Best Nightlife

Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Mumbai nightlife 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 Nightlife 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.

Olive Bar & Kitchen


By day this is one of North Mumbai's most popular restaurants; after hours, it turns into one of the area's most popular bars. The hidden-away location attracts Bollywood stars and high-fliers looking for a relaxed drink away from the media...  Read More



The sophisticated rooftop bar at the Intercontinental Hotel offers stunning views over the 'string of pearls' – the sweeping illuminated promenade along Marine Drive. Drinkers sip cocktails and munch on Japanese-fusion snack food while the sun...  Read More

Seijo & the Soul Dish


Seijo & the Soul Dish is a taste of the future, transported to the present. Undeniably hip, Seijo would fit in perfectly in New York, Tokyo or Singapore. There are three bar stations decorated with Manga cartoons and a Zen-style terrace...  Read More

Café Mondegar


This popular Colaba restaurant transforms into a bar as the evening rolls on. There's ice-cold Kingfisher beer on tap and the jukebox features an eclectic selection of rock and pop records – Mondy's proudly advertises itself as the place 'to...  Read More



A genuine superclub on Bandra's trendy Waterfield Road, Poison attracts the bright and the beautiful from the North Mumbai suburbs. Expect all the usual international nightclub features – plasma screens, lightshows, massive sound systems and...  Read More

Regal Cinema


A delightful old Art Deco cinema on the main junction in Colaba, the Regal has been charming film-lovers since 1933. The striking building was designed by Charles Stevens, son of Frederick Stevens, who designed Mumbai's famous Victoria Terminus....  Read More

Prithvi Theatre


For the latest in modern Indian theatre, head to this excellent community theatre behind the beach in north Juhu. Depending on the time of day, you can enjoy poetry recitals, film screenings and avant-garde plays in English, Hindi and other...  Read More

Opium Den


Antiques and Asian objets d'art create the mood of a drawing room belonging to a colonial explorer at this swish bar in the Hilton Towers. This is a genteel place to drink, popular with business travellers and local entrepreneurs. The bar is...  Read More



The premier showcase for performing arts in Mumbai, the NCPA features four theatres – the Tata Theatre, Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, Experimental Theatre, Little Theatre – and the dance space at the Godrej Dance Academy. The programme runs the...  Read More