Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Mumbai dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Mumbai Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.


Indigo sets the standard that other restaurants in Mumbai strive to follow. The modern European creations cooked up by Indigo's chefs are breathtaking – one group rated the restaurant as one of the top 60 'hot tables' in the world. It's set in...  Read More


Even compared to the other classy restaurants at the ITC Grand Maratha Sheraton, Peshawari is in a class of its own. The menu showcases the cuisine of Bukhara on the Northwest Frontier, including richly spiced meat kebabs and dense curries. The...  Read More

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A grand old dame of the Mumbai dining scene, Gaylord is as popular today as it was when it first opened in the 1950s. The menu covers a huge range of Indian and continental dishes, all competently prepared and served in double quick time....  Read More


You can't fault Khyber when it comes to food or atmosphere. Reached through a heavy wooden doorway at Kala Ghoda, the dining room is a mock-up of an Afghan palace, complete with marble arches and perforated screens. Food matches the grand...  Read More


One of four world-class restaurants at the ITC Grand Maratha, Pan-Asian cooks up the finest dishes from Japan, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Mongolia, Myanmar and Korea. The Korean barbecue is blisteringly authentic, and the Chinese menu runs to...  Read More

India Jones

Cuisines from across Asia are celebrated at this elegant and sophisticated restaurant at the Hilton Towers in Nariman Point. The menu gathers dishes from as far afield as Thailand, Japan, China and Korea. This is hotel dining at its most...  Read More

Olive Bar & Kitchen

There's a good chance you'll bump into Bollywood glitterati at this hidden-away eatery in Khar. The menu of Mediterranean food changes regularly but all dishes are prepared with plenty of fresh ingredients – standout options include healthy...  Read More

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Like the other three award-winning restaurants at the ITC Grand Maratha Sheraton, Dakshin dazzles. The focus here is on South Indian food, with vegetarian and fish dishes from across the region, from Kerala to Karnataka. Meals are served in a...  Read More

Golden Dragon

According to legend, this grand Chinese restaurant at the Taj Mahal Palace was the first place in India to serve fiery Szechuan dishes from south-west China. Today, it still wins plaudits for the complex flavours of its Chinese and Cantonese...  Read More

Leopold Café

A traveller institution, Leopold is crowded nightly with visitors from across the globe. The large open-plan dining room is an atmospheric place to enjoy Chinese, Indian and continental food – the tandoori and Irani dishes are particularly...  Read More

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