Best Coffee House/Café: Prithvi Café, Juhu
There are plenty eating options in Mumbai, having said that, it takes a special eatery to be the best. So, we thought, why not round up some of the best award-winning places and food? So, here’s presenting to you the Best in Mumbai.
Prithvi Cafe, Juhu
What could be a better place than Prithvi Café that echoes the heritage of theatre circuit in Mumbai? Drama, Open Mic Nights and great food such as Spaghetti Aglio Olio and Kheema Pav makes for perfect time spent here.
Best Midnight Food Service: Bademiya, Colaba
For years now, Bademiya has been located just behind Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba serving hungry locals and tourists alike. Gorge on to some delicious Baida Roti, Seekh Kebab or their Reshmi Tikka
Best Modern Indian: The Bombay Canteen, Lower Parel
Merging both the classic Indian snacks with colonial drinks in a recreated old bungalow, is an ode to the city’s architecture. While retaining the old world charm, they do whip up some delicious Modern Indian eats such Prawns Ali-Yolio or Cheeseling Jhalmuri.
Best South Indian: Café Madras, Matunga
Simplistic, minimal and loaded with flavours are some adjectives we think of when someone says South Indian food. Head to Café Madras for some comforting Bisebele Bhat, Avial, Pongal amongst other delights.
Best Biryani: Lucky, Bandra
Lucky Restaurant, Bandra
Lucky isn’t just another restaurant in Bandra, it’s been there for a while. This humble eating joint has a clientele from Bollywood celebs to locals and tourists. Their Chicken Tikka Biryani or Subz Pulao are dishes to relish.
Best Breakfast Place: Kyani & Co., Marine Lines
Kheema Pav at Kyani & Co
Unless you’re new to Mumbai, you’ve known about the iconic Irani cafes that open perhaps before sunrise and serve mouthwatering breakfast. Kyani & Co. is one such place that echoes the yesteryears of the city’s colonial past. Try their lovely Chicken Pattice or Egg Roll and wash it down with Pallonji’s Raspberry.
Best College Hangout: Candies, Bandra
Bandra the queen of suburbs, is also home to several colleges. Known for their numerous and reasonably priced dishes, this place is swarmed with college students. Try their Ham and Cheese Quiche or sandwiches, beverages, rolls, et al.
Best Vada Pav: Ashok Vadapav, Prabhadevi
Vada Pav, Ashok Vada pav
Vada Pav was a dish conceived in Mumbai as an on-the-go snack. In a by lane that snakes up to Kirti College, you’ll find Ashok Vada Pav. Gorge onto some lusciously soft Vada Pav or incredibly crispy Chura Pav.
Best Pav Bhaji: Amar Juice Centre, Vile Parle
Amar Juice Centre,
Pav Bhaji has been a meal native to the city and who can do it better than Amar Juice Centre? They dish out a great concoction of spicy yet slathered with butter Bhaji and moist Pavs to go with it.
Best Rooftop Restaurant: Aer – Four Seasons, Worli
Aer at Four Seasons, Worli
Perched atop the 34th
floor, Aer at Four Seasons has to offer a great panoramic view of the city. Dine here with a back drop of the silhouette of the city’s skyline with the tapestry of the horizon.
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