The suburb of Bandra is one of the hippest neighbourhoods in Mumbai. When you’re done with celeb spotting, strolling by the sea or dining at some of their best restaurants, and think it is time to head out for the night, Bandra has a lot to offer. Here is a list of Bandra pubs that are a must-visit.
Bonobo, Linking Road
This is one of the most popular pubs in Bandra, where you can find all your favourite cocktails. The open-air joint also has a dedicated dance floor, with frequent DJ sets, so you can shake a leg too!
Address: 2nd floor, Kenilworth Plaza, Off Linking Rd, Phase II, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
The Irish House, Pali Hill
The Irish House promises a quintessential Irish-style pub experience. Sip on beer and dine on their global bar eats that feature both the classics and the novel.
Address: Gasper Enclave, No 7, A Wing, Dr Ambedkar Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
TAP, Linking Road
This sports bar is a great place to hang out on weekends and weekdays alike. They frequently have screenings of matches and also have fun ‘90s music on the playlist!
Address: 3rd Floor, Link Square Mall, Linking Rd, opp. KFC, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
The Bar Stock Exchange, Linking Road
This is the bar that pioneered the “stock exchange” concept where the price of drinks goes up and down through the course of the evening, which you can track on their app. They also offer a multi-cuisine menu, with signature cocktails and spirits.
Address: 3rd Floor, Kenilworth Building, Linking Rd, Above KFC, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Toto's Garage, Pali Hill
A garage-themed pub with a laid-back vibe, the retro ambience is complemented by the rock music and old-school bar nibbles on offer at Toto’s.
Address: 7/8, Lourdes Haven, Pali, Junction, 30th Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Yacht, Hill Road
A dive bar-style establishment, Yacht is an old-school-style permit room. Dine on classic ‘chakana’ like masala peanuts or chilli paneer, while sipping on your beer.
Address: 29, Hill Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Escobar - Tapas Bar, Linking Road
A popular hub for party animals, this bar hosts happening parties over the weekend. They boast of the ‘longest bar in the country’ so you can be sure to get the bartender’s attention. The signature cocktails and bar eats are what you should order.
Address: 4th VN Sphere Mall, 199, Linking Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Bora Bora, Linking Road
This pub has an open-air space, as well as a dance floor. Bora Bora hosts DJ sets and live music often. Tuck into the casual eats, and fun cocktails.
Address: No. 155, 3rd Floor, Tamang Nivas, Waterfield Road, opp. Silver Pearl Building, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
A Caribbean lounge that takes inspiration from everything Bob Marley and Rastafarian. You can groove to retro as well as Bollywood music at this popular pub. Great views and live screenings are a plus.
Address: Rohan Plaza, 4th & 5th Floor, 5th Rd, near Union Bank, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Carter Road Social, Bandra West
Part of the Social Offline chain of pubs, this outlet promises the same quirky aesthetic and experimental dishes they are known for. The tropical theme and the fantastic sea view make it a must–visit.
Address: Sangeet Samrat Naushad Ali Marg Plot 21, Gagangiri CHS Ltd, 21, Sangeet Samrat Naushad Ali Rd, opposite Carter Promenade, Union Park, Pali Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Janata Bar And Restaurant, Pali Hill
Janta is one of those unassuming bars that is frequented by a fun and young crowd. The tiny place gets packed quickly and has a basic menu for food and drinks.
Address: 78/A, Doctor BR Ambedkar Road, Pali Mala Road, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Toast & Tonic, Bandra Kurla Complex
Toast and Tonic is a classy and chic bar that serves gin cocktails and exceptional dishes that highlight local ingredients. Try their signature flatbreads and cocktails like British Raj and Gin-telmen’s Tonic.
Address: Ground Jet Airways-Godrej Building Unit 1, G Block BKC, Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra