Mumbai is an exciting city full of high-end designer brands and dazzling rooftop views. Savor this rapidly modernizing, luxury paradise as you drink in the stunning, pink-gold Mumbai sunset at some of the best rooftop restaurants and bars the city has to offer.
Bar, Restaurant, Indian, $$$
Mumbai’s first rooftop restaurant, Koyla offers a fanciful blend of traditional and modern in its ambiance, food and entertainment. The North Indian and Mughlai-inspired cuisine is delicious and the panoramic views of the charmingly kinetic Colaba streets are mesmerizing. Koyla also has a sheesha bar if you enjoy smoking hookah, as well as a separate “tourists’ area” to ensure the comfort of close company for its international guests.
Address and phone number:3/23 N.A. Azmi, Colaba, Mumbai+91 22 6636 9999
Bar, Restaurant, Cocktails
Asilo is a bar and lounge located on the top floor of the sky-scraping Palladium Hotel. It offers breathtakingly stunning views of the Mumbai skyline, which can be enjoyed by everyone, whether or not you’re a hotel guest. If you’re craving a sumptuous cocktail, head over to the elegant, white-draped verandas of Asilo’s rooftop.
Address and phone number:462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai +91 22 6162 8000
Aer is the epitome of luxury in Mumbai. It’s the nightlife spot of choice for Bollywood’s celebrities and other Mumbai A-listers. The white, minimalist decor and regal purple lighting enhance the lavishness of Aer’s beautiful sunset city views. The restaurant, which occupies the rooftop of Mumbai’s Four Seasons, offers a champagne Happy Hour and music from different DJs each night.
Address and phone number:114 Dr E Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai +91 (0) 22 2481 8900
The Marina Rooftop Cafe
Bar, Cafe, Indian, Italian, Chinese, $$$
The Marina Rooftop Cafe
The design of Marina Cafe remains true to its name, with nautical adornments reminding you that you’re close to the Mumbai harbor. The open-air section of the restaurant offers breathtaking views of the Gateway to India and the European decor gives the rooftop a distinctly luxurious vibe. Apart from the multi-national menu at Marina Cafe, which includes North Indian, Chinese and Italian cuisines, there is an exhaustive list of premium spirits, beers and wines available at the bar.
Address and phone number:No.26, P.J. Ramchandani Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai +91 22 2285 4404
Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub, Indian
Treat yourself to chic at InterContinental Hotel’s premier Dome rooftop bar and restaurant. The Dome is an intricate snow-colored Grecian structure situated on the rooftop, offering the best view of the sunset on Marine Drive, as the red-orange of the sky mixes with the purple-blue of the ocean. Come here if you want the trendiness of an upscale bar and the pleasure of a panoramic view.
Address and phone number:135 Netaji Subhash Road, Marine Drive, Mumbai +91 (0) 22 56399999