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‘The Classroom’ is here to take you on a trip down memory lane! Buckle up because you are going back to school.
What is it?
Paying an ode to the most magnificent days of our lives, The Classroom is here to make you relive your favourite childhood moments from school. P.S – this is one classroom you would not want to bunk! Spread over three floors and a terrace – this restaurant occupies 12,000 square feet area. The Classroom has very carefully handpicked elements that will make you nostalgic as soon as you step in. The entry has a huge notice board, the walls are dark olive green, table and benches are kept in a symmetrical order, school bags are hung on the walls. Additionally, the bathroom walls are scribbled all over with random musings. Also, the crockery in which food is served is very canteen-like.
What’s in it?
The Classroom promises the ultimate throwback. From blackboards to dressing up their staff in school uniforms – they have got everything covered. They have paid great attention to detail when it comes to the décor of the restaurant. Elements like typical school desks and chairs, menu booklet resembling pages from your school notebook, carom board, Foosball, billiard, and ‘Flames’ written on the wall will swell your heart with joy. Now, apart from the decor, you will also be mesmerised by the food curated by Chef Kulbeer Singh.
What To Eat?
Firstly, the dining space is lovingly called ‘Ramu Kaka Ki Canteen’. Now, the chef has curated a fine menu offering flavours from all over the country. Snack on something from the ‘Picnic Munchies’ or ‘First Break’ section. Or, savour upon a complete meal from the ‘Lunch Break’ section. The menu covers delectable dishes. You will find Indian, Asian, Italian and Continental items.
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Some of his signature dishes include: Goan Chorizo Pao (pao maska layered with Goan sour and tangy pork chorizo ﬁling), Bhendi Bazaar Sheekh Paratha (mutton sheekh kebab served with crispy paratha, inspired by the street vendors of Bhendi Bazaar in Mumbai), Sea Food Pad Thai Noodles (soaked rice vermicelli noodles stir-fried with egg, prawns, calamari and river sole), and Secundrabadi Nalli Gosht (slow-cooked lamb curry served with kulcha) to name a few. Additionally, you could also try the Scotch Eggs, Vietnamese Basa fish (masala fried), Classroom Maska Chicken (tangy and mildly spicy chicken curry served with roti) and Baida Roti (stuffed paratha with chicken, keema and eggs). For dessert, go for the fresh fruit cream or chocolate brownie with vanilla ice-cream.
What To Drink?
The names of the mocktails and cocktails have been thoughtfully worked out to get your attention. Assembly (Caribbean Cream and Cranberry with Pineapple Flower), Attention (Sour Fruits with Pomegranate), Mandh Buddhi (Thai Spices with Dehydrated Pineapple Juice), Rosy Mam (Pomegranate Seeds Rosemary Sweet and Sour) are some of the non-alcoholic beverages while the list of cocktails includes The Detention (Vodka Mix with Coffee Liqueur and Irish Cream), Year Repeat (Vodka Mix with Apple Syrup and Peach Syrup Top up with Sparkling Wine), Supplement Sheet, Out of Syllabus (Tequila Triple Sec sweet and sour Paan Syrup House Brew), Stand Up on the Bench (Gin Mix with Sweet and sour Flavoured with Elder Flower).
The food is downright delicious and the portion is just apt for one person. The pricing is moderate and the service is extremely prompt. Go to this restaurant if you like quirky ambience and desi food. P.S – the staff is extremely polite; they really take care of their guests.
Where – Main Market, Sector 29, Gurgaon
When – 12 Noon to 1 AM
How Much – Rs. 1,200 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
For Reservations – 011-33105959