The Whitefield Arms Pub: Binding Beer - Lovers with the History of Whitefield | CEOInsights Magazine
  • Ishaan Sarkar,     Founder & Director

    Ishaan Sarkar, Founder & Director

  • The beer must be freedom-seeking happiness impounded in bottles. May be that’s why drinking beer is never just about the 500ML liquid contained in those aesthetically wrapped glass bottles. It’s more about the soul that imbibe the brew and the ambience engulfing it. Imagine a fine evening, wherein you, holding a chilled craft beer in your hand, are indulged in the aesthetics of British colonial architecture – the soft white plastered walls with dark timber paneling and dark brown shutters that create a great tonal variation, and the furniture immersed in a natural color palette of browns from leather, timber, and bamboo. This is no art gallery in Manchester we are talking about, but a priceless experience in the heart of Bangalore evoked by The Whitefield Arms Pub - a quintessential modern British pub & microbrewery that celebrates the history of Whitefield through its unique menu and Bangalore’s love for beer.

  • The Whitefield Arms Pub: Binding Beer - Lovers with the History of Whitefield

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  • 50 Best Restaurants, Bar & Spa – 2019

    According to industry body – National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), the Indian restaurant market that was valued at Rs.20,400 crore in 2016 is futuristically anticipated to grow up to Rs.51,000 crore by 2021. This is mainly because of the country’s large consumer-base and massive youth-populace. Known as the global promise-land for Food and Beverage, India’s restaurant sector is rapidly growing due to the evolution of the quick service segment that thrives at a growth rate of 21 percent. While these QSR’s frame the mainstay of the Indian food service market, on the other hand fine dining is gaining prominence too as a result of the demands for variations in native and multi-national cuisines. Aside these statistics yet another eye-opener in that India’s beverage industry also depicts a crucial role of the Bar segment in the country’s economics while simultaneously highlighting the rising trends in the upward-scaling spa cultures. Especially in today’s world while most customers prefer those places that can serve both great food and alcohol, others hunt for serene and tranquil-filled concretes to soothe out from their wearisome schedules. This propels India’s bar-trends, spa-flares and restaurant-ambience to transform into spaces that enhance the much gravitating social culture. Profiling this promising industry and scrupulously listing out some of the most propitious players of the industry, siliconindia presents to you ‘50 Best Restaurants, Bar and SPA – 2019’. Deemed as connoisseurs in their field, these restaurants, pubs/bars and spa’s frame the Indian market with dexterity and brilliance promising phenomenal progress in the world of multi-culinary ethics alongside the vast dominance of the bar and spa industry in India. Thus followed by a thorough evaluative process, the siliconindia Editorial board along with industry experts and top-restaurant bar and spa owners has exclusively listed the top forerunners in the field who demarcate themselves as pioneers in their respective fields. A glimpse into these pages will grip readers into understanding the various trends of one of the country’s most sort-after and incessantly growing- Restaurant, Bar and Spa industry.

50 Best Restaurants, Bar & Spa – 2019

Company Logo Company Name Company Management Company Description
1000 Petals1000 Petals Amitabh Swetta, Founder Offering a wide range of unique services that inculdes Lucia Light Therapy, Sensory Deprivation Tank and more for relaxing of the body, mind and soul
 1522 1522 Chetan Hegde, Owner An eight year old Rock Music styled pub well-known among its patrons for its veg & non-veg delicacies, along with wide variety of mocktails & cocktails
AerAer Isadore Sharp, Founder & Chairman Owned & operated by the Four Seasons group, Aer is one of India's tallest rooftop pub known among its customers for its exquisite varities of cocktails and wines
Ananda–In the HimalayasAnanda–In the Himalayas Ashok Khanna, Managing Director Offering more than 80 body and beauty experiences integrates traditional Indian wellness practices of Ayurveda and Yoga with the best of international wellness experiences at the best destination spa in India
Areopagus SpaAreopagus Spa Sagar Pagar, Founder & Managing Director Leveraging unique Japanese massage technique to heal physical, mental and spiritual ailment
Aroma Thai Day SpaAroma Thai Day Spa Sonia Yamdagni, Director Offering a wide range of services that include Body Massage, Face Massage, Body Scrub, Food Therapies, and more
Bogmallo Beach ResortBogmallo Beach Resort Sadhana Mukundan, General Manager Offering a wide range of spa services on the Pristine Cove Paradise of Bogmallo Beach Resort
Bounce Salon & SpaBounce Salon & Spa Vikram Mohan, CEO Offering wide range of services including Body massages, Body beautifiers and more
Cavalry The LoungeCavalry The Lounge Zeeiya Hohir , Corporate Manager Located in Powai of Mumbai, this pub offers posh, upscale lounge for cocktails & global fare, plus rotating DJs, dancing & retro-music nights
Clarks ExoticaClarks Exotica Ronald Colaco, Owner A luxe lounge bar that is a offering array of classical drinks and special 'twisted cocktails' along with a view of splendid pool
CopperleafCopperleaf Sachin Pai Bir, Founder A truly Multicuisine Restaurant that captured a spot in the to-do list of most of the visitors coming to Goa by offering great customer experience
Effingut BrewerkzEffingut Brewerkz Manu Gulati, Owner The pub creates food and beer that venture away from the routine and conventional and offers a variety of Indian, Oriental, and Continental dishes with cocktails and crafted beers
ESPA at The Leela Palace ESPA at The Leela Palace Abhishek Sahai, General Manager Offering a personal spa experience encompassing outstanding treatments that uniquely reflect a fusion of the latest scientific advances with Ayurvedic and European therapies
Four Fountains De-Stress SpaFour Fountains De-Stress Spa Anurag Kedia, Co-Founder Having presence in Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune, the spa offers a variety of services such as massages, facials, body polishes, and more
Hotel Sagar PlazaHotel Sagar Plaza Dad Maredia, Director Offering delectable menu that mesmerizes with exotic aromas and leaves your taste buds speechless to complete that exquisitely unique dining experience
Indian AccentIndian Accent Rohit Khattar, Founder Offering inventive Indian cuisines that complement the flavours & traditions of India while maintaining global standards and cooking techniques
Jiva SpaJiva Spa Hemanth T, Corporate Director Offering a wide array of Aromatherapies, Ayurvedic Therapies and signature spa experiences that include Ukuchina, Jivaniya, Gudda Bath, and more
Madhubhan Resort & Spa AnandMadhubhan Resort & Spa Anand Prayasvin Patel, Chairman & Managing Director With its own Spa & Naturopathy Destination, named Rejou - the organization is offering a range of treatments (rituals) from Ayurvedic and Herbal to international holistic therapies, each tailor-made to rekindle a symphony of senses
MasqueMasque Aditi Dugar, Owner One of the fastest growing restaurants in Mumbai that has also been fuatured by Condenast Traveller magazine in its 'India’s 50 Best Restaurants' listing
Mainland ChinaMainland China Anjan Chatterjee, Owner The largest chain dining Chinese restaurant in India that grips an amazing Flavor of Chinese Dishes
MTRMTR Sanjay Sharma, CEO Specialized majorly in South-Indian foods, MTR is one of the very few pre-independence restaurants currently open in South India
MystyQ SpaMystyQ Spa Pinki Malakar, Spa Manager Offering a myriad options of services incuding Thai yoga Massage, Earth Hot Stoe Therapy, Natural Gel Therapy and more for rejuvenation, relaxation and balance & experience tranquility
 O2 Spa O2 Spa Ritesh Reddy Mastipuram, CEO A decade old spa offering services such as Balinese Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Head Massage, Swedish Massage, and Thai Massage, to name a few
Olive Bar & KitchenOlive Bar & Kitchen AD Singh , Managing Director A restaurant where the city’s happy people congregate to dine well, to dip into an outstanding cellar, and to linger over laughter and conversation.
Over The MoonOver The Moon Sanjay Bathla , Owner Chic open air lounge and bar serving gourmet international food where people can enjoy the cool wind breeze and bask in the serenity of the moon
PCO BarPCO Bar Radhika Dhariwal , Owner Inspired by the tradition of making a perfect cocktail, PCO is a one of a kind cocktail bar that focuses on the quality and preparation of our cocktails
Pecos PubPecos Pub Collin R Timms, Chairman and Managing Director The Pecos pub has developed its unique style of beverage and food based on the preference of regulars who frequent it and serves finger food at very reasonable prices
Ramada Udaipur Resort & SpaRamada Udaipur Resort & Spa Ratan Taldar , MD Offering revitalising spa experience at the very famous Sohum Spa along with other services like fitness training, swimming sessions, yoga & meditation
Rude LoungeRude Lounge Harpreet Singh Ahluwalia,Founder & Director A unique family-friendly lounge renowned for catering the perfect blend of extensive range of food & beverages and lively music & dance in a mesmerizing ambience
Saravana BhavanSaravana Bhavan P Rajagopal, Founder One of the largest Indian restaurant chain having 33 outlets across India, and 47 outlets across Southeast Asia, ANZ, Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America
SkyyeSkyye Nirmala Balakrishnan, Director One of the tallest rooftop pubs in South India famous for its 360-degree panoramic view of the surroundings, cocktails, martinis, flaming tequila shots, and more
SPA.ce the spaSPA.ce the spa Shirish Murkute Director,Director Offering exceptional spa packages for men and women with an assurance to rejuvenate the body, mind, and soul through its range of therapeutic treatments
Spa InfluenceSpa Influence Naresh Jain , Director Spa Influence uses a minimalistic style, keeping the methodology simple & relaxed, while providing the perfect ambience for an international spa
Tattva SpaTattva Spa Shipra Sharma, Co-founder A dynamic squad of professional therapists, offering holistic spa treatments to rejuvenate and reinvigorate senses
The Bombay CanteenThe Bombay Canteen Sameer Seth, Founder & CEO Changing the way diners percieve Indian restaurants by recreating traditional Indian dishes with innovative recipes and modern techniques
The Flying ElephantThe Flying Elephant Vishal Mehra, General Manager Located at the Park Hyatt, Chennai, this pub is is well-known for serving a variety of cusines such as Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, North Indian, Italian and Western
Toit BrewpubToit Brewpub Sibi Venkataraju, Co-Founder Offering a hearty, delicious and altogether great soul food, served in an atmosphere that tempts you into whiling away the hours
Palms Thai SpaPalms Thai Spa Ashish Makhija, Owner Offering the ancient Indian system of healing & conventional Thai massage therapies, all at affordable prices
Touche SpaTouche Spa Avilash Behera, Operations, Marketing & Sales Head Creating sustainable & scientific wellness ventures across India, maximizing on the untapped potential of spa hospitality for the community to embrace a stress free lifestyle and harness the power of youth through skill training
The Acacia Hotel & Spa GoaThe Acacia Hotel & Spa Goa Sahil Anand, Managing Director A well-equipped spa offering a synergic blend of therapeutic and rejuvenating treatments based on Asian and western spa techniques
The Bar Stock ExchangeThe Bar Stock Exchange Mihir Desai , Owner Conceptualized on the lines of infamous stock market, TBSE is fun, unique and cutting-edge bar concept that allows customers to trade in food & booze, with prices starting from as low as MRP prices
The Beer cafeThe Beer cafe Rahul Singh, Founder & CEO Founded with a vision to stimulate communities towards a fun and responsible drinking culture, The Beer Café is the largest, fastest-growing alco-beverage service brand in India
The Roseate Aheli SpaThe Roseate Aheli Spa Sushma Rai,, Spa Manager Offering body rituals, scrubs, wraps, facial, skin, hair and other salon services that are designed to detox, cleanse, nourish, nurture, heal and rejuvenate
The Whitefield Arms PubThe Whitefield Arms Pub Ishaan Sarkar,Director – Hospitality and Food & Beverage The Waverly Hotel & Residences draws its inspiration from the rich heritage of Whitefield, which is often forgotten in the midst of the area’s transformation into the silicon valley of India.
Tito'sTito's David D’Souza, Owner Known to be the most famous Pub in Goa, it plays host to many celebrity DJs, delicious multi-cuisine foods, and has also won the 'Best Bar with DJ - 2017' award by TOI
VedaVeda Alok Aggarwal, Owner A beautifully decorated restaurant which serves lip smacking cuisines from all around the world
Wasabi by MorimotoWasabi by Morimoto Sachin Poojary, Head Chef Owned by The Taj Hotels, Wasabi uses exotic ingredients to offer authentic Japanese cuisines such as White fish carpaccio, Black cod miso, Wasabi creme brulee, and more
YLGYLG Vaijayanti Bhalchandra, Co-Founder One of India's leading salon & spa chains offering a wide range of services that include Bright wax, Facials, Body SPA, Mani/Pedicure, and many others
Zaara SpaZaara Spa Mustkim Salmani , Asst. Spa Manager Offering a variety of treatments to meet the specific needs of customers with customized herbal remedies therapeutic massages and relaxing treatments and lot more into beauty
Zaheer Khan'S HospitalityZaheer Khan'S Hospitality Zaheer Khan , Director Filing a niche for all the food loving people who want the best of stuff to stimulate their taste buds with a sense of simplicity, style, privacy, warm friendly service and affordability

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