All the best things to do in Mumbai this weekend
French pastries, dazzling gigs and new-age dining await you
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.
Parisian pastries workshop with Chef Sanjana Patel
Ever watched those Masterchef episodes in awe, wondering how on earth they create such delicious but intricate looking desserts? With Chef Sanjana Patel’s pastry workshop you can learn all the secrets of the trade. Leave knowing some amazing techniques to recreate the scrumptious desserts at home for date night. With 5 amazing recipes involving berries, chocolate, earl grey and more, may we just say oh la la.
Where: The Classroom by La Folie, Unit No. 8 & 9, First Floor, Evergreen Industrial Estate, Shakti Mills Lane, Mahalaxmi
When: September 28, 10 am-6 pm
Price: INR 6500 plus taxes (per person)
Watch Aadyam’s The Kite Runner
Watch Khalid Hosseini’s powerful novel The Kite Runner come to life with Aaadyam’s theatre show, featuring film actors such as Kumud Mishra and Akash Khurana. Make sure to bring enough tissues because this heart-wrenching story about friendship and betrayal is sure to stir up some tears.
Where: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Bandra Junction 24th and 32nd Road, Near Patwardhan Park, Off Linking Road, Bandra West
When: September 28-29, 4.00PM & 7.30 PM
Price: INR 300 – 1250
Cocoon Fine Rugs X Arjun Rathi showcase
Calling all art collectors and design enthusiasts, Cocoon Fine Rugs and designer Arjun Rathi have collaborated to bring you a stellar collection of rugs and lights. With whimsical colour schemes and modern functionality, this showcase is sure to inspire a home decor upgrade.
Where: A – Block Basement, Shiv Sagar Estate, Dr. A. B. Road, Worli
When: On till October 4, 11am-6pm
Monica Dogra at Monkey Bar
Monkey Bar’s ‘Krunky Monkey Saturdays’ is the latest musical gig in town that has undoubtedly reserved all our Saturday nights with its lively setting. With Monica Dogra as the DJ, the event’s 6th edition gives you the chance to show off your moves to old school hip-hop music. Get ready to refresh yourself to help beat any Monday blues you may have.
Where: Monkey Bar, 14th & 33rd Linking Road, Bandra West
When: September 28, 9:30pm onwards
Call: 022 2600 5215
Toast and Tonic: El Mundo
The newly launched El Mundo menu at Toast and Tonic is the answer to feasting on cuisines from around the world without leaving the comfort of your city. Indulge in some tangy Korean fried chicken or steamy Singaporean grilled tiger prawns, and finish the meal with a delicious cocktail or two. Global flavours but locally sourced ingredients, Toast and Tonic brings you the best of both worlds.
Where: Jet Airways-Godrej Building, Unit 1, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Call: 022 2653 4722
Price: INR 3000 (approx for two)