Mumbai food: 7 eateries in Fort that serve lip smacking delicacies

Oct 31, 2017, 16:43 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Built by the British East India company, Fort is one of South Mumbai's  bustling localities frequented by people from all walks of life. Fort is dotted with traditional Parsi eateries and street food joints to modern day cafes and plush restaurants. Here is a list of seven restaurants in Fort you can visit if you happen to be in that area

7 best places to eat in Fort, Mumbai

1. Jimmy Boy: This legendary Irani restaurant serves authentic Parsi dishes. Located at a quaint lane in Fort, Jimmy Boy is the perfect place to try the traditional Pallonji drink, Patarni machi, Mutton dhansak, Kheema pao and Berry pulav. You should not miss the Irani tea here. The restaurant has a bakery adjacent to it that serves cakes, pastries and buns. It is spread over two floors- the ground floor has non-AC seating and the mezzanine floor has AC seating arrangements.
Where: Vikas Building, 11 Bank Street, Off Horniman Circle, Lane opposite cheetah gate, Fort

2. Pratap Lunch Home: If you are looking for affordable seafood restaurants in Mumbai, then this place is your best bet. Being tucked into a small bylane in Fort, it might be tedious locating Pratap Lunch Home. A range of seafood dishes like King prawns koliwada, Rawas tandoori, Surmai masala, Chicken Sukka, Seafood biryani and Mutton Kolhapuri will tempt you to visit this hidden gem again. Waiting to get a table is a norm here.
Where: Vikas Building, 11 Bank Street, Off Horniman Circle, Lane opposite cheetah gate, Fort

 Mumbai food: 7 best places to eat in Fort

3. Ayub’s: This popular roll and kebab corner can be your go-to-place in Fort. The iconic food joint has been serving some of the best kebabs and rolls in town for several years now. Also, this is the ideal place to drop in to satiate late-night hunger pangs. The eatery has limited seating, so it is a good idea to order your food to go. You must try Mutton bhuna, Veg Seekh kebab roll, Bheja rolls, Boti Kebab and Chicken Baida Roti here.
Where: 43, Dr VB Gandhi Marg, Fort

7 best places to eat in Fort, Mumbai

4. Khyber: Apart from legendary Parsi cafes and budget street food joints, Fort also boasts of some amazing fine dining. Khyber is one such restaurant that serves North Indian, Mughlai and Seafood dishes. It is slightly higher on the budget and a great place to drop in for special occasions. Some of the must-haves in this iconic restaurant are Prawns Tikka, Chicken Rara, Dum Aloo Kashmiri and Pumpkin Shorba.
Where: 145, MG Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort

7 best places to eat in Fort, Mumbai

5. The Nutcracker: This pretty little European cafe is known to serve breakfast meals throughout the day. Grab their unique 'breakfast in a bottle' meal (a combination of oats, milk, dates and nuts). Though known for breakfast delicacies, Nutcracker also specialises in Parsi dishes like Egg Kejriwal, Salli eggs, Akuri and international favourites like Asian salad, French toast, Buttermilk pancakes, Nutella sandwich and black bean burger.
Where: Modern House, Dr. V.B. Gandhi Marg, Opposite One Forbes Building, Kala Ghoda, Fort

7 best places to eat in Fort, Mumbai

6. Chetana: Located in the Fort, Mumbai, Chetana is the best place to savour thalis spanning across states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan. It offers traditional Gujarati dishes like dhokla, bhajia, Kadhi pakoda and Gujarati Khichdi. If you are in Fort and looking for a wholesome meal, then drop in at Chetna and relish their tantalizing Gujarati Thal, which comprises everything typical to the state. Wash down your food with a glass of cold buttermilk. This is a pure vegetarian restaurant that serves authentic state flavours at an affordable price.
Where: 34, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai

7 best places to eat in Fort, Mumbai

7. Trishna: This is the most popular seafood restaurant in Mumbai. Tucked in one of the labyrinthine lanes of Fort, Trishna has been known to woo Mumbaikars since almost 40 years now with authentic Mangalorean flavours. Also, this is the place to be for crab lovers. Grab a table and enjoy a lavish lunch at Trishna. Try Butter Garlic Crab, Jumbo crab, Crab Chettinad, Hyderabadi Pomfret, Surmai Fry, Chicken Sukka here.
Where: 7, Sai Baba Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort

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