DLF Cyber City: The Ultimate Guide to your Favourite Corporate Park
There’s a something different about this complex that separates it radically from Select Citywalk in Saket or Noida’s Logix City Centre. It’s not just a cyber hub in Gurgaon with eateries, entertainment centers, and architectural delights. Defined as a ‘corporate park’, DLF Cyber City houses the country’s top IT organizations and some of the renowned Fortune 500 companies.
Commonly called the Cyber Hub, there are umpteen things that you can do here. In this guide, we will be telling you about what’s hot about DLF Cyber City and what’s not. So, keep reading!
Top 4 Things to Do in DLF Cyber City
1. Restaurants/ Pubs/Cafe
3. Hotels & Accomodations
4. Top DLF Shopping Mall
How much you’ll have to shell out – Typical Cost
Reaching DLF Cyber City is easy and cheap if you’re using Delhi Metro, assuming you’re coming from Delhi. If you’re travelling from the far corner of the city, say Shahdara, you’ll be charged Rs 80 on the tokens. Metro card users will be charged Rs 74. Visitors will have to get down on the Sikanderpur Metro Station and ride the Rapid Metro till IndusInd Cyber City Station.
2.Ola & Uber Cabs – Expected Cost: Rs 500
Choosing a taxi can be really costly. Booking an Uber or Ola Cab from Pitampura to DLF Cyber City can cost more than Rs 500. For those coming from IGI Airport, we suggest taking a normal taxi or Autorickshaw from outside of the Airport. Booking an Ola Cab from IGI to DLF Cyber Hub can cost between Rs 300-400.
BEST ACCOMMODATION MODE :
There are several hotels around the Cyber Hub. It depends on the quality of services that you want in your hotel. Low-end hotels around DLF Cyber City like Mint Moulsari Suites, Hotel Annus, and Justa-The Residence have a price range of Rs 1,500-3,500 per night. OYO rooms can be even lower
1.Five- Star Hotels – Expected Cost: Rs 6,000-13,000
2.Low-End Hotels – Expected Cost: Rs 6,000-13,000
5-star hotels like The Oberoi, Radisson, and The Leela Ambience can cost Rs 6,000-13,000. If you choose from the hotels near IGI Airport, you will have better flexibility in the prices and services.
TOP FOOD JOINTS:
There are innumerable restaurants in cyber hub Gurgaon. Cost of the food depends on the food joint you are visiting. The average bill for two persons will be around Rs 1,500.
2.Sutra Gastropub : Sutra Gastropub is popular for its Bruschetta, Chocolate Tiramisu, Afghan Chicken, and vegetarian burger. The ambience gives it a semi-classic finish, which is popular among scotch-loving people.
3.The Wine Company: For those interested in a good continental meal with wine, there is The Wine Company.
4.Made in Punjab: If you’d like a filling North Indian meal, you need to visit Made in Punjab, where the average cost for two diners is Rs 1,500.
Famous Cyber Hub pubs include Gurgaon Pub Exchange, soi 7 Pub & Brewery, Cyber Hub Social, and Hard Rock Café. If you’d like to bang your head to live rock performances while relishing a bottle of beer and chicken fritters, Hard Rock Café should be your destination. Gurgaon Pub Exchange, Soi 7 Pub & Brewery, and Cyber Hub Social are good places for friends to sit down and chat over a few drinks and their delicious Pizza and Tangdi Kebab.
TOP ACTIVITIES TO TRY:
DLF Cyber City is a great place to hang out with your friends. It’s not just the nightlife, Cyber hub has tons of other activities you can enjoy with your gang.
2. Mystery Rooms: If you’d like something more thrilling, you can try Mystery Rooms, which is a little more than a kilometer away from Cybery Hub. In Mystery Rooms, you and your friends have to solve an exciting and mind-boggling cases as detectives.
3.Nifa Fine Art institute: Art lovers can visit Nifa Fine Art institute to appreciate exhibits in their gallery. Frequent workshops are also conducted for those interested in painting, sketching, and other aesthetic art forms. You and your friends can bond over pottery or a spray painting class.
4.Monsoon Salon & Spa: To end the busy day and relax, we suggest stopping at Monsoon Salon & Spa. You’ll get an excellent full body massage which the reviews categorize as neither too soft, nor too hard, just perfect. The spa is known to have an excellent therapist and has great value for money.
That’s not all, DLF Cyber City has an Amphitheatre, an Exhibit Area, and a Media Room where events keep happening. Have fun watching the free shows with your family and friends.
How to cut bills – Money Saving Tips
DLF Cyber City can look quite costly when it’s the end of the month or when you’re out of cash. A bill over Rs 5,000 is easy to build up if you’re eating and drinking to the brim at a good place. In that case, here are some of the tips that will help you save your coins.
1. Use offers: Various booking platforms like Paytm, Bestbuy, and Dineout offer discounts and complimentary deals. Keep a lookout on those to make your meals cheaper.
2. Split the bill: DLF Cyber City isn’t really a solo adventurer’s cup of tea, unless it’s your payday. The best way to enjoy the famous Cyber Hub restaurants, the nightlife, and the hangout spots is to go in a bunch with your friends. That way you can split the bill and make it economical for everyone as well.
3. Book in advance: Booking events and hotels in a short period of notice can be really expensive. You may not even get a good deal or accommodation due to lack of rooms/seats/units. It’s why we suggest making bookings in advance to get the best deal on a low price.
4. Go easy on the booze: It’s always the booze that piles up a few grands on your tab. Taking a single shot of a Jager Bomb in Hard Rock Café can cost Rs 750. Getting drunk on Jager Bomb alone can cost around Rs 3,750 (5 shots). When you’re drunk and can’t keep a tab on your shots, the bill can shoot up to Rs 6,000 (8 shots), excluding tax.
5. Happy hour: If you’re hell bent on getting really drunk on empty pockets, check out the pub/bar’s happy hours. Try a few pints of beer rather than cocktails and expensive scotch. Remember, don’t drink alone and always take teetotaler friend with you. He/she will be counting all the drinks.
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