Nawab Asia, Bund Garden Road, Pune

IMG_20150805_201759FoodView: Nawab Asia Location: 1st Floor, San Mahu Complex, Bund Garden Road, Opposite Poona Club, Pune Contact Person: NA. Cuisine: Awadhi/North Indian Nawab Asia is located opposite Poona Club. The restaurant lift takes you directly to the Varendah which is a tad dimly lit and a indoor restaurant seating that is much brighter. The restaurant does great business even on weekdays with guests streaming in as late as 11:00 P.M. FOOD SYNOPSIS:
Appetizers: Shorba E Gulzar: Tomato Soup, not very sweet thankfully. Kandhari Nalli Shorba : My colleagues tried this out and was decent enough. Starters: Frontier Mix Grill Large: Assorted Non Veg Platter with chicken and lamb kebabs. The platter would be sufficient for 3 people. Vegetarian Mixed Grill Medium: Sufficient for 2 people. Paneer, Baby Corn, Mushroom and Aloo Tikki Murg Zaqand: Pieces of Chicken Tikka with medium spicy marination. Okay. Lazeez Murgh Angara: Soft chicken pieces marinated in spices and yogurt. Good. Main Course: Lazeez Murgh Angaar: Very Well Prepared, Medium Spicy Brown Gravy with soft tender pieces of Chicken. Good. Main Course: Murg Lababdar: Chicken Tikkas marinated in red onion masala with capscicum and tomatoes. Nice. Murg Punjabi Masala: Tender Chicken marinated in spices. Medium Spicy. Yummy! Kadhai Paneer: Very Well Prepared. Medium Spicy. Cocktails: Leechi Mojito was interesting, tasted good. The Classic Mojito was a flop. Too sweet for my liking. Desserts: Nutty Brownie with Ice Cream: Pretty Ordinary. Nothing really to write about. Gulab E Gulkand: Gulab Jamuns with Rabdi and hint of Gulkhand VERDICT: Food and Drinks are reasonably priced. Taste was good. They have a long list of Kebabs to explore. Service department needs improvement. Pretty slow at times.There should be more lighting in the Varendah. Yet, overall a nice experience. Definitely Two Thumbs Up

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