The Grub Fest Pune culminates in Style 

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The Grub Fest, a brainchild of young, passionate entrepreneurs – Aman Kumar, Arjun Jain, Chaitanya Mathur & Mani Singh Cheema, showcased in Pune from 25th- 27th of March 2016, at the all new Royal Palms in Koregaon Park!

The Grub Fest, India’s biggest food festival – had the best of live sized pop up restaurants to food trucks to kebab grills, dessert carts, bringing all foodies across the city to one destination. Apart from all the food, the massive entertainment lineup had everyone hooked to the stage while they enjoyed their grubs under the open sky.

Mr. Chaitanya Mathur, Co-Director says, “Pune has been an amazing experience for all of us at The Grub Fest. Being the very first edition in the city, we are delighted with the response we garnered from the exhibitors, sponsors and most importantly the people of Pune. Im personally very excited to bring the festival back to the city and make it bigger and better.”

Mr Sandy, on his restaurant Euriska participating at the festival, says, “We had a wonderful experience participating at The Grub Fest. What great production, set up and coordination. Thanks to all the foodies who supported us here, and I’m really looking forward to further editions of the festival in Pune!”

Anubhav Jain, a 30 year old visitor said, “The Grub Fest was the best food event I’ve attended. We never get to see something like this in Pune otherwise. The vibe that the palms, the Summer House Cafe container bar and the great music gave us, was the best part. Watching live MMA by Super Fight League was an experience that was first of its kind at a food festival, and I’m more than impressed.”

Piya Sharma, a 15 year old who visited on all 3 days also said, “Watched India’s win at the T20 at festival that looked so beautiful, with such great food and Raghu Dixit’s music at The Grub Fest. Can it get any better than that? Not till the festival is back in the city again!”


•       SFL (Super Fight League) – Asia’s largest Pro Mixed Martial Arts Promotion known for their Pro MMA fight nights across the globe , showcased at a specially curated arena at The Grub Fest Pune. It witnessed a packed house with visitors glued on!

•       The new venue at Pune’s Koregaon Park – the Royal Palms, launched itself with the festival, The Grub Fest being the first ever commercial event to take place here.

•       Variety of Cuisines – The festival offered a remarkable opportunity of indulging in an array of select Indian and International cuisines from around the world.

•       Best Restaurants – Over 50 top restaurants, not only from Pune, but also from New Delhi & Mumbai were a part of the festival, like Darios, Euriska, Dezio, Courtyard by Marriot, Asian Box, Marrakesh, Mia Cucina, Faasos, Chicago Pizza to name a few.

•       Grub Arena by Summer House Café – Delhi’s gig central Summer House Café launched in Pune with The Grub Fest by taking over the Grub Arena. The line up had names like Raghu Dixit, Anish Sood, BLOT, DJ SA, Joshi, Ankur & The Ghalat Family, Bombay Bassment, Big City Harmonics, Mannfarid, as well as the seasoned performers – Barmer Boys, who carry forward the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars and are leading examples of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, all only at the Grub Arena by Summer House Cafe. The arena also included a bar made of shipping containers that was a big hit amongst visitors while they swayed to the performances.”

•       Kids Play Area by Timezone – Timezone created a special area designated to all the little ones to eat, play and enjoy themselves to the fullest at the festival.

•       Last but not the least, visitors also enjoyed India’s great win at the T20 while at The Grub Fest! #BiggestHighlightoftheFestival