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Crafted for the tummy

From scrumptious summer salads to sundaes with a twist, Café Felix knows the way to people’s heart

With a casual ambience and a long list of scrumptious food, Café Felix exudes a vibe that will automatically make you unwind. Dig into an array of eats on lightly-furnished seating while groovy tunes play in the backdrop making this the perfect place to get a few friends and chatter away. With plenty of sunshine and an aerial view of the city, Café Felix boasts of a menu crafted by Chef Nitin Kulkarni with recreated classic dishes that promise to bring back nostalgic thoughts albeit with a twist.

This all-day diner has everything ranging from a simple summer salad to a spectacular pizza along with an array of smoothies, which are highly recommended for the hot summer days. The mix berry yogurt smoothie and the avacado chocolate smoothie are must-trys for people of all age groups. The red velvet shake with its coconutty twist and the birthday cake shake will surprise you with their endearing presentation. The variety of slushes that the Café serves does the magic as well. Give the green apple and cinnamon slushie a try simply for its oomph factor.

The all-day breakfast menu allows you to opt according to your mood. Whether you try a nice scrambled egg to go along with a salad or a lovely waffle, the café will leave you spoilt for choice. Also on the cards are the tasty Banoffee pancakes with banana, chocolate chips and a generous splurge of caramel sauce which is truly what sweet dreams are made of!

Crafted for the tummy
 

Fitness freaks can dig into the baby spinach and watermelon salad, which contains a beguiling mixture of the cool summer fruit with crunchy leaves along with fennel and walnut shavings topped with a magical salad dressing. The prawn and raw mango salad with soba noodles, peanut and Thai chilli dressing, is also one that will win hearts with its nutritional factor. What really strikes home is that the café is a paradise for burger and sandwich fanatics. The cajun-spiced fish burger is a flirty seafood favourite with spicy tartare sauce and coleslaw salad. The varieties of meat and veg burgers are also must-trys with their home-cooked taste. The pulled baby lamb sliders served with scamorza and fig mustard does justice to the meat as it bursts with flavours in the mouth.

The adventurous can try the Coimbatore pork ribs which are a potpourri of flavours. The meat is cooked to perfection, tossed with various sauces and served along with a potato salad. For those opting a wholesome meal, the pork ribs and the pork belly panini, comprising of a 36-hour braised pork belly topped with BBQ sauce and red onion marmalade, are highly recommended.

Crafted for the tummy
 

Dabbling with a bistro touch, the Café boasts of entrees like crumb-fried fish and chips, served with a spicy tartare sauce and an all-time favourite – meatballs served with pappardelle, rosemary and shallots. The quinoa red bean served with garlic bread and cottage cheese steak with coriander chilli cream and red cabbage sauerkraut are some in-house innovations that will make you come back for more.

No good meal is complete without dessert and the desserts at Cafe Felix are crafted by Husna Jumani, a young pastry chef, who whips up a range of yummy cakes, homemade ice-creams, pies and puddings to choose from. The cookie dough skillet served with vanilla bean ice-cream and nutella is a huge hit among kids. On the other hand, the chunky monkey sundae with a blend of vanilla and caramel ice-cream, brule`ed banana, walnut nougatine and butter crumbs is a sweet experience you won’t forget.

Be it noisy teenagers who want to party or a few friends catching up to family time, Café Felix is the place to head to next time.

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