Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Mumbai. WTR's Mumbai map shows you the location of the Colaba Causeway and the EsselWorld .
WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at Ziya and what to order at San Qi.
Welge Travel Report Notables for Mumbai
Getting around Mumbai
Public transportation in Mumbai
WTR's Tony Transit says the best site for public transportation in is Mumbai (http://www.internations.org/mumbai-expats/guide/living-in-mumbai-15323/transportation-in-mumbai-2)
People Watching in Mumbai
Our Francois Flaneur says the best "PW" is the seaside of Marine Drive from Walkeshar to Nariman Point.
Dining in Mumbai
WTR's Carlota Cuisine says you'll find the best dining at Neel - Tote on the Turf - L & D Daily, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Gate 4 & 5, Keshva Rao
Cool bar and dining in an elegant setting.
Nightlife/Entertainment areas in Mumbai
Our Shauna Showtime says the best nightlife is in the major hotels.
Alcoholic Beverages in Mumbai
Our Larry Lager warns that alcoholic beverages may not be as labeled, especially wine. Larry says major luxury hotels are the exception.
Business Information for Mumbai
Lagniappe for Mumbai
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as: The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
Now to December 31, 2018 see Kolkata through Colonial Eyes
This exhibition depicts the flourishing city of Calcutta and its culture by some of the prominent British landscape artists from the eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries. The gallery showcases a thematic blend of prints illustrating Palladian architectural details by Thomas Daniell and James Baillie Fraser; city vistas by William Wood Junior and Frederick Fiebig; ritualistic representation of Churruck Poojah by James Moffat, an elegant cavalry depiction of Sir Charles D'Oyly; and a stormy monsoon portrayal by Selmar Hess. This exhibition follows Bombay to Mumbai – Door of the East with the Face to the West in the Prints and Drawings Gallery of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.
Here is help in regard to your business in Mumbai : (http://www.refermumbai.com/)
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Indian Food Glossary: For your convenience we have included the following description for popular Indian dishes and definitions for Indian ingredients.
Popular Indian Dishes
Achar: Any kind of pickle
Biryani: A fancy rice casserole, often containing meat, poultry, seafood or vegetables
Chapati/Roti: Thin bread cooked on the griddle
Dal: Any kind of legume--beans, peas, or lentils
Dosa: Crispy, crepe-like southern Indian specialty filled with potatoes or vegetables
Ghee: Clarified butter
Korma: Braised meats in a thick, mild creamy sauce
Kulcha: Tender, pita-like bread cooked in the tandoor
Lassi: A refreshing, creamy yogurt drink that can be sweet or salty
Masala: Spice blend
Naan: Flat, oval bread cooked in the tandoor
Pakora: Fritter dipped in a spicy chickpea batter; can be made with vegetables, cheese, chicken or seafood
Pappadum: Spicy lentil wafers
Paratha: Flaky bread fried on the griddle
Poori: Airy, deep-fried bread
Pulao: An aromatic rice pilaf
Raita: A yogurt-based condiment usually containing vegetables
Rasam: A thin, spicy broth
Saag: Spinach, but can also refer to other greens
Sambar: An extremely spicy broth popular in southern India
Samosa: Flaky, pyramid-shaped pastry stuffed with potatoes or ground meat; a traditional Indian snack
Tandoor: A deep, clay oven that has very high temperatures
Tandoori: Any dish cooked in a tandoor
Vindaloo: An extremely spicy curry dish that's a regional specialty of Goa
Recognition: We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.