Mindspace and Interface in Malad are famous for their 24×7 call centres offices. These constitute an eclectic mix of people from different generations and different tastes. Offering everyone a taste what they are looking for, is what makes this area the Khau Galli of Malad special.
Don’t be fooled by the name. This place is open 21 hours every day, all through the week and is haven for all the dosa lovers from the area. Although it welcomes home deliveries, it is advisable to go and enjoy the dosas piping hot at the restaurant. The prices of the dosas start from Rs 25 for a sada dosa and go on to Rs 70 for the gini dosa – a street speciality, where a doas filled with vegetables is cut into four and mounted on plate like four little pillars. Also on offer, delicious pav bhajis, sandwiches and fried rice.
Specials: Gini Dosa, Paneer Schezwan Dosa, Cheese Pav Bhaji, Veg Grill Sandwich.
Timing: 6 am to 3 am
Landmark: Chincholi Bunder, Mindspace
One of the best places for pizza is Joey’s. The place is quite small and accommodates only a few, but their efficient home delivery will definitely impress you.
Specials: Margarita Pizza, Butter Chicken Pizza, Joey’s Special
Timing: 12 pm to 12 am
Landmark: Chincholi Bunder Signal
Qutuz Irani Café
There are very few restaurants that serve quality food when it comes to Iranian cuisine. But Qutuz is an exception. Most of the time it goes unnoticed due to its location (in the middle of other small restaurants and not a bright name board). The food is reasonably priced.
Specials: Kheema Pav, Iranian Tea and Bun Maska
Timing: 7 am to 1:30 am
Landmark: Chincholi Bunder Signal, Near Evershine Mall
The vada pav wala has also found a place in this street. It would be surprising if any Mumbaikar has not had these vada pavs. Jumbo King is famous for creative ways of presenting a vada pav that keeps customers amazed. However, the classic is the best.
Specials: Grilled Jumboking, Jumbosa, Cheese Corn Balls
Timing: 10 am to 10 pm
Landmark: Chincholi Bunder, Near Carter’s Blue
Tango is at the beginning of the lane. It offers rolls, sandwiches, and Chinese cuisine. The prices are reasonable and food is of a quality restaurant level.
Specials: Chicken/Paneer Kati Roll, Schezwan Hakka Noodles
Timing: 12 pm to 12 am, Sunday closed
Landmark: Chincholi Bunder Signal, Opposite Hanuman Mandir.
Café Chokolade is a treasure if you are looking for a sweet treat. The menu offers a range of sweet delights with snacks to compliment
Specials: Cad-b (Ferrero, Kitkat), Molten Chocolate Shots, Sizzling Choco Brownie with ice cream
Timing: 12 pm to 11:55 pm
Landmark: Chincholi Bunder Signal, Near Joey’s Pizza
The newly opened offers a variety of pastas and pizzas. The pastas have options between pink, white, Mongolian and alfredo sauces. Lovely ambience and sufficient seating area for a nice evening get-together.
Specials: Ulta Pizza, Macaroni Pasta, Maggi (yes Maggi!)
Timing: 3 pm to 12 am
Landmark: Chincholi Bunder Junction, Next to Hanuman Mandir
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