The One With “The Exotic Fusion !”

Lets Turn Back Time to The Good Old Days @  Effotel By SAYAJI !

Ever wished to spend a casual evening with your friends at a place where you need not to come prepared for being formal and in addition, you can have food and drinks from one of the most reputed hotels of the city?

Well The Good Old Days, Effotel is the place, meant to serve you with the most Exotic beverages and dishes in a Vintage but an attractive ambiance. The Good Old Days Pub is at first floor in Effotel Hotel and has this catchy BAR place as shown-

Neon Though !

Sayaji always brings you the best out of what they serve, and here is a list of some of their selected most exotic delicacies which are a fusion of Arabic, Vietnamese & Mexican flavours.

Dishes :

  • Filo Wrap
  • Charmoula Crusted Cottage Cheese
  • Mexican Quesadilla
  • Rubiyan Mashawai
  • Souvlaki
  • Crumbled Fish

Beverages :

  • Martini
  • Mud Slice
  • Strawberry Mojito
  • Gimlet
  • Shirley Temple
  • Virgin Colada

Here is a review and rating on most of the dished & beverages.

Filo Wrap :

Wonton sheets containing cheese & bell-peppers inside, beautifully served with Mayonnaise based saffron sauce. Quite common taste, crispy from outside but worth a try. (7/10)

Fill up with Filos !

Charmoula Crusted Cottage Cheese :

This dish has Spinach and Mushroom sandwiched between Cottage Cheese Steak along with Rice & Sautéed Veggies. Served with Barbeque Tomato puree based sauce with a lovely mango punch, just loved it at glance and definitely a must try ! (8/10)

Droooling !

Crumbled Fish :

Crispy outside Lovely inside, the dish was made from exclusive Basa Fish marinated in garlic and parsley then deep fried, served with Tarter based Garlic Aioli containing olives. (9/10)

Rolling in the Deep-Fried Fish !

Quesadilla :

Mexican tortilla containing a mashup of red kidney beans, bell peppers and corns in a cheesy base. Served with a spicy Salsa sauce making a perfect match of spicy and cheesy food. (7/10)

Lets Spice it UP !

Rubiyan Mashawai :

Made just for the Prawn lovers, Arabian flavours in Prawns with finely prepared Risotto rice in tomato sauce, served along with the amazing Saffron Sauce which had butter and garlic base with sprinkled saffron on it. A recommended preparation. (9/10)


Souvlaki :

Chicken marinated in Arabian spices and then grilled, nicely served in a seek along with slices of tomato, capsicum & onion, also had the yummy salad placed with thin triangles of pita bread. The chicken was perfectly cooked topped with whipped egg whites and cream sauce, then baked. (8/10)

Seek Peek.

Virgin Colada :

Pineapple based drink with a differentiable Coconut touch, containing a lot of coconut cream and pineapple juice for a fruity touch, garnished with a pineapple slice. The best option for non-alcoholics ! (8/10)

The Mysterious Pineapple Drink

Overall an amazing place to have a fusion of variants of Exotic Food and Cocktails.

Here is a slideshow of some Cocktails other than virgin colada :

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And, here is the slideshow of some other images of this Exotic evening I had members of Indore Bloggers Association :

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A special thanks to Nida Ma’am for organising this Bloggers meet !

You can also book your tables on Zomato from:

Good Old Days - Hotel Effotel Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

So this was my review on The Good Old Days, Effotel by Sayaji. I hope you find it helpful !

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