A complete haven for bon vivant’s and connoisseurs of the town
-Harsha Wadhwani and Meherzin Balsara
In this era of technology and competition, where the fast pace life sometimes gets over the nerves, it often happens that you wish to turn the wheel of time round the clock and go back to the good old days. Conceived and owned by a party enthusiast Anil Singh and his family Barrel & Co is a perfect place to fulfil all your desires. Along with classic Interiors that grab your eyeballs just in no time, the place also is distinctive by its emphasis on the quality and variety of traditional and artisanal brewing techniques and the food that accompanies its unique brews.
Only a perfect Barrel can provide you with the best beer and that’s what exactly this place has. And if that was not enough they are all set to satisfy your taste buds with a wide variety of cuisines that send your inner beasts to completely ravish the food. Here are the specialities that we tasted and would recommend.
Belgian wit One of the most outstanding types of beers that one can ever have.
Hopfenwiezen This one is a bit extraordinarily sour, but it’s refreshing after effect of mint which is left in your breath will make it your first choice!
Irish red Ale If you are one of those who stay happy in your own skin and don’t want to experiment much, you can go for this one for pretty much like a normal beer.
Bavarian Bouquet Made of Rose and hibiscus this sweet and aromatic beer has a strong flavour of lemon grass.
They also provide you with some of the best Mocktails one of which is Peanut Butter Martini. This drink will taste like having Chocó blast that melts away in your mouth.
And if you are an Ice Tea fan, you should definitely try their differed varieties of Flavoured IceTea.
Coming to their mouth watering food they have Beer crusted Mac and Cheese which has a strong flavour of lemon grass and isa paradise for cheese lovers.
With their Bhajiya Bao they have successfully managed to give our special Indian Bhajiya’s an international look with westernised taste..
Verdure is a spicy Pizza consisting of Broccoli, Zucchini, Jalapeno and Green Bell pepper that you can try.
Chilli Corn and Water Chestnut these Dimsums not just look like tiny Momos in quadrangle shapes but also have the taste of spices that are spicy, setting your tongue on fire.
Southern Fried Chicken with in house Barbecue Sauce Perfectly fried, this chicken will give your taste buds wings to fly high.
Calcutta Mustard Chicken Tikka is a perfectly sliced and spiced chicken that will make you give it a 10/10 for its tender appeal and mouth watering chutney.
Mini Dosa Taco with mushroom sukha as the name itself suggests is the dish that gives you sukha dosa along with the flavour of mushroom finely chopped and cooked.
Cheesy Corn and Spinach Roulad Served with Side of Salad a perfect dish to have in your main course if you are a crazy cheese lover.
Dark chocolate and espresso ice cream made in Beer this desert is their specialty. It’s a real treat to the eyes as you can witness them making it right in front of you in as quickly as seven minutes. It is a desert that is tempting and hard to resist.
Cost for two: Rs 1,000 (approx)
Timings: 12:00pm to 1:30am
Venue: Ground Floor, Kotia Nirman, Near Fun Republic, New Link Road, Veera Desai Area, Mumbai