If there’s one thing we love about India’s Independence Day, well besides singing the national anthem and saluting the flag is the many food events in Mumbai. If you are in the city, and not planning a long weekend getaway, we suggest you head out to these places to enjoy your August 15th holiday in grand style.
The Best Independence Day Events in Mumbai
1. Feast on a cultural thali at Via Bombay
Just like the previous years, Via Bombay is hosting its Cultural Thali event. This year, foodies will love the experience as they will be treated to delicious Indian cuisines from across the country. On offer in the Thali are dishes such as Sabudana Wada, Kalimiri Aloo, Paneer Tikka Masala, Sev Tamater Ki Subzi, Sindhi Curry, Dum Ki Kali Dal, Pindh De Chole, Tri Colour Dhokla, Rice, Chapatti, Curd, Chaas, Salad, Roasted Papad and end the meal on a sweet note with their three layered Carrot, Doodhi & Beetroot Halwa called Amar Akbar Anthony.
The Non-Veg Thali will feature Sukhat Bhajiya, Chicken Kothmiri, Andhra Chicken, Sindhi Mutton, Goan Prawn Curry, Butter Chicken, Tri Colour Dhokla, Dum Ki Kali Dad, Salad, Curd, Rice, Chapatti, Chaas, Roasted Papad and their delicious Amar Akbar Anthony.
Now if this is not tempting enough, we do not know what else is.
Where: Via Bombay, Jewel of Chembur, 1st Road, Opp Bmc OFFice, Near Natraj Cinema, Chembur Gaothan, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400071
What: Non-Veg Thali Rs.699; Veg Thali Rs. 599.
2. Savour Tri-Coloured Delights At Plate & Pint
Head over to Plate & Pint for a delicious celebration in honour of Independence Day.
You can order a Tri-Coloured Cupcake for only Rs 30 each or go for a box of 6 for only Rs 180! Well priced and delicious, it’s ideal for gifting purpose this Independence Day as well as Raksha Bandhan! Prefer a savoury? Then you can opt for their Tri-Coloured Hummus with Tomato, Classic & Basil Hummus served with lavash and pita bread at only Rs 250 all day this Thursday!
Where: Plate & Pint, 106, Dhunabad, Bhulabhai Desai Marg, Kemps Corner, Mumbai, Maharashtra
What: Tri-Coloured Cupcake for only Rs 30 each or go for a box of 6 for only Rs 180!
3. Feast For Cheap @ The Atrangii House
If food is your thing, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with what’s on offer at The Atrangii House. To celebrate India, the restaurant is offering a Special Menu at INR 73/- only. Indulge in some mouth-watering delicacies, refreshing coolers and spicy fritters from 7th to 15th August 2019. Go Desi with the Special Menu because it is offering 3 varieties of Maggie with an Indian touch: Cheese Masala Maggie, Pav Bhaji Masala Maggie, Kheema Masala Maggie. For all the monsoon lovers, relish these 3 spicy varieties of Fritters: Aloo Bhajiya, Kanda Bhajiya and Chana Koliwada accompanied with Lasun sukha chutney, Cheese dip and Thecha.
The refreshments offered are There to Tango, Fresh Lime Soda and Green Apple Cooler.
Where: The Atrangii House, near Times Of India office, Airoli, Navi Mumbai
What: Special Menu at INR 73/- only.
4. Catch Abijit Ganguly Live at ‘AT MRP’
Cool down with a live performance at MRP. Visit the pub and tune into an evening of laughs with Abijit Ganguly as he performs stand-up acts that will make you go red with laughter.
Where: ‘AT MRP’, Heera Panna Shopping centre, Oshiwara, Oshiwara Police Station Rd, Mhada Colony, Andheri West, Mumbai.
What: Abijit Ganguly Stand-Up evening.
5. Enjoy an Independence Day Brunch at Courtyard by Marriott
Momo Café, at Courtyard by Marriott is hosting a special Independence Brunch. On the menu will be delicious foods such as the famous dishes – dhokla from gujurat, momo’s from North Eastern States, idli – dosa from South Indian states, dal kachori from Rajasthan, Lassi from Punjab, and so much more. The menu is specially curated for Independence Day, so expect something spectacular.
Where: Momo Café, Courtyard by Marriott, Mumbai.
What: Independence Day Brunch at Courtyard by Marriott, Mumbai @ Rs. 1575++ INR (Non alcoholic)