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The detailed Bombay Thread (Mumbai)


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When in Bombay try to do some of this :)

(clubs, pubs, food, shopping, rest bars and all of it!)
Places I would suggest all of you to go for sure:Indigo Lounge @ Colaba (grt Italian and other cuisine, one of the top rated bars in the city, Huge Wine list, truly International crowd, best nights to go Wednesday, Friday and Saturday)

They also own another Indigo Deli ( A kool breakfast n all day snack place with FREE WI-Fi!) also located in Colaba Both the Indigo's are 2 to 5 minutes walk from Hotel Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba!)

Shiro and just next to it (the world's biggest Hard Rock Cafe!) both located at Bombey Dyeing Mills, Worli) ) Hard Rock Cafe is HUGE / Mega and bigger then I have seen anywhere in the World and always over filled with people lot's of live gigs.Unlike any other Hard Rock Cafe in the world this one is filled and buzzing with local Bombayites daily!) SHIRO is classy, Zen, waterfalls, Huge Buddha statutes, nice VIP lounge kinda place where one can drink, smoke and still breath and talk, good food and grt music one of the biggest and koolest club / lounge in Bombay

Dome (rooftop of Intercontinental) a very good Bar, quite know withing the Media / Banking circuit a nice expensive place....(Smoking Allowed by the poolside lounge!)

Czar in the same hotel Intercontinental located at Marine Drive) a regular club, disc is all I can say...

Prive (OVERLY HYPED!) a good place but suffocating, if you dont smoke I am sure you will DIE, logistics / Valet sucks big time, I still feel the place is Good but its overly hyped and even overly over crowded!

China House-Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz (E), Mumbai
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The hip-pest kool and new spot in town small and over crowded but very very happening! Dance the night away, have a quite dinner or just enjoy the Lounge and resto...inside the Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz (near the domestic airport)

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Oba Club Newly Opened Resto and Lounge bar in Colaba
Near Regal Cinema, Colaba Causeway, Colaba, Mumbai
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Del Italia
This new rustic Italian restaurant has the charm of a cafe where one can head for a cozy dinner. The rooftop seating arrangement makes the view of the sea worthwhile.
Address: Juhu Tara Road, Next to Mocha, Juhu, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai
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Express Towers, 1st Floor,
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Picturesque interiors
Innovative cocktails and great starters
Wine displays

Olive Bar & Kitchen Newly Opened (now in south Bombay)
Restaurant, Dessert, Lounge
Amateur Riders Club, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai
Landmark Near Gate No. 8
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Italian-lebanese,Great Wines Great deserts

BLING - promoted by DJ Aqeel. Dj Pearl, DJ Nikhil, DJ Aqeel an many more playing here.

Hotel Leela, Sahar, Andheri (E), Mumbai
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Lot of Bollywood stars on weekends!

Blue Frog:

One of the most unusual and koolest new spot in Bombay. A place where musicians from diff parts of world perform live 3 times a week. Delicious food, great lay out, huge bar and wonderful music. The sound quality of even recorded music much different from other clubs and of extreme high quality.

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Hotel Sahara Star is a Hot New property in town. Just outside / next to Domestic Airport in Bombay.

The Lebanese and Indian restaurants are already very popular.

Flute / Concept bar is just under the Asia's biggest Dome inside this hotel.

They have a Newly opened Lounge known as 'High Lounge' Lot of International DJ's performing. Nice private booths too.

They have a private Dining room / PDR under the dome, under the bar, which is like sitting inside the aquarium, has no walls all fur sides are the Aquarium and has beautiful marine life and a peaceful environment for a private dinner of up to 12 people.

Aurus - Resto and Lounge

Add: Ground Flr, Nichani Kutir, Juhu Tara Road, Before Reid & Taylor Showroom, Juhu, Mumbai

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Classy atmosphere, great-looking and fashionable crowd, perfectly lit, and an outdoor/indoor venue. No cover charge as of now! Friendly management and the beautiful sea breeze.

Phoniex MillsOne of the best Square (A proper square to hang out!) - Phoniex Mills (location Lower Parel 5 minutes drive from Worli), Global / local Brands, shopping, resto bars., sports bars, bowling / gaming, night clubs, pubs, its all here at one single spot!Buzzing with loads of people thru day and till mid night or more...

The best Spa's in South Bombay -

Rudra a private Spa @ Kemps corner - Protected content - this place is Must see in Bombay its comparable or a lil better and bigger to the KamalaSpa on maiden Lane in San Fran!)

Jeeva - Another grt but very pricey spa, Jeeva is inside the Taj Wellington muse, ColabaMust eating places in Bombay (A Must!)

SWATI (a Life changing experience is what all on Indian friends say when they eat here) Eat here and you will feel blessed!

A mid size highly unique but quite a popular Veg resto, it has a menu which no other restaurants in the world has, and they say its hard to copy them, they have been around for 20 years!
Must eat - Fada ni Khicdi (spicy yellow rice, wth garlic flavored curd!)) Pani puri, dhal dhokli, Panki (all 3 are difficult describe u you just have to eat it!)freshly sqeezed Sugar cane juice, coconut punch, unusual coffee / orange ice creams)

Moshe (Cuffe Parade) - grt Italian and other cuisine too very famous for Harissa Fondue, grt pastas, risotto's, fantastic deserts

Vong Wong
Latest Thai and Chinise Resto in South Bombay (downtown)Vong Wong (very Hip and very new) They plan to open a HUGE Lounge very soon too!)Nariman Point, Express Towers, First Floor, Ramnath Goenka Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai Awesome Chinese and Thai food, Fantastic Decor

Thai Pavalion (Newly renovated Must Go / Must Eat) (Taj President, Cuffe Parade) (Best Green Thai Curry in the world, even Red and loads of other yummy Thai food)

Golden Dragon (Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba) (Chinese with special touch (read yummy + classy)

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Gaylords @ Church-gate very near from Marine Drive (whole of Marine Drive is by the Sea, a grt walk and a nice place to take good pics)

Masala Kraft - Inside Taj Mahal Palace

Jewel of India located @ Worli

Khyber @ Kala Ghoda

Want World's best Italian Thin, thinner, thinnest Pizzas?

1) Trattoria inisde Taj President @ Cuffe Parade, 7 minutes from Colaba!) (this is the numero uno, yummy)! try there classic margarita pizza and also the onion Jalapeno order thin crust

2) Frangipani inside Hilton hotel (earlier known as Oberoi Hotel @ Nariman Point!)

3) Karma @ SukhSagar 2 minutes walk from Chowpatty Beach (Starting point of Marine Drive!)

Three grt places two watch movies in South Bombay (down town) (Inox @ Nariman Point, Metro Adlabs @ Metro or close to Bombay Hospital!) 'Sterling' the newly renovated small but cute Multiplex with a good choice of food court at VT / Fort area.

INOX is the number 1 and the best and has to be the first choice...Two of the best Chic Malls in South Bombay (downtown)
Courtyard a beautiful private mall with open gardens @ Colaba next to Prive / tetsuma

Atria Mall @ Worli from Mac Book to Aldo, Mango to Nine West and much more its all there! You can also buy a Brand new Rolls Royce or a BMW car inside the mall!!!

For those traveling with young Kids / babies:

Every baby brand in the world you can ever imagine there products are available here. Diapers, medicines, and other accessories and everything else is available very very easily in stores like Kamdhenu @ Nepeansea road, Premsons, Just Moms and Amarsons @ Breach Candy location(2 minutes from the US embassy) Many more all over the city.

There are sometimes hiccups with special baby food or very special medicines or designer clothing for babies / kids so carry them along :)

If you need any more info or any help feel free to msg.

Enjoy your stay in Bombay AKA Mumbai Please feel free to message us /ask any of us Bombayites for anything we can help you with :)