Take your lunch breaks at these restaurants that have reopened in Mumbai


With the vaccination campaign and the unlocking process in place, the government has allowed restaurants with 50% capacity to reopen in Mumbai. However, as we are still fighting the second wave, restaurants and cafes can only operate weekdays until 4 p.m. to ensure fewer people. Goodbye Friday and Saturday night outings and make way for weekday lunches! Whether you want to enjoy a hearty lunch or just want to work in a different environment during the day, here is a list of our favorite restaurants in Mumbai that have opened their doors for dining with all social distancing standards and precautionary measures. So what are you waiting for? Take a little break from the four walls of your house and treat yourself to an exotic lunch this week (keeping all the safety measures in place, of course!)

1. CinCin, Bandra Kurla Complex

Now you can enjoy your favorite pasta dishes at one of the city’s most authentic Italian restaurants. From delicious Mezzi Rigatoni to their signature Chitarra Cacio E Pepe, succulent carbonara spaghetti and creamy lasagna, the doors of CinCin are open to you to enjoy their freshly made and hand-rolled pasta.

Price for two: ₹ 2,800 ++ approx. with alcohol

2. Table, Colaba

Inspired by flavors from across Asia, America and Europe, The Table offers an elegant ambience with rich and tasty cuisine. With large and small plates, dive into their gorgeous dishes like lamb shank, half-roast chicken, 30-layer porcini lasagna, macaroni and cheese, signature burgers and more.

Price for two: ₹ 4,000 ++ approx. alcohol-free

3. Izumi, Bandra West

There’s no question that you can have sushi delivered to your doorstep, but it’s best when served fresh. Head to Izumi if you’re an avid fan of sushi (and Japanese food).

Price for two: ₹ 2,500 ++ approx.

4. Cecconi, Juhu

What’s not to love about serving authentic Italian dishes with a sea view? Located at The Soho House, Cecconi’s is open for you to devour its food. Be sure to place an order for their drool-worthy Burrata, as well as try their freshly made wood-fired pizzas and indulgent meals.

Price for two: ₹ 3000 ++ approx. alcohol-free

5. Bastien, Bandra West and Worli

If you are thinking of splendid seafood, Bastian may be at the top of your list. With a range of sumptuous dishes like Spicy Thermidor Crab, Burnt Garlic Chili Crab, Seared Snapper, Black Pepper Sauce Shrimp and Lobster Dynamite, rest assured it will be a feast of flavors on your palate.

Price for two: ₹ 3000 ++ approx. alcohol-free

6. Yazu, Andheri West

You never get bored of Asian food, and when the mood is right, it is even more appreciated. For an authentic oriental experience, indulge in Yazu’s luxurious dim sum and Cheung entertainment, Pad Thai and Yaki Udon noodles, sushi platters and soft, melt-in-your-mouth baos.

Price for two: ₹ 1,800 ++ approx. alcohol-free

7. Pedro, Bandra Kurla Complex

Missing a vacation in Goa but can’t go (for obvious reasons)? Don’t worry, O Pedro brings you Goa with its warm and cozy interiors and food that brings the mouth-watering flavors of Goa to life. The offerings range from green Watana Rassa with Bhatura to Portuguese mushroom rice, homemade Goan sourdough poee with wheat husk, shrimp balchao and Pedro’s green chicken curry. You can also get a taste of Goan’s Portuguese culture with dishes like Bone Marrow “FEY-JOE-ADA” and Portugal’s ultimate gluttonous sandwich, the Franchesinha.

Price for two: ₹ 1200 alcohol-free; ₹ 2500 with alcohol

8. the Sassy spoon, Powai and Nariman Point

Grab a quick bite or enjoy a leisurely meal for lunch at Mumbai’s trendy resto bar. Choose from their signature salads like Raw Papaya and Raw Mango Salad and Grilled Basil Chicken Salad to appetizers like crunchy cottage cheese chips or spicy Cajun butter shrimp followed by ravioli to ricotta and walnuts, pork ribs in a homemade smoky barbecue sauce, seared mustard chicken & coffee-crusted filet steak for the main course. Don’t forget to end your meal on a sweet note with classic desserts like Seven Textures of Hazelnut & Chocolate or Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Price for two: ₹ 1,800 ++ approx. alcohol-free

9. The clearing house, Strong

Tucked away in the city’s shipping and clearing center, The Clearing House is a spacious place with a relaxed vibe paired with contemporary comfort European cuisine at its best. With a variety of dishes like burgers, truffle fries, pastas, tacos and hearty meat dishes, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Bonus points go to TCH for also allowing us to bring our laptop and transport the work from there. So if you want a change of environment, you know where to go.

Price for two: 3000 ++ for two people (approximately) without alcohol

ten. Soda Bottle OpenerWala, Lower parel

Taste the healthy and simple dishes again at Mumbai’s Irani Cafe and Bar. Treat yourself to SBOW classics like Baida Roti, Chicken Farcha Roll and Salli Boti with refreshing drinks like Rustom Narangi and The Berrywala Special.

Price for two: ₹ 1,300 ++ for two people (approximately) without alcohol


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