Whether you are looking for a quiet place to hang out or an expensive place to watch the latest Bollywood flick, there is a lounge for everyone in Mumbai. But which are the best?
Aer Four Seasons Worli
Located on the 34th floor of the Four Seasons hotel in Worli, Mumbai, Aer is a classy-looking rooftop bar and lounge that is sure to impress. Guests can enjoy unrivaled views of the city.
Aer is a stylish place to get a drink, and you can bet that the staff will serve up some delectable hors d’oeuvres. You’ll be pleased to know that you can try some of the best cocktails in town. Also, if you’re planning a visit to the swanky new hotel, you’ll be glad to know that you can enjoy free vouchers from Jean Claude Biguine India.
Aer’s open-air, sundowner-style bar is a great way to while away an afternoon. The menu at Aer is impressive, and you can choose from a selection of European and Asian delicacies. Among its most exciting offerings are Japanese green pods and chic gourmet teasers.
Aer also has a pool and a snack bar. As with all Four Seasons hotels, you can enjoy the services of the resort’s dabbawalas. Besides a rooftop bar, the hotel has a spa that combines ancient ayurvedic therapies with contemporary sensibilities.
Gadda Da Vida Juhu
Located at the Novotel hotel at Juhu Beach, Gadda Da Vida is a sea-facing lounge. Guests can watch the sun go down while enjoying delicious food and beverages. The bar offers a wide variety of drinks and cocktails.
The lounge offers sea-view seating with a small bar. An indoor area is also a quiet place to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.
The bar serves a wide selection of wine, beer, and cocktails. There is also a special IPL menu which includes competitively priced appetizers. This is the perfect date spot.
The food at Gadda Da Vida is tasty and fresh. The seafood is cooked well. There are a few choices on the menu, including Garlic and Lemon Prawns, Chicken Satay, and Lamb Kibbeh.
The lounge is named after a popular song by Iron Butterfly. Its ambiance is chic and romantic. It features black walls and red suede chairs. The music is techno, club, and jazz house.
It is part of the Novotel hotel, with world-class rooms and facilities. It is close to shopping centers and landmarks.
China House Lounge Grand Hyatt Santacruz
Located at the western end of the grand Hyatt hotel on the glitzy Santacruz corridor, China House is the flagship restaurant of the hotel’s signature dining group. This high-end sexy enclave is home to four award-winning signature restaurants: the Chinese, Italian, and Northwest-Frontier cuisines. There’s also the more laid-back Gourmet Store, where diners can pick up a bottle of vino or a plate of fresh produce from the kitchens of a striking, sexy enclave.
The China House boasts a high-end dining experience, a high-tech bar, and a posh lounge. One of the more expensive places to drink, the China House spruces up the night with the most up-to-date sound and visual entertainment in the form of state-of-the-art LED lighting and audiophile-grade sound systems. The wealthy is more of a social affair than a formal dining experience, as is the sexy enclave on the top floor. The China House enclave is where the real fun lies. The grand enclave is where guests can indulge in the finest that the city has to offer.
Wink Vivanta Cuffe Parade
Located in the posh Cuffe Parade in South Mumbai, the Wink is an Asian-themed bar. Designed by the mighty Japanese scion Noriyoshi Muramatsu, it is not surprising that this high-octane joint isn’t exactly cheap. A ten-minute taxi ride from Churchgate will get you to the fanciest fancy. For those who prefer to lounge about, the marbled enclaves offer many amenities, including power showers, marble bathrooms, and the like. If the thought of a night on the town with your honey is on your agenda, the Wink can accommodate you in style. The drinks may be a tad pricey, but it is well worth the hefty bill.
Not surprisingly, the Wink has an impressive list of accolades. Not only is it the sexiest club in the city, but it is also one of the most remarkable hotels in Mumbai. The hotel boasts many world-class restaurants, from the glitzy sexiest to the more laid-back slash sexiest. The best part is you can enjoy a full breakfast at this illustrious establishment without a hitch.
One Too many Regenza Vashi
Located in the newly built Hotel Regenza in Vashi, One Too Many is a multi-cuisine eatery with a flair for the flamboyant. Their menu boasts a wide range of options, from Indian and Asian cuisine to classic French fries and burgers. They also boast of a few fine beverages and cocktails aplenty. Considering that they are located in a bustling area, they are well-equipped to handle the traffic rush. Moreover, their service staff is courteous and efficient.
The menu is no slouch, but the best part of the experience is their impressively designed premises. The restaurant is well-lit and comfortable to boot. They even have complimentary valet parking available onsite. The one-of-a-kind suite of facilities is on par with those at the best hotels in Mumbai. They have a posh business center to boot. They are the first five-star hotel in Navi Mumbai. Their motto is customer service. Their signature red carpets are a sight to behold.
In short, they do it all. They even have a nightclub with an a la carte bar. They even offer a roundtrip airport shuttle for a small fee.
Blue Frog Lower Parel
Among Mumbai’s most trendy nightlife destinations, Blue Frog Lower Parel is a must-visit for live music enthusiasts. The venue offers excellent food and signature cocktails. It is also an ideal location for birthday celebrations.
The cafe has a recording studio, a small art gallery, and a corporate office. The menu is creative and varied. It offers a variety of signature dishes such as pan-seared mutton chops, pork ribs, crumb-fried mushrooms, Thai spiced chicken satay, chocolate mousse cake, and baked cheesecake. The drinks are imaginative and innovative.
The bar has an extensive list of classic and local cocktails. It also serves exotic wines and burgers. The restaurant has a relaxed ambiance. The booths are earthy and stylish.
The venue also features a VIP lounge, a dance floor, and a party table. It is one of the most popular clubs in Mumbai. It is located on Elphinstone Road in Lower Parel.
The blueFROG has been a leading player in the live music circuit in Mumbai for years. It is a homegrown Indian brand that focuses on promoting and discovering fresh talent.
Asilo Lower Parel
Whether you’re going out with friends or on a date, Asilo Lower Parel is one of the best lounges in Mumbai. The bar has some of the city’s most spectacular views, and it’s known for its cocktail menu. The restaurant is also known for its cabana-style seating. It is on the 38th floor of the St. Regis Hotel in Lower Parel. It is the highest rooftop restaurant in the city. It offers some of the city’s most amazing views, including the Mahalaxmi Race Course and the ocean.
The menu at Asilo features signature cocktails, molecular gastronomy, and fine dining. The food menu includes some great Jain-friendly options. The salad at Asilo was delicious. However, it didn’t have enough seasoning. The Philadelphia cheese rolls were also tasty.
The lounge also has a DJ playing retro music and jazz. Happy hours are offered till 8 pm. The prices are high, but the view is well worth it. The drink collection is decent.
The bar at the far end of the lounge is very well-stocked. The menu is organized well. The cocktails are also interesting.
Arola Restaurant and Bar JW Marriott Juhu
Located at JW Marriott Mumbai in Juhu, Arola Restaurant and Bar is a Spanish restaurant with a Michelin-star chef. This bar and restaurant offer traditional Spanish food with an urban vibe. There is a variety of tapas and finger foods. Arola also hosts a weekly fusion music event.
The restaurant has three private dining rooms. It also has an outer deck extension which provides additional lounge space. The staff is friendly and attentive.
Arola offers a cocktail menu designed by the in-house mixologist, Benson. These cocktails have a unique flavor profile. They are a fun way to add to the culinary experience.
In addition to the cocktail menu, Arola’s tapas-style dishes are prepared by the restaurant’s two-Michelin star chef. Arola’s tapas are popular in Barcelona and Paris. These are perfect for an after-work drink or a girls’ night out. The new tapas menu includes Potage de Guisantes, Quinoa and Salmon Ahuma, and Esparragos Blancos.
The menu at Arola includes signature items for Mumbai, along with various dishes from Arola restaurants worldwide. This menu aims to surprise the Indian market with eclectic European cuisine.