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Chetana

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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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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34 K Dubash Marg | Opposite Jehangir Art Gallery, Fort, Mumbai 400001, India
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. Though we had booked a table....didn't seem necessary...as plenty of vacant tables were there. The service is pretty okay. Polite and prompt. Thali was tasty...but not exiquisitely so. Gujarati thali which we ordered was having some Punjabi...More

Thank usk2013
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Situated close to an art gallery, the place offers a special atmosphere. Local customers (the majority, few tourists were seen) enter this restaurant with a smile. The food is quite locally styled, with lots of sauces and variety of spices. Not all dishes tasted fully...More

Thank 127Fred
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

They serve Gujarati, Marwadi, Health and Maharashtrian Veg thalis. The super best part about this is that if there is a particular vegetable that you don’t like in which ever thali you have ordered they will replace it with a vegetable from the other options....More

Thank darpan98
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

we ordered classic thali. There were lot of dishes but barring few most of them lacked taste. Stomach was heavy till evening though we had lunch at 1.30. In all not a great experience.

Thank Alok K
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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
...More
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Kal Ghoda, South Bombay
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Vegetarian food Rajasthani and Gujarati only. Bar serves liquor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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Description
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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