Top 7 Places For Retro Nights In Mumbai
Mumbai’s restaurant and cafe scene is nothing short of extraordinary. There are some amazing places in the city to hang out and eat and these are the places that make Mumbai’s nightlife really lively. Many of these places also have some peppy live music playing to entertain you while you gorge on some scrumptious delicacies. However, nothing beats a night filled with retro music.
Travel Back In Time
There are some cafes and restaurants in Mumbai that play retro music every now and then and take you back in time. Let’s check out these places and listen to the great selection of music that they have!
1. The Barking Deer Brewpub
Barking Deer is truly an amazing place to spend time with your friends. The complete atmosphere of this pub is very lively, whether you go here during the day or during wee hours. Every Friday, this pub has a dedicated retro night when you can sip on some fine beers and enjoy your favorite hits being played in the backdrop.
Where: Mathuradas Mill Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013
2. Road House Bluez
This place is truly a heaven for retro music lovers. They place retro music every single day be it classic rock, pop or even alternative rock. The ambience too is made to fit into the retro theme and this is what makes this place the absolute favorite of all retro fans. Be prepared to go into this time machine to yesteryears!
Where: Ground/1st Floor, Tokyo House, Next to Andheri Sports Complex, JP Road, Azad Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053
3. The Bombay Canteen
This bubbly place in Lower Parel is known for its old-school ambiance and unique dishes. They change their menu every 6 months to give you some new dishes every single time you visit there but what remains constant is their collection of retro music. They play 70s blues and pop through the day to give you the true retro experience.
Where: Unit-1, Process House, Kamala Mills, Near Radio Mirchi Office, S.B. Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013
4. Hard Rock Cafe
If you love rock music, Hard Rock Cafe is the place to be. After all, this cafe plays some amazing rock music day-in and day-out and also has some great live performances regularly. Fridays are usually dedicated to retro music and you can enjoy some fine songs playing in the background while enjoying your food.
Where: Andheri, Lower Parel
This bar in Bandra is known for its lively nightlife and the mushroom-shaped shades above the tables. However, what is not really well-known is that Bonobo also plays some spectacular music throughout the week and on every Thursday they have a special retro playlist which you can enjoy listening to while having your meal or sipping your favorite cocktail!
Where: 2nd Floor, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, Off Linking Road, Behind KFC, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050
6. Quarter House
If you’re looking for a quarter, there’s no better place than Quarter House in Mahim. The rustic interiors only match up to the songs played here that are mainly classic retro songs from Bollywood’s movies. You can enjoy chartbusters like Aa Dekhen Zara or Chache Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe while devouring delicious preparations.
Where: Green Lawns Building, Kapad Bazar Rd, HP Petrol Pump Lane, Opp Mahim Cinema, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016
7. Toto’s Garage
This ‘Garage’ is indeed a popular watering hole in Bandra and as soon as you enter this place, you’ll see a vintage Volkswagen Beetle right above the bar there. Going with the vintage theme, they have some classic music playing throughout the day including both retro pop and rock. It is a common sight to see people singing along their favorite songs here while enjoying their wide spread of drinks and munchies.
Where: 30, Lourdes Heaven, 30th Road, Bandra West
Have you visited any of the above-mentioned places before? If so, do let us know your experiences in the comments section below. Let us know your favorite spots where you head to for a retro night in Mumbai if they are not mentioned on our list yet.
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