Working In Bandra Kurla? Here Are The BKC Restaurants That Deserve Your Attention

    Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai is slowly becoming the hub of all things delicious. With a new restaurant sprouting there every week, we have compiled a list of our favourites for you.

    Hello Guppy For Asian Cuisine

    Hello Guppy

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    Open at the Godrej Building in BKC, Hello Guppy is the latest Japanese eatery to touch the city shores. Uninhibited, eccentric and off-the-cuff, Hello Guppy will welcome you with glow signs, inflatable toys, kooky lamps and lit-up tables. With spurts of pop art that sparked a conversation about Andy Warhol and lighting that did take us to Japan for 0.3 seconds, it’s the place you go to with your colleagues after a serious day at work. Check them out here.

    Good For: Lunch & Dinner

    Cuisine: Asian Food

    Hemant Oberoi For Fine Dining

    Chef Hemant Oberoi certainly needs no introduction. For over 40 years now, the Chef has been introducing Indian diners to cuisines from across the world and over time, he has certainly carved a nice for himself. The man behind Souk, Golden Dragon, Wasabi, Zodiac Grill and many, many more successful restaurants, has certainly raised the bar in the culinary industry.

    Check it out here.

    Good For: Dinner

    Cuisine: Contemporary World Cuisine

    True Tramm Trunk For Drinks

    True Tramm Trunk

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    If you’re an office-goer in BKC then you are sorted for your post-work drinking and socialising scenes. BKC is slowly becoming a vibrant hub full of exciting, cool bars and restaurants, and this one is another feather in its cap. The menu is the same apart from a few new add-ons, however expect regular dishes like lamb keema {INR 365}, shawarmas, pizzas and their special tawa food to be there.

    Check them out here.

    Good For: Post work drinks

    Cuisine: Asian, Indian, American and Eclectic Bar Food

    Burn – Kitchen & Malt Room For The Whiskey Lover

    Burn – Kitchen & Malt Room is here in BKC, and it’s a one-of-a-kind resto-bar serving single malt whisky from different countries around the world. That’s over 35 types of malts including Glenfiddich, Glenlivet, Laphroaig, Lagavulin, {and more varieties on the menu}. Wondering what the food is like? Serving up a continental and Asian menu, you’ll find delicious starters such as breaded sweet potatoes with sour cream (really good stuff), oriental-style stuffed mushrooms with pesto inside which we definitely recommend to all vegetarians.

    Check them out here.

    Good For: Watching sports matches

    Cuisine: Eclectic Gastropub with Asian, Continental, Mexican and Italian dishes

    TresInd For Modern Indian Cuisine

    Tresind

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    TresInd takes you on a journey of Indian cuisine through a contemporary lense. The restaurant is experimental and plays with molecular gastronomy to create innovative dishes. If you're in the mood to splurge, we suggest the Chef's Tasting Menu that takes you on a culinary journey right from appetiser to dessert - it comes in a vegetarian and a non-vegetarian option. The menu includes options like Alleppey lobster, bibimbap biryani, morel science, Birbal ki khichdi and chicken papdi chaat. Dessert too, comes in options like the kaju katli - a nut fudge foam with butterscotch soan papdi.

    Good for: Romantic Date

    Cuisine: Contemporary Indian Cuisine

    Sante Spa Cuisine For A Healthy Meal

    Sante Spa Cuisine

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    Sante Spa Cuisine is your go-to in BKC if you're looking for a healthy meal. The menu features wholesome options like smoothie bowls, healthy breakfast options, homemade soups, salads, rustic pizzas and more. Dishes include options like quinoa pillaff biryani, braised kale salad, chilled watermelon gazpacho and crunchy chlorophyll dimsums. They also offer wine and sangria on the menu as well as a whole host of healthful teas and herbal decoction. 

    Good For: Healthy Meal

    Cuisine: Contemporary and creative global cuisine with a healthy spin

    Pa Pa Ya For Contemporary Asian

    Pa Pa Ya

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    Pa Pa Ya puts a contemporary spin on Asian cuisine. The menu offers contemporary and fusion takes on staples like sushi and small plates with a dash of mixology and molecular gastronomy. The decor is equally fun and interesting - look up to check out the kinetic wood-paneled ceiling! Find yourself on a culinary journey through South East Asia and the Far East with their modern takes on Thai, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian cuisine and more. Standouts include their signature cocktails and sushi. 

    Good for: Lunch, Dinner & Drinks

    Cuisine: Modern Asian Cuisine

    O Pedro For Goan Fare

    O Pedro

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    With its fun vibe, great cocktails and authentic Goan flavours, O Pedro is a foodie destination, no doubt about it. The extensive menu draws from Goa's rich culinary heritage and packs in a punch with each dish that represents the state's myriad communities. Seafood lover's will leap at the chance to tuck into their fresh-caught crab and giant prawns. Group dining is sorted here with sharing tapas-style plates that we love. Packed full on the weekend, this buzzing eatery is sure to get you in a happy mood with their potent in-house cocktails. We suggest you try their traditional poee with the trio of flavoured butters, the snapper coconut fish curry, and the wood-fire seafood.

    Good for: Lunch & Dinner

    Cuisine: Goan Cuisine

    Drifter's Tap Station For Beer Lover's

    If you're a beer enthusiast and are in BKC, we suggest you head to Drifter's Tap Station. This pub and microbrewery has a huge selection of 24 brews. The space is huge, and there are plenty of tables, community tables, couch seating and even private dining to grab a spot and enjoy a pint with your friends. There's also plenty of fun games that you can check out and play here like Sequence, Scrabble and more. 

    Good For: Drinks

    Cuisine: Bar eats

    Butterfly High For A Working Lunch

    Butterfly High

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    Co-working space meets trendy bar at Butterfly High in BKC. Butterfly motifs pepper the walls here, and there are high tables with bar stools plus couches that you can lounge on. The menu offers fun twists on tried-and-true favourites - keeping things familiar but yet different enough to pique your interest. They also offer an executive lunch menu for all the working professionals in the are, that's super convenient starting at INR 400.

    Good for: Lunch & Drinks

    Cuisine: Modern Indian Cuisine

    Masala Library For Fusion Indian Food

    Masala Library

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    Masala Library is one of the OG restaurants to offer a contemporary, fusion twist on Indian cuisine. The upscale restaurant is ideal for a special outing with friends or family and makes for a wonderful meal. They offer a 12-course tasting menu that's perfect if you're looking to sample a range of flavours and enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience. 

    Good For: Fine Dine Dinner

    Cuisine: Modern Indian Cuisine 

    Taftoon Bar & Kitchen For Regional Cuisine

    Taftoon shines the spotlight on regional cuisines steeped in historic legacies from the Grand Trunk Road and a slice of nostalgia. The decor is modern and the restaurant feels spacious, the hexagonal lamps casting a glow over the bar and individual tables. The open kitchen allows us a glimpse into the restaurant's inner workings, a spectacle of dinner theatre that's certainly fun to watch. Dig into kebabs, aromatic shorbas, Indian grills and more.

    Good For: Dinner & Drinks, Plus their High Tea

    Cuisine: Regional Indian Cuisine

    Yauatcha For Asian Cuisine

    Yauatcha

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    A global restaurant chain, Yauatcha's one of our favourites when we're craving dim sum. A vast menu of Asian specialties from small plates, large sharing dishes and dim sums, plus a fantastic selection of desserts makes this great for a lunch or dinner out. Right in the heart of the BKC business district, it's a popular spot for working lunches and we love that they have a set lunch menu that's convenient for those work lunches. Signature cocktails round off the menu, and a well-stocked bar ensures the perfect transition from day to night venue.

    Good For: Working Lunches & Upscale Dinners, Great for Group Dining

    Cuisine: Asian Cuisine With Dim Sum Specials And High Tea

    Cardboard For Coffee Lovers

    Cardboard

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    Cardboard in BKC has a unique concept and features intriguing interiors crafted from layers of corrugated cardboard. Everything from the chairs, tables and lamps are made from cardboard, and create a somewhat surreal space to dine in. The menu serves up cafe food including an all-day egg menu, sandwiches, appetizers, and contemporary mains inspired by South Indian flavours. They've got a great coffee and dessert menu as well, plus fresh juices for a healthy pick-me-up.

    Good For: Breakfast, Coffee Dates

    Cuisine: Eclectic cafe eats, plus South-Indian inspired mains