Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Mumbai, India

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Mumbai, India, Mumbai, India (B)

Mumbai was a city made famous to me because of Michael Palin. My entire trip to India featured a load of Palin flashbacks and I simply loved my time in Mumbai based at the Traveller’s Inn. There were so many highlights here. Finding a bar that brews its own beer, watching BBC to see that the Cherries have beaten Scum (Southampton) 2-0, touring Elephanta Island, the morning traffic madness as I sweated on my walk to the hotel. Mumbai brimmed with Indian chaos on every corner and I felt it was time for some beers to escape the wildness.

Perhaps the defining alcohol moment in Mumbai would be the night that my backpacking buddies Joe and Katia and I had a BOMBAY Sapphire actually in Bombay! We had gin and tonics in Mumbai.

The White Owl is an oddball for sure! To get into this bar, you have to walk through an area of slums, then into a posh residential block, through a parking lot/mini-storey car park and then out of nowhere is this swanky bar that brews its own beer!

The manager came over and let us try a sample of all 6 beers and ciders they make. Of these one was called an Irish Red and there was a Honey Ale which was my favourite. Katia preferred the French style cider. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Mumbai, India
Guide Location: India » Mumbai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jonny Blair
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Traveller’s Inn
  • White Owl
  • Irish House
  • Taj Mahal Palace Hotel Bar
  • Cafe Universal
  • Bombay Sapphire Bar

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