Mumbai Weekend Calendar: May 27 to 29
The best events to attend this weekend, in one place.HT48HRS_Special Updated: May 26, 2016 21:46 IST
>> Cricket Pub Quiz: Cheer for your favourite team this IPL season as you chomp on cajun sweet potato fries, chicken skewers and mini tacos. Also, win goodies by participating in IPL-related quizzes and avail one-plus-one offers.
Where: The Irish House, Phoenix Mills compound, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel
Call: 4347 1111
Price: Rs 285 onward
When: 6pm to 1am
>> Unlimited Beer: Every IPL lover gets to avail special offers on beer. Grab unlimited Budweiser beer, but only till the first wicket in the match falls. Enjoy creamy mushroom lattes and chicken bell peppers as you enjoy the nail-biting action on field.
Where: Py Bar and Bistro, 201, Hubtown Skybay, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mahalaxmi
Call: 2352 0005
Price: Rs 999 onward (unlimited beer)
When: 5pm to 1.30am
>> Havana Café and Bar: Make the most of this IPL season with cocktails like Snow on earth (whisky with amaretto) and Blood clot (vodka with grenadine). Enjoy finger fries and beer-battered onion rings while watching the matches.
Where: Havana Café and Bar, The Gordon House Hotel, Apollo Bunder, Colaba
Call: 3371 6016
Price: Rs 699 onward
When: 8pm to 10pm
>> A Special Bond: Attend a play that showcases writer Ruskin Bond’s journey to success and how his real life adventures led to the making of his books.
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point
Call: 6622 3737
Tickets: Rs 250 onward
>> Awestrung: Spend an evening listening to Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Café and Maati Baani, in collaboration with each other. Known for their electronic-fusion, they will be singing songs that depict monsoons.
Where: Courtyard, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel
Call: 4333 9994
Entry: Free via registration on insider.in
When: 6.30pm onward
Food and Drinks
>> Taste of Mexico: Savour Mexican dishes like fiesta chicken quesadillas and veg tacos. Enjoy cocktails like amigo (a mix of liqueur and blueberry crush) and troublemaker (a tequila-infused cocktail with chilli peppers)
Where: Hard Rock Café, Bombay Dyeing Mills Compound, Worli
Call: 2438 2888
Price: Rs 365 onward
When: 12pm to 1.30am
>> Fasten Your Seat Belts: Attend a comedy show that will feature comedians like Punit Pania and Sonali Thakker, as they narrate the tales of people who take off on impromptu trips, while most of the others are busy saving money.
Where: The Barking Deer, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Lower Parel
Call: 6141 7400
Tickets: Rs 300
>> The Sindhi Food Crawl: Get to know about relatively lesser-known Sindhi delicacies and savour them. Hosted by Jatin Khanna, a hospitality graduate and a Sindhi, the crawl features dishes like sanni pakoda, Sindhi kadhi, and maajun, a special Sindhi sweet made using dry fruits.
Where: Bombay Presidency Golf Club main gate, Dr Chotram Gidwani Road, Chembur (E)
Call: 98233 19383
Price: Rs 800 per person;
When: 4.45pm onward
>> Night Camping: Escape the busy city life and head to Matheran. the smallest hill station in India. Camp near Charlotte Lake, meditate early in the morning, and make memories as you photograph the natural beauty.
Where: Train from CST to Neral; Neral railway station ticket counter (meeting point)
Call: 93700 80086
Tickets: Rs 600
When: 12.30am (assembly time)
>> The Art of Decoupage: Get hands-on experience on the different methods involved in the French art of decoupage (a process of decorating an object by sticking coloured paper on its body). Develop the skill of making art journals as artist Pooja Gupta takes you through this creative process.
Where: Ramada, Juhu Tara Road, Theosophical Housing Colony, Juhu
Call: 97392 93993
Tickets: Rs 3,000
>> Summer Funk: Choreographer Shiamak Davar’s dance school is back with its annual student show. It will showcase participants from the ages of four to 84 as they groove to their favourite songs.
Where: St Andrew’s Auditorium, St Dominic Road, Bandra (W)
Call: 2640 1657
Tickets: Rs 450 onward
>> Book Share Drive: Be a part of a cause that encourages you to donate books, which will be distributed across various NGOs in Mumbai to help underprivileged children gain education. You also get a chance to share your book collection with another book lover and browse through theirs.
Where: ML Dahanukar College of Commerce, Dixit Road, Vile Parle (E)
Call: 84469 41935
When: 10am to 5pm