A melting pot of cuisines and cultures, Mumbai has always rejoiced at any occasion to celebrate. Eateries in the city are no different, so this Thanksgiving gorge on some traditional and unusual festive fare at these restaurants and five-star hotels.
Bastian, Bandra & Worli
Bastian serves up traditional American Thanksgiving delicacies like roast turkey with gravy alongside accompaniments like crackling pork, mashed potato, roasted Brussels sprouts, cranberry jam, string beans, and cornbread. For the dessert portion of the evening indulge in Bastian Bakery’s scrumptious mini apple pie and mini pumpkin pie.
When: November 25-28
Timings: 12PM – 4PM and 7PM – 12AM
Price: ₹14,500 (plus taxes)
For reservations call +91 8419965953 (Bandra) and +91 7208656073/4 or +91 8591630062 (Worli)
Drifters Breweries, Bandra West
What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than a Drunch at Drifters? The brewery is celebrating the special day with a menu of roast chicken breast, mashed potatoes, vegetables and pints of unlimited beer. Along with classic brews like Belgian Wit, German Lager, Cream Stout, Drifters also offers delicious concoctions such as Vienna Lager, American IPA, and Kokum Cider.
Weekdays: 4PM – 12AM
Weekend: 12PM – 12AM
For reservations call +91 83569 42680
To celebrate the joyous occasion of Thanksgiving, Ether has collaborated with Mag Street Cafe and Nandan Coffee to create a limited-edition menu. Their treats include a pumpkin cruffin, filled with delicious pumpkin ganache and feuille, pecan croissant, oozing with pecan cream, pecan syrup, candied pecans with seasonal spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. With the onset of the cold weather, Nandan Coffee is also serving up a pumpkin spice latte with spiced caramel.
When: Available till December 1
Timings: 8AM – 12AM
Dine-in: Mag Street Cafe, Colaba; Nandan Coffee will also be available at The White Crow Books and Coffee and Jio World Drive
JW Café, the all-day dining restaurant at Sahar celebrates Thanksgiving with an elaborate dinner spread featuring signature dishes such as roasted turkey, seafood and meat grill, Italian flat bread, and Malabar Thattukada.
When: November 24
Timings: 7PM – 11PM
Price: ₹2,750 ++
For reservations, call 022 6882 8888
JW Marriott Juhu
Lotus Café is set to create a banquet of dishes curated by Chef Abhishek Basu. The menu features classics such as honey mustard glazed leg of ham, accompanied by roasted rosemary potatoes, spinach and ricotta ravioli, roasted vegetables with balsamic and honey, orange glazed carrots with peas, sauteed brussels sprouts, and herb pilaf. Roasted butterball turkey is served with chicken sausages/bacon, sage, onion and herb stuffing, cranberry sauce, and a side of giblet gravy.
Sip on the season’s favourites like Pumpkin Spiced Punch and Rummish Punch and end the meal with Thanksgiving must-tries, Yule Log and plum cake.
When: November 25
Timings: 7PM- 11PM
Price: ₹2,450 ++
For reservations call +91 22 6693 3344 or +91 90046 16506
Pre-order for delivery via Marriott Bonvoy on Wheels, available on November 24 and 25.
Poco Loco Tapas and Bar
The Spanish Mexican restaurant gears up for Thanksgiving with a spread of pulled turkey salad, turkey bruschetta, mashed potato with gravy and a roast turkey. Thanksgiving special pies like salted caramel apple, pecan with almond praline are part of the sweet menu. A customary dash of pumpkin is part of the fare with pumpkin cupcake frosted with cinnamon cream cheese.
Those who enjoy a well-made cocktail will want to try Poco Loco’s Cranberry Pie Cocktail, Kentucky Buck, a combination of homemade bitters, ginger beer, strawberry crush, and bourbon, Dr. Loco’s Cola Gaseosa, a molecular lab concoction made with homemade cola and whisky.
Sorrentina at Foodhall is hosting a Thanksgiving Soiree in collaboration with Chef Nariman Abdygapparov and Chef Anushka Malkhani of Whisk with Us. The menu includes six-sections featuring a contemporary Italian tapas menu with family-style bakes and mains, cold small plates like a deconstructed Caesar salad, pumpkin burrata, brittle and tomato carpaccio, savoury Bomboloni with crispy eggplant, red pesto and mozzarella, Iayered patatas bravas with smoked paprika and stuffed zucchini flowers served along with fresh handmade pasta. Fresh dishes such as crab linguini with parsley and tomatoes and Mugello ravioli, buff à la Milanese, savoury crepes with ricotta, spinach, sour cream and seasonal veggies are part of the menu. For those with a sweet tooth try Sorrentina’s Tomato Crunch, a mimic tomato filled with vanilla mousse, tomato and raspberry jam and basil crunch, Mongers Cheesecake – creamy cheese mousse shaped in a form of cheese and Sicilian Cannoli – a Sicilian pistachio and chocolate cannoli.
On Friday, November 26, the restaurant has a special surprise for guests. A day-long celebration with a Burrata Bar, a travelling Prosecco trolley, a live Turkey station serving up roasted turkey, cranberry jus and roasted veggies, a floating Italian tapas menu, an Italian Dessert Garden and an evening of live music are part of the festivities.
Feast on French-style bistro, Soufflé S’il Vous Plaît’s Thanksgiving menu, curated by Chef Vidit Aren. The menu features family-style sharing roasts with all the fixings, including truffle roast chicken with chicken jus, roasted filet mignon with béarnaise brandy and black peppercorn jus, confit pressed pork belly with granny smith sauce. Choose from side dishes like mashed potato, oven roast potatoes, roasted vegetables, sautéed mushrooms, brown butter spinach, green beans with slivered almonds and the house salad.
When: November 25
Timings: 12:30PM to 12AM
Price: Starting at ₹5000 (plus taxes)
For reservations call +91 8657512648 (prior reservation recommended)