The table (Kalapesi Trust Building, Near Hotel Suba Palace, CS Maharishi Marg, Colaba, Mumbai)


In a nutshell:

A beautiful restaurant in a heritage building, great service and lip smacking food that made our tastebuds jump in joy

walk to the entrance
walk to the entrance

Address & other details:  The table

Meal for 2: 2000 onwards

Cuisine type :  vegetarian & non vegetarian

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bill - proof of payment
bill – 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 r in a hurry:

We heard about this restaurant from our friend Ankita and decided to pay a visit here. We were browsing the social media onway to the restaurant and read about a particular window seat that someone had liked.

inside the restaurant
inside the restaurant

As we walked in, we saw the window seat. It was actually beautiful – seating beside a huge French window with an arch.

inside the restaurant
inside the restaurant

The restaurant has few such seats in the ground floor and a bar. Rest of the seating is on the first floor.

inside the restaurant
inside the restaurant

The restaurant is located in a very well maintained heritage building with high ceilings, thick walls and huge arched glass and wood Windows. It’s a lovely place to have a great evening.

light shades
light shades

The gentleman serving us was very good at his job. He was very warm and gave us good guidance in selecting the dishes.

freshly baked buns served
freshly baked buns served

The menu card was a two pager with names of dishes and their description.

menu card
menu card

Food was great in general. They r serious about serving great food.

Grilled tenderloin
Grilled tenderloin

Detailed description – in case u hv the time to njoy reading:

For drink we had Garcinia Indica – it had kokum, ginger and coriander with fizz. The drink was quite tangy but the astringent feel of kokum was totally missing. It was a bit too smooth as a drink and hence was on the border of being a bottled drink. Ginger slightly made its presence felt but coriander continued to remain shy thruout the drink. Rate the drink 3/5.

Garcinia Indica
Garcinia Indica

Table Mary – I ordered this as the menu card mentioned that it was  made from freshly made tomato juice. The menu card also mentioned that it had ketel one vodka and They claimed it to be the ‘freshest tastiest Bloody Mary in town’. I thought that was a tall claim and we decided to order.

Table Mary
Table Mary

I don’t know whether it’s the best Bloody Mary in town but it was bloody fantastic. The fresh tomato juice made a huge difference – as much as a difference between an Indica and an Innova. The olives were lovely to munch on. The spicing was perfect. The drink was just too good. Rate it 4.75/5

Table Mary
Table Mary

We tried PAN roasted Crab cakes with smokey chipotle mayo and light greens. The crab cakes were as good as the best crab cakes I have had at Boston. The crab meat was pulled patiently, it was lumpy , flaky and retained its taste.

PAN roasted Crab cakes with smokey chipotle mayo and light greens
PAN roasted Crab cakes with smokey chipotle mayo and light greens

There was minimum packing to make the crab cake stand. The sweetness of crabmeat, freshness of the crab, the juiciness, the awesome flavours and the retention of texture while making the outer layer crisp, all contribute to this dish being rated at 4.95/5

PAN roasted Crab cakes with smokey chipotle mayo and light greens
PAN roasted Crab cakes with smokey chipotle mayo and light greens

Cast iron Meatballs – these were beef and pork meatballs cooked in cast iron pan. The meatballs were cooked in a Rich tomato gravy with cheese added on top.

Cast iron Meatballs
Cast iron Meatballs

The meatballs were excellent – they were lumpy, intense, somewhat juicy and full of meaty flavours. Rate the meatballs 4.5/5

Cast iron Meatballs
Cast iron Meatballs

The tomato base was very good, not at all tomatoeee but it had suboptimal salt. Rate the gravy 3.5/5

Overall rating of the dish averages out to 4/5.

Cast iron Meatballs
Cast iron Meatballs

We also had Grilled tenderloin – served with 14 hour table farm onions, scallions and crispy bone marrow. The Tenderloin was medium rare, juicy and just perfect. Rate it 4.5/5, the 14 hour cooked onions were lovely. Rate it 4.5/5.

Grilled tenderloin
Grilled tenderloin

We were floored with the crispy bone marrow – never had it so good in india. Crisp outside, soft and bursts into thick juice inside the mouth. Rate it 4.95/5. Overall rating if this dish averages out to  4.65/5

Grilled tenderloin
Grilled tenderloin

For dessert we had Chocolate budino – cocoa walnut ice cream, earl grey ice cream. The chocolate was sweet and dark. It was intense, thick and rich. The ice cream was creamy, sweet n salt and very good to taste with the budino. The ice cream had no relation to earl grey but it tasted very good as a combo and complimented the dish. Rate the dish 4.5/5

Chocolate budino - cocoa walnut ice cream, earl grey ice cream
Chocolate budino – cocoa walnut ice cream, earl grey ice cream

Overall rating of food and beverages at The Table averages out to 4.3/5

We wud surely revisit.

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