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34 K Dubash Marg | Opposite Jehangir Art Gallery, Fort, Mumbai 400001, India
+91 22 2284 4968
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thali” (131 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 K Dubash Marg | Opposite Jehangir Art Gallery, Fort, Mumbai 400001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One can never go wrong with vegetarian food. Chetana gets that bang on and delivers- and how! Lip amacking snacks, authentic veg cuisine- just wade into it with a good appetite. Good selection of drinks to go. Excellent service, courteous staff, muted ambience- everything one...More

Thank girishh83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on 06th Nov 2018 at Chetana Restaurant which is located at Kalaghoda,Fort, Mumbai .This place serves different types of Thalis.. Gujrathi / Maharashtrian / Rajasthani. Thali was a disappointment with the curries nowhere tasting like traditional Maharshtrian. A disappointment for Maharshtrian Thali lovers. Even...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Chetana & indulged myself many times. But this time had a friend who is an American & a vegan. When I informed the waiter that she was a vegan, they took so much of care. Food obviously was excellent. Its served...More

Thank gargi28
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I ordered the Special Thali. That is to say around 10 small bowls full of different flavors all veggies. Plus different breads. Great service and in a very comfortable place.

Thank MeryandLeo
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I went to Chetana for gorging into their amazing Rajasthani thali for lunch. For lunch, they serve thalis only. You can select a Rajasthani, Maharashtrian, or Gujarati thali. My Rajasthani thali was very tasty and filling. The service is quick and the staff is very...More

Thank agarwalsonika
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This is a once must visit on every trip to Mumbai for the last many years. The food is always great. Be it a business lunch or a family dinner, best enjoyed in a group. While not on menu, they are happy to serve you...More

Thank Mukul G
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest and finest Thali restaurant at South Mumbai. The place is an absolute good choice for vegetarians looking for authentic Indian regional flavours - Gujrati, Rajasthani and more... The thali is priced between 400-600 and will offer you whole lot of unlimited...More

Thank NehaD488
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Great food and wonderful ambiance. We ate alacarte but their thali is supposed to be great. The taste is great and we loved it!

Thank kodasrivatsa
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Truly enjoyed the food here. We ordered one Rajasthani and one Gujarati Thali. It was a sumptuous meal and a yummy one. They also have Maharashtrian Thali. Maybe we will try it next time. The service was also very good and prompt with courteous staff....More

Thank Thomasachen
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

There are not many varieties of thalis but each thali is unique and you become too full if u try out all the stuff as part of a thali

Thank ranijaya
Fort/Kala Ghoda
Undeniably among the most historic neighborhoods, Fort
binds the entire city together. Those wanting to learn
more about the roots of Mumbai will have a treat
picking up cues here. From Chhatrapati Shivaji
Terminus (CST) (Mumbai’s most recognised railway
station) to the famed Town Hall and some of the oldest
bazaars, Fort reflects Mumbai’s rich past in ways that
few neighborhoods do. Popular for its family-run Parsi
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July 26, 2017|
Response from Ankur19892 | Reviewed this property |
Kal Ghoda, South Bombay
July 26, 2017|
Response from VijayK1686 | Reviewed this property |
Vegetarian food Rajasthani and Gujarati only. Bar serves liquor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 K Dubash Marg | Opposite Jehangir Art Gallery, Fort, Mumbai 400001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai>  > Fort/Kala Ghoda
  • Neighbourhood: Fort/Kala Ghoda
  • Phone Number: +91 22 2284 4968
  • E-mail
Chetana Vegetarian Restaurant (established 1946) is a historical landmark in the heart of the business district of Kala Ghoda. Its origins lie in a cultural cafe that was once the cultural hub in South Mumbai which prided a Chess Club as a part of its culture. Unusually, inside the restaurant is a bookshop specializing in Indian Philosophy (Chetana Book Center). Beside is a boutique specializing in Indian handloom garments (Chetana Craft Center). The founder philosopher/businessman of the establishment, Sudhakar Dixit, is the editor of an influential spiritual classic, "I Am That" (the teachings of a contemporary sage - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj). His daughter, Chhaya Arya, herself an artist continues the tradition of Chetana.
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