It’s the season for love and cupid shooting his arrows, making hearts meets and people fall, in love. They say that the best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach and therefore we bring the top 5 restaurants in Mumbai, where you can celebrate the day of love, well with your love!
Souk at the Taj Mahal Palace: With a scenic backdrop of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India, Souk at the Taj Mahal, is undoubtedly the best place to celebrate the season of love. The décor is Spartan with the tables and chairs being utilitarian. The dim lights add to the ambience as it exudes warmth. The extensive menu has dishes that range from Lebanese to Turkish to Athenian to Casablanca to Morocco. They also offer a variety of delicacies starting with the famous Mezzes, soups, grills and an array of exclusive selection of breads.
Known for the best wine collection in town, a meal at the Souk would cost Rs. 5,000 for a couple.
Address: Souk – The Taj Mahal Palace, Top Floor, Taj Mahal Hotel, P J Ramchandani Marg, Apollo Bunder Mumbai, Maharashtra
Dome: Perched on the rooftop of the Intercontinental Hotel, is a crisp, all-white wedding cake of a lounge bar and possibly the city’s best place to watch the sun’s fiery descent over Marine Drive promenade and the Arabian Sea. One of city’s most romantic spots, Dome will not leave you, or your love disappointed.
Dome does cocktails, massive LITs, japanese bar snacks and you can also opt to sit inside the eponymous dome, with your love. A beautiful candle lit dinner for two would cost around Rs. 3,500 for a couple.
Address: Dome, Hotel InterContinental, 135, Churchgate, Mumbai
The Tasting Room: This place is one of the most charming places to sit and enjoy a delicious meal at any point of the day — have tea at tea time or a Mushroom Cappuccino Soup before dinner. This plant-filled, sun-dappled, tucked-away restaurant and bar is done up with Good Earth mirrors, lights, furniture and more. And we all know how beautiful those are.
With good old music and a rustic environment, this restaurant is a perfect place to spend a quite, yet warm valentines. A meal for two would cost around Rs. 3,500 at the Tasting Room.
Address: The Tasting Room, 1st Floor, Good Earth, Raghuvanshi Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Hakkasan : If your date prefers Chinese, on a romantic outing, them nothing can get better than Hakkasan, Mumbai. This restaurant synchronises every little detail, right from the ambience to the cutlery to the presentation to the taste of each dish served, to create the Michelin star experience that India is yet to experience.
Hakkasan is already the most stylish and inventive Chinese eatery in Mumbai , because you can count its only worthy competitors on a few fingers. A perfect restaurant for a date, a meal for two would cost around Rs. 3,000
Address: Hakkasan, 206, Krystal, Waterfield Road, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Bungalow 9: A rich mix of tranquil ambience, dramatic food presentations and gracious service is what creates the aura of Bungalow 9. Rows of greenery trying to create a cozy environment, it’s one of the best places to celebrate love. Bandra’s chickest restaurant, this one will surely impress your lady love. The menu is an odd mix of Asian and Continental food, which is usually tough for one kitchen to pull off.
Bungalow 9 is stylish and trendy and so is its clientele. It is an expensive restaurant but provides that level as well. I would just say, junk the techno music and give us something which suits the laidback theme of the eaterie a little better. A meal for two will get you down Rs. 2,000 for a couple.
Address: Bungalow 9, 9, St John Baptist Road, Near Lilavati Hospital, Reclamation, Bandra West, Mumbai