‘We started getting reservation calls for Sunday soon after Indian won the semi-finals’
Restaurateurs say that they opened pre-bookings for Sunday quickly then Bharat gained the semi-final fit in opposition to Untouched Zealand on November 15.80 % tables have been already booked the upcoming future. “Since it’s a weekend, many made bookings for bigger groups and for all those who still plan to go out, I suggest call before you go as there will be a good number of walk-ins and chances are that by afternoon most restaurants will be packed till late night,” says Dinesh Arora, restaurateur who has made particular preparations for these days’s fit at Unplugged Lawn, Connaught Playground, and Chica in Netaji Nagar. “We are looking forward to a large gathering today as we had pre-bookings from the last three days,” informs Vishal Anand, founder, SAGA in Gurgaon. “The anticipation for the screening at our outlets in Khan Market, NSP, Rajouri Garden is high,” says a spokesperson from Gola Sizzlers.
Particular menus were curated for the future with some attention-grabbing names of the dishes. “We have various packages running for the entire World Cup on food and drinks and we have named them Boundary, Perfect Yorker, ‘Catch Out with Cocktail’ and more,” says Vikrant Batra, co-founder, Dhansoo Cafe, Gurgaon. “We have had an incredible response to match screenings over the last two months, where a 20-30% spike has been observed in order volumes during the ongoing event. For the final match, we have Stad-Yum menu that features some interesting dishes like AB De Ribs, Chauka Chakka Platter, The 1983 Samosa Sampler, The 2011 Bucket and Doosra Shroom Shawarma,” stocks Divya Aggarwal, Expansion Officer, Impresario Leisure & Hospitality Pvt Ltd. “We have a specially curated cocktail-The Bleed Blue Cocktail,” informs a spokesperson from SITIO- Bar & Kitchen in Gurgaon.
Dhol nagadas and particular surprises
For public in NCR, negative party is whole with out dhol and for the general these days, many eating places could have dholwallahs to honour large moments from the fit. “We will have dholwallahs to celebrate every chauka and chhakka from our team and we will offer complimentary surprise food and beverages to guests,” says restaurateur Dinesh Arora. “The idea is to offer a wholesome package to cricket fans today with food, music etc,” says Saurabh Luthra, proprietor, Birch Through Romeo Lane in Delhi.