Must-Try Restaurants and Bars in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Mumbai
Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), the financial hub of Mumbai is a bustling business district with gleaming office towers replete with impeccable infrastructure and modern amenities. However, a little-known fact about the area is that it is home to some of the finest restaurants and bars in the city. Here is a list of our favourites
The Trèsind affair is not just its meticulously curated 14-course menu but extends to every element - the interiors, the presentation, the drinks and even the lights, each planned and positioned in a suave manner. The decor is slimmed down to reduce distractions – it is minimalist and submerges in the background as the food takes centre stage. The revisions to the menu are made keeping in mind seasonal ingredients.
Address: Ground Floor Inspire BKC E, G Block BKC, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai
An extension of the farm-to-table restaurant, Sequel, Noon aims to recreate the comfort and ambience of an elegant living room. The food is inspired by chef Vanika Choudhary's Kashmiri heritage whilst placing a prime focus on seasonal ingredients and organic produce from all over the country. The delightful craft cocktail programme complements the food with its exclusive spirits and homemade syrups and bitters and does not incorporate aerated drinks to ensure the beverages taste their refreshing best.
Address: One BKC, Ground Floor, Tower B, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai
Kitchen Garden by Suzette
For those who are health conscious, the quaint café serves a refreshing range of salads, sandwiches, and healthy desserts with a twist. A refreshing ambience and great food can be found in this eatery that sprawls across 1300 square feet in BKC. A must-try is their apple raspberry crumble and hearty falafel bowl.
Address: Maker Maxity, 3, North Ave, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai
True Tramm Trunk
Frequented by corporate employees for an evening tipple, the watering hole is known for serving quirky cocktails and delicious bar bites. The establishment also opens up a dance floor on Friday and Saturday nights, which quickly fills up. The food menu features an interesting mix of cuisines ranging from Mumbai’s street food to Japanese and Italian fare.
Address: G2-B, Ground Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex, Trade Centre, G-Block, Mumbai
Nara is the place to feast when craving Thai cuisine. From crispy shrimp cakes to stir-fried mushrooms and refreshing salads, Nara serves a variety of soups, curries, and seafood platters. The restaurant features sophisticated interiors designed by Thai interior decorator Nitipattara Yensup who has designed several other Nara restaurants across Asia.
Address: Ground floor, Raheja Towers, G Block BKC, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai
Chúfáng Asian Kitchen and Bar
Chúfáng Asian Kitchen and Bar is the culinary child of actor, Arvin Tucker. Inspired by his travels, the restaurant is strongly rooted in its mission to treat people to an authentic Pan-Asian cultural and gastronomic experience. The highlights of the menu are the steaming hot Sriracha chicken dumplings and the refreshing Buddha bowl.
Address: Adani Inspire, BKC, Main Road, G Block BKC, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai
Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra is an ode to ancient India and pays tribute to the geographical landscape of the country with its culinary presentations. Capturing the grandeur of centuries-old traditions and the long-lost essence of one of the oldest known gastronomic traditions in the world, combined with modern-day cooking techniques whilst retaining the traditional preparation for each dish is what the restaurant prides itself on. The nine-course menu is a treat for connoisseurs.
Address: Ground Floor, First International Financial Centre, Citi Bank Building, G Block BKC, Mumbai
Imbibing the age-old quintessential Goan philosophy of ‘susegad’, O Pedro is a joyous eatery serving Goan and Portuguese dishes. Inspired by each nook and corner of Goa, the restaurant truly is a celebration of all things nice and spice! Visitors must try the indulgent Balchow and choriz butter, Pedro's ceviche, and the LIS-BOA pastel de nata.
Address: Unit No 2, Plot No C-68, Jet Airways - Godrej BKC, Bandra Kurla Complex
Toast & Tonic
Toast & Tonic is a melange of creativity, innovation, sustainability, local inspirations and New American dining. It is, in a way, an expression of what made the East Village the quintessential bohemian neighbourhood of the world. The menu is comforting, yet gastronomically curious. The food is artisan inspired, and the bar mimics the kitchen’s approach to its dishes, exploring organic flavours of fruits and flowers while making its own tonics.
Address: Ground Jet Airways-Godrej Building Unit 1, G Block BKC, Bandra East
Bayroute is a multi-sensory experience inspired by the old-world charm of the Middle East. The chic rose-gold cutlery adds an element of royalty to the experience and the glorious bar has a wide variety of beverage options to suit everyone's palate. Bayroute’s highly experienced chefs have curated the menu after mastering the cuisines of Lebanon, Morocco, Turkey, Greece and Egypt.
Address: G-2B, Ground floor, 3rd North Avenue Maker Maxity, Bandra Kurla Complex