Mumbai may have some flaws here and there but when it comes to nightlife, the city that never sleeps doesn’t disappoint. The thing about well-populated cities is that it also has an abundance of party-goers to entertain. And entertain Mumbai does as it has a wide array of restaurants for you to choose from. Check out some of the best in the biz from what Mumbai has to offer.
1. Hawaiian Shack
Located in Bandra West, Hawaiin Shack depicts a low-key atmosphere, a chilled out place with an edge. It has two floors for dancing and the topmost entertains all the bollywood fanatics while on the ground floor you can find something more endearing. Great cocktails.
Location: 339, 16th Road, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
2. China House Lounge
Quintessential for business meetings during the day and dancing your demons away at night, China House Lounge serves many purposes. Located at the Grand Hyatt, the beauty of this place is that all the other restaurants are on the lobby side which makes it a wee bit secluded. Cocktails are their niche.
Location: Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Grand Hyatt Mumbai Off Near Bandra Kurla Complex, Western Express Hwy, Vakola, Santacruz East, Mumbai
An alluring menu, regal ambiance and captivating lighting just rounds out Wink as a place to turn up at. Located at Vivanta, there’s nothing less than all 5 stars about this place. Live music is flowing through out the night and their range of martinis are recommended.
Location: Vivanta by Taj – President, 90, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai
4. One Too Many
One of the best places to hit on the weekends in Navi Mumbai, One Too Many has a continental and an italian cuisine the vibe during the weekend is never off. The food and drinks are certainly not something to complain about.
Location: Regenza By Tunga, Plot 37, Sector 30 A, Sector 30A, Vashi, Mumbai
The longest bar in Mumbai that extends indoors as well as outdoors with a stellar view from the deck. If you wanna go out for a couple drinks and throw down on the danc efloor then this is the exemplary place to hit up. It’s open late till around 2 AM as well so you don’t have to make plans of taking the party someplace else.
Location: 4th Floor, VN Sphere, Turner And Linking Road, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai.
Asilo has one of the most scintillating outdoor views in the city. The layout takes in account the rooftop ambiance of the place, they have an outlet for you to stand by the side wall and have a view of Mumbai. Cocktails and anything European for you to stuff in your pit are their forte.
Location: St Regis Mumbai, Level 38, 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
7. Toto’s Garage
Shaped liked an actual garage, with a garage-like theme inside with the authenticity that comes with being one of the oldest bars in the city. Finger food is ofcourse finger-licking here with speedy service. It gets crowded on weekends but nothing this bar can’t handle.
Address: 30, Lourdes Heaven, Pali Junction, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai
One of the many places in Mumbai that you should definitely hit if you plan to party all night is definitely this. With splendid ambiance and awe-inspiring live music, Opa! is right at the top of the gestapo. It has outdoor seating as well and as soon as you enter you can just feel the +ve vibes flowing in.
Location: Hotel Peninsula Grand, Rooftop, Opposite Sakinaka Metro Station, Andheri Airport Road, Sakinaka, Mumbai.
9. Amanzi Sky Deck & Bar
If you’re done with basic bars then this is the ultimate place for you. Amanzi is really just like any other bar/lounge except they have a pool area in between and everything but is based around that theme. All around a pleasant place to sit and dwell in an evening of fun with your buds. They’ve got a toothsome menu ridden with European delicacies.
Location: 164, 3rd Floor, C’est La Vie, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
10. Monkey Bar
A suave, chill place where you can low-key hang with your friends. Space is not an issue here as everything is sufficiently spaced out. You can also choose to sit outside here although that would mean that you’d be missing the music. Finger food here is one of the best things about this place.
Location: Summerville, Junction of 14th & 33rd Road, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
One of the most sought after places in Mumbai, Tap is as all-round as it gets. They have an unbelievable cuisine; Italian, Mexican, Chinese, North Indian. Other than that they’ve got outdoor seating, refreshing cocktails, Karoake and when it isn’t the party hub in all of Bandra it is a sportsbar.
Location: 3rd Floor, Link Square Mall, Linking Road, Bandra West Above Global Fusion, Linking Road, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
12. Masala Bar
Masala Bar’s F&B concoctions will have you instagramming ’em all night. Not only how it looks but how it tastes is make sure you’re over the moon too. They’ve also got bartenders with some swivel, if you like a lil razzle-dazzle while waiting for your drinks. They have a top-notch Asian-European cuisine.
Location: Level 1, Gagangiri Apartments, Carter Road, Bandra West
13. Summer House
Opened not so long ago, Summer House is the latest version of it’s sister branch in New Delhi. It resembles the Delhi one a lot as it is too based around some great live music with everything under the sun available when it comes to alcohol. It’s one of the best places to unwind on a Friday night.
Location: Todi Mill, Lower Parel, Mumbai
14. Glocal Junction
Zesty decor with flabbergasting ambiance, Glocal Junction is wildly extravagant yet easy on the pocket. You can have a pint of beer for a 100 bucks here. Apart from the inexpensive alcohol, the food here is of optimal quality as well.
Location: Plot 57, Ground & 1st Floor, Morya Bluemoon Building, New Link Road, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West, Mumbai
The Social chain has spread like wildfire in Mumbai. They have 8 different outlets through out the city. They’re all embellished with chill vibes and are the perfect crossover between a cafe and a pub. Unfinished walls, leather sofas, dangling bulbs from the ceiling and the rest of the upholstery to go along gives it a rugged warehouse touch. It’s also pretty economical as far as the quality of the food and drinks is concerned.
Versova Social: 1311/2, Plot B, Savitribai Jotiba Phule Road, Versova Link Road, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai.
Colaba Social: 24, Ground Floor, Glen Rose Building, Behind Taj Mahal Palace, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai.
Todi Mill Social: 242, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Near Viva Centre, Todi Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai.
Khar Social: Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, S.V. Road, Khar West, Khar, Mumbai.
Palladium Social: Level 3, Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai.
Goregaon social: Third Floor, The Oberoi Mall, Goregaon East, Mumbai.
Fun Republic Social: 3rd Floor, Fun Republic, Shah Industrial Estate, New Link Road, Veera Desai Area, Mumbai.
Capital social: Ground Floor, The Capital Building, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai.
They make sure their Decor is the number one thing that catches your eye as soon as you enter, Tamasha has a ceiling like you wouldn’t believe with it’s hanging light fixtures, innovative design. They have a bar that is long enough to make sure you don’t have to resort to a mini-queue. They have a funky vibe with some yesteryear posters. Nachos & Pesto Pizza is a must try here.
Location: Ground Floor, Victoria House, E.B Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
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18. Dome – Intercontinental
Located on the8th floor of the Intercourse, Dome is a classy rooftop restaurant with a stellar view of the marine drive, you can hear the sound of the sea waves hitting the shore. Perfect place to have drinks while basking upon the great view Mumbai offers.
Location: Hotel InterContinental, 135, Churchgate, Mumbai
Perfect place for a casual meet-up. It has a quirky ambiance and a chill vibe going on. They have a delicioso Mediterranean cuisine that’ll knock your socks off. It has inside as well as outside seating available, the music gets flowing and their cocktail concoctions are their specialty. They’ve 4 outlets through out the city.
Khar: 757, Ramee Guestline Hotel, MD Ali Quereshi Chowk, S.V. Road, Khar, Mumbai
Lower Parel: 1st Floor, Todi Building, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Opposite Kamala Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Powai: 136 & 138 A, Galleria Shopping Centre, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai
Malad West: 351, Mezzanine Level, Infinity Mall, Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai
20. British Brewing Company
Even on a weekday, this place is packed just the right amount so that nobody feels choked. You can order your food on an iPad and don’t really have to wait for the waiter so the crowd is not really an inconvenience but tools for sing-alongs. Mainly continental, BBC have got Italian and ofcourse British cuisines lined up for you. They’re blessed with 2 more branches inn the city.
Lower Parel: P4- P5, 4th Floor, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Goregaon East: 3rd Floor, Oberoi Mall, Film City Road, Goregaon East, Mumbai
Sakinaka: Unit 2, Ground Floor, Times Square Tech Park, Andheri Kurla Road, Sakinaka Junction, Sakinaka, Mumbai
21. Gadda Da Vida
Located on Juhu Beach, Gadda La Vida is the perfect place to take out that special someone. They’ve a fair number of tables overlooking the beach and that is, the spot to be when you’re here. The sunset view is to die for. Finger food and their range of Pizzas are recommended.
Location: Novotel, Juhu Beach, Balraj Sahani Marg, Juhu, Mumbai.
You know when you just can’t decide what to do on a friday night? Maybe you wanna to a club, maybe a club, sheesha or maybe just drink and wallow. At Mirabella you can do all those things and then some! The crowd that rolls in is great and they have an exquisite European cuisine.
Location: Mirabella, Remi BizCourt, Opposite Supreme Chambers, Veera Desai Road, Mumbai.
Please don’t tell is fascinating from the minute you enter, it has a telephone booth as an entry and you have to make a call and say the password out loud (your reservation). They have a stellar ambiance and a huge bar which’ll make sure you never have to wait for a drink. It’s dimly lit inside and the place just lights up for screenings.
Location: Kamala Mills, OSS Compound, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai.
It’s never a dull night at Bonobo, it is one of the best all round places in the city. It is clogged with people on Friday or a Saturday. It definitely doesn’t shy away from a plethora of cuisines; Mexican, Italian, European, Continental you name it. Cocktails are their niche. You can find a lot of fine artists here on the weekend.
Location: 2nd Floor, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, Off Linking Road, Behind KFC, Bandra West, Mumbai
Located right in the heart of Khar, spread over 3 floors Raasta has a distinct vibe to it. A vibe which entails eating like a pig and still being able to dance a jig. Food are their number priority and their forte. Seafood, Bongtails and their gooey cakes are a must try when you’re here for a lovely evening.
Location: 4/5 Floor, Rohan Plaza, Ram Krishan Nagar, Road No. 5, Khar, Mumbai
Food is one of the top parameters that can make or break a restaurant. Just how complex good food is these days, these guys think the same for beer. Just as you take time to savour your food you should take a minute to savour their beer. Brewbot is one of the best breweries in town and they’ve got a plethora of craft beers waiting to be tried. Music and food are not their achilles heel either.
Location: G01 & 101, Morya Landmark 1, Off New Link Road, Veera Desai Area, Veera Desai Area, Mumbai