Madhuvan’s Village, the Family Restaurant, has redefined eating out experience in Mangalore in its own unique way. It makes one feel that eating out itself is an event that goes hand in hand with hospitality and ambience. Located on Airport Road, Yeyyadi, just a stones throw away from the famed Kadri Hills, a short drive from any corner of Mangalore city, it caters to everyone – men, women, family, couple, children or a group of buddies, who want to have a good time, even as they savor some of the authentic and lip smacking coastal cuisine. Of course, one can choose from authentic Chinese, Continental, North Indian or South Indian or just leave it in the hands of their ever eager ready-to- serve staff who would recommend “village special” to leave you asking for more
Started in 2002, Village Restaurant has found a niche of its own by virtue of its unique architecture complete with traditional as well as tiled roof, brick walls and baked brick flooring, encompassed with a natural earthy atmosphere. One has to be innovative and keep moving with the times so that customers are offered something new or unique every time they come to a restaurant. Village Restaurant seems to have gauged this feeling of the people of this port city.
The strong point of Village Restaurant is its unique architecture which is subtle, yet eye catching, ostentatious in a quiet way and awakens the soft feeling of nostalgia of another time and era. Aptly titled ‘Village’, it aims to give a feeling of a good old village kind atmosphere of Mangalore, known for its thatched and tiled roofs, wooden artifacts, mud pots, bamboo groves etc,.
At Village Restaurant one can enjoy myriad ambiences under a single roof as the five cottages are distinctly diverse yet cohesive. “When you enter Madhuvan’s Village you enter into a different world . Our customers can enjoy five different milieu within the confines of the restaurant arena. We have taken inspiration from typical Mangalorean villages to give our customers a relaxed and inspiring surrounding when they are enjoying our hospitality”, says its Manager. Village is different and unique in terms of its architecture,location, ambience and by virtue of its cuisine.
Village Restaurant is well known for its multi-cuisine food and is certainly a paradise for sea–food lovers, both local, regional and continental. This is evident as one enters the Village Retreat where giant live crabs are displayed for the customers who can grab their own crab and savour the fleshy and juicy crabs prepared in different varieties as per their liking. Basically Village has 5 departments – North Indian, South Indian, Chinese, Thandoor and Continental as far as menu is concerned.
Due to the closeness to the sea, sea food takes pride of place in the restaurant’s menu. The fresh catch from the Arabian Sea, coupled with select estuarine and inland aquatic pickings, gives an opportunity to experiment on a exquisite items well worth the bite!
For starters n the Chinese variety, the Village Chef recommends like Lali Guras and Cheng Du Chicken. In Thandoor the recommendation is for kebab-e-Katta Meetha and Malai Lasoon Tikka. Customers can choose from a wide variety of North India dishes and Turki Lamb Biriyani is the signature dish at the Village.
Most customers at Village have a penchant for South Indian cuisine, famous for its spicy and sharp flavor. It offers lip smacking starters like Uppu Koli, Paddai Chicken and Village Mirchi with typical South Indian and traditional Mangalorean cuisine to choose from. With sea-food dominating the menu one can taste exquisite sea food variety at Madhuvan’s Village Restaurant.
In continental cuisine the Chef’s recommendation is for ice-berg lettuce with tamarind sauce, where customers can spread minced meat and tamarind sauce on lettuce leaves as per their preference and taste and fold and eat it like a pan. “It was introduced a month back and It gives an opportunity for customers to creatively involve in what they eat”, says the Chef. In the continental menu the chefs recommend Blumen Auflauf and Bar-Be-Cue Chicken.
There is ample car parking and valet parking facility at the Village Restaurant for the convenience of the customers. Home delivery facility is also available and in the last four months online booking facility for customers is introduced. Customers can do online booking on www.madhuvansvillage.com. Apart from providing top notch hospitality to the customers Village restaurants also provides catering to parties to a maximum of 150 crowd. During festivals like Deepavali, Christmas and New Year the Village is specially decorated and special delicacies are offered to give a feel of the festive season to the customers. Village has recently opened its sister concern Wines N Spirits at Kadri, Mangalore.
Eating out at Madhuvan’s Village Family Restaurant is an exotic experience and Mangaloreans have certainly found a destination which is chic, rustic, earthy yet modern with a mouth watering cuisine to boost, that suits the palate and purse of everyone. Eating out is one of the few social experiences, which is taken to new heights these days, what with restaurants coming out with innovative ideas and variety of cuisine. Village Restaurant makes eating out a truly memorable, enjoyable and delectable experience.
Contact Madhuvans Village
Airport Road Yeyyadi
Mangalore, 575 008. India
Telephone: +91 0824 2214158/2224917