Eats

Best Beer Bars and Restaurants in Mumbai, 2020

While there's no shortage of Bars in Mumbai where you can enjoy a good pint of beer, there are fewer that serve you great craft beer!

Most Popular in Mumbai:

Leopold Cafe

The iconic Leopold cafe holds a place of prestige and respect in every Mumbaikar’s heart and is one of the most vibrant gems in Colaba’s Crown. Inaugurated in 1871 this South Mumbai cafe has served Indians and tourists  alike to its scrumptious plates of food and huge pitchers of beer. Remembered for its spirit of defiance after the attacks of 26/11, tourists still flock there to see bullet holes in the walls and furniture. The Irani restaurant turned pharmacy turned cafe is known for its cold brews and strong beers. Head over to Leopold cafe for a few pints of beer and relieve the Bombay of Gregory David Robert’s Shantaram.


Average price for a pint: INR 290 | Open in Google Maps

Doolally Taproom

What began in Pune as a small brewery and quaint bar has amplified tenfold to suit the bustling nightlife. Known for their ciders, Stouts and Belgian Witbier, the bar has become quite the place for after party hangouts and weekend jam sessions. They serve fresh brews that include soothing pitchers of Dunkel Lager, Smoked Porter and Mango Ciders. They have a wide range of snacks to pair your beer with. Choose from fries, burgers, cheese chilli Toast, Chicken Popcorn chaat, varieties of stuffed and steamed dumplings, and corn cheese jalapeno poppers. Their menu also caters to vegans, jains and keto- special dishes.

Average price for a pint: INR 300 | Open in Google Maps

Colaba Social

Colaba Social transcends the boundaries between a workplace and a cool neighbourhood cafe. It's a hub for artists, office-goers and innovators. They serve  authentic Belgium craft beers and brews, including Hopper Witbier and Hopper Blonde along with  options such as Edelweis, Hoegaarden, Desperados and favourites like Kingfisher and Budweiser. They also serve  beer cocktails and beer aficionados, if you’re in the mood to experiment. A perfect spot to enjoy beer whilst watching live match screenings.


Average price for a pint: INR 180 | Open in Google Maps

Effingut

What started in 2014 as Effingut Brewerkz, has come a long way in handcrafting beers with around 8 to 10 operational taps at all hours. This beer bar vouches for their beers being free from preservatives, chemicals and artificial additives. With over five outlets in Mumbai and Pune, Effingut prides itself for its selection of hand crafted ales. Their Taps serve Newzealand IPAs, Gooseberry Sour, Effin Ananas IPA, Kolsch and apple ciders amongst other in-house brews. Jukebox Monday, Pub Quiz Tuesday, Thursday Tune and Sunday Retro Nights are some of the fun nights to look out for.


Average price for a pint: INR 290 | Open in Google Maps

Toto’s Garage

Giving you all the rustic feels, Toto’s has remained untouched by time and will take you back to the ’80s with loud music blaring of jukeboxes with a neighbourhood bar vibe. Their chilled and crisp beers include Draught Beer served by the tower, pitcher and glass, and pints for Budweiser, Tuborg and Heineken amongst others. Accompany it with zesty sides of chicken wontons, Hara bhara kabab, chicken malai kabab, afghani kababs other tandoori delicacies along with peanuts, french fries, sandwiches, pakoras, and omelettes. Chat with the owner who is always there to welcome you into his warm bar and catch a game or two of football or cricket. We advise you to go a little early to avoid the super rush hour at this brewpub, since this small place gets crowded very easily.

Toto's Garage Image by travel.cnn


Average price for a pint: INR 200 | Open in Google Maps

Eddies

Eddies offers a very rustic and vintage vibe with antique plane posters and wood-panelled floors. It’s a quaint place with alcohol choices written on glass doors with white markers, adding onto the minimalist vibe. With beers ranging from Chimay Brown Ale, St. Peter’s Crafted Black Ale to Thirsty Simona and Delirium Tremens, Eddies is that quiet bar on the corner of the street where you go to reminisce a lost love or listen to old jazz and scribble poetry onto napkins. Along with amazing starters and finger foods, this microbrewery also serves complete meals and Instagram worthy dishes.


Average price for a pint: INR 350 | Open in Google Maps

British Brewing Company.

A brewery that began in Hampstead, London has travelled miles to be a part of this diverse cityscape. Come in here for the world-famous British hospitality, a trademark of the English and find yourselves delving back into the street art and music of London. Sing to Rock and roll music, while choosing from a range of beers including  Fosters, Kingfisher, Corona, Amstel Light, Murphy, Peroni and Fuller’s London Pride. With finger foods such as corn on the cob, French fries, nachos, cheese chilli toast, kheema pao, fish fingers and barbecue chicken satay, accompanied by platters of incandescent warm food, BBC is the best place for chilling with a few friends and watching football games over a hearty pint of brew.

Average price for a pint: INR 240 | Open in Google Maps

The Daily Bar and Kitchen

The Daily Bar and Kitchen is a modernised bar and kitchen that serves some of the finest ale in the city. Established in 2013, The Daily has soon risen to prominence with its exquisite beer and service standards, but be sure to order your pints and pitcher before 10:00 pm as prices are often jacked up after that. They serve most of the well-known brands and charge the standard amount. Known especially for their Sunday Brunches, Rhythm and Pancake is a fun-filled evening of live music and a pantry full of delicious and fluffy pancakes. Weekends are reserved for talented DJs and local artists to perform live and are best enjoyed over pitchers of chilled beer. The weekends here can be a little on the expensive side.


Average price for a pint: INR 200 | Open in Google Maps

Craft Beer:

Independence Brewing Company

Founded by Shailendra Bist and Avanish Vellanki, IBC prides itself with a mission of bringing in craft beer enthusiasts and maintaining a level of unprecedented quality and variety in craft beers. Providing beer connoisseurs with the freedom of choice and enabling a global love for craft beer is what keeps them going. With In-House Beers such as Flight, Homing Pigeon Apple Cider, Illegally Blonde, Belgian Tripel, Summer Pale Ale and sour beers such as Blueberry Pie, this is becoming a hotspot for beer lovers in the city. Enjoy a few pints of beer and cheer on for your favourite teams!


Average price for a pint: INR 280 | Open in Google Maps

Woodside Inn

Woodside Inn, famously known for its crafted old brews and strong beers, is one of the pioneers of the taste shift from bottled to handcrafted beer. They offer exquisite brews and cocktails from Gateway Brewing Co., Ninkasi, Independence Brewing Company, and Brewbot along with other breweries in Mumbai and Pune. With a bar equipped with 30 plus taps, this is every beer lover’s paradise and offers a collection of dark and mild beers, with a choice of strong beer cocktails. Compared to most breweries, this one opens up pretty early in the day and you can satisfy your cravings for some amazing breakfast options as well.

Average price for a pint: INR 315 | Open in Google Maps

Toit Brewery and Taproom.

Their craft beers are one of the best in the city and have won hearts within just days of opening. Filled with throngs of beer lovers and party seekers, Toit Brewery has the perfect millennial vibe to it. It also attracts a lot of tourists for its collection of imported labels. Their beer menu comprises of Blonde ales such as Widmer Blonde Ale, Fuller’s Summer Ale, Hollywood Blonde and Redhook Blonde. Belgian Witbier, Hoegaarden Wit, St. Bernardus Blanche, Celis White, Bluemoon along with Bavarian Hefeweizen, Indian Pale Ale (IPA), Irish Red Ale, and Dry Stout variants are available by the tap. Make a reservation to avoid missing out on this amazing post-work hangout. With ample seating spaces, a massive floor plan and boomboxes that play the latest trends in music, Toit Brewery and Taproom are a must-visit for all beer lovers.

Average price for a pint: INR 250 | Open in Google Maps

Gateway Taproom

Situated right in the heart of BKC, Gateway Taproom, established in 2014 boasts of various best Bar awards, especially credited for their craft beer. They house Mumbai’s original White Zen Hefeweizen along with Doppelganger Dunkelweizen, Mumbai Porter and Mosaic IPA. Served with generous sides of nibbles and appetizers such as Arancini, French fries, Onion rings, House baked pretzels and Homemade Khari. They serve exquisite seafood options including Pulled duck sider, Black pepper chicken skewers, Shredded duck Crostini and BBQ Pork Ribs. They recently bagged the Times of India award for the best bar for craft beer (2019).


Average price for a pint: INR 275 | Open in Google Maps

Brewbot

They offer an amazing selection of IPAs and wheat beers, their signature Black Mamba, a British-style oatmeal stout, is one of the best dark beers ever. Discounts and happy hours are a day-long affair and there’ll surely be a deal every time you set foot at Brewbot. Named after their love of robots and everything robotic, we won’t be surprised if Alexa served you your pitcher. Their perfect combos will have you craving more, with pizzas, tacos, burgers, fries and good beer who couldn’t be happy. With choices ranging from Smoked Chicken, Crispy Avocado, and Smoked Port to Farmhouse Chicken Sliders, Chicken Popcorn and BBQ Chicken, pair them with your favourite wheat beer or choice of beer cocktail‍.


Average price for a pint: INR 295 | Open in Google Maps

Cheap Beer:

The Irish House

The Irish House is famous for its huge Irish Couldrouns filled with fresh alcohol, imported and domestic Ales, stouts and wheats, along with lagers and tap beer. Their selection includes Affligem, Kati Patang Zesty Amber, Buho Wit, Dunkel, Guinness Irish Stout, Shepherd Neame Double Stout, Kingfisher and Carlsberg, Stella Artois, Estrella Damm, Bre Whale Sea Cider and a variety of BIRA and Hoppers, most of them served by the tap. These are often paired with plates overflowing with sizzlers, french fries, onion rings and a mountain of food on different continental, oriental and Indian platters.


Average price for a pint: INR 195 | Open in Google Maps

The Bar Stock Exchange

With over 12 outlets in the city, the bar stock exchange is a sure favourite amongst the localities for its ever interesting stock market trends in drinking prices. They serve fresh and crisp beer by the pint and are famously visited for their drinking games and stock exchange atmosphere, where prices increase and decrease based on customer demands. We’d advise you to go early to get your fill of cheap booze as once the prices start soaring, there’s nothing you can do. FYI, stag entries aren’t usually entertained.

Average price for a pint: Variable | Open in Google Maps

Little Door

This quaint little bar offers some amazing deals such as ‘Get double for the price of one’. Serving local and international brews, such as draughts of Hoegaarden and Stella Artois, and pints of Beck’s Ice, Simba Wit, Bira Blonde, San Miguel Light and Kronenbourg. Also known for its hearty spread of good food from Mediterranean, Greek, Spanish, Italian, BBQ to Lebanese, French and Moroccan cuisines.

Average price for a pint: INR 209

The Stables

Replete with live performances, stand up nights, karaoke, DJ nights and much more, stables is a must-visit for anyone looking to wind away from their blue hues and enjoy a chill evening of unwinding with friends. From drought beers such as Bira, Foster and Stella Artois to Bottled Beers such as Primator English Pale Ale, Schneider Weisse Beer, Amstel Light and Leffe Blonde along with Asahi, Amigos, Hobogoblin, Shepherd Neame Brilliant, Shepherd Neame Indian and Miller, you’re literally spoilt for choices. Try their in-house fries, all-day breakfast trays, Burgers and Sliders, pastas and pizzas as well as their Clay pot oven specialities.


Average price for a pint: INR 120 | Open in Google Maps

TAP RestoBar

With a vibrant and groovy ambience, TAP offers a variety of locally and internationally sourced beers, both by the pint and draught style, inclusive but not limited to Bacardi, Heineken, Hoegaarden, Hopper Witbier, Bira and Kingfisher. Pair them with their choicest side of Assorted fries, Paneer Tikka, bruschetta, Nacho Del Compo, Prawn Teppanyaki, Chermula Spiced Chicken and Tequila Chicken. We’d advise you to go a little early as the place gets crowded pretty soon.


Average price for a pint: INR 155 | Open in Google Maps

Hoppipola

Head to Hoppipola and enjoy ‘Hoppi hours’, their indigenous happy hour, at nine every day and choose from a selection of local and international brews while cheering for your favourite team and letting off the much-needed work stress. From choices ranging from Kingfisher, Heineken, Hopper Blonde, Beck’s Ice and Budweiser, the second drink can be enjoyed at MRP after nine! Enjoy a selection of munchkins that include Papad chaat, Peri-Peri popcorn, Unicorn Chaat, Chicken Popcorn and fully-loaded fries. On the weekends tha bar morphs into a nightclub and is packed with throngs of youngsters and millennials.


Average price for a pint: INR 150 | Open in Google Maps

In the city that never sleeps and conversations that never end, we bring you a haven of places where you can grab pints of chilled beer and reminiscence about old times. From the vintage feels at Toto’s Garage to the perfect pint of craft beers at the British Brewing Company, let’s dive into the best beer places in Mumbai.

Eats

Best Beer Bars and Restaurants in Mumbai, 2020

While there's no shortage of Bars in Mumbai where you can enjoy a good pint of beer, there are fewer that serve you great craft beer!

Most Popular in Mumbai:

Leopold Cafe

The iconic Leopold cafe holds a place of prestige and respect in every Mumbaikar’s heart and is one of the most vibrant gems in Colaba’s Crown. Inaugurated in 1871 this South Mumbai cafe has served Indians and tourists  alike to its scrumptious plates of food and huge pitchers of beer. Remembered for its spirit of defiance after the attacks of 26/11, tourists still flock there to see bullet holes in the walls and furniture. The Irani restaurant turned pharmacy turned cafe is known for its cold brews and strong beers. Head over to Leopold cafe for a few pints of beer and relieve the Bombay of Gregory David Robert’s Shantaram.


Average price for a pint: INR 290 | Open in Google Maps

Doolally Taproom

What began in Pune as a small brewery and quaint bar has amplified tenfold to suit the bustling nightlife. Known for their ciders, Stouts and Belgian Witbier, the bar has become quite the place for after party hangouts and weekend jam sessions. They serve fresh brews that include soothing pitchers of Dunkel Lager, Smoked Porter and Mango Ciders. They have a wide range of snacks to pair your beer with. Choose from fries, burgers, cheese chilli Toast, Chicken Popcorn chaat, varieties of stuffed and steamed dumplings, and corn cheese jalapeno poppers. Their menu also caters to vegans, jains and keto- special dishes.

Average price for a pint: INR 300 | Open in Google Maps

Colaba Social

Colaba Social transcends the boundaries between a workplace and a cool neighbourhood cafe. It's a hub for artists, office-goers and innovators. They serve  authentic Belgium craft beers and brews, including Hopper Witbier and Hopper Blonde along with  options such as Edelweis, Hoegaarden, Desperados and favourites like Kingfisher and Budweiser. They also serve  beer cocktails and beer aficionados, if you’re in the mood to experiment. A perfect spot to enjoy beer whilst watching live match screenings.


Average price for a pint: INR 180 | Open in Google Maps

Effingut

What started in 2014 as Effingut Brewerkz, has come a long way in handcrafting beers with around 8 to 10 operational taps at all hours. This beer bar vouches for their beers being free from preservatives, chemicals and artificial additives. With over five outlets in Mumbai and Pune, Effingut prides itself for its selection of hand crafted ales. Their Taps serve Newzealand IPAs, Gooseberry Sour, Effin Ananas IPA, Kolsch and apple ciders amongst other in-house brews. Jukebox Monday, Pub Quiz Tuesday, Thursday Tune and Sunday Retro Nights are some of the fun nights to look out for.


Average price for a pint: INR 290 | Open in Google Maps

Toto’s Garage

Giving you all the rustic feels, Toto’s has remained untouched by time and will take you back to the ’80s with loud music blaring of jukeboxes with a neighbourhood bar vibe. Their chilled and crisp beers include Draught Beer served by the tower, pitcher and glass, and pints for Budweiser, Tuborg and Heineken amongst others. Accompany it with zesty sides of chicken wontons, Hara bhara kabab, chicken malai kabab, afghani kababs other tandoori delicacies along with peanuts, french fries, sandwiches, pakoras, and omelettes. Chat with the owner who is always there to welcome you into his warm bar and catch a game or two of football or cricket. We advise you to go a little early to avoid the super rush hour at this brewpub, since this small place gets crowded very easily.

Toto's Garage Image by travel.cnn


Average price for a pint: INR 200 | Open in Google Maps

Eddies

Eddies offers a very rustic and vintage vibe with antique plane posters and wood-panelled floors. It’s a quaint place with alcohol choices written on glass doors with white markers, adding onto the minimalist vibe. With beers ranging from Chimay Brown Ale, St. Peter’s Crafted Black Ale to Thirsty Simona and Delirium Tremens, Eddies is that quiet bar on the corner of the street where you go to reminisce a lost love or listen to old jazz and scribble poetry onto napkins. Along with amazing starters and finger foods, this microbrewery also serves complete meals and Instagram worthy dishes.


Average price for a pint: INR 350 | Open in Google Maps

British Brewing Company.

A brewery that began in Hampstead, London has travelled miles to be a part of this diverse cityscape. Come in here for the world-famous British hospitality, a trademark of the English and find yourselves delving back into the street art and music of London. Sing to Rock and roll music, while choosing from a range of beers including  Fosters, Kingfisher, Corona, Amstel Light, Murphy, Peroni and Fuller’s London Pride. With finger foods such as corn on the cob, French fries, nachos, cheese chilli toast, kheema pao, fish fingers and barbecue chicken satay, accompanied by platters of incandescent warm food, BBC is the best place for chilling with a few friends and watching football games over a hearty pint of brew.

Average price for a pint: INR 240 | Open in Google Maps

The Daily Bar and Kitchen

The Daily Bar and Kitchen is a modernised bar and kitchen that serves some of the finest ale in the city. Established in 2013, The Daily has soon risen to prominence with its exquisite beer and service standards, but be sure to order your pints and pitcher before 10:00 pm as prices are often jacked up after that. They serve most of the well-known brands and charge the standard amount. Known especially for their Sunday Brunches, Rhythm and Pancake is a fun-filled evening of live music and a pantry full of delicious and fluffy pancakes. Weekends are reserved for talented DJs and local artists to perform live and are best enjoyed over pitchers of chilled beer. The weekends here can be a little on the expensive side.


Average price for a pint: INR 200 | Open in Google Maps

Craft Beer:

Independence Brewing Company

Founded by Shailendra Bist and Avanish Vellanki, IBC prides itself with a mission of bringing in craft beer enthusiasts and maintaining a level of unprecedented quality and variety in craft beers. Providing beer connoisseurs with the freedom of choice and enabling a global love for craft beer is what keeps them going. With In-House Beers such as Flight, Homing Pigeon Apple Cider, Illegally Blonde, Belgian Tripel, Summer Pale Ale and sour beers such as Blueberry Pie, this is becoming a hotspot for beer lovers in the city. Enjoy a few pints of beer and cheer on for your favourite teams!


Average price for a pint: INR 280 | Open in Google Maps

Woodside Inn

Woodside Inn, famously known for its crafted old brews and strong beers, is one of the pioneers of the taste shift from bottled to handcrafted beer. They offer exquisite brews and cocktails from Gateway Brewing Co., Ninkasi, Independence Brewing Company, and Brewbot along with other breweries in Mumbai and Pune. With a bar equipped with 30 plus taps, this is every beer lover’s paradise and offers a collection of dark and mild beers, with a choice of strong beer cocktails. Compared to most breweries, this one opens up pretty early in the day and you can satisfy your cravings for some amazing breakfast options as well.

Average price for a pint: INR 315 | Open in Google Maps

Toit Brewery and Taproom.

Their craft beers are one of the best in the city and have won hearts within just days of opening. Filled with throngs of beer lovers and party seekers, Toit Brewery has the perfect millennial vibe to it. It also attracts a lot of tourists for its collection of imported labels. Their beer menu comprises of Blonde ales such as Widmer Blonde Ale, Fuller’s Summer Ale, Hollywood Blonde and Redhook Blonde. Belgian Witbier, Hoegaarden Wit, St. Bernardus Blanche, Celis White, Bluemoon along with Bavarian Hefeweizen, Indian Pale Ale (IPA), Irish Red Ale, and Dry Stout variants are available by the tap. Make a reservation to avoid missing out on this amazing post-work hangout. With ample seating spaces, a massive floor plan and boomboxes that play the latest trends in music, Toit Brewery and Taproom are a must-visit for all beer lovers.

Average price for a pint: INR 250 | Open in Google Maps

Gateway Taproom

Situated right in the heart of BKC, Gateway Taproom, established in 2014 boasts of various best Bar awards, especially credited for their craft beer. They house Mumbai’s original White Zen Hefeweizen along with Doppelganger Dunkelweizen, Mumbai Porter and Mosaic IPA. Served with generous sides of nibbles and appetizers such as Arancini, French fries, Onion rings, House baked pretzels and Homemade Khari. They serve exquisite seafood options including Pulled duck sider, Black pepper chicken skewers, Shredded duck Crostini and BBQ Pork Ribs. They recently bagged the Times of India award for the best bar for craft beer (2019).


Average price for a pint: INR 275 | Open in Google Maps

Brewbot

They offer an amazing selection of IPAs and wheat beers, their signature Black Mamba, a British-style oatmeal stout, is one of the best dark beers ever. Discounts and happy hours are a day-long affair and there’ll surely be a deal every time you set foot at Brewbot. Named after their love of robots and everything robotic, we won’t be surprised if Alexa served you your pitcher. Their perfect combos will have you craving more, with pizzas, tacos, burgers, fries and good beer who couldn’t be happy. With choices ranging from Smoked Chicken, Crispy Avocado, and Smoked Port to Farmhouse Chicken Sliders, Chicken Popcorn and BBQ Chicken, pair them with your favourite wheat beer or choice of beer cocktail‍.


Average price for a pint: INR 295 | Open in Google Maps

Cheap Beer:

The Irish House

The Irish House is famous for its huge Irish Couldrouns filled with fresh alcohol, imported and domestic Ales, stouts and wheats, along with lagers and tap beer. Their selection includes Affligem, Kati Patang Zesty Amber, Buho Wit, Dunkel, Guinness Irish Stout, Shepherd Neame Double Stout, Kingfisher and Carlsberg, Stella Artois, Estrella Damm, Bre Whale Sea Cider and a variety of BIRA and Hoppers, most of them served by the tap. These are often paired with plates overflowing with sizzlers, french fries, onion rings and a mountain of food on different continental, oriental and Indian platters.


Average price for a pint: INR 195 | Open in Google Maps

The Bar Stock Exchange

With over 12 outlets in the city, the bar stock exchange is a sure favourite amongst the localities for its ever interesting stock market trends in drinking prices. They serve fresh and crisp beer by the pint and are famously visited for their drinking games and stock exchange atmosphere, where prices increase and decrease based on customer demands. We’d advise you to go early to get your fill of cheap booze as once the prices start soaring, there’s nothing you can do. FYI, stag entries aren’t usually entertained.

Average price for a pint: Variable | Open in Google Maps

Little Door

This quaint little bar offers some amazing deals such as ‘Get double for the price of one’. Serving local and international brews, such as draughts of Hoegaarden and Stella Artois, and pints of Beck’s Ice, Simba Wit, Bira Blonde, San Miguel Light and Kronenbourg. Also known for its hearty spread of good food from Mediterranean, Greek, Spanish, Italian, BBQ to Lebanese, French and Moroccan cuisines.

Average price for a pint: INR 209

The Stables

Replete with live performances, stand up nights, karaoke, DJ nights and much more, stables is a must-visit for anyone looking to wind away from their blue hues and enjoy a chill evening of unwinding with friends. From drought beers such as Bira, Foster and Stella Artois to Bottled Beers such as Primator English Pale Ale, Schneider Weisse Beer, Amstel Light and Leffe Blonde along with Asahi, Amigos, Hobogoblin, Shepherd Neame Brilliant, Shepherd Neame Indian and Miller, you’re literally spoilt for choices. Try their in-house fries, all-day breakfast trays, Burgers and Sliders, pastas and pizzas as well as their Clay pot oven specialities.


Average price for a pint: INR 120 | Open in Google Maps

TAP RestoBar

With a vibrant and groovy ambience, TAP offers a variety of locally and internationally sourced beers, both by the pint and draught style, inclusive but not limited to Bacardi, Heineken, Hoegaarden, Hopper Witbier, Bira and Kingfisher. Pair them with their choicest side of Assorted fries, Paneer Tikka, bruschetta, Nacho Del Compo, Prawn Teppanyaki, Chermula Spiced Chicken and Tequila Chicken. We’d advise you to go a little early as the place gets crowded pretty soon.


Average price for a pint: INR 155 | Open in Google Maps

Hoppipola

Head to Hoppipola and enjoy ‘Hoppi hours’, their indigenous happy hour, at nine every day and choose from a selection of local and international brews while cheering for your favourite team and letting off the much-needed work stress. From choices ranging from Kingfisher, Heineken, Hopper Blonde, Beck’s Ice and Budweiser, the second drink can be enjoyed at MRP after nine! Enjoy a selection of munchkins that include Papad chaat, Peri-Peri popcorn, Unicorn Chaat, Chicken Popcorn and fully-loaded fries. On the weekends tha bar morphs into a nightclub and is packed with throngs of youngsters and millennials.


Average price for a pint: INR 150 | Open in Google Maps

In the city that never sleeps and conversations that never end, we bring you a haven of places where you can grab pints of chilled beer and reminiscence about old times. From the vintage feels at Toto’s Garage to the perfect pint of craft beers at the British Brewing Company, let’s dive into the best beer places in Mumbai.

Eats

Best Beer Bars and Restaurants in Mumbai, 2020

While there's no shortage of Bars in Mumbai where you can enjoy a good pint of beer, there are fewer that serve you great craft beer!

Most Popular in Mumbai:

Leopold Cafe

The iconic Leopold cafe holds a place of prestige and respect in every Mumbaikar’s heart and is one of the most vibrant gems in Colaba’s Crown. Inaugurated in 1871 this South Mumbai cafe has served Indians and tourists  alike to its scrumptious plates of food and huge pitchers of beer. Remembered for its spirit of defiance after the attacks of 26/11, tourists still flock there to see bullet holes in the walls and furniture. The Irani restaurant turned pharmacy turned cafe is known for its cold brews and strong beers. Head over to Leopold cafe for a few pints of beer and relieve the Bombay of Gregory David Robert’s Shantaram.


Average price for a pint: INR 290 | Open in Google Maps

Doolally Taproom

What began in Pune as a small brewery and quaint bar has amplified tenfold to suit the bustling nightlife. Known for their ciders, Stouts and Belgian Witbier, the bar has become quite the place for after party hangouts and weekend jam sessions. They serve fresh brews that include soothing pitchers of Dunkel Lager, Smoked Porter and Mango Ciders. They have a wide range of snacks to pair your beer with. Choose from fries, burgers, cheese chilli Toast, Chicken Popcorn chaat, varieties of stuffed and steamed dumplings, and corn cheese jalapeno poppers. Their menu also caters to vegans, jains and keto- special dishes.

Average price for a pint: INR 300 | Open in Google Maps

Colaba Social

Colaba Social transcends the boundaries between a workplace and a cool neighbourhood cafe. It's a hub for artists, office-goers and innovators. They serve  authentic Belgium craft beers and brews, including Hopper Witbier and Hopper Blonde along with  options such as Edelweis, Hoegaarden, Desperados and favourites like Kingfisher and Budweiser. They also serve  beer cocktails and beer aficionados, if you’re in the mood to experiment. A perfect spot to enjoy beer whilst watching live match screenings.


Average price for a pint: INR 180 | Open in Google Maps

Effingut

What started in 2014 as Effingut Brewerkz, has come a long way in handcrafting beers with around 8 to 10 operational taps at all hours. This beer bar vouches for their beers being free from preservatives, chemicals and artificial additives. With over five outlets in Mumbai and Pune, Effingut prides itself for its selection of hand crafted ales. Their Taps serve Newzealand IPAs, Gooseberry Sour, Effin Ananas IPA, Kolsch and apple ciders amongst other in-house brews. Jukebox Monday, Pub Quiz Tuesday, Thursday Tune and Sunday Retro Nights are some of the fun nights to look out for.


Average price for a pint: INR 290 | Open in Google Maps

Toto’s Garage

Giving you all the rustic feels, Toto’s has remained untouched by time and will take you back to the ’80s with loud music blaring of jukeboxes with a neighbourhood bar vibe. Their chilled and crisp beers include Draught Beer served by the tower, pitcher and glass, and pints for Budweiser, Tuborg and Heineken amongst others. Accompany it with zesty sides of chicken wontons, Hara bhara kabab, chicken malai kabab, afghani kababs other tandoori delicacies along with peanuts, french fries, sandwiches, pakoras, and omelettes. Chat with the owner who is always there to welcome you into his warm bar and catch a game or two of football or cricket. We advise you to go a little early to avoid the super rush hour at this brewpub, since this small place gets crowded very easily.

Toto's Garage Image by travel.cnn


Average price for a pint: INR 200 | Open in Google Maps

Eddies

Eddies offers a very rustic and vintage vibe with antique plane posters and wood-panelled floors. It’s a quaint place with alcohol choices written on glass doors with white markers, adding onto the minimalist vibe. With beers ranging from Chimay Brown Ale, St. Peter’s Crafted Black Ale to Thirsty Simona and Delirium Tremens, Eddies is that quiet bar on the corner of the street where you go to reminisce a lost love or listen to old jazz and scribble poetry onto napkins. Along with amazing starters and finger foods, this microbrewery also serves complete meals and Instagram worthy dishes.


Average price for a pint: INR 350 | Open in Google Maps

British Brewing Company.

A brewery that began in Hampstead, London has travelled miles to be a part of this diverse cityscape. Come in here for the world-famous British hospitality, a trademark of the English and find yourselves delving back into the street art and music of London. Sing to Rock and roll music, while choosing from a range of beers including  Fosters, Kingfisher, Corona, Amstel Light, Murphy, Peroni and Fuller’s London Pride. With finger foods such as corn on the cob, French fries, nachos, cheese chilli toast, kheema pao, fish fingers and barbecue chicken satay, accompanied by platters of incandescent warm food, BBC is the best place for chilling with a few friends and watching football games over a hearty pint of brew.

Average price for a pint: INR 240 | Open in Google Maps

The Daily Bar and Kitchen

The Daily Bar and Kitchen is a modernised bar and kitchen that serves some of the finest ale in the city. Established in 2013, The Daily has soon risen to prominence with its exquisite beer and service standards, but be sure to order your pints and pitcher before 10:00 pm as prices are often jacked up after that. They serve most of the well-known brands and charge the standard amount. Known especially for their Sunday Brunches, Rhythm and Pancake is a fun-filled evening of live music and a pantry full of delicious and fluffy pancakes. Weekends are reserved for talented DJs and local artists to perform live and are best enjoyed over pitchers of chilled beer. The weekends here can be a little on the expensive side.


Average price for a pint: INR 200 | Open in Google Maps

Craft Beer:

Independence Brewing Company

Founded by Shailendra Bist and Avanish Vellanki, IBC prides itself with a mission of bringing in craft beer enthusiasts and maintaining a level of unprecedented quality and variety in craft beers. Providing beer connoisseurs with the freedom of choice and enabling a global love for craft beer is what keeps them going. With In-House Beers such as Flight, Homing Pigeon Apple Cider, Illegally Blonde, Belgian Tripel, Summer Pale Ale and sour beers such as Blueberry Pie, this is becoming a hotspot for beer lovers in the city. Enjoy a few pints of beer and cheer on for your favourite teams!


Average price for a pint: INR 280 | Open in Google Maps

Woodside Inn

Woodside Inn, famously known for its crafted old brews and strong beers, is one of the pioneers of the taste shift from bottled to handcrafted beer. They offer exquisite brews and cocktails from Gateway Brewing Co., Ninkasi, Independence Brewing Company, and Brewbot along with other breweries in Mumbai and Pune. With a bar equipped with 30 plus taps, this is every beer lover’s paradise and offers a collection of dark and mild beers, with a choice of strong beer cocktails. Compared to most breweries, this one opens up pretty early in the day and you can satisfy your cravings for some amazing breakfast options as well.

Average price for a pint: INR 315 | Open in Google Maps

Toit Brewery and Taproom.

Their craft beers are one of the best in the city and have won hearts within just days of opening. Filled with throngs of beer lovers and party seekers, Toit Brewery has the perfect millennial vibe to it. It also attracts a lot of tourists for its collection of imported labels. Their beer menu comprises of Blonde ales such as Widmer Blonde Ale, Fuller’s Summer Ale, Hollywood Blonde and Redhook Blonde. Belgian Witbier, Hoegaarden Wit, St. Bernardus Blanche, Celis White, Bluemoon along with Bavarian Hefeweizen, Indian Pale Ale (IPA), Irish Red Ale, and Dry Stout variants are available by the tap. Make a reservation to avoid missing out on this amazing post-work hangout. With ample seating spaces, a massive floor plan and boomboxes that play the latest trends in music, Toit Brewery and Taproom are a must-visit for all beer lovers.

Average price for a pint: INR 250 | Open in Google Maps

Gateway Taproom

Situated right in the heart of BKC, Gateway Taproom, established in 2014 boasts of various best Bar awards, especially credited for their craft beer. They house Mumbai’s original White Zen Hefeweizen along with Doppelganger Dunkelweizen, Mumbai Porter and Mosaic IPA. Served with generous sides of nibbles and appetizers such as Arancini, French fries, Onion rings, House baked pretzels and Homemade Khari. They serve exquisite seafood options including Pulled duck sider, Black pepper chicken skewers, Shredded duck Crostini and BBQ Pork Ribs. They recently bagged the Times of India award for the best bar for craft beer (2019).


Average price for a pint: INR 275 | Open in Google Maps

Brewbot

They offer an amazing selection of IPAs and wheat beers, their signature Black Mamba, a British-style oatmeal stout, is one of the best dark beers ever. Discounts and happy hours are a day-long affair and there’ll surely be a deal every time you set foot at Brewbot. Named after their love of robots and everything robotic, we won’t be surprised if Alexa served you your pitcher. Their perfect combos will have you craving more, with pizzas, tacos, burgers, fries and good beer who couldn’t be happy. With choices ranging from Smoked Chicken, Crispy Avocado, and Smoked Port to Farmhouse Chicken Sliders, Chicken Popcorn and BBQ Chicken, pair them with your favourite wheat beer or choice of beer cocktail‍.


Average price for a pint: INR 295 | Open in Google Maps

Cheap Beer:

The Irish House

The Irish House is famous for its huge Irish Couldrouns filled with fresh alcohol, imported and domestic Ales, stouts and wheats, along with lagers and tap beer. Their selection includes Affligem, Kati Patang Zesty Amber, Buho Wit, Dunkel, Guinness Irish Stout, Shepherd Neame Double Stout, Kingfisher and Carlsberg, Stella Artois, Estrella Damm, Bre Whale Sea Cider and a variety of BIRA and Hoppers, most of them served by the tap. These are often paired with plates overflowing with sizzlers, french fries, onion rings and a mountain of food on different continental, oriental and Indian platters.


Average price for a pint: INR 195 | Open in Google Maps

The Bar Stock Exchange

With over 12 outlets in the city, the bar stock exchange is a sure favourite amongst the localities for its ever interesting stock market trends in drinking prices. They serve fresh and crisp beer by the pint and are famously visited for their drinking games and stock exchange atmosphere, where prices increase and decrease based on customer demands. We’d advise you to go early to get your fill of cheap booze as once the prices start soaring, there’s nothing you can do. FYI, stag entries aren’t usually entertained.

Average price for a pint: Variable | Open in Google Maps

Little Door

This quaint little bar offers some amazing deals such as ‘Get double for the price of one’. Serving local and international brews, such as draughts of Hoegaarden and Stella Artois, and pints of Beck’s Ice, Simba Wit, Bira Blonde, San Miguel Light and Kronenbourg. Also known for its hearty spread of good food from Mediterranean, Greek, Spanish, Italian, BBQ to Lebanese, French and Moroccan cuisines.

Average price for a pint: INR 209

The Stables

Replete with live performances, stand up nights, karaoke, DJ nights and much more, stables is a must-visit for anyone looking to wind away from their blue hues and enjoy a chill evening of unwinding with friends. From drought beers such as Bira, Foster and Stella Artois to Bottled Beers such as Primator English Pale Ale, Schneider Weisse Beer, Amstel Light and Leffe Blonde along with Asahi, Amigos, Hobogoblin, Shepherd Neame Brilliant, Shepherd Neame Indian and Miller, you’re literally spoilt for choices. Try their in-house fries, all-day breakfast trays, Burgers and Sliders, pastas and pizzas as well as their Clay pot oven specialities.


Average price for a pint: INR 120 | Open in Google Maps

TAP RestoBar

With a vibrant and groovy ambience, TAP offers a variety of locally and internationally sourced beers, both by the pint and draught style, inclusive but not limited to Bacardi, Heineken, Hoegaarden, Hopper Witbier, Bira and Kingfisher. Pair them with their choicest side of Assorted fries, Paneer Tikka, bruschetta, Nacho Del Compo, Prawn Teppanyaki, Chermula Spiced Chicken and Tequila Chicken. We’d advise you to go a little early as the place gets crowded pretty soon.


Average price for a pint: INR 155 | Open in Google Maps

Hoppipola

Head to Hoppipola and enjoy ‘Hoppi hours’, their indigenous happy hour, at nine every day and choose from a selection of local and international brews while cheering for your favourite team and letting off the much-needed work stress. From choices ranging from Kingfisher, Heineken, Hopper Blonde, Beck’s Ice and Budweiser, the second drink can be enjoyed at MRP after nine! Enjoy a selection of munchkins that include Papad chaat, Peri-Peri popcorn, Unicorn Chaat, Chicken Popcorn and fully-loaded fries. On the weekends tha bar morphs into a nightclub and is packed with throngs of youngsters and millennials.


Average price for a pint: INR 150 | Open in Google Maps

In the city that never sleeps and conversations that never end, we bring you a haven of places where you can grab pints of chilled beer and reminiscence about old times. From the vintage feels at Toto’s Garage to the perfect pint of craft beers at the British Brewing Company, let’s dive into the best beer places in Mumbai.

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