The New Zealand Natural outlet at Banjara Hills gives the phrase "hole in the wall" a new definition - 2 steps in any direction is a dead-end in this 100sft cubhole. Their justification is simple - it keeps people out. Well, maybe we did not phrase that the way they meant it - they are quite happy with people staying in their cars while they deliver, and so are the people given that the cars appear more spacious, so it's win-win.
Well, sometimes the hole is greater than the sum of the parts, and taken as a hole (okay, sorry already), what New Zealand Natural offers is much bigger than what you'd expect from the size. If you know anything about the brand, it specializes in ice creams (no, really), and almost the entire range is stocked in the small cuboid.
Yes, apart from the standard flavors like Vanilla and Caramel, there is the large selection of "Parlor Flavors" including Cappuchino (that's how they spell it), Boysenberry Ripple and Rum & Raisin, plus the fat-free Frozen Yoghurts and Non-Diary Sorbets. Priced at Rs. 36 - Rs. 45 per scoop, these also come in various mix-and-match combos like smoothies, sundaes, shakes and chillos, sometimes with a brownie or muffin thrown in. These usually cost upwards of Rs. 100 depending on how many flavors you choose.
If you've eaten at any of the Natural (not New Zealand Natural) outlets at Bombay, you know what to rate 10 on a scale of 10. Where does New Zealand Natural rate? We'll be polite and say that depends on you. There's surely a Baskin Robbins close to where you live. Okay, there ends our politeness.
Green View Plaza (Rhapsody Food Court), Plot No. 1299D, Road No. 1/68, Jubilee Hills (6.5km)
Sanali Pearl Complex, Opposite Big Bazar, Ameerpet (4.7km)
R. S. Complex, Mehdipatnam Road, Vijayanagar Colony (1.7km)
Ohri’s At Jalavihar, Necklace Road (2.3km)
13-A-B-C, Below HDFC Bank, MLA Colony, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills
13 A-B-C, MLA Colony, Road 12, Lane of Omega Hospital, Banjara Hills
H. No. 6-3-1/92/1, Shopping Mall, Begumpet Road, Kundanbagh Colony, Begumpet (5.6km)
UG4, Vintage Boulevard, 6-3-1093, Rajbhavan Road, Somajiguda (3.0km)
D-12/13, Mayur Kushal Complex, Abids (1.0km)
8-2-120/115/A & B, Tata Guest House Premises, Plot Number 89, Road Number 2, Banjara Hills (3.6km)
Ohri's Cuisine Court, Basheerbagh (1.4km)
2-4-14, Beside Taj Home Hotel, M G Road (5.4km)
Panch Moh, Mozamjahi Market, Nampally (0.3km)
5-7-506, Nampally Market (0.8km)
5-1-542, Opposite Krishna Hospital, Troop Bazar (1.2km)
4-6-466/1, Esamia Bazar, Koti (1.6km)
Esamia Bazar, Koti (1.8km)
16-2-681/D/1, Malakpet (5.4km)
20-4-1112/13, Laad Bazar (3.4km)
12-1-1115/12, North Lalaguda