India has a great tea culture. With valleys and mountains of tea plantations that supply great blends globally, some of the best teas around the world comes from India. Mumbai specifically has a vibrant tea culture that comes from years of calling for "cutting" in our work places and sipping on floral as well as spicy tea blends in the Irani Cafes across the city.
Mumbai, much like a lot of places, runs on tea and has a very strong tea culture. Yet, most of the tea connoisseurs in the city cannot find an ideal locale where they can sip on good tea and enjoy delicious finger foods. If you're someone who is intrigued by the idea of afternoon or high tea, Gallops in Mahalaxmi is just where you need to be!
A stunning place with an equally stunning view
Located right in the heart of South Mumbai, Gallops is a refuge for those who're tired of staring at tall buildings and sitting in concrete offices. The lush property, the greenery and the gorgeous view are the first thing that meet the eye when you near the place.
Step foot in the property and you'll feel like you've left the shor-gul of Mumbai behind. Immerse yourself in the soothing ambience and let the greenery and the landscape do wonders for your eyes as well as the soul.
Classy, elegant and comfortable, Gallops will make you fall in love with every single bit of it. Plus, it doesn't hurt that the place has one of the most breath-taking views you'll find in the city.
High Tea and something small to nibble on
Gallops has a great high tea menu which honestly, is unparalleled to anything you'll find in town. From the selection of teas available to the sandwich stands, patisseries and cakes, the food and beverage menu will make you feel nothing less than a true royal.
The mixed high tea menu includes scones, English butter cookies, raspberry macrons, fresh fruit tartlets, bocconcini and tomato sadwiches, spicy carrot cake, turkey ementhal and cranberry sandwiches, chicken avocado wrap, falafel and more.
The food here tastes as amazing as it looks when arranged on the table, add to that a pot of coffee or a side sparkling wine and you've got yourself a treat you just cannot get over.
If you're looking to indulge in a tea session, catchup with the ladies of simple have a romantic afternoon with bae, the high tea menu at Gallops is exactly what you need. Get yourself a pot of hot tea of your preference and immerse your senses in undeniable pleasure.
High Tea cost per person: ₹799 with a pot of tea & ₹999 with a glass of sparkling wine
Location: Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai