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Test ride a Royal Enfield & avail complimentary drinks at any one of THESE 3 cafes in Lucknow!

Operational till August 26, the Royal Enfield bonanza lets you reap umpteen benefits.

Driving up the festive fervour, Royal Enfield's latest collaborations with three plush cafes in Lucknow, brings forth a range of exciting offers. Collating a gamut of gifts, RE has partnered with Vintage Machine, Vintage Machine Kitchen & Cocktail Bar and Goldz Exchange, where you can take a royal test ride and boost your energies up with complimentary drinks. Operational till August 26, the bonanza lets you reap other benefits too and all you need to do, is hop on board a premium RE bike for a test ride, at any one of these lavish cafes in town!

Revving up our spirits like no other!

Touted as a dreamy delight amongst the community of motorcyclists, Royal Enfield has evolved to secure an irrefutable place in the hearts of driving enthusiasts as well. Ranging from Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 to Meteor 350, the alternatives offered by the giant assures riveting experiences that can definitely fuel your spirits! Famed as the 'best road buddy', Royal Enfield vehicles deliver adrenaline thrills, that can revamp your journeys completely.

Equipped with advanced technology and an unmatched style, the RE bikes can be a magnetic addition to your garage! While test rides are available at the showrooms in Badshah Nagar, Alambagh, Hazratganj, Telibagh, Balaganj and Jankipuram, the ongoing offer brings this facility to a more comfortable place!

Head to Vintage Machine or Goldz Bar Exchange for test rides!

Vintage Machine

Assuredly one of the OG cafes in Lucknow, Vintage Machine attracts flocks of hang-out junkies every day! With an expansive menu replete with sumptuous meals and a string of refreshing drinks, the two VM outlets in the city, promise you congenial memories. Now, Vintage Machine and Vintage Machine Kitchen & Cocktail Bar, have become a hub of many more exciting offers, backed by Royal Enfield.

Besides, if you are up for an offbeat escapade, Goldz Bar Exchange, located in Indira Nagar, is your spot. With a real-time adjustment of prices, the drink rates here alter dynamically based on the demands. Offering price control to the consumers through a well-programmed algorithm, the venue brings to you one fun-filled adventure. To top it all, the association with Royal Enfiled has further amplified the list of attractions here. So if you have been looking for something novel, then this is the one-stop destination for you!

Complimentary drinks & other gifts to spice up the test rides!

Stationed at the aforementioned cafes, the RE bikes pull you in for some enthralling experiences, with the facility of on-spot test rides. Upon taking a test ride, you are eligible to get complimentary drinks from the cafes and there are other gifts too.

If you click a picture at one of these centres and tag them in your social media post, you stand a chance to win free merchandise as well. Believe it or not but the advantages are simply endless and all you need to invest, is some time to visit the venues!

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Accelerating a Royal Enfield bike is a stirring adventure in itself and when that comes with added perks, it surely should not be missed! So if you are enticed enough to try something cool and opulent, this is the best time to head over to any one of the three spots and take the test ride.


Vintage Machine: 3/11 Patrakarpuram Crossing Road, Railway Station Rd, Patrakar Puram, Sector 11

Vintage Machine Kitchen & Cocktail Bar: B003, B006, Ground Floor, Rohtas Summit, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar

Goldz Bar Exchange: Lekhraj Khazana, 916 LGF, Faizabad Rd, near ICICI Bank, Block A, Indira Nagar

Please note: Offer valid till August 26

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

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

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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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