Zest Recommends: 5 Things To Do In Mumbai This Weekend

From celebrating World Chocolate Day to art workshops, there’s a lot to indulge in this weekend.

Published On Jul 07, 2023 | Updated On Mar 03, 2024


From Kashmiri delights to chocolate carnivals, there’s a lot happening this weekend in Mumbai. So, if you don’t mind the pitter-patter raindrops, and want to step out to make the most of the weekend, we have the list of activities ready for you. Now, without further ado, scroll down and plan your weekend accordingly. 


Courtyard by Marriott’s Ummrao in collaboration with Sarposh, a renowned restaurant from Bengaluru, is hosting a Kashmiri Food Festival, ‘Nazakat-e-Wazwan’ offering a delightful fusion of native ingredients and contemporary flavours. Expect signature dishes such as rogan josh, aromatic yakhni pulao, creamy and flavourful dum aloo, the iconic goshtaba and tabak maaz, a delectable lamb dish cooked with Kashmiri spices. 

When: Till July 16, 2023
Where: C.T.S, 215, Andheri - Kurla Rd, Andheri East, Mumbai
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm


Yogisattva in association with Book A Workshop is hosting an exciting two-day art and craft workshop for kids. It’s a curation of eight art workshops exclusively designed for kids aged three to 10 years. From making fridge magnets to bottle painting, pom pom photo frames, to creating Warli art on kulhad, it’s a great learning opportunity for kids.

When: July 7 – July 8, 2023
Where: Yogisattva, Pinnacle House, 7th Floor, 15th Road, P.D. Hinduja Junction, Mumbai
Time: 12 pm to 6 pm


Chocolate lovers, ahoy! It’s time to indulge in the cacao craft with the best chocolatiers this weekend. To celebrate World Chocolate Day, Smoor is hosting a two-day carnival that will showcase the artistry and mastery through insightful workshops, live chocolate-making demonstrations, and delectable tastings. From crafting your own handmade truffles, to creating exotic flavours for your own chocolate bar, there’s a lot that you can learn to appreciate the craftsmanship. 
When: July 7 – July 8, 2023
Where: Smoor Signature Lounge, Lavelle Road, Bangalore; and 7th July, Smoor Lounge, Powai, Mumbai
Time: 3 pm - 9 pm

If you love Gujarati food, you can’t miss out on this one. Prep yourself to be treated to the best delicacies of the region as chef Chandanben Parmar of Sarvatt, a signature restaurant from Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad takes over the Soma kitchen this weekend. From exotic spices of the region to fresh ingredients sourced from local farmers, her dishes are a celebration of the diverse culinary traditions of the West.

When: Till July 16, 2023
Where: Soma, Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences Bandra Kurla Complex Vicinity, Off, Western Express Hwy, Santacruz East, Mumbai
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm and 9:30 pm to 11 pm


JW café’s Sunday brunch is what best of both worlds look like. Renowned artist, Jayashree Savani in collaboration with Dane Fernandes, executive chef, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar is hosting a delightful art-inspired brunch for patrons who appreciate art as much as they food. From delectable creations such as mirror-style glazed cake to pistal colour entremets, mama style cakes to artistically deconstructed cobb salad and a delicious mesclun salad, there’s a lot waiting for you. 

When: July 9, 2023
Where: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Area, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle, Mumbai
Time: 1 pm to 4 pm

Photo: Smoor; Featured brands

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