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What’s New in Town?

Our New in Town series is a curated compilation of new restaurant and bar launches, new menus and even new outlets.
New in Town

Every day countless new restaurants open in India. Our usual scrolling on Instagram is now filled with new launches, menus, and new outlets, making it difficult to pick the best one. That is why, we, at The Lab Mag, are making this task easy for everyone with our #NewInTown list where we share our perfect curation of new restaurants and updates in most cities across India.

June 2024

New restaurants in Delhi-NCR

Lair (New Outlet)

New in town

Known to be the third best bar as per the 30 Best bars in India list, Lair is famous for its immersive mixology programme. Pair its award-winning cocktails with their Pan-Asian cuisine for a wholesome experience. This award-winning bar will be opening its doors soon in Gurugram!

Thanks & Beyond

New in town

Located in Nehru Place in Delhi, Thanks & Beyond is all about comfort food. This restaurant is divided in to three sections and caters to three different sets of mood. Thanks is their all-day indoor dining for comfort food, & is the outdoor space to unwind and Beyond turns into a speakeasy once it is dark.

Yum Yum Cha (New Outlet)

New in town

After 10 years and five outlets in the Delhi-NCR region, Yum Yum Cha is back to its roots with a new outlet in Select CityWalk, right next to its original one. Known for its sushi, dim sum, mochi ice cream, and Thai, Japanese, and Chinese cuisine, Yum Yum Cha is a go-to spot for many families now.

The Red Door

New in town

Located in Delhi’s Rajouri Garden, The Red Door is a culinary journey through South East Asia. From a horizontal plant wall, to a red cladded wall, the interiors are soothing and a portal to South East Asia. This place is known for its sushi, Asian clay pots, and robata grills.

New Restaurants in Mumbai

Pass The Salt

New in town

A popular cloud pizzeria, Pass The Salt is finally a dine-in pizza cafe in Fort. Founded by Chef Kruti Sanghvi and husband Vishal Shah, they specialise in Chicago-style deep dish and laminated thin crust Vienna-style pizzas. The menu also includes grilled cheese sandwiches, salads, desserts and much more. Their beverage menu offers coffees by homegrown Indian brand Koinonia Coffee Roasters featuring specialty coffees, and artisanal hot brews and cold coffees.

Bread Bar

New in town

Chembur’s favourite bakery, the Bread Bar just got an upgrade with Bread Bar 2.0 which is now a dine-in space as well. Founded by Chef Rachi Gupta, who is also behind Gelato Bar in Bandra, her new 45-seater space is now a cafe and bakery serving comfort food. She has retained her coffees, baked goods, and even desserts but Bread Bar 2.0 has sandwiches, pizzas, hand rolled pastas and much more! Our favourites have to be the garlic aioli dip along with their sourdough pizzas, jalapeno and cheese croissant, brioche donuts and their latest edition – the blackforest toast which was nostalgic and comforting.

High Tea Menu at Gallops

New in town

What’s a better way to enjoy Mumbai’s monsoons if not for garam chai and lip-smacking food? Gallops is out with a new High tea Menu that you can relish at their popular al-fresco cabanas. From assorted muffins, finger sandwiches, chaat, pakodas, quiches, to even new cocktails like the Caramel Popcorn sour, Guava Collins, Spiced Java Plum, and Lychee Paloma – this is the perfect high tea option to enjoy!

Dragon Boat Menu at Yauatcha

New in town

Yauatcha is celebrating the traditional Chinese holiday, the Dragon Boat Festival with a limited edition Dragon Boat Menu and a new cocktail menu in collaboration with Patron. The menu includes a variety of dumplings such as black truffle zongzi dumpling, braised pork belly zongzi dumpling, and more. The theme for the new cocktail menu is East meets West and opt for Smoke & Chill, Dragon Boat Margarita, The Samurai and more.

505 Coffee

New in town

Mumbai is all set to have a new coffee place. 505 Coffee is set to open in July and is located in Fort. With an aim to revolutionise the coffee culture in the city, 505 Coffee will be partnering with local farmers, engaging in sustainable sourcing, and reducing their footprint.

New cocktail menu at Cafe Calma

New in town

Cafe Calma at Kemps Corner is all set with its new cocktail menu. This rooftop restaurant has taken inspiration from destinations around the world taking origin ingredients to create a limited cocktail menu, giving you a taste around the world in seven sips! The cocktails at Cafe Calma are limited to seven signatures with destinations such as Greece, Pondicherry, New York, Rajputana and Marrakech.

Vamos Brunch at La Loca Maria

New in town

The Vamos Brunch at Chef Manuel Olveira’s La Loca Maria is the spot to be every Sunday for a  Spanish-style leisurely meal. Start with egg options from the menu and then try new tacos, paella, Spanish tapas, drinks but also leave room for dessert. This brunch is a mix of crowd favourites and new additions.

New Japanese Peruvian Nikkei Menu at Oriental Wok, The Club

New in town

Oriental Wok is the Pan-Asian restaurant at The Club in Andheri. The new menu, curated by Chef Jason James Hudanish explores the Asian cuisine and celebrates Japanese and Peruvian Nikkei flavours. Expect  Dashi Miso Soup, Grilled Mushroom Bao Bun, Katsu Chicken Roll and Prawn Tempura Roll, Crab Gyoza, and more.

Gourmet Flatbread menu at The Bayview, Hotel Marine Plaza

New in town

This new menu at The Bayview in Hotel Marine Plaza features unique flatbreads crafted from a variety of wholesome ingredients like charcoal, millets, and whole-wheat flour. From  Arugula, Cherry Tomato & Burrata Multigrain Flatbread, Edible Charcoal Flatbread with Olives, Zucchini, Corn & Peri-Peri Paneer, to Active Charcoal Flatbread with Sumac Marinated Prawns & Salata Hara and  Whole-Wheat Flatbread with Caramelized Onions & Bacon, they have multiple options to choose from.

New Restaurants in Lonavala

Fiori

New in town

Looking for a perfect weekend getaway near Mumbai? Fiori is the best option, especially during this season. Considered to be Lonavala’s first glasshouse restaurant, Fiori is founded by siblings Suraj and Sanskriti Gupta. The vegetarian menu by Head Chef Gracian de Souza focuses on comforting European and Mediterranean flavours.

New Restaurants in Indore

Atelier V

New in town

Considered a first-of-its-kind restaurant that brings world cuisine and fusion spirits to your table, Atelier V is a casual fine dine and cocktail bar in Indore by Chef and founder Vedant Newatia. From diverse global options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this spot is exploring international cuisine in Indore like never before.

New Restaurants in Pune

Loam

New in town

Nestled in the bylanes of Kalyani Nagar is Loam, a bistro and a go-to spot for Artisanal Cheese. Loam conveys conveys the idea of slow living. As artisanal cheesemakers, co-founders Masoom and Manya, names the place Loam or fertile soil because they have experienced how artisanal cheese tells the story of its local terroir – the soil, cattle, weather, farmers, and everything around it.

New Restaurants in Kolkata

Bar 2: Fifty 9 at JW Marriott

New in town

JW Marrriott Kolkata unveils Bar 2: Fifty 9, the go-to place to experience nightlife and even unwind. The interiors are a seamless blend between daytime chic and nighttime allure with a touch of sophistication and elegance. They have a variety of cocktails named Oh My Ghee, The Living Thai, Taxi Queen, and more.

New Restaurants in Bengaluru

Idyll

New in town

Located in Indiranagar, Idyll is the latest addition to Bengaluru’s culinary scene. Idyll is celebrating regional Indian plates and craft cocktails in its most rustic, nostalgic state. From a fermentation inspired menu, cigar bar, live cooking and fusion entertainment, to signature drinks, dips and dishes, to fun activity for the kids, Idyll an all-inclusive space.

Sanchez (New Outlet)

New in town

Bengaluru’s Mexican restaurant Sanchez opens its doors at a new location at Manyata Embassy Business Park. From guacamole made live on the tableside or the iconic burrito, served deconstructed in a bowl, tacos, sizzling fajitas, and flavorful enchiladas, to tequila-based cocktails, Sanchez is bringing a slice of Mexico to Bengaluru.

May 2024

New Restaurants in Mumbai

Waikiki

New in town

Inspired by the cultural tapestry of Hawaii, Waikiki highlights traditional Hawaiian cuisine with an innovative twist. Coming from a Michelin-star kitchen background, Executive Chef David Cagle, along with Chef Raj Thappa are sourcing ingredients such as Maui olive oil, and spices all the way from Hawaii to bring unqiue flavours to Mumbai. Their tropical cocktails are curated by Karl Fernandes and Deepak Koranga. Opt for the Don’s Grog, Three Dot & A Dash, and A Zombie.

Benne

With Benne — Mumbai’s latest hotspot  — South Indian food is no longer restricted to just Matunga. Situated in Bandra West, Benne is bringing heritage Bangalore dosa to the the city. A small cafe, this spot is already full till the weekend where people are lining up for their soft, buttery dosas.

New Menu at Little Italy

New in town

Little Italy celebrates its 35th anniversary in the culinary world with a new menu. The new menu highlights exotic gourmet cheese and Tuscan summer truffles. Expect freshly made pastas, Pinsas, a new pizza style from Rome, salads with burrata cheese, desserts, and more. Their truffle product range includes Truffle Chilli Honey, Truffle Mayonnaise, Truffle Oil, Truffle Honey, Truffle Butter and Gnocchi Truffle Cheese infused with the finest Italian Tuscan black truffles.

New Sushi Menu at Thai Naam

New in town

Known for its authentic Thai cuisine, Andheri’s Thai Naam‘s new sushi menu is an immersive experience. With a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, there is something for everybody. What adds to this immersive experience is the unique sushi cart where diners can watch the chefs make their favourites in front of them.

 Ness at Trident

New in town

Trident in Nariman Point has an all-new bar called Ness, overlooking the Arabian sea and Marine Drive. Ness has locally inspired cocktails such as Marines Sour and Saffron Sunset. Pair these cocktails with their sharing plates such as Avocado ‘Bhajji’ with blue cheese and celery dip, Lamb Merguez and Prawns Aglio Olio to name a few.

New Restaurants in Pune

Jubilee

New in town

From the same creators as Sante Spa Cuisine, Jubilee in Koregaon Park is the go-to spot for all coffee and dessert lovers. With its art deco space, this cafe intertwines a vintage vibe with a modern taste. From Asian-inspired pinwheels, European-style open sandwiches, a variety of Bubble tea flavours, Mulberry froyo, and much more, there is something for everyone here!

New Restaurants in Delhi-NCR

Cedar Clubhouse

New in town

With decor inspired by the cities of London and Paris, Cedar Clubhouse is located in Delhi’s Janpath. Cedar Clubhouse has a diverse menu with globally inspired dishes but with their modern interpretations. The dishes vary from chicken yellow curry dumplings, kataifi prawns, sushi, and a variety of cocktails.

Miamo Diner

New in town

Located in Khan Market, Miamo Diner is bringing the spirit of America to Delhi. From the decor to the food, the place gives a classic American diner vibe. Craving classics such as a cheese burger, onion rings, hot dog, grilled cheese sandwich and more? Miamo Diner is the place to go!

Juu Juu at Grand Hyatt

New in town

Located in Grand Hyatt, Gurugram, Juu Juu is embracing the ‘tribal soul of dining’. From Europeans, Mediterranean, Turkish, Continental, and bar food, Juu Juu has a variety of food and drink options to choose from!

New Restaurants in Goa

Taupe

New in town

Taupe is the newest hotspot in Goa’s Assagao by the same team behind Titlie and Barfly. This restaurant in housed in a 150-year-old Portuguese villa. Chef Tarun Sibal is the man behind this modern Indian restaurant where the menu focuses on experimental reinterpretations of the old classics. Think burrata papdi chaat, dal churchan chaat, mutton korma, tawa meat, and more.

New Restaurants in Bengaluru

Tiger Yaki

New in town

Mumbai’s popular Korean and Japanese quick-service restaurant Tiger Yaki is now in Bengaluru. With its first outlet in Ashok Nagar, Tiger Yaki is all set to serve the popular and Mumbai favourite dishes such as gyozas, corn dogs, their bowls, and more.

Klaa Kitchen

New in town

Get a slice of Goa now in Bengaluru with Klaa Kitchen. The restaurant is a reflection Chef Rhea Aaron’s passion to refine food experiences into a story deep rooted in Goa her family and a culinary history that dates back generations. Indulge in classics such as a Goan thali, fish caldine, prawn rissios with balchao dip, Aaron family beef roast, and much more.

Ouro

New in town

Ouro, a premium fine-dining restaurant in Bengaluru is redefining classic European and Mexican cuisine with creative twists. This 7,000 sq ft space has a menu curated by Chef Cyrus Daniels and offers dishes such as veg ceviche, tacos, tenderloin carpaccio, and much more.

April 2024

New Restaurants in Mumbai

Santa Maria

New in Town

Photo: Instagram

Just when we thought Bandra’s Ranwar Village already had a sandwich shop, Santa Maria popped up to give another option. Known as a ‘local sandwich shop,’ Santa Maria is a cute deli with an old-world Goan charm and interiors that take you back in time with their checkered table mats their music seeped in nostalgia. Their concise menu includes the classic sandwiches, hotdogs, fries, and desserts.

New Tasting Menu at Ekaa

New in Town

Photo: Ekaa

Award-winning restaurant by Chef Niyati Rao, Ekaa, unveiled their latest Tasting Menu 5.0. This new 10-course degustation menu has dishes that represent empires and dynasties around the globe. It has dishes from The Kingdom of Siam, The Tzars, The Pharaohs, The Qings, The Aztecs, The Marathas, The Rajputana, and many more. The menu is also centered around rare ingredients such as locally grown seaweed from the coast of Ratnagiri, red weaver ants from Bengal, quince from Srinagar, black fungus from Haryana, lion’s mane mushrooms from Delhi NCR, and much more.

New Summer Menu at Kari Apla

New in Town

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Inspired by the Deccan Coast, Bandra’s Kari Apla has launched a new summer menu. From mango to traditional summer drinks and food, the menu has it all. Opt for a summer salad with kairi, cucumber and sprouts koshimbir, avocado, peanut, and curry leaf, or a bowl of classic curd rice with homemade mango pickle, and appalam. If you are looking for something mango then order a mango dessert or a glass of kairi panha.

New Menu at Romano’s in JW Marriott Sahar

New in Town

Photo: Romano’s

Craving Italian? Award-winning JW Marriott Sahar’s Romano’s is out with its new menu. Chef Alessandro Piso brings forth authentic Italian cuisine. The new menu at Romano’s includes Plin-Plin, Ilusione, Brutto Anatroccolo, Seasonal Root Lasagna, Mushroom Cappuccino, Montanara, Zuppa Del Sole, and Brutto Anatricolo among others.

Mayouchi 2.0

New in Town

Photo: Mayouchi 2.0

Westin Mumbai Powai Lake has revamped its Chinese and Japanese restaurant into Mayouchi 2.0. The new revamped space features a chef’s special curated menu showcasing the culinary expertise of Chef Golpin Sianipar and his team. With a minimalist design as interiors, expect dim sums, woks, and other classic dishes at Mayouchi 2.0.

Gin Festival at Le Café

New In Town

Photo: Le Cafe

Le Café in Chembur introduces its first ever Gin festival. The festival will have eleven gin-infused dishes, including a mango menu infused with gin, and ten mouth-watering gin cocktails. Make sure to try their Rhubarb & Gin-Ger Millets, Chicken Ginball with Smoked Paprika Sauce, and Chicken Terrine which contains gin beetroot reduction. Pair each dish with a cocktail from their specially curated menu. This festival is on till May 15.

New Restaurant in Bengaluru

Bastian

New In Town

Photo: Bastian Website

Mumbai’s popular spot and a regular for celebs, Bastian, opens doors in Bengaluru. A 60-plus-year-old bungalow now houses the 350-seater Bastian Garden City. This 22,000 sq ft space spreads across two floors. Diners can opt to sit in the alfresco section or the mezzanine area of this Bohemian-themed décor. Besides seafood, expect more meat-heavy dishes at Bastian Garden City.

New Restaurant in Kolkata

Dastarkhwan-e-Awadh Food Festival at JW Marriott Kolkata

New in Town

Photo: JW Marriott Kolkata

Experience Dastarkhwan-e-Awadh, an Awadhi food festival at JW Marriott Kolkata. Through this festival, Chefs Ghufran and Ruhul pay homage to this illustrious culinary heritage by curating an extravagant buffet that transports diners to the royal courts of Awadh. Expect melt-in-your-mouth Galouti kebabs. Awadhi biryani, Tunde ka kebab, Sheermal, and much more. This festival is on till April 21 for dinner service.

New Restaurants in Delhi-NCR

Wilde

New in Town

Photo: Instagram

A new rooftop kitchen and resto-bar has opened in Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh. Wilde is a tropical oasis that transforms the diners int a jungle-themed interior. lush greenery, hanging vines, and natural textures to give the space a chic, yet tropical look. The menu, curated by Chef Agnibh Mudi features global flavours with inspiration from Medditerranian and Turkish cuisines.

Canvas V

New In town

Photo: Instagram

Canvas V in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar is trying to redefine plant-based food. A brainchild of  Chef Divij Agarwal, Canvas V moved beyond the imitation or mock meat and ahs curated a menu where seasonal produce takes the centre stage. From Kimchi Eggplant, Tomato Fettucine, to Bombalinis, and more, this place has a vegan rendition of most dishes.

Cactus Lily

New in town

Photo: Instagram

Gurugram just got a new sandwich shop! Cactus Lily in DLF Phase 4, is gaining popularity for its variety of authentic sandwiches with no fluff. With options such as a fried chicken sandwich, grilled cauliflower, braised lamb, crinkle-cut fries, garlic coriander fries, and more, there’s something for everyone.

New Menu at Perbacco at The Lodhi

New in town

Photo: Instagram

Fine-dining Italian restaurant, Perbacco at The Lodhi is out with its new menu. This new menu takes inspiration from classic dishes and blends them with innovative techniques. The tasting menu includes Caprese with Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella, Potato Gnocchi with Gorgonzola and Frosted Walnuts, Lamb Risotto, Sous Video French Farm Chicken with Parsnip, and much more.

Begam

new in town

Photo: Instagram

Begam is the newest spot in Delhi’s Defence Colony from the House of Khubani, by brothers Sharad and Naresh Madan. The restaurant celebrates the cuisine of the countries surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea including Italy, Israel, Greece, Turkey, Spain, and Morocco. With am outdoor and indoor seating, Begam’s decor has hints of Rajasthani and Mughal design.

 

February 2024

New Menu at Taftoon

New in Town: Taftoon

Photo: Taftoon

Pankaj and Avinash Gupta’s Taftoon is known for its regional Indian cuisine. Their new menu showcases unexplored regional recipes of India and draws inspiration from the Grand Trunk (GT) Road, one of Asia’s oldest range stretching from Kabul to Chittagong. The menu offers Awadhi, Afghani, Bengali, Kashmiri and even Tibetan-inspired cuisines with dishes such as Thentuk, Zafrani Qursi Kebab, Kalari and Arugula Khachapuri, Tigada Prawns, Baati Chokha, and more.

New Restaurants in Mumbai

Kembara

New in Town: Kembara

Photo: Kembara

After a success in Hyderabad, Kembara by Shilpa Datla and Chef Seefah Ketchaiyo finally opens its doors in BKC. Kembara translates to ‘To Wander’ in Malay is home to Asian cuisines such as Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Malay, Korean, and more. From classics such as a variety of dim sum, sushi, baos, udon noodles, turnip cakes, glass noodles, and much more, paired well with their signature cocktails! Their desserts include lemongrass cheesecake with berries and tempered-fried banana with vanilla ice cream.

Megumi

New in Town: Megumi

Photo: Megumi

Bandra’s newest Japanese Pan-Asian restaurant, Megumi is spread across 6,000 sq ft. and is inspired by the Japanese Nikkei resto-bar culture and Japanese philosophy. Dubai’s ex-Zuma chef Raman Udas, aims to push boundaries to make dishes visually stunning and flavourful. Expect a live Sushi bar, Lobster Roll, Corn on Cob, Mushroom Hotpot, Duck Yakitori, and much more. Pair these with their signature cocktails such as Wabi Sabi, Kintsugi, and Mitching Margarita.

Torii

New restaurants in Mumbai: Torii

Photo: Torii

Restaurateur Abhayraj Kohli, along with entrepreneur Tanaaz Bhatia and celebrity interior designer Gauri Khan unveiled Khar’s latest progressive Asian restaurant, Torii. Besides its al-fresco dining area, the interiors are designed in a way to feel like a perfectly crafted jewellery box, with a mirrored ceiling, fluted glass windows, shiny red and green tables and bar fronts. Besides dim sums and gyozas, Torri also offers dishes such as truffle mushroom ramen, caramelised pork belly, yakiniku lobster, and more.  

New Restaurants in Delhi-NCR

Cafè Però in Gurugram

New in Town: Cafe Pero

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Però in Knox, Gurugram, aims to bring a fresh take on the cafe culture where they serve delicious food without any fuss. With a focus on sustainability and community, they also use organic and locally sourced ingredients, thus catering to everyone. Their all-day breakfast and meals include Avocado and Pumpkin Toast, Chicken Teriyaki Poke Bowl, Shrimp Buckwheat Noodle bowl, classic breakfast options such as fried eggs, bagels, sausages, and more.

Ebisu in Delhi

New in Town: Ebisu

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After a successful outlet in Gurugram, Ebisu launched a new outpost in New Delhi’s Saket. This fine-dining Japanese restaurant is on an aim to serve authentic Japanese taste in the heart of Delhi. With traditional floor seating, Ebisu serves classic food options such as sushi, shashimi, yakitori, gyoza, osusume, tempura, and more.

The Pit in Gurugram

New in Town: The Pit

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Vasant Vihar’s American-style BBQ spot, The Pit, opens its doors in Gurugram’s Global Foyer Mall. The Pit is the brainchild of Sumeet Rewari and Manharan Singh and features authentic barbeque with slow smoked and grilled meat. This is a meat-lovers’ paradise with burgers, subs and seafood, chicken, pork, buff, and lamb.

New Restaurants in Ahmedabad

Foo

New in Town: Foo

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Foo’s Fiery Edit menu is sure to tickle the spice taste buds with flavour. The menu includes spicy sushi rolls, dim sum such as Jalapeño & Brie Cheese, Lamb Thai Chilli Dumpling, and other Pan-Asian dishes such as Ghost Pepper Prawns, Fierce & Fiery Ho Fan Noodles, and more. They also have spice in their cocktails and desserts with options such as Pickled Picante and Flaming Sunset cocktails and pineapple and guava chili ice cream. This limited-edition menu is available in all Foo outlets pan-Indian till March 31. The Ahmedabad outlet of Food does not provide alcohol.

New Restaurants in Bengaluru

Phurr

New in Town: Phurr

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Bengaluru’s newest spot, Phurr, is pure vegetarian and also has many vegan and Jain dishes. They also have an in-depth mocktail menu for all the teetotalers out there. Their menu features the classics such as Masala Papad, Fries, Hummus platters, a variety of soup and salad, an elevated chat section and other North Indian and continental options.

New Restaurants in Pune

SOCIAL

New in Town: SOCIAL

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The New Irresistible Menu is SOCIAL’s latest collaboration with Nestlé India which is available at 42 SOCIAL outposts and 40 BOSS Burger outlets across Delhi (NCR), Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Dehradun and Chandigarh. This new menu is to test launch their plant-based range which includes dishes such as vegan Seekh Kebabs, Chili #NotChicken, Baida Roti and more.

January 2024

New Restaurants in Mumbai

Nashville Fried Chicken

New in Town: Nashville Fried Chicken

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Nashville Fried Chicken (NFC) is the new stop for fried chicken cravings in Mumbai. NFC is founded by Zorawar Kalra’s Massive Restaurants Pvt Ltd, the same company behind Louis Burger and Slyce Pizza. Their fried chicken burger comes with peri peri chilli garlic, chilli habanero and hot and spicy dressing. They also have eight different variations of chicken tenders and burger options as well. What elevates their chicken is their house-made gourmet sauces such as the Comeback Sauce, Secret Sauce, Honey Mustard Sauce and the Hot n Spicy Sauce.

Cosy Box

New in Town: Cosy Box

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Known to be the official food partner at the Cannes Film Festival, Cosy Box made its way to Mumbai after a successful launch in Delhi. The Mumbai outpost of Cosy Box spans 10,000 sq ft and is the brainchild of restaurateur Aashish Begwani. The menu is diverse, including Mediterranean, European, Oriental, and Modern Indian. Their signature cocktails highlight their creativity.

New Restaurants in Goa

Tanjore Tiffin Room

New in Town: Tanjore Tiffin Room

Photo: Tanjore Tiffin Room

After two successful outlets of Tanjore Tiffin Room, in Mumbai, the Tamilian cuisine restaurant has made its debut in Goa. This 6,500 sq ft space in Anjuna is situated in a 150-year-old Portuguese bungalow. This venture, led by restaurateur Kishore DF, will provide the same experience as Mumbai in Goa with their taster samples of their curries and the classics such as mushroom pepper fry, madras tiger prawns, and more. 

Sarvaa in Goa

New in Town: Sarvaa

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New restaurants are opening in Goa like wildfire. Sarvaa is the newest spot in Goa’s Fountainhas in Panjim. Sarvaa serves Indian coast cuisine and is known to cook with a parrilla grill. Their menu includes Bengal-inspired lobster malai curry, Wayanad pepper butter garlic crab, and more. With coconut jaggery-infused negroni, and Kozhikode Mai Tai with coconut oil-washed rum; their drinks menu is diverse and unique. 

New Restaurants in Delhi NCR

Altogether Experimental (Ate) in Delhi

New in Town: Altogether Experimental

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Altogether Experimental also known as Ate which was originally in Saket, Delhi has opened a new outlet at Deer Park. Ate is known for its pastries such as eclairs. Cheesecakes, swiss rolls, mini desserts, cakes along with savoury baked goods such as croissants, bagels, and more.

Melt House in Delhi

New in Town: Melt House

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After Gurugram, Melt House expanded to New Delhi in GK II- M Block. Besides being a café, brasserie and library; known for their sandwiches, cookies, all-day breakfast, and baked goods, Melt House is also known as a wine and absinthe bar which was founded by Rohit Beniwal. The menu includes piri piri chicken cheesesteak, handmade pasta, and desserts such as skillet cookies, toffee walnut pudding pancakes, and more.

Chica Loca in Noida

New in Town: Chica Loca

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Sunny Leone adds another feather to her cap with the launch of Chica Loca, a progressive world cuisine restaurant with craft cocktails in Noida. Leone opened Chica Loca in collaboration with Singing Bowls Hospitality. The restaurant offers everything—from modern Indian, Asian, European, Italian, tacos, to burgers and more.

New Restaurants in Bengaluru

Kari Theory

New in Town: Kari Theory

Photo: Kari Theory

After a success in Chennai, Kari Theory, a South Indian gastronomic fine-dining experience opens in Bengaluru’s Radisson City Centre in Ulsoor. This #newintown restaurant amalgamates South India’s flavours across the Carnatic and Deccan regions to offer dishes such as Coorgi Chicken Roast, Udupi Neer Dosa, Kundapur chicken curry, Bannur mutton pepper fry, and more. Kari Theory pays homage to the diverse range of flavours that define South India.

New Restaurants in Pune

Agave Bar at Aasmana

New in Town: Agave by Aasmana

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Pune’s Ritz Carlton introduces Agave Bar at Asamana, as part of their newest rooftop lounge and bar experience. The bar has a specially curated range of agave-based cocktails. Some that stood out for us were the Quiote, a bold fusion of Tequila reposado, mezcal, Aperol, pink grapefruit juice, ancho chilli, yuzu juice, bitters, and grapefruit soda, Plantinotos is a unique blend of clarified mescal, tequila blanco, Chinese salad sauce, and ginger honey, and many more.

New Restaurants in Kolkata

Griffin Bar

New in Town: Briffin Bar

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Kolkata’s JW Marriott gets a new bar—Griffin Bar. The newly revamped cocktail bar was redone by designer and mixologist Varun Sudhakar. Their premium cocktails such as The Griffin’s Kiss are made with dry rose blooms in gin, blue pea flower, grapefruit juice and vodka.