Discos in Mumbai – Bombay Discotheques
Discos in Mumbai – Bombay Disco
Discos in Mumbai – Bombay Disco
1. FIRE AND ICE
Phoenix Mills, Gala No. 5, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel,
Mumbai 400 013. Tel : 2498 0444 Timings : 9 pm onwards
All credit cards accepted/Valet Parking Arguably, the most happening nightclub in town. At over 5000 sq.. Fire and Ice can be called the biggest nightclub in India. It can hold about 1000 – 1200 people, and sometimes even more than that. The place is reckoned on par with night clubs abroad. Ever since they started in October 1999, it has become a famous discotheque in the city. They play the more happening music from hip-hop to commercial to progressive to club. They also have an in-house studio where they create their own music. Entrance is strictly for couples. Mondays are the party nights when the whole place can be booked for private parties.
2. ATHENA CHAMPAGNE & CIGAR LOUNGE & RESTAURANT
41 -44, Minoo Desai Marg, Colaba. A Place to meet more than to
eat. A Vodka bar. Wine Bar, Buddha Bar&a lounge bar.
Large Dance Floor too. Entry for Girls free on Wednesday.
3. THREE FLIGHTS UP
Near Regal Cinema, Apollo Bunder Road, Mumbai-1.
Tel ; 22852298, 22829935 Timings : 7 pm to I am (12 noon to
3 pm lunch buffet) All credit cards accepted/Valet parking
Three Flights Up is one of Mumbai’s largest nightspots that can accommodate up to 800 people. The dance floor is of 500 sq. feet with state-of-the-art sound and light system. Like the name suggests, it is on the third floor, with a 70 feet long blue-lit entrance tunnel with matching runway lights leading to the disc. At 1 10 feet, there is a bar, probably the longest in the world. The music played here is of all kinds, from the 70s to the latest. Indian is played only on request. The crowd here is usually young. Ladies get free entry and do not even have to pay the cover charge. For lunch, they offer the world’s longest buffet with Indian, Chinese, Continental and Italian cuisines. Three Flights Up has other attractions like pool tables and interactive games.
4. RAZZBERRY RHINOCEROS
Juhu Hotel, Juhu Tara Road, nearJuhu Centaur, Mumbai 400 049.
Tel : 26184014 Timings : 9 pm onwards
Razzberry Rhinoceros has been backing musicians over the years to
reach out to Mumbai. Artistes likeTalvin Singh,Apache Indian, Air Supply, Remo, Hariharan, State of Bengal, Usha Uthup, Uncle Fish Fry, Sunita Rao have all performed here. Also showcased have been some of the best DJs in the country – Adnan Sami ,Akbar, Ryan, Hussain, Rohan.
On Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, it’s rock, retro, reggae, jazz
with some ‘commercial’ music also thrown in. On Thursdays, there is a live band that plays till 1 1 :30 pm, which is followed by popular commercial music. Fridays are given to trance and techno, Saturdays again go commercial. Sundays have live bands playing pop, jazz, blues, Latino, country western. On some Sundays there could be events like plays, stand up comedy, live acts, etc. People from all age groups are found here. Razz Rhino also has three pool tables upstairs and being one of the first to introduce pool in the city, takes the credit for the pool craze. Razz Rhino has a cover charge of Rs. 200 a couple on weekdays and Rs. 400 a couple on weekends.
5. NOT JUST JAZZ BY THE BAY
Soona Mahal, 143 Marine .Drive, Mumbai – 20. Tel : 22820957
Fax: 22024103, Timings : 6 pm to 2 am.
All credit cards accepted/Valet parking. Not Just Jazz by the Bay has
live performances, seven days a week.
Four days a week there is a live band; twice a week is the Karaoke night and there also is one solo performance per week. The music could be rock, blues, fusion and jazz. Some of the better bands of Mumbai play here. The crowd is mostly young. Not Just Jazz By The Bay has a soup, salad, sandwich and dessert buffet. (Rs. 223 inclusive of taxes).
The Leela. Andheri-KurIa Road, Sahar, Mumbai – 59. Tel: 691 1234
Timings : 9 pm onwards (Cyclone Recreation Room open from 12
noon to 1 am) All credit cards accepted/Valet parking
Attention is paid to every small detail, including fresh flowers; potpourri, perfumes and exquisite crystal greet you at the entrance.
The lighting inside is pulsating and hypnotic, with computerized, video generated effects created by ‘The Emulator’ and ‘Robozap’. Cyclone has a recreation room that offers pool, chess, backgammon and television for you to chill in. The music played knows no boundaries. The crowd is mixed and Cyclone prides on being a club where you can bring anyone.
Entry is Rs. 250 per person, except for members and their guests (maximum of three).
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