Nicknamed the ‘City of Dreams’ and the 'City That Never Sleeps’, Mumbai is the financial and entertainment capital of India. Well-known the world over for its iconic Bollywood film industry, beautiful coastline, vibrant street food, cosmopolitan culture, fast-paced life and a never-say-die spirit, Mumbai is a must-visit on every tourist’s list. The Gateway of India, Colaba, Marine Drive, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Haji Ali Dargah, beaches, temples, and heritage buildings dot the city. Luxurious accommodations, such as themed hotels and 5-star hotels, are also abundant. And playing an integral part in the life of Mumbai is its food. The city is home to a mind-boggling variety of eateries – from street food stalls to fine dining establishments. For those who prefer the latter, there is no dearth of amazing options serving everything from Pan-Asian and classic Indian food to global fusion. So, come along and take a look at our list of the top fine-dining restaurants in Mumbai, India.
1. Masala Library
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Tucked away in the hot-and-happening BKC area of Mumbai is the uber-cool Masala Library, by legendary restauranteur, Jiggs Kalra. The restaurant has an upscale ambience, with modern furniture and finishings. The restaurant’s eclectic menu is based on three main pillars as its themes: “Progressive Indian Food”, “The Kebab Trail” and “Iconic Curries of India”.
Molecular gastronomy is heavily featured in the restaurant’s artfully presented dishes, which you can try in the chef’s tasting menu, nine-course degustation menu or a la carte. The deconstructed samosa (deep-fried spiced potato triangular puff), jalebi (Indian funnel cake) and caviar are some of the must-try dishes here.
Address: Ground Floor, First International Financial Centre, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400051, India
Website: Masala Library
Opening hours: 12pm - 2:30pm & 7pm - 11:30pm (daily)
2. Trèsind Mumbai
Another gem in the BKC area of Mumbai is the fine dining restaurant Trèsind Mumbai. It boasts fabulously modern interiors, an incredibly sophisticated ambience, a full bar and a well-appointed dining room that has floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the lush greenery outside.
The classy interiors of Trèsind Mumbai are perfect for indulging in the modern interpretations of traditional Indian recipes served in the chef’s tasting menu or sample one of their signature dishes, like their Khichdi of India (rice and lentils dish) or Pani Puri Sorbet (Indian street food).
Address: Ground Floor, Inspire BKC, G Block BKC, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400051, India
Website: Trèsind Mumbai
Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm & 7pm - 11pm (daily)
3. Bayroute Cuffe Parade
Located in the posh Cuffe Parade area of Mumbai is the Mediterranean eatery, Bayroute Cuffe Parade. Featuring both a dining room and an alfresco dining area, the restaurant has a prominent Middle eastern-cum-Mediterranean theme in its traditional mud and stone walls, patterned floor, ethereal lighting and relaxed seating.
Diners can experience authentic cuisine from Lebanon, Turkey, Morocco, Egypt and Greece, including their succulent kebabs and mouthwatering desserts. Highly recommended dishes here are the muhammara (Syrian red pepper dip), baklava topped with nitrogen-frozen rose petals, kabsa (meat and rice dish) and their Lotus Drama cheesecake.
Bayroute Cuffe Parade
Address: Minoo Manor Building, 7, Captain Prakash Pethe Marg, Badhwar Park, Apollo Bandar, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400005, India
Website: Bayroute Cuffe Parade
Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (daily)
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Enjoy the coastal beauty of Mumbai while dining in the luxurious environs of Estella, a modern Australian restaurant, situated in the upmarket Juhu Tara Road. Sit out on the elevated deck area to watch the waves of the Arabian Sea crash on the shores of famous Juhu Beach, while dining on exotic fare. Diners can also choose to sit in the breathtakingly beautiful futuristic dining room, which features a massive bar as the centrepiece.
The restaurant’s menu features a mix of Australian, European and Asian cuisine, with innovative dishes like their Hong Kong black pepper cottage cheese skewers, wild mushroom, chive and truffle risotto and their surf and turf.
Address: Nichani Kuttir Building, Juhu Tara Rd, Chandrabai Nagar, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049, India
Opening hours: 6pm - 1am (daily)
5. The Earth Plate
Featuring a palette of gold, white and delicate browns in its luxurious decor, the Earth Plate offers a fine dining experience in the popular Hotel Sahara Star. At this buffet restaurant, guests can experience a wide range of dishes from around the world, including Mediterranean, Tex-Mex, French, Far-eastern, Italian and regional Indian delicacies.
Watch the chefs at work in the show kitchen of this all-day dining restaurant and sample dishes like their teppanyaki ice cream and mouthwatering chaat (Indian street food), along with their seafood and mutton specialities.
The Earth Plate
Address: Hotel Sahara Star, Western Express Hwy, Service Rd, opposite Terminal 1, Vile Parle East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099, India
Website: The Earth Plate
Opening hours: 24 hours
6. Global Fusion
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With several outlets in Mumbai, Global Fusion brings food from across the world to the shores of Mumbai. Diners can sample the world’s best delicacies in the vibrant and elegantly furnished dining room of this buffet restaurant. Complemented by its excellent service, you can try a wide range of sushi, sashimi, pasta, beverages, desserts and other scrumptious creations here.
Recommended dishes from the buffet are the cheese prawns, momos (dumplings), baked paneer (Indian cheese) and the gulab jamun (Indian dessert).
Address: Times Square Building, 1st Floor B Wing, Andheri Kurla Road Andheri East, Junction, near Sakinaka, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059, India
Website: Global Fusion
Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm & 6:30pm - 12am (daily)
Surrounded by tropical vegetation, with contemporary decor, clean lines, plush seating, elegant lighting and pops of bold colour, San-Qi is a Pan-Asian fine dining restaurant in the esteemed Four Seasons Hotel. The stylish and modern restaurant offers everything from Japanese specialities and fragrant Thai curries to tandoor (traditional Indian oven) dishes and dim sum.
An extensive list of international and global wines to complement your meal is also available. Signature dishes include their Dongpo-style braised pork belly and their sashimi moriawase.
Address: 1, 136, Dr E Moses Rd, Gandhi Nagar, Upper Worli, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018, India
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 2:45pm & 7pm - 10:45pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 2:45pm & 7pm - 11:45pm
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In the luxurious dining room of the Namak restaurant, located in the Hotel Sahara Star, you can tuck into the bold flavours of Indian food. Sink into the plush patterned velvet couches or elegant chairs and feast your eyes on the beautifully done up interiors of the restaurant. Next, bite into the delicious Awadhi and Hyderabadi dishes, like the gosht awadhi seekh, gosht awadhi seekh (saffron and spearmint flavoured mince meat skewers) or dal makhani (lentils cooked in spices overnight).
Round off your meal with some yummy gulab jamun (deep-fried dough balls soaked in sugar syrup) or malai kulfi (Indian ice cream).
Address: Hotel Sahara Star, opposite Terminal 1, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099, India
Opening hours: 12:30pm - 3pm & 7pm - 12am (daily)
Enjoy a taste of Italy amidst a stylish setting at STAX. Make a reservation here: http://bit.ly/HRM-STAX #HyattRegencyMumbai #ItalianAtSTAXPosted by Hyatt Regency Mumbai on Saturday, 4 August 2018
For a taste of Italy in a fine dining setting, head down to STAX at the Hyatt Regency in Mumbai. The restaurant has stylish and contemporary interiors with multi-level seating, high ceilings, a pool and landscaped garden views. Admire the steel, stone and glass interiors, while gorging on the delectable seafood specialities, freshly made pasta, Italian country cuisine and numerous vegetarian options, all perfectly paired with robust Italian wines. A serving of their famous tiramisu is also highly recommended.
Address: Lobby Level Hyatt Regency, Sahar Airport Rd, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099, India
Opening hours: 6:30pm - 11:30pm (daily)
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Located in the beautiful Courtyard Marriott hotel is the equally beautiful Mughlai restaurant, Ummrao. The restaurant has gorgeous interiors done up in tones of white, gold and deep blue, providing for a royal dining environment. This extraordinary Indian restaurant’s menu showcases Awadhi specialities that are sure to thrill your tastebuds.
Perfectly paired wines, curated cocktails and spirits are available to accompany your meals. Try the set dinner menu or go a la carte for some succulent kebabs, vegetarian curries or flavourful biryanis (fragrant rice and meat dish).
Address: Cts 215, Andheri - Kurla Rd, opposite Carnival Cinemas, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059, India
Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm & 6:30pm - 11:30pm (daily)
Luxurious dining in Mumbai
In addition to the popular theme parks and bird sanctuaries, Mumbai also has a wealth of dining options – from street food to exotic delicacies. For connoisseurs of the finer things in life, a plethora of fine dining options awaits you in this megacity. During your visit, remember to check out our suggestions of the best fine dining restaurants in Mumbai, India.
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