Restaurants

Top Choice North Indian in Mumbai

Peshawri

Make this Northwest Frontier restaurant, outside the international airport, your first or last stop in Mumbai. It's a carbon-copy of Delhi's famous Bukhara, with the same menu and decor. Folks flock here for the but…
Top Choice Mughlai in Mumbai

Bademiya Seekh Kebab Stall

These side-by-side, outrageously popular late-night street stalls (split between veg and nonveg) are in Bademiya's original location, where they remain a key Colaba hang-out for their trademark buzz and bustle and d…
Top Choice Seafood in Mumbai

Bastian

All the praise bestowed upon this trendy seafooder is indisputably warranted. Chinese-Canadian chef Boo Kwang Kim and his culinary sidekick, American-Korean Kelvin Cheung, have forged an East-meets-West gastronomic …
Top Choice Burmese in Mumbai

Burma Burma

A sleek, stylish restaurant that marries contemporary design with a few traditional artefacts (prayer wheels line one wall), providing a beautiful setting for the cuisine of Myanmar (Burma). The menu is well priced,…
Top Choice Mughlai in Mumbai

Khyber

The much-acclaimed Khyber has a Northwest Frontier–themed design that incorporates murals depicting turbaned Mughal royalty, lots of exposed brickwork and oil lanterns – just the sort of place an Afghan warlord migh…
Top Choice Indian in Mumbai

Bombay Canteen

Bombay Canteen is Mumbai's hottest restaurant, courtesy of former New York chef and Top Chef Masters winner Floyd Cardoz and executive chef Thomas Zacharias, who spent time at New York's three-Michelin-star Le Berna…
Top Choice South Indian in Mumbai

Dakshinayan

With rangoli on the walls, servers in lungis and sari-clad women lunching (chappals – sandals – off under the table), Dakshinayan channels Tamil Nadu. There are delicately textured dosas, idli and uttapam, village-f…
Top Choice Cafe in Mumbai

Yoga House

This haven of pastel shades, scatter cushions and greenery in the bungalow of Yoga House is the perfect little retreat from Mumbai’s mean streets. The menu is very creative and healthy – much of it vegan, raw and al…
Top Choice Cafe in Mumbai

La Folie

Chocoholics and cake fetishistas look no further – this minuscule Kala Ghoda place will seduce and hook you. Owner Sanjana Patel spent seven years in France studying the art (addiction?) of pastry- and chocolate-mak…
Top Choice Modern Indian in Mumbai

Masala Library

Daring and imaginative Masala Library dangles the contemporary Indian carrot to foodies and gastronauts, challenging them to rethink their notions of subcontinent cuisine. The tasting menus are an exotic culinary jo…