If you’re a beer afficianoado and dreaming about visiting a luxe microbrewery in Chandigarh, serving naturally crafted beers, the newly-opened Boathouse at Elante is the place to go!
A brainchild of Sharma family – Sandeep Sharma (Food-Craft fame), Seema Sharma and Shubham Sharma – Boathouse is the largest theme-based microbrewery in Chandigarh, inspired by the European concept of boats docked for a riverside party!
(L-R) Sandeep Sharma, Shubham Sharma and Seema Sharma
Shares 21-year old Shubham, who spent a year in Europe just to learn the nitty-gritties of the trade and gift Chandigarh its first theme-based microbrewery, “Boathouse is a microbrewery for all age-groups. You’ll find everything here, from light and mild flavours to bold brews. With beer enthusiasts having seven different beers to choose from, our top-quality brews made with authentic brewing methods are sure to give them a memorable first impression.”
"With beer enthusiasts having seven different beers to choose from, our top-quality brews made with authentic brewing methods are sure to give them a memorable first impression.”
One look at the interiors and you’re sure to fall in love with the place! With soothing hues of blues adorning the walls, complete with the glass mosaic terrazzo floor, free form solid wood Community tables, the bar zone on the ground floor which houses the Fermentation and Beer storage tanks and of course, the Brew House located on the first floor housing two Cabanas, Boathouse is one stunning space in Chandigarh, to relish the brewery’s delicious creations.
When it comes to the menu, you’re going to be spoilt for choice for sure. A versatile and unconventional menu serves culinary delights from across the globe. “But that doesn’t mean that we haven’t kept anything for our traditional food lovers. Our menus has a ‘classics’ section, wherein you can find your pizzas, and other desi dishes too,” quips Shubham.
Besides beer, an array of coffees has also been introduced including Kona coffee, Vietnamese coffee, and Turkish coffee. Other recipes like Malay Laksa soup, Bibimbap, Som Tam Salad etc. add the zeal to your scrumptious gourmet meal. It also incorporates a Live Sushi Bar.
The beers at Boathouse have tales to tell too:
- Love Boat: Czech Pilzner
- Explorer: Oktoberfest Styled Radler
- Navigator: Wheat Beer
- Anchor Point: House Lager
- Seafarer: Red Ale
- Ship Builder: Whisky Stout
- Wild Rose: Cyclic selection of fruit beer/cider
Bonus: Boathouse also provides free valet parking to the visitors!
So, whether you’re a brew novice or a brew pro, you’ll definitely find a pint to toast at Boathouse!