10 Best Quirky Yet Interestingly Themed Restaurants in Mumbai

Sarika Rana  |  Updated: June 30, 2017 15:43 IST

10 Best Quirky Yet Interestingly Themed Restaurants in Mumbai
  • How often do you feel like escaping to a new world
  • Aamchi Mumbai is one such place that hosts a number of themed cafes
  • It gives you a place to contemplate your life away in your fantasy world
How often do you feel like escaping to a new world; a world where you can sit and relax or maybe just gorge on to some exquisite food away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Amazing food, flavourful drinks, good vibes and an interesting theme you can enjoy, what more to ask for? Aamchi Mumbai is one such place that hosts a number of themed cafes and restaurants that soothe your mind, soul and of course palates. It gives you a place to contemplate your life away in your fantasy world. Here are 10 best quirky yet interesting cafes and restaurants in Mumbai that will convince you to leave your homes right now.

1. Poush -Essence of Kashmir

You may agree, Kashmir is truly magnificent, but what is more exquisite is its food. If you want to feel the warmth of Kashmir and its cuisine, then Poush-Essence of Kashmir is just the perfect deal. It has a perfect house-boat style seating arrangement with beautiful curtains so that you don't miss out on the feel of the place. To make it all the more real, the place has a burst of intense cold that will make you wrap yourself under the cozy blankets. It has multiple outlets at Bandra, Kurla, Vasai and Thane. You must try out its amazing mocktails, Mutton Roganjosh, Thali, Rogani Ghosht, Phirni, Rajma and so much more.

Where: S-25, Floor 2, Phoenix Market City, LBS Road, Kurla, Mumbai
Cost for Two: INR 1500 (approximately)
Contact: 9820113235


2. Grandmama's All Day Café


Grandmama's Cafe is an all-day eatery at Kemps Corner, Juhu, Dadar East and Lower Parel. It offers you a cozy ambience to unwind in. The menu has been carefully crafted with wholesome preparations that promise to nourish the soul. The fragrant curries will soothe your worries away. Dig into the delicious pastas, pizzas and burgers cooked the old fashioned way and enjoy the ambience that will certainly remind you of your granny. You must try their Hot Chocolate, Barbeque Chicken, Coffee Shakes, Chaat, Sunday Breakfast, Waffles and more.

Where: Shop 5, Near Swaminarayan Mandir, Pritam Estate, Dadar East, Mumbai
Cost for Two: INR 1000 (approximately)
Contact: 022-24145555


3. Village- The Soul of India

Villages are an indispensable part of our country and to give an ode, Mumbai has introduced Village- The Soul of India, the theme of which is an authentic set up of a village. They have unlimited meal options which include Gujarati, South Indian and Marwari food. Not only the good food will appeal you, other activities like pottery, interactions and traditional dancing are hosted to entertain. You can also buy handicrafts. Isn't it interesting? The authentic Chaat, Jalebi, Pav Bhaji, Buttermilk, Aamras, Chaach and Dosa will definitely force you to visit it again and again.

Where: 3rd Floor, North Wing, R City Mall, LBS Marg, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai
Cost for Two: INR 1000 (approximately)
Contact: 9004399690


4. Leaping Windows

Book lovers, rejoice! You have several reasons to visit this café and how. Well, a good book and delectable food is the best combination one can really ask for. With indoor, outdoor, rooftop and underground seating, this place is remarkably exquisite, considering its small size. Completely decorated with comic artworks, it offers lip smacking food and of course some amazing drinks. You must try Bannoffee Pie, coffee, Cajun Burger, Banana Smoothie, Bruschetta and Chocolate Mousse are to die for. So what's all the waiting for? Head on!

Where: 2 & 3, Corner View, Ashok Chopra Marg, Opposite Bianca Towers, Versova, Andheri West
Cost for Two: INR 1200 (approximately)
Contact: 9769998972


5. Rainforest Resto-Bar

If forests excite you, Rainforest Resto-Bar is the right deal. The sound of running waters and birds chirping will force you to bring your partner for a date. The dim lights, huge trees and waterfall are perfectly set to give you just the right feels. While you experience the forest life, delectable food completes your visit. You must definitely try Mocktails, Manchow Soup, Chicken Kung Pao, Fish and Brownies.

Where: 3, Phoenix Market City, LBS Road, Kurla, Mumbai
Cost for Two: INR 1800 (approximately)
Contact: 022-33126757


6. The Daily Bar and Kitchen

The Daily is a friendly, happy, pocket friendly pub with a luxurious twist, with a focus on the Happy. Imagine opening the newspaper and finding it riddled with good news. No scams, corruption or crimes; just world records, ground breaking feats, amazing achievements and good deeds. The Daily Bar and Kitchen is a place where you can enjoy good news from around the world and cherish it with your friends. Here's what you can out Apple Juice, Potato Roesti, Drunken Prawn, Melon Salad, Sangria, Patata Bravas and Panna Cotta.

Where: Ground Floor Behind Shoppers Stop, SV Road, Linking Road, Bandra West
Cost for Two: INR 2000 (approximately)
Contact: 022-30150828


7. Mirchi and Mime

Mirchi & Mime is the first restaurant in India to have the entire service team comprising of speech and hearing impaired individuals. According to the owners Prashant & Anuj, 'our staff might not be able to speak or chat, but they can certainly smile and serve'. They are forever smiling, extremely receptive to expressions & moods of the guests and trained to deliver a seamless service experience. You must try Faluda, Jumbo Prawns, Mocktails, Kadhi,Dum Biryani, Broccoli Soup and Paneer Roll.

Where: Transocean House, Lake Boulevard, Hiranandani Business Park, Powai, Mumbai
Cost for Two: INR 1500 (approximately)
Contact: 022-30151202

8. The Bar Stock Exchange

A place you cannot afford to miss, especially the ones who deal with SENSEX and NIFTY day in and day out. The concept of stock exchange is unique; the prices fluctuate by minutes based on the demand of the particular drink. If the market crashes, the bartender rings a bell. If you are the lucky one, you can easily drink gallons without having to burn a hole in the pocket. Do try their Mocktails, Potato Wedges, Cheese Balls, Xxx Fries, Paneer Tikka Pizza, Double Decker Pizza and Penne Pasta.

Where: Senapati Bapat Marg, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Cost for Two: INR 1300 (approximately)
Contact: 022-33126022

9. The Junkyard Café

Who could have thought of using junk as a theme for a café? Well, it's been thought and we certainly aren't complaining. As the theme suggests, the place has been designed to look like a junkyard, surreal as it gets. Nachos, Butter Chicken, Tandoori Mushrooms, Palak Patta Chaat, Peri Peri Chicken, Sea Food and Sangria are a must try here.

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Where: 164, Hill Road, Bandra West
Cost for Two: INR 2100 (approximately)
Contact: 022 33956152

10. Aleph

Aleph is a café that will give you a peaceful day away from the city with lots of good food and activities. You can read books, sit all day long and do nothing, sit in peace, work-up your creativity and eat. You must not miss the Hummus and Pita Bread here, Great Indian Maharaja Coffee, French Fries, Waffles and yummy burgers.


Where: 7-28/29, 1st Floor Janki Kutir, Near Maya Salon, Juhu Church Road, Juhu, Mumbai
Cost for Two: INR 650 (approximately)
Contact: 9930384641

Do tell us which cafe; or restaurant did you like the most and if you have any more to add to the list, do share it with us.

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