Doolally from Pune, now has the 2nd outlet open in Andheri, with the first one being in Bandra. Fresh brews arrive from Pune, once on a couple of days to replenish the stocks.
The place gets occupied with mixed crowds, casual hipsters and formal office goers retiring in the evening. The super casual ambiance is noisy, happening and bright. To complement your experience, along with having beers, you can optionally read books, surf net if you are alone or play board games if you are in a group.
We started with Hefeweizen, a German wheat beer, light in color and on the palate. For coffee aficionados, there is a Coffee Porter. Essentially a coffee flavoured beer so to say. Yes, try only if you like black coffee.
Apple cider has an equal amount of haters and lovers. For some, it’s a fizzy apple cold-drink and for rest, including me, it’s something different to try than the usual. All the three beers we tried were light and had malty flavours than the usual strong, bitter and punchy taste. Those who like it strong may try Oatmeal Stout.
The food menu is short and hassle free. So even we restricted ourselves with only a couple of items.
A must have is House Fries accompanied by 5 type of dips which includes mayo, mango, garlic and mint. The piping hot thick fries will make other famous QSR fries look famine affected.
Chuchvara, the Uzbek steamed dumplings are stuffed with sauteed mushrooms and are quite spicy.
Both items were great in taste and equally great combination with beers.
With all inclusive prices, ‘What you see is what you pay!’ works greatly in favour of Doolally which doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket.
Recommendations: Hefeweizen, Coffee Porter (Coffee lovers only!), House Fries.
If you have a recommendation on something we should try on our next visit to Doolally, kindly drop a comment below.