Music and food are ultimate mode of relaxation. Food is a need, also an essential source of pleasure. Music can touch your soul. The concoction of these two elements can be as entertaining and beautiful. Live music lounges makes it happen, a luxuriate evening as you wash down the delicacies with your favorite drinks and live performances to witness.
Mumbai is the heart of nightlife in our country. With numerous venues available for the music-lovers, the city never disappoints anyone. You can find any genre of your interest pumping out loud at any corner of the city. From Jazz to Sufi, Indian classical to Western Music, Fusion music, Pop and rock bands and international DJs, the live music cafes guarantee you unlimited fun.
The top 10 places to relive the high octane feel of live music in the city are–
1. HARD ROCK CAFÉ, Worli
If you are looking for some good American food and hardcore pop culture ambiance, this is the place to hit. The café menu offers delicious burgers, steak, salad, fries and sinful desserts. The venue is two storied making it spacious even in the crowded evenings. They have two stages that serve you with energetic live rock and jazz performances every evening.
2. BLUE FROG, Lower Parel
The most happening live music destination of the city, a dream for music and party lovers! Lavishly decorated, this uptown popular house hosts all genres of music from jazz to electronic. Don’t miss out on the delightful European cuisine and Sunday brunches.
- OUT OF THE BLUE, Powai
The restaurant hosts some of the best entertainments- Live music, karaoke and stand-up comedy. The mouthwatering sizzlers, pasta and barbecue add on to the awesome experience. Make a point to check out their sumptuous wine list, single malts and cocktail for all the occasions.
4. ABSTRAKT BISTRO AND LOUNGE– Chembur
A funky little place in Chembur that the power lifts your mood. The place is beautifully done with great food and the DJs playing some of the hottest bollywood numbers. Just hop in anytime for a bite and drinks, in case you are driving across to and fro from Navi Mumbai.
5. 3 WISE MONKEYS– Khar west
The 3 words to describe the house – Fun, Swanky and Loud! This pub serves you lip smacking Chinese, Indian and Thai cuisine. The live music pumps up the adrenaline. Probably the best place in the town to hang out with friends.
6. NATIONAL CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS– Nariman Point
The ideal venue for classical music lover! It features the performances of the leading musical legends – Zakir Hussain, Ajoy Chakrabarty, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Shivkumar Sharma and Kishori Amokar. The classical gurus perform here regularly. The food served is simple yet delicious.
7. EXOTICA– Thane west
Need some peace off the tiring week? Hit Exotica. The restaurant gives you easy and peaceful feeling because of its exclusive interior, enchanting aroma and the wooden furnishing. The soft background music is a cherry on the cake. You also get to choose from a variety of multi-cuisine menu.
8. THE UNITED SPORTS BAR AND GRILL–Ghatkopar
The best place in the town to get the stadium feels during your favorite match. The environment is energetic with hooting, shout outs and loud claps. DJ area is also present to keep you entertained with music throughout the night. Food and drinks are delicious as well.
9. THE ANGREZI PUB– Belapur
This pub gives you a heady twist with it’s British culture inspired pub best known for its culinary excellence and gorgeous ambiance. The furnishings and decor are beautifully designed giving the guests an unforgettable experience. They serve you mouthwatering Indian, continental and oriental cuisine. The exclusive collection of liquor is very impressive. The DJ and live music makes it a perfect place for gatherings and parties.
The music lovers and foodies out there, don’t forget to put a comment mentioning your favorite live music hangout in the city.
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