if food is poetry, is not poetry also food?
-Joyce Carol Oates
Imagine yourself relishing spicy sizzlers while listening to heartfelt shayari about love and loss in a warm corner of a cozy cafe boasting of lush green ambiance. Whether you are a fan of poetry or not, the play of words at this place will keep you mesmerized. An evening at this café after a long day at work is just the right way to relieve yourself of all stress while weekends light up with special events.
The relation between poetry and food has been given a new meaning by this beautifully crafted cafe in Gurugram. Aptly named as the Guftagu Cafe, this is a perfect place to relish delicious food while listening to live shayari and open mic poetry. From teenagers to adults and even senior citizens, people of all ages and from all walks of life head to this cafe to spend some quality time.
Cozy Courtyard Theme Interiors
The interior of this cafe is a major USP that catches everyone’s attention and why not! The cafe has been tastefully designed in courtyard theme to take people closer to nature while living in this technology hub that keeps buzzing with traffic and tension. Covered with beautiful bamboo ceiling, the place takes you away from the city chaos to send some peace down your soul. While days are equally beautiful, evenings feel more special as they glow with dainty fairy lights.
Foodgasm: Khane Ka Khazana
Guftagu Cafe is an all-cuisine restaurant and the menu spoils you with choices in all categories. From shakes to sizzlers, salad to sandwiches, mocktails to Maggie, there are plenty of dishes to tickle your taste buds.
The staff is as friendly as the ambiance and all your orders are quickly served. They also take customization so that you get the food of your choice.
“You can’t have best of both the worlds but best of the world’s ambiance, food and all that you desire to get when you go out for a dinner/meet or just to do ‘Guftagu’ with your friends and loved ones is here at the Guftagu Cafe,” says Kritika says Kritika Wasson, Co-founder of Guftagu Cafe.
“We as a team is focusing in quickly evolving GUFTAGU into an insider’s spot, where real owners, our customers can feel like home. We will be soon working on our other outlets across Delhi/NCR,” Kritika adds.
Wordporn: Shayari Ka Thikana
The cafe was actually created to provide a platform for budding artists and to help them grow. From poets, musicians to comedians, all are welcomed here with open arms and treated with loads of appreciation.
The cafe hosts events and shows on special occasions like Jashn-E-Aazadi on Republic Day to celebrate the colors of patriotism. Valentine’s Day is celebrated with Jashn-E-Ishq to light up the mood with love poetry. Founder RJ Rahul Makin himself hosts the guests from the stage to ensure that the visitors remain captivated throughout the event.
Besides, other poetry platforms also collaborate with Guftagu Cafe to organise events for budding poets in Gurugram.
Romance Is In The Air.
Guftagu Cafe is one of the most romantic places in the city to take your bae on date. Tucked away from the city chaos, the cafe has romantic sitting arrangements with fascinating lights and cozy ambiance. They have place table for two under a beautiful tree to keep the love going. Valentine’s Day celebrations and decorations are even more amazing and the rest can only be experienced not expressed.
Opposite DLF City Court, Creator’s Gurukul, Main Road Dlf Phase 2 ,Opposite Pillar No 33 & 34, Main Rd, Gurugram, Haryana 122002
Whether you love foodgasm or wordporn, this place is worth a visit!