The Best of Gurgaon
Collected by Allison Sodha, AFAR Local Expert
Welcome to Gurgaon, one of the fastest growing cities in India catering to both business professionals and modern Delhiites. There are numerous pubs, clubs, malls, and entertainment venues, as well as premiere golf courses and equestrian clubs. Grab a beer twister at Howzatt , Delhi’s first cricket-themed microbrewery. For a Vegas meets Bollywood experience, walk the themed boulevards and watch the folk dancers at Kingdom of Dreams.
Auditorium Complex, Sector 29, Near IFFCO Metro Station, Sector 29, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
Imagine an experience that epitomizes (and combines) Disney World, Bollywood Theater, Las Vegas, Broadway, and Indian culture... Welcome to Kingdom of Dreams, so aptly named because the grand venue was created to evoke the dreams of children of...
SCF-82, Near Post Office, Main Market, Sector 14, Block C, Old DLF Colony, Sector 14, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
Gurgaon Mehndi is like a version of an Indian spa. Take a seat, smell the invigorating eucalyptus-based oil, and watch your body become a canvas. Mehndi (henna) is a traditional and temporary art applied to the hands, feet, and body. Made from the...
Ground Floor, SG- 22, Galleria Market, DLF City Phase IV, DLF Phase IV, Sector 28, Gurugram, Haryana 122009, India
There are 11 varieties of macarons served at L'Opéra, including pistachio and coconut, but the real treat here is the tangy lemon tart. Locals and visitors alike consider it the best lemon tart in India! The award-winning French bakery offers...
The Galaxy Hotel, Sector 15, Gurgaon, Sector 15 Part 2, Sector 15, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
In India, cricket is more than a sport. It is a religion, a passion, and a fellowship. Cricket with beer? Even better. Howzatt is Delhi's first cricket-themed micro brewery, serving what I believe is the best beer and beer twisters in Gurgaon. Try...
S-27 Lane, Near Stephen Hospital,, 772, Nathupur Rd, DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
Biryani is more than a classic dish made from basmati rice, dried fruits, herbs, vegetables, and delicate pieces of chicken, fish, mutton, or eggs. Invented in the kitchens of Mughal emperors, biryani is an art that fuses culinary traditions from...
Inside Stellar Gymkhana Club, R-1, Knowledge Park II, Tugalpur Village, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201310, India
Traveling doesn't have to mean a lapse in education. This spot features an abundance of hands-on exhibits, enough to entertain kids, from toddlers to older children. Be sure to check out the calendar in case of upcoming classes.
Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road, Sultanpur, Gurugram, Haryana 122006, India
Rise and shine! The best time to observe the over 250 species of birds at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is around 6 a.m., when the migratory birds leave the nests. (Ask your hotel to pack a breakfast, and enjoy a picnic in the park.) Declared a...
Opp American Express, Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5, Sector 42,, Gurugram, Haryana 122009, India
A 142-acre expanse in the heart of DLF City in Gurgaon, Haryana makes this one of India’s premier golf courses, and the rugged Aravali Range forms a dramatic backdrop for any type of game. The park includes five sparkling lakes, meandering...
Sector 62, Gurugram, Haryana 122102, India
Janak Equestrian Club, founded in 1995, sits within the gorgeous countryside of Gurgaon. The owners pride themselves on their healthy horses—all of which are also well trained and friendly enough for even toddlers enjoy. Janak's owners have nearly...
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Come hungry—36-courses hungry. Laden with nuts, dried fruits and saffron, Kashmiri food is a gourmet's joy. At this private space in Gurgaon, learn more about the meticulous preparation of Kashmiri cuisine. The ultimate formal banquet in Kashmir...
Sector 77, Gurugram, Haryana 122004, India
Featuring both an amusement park and a water park, Aapno Ghar is a one-stop fun spot. The amusement park has 21 thrilling rides, but save some energy for the water slides. A video arcade, live entertainment, and puppet shows also entertain.
Block-K, Nirvana County, Near Hilton Hotel, South City II, Sector 50, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
Trivia nights, stand-up comedy, and musical entertainment keep things constantly fun at the Patio Club. The venue also hosts food festivals and workshops. Their mission statement: "To make your weekends exciting, your leisure time more happening,...
Business Tower, 315, Suncity, Sector 54, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
Grilled food in India is special, and this restaurant serves in style. The Indian Grill Room uses local grilling methods like the tawa, charcoal grill, pathar and tandoor varieties. The restaurant follows a ‘set menu’ concept wherein 12 Indian...
GL-204, 2nd Floor, Cross Point, DLF Phase 4, DLF City IV, Sector 28, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
Mind Cafe is India's first board game cafe with comedy nights, food, and drink, and of course—board games! Mind Cafe has top-ranked games from around the world—including action varieties, and those centered around learning.
Building No: 5, DLF cyber city, Near Indian Oil Petrol Pump, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase 2, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
The pulse of Delhi has often been brewed in chai, a spiced tea. Generally there are four core ingredients: black tea, milk, spices, and sweetener. (The spices vary depending on the region, though the most common are cardamom, ginger, cloves, and...
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