After stressing over college, we all look for places to go and chill with our friends. Mumbai offers us with a variety of hangouts, according to everybody’s preferences. Some prefer beaches and parks, others might love chilling out at shopping malls, cinema halls, clubs, pubs etc. This is why Mumbai is called a ‘City of Vivacity’. So scroll down to make sure that all of these are on your check list.
1. Girgaum Chowpathy
This beach is not only famous for its view, but also because of its snack stalls. There are a large range of food stalls which offer a huge variety of snacks, be it pavbhaji, chowmein, shakes, vada pav or the highly wanted kalakhata.
This place can actually take you to a dream world, where you can actually feel like a professional player. Their setup is awesome; the entire section is divided into many parts and each part consists of a different sport – paintball, cricket, bowling, etc. They serve good food and alcohol, which is one of the reasons it appeals to youth.
3. Sanjay Gandhi National Park
It’s a protected forest, which is home to a tiger and lion and Kanheri Buddhist caves. This park works as a track for many morning walkers. This national park consist of many other activities like a toy train, boating and trekking.
4. Marine Drive
This natural bay is the best place to chill with your friends. This road links Nariman Point to Malabar hills and is a part of the Arabian Sea. Marine Drive is considered as the best road for a stroll. Anybody can be mesmerized by the view of sparkling water and the amazing fresh breeze. It is very well known as the ‘queens necklace’.
5. Cafe Mondegor
This café serves a variety of authentic and delicious continental food. The highlight of this café is the music, they play retro rock, pop and jazz. The café serves the cheapest wine and has a friendly environment.
6. Worli Sea-face
Worli sea-face is among one of the famous places to experience the season of monsoon in Mumbai. Here you witness the view of waves moving thrillingly, especially during high tide and the beautiful Bandra Worli sea-link. It is an amazing place to sit in the rocks of sea-face and chat with your friends.
7. Powai Lake
This lake is man-made which is very rich in biodiversity. This lake is home to various types of migratory birds as well as crocodiles. This lake is maintained beautifully and it consists of a walkway, musical fountain and play area for children.
8. Essel World
It is one of the oldest but still the most entertaining parks of Mumbai. This place is a complete package; it offers adventurous rides, delicious food, water park, etc. It is a perfect place to enjoy a full day without getting bored even for a minute.
9. Sports Bar Express
This place is heaven for the people who love sports. This bar offers a large variety of sports. So all you need to do is to grab a drink, relax and play with your buddies.
10. Carter Road Bandra
Apart from being a famous jogging track, it mainly attracts the coffee lovers. Carter Road has a large range of coffee houses and restaurants, which have a nice view and serve delicious food with drinks.
This place has a beautiful décor, accompanied by a calm and tasteful lighting. You can comfortably sit on an armchair, grab a coffee and chat with your friends as much you want. The highlight about this place is that it provides free wifi!!
12. TGI Friday’s
This is a perfect place for music as well as sports lovers. You can come down to this place with your group and watch cricket or football matches. They serve great American and Mexican food, along with drinks.
13. Shivaji Park
You can simply come to this park to play various sports like cricket, football or to run or exercise with your friends and if you are not in the mood to drain yourself physically, you can simply sit and relax here with your friends and grab a bite, as there are various options to eat from the food stalls around.
14. Juhu Beach
Like Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu beach is another source of endless fun! You can simply sit and relax at this place for hours and if we are talking about food, at cheap rates, then this place is the one for your group. You can eat various type of snacks, just grab your friend and go for a puchka competition!
If we talk about a place to relax with our friends, we just can’t forget this one! Candies is one of the most chilled out places. You can enjoy delicious food, in great ambiance, in superb company of your friends. What else to ask for?