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“Cheap - Sad experience (Quality and Service)” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe B9

Cafe B9
9, St.John Baptist Road | Near Lilavati Hospital, Bandra West, Mumbai (Bombay), India
022-61179999
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Ranked #553 of 11,007 Restaurants in Mumbai (Bombay)
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Cheap - Sad experience (Quality and Service)”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Heard a lot about this place. But never imagined would experience such a sad experience. It was Friday 10.30pm and the place was almost desolate. Anycase, the décor was nice and hence we found ourselves a nice corner and ordered our food.
The food was stale - the 'Norwegian Salmon'. We requested a replacement. Which thankfully they did but there was nothing on fish; so a regular chicken dish. The other dish - Tiger Prawn with Shrimp broth ... (there was no shrimp broth). For a continental place every piece of the bread had to be ordered as sides. The Garlic bread we ordered were NOT bad though. I don't recall the price though (but certainly was expensive) - Just a two dish and a garlic costed us 2K+ (w/o drinks).
Long live Sphagetti Kitchen .. Really you take good care of us, and that's why we are regulars.

Now the worst part - The billing. It was cheating !!!
They billed us for the Salmon, while we ate Chicken... :-(
They are listed on Regalia card list of restaurant. On asking about the same and showing the same on web-page; they refused any discounts. Just gaining mileage by associating with HDFC Bank (and NOT honoring the partnership)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Mumbai
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Amazing Continental Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I have been to this twice & the food always leave me salivating. The restaurant is built in a bungalow hidden in one of the lazy by-lanes of bandra. The restaurant boasts of a wood fired oven which prepares some of the most lovely pizzas. There is an option of indoor / outdoor seating, indoor is preferable due to the heat. The menu boast of some really yummy food such as salmon, lamb, etc, however the price does match the quality.

Service is good

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Elegant, homely, great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Set in an old bungalow, this beautifully done up restaurant serves delicious continental and south-east Asian fare. Service is impeccable. The sundried tomato butter that comes with the bread basket is legendary. And we got a complimentary platter of delicious wok-tossed prawns when our mains were delayed on our last visit.
With its soft lighting and music, flowing water and gorgeous restroom built around a massive tree, dining here is an experience, as well as a good meal. Do make a reservations in advance.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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71 reviews 71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Come here for a special occasion or to make a regular day special :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Best time to visit this place is late evening, between December to February for the weather is pleasant and yes, go with a reservation and request to be seated outdoors near the artificial waterfall facade..the sound of the water trickling down is soothing as you enjoy your meal. The place is classy and the attendants, very well aware of the offerings. The quality of the food and presentation is good..we had steamed dumplings here and they were just how they should be. Given that the place is expensive (costed Rs 4500 for 2 drinks, a starter, a main course and a dessert) save this place for a special occasion or a once in a while indulgence.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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148 reviews 148 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Award winning restaurant, accidentally discovered”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The restaurant is an old villa converted into a restaurant, so gives that old town look. The ambiance is quite romantic and upscale. Staff are courteous, we took a tour of the place which has a level above given only for private parties. The cuisine has a selection of dishes from italian, thai, indonesian and continental. The food was great and the portions were reasonable as well.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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