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This Year-End, Throw Your Diet To The Wind For The Best X-Mas Spreads In Pune

By Somdutta Mazumder

Updated - Dec. 20, 2019 6 min read

The festival of Christmas tends to have a magical expanding effect on our appetites! As the end-of-the-year season fast approaches, so do some intense cravings for the flavours of holiday food, yuletide drinks and the spirit of Christmas. After all, is a Christmas celebration truly complete without a magnificent feast replete with traditional festive food and beverages? 


If you are spending this merry time of the year in the quaint city of Pune, you are in for several Christmas treats! To make your celebration more joyous, we have curated a list of the best Christmas spreads that Pune has to offer to its residents and visitors, this holiday season! 


Best Christmas Brunches In Pune


1. Effingut Pune 

Well-known by those familiar with the city, Effingut in Pune has a legacy of its own when it comes to fresh beers and enticing cocktails! For their Christmas brunch, Effingut has planned an expansive buffet spread brimming with traditional festive dishes and contemporary Christmas delicacies, in equal measure. While the official package comprises of unlimited food and any 2 drinks, Effingut is also providing you with the option of getting unlimited drinks simply by paying an additional price of INR 399!


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When: 25th December 2019, 12 PM to 3:30 PM 

Where: Deron Heights, Baner (Get Directions)

Cost: Unlimited Food + 2 Drinks INR 899 (You can upgrade to unlimited drinks for INR 399) 


2. Mosaic, Crowne Plaza Pune City Centre

A top-notch dining venue in the city of Pune, Mosaic in Crowne Plaza has released the details of its annual Christmas brunch event! With a massive X-Mas buffet spread on the horizon at Mosaic, you can expect a large variety of unlimited delectables as well as a range of classic Christmas staples you cannot afford to miss out on! This freshly prepared feast will augment your Christmas celebration and leave you wanting for more! 


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When: 25th December 2019, 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM 

Where: Bund Garden Road (Get Directions)

Cost: Unlimited Food + Mulled Wine INR 1,500 Plus Taxes 



3. Independence Brewing Company 

This crowd favourite Pune brewery is already lauded by many for its all-day-long romantic hues and splendid food offerings! To add icing to the cake, IBC in Mundhwa has announced an enormous Christmas brunch buffet spread that has us beyond excited! The staggering variety of dishes on the literal table will feature a selection of starters, salads, tidbits, live counters, grills, mains and desserts! You can choose from the available packages on the basis of your specific Christmas cravings and F&B desires. 


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When: 25th December 2019, 12 PM to 4 PM

Where: Zero One Complex, Mundhwa (Get Directions)

Cost: Unlimited Food At INR 850 Onwards, Unlimited Food + Craft Beers/Sangria At INR 1,300, Unlimited Food + Craft Beers/Sangria + Cocktails At INR 1,500



4. Buzz, Vivanta 

Located in Vivanta Pune (formerly known as The Gateway Hotel), Buzz is a popular choice in the city for dining and wining and now even more so, with its extravagant Christmas brunch buffet spread.  Offering a scrumptious Christmas feast during the most wonderful time of the year, Buzz should be on your radar if you are looking to gorge on the flavours of the festival! The buffet is reasonably priced with a plethora of delectable options that will leave you spoilt for choice! 


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When: 25th December 2019, 12:30 PM to 4 PM

Where: Hinjawadi-Wakad Road (Get Directions)

Cost: Unlimited Food (Non-Alcoholic) INR 1,500 Onwards, Unlimited Food + Alcohol INR 2,750 Onwards 


Best Christmas-Eve Dinners In Pune


1. Feast, Sheraton Grand 

Taking the culinary art of fine-dining to another tangent, Feast in Sheraton Grand Pune is widely recognised for its tasteful flavours and superior quality dishes. To further add magnificence to the Christmas celebrations of the folks in Pune city, Feast has recently gone public with its annual grand Christmas eve dinner buffet spread! With an unremitting supply of mouth-watering food and enticing drinks on the cards, this Christmas spread is likely to be wiped clean before the clock strikes midnight!


When: 24th December 2019, 7 PM to 11:30 PM 

Where: Raja Bahadur Mill Road, Sangamvadi (Get Directions)

Cost: Unlimited Food (Non-alcoholic) INR 1,999 Onwards, Unlimited Food + Alcohol INR 2,399 Onwards 


2. MoMo Cafe, Courtyard By Mariott

This multi-cuisine fine-dining restaurant is ready to enthral everybody in Pune with a larger than life Christmas eve dinner buffet spread that embodies the holiday spirit! The spread will comprise of unlimited Christmas delicacies such as roast-turkey and a free-flow of sparkling wine! The festive vibes will be further accentuated by melodic live music and an adorable Santa Claus accompanied by his elves! 


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When: 24th December 2019, 8 PM to 11:30 PM

Where: Hinjawadi (Get Directions)

Cost: Unlimited Food + Sparkling Wine INR 1,400 All Inclusive 



3. Novotel

If you are in the mood to indulge yourself this festive season, head to Novotel for a lavish Christmas Eve Dinner buffet spread. Replete with scrumptious offerings from cuisines spanning the globe and an overflow of aromatic holiday wines, the Christmas Eve dinner buffet will be orchestrated by the poolside, giving you access to the perfect festival vibe! 


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When: 24th December 2019, 7:30 PM to Midnight 

Where: Weikfield IT City Infopark, Viman Nagar (Get Directions)

Cost: Unlimited Food + Mulled/Sparkling Wine At INR 1,500 Plus Taxes

Good job on making it to the end of this list without giving in to those holiday cravings! But look around, there's nothing stopping you now! Cherry-pick your favourite from this guide to the best Christmas spreads in Pune city, dial those digits and make reservations for yourself as well as those you wish to spend X-Mas 2019 with! Merry Christmas and happy guilt-free bingeing! 


Q. How do I RSVP to these Christmas spreads? 

A. You can reach out on the contact numbers of the respective restaurants and hotels for any further queries as well as for making reservations. 


Q. Will there be options for kids? 

A. Some of these Christmas brunches and dinners have special provisions for children while the majority serve dishes fit for the consumption of both adults and children. If you are looking for special arrangements for your kids, you can get in touch directly with the restaurant staff for confirmation and queries! 


Q. Will I have vegetarian options? 

A. All the Christmas spreads mentioned in this list will have both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian options. Considering most Christmas delicacies fall in the latter category, it's best to contact the restaurant authorities for special dietary provisions. 


Q. Are the prices mentioned above fixed? 

A. The prices that are all-inclusive will remain more or less fixed. The rest of the prices mentioned above cover the base cost of the spreads. Taxes and further additional costs may be levied based on the discretion of the restaurant authorities. 

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