5 hottest bars in Mumbai
Don't miss these awesome cocktail bars. The hottest places to unwind after dark.
Skky Restro Lounge & Bar
Birds eye view of the city
Offering one of the first rooftop dining experiences in Mumbai, Skky Restro Lounge & Bar is located within the Ramada Powai Hotel and provides diners with a unique culinary journey amid ambient lush greenery and water features. The perfect setting for romance, the restaurant offers a menu comprising everything from Pan Asian cuisine to Middle-eastern delicacies, while those just wanting to escape the heat of the city can enjoy handcrafted ice-cream and cool rooftop breezes, or watch the sun go down with a signature cocktail.
Ramada Powai | Saki Vihar Road, Powai, Mumbai (Bombay) 400087, India
Tel: +91 22 6777 6000 www.ramadapowai.com/wine-dine/skky
Bollywood glamour on the beach
This romantic beach bar is a hidden away gem, but well worth finding. Aura opens out onto a deck right on the sands of Juhu beach and its patrons, including the Bollywood set, models and international DJs - are as attractive as its location. Aura offers high glamour with seductive candles and mood lighting, and there is even a canopied four-poster bed to drink and dine on, while inside, crystal chandeliers complete the picture.
Ground Floor Nichani House, Juhu Tara Rd, Juhu, Mumbai.
Tel: +91 22 6710-6666
Tel: 91 22 6665 0808
Wink Bar at Vivanta by Taj
Raise the bar
Located in the southern tip of the city, in the lobby of the Taj President hotel, this high-energy bar is unparalleled, offering distinctive drinks including its signature ‘Winktini’, amazing music and mouth-watering eats in a vibrant setting.The bar is the conception of cutting edge Japanese design firm SUPER POTATO who’ve designed a host of restaurants and bars in Japan, London and San Francisco, and Wink’s interior comprises two interconnected spaces, allowing guests to shift from the busy bar area to the more intimate lounge area in an instant.
Vivanta by Taj - President, Mumbai | 90 Cuffe Parade, Nariman Point,
Mumbai (Bombay) 400005, India
Mumbai (Bombay) 400005, India
Tel: +91 22 2651 5900 www.zenzimumbai.com
Perfect for people watching
This classy lounge and wine bar is located in Mumbai's happening Bandra, and offers a selection of rich and spicy French, Thai, Japanese and Indonesian cuisine and some of the finest wines in the city - many from South Africa. Zenzi is a place to see and be seen – the sumptuous, glass-paned lounge is frequented by local models, actresses and TV stars, who sip specialty cocktails from the sultry sofas while their guys sample a variety of Dutch and Indian beers.
183, Waterfield Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Tel: 91 (22) 2481-8000 www.fourseasons.com/mumbai/dining/lounges/aer/
On top of the world
Possibly one of the best places to enjoy a sunset cocktail in Mumbai, Aer Bar is situated on the rooftop of the Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai and provides panoramic views of the city and a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, above the bustling streets of Worli. What’s more, if this isn't enticing enough, Champagne and cocktails are available half price from 5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. each night.
Four Seasons Hotel,114, Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018