A very cool lounge bar attracting very cool people, just off the main strip in Khar. Bar staff bathed in neon blue light spin cocktail shakers while artificial waterfalls trickle down the walls. This is a place to relax in good company. There are seven zones, each offering a different level of noise and energy. If you run out of steam on the dancefloor, you can sit back with a long drink and listen to water splashing into artificial pools in one of the quiet zones.
The nightclub at the Gordon House Hotel attracts crowds of disco divas and John Travolta aficionados at weekends. Like the hotel, the club is upbeat and forward-thinking, while the soundtrack is pure old-school – reggae, soul, rock, Motown and disco. Entry is restricted to couples, though well-behaved single men are sometimes admitted. There's a cover charge from Wednesday to Sunday.
The sunset view is the principal drawcard at this chichi bar overlooking Juhu Beach. A wooden deck reaches out towards the beach beneath gently swishing palms, while DJs spin the kind of beats more commonly associated with Rimini and Ibiza. It's small, slick and exclusive, and often booked out for parties by Mumbai celebs. The food menu features some interesting snacks and the bar menu features perfectly mixed classic cocktails.
Well, it was only a matter of time. The international Hard Rock Café chain has arrived in North Mumbai, bringing the full American theme bar experience to the west coast of India. If you've been to a Hard Rock Café before, you know what to expect – rock iconography, upbeat music and an energetic party mood. It's loud, brash and good fun.
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 air-conditioning capable of cooling even the biggest crowds. There are two rooms with different DJs playing hip-hop, mainstream dance and Bollywood beats. The members' area attracts plenty of big name celebs.