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Beating Monday blues is not easy, but promising yourself a rocking break with your favourite food and surroundings, can make your week pass quicker. Don’t let the never-ending office work or college assignments drain the energy out of you and give yourself a much-needed break from the monotony of life.

Get going with the following places on the list, before the boring weekdays are here to trouble you again.

1. The Chocolate Heaven, Gomti Nagar

Chocolate is the surefire way to boost your mood and energy levels, which is why The Chocolate Heaven is first on the list. Indulge in a rich chocolaty experience and let the taste make you forget about the ranting you received from your boss at work. The Chocolate Heaven is for those who’s first love is food. Order a Ferrero Rocher Sundae to cool your mind, Chocolate Fondue to open your mind and bring out your creativity and Blooming breads or the pull apart breads as they are commonly known as, to satisfy your hunger for cheese.

2. Keventers, Hazratganj

No matter how full you are, there is always some space in your stomach for a chilling shake. And with Keventers popping up in a number of areas in the city, it is very convenient for Lucknowites to grab a bottle after a hectic day at work and relax without having to worry for time. Hazlenut, Kit Kat, Lusicious Bluberry and there are so many more flavours to choose from.

3. The Cherry Tree Cafe

The pretty interiors of the cherry tree cafe will instantly brighten up your mood and make you forget the workload for some time. Then, the amazing desserts and pasterie will make you fall in love with life once again, weather it is a sweet and salty Banoffee Pie or a blueberry cheese cake. The Cherry Tree also offers you healthy salad options and flavoursome pasta, pizzas, sandwiches, shakes and coolers.

4. Cappuccino Blast

Located away from the busy streets of Lucknow is this beautiful cafe, which is perfect stress buster place for anyone who just wants to unwind after a long and busy week of work. This place has a separate fine dine section, a terrace seating, an open ground seating, a cute bakery and also a gift shop with some really cute accessories. Everything at Cappuccino Blast is high on taste. Their hukka is a must try, as it is the best in the city. Every place has its own style of making an iced-tea, and Cappi nails that too. Try their Chicken Barbeque Pizza and Drums of Heaven with a glass of Red jazz or choose what suits your mood from Chinese, Indian and World cuisines.

5. Rustic Haus

Sometimes chilling with your favourites with some booze is all you need to feel good. And what could be a better place to hangout than Rustic Haus in the city. With a variety of Rustic Chakna, your day is already made. If Biryani is your love, try their Chennai Gilli Biryani with raita and add one more to your list of Biryanis. Try from a wide variety of sizzlers, platters, pizzas over your favourite drinks. Also, try Swiss Red Velvet Slice from the Rustic sweet treats to call it a day.

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