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The best places to eat in Mumbai

Last updated on: September 22, 2015 17:44 IST
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Head to these places to treat your tummies.

Restaurant discovery site Zomato recently asked its users to vote for the best restaurants across 15 categories in different cities.

The first edition of Zomato's Users Choice Awards features the best restaurants in Mumbai.

Take a look.

Best Irani Cafe: Britannia and Company Restaurant

Britannia and Company Restaurant

A symbol of the city's diverse culture and cuisine, this old Parsi cafe is always thronged by foodies.

Opened in 1923, the cafe is famous for its sali boti (mutton) or sali chicken cooked in subtly sweet gravy sprinkled with potato chips, dhansak-rice (a stew of mutton and pulses) and their signature dish -- berry pulao.

Address: Wakefield House, 11, Sprott Road, 16 Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai 400 038
Contact: 022 22615264
Website: NA

Best Cafe: Candies

Candies Restaurant

No second thoughts, just go for it!

Housed in one of the bungalows in a by-lane of Pali Hill, it's one of the oldest eateries in Bandra.

If you are planning to visit this place over the weekend, please make sure that you have much time in hand. They do not take reservations.

Address: Mac Ronells, St Andrews Road, Pali Hill, Near Learners Academy, Bandra West, Mumbai
Contact: 022 26430728, 022 26422324

Most checked-in: Candies

Candies Restaurant

And this had to happen!

This multi-level eatery that boasts of vintage Portuguese design is indeed an ultimate hang out spot for friends.

Address: Mac Ronells, St Andrews Road, Pali Hill, Near Learners Academy, Bandra West, Mumbai
Contact: 022 26430728, 022 26422324

Most photographed: SpiceKlub

SpiceKlub restaurant

Up for some vada pav, papdi chat, dahi vada and pav bhaji with a slight twist?

Here's where you can embark on a journey of culinary experience.

The interiors of this 100- seater restaurant depict a semi-industrial fit-out with an exposed brick wall. Go click!

Address: 8A, Janta Industrial Estate, Opposite Phoenix Mills, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Contact: 022 2492 5544

Most reviewed: Colaba Social

Colaba Social

An upscale cafe and bar, Colaba Social is not only known for its menu but also its unique decor.

Unfinished bare walls, skeletal table clamp lights, bulbs dangling from the ceiling and luxe leather sofas are sure to grab your attention.

Address: 24, Ground Floor, B.K.Boman Behram Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai
Contact: 022 2282 8484

Best seafood: Gajalee

Gajalee restaurant

Gajalee is the ultimate place to experience authentic Malwani cuisine.

The food served with minimum fuss, will make you and your gut happy.

Address: Kadamgiri Complex, Hanuman Road, Vile Parle East, Mumbai.
Contact: 022 30151436

Best burgers: Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe

If you want a burger... head to Hard Rock Cafe.

Address: Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli, Mumbai
Contact: 022 6651 1209

Veggie-friendly: Hotel Ramashray

Ramashray Restaurant

Looking for authentic South Indian veg breakfast? Try Ramashray in Matunga.

Address: Bhandarkar Marg, Matunga, Mumbai
Contact: 022 2410 2369
Website: NA

Highest rated: Mirchi and Mime

Mirchi and Mime restaurant

This one is unique not because it is the highest rated, but because the service team consists of hearing and speech-impaired wait staff. Cuisine: Indian food served with a twist.

Address: G-6, Ground Floor, Transocean House, Lake Boulevard Road, Hiranandani Business Park, Powai, Mumbai
Contact: 022 4141 5151

Best Pub: The Irish House

Irish House, Mumbai

You have a match to watch today? Make your way to this pub with friends.

Address: No. 462, Phoenix Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

Contact: 022 4347 1111

Best European and Mediterranean restaurant: The Sassy Spoon

Sassy Spoon

Known for its eclectic European spread, this restaurant offers lip-smacking dishes like Mirin Soaked Beef with Cellophane Noodles, Twice Baked Emmental Souffle and Candied Walnut Salad.

Address: Ground Floor, Express Towers, Ramnath Goenka Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Contact: 022 2288 8222

Best desserts: Theobroma


This popular patisserie in Mumbai will never fail to satisfy your taste buds.

Address: Shop 24, Cusrow Baug, Colaba Causeway, Mumbai

Contact: 022 2288 0101

Best debut: Todi Mill Social

Todi Mill Social

Spread over 7000 sq ft in Mathurdas Mill Compound, this newly-opened outlet is a cool place to hangout after work.

Address: #242, Near Cafe Zoe, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Contact: 022 6511 0361

Best Asian restaurant: Yauatcha


A dimsum specialist, this restaurant is known for its Pan-Asian cuisine.

Sea food lovers, don't miss out on the Three Star Shui Mui and vegans, you should definitely try the pan fried Morel Mushroom Bun.

Address: First Floor, Raheja Tower, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai
Contact: +91 92222 22800

Best North Indian restaurant: Zaffran

Zaffran restaurant

Indulge in scrumptious North-Western Frontier cuisine.

Address: 3rd Floor, Infiniti Mall, Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai

Contact: 022 6450 2828

All photographs: Kind courtesy Zomato

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