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Night Life in Mumbai
Mumbai is said to have something for everyone, frequently compared to New York City, And why not, It’s the Financial capital of the country – A pull for investors and businessmen, Mecca for Bollywood strugglers and Fashion enthusiast and renowned party destination among others. A lot has been written and said about the infamous Night life of Mumbai especially over the years. You won’t ever run options in Mumbai which is righty given the title ‘The City which never sleeps ’. Posh Night Clubs, variety of trendy bars, happening café, mouth-watering Kebab and Non-Veg joints or places for a late night stroll by seaside. For one to completely understand the Night life and Culture of Mumbai, one must know a bit about its history. Mumbai's culture is a blend of traditional festivals, food, music and theatres. The city offers a cosmopolitan and diverse lifestyle with a variety of food, entertainment and night life, available in a form and abundance comparable to that in other world capitals. Mumbai's history as a major trading centre has led to a diverse range of cultures, religions and cuisines coexisting in the city. This unique blend of cultures is due to the migration of people from all over India since the British period. As of 2009, Mumbai was named an Alpha world city. Mumbai is also the richest city in India, and has the highest GDP of any city in South, West or Central Asia. During the mid-18th century, Mumbai was reshaped by the British with large-scale civil engineering projects, and emerged as a significant trading town The city also houses India's Hindi (Bollywood) and Marathi film and television industry. Mumbai's business opportunities, as well as its potential to offer a higher standard of living, attract migrants from all over India and, in turn, make the city a potpourri of many communities and cultures. Taxis and rickshaws in Mumbai are a convenient, economical, and easily available means of transport

including the cities of Navi Mumbai and Thane. and the sixth most populous city in the world.It is the most populous city in India. . Along with the neighbouring urban areas. it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world.

Although Clubs inside 5 Star Hotels have the permission to hold parties till as late as 4 AM. It sometimes include cover charge.Night Clubs / Discotheques Night clubs. single males can enter by paying stag. from the time of 10PM.500. At most of the clubs only Couple Entry is allowed. For Example. The Deadline timings of the clubs differ as per the location of it in the City. usually referred to as Clubs or Discs. whereas parties in Juhu and Andheri are go on later than that. The party culture of the city constituents of these Clubs. though at some places. The ‘Clubbin’ is very popular among the youth between the ages of 18-28. although the legal age to enter a club is 21. 1.500. can be easily located in Southern part of Mumbai and in the suburbs. due to being situated in non residential areas. there are always loopholes which get exploited. but weekends gather the most crowd. Clubs in Bandra have the deadline time set at 1 AM. i.Rs. coupons to buy drinks inside. Majority of the Clubs are open throughout the week.e. . which is anywhere between Rs.

Prive Address: Former Athena club. College go-ers Speciality: Plush Interiors Entry: Passes and Guest list .Prominent Clubs of Mumbai 1. Hype Address: Atria Mall. Colaba Famous for: Young crowd. DJ Aqueel Speciality: Huge Dancefloor Entry: Only Guest list and Dressed to kill. 2. Worli Famous for: B-Town Celebrities.

High Society crowd Speciality: Plush Interiors Entry: Guest list and Couple Entry .3. Enigma Address: JW Marriot. Bandra (W) Famous for: Two-floors Speciality: Hawaiian Theme Entry: Guest list and Couple 4. Juhu Famous for: Posh. Hawaiian Shack Address: Linking Rd.

Pubs. People generally confuse Night clubs and Lounges or pubs to be the same. where as the primary service of a Club is provide music with a dance floor. ‘Pub Culture’ was initially despised against in places like Delhi and Mangalore. The infamous Mangalore incident where young girls were beaten out of a pub by certain political activists because in their opinion it was spoiling the Indian Culture. but they are different from each other. The Culture of catching up with your friends over a few drinks in a place with loud music. the Culture of having no inhibitions of drinking or smoking under the same roof with Elders. Pubs and Bars Mumbai is filled with tons of exotic lounges and pubs/bars. Flavoured Hookahs had become the favourites of college crowd. The Primary service of a Lounge or a pub is to provide alcohol in a place with attractive ambience.Lounges. sometimes also come with live music. . on the other hand are also very popular with youths. In the past couple years there has been a huge increase in the number of Sheesha Lounges in the city. Generally entry is free in these places but a few of them have cover charges. Yet Mumbai embraced this new culture with arms wide open. is a good example of it. Lounges.

Exotic Bar Speciality: International Artists Entry: Free before 9 PM. The Blue Frog Address: M. Lower Parel Famous for: Live Music.Prominent Pubs of Mumbai 1.Mills.500Rs. Firangi Paani Address: Fun Republic.1500. Timings: 6PM to 2AM 2. Rs. Andheri. Famous for: B-Town Celebs Speciality: English style pub Entry: Free Timings: 12PM to 1AM .

Churchgate Famous for: Exotic Alcoholic Beverages Speciality: Huge seating space Entry: Couples only Timings: 8:30PM to 1:00AM . Aurus Address: Juhu tara rd. Valhalla Address: Eros theatre.3. Juhu Famous for: Open air beach set Speciality: European Cuisines Entry: Couple only Timings: 7:30PM to 3:00 4.

Beer tower. Timings: 8:00 AM to 1:00 AM . Known for: Heritage Spot. Tourist spot. Terrorist attack. Speciality: Multi ethnicity Cuisines.Other Prominent night places of Mumbai Leopold cafe Where: Colaba Causeway.

Gateway of India Where: Colaba Known for: Heritage Spot. Gateway used by the British to enter India. famous for midnight strolls . Speciality: Sea-facing place to unwind.

Marine Drive Where: Nariman Point Known for: Midnight strollers. Scenic beauty. . Wind up spot for clubbers Speciality: Queen’s Necklace.

Speciality: Amphitheatre. Bandra (W) Known for: Hangout spot. Late night eating places.Carter Road Where: Carter road promenade. Celebs frequent. Dogs friendly promenade .

serving kebabs and baida rotis (eggs in traditional Indian bread) to opinionated crowds who sit at rickety tables. Apollo Bunder. Behind Taj Mahal Hotel. Bademiya What started 70 years ago as a late-night roadside restaurant on a moving cart is now a Mumbai landmark. Tulloch Road. . This is where ‘the city that never sleeps’ really kicks in. lean on the hoods of cars or just stand. Mumbai after-hours pit stops are a tradition that won't be stopped by 'official' curbs on nightlife.Late night Eating holes From roadside kebab stalls to 24-hour coffee shops. in order to eat what could be the some of best post-midnight kebabs in Mumbai.

Dr. a truism the staff at Ayub’s have taken seriously since 1983. chaat (bhel and sev puri) and toasted take-away sandwiches. .they’ll tell you this landmark is known for salty South Indian food. V. opposite Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. Major plus point. but they usually end up speeding back to customers with Ayub's legendary chicken rolls (everyone seems to want them). But it's most famous for its sickeningly sweet but delicious handmade ice creams. Munshi Marg A sanitized. K. Super-quick waiters can rattle off the entire menu by heart. Bharat Dairy and Juice Centre looks like just another hole in the wall.Ayub’s Shop No. Because the diner is a little tricky to find.M. 5. especially the roasted almond and sitafal. 43. Late-night restaurants in Mumbai are all about convenience.B. Fort (near Rhythm House). late-night vegetarian restaurant close to Marine Drive and next to Bharati Vidya Bhavan College. Bharat Dairy and Juice Centre Second Summer Heights. it's usually not too crowded. Ask your parents -. Gandhi Marg.

24-hour coffee shops Vivanta by Taj President. The classic Mumbai late-night food order is the pizza at Trattoria. . The Trattoria at Taj President in Cuffe Parade is South Mumbai's time-tested 24-hour coffee shop. Popular stops include the Shamiana at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in Apollo Bunder. Vista at Taj Lands End in Bandra and Lotus Café at JW Marriott in Juhu. 90 Cuffe Parade A rundown of Mumbai late-night restaurants wouldn't be complete without a mention of the many 24-hour hotel coffee shops that for years have added a touch of class to the post-drinks parade around town.

Late Night Eating Holes 8. Lounges & Pubs 5. Indroduction 2. Other prominent Night spots 7. Sources .Index 1. Prominent Night Clubs 4. Prominent Pubs 6. Night Clubs 3.

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With the hustling bustling of the metro. is the reason these places are becoming popular weekend destinations. there are many easily reachable happening places in the outskirts of the city. clean unpolluted air and free from commotion of the city. Attraction of a good long drive. people are increasingly looking to spend some quite peaceful time at these spots. .Outskirts Spots Apart from the above covered night spots of Mumbai.

Lonavala Three hours drive on a blissful. Availability of hot maggi’s and pakoda 24/7 in chilly lonavala makes it a perfect getaway. it is very popular with Mumbaiites. may not be your usual lush green mountains and valleys type hill station but with options of luxurious resorts and famous party spots like Tiger Point. smooth Mumbai – Pune highway and you can escape the busy streets of the metro and enter the next door hill station. Tiger Point is the highest point of Lonavala. up on the ghats before the beautiful Sahara’s Ambey Valley. allows you to park your cars and enjoy the amazing view from the hilltop while locals organize the bon fires. Flat top stretched to the diameter of 2-3 KMs. about 60 KMs from the start of the express way. Lonavala. .

Murud beach is famous for the Janjira fort situated in middle of the sea. Kashid and Murud . Alibaug is blessed with couple of very decent beaches. There are three popular beaches in Alibaug. Murud and Kashid attract the most crowd.Alibaug Alibaug is one of the few nearby proper beaches to Mumbai. While Kihim being a marooned isolated one. this small town offers a very good weekend gateway with rooms by the sea easily available. In it selves. . A 3-4 hours drive through the old Mumbai-Pune highway. Kihim.