The Bandra restaurant is a trendy seafood restaurant situated on Linking road in the heart of Bandra. This restaurant is owned by Chinese-Canadian chef Kelvin Cheung.
The popular Bandra eatery opened its doors to its guests in 2016. B-Town celebs Malaika Arora and Shilpa Shetty are frequent visitors here. The two are often seen celebrating their birthdays with a specially curated cake made by chef Kelvin Cheung.
In October 2018, Bollywood diva Malaika Arora celebrated her 45th birthday at the eatery and chef Kelvin Cheung created a special cake just for Bastian's loyal food lover.
Ask any paparazzi in the city to pick a celebrity hotspot, and the two-year-old popular Bandra eatery will be one of the first names on their list. Sea food, cheesecake, cocktails, jumbo Prawns, tempura, Lobster Roll are few of the hot favourites among the dishes served here.
So why do Bollywood celebrities frequently visit the outlet? The answer is very simple - it serves high-quality seafood with warm hospitality
In picture: Malaika Arora's son Arhaan Khan is seen outside Bastian restaurant on a hot afternoon for lunch. Arhaan walked in the eatery with his female friend.
From Korean Seafood Pancake to Millennial Bodhi Bowl, the Bandra eatery also whips up some delicious healthy meals for health buffs who don't like to cheat on their diet. From birthday parties to anniversaries and the ever so popular Sunday brunches, it offers a fine-dine experience to its patrons.
In picture: Chef Kelvin Cheung, owner of Bastian and One Street Over and celebrity Chef Sarah Todd, a former MasterChef Australia contestant, are seen enjoying lunch at Nara in BKC over food and their love for India.
This restaurant isn't chef Kelvin Cheung's first restaurant in Mumbai. Before establishing the trendy seafood restaurant, Kelvin had started One Street which was quite popular among the foodies. But amidst the sprawling of numerous cafes, resto-bars and modern Indian restaurant, the emergence of Bastian came as a breath of fresh air for foodies and even B-Town celebs alike.
Born in Canada and raised in the USA but India is home for Chef Kelvin Cheung. Wonder why? In an interview with Mid-day, Kelvin revealed how he found love in India. Kelvin said, "I got a call from A student to work on a super-expensive and cool place that no one had done in India. It was three in the morning, and I asked him to call me later. He called up again at five and said he had the owner on the line. I gave the interview in my underwear. I had never been to India; it was a six-month contract, and six-and-a-half years later, I am still here."
In November 2018, chef Kelvin Cheung took to Instagram to share the inside photos of actress Shilpa Shetty's visit to his restaurant in Bandra. In the video, Shilpa is seen drooling over chocolate pancakes and enjoying a Sunday brunch at the popular Bandra restaurant.
In 2018, this popular Bandra restaurant, which is now touted as the favourite grub-house of celebrities bagged the 'Best New Celebrity Den' award at Mid-day's Guide Restaurant Awards 2018.
Kelvin Cheung has now attained celebrity status in the time he has been a part of Mumbai and the Bandra restaurant has definitely carved a name for itself in the F&B scene of Mumbai and among food aficionados.
Actor Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya Shetty is also a regular at this popular Bandra restaurant. Recently, Athiya visited the popular eatery with friend Anshula Kapoor (not in the picture). Other celebs who frequent the place are the Kapoor sisters - Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor, Ananya Panday, Shilpa Shetty and family, Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani and many others.
From rumoured lovebirds, Tiger Shroff-Disha Patani to Shilpa Shetty and family, Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur, Bastian has become one of the most popular hubs for the celebrities in the city.
In picture: Ananya Panday is seen taking a selfie with a fan outside the Bastian restaurant in Bandra.
Actress Shilpa Shetty was spotted with hubby Raj Kundra, son Viaan, sister Shamita and mother Sunanda Shetty for a lunch outing at the popular restaurant in Bandra. The family was all smiles for the cameras post their family lunch there.
The new celeb in Town, actress Sara Ali Khan has also started visiting the popular Bandra restaurant. Recently, she was spotted at the eatery for a lunch outing. As soon as Sara stepped foot outside the restaurant, paparazzi were quick to notice her and Sara was all smiles for the cameras.
Tiger Shroff too was spotted with his sister Krishna Shroff at a dinner outing at the popular eatery in Bandra, Mumbai. Both the Shroff brother-sister duo were dressed in casuals and were seen enjoying dinner with friends.
Chef Kelvin Cheung poses for a selfie with Dhadak actress Janhvi Kapoor post her lunch experience at his restaurant. Kelvin took to Instagram to share the picture as he captioned it: Ain't nothin a burger and whole lotta truffles (and a Kel) can’t fix Janhvi Kapoor. And now we do burpees!
In picture: Actress Disha Patani poses for a selfie with chef Kelvin Cheung post the actresses brunch at the popular Bandra restaurant.
Chef Kelvin Cheung, owner of the popular Bandra eatery poses for a photo with actress and global star Priyanka Chopra. Kelvin captioned it: When KC met PC.....!
This Bandra popular restaurant is a hot spot for paparazzi as many Bollywood stars frequent the eatery to relish a great variety of dishes. Not only B-Town regulars but seafood lovers travel from far and wide to enjoy the flavours and get a taste of the cuisine at this eatery. Here's a look at what the restaurant has to offer. (All Pictures/Yogen Shah, Bastian Instagram, and Facebook)
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