Paytm's Founder Vijay Shekhar Enjoys "Filter Coffee" In Mumbai
Image Credit: @vishalgondal/twitter

Monsoon has officially arrived in every part of the country. But Mumbai rains are special for so many reasons. Even though it throws normal life out of gear sometimes, it brings a calming and soothing sensation for the Mumbai residents. If you have been to Mumbai during monsoon, you know what we are talking about. If you are enjoying Mumbai rains to the fullest, let me tell you that you are not alone. Recently, we spotted Paytm's founder, Vijay Shekhar Sharma enjoying the Mumbai rains. 

The businessman was recently in Mumbai and there, he enjoyed the city's serene atmosphere while sipping on some soothing filter coffee and munching on some nibbles. Vishal Gondal, who is developing the GOQii healthcare platform, is Vijay Shekhar Sharma and they both were spotted together. Gondal took to twitter and shared some pictures of him and Sharma while enjoying the Mumbai rains with filter coffee and snacks at Swati snacks. Here is the post: 

The post was captioned as, “Chillin' with my bhai @vijayshekhar at #SwatiSnacks, as #MumbaiRains create the perfect mood outside. Nothing beats tucking into some garam filter coffee, panki chatni and handwo when the baarish hits the city! Loving these Vibes! In the images shared, we can see the duo enjoyin tempting filter coffee, patni chatni and many other scrumptious snacks. 

In another post, Vishal wrote, “Zindagi ek jigsaw puzzle ki tarah hai, mere dost, har pieces ko sahi jagah par fit karna padta hai. Exploring Mumbai's flavorful puzzle with @vijayshekhar at DP's Fast Food, Matunga. The city's spirit, its food, our friendship - all pieces fitting perfectly in the Bambaiya story”.  Check Out the post:  

Who wouldn’t like to relish filter coffee when the weather is this pleasant. If you are in Mumbai and want to taste the best filter coffee, here are 5 places you can visit. Have a look: 

1. Café Mysore 

One of the oldest South Indian restaurants in Mumbai, Cafe Mysore is known for serving delicious South Indian food. If you want to taste the authentic filter coffee in Mumbai, Cafe Mysore is your place. 

Price for two: Rs 500 for two 

Address: 461, Nishant Building, Bhaudaji Road, Opposite King’s Circle Garden, Matunga East, Mumbai 

Timings: 7 am to 10 pm 

2. Dakshinayan 

Known for serving mouthwatering South Indian delicious and refreshing filter coffee, Dakshinayan is a must visit place in Mumbai. It serves the best soft Idlis and flavorful Kappa (Filter Coffee).  

Price for two: Rs 700 approx. 

Address:  Near Hare Krishna Temple, Gandhigram Road, Juhu   

Timings: 8 am to 100 pm 

3. Café Madras 

Yet another popular South Indian eatery in Matunga is Café Madras. It serves the best stews, idlis, and special dosa. Their breakfast menu is worth a try and their filter coffee is something you should not miss at any cost. 

Price for two: Rs 250 approx. 

Address: 38 B, King’s Circle Near Maheshwari Udyan, Matunga East, Mumbai 

Timings: 7 am to 10:30 pm 

4. Ram Ashraya Udipi Restaurant 

Ram Ashraya in Matunga East is quite a popular breakfast joint and are best known for their freshly prepared dosa, wada, uttapam and idlis. And yes, their filter coffee is truly magical.    

Price for two: Rs 200 for two 

Address: Plot 352, Ground Floor, Shreeji Sadan, Chandwarkar Marg, Matunga East 

Timings: 5 am to 10 pm 

 5. Amba Bhavan, Matunga 

Filter Coffee at Amba Bhavan is authentic, fresh and very soothing. It is made by mixing frothed and boiled milk with the decoction obtained by brewing finely ground coffee powder. So, if you want to refresh your mind, give this place a try. 

Price for two:  Rs 200 for two 

Address: 373, Patel Mahal, Bhandarkar Road, Matunga East, Mumbai   

Timings: 7 am to 8 pm