Ode to South Indian: Under ₹200, enjoy a healthy brekkie at Madras Diaries in Bandra!
Be it Mumbai's vada pav with chai, Chennai's idli with coconut chutney, Delhi's parathas with lassi, Surat's dhokla with green chutney or Indore's poha - you can never go wrong in starting the day with a hearty breakfast!
So, here we are going to talk about the king of iconic South Indian breakfast in Mumbai - Madras Diaries in Bandra. You can indulge in your favourite breakfast treats, from spicy to sweet, throughout the day here — no questions asked.
The ultimate breakfast spread
This cosy restaurant that dishes out purely vegetarian food, is the perfect spot to get your South Indian food fix.
For early risers, Madras Diaries' houses a delish breakfast menu that includes Rawa Upma, spiced Vermicelli, sautéed Poha with in-house special chutney, Rice Pongal, and a yummy pot of Sabudana Khichdi - each priced at ₹125 only. Make sure that you drop by between 7:30 am to 11:00 am to enjoy the breakfast delights here.
Apart from the above, there's an all-day menu filled with classic items, that fetch a tasteful play of flavours. We recommend the Idli Platter (₹225), Chettinad Masala Dosa (₹175), Ragi Uthappam (₹165), Rassam Vada (₹130) alongside the gooey Sapota Keshri (₹175). Simply put, the selections at Madras Diaries are simply irresistible.
This mix of South Indian culinary art with locally-sourced ingredients from Mumbai, creates a beautifully balanced and harmonised dining experience. And the best part, it’s not really heavy on the pocket!
A beautiful blend of ethnic patterns and textures
Madras Diaries is a venture by Neeti Goel and Farhan Azmi. The interiors of this South Indian restaurant is a blend of ethnic patterns and textures designed by Sumessh Menon Associates.
The quaint charm of brick-clad walls, vintage wooden doors from Chennai, chirpy yellow colour of the windows, pinewood tables, and a quirky elephant artwork on the host desk, all echo the colourful energy of Madras Diaries. They also have a charming outdoor area with 9-seater space under a gorgeous floral canopy.
Healthy and delicious, Madras Diaries is an ode to all things South Indian. Follow their Instagram handle for more delicious updates.
Address: Muzaffar Manor, Shop No. 7, Ground Floor, 28th Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai.