103’ is the number of years that B Merwan, a wonderful vintage cafe has completed in the city of Mumbai. Situated in the Grant Road area, this cafe, is renowned for serving typical Parsi/Irani breakfast. It lies in close proximity to the Grant Road Railway Station, and is a joint that will fill you with ‘nostalgia’ as soon as you enter it.
A. About B Merwan:
It was in about 1914 that that this vintage classic Irani Cafe was first established in the city of Mumbai. This cafe is owned by a couple of Parsis, one of them being Bomi Hormazji Irani. In addition, unlike other cafes in the city it only provides for breakfast. It also comprises of an atmosphere filled with an ‘old world charm’, which makes it attractive.
b. The ‘food and drinks’ served and ‘ambiance’ surrounding B Merwan:
In terms of food, this cafe is famous for a number of breakfast delicacies. Some of them are: Bun Maskas, Mawa Cake, pudding, Mava Puff, and Bun butter. With regards to drinks tea and Irani chai are extremely popular. No alcoholic beverages are served. As for ambiance, this eatery exhibits an extremely charming feeling of vintage Mumbai i.e. Bombay.
c. The ‘cost’ of food at B Merwan:
The cost of a meal for two at this wonderful South Mumbai Irani cafe is very inexpensively priced at about Rs 100.
d. The ‘Location’, ‘Timings’, and ‘Contact Details’ of B Merwan:
This Irani Cafe is located in the Grant Road Area at Ali Bhai Remji Road, Opposite Station, Grant Road East. It is opened from 07.00 am to 06.00 pm from Monday To Sunday. The contact number is: 022 23093321.
e. How to reach B Merwan?
The nearest railway station to this cafe is Grant Road. If you intend to locate B Merwan please click this Google Map Link.
So, if you want to experience authentic Parsi breakfast along with an ambiance that makes you nostalgic about the ‘City That Never Sleeps’, then B Merwan is a must visit Irani cafe.