MB's Defence Colony, New Delhi - A Review of the Culinary Experience
Malik Brothers Defence Colony operate a three-storied restaurant & bar that goes by the chic name of MB’s.
MBs Bar & Restaurant Defence Colony, New Delhi - A Snapshot
MBs Bar & Restaurant - Find its details, address, phone numbers & what's applicable and what's not.
|MB’s Location||More Information|
|Address: 37, Defence Colony Main Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110024|
Phone No.: +911124333510, +911141551351 +911141551352
Cuisine: Continental, Chinese, North Indian
Vegetarian Only: No
Do they deliver: Yes
Do they cater outdoors: Yes
Hours of Operation: 12:00 Noon – 12:00 Midnight
|Meal for Two: Rs.1000|
Discount Available: No
Bar: Not applicable
Credit Cards Accepted: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes (Dine in)
Smoking Permitted: In an alley
Music: Yes! Piped Music
Parking: Yes! But Not Assisted
Outdoor Seating: No
MB's Defence Colony, New Delhi - About
MBs Defence Colony Main Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi
MB’s Defence Colony is a small restro-bar mostly visited by youngsters and couples, MB’s also rents out its basement for private parties.
In terms of food and drinks, one can have a wholesome meal along with drinks, at a very reasonable price.
I generally avoid places which dish out a large multi cuisine menu as they tend to be jack of all trades & master of none.
However, it simply amazes me on how MB is perhaps the only restaurant that I know, which delivers such a huge menu with consistent quality, good flavours and timely.
This may not be a very fancy looking place but I have been visiting it for years now and it surely delivers consistently good food with average bills.
The ambiance is just above average and they have enough seating. Top floor can be used for private parties while the basement is more suited for families.
You can find an appropriate place if you visit as a couple or even as a large group of friends. Though, you may find it a little stuffy in there if you are used to lavish & spacious restaurants.
MB’s Restro Bar or MB’s Bar & Restaurant in Defence Colony New Delhi is at the end at the end contemporary space spread over 3 floors and serves a mixture of popular cuisines from all over. In my opinion it also needs refurbishment.
Looking for a nice hideout in the fancy alleys of defence colony ain’t tough but MB’s Bar & Restaurant located in the Defence Colony Market is quite a find. This place is dedicated to everyone who likes to drink and eat.
MBs has at the end mixed bag of at the end feel since it is like a cult in itself. Some people love it, some people hate it. I just stumbled upon it while in Defence Colony Market.
On this visit, my friend, Vijay Jassal and I met up an early evening and found ourselves strolling right through the doors of MB’s Defence Colony.
The ambience grabbed me as a bit dark to the risk of being called dull and the music a tad loud. However, the stewards were prompt and assisted us to find a nice table where we could sip our beer and watch the ongoing IPL match.
They even turned down the music on our request considering we were the only ones on the floor. Their menu is hotchpotch with all and sundry on it so we decided to stick to our regular “Punjabi” fare to go with our sundowning beer – Tandoori ishtyle.
Order taking was instant and we ordered a round of a pitcher of Kingfisher draught beer (Rs. 520 and the Happy Hours were on so we got two of them) and a Murgh Tikka Kaali Mirch (Rs. 325) to go with it.
Service was fast and the beer appeared in no time and the tikka followed a wee bit later.
Surprisingly, I quite liked the reasonably sized morsels of chicken out of which the taste of black pepper was coming out delicately. Recommended.
To place another order, I rummaged through the menu for something meatier and zeroed down on the Adraki Mutton ki Boti (Rs. 325). Again, the order did not take much time to appear on our table.
Both Vijay and I concurred that it was underdone and not charred enough. I could taste the moisture through the masala. There was at the end significant degree to it being underdone.
I sent the mutton boti back for a makeover and the results were even disastrous. The new avatar became incredibly chewy and surely cancelled out.
With the second pitcher in by now, the third round of chicken (safer always at a place like this) to appear on our table was aptly christened Murgh Malai Maska (Rs. 325) and was worth its butter and salt. Highly recommended.
Overall a good place to catch up with friends over a beer and reasonably average ++ food. The smokers do need to visit the alley that also doubles up as a fire escape and service staircase between the restaurant & restroom to satiate their nicotine pangs.
The bill at MB’s Defence Colony stood at a reasonable Rs. 1170 inclusive of taxes and service charge. And the fact that we were not billed for the cancelled out Mutton Boti speaks of the good ethics of the place. Such are several North Indian restaurants in Delhi.
A Bit of the Story of Malik Brothers Defence Colony Or Malik Bros. (MB’s)
Legacy based businesses have seen evolution as generations have passed. Youngblood has infused new ideas into conventional businesses and for the better.
As for their forward integration, the Malik Brothers operate a three-story restaurant & bar that goes by the seemingly chic name of MB’s.
While, historically, they run a very famous all general needs merchants store by the same name in the neighbourhood.
This store provides the customers with an access to fresh, organic and healthy produce to promote and support the fit-being in a mindful and sustainable way.
When I quizzed the steward at the restaurant about the full form of the acronym, I could not resist a laugh when the unassuming dude said “Malik Baraadars”.
MBs Bar & Restaurant Defence Colony - Food Review
Food at MBs Bar & Restaurant
Murgh Tikka Kaali Mirch – I quite liked the reasonably sized morsels of chicken out of which the taste of black pepper was coming out delicately.
Murgh Malai Maska – Soft, tender & juicy totally with its salt and butter.
Achari Fish Tikka is also mind blowing and a must try.
Vegetable Biryani & Paneer Lababdar go very well with vegetarians.
Locating this place is pretty easy however, the interiors are pretty average. The service is very fast and courteous. Overall, it’s best suited for having a few drinks during happy hours with decent food.
Finally! To Sum It Up
Final Verdict for MB's Bar & Restaurant, Defence Colony, New Delhi
Overall a good place to go to catch up with friends over a beer and reasonably priced above average food.
The smokers do need to visit the alley that also doubles up as a fire escape and service staircase between the restaurant & restroom to satiate their nicotine pangs.
Our bill stood resonably at Rs. 1170 including all taxes and service charge and the fact that we were not billed for the cancelled out Mutton Boti does speak for the good ethics of the place.
Locating this place is pretty easy however, the interiors are pretty average so don’t expect too much. The service is very fast and courteous. Overall, it’s best suited for having a few drinks during happy hours with decent food.
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