All the best things to do in Mumbai this weekend
New restaurants, fitness pop-ups and unusual brunches!
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.
1) Barre workout
Give the workout preferred by Reese Witherspoon, Demi Moore and Chrissy Teigen a shot this weekend, for a pretty unbelievable endorphin rush. Sign up for Physique 57’s barre-based fitness pop-up class that combines cardio, strength training and stretching.
When: *June 22, 8am – 9am, 10:15am – 11:15am, 5pm – 6pm
* June 23, 10am – 11am, 11:15am – 12:15pm, 3:30pm – 4:30pm, 5pm – 6pm
Where: Tangerine Arts Studio, Ambedkar Road, Off Pali Hill, Bandra
Price: INR 1,200
To register, call 022 62668757
Foodies, head to Derby’s (a chic new gastropub) flagship outlet in BKC for mouthwatering dishes such as seared tuna with truffle mayo on sushi rice, gnocchi Ceylon and pulled jackfruit bao. End the meal with a decadent dessert; we recommend the homemade honey avocado ice cream, silken hazelnut and milk chocolate mousse, or thandai tiramisu.
When: 12pm – 1:30 amWhere: The Capital, Behind ICICI Bank, Bandra Kurla Complex
Price: INR 1,500 for two (approx.)
For reservations, call 8291139404
3) Fashion for Brunch
ELLE India‘s Editor-in-Chief Supriya Dravid and Bodice’s Founder and Creative Director Ruchika Sachdeva will be in conversation about what fashion means to the designer and the importance of questioning inspiration when creating collections. Post the dialogue, feast on an à la carte brunch and browse through Bodice’s beautiful collection.
When: June 22, 11am
Where: Cecconi’s Mumbai, Soho House Mumbai, Juhu Tara Road
Price: INR 500
To register, send an email to email@example.com
4) Tribute to Jiggs Kalra
Masala Library and Farzi Cafe have curated a special menu in memory of Jiggs Kalra, the Czar of Indian cuisine, who passed away on June 5. The menu includes some of his favourites from Awadhi, Punjabi and Rajasthani cuisine. Dig into dhingri dulma, murgh kundan kaliyan, rattan manjhusha and gulab jamun, and raise a toast to the man who revolutionised Indian cuisine.
When: On till July 16
Where: *Masala Library, First International Financial Centre, opposite Sofitel Hotel, Bandra
12pm – 2:30pm, 7pm – 11pm
*Farzee Cafe, Lower Parel / Goregaon
Price: INR 4000 for two (approx) (Masala Library), INR 1500 for two (approx) (Farzi Cafe)