The communal space in present society has become much more fluid. From the etiquettes of fine dining that often used to be almost as exclusive as private parties, now people seek comfort, ease and a sense of home away from home even when they go outside for coffee or dinner. Embodying the same, India's first record bar Genre by Delhi-based Multidisciplinary Creative Kunal Singh Chhabra aims to become a hangout space that channels a friend's ratty couch, with good food and music.
'Genre' is not just about food and beverages; it's a community hub designed to bring people together for a shared passion for gastronomy, music, and worldly experiences. It's a space that effortlessly blends day and night, café and bar, fine dining and easy bites. The establishment welcomes everyone to enjoy a comfortable setting, akin to spending time with old friends, engaging in both important and meaningless conversations.
What sets Genre apart is its status as the first-of-its-kind record bar in India, where music enthusiasts can immerse themselves in a carefully curated vinyl collection. The passion for good sound extends beyond the vinyl bar, influencing every aspect of the venue's design by Gurugram-based MO Boutique, ensuring an immersive sonic experience that enhances the overall atmosphere.
The Dining Room at Genre is a celebration of the joy of indulging in intricately prepared, family-style dishes that evoke a sense of warmth and familiarity. The ambiance encourages customers to interact with their neighbours, fostering a sense of community that goes beyond mere culinary enjoyment.
In essence, Genre transcends the conventional boundaries of culinary and cultural spaces, offering an all-encompassing experience that caters to the multitudes within us all. With a more inclusive and casual approach to socializing outside the confines of one's home, it's a place where coffee meets cocktails, where fine dining harmonizes with vinyl records, and where the pulse of the community beats in rhythm with the music, creating an environment where everyone is not just invited but warmly welcomed.
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