Whether you want to indulge in some sushi and sashimi among Japanese-inspired interiors, savour comforting, nostalgic-driven North Indian flavours, or get transported to the Middle East with dishes featuring Za’atar and tahini, these new culinary spots are here to satiate all your last-minute cravings. Ahead, we list all the new restaurants, bars, cafes and menus to eat your way through June.
1. Blabber (Juhu)
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Dig into exquisite dishes that add some fun and flavour to your conversations over small bites and comforting beverages. Adding to the list of Instagram-worthy cafes and restaurants in Juhu, Blabber features European-inspired interiors with vintage frames, chandeliers, intricate prints, and pastel hues. While you can indulge in wholesome dishes like Gnocchi Pasta Pesto, spiced Hasselback Cajun potatoes, Classic Surf & Turf chips, Tadka Hummus and Devil Soya Chaap, among others, don’t miss out on the signature ‘Drink-Me Coffee’. All you need to do is scan a QR code and upload any image of yourself or a loved one, and within minutes, your cappuccino or latte will appear with that image printed–now that makes for a perfect memento!
2. Jhelum (Bandra West)
Savour traditional North Indian food in a cosy and contemporary setup in Pali Hill. Inspired by the river that originates in the Himalayas and runs through Kashmir to North Punjab and Pakistan, Jhelum’s interiors feature hues of pink, brown, and blue. The 30-seater restaurant allows for intimate dinners and lunches with flavours that hit home. Begin with Dahi Kabab, Chatpate Tandoori Aloo and Galouti Kebab ; then head into the mains with Kashmiri Rogan Gosht, Gosht Nihari, or Pindi Chole and Rajma. If you’re a biryani lover, you can choose from Murgh, Gosht, and Veg Dum Pukht Biryani. End on a sweet note with Jhelum’s creamy, sweet rice pudding aptly named Meethi Yaadein.
Contact No: 8591408469
3. Pleo (BKC)
Pleo, which means ‘more,’ promises to offer you more than what you expect in terms of dining experience and ambience. Featuring a mix of European, Asian and Indian cuisine, the must-try dishes include Truffle Cheese Pop with Chilli Honey, Jackfruit Galouti with Spiced Apricot Gel and Sweet Potto Salli, Boneless Chicken Wings stuffed with Bhut Jolokia Chilli and Philly Cheese Spread, Double Baked Souffle with Camembert Fondue, Kam Heong Squids, Tequila & Kasundi Jhinga, among others. Pair your dish with signature cocktails such as Tupi, Pleo Pearls, Pepino Picante, Wasa-B, Spice Route and Buko Pandan. Don’t miss out on the indulgent desserts ranging from Burnt Cheesecake with Fresh Berries and Rum Flambe, and Bourbon Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry IC and Brown Butter Soil, to the Classic Tiramisu and the nostalgic Caramel Custard with Whipped Chocolate Ganache and Berries.
4. Cafe Zima (Bandra West)
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Bringing the melting pot of Middle Eastern culture to Mumbai, Zima welcomes you with salads, wraps, and pizzas featuring ingredients ranging from sumac to za’atar. Intriguing the taste buds further, the cafe’s special discoveries section presents creations such as Flaming Hot Sanoushe, Calzone Cheese Shawarma, Feta Brulee, Vine Leaves Risotto, and Greek Spanakopita Baklava. The culinary adventure extends to the sides menu, which includes irresistible options like Parmesan Alfredo Fries and Shawarma Fries.
Time: 8 am to 7 pm
5. Wakai (Khar West)
That Japan trip never worked out? Don’t worry, Japan has come to you. Say Konnichiwa to Wakai, and dig into its signature dishes like the Black Cod Miso and the Truffle Sea Bass Gyoza, as well as a wide range of sashimi, sushi and nigiri. Vegetarians need not fret as there’s an array of options for you to tantalise your tastebuds–from the Japanese Vegetable Curry cooked in the traditional Eastern style to the Eggplant Tofu. And that’s not all. If you are in the mood for a heady sip, there’s a stellar collection of international Sake to pick from. Japanese cuisine lovers will also find many other unique surprises adorning Wakai’s vibrant menu.
Time: 12 pm onwards
For reservations: +91 9769999934
6. Café By The St. Regis (Lower Parel)
A slice of The St. Regis Mumbai now comes in the form of gourmet dishes at a new cafe at Palladium Mall. Café by The St. Regis Mumbai offers some of the hotel’s signatures with an all-day menu including Burrata & Baby Gem Salad, Avocado Smash, Mumbai Masala Benedict, The Sette Mara Mezze and the Shakshouka, among others; hearty smoothie bowls, appetizing sandwiches, light meals and small plates to larger plates like the Chef’s Special Gosht Gilawat Bao, Milanese Risotto and the Chipotle Tahini Bowl; fresh bakes and vegan specialities, all accompanied with hand-picked tea blends, single-origin coffees, and deliciously whipped milkshakes. Enjoy these indulgent bites with a glass of wine, a craft cocktail or a chilled glass of beer in a luxurious space enveloped in hues of luxe deco-muted gold, silver-grey and hints of deep jade and black. And if you’re running late, you can always choose to indulge in an array of light desserts or grab-and-go treats that include freshly baked cookies, muffins, croissants and more.
Timings: 11 am to 10 pm
Approx Meal for 2: INR 1,600
Contact: +91 8657522956/ 022 6162 8422 /022 6162 8000
7. Nksha (Churchgate)
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Bringing the varying flavours of India under one roof, Nksha is a new fine dining restaurant where you can enjoy familiar flavours with friends and family. Dig into Truffle Essence, Cheese Kulcha, Roasted Sweet Potato Tikki Chaat, Kacchi Mirchi ka Paneer, Nksha Lobster Curry and other tantalising Indian food in an art-deco-inspired space in Mumbai.
Time: 12 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 12 am
Contact: 98204 75555
8. Tim Hortons, Bandra and Andheri West
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The popular Canadian coffee chain has made its way to Mumbai with not just one but two outposts. Coffee connoisseurs can now enjoy Tim Hortons’ iconic beverages like the creamy and rich French Vanilla, and the signature Iced Capp™ blended frozen coffee, along with made-to-order food and baked goods like Timbits (bite-sized morsels) and hand-decorated doughnuts. Don’t miss out on the classic favourites like the Five Cheese Melts and Mumbai snacks-inspired dishes like the Baida Roti Cigar Rolls and Pinwheel Samosas.
9. Shifuku (Andheri West)
Adding to the list of growing Pan-Asian restaurants in the city, Shifuku opens its doors to lovers of this cuisine. Serving up a mix of traditional and fusion dishes, the menu includes Japanese favourites like sushi, nigiri and aburi, along with an irresistible dim sum and wok station, and succulent baos. Pair your meal with cocktails that are infused with Pan-Asian ingredients and homemade shrubs–the best part being that the cocktails make use of natural sugars from fruits, honey and agave nectar.
Contact: 85913 52505
10. Tokyo Matcha Bar
Matcha fans can now order from this new delivery kitchen that is dedicated to East-Asian tea. With an enticing selection of matcha-infused teas and lattes, you can indulge in delightful options ranging from Matcha Vanilla Bean Latte, Matcha Honey Latte, and Himalayan Pink Salt Matcha, to frosty Frappe choices including Matcha Frappuccino, Sea Salt Matcha Frappuccino, and Salted Caramel Matcha Frappuccino. If you love the infusion of fresh fruits in your drink, opt for coolers like Valencia Orange Matcha, Tropical Matcha, Wild Berry Matcha Iced Tea, and Fresh Lime Matcha. Coffee enthusiasts can enjoy classics like Tokyo’s Americano, Tokyo’s Cappuccino, and Tokyo’s Latte. The vast range is making us love it so matcha!
Timings of delivery: 8 am to 11 pm
11. Pret A Manger (BKC)
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UK’s favourite sandwich and coffee chain has opened its doors in Mumbai. Say hello to the all-new Pret A Manger India in partnership with Reliance Brands Limited. Hop in for a dine-in with your family and friends or grab a quick takeaway. Choose from freshly made sandwiches, baguettes, crunchy salads, hot soups, as well as a variety of coffee (100% Arabica), tea, shakes and smoothie options. And don’t forget to check out one of the highlights–the Pret store’s adaptation of the “Emerging Star”, a central element of the Pret a Manger logo, with traditional Warli art created by Guerrilla Art and the Vayeda brothers using coffee as the base.
Time: 8:30 am to 11:30 pm
12. Mezcalita (Churchgate)
Firmly rooted in the country’s vibrant Mexican heritage, Mezcalita brings in the heat with regional Mexican food and beverages. With indulgent Latin-American street flavours along with the lively cantina culture of Mexico and interiors featuring colourful murals and tribal decor, Mezcalita is a traditional feast for all your senses. With versions of Guacamole, Nachos Con Chile, Salads, Ceviches, a large Mexi-Conscious section, Las Entradas ranging from Quesadillas, Tacos to Panuchos, Alambres and Big Plates, paired with mezcals and are sure to be a fiesta for your tastebuds!
Timings: 12 pm to 1:30 am (all-day dining)
Contact: Telephone: +91 99304 95555 (call) | +91 8657406120 (WhatsApp)
Average Meal for 2 without alcohol: INR 1700; with alcohol: INR 2400
13. The Indian Project
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Need a break from cooking but still want to indulge in lip-smacking desi food? Place an order from The Indian Project. From mouth-watering smoked butter chicken and dal makhani naans to truffle cheese and pizza kulcha pockets, to chicken tikka shawarmas and rolls, this delivery kitchen is here to uplift your mood with comforting Indian flavours.
Delivery time: 12 pm to 11 pm
14. Maikada (Kemps Corner)
With its cosy ambience and chic decor, Maikada invites you to enjoy its cocktails, culinary offerings and lit weekends! If you’re visiting after work hours, you can unwind with some of the signature cocktails like Berry Pop (a Tequila-infused berry popsicle accompanied by Sprite and soda), Hazelnut Espresso Martini (a delicious blend of Vodka, Coffee, Kahlua, with a twist of hazelnut) and the classic Martini cocktail (a mix of either Gin or Vodka, Vermouth, and garnish of delectable Olives); while complimenting your drink with small plates of fusion food. The scene changes on the weekend as Maikada turns into a haven of celebration and embraces different genres of music ranging from commercial nights on Saturday and a blend of techno and house beats on Friday. Sounds like your vibe? Then bookmark this spot.
Time: 5:30 pm to 1:30 am
15. True Fit Gourmet (Bandra West)
This clean eating cafe is a spot of calm with its cosy and earthy interiors featuring potted plants. Indulge in healthy and tasty dishes ranging from protein-packed sandwiches and hearty salads to mouth-watering smoothies. True Fit Gourmet has something for everyone looking for a wholesome, naturally delicious and nourishing meal.
Time: 8 am to 11 pm
16. Butterfly High (Lower Parel)
Say hello to the third outlet of Butterfly High with an exciting menu curated by chef Vinayak Patil. Start your meal with an array of soups like the Corn & Barley Classic and the signature Chettinad Nandu Rasam, along with some healthy salads. The small plates include lip-smacking paneer balchao bruschetta, the habibi platter, fully loaded nachos with their signature fish & chips, an assortment of baos, kebabs, and more. From the drinks section, take your pick from the whiskey-based Black Moon over Manhattan, rum and bourbon-based Tropical Itch or tequila-based Spicy Hour. End your meal on a sweet note with some in-house Nutella pancakes or Hazelnut Pistachio Baklava.
Time: 12 pm to 1:30 am
17. Izumi (Bandra West)
Known for its Japanese cuisine, Izumi is celebrating its completion of 5 years with new additions to its menu. The highlight is the flavour-packed Chawanmushi, a steamed savoury egg custard with shitake, chicken and prawns served with a soy kombu dashi. But there are other must-tries too–kombujime salmon sashimi with kombu oil, pork and nappa cabbage rolls, rock shrimp and squid tempura, hantaba tempura, kale and curried prawn salad and spicy miso ramen. Myoga Gibson and Gift of Mayahuel are good picks from the cocktail menu, and you must squeeze in some space in your belly for the light and airy mango mille fois.
18. Neuma (Colaba)
Celebrating its anniversary, the European-themed restaurant Neuma (launched by filmmaker Karan Johar) introduces an all-new Limitless menu. Available every Wednesday and Thursday, the meticulously crafted menu includes delectable appetisers, sumptuous main courses and divine desserts along with craft cocktails to compliment your meal. We recommend opting for the Baked Brie, Peruvian Cottage Cheese, Panko Crusted Chicken and Charred Cauliflower from the small plates; and Braised lamb on bread and Seared Chicken Leg with Truffle mashed potatoes and Berry Jus from the mains. You can pair your meal with a Tiramisu negroni, and if that’s not enough, opt for the Tiramisu dessert to end your meal on an even sweeter note!
Price: INR 2,000++ per person
19. Masque (Mahalaxmi)
Celebrating Indian regional food with a modern presentation, Masque is known for the innovative dishes it brings to the table. For its latest summer menu, trust Varun Totlani to bring you nostalgic-driven flavour bombs yet again. The menu includes a crispy Water Chestnut coated in a ‘chatpata’ spice mix, a hot-and-sour blend of chaat masala, chilli powder and cumin, balanced out with salt, sugar and lime. Alongside it arrives a play on Masala Papad that highlights textures and varieties of corn. Other interesting dishes include the tropical Tadgola Momos immersed in Passionfruit Thukpa; Goda Masala, Clams and Karandi Loncha, inspired by the abundance of spice blends used in Maharashtrian cuisine; Pork or Jackfruit Sausages drawing influence from Kodava cuisine, a spin on Aamras Puri and the Gujarati tradition of eating it with puri, and a dessert inspired by the timeless Cooper’s chocolate walnut fudge.
Masque’s 10-course menu is priced at Rs. 4500++
Contact: +91 9819069222
20. The Bombay Canteen (Kamala Mills, Lower Parel)
The thought of eating brinjal, bottle gourd, red amaranth, poi saag or spinach at home usually has us reaching out to the delivery app to order some pizza. But The Bombay Canteen’s latest summer menu will convert you with its interesting flavour pairings featuring these veggies and greens. Chef Hussain Shahzad whips up dishes like Beet Poriyal Amiri Khaman with chilled yogurt mousse, Summer Greens Patta Chaat with dollops of pickled dahi, Baingan Bharta Kulcha, Grilled Squid Kachumber, Cabin-Style Lamb Scotch Eggs, Bone Marrow ‘Naan Chaap’, Lauki Musallam, Banarasi Kala Chana Masala, Madurai Chicken Salna, Andhra Lamb Pulao and sweet treats including PB&J Kulfi, Jigarthanda ‘Tres Leches’ and more. And we’re salivating already!
The Bombay Canteen has also launched their Fifth Canteen Cocktail menu called Make Mine A Bombay. With fun names that are an ode to Mumbai, these are potent, flavourful cocktails that you’ll love.
Timing (Dine-In): Monday to Friday: 12 noon to 1 am | Saturday & Sunday: 11 am to 1 am
For Reservations: +91 8880802424
Price: Average meal for two without alcohol: ₹2,200; with alcohol: ₹3,500
21. Mainland China (Andheri West)
The Pan-Asian restaurant has been long associated with family gatherings and intimate dinners. Having undergone a revamp, Mainland China’s decor now boasts of classy interiors fit for the same occasions, and in addition, there’s a new 5-course set menu which consists of soups, a selection of small dishes, dim sums, main courses, a staple and a dessert. Begin with the soul-satisfying Eight Treasure Soup (vegetable/chicken), or opt for the spicy kimchi dumplings or the Beijing poached chicken dumplings. From the main course, pick Stir Fried Chinese Greens, Stir Fried Veg in Yellow Bean Or Chicken in Singapore black pepper, Ho Fan Noodles Veg, or Jasmine Fried Rice with Edamame. And you can end your meal with the classic Honey Noodles with Ice Cream or Chocolate Cigar Roll.
Price details: INR 745++
Days of availability: Monday-Saturday
Timings: 12 pm-3 pm
22. Peshwa Pavilion, ITC Maratha Mumbai (Andheri East)
2023 marks the International Year of Millets and ITC Maratha Mumbai is celebrating the mighty ingredient through healthy and wholesome dishes at its all-day dining restaurant. Bite into Millet pancakes, Ragi dosa, Millet idli, kodo millet risotto, Fox millet with the citrus poached catch of the day, Kangani Methi Khichdi, Kangani Subz Tehri, Kangani Makai Tiki Millets, among others, which are spread across breakfast menus, and lunch and dinner buffets.
Currently available across Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner