At the Four Seasons Hotel, this rooftop lounge is an elegant drinking and dining destination. Aer is touted as India's highest rooftop bar and offers a beautiful bird's eye view of the city and the Arabian Sea. Gorging on Mediterranean and Lebanese food while listening to lounge music, and sipping your choice of beer, champagne or wine, you could not ask for more. Be sure to drop by when you want to have your head in the clouds.
Blue Frog nightclub is also a music production house as the creators of this place believe that music culture should not conform to just one national or artistic style. It has a sound lab with advanced audio technology. The night club encourages artists to create their own sound and develop it internationally. The Blue Frog plays amazing live music from the country and abroad. It has a well stocked bar and offers yummy grub.
Establishes in the 1870s, Leopold Cafe is a cozy cafe and bar which is known for its rich historic heritage. People come here for the turn-of-the-century feel, to sip on some beer or try out the food menu which includes a wide variety of Chinese options as well as European and American staples. The cafe was badly damaged by terrorist attacks in 2008 but has, since, bounced back and is once more one of the most popular watering holes on Colaba Causeway.
Bonobo is named after the ape just behind man in the evolutionary race and here all are likely to cut him some slack after due inebriation. With a decor that includes florescent trees and monkeys jumping off the wall, this cozy restaurant is meant solely for fun times. Bonobo is one of Mumbai's newest cocktail bars and offers a diverse range of colorful cocktails and contemporary Euro cuisine. Call for details.
Still going strong in a city with a fickle attention span as far as restaurants are concerned, Indigo has not only endured the test of time but has emerged a winner. Voted by US Conde Nast as one of the top 60 restaurants in the world, the insides are cool and stylish, reminiscent of a Mediterranean villa. The bar, of course is the center of attention and the cuisine is simply delicious. A favorite haunt of the city's corporate young and the restless, it is frequented not just by the jet set but also film celebrities. The best time to visit would be a weekend or for a Sunday luncheon. Watch the swish set parade their pearls and borrow a bit of glamor—it'll cost you, though!
Ziya is where Indian fine dining can be enjoyed at its best. With specials rolling out from the menu carefully designed by Michelin-starred chef Vineet Bhatia, Ziya attracts connoisseurs of modern Indian cuisine. The opulent interiors are a reflection of the inline theme of earthen lamps and light with a panoramic view of the Bay. Patrons can enjoy the sights and smells as the chefs work.