The city of Mumbai is a cultural gem with strong ancient roots running back to the 16th century. The evidence is clearly visible in beautiful old buildings and traces of history left behind by the British and Portuguese. Colaba in Mumbai is where the culture and history is most evident in architecture and art deco buildings. The small island of Colaba was ruled by Portuguese who left behind a piece of their culture behind in colonial-era buildings and art. All the famous heritage sites which Mumbai is known for can be found in Colaba like The Gateway Of India, the art d‚cor style Regal Theatre, Caf‚ Mondegar Royal, Leopold Caf‚ and The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel. Gracing the edge of Indian Ocean these buildings are an indestructible part of Mumbai. Colaba is the southern tip of the city so it is surrounded by lovely Indian Ocean from all three sides which offers the residents an unbarred view of the sea.
Colaba is also rich in culinary heritage with hundreds of amazing restaurants at your service. You will be able to indulge in every possible kind of cuisine here, be it Indian or global. The choices are endless. We recommend you to begin your day with Indigo Delicatessen which caters into lovely European cuisine. This iconic deli chain has caught the fancy of the city's gourmets with its delectable and unique menu straight from the belly of Europe. It's a lively place to kickstart your day so visit for a great brunch with a gal-pal. Talking about European food there is one more place worth paying a visit to, 'IMBISS'. This small quaint place is a haven for carnivores. Interiors are cheerful and peppy while the menu is a selection of sausages and schnitzels.
Another hot favourite of the local gourmets is Le Pain Quotidien which is a Belgian chain serving mind-blowing European food. But if you want good old burgers with beers than there is no better option then Woodside Inn. This hip and happening pub is an old favourite of the youngsters who are often seen here hanging out with their gang. For those who adore Japanese cuisine will find Japani a great bliss. It's expensive but authentic to boot. Colaba is a fantastic place to reside with its stunning architecture and glorious food. When visiting Mumbai make it a point to explore.
One can call Colaba as the gastronomic soul of Mumbai. It’s as fancy and as upmarket as the city can be with its sophisticated collection of elegant fine dining restaurants that are idyllic for couples. Enjoy an evening full of romance and class by choosing amongst a wide variety of restaurants showcasing global cuisines. Let Colaba treat you to exotic Chinese and Japanese fare at ‘Wasabi by Morimoto’ or ‘Golden Dragon’. Both are upscale stylish eateries deserving your attention on this special day. For a more relaxed fanfare, opt to dine at ‘The Table’, a designer good-looking European restaurant based on community-style dining. Another gem of a place serving European food is ‘Indigo’. It’s a very romantic space where you can dine in candlelight or out in the open. ‘Masala Kraft’ is the best place to grab some mouth-watering North Indian food. Its location at The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is posh and fancy. Right in the hotel is ‘Souk’, a Mediterranean fine dining restaurant with a gorgeous sea view.