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Open & serving, THESE 5 eateries in Lucknow have set the stage for your post-curfew hangouts!

Helping you to break your epicurean celibacy, these places promise you some exceptional foodgasms!

Mocha

Knocking our ways out of the gloomy pandemic times, we are gradually stepping back to the usual fun-filled routines. As the cafes and restaurants reopen their doors in Lucknow, we know that your heart too, can't wait to unlock its cravings! Navigating out of the confines of your home, you deserve to break your epicurean celibacy with some exceptional foodgasms. So get ready to satiate all your gluttonous desires as these 5 eateries in the city are open and serving, with a drool-worthy menu and the perfect ambience!


Vintage Machine

Mecca for coffee lovers in town, Vintage Machine has been winning the hearts of Lucknowites for a long time now. Serving an expansive range of Nitro Cold Brews, Black Coffee, Cold Revenge Coffees coupled with a sprawling table of delish dishes, VM assures you a new experience upon every visit. If you have been missing the endless conversations with your bunch of mates, Vintage Machine deserves to be up your alley!

Location: 3/11 Patrakarpuram Crossing Road, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

Timings: 11 AM - 9 PM

Mocha

Mocha

Amid the most preferred spots in Lucknow, Mocha occupies a special place in the minds of city folks. Presenting an assortment of lip-smacking pizzas and soothing LIITS, this eatery is the actual LIT place that can help you crack out of pandemic blues! Be it an evening in the company of a loved one or an outing all alone, Mocha can set your mood just the best way possible.

Location: CP-1, 2nd Floor, Anand Plaza, Viram Khand-1, Near Patrakarpuram Crossing, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

Timings: 11 AM – 8:45 PM

Be The Beer

Aggregating North Indian, Mexican, Italian and Chinese cuisines, Be The Beer boasts of an opulent platter. Supplementing this, the wide range of booze options will help you find the mystical evening, that you have been craving for a long time now. So, if you are up for an unforgettable experience, planning an outing to this place would definitely win you some cherishable memories for many days to come!

Location: A110, 1st Floor, Cyber Heights, VibhutiKhand, Gomti Nagar Rd, above Nexa Showroom, Vibhav Khand, Lucknow

Timings: 11 AM - 9 PM

The Hazelnut Factory

The Hazelnut Factory

Speak of premium desserts in Lucknow and the first thing on your mind has to be The Hazelnut Factory. After catering to all our sweet hankerings during the curfew, the wholesome store is now open to host customers with its succulent servings. From well-crafted cakes and pastries to addictive cheesecakes, the range of offerings at the THF will simply leave you demanding more & more!

Location: Ground Floor, Rohtas Summit, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

Timings: 8 AM - 9 PM

Cafe Repertwahr

One of the most vibrant and colourful spots in the city, Cafe Repertwahr is the go-to place for all sulky days. With pizzas, pastas and a range of north Indian delicacies, this book cafe has something or the other to suit a variety of longings amid a relaxed environment. Now that the sombre shades of the pandemic are slowly marking their retreat, some moments at this cafe is what you need to energise your soul and heighten your spirits!

Location: A2, Kala Niketan 3rd floor, Faizabad Rd, above Khosla Electronics, Maruti Puram, Lucknow

Timings: 11 AM - 9 PM

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The longer the wait, the bigger the bliss is what they say; so why not go for the best, as you lift your booty after an era of rest?! So if you need to hit the right place, we are sure that the above list will help you sort all your plans! While all these places are sufficiently guarded by precautionary measures, you must not forget to carry along essentials like masks, gloves and sanitisers.

Fighting against hunger, THESE 5 NGOs are a silver lining for the needy in Lucknow!

This World Food Day, get to know about these 5 NGOs fighting against hunger in Lucknow

There is an abundance of food-delivery apps in the market today that have managed to reduce the gap between your homes and restaurants. However, there is no such modern solution to bridge the long-prevailing gap between a one-time meal and the underprivileged. No matter how developed any city in India is today, the issue of hunger is a prominent one everywhere, and Lucknow is no exception.

But keeping intact our faith in humanity, are certain groups and individuals who're working round the clock to ensure that each day, the number of people going to sleep hungry, reduces significantly. This World Food Day, get to know about 5 NGOs working towards this cause and provide them with your support however you can. A little help goes a long way!

Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a non-profit organisation spread across India that operates a school lunch programme (Mid-Day meal). Established in the year 2000, the aim of this organisation is to counter classroom hunger and aid in the education of children. Reportedly, it feeds more than 18 lakh children every day, across the country. With its presence in several cities including Lucknow, the Akshaya Patra Foundation also worked to distribute food among the migrant workers during the COVID crisis last year. Donate to this noble cause by clicking on the website link attached below.

Contact: 097924 48359

Website: The Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Robin Hood Army

The Robin Hood Army is a volunteer-based organisation that was established in 2014 by Neel Ghose and Arushi Batra. This establishment works to get surplus food from restaurants and the community, to serve less fortunate people. The idea behind the conception of this NGO is to create self-sustained chapters across the world, that will look after its local community. Like all the other chapters, Lucknow Chapter of this volunteer-based organisation conducts various drives across the city. If you wish to become a part of this group log on to their official website now!

Contact: Send a mail on info@robinhoodarmy.com

Website: The Robin Hood Army

Roti Bank

Roti Bank is a citizen led organisation who's primary aim is to provide food to the needy. To attain this goal, Roti Bank has a team spread across the country including a bunch in Lucknow that is purely dedicated to the cause. Roti bank collects left-over and excess food from homes and events and distributes it among the needy. One can donate in cash or kind or even volunteer to become a part of this thoughtful initiative. Click on the website link to know more about this organisation.

Contact: 7905881802

Website: Roti bank Lucknow

Vijay Sri Foundation

Vijay Sri Foundation is a non-government organization, that was launched in the year 2009 in Lucknow. The main objective of this organisation was the distribution of food to the needy poor in hospitals. Initially, home-cooked food packets were distributed among attendants of poor patients admitted in various wards of Lucknow's King George Medical College. Gradually, the operations grew to other hospitals in the city as well. Currently, around 900 patients are served food everyday, under its "Prasadam Sewa" campaign. To join their team or contribute monetarily, log on to their official website.

Contact: 099358 88887

Website: Prasadam Sewa

Feeding India

Found in the year 2014, Feeding India was formed to solve the complex challenges of food wastage, malnutrition and hunger in India. As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Zomato acquired this organisation in 2019 to deal with these issues. With its presence in Lucknow, Feeding India by Zomato designs interventions to decrease hunger among the communities that are underserved. If you wish to donate or know more about this organisation check out their official website.

Contact: Write to them here

Website: Feeding India

Knock Knock

Even though these organisations are working hard to improve the situation, it is upon all of us to make sure that we don't waste food and do whatever we can to help and feed the poor. To fight and beat the global problem of hunger, a collective effort is a must!

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