Mumbai, being a cultural, financial and social hub offers a range of cuisines, concepts, lip-smacking street food, fancy rooftop restaurants and quirky themed places. There are multiple interesting restaurants that are based on unique, well thought concepts and have mind blowing talking points. Here are some:
- Gallops, Mahalaxmi
This amazing Fine Dine restaurant oversees the Mahalaxmi Race course, therefore giving a great view to its patrons. It is best to visit during Lunch to be able to enjoy the view. It has an Old School charm about it that is fused with modernity in a beautiful way. Popular recommendations include the Mutton Dori Kebab and Chicken Dori Kebab.
- The Yoga House, Bandra
This Oasis of calm and peace is a 3-tier café with a balcony on the topmost level, and is structured as a tree house. You can practise Yoga, and then spend time eating or just relaxing, while absorbing the great view that this place has to offer. There are numerous mats that patrons can sit on and relax while they enjoy the food and the calm. The Quinoa Burger, Signature Hash Browns and the Carrot cake are must-haves at The Yoga House.
- Koyla, Colaba
This serene sea side restaurant has the perfect setting for a beautiful romantic evening. It has a Royal Shamiana seating with the perfect décor, which when coupled with the sea breeze, terrace and candle-lit environment works wonders. The Chicken Tikka and Nawabi Paneer Tikka more than makes up for the No-Alcohol rule in place.
When it comes to menu, ambience, decor and service at its best, Social is high up on the list. Brilliantly thought themes, attention to detail and fun, curated events. They also have a membership scheme that offer patrons food and drinks coupled with an elegant co work space. Social provides the perfect setting to go out for drinks, meals and to work. Try the Butter Chicken Biryani, Gunpowder Calamari, Sid’s Very Posh Breakfast, Goan Chorizo Pao.
- The Bar Stock Exchange
This place is themed as a real Stock Exchange, and is a fun way of depicting changing demand supply and how it affects prices. The prices fluctuate by the minute and you can see that on LED screens, just like in a Stock Exchange. They operate multiple outlets and known to be a happening night club. The two important things to remember about this place are, they only have couple entries, and you need to be above 25 years of age to enter.
- Poush Essence of Kashmir – Head over to Poush for a taste of some traditional Kashmiri food. With a houseboat style arrangement, the place gives you a royal feeling. The wooden interiors, amazing food and cold weather are bound to make you feel like you`re in Kashmir. The Kahwa, Rogani Ghosht and Shahi Tukada are some of the most popular dishes here.
- Horn OK Please, Juhu As the name of the place reminds you of the back of a truck, you will be surprised to find half of a taxi creatively put on the name board with the other half used for designing a table. You are sure to get an authentic Dhaba feeling with the Butter Naans, Dal Makhani and Butter Chicken. A talking point to add to that feeling, you may sometimes find hens, cats and other such pet animals strolling around the place.
- Tea Villa
If you love tea, or want to taste different exciting varieties of tea, Tea Villa is the place that you would want to go to. With approximately 30 varieties of teas to choose from, they offer some amazing food and a laidback, chilled setting to relax and enjoy your time with the brews. This Veg-only place also has Live Music and screens Live Sports events.
- Diva Maharashtra This restaurant is based on the theme of authentic Mahrashtrian cuisine. They have some amazing Maharashtrian food, Seafood and Goan food. The Kothimbir Vadi, Jowar Bhakri and Fish curry are must-haves.
There is enough in Mumbai to keep you excited and wanting for more. Experience dining!