The Wine Rack
The Wine Rack

Are you tired of heading to the same old places in the city? We understand coz tired, done-to-death choices can lead to not-so-fun nights out. The good news is that the food and nightlife landscape in a city like Mumbai is constantly changing and we’ve got you covered with a list of new places for you to check out!

1. 12 Union Park, Bandra

Such a fun place, this one! The music is great and so is the crowd. Smack dab in the centre of Union Park, this place steals all the limelight.
Cost for two: ₹1,200 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Cherry plum pork

2. Nom Nom, Bandra

This might not be a new player, but the old restaurant got a heavy makeover that made them eligible for this list! With an all new menu and interiors, we are more than psyched about it’s launch.
Cost for two: ₹1,800 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Salmon sashimi with a citrus soy sesame reduction

3. Yeda Republic, Juhu

This is a concept lounge and we’re ‘crazy’ about the yeda interiors. It has a funky theme of outer space and galaxy guardians and such. Definitely try it when you’re in a energetic and fun mood!
Cost for two: ₹2,200 ++ approx
MM Recommends: The Bawa popcorn

4. Scribble Stories, Bandra

Quite a quaint café and bar located in Bandra Reclamation, this one has a really nice cozy vibe. They have really fun inventive food too. Meet a friend for a cup of coffee in the day or catch up over a cocktail at night!
Cost for two: ₹1,000 ++ approx
MM Recommends: The Pink Panther coffee

5. The Runway Project, Lower Parel

With Chef Vicky Ratnani doing what he does best, there’s really nothing that should stop you from stopping by here. This place is everything fancy and the cocktails are a must!
Cost for two: ₹2,000 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Homemade garganelli

6. The Wine Rack, Lower Parel

We love wine. And this was like heaven for us. We are obsessed with the food here. Chef Sarah Todd has done a fab job at curating the finest combination of old recipes with a modern twist.
Cost for two: ₹2,000 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Char-grilled tiger prawns, Champagne fettuccine

7. Chili’s, Lower Parel

The classic international chain is now open at High Street Phoenix Mills. As always, we’re glad it’s branched out to reach more of their fans. The service here is as amazing as their signature margaritas.
Cost for two: ₹1,800 ++  approx
MM Recommends: The country fried chicken

8. Blanco Eatery, Bandra West

Blanco, Bandra
Blanco, Bandra

The popular eatery from Andheri is now in Bandra! We love the food and we absolutely love the interiors. Every corner is so pretty and cozy. We recommend a visit.
Cost for two: ₹1,400 ++ approx
MM Recommends: OEUFS pizza

9. Taftoon, Bandra Kurla Complex

This place has an amazing menu that has a mix of cuisines from all the regions that the Grand Trunk Road passes through. They have really good seafood dishes from Bengal.
Cost for two: ₹1,000 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Bhapa macch

10. The Urban Foundry, Colaba

This fun place from Pune has now come to Mumbai replacing the place that was occupied by Ellipsis. How exciting! Their menu is super fun and they’ve got really interesting fusion food.
Cost for two: ₹2,000 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Mutton dabeli

11. Pot Pourri, Chembur

This place has beautiful details in their interiors. The great music, amazing service and of course, the food. This place definitely has repeat-visit value.
Cost for two: ₹1,300 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Slow roast buff

12. China House Lounge, Santacruz

Look who got an upgrade! Our favourite lounge in Santacruz East, at the Grand Hyatt is all spruced up and raring to go! It’s definitely had a very successful makeover and we’re loving every innovative cocktail here.
Cost for two: ₹4,500 ++ approx
MM Recommends: Steamed crystal prawn dumplings

So, there you go! What are you waiting for? Go venture out and try these places now and tell us what you think!

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