Did you know that beer is the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic beverage? It is the third-most popular drink overall, after water and tea. And the Beer Café at Ambience Mall is serving oodles of it—in 45 different varieties—7 of them being draught.
The décor of the Café is casual and accessible, with couches and high stools. A foosball table has been placed for some fun-gaming. Many of the draught beers on offer have been showcased, giving it the look of a place that breathes beer. Plug sockets have been thoughtfully placed next to each table, to ensure that tipplers can ‘stay’ with their facebook.
The first draught beer I try is Erdinger (Rs. 300), a light wheat beer from Germany. It is pleasant and refreshing – just what the sizzling hot day orders. Hoegaarden (Rs. 275), a sweet and sour Belgian beer - a little bitter, slightly spicy, with a strong touch of coriander and a hint of orange - is served with a slice of orange. It makes for an exciting gulp.
The snacks perfectly complement the beer(s). The crispy vegetables salt and pepper (Rs. 195) are addictive, and the modern Punjabi classic and pub staple, chilly chicken, is robust and exciting.
I then taste their German pilsner Warsteiner (Rs. 350), which is a rich golden beer on the bitter side; while Weihenstephaner (Rs. 350) is a fascinating German wheat beer from the oldest brewery in the world - its spicy fruitiness is really enjoyable. Another noteworthy beer from Beer Café’s vast selection is St. Erhard (Rs. 595), a lager - again from the home of beer, Germany. This beer is multilayered, yet balances well on the palate.
A visit to Beer Café is a must-do: their impressively large selection of beers is enticing, and would cater to almost every mood and every palate.
Meal for two: Rs. 1000
Credit Card: Yes
Timings: 11 AM to 12 Midnight
Address: 4th Floor, Ambience Mall, Gurgaon, Telephone: 0124 4665371