), Times Food Award - Best Ambience (2015)

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2. Baan Tao- Hyatt Pune

This award-winning restaurant has the decor based on a typical Chinese home, and provides diners with a unique Pan-Asian gourmet experience that will satiate each of your senses.
Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian
Address: Hyatt Pune, Adjacent to Aga Khan Palace, 88 Nagar Road, Kalyani Nagar, Pune.
Cost for two: Rs. 2,500
Must Try: Crunchy Papaya Salad, Sweet Tamarind-cooked Fish, Asian Street Food affair (every Thursday)
Awards: Times Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2014), Times Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2015)

3. The Asian Box

One of the recent Pan-Asian joints, the Asian Box has been garnering rave reviews ever since it's opening date. Inspired by Asian street food, this restaurant aims at creating dishes that are fresh and healthy with authentic tastes.
Cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian, Thai, Burmese, Indonesian, Singaporean
Address: Ground Floor, Shahinsha Building, Lane no. 6, Koregaon Park, Pune.
Cost for two: Rs. 1,000
Must Try: Nasi Lemak, Sayur Lodeh, Thai Lettuce Wraps
Awards: Times Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2015)

4. Chinese Room


One of the oldest restaurants in the city, this joint has been flocked by diners ever since 1976. The soft lights and subtle music provide a great ambience for enjoying your food, that still holds the same delicious taste from all these years.
Cuisine: Chinese
Address: 2434, Camp, East Street, Pune
Cost for two: Rs. 1,200
Must Try: Hunan Chicken, Roast Pork, Sharklin and Chimney soup,Fried Noodles with Ice Cream
Awards: Executive Committee of the World Famous Internationals, U.S.A- Best Chinese Restaurant (1979)

5. Oriental Connexions


Initially known as 'All Stir Fry', this restaurant is unique in its own way. Known for its 'The Quick Wok', a noodle bar that lets you create your own meal, this restaurant has been inspired by what they call, street kitchens of the Orient.
Cuisine: Thai, Chinese, Burmese, Malaysian, Korean
Address: The E-Square Hotel, Level 5, 132 A, Shivaji Nagar, Pune
Cost for two: Rs. 1,200
Must Try: The Quick Wok
Awards: NominatedTimes Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2016)

6. Trikaya

This 150-seater fine dine restaurant is indeed a treat for your senses. Winner of awards over the years since it's conception, this restaurant delivers to you authentic Pan-Asian cuisine along with a tranquil ambience to elevate your dining experience.
Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Malaysian, Indonesian
Address: 3rd Floor, Aditya Shagun Mall, NDA Pashan Road, Bavdhan, Pune
Cost for two: Rs. 2,000
Must Try: Prawn Laksa, Basa In 5 Willow Sauce, Pot Roast Lamb, Potato Okra Chilly Fry, Burnt Garlic Jasmine Rice
Awards: Times Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2010, 2011, 2012), Times Food Award - Best Fine Dine Ambience (2014)

7. Harajuku - The O Hotel

Pc-Facebook/Harajuku at The O Hotel, Pune

For all those wishing to indulge in some authentic Japanese food, this is the place to be. Get ready for some mouth-watering sushis and sashimis, along with a live Teppanyaki counter, amidst the elegancy of crystal chandeliers, red leather and gold bamboo.
Cuisine: Japanese
Address: The O Hotel, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune
Cost for two: Rs. 4,500
Must Try: Sushi Rolls, Tempura, Japanese Salad
Awards: Times Food Award - Best Japanese Restaurant(2016, 2015, 2014)

8. Crazy Noodles

You cannot pass by this without giving it a glance! The pink and green decor of this small joint definitely screams crazy, and makes it hard not to experience the food, at least once. And once you have, you will keep wanting for more at this Pan-Asian restaurant, that is a notch above regular fast-food joints.
Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Japanese
Address: S 59A, Opposite PVR Cinemas, Phoenix Market City, Nagar Road, Viman Nagar, Pune
Cost for two: Rs. 900
Must Try: Medley of Mushrooms, Ramen Noodle Soup, Japanese Soya Butter
Awards: NominatedTimes Food Award - Best Pan Asian Restaurant (2016)

9. Smiley House

The first-ever authentic Vietnamese food joint in the city! It's super casual, with cushions for seats and very pocket-friendly. The humble set-up adds to the charm of some tantalising Vietnamese cuisine this place has to offer. For all those on a budget, wanting to try something new, head over to Smiley House.
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Address:Shop A-2, Sai Heritage, D.P. Road, Near Medipoint Hospital, Aundh, Pune
Cost for two: Rs. 500
Must Try: Pho, Nem

10. Cafe Maroo

For those wanting to try out Korean food, this little joint is your ultimate destination. With a sweet decor in subtle colors, the restaurant isn't too overcrowded as it has only 5-6 tables. Owned by a Korean, this restaurant offers some fabulous delicacies, that should not be given a miss.
Cuisine: Korean
Address: Shop 1, A Wing, Laxmi Palace, CTS 801, Aundh, Pune
Cost for two: Rs. 1,100
Must Try: Chicken Bimbimbap, Pork Bulgoki, Kimchi
Hopefully the taste of The Orient fills your appetite to the fullest and satisfies your taste buds completely.

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