Menus across India are getting a makeover and customers these days are always in the mood to try something new. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a glass of fruity margarita with your A-team or try an experimental menu with a foodie friend, we’ve put together an exciting list of things to do in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Goa and Pune in the coming week and this weekend.
If you are in Mumbai
Be festive with Indian specialties
Originally from Dadar, Pritam Da Dhaba has a new location for his suburb Janta. The property’s 80-year-old Juhu store features stunning interiors, as well as a menu of Indian classics. Try their popular, special butter chicken roti karari, stuffed chicken breast, chicken lapeta, reshmi tikka while there.
Where: Shivaji Nagr, road to Juhu Tara
Schedule : 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. 12:30 a.m.
Cost: ₹1,300 for two people
Hog On Gourmet Burgers
Once a cloud kitchen in Khar, Its Cheeky Pizzeria has found a brick-and-mortar space in Lower Parel. The cafe has a menu featuring everything from gourmet burgers to Neapolitan pizzas. Among them, some standouts include Provençal mushroom and truffle pizzas, mushroom and hash brown burger and pistachio rigatoni with pesto.
Where: NM Joshi Marg, Railway Colony, Lower Parel
Schedule : 00h00 – 03h00, 12h00 – 00h00
Cost: ₹200 for an order
Taco and Tequila It Up
The Little Easy is ready to upgrade Tuesdays with its “Taco and Tequila Tuesdays.” The Bandra Joint with Kiki & Pastor makes sure you get your fix of margaritas and tacos. Don’t miss nature mushroom al pastor and barbacoa lamb releases!
Where: Link Corner Building, 28th Road, Linking Rd
When: October 11 – October 12 | 7:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Contact : +919892922232
Cost: ₹1,800 for two people
Try a new coffee
At the recently opened Café Calma, the small plate menu includes staples like beetroot and burrata wild mushroom salad and tacos. For main dishes, try the chicken tacos, ricotta gnudior vegetable Paella, while you soak up the sea and the atmosphere.
Where:The Shalimar Hotel, Kemps Corner
Schedule : Opens at 7:30 p.m.
Becauset: ₹2750 for two people
If you are in Delhi
Hang on to one of the best bars in the world
Sidecar in Delhi landed 26th place on the World’s 50 Best Bars 2022 list and was also ranked No. 2, in India’s 30 Best Bars, co-hosted by MW. It calls for a celebration, and their signature drink — with house cognac, sandalwood cordial, lemon juice, and orange blossom water — is a great place to start. Reserve a spot right away.
Where: Block M Market, near HDFC Bank, Greater Kailash 2
Schedule : 1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Cost : ₹2,000 for two people
Brunch your heart
Nothing beats a place that can offer great food with a great atmosphere. At Bergamo in Delhi, you get both. Take a seat in their medieval-inspired cafe and try European classics like patatas bravas and Risotto. Perfect for brunch, if you ask us.
Where: Greater New Delhi, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj
Schedule : 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Cost: ₹2,500 for two people
If you are in Bangalore
Treat yourself to a chocolate date
Smoor, a Based in Bangalore local chocolate brand, opened another signature store in Lavelle Road. With Parisian interiors, this outpost is a fabulous place to stock up on coffee and macaroons.
Where: Prestige Sterling Square, next to the Airlines Hotel, Lavelle Road
Schedule : 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: ₹600 for two people
Paper and Pie in Bengaluru is a great place for anyone who enjoys working outdoors. Grab a healthy smoothie bowl and sip coffee while you work. Toasts, soups and an assortment of breads, this menu has plenty to choose from.
Where: 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar
Schedule : 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Cost: ₹1000 for two people
If you are in Pune
Taste the artisan
At Ground Up, signature dishes are made from A to Z, without preservatives. Grab a table and settle in to sample their sauces, breads and pastas made with local ingredients. Of ramen, bao, and soy milk broth, to sweets such as ice cream, the place has something for everyone.
Where: Viman Platinum Building, Ganpati Mandir Road, Pune
Schedule : 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cost:₹1500 for two people
Contact: +9193212 91246
If you are in Goa
Treat yourself to Susegad
When to Goa , you have to eat like Goans and Unndo is the place to do it. A specialty restaurant, this one has all the classics like hot and crispy to cancela traditional bread from Goa, sorpotel, xacuti, chori pao, and more. Drop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner, whichever you prefer.
Where: Benaulim, South Goa
Hourly:Tuesday – Sunday
Have a coffee in a Portuguese cafe
This 300-year-old Portuguese-style house is transformed into a café – Café Meu Lar by Barista. Inspired by European cuisine, the quaint restaurant serves buttery croissants, pies and brownies as well as healthy burgers, fries, Portuguese sandwiches, Bacalao, and a large number of drinks.
Hourly:10:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Cost:₹500 for two people