As the weekend slips through, commencing a new week with a lazy Sunday morning, you might happen to skip breakfast. To chase down those mid morning hunger pangs, a perfect Sunday Brunch is what will set the right mood for the day.
The word ‘brunch’ originated in England in the late 19th century, served in a buffet-style manner, and became popular in the United States in the 1930’s. Many restaurants in Mumbai have adopted this style of serving meals, and with no doubt they are worth a visit.
So if you have no plans for your Sunday afternoons pick any of these dining joints and spend your Sundays amidst heavenly food.
Global Buffet – Svenska Design Hotel
It is a critically acclaimed restaurant that showcases tremendous diversity in their cuisine. It has pioneered new and eclectic food concepts, bringing international flavors from various parts of the world under one roof. The stylish designed restaurant features an open interactive live kitchen where the food is freshly prepared in front of the guests. The live counters include authentic Italian pizzas prepared in a wood-fired oven, handmade pastas, steaming hot dim sums, a live grill with the finest vegetables and meats, tandoori kebabs and chaat counters. It is at Svenska Design Hotel, SAB TV Road, Off Link Road, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West. Cost for two around 2000 INR approximately.
Lotus Cafe – JW Marriott (Juhu)
The restaurant’s sumptuous buffets and a la carte menu are available 24X7 and offer a wide array of international delicacies. A perfect Sunday Brunch alongside a blooming lotus pond is a divine experience. They offer some eight meat-based entrees, a dozen Indian-style dishes like curries, dals, rotis and biryanis and another dozen action stations or counters rustling up pastas, risottos, stir-fry dishes and other quick-cooking options. You can also have unlimited Champagne, alcohol or non-alcoholic beverages along with your meal. It is located at JW Marriott, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu. Cost for two around 3500 INR approximately.
Saptami – Holiday Inn
The gleaming and tastefully done up Saptami – Holiday Inn serves a Sunday Brunch that has the widest and the choicest of specialties, keeping in mind that it’s a day to indulge and relax. The complimentary feature of a dip in the pool makes the experience more refreshing. The buffet counters have several cuts, salads and main course dishes. Their lip smacking appetizers include Bruschettas, Hummus, Spring Rolls, Paneer Tikka, Malabari Prawns, Satays etc. It is at Holiday Inn, Sakinaka Junction, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri East. Cost for two around 4000 INR approximately.
They offer an unmatched brunch vibe with a live barbecue serving freshly grilled meat and veggies, live station serving pasta, waffles, eggs and pancakes. You can groove and sing to your favourite tracks played live by a kick-ass acoustic cover band. Their must try options include Pulled Pork Sliders, Pan Seared Sausages, Triple Pizza, and Mushroom Risotto. It is located at G04, Morya Landmark One, Plot B-25, Off New Link Road, Oshiwara Village, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West. Cost for two around 1700 approximately.
Seven Kitchens – The St. Regis Mumbai
You can indulge in a special Sunday Brunch at this world cuisine restaurant. Sip on free-flowing champagne while a live band serenades you with some good music. Seven Kitchens offer a delectable Sunday brunch buffet with a wide variety of soups, salads, starters and desserts. For those who wish to make large group bookings, Seven Kitchens has a private dining room for more intimate Brunch experiences. It is at The St. Regis, 462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. Cost for two around 4000 approximately.
They claim to create perfect weekend indulgences by treating an unlimited Sunday Brunch. With a scrumptious array of soups, salads, freshly rolled sushi and maki, dim sum, curries, and wok tossed mains, Shiro is class restaurant. Their Miso Aubergine Sushi, Honey Black Bean Prawn Skewers, Miso Black Cod, Assorted Mushrooms in Spicy Thai Herb Sauce and Chocolate and Sour Cherry Dome are some top options to choose from. It is at Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound, P Budhkar Marg, Worli. Cost for two around 4000 approximately.
Blue Frog makes sure you have a tantalizing weekend feast as you gorge on 50 dishes to choose from. The open bar includes a whole range of cocktails, champagne cocktails, martinis and fruit juices. It is the perfect place to spend time with your loved ones over a variety of board games like Monopoly, Scrabble and Jenga. Their best dishes include Linguine Chicken Jaleo Peneo, Burnt Garlic Pepper Shrimp, and Chicken Wings. It is located at D/2 Mathuradas Mills Compound, NM Joshi Marg, India, Lower Parel. Cost for two around 2200 approximately.
If you’re all about having some desi food for your Sunday Brunch, Punjab Grill serves some delicious North Indian fare. Their Amritsari Machchi, Tandoori Jheenga, Paneer Tikka Multani, and Murg Malai Tikka are some best picks you can’t afford to miss. They have recreated riches from the past by adding a modern twist. They are located at Juhu, Andheri, Ghatkopr, and Lower Parel. Cost for two around 1800 approximately.
Olive Bar & Kitchen
Sundays witness a distinctive shift in mood with the celebrated Sunday Brunch at Olive Bar & Kitchen. It is a perfect place to munch on some Mediterranean cuisine. It is located at Mahalaxmi and Khar. Cost for two around 4000 approximately.
Busaba offers a lavish Sunday Brunch with some massive multi-cuisine options to choose from. It is located at Colaba and Lower Parel. Cost for two around 2500 approximately.