As the summer holiday season approaches, young people are gearing up to chill out with their friends. And, food entrepreneurs are preparing themselves to take advantage of this with several new cafes which have opened up recently in the Western part of the city.
Gujaratis love to check out new places where they can meet and hang out with their friends, so, here are a few places which we have selected for you to watch out for. They are all vegetarian in keeping with the city’s vegetarian ethos. So, check them out and have fun with your family and friends.
List of new cafes in Ahmedabad
This place has opened up at Sindhu Bhavan Road. It serves café food, Mexican cuisine and Italian cuisine. It is open from 10.30 am to 11.30 pm. The interiors are done up well with red brick walls and it has a multi-level seating space.
Price for two: INR 1000
This cafe is also located at Sindhu Bhavan Road. It serves North Indian, Mexican, European and Italian food. It is open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. It has both indoor and outdoor seating available. This is a vegetarian place.
Price for two: INR 1200
This café is located near Commerce College Six Roads. It serves vegetarian food and a variety of cuisines- Mexican, Italian, Lebanese, Burmese and Indian. It is located right next to many colleges and would be expected to cater to the college crowd. It opens at 09:00 am and it also offers free Wi-Fi service also.
Price for two: INR 700
This cafe in Thaltej offers vegetarian food including pizzas, pasta, wraps, sandwiches, coolers, shakes, coffee, fries and various other types of light snacks. It is open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. This ground floor cafe has a painting of monuments of Ahmedabad including the Siddi Saiyad Ki Jali, Shaking Minarets and various other temples and ancient structures on one long wall. The tables are wooden while the chair and sofa upholstery are blue. It also has nicely done up interiors.
Price for two: INR 500
Located at Vijay Char Rasta, this café serves Mexican, Italian and Indian food. It is open for lunch and dinner and it has many different types of pizzas on the menu also. It is located close to the university area, so, it is targeted towards the youth by the looks of it.
Price for two: INR 900
A published author working on her second book, Sonal worked for many years as a journalist in The Indian Express, The Asian Age and DNA Newspaper where she regularly reviewed restaurants and wrote about food. She worked in Nairobi as a general manager of a group of restaurants in another era. She loves experimenting with food but is also known for her Biryanis and Kababs and even her baking skills. She likes travelling to little known places and if she finds quaint eateries it just makes the trip more fun. Currently based in Ahmedabad, she is happy with the growing awareness of gourmet food in the city.