Shots are here.
Cha Maila! Yeah that was the first shot we downed on our first visit to Bombay's shot bar. Our night at He Said She Said started off with a 20 minute wait (according to the Maitre d') which extended 10 more minutes even though the place is huge. We stood at the crowded bar which was a bit uncomfortable owing to the warm evening and the fact that there weren't any bar stools. That's when I was asking for the cutting chai shot (Masala Chai). I didn't know what it was called but the bartender said it was Cha Maila so we got that. Whiskey and Caramel. Not bad. Got the table in the outer section. The fans were working but weren't enough because of the heat and crowd. Music was decent but a bit on the louder side. The prices of everything were pretty decent. We ordered quite a few Long Islands which were extremely strong and got us tipsy before we knew it. The food was really good. The Jalapeno Poppers were excellent. The Assorted Bruschetta platter was decent. Grilled Chicken and the Wings were great. The pizza was really small. Mushrooms were excellent. Chicken Shawarma alright (have tasted better in Bombay). Damages weren't much. About 3000 for the 3 of us, all inclusive, with a lot of alcohol. Will definitely recommend a visit. Weekends tend to be packed but the crowd is surprisingly good even though it's Andheri.
Definitely worth a shot!
A lot of my friends were telling me about this place, so I decided to give it a try for a couple of drinks. We headed there a little early at around 8pm as we had dinner plans already. I've been told that it can get packed later on in the night, but at the time we entered, there was not too much crowd and plenty of tables to chose from. The place itself is quite big with indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor area is quite spacious and has all kinds of seating options. The have a 'shot bar' but since I was there just for a couple of drinks, I didn't try it. The prices are pretty reasonable, especially during their happy hours. I must add, the french fries are just Rs.60, which is probably the lowest I've seen anywhere, and they don't stinge on the quantity at all. The service was pretty quick, probably because it wasn't crowded, however, the beer I ordered wasn't cold enough and had to be sent back twice. There is a charge for mixers, but after seeing the prices and the fact that it was happy hours, I couldn't really complain. The shots were pretty reasonably priced too and came in a LOT of flavours (maybe I should have tried the 'shot bar'). I have to give a special mention to the music that was being played - I LOVED it!! I'm not sure if they play commercial later on in the night, but while I was there, the DJ was playing some wonderful deep house tunes. I'm not kidding, I had my phone out every other song trying to Shazam for their names. Overall, I really liked the place and definitely going again.....and again.
In terms of the food, the variety is very very limited. The place has mostly finger food and appetizers to offer. So if one is going with expectations of even a remotely decent meal, I wouldn't recommend it. The quality of the food too is a little above average, having nothing exceptional to offer. I for one, was quite disappointed with the french fries. I never thought french fries would ever disappoint me. The grilled cajun chicken is surprisingly delicious and out of everything I ate there, that's what I would recommend. The bruschetta is also something quite delicious. The shots menu card seemed absolutely tempting and is on my must try-out list if I do visit it again, considering it is a 'shot bar'.
Valentine day diaster
Went for the Valentine day event on 14th Feb. The ambience, food was excellent and keeping in keeping with the Valentine day theme. The music was however a big disappointment and ruined our Valentine day outing. Guess the DJ has never been for a Valentine day bash before. Everything except for love songs were played and sad to say he did not even have the music to play for the few requests which came his way. To his credit the dance floor did not attract even a single foot fall and could see him strutting around with a beer pint rather than keeping our feet tapping. Definitely not going back there if this DJ is in attendance.
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