The metropolitan city of Mumbai is an exciting confluence of cultures from not only across India, but from throughout the world. Every element that is closely associated with Mumbai, lives up to her multi-cultural essence, and food is definitely one of those. No wonder, the city boasts of a plethora of restaurants that introduce her to the unique tastes of world cuisine.
Let's take a look at some of these restaurants in South Mumbai that celebrate food.
Qualia – Lodha World Towers, Lower Parel
Masterminded by the former brain behind Indigo, Rahul Akerkar, the uniqueness of Qualia’s menu lies in its Mediterranean cuisine infused with Indian flavours. Some highlights of the menu are Coimbatore Chops, Pickled Crostini, Beignets, Pizza, to name just a few. The main course seamlessly flows into the delectable dessert menu, which is a revelation yet again. Charred Chocolate Cake, Burnt Honey Ice Cream, Goat Cheese Mousse with Celery Sorbet and are just a few options to reckon with. The European-themed architecture perfectly blends with the sophisticated plum leather seating and the spectacular live kitchen encourages an interactive fine dining experience.
Wasabi by Morimoto - The Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba
With a magnificent repertoire of Japanese dishes like Sushi, Sashimi, Tempura and Miso Soup, words fall short of describing the enticing taste, gentle fragrance and impeccable presentation. The warm teak wood floor and walls is well complemented by the ivory undertones of the furnishings, which again is in perfect symphony with the warm lighting. In short, Wasabi by Morimoto offers a fine dining experience of a lifetime.
Town Hall – Lodha World Towers, Lower Parel
Located at the resplendent Lodha Landmark, The World Towers, Town Hall satisfies your cravings when you are in the mood to indulge in authentic Japanese or Chinese cuisine. Treat your senses to the myriad sushi and sashimi varieties from their exhaustive menu. To add, their Ebi Tempura and Thai Curry is a dish you certainly won’t want to miss. Wind up your meal on a sweet note with Lemongrass Choux or Crème Brûlée.
Thai Pavilion – President, Cuffe Parade
Celebrated for its Pan-Asian, specifically Thai delicacies, pamper your soul with the exotic marriage of flavours typical to the cuisine – spices, basil and lemongrass. Savour the mild aroma of Thai Green Curry, Pad Thai and conclude with Thai desserts like Tub Tim Grob and Semmifraddo. Enjoy the flavoursome delights while enjoying the breathtaking view of the Mumbai skyline.
The Champagne Lounge - The Oberoi, Nariman Point
The plush interiors of Champagne Lounge overlook the wide expanse of the ocean. Soak in the opulence while treating yourself to an exotic glass of champagne. If you are not a wine connoisseur, there are alternative options to pamper you. Appreciate the rich aroma of single origin coffee or the mild fragrance of loose leaf tea, coupled with mouthwatering sides like sandwiches, scones, jam and cream. Make sure that you book a table by their signature red piano in the lobby to enjoy their live music performance. Take a backseat from the hustle of the Maximum City and absorb the solitude.
The Verandah – The Trident, Nariman Point
The Verandah is synonymous with its gastronomic Italian spread like Olive Focaccia Sandwich, classic Afogato and loaded burgers. Wash these down with single origin coffee while enjoying the unhindered view of the Marine Drive and the ocean. Walk in for a leisurely fine dining experience or a quick snack at this 24 hours coffee shop.
Pa Pa Ya, Lower Parel
Luxury knows no bounds at this fine dining place. With a plethora of starters to match up to its extensive main course menu, it is certain that you will be spoilt for choice. Indulge in authentic Asian food like bao, and dim sum and complement them with their classic cocktails stirred to perfection. The warm hues of lighting, tasteful furniture and upholstery – all put together with panache, exude a vibrant vibe.