The joyous festival of Onam brings with it the promise of indulging in the sumptuous traditional feast known as Onam Sadya. This year, Mumbai is abuzz with exceptional venues that are all set to treat you to an authentic and unforgettable Onam dining experience. From artistic culinary journeys to traditional thali-style feasts, or elaborate meal boxes delivered right to your doorstep, these unique offerings showcase the rich cultural and gastronomic heritage of Kerala.
1. The Bombay Canteen – Raja Ravi Varma’s Feast of Wonders
Immerse yourself in the world of Raja Ravi Varma's art and history at The Bombay Canteen in collaboration with Zomato Live. With AI magic by Ari Jayaprakash and culinary brilliance by Manu Chandra and Hussain Shahzad, this feast unveils imaginative creations like banana and kappa crackling, Malabar dry-aged duck roast, jaggery chatti pathiri crepe cake, Sulaimani cheesecake and more.
Where: The Bombay Canteen, Unit-1, Process House, S.B. Road, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400013
When: Tuesday, August 29, 2023 | Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Price: Rs 8,850/- onwards (per person)
2. Kebab Korner, InterContinental Marine Drive – Celebratory Sadya
Indulge in a sumptuous celebratory Sadya at Kebab Korner, InterContinental Marine Drive, one of Mumbai’s most sought-after restaurants. This year the multi-course vegetarian feast will be served thali-style featuring over 25 dishes from across Kerala, including snacks with pickles and condiments, a variety of curries, different vegetable preparations, red rice, and sweets to end with.
Where: Kebab Korner, InterContinental Marine Drive, Level 1, 135 Marine Drive, Churchgate, Mumbai.
When: 20th - 31st August, Lunch 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Price: INR 1600+ taxes per person
3. South of Vindhyas - 56-dish Onam Sadya
Indulge in the essence of Onam at the South of Vindhyas, located within Vile Parle's Orchid Hotel. They are offering a six-day culinary extravaganza curated by Chef Bala Subramanian. With a menu of 56 authentic dishes, including kachiya moru and traditional desserts, this feast is a celebration of Kerala's culinary heritage.
Where: South of Vindhyas, Orchid Hotel, Vile Parle
When: From August 25 to 30. 12.30 - 4 pm and 7 -11 pm.
Price: INR 2,100
For reservations: Call Haresh at +91 75 0601 0316 | +91 22 6169 7000
4. JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar – Harvest Feast Meal Box
Indulge in the true spirit of Onam with a delectable culinary journey through the vibrant flavours of sadya. Thoughtfully prepared and delivered to your doorstep by Marriott Bonvoy On Wheels, this experience brings the essence of the festival right to your home. Savour traditional delicacies including sarkarra varatiyatu, kadala curry, matta rice, ada pradhaman, inji vellam, carrot acharam, pusani kai eriserry, and parap usali.
When: Aug 29, 2023
Price: Rs 3000 plus taxes
Order your feast: via Marriott Bonvoy On Wheels
5. Podi & Spice at Magazine St Kitchen - Onam Sadya
Podi & Spice presents a special Sadya menu curated by Tresa Francis, paired with warm hospitality by Divya Prabhakar. Embrace tradition with the option of fish fry and chicken alongside the traditional feast.
When: 26th & 27th August, lunch service only, at 12:30 PM
Price: Rs 3,750 (veg & non-veg), inclusive of beverages
For reservations: Book via Food Matters website
6. Fifty Five East, Grand Hyatt Mumbai – Traditional Feast
Grand Hyatt Mumbai presents a lavish Onasadya feast with 30 delectable dishes served on traditional banana leaves. Experience the magic of Kathakali performances along with the vibrant traditions of Kerala.
Where: Grand Hyatt Mumbai & Residences, Santacruz East, Mumbai
When: Aug 27, 2023, 12:30 pm – 4 pm
Price: Rs 3,700
For reservations: +91 7045950135
NairOnFire's delivery kitchen offers an array of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, including superfood-based creations, as part of their 'unsadya'. Enjoy the convenience of a boxed meal with a banana leaf touch.
When: Aug 20, Aug 26, Aug 27 and Aug 29, 2023
Price: Rs 1795
Pre-order your meals: call +91 93240 59522
8. The St. Regis Mumbai - Onam Sadya Meal Box
Enjoy a luxurious sadya at home with the Onam Sadya Meal Box by The St. Regis Mumbai. Loaded with over 20 delicacies, including coconut ghee rice and payasams, each symbolising abundance and prosperity.
When: Aug 28 – Aug 29, 2023
Price: Rs 2,550 per box (suffices two people)
For reservations: +91 2261628422
9. Just Kerala – Flavours of Kerala
Indulge in the essence of Onam at Just Kerala with 27 items, including a range of pachadis, rasam, thoran, and payasam. You can add chicken, mutton, or prawn dishes to your sadya at an additional cost. The setting is elegant, and the food never fails.
Where: Hotel Samraj Building, Second Floor, Chakala Rd, Parshiwada, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099
When: Aug 29, 2023
Price: Rs 1,300
For reservations: 89289 87146
10. Saffron, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu – Lavish Sadya Feast
Revel in the essence of Onam with an extraordinary Sadya lunch at Saffron, JW Marriott Mumbai. The aromatic spices and an array of dishes such as olan, kalan, pachadi, thoran, avial, and more promise an authentic journey into Kerala's culinary heritage. Relish the unparalleled dining experience and celebrate the festival in genuine style at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu.
Where: JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu, Juhu Tara Rd, Juhu Tara, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049
When: August 29, 2023, Lunch 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: A la carte menu
For reservations: Call +91 22 6693 3344 or +91 90046 16506