I was on Amdavad (Ahmedabad) Morning Heritage Walk with Professional Tour Guide. The Heritage walk started from Swaminarayan temple at 8:10 am and finished at Chandravilas restaurant 10:10 am.
Because I opt for luxury package which includes breakfast thats why the tour was ending at Chandravilas restaurant.
I enter. Upon request from our tour guide Vishal, I was served thali full of fafda, khaman (dhokla), methi bhajiya, kadhi and chatni.
Fafda was very crispy and jalebi was too good but the only regret – there was only one jalebi. One was not enough. I wish 3-4 pieces of jalebi was there because it was too good in taste and crispy and hot.
The best about Chandravilas restaurant is that it is 120 years old. Imminent personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Indulal Yagnik, Sardar Patel, Bollywood showman Raj Kapoor, superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Asrani and many more also visited this place to have hot and crispy jalebis.
A man was sitting at the cash counter. I enquired him about the timings of the shop. He said – shop opens up at 8 in the morning and runs till 7:30 in the evening. Sunday the shop is open only till 4 pm.
And whats the kilogram price of Jalebi?
640 rupees a kilo – He said.
Thats the reason I was served only one jalebi in thali. It is costly.
I decided to re-visit the shop to have hot jalebis. The shop is only half a kilometer from Heritage House where I stayed.
After two days I re-visited shop with one of my friend – Pankaj. We had two plates of jalebis. Each plate consist of 4 jalebis. And the price – Rs. 50 each plate. Worth spending because jalebis are too good in taste and very crispy.
I will suggest – if you are visiting Ahmedabad and going for Heritage Walk, select luxury package because it is with breakfast. Charges for Indians Rs. 350 per person and for foreigners – 450 rupess per person.
Enjoy your jalebi during your visit. Thank you.