There is nothing better than dining in a relaxed yet elegant ambience. So, here is our pick of the restaurants that offer a comfort dining in Mumbai.
Mirchi & Mime
Mirchi and Mime boasts of being India’s first restaurant with the entire service team comprising of specially abled individuals. The restaurant is a casual yet chic dining place and is done with white interiors, hanging lights, kitchen tools adorning the walls and comfortable seating. The menu is self-explanatory as it consists of signs as per dish and offers limited but innovative and unique dishes. Every dish is done to perfection to titillate every type of taste bud. Kaffir Rasam, Pathar Paneer, Baby Parwal Kabab, Sufiana Biryani, Nutella & Toffee Tart are the cult hits here.
Address: Trans Ocean House, Lake Boulevard, Hiranandani Business Park, Powai, Mumbai
Cost for two: ₹1,500 (approx.)
Cafe Hydro offers a serene ambience with its state-of-the-art architecture. It is claimed as Mumbai’s first ever aquatic themed restaurant. You can dine inside a tunnel with a view of colourful fish all around. The restaurant has three floor seating with aquarium walls and roof. Every corner of this place is quite warm and welcoming with its colourful interior. You must try Fishy Onion Rings, Mumbai Bao, Fried Surimi Fish Balls and Asian Combo meals from the multicuisine menu and get yourself mesmerized by the beautiful aquatic life.
Address: Esspee Tower, Dattapada Rd, Rajendra Nagar, Borivali, Mumbai
Cost for two: ₹1,000 (approx.)
The English Department
The English Department offers its patrons a delicious gastronomical journey. The restaurant is designed with wooden interiors, statue of Queen’s guard and London bridge. It has a bar that caters to music lovers and lounge for food lovers. Chef Makarand has given his signature twist to every dish that suits even pickiest of Indian Palette. Not only the food but the variety of cocktails and mocktails here are good enough to keep your spirits high. Do try the Sex on the Beach, Gin Paradise, Tamarind Margherita, Wood Fired Pizza, Butter Garlic Prawns, Paneer Shashlik, Iceberg Pockets and Green Mango & Chilli Risotto.
Address: Above Khyber Restaurant, Malad West, Mumbai
Cost for two: ₹1,500 (approx.)
The Hood is a perfect place to chill out with friends. The interior is rustically designed with wooden interiors, filament bulbs and comfortable seating. The credit for the interior and the handcrafted menu goes to the owners Akash and Pratyush. The menu is carefully crafted with Modern Indian, American, Chinese and Continental cuisine. The dishes are named very interestingly such as Gangsta Love, Rum Bhi Hai Josh Me, Middle Finger, Kabhi Haan Butter Chicken, Oreo Ki Kasam.
Address: Opposite Goregaon Sports Club, New Malad Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai
Cost for two: ₹1,100 (approx.)
In this fast-moving life, family meal opportunities are becoming rare. But thanks to Mr. Kabir Samtani who has brought back this concept of family meals in Mumbai through his restaurant Family Tree. It is decorated with whitewashed walls, pictures & artefacts on the walls, hanging lamps, book shelf and beautiful floral print chairs. Even the menu is designed like a family album and offers a delectable mix of North Indian, Mexican, Chinese and Italian cuisine. Do try Mexican Paneer Shashlik, Paneer Khurchan, Balsamic Roast Potato, Burrito Supreme, Nutty Nutella Shake and Banoffee Pie at Family Tree.
Address: Shop no 4, Ravi Industrial Estate, Panchpakhadi, Thane, Mumbai
Cost for two: ₹800 (approx.)
90 Ft Above
90 Ft Above is beautifully designed with dim lights, leather upholstery and glass lamps. There is a big glass pane on one side that provides a picturesque view of the city. The outdoor area is best suited to enjoy Mumbai evenings. The restaurant is a heaven for vegetarians as the menu offers only vegetarian dishes from North Indian and Italian cuisine. You should try Paneer Ke Angaarey, Chaap-e-Khaas, Zattar Naan, Chini Chilli, Celery Bhajia, Ravioli Arabiatta, Usal Paprika, saag dhabewala. Also try Paan Pannacota, Gulab Jamun Lasagne and Sundae Everyday from their desserts section.
Address: The Rooftop, Vini Elegance, Above Tanishq Showroom, L.T Road, Borivali West, Mumbai
Cost for two: ₹1,200 (approx.)