Top 10 Restaurants with Live Performances in Mumbai

September 23, 2017

Dining out is a treat when there’s delicious food, refreshing drinks and an amazing ambience. They say that your mood while eating the food affects how well it is digested; and what better way can there be to lighten up your mood than music? Well, some of the restaurants have live performances, which are as good as the ones in 5 star hotels in Mumbai!

Music in the Veins

If music has the magical power to improve your mood, imagine the effect that LIVE music would have on you! It is sure to lift your spirits and make your overall experience much more indulging. Mumbai has some of the finest restaurants of India, and many of them also have live musical performances; so, we’ve listed down the best of the lot for you.

1. Hard Rock Café

Like all Hard Rock Cafes around the world, this café is sure to make all rock fans go crazy! With at least one live performance every week and classic rock playlists playing all day, you’re sure to have a rocking time here. The legendary 10 oz. burger and the rock shop are great additions to this environment.
Hard Rock CafeWhere: Wadia International Center, Pandurang Budhkar Marg (Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound), Mumbai

2. Bonobo

Situated at the heart of Bandra on the rooftop, Bonobo is a popular venue for some delicious food and exotic cocktails. With both indoor and outdoor seating arrangements and great live music to accompany you, coming here is a treat for all.

Where: 2nd Floor, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, Off Linking Road, Behind KFC, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050

3. 3 Wise Monkeys

3 Wise Monkeys is the place you should head to for some mouthwatering Oriental cuisine and drinks to accompany them. The live music here enhances the overall ambience, especially when it is not crowded. There are UNO cards available for your group to play and this makes it all the more fun.

3 Wise Monkeys

Where: The Unicontinental, Nr. Khar Railway Station, 3rd Road, Khar West, Mumbai

4. Café Haqq Se

A relatively quaint café in Lower Parel, Café Haqq Se is the place where Indian cuisines fuse with international ones to form delectable fusions. Live musical performances on a daily basis ensure that your overall experience is exemplary. Do not miss out on the signature dish here where the chef himself comes to prepare it for you!
Cafe Haqq Se

Where: Ground Floor, Trade View Building Oasis Complex, Gate 4, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai

5. Goa Portuguesa Restobar

If there is one place in Mumbai that serves authentic Goan dishes, it is Goa Portuguesa Restobar. It is surprising to find many vegetarian options here apart from seafood and the extremely homely staff makes sure that you’re at ease. The best part about this place is the live music, where even the person playing guitar took our requests to play songs of our choice!
Goa Portuguesa Restobar

Where: Mili Building, T. H. Kataria Road, Near Hinduja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai

6. Bombay to Barcelona Library Café

This tiny café in the bylanes of Marol is a library in itself and has both indoor and outdoor seating arrangements. The average ambience is made up for by the service par excellence, mouthwatering food and live music performances, which take place every weekend. Sitting here and enjoying a hot drink on a rainy day while reading a book is the best thing ever.
Bombay to Barcelona

Where: Golden Nest Society Apartments, Mapkhan Nagar, Aashiyana Society, Marol, Andheri East, Mumbai

7. The Finch

The Finch is a fine dine world cuisine restaurant and bar serving their own brewed beers as well. What’s more popular about this place is the effort to promote upcoming artists by live performances and events. The delicious cuisines served here are made to perfection and will leave you lickin’ your fingers.
The Finch

Where: John Baker, Saki Vihar Road, Ganesh Nagar, Powai, Mumbai

8. The Stables – Peninsula Redpine

The ambience at The Stables is like that of an English bar with wooden furnishings. The live performances here accompanied by German beer and delectable Indian dishes is the ultimate fusion. They also served a bucket of popcorn as a complimentary appetizer and made our visit even more special! Go here and feel like a cowboy in the midst of Mumbai.
The Stables

Where: Peninsula Redpine, Near Airport Road Metro Station, Andheri East, Marol, Mumbai

9. Bombay Adda

This is not your typical adda but rather the opposite. They have live music performances every now and then to set themselves apart. The Delhiwale Chole Kulche and Wok Tossed Chili Garlic Paneer are downright winners and left us licking our fingers. With a whole wall converted into a book shelf with 100s of books, all book lovers are sure to fall in love with this place.
Bombay Adda

Where: Atria Mall, 4th Floor, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai

10. Theory

Serving delectable American and European cuisines, Theory manages to impress all, both theoretically and practically. Well-spaced seating arrangements with live music every weekend to keep you entertained throughout make this place special. Unique combinations are the highlight of the food here along with their generous portion sizes. Burger lovers are sure to fall for this place.

Where: Unit 1, Ground Floor, C Wing, Trade World Building, Kamala Mills Compound, SB Marg, Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai

With more and more restaurants joining the live performance bandwagon, Mumbai is becoming one of the best cities to dine out in India, if not the best. If you’ve been to any of the above restaurants, then do let us know your reviews in the comments below.

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