Restaurant Review : Olives Restaurant, Sindhubhavan Road

I had heard a lot about this place through various sources so decided to visit the place on a rainy evening with few friends.

It was a Sunday evening. I guess they had some kind of party going on ( may be they have the same ambiance every evening but it was too noisy) : minus point 1

After getting table, the waiter gave us menu card, good. But then had to ask for a basic thing, water. And this was not only just on arrival, I had to ask for water for several times throughout the evening. Just for the taste we had ordered American Pizza. But after tasting the bitter taste of the service n poor management we asked the manager to cancle the order. For which the manager told us that if possible he’d cancel the order, but then he did not even consider it as a good idea to inform us that it was not possible to cancel the order. On this when ordered pizza came n we said we had cancelled the ordered the Maitre De of our part started a fight with us stating that the manager is not responsible to answer us! Minus Point : 2

Coming to food. We ordered Sopa de Tortilla first. It was way too sweet ( Had they used Tomato Ketchup as base?) Then Masala Papad. It is a very basic food item, no rocket science in that but still the topings were not finely chopped. As starter we had Vegetable Lollipop. Trust me it was the best thing we had had throughout the evening. For main course we had ordered Paneer Patiyala, which somehow took 45 mins to get prepared (in this duration we finished onion platter and achar!). Taste wise it was ok, nothing great.

Quantity of the subji was not sufficient for more than 2 people. Seeing which we ordered Paneer Lababdar, which had gravy made with chopped garlic n li’l tomato (hopefully!), paneer was raw or not properly cooked which gave the subji a really odd taste. Which gives us minus point 3.

Seriously guys! Kya sapne dekhe the, kya mila! Really very disapointing!

Review : Southern India, Science City Road, Ahmedabad

Southern India, a really authentic south Indian joint, owned by South Indian Brother duo.

Southern India

The place is really spacious, having more openness and hence less waiting time than the other trending South Indian restaurant – Dakshinayan.

The service is quick and nice, making your time there really enjoyable.

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The food is amazing, we ordered butter Idli (Great!), Mendu wada(nice), Rasam Bonda(Nice! – Rasam was tangy and tasty!), Rava onion Dosa (Good), Special Spring Dosa (Nice and filling), Tomato Rice (Awesome!), Rava Kesri (Good!) and Filter Kaapi (The best in my life so far!)

All in all, great place to be with family.