Gastronomy Guide | 6 new restaurants in Mumbai you've gotta explore this May!

Gastronomy Guide | 6 new restaurants in Mumbai you've gotta explore this May!

Flourishing dining scene in Bandra.

In the vibrant Maximum City, where new eateries emerge constantly, simply offering delicious food isn't enough to stand out. So we've rounded up 6 new restaurants in Mumbai, with a keen eye on design, F&B menu and more, promising to leave a lasting impression! So save this list right away and make your eating out plans ASAP.


Prepare to be amazed by the delights of Avatara in Santacruz -- the world's first and only vegetarian Michelin-star restaurant, from Dubai. From turnip kebabs to jackfruit momos in a seabuckthorn thukpa, the offerings here will make you keep coming back for more. Even though it’s fine dining, little heavy on the pocket, the hearty comfort food will be worth your money. Follow Avatara’s Instagram handle for more details.

Cost for two: ₹4500

When: Lunch 12 noon - 4 pm | Dinner 7 pm - 11 pm

Where: 7th floor, Krishna Curve Building, Juhu Tara Road, Santacruz West


Lyla by Chrome Hospitality, is here with authentic Mexican plates, featuring influences from South America and California. Celebrating contemporary food with a vibrant presentation, Lyla is known for the innovative dishes such as Summer Garden Guacamole with tortilla chips (freshly prepared at your table) and Red Snapper Ceviche. Helmed by Pawan Shahri, Dhaval Udeshi, and Nikita Shahri, Lyla shines as a new gem in its expanding chain. Follow Lyla’s Instagram handle for more updates. 

Cost for two: ₹2500

When: 12 noon - 1:30 am

Where: Platina Building, G Block, BKC, Bandra East

Tropicool Café

A unique acai-focused café with Neymar Jr as it brand ambassador, Tropicool Café recently debuted in Khar. It offers a fresh dining experience inspired by Brazil's lush landscapes, love for tapioca and craze for coffee.When here, do order the Pao De Queijo or a Tapioca Wrap for a meal to remember! Also, with a whole range of books by renowned Brazilian author Paulo Coelho, you can indulge in a captivating read alongside their coffee too. Follow Tropicool’s Instagram handle for more updates. 

Cost for two: ₹1200

When: 10 am- 11 pm

Where: Bajaj Arcade, Off Carter Road, Union Park, Khar Danda


Torii is inviting diners to experience a feast infused with the elegance of design by Gauri Khan and we're here for it! Surely, this new Khar restaurant promises a luxe dining experience that satisfies the senses and nourishes the soul with progressive Asian food. Torii represents a critical turning point in Gauri Khan’s artistic development. Follow Torii’s Instagram handle for more updates.  

Cost for two: ₹2500

When: 7 pm - 1 am Tuesday to Sunday

Where: 21, Pali Hill Rd, Union Park, Khar West

Noa by Nutcracker

The wonderful sensation of sitting down in an aesthetic setting, reading a book, and sipping coffee against background chatter - is what we are embracing at Noa. This new deli and bakeshop in Bandra is an extension of Mumbai's much-loved Nutcracker. Accompanying the vibe, the food served here is completely European. From Sourdough Olive Focaccia Sandwich to Pesto Omelette Chipwich— Noa has a yummy selection of food! Follow its Instagram handle for more updates. 

Cost for two: ₹1000

When: 8 am to 12:30

Where: Shop No. 3&4, Kamal Vishranti Kutir, 24th Road, Plot 104/D, Bandra


Helmed by Chef Freny Fernandes, Freny's is a highly personal project and the menu reflects not just the chef's roots, but also her culinary journey in different parts of the world. It's a fusion like no other, where the spices of the East meet the finesse of European cuisine, creating flavours that'll leave you craving for more. 

So, whether you're craving a hearty breakfast or seeking a romantic date, this new restaurant in Bandra promises to be your go-to destination. Follow its Instagram handle for more updates.

Cost for two: ₹1000

When: 12 Noon - 11 PM

Where: Shop no.11, Silver Pearl Building, Waterfield Road, Bandra West

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