9 Great Bars In Mumbai You Need to Visit

The city of dreams, Mumbai, is one place that is known for its diverse culture and a variety of cuisines. There are numerous places in Mumbai where you can go to unwind after a tiring day. Mumbai has several amazing drinking hotspots where you can go to have a few beers or cocktails with your friends to unwind after a hard day’s work. From lounges that serve mouth-watering western food to bars that serve delectable Indian drinks, here are the top 9 bars in Mumbai you must visit for the best the city has to offer.

Monkey Bar

Monkey Bar, located in Bandra West, is an eccentric gastropub and worth more than one visit. The mozzarella and chicken tikka are a favorite with regulars, as are the apple pie and cheesecake. Unique to this restaurant are the contemporary dishes that draw inspiration from around the world, as well as the inventive drinks. On the bar menu, you can find both traditional drinks like the Manhattan and more modern creations like the Imli Sour. The upbeat music is just the right complement to the warm atmosphere.

Don’t miss: Vodka Martini, Pandi (pork) curry, pita bread, and Kerala red rice salad.

Cost: Rs 2000 for two people

Address: 14th & 33rd, Linking Road


If you're in the vicinity of Bandra West (where else), you shouldn't pass up the opportunity to drop in at Yacht. This watering hole is conveniently located next to the historic St. Andrews Church and has undergone extensive renovations that have resulted in swanky interiors, attracting a clientele that includes many college students and working professionals. It is usually crowded, so plan your travel well and be prepared to wait to get in.

Don’t Miss: Your choice of rum/whisky/vodka/brandy along with Chicken Sukka & Neer Dosa.

Cost: Rs 1000 for two people

Address:  29, Hill Rd, Bandra West (Near Bandstand & St Andrews Church)

Gymkhana 91 Bar and Kitchen

This is a cozy, colonial everyday bar in the heart of Mumbai's Lower Parel, reviving the glamour of a bygone era. Gymkhana 91 is the place to be if you're looking for a more relaxed atmosphere, with low lighting and live music. This is old school Bombay with a modern touch. You can relax and enjoy the excellent music, beautiful decor, and comfortable seating with your friends after a work day. You can also have a fine dining experience here without breaking the bank because the price is just right.

Don’t Miss: Mekong - a champagne-based cocktail, Chicken Dum Kebab, and Malaysian Sambal curry.

Cost: Rs 1500-2000 for two people

Address: 1st Floor, Raghuvanshi Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel



Toto’s Garage

Known far and wide as one of Mumbai’s best bars, this establishment never disappoints with its exciting vibe, energetic tunes, friendly staff, delicious fare, and welcoming atmosphere. Both the classic rock and alternative rock keep everyone moving and grooving. The wait is surprisingly long for a restaurant that has been likened to the size of a small apartment. It's also likely that you will run into at least one famous face at this hotspot.

Don’t Miss: Chilled Beer with Chili Chicken and Paneer Chili

Cost: Rs 2000 for two people

Address: 7/8, Lourdes Haven, Pali, Junction, 30th Rd, Bandra West 

Bombay Cocktail Bar

A Bollywood-themed bar and club in Andheri West with fantastic vibes and music videos played on a massive screen. There are plenty of drinks and food/snacks to choose from at this spacious bar. Mark this spot on your calendar immediately if visiting an Indian nightclub is high on your agenda. The vibe is so strong that even a person with two left feet will be compelled to dance. Don’t worry, this is no hole in the wall - there's lots of room to dance and move around, and plenty of seats to sit and watch the action. It's ideal for hanging out with your pals.

Don’t Miss: Cocktails such as Sharabi Aam Panna, Jalapeno Cheese Shots.

Cost: Rs 2500 for two people

Address: G-2, Audeus, CTS-688, Fun Cinema Lane, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri West

Café Universal

Cafe Universal at Fort was once a traditional Irani cafe, but it has since been renovated into a hip pub. It's not as well-known as, say, Cafe Mondegar, but that's only because it's off the beaten tourist path. Remnants such as long benches and Irani cafe-style chairs remain popular and contribute to the space's ambience. They serve the newest brands at their fully stocked bar, but the food is decidedly retro. Menu items may include steak, hamburgers, sizzlers, rolls, and more.

Don’t Miss: A Pitcher of Beer with Parsi style Bombil (Fish) Fry., Dhansak

Cost: Rs 1500 for two people

Address: 299, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, opp. Geo Chem Laboratories, Fort

Khar Social

There's a strong sense of entering a warehouse when you step into Khar Social, with hanging light bulbs and aluminium plates giving it an industrial look and feel. Khar Social has quickly become a favorite hangout for drinks with friends, colleagues, and family. Social has locations all over the city and is known for its lively atmosphere, free food and drinks, and reasonable prices, but the Social in Khar has become one of the most popular.

Don’t Miss: Exotic Cocktails, Butter Chicken Biriyani

Cost: Rs 2000 for two people

Address: 5th Rd Plot 760, Rohan Plaza, Khar

The Ghetto

Situated at Breach Candy, The Ghetto is one of the most popular hangouts in Mumbai this year. You can pass the time playing pool or just relaxing by the bars. The extraordinary decor and general feel of the 1970s and 1980s give the impression that the place has been lovingly cared for decades. If you're a fan of dingy bars, rock music, neon lights, creative sketches, scribbled walls, and crazy paintings, this bar will quickly become your favorite hangout.

Don’t Miss: The Mushroom Pizza, with your choice of rum/whisky/vodka/brandy.

Cost: Rs 1500 for two people

Address: Opp Tirupati Apartments, 30B, Bhulabhai Desai Marg, Breach Candy


Tanatan, in Juhu, is the perfect place to spend a memorable evening with loved ones. You can see that the decorators really paid attention to the details. Elaborate tables, chairs, wall décor and designs – Tanatan feels opulent while being comforting. With incredible Indian cuisine, inventive cocktails, and an outdoor, climate-controlled seating area with music, this Juhu joint is truly one of a kind. The restaurant has the feel of a king's palace—peaceful and regal, and features both live music and a live bar counter in the evenings. The food combines traditional Mughlai spices and flavors with the vibrant flavors of Afghani cooking.

Don’t Miss: White Sangria, whisky cocktails, Sharabi Kava, Butter Chicken with Laccha Paratha.

Cost: Rs 2000 for two people

Address: 462, AB Nair Road, Juhu

At the end of the day, the best bars in Mumbai are those that you enjoy visiting the most with your friends. Whether you’re looking for a place to let your hair down or want to go for a solo drink, you will find something that will suit your needs in the city.