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  • Mumbai Nightlife is one of the many gems in the crown of this city that never sleeps. With lavish, upscale restros and bars to spend time and enjoy the feel of Nightlife in Mumbai, there is just no chance that you will say no to going a little out of your way to having fun here. There is a wide variety of places and things that make up the element of nightlife here, like the well-known restro-bars of Mumbai. Names like the Leopold Cafe, Blue Frog, and the Hard rock cafe are pretty well known and never fail to stand up to the fame that they have acquired over the years. Live music sessions, stand-ups, and many more things only add to the overall ambiance.
    And with discotheques like the Tryst and the Aer, people who love to dance and get into the fun have found some really great places. Aer especially has found its place as a nightlife hub because of the view of the open sea near Mumbai. Also, Mumbai’s nightlife is well-known for the new innovation that all the places collectively have brought about, like the Dome on Marine Drive that gives an unforgettable view of the Queen’s Necklace, or the Bar Stock Exchange with a concept that is full of quirks about the economic capital of India.

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    And for people who love to spend time in the open for enjoying their nightlife, there are many places in Mumbai that one can visit in the middle of a night and still find it all bustling with life, like the renowned Marine Drive, Juhu Beach, and the Worli Sea Face.

    The nightlife here is one that you will never find anywhere and that is one reason why you should be visiting Mumbai right now.
  • Best Night Experiences in Mumbai

  • 01Mumbai Night Tour

    Mumbai Night Tour
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    About the activity:

    • As the oppressive heat of the day evaporates and gives way to cool evening breezes, teenagers, lovers, families and the elderly head out to enjoy the weather. Public seafaces like Marine Drive are crowded with Mumbaikars enjoying the rose-coloured sunset. As some people head home to sleep, others carry out religious duties or work in the markets, factories or call centres. Traveling primarily by car, you will witness the calm of Banganga Tank and a Jain Temple, the chaos of CST station, and the eerie beauty and sadness of Mumbai.

    • The tour starts at 7 PM at Regal Cinema and ends at 9:30 PM at CST Station

  • 02Street Food Tour in Mumbai - Flat 26% Off

    Street Food Tour in Mumbai - Flat 26% Off
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    About the activity:

    • Mumbai is famous across India for its outstanding street food but discovering good eateries in a big city is not always easy. Not to worry, that’s where we come in! We’ll help you experience all the flavours the city has to offer by guiding you through Mumbai’s two best street food areas. You’ll start at Mumbai’s most famous beach, Chowpatty, where You’ll try an array of Mumbai’s best vegetarian street food as we watch the sun set. You’ll have classics such as dahi puri, pani puri and pav bhaji. Then you’ll take a short taxi ride to the lively Mohommad Ali Road area. In this predominantly Muslim neighborhood we’ll introduce you to the local culture and, of course, the delicious food. In the bustling ali khao gaullis (eating lanes) you will find mainly non-vegetarian options such as chota kebabs and chicken tikka

    • The tour takes place either at 12:00 PM-2.00 PM and 6.00 PM-8.00 PM at The Times of India Churchgate station and ends at Gunbow Street

    • Hope you’re hungry!

  • 03Mumbai Midnight Cycling Trip

    Mumbai Midnight Cycling Trip
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    About the Activity:

    Get ready for a riding experience like never before! No matter how much you know about Mumbai but this is one trip that would help you in exploring this city like never before!

    Delight in a midnight cycling trip through the city- the most remarkable feature about this trip is that you will be riding your bicycles through a beautiful coastal route in Mumbai. Begin your exploration – start unravelling the hidden streets while enjoying the coastal beauty of this otherwise bustling city. Hop onto your ride and get ready to surpass this stunning 35 km ride while passing through famous Mumbai tourist hotspots such as Marine Drive, Shivaji Park and various other famous viewpoints.

    Discover the fun of riding through amazing streets and beautiful roads. This amazing ride will come to an end at Bandstand. Unravel a totally different Mumbai with this delightful midnight cycling trip.

  • Places to Eat and Drink in Mumbai

  • 04Neel


    It is one of the popular restaurants in the city which exclusively caters cuisines of Old Nawabi families from places like Hyderabad, Lucknow, and Kashmir. The ambience of the place is definitely heart touching.  Here you can have the experience of outdoor seating as well.  

    If you wish to spend your night with typical Indian cuisine (as stated above) and alcohols, amidst lovely atmosphere,  then look no beyond this place. There are three seating areas in the eatery namely The Veranda, The Courtyard, along with the main seating section.            

    One must try the section “Mumbai Street Tawa” from the menu. It is popular for its Biryani and Kebab. The restaurant does not serve papad but cater crispy rumali roti along with accompaniments

    Price: The average cost for two persons will be around Rs. 1800 or $30 approx

    Location: It is located at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse at Mahalaxmi area of Mumbai 

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  • 05 Indigo Delicatessen

     Indigo Delicatessen

    It is an all-the-day bistro that offers its visitors an agreeable and benevolent atmosphere with a broad and completely delectable menu comprising of contemporary Western Solace sustenance, cooked utilizing a variety of methods and practices - mostly American and European. 

    It is open throughout the day from breakfast to dinner seven days a week. Thus you can drop here anytime as per convenience. A popular luxury dining place of the commercial capital of India. A place to where one must surely try to spend the nightlife with unbelievable food and alcohols

    Price: The average price for dining of two people here is Rs. 2100 or $35

    Location: It is located in several areas of the city like Hiranandani Gardens Powai, Palladium Mall, Lower Parel, Andheri West, Pali Hill Bandra West, Colaba, Inorbit Mall Malad West, Ghatkopar West. 
  • 06Zaffran and Bademiya

    Zaffran and Bademiya
    Zaffran near Crawford Market and Colaba’s Bademiya are perennial nocturnal food joints that serve lip-smacking delicacies till the wee hours. 
  • 07Bachelorr‘s

    Marine Drive’s Bachelorr's sees people devouring ice-creams even at 4 A.M in the morning. Their spicy green chilly flavoured ice cream is known to be a crowd-puller. 

    Other things to indulge in Mumbai for a perfect day outing.

  • 08Ziya


    Established in April 2010, this dining venue is known for its décor and ambience. It will not be a wrong to mention that you may forget Mumbai’s Skyline or Marine Drive after experiencing the ambience of the place.  

    If you are looking to dine amidst some true luxury of life and a wonderful ambience, then this is the best place to be in. It has received several awards like 10 Best New Restaurants from CNN October, Critics Best Picks from Time Out Mumbai and more. This place is among the top in places to visit in Mumbai at night.   

    The place is known for the splendid view of the Queen’s necklace. The menu is typically Indian contemporary cuisine and Mughlai. It was reinvented by Indian Star Chef, Vineet Bhatia

    Price: Dining at this exclusive restaurant will cost about Rs. 4500 $75 approx for two persons

    Location: This wonderful eatery is located inside The Oberoi hotel at Nariman Point, Mumbai.
  • 09Hard Rock Café

    Hard Rock Café
    Hard Rock Café is characterized by the disparate crowds that throng the venue, which reflects in the music that is doled out live. The culture of good food, live music and beer is best characterized by Hard Rock.
  • 10Wasabi by Morimoto

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    If you are looking to enjoy nightlife with different cuisines and eateries, then this is the stop for you. The restaurant is Japanese dishes, Teppanyaki Counter and Sushi Bar. The fact that you will experience a 5-star ambience is simply like an ice on the cake for the visitor. Although expensive for the finest dining experience in the city this shall be the place you should look for

    The ingredients for the restaurant, including wasabi and seafood, are flown directly from Japan. It is recognized amongst Asia’s Best 50 restaurants by San Pelligrino as. The menu here always keeps on changing and expanding as per current demand and trend.

    Price: The average cost for two persons dining here will be approx. 12000 or $200

    Location: This wonderful eatery is located inside the TajMahal Palace Hotel situated in Colaba, Mumbai
  • 11Blue Frog

    Blue Frog
    Live music was revolutionized in Mumbai by Blue Frog in 2007, and has since diversified the nightlife in Mumbai further with the wide-spanning genres of Jazz to EDM. With acoustics that are truly world-class, it is a music aficionado’s delight. 
  • 12Olive


    Nightlife in Mumbai is simply incomplete without a dash of popular Hindi cinema, and Olive at Pali Hill Hotel draws the quintessential Bollywood crowd. An aesthetically-done Mediterranean restaurant is quickly cleared away as the night grows thin, and a dance floor is thrown open as House music fills the atmosphere well past midnight.

  • 13Dome

    Dome is another rooftop bar that is set against the Queen’s Necklace in the background. Situated on the top floor of the InterContinental Marine Drive, the place is open till late and is renowned for its well-stocked and wide array of cocktails and even cigars.
  • 14Leopold Café

    Leopold Café
    After the terror attack had extensively damaged the legendary Leopold Café, the place sprung into business full-swing a mere four days later. Established in 1871, it is the city’s oldest café where beer continues to flow freely till late evening. 
  • Famous Pubs And Bars in Mumbai

  • 15Tryst

    Tryst in Lower Parel is a premier club which astounds with its countless lights—that change colours according to the music being blared out. The play of lights from every nook and corner of Tryst is mated to the tempo of the songs, and is tailor-made for electrifying the dance floor. A masterstroke, one must admit.

    To make things more exciting, the sleek-looking club has a couple of VIP tables that display your name and a personalized menu on in-built gadgetry—for a price that is no way small, of course. For the high-fliers, there is a unique King’s Table that comes with a personal bouncer and stewards serving you. However, a minimum of INR 1, 00,000 is to be spent by the patrons before the night is over—and that won’t be before sunrise.

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  • 16Aer

    Soaring high above the urban chaos is Aer; a swanky 34 floors above the rest of banality. A luxuriously quaint place during the day, Aer transforms into a scintillating night club once the sun goes down—and the place is lit up in sophisticated purple hues.

    This rooftop club at the Four Seasons Hotel offers panoramic views of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Haji Ali mosque and the Mahalakshmi racecourse. Unreservedly opulent, Aer dances the night away to the tunes of DJ Shaan.
  • 17Asilo

    Aer was once Mumbai’s highest bar, until it was knocked off the title by Asilo which is at a mind-numbing 38th floor on the luxurious St Regis Hotel. Asilo, meaning ‘refuge’ in Spanish, offers ethereal vistas of the bejewelled Mumbai in the night and stays true to its name.
  • 18Li Bai

    Li Bai
    Another nightclub that captures the nocturnal spirit of Mumbai is Li Bai at the Palladium Hotel. Craftily named after a Chinese poet who supposedly was alcohol-quaffing, the delightfully aesthetic bar has a mural of Li Bai sitting pretty. Oriental-inspired alcohol and cuisine, an elite crowd and a mesmerizing view of the city transforms Li Bai into a thumping discotheque during weekends. Interestingly, the smoking lounge is attached to the washroom area so that one is never too distant from the thriving dance floor.

    Open till 3 A.M. on all days, Li Bai has live music infusing a soulful ambiance on weekdays. On the same floor of the Palladium Hotel is Exo—a prime example of the exuberant Mumbai nightlife. The hip, young crowd intermingles with that of Li Bai on the 37th floor, and is packed to the brim before midnight on Saturdays. A table by the window is prized for its unsinkable view, and requires booking in advance with a minimum spend of INR 50,000.
  • 19Trilogy

    Trilogy is a rarity in the nightlife of Mumbai, owing to its super-massive multilevel dance floors that explode with energy unlike any other. Hot red couches dot the floor below and the club provides a stunning view of the sea.

    Dishing out generic club music, Trilogy’s batter-fried chicken is a bar snack to die for. The famed nightclub gleams with fashionistas as they sashay around upping the glamour quotient to the sky—literally.
  • Places to Visit in Mumbai at Night

  • 20Marine Drive

    Marine Drive

    Night-crawlers who haven’t had enough of the nightly escapades rank Marine Drive as the place to be in at 4 A.M. in the morning. The dazzling lights from a ship afar merge with the sky, leaving one spellbound. 

  • 21Juhu beach

    Juhu beach
    Juhu beach, on the other hand is a busting place even at night. Vada Pav stalls dot the shore and people are seen strolling along the beach late in the night. 
  • 22Worli Sea Face

    Worli Sea Face

    Worli Sea Face is another such popular destination which is a business district by day, which morphs into a picturesque locale by night. Watching the sea smash tirelessly against the rocks is a favourite pastime of many a night owls.

    However, nightlife of Mumbai still doesn’t end with all that. 

  • 23Night Cruise Tour

    Night Cruise Tour

    A candlelight dinner cruise with a beloved one is also made possible, and promises to take an enchanting turn over your own private yacht for the night. The maximum city never rests, and a tour of Mumbai in the night is another unique way to experience the magic that never dies.

    The diversity of Mumbai’s nightlife is such that it caters to practically everyone—the high-flying club, strapped-for-cash youngsters, glamorous fashionistas, high society socialites, romantics and all other kinds of social butterflies. Mumbai reawakens in the night, with the spirit of the city coming alive in spectacular fashion.

    It just doesn’t matter when one steps out of home, there is always place to hangout befitting diverse preferences. Backed by such unmatched vibrancy, nightlife in Mumbai is quickly climbing up the ranks of world’s top party destinations, and the fact that most of the country’s entertainment industry resides here is only icing on the cake.

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Dharavi Slum

Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, invites many curious eyes because of the sheer vastness of it. It is counted among one of the places to visit in Mumbai because of the slum houses as many as a million people crammed in pint-sized houses, dirty bylanes, open drains, and extremely filthy living conditions in average.

Located in the very heart of Mumbai, the Dharavi slum stretches between two of Mumbai’s major rail lines, which is what makes it such a convenient location to travel for work for the folk who live here. In a city where rents are sky high, Dharavi offers rather low rent for people who move into the city.

You can find a room complete with a cooking gas and a small colour TV for as low as 185 rupees a month. Dharavi has many small-scale businesses thriving, manufacturing everything from garments to pots and pans. The products are sold in local as well as international markets, where they are exported.

The annual turnover for these products is as much as 650 million dollars a year. Visit Dharavi to see the lifestyle of those living here, for it is not every day you get to step inside Asia’s largest slum.

Location: Spans over 500 acres in the heart of Mumbai
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 10.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves are a major attraction in Mumbai because of its archaeological significance. This is where the caves are located, must have seen early settlements from 2nd century BC. The caves, however, are estimated to have been constructed sometime between 5th and 6th century AD.

One of the biggest caves here measures about 39 metres from the front to the back. The main body of the Elephanta Cave is about 27 square meters, supported by six rows of pillars. The caves show distinct artistic features from the time of its construction.

The caves feature rock-cut architecture, which makes the entire layout of the caves very interesting. The Elephanta Caves have a combination of sculpture art and aesthetic beauty carved into the rock formations.

This is what makes it popular among archaeologists as well as historians, who wish to find out more about the natives who moved on the Gharapuri Island (Elephanta Caves) in 2nd century BC. Come here to experience the ruins of an ancient world on the Elephanta Island, and see the caves and sculptures in their natural surroundings.

Location: Gharapuri, Maharashtra 
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: INR 10 (Indian), INR 250 (foreigner), free (child)
Timings: 9AM-5.30PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 7.3 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

Red Carpet Wax Museum

As the name suggests, the Red Carpet Wax Museum is one of those tourist places in Mumbai that one simply cannot miss because the museum showcases lifelike statues of celebrities and prominent people from all walks of life, such as socialites, politicians, world leaders, scientists, social workers etc. The statues are made to be completely alike the person they have been constructed after, giving a very authentic feel to the statue.

Each statue is surrounded by the necessary ambience to give the statue and its theme a complete look and feel. Any individual can pose with the statues in the museum. The museum was constructed over a period of five years after which it opened its doors to the public in December 2016. The wax museum is one of a kind monument in the city of Mumbai, so make sure you drop by and catch a glimpse of it.

Location: 1st Floor, R City Mall, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: INR 250 (weekday), INR 350 (weekend)
Timings: 9.45AM-9.30PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 20.5 kms from MSRTC Mumbai Central

Mumbai Dhobi Ghat

A place that’s as unique as it can be, Mumbai’s Dhobi Ghat maintains and lives up to its 140-year-old tradition and profession in the heart of Mumbai city. There are as many as 1026 open “ghats” for washermen to wash clothes in, and almost all of them are occupied at the same time as they beat the dirt out of hundreds and thousands of dirty clothes from the city.

The Mumbai Dhobi Ghat is located very close to the Mahalaxmi railway station. The place is also famed to be the world’s largest washing centre because there’s no such other place for washing clothes in the world. Most of the clothes being washed here come from Mumbai’s hospitals, and hotels.

You can see likes of cleaned clothes and sheets being hung to dry in the open air after they have been thoroughly cleaned. Come here to see a very different face of the city of Mumbai. Lately, it has become a place for tourists to flock in out of sheer curiosity. 

Location: Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: 4AM-7PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 2 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

Film City

Home to the film fraternity of the country is perhaps one of the most popular among Mumbai tourist places. The Film City is so vast that more than a thousand sets can be erected here at the same time. Over the last few years, the Film City has become one of the major locations for shooting the Hindi serials.

Film City was built in 1911, under the guidance of veteran actor and producer V. Shantaram. The total area of the place is about 520 acres, built according to the outlines of the film city in California. The film city has elaborate sets of villages, mountains, mansions, gardens, fountains, streams, cities etc. More than 900 Hindi movies and Hindi serials have been shot in the Film City of Mumbai.

The studios are well equipped, complete with the electronic items necessary for shooting and extremely sophisticated instruments that give the kind of quality to the shows shot here, making Bollywood top in the game in the country.

Location: Inside Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagri Main Gate, Post Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: INR 599-INR 1699 per person
Timings: 10AM-5PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 31.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

Gateway of India

One of the most visited places in Mumbai, the Gateway of India is counted among Mumbai tourist places that see excellent footfall at any time of the year. The attraction was built by the British in 1919, by the then Governor of Bombay, Sir George Sydenham Clarke, who laid the foundation of the monument in 1911. The plan was approved in 1914, after which construction began. The monument was built to honour the visit of King George V and Queen Mary, who was to arrive at Bombay.

The architectural design of the Gateway of India is done in the Indo-Saracenic style, along with Muslim architectural styles incorporated when it comes to the archways. 
The Elephant Caves are located quite close to the Gateway of India and can be reached via a ferry from here. You can pay the ticket price here and get on a motorboat to reach the Elephant Caves, which takes a little more than an hour to reach, being located 56 kilometres from the monument.

Location: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Can visit anytime
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 6.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central


Mumbai Dabbawala Center

The dabbawalas of Mumbai have long been a centre of curiosity among the people because of their accurate delivery system that has been never altered its professionalism over the last 125 years. The Mumbai Dabbawala Center is definitely one of the places to visit in Mumbai. The Mumbai Dabbawala Centre originally started out as a one-man army, when a Parsi banker wanted to eat homemade food and gave this task to Mumbai’s first dabbawala.

His idea was appreciated by others and soon, more office goers joined in the demand for home cooked food that had to be delivered in office, giving rise to a business that has famously become a case study in universities across the world, who try to learn and decode the Mumbai Dabbawalas’ exceptional accuracy in delivering the tiffin boxes.

At present, the Mumbai Dabbawala Center has as many as 5000 dabbawalas who deliver food from home to office every day with the kind of constant accuracy they have mastered over more than a century.

Location: 23, Navyug Mansion, Sleater Road, Naushir Bharucha Marg, Opposite Krishna Palace Hotel, Grant Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 2.1 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

Victoria Terminus

Formerly known as Victoria Terminus, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is Mumbai’s outstanding railway station. Although this is a railways station and not primarily counted among places to visit in Mumbai, this building, designed by British architect FW Stevens, sports excellent Victorian Gothic Revival architectural style.

The designs are based on medieval Italian models, known as High Victorian Gothic Design, is remarkable. The domes, corridors, arches, and turrets are therefore distinct and prominently archaic. The construction of the building began in 1878, taking up to a decade to complete. Numerous British architects and Indian craftsmen worked day and night to give the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus the definition of what it is today.

This is why the architectural style doesn’t just boast of Victorian style, there’s a distinctive feature of Indian architecture in the building as well, making it one of the attractions in Mumbai for history lovers and architects who love to study the significance of various architectural styles in the building.

Location: Opposite BMC Building, Dr Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort/P D'Mello Road (PF-18), Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 5 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

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