Zest Recommends: Bar Takeovers And Worthy Experiences To Try Out This Weekend

The weekend of July 28-30, 2023 sees Mumbai host some of India and the world's unique cocktail experiences and exhibitions.

Published On Jul 28, 2023 | Updated On Mar 06, 2024


Exemplary mixologists and chefs come to Mumbai this weekend to offer one-of-a-kind cocktail experiences this weekend. There is also a fun exhibition to explore and cheese tasting to savour. Check out fun activities to try this weekend.


Celebrate the union of Home, Delhi, one of India's top 50 best bars, and Yauatcha Mumbai with an extraordinary bar takeover event on July 28, 2023. Led by mixologist Ashwin Sanotra and his team, Home is renowned for its creative and unique signature cocktails. The highlight of the night will be the 1888 Epitome, a fusion of Bombay Sapphire, celery saccharum, malic acid, and bubbles, creating a refreshing and joyful libation. Other captivating cocktails include Harmony Snap, Nostalgia, and Fragrant Florasion. Prepare to indulge in a world of taste, artistry, and connection in the vibrant city of Mumbai during this exclusive takeover.

Date: July 28, 2023

Time: 8.30 pm onwards until closing

Address: Raheja Tower, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai


Magazine St. Kitchen is excited to announce the next edition of its Guest Chef Series on July 28 and 29, 2023, featuring Goa's renowned cocktail and petisco bar, Miguel's. Located in Mumbai, Magazine St. Kitchen is a hub of culinary innovation, and the Guest Chef Series fosters cultural exchange. Miguel's, with its Konkan-Portuguese culinary traditions, will present a delightful seven-course tasting menu paired with their signature house cocktails, crafted with finesse and inspired by the 1920s mixology era. Limited seating is available for this exceptional culinary journey.

Date: July 28-29, 2023 (Friday-Saturday)

Time: 7:45 pm to 11 pm

Price: Rs 4750 all-inclusive (vegetarian and non-vegetarian menus available) Book here. 

Address: 13-A, Gala No. 3/4/5, Magazine St. in Devidayal Mill, Darukhana, Byculla, Mumbai 


The Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre launches Toiletpaper's most extensive immersive exhibition, 'Run As Slow As You Can,' at Art House. This surreal and fun visual art showcase is the largest global exhibit by Toiletpaper, founded by Italian artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. Curated by Mafalda Millies and Roya Sachs, the exhibit offers a departure from linear formats, creating a deeply immersive experience that celebrates imagination. With eccentric installations and hyperreal visuals, the exhibition captivates guests, inspiring unique interpretations of contemporary society's visual overload. 

Date: Till October 22, 2023

Price: Rs 299 Book here.

Address: Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre, Jio World Centre, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai


Modernist at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai presents a refreshing take on the traditional Afternoon Tea, blending classic elegance with contemporary flair. Guests are treated to a range of premium teas sourced from renowned estates worldwide, accompanied by artfully crafted pastries and innovative savory bites. The attentive staff and sophisticated ambiance add to the memorable experience, creating cherished memories that extend beyond the delightful culinary journey.

Address: Modernist, Four Seasons Hotel, Dr E Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai


PCO Mumbai is hosting an exclusive event featuring Adrian Leow, the acclaimed bartender from Singapore's renowned Native Bar. As part of this takeover, Adrian will showcase his masterful mixology, presenting a curated selection of cocktails like Chasing the Dragon, White Peony, Mango Ginger, and Pandan. 

Date: July 28, 2023

Time: 8:00 pm onwards

Price: Rs 800 Onwards

Address: NRK House, next to Kamala Mills gate, 1, Tulsi Pipe Rd, Lower Parel, Mumbai 


Smoke House Deli presents Causeway Bar Nights, a Friday experience in Colaba, Mumbai, paying tribute to the vibrant entertainment hub of Causeway. Starting on July 28, 2023, this exclusive weekly event features a nostalgic "Rewind to the 90s and 2000s" theme with curated music from talented DJs. Complemented by a specially crafted menu and delightful cocktails, it promises an unforgettable night of music and memories.

Date: July 28, 2023

Time: 8.30 pm onwards

Address: B K Boman Behram Marg Ground Floor, Building 24, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai

Explore eight diverse cheeses from India and around the globe. Mansi Jasani, the founder of The Cheese Collective, will guide you through identifying milk types, sensory experiences, cheese families, pairing, cooking, and storage techniques.

Date: July 31, 2023

Time: 7-8.30 pm

Price: Rs 2500 Book here.

Address: Breach Candy, Mumbai

Photo: NMACC/Toiletpaper