New Martin Hotel (21, Glamour House, Strand Road, Near Strand Cinema, Colaba, Mumbai)


In a nutshell:
A tiny shop restaurant in Colaba that pleasantly surprised us by its small offering of very good Goan food.

Address & other details:  New Martin Hotel

Meal for 2: 500 onwards

Cuisine type :  vegetarian & nonvegetarian

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receipt - proof of payment
receipt – proof of payment

I rate all the food items & then give a final overall rating which is a simple average of the individual item ratings. What the ratings stand for: 5 = Excellent, 4 = Very Good, 3 = Good, 2 = Fair, 1 = Disaster.

Short description – in case u ruin a hurry:

We came to know about this restaurant while browsing thru social media.

The entrance
The entrance

The restaurant is actually a shop in colaba that has been split into a dining area and a kitchen area.

Inside the eatery
Inside the eatery

The interiors are spartan. People share tables with strangers.

Menu displayed outside the eatery
Menu displayed outside the eatery

The wooden benches and tables accommodate 6 people each.

we had all the gravies with this pav
we had all the gravies with this pav

Usually there is a queue outside at peak dining hours.

goan sausage
goan sausage

The menu was written on the wall.

Menu written on the board
Menu written on the board

The waiting staff were very nice and took care. They were very well conversant with the food on offer.

Beef chilly gravy
Beef chilly gravy

Food was very good in general.

Caramel custard
Caramel custard

Detailed description:

Vindaloo pork had excellent , super soft , very good meat that tasted great. Rate the meat 4.5/5
The gravy was surprisingly quite normal , lacked punch. It had its share of sourness from vinegar . Rate the gravy 2/5.

Vindaloo pork
Vindaloo pork

overall rating of the dish averages out to 3.25/5.

pork vindaloo
pork vindaloo

Next dish we tried was Beef steak. It was an awesome beef steak, served on a layer of grilled onions and tomatoes. Super soft, perfectly done steak with awesome , flavourful, tasty , very juicy meat. Could not believe my senses how good they were. Rate it 4.5/5

Beef steak
Beef steak
Beef steak
Beef steak

Beef chilly gravy was the next dish on the table – this came with small pieces of beef. Very good to taste soft chewy pieces of beef in a very good gravy. Rate it 4/5

Beef chilly
Beef chilly

Goan sausage was made into a stir fry with onions etc. awesome sausages and cooked really well. Rate this dish 4.5/5.

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Goan sausage

Sausage pulao was interesting. It had a layer of rice in the bottom, a layer of meat in the middle and a layer of rice on the top. The rice was excellent. It was full of aroma and was soft and good to taste. The Goan sausage was as good as it cud get. Overall super loved the sausage pulao. Rate it 4.5/5.

Sausage pulao
Sausage pulao

We had Caramel custard for dessert. It was very good to taste but Colaba has better Caramel Custard to offer. rate it 4/5

Caramel custard
Caramel custard

Overall ranking averages out to 4.1/5

I wud surely revisit. What’s u thinkin?

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