Malls, movies, coffee shops and fancy restaurants, are you tired of all these? Does the idea of going on another date to one of these places bore you to death? Well, I guess your prayers have finally been answered. If you’re looking for a “hatke” place for a perfect date whether it’s your first or last, you’re just on the right page. Listed below are a few offbeat places you could visit for a unique yet memorable date in Mumbai.
1. Canvas Laugh Factory
The Canvas Laugh Club is India’s first and only venue dedicated to the genre of live comedy. Located in Lower Parel, this club is frequented by famous comedians from across the country and let’s not forget that the famous All India Bakchod have also performed at this venue. Showcasing around 50 live comedy shows a month, the Canvas Laugh Factory is the perfect place to chill, have a good laugh and enjoy a drink or so along with your partner.
Location: 3rd floor, Palladium Mall, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai.
2. Cat Café Studio
Image courtesy: Cat Cafe Studio Facebook Page
The Cat Café Studio is a dream come true for all the cat lovers out there. Have you ever wished for a work place surrounded by fluffy cats? Well, what you hear next is definitely going to amaze you. The Cat Café Studio also known as the Zcyphher Studios is a film production studio that also acts as a shelter home for cats. The studio only encourages adoptions and is open to all to visit. Visiting this place and spending time with all the people and cats may just make you want to adopt one and help a life. So if your date is a cat lover, I assure you that this place will do the spell.
Location: Bungalow No. 68, First Floor, Aram Nagar Part 1, Harminder Singh Road, Versova, Mumbai.
3. Prithvi Theatre
Image courtesy: Nikhil Bangera
Built in the fond memory of Prithviraj Kapoor, Prithvi theatre is one of the best known theatres in Mumbai. Showcasing over 500 plays a year, this theatre is just the place to enjoy a few romantic plays and kick it old school.
Location: 20,Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Mumbai.
4. Kayani & Co.
Everyone visits fancy restaurants that serve modern food, but nothing can beat a 111 year old Iranian joint that serves the most delicious Bun Maska and Chai. Kayani & Co. is one of the oldest Iranian Cafes in Mumbai and should definitely be on your list the next time you plan a date.
Location: JSS Road, Jer Mahal Estate, Opposite Metro Cinema, Marine Lines, Mumbai.
5. Town Hall Library
The town hall houses not only a library but a museum as well. Built in 1833, it is one of the most majestic structures in Mumbai. If your partner and you enjoy reading and being around books, the Town Hall Library is definitely worth a visit.
Location: Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Fort, Mumbai.
6. National Sports Centre Of India
If your date and you are sports lovers, NSCI is the perfect place for a date. The NSCI is home to the Indian Badminton League and several other sports.
Location: Lala Lajpatrai Marg, Worli, Mumbai.
7. Capitol Cinema
Capitol Cinema, the oldest theatre in Mumbai, located in CST was established in the year 1879 and was then known as Gaety. The former performance theatre is now a single screen movie theatre. The theatre only screens B Grade movies and that’s what sets it apart from the rest.
Location: Opposite Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal, Fort Mumbai.
8. Nehru Centre
The Nehru centre consist of various departments but the Nehru Planetarium is one department that sets the perfect aura for a date. If outer space and scientific talks fascinate your partner and you, you’ll are in for a treat. The visual screenings are absolutely mind ogling and breathtaking.
Location: Nehru Centre Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai.
9. Animals Matter To Me
AMTM, an animal welfare charitable trust conducts several one day programs through which volunteers can spend a day feeding, bathing, vaccinating or simply playing with animals. This is one place all animal lovers must visit for sure, in the process you may fall in love with a life and might even get a chance to adopt or foster one.
Location: West, C-20, Chikku Wadi Rd, Chikuwadi, Malad West, Mumbai.
So what are you waiting for? You don’t necessarily need a partner, “you can always masterdate!”