Della has become one of the most preferred tourist spots near Mumbai and Pune, and for multiple reasons. While the adventure park and resort have gained humongous popularity, other major reason is the food served at Della, which is the best in the mountain valley of Lonavala. There are about five multi-cuisine restaurants which serve exquisite cuisines that will leave you absolutely delighted. One of these restaurants is Café 24. Café 24, in fact, is among the favourite restaurants of our CMD and renowned designer, Mr. Jimmy Mistry. You can check out what he has to say about the café24 here.
Launched in 2011, Café 24 is a multi-cuisine restaurant which presents the most scrumptious dishes and beverages. The café serves as the coffee shop for the resort in the day, and turns into the best restaurant in Lonavala for a spirited dining in the evening. The restaurant is eloquently designed which creates an aura of sophistication all around. The design itself is a beautiful blend of modernity and nostalgic charm.
Best Food in Lonavala
Café 24 serves some of the most delicious dishes belonging to various cuisines, right from Continental, to Indian and Oriental. The chefs behind the curtains are highly trained and experienced in their respective genres, and prepare the best delicacies which will ring your taste buds, and are also pleasing to the eye. Also, the staff is highly professional, and is extremely polite and helpful.
Some of the most popular dishes served at Café 24 include Amritsari Grilled Fish, Pepper Crusted Burger, Chicken Tikka With Shallots & Charred Peppers, etc. The restaurant is open 24×7, and takes pride in breaking the myth that good cuisines stop at 11’oclock. Café 24 is, in fact, redefining the entire concept of late night dining, with eclectic mix of mouth-watering cuisines being served throughout the night.
The Chef’s Signature Menu
The biggest attraction for foodies is the special Chef’s Signature Menu, comprised of the most piquant delicacies in the valley. The extravagant and exclusive menu includes soups like Khao Suey, and starters like Home Made Mushroom Stuffed Tortellini, Coconut Crusted Tiger Prawns, and Jerk Chicken Wings. Main course of the signature menu includes Mutton Khichda, Clay Roasted Malai Chicken, Kadai Paneer & Potato Rösti Tower. The menu also has deliciously sinful desserts like Choco Latte Coco, and Red Velvet Tiramisu.
Pool and Poolside Bar
Apart from the lips-smacking food, Café 24 has a few other aces up it sleeves which make it the best restaurant in Lonavala. The restaurant has a massive pool, which provides absolutely stunning views during the night, with the ambience pleasant enough to lift your mood. And during the day, you can sit by pool and enjoy your favourite spirits and other beverages from the pool side bar.
Talking about the spirits, Café 24 serves some of the most opulent foreign and home-grown alcoholic beverages, to keep your spirits high. However, drinks are only served during the day. All of these factors also make Café 24 a great place to celebrate special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries.
Brownie Points for Candle Light Dinner and Sunday Brunch
Café 24 is also a picture perfect location for a romantic outing. The café arranges a beautiful candle light dinner by the pool side, which can be customized on the basis of choices and preferences. Also, if you happen to be at the resort on Sundays, which is highly recommended, do try the lavish Sunday Brunch at Café 24. A poolside brunch on a late and lazy Sunday morning is itself a delightful idea, add to that a mouth-watering buffet including luxurious dishes like Grilled Fish with Olive Caper Butter, Achari Fish Tikka, Egg Benedict or Fresh Mushroom, Cheese Omelettes, etc, and you’re in for an absolute treat.
All of this rightfully makes Café 24 the highest rated restaurant on Zomato in the Lonavala. So the next time you’re in the mountain valley, make sure you treat yourself to a memorable foodie experience at Café 24.