We all have our food fantasies, don’t we? Like we totally crush on food even when we just look at the photos. Iranian cuisine is something that is a must try on every foodie’s list.
From the iconic Bun Maska, bread pudding and the perfect chai, we have our own kind of favorites from the Iranian cafes we visit. Well, if you haven’t yet visited an Iranian cafe, worry not, we have got things sorted for you.
Check out our 6 handpicked best Iranian cafes in Mumbai which serve only the best:
1. Kyani & Co
If you are a Mumbaikar by birth, you would definitely know this place. It is one of the oldest running cafes in Mumbai. The ambiance of Cafe gives you the exact feels of Iranian charm. It has an amazing Iranian food that people love to have. From their Irani Chai with khari, cheese scrambled egg, Chicken puff, kheema, caramel custard to Mawa cake, everything is lovable. Mouth watering right? We get that totally.
Location: Opp Metro Cinema, Marine Lines
2. B Merwan & Co
Just outside the Grant Road Station, this place is a savior. The cafe is mostly crowded for the entire day. The vintage ambiance makes it to the likes of every visitor there. The Iranian tea and the mawa cake cannot be missed for sure. Get yourselves going.
Location: Opp Grant Road East Station
3. Britannia & Co
This cafe established in 1923 has been like a magic for it’s customers. The quick service and awesome food is every Iranian food lover’s favorite here. The ambiance is a cherry on the cake. They have awesome Irani chai with the elaichi’s magic, yummy bun-maska. You can’t miss the Chicken/Mutton berry pulao, the dhansak, caramel custard and Sali boti here. Hungry already? brace yourself for more.
Location: 11 Sprott Road, Ballard Estate, Opposite New Customs House, Fort
4. Cafe Military
This cafe maintains the best of both worlds – the authentic Iranian charm and the touch of modernity. The delicious food and the awesome company of chilled beer are just what we are looking for. A must try dishes include – Chicken biryani, Caramel custard, and Kheema sali.
Location: Ali Chamber, Tamarind Lane, Fort
5. Cafe Excelsior
The awesome cafe is one of the sought after hub in South Mumbai. The college going students, as well as office goers, are in love with this place. The awesome Iranian delicacies are an instant favorite for its patrons. Must try dishes are – Caramel Custard, Keema Pav, Shawarma, Mutton Cutlets, Chai, Chicken Shawarma, Paya. A definitely must visit for all the Iranian food lovers.
Location: 23, AK Nayak Marg, Opposite New Excelsior Cinema, Fort, Mumbai
6. Cafe Irani Chaii
Cafe Irani Chaii has the old world charms with the best Iranian food served on your table. That authentic touch and the simplicity of the place makes the experience a memory. Must try dishes – Irani Chai, Bun Maskas, Omelette, Breakfast, Mutton Keema Pav, Ginger Soda, Irani Chicken.
Location: 9, Rosary Chawl, Mangireesh CHS Ltd., MMC Road, Mahim, Mumbai
So where are you heading next? Do let us know in the comments section.