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The holiday season is for joy and celebrations. The decorated streets and markets send us Christmas vibes every time we step out on the roads. Christmas is all about sharing love, putting up the Christmas tree, baking a lovely cake, visiting the church and meeting your friends and family. Lucknow is shinning with Christmas lights and is ready to give it’s people a wonderful celebration this year.

Lucknowites never miss to visit the Cathedral Church in Hazratganj on 25th, but have you guys figured out your weekend Christmas plan yet? A non-working Monday is hard to get, but your wish has been granted already. So where are you heading for your annual Christmas brunch or the perfect dance party? Not decided yet? Don’t worry, because we have got you covered.

The special Christmas cakes will be available at Lucknow’s famous Pat A Cake bakery on the 25th. Don’t forget to read about them-

Colours by Royal Cafe

Head to Colours restaurant in Hazratganj for a lavish lunch and dinner this festive season. The super heavy buffet is awaiting your presence, this Christmas and New Year. Enjoy the exceptional molecular batashe and special Daal Phooktani. You’ll be amazed to know that Dal Phooktani takes 12 hours for its preparation, and is cooked overnight in earthen pots with coal fire. For embracing Christmas cheer and welcoming 2018 in utmost zeal, don’t forget to pay a visit to Colours!

Cafe Unplugged

Looking for ecstatic musical performances this Christmas? Well, city’s famous cafe has roped in Ankur and Shabang, this time to make your day groovy. Jump onto the bunker beds and enjoy the duo’s performance with some freshly baked garlic bread, noodles and manchurian, with your friends to celebrate the festival of happiness. You can order anything from the menu, and can be sure about its mind-blowing taste. But do not leave the place without tasting their ultimate garlic bread, momos and white sauce pasta.


If you are an ice-cream fan you can’t miss temptations at Gomti Nagar. This red themed ice-cream heaven will make you feel the Christmas vide and will help you beat the cold with loads of ice-cream rolls. Kit-kat, Kulfi, the evergreen strawberry, you name it and you shall have it. Temptations also takes care of your health and has therefore introduced protein rolls. If you want to get your hands on a cone pizza, hit Temptations this Christmas.

The Urban Dhaba

Urban Dhaba, located in the busy streets of Gomti Nagar should be your go-to place if food is your one and only love. Known for its magnificent thalis, the Urban Dhaba brings to you a surprise called- Bahubali thali-2, this Christmas. This place has a real Santa Claus, who’s awaiting all you Lucknowites. Play games such as flip a coin and stone, paper, scissors, with Santa and win free Christmas cakes, desserts, cocktails and other food coupons. Make the most of this opportunity and come visit this famous dhaba, with a big modern twist. No celebration is complete without music. So don’t worry, Urban Dhaba has got you covered here too. Witness live the acoustic mixology performance by Pankaj this 25th and 31st only at the Urban Dhaba.

Nainital momos

No celebration is complete without city’s famous momos at Nainital Momos. A glass of freshly made martini with some loaded cheesy and spicy momos or even a chocolate momo platter deserve your attention on a stress-free Monday. Add to your day a plate of your favourite snack and get going with the day’s celebration. Merry Christmas folks! Now they also have an outlet in Alambagh!

West Alley Cafe

West Alley Cafe is a quirky new place in the city that will not fail to impress you. Make this Christmas the opportunity to visit the cafe that is all set to surprise you with its amazing offers. Amidst the distinctive ambiance of West Alley Cafe, be ready to witness some crazy dance performances and Live music sessions this 25th. Avail discounts on food and enjoy Christmas special combos starting at just Rs.190. This beautifully designed cafe is also set to host a variety of games to make it a memorable day for all you people. Take a look at the pictures and find out what awaits you at the West Alley Cafe.


This place will only add to your excitement for Christmas. With a variety of cakes and pies, Pat-a-cake is all set to satisfy your sweet tooth. Witness the fun of baking a cake right in front of your eyes, with their live cake baking counter at Indira Nagar and taste the heavenly plum and rum cakes. The newly introduced jar desserts and Christmas special mince pie should not be missed either. Read more on what Pat A Cake has to offer this Christmas here.

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