You'd think a global pandemic would wipe out Gurgaon's perennially happening scene, but trust us when we say you'd be pleasantly surprised. I mean sure, safety concerns might have halved the crowd at most places, but the probability of stepping out and having a good time is still enduring. Cocking your eyebrow in scepticism? Well, thankfully there's a four-day long weekend coming right up, that you can use to test our hypothesis!
In fact, we'll take it a step further. And by that we mean, instead of giving you vague assurances, let us present to you a list of specific things to do. From a hearty breakfast spread to speciality shops stowed with trinkets and pretty knick-knacks, we've curated a list of 5 exciting things to do and places to visit in Gurgaon this looong weekend!!
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Monsoon season? Um, you mean chai-pakoda season right? Because in that case, it doesn't get more romantic than Pepper Pot Terrace Cafe in Gurgaon. Adorned with charming, whimsical decor all around, and a balcony that lets you soak up the earthy smell of rain while sipping on a cup of tea, Pepper Pot is where you should head this weekend for a much-needed date with your beau. Do remember to make reservations in advance, as the 50% occupancy mandate leaves limited tables up for grabs!
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Tucked away in an unassuming corner of the famous Super Mart I in DLF Phase 4, Nona's Kitchen serves hands-down THE best lunch thalis in all of G-town. One bite of the delightfully large meal, and you're greeted by an explosion of Indian flavours rich in both taste and nostalgia. The price is astoundingly easy on the pocket, and we suggest you head to this rustic restaurant for a late Saturday brunch with your BFF!
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If you're a tea lover hiding in the concrete jungle of Gurgaon, come out and play! Sancha Tea Boutique will occupy your idle afternoons that you can now spend browsing through a staggering collection of all things brewed, from assorted tea varieties to fine-crafted teapots, and from flavours you can add to your cuppa to tidbits to much on. The beautiful store in itself will give you plenty of new material for the Gram!
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Calling all health enthusiasts, this is the final call for the train to Keto-heaven! Seriously, if you've gone on for too long without giving in to your sweet cravings in the name of physical fitness, you don't really need to anymore. Sugar Swap is the answer to all your prayers, with its offerings of delicious Keto-friendly sweets and snacks. No matter your dessert preferences, Sugar Swap is the place where you can have your cake, and eat it too!
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Last, but by no means the least, we found a hidden gem in Gurgaon stacked with the most exciting collection of designer ethnic ensembles. Kynaa is exactly how you'd picture a high-end designer boutique to look like, replete with apparel by over 30 distinguished designers, and quirky, vibrant decor. So needless to say, if you're looking to shell out some bucks this long weekend and add to your closet, you should make a dash for Kynaa without a thought!
Parting words? Just remember to make all your reservations in advance, and you're absolutely golden. Happy Raksha Bandhan, and a fun-filled long weekend!