All the best things to do in Mumbai this weekend
Get ready for a millennial pink eatery, spectacular artwork and stand-out comedy
There’s never a dull day in the city of dreams. Here, we curate the best events taking place this weekend so you can make the most of your downtime. Take a friend along, make it a date, or go by yourself—there’s plenty to soak in.
Shizusan launches Shibui
Good news for all the millennial pink lovers out there. Shizusan has revamped its interiors to reflect the spunky colour palette which has everyone obsessed. Need another reason to visit? The restaurant recently launched Shibui, a high-energy bar that will take your Saturday nights to the next level. Pick from an array of exciting drinks that taste equally good as they sound–Shibui Sour, Rum Rangoon, Satan’s Whiskers and more. With lip-smacking bar nibbles with interesting South Asian flavours, let’s just say we’re more than okay having a cheat meal this weekend.
Where: North Skyzone, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel
When: 12pm -11.30 pm (Shizusan) 6 pm-12 am (Shibui)
Price: INR 2100 (approx for two people)
Junoon’s Mumbai Local
Culture vultures and art buffs, make your way to the monthly art addas hosted all over the city by Junoon and Mumbai Local. Meet and interact with your favourite authors, poets and animators such as Jerry Pinto and Shilpa Ranade who are making waves with their innovative work. If you’ve ever wanted to get inside an imaginative mind, this is your chance.
Where: In Bandra at MCubed Library and in Byculla at the Bhau Daji Lad Museum
When: 1st Saturday every month, 5pm
La Loca Maria
La Loca Maria, a terrific Spanish and Mediterranean eatery, is the new ‘IT’ location for irresistible dishes and an Instagram-friendly ambience. Whether you’re a burger fanatic or big on flavourful tapas, there is a good chance this will go down as a memorable meal with your lunch partner. The delightful cuisine wonderfully complements its vibrant decor.
Where: Shop No. 5, Carlton Court, Corner of Turner Road Signal, Bandra
Price: INR 2000 (approx for two)
Ritu and Surya Singh’s art show
The latest entrant in the experiential art space is Ultramine, a sensory art show at BARO, created by Ritu and Surya Singh of Wolf Jaipur. Go for the spectacular artwork, and stay for the detailed installations that will keep you gawking. The showcase is ideated in a way that everyone can take bits of the pieces to create their own installations at home, get ready for tons of inspiration coming your way.
Where: 12, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel
When: On till October 20, 11am-7pm
Stand up comedy at Breakfast and Bad Jokes
Imagine a mountain of mouthwatering Sunday pancakes with a side of comedic performances to remedy your Saturday night shenanigans. We aren’t kidding, this sort of paradise does exist at Breakfast and Bad Jokes. Their open-mic will convince even the most reserved personalities to bring their wacky side out.
Where: The Cuckoo Club, St Andrews Road Extension
When: Sundays, 11am-12:30pm
Entry: INR 150 for comedians, INR 250 for audience