Hood Food: The Mumbai Guide – 7 Eateries At King’s Circle In Matunga


Every foodie in Mumbai has to have heard of King’s Circle in Matunga. It’s the home of a large community of Tamilians, and therefore is also the home of a variety of South Indian restaurants that dish out authentic dosas, idlis and vadas each day. Cafe Madras, a popular eatery frequented by the city’s swish set is perhaps one of the most famous eateries in the area. However, King’s Circle has a lot more to offer when it comes to food; here are the 8 best eateries dotted around the circle:

Cafe Madras


Of course, we couldn’t leave Cafe Madras of this list. It’s most famous for its breakfast spread; try the medu vada and filter coffees.

A Rama Nayak & Sons Udipi


This is a South Indian eatery famous for its idlis and filter coffee; be prepared to fight for space to enjoy its fare.


5 Spice


5 Spice, a popular chain of Chinese restaurants across the city has a branch on King’s Circle; try their lamb chilli pot noodles, wontons and Mission Impossible for dessert.

Rasna Punjab

If you want a break from South Indian fare take your taste buds North at Rasna Punjab, known for its butter chicken, tikkas and Mughlai dishes.

Health Juice Center

If you’ve got your healthy hat on, head to this juice bar for freshly made juices and milkshakes. We especially love their ‘Boom’ juice.

Batter Up Cookies & more


While it’s not a sit down eatery, if you know you’re going to be near King’s Circle  you have to pre-order some sweet treats from this home baker. Try the Double chocolate chip cookies, red velvet cookies and Nutella sea salt cookies; they’re out of this world.

Koldplay Cremerie


Koldplay is one of Mumbai’s first cold stone ice cream parlours that serves decadently creay slow churned ice creams. Read more about the ice creams here.