Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Mumbai

Tote on the Turf
Tote on the Turf is one of the most stylish restaurants in Mumbai, surprisingly given that it's located inside the city's main racecourse...
Thai Pavilion
Tantalising Thai by one of the most respected chefs in town; the food at Thai Pavilion doesn't put a foot wrong and nor does the on-trend design and decor
Britannia
Seriously old-school Persian restaurant that draws an eternally faithful clientele...
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
The Tasting Room
Casual drinks 'n' eats at The Tasting Room, something of a hidden treasure in too-cool-for-school Lower Parel.
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...
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...
Ankur
One of the best seafood and fish restaurants in Mumbai...
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...
Kebabs & Kurries
Perennially popular, Kebabs & Kurries is something of a Mumbai institution: a mouthwatering Mughlai and Nizami menu is testament to its greatness...
Stella
Housed in The Leela, like so many other good eateries, Stella is a great Italian restaurant with a sophisticated, darkened interior...
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...
Indigo
Indigo is one of the best restaurants in Mumbai, the international cooking, starry clientele and design-conscious interior all make it a hot ticket
San Qi
Inspiring interiors and an even more inspiring menu makes San Qi so hip it hurts...
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.
Vetro
The Oberoi is proud of in-house eatery Vetro, and quite rightly so; the Italian cooking is superb, the staff excellent and atmosphere intimate....
Citrus
One of the restaurants in the Leela Kempinski hotel, Citrus is a breezy, open-plan restaurant serving international cooking to an international audience...
Prego
Prego serves up an authentic slice of Italy from the confines of the Westin: a native chef helps.
Kangan
With sweeping views and a fabulous fusion menu, Kangan has foodies flocking from all corners of the city.
Blue Frog
Khyber
A mouthwatering menu of North Indian cooking is on offer at Khyber, an under-the-radar restaurant that is quintessentially Mumbai...
Masala Kraft
If you're looking for great Indian food in Mumbai, then try the beautiful cooking and razor-sharp service at Masala Kraft in the stunning Taj Mahal Palace
Pebble Bay
Eclectic is an understatement at Pebble Bay, where the mix-and-match interiors are just as crazy a combination as the menu.
Jamavar
Inspiring North Indian dishes are plated up at Jamavar, tucked away inside the Leela Kempinski...
Ziya
Ziya brings sexy back to Mumbai with a Michelin-starred chef at the helm and sultry surroundings in the wonderfully opulent Oberoi hotel
Masala Bay
Found in one of the Taj properties in Mumbai, Masala Bay is one of the best Indian restaurants in the city, thanks to the stylish interior and great cooking
Celini
They say that Italians do it better, and that's certainly the case at Celini; the pizzas are near-perfect.
Olive
They don't come much more legendary than Olive Bar and Kitchen, something of a culinary celebrity on Mumbai's ever-changing restaurant scene.
Wasabi by Marimoto
The prices may be sky-high, but Wasabi by Marimoto lives up to its worldwide reputation – and then some...
Trishna
There's something about the low key atmosphere and superb seafood that has kept Trishna busy all these years - definitely one for the insiders...
Yauatcha Mumbai
Yauatcha Mumbai is Hakkasan's little sister. a super-modern tea house offering delicious authentic dim sum and a selection of delicate Indian teas.
Salt Water Café
Stylish and ahead of the curve, Salt Water Café brings minimalism and molecular gastronomy to a hip part of town.
Ray’s Café and Pizzeria
With a chilled vibe not unlike Goa, a range of mocktails and an extensive Italian menu it‰Ûªs an affable spot to wind down on a Sunday evening away from the chaos of Mumbai.
Hakkasan
The new jewel in Hakkasan’s glittering global franchise, Hakkasan New York takes Chinese food out of the clutches of General Tso’s chicken-slinging chefs and vaults it to upscale, fusion-y heights.

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