Want to Pamper your Taste Buds in 2019? 15 of the Best Restaurants in Mumbai, from Street Eats to Fine Dining

Want to Pamper your Taste Buds in 2019? 15 of the Best Restaurants in Mumbai, from Street Eats to Fine Dining

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Mumbai is a paradise for food lovers. Whether its Sarson ka Saag, or Utthapam, or fish and chips, or the speciality Vada Pav, you'll find every cuisine here. But do you have the daring to try them all? We present to you some of the must-try restaurants in Mumbai. Remember, 'one' is never enough!

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Mumbai - The Melting Pot of Indian Cuisines

India is known for its aromatic herbs and spices . There is a variety in Indian cuisine given India’s many regions and traditions. For instance, the Muslim communities’ Sheer Khurma is prepared during Eid whereas Hindus prepare Modaks during Ganesh Chaturthi . From the famous Wazwan of Kashmir to the tongue-tingling Pav Bhaji of Maharashtra and the Idli-Dosa of the South, you will find a range of cuisines across the country.

If you are a big foodie looking for that one hub spot in India where you can try all the cuisines which the country has to offer, we are sure you'll end up thinking about Mumbai—the “melting pot” of Indian cuisines.

Restaurants in Mumbai That You Simply Cannot Miss!

Mumbai is the perfect destination if you are a hardcore foodie. Here you will find all types of food, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. You will not only see food served in restaurants but also served on streets and lanes. In fact, if you love street food, then Mumbai has many “Khau Gallis” for you—these are no less than paradise for food-lovers!

In this article, we introduce you to some of the best restaurants in Mumbai—these are a mix of traditionally popular and newly opened places that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Whether you are a true Mumbaikar or you are planning to visit the dream city, we hope you will find an exciting spot and have a good, hearty meal!

Britannia & Co.

Established in 1923, Britannia & Co. is one of the oldest and the most aesthetic restaurants that will give you a very vintage feel. It is known for serving the best Parsi food that you will ever come across. They serve a wide range of dishes from daily food to daily specialities. Most of their items served have Iranian influence and originate from the West.

They provide excellent quality food at a competitive price and the most famous dish is Sali Mutton priced at Rs. 600. This mouth-watering dish is made of tender mutton and a blend of aromatic spices. You can also try the Chicken Berry Pulav which is made from Basmati rice topped with barberries, cashews, and crispy fried shallots - neatly priced at Rs. 550. You can also try some other dishes on menu like Mutton Dhansak and Fried Bombay Duck and finish off with caramel custard for dessert.

Address: Wakefield House, 11 Sprott Road, 16 Ballard Estate, Fort (022 22615264)
Book a Table: at Zomato


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Designed by Gauri Khan, Arth tops the current charts of Restaurants in Mumbai. Not only does the restaurant serve great food but it also provides great relaxation by means of its ultra-luxurious ambience. Arth is popularly known for Modern Indian Cuisine.

What makes Arth unique is it is differently-abled friendly. It also has a lavish bar serving a variety of alcohol and wines. It is the apt venue if you are in the mood for fine dining! Reservations can be made through various websites like Dineout.

Address: Pinnacle House, 604, P D Hinduja Junction, 15th Road, Khar, Bandra West, Bandra, 400050
Book a Table: at Dineout


Indigo is one of India's premium restaurants serving European-Asian Cuisine. It is set in a modernized colonial bungalow and plates up unique fusion delicacies to its many “fan customers.” Many politicians and celebrities frequently visit the restaurant and is their first choice when it comes to having a delightful meal.

The restaurant has minimal interior but very fine detailing that enhances the atmosphere. As you enter the restaurant on the ground level, the dining room contains a centerpiece of sky-lit Shiva Pond which reflects blue color falling on a red color stair that guides you inside. They also offer private dining rooms based on prior reservations. Their terrace area is Indigo Black Lounge for adults where you can treat yourself to vintage wines.

Address: 4, Mandlik Rd, Mumbai, 400001. T.: 022-6636-8980
Book a Table: at Zomato


A fond part of one of Mumbai’s best properties (Oberoi Hotel), Ziya is famously known for its contemporary Indian Cuisine with a blend of International ingredients. The restaurant oversees the panoramic Marine Drive promenade, which is a breathtakingly buzzing sight in the evenings. The interiors are flawlessly finessed with golden dusky ceilings, gold mosaics, gold panels.

The meals are also served in gold crockery and cutlery. Ziya is totally inspired by intricate fabric of the regional traditions, ancient beliefs, and cooking practices. They also offer selected wines as a complimentary treat to their customers.

Address: The Oberoi, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021, India T. +91 22 6632 5757
Book a Table: at Eazydiner

The Bombay Canteen

Recreating the local Indian dishes, The Bombay Canteen has been listed among the world's 50 best restaurants and has been placed number 1 in the top restaurants award in 2018. Every dish at the Bombay Canteen will leave you amazed with its taste. Their menu has everything from starters to special lunch items along with drinks and Sunday brunch.

You will find items depicting many regions of India, but with a pleasant twist in taste. Dishes such as Maa ki dal with Topli Paneer, Kheema Aloo, and Rice Porridge with King Chilli Chutney are a few to name in the list of many such regional dishes with a “twist.” The interiors of The Bombay Canteen depict an old Bombay house.

Address: Ground Floor, Process House, Kamala Mills Compound, Near Radio Mirchi Office, S.B. Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Book a Table: at Zomato


Bhagdadi is famously known for serving Afghani cuisine. It is recognized as the best non-vegetarian restaurant so far. You can try their chicken and mutton curries, which are its specialties. Though the place is always crowded, and you may have to share a seat with a stranger, their service is really fast. The interior is quite simple with long tables and chairs. It also serves perfect sized rotis as if just bought from Lucknow.

Address: 11, Tulloch Road, Apollo Bandar Colaba | Near City Walk House, Mumbai 400001. +91 22 2202 8027
Book a Table: at Mouthshut


Masque is the perfect restaurant for dinners and Sunday brunches. The restaurant offers 10 courses to its customers for Rs. 3,800 and an eight-course Sunday brunch with cocktails for Rs. 3,500. Most of their dishes are inspired from Kashmir. They try to add new twists to the mainstream Indian food. They believe in removing the layers and through abstraction, re-discover the core of Indian Cuisine. Along with Indian, they have different cuisines including Russian, Brazilian, Mexican, and Peruvian to name a few.

Address: Unit 3, Laxmi Woollen Mills, Shakti Mills Lane, Dr. E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai.
Book a Table: at Zomato


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Another pearl of the magnificent Oberoi Hotel, Vetro is the only restaurant in Mumbai with a separate tasting room for wine. It is known to serve the best Italian food and has all amenities including wheelchair facility, Wi-Fi, indoor seating, table booking and luxury dining along with a bar facility.

Vetro has been awarded a certificate of excellence in 2015-2018 for its extensive suite of facilities. Their special diet includes gluten free, vegetarian food and vegan food options. You definitely should try their Tiramisu, Minestrone Soup, Risotto, Decor Pasta, Gnocchi and Ravioli.

Address: The Oberoi, Nariman Point, Mumbai.
Book a Table: at Dineout

The Table

The Table is known for its delicious and unique cooking styles. The dishes on their menu include brunch, afternoon lunch, high tea, cocktails, dinner, dessert, wines, and spirits. The ambiance out there creates a very lively social atmosphere.

They have a wide range of cuisines on their menu which includes American, Italian, French, Chinese, Thai, Japanese and many more. It is voted as the Best Restaurant in India by Timeout Food Zone in 2014.

Address: Kalapesi Trust Building Ground Floor Opposite Dhanraj Mahal | Below Suba Palace Hotel, Apollo Bunder Marg, Colaba, Mumbai 400039. +91 22 2282 5000
Book a Table: at Dineout

Wasabi by Morimoto

Wasabi by Morimoto is one of the world’s top 50 restaurant sets and is located at Mumbai's Taj Hotel. The interiors are totally inspired by the Japanese culture. It is one of the famous names in Mumbai that serves Japanese cuisine. Their famous dishes on the menu are White fish carpaccino, Black cod miso and Wasabi creme Brulee.

They also provide private dining and serve their food on authentic Japanese culinary to give the customer a complete “Japanese” experience. They have Omakesu Menu for both vegetarian and non- vegetarians, soups, appetizers, nori-rolls, salad, noodles, rice, robatayaki, entrees, sushi rolls and so on.

Address: Apollo Bunder, Mumbai 400 001.
Book a Table: at Zomato

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Shizusan is one of the best non-vegetarian food restaurants that a foodie could come across. True to its name, Shizusan mostly serves Japanese non-vegetarian food. It also serves Chinese, Thai, Malaysian, Filipino and Korean cuisine that one can try when not in a mood for Japanese delicacies.

You will find a huge turnout here on weekends, and so a table reservation would be highly recommended. The music and ambiance of the restaurant keeps the atmosphere serene, calm, and lively. They focus on providing an enriching experience to their customers.

Address: High Street Phoenix Mall, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Book a Table: at Dineout

Noor Mohammadi

Noor Mohammadi is a classic family restaurant that serves Indian and Asian Cuisines. Their special diet is halal food. It is famously known for its kebab platter and Chicken Sanju Baba. You can also try other food dishes like Paya, Bheja Fry or Chicken Hakimi.

Address: 179 Wazir Building Bhuleshwar Road | Opposite Johar Chowk, Near Girgaum, Kalbadevi, Mumbai 400003. T. +91 22 2345 6008
Book a Table: at Zomato

Goila Butter Chicken

Saransh Goila is one of the famous chefs who even appeared on MasterChef Australia and runs his own restaurant Goila Butter Chicken. To add a uniquely smooth texture to their dish signature dish Butter Chicken, Chef Saransh uses the finest of cashews and kasuri methi from Rajasthan and Goa. The restaurant also serves other dishes like Goila Paneer Butter, Sindhi Style Mutton, The 24/7 dal, Anda Ghotala, Butter Chicken Biryani and Butter Chicken King Roll.

Address: Goila Butter Chicken, Bandra, Mumbai 400052.
Book a table: at Zomato


Famous for its Biryani, Bademiya is ruling people's heart in Mumbai. They serve the best non-vegetarian food in town and are known for their mouth-watering Seekh Kebabs. They have a wide range on their menu which includes Kebab, Baida Roti, Signature Tava Delicacies, Ethnic Curries, Rice Preparation, Tikkas, Veg Segdi, Veg Ethnic curries, veg rice, Rotis, Desserts, Rolls, Veg Rolls, and snacks. Their food, ambiance and service are just perfect and on point.

Address: Tulloch Road, Apollo Bunder, Colaba | Behind Taj Palace Hotel, Near Gateway of India, Mumbai 400005, +91 98200 68696
Book a Table: at Zomato

Bombay Brasserie

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Bombay Brasserie is the perfect place for those who are hardcore biryani lovers. Their menu includes high tea, evening drinks, grills, big plates like paneer tikka butter masala, the starters, sides like aam papad paneer, street grills, complete lunch home box, accompaniments, desserts, and desi cocktails. They have all amenities in their restaurant which include home delivery, full bar access, free Wi-fi, indoor seating, a smoking zone, Jain food items, outdoor seating, and private dining. It is also known to be a very children-friendly place.

Address: Worli Villa 12-A, Lotus Cinema Building, Opposite Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai – 400018.
Book a Table: at Dineout

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