Buzzing with luxurious-restaurants, Mumbai is known to cater thousands of food connoisseurs every day. While chasing the city’s finest restaurants I came across these peculiar eateries that represent Mumbai’s passion for cooking. From typical Maharashtrian specialities to world-famous continental delicacies, these restaurants, not only, recreate dishes of your choice, but also, make sure that your appetite turns into a gastronomy tour in this cosmopolitan city of dreams. Besides, to design all that food panache, these luxurious-restaurants go beyond traditional servings to exhibit appetising imaginativeness on the plate. Add to that, the comfort of lavish interiors and incredible service. Read on for our guide to Mumbai’s most-luxurious restaurants where food meets both creativity and incredible hospitality.
1. Tiqri, Taj Santacruz
Weaved in a veneer of timeless elegance, Tiqri, offers varied global cuisine amidst sophisticated décor to whisk you away from the city’s hustle bustle. Whatever your culinary journey be, this landmark dining destination masterfully crafts menus to cater to diverse palates. From a sumptuous Mexican platter to refreshing Malvani fish curry to Boutique Burgers, Tiqri ensures that your taste buds are in good company.
2. Lake View Cafe, Renaissance Mumbai Hotel
With flourishing Powai Lake views on display, Renaissance Mumbai’s Lake View Cafe features bountiful buffets, extensive salad-bars, enticing à la carte menus, live-stations and tempting dessert counters; each perfectly designed to ignite all senses. But more than that, the elegant interiors of the Lake View Cafe make a grand statement.
3. San Qi, Four Seasons
They say that in Mumbai, San-Qi, the 2-level ground floor restaurant of Four Seasons perfects the Asian brunch, no matter which day of the week. We can’t agree more! Shimmering with bright light, San-Qi gets crowded during lunch as everyone wants to get the taste of the best Asian cuisine in town. On a Sunday, it’s the champagne brunch that you can’t miss. While on the other days, indulge in the fresh Pan-Asian cuisine, varying from Woks to tandoor and from Sushi bars to Thai in San Qi’s dramatic dining room. Not to mention, their ‘extensive’ food menu, is accompanied by an equally good wine list.
4. Nawab Saheb, Renaissance Mumbai Hotel
If craving, for authentic Indian cuisine then Nawab Saheb inside the Renaissance Hotel is the best fine-dining restaurant worth visiting. Steeped in grandeur, this restaurant allows you to savour Indian specialities featuring ‘distinctive’ delicacies from India’s royal kitchens. What more, this unique restaurant is also home to various food festivals, and never fails to surprise its guests with their exquisite kebabs and curries.
5. Hemant Oberoi Restaurant
Master Chef Hemant Oberoi needs no introduction for this former Executive Chef of Taj Mahal Palace hotel displayed service beyond the line of duty during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. On the culinary front, Chef Oberoi has sculpted the evolution of the culinary scene in India with his kitchen knives. As, a matter of fact, this expert judge of taste took the fine dining culture to unmatched heights, whether it be Japanese, Mediterranean, or Sichuan cuisine. The Hemant Oberoi restaurant in BKC is his signature outpost in Mumbai. If you wish to elevate your dining experience, then you must try Hemant Oberoi BKC’s menu which is bound to take you on an international culinary tour with its Asian, European, and Peruvian inspired dishes. Each dish comes with a story and provides insight on exquisite ingredients, flavours and presentation.
6. Emperor’s Court, Renaissance Mumbai Hotel
To savour delectable Sichuan and Cantonese dishes, the Emperor’s Court in the Renaissance Hotel is our favourite scenic Chinese restaurant in the whole of Mumbai. Flaunting Powai Lake views at its best, this regal restaurant is known to dish out incredible food that promises a wide variety of flavours for your taste buds. Read on our complete review to get a gist of what you can order while you are here.
While you are at these restaurants, don’t miss out on the coastal seafood, which is sourced directly from the Arabian Sea.