October has become synonymous with Oktoberfest - a German beer and folk festival. While it is German in origin, other cities across the world also hold celebrations inspired by the German festival. Here’s a round-up of the ones celebrated in Mumbai:
1) All about beer at Toast Bistro
Binge on beer cocktails such as Praga from Czech Republic and Pearl River from China. You can also savour German food such as potato salad and German fries.
Till: October 10
Where: Toast Bistro and Bar, T24 Residency, Church Road, Near Airport Metro Station, Andheri (E)
Call: 70459 02799
Price: Rs1,000 onwards
2) Flavours of Germany at MRP
This month, MRP’s menu incorporates a plethora of German dishes such as eggplant schnitzel with currywurst, veg beer & cheese soup and beers such as oranjeboom and Hoegaarden, the German way.
Till: October 31
Where: MRP, 20 Dharamputra, Pritam Estate, Dadar (E)
Price: Rs1,300 onwards
3) Go Bavarian at ZooBar
ZooBar’s German food and beer menu features beer and cheese soup and potato cheese balls, among other dishes.
Where: ZooBar, DJ Road, above McDonald’s, Vile Parle (W)
Price: Rs 1,700 onwards
4) Owltoberfest at The White Owl
Experience the flavours of Bavaria, this month under one roof. Play beer games while feasting on German food such as beer-Braised Onion & Emmental Tart, Chef’s Vegetable Hot Dog and Späetzle & Sautéed Mushroom.
Where: The White Owl, One Indiabulls Centre, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
Call: 2421 0231
Price: Rs 2,000
5) Special beers at Imbiss
Celebrate the festival by savouring a variety of beers such as Foster and Budweiser, among others. The menu boasts of corndogs, onion rings and German spareribs.
Where: Imbiss, Pipewala Building, 4th Pasta lane, Colaba
Call: 2202 0455
Price: Rs1,200 onwards