A Foodie’s Guide To Nom Nom Heaven: 8 Awesome Restaurants In Fort To Try Out

Shaili posted on 05 September

Ten-Second Takeaway

Mumbai’s Fort area has a lot to offer when it comes to food options. Catering to office goers, tourists and foodies alike, the area is known for possessing some of the best gems the city has too offer. Here’s a list of some of our favourites for you to try  out.

Britannia & Company Restaurant

Bustling with waves of Mumbaikars, this Iranian restaurant needs no introduction. Open only for lunch, it’s famous for its Beri Pulao dish {rice with chicken and Iranian berries} but it tantalises the taste buds with all its offerings like dhansak, salli boti, patrani ni machi and its mouth-watering caramel custard.

Price: INR 1,000 for two

Casual Dining

Wakefield House, 11, Sport Road, 16, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai

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Burma Burma

One of the only restaurants to dedicate itself to Burmese cuisine, its interiors will transport you to Burma with prayer wheels and parasols. It also boasts of a tea bar. Don’t forget to sample their Khau Suey, samosa soup and their lemongrass cooler.

Price: 1,500 INR for two

Casual Dining

Kothari House, Allana Centre Lane, Opp. Mumbai University, MG Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai

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Jimmy Boy

If you’re looking for authentic Parsi cuisine, Jimmy Boy’s the place to be. From mutton samosas to kheema pao, this place will lift up your spirits and leave you satiated. Don’t forget to ask them for the famous raspberry soda!

Price: INR 800 for two

Casual Dining

Vikas Building, 11 Bank Street, Off Horniman Circle, Lane Opp. Cheetah Gate, Fort, Mumbai

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Mamagoto

This bright pop of colour is a sight for sore eyes with its fun décor. Mamagoto means ‘to play with food’ and the restaurant does just that. Serving some of the most delicious oriental food, don’t miss out on the black bean jam and prawn crackers.

Price: 1,500 INR for two

Casual Dining

5, Surya Mahal, Burjarji Bharucha Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai

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Ideal Corner

Another delicious Parsi joint situated in the heart of Fort, it serves the usual Parsi bhonu along with some vegetarian options as well. It’s a great place for a snack, like some chicken pattice. Yum.

Price: INR 450 for two

Cafes

12-F/G, Hornby View, Gunbow Street, Fort, Mumbai

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Khyber

With its Mughal-style interiors, exposed brick work and regal ambience, Khyber is known for its delicious Mughal and North Indian cuisine options. The menu features tender kebabs, rich curries and lots of tandoori favourites.

Price: INR 2,600 for two

 

Fine Dining

145, MG Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai

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Café Military

This quaint Parsi café with antique wooden panels and bentwood chairs hasn’t changed much since it was started, over 80 years back. From attempting to cater to the Army and Navy {hence, its name} to currently catering to the bankers and the lawyers of Fort area, this café serves a delectable number of Parsi dishes like dhansak, kheema pao and mutton samosas. Top it with their delicious caramel custard.

Price: INR 400 for two

Casual Dining

Ali Chamber, Tamrind Lane, Fort, Mumbai

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The Local

One of Mumbai’s hidden treasures, the only way one can enter the joint is by giving a password {call them in advance and they’ll tell you}. Located in Fort behind an unmarked door, this restaurant has great food and a funky ambience. Don’t forget to try their chorizo pao and pizza fries.

Price: INR 1,500 for two {with alcohol}

Pubs

Plot 111-A, Currimjee Building, MG Road, Opp. Bombay University, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai