Situated in close proximity to the famous Excelsior cinema, is an Irani Cafe known as Cafe Excelsior. Situated in close proximity to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Railway Station, this cafe is not only known for its delicious ‘Parsi Food’ but for the ‘old world charm’ that its interior exudes.
a. About Cafe Excelsior:
This cafe is located just opposite the renowned New Excelsior cinema. It is essentially a typical ‘old fashioned’ Irani joint that serves up some mouth watering and popular Parsi delicacies. In addition, they also serve North Indian, Chinese, and Lebanese. In fact, the Lebanese delicacy Shawarma is available over here, and is extremely popular.
b. The ‘food and drinks’ served and ‘ambiance’ surrounding Cafe Excelsior:
‘Vintage’ is a word that best describes the decor and the ambiance surrounding this cafe. Now, in terms of beverages like other Irani eateries, this joint too does not serve alcohol. With regards to food there are number of delicious Parsi delicacies served here. However, a few recommended items include: Kheema Pav, Veg Dhansak, and Mutton Cutlet. Furthermore, Caramel Custard and Pudding are desserts that are extremely popular over here.
c. The ‘cost’ of food at Cafe Excelsior:
The cost of a meal for two at this Irani Joint situated in South Mumbai is about Rs 700.
d. The ‘Location’, ‘Timings’, and ‘Contact Details’ of Cafe Excelsior:
This wonderful Parsi eatery is located in close proximity to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, at the 23, AK Nayak Marg, Opposite New Excelsior Cinema. It is open from Monday to Sunday from 8 am to 11 pm. The contact numbers of this Irani Cafe are: 022 22074543 and 022 22001299.
e. How to reach Cafe Excelsior?
The nearest railway station to this cafe is in CST . If you intend to locate Cafe Excelsior please click this Google Map Link.
So, if you want to enjoy delicious Parsi food in an atmosphere that takes you back in time when ‘Mumbai’ was ‘Bombay’, then CafeExcelsior is a Irani Cafe you must visit.