Drink & Dine At These New Eateries In Town

Mumbaikars love food, there's no denying that. And over the years, there's been a drastic change in food trends wherein more and more people are wanting to experiment with different culinary experiences. Feeding into this growing demand, the city has seen multiple new restaurants, bar and resto-bars and cafe mushrooming across areas. 

We thought we could help add some method to all this delicious madness, so here's a handy guide of the newest eateries and joints in town. Whether you're an adventurous eater who loves experimenting, whether you're looking to make fun plans or want to simply sound cool in conversations - we'd recommend you bookmark this. 

Poco Loco, Khar

Latest addition to Khar's popping food scene, Poco Loco is a Spanish term which means 'little crazy'. And the vibe here pretty much lives up to the name - think chemistry lab meeting Latin nights. Read more about it here.

Popular For: Their chemistry themed decor.

Cuisine: Mexican

Must Try: Champinones Kale Cappuccino, Avocado Bruschetta, Pan Seared Sea Bass, Churros Con Chocolate. 

Bars

Poco Loco Tapas & Bar

4.8

Navish House, Ground Floor, 99, SV Road, Khar West, Mumbai

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Dirty Buns, Lower Parel

'Lets Get Dirty' reads a neon board sign as you enter this contemporary fine-dine outlet in Kamala Mills. As the name suggests, this place is all about buns, baos, bread and rolls. The menu has been specially curated by the popular Korean and our most beloved - chef Boo Kim. Read more about it here

Popular for: Getting high on carbs

Cuisine: Asian & Korean

Must Try: Avocado salad, Korean fried chicken bao, Quinoa falafel salad, Dirty Bun martini 

Bars

Dirty Buns

4.3

Trade View Building, Ground Floor, 9-A, PB Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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Pepper & Pint, Juhu

Dim lights, chic decor and Spanish tiles, Pepper & Pint is an apt fine-dine for a romantic date or a candle-light dinner. There's a private booking area as well if you're looking for a cozy spot. Read more about it here.

Popular For: Well, they are known for adding pepper in all their dishes - from mocktails to appetizers. 

Cuisine: Indian, Italian & Continental

Must Try: Grape Gingerini, Crunchy Sesame Chicken, Cheese Chili Tandoori Paneer Roll, Elderflower cheesecake.

Casual Dining

Pepper & Pint - Hotel Horizon

4.9

Hotel Horizon, 2nd Floor, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, Mumbai

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Seeds Of Life, Bandra

Latest addition to our list of green cafes, Seeds of Life is where healthy meets tasty. Their menu takes a refreshing spin on all things healthy, offering wholesome smoothies, thin crust pizzas and loads of vegan options. Cool earthy aesthetics, green accents and loads of natural lights, we're in love with their nature-themed decor.  Read more about it here

Popular for:
Healthy, vegan and gluten-free delicacies

Cuisine: Italian and Continental

Must Try: Smoothie bowls, thin crust pizza, avocado toast

Cafes

Seeds Of Life

4.6

Vora House, 30-B, Pali Mala Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Mannrangi, Goregaon

This chic fine dining brings a melting point of many Indian cultures and cuisines right on your plate. Nestled upon the 13th floor, this joint gives a fantastic view of the city, while you enjoy the scrumptious food. With rustic old-school decor, Mannrangi is the latest addition to the list of restaurants for an amazing Indian fine-dine experience. 

Popular for: Authentic dish from every Indian state including Rajasthan, Delhi, Tamil Nadu etc. 

Cuisine: Indian and Mughlai 

Must Try: Biryani, Litti Choka, Sai Bhajji, Old Delhi Butter Chicken, Shahi Tukda

Casual Dining

Mannrangi

4.7

First Avenue, 13th Floor, Opp. Inorbit Mall, Goregaon Mulund Link Road, Goregaon West, Mumbai

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Ishaara, Lower Parel

Serving authentic Indian food with a contemporary twist, Ishaara exclusively employs staff with hearing and speech impairment. Expansive, green, tropical and homely, this greenhouse themed restaurant is right inside Palladium. Comforting and satisfying are the two works to describe this place correctly. Read more about it here.  

Popular For: Communication through gestures

Cuisine: North Indian

Must try: Malabar jumbo prawns, sago tikki, Kalicut king fish curry, Peshawari naan, Yezu lime mousse 

Casual Dining

Ishaara

4.6

Palladium Mall, 3rd Floor, 462, Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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Dragonfly Experience

This one's huge! And by huge we mean a whopping 8,000 sq ft space in a city like this one. A luxurious insect-themed restaurant, Dragonfly Experience strikes a perfect balance between nature and technology. 3D digital insects, butterfly-themed lights and bold wallpapers - it's magical world you're entering. When there do not forget to call for their sushis and dimsums. Read more about it here.  

Popular for: 
Their sushi and circular wall-to-ceiling island bar

Cuisine: Asian 

Must Try: Classic avocado and cucumber sushi, crispy mock meat, dimsum stuffed with broccoli and water chestnut

Lounges

Dragonfly Experience

4.3

The Orb, IA Project Road, Andheri East, Mumbai

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The Butler & The Bayleaf

The Butler & The Bayleaf, restaurateur Kishore DF's newest venture is an ode to regional North Indian cuisine and we can't wait to check it out. Blending authentic flavours with a playful, modern approach, the food here isn't fusion, but it is contemporary. Thoda hatke from your grandma's kitchen, though you'll probably find a sense of nostalgia in the flavours. 

Popular for: Their pretty outdoor patio and modern Indian cuisine

Cuisine: Contemporary Indian

Must Try: We hear the Butler Butter Chicken, Fried Lotus Stems, and Mushroom Galouti Kebab are excellent

Casual Dining

The Butler & The Bayleaf

4.9

Kings International Hotel, 1st Floor, 5, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, Mumbai

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La Lola

Looking for an Italian fine dine experience in Lower Parel? Look no further than La Lola. With its minimal black-and-white decor, gorgeous grand piano, and vintage-style photos adorning the walls, this restaurant whispers class. Date night goals? We think so! So go ahead and book a table for that next night out with your SO. And bonus, they also have an extensive

Popular for: Their swanky vibe and retro-style ambiance

Cuisine: Italian

Must Try: Hand-cut Parmesan Chips, Diavola, and do try their cocktails too!

Casual Dining

La Lola

4.8

Trade View Building, 3rd Floor, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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Tote Talli

Tote's got a new-age bar complete with interesting cocktails with an Indian spin, wooden decor and a trendy vibe and we're so here for it. Besides intriguing cocktails, they also have small plates like waffle chaat and classic 'chakna' and kebabs. If you've got a sweet tooth, they have desserts as well.

Popular for: The funky decor and interesting bar menu

Cuisine: Modern Indian

Must Try: Chakna Bento Box and the Mumbai Margarita look interesting!

Bars

Tote On The Turf

Mahalaxmi Race Course, Gate 5 & 6, Keshav Rao Khadye Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai

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