6 Romantic Restaurants You Should Be Visiting This Monsoon

Shaili posted on 17 July

Rains are here and it’s the time for romance, if of course you don’t get caught in a sudden shower or in a traffic jam. Such a buzz kill that would be. So. let’s do this again: Imagine being at a restaurant with a loved one and watching the rains go by while ordering your favourite soul food and poison. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it?

To keep you pushing ahead to achieve these dreams, we’ve compiled a list for you.

Gallops

A heritage restaurant in a heritage part of the city, Gallops gives you a view of Mahalaxmi Race Course on one side and tonnes of greenery on the other. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Go and explore it yourself. We recommend you book a table a day in advance.

Things To Try: Mushroom Risotto, Mutton Biryani

Fine Dining

Dr. E. Moses Marg, Mahalakshmi Race Course, Royal Western India Turf Club, Mahalakshmi, Mumbai

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It’s a great place located in Andheri East, and most patrons rave about the romantic ambiance, especially during the rains. It recreates a homely feel, cosy and quaint, right down to bringing your cheque in a John Grisham novel instead of a regular bill folder.

Things To Try: Peri Peri Fries, Risotto, Minestrone Soup

Casual Dining

Ground Floor, Next To Meera Towers, BST Colony Road, Oshiwara, Andheri West, Mumbai

The Yoga House

This great treehouse-like eatery is like a mini jungle in Bandra, that gives you some great view of the cacophony around you. Actually, it’s quite romantic in the monsoons. With some healthy food in its menu, it is perfect for that hot cup of chai in this weather.

Things To Try: Carrot Cake, Paneer Bhurji, Salads, Burgers

Cafes

Shop 2, Saksham CHS, Senapati Bapat Marg, Opp. Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai

Woodside Inn

The gorgeous streets of Colaba are full of some quaint eateries, one of them being Woodside Inn. Having a charm of its own, like being on one of the cobbled streets of Europe and finding a hidden gem cafe, this gorgeous place serves things we call crave whether there’s rain or sun.

Things To Try: Gourmet Pizzas, Pastas, Burgers

Bars

New Link Plaza, Next To Oshiwara Police Station, Andheri West, Mumbai

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Estella

With wooden flooring, comfy interiors and opening out onto Juhu beach, this place has to be one of our top favourites! You can see the waves crash in front of you, enjoy a drink or two and sample their fare whilst watching the rainfall – what could be more romantic than this?

Things To Try: Seafood, Chicken Skewers, Finger Food

Fine Dining

Nichani Kutir Building, Ground Floor, Opp. HDFC Bank, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, Mumbai

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Salt Water Cafe

Situated right next to the beach, this iconic eatery has so much to offer besides a great view. With minimalist-style decor, it’s a great place to unwind and catch up with friends. With the monsoons right here, it makes for the perfect place with a view that stands out.

Things To Try: Gnocchi, Pancakes, Burgers, Warm Croissants

Casual Dining

87 Chapel Road, Next to Mount Carmel Church, Reclamation, Bandra West, Mumbai