Mumbai, India Restaurants: Best Local Cuisine

By Travel Noire


Mumbai is a culturally rich city and the food easily reflect this diversity. When you visit Mumbai you’ll find everything from Indian coastal delights to European favorites. Although you will never run out of new places to eat while visiting Mumbai, to really experience the flavor of the city you’ll want to bookmark a few hidden gems.

Nawab Saheb

This fine dining experience features Indian specialties offering dishes from the country’s royal kitchens. Nawab Saheb also hosts various food festivals and is known for its exquisite curries and kebabs. Reservations are required so make sure you contact them in advance.

Lake View Cafe

Located on the serene Powai Lake, this cafe offers a view of the Hiranandani skyline.featuring an extensive Asian and Indian selection. The experienced staff and master chefs will deliver a perfect meal every time.


The lavish Oberoi Hotel’s signature restaurant, Ziya features contemporary Indian cuisine and the flavor of traditional India. Featuring a talented Indian chef, Ziya is renowned for its renown for its presentation and perfect exotic dishes. This elegantly furnished and sophisticated restaurant features a glass-enclosed kitchen so diners have the opportunity to watch the chefs preparing their multi-course gourmet meal.


Flickering candles delicious cuisine make this award-winning restaurant a magnificent dining destination. Located in fashionable South Mumbai, Indigo serves a European-Asian cuisine. With its charming, warm interiors and open terrace dining, guests can opt for roast duck, pork chops, or other delectable dishes. Additional menu items include lobster risotto, salmon ravioli with cucumber soup and chilled tomato sorbet as well as many other dishes. Indigo has earned its reputation as one of the premier dining locations in Mumbai.


This contemporary Asian restaurant is located in the Four Seasons Hotel offers diners exotic cuisines of the East including Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Indian. San-Qi features tandoor kitchens, a wok station, as well as a sushi bar, a teppanyaki table, and robata grill. Among the exquisite dishes offered is a desirable selection of nigiri sushi, galawati kebab, and fugu tataki. Patrons can enjoy Indian Jazz music while sampling their selection of fine wines.

Smoke House Deli

One of Mumbai’s most interesting places to eat in Mumbai is the Smoke House Deli With a unique interior that is reminiscent of a Fun House, diners can indulge in some of Chef’s Glyston Gracias’s healthy menu items. Whether you are in the mood for a grape and Brie salad, soft scrambled eggs folded into a warm croissant or a hamburger, you’ll find something to fit your taste at the Smoke House Deli.

The Table

The Table is listed as one of Asia’s 500 best restaurants in the Miele Guide 2013, The Table stands among Mumbai’s biggest culinary hits. The lively atmosphere at this diner is second only to its delicious menu items. Some of the international favorites include lobster sliders and quesadillas with green pea guacamole. At The Table, you can find food from all over the world.

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