With the scorching summer heat, evenings are the best time to move out and what better way to do that than to spend it at an outdoor restaurant where you can enjoy the cooler breeze of the evening under the starry night sky and also have lots of open space.
Outdoor restaurants and café provide the perfect setting for the young boisterous crowd who can talk and laugh with abandonment without any restrictions. Also in outdoor restaurants, there are fountains, beautifully laid gardens and also water bodies to keep the place cool. Some places even have swimming pools and cascading water which add to the attraction.
We bring you five different outdoor restaurants varied in their character from a heritage property restaurants to a 5-star property to a small restaurant. They are all different and they give you different experiences. Have a look:
List of awesome outdoor restaurants in Ahmedabad
Garden Cafe, The Fern, Ahmedabad
This is a ground floor 24-hour café of 4-star hotel - The Fern. It has both indoor and outdoor seating space. In the garden area, there is a large wall where water cascades down giving it a beautiful effect and a rippling sound. The gardens are beautifully laid out. Here you get both vegetarian and non-vegetarian multi-cuisine food.
Price for 2: Rs 1200
Fresh Roast, Paldi, Central Ahmedabad
Located in Paldi, in a busy area, Fresh Roast is part of the heritage property Mani Mansion. It is a beautiful property which has both indoor and outdoor seating facilities. This is a vegetarian restaurant. The outdoor is surrounded by a beautifully laid garden and it has a small fountain also. There are humidifiers to keep the place cool. It is open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Price for 2: Rs 1000
@Mango, Bodakdev, West Ahmedabad
This is a huge restaurant located on Sindhu Bhavan Road. It is a vegetarian restaurant which is open for lunch and dinner. It has a huge garden which is beautiful and as per its name it used to be mango orchard and most of the trees still are there providing a nice setting. It has two water bodies, both having fish in it. It has ample parking and is very popular amongst the local crowd.
Price for 2: Rs 800
Capsicum, Sarkhej, West Ahmedabad
This restaurant is part of the Whistling Meadows Resort. It is located on S.G. Highway, opposite Nirma University. This place has a large open area along with a mid-sized swimming pool complete with changing rooms, showers, etc. Guest can take a dip and also enjoy their huge buffet spread here. It’s very popular during the summer months.
Price for 2: Rs 1000
Birmies, Vastrapur, West Ahmedabad
Located in Sindhu Bhavan Road, Birmies is a vegetarian restaurant. It has both indoor and outdoor seating available. This is a vegetarian place which is open from 11 am to 11 pm. Though Birmies is a small restaurant on a busy street, it provides a nice secluded space for a cosy meal. It serves amazing food.
Price for 2: Rs 550
A published author working on her second book, Sonal worked for many years as a journalist in The Indian Express, The Asian Age and DNA Newspaper where she regularly reviewed restaurants and wrote about food. She worked in Nairobi as a general manager of a group of restaurants in another era. She loves experimenting with food but is also known for her Biryanis and Kababs and even her baking skills. She likes travelling to little known places and if she finds quaint eateries it just makes the trip more fun. Currently based in Ahmedabad, she is happy with the growing awareness of gourmet food in the city.