Play Paintball, Hit Up A Bar Or Shop: 8 Fun Ways To Spend A Day In Powai
If you’re looking to entertain yourself in Powai, fret not, adventure awaits! With the presence of a lake, a regular tourist spot, and a large number of eateries and places to unwind, you’ve got a lot of things to do in Powai that will keep you busy. Here are a few places you can visit when you’re on a budget –
Looking for an adrenaline rush? Enjoy a day full of games and sports in Hiranandani Gardens. From go karting (INR 200 for 5 laps) to paintball (25 shots for INR 350, 50 shots for INR 510), mini golf to bumper cars (INR 700), relive your childhood with fun activities when you’re on a budget at Hakone Entertainment. It’s open all days from 2:30pm – 9:30pm, and yes, we suggest you make a day of it. Read more on Hakone here.
A cooking and baking studio in Powai, it offers students with ingredients, equipment and printed recipes. They cover a variety of cuisines from beginner to advanced levels, and also have chefs who conduct classes for different themes. So, if you love to cook and want to hone that skill in your free time, here’s one place for you to visit.
Price: Depends on the type of cuisine.
A walking park on the Saki Vihar Road in the IIT area, Powai Gardens is a must-visit if you’re looking to get away from the city’s cacophony.
Perfect for playing football or even frisbees, it has an amazing view of the lake and is quite serene. So, pop in and give yourself a breather.
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Located near Kanjurmarg station, Huma multiplex is awesome if you don’t want to splurge too much while watching a movie. Your movie watching experience is pretty reasonable (we’re talking about INR 80 for a morning show) and you have plenty of options when it comes to eating.
With probably one of the best architecture that Mumbai has to offer, the Hiranandani Complex is home to a number of restaurants and cafes, that serve a vast range of cuisine s for every palette and caters to every budget. Don’t forget to check out Mirchi and Mime (their staff is visually and vocally impaired and use sign language and are known to be extremely efficient and courteous), and Aromas Café that serves some interesting Sunday brunch.
Located near the IIT main gate, Laxmi is a great option if you’re on a tight budget and still crave some great vegetarian food. Known for its pav bhaji, upmas, dosas and other items on its huge menu, the average cost for two people would be approximately INR 600-700.
Powai’s shopping paradise, you can find whatever your heart desires in just one colossal structure. From apparel stores to boutiques selling traditional Indian attire, there’s not much left to your imagination when it comes to shopping. Apart from this, you can satiate your hunger thanks to the food courts present above. If you’re a fitness freak, don’t forget to visit Xtreme sports and lifestyle for your sports goods.
For more on the Galleria, read this.
If you enjoy the occasional clubbing, then you’ve hit your home run. Open from 5pm to 1am, it’s a hit with its live sports screen and quirky ambience. If you’ve come here to let your hair down, don’t forget to try out their cheesy fries, nachos and burgers. And we’ve heard that you can’t get enough of the music. It’ll cost you approximately INR 1,500 for two people with alcohol.
Psst: Ask them for their board games while you’re dining. And book your tables in advance, it’s tough to get place!