The best new restaurants and menus in Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Delhi from November 5-11

Beyond classic pasta, burger and fries orders, there’s so much to explore in the burgeoning food scene across the country. Several restaurants, bars and bistros have sprung up recently, with many other new offerings, in the form of menus and pop-ups added to the list. From party hotspots to authentic eateries, here’s a list of the must-see spots in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Bengaluru this week.

If you are in Mumbai

Work in this quaint all-day kitchen and bar

If you are looking for a new space to work, All Saints, a contemporary restaurant is a good choice. Try dishes from their global menu, which includes dishes like crispy sliced ​​lotus stem chips served with assorted homemade dips, avocado tempura sushi, pumpkin and goat cheese risotto, mini firecracker chicken burgers, edamame truffle dimsums, Katafi mushroom croquettes, Mexican spicy salmon fish tikka and man more. To quench your thirst, add a drink from the restaurant’s extensive drinks menu to your meal.
Where: Plot – Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar West
Schedule : 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: +919854276276
Cost: ₹1,000 for two people

Try a whole new Japanese menu

Mizu introduced an all-new menu, focusing on staple Japanese ingredients, whereas the previous menu featured local elements. Opt for authentic dishes such as hamachi kama with shiso chimichurri and mayo emulsion, harumaki and shio kombu mushrooms and sake cocktails to boot.
Where: 14th Road Pali, West Khar
Schedule : 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Contact: +9193720 23641
Cost: ₹2,200 for two people

Discover a farm-to-fork menu

Project Hum was started by three young people – Raghav Simha, Pragun Bajaj and Jatin Talreja – with the aim of building a healthier food ecosystem on the principles of transparency and accountability. At this unique restaurant, you’ll find premium ingredients as well as access to meals that will help you lead a healthier life. The menu offers wraps, platters to share with fries and salads, rustic plates, artisanal salads, dessert toasts, smoothies and a dedicated coffee menu.
Where: St. Jean Street, West Bandra
Schedule : 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact: +919137883053
Cost: ₹800 for two people

If you are in Delhi

Delve into North Indian cuisine

The latest addition to New Delhi’s Taj Palace, Loya, offers North Indian staples. The menu here draws inspiration from the culinary traditions of the foothills of the Himalayas, Punjab and Kashmir and offers exquisite flavors.
Where: Sardar Patel Marg Diplomatic Enclave
Schedule : 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Contact: 011-66503588
Cost: ₹6,400 for two people

Sip on a menu of signature cocktails

Cafe Tesu, at Essex Farms, has launched a refreshingly new range of signature cocktails, handcrafted by skilled bartenders. Beverages will feature quality ingredients that complement the food menu. From breakfast bourbon and white melon sangria to Irish coffee, Tesu Mary and beeswax negroni, these are all potent blends sure to get you in a good mood this weekend.
Where: Vijay Mandal Enclave, Kalu Sarai
Schedule : 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Contact: +919873704704
Cost: ₹1,000 for two people

If you are in Pune

Visit a Mumbai favorite

Mumbai’s Dobaara India now also has an outlet in Pune. The design independent venue has a great atmosphere and an extensive menu. Try their pulled lamb poutine, daikon radish cake, chorizo ​​and onion pide, which are the popular choices. While Mumbai’s menu also featured must-have cocktails, Pune has yet to experience them.
Where: Phoenix Market City, Viman Nagar
Schedule: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact: +918669081933
Cost: ₹900 for two people

Learn the language of food

Another Mumbai favourite, Ishaara has a new address in Pune. What makes this restaurant unique is that its servers are hard of hearing and hard of hearing. So while you order your food, you also learn a new language. The menu is a mix of street food and classic Indian dishes. Must try their dori kebab, hamour tikka and kathal rogan josh, if you are vegetarian. If you like seafood, don’t miss their raw mango prawn curry. We also recommend the meen moilee, the sufiyana biryani and the flourless chocolate brownie.
Where: Viman Nagar, Phoenix Market City
Schedule: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact: +91 8484845849
Cost: ₹1,200 for two people

Treat yourself to a pizza

You may have seen celebrity chef Jamie Oliver many times on TV, but now you can also enjoy some of his specially prepared pizzas. Jamie’s Pizzeria has found a home in Pune and their traditional Neapolitan dough pizzas are fresh and cooked to perfection. Some of our picks include The Roman, which has tomato sauce, mozzarella, bacon, red onion and chili flakes; Pesto besto with basil pesto, mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, balsamic onions, veggie parmesan and fresh basil; and Shrimply Hot, which features chili-freak sauce, mozzarella, shrimp, fennel, fresh chili, and yogurt.
Where: Pavillion Mall, Senapati Bapat Road, Shivaji Nagar
Schedule: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact: +919130524643
Cost: ₹600 for two people

If you are in Bangalore

Eat an authentic Karnataka-style meal

As Gawky Goose wraps up a year, they are celebrating it with a brand new menu that features a range of experimental and classic Karnataka dishes. Expect dishes like burnt chili chicken tikka, orange corn cake, coconut curry shrimp and more. A must-try dish is the Rajasthani laal maas, a simmered lamb curry and the dalia khichdi. Wash it all down with their signature cocktails, such as Think Tanc and Doc vs Doc.
Where: Wind Tunnel Road, near Old Airport Road
Schedule: 11:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Contact: +918095990602
Cost: ₹2,400 for two people

Get ready for a hangover

After taking over Koramangala and HSR, Hangover is now ready to rule the night in Indranagar. Dive into bar bites like a clubhouse sandwich, chicken and mushroom burger, hangover hot dogs and classic margarita as you dance the night away with a cocktail in hand. Pick your poison and choose from options like Breakfast Martini, Teardrop, Midori Berry Bliss, Buddhi’s Bomb, Happyness, and more.
Where: HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar
Schedule: 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Contact: +918025265566
Cost: ₹1,600 for two people

Discover the best gins

The Delhi-based Gin Explorers Club has taken the cities by storm with its first-of-its-kind gin festival. Now in Bengaluru, Gin Explorers Club – Mythical Edition, will see 15 pop-up bars featuring specially curated cocktails. Head there to participate in different activities, listen to music, shop at their flea market, and gorge yourself on several food options.
Where: Jayamahal Road, near Cantonment Station
Schedule: November 5 and 6; 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: Tickets start from ₹1200


November also marks the start of World Vegan Month – a month-long celebration of vegan principles and issues relevant to the global vegan and plant-based community. Here are our top picks from India to celebrate the occasion:

  • Rose Cafe, Delhi
  • Paradigm shift, Bangalore
  • Carrots, Bangalore
  • Poets and Oats / The Terrassen Café, Hyderabad
  • The Real Green Coffee, Pune
  • Bean Me Up Cafe, Goa
  • The Sacred Tree, Ludhiana
  • Café Veganza, Auroville
  • Imagine Cafe, Mumbai
  • Subko, Bombay (Bandra, Byculla)
  • Suite, Mumbai (Fort, BKC, Bandra)
  • La Poz Square, Mumbai
  • Cafe Duco, Mumbai

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