Barbeque Nation expands presence in Mumbai with new Kurla outlet

Spread over an area of 2,600 sq ft, the newly opened restaurant has a seating capacity of 110.
  • Vaishnavi Gupta Features Writer

Barbeque Nation has expanded its presence in Mumbai with the launch of its latest outlet at Phoenix Market City, Kurla (West). This launch coincides with the 14th anniversary celebrations of India’s leading casual dining restaurant chain.

Spread over an area of 2,600 sq ft, the newly opened restaurant has a seating capacity of 110.

Suman Mukherjee, Regional Manager of Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd, said, “With the launch of our latest outlet in Kurla, we are also celebrating our 14th anniversary.”

“Barbeque Nation’s journey started in this very city, and we feel privileged to have served the people of this country, for the last 14 years. We would like to welcome diners around this region to our new outlet and allow us the opportunity to serve them with our lip-smacking menu offerings,” he further stated.

Barbeque Nation’s Eat-All-You-Can Buffet

Barbeque Nation’s eat-all-you-can buffet showcases an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian spreads.

For starters, the restaurant offers non-vegetarian delicacies like Mutton Kadhak Seekh, Chilli Garlic Prawns, Ajwaini Fish Tikka, Murg Boti Kebab, etc. For vegetarians, the restaurant provides mouth-watering Hariyali Kumbh, Pineapple Chaat, Cajun Spice Baby Potato and Punjabi Paneer Tikka, among others.

The restaurant’s main course includes non-vegetarian dishes like Chicken Dum Biryani, Kashmiri Mutton Rogon Josh and Murgh Makhani, and vegetarian ones including Paneer Tikka Masala, Kashmiri Pulao, Dal-E-Dum, and Mushroom Ka Josh.

Its dessert section consists of Walnut Brownie, Assorted Pastry, Angoori Gulab Jamun, Marvel Cake, and Kesari Phirnee. The restaurant’s popular Kulfi Nation counter also offers a wide range of Kulfis.

Casual Dining Restaurants Industry

In India, the Casual Dining Restaurants Industry is the second most popular category within the food and beverage (F&B) space. 

At present, the Indian restaurant industry is worth Rs 75,000 crore. Growing at an annual rate of 7%, this segment is majorly driven by a young population aged between 15-44 years. Other factors that drive the growth of the casual dining market include disposable incomes, growth of consumers in smaller towns and broadening the exposure of new cuisines, rapid urbanisation and the higher frequency of eating out has evolved the market for the food services industry in India.

Casual Dining Restaurant demand is driven by the shifting lifestyle trends with a wide variety of menu offerings and flavours. Eating out has now transformed from occasion driven to becoming a regular activity even on weekdays besides weekends only and they are gradually moving from fine-dine to enjoy more of casual dining culture.