“Pepper & Pint”, Mumbai’s first restaurant named after a food ingredient

  1. Owned by Leena Jain
  2. Ace Chef Rakesh Talwar
  3. Pepper & Pint inspired by different types of pepper across the globe
  4. First restaurant in Mumbai named after a food ingredient.
  5. Modern farm-house-styled approach- Relaxed place what feels like home away from home.

9th August, 2019 in Mumbai- Pick the wrong pepper and you could be in for a spicy surprise but the right choice of pepper could land you to “Pepper & Pint”, Mumbai’s first restaurant named after a food ingredient.

Launch saw the presence of Sharad Kelkar and Keerti Kelkar, Hussain and Tina Kuwajerwala, Manav Gohil, Amit Sial, Charlie chauhan, Vibha Anand, Kainat Arora, Navraj Hans, Rahul Mitra, Champak Jain, Dr. Aneel Kashi Murarka, Rakesh Paul, DJ Sheizwood, Shanthipriya, Abhishek Avasthi, Dil Sandhu, Khushboo Grewal, Tajinder Singh Tiwana, Falaq Naaz, Rajiv Thakur, VIP, Mukesh Rishi, Deepak Tijori, Himanshu soni, Vindu Dara Singh, Aaman Trikha, Madhuri Pandey, Dr. Sahrmila Nayak, champak Jain, Sabyasachi Satyapathy, Deepak Pandit, Kanwalpreet Singh, Mansi Dovhal, Aditya Singh Rajput, Arshi khan, Rajeev Mahavir, Yash Wadali, Umesh Pherwani, Hansa Singh, Sonali Raut, Rehan Shah, James, Abhishekh Awasti, Dil Sandhu, Vipul Shah & many more.

Leena Jain says “We believe that despite their love for the eternal favourites, Indian diners too want their food to evolve beyond various realms. Hence retaining the taste and feel of the food along with giving our guests an exciting new dining format and mind-blowing presentation is the key. We welcome all our guests to join us in this palatial path to re-discovery & innovate North Indian, Continental, Italian, Chinese cuisines”

FOOD:- Pepper & Pint offers contemporary dining experience boasting of eclectic mix of Indian and International flares. Variety of peppers and fresh ingredients are the center elements of food preparations which are locally and internationally sourced as per their seasonal availability.

The menu conceptualised is a good mix of traditional and contemporary, keeping core flavours and authentic nuances intact.

The restaurant offers delectable choices of North Indian, Continental, Italian, Chinese cuisines like Kampot Green- Pepper Hummus, Three Pepper Chicken, which seems to be a hit with the customers, Tellichery Pepper Paneer as a topping for a pizza, a must try for the lovers of black pepper flavour, a southern specialty from India.

Ace chef Rakesh Talwar guarantees that each pepper will either dance or play havoc on guests tongue or throat. He further describes each flavour of pepper which comes in varieties of black, green, red, white, yellow, and different shapes as well, there are some called long peppers & there is one that is called Java pepper which looks similar to bombs.

Flavours of peppers are specially sourced from Tellicherri, Coorg, Malabar or even Kampot in Cambodia. A travel fanatic, Chef Rakesh Talwar co relates his love for travel & peppers “I draw inspiration from my travels, it is not only memorable but it also influences by cooking. Visiting local restaurants gives a culinary experience. As a chef it always intrigued me the variety of peppers that were native to every place that I travelled to. My return trip always had a bag full of peppers from the places I visited, be it Tellicherri, Coorg, Malabar or even Kampot in Cambodia, apart from Madagascar and Africa from where I picked up the Pili Pili peppers. We have very passionately designed the menu of Pepper & Pint. We want to bring International flavours to India”

The extensively explored twists to the entire gourmet makes “Pepper & Pint” the most strikingly rare menu ever designed

INTERIORS:- Pepper & Pint welcomes their guests to a nice relaxed place that they’d think of a home away from home. The state-of-the-art décor is a modern take on farm-house-styled approach where guests can find comfortable sofas in pastel prints and well lit shelves filled with accessories and books. A lot of wood to bring warmth and patterned tiles to add interest.

Usage of linen curtains, cane planters and the vintage botanical prints of peppers and other vegetation through the space brings in a botanical vibe.

Pepper & Pint is a space where guests can come to have a great time in a modern charming atmosphere with amazing food, foot thumping music and a warm inviting bar.

HOSPITALITY:- The warm welcome by the staff of, “Pepper & Pint” lent the guests their first few moments of comfort, it is committed to providing the consumer the highest level of hospitality services. The restaurant aims to create a niche for them and set new benchmarks in quality, efficiency and service.

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