The Best Rooftop Bars and Restaurant To Visit In Mumbai | The Urban Vibe
All rejoice: Rooftop season has arrived. Here, our favorite Mumbai picks for summer 2017, with something for every personality type, from buzzy hotel hotspots to low-key first-date hideaways, raise a glass to the best rooftop bars in Mumbai.From romantic to the incredibly sophisticated, Mumbai has some of the world class rooftop bars and restaurants that will leave you with memories of an unforgettable night out. To see Mumbai from a different perspective, treat yourself to an experience at one of these atmospheric Mumbai bars. Many of them offer fine dining as well
One of the most loved rooftop bar in South Bombay’s on the 8th floor of Intercontinental, Marine Drive Hotel . It offers one of the best view of the sunset on Marine Drive and parallel view of the cities most beautiful Queen’s necklace. If standing at a crowded bar after work isn’t your thing, reserve a table, where you can drink the night away in Alpine style and order plenty of pasta and pizza, of course . It’s a perfect spot for silent dates, special occasions or maybe when you decide to peacefully watch the sun go down.
Aer Bar and Lounge, Four Season Mumbai
Mumbai’s highest bar, Aer remains one of the best places to enjoy a sunset cocktail or the best view of the city in Mumbai. The bar’s rooftop location on the 34th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel is open air, breezy, and provides beautiful ambiance an a stunning panoramic view of the city. If this isn’t alluring enough, champagne and cocktails are available for approximately half price from 5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. We suggest you to book your spot in advance.
Asilo, St Regis
Asilo is a bar and lounge on the top floor of the most elevated Hotel property in Mumbai; St Regis Hotel at Lower Parel. Get closer to the starts at this rooftop which offers breathtakingly stunning views of the Mumbai skyline, this spot can be enjoyed by everyone, whether or not you’re a hotel guest or a casual diner to a couple. With Mumbai’s stunning skyline as the backdrop & recreations of some of the best city skylines in the world, we invite you to party closer to the stars. Drinks aren’t cheap, nor are the cocktails spectacular (stick to beer), but the location is perfect to break up your commute and warm up on a cluster of couches and lounges on a work day.
Jyran, Sofitel BKC
A fine-dining restaurant best known for its rich menu inspired by the North-Western frontiers of India with the best rooftop set up. Experience the perfect blend of local culture and art de vivre at Sofitel Mumbai BKC. Savor the exotic flavors of traditional India as you dine in the strikingly contemporary atmosphere of JYRAN.The restaurant’s art deco features intimate spaces, lighting and a water body. Jyran’s menu offers dishes such as Murgh Aur Anday Ki Biryani, Paratdar Paneer, Dahi Ke Kebab, Chukandar Ki Tikki, Tandoori Jhinga, Raan and more. Best when craving North Indian fare or celebration parents anniversary!
Skky Ramada, Powai
SKKY is Ramada Powai’s signature restrolounge and bar, and one of the first rooftop dining experiences on the other side of Mumbai.The central suburbs are often ignored and all the action moves towards SoBo. Skky changes all that and is a welcome addition to the night life of Powai. Embark on a culinary journey so unique and satisfying that you may just forget about the ambience of lush greenery and flowing waters, the surrounding hills that whistle with cool breezes and the sheer expanse of open skies and twinkling stars above you.
Chic and Classic
Koyla (Multiple Locations)
Mumbai’s first ever rooftop restaurant and most loved among the regulars for its sheesha and Arabic vibe; Koyla offers a unbelievable blend of traditional and modern in its ambiance, food and vibe. The North Indian and Mughlai-inspired cuisine is delicious and the panoramic views of the charming Colaba streets, The Taj and Nariman Point.Koyla also has a sheesha bar if you enjoy smoking hookah, as well as a separate “tourists’ area” to ensure the comfort of close company for its international guests. Go there for their food and sheesha whenever your looking to unwind in the cities mot dynamic spot.
Escobar is a bandra most loved rooftop bar, situated in the heart of the city Mumbai. Escobar has been there for a while and its quite famed for having a large rooftop floor space, 77-foot long bar and balmy Bandra breeze. Its Bandra’s hippest roof-top and tapas bar when it opened in 2010. One of the best rooftop bar for the best sundowners, weekend parties eg -The Balti project, to host the private parties, dinner with drinks maybe and not to forget a beautiful date spot too. They have one of the best woodfired pizzas. Just saying!
Breeze Lounge, Powai
If you are strictly vegetarian, and love splurging on good food and ambiance, a visit to Breeze is a must. One can be sure of delicious food and a lovely view of the lake to gorge on, at Breeze. If you’re looking at the perfect spot for a quite date away from the city – this is it. The serenity of the Powai Lake, the Hiranandani high rise view and the food, the cool breeze brings a breeze of smile on your face. If you are a non-vegetarian, you may want to give this place a miss. But, it is certainly a paradise for vegetarians. Make sure you try the Bruschetta Con Fungi.
1 Above, Kamala Mills
Kamala Mill’s most talked about rooftop bar and veg friendly restaurant 1Above is perfect spot to get the best view of Worli’s skyscrapers. One can blend a swanky night to one spot party destination at this lounge. This rooftop bar is chic, modern and very elegant. The multi-cuisine menu includes feta and melon salad; asparagus tempura; chipotle burritos; tandoori tofu; mushroom dumplings; baked zucchini; pesto spaghetti; khao suey. The dinks here could be expensive but it’s worth the vibe and the ambiance it offers. Open until 3:30 on weekend! Shhhhhhh…
Verbena, Kamala Mills
The folks behind Smaaash, now have something refreshing and organic to offer called Verbena, a rooftop brewpub and restaurant in Lower Parel (Kamala Mills). It’s a beautiful spot to unwind after a tiring day.This is the only rooftop bar in Mumbai which is a pretty jungle (man-made jungle) by itself. The menu highlights a lot of colorful, cheerful drinks and healthy stuff. The drinks here are bizarre and we loved everything they have on the menu.A one-of-its-kind BrewPub, Verbena has a menu with more than 170 quirky cocktails. So choose whatever suits your mood!
The Marina Upper Deck, Hotel Sea Palace
Marina Rooftop is located close to the Taj Mahal hotel giving you the perfect view of the Gateway of India, yachts and the sea. The open air set up overlooks the sea, which makes the entire experience even better. Sit back and relax with a few drinks, ideal for a nice conversation with close buddies or may b a date too. They serve good food too. Go there at 5:45 – 6 in the evening to enjoy the best view of the sun when it meets with the sea.
Cloud 9, Hotel Godwin
Hotel Godwin is in Colaba, buzzing South Mumbai neighborhoods that are often the first port of call for tourists. Hotel Godwin is flanked by budget hotels but has a pretty looking vintage rooftop restaurant and bar called Cloud 9. With a spectacular views of the Arabian Sea and the charming streets of Colaba this bar is favored by the regulars, tourist and quite couples
Bay View, Colaba
Bay View is one of those vastly unheralded drinking spot in South Mumbai. Its situated on the rooftop of a building that, confusingly, houses two separate hotels overlooking the Gateway of India monument, radio club and harbour. Its pretty simple and definitely not a fancy looking done up place, still getting a table on the weekends is not easy. The only alcohol available is beer and wine, which is very reasonably priced for the vibe and the food is the next best thing it offers and there’s a multicuisine menu offering fries, noodles and more to soak it up. Open 8am-1.30am.
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