Narmada by Ummed, Ahmedabad

First Impression The Narmada by Ummed is located bang opposite the entrance to the Ahmedabad Airport. The Ummed used to be the Gateway before 2016, which was under the Taj umbrella, and the property was managed by Taj Hotels but is now managed by the Ummed group. The property is still reminiscent of the luxury,…

Bombay Dhaba, Kalwa

Ambiance and service Bombay Dhaba is a quaint place away from the hustle and bustle of the city, a quiet, warm place, to enjoy an evening with your friends or family. The dhaba is spread over a large area and is divided into multiple sections to accommodate people with different preferences. There’s a separate hukkah…

Punjab Grill, Fort, Mumbai

I was invited by the restaurant to try their menu and I couldn’t have been happier to oblige. I had heard a lot about this place from a lot of people, and I could only understand why after the experience. Without much ado, let’s head straight to the food, before we go over anything else….

Bayroute, Mumbai

First Impression Bayroute is a small, quaint place situated in the bylanes of Cuffe parade. It sits in the most unassuming of the places – there is not a single restaurant nearby, just lanes and lanes of housing complexes – for a moment, one would think they’re lost. But then, you see the small little…

The Goose and Gridiron

First impressions The Goose and Gridiron has the advantage of location – in the lane bang opposite CSMT station – one of the prime areas of Mumbai. It looks quite plush from the outside, the facade oozes of a rustic, old school charm. I really liked the look and feel of the place, especially from…

Lord of the Drinks, Kamala Mills

First Impression Lord of the drinks is a part of the recently inaugurated holy trilogy in the Kamla Mills Compound – Plum, Rocky Star, and Lord of the Drinks. Lord of the Drinks exudes a luxurious feel and boasts of the longest island bar in all of Asia! It has all the bearings of a…

Collage – Hyatt Ahmedabad

First Impression The entrance of Hyatt, Ahmedabad isn’t quite as belittling as its other counterparts – the facade isn’t that imposing, although it does ooze of luxury like all Hyatts do. Collage is one of the pet projects of Hyatt Ahmedabad, and has been serving great food ever since its inception. As you walk into…

The Gateway Taproom

First Impression Situated in the Godrej BKC building, the Gateway Taproom is quite easy to find and has quite an impressive glass facade, which allows you to peek into the plush interiors of the place. The glass facade is quite tall and imposing; while at the same the the yellow lights on the inside exude…

Kaitlyn’s Beer Garden

First impression Kaitlyn’s is quite easy to find since it’s right there on hill road right above McDonald’s. As you walk into the dimly lit place, a retroesque feel grabs hold of you – especially with the way the the bar is. The tables are quite spaced out and extremely comfortable even for huge people….

Plum by Bent Chair

The concept One of the newest additions to the Kamala Mills compound, Plum by the bent chair boasts of one of the most ingenious dining concepts. Plum, in collaboration with Bent Chair, is a retail restaurant – yes you read that right! A retail restaurant, where you can go furniture shopping while enjoying a delicious…