Adding an extra dash of festive cheer, the iconic Kolkata Swiss confectionery opened a new tearoom in Mumbai. Travel and Food Network brings you the first review of the store in Malad West.
Decadent rum balls and rich chocolaty shortbread. Delicate cucumber and chicken sandwiches alongside flaky mutton puffs. From shared family breakfasts to unforgettable first dates, those of us born and brought up in Kolkata grew up on their muffins, cubes, Yule logs, and fruit cakes. Birthdays and Christmases were synonymous with the presence of a bubblegum-pink frosted cake, or a succulent plum cake sourced from the renowned flagship on Park Street, Kolkata. Flury’s isn’t merely a charming tearoom, it stands as a symbol deeply cherished across generations, encapsulating a legacy of treasured memories. That’s why, even amidst a city flourishing with trendy restaurants, people queue up on weekends, seeking entry into their beloved Flury’s on Park Street.
The legendary tearoom that was founded in the year 1927 by a Swiss expatriate couple Mr and Mrs J Fluryson, now owned by Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels Limited (ASPHL) has refused to rest on its laurels and, through the years been on an expansion spree and boasts 68 modern retail outlets with multiple formats such as kiosk format, café format and restaurant format across India. These outlets are strategically located across India in cities like Kolkata, Delhi, and Mumbai.
The latest launch from this 96-year-old confectionery is the new tearoom in Mumbai’s Inorbit Mall in Malad West. The new outlet retains the old-world charm and the design aesthetics of Flurys, and offers all-time favourite signature breakfast dishes, chocolates, coffee, a warm ambience, exquisite interiors, and an exceptional experience.
The vivid pink and white logo, and packaging beckons you to their delightful offerings, whether you choose to carry them away or savor them right on the spot. The menu boasts generational and nostalgic favourites. The confectionery list is extensive, encompassing classics like Rum Balls, Strawberry Cubes, Almond Cubes, and Chocolate Boat. The rum ball is a delightful explosion of flavor, with a subtle hint of rum perfectly complementing the abundance of creamy chocolate. The Strawberry, Almond, and Chocolate cubes are equally irresistible, melting in the mouth with deliciousness.
You can also indulge in croissants, cinnamon rolls, and a selection of freshly baked bread, including milk, sourdough, garlic, and more. Treat yourself to cookies in various flavors such as chocolate chip, raisins and spice, and ginger, as well as chocolates ranging from truffles to dark and white, available in gift packaging or compact pouches. For savory delights, the menu features tempting options like Spinach and Corn Quiche, Chicken and Mushroom Quiche, and the Classic Chicken Patty, each one absolutely delicious!
The iconic Flurys’ English Breakfast is a must have. It comprises grilled sausages, crispy bacon, poached egg, two slices of bread, one grilled tomato, mushroom, butter along with tea or coffee. The classic menu boasts of dishes like Prawn Cocktail, Bhetki Florentine, Grilled Chicken, and their heritage Beans on toast and Mushroom on toast. There’s also a wide variety of signature sandwiches and pastas.
Established in 1927, Flurys has been bringing joy to dessert enthusiasts by satisfying their sweet cravings. Infused with a rich heritage, tradition, and a hint of nostalgia, their desserts have remained resilient over the century. So, if you happen to be in Mumbai, Go on, treat yourself!
Address: Irorbit Mall, Ground Floor, New Link Rd, Malad West, Mumbai
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