The BIG September Roundup of New Places

By Mumbai Foodie September 29, 2017

Mumbai, get ready to welcome the new hotspots ready to serve you the best food and drinks you can imagine. Get ready to dine and drink international style as these new places bring the world to Mumbai.


Talaiva, Lower Parel

If you are feeling royal, make your way to Talaiva at Kamala Mills to experience their combination of Royal Palatial and continental cuisine. Traditional dishes like Keema Baati, Papad Mangodi and Laal Maas sit on the menu alongside Gosht Biryani, Wild Mushroom Risotto with Grated Parmesan, and Breaded Fish and Chips.Even their cocktail menu offers a spin on classics with the Royal Kesar Kasturi, Mango and Saffron Martini, Aam Panna Mojito and Cucumber and Curry leaf Gin and Tonic.

Their doors are open every day from 12 noon to 1 am.


The Burgery, Pali Hill

The Burgery promises to be the destination for delicious and affordable burgers made with the finest quality ingredients across the city. Their menu lists scrumptious options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians like The Great Indian Dabeli,Beetroot and Carrot, Mince Mutton and Stuffed Chicken. And what would a burger joint be without its fries! They offer crunch Masala Fries, Cheesy Fries and even Pesto Fries.

The Burgery is open from11:30 am to 12 midnight.


The Fatty Bao, Andheri

The Fatty Bao has opened its fourth branch in Andheri. The dimly lit and rustic interiors can be romantic and great for date night. Their extensive and menu is inspired by the Izakaya – a Japanese gastropub-style of dining with small plates to be shared.  The selection goes beyond the signature baos – with gyozas, sushi, dim sums, ramen and Robatayaki.

Open daily from 12 noon to 3:30 pm and 7 pm to 1 am.


London Taxi, Lower Parel

The newly launched Gastropub London Taxi and Kamala Mills is inspired by the exuberance of London. The interiors makes sure to showcase a bit of London in every corner. The menu goes beyond the gastro pub regulars by presenting the classics with modern culinary techniques and interpretations. Additionally, of the specially curated, London-inspired drinks have been created by India’s first female flair bartender – Ami Shroff.


The Kraft Kitchen, Bandra West

The newest delivery service on the block, The Kraft Kitchen promises food right at your doorstep (if you are located between Juhu and Shivaji Park) so that you can snuggle up in your bed,dig into delicious Indian and Chinese food while you watch your favourite TV show. The menu goes beyond the usual delivery menu with their Raan-E-Mughlai, Crab Chilli and Butter Chicken Naan.

Delivery starts from 12 noon to 3 pm for lunch, and 7 pm to 1 am for dinner.


Nara Thai, BKC

Nara Thai is renowned  global brand with establishments in Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam and Sri Lanka. It has been voted as one of the best eateries in Thailand, so you know it brings you authentic Thai food without compromise. Located in Bandra Kurla Complex, the interiors have been designed by Thai designer Nitipattara Yensup who is also the designer of several other Nara outlets. The menu boasts a dozen appetizers including Larb Potato, a spicy potato salad and Yum Phak Boong, which are crisply fried morning glory leaves with seafood sauce. Their wide-ranging entree menu has authentic dishes like Khao Pad Samunprai, butterfly pea rice with Thai herbs and Gai Hor Bai Toel, which is chicken wrapped in pandan leaf. Their dessert menu has traditional options such as Mango and Sticky Rice with Coconut Milk and also options that are a delicious fusion of thai flavors and western classics like the Thai Tea Panna Cotta.

The restaurant serves lunch from 12 noon to 4 pm and dinner from 6:30 pm to 1 am, and a meal with a drink should cost around Rs. 2500 per head.


House of Mandarin, Bandra

Bandra’s newest authentic Chinese restaurant, House of Mandarin, opened this week with a menu comprising of contemporary Chinese delicacies to please the taste buds. While the extensive dim sum selection steals the spotlight, the truffle and edamame dumplings, Prawn Har Gau, Corn & Water Chestnut dumpling, Aromatic Crispy Duck, Mapo Tofu, and Flambé fish all look enticing. Even the Mandarin inspired beverage menu has a lot to offer for teetotallers and alcohol connoisseurs alike.

Dining hours are 12 noon to 3:30 pm and 7 pm to 11:30 pm

Barrel and Co, Andheri

Barrel & Co. is a fun, exciting combination of a brewery and a public house, located right by Fun Republic Cinema in Andheri. The menu includes hearty, comfort food, to healthy options and has a selection of delicious brews catering to builders & businessmen, bloggers & bankers, whenever they find themselves in need of an upbeat yet relaxing escape from the everyday. Barrel has an impressive variety for any time of day or night. Whether it’s the first thing in the morning or last at night, their tireless staff and late-night service option means you can share food, drink and stories in comfort, no matter the hour.

Doors are open everyday from 12 noon to 1 am.


Poetry by Love & Cheesecake, Lower Parel

The new outlet in Kamala Mills is offering an all new and highly inclusive menu which includes ketogenic, gluten free and vegan options. The quaint European style eatery is mixing it up by serving special dishes inspired by childhood stories like their Hello Kitty Hummus, Chicken Parmigiana with sticky rice, Minion Corn on the cob. Their all-day dining menu includes their signature dishes – Superfood Burrito, Herb Grilled Broccoli, Garden Veggie Wrap, Rosemary Chicken and Avocado Salad, Garlic Basil Chicken with Tomato Butter Sauce, OMG Omega, Earth Bowl and 25 freshly baked desserts. So whether you choose to drop in for a breakfast meeting, a fulfilling lunch, or a midnight dessert, you will always have options.

Dining hours are 8am to 12 midnight.

Bake House Cafe, Kala Ghoda

The menu at Bake House Cafe has a mixture of comfort, cafe and fancy food including breakfast items, soups, a wide salad selection, small bites, pastas, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, milkshakes and juices. The interiors boast traditional British art on the walls and art work of famous Hollywood celebrities over the wooden tables and leather seating.

Doors are open from 8am to 12 midnight.

Éntisi, Santacruz

This chocolatier is bringing fancy to the chocolate in Santacruz. Their products include Bon Bons, decadent fruit and nut bars, a collection of Dragées, and delicate seasonal cubes. Their flavors are experimental in the sense that they combine French and Belgian techniques with Indian flavours, and their chocolate is only the finest sourced from around the world.

Agent Jack’s Bar, Andheri

Agent Jack’s Bar USP is their combination of technology with hospitality. Agent Jack is a moody (and virtual!) bartender, and customers have to play a bargaining and bidding game in order to get the best deal for their drinks. Additionally, Agent Jack’s Bar has built in a loyalty scheme into the system, so the more you drink, the better deals you get! Their food menu mixes up the classics –Raajma Chawal, Anda Masala Pav, and turns it up a notch with molecular gastronomy.

Agent Jack is ready to serve you from 6:30 pm to 1:30 am everyday.