Top 10 Rooftop Restaurants and Lounges in Mumbai
Dining atop a building and taking in the views of the beautiful city skyline or the sea is an unparalleled experience. The very feeling of eating in an open environment with fresh air makes the food and ambience much better than it actually even is!
Dining in the Air
Mumbai is one of the most developed cities in India and you can practically find every type of restaurant here. With a beautiful skyline and a view of the sea to die for, many restaurants and cafes have come up in the city atop tall skyscrapers and offer beautiful views of the city and the sea. Some of the best places to dine on the terraces are:
Located in Colaba, this is the first rooftop restaurant in Mumbai and serves delicious North Indian and Mughlai cuisine. You have panoramic views of the streets of Colaba and even the Arabian Sea. It is also one of the best places for hookah in Mumbai.
Where: 3/23 N.A. Azmi, Colaba, Mumbai
Situated atop the grand St. Regis Hotel in Lower Parel, this is the highest rooftop restaurant and lounge in Mumbai, on the 40 th floor! From here, you can see the entire city skyline while sipping on some fine cocktails in the comfort of their sofas.
Where: 462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Known to be one of the finest lounges in Mumbai, Aer was for a very long time the best place in the city for fine views of the skyline and the Arabian Sea. The minimalistic décor and elegant lighting combine to give this place a fancy look that is pleasing too. The sunsets from here are the best!
Where: 114 Dr E Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai
4. The Marina Rooftop Café
Located near the iconic Gateway of India and one of the best 5-star hotels in Mumbai, The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, this café has beautiful views of the Mumbai harbor. The fine décor combined with delectable North Indian, Italian and Chinese cuisine makes up the whole experience here.
Where: No.26, P.J. Ramchandani Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai
Located on the glamorous Marine Drive, this restaurant has a giant white dome. The minimalistic décor of the bar combined with stunning views of the Queen’s Necklace make it a perfect sunset spot. The fine service here and great concoctions make it a great place to sit and enjoy the breeze.
Where: 135 Netaji Subhash Road, Marine Drive, Mumbai
This bar in Bandra shares its name with the infamous drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Quaint interiors and breezy nights make this a popular hangout place every weekend in the area and you can relish some of the most exotic cocktails at their 77-foot long bar or munch on the great Indian, Italian and Mexican food they have here.
Where: 199, 4th Floor, VN Sphere Mall, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
7. Breeze Lounge
With spectacular views of the elegant suburb of Powai and the serene Powai Lake, Breeze Lounge is the perfect place for a romantic date with your loved one. You can delight in the cool breeze here while gorging on delectable Mediterranean cuisines and enjoying the long Happy Hours!
Where: 8th Floor, A Wing, Supreme Business Park, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai
This bar located in Bandra offers alfresco dining in mushroom shaped umbrellas and is a popular night hangout spot for many. It is common to find this place packed with people every weekend who come here to enjoy the lively ambience and delicious continental food.
Where: 2nd Floor, Kenilworth Mall, Linking Road, Bandra West
9. Air Lounge
Located in Malad, this lounge has minimalist interiors just like Aer and serves mouthwatering Italian food. You can sit here and enjoy the beautiful views of Malad from a height while enjoying the trendy tunes played by the live DJ.
Where: 702-Terrace, Solitaire 1, Opposite Infinity 2 Mall, Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai
10. Café Terra
This rooftop café has an ambience to die for. Fairy lights and antique lanterns adorn this café with whitewashed chairs and minimalist tables. You can enjoy some great continental food here or even sip on your favorite drinks while enjoying the cool breeze.
Where: Executive Enclave Hotel, Seventh Floor, Pali Hill, Bandra West
The feeling of eating food on the rooftop with fresh air must be experienced by everyone at least once. Do give these places a shot and let us know your experiences in the comments below if you’ve not already been there before!
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