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Pub Hopping Mumbai

Overview

The camaraderie of a pub trawl makes this tour one of the most fun-filled ways to explore Mumbai, which is awash with convivial watering holes. It's not just the upscale Mumbaikars who love their 'shots', the city's fishermen too look forward to their ‘pavva’ in local taverns mid-afternoon. This specially curated tour focuses on iconic bars that have significantly contributed to the alcohol history and the drinking culture in the city. You’ll learn about how once Goan ‘aunties’ ran what were Mumbai’s speakeasies during prohibition or about the rum that has for decades been India’s favourite across all age groups. You’ll also enjoy cocktail-making workshops and games!

Why you will love it

  • Uncovering the history and heritage of Mumbai’s ‘drinks’ traditions.
  • Honing your skills at innovative at cocktail making
  • Swapping tall tales and starting conversations on the culture of Mumbai’s iconic café bars and ‘permit rooms’
  • What you will experience

    Our tour starts with a visit to Mumbai's oldest and most iconic bar, where guests sip on iconic cocktails that have been on the menu since the 1930's. We then move to 'permit rooms' that have reached cult status among locals, where conversations move to the prohibition eras. From there, we upscale this experience by doing a cocktail making workshop at an urban gastropub. The time now to sample some of Mumbai's beloved 'chakna’.

    At Leopold Cafe, hit during the 2008 terrorist attack of Mumbai, and while playing some fun drinking games we recall its connect with Shantaram and uncover the history of this iconic bar that has been on Mumbai shores since 1871. Our last stop is a quintessential Maharashtra dance bar. Hear the stories of these old haunts, once money-spinners and inspirations for many a Bollywood film, but now struggling to survive today

    The tour begins outside Regal Cinema at 1815 hrs; Chits will be distributed to the guests at the start the tour and can be redeemed for one pre-decided drink/meal at each restaurant. Any additional order must be paid for by the guests themselves; proper decorum is expected for the entire course of the tour; dance performances at dance bars are organized at the discretion of the bar management.

    On Request | 3 hours | Unique Tours

    Mumbai,India

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