If you love surprises, Molecular gastronomy is the best thing that you could come across. These restaurants in Mumbai will serve you everything you aren’t expecting. With liquid nitrogen and deconstruction of every ingredient, molecular gastronomy has changed the face of modern Indian cuisine. Expect to find the name ‘Jiggs Kalra’ repeatedly in this list of restaurants popular for their molecular gastronomic techniques.
NearFox suggests some restaurants which will provide the best of chemically transformed food in Mumbai, the one that will have you thanking yourself for trying!
Masala Library by Zoravar Kalra, BKC
Jiggs Kalra has become a household name for anyone trying to find modern creativity in food. However, his son Zoravar Kalra has too become a culinary force to reckon with. Located at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, Masala Library has become a must-try for adventurous tongues.
Known for molecular gastronomy, the restaurant serves dishes that are unheard of! Their Tawa Boti textures of Green and charcoal bhajiyas will leave you questioning the originals, while their desserts are out of this world. From mishti doi lollipops to levitating chocolate desserts, Masala Library defines modern cooking in Mumbai.
Address: Ground Floor, First International Financial Centre, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai
Phone: 022- 66424142
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Spice Klub, Lower Parel
Nestled in Lower Parel, Spice Klub is known for innovative Indian cooking. Visit Spice Klub to experience Mumbai pani puri in test tubes and paan-flavored cheesecake wrapped in betel leaves. Their soap cake which is a gastronomical delight is also a popular invention, with rich fudge served in a soap dish. We’ve never been more excited to see a bar of soap!
Address: 8A, Janta Industrial Estate, Opposite Phoenix Mills, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Pa Pa Ya by Jiggs Kalra, Lower Parel
Move over chilli chicken with hakka noodles! Jiggs Kalra, one of the famous molecular gastronomy chefs brings us a reinvention of Pan Asian, infused with tapas and nitrogen. Their soft shell crab buns and spare ribs are known to be popular, with fun palate cleansers in between each course. Don’t miss out on Pa Pa Ya if you’re going to Palladium.
Address: Level 3, Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Farzi Cafe by Zoravar Kalra, Lower Parel
Another one of Zoravar Kalra’s concepts that has taken over Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. The Kalras have brought in a wave of modern Indian cuisine, with Farzi serving contemporary cooking. The tempura prawns with chilli foam combine gastronomy with good old fried shrimp. Their lamb tacos are filled with buttery goodness, while their palate cleansers boast of mishti doi bursting in your mouth.
Don’t miss out on their Parle G cheesecake and Tres Leches rasmalai either!
Address: Kamala Mills, Near Radio Mirchi Office, Lower Parel, Mumbai
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Chemistry 101, Lower Parel
Adding another restaurant to Lower Parel’s long list of gastronomical adventures, Chemistry 101 is becoming increasingly popular. With names of dishes like Tikki Asylum, Magic Mushroom, Cereal Killer and Kama Sutra, their dishes do not disappoint on the creative end either. Don’t forget to make reservations at this popular restaurant.
Address: Times Tower, Kamla Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai
With so many promising restaurants, ‘molecular gastronomy’ sure sounds like a trend that’s here to stay in Mumbai. Try it, if you haven’t already.