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.
New Restaurants in Mumbai
Nashville Fried Chicken
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.
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.