Top Rooftop Bars in Mumbai: “For the ones who love to drink in open spaces.”
If you want to find reprieve from the heat and noisy chaos of Mumbai, a rooftop with a spectacular city view and couple of pints might just save the day.
Below, I have handpicked Top Rooftops Bars in Mumbai that makes the city look like a Christmas tree:
1. Aer, Worli:
Aer is quite popularly known as “the Rooftop to go for”, and is the most celebrated open sky bar rooftops in Mumbai.
Overseeing the panoramic view of the Arabian Sea and the magnificent city, Aer is housed on the 34th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel in Worli.
Sunsets are spectacular here – the scene is breath-taking, and with the happy hours kickin’ in right from 5:30 to 8pm, this place does not get ‘any better’.
Try Outs: Slow Roasted Chicken Wings, Spicy Chicken 65 On A Stick, In Black Martini
Timings: 5.30pm-1.30am, Cost: Rs. 4,200 for two with alcohol; Price: Rs. 450 for a pint of beer (approx.) #HappyHours – 5:30 to 8pm.
2. Dome, Marine Drive:
A romantic candle light dinner over the setting sun, overseeing the ‘Queen’s necklace’ from the 8th floor of the InterContinental Hotel in Marine Drive, is what Dome promises to offer alongside its impressive range of cocktails, wines, and selective spirits.
On selective days, you have Flute and the Sax artist performing to add up to the already great ambience.
Must Haves: Spinach and Ricotta crepe, Peporoni Pizza, Hookah
Timings: 5pm-1 am, Cost: Rs. 3,500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol, Price: Rs. 425 for a pint of beer (approx.)
3. Asilo, Lower Parel:
Honored as Mumbai’s highest rooftop bar, Asilo is one of the slickest bars in town, and is located on the 38th floor rooftop of the luxurious St. Regis Hotel in Lower Parel.
Not to Miss out: Grill Tiger Prawns with Pilaf, Mocktail (malt orange and vanilla), and Non-Veg platter and Chipotle Chicken Flat Bread.
Timings: 5.30pm-1.00am, Cost: Rs.3000 for two people (approx.) with alcohol, Price: Rs.300 for a pint of beer (approx.)
4. Marina Rooftop Cafe, Sea Palace Hotel, Colaba:
Housed on the Sea Palace Hotel in Colaba, Marina Cafe overlooks a breath-taking sea view of the Mumbai skyline.
Its lavish menu serving Oriental, Continental and Indian, a fine selection of spirits, brews and wines, plus a classy outdoor European ambience gets to you really good!
If you want to spend some calm and peaceful time with your fellows, this place is a must visit.
Must Try: Expresso Fudge Cake, CockTail Pitchers, Chicken Tikka, Penne Pasta With Arrabbitia Sauce
Timings: 5pm-1am, Cost: Rs. 1500 for two (approx.) with alcohol; service charges extra, Price: Rs. 290 for a pint of beer (approx.)
5. Breeze Lounge, Powai:
Breeze Lounge glances over the Powai Lake and rest of the Hiranandani Skyline from the rooftop of an 8th floor Building.
It’s gorgeous wide city view of Skycrapers, exotic yet simplistic Mediterranean theme, a broad selection of beverages, plus mouth-watering starters, pizzas, pastas, and the open vastness of the sky and city light makes it a quintessential place to go out for fun and relaxation.
The only downside is they don’t serve non-vegetarian food items.
What To Eat: Bruschetta, Pizza Fritta, Pasta, Jamaican Paneer
Timings: 12noon-1am, Cost: Rs. 1600 for two people (approx.) VAT & service charges extra, Price: Rs. 300 for a pint of beer (approx).
Rooftop Bars in Mumbai are a must visit. They might be bit pricey but the view is mind blowing. The experience of a rooftop bar is worth every single penny your are shelling.
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