Top 3 Offbeat Hangouts in Mumbai
Known as the land of dreams and aspirations, Mumbai is the commercial capital of the country and also the base of our very own Indian Film Industry. If you've been introduced to the nightlife culture of the city quite recently or if you're star-struck and wish to visit places that your favourite celebrities frequent, then LiveInStyle is here to help you. Explore the country’s most cosmopolitan city, which boasts of cosy rooftop cocktail bars and pubs where you could rub shoulders with your favourite stars (if you're lucky, that is).
Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, has no dearth of nightclubs and bars since it's one of the most well known tourist destinations of the world. It's globally renowned as a city with an active nightlife that has tourists streaming in from different parts of the world, turning the city into an eclectic amalgam of visitors and locals alike.
So if you ever wish to go celeb-spotting, Mumbai has a variety of options that you can choose from. Keeping up with the vivacity that Mumbai offers, here is a list of nightclubs and bars that you can look out for:
Café Goa, Bandra: Isn’t it wonderful to come across a place that reminds you of Goa and its famous shacks? Well, Café Goa is precisely that—a brick-walled terrace garden amidst the narrow Bandra lanes. Dimly lit with candles and lanterns, Café Goa feels cosy even with the hustle and bustle of the busy Bandra neighbourhood.
Sip on the Fenito, a different version of a Mojito made from the famous Goa Feni. If you’re interested in arts and crafts, you can enjoy live bands, film screenings and poetry sessions at this relaxing Café.
You can try their Soya Chicken or Sicilian Chicken along with Tenderloin Burgers while you enjoy the Goa-like ambiance.
Timings: 6:30 PM to 1 AM
Hype lounge, Worli: Hype lounge embodies the real spirit of the city and is one of the most dynamic and talked about clubs that offers a great vibe and ambiance to its visitors. It is the country’s first luxury nightclub that also constitutes of one of the biggest dance floors in the city.
Timings: 10 PM to 1:30 AM
Café Penne, Juhu: If you wish to visit a spacious restaurant that serves your favourite Italian cuisines, then this is the one for you. Café Penne consists of indoor as well as outdoor dining in the midst of beautiful landscape and greenery. You can enjoy a splendid ambiance and savour the Bruschetta Platter or the famous Caesar Salad as a starter, after which you can try the main course along with a Penne Vodka or the Simple Putanesca. The staff is warm and friendly and helps you customize your favourite dishes.
Timings: 12 Noon to 1 AM
Gangsta, Linking Road, Bandra: Gangsta, as the name suggests has a hip hop, Pirates Of the Caribbean sort of theme going on. With reasonably priced drinks, good bar snacks and prime spot overlooking Linking Road's hustle bustle, it is one of the latest craze around the Bandra area. There are gothic gates and vault-shaped doors, baroque chairs and chandeliers as well as more slick metal and plastic tables and bar stools plastered in kitschy pop art. The walls are covered with Al Pacino and Marlon Brando murals, black and white graffiti and botched-up portraits of the Mona Lisa with her legs up on an office desk, behind bars and smoking a cigarette.
TAP, Linking Road, Bandra: Embodying the spirit the of greatest musicians of all time, TAP is a beautiful place about a kilometer away from the Bandra railway station. Hit this place for great cocktails and delectable food.
Hoppipola, Lower Parel, Mumbai: With their concept of hoppiness, where work, play and all good things come together to bring joy to people, this outlet of Hoppipola lives true to its philosophy. As always hit this place for hoppiness.
Meghna Panwar aims to achieve her name across the spine of numerous books/novels. Until then, she is happy having completed her Masters in Literature and will eventually prepare for a PhD. She loves to travel and is interested in various forms of art ranging from visuals to performing arts.
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