Biryaan, Lower Parel
This great QSR started out as an ordinary biryani restaurant but come lunch time, it’s buzzing with corporate honchos in search of a wholesome, inexpensive meal. Biryaan has contemporary decor and warm staff, and for those in a hurry, they offer a convenient carry-on. Fragrant curries, tandoori meats, soft rotis and kebabs are crowd favourites, but what they’re most known for are their wide range of biryanis, from egg to paneer and chicken varieties to fish.
The all-in-one box meal is a fulfilling meal to eat anytime, anywhere. Whether it’s a quick lunch at your desk or long night at the office, Box 8 will deliver piping hot food in a jiffy. Pizzas, wraps, sandwiches and salads with an interesting east-meets-west fusion, are what you can expect when you order on the app or visit one of their many outlets across the city.
Oye Kake, Fort
A dhaba themed restaurant, Oye Kake is known for yummy food and friendly service coupled with reasonable prices. They specialize in vegetarian Amritsari, Punjabi and north Indian fare such as kulchas, sarson ka saag, make di roti and mushroom cheese melt which is widely popular. The lively Punjabi music, comfy ambience and a refreshing glass of chaas or lassi make it a relaxing mid-day spot.
Cafe Madras, Matunga
A no-frills joint that’s sure to give you the energy you need to make it through the morning. Fill up on the best South Indian breakfast the city has to offer and wash it down with strong filter coffee. Crisp dosas, soft idlis, poha and more will find its way to your table in less than 10 minutes. Delicious, hearty and quick – perfect for someone who’s always late!
From the most famous biryani in town to soups, Chinese food, chicken and mutton dishes and delicious wraps and rolls, Lucky’s has it all! You can even finish off your meal with a quick ice cream or pastry before you leave. While the prices have been steadily increasing over the years, it still is a popular choice!
Srinath Ji’s, Lower Parel
Dedicated to Jain cuisine, Srinath Ji brings international cuisine to corporate, albeit with an Indian spin. Parathas, chhole, chaats and pastries feature alongside nachos and sizzlers, all without the use of onion and garlic. Multiple outlets across the city offer delightful meals that are definitely value for money.
Kala Ghoda Café, Fort
Tiny and unpretentious, the Kala Ghoda Café is a great place to grab a coffee. Its eggs-salad-sandwich menu is made using fresh ingredients and the place has commitment to quality. White plastic chairs, barn like wooden roof and natural light and quirky ambience make it a great spot for creative professionals to work. Snack on warm, mawa muffins, crunchy cheese straws, moist carrot cake, hummus, chocolate sundaes and sip on coffees and teas.