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Hoppumm: Hop, String & flavours of Lanka 4

Hoppumm is great for hoppers and Sri Lankan dishes, writes Tara Bose Kapur

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Tara  Bose Kapur

Tara Bose Kapur01 Nov 2018

We were eagerly awaiting the opening of Hoppum to eat the appams and stringhoppers. This Sri Lankan-inspired café offers a great choice in coconut curries, appams and other South Indian delicacies.

It has an airconditioned indoor space as well as an alfresco sitting area. It’s run by two brothers who take a personal interest in the food and customers.

There’s quite a large menu for such a small-sized outlet. You choose your staple – from hopper, string hopper, neer dosa, paratha or kottu roti.

We placed the order and soon after one of the brothers met us and told us that a particular dish we’d ordered was not upto the mark tastewise. He offered us a portion to taste, we liked it and stuck to our order:

Appetisers:

Chicken 65

Sri Lankan Mutton Roll - yummy

 

Mains:

Egg Chilli Cheese Hopper (good. but I’d have preferred more cheese)

String hopper with prawn moilee – good portion of prawns and an ideal choice if you like thick coconut curries

Chicken Pepper Fry with a hopper

 

Dessert:

Vathalappam – delicious made of coconut milk and cashew – so good we ordered a second portion of this

Sadly, we found a strand of hair in one of our dishes – they apologised. One of the owners came and took it away and it was replaced with a full portion.

I’d like to note that they managed their appams well. Bringing them promptly to the table.

I am personally thrilled to find a place offering hoppers and stringhoppers.

Go if you enjoy appams and coconut curries and South Indian style of cuisine. If you don’t want a coconut curry, have the hoppers with one of the appetisers…

I enjoyed the hopper with egg, chilli and cheese so much that I will definitely have it on my next visit with a selection of appetisers.

It’s attracting a lot  of people and it’s a welcome addition to the ’hood.

They offer several items for vegan and gluten-free dietary choices.

 

Rating: 4 Stars

Closed on Mondays, open all other days from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm, and again from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. No reservations. No alcohol.

Tel: +91 9930825268

Shop 8, Rafi Mansion, 28th Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai. It’s off Turner Rd and close to Guru Nanak Park.

 

Xyngr reviews anonymously and pays for the meal

 

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Location: Hoppumm, 28th Road, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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