Indian celebrities have always been known for making good use of their popularity by involving in endorsements, real estate investments, investing in businesses and most importantly putting their money and reputation into social hangout zones like pubs, clubs and restaurants. Not only do these help their financial sustenance, but it also provides some much-needed PR and public rapport. This is especially true in the case of the celebrities who have invested in some of the most happening hangouts in and outside the country and are more than thrilled to have their brand associated with them. Let’s take a walk through these ritzy establishments owned by our cherished celebs.
Pubs and Restaurants Owned by Bollywood Celebrities & Cricketers
1) Hype owned by DJ Aqeel located in Dwarka, New Delhi
Having its presence in Delhi, Hype is one of the glitziest and most sought after clubs in the country. This club is not only a magnet for young, urban music lovers who go clubbing but it also attracts very many celebrities themselves who enjoy spending their time there. As it is owned by DJ Aqeel, the music at Hype is one of its best selling points.
2) Lap, The Lounge owned by Arjun Rampal located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Commenced in 2009 by Arjun Rampal, Lap has gained popularity as a fun-filled, swanky discotheque becoming more and more popular each day. Lap is well-known for its tastefully designed interiors and absolutely amazing ambiance befitting its famous owner. Being a part of Hotel Samrat in Chanakyapuri, Lap is among the must-visit hangouts for disco lovers in Delhi and elsewhere.
3) Crepe Station Cafe owned by Dino Morea located in Malad (W), Mumbai
Dino Morea and his brother Nicolo launched the Crepe Station Café and have made it into one of the fastest growing café chains in the country. With a sumptuous menu that offers European cuisine, Crepe has a unique menu that attracts people. Considering its name, the café has some of the most delicious French crepes along with waffles, pancakes and Eggs Benedict. Dessert lovers will find themselves simply diving into this café.
4) H2O owned by Suniel Shetty located in Khar, Mumbai
Suniel Shetty has always been well-known to be an equally savvy business person as he is as an actor. His club H2O is extremely popular with the common public as well as other celebrities. H2O has become a regular visiting spot for a number of clubbers who enjoy the sophisticated yet accessible environment of the club. Not many know that Suniel has been a restaurateur far longer than he has been an actor. H2O offers some wonderful Long Island Iced Teas and the presence of water sports activities.
5) N Grill owned by Nagarjuna located in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
One of south’s biggest names, Nagarjuna got into the restaurant business by opening N Grill in Hyderabad. As the name states, N Grill is a contemporary grill house that serves simple superb dishes that scale the charts of deliciousness. Along with great cuisine, the grill house also offers a charming ambiance just like its owner and has a brazen lounge type atmosphere.
6) Veda owned by Rohit Bal located in New Delhi
One of India’s foremost fashion designers, Rohit Bal is not just renowned for his eye-catching designs on the runway but also popular for his stunning restaurant Veda filled with artistic decorations. Veda along with its beauty also offers some mouth-watering delicacies from all over the globe. The dishes also have wonderful presentations just like Rohit’s creations on the runway.
7) Tendulkar’s World owned by Sachin Tendulkar located in Colaba, Mumbai
When you are the God of Cricket like Sachin, you definitely need a sanctuary for fans to meet up with your legend. Tendulkar’s World is a restaurant owned by the legend that is filled with Sachin trivia and his signature. The menu has some of Sachin’s favorite dishes from all over the world and even the crockery has the little master’s signature on it. If you are a Sachin fan or a cricket fan in general then this place is a no-brainer for you. The gourmet menu will keep your stomach occupied at the crease for both the innings.
8) Someplace Else owned by Bobby Deol located at Andheri (W), Mumbai
A pretty restaurant with charming quirky aesthetics, Bollywood star Bobby Deol’s Someplace Else offers authentic and tasty Indian as well as Chinese cuisine. This restaurant will offer you a markedly different experience when compared to other usual hangouts. Unlike Bobby’s other restaurants, Suhana and Zion, Someplace Else offers a combination menu for lovers of both Chinese and Indian food.
9) ZK’s owned by Zaheer Khan located in Lulla Nagar, Pune
Just like Zak’s left arm swinging yorkers send Indian fans over the moon, the amazing food from his restaurant ZK’s will leave you wanting for more. Known for its tandoori dishes, this restaurant also offers Oriental, Indian and Continental food. This restaurant has three chain outlets and in any of them you will feel completely sated.
10) Gondola owned by Perizaad Zorabian located in Bandra (W), Mumbai
Gondola has won a number of fans, much like its owner the beautiful actress Perizaad Zorabian, due to the quality of food especially sought after for its sizzlers and enjoyable cocktails. Being a multi-cuisine restaurant, Gondola gives you a choice for both Indian and Chinese along with well-reviewed seafood dishes.
11) Asha’s owned by Asha Bhosle located in Dubai, U.A.E.
Veteran singing legend Asha Bhosle’s dream to provide authentic Indian cuisine outside India took shape with her restaurant Asha’s in Dubai, Muscat and UK. At Asha’s you can some of the most enticing dishes and yummy cocktails. Just like Asha’s evergreen songs in her mellifluous voice, her restaurant captures the true flavor of Indian food with just the right spices and aromas for the NRI community in Dubai and other locations.
12) Butterfly Bakery owned by Sarah Jane Dias located in Khar West, Mumbai
Actor and former model Sarah Jane Dias co-owns the Butterfly Bakery which provides a range of delicious cupcakes in the city. With batters full of tasty flavors accompanied by glittered frosting, Butterfly serves some truly tough-to-resist cupcakes. With the range and variety on offer, you will have a hard time choosing one and with the way these gorgeous cupcakes melt in your mouth, you will keep on going for more.
13) The Elbo Room owned by Chunky Pandey located in Khar, Mumbai
Elbo Room offers a plentiful spread of Oriental food topped by incredible cocktails. Owned by Chunky Pandey and located in the heart of Mumbai city, this hangout has a wonderful atmosphere with dynamic energy. The Elbo Room exudes the feel and charm of a British pub and has managed to win the hearts of sizeable fans in the city.
14) Dharam Garam owned by Dharmendra located in Delhi
With a name like ‘Dharam Garam- Dhaba Te Theka’, this unique restaurant owned by veteran superstar Dharmendra, has just about everything right like its decor, cutleries and its poster framed walls. Designed in an appealing village huts like setting and walls adorned with posters of the legendary actor’s iconic movie posters and timeless dialogues giving tribute to the man owning the place. This restaurant along with its sumptuous cuisine with desi-themed mocktails also transports you to the era of Dharmendra’s heydays.
15) Dhe Puttu owned by Dileep located at Edapally bypass, Kerala
Owned by Mollywood comic superstar Dileep, Dhe Puttu is the manifestation of the star’s love for food and his attempt to offer the authentic essence to genuine traditional food lovers. Dhe Puttu has gained immense popularity and has become a top spot on Edapally bypass for people looking to enjoy some proper Kerala dishes.
16) Spice Boat owned by Prithviraj located in Qatar
For people in Qatar looking to taste some authentic Kerala cuisine, they have just the perfect hangout with Mollywood heartthrob Prithviraj’s Spice Boat. Just like how Prithviraj has attained fame and acclaim at a young age, his restaurant has become renowned in a short period of time for quality Kerala food in Qatar.
17) Bangali Mashi’s Kitchen owned by Sushmita Sen located in Navi Mumbai
One of Bollywood’s most popular stars and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen is also a well-known Bengali food lover. This love for quality Bengali food has led her to launch her own restaurant, Bangali Mashi’s Kitchen in Navi Mumbai. Sushmita has made it possible for Bengali cuisine seekers to taste true Bengali flavors at great prices in the city of Mumbai.
18) Cafe Papaya owned by Ashiq Abu located in Kaloor, Kochi
Aashiq Abu well-known for his directorial work in Malayalam cinema has also ventured into the restaurant business with Café Papaya. Being an artistic director, his preference for moving art is reflected in the café outlet located in Kaloor, Kochi with his poignant essence.
19) Monarch owned by Mithun located at Masinagudi, Ootyand Mysore
Monarch hotels is a popular chain of hotels present in South India at Masinagudi, Ooty and Mysore owned by Bollywood’s original Disco Dancer, Mithunda. Mithun had developed an affinity for the south long before other Bollywood stars and was able to set up a strong business presence in this part of the country. Mithun has maintained a very high set of standards for his hotels and the welcoming reviews from his guests are a testament to his skill and success as an hotelier.
20) Trikaya owned by Kunal Deshmukh located at Versova, Mumbai
Kunal Deshmukh, the director of the Emraan Hashmi movie Jannat co-owns an elegant restaurant called Trikaya located at Versova, Mumbai. Kunal’s friends, Restaurateur Sahil Saigal and real estate magnate Shiraz Patel are the other co-owners of Trikaya. With eye-catching interiors and atmosphere, this hangout has become a favorite among common public and other celebrities.
21) Eleven’s owned by Kapil Dev located in Patna
India’s first cricket world cup winning captain and one of the all-time greats of the game, Kapil Dev has also shown his all-round side in the restaurant business with his restaurant Eleven’s in Patna. Eleven’s is quite an exquisite restaurant that emits class at every level. With tasty food and enticing ambiance, this restaurant will grab your attention and force you to come back repeatedly. It also has a refined bar and lounge that add to its luster.
22) Royalty owned by Shilpa Shetty located in Bandra (W), Mumbai
Royalty is the best restaurant to host any hip-hop party. Inaugural function of this restaurant was attended by Bollywood celebs like Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Twinkle Khanna, Sonakshi Sinha, Kabir Bedi, Sanjay Dutt, and others.
23) Sourav’s – The Food Pavilion by Sourav Ganguly located in Park Street Area, Kolkata
Successful former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly started The Food Pavilion in Park Street Area of Kolkata. Get enthralled by the charm and high-quality food from all cuisines. If you are an Indian food aficionado, then you must visit The Food Pavilion
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