Treat yourself to authentic Gujarati Thalis at Agashiye in the House of MG's regal heritage haveli
Alt title: Explore the grandeur of House of MG's Agashiye and savour the unlimited Gujarati Thali amidst a heritage haveli backdrop
Agashiye in Ahmedabad is undoubtedly one of the most lavish and historic settings to savor the traditional Gujarati Thali. A part of the House of MG, a heritage haveli gracefully transformed into a luxurious royal hotel and restaurant, Agashiye in Gujarati means 'On the terrace'.
Here get to step into a world where history meets indulgence. This fine-dining haven isn't just about food; it's a cultural experience that promises to transport your taste buds to the heart of Gujarat's rich culinary heritage.
A regal retreat in Amdavadi haveli
Built in 1924 as a residence for a prosperous textile magnate, the House of Mangaldas Girdhardas has been gracefully restored to preserve its timeless charm. The whole ambiance here exudes regal elegance, yet it retains the simplicity of a traditional Amdavadi haveli, immersing you in its warm embrace.
Depending on your choice of Thali, you can opt for a seat on the terrace or inside the restaurant, both adorned with grand and historic interiors.
As you dine at Agashiye, the ambiance transports you to a bygone era of opulence and hospitality. The old-world charm of the haveli, combined with the attentive service, creates an experience that makes you feel like an esteemed guest in a grand private home.
Agashiye's Gujarati thalis: A culinary odyssey
At Agashiye, you have two options—the regular Thali and the larger Silver Thali. The regular Thali, priced at Rs 1375 + taxes, offers an ample feast and showcases the delightful nuances of Gujarati cuisine. And the Silver Thali is priced at Rs 1945 + taxes (prices may be different during the weekdays). The only difference between these two thalis are that of the cutlery and the number of items.
Start your culinary journey with appetizers like Patra, Muthiya, Dahi Puri Chat, Papaya Sambharo, and Corn Samosa more. As you savor these, you'll notice the burst of flavors and textures, a hallmark of Gujarati cooking.
The main course is an indulgent affair featuring traditional Gujarati curries like Fudina Bataka, Kacha Kela Karela Kaju, Valor Muthiya, Chole, Gujarati Kadhi, and Dal. These dishes, prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients and mild spices, invoke the comfort of a home-cooked meal.
When it's time for dessert, you'll be treated to sweets like Kaprapak, Mugdal Shiro, Rajwadi Bundi, along with a selection of ice creams and more. The sweet finish to your Thali perfectly balances the earlier savory delights. The menu here changes everyday, so you can enjoy a diverse Gujarati platter every day!
Location: The house of MG, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Old City, Gheekanta, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad