“Definitely a notch above in the class within MIDC Industrial Belt for overall experience!!!”
Overlooking at MIDC industrial belt; the establishment is located near BSNL Exchange (off Nashik Road) on the roof top of hotel The Fern (3 Stars). Entrance is through the hotel lobby via glass capsule elevator.
Decent floor space which is nearly open from 3 sides, “somewhat” Greek theme in the environment, nicely spaced furniture with weathered look, Gradient of illumination from high white to moderate-colourful to low-soothing from lobby to restaurant, welcoming and polite staff, light music-retro-rege in the background, neat and clean place… Overall comfortable “Al-Fresco” environment for wine and dine.
Our focus on starters, small portion sizes so that one can enjoy more delicacies, select popular mains said Mr Rajib (Mgr Opps).
Food menu has Salad-Sprouts, Street food, Wok, Sigri-Tandoor and mains section with pan-India and global cuisine preparation from range.
Drinks menu had broad range of premium as well as imported whisky, rum and vodka etc brands; some signature cocktails. Beer bandwidth was though narrow but popular brands were available.
Moderately priced stuff!
Azu chat sampler …
Sweet potato papadi chat, Pani Puri with little sweet Pani having touch of mint, Papad Churi basket with assorted papad coarsely crushed topped up with Masala. Very nice to start with!
Quick Gun Idly …
Deep fried idly pieces, dry-tossed in improvised Podi and roasted curry leaves. Great!
Gobhi Bezule …
Batter fried Gobhi (cauliflower) coated with coconut cream having mustard and fennel seeds. Nice!
Rajma Giloti …
Tender Kidney Beans Kebabs with Arbi (Colocasia) in background as binder; spices and pronounced taste of ginger. Melted in mouth. Excellent!
Pepper Parsley Paneer Tikka …
Tender Paneer slices marinated in black pepper and parsley based marinade. Bland looking preparation which gave black pepper punch towards end. Good!
Mutton Gilafi Seekh …
Somewhat spicy; absolutely melting in mouth. Wonderful!
Mirza Hasnu Tikka ….
Result of marinating the chicken overnight in Khada Masala (whole spice) marinade (Lucknowi backdrop). Decent!
Jaituni Tulsi Murg Tikka …
Preparation involving Olives, Basil, yogurt. Mild, somewhat cheesy. Good!
Chicken Bang Bang …
Chicken chunks deep fried and wok tossed in oriental sauce soy based sauce, garnished with crushed nuts. Little chewy!
Slushies Mock-Tail …
Black current juice, crushed ice, topped up with pulp/crush of black current. Nice!
Jade Garden …
Lemonade, Khas and Pineapple juice combo. Refreshing!
Overall… Nice place for fluid lovers who also want to enjoy food!
Food taste: 4
Food quality: 4
Advice for free:
BOGO happy hours from 6 to 11 on all drinks. No one offers such a deal in the vicinity.
One side of floor space can be reserved for personal group or corporate get-to-gather/dinner at very decent pricing (RSVP Rajib Das).
It was an invitation for F&B tasting and I did not pay for food. I paid for beer I had.