Cricket fever is in the air and everyone is busy planning where to watch matches after work with friends and colleagues. Given that the cricket season is going to be a long one, shelling out big bucks each game day is not possible. Do not despair. Several bars, pubs and restaurants across Mumbai have come up with special irresistible offers for food and drinks while screening the matches live. So get ready to enjoy a thrilling season of cricket at 5 such places with your friends.
STAX at Hyatt Regency, Sahar, Mumbai
Watching the game at home is cool, but seeing it on a projector with an enthusiastic crowd doubles up the fun quotient. STAX Bar has some irresistible deals on drinks where one can get unlimited alcohol at INR 3000 only. If you’re in a bigger group, even better; you get to enjoy an entire beer bucket. Pick from a bucket of 4 domestic beers at INR 1200 or 4 imported beers at INR 1500. You can call for a pitcher of cocktails at INR 1500. The match is no fun without some great munchies, so avail a special 20% discount on food to accompany your drinks.
Where: Hyatt Regency, Sahar Airport Road, Mumbai
With the Rs 99 menu, now you don’t need to worry about spending a lot of money to enjoy drinks and a game of cricket with some of your best buds. Order Ketel One, Black & White, Malibu, Mojitos, among others at the best price and enjoy your drinks as you cheer for your favourite team.
Where: Ramee Guestline Hotel, MD Ali Quereshi Chowk, S.V. Road, Khar, Mumbai
The Bar, Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Santacruz
Get stumped by the T20 Cricket Extravaganza this season at The Bar, Grand Hyatt Mumbai. The Bar brings to you the electrifying feel of the stadium, scrumptious finger food and unique signature cocktails to give you the larger than life T-20 experience, as you indulge in the cricket frenzy with your gang of friends. Munch on the Chili Cheese Riders, French Fries, Nachos, Chicken Nuggets, Fish and Chips, Pizza and the signature Warm Chocolate Ice Cream. From overthrow mojitos to free hit cocktails, they offer the perfect cure for the soaring asking rate, the thrilling over the park sixes, the match-winning catches and more.
Where: Grand Hyatt, Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz East, Mumbai
The Studs, Sports Bar & Grill, Juhu
You can actually enjoy a Private Match Screening, in style at The Mafia Lounge for INR 20,000 ++ (full cover) or opt for the INR 999++ unlimited signature cocktails during the match hours only. Free shots to the supporters of the winning team at the end of the match are on offer as well.
Where: 2nd Floor, Hotel Horizon, 37, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, Mumbai
Rike - Terrace, Bar & Grill, Andheri
Gulp down beers as the beer bucket offers here are not-to-be-missed. A 20% discount on 4 beers and a 55% discount on 6 beers. What’s more, you can take your pick from the beer menu. So sip a chilled beer as you cheer lustily with your friends and discuss the intricacies of the game of cricket.
Where: Off New Andheri Link Road, Veera Desai Area, Andheri West, Mumbai
Food critic, features writer and columnist, Mini Ribeiro is a qualified Journalist, from IIMC New Delhi. She specialises in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality space. As an established food & beverage writer, Mini currently contributes to several leading English publications across the country – Asian Age, Hindustan Times, Sunday Financial Express, Hotelier India, Go Getter and Vistara inflight magazines and Rediff.com. She also has her own You Tube channel called Mini’s Food Fundas. Fond of cooking, Mini enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with various cuisines, with Indian regional food, being her favourite. She has recently started, a platform for home talent, called 'Flavours from Home', an initiative which aims to make women who are passionate about cooking, entrepreneurs.