Considered to be an ‘iconic’ is a popular restaurant franchise in Mumbai known as Khyber. This eatery outlet was first established in the renowned ‘Fort Area’ in the ‘City of Dreams’. Furthermore, the franchise is frequented by both national and international celebrities. In fact, it has served as gracious hosts to the Prince of Luxemborough, Kuwait Royal Family, Sir Richard Branson, Sir Paul McCartney, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Wendell Rodricks, Goldie Hawn, Richard Gere, Demi Moore, and many others.
a. About the Khyber Restaurant:
The Khyber Restaurant located in South Mumbai is renowned for its fine dining. It serves up quality ‘North-West Frontier Province’ (i.e.Mughlai) cuisine. Such is its popularity that, it is considered to be the ‘finest eatery’ in the city with regards to fine dining. In fact, in 2015 ‘Tripadvisor’ rated this food outlet as the 6th best fine dining restaurant in India. It was also rated as the eatery which serves the best kebabs in the city of Mumbai by the portal ‘Mouthshut.com’.
b. The ‘food and drinks’ served and ‘ambiance’ surrounding the Khyber Restaurant:
‘Mughlai cuisine’ is what Khyber Restaurant is renowned for. The menu basically includes a variety of soups, appetizers, salad, chicken, seafood, vegetarian, and mutton kebabs. Its main course also includes a variety of curries, dal, biryani, and rotis. Some popular delicacies at this eatery include Masala Papad, Milky Way, Veg Platter, Butter Chicken, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Raan, Malai Kofta, Achari Tikka, Paya Shorba, and Palak Paneer. In terms of alcoholic beverages, cocktails, liquor and spirits, and wines are served over here. The ambiance surrounding this eatery is relaxed and is ideal for a family outing or a get together.
c. The ‘cost’ of food and beverage at Khyber Restaurant:
The average cost of a meal for two at the Khyber restaurant is about Rs 2,600. In terms of beverages, ice tea costs Rs 230 while items such as mango lassi, sweet/salted lassi, and soft drinks cost about Rs 255, Rs 230, and Rs 160 respectively.
It is then the combination of a ‘cool’ ambiance and delicious Mughlai cuisine served (mainly kebabs) which makes Khyber Restaurant, an eatery in Mumbai worth visiting.