When You Walk Into GRANDMAMA’S CAFÉ, You Walk Into A Cozy Corner Of Home!
Step into your average restaurant or pub today and you know exactly what you will see. Bare brick walls, light bulbs hanging above tables, exposed pipes, etc. Since when did the need for such bland monotony arise? Don’t we all need some colour in our lives? Rustic and industrial is all well and good, but shouldn’t restaurant interiors be happy and vibrant too?
With 7 outlets across Mumbai and 2 in Pune, this is where Grandmama’s Café takes the cake. When you walk through the doors of this café, you will instantly be engulfed with a sense of warmth and love – the very same feeling you get when you receive a hug from your mother or your grandmother! Yes, the interiors of Grandmama’s Café are exactly that – nostalgic and warm.
The signature bicycle with a basket full of flowers outside all the outlets implies a sense of welcome.
And this rings very true, for the café was designed by the owners themselves! Mr. Abhayraj Kohli and his wife, Simar Kohli.
In a day and age where the importance of restaurant decor has dwindled down to stark furnishings and minimal personal touches, Grandmama’s Café shines through with its most unique spin on a café. It can be whatever you want it to be – your favourite cozy corner at home, your grandmother’s old house filled with memories or even your very own personal tea party in Wonderland!
Abhayraj Singh Kohli, an astute entrepreneur and visionary, known for introducing new F&B concepts in Mumbai. Hailing from a prominent hospitality background, he has been associated with the company since the age of 19. Armed with a Masters in Hospitality from Cornell University, Abhayraj has successfully managed to carve niches in several segments, with the establishment of renowned bars, restaurants and cafes.
Post his return from America, he launched Indyaki in Pune which was a fine dine Indian restaurant and a watering hole in 2007, Please Don’t Tell in 2014, The Roll Company and Grandmama’s Café both in 2015, MRP Lounge in 2016 and a Goan favorite, House of Lloyd’s in 2018. He now brings Tori to Mumbai, a new, exciting space that offers you Latin Asian cuisine and a one of a kind dining experience.
After years of relentless strife and dedication, Abhayraj made the transition to a maverick entrepreneur. He is widely regarded as the mastermind behind notable thriving ventures in the sphere of hospitality and entertainment. His brands attract a loyal patronage and are frequented by the glitterati, film stars and leading personalities from various fields including business, sports, art, music and fashion. Under Abhayraj’s leadership his F&B concepts receive plenty of great reviews, awards and accolades. When he isn’t at one of the many café and restaurants, you can find Abhayraj playing poker and travelling the world trying new cuisines