Going out to restaurants for a meal with colleagues, friends and family is very common these days. People mostly like to go to places that not only serve good food, but also have a nice ambience, comfortable seating and prompt service.
There are many restaurants in Mumbai with all these qualities. Standing out from the crowd, some restaurants are theme-based that make the dining experience even more memorable. The concept of a theme-based restaurant is loved by people. If you are looking for an offbeat experience at such restaurants, here is the listing of 5 awesome theme-based restaurants in Mumbai.
Village-The Soul of India
In the cosmopolitan urban area if you would like to transform to a rural lifestyle for few hours, then head to this restaurant in Vashi. It serves buffet in true village surroundings. The moment you enter the place you feel connected to your roots. The décor is done using straw, wood, earthen pottery, dolls in traditional dress, lanterns etc. Besides food, you can also enjoy pottery and other activities that are commonly found in villages. The vibes, the menu, the ambience – everything here truly embraces the soul of India, which is a village.
Old Wild West
Old Wild West in Lower Parel serves authentic American, Continental and Mexican cuisines in the perfect setting that resonate the feel of downtown Texas. You will find the legendary bull ride and the cowboy hats, something very peculiar of Texas. You can move and groove on the spacious dance floor to some peppy numbers played here. They have an extensive menu and food is awesome. To top it all, you also get happy hours to make the deal even sweeter.
Kings White Castle
As the name suggests, it’s a castle based theme with three different sections of restaurants. These are Kings Lounge, Queens Café and Fine Dine Castle. The place is beautifully done with aisles like entrance, leather sofas, wooden décor, and white washed interiors. Spread over two floors and an open-air seating, it gives you a fine dining experience. The three sections provide different vibes and experience. For instance, the Queen’s café has a calmer laid back environment.
Da Capo Cafe & Bistro
This one in Khargar is based on a musical theme and thus as you enter you’ll see a graffiti wall that is painted with hit retro singers. The ambience is good and the place is known for its Continental cuisine. They have a very classy touch to the interiors, cosy and comfortable seating and the walls are fitted with small guitars keeping up with the theme of the place.
This is Dhaba-themed restaurant that gives a beautiful view of the Powai Lake. Eating here is like stopping at a Dhaba while going on a highway especially in North India. The ambience is in tune with the dhabhas having a warm, colourful and refreshing feel. The food is predominantly North Indian and the drinks menu is extensive with a concoction of cocktails, Patiala pegs and shooters.
All these restaurants have varied themes and are worth trying depending on which part of the city you are in and what cuisine you want to have.