Pre-Shravan feast: 10 places to drink and dine in Mumbai
Bar Stock Exchange- To quench your thirst for whisky, vodka and more: Enjoy your weekend with the cheapest ever booze in the city. Before you turn non- alcoholic during Shravan, just drop in to one of Bar Stock Exchange's outlet and spend a gala time over a long list of beers, whiskeys, vodkas and cocktails.
Where: Sakinaka, Lower Parel, Linking Road, Dadar, Colaba, Bandra Kurla Complex, Andheri West
Kamling- Here momos transport you to north east: Craving for momos in Mumbai? This age old Chinese restaurant is there to satiate your craving. The variety of momos offered here are worth the prices. Also, the old warm charm of Kamling will transport you back to Bombay era.
Where: 82, Nagin Mahal, Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate, Mumbai
Lemon Leaf- For an ultimate Chinese indulgence: This is a quirky modern pan Asian restaurant that is perfect to visit before Shravan kicks off. Try out the non-vegetarian meal boxes for a budget feast at Lemon Leaf.
Where: Bandra (W), Andheri (W)
Papa Pancho- To rekindle your love for keema kulcha: Perhaps it serves the best keema kulcha in town. A medly of spices perfectly blended with mutton keema and stuffed in a flattened bread make this delectable dish. It will definitely make you fall in love with North Indian food. Pair the kulchas with curd and pickle for better taste.
Where: Shop No. 12, Gasper Enclave, Pali Naka, St. John Street, Doctor BR Ambedkar Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Gokul Colaba- To drink the cheapest beers Mumbai: A casual dining and budget bar, Gokul does not boost of a classy ambience, but of good food and cheap drinks. Remember that you will be turning non-alcoholic for a month. So, Gokul is the best place to visit before the temporary transformation.
Where: Ground Floor, Nawaz Building, Kulaba, 10, Tullock Road, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai
Salt Water Cafe- Here cocktails are served in pocket friendly rates: Located in the ever happening Churchgate and Bandra, the cafe is a perfect amalgamation of food, drinks, decor, and hospitality. The cafe has an exclusive alcohol menu that only flaunts combos and discounts. Drop in and quench your thirst with some smooth cocktails.
Where: Churchgate and Bandra
Shalimar Restaurant- A date with mouth melting mutton kebabs: From sheekh kebabs and biryani to nalli nihari, this restaurant is known for serving lipsmacking Mughlai food since ages. Before you plan a month-long vegetarian diet for Shravan, drop in to Shalimar Restaurant and enjoy a tasty Mughlai meal.
Where: Vazir Building, Shalimar Corner, Bhendi Bazaar, Near Mandvi PO, Mumbai
Urban Tadka- To satiate your biryani craving: The restaurant specializes in meat dishes from North India. Above all offerings in the menu, the biryani is something to die for. It is also a perfect joint for family dining.
Where: Sakinaka, R-City Mall, Andheri West
Pop Tate's- Enjoy happy hours one last time: Located in different parts of Mumbai, this casual dining restaurant is known for its affordable drinks and long lasting smiley hours. Loud music, good food, good ambience, happening crowd- all are clubbed up to make Pop Tate’s Mumbai’s one of the most favourite pubs.
Where: Vikhroli, Saki Naka, Bandra, Lower Parel, Malad
Janata- To try BIRA beer and Surmai Thali combo: In one of Mumbai’s most happening locality, tucked is this pocket-friendly bar and casual dining outlet. If the posh pubs of Bandra West do not fit into your budget, then make your way to Janata.
Where: Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai