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About 85°C

It all started with a question, "What does a cafe stand for? Is it only a place for eating?" The impromptu answer was no, it's a place where one doesn't necessarily go to only eat, a cafe is a place where one goes to meet their friend, have a conversation, confess their love for another, to laugh, to cry, to get the ideas which could change the world, to create a stir and start a new revolution, to hatch the genius inside. And, irrespective of where on the planet a cafe is the emotions attached with them is exactly the same. This then was followed up by the second question "What could be the one thing that connects all these varied emotions?" Voila, it's coffee. Therefore, when the subject and the object of every cafe in the world is exactly the same, then the name should connote it in the most optimal manner, hence, 85°C.

85°C is the right temperature for pouring in a piping hot cup of coffee and that's remains a constant irrespective of the geographical location of where the coffee is brewed and served. Drawing inspiration from this fact we let loose the innate human nature and bring to you a cafe where 85°C is not restricted to being only the temperature of your coffee but so much more.

With us,

85°C is the right temperature for conversation to begin

85°C is the right temperature for waking up to a new beginning

85°C is the right temperature for love to bloom

85°C is the right temperature for the voices be heard

85°C is the right temperature for the genius to be born

The one of its kind open to air cafe welcomes you to come and taste the right temperature at 85°C


Born in a third generation "Probashi" Bengali household in Kanpur and raised across the country exposed him to a gamut of various cultures and automatically their food and food habits. Having graduated in hotel management from IHM Ahmedabad, the obvious choice of profession should have been working in a hotel, but that would have made it too simple and bland for Dhruv's taste, so he ventured into the field marketing and gained insight into the field for over 9 years and worked with various luxury brands before coming back to realise his dream of opening a cafe which serves world cuisines. An avid traveller, an adventure junkie, a food enthusiast, a theatre artist, a stand-up comic with hold over 7 languages makes him as interesting a person to talk to when you visit 85°C