This Republic Day, we bring you 5 spots that serve a wholesome feast
Head out for a scrumptious meal and simply dive into the flavours of India, this 26th January
Every Republic Day plan, more or less, has the same itinerary. You wake up early in the morning and are glad that it's a holiday and then maybe entertain yourself with the special parade and a good and heartwarming meal. Well, we don't really want to disturb the equilibrium you've set for yourself, especially on a holiday. But we do have a slight change in plans that may interest you after all. We say, instead of staying home the whole day, take advantage of your day off and head out for a wholesome Republic Day feast. Get a taste of all the Indian flavours at a Republic Day festival or gorge on some delectable North-Indian staples. Either way, as you scroll further, you'll come across five spots in Mumbai that are sure to satiate the patriot (and the foodie) in you.
Read on to know more.
Pondichery Cafe, Sofitel
The lavish Sofitel Hotel is hosting a remarkable brunch on 26th January at Pondichery Cafe. From delicacies spanning from the north right down to the south, their varied menu features a number of diehard Indian dishes like Bihari Champaran Gosht, Bharaleli Wangi, Mutton Keema Cutlet. Be sure to end your meal with a proper Indian dessert like the soft and rich Mysore Pak or Jalebi and rabdi.
Address: C 57, G Block BKC, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Contact: 022 6117 5000
Mado Mado, Fairfield by Marriott
Fairfield's Mado Mado has a week long food festival, Flavours of India for all those who wish to deep dive into the multiple cuisines of India and sample a little morsel from each region. While this is a week-long festival lasting till the 29th of January, they do have a special Republic Day Brunch on 26th. Be sure to not miss it.
Address: 16/B Samhita International Complex Behind MTNL Telephone Exchange, Saki Naka, Andheri
Contact: 022 4193 8000
JW Cafe, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
On this day if you wish to sample the robust flavours of the south, JW Cafe seems to have thought of everything for you. From a kedegree—a rice based dish served with lentils and meat, eggs or fish to an authentic Kodava-style pork, you can simply eat to your heart's content. They also will be serving dishes borrowed from the Tangra cuisine, native to the Indo-Chinese habitants in Kolkata.
Address: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, IA Project Rd, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle, Andheri
Contact: 022 6882 8888
Pritam Da Dhaba
If you are a true-blue fan of the delightful North-Indian staples like chole bhature, kulche, a number of chaat options all paired with a tall glass of lassi, then you cannot miss out on Pritam Da Dhaba. Around since 1942 and witnessing the development of the country in real-time is alone reason enough to head over for a wholesome meal on the National Holiday.
Address: 1, Swami Ganjivandas Marg, Dadar East, Dadar
Contact: 022 4344 9999
Seven Kitchens, St. Regis
Seven Kitchens has on offer a menu that will birth an innate feeling of patriotism in you, through their flavours alone. All those who venture in are guaranteed a feast of the finest regional cuisines of India such as Punjabi, Malwani, and North Eastern along with an assorted range of chaats and a dedicated Indian dessert bar to end your meal on a sweet note.
Address: 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
Now that you've been acquainted with our recommendations, have you picked a spot yet to visit?