In Goregaon & Beyond
Collected by Neha Puntambekar , AFAR Local Expert
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, began its journey to metropolis as seven islands along the western coast of India. Over the years, as the city grew, it began to spread out, giving rise to the Mumbai suburbs. One such suburb is Goregaon. Where it was once a middle class refuge, Goregaon now houses international business houses, sprawling malls, bustling film studios, and some of Mumbai's best open green spaces.
Film City Rd, Film City Complex, Aarey Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065, India
Mumbai is the home base for the Hindi Film Industry, popularly known as Bollywood, and one of the most iconic industry locations is Film City. Film City is spread across 500 acres, and on most days employs hundreds of artists and technicians. Set...
Aarey Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Spread over 4000 acres, the Aarey Milk Colony continues to be one of the city’s surviving open green spaces, much favored by joggers, runners, and cyclists, and nature lovers. Back when Mumbai had limited entertainment options, a Sunday picnic at...
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
When you see this UNESCO World Heritage–listed train station, you’ll understand why it’s described as an eastern version of London’s St. Pancras. This imposing reminder of the British raj, designed in an extravagant Victorian-Gothic style with...
Asmita Bhavan, Ajgaonkar Maidan, Western Express Highway, Jogeshwari (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400060, India
The next time you're in Mumbai, sign up for a two-hour introductory session at Sagittarius Archery. A qualified instructor will take you through the basic techniques before arming you with an appropriate bow and arrow. When you pull that arrow...
Rustomjee Ozone Towers, Goregaon Mulund Link Road, Goregaon West, Mumbai Suburban, Mahesh Nagar, Goregaon West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400104, India
Looking for an authentic, light Indian meal? Try the Old Madras Cafe, on the Goregaon Mulund Link Road. The menu offers light snacks such as the crispy, crepe-like dosas, medu vadas, and soft, white idlis. They are all served with coconut chutney,...
Bon Bon Lane, Juhu Versova Link Road, Gharkul Society, Seven Bunglow, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053, India
Across north India you'll come across dhabas: food stops serving wholesome meals to travelers. Urban Tadka is a big-city take on these highway institutions. The menu includes rich north India curries—butter chicken, reshmi tikka, Amritsari...
Oberoi Mall, 2nd Floor, Next to PVR Cinemas, Army chief Arun Kumar Vaidya Marg, Yasodhama,Goregaon East, Yashodham, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India
On days when you crave light, fresh food stop by Cafe Moshe's. Their menu has a strong Middle Eastern influence so you can expect to find platters of hummus, kebabs, and crunchy salads with pine nuts and pomegranates. And don’t guilt yourself out...
Industrial Area, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400102, India
Firangi Paani's daily happy hour is the perfect time to order beers, signature cocktails, wine, and more. Designed much like an English pub, Firangi Paani is all keg tables, leather chairs, and polished wood. There's also a decent menu, ensuring...
Western Express Hwy, Yashodham, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India
Shopping centers in Mumbai are great places to spend a hot day and they contain everything you could need. The Oberoi Mall is one such destination in the city. You can spend the day shopping (especially during sale season), eating, taking a coffee...
Shop No. B-5, Old Furniture Market, Opposite Oshiwara Petrol Pump, Oshiwara, Bridge, Swami Vivekananda Rd, Pratiksha Nagar, Jogeshwari West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400102, India
Old benches with handcrafted backrests, beautiful writing desks, well preserved prints, cast-iron lamps with intricate detailing, and massive grandfather clocks—these are just some of the treasures you can find at the Oshiwara furniture market....
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