Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Mumbai

Kino 108
Retro rock bar with a fine line in basil mojitos...
The Table
An array of premium drinks in a sophisticated and minimal Californian inspired setting...
Orchid Hotel
Green scenesters are queueing up for a room at the eco-friendly Orchid Hotel, and with five golden stars to its name it's not hard to see why....
Wankhede Stadium
Gallery BMB
A definitive must-see for any art enthusiast. This gallery showcases a world-class art space with its onsite café and reading hub...
Yoga Institute of Mumbai
Lakeeren
Owned by art historian Arshiya Lokhandwala, Lakeeren champions the avant-garde aesthetic with a strong emphasis on curatorial practice...
Busaba
Get your Vietnamese and Thai fix at Busaba, a favourite with Colaba's in-crowd. The spacious, elegant and light restaurant off-sets the colourful, dark bar
Del Italia
Cool, calm and casual, the crowd at Del Italia comes as much for the cocktails and pizzas as they do the banter in the lovely outdoor courtyard...
Moshe’s
Mouthwatering Mediterranean fare is the order of the day at Moshe's. Tends to be quite expensive, but we think it's well worth the extra rupees...
Ankur
One of the best seafood and fish restaurants in Mumbai...
The Bagel Shop
An ecclectic ambience comes with your bagel – and tons of fixin's. if chillin's your thing, the kooky décor has its own discreet charm...
Britannia
Seriously old-school Persian restaurant that draws an eternally faithful clientele...
Le 15
If you've got a sweet tooth, this is the ultimate place to get your fix...
On the Rocks
Great Indian food and cold lager in this real local's hidey hole...
Svenska Mumbai
A contemporary classic, the Svenska Mumbai, is as the name might suggest a Swedish design brand that is making a splash in India's most exciting city...
All Stir Fry
An interactive kitchen and a casual, canteen-style dining room makes All Stir Fry a popular choice for quick 'n' easy eats with an Asian twist...
Indigo Deli
Casual but tasty Manhattan fare in the centre of Mumbai...
Nehru Centre
If you're into 70s architecture, this leaning tower of Pisa-inspired structure will leave you delighted...
Ivy Wine Bar
A proper wine bar with an eclectic global cellar frequented by a chilled 30-something crowd
Le Sutra
Billed as India's very first 'art hotel', Le Sutra is in a suitably chi-chi neighbourhood and attracts a well-heeled set indeed.
Mahalakshmi Race Course
China House
China House is not only one of the best Chinese restaurants in Mumbai, it is also one of the most stylishly decorated with a sultry and oriental feel...
Polly Esther’s
Old school disco and simple fun is on offer in this 70s era groove den...
Bademiya Stall
Make like a local and head out to this grill for a midnight snack post-clubbing...
Mirchandani + Steinruecke
With a bevy of international artists under their belt, this world-class gallery has proven to be an instrumental game-changer in the local art scene...
Valhalla
Phantasmagoric opulence at its finest...
Biba
Accessible Indian fashion...
Deliciae
Far from the madding crowd, not the Hardy novel, but a local patisserie in which to over- indulge on Delicae's luscious array of sweets...
Out of the Blue
You won't want Indian every night in Mumbai, and when you don't Out of the Blue provides alternative fare.
Anita Dongre
For a wide range of contemporary clothing, Anita Dongre will have something for every occasion. 
Centre For Performing Arts
HQ’s
Relaxed, friendly sports bar with a menu of perennial favourites. 
Volte
As a central hub for the intellectual art scene in Mumbai's Colaba art district, Volte breaks out of the existing art gallery paradigm...
Banganga
A holy lake in the heart of Mumbai's affluent neighbourhood is a step back in time...
Citrus
One of the restaurants in the Leela Kempinski hotel, Citrus is a breezy, open-plan restaurant serving international cooking to an international audience...
Chemould Gallery
An established name in contemporary art the world over, a trip to the Chemould Gallery is a must for the hip, globe-trotting modernist...
China House
Full of eastern promise: China House brings a taste of the Orient to Mumbai...
Mesa Deli
Cool, calm and collected. The antidote to the color frenzy of Mumbai with a stunning array of freshly baked desserts...
Modern Juice Centre
Travelling doesn't have to mean missing out on your daily health fix. For type-A hedonists, an all fruit cocktail from Modern Juice Centre is best taken on the go...

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