Swipe Right: Know These Mumbai Spots For The Perfect First Date


    First dates are important. The excitement, the nervousness, the curiosity and the attraction- all of it. There are too many emotions flying around, and you need just the perfect spot to handle all that gracefully. So, here are some places that might help.

    Estella, Juhu

    Nothing better than enjoying the sunset over the sea on the first date! Estella will make you fall in love with its food, the delicious cocktails and most of all, with the amazing view of Juhu beach that it affords. It is a lounge that screams date night. With seating areas within as well as chairs on an open deck looking out to the best view of the Mumbai sunset {and an island bar connecting them both}, this is the place to go for a quiet date night.

    Read more about it here.

    Cat Café Studio, Versova

    Cat Cafe Studio

    Andheri West, Mumbai

    If you are looking for a casual date and love animals, we have just the right spot. Our beloved Cat Café Studio in Versova is a feline lover’s heaven. Did you know they serve homemade baked goodies and delicious bagels? It has a very chill vibe to it doubled with the fact that their resident cats are often found hanging out on the floor.

    Read more about it here.

    Keiba, Mahalaxmi


    Mahalaxmi, Mumbai

    If you are looking for a space that will stand out in the Mumbai landscape and will provide memorable experiences every single time, then Keiba in Mahalakshmi Race Course should be your go-to spot. With the equal emphasis being put on both food and drinks, Keiba is the place you can come to for a delicious, authentic meal followed by a night at the high-energy bar. Also, the cherry blossom murals on their walls are too pretty!

    Read more about it here.

    The Wine Rack, Lower Parel

    The Wine Rack

    Lower Parel, Mumbai

    The first thing you will notice after entering The Wine Rack will be the beautiful bottles of over 300 wines sourced from all over the world. And right across the wine rack is their bar that’s beautifully designed, complete with the best quality liquor and stunning wall art. If you’re looking for some old-world charm, progressive Indian food and some wine (or a lot of it), The Wine Rack needs to be your go-to place. In fact, for your date night, you can go back home with some happy, romantic memories and a bottle of wine {because they sell awesome wines too}.

    Read more about it here.

    The Nutcracker, Bandra West

    The Nutcracker

    Bandra West, Mumbai

    If you are a morning person and prefer breakfast dates, we have something perfect lined up for you. The Nutcracker is a legendary breakfast eatery that is perfect for a first date. Go for their Turkish eggs, eggs akuri, pancakes and dark chocolate waffles. Couple these dishes with their mint cooler and you will be sorted. It’s the perfect place for good food and conversation.

    Read more about it here.

    Prithvi Café, Juhu

    For all the culture vultures, there cannot be a better spot for the first date. We would recommend that you start your date by witnessing one of the fantastic plays that are staged in Prithvi Theatre and head to Prithvi Cafe for the dinner after the sunset. The whole setting is tucked in an earthy corner surrounded by plants and decorated with fairy lights {already feeling romantic}. Order their Irish coffee and keema pav. That never ceases to amaze us! Also, their Sulemani Chai is very popular. The café is often frequented by celebrities so if you get lucky, you might run into some actors. Now won’t that make for a fantastic first date story?

    Bayroute, Cuffe Parade

    If Dubai was your dream destination, belly dancers your fantasy, flying in hot air balloons your recurring dream, and hummus your bae, you must visit Bayroute in Cuffe Parade. With its exotic cuisines from Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon and Greece and gorgeous rustic interiors and ceilings, Bayroute nails it when it comes to both, ambience and food.

    Read more about it here.

    House Of Nomad, Bandra

    House of Nomad – a gastro-bar at Taj Lands End in Bandra has delicious cocktails, a delectable global tapas menu and wines from across the world. With a very Bohemian vibe through the space, the ambiance of this bar will make you wanna stay along through the night. Wine lovers, there’s a floor to ceiling wine wall stocked with wines handpicked from around the world.

    Read more about it here.