Try These 15 New Exciting Restaurants in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Goa, Chennai & Jaipur

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There is no limit of new restaurants in some of our favourite cities in India. And with every few months there is a new place for you to try food, go for drinks and plan some exciting dates! Whether you are in a mood to try a new pizzeria in Delhi or chill on a rooftop with a drink in Bengaluru, there’s a lot of new dining to do in September.

Book a dinner date or go for a cup of coffee and cake this weekend!

New Restaurants in Mumbai

1. Cirqa

Cirqa is a new two storey cocktail bar in Lower Parel with a space upstairs called 1960. When you visit Cirqa try their drinks like duck fat washed 'Shut the Duck Up' with cinzano rosso, a Bombay Duck stout beer reduction with an espresso base. Try their smoked mackerel pâté on Hokkaido toast, lobster tail bisque emulsion, buff dry fry, aubergine fritters and so much more!

Cost: ₹3,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol

Location: Cirqa, Plot 126, Ground Floor, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Senapati Bapat Pawar Marg, opposite Zeba, Lower Parel

2. Cray Craft

You will notice clay decor, mellow lights and art-deco elements offering a touch of warmth when you enter Cray Craft. A new restaurant in Marol, featuring Indian classic, Asian as well as Mediterranean and European dishes. Try their Korean shiitake baos, chicken and bok choy dim sums, veggie bowls, crab croquettes and more.

Cost: ₹1,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol

Location: Cray Craft, Shop no.06,106, Town Centre, Andheri-Kurla Road, Mittal Industrial Estate, Marol, Andheri East

3. Kizbara

Kizbara is a Turkish, Arabian and Lebanese restaurant in Kala Ghoda. The arched doorways, patterned tiles and chandeliers will transform you to a Middle Eastern place. Try their harissa chicken kebab and shish taouk, the spinach or curried chicken pides and Moroccan olive chicken rice.

Cost: ₹1,500 for two people (approx.)

Location: Kizbara, New Bake House, Kala Ghoda, Fort

4. Fish Curry Rice

The famous fish thali (meal) spot in Pune is now finally in Mumbai's Dadar area after an outlet in Thane. For all you non vegetarian lovers out there, try the flavourful thalis like bangda, pomfret, prawns, rawas, bombil, crab or tisrya (clams), chicken, mutton and egg. The unique dish to try is their signature prawn aluwadi.

Cost: ₹1,000 for two people (approx.)

Location: Fish Curry Rice, F&B Standing Ward, Unit 3, Kohinoor Square, G North, N C. Kelkar Marg, Shivaji Park, Dadar

5. C. D’souza

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Photo of C D' Souza, Mumbai by Kadambari Bhatte (curlytravelmess)

The Goan eatery C. D’souza has a single-page menu featuring sorpotel, potato chops, cafreal, vindaloo, choris-pao, prawn curry and mori ambotik, among others. End your meal with the coconut pudding or cashew marzipans.

Cost: ₹400 for two people (approx.)

Location: C. D’souza, 314, Parvwala Building, Dr Cawasji Hormusji Street, Marine Lines

6. Paul

Paul is a bakery-cum-French cafe at the Palladium Mall. Get a cappuccino with crispy canapés, sandwiches, pasta, parmesan polenta steak or salmon provençal. Start your weekend here with their extensive breakfast and try the petite fruit, lemon tartlets, crème brûlée, cheesecakes, flan, chocolate eclairs or the intricately layered millefeuille.

Cost: ₹1,500 for two people (approx.)

Location: Paul, 462, Shop C-10B, ground and mezzanine floor, Phoenix Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel

7. Thea

Thea is a rooftop diner with a dining area and bar on the first floor, along with a charming café on the ground floor. Try their Middle Eastern-spiced lamb, marinated for over 36 hours , the slow-cooked sous vide or chicken wings coated with an in-house maple-soya dry rub.

Cost: ₹2,000 for two people (approx.)

Location: Julian Manning, Thea, 68, Chapel Rd, St Sebastian Colony, Sayed Wadi, Ranwar, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050

8. Naga Belly

Naga Belly was initially a cloud kitchen, and started by childhood friends Aren Longkumer and Juliet Assumi in 2020. Now a restaurant, you can go and try their Naga Pork Bhujia, Naga-style Chicken Liver and Gizzard, Naga Pakoras, which can be made with pork or chicken. They also serve other dishes from the North East, try the Singju from Manipur and Wahan Mosdeng (pork salad) from Tripura.

Cost: ₹500 for two people (approx.)

Location: Shop No. 24/A, Ground Floor Hubtown Premier Residence Commercial, Mudran Kamgar Nagar, JP Rd, beside KAMDHENU, Four Bungalows, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053, India

New Restaurants in Delhi

1. Taido

Taido is a new pan-Asian restaurant in Gurugram with cuisines from Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Japan. Try the appetisers including tom yum honey lotus stem, black pepper squid karaage, gochujang pork belly, salmon carpaccio, among others. In the mains a must try is the mapo tofu, Massaman lamb curry, and miso grilled vegetables.

Cost: ₹3,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol

Location: 12th Floor, Le Meridien, Sikanderpur, Sector 26, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India

2. Camillo’s Pizzeria

Camillo’s Pizzeria brings artisanal Neapolitan-style pizzas made with San Marzano tomato sauce, and a blend of Italian, Danish and local cheeses. They also have a range of pies on the menu including wild mushroom and burrata, caramelised onion and feta, and prosciutto crudo.

Cost: ₹3,000 for two people (approx.)

Location: 77, Friends Colony West, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110065, India

New Restaurants in Bengaluru

1. Cumulus by SMOOR

An alfresco dining experience Cumulus by the chocolate brand SMOOR is situated on the rooftop of Bengaluru’s Museum of Art & Photography. Book a fine dining dinner date on the terrace for a blend of European and Asian cuisines. Try the tofu krapow on crisp shell, sushi, Thai curries, cocoa-dusted tiramisu and the decadent caramel pecan tart.

Cost: ₹1,000 for two people (approx.)

Location: 5th Floor, Museum of Art and Photography, 22, Kasturba Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

2. Pangeo

Pangeo is the newest buzzing bar at Brigade Road sporting a Chivas XV and a United Breweries Lounge. Try the Cocktail Tree which is a fusion of six different cocktails along with some wontons, crab meat rice bowls, Goan ros omelette, Naga pork bites, shahi gosht pulao and haleem baklava.

Cost: ₹3,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol

Location: Pangeo, 4th floor, 171-172, Forum Rex Walk, Brigade Road, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar

3. Loya

Located in Taj West End in Bengaluru, Loya is a North Indian cuisine restaurant. The menu revives lost culinary traditions from the Himalayas, like the art of smoking and slow cooking, and long-preserved authentic recipes made with heirloom ingredients. Try their ghost chilli murg tikka, timbri jhinga (marinated prawns served with Pahadi bhaang jeera chutney), lamb biryani and more.

Cost: ₹6,500 for two people (approx.)

Location: Loya, Taj West End, Bengaluru, 41, Race Course Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar, High Grounds

New Restaurants in Goa

1. The Second House

The Second House restaurant is a pet friendly converted 108-year-old Indo-Portuguese bungalow located in Saligao. Try their Goan classics like balchao and poee, along with sea bass ceviche with raw mango dressing and pulled jackfruit quesadilla.

Cost: ₹1,800 for two people (approx.)

Location: The Second House, Muddavadi, Saligao

2. Barfly

Barfly is a new restaurant in Assagao housed within a 150-year-old Portuguese-Goan bungalow. Try their cocktails like the Caprese (Patron Reposado tequila, basil and cherry tomatoes) and the Arabica (Kahlua and Jose Cuervo Gold tequila) paired with sourdough tartines topped with avocado, goat cheese and guava compote, seafood ajillo and thin-crust pizzas.

Cost: ₹1,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol

Location: Anjuna Mapusa Rd, Saunto Vaddo, Assagao, Goa 403507, India

New Restaurant in Chennai

1. Cake Walk

Cake Walk has been a favourite in Chennai, now has opened at Kothari Road, as a café serving interesting fusions of local and international cuisines such as mutton keema on thattai, corn ribs, pizzas and brioche burgers. Don't forget to get the ice cream sundaes and specialty coffees.

Cost: ₹800 for two people (approx.)

Location: Cake Walk Café, 1 Kothari Road (Opposite Sterling Club), Chennai

New Restaurant in Jaipur

1. Ohana Cocktail Bar & Kitchen

Ohana Cocktail Bar & Kitchen is a rooftop bar and restaurant spread across two levels and 37,000 sq ft in Malviya Nagar, Jaipur. You can party all night long at their five distinct sections - the Sky Bar, Alfresco Bar, a shots room named Tipsy, an indoor night club and an indoor dining area for families. For food try their pan-Asian, Indian, Italian, Mexican and European cuisines.

Cost: ₹1,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol

Location: Plot No. 4, Indra Palace, Floor No. 5th, G.T Central, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302017, India

So which city and restaurant is going to be on your list next? Let us know which one you are planning to try next. With so many new options, you and your friends definitely have some fun additions for the weekend.

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