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The Best Of 2017: How Many Of These Restaurants Did You Eat At This Year?

Sarjana posted on 14 December

Ten-Second Takeaway

2017 is coming to an end and it has been very kind to us, especially when it comes to food. The year has bestowed us with some amazing new restaurants and if you haven’t visited them yet, then you need to tick them off your food bucket list before the year ends.

Here are our top picks for the restaurants that opened in 2017 {in no particular order}.

The Next Big Thing, Chowpatty

The Next Big Thing is just the place to meet a friend after dinner to catch up on the day’s events, or sneak a lunch in between work hours and get something comforting to eat, that too without burning a hole in your pocket. They serve Italian, Chinese, Mexican and even Thai cuisine and have a very warm yet quirky atmosphere.

Read more about it here.

Casual Dining

Jethabhai Govindji Building, 29-A, Opp. Merchants Club, Rangekar Road, Chowpatty, Mumbai

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Taftoon Bar & Kitchen, Bandra East

Taftoon’s amazing menu flaunts food from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Jharkhand and finally…Bengal. Their Shorba & Stewed Soups are perfect to begin your meal. Taftoon’s ‘Sigdi’ section offers amazing tikkas and kebabs paired with breads. Do try out the Kathal ki Seekh and Lipta Jalpari Jheenga. Their off beat cocktails smoked with dried spices will take you by surprise.

Read more about it here.

Casual Dining

Unit 2, C-31 & 32, G Block, Naman Centre, Opp. Dena Bank, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai

Mia – Kitchen & Bar, Versova

The gorgeous bamboo infused outdoor seating area, the glass roof that offers an idyllic view of the sky and a vast rooftop that gives a breathtaking picture-perfect view of the ocean, Mia is the perfect combination of good ambience and food.

Their Kheema Ghotala Brushchetta, Macaroni Au Gratin with Lamb Ragout and Caramel Kulfi with Brandy Schnapps are the must haves. Read more about it here.

Casual Dining

10-A & B, Arram Nagar 2, Next To JamJar Diner, JP Road, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai

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Hello Guppy, Bandra East

A Japanese eatery to touch the city shores, Hello Guppy welcomes you with glow signs, inflatable toys, kooky lamps and lit-up tables. A matter-of-course menu that consists of soups, salads, starters mains and sushi, there’s no scope for Jap food snobbery here. Try their spicy salmon miso soup, signature pork belly and raindrop cake.

Read more about it here.

Bars

Unit 4, Ground Floor, Jet Airways, Godrej Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai

Arth, Khar

Interiors designed by Gauri Khan and menu curated by Executive Chef Amninder Sandhu, Arth is a a multi-level restaurant with a unique concept. The dishes are experimental such as chargilled, kalimpong cheese, soft-shell crab with ginger, red chilli and curry leaf. The mains include dishes like the popular Bihari Litti Chokha etc.

Read more about it here.

Fine Dining

Pinnacle House, 604, P.D. Hinduja Junction, 15th Road, Khar, Mumbai

Tanatan, Juhu

This new royal eatery in Juhu flaunts an amazing menu along with luxurious Maharaja-Rajwada ambience glorifying the richness of majesty and monarchy of India. Go for their Crispy Jheenga Curryleaf Broth, Lamb Shank Pulao With Raita or Butter Chicken With Dal Bukhara & Lacchha Paratha.

Read more about it here.

Bars

462, AB Nair Road, Opp. Novotel, Juhu, Mumbai

O Pedro, BKC

A fantastic Goan restaurant with lip smacking food and some jolly good drinks is one of the finest eateries in BKC. Their impressive collection of drinks and chocolate beer is unmissable.

Read more about it here.

Casual Dining

Unit 2, Plot C-68, Jet Airways-Godrej, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai

JLWA, Bandra West

Beautifully done with warm yellow lights, dark wooden furniture and decor in blue, green and golden hues, Jlwa serves amazing experimental Indian food like dhansak lamb served on wild rice pilaf, go green salad with edible flowers and a Kerala-style dhansak.

Read more about it here.

Casual Dining

3rd Floor, VN Sphere Turner, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Izaya - Nariman Point

Izaya by Farrokh Khambata has given the city its first Robata Thai dining experience. The restaurant is centered around the popular three-tiered Japanese fisherman’s ‘Robatayaki’ grill and explores the vibrant Thai and Malay flavours.

Read more about it here.

Fine Dining

At Amadeus, NCPA, Gate 2, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Tipsy Gypsy, Andheri West

An all-day casual dining cum gastropub offering a live music experience that Mumbai has never seen before, Tipsy Gypsy is home to awesome fusion food, out of the box cocktails from their boombox bar and a live performance experience you will never forget.

Read more about it here.

Bars

Fun Republic Mall, Level 1, Off New Link Road, Veera Desai Industrial Estate, Andheri West, Mumbai

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Openings In Kamala Mills Compound

If you have been to Kamala Mills, you know what a challenge it can be to choose a place to eat since it’s always bustling with new options. Hence, you get you out of the struggle, we have come up with a list of new openings in Kamala Mills Compound which might help you.

Check it out here.

#LBBTip

If you are at it, don’t miss out the new outlet of Grandma’s Cafe in Juhu and Jamjar’s new outlet in Bandra.