Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium is renowned as one of the finest cricket stadiums in the world. The stadium that attracts thousands of visitors every time it hosts a cricket match is one of the seven venues of the ICC World Cup T20 tournament and is expected to run a full house for every match it will host. Wankhede stadium is located in the posh south Mumbai area and has a wide range of options when it comes to dining. Be it high-end fine-dine restaurants, lively nightclubs and pubs or budget hotels with amazing local food, Wankhede is surrounded by fantastic options for all kinds of appetites and tastes. Here are some of the best places to eat near Wankhede stadium: Also Read - 'Touching Gesture'! Narayana Murthy Touches The Feet of Ratan Tata And Twitter Can't Stop Hailing The 'Historic Moment'
1. Jaffer Bhai’s Delhi Durbar, Marine Lines
The iconic restaurant in south Bombay, Delhi Durbar is extremely famous for its Mughlai cuisine and its biryanis. Also Read - JNU Violence Highlights: Student Protests Emerge Across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata; Film Fraternity Joins in
Address: 94, 1st Marine Street, Big Three Building, Metro Gol Masjid, Dhobi Talao, Marine Lines, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 33956019
Open : 11:30 AM to 12 Midnight
Approximate Cost for two: Rs. 800 Also Read - PMC Scam: With Rs 90 Lakh Stuck in Beleaguered Bank, ex-Jet Airways Staffer Dies of Cardiac Arrest After Attending Protest
2. Cafe Mondegar, Colaba
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One of the most legendary cafes in Mumbai and a famous landmark in south Mumbai, Cafe Mondegar is known for its Italian, Chinese and continental dishes just as much as it is for its murals, designed by the late Mario de Miranda.
Adresss: 5A, Metro House, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Near Regal Cinema, Colaba, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 22020591
Open timings: 7.30 am to 11.30 pm
Approximate Cost for two: Rs 1300
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3. Gaylord, Churchgate
Known for its patisseries and north India cuisne, Gaylord is a legendary cafe, bakery and restaurant in South Bombay just a stone’s throw from Wankhede and serves some yummy deserts.
Address: Mayfair Building, VN Road, Churchgate, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 22044693
Open Timings: 12 pm to 3.30 pm and 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm
Approximate Cost for two: Rs 1700
4. Dome Intercontinental, Churchgate
Probably the most romantic restaurant in Mumbai, The Dome Intercontinental is popular for its stunning rooftop view of the city skyline against the backdrop of the Arabian Sea. Although quite expensive, the finger food ans sushi served here are worth trying.
Address: Hotel InterContinental, 135, Churchgate, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 39879999
Open timings: 5 pm to 1 am
Approximate Cost for two: Rs. 3,500
5. Leopold cafe and Bar, Colaba
Made famous by Gregory David Roberts’ novel Shantaram, Leopold is a great placxe to hangout with friends, beer, and some amazing continental food. It was also one of the unfortunate targets during the 26/11 attacks.
Address: S.B. Singh Road, Colaba Causeway, Colaba, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 22828185
Open hours: 7.30 am to 12 am (midnight)
Approximate cost for two: Ra 1600
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5. Gokul, Colaba
Known for its extremely inexpensive pint of beer (Rs 90), Gokul is a famous bar in South Bombay and a popular hangout spot that is the perfect answer to midnight alcohol cravings. It is also one of the few eateries/bars in the city that permit smoking in a certain section.
Address: 10, Tullock Road, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 33951606
Open hours: 11 am to 1.30 am
Approximate cost for two: Rs 1200
6. Kyani and Co., Marine Lines
One of the most legendary Irani cafes in the city, Kyani and Co is worth a visit for its simple, affordable treats like Bun maska and the Kyani’s double-decker chicken club sandwich.
Address: JSS Road, Jer Mahal Estate, Opposite Metro Cinema, Marine Lines, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 30150864
Open hours: 7 AM to 8:45 PM (Mon-Sat), 7 AM to 6:30 PM (Sun)
Approximate cost for two: Rs 300
8. Theobrama, Fort
Known primarily for its cakes and pastries, Theobrama is one of Mumbai’s most popular patisseries. The brownies here are to kill for and the rolls and sandwiches make for a filling and delicious meal.
Address: Plot 47, Mehta Building, Nagindas Master Lane, Hutama Chowk, Fort, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 33956177
Open hours: 8 am to 12 am
Approximate cost for two: Rs 600
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9. Salt Water cafe, Churchgate
A great place for European cuisine, Salt Water cafe has some amazing burgers and sandwiches and is a perfect place to have a meal before some desserts at Gaylords.
Address: 82, Nagin Mahal, Veer Nariman Road, Opposite Gaylords, Churchgate, Mumbai
Telephone: 022 30151319
Open hours: 9 am to 1 am
Approximate cost for two: Rs 1,200
10. Pizza By the Bay, Churchgate
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As the name suggests, this restaurant serves delicious pizza by the bay and offers breathtaking views of the Arabian sea. Located right next door to Wankhede, Pizza By the Bay was once the center of all things jazz back when Mumbai was Bombay and Jazz was its religion.
Address: 143, Soona Mahal, Marine Drive, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020
Telephone: 022 22856115
Open hours: 7 am to 1.30 am
Approximate cost for two: Rs 2000