Things to do in Mumbai in February

3 weeks ago

February is upon us. Whether you’re into Valentine’s Day fever or not, we’ve put together some fun Mumbai happenings for you that work well whether you’re riding solo, looking for a date night or just want to unwind with family and friends.

 

‘Downstairs’ at Nara Thai, Colaba

 

‘downstairs’ is an edgy-cocktail bar nestled in the heart of Colaba at Nara Thai. With an intimate setting, this spot would be equally perfect for a quiet date night or a girls night out. Andrew Hyman, an acclaimed mixologist from London brings you an eight-cocktail menu. Expect classics with a modern reinterpretation and Old Bombay charm. We can’t wait to try the New Olympia with Jose Cuervo silver, lemon sherbet, chilli tincture. For more information click here.

 

Art Gallery Hopping, Fort 

 

Missed the Mumbai Gallery Art Weekend? You’re in luck. Some of our favourite artists still have their exhibitions up. Check out Nalini Mathini’s “The Witness” at Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum. Her experimental and surrealist style challenges the viewer to discover something new everytime you look at a painting.  She strives deconstruct the abstract notions of oppression and dominance, of freedom and justice in this exhibit. For more information on other artists and galleries click here.

 

Black hearts of St. Valentine by Ether Chocolatier

 

Valentine’s day isn’t complete without chocolates and flowers as cliche as that might sound. To satiate your sweet tooth and help you with that last minute gift for the loves of your life, Ether brings you an exclusive collection of 16 ‘valentine’ hearts with flavours like Organic Peruvian Chocolate, Muscatel Second Flush black tea and Turkish Delight. Treat yourself.

 

 Augustin Dumay & Maria João Pires, NCPA, 18th Feb, 7:00pm

 

 

The renowned classical duo come together at Tata Theatre to transport us to simpler times. Musical partners for decades, their recording of Beethoven’s violin sonatas have been praised as “just about the greatest set ever recorded”For classical enthusiasts and newbies alike, it’s fair to say a memorable evening awaits you. For tickets, click here.

 

UnCommon, Royal Opera House, 19th February, 7:00pm

 

UnCommon is an international ensemble with a global sound. Traditional Indian sound meets African beats in a rare mix of world, jazz, funk, pop and rock all on one stage. Ranjit Barot on Percussions, Etienne Mbappé on Vocals and Bass, and Christophe Cravero on Keys come together in a beautiful convergence of their varied roots. We are so curious to hear this fusion manifest on stage. For tickets, click here.