If Powai is one of your favourite spots in the city, we totally agree. This little lakeside spot has a lot to offer in terms of food, nightlife, staycations and much more. When it comes to food, you’ve got a huge variety, from authentic Chinese to Mughlai, American fast food to street food – it’s hard to pick a favourite. So, we’ve compiled a list of best restaurants in Powai. Take a look.
Gulab Jamun Truffle To Bibimbap: Our Favourite Places To Eat In Powai
This jazz resto-bar offers you craft beer and European, Indian, Middle Eastern and Oriental cuisines. Music is really important to them, where they focus on classical, jazz, retro pop, R&B, soul, folk and world music with monthly live acts from local as well as international artists. Don’t forget to sample some of their delicious craft beer and pair it with some chicken wings and fingers.
Cost For Two: INR 2,000
If you’re clamouring for authentic Bengali food, Bijoli Grill in Powai is sure to satiate you. Hidden away in a children’s amusement park, you’ve got to search a bit for the place but believe us when we tell you that it’s really worth the trip. Don’t forget to try their fish fry, chicken kobiraji, mutton cutlets and mishti doi!
Cost For Two: INR 1,300
Mirchi & Mime / Madeira & Mime
Two of our favourite Powai eateries, Mirchi & Mime and Madeira & Mime (gastro-pub in the same building) have a lot to offer when it comes to Indian cuisine and world’s street fare (ramen, pasta, rolls, pizza, street food from Bangkok and sandwiches from Soho). You can couple the spread with a regular fare of spirits (including craft beer) and even mocktails for the teetotalers. But the beauty of this bar is the differently-abled staff that serves you with a smile, every time you visit.
Cost For Two: Mirchi & Mime – INR 1,500, Madeira & Mime – INR 1,400
Origami serves up authentic Japanese and Korean food. You've gotta try the sushi, the ramen, and the Green Tea Ice Cream. Bonus suggestions: Bibimbap, the California Roll and ALL the tempura!
Cost Tor Two: INR 2,000
Sports screening, dance floors, and a well-stocked bar. Cavalry is a great foolproof bet for a lit AF night on the town! Don't miss out on the offers on drinks while you're here! Don't forget to try the Tequila Chicken, and the cocktails.
Cost For Two: INR 2,300
This is a vegetarian-only spot with a great view of Powai lake! What can be a better bet for date night? The tables are equipped with super romantic lamps, so make sure you head here in the evening, to watch the sunset. Alternatively, you could head here as a group to watch live sports screenings.
Cost For Two: INR 2,600
For perfectly made, crispy pizzas make your way to Mia Cucina. A casual dining restaurant cum bar, Mia Cucina is famous for making some pretty delicious Italian delicacies and is highly recommended for a perfect dinner and drinks outing. With dimly lit and brick wall interiors, when you’re here do try their amazing pizzas such as pizza verdura and feta e peperone for the vegetarians, and the non-vegetarian foodies.
Cost For Two: INR 2,000
Soul Curry is has a relaxed ambiance offset by regular live music evenings and a casual vibe. The menu leans towards the extensive and there's Indian classics, Malvani fare, fusion as well as a smattering of Indo-Chinese. They also do a Sunday brunch as well.
Cost For Two: INR 1800