30 Best Kebabs In Mumbai For 2019

    ­In a cosmopolitan city like Mumbai there’s an ardent amount of varieties available in almost every category especially Food and Beverage. The city that never sleeps is also a big open palate of culinary giants that serve you delicacies from all over the world. Whilst some like to explore the local cuisines of the city and streets many settlers venture about town to find the best quality kebabs. Kebabs are quite the favorite appetizer amongst the youth, millennial’s or basically anybody who has a longing for smoked meat in aromatic flavored spices.

    Here are our top 30 picks across the city for the juiciest and succulent kebabs that’ll satisfy your heart and tummy:

    1. Lucknowee Tunday Kebab, Andheri West

    If you’re looking for authentic style Lucknowee Tunday Kebabs then this is the place for you. Coarsely minced mutton marinated in traditional nawabi spices, aromatic flavor makes your heart skip a beat. These kebabs are so deliciously soft and creamy that they melt in your mouth the instant you devour it. Apart from them you can try Tandoori Barra, Akbari Kebab, Lebanese Kebab, Delhi 6, Murgh Kulfi, Murgh Anarkali and Murgh Angaara from their more than 20+ varieties of kebabs and starters from the menu.

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    Average Cost:  ₹700 for two
    Timings:  12:30pm – 4pm, 7pm – 12midnight
    Address: 121, SV Road, Opposite Ghaswala Dairy Fresh, Jogeshwari West, Mumbai

     2. Sardarji, Bandra West

    This cozy place is a very well-known and recommended place for some of the most authentic North Indian style kebabs and tikkas. The most popular dishes which include Pocket Naans which is basically a chicken stuffed & seasoned gravy bread that comes in your favorites such as Butter Chicken and Chicken Tikka. Apart from these the must try kebabs in this joint are the Chicken Malai Tikka, Chicken Lahori Tikka, Lasooni Kebab and most importantly the Chatpata Amritsari Fish Tikkas.

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    Average Cost: ₹500 for two people
    Timings:  11am – 4am
    Address: 160/A, 29th Road, Mel Milap, Abbas Compound, T.P.S. 3, Near Grand Residency, Bandra west, M-400050

     3. Café Noorani, Mumbai Central

    This comfy Irani style café is located closely to the heart of the city i.e., Haji Ali. This eatery specializes in some Mughlai style kebabs and Chinese fusion kebabs that are a must try here. Apart from the touted Chicken Tandoori Biriyanis one should try is the Mutton Seekh Kebabs, Chilli Garlic Kebabs, Murgh Nizami Kebabs, Chicken Kasturi Kebabs and if you’re feeling a little more adventurous then go for on special order Chicken Liver Tikkas.

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    Average Cost: ₹750 for two people
    Timings:  8am – 12am
    Address: 5 D, Tardeo Road, Haji Ali Circle, Tardeo, Mumbai Central

     4. Bademiya, Colaba

    Any Mumbaikar, new or old is accustomed with the spicy and tender style kebabs served at Bademiya. One generally choses this bistro for lip smacking North Indian style kebabs but there’s more to them especially the Mutton Shami & Boti kebabs, Chicken Seekh, Chicken Reshmi Tikkas and if you want to opt for a combination of all their best kebabs then try out the Non Veg Platter that has their best of  every delicacy.

    Average Cost: ₹900 for two people
    Timings:  1pm – 1am
    Address: Tulloch Road, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai

     5. Ustads Kebab And Chinese Center, Borivali West

    This outdoor eatery in the Borivali suburbs is known for its mouthwatering and delicious street style kebabs. Along with reasonable pricing this place attracts a lot of youngsters due to the quantity and quality which is perfectly made for those on budget and yet want to devour tender kebabs. One must definitely try the Beef seekh kebabs, Chicken Tikka kebab, Chicken Malai kebabs and the Boti kebabs available in both Chicken and Mutton.

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    Average Cost: ₹400 for two people
    Timings: 6:30pm – 11:30pm
    Address: Holy Cross Road, IC Colony Ext, I C Colony, Borivali West, Mumbai

    6. Sarvi, Byculla

    Been serving kebabs out of their tiny little corner shop, Sarvi’s almost has a legendary status. The Sheesh Kebabs here are considered the best in the city. And while you are here, don’t forget to try ou their crispy kebabs which are encased in soft pav. You’ll thank us.

    Best Kebab Sarvi Byculla

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    Average Cost: ₹350 for two people
    Timings: 7:30am – 12:30am
    Address: Sarvi, 184/196, Dimtimkar Road, Opposite Nagpada Police Station, Byculla, Mumbai

    7. Neel – Tote On The Turf, Mahalaxmi

    You didn’t think we’d forget our vegetarian patrons, did you? Don’t despair if you are not a fan of poultry or non-vegetarian food in general because Neel whips up some great vegetarian kebabs that are just as good as the non-vegetarian ones. One might even go as far as to say that they are even better.

    Best Kebab Neel Tote On The Turf

    Average Cost: ₹1700 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 7:00pm – 12:00am
    Address: Neel, Tote On The Turf, Gate 4 & 5, Mahalaxmi Racecourse, Keshva Rao, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai

    8. Ticca Tikka, Andheri

    Relatively new when it comes to the kebab scene in Mumbai, Ticca Tikka has already made a great reputation for itself. If you love your seafood then you have to try their Tandoori Prawns. Marinated to perfection and with just the right amount of char, the juicy prawns taste like heaven on a plate.

    best kebab ticca tikka

    Average Cost: ₹1500 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm – 1:00am
    Address: Ticca Tikka, 4, Royal Classic, New Link Road, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West, Mumbai

    9. Taftoon Bar & Kitchen, Bandra Kurla Complex

    Bringing the flavours of Kashmir, Bangladesh and Afghanistan in their food, Taftoon is a wonderful place to head to when you are planning on having a sumptuous lunch or dinner. Their cleverly crafted cocktails complement their food menu. The Galouti Kebab practically melt in your mouth and that in itself is a great sign of a good restaurant.

    Best kebab Taftoon

    Average Cost: ₹2500 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm – 12:00am
    Address: Taftoon Bar & Kitchen, Unit 2, C-31 & 32, G Block, Naman Centre, Opposite Dena Bank, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai

    10. Khyber, Fort

    It’s not just MF Hussain’s paintings that adorn the walls of Khyber that draw the crowds to Khyber, it’s also their lip-smacking tandoor specialities. We personally, swear by their Chicken and Lamb Kebab platter which comes with mind-boggling varieties of kebabs. Special mention for the Pudina Tikka which has just the right amount of minty freshness and tangy marinade.

    Best kebab Khyber

    Average Cost: ₹2600 for two people
    Timings: 12:30pm – 3:30pm, 7:30pm – 11:30pm
    Address: Khyber, 145, MG Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai

    11. Birista, Multiple Outlets

    The best chain of Mughlai delicacies in Navi Mumbai, Birista started off as a small joint that used to serve up some great biryani. Now not only do they make delicious biryani but also some really amazing kebabs. Our money is on the Sia Seekh Kebab and even Chef recommends it. Can’t really go wrong with that, can you?

    Birista Kebab

    Average Cost: ₹650 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm –3:30pm, 7:00pm – 12:00am
    Address: Multiple Outlets

    12. Jyran By Sofitel, Bandra Kurla Complex

    When you planning on dining luxuriously, make sure you do it right. And you just can’t mess it up with Jyran. The restaurant by Sofitel has always been consistent with their food and you will have absolutely no complaints. I mean, how can you when you are digging into succulent pieces of meat that have been cooked to perfection.

    Jyran Kebab

    Average Cost: ₹3300 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm –3:00pm, 7:00pm – 11:45pm
    Address: Jyran, Sofitel Hotel, C 57, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumba

    13. Kebab Corner, Mahakali

    One of the best kebab places in Mumbai, Kebab Corner is the place to eat when you are in no mood to use cutlery. I personally feel that Mughlai cuisine is best enjoyed when you eat it with your bare hands. Their creamy reshmi tikkas paired with spicy green chutney is best enjoyed on a laidback weekend.


    Kebab Corner

    Average Cost: ₹500 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm –3:00pm, 7:00pm – 11:30pm
    Address: Kebab Corner, New Malini Apartments, MahakaliCaves Road, Near Conossa Convent School, Mahakali, Mumbai

    14. Pritam’s Global Cuisine, Thane

    Although Pritam’s makes everything under the sun when it comes to cuisines, it’s their kebabs that we absolutely adore. Their Tandoori Tofha which is a medley of veggies cooked in the tandoor made even a hardcore non-vegetarian like me go weak in the knees.

    Pritam's Global Cuisine

    Average Cost: ₹1500 for two people
    Timings: 11:00am – 11:00pm
    Address: Pritam’s Global Cuisine, Shop 1 & 2, Rosa Vista Building, Opposite Suraj Water Park, Ghodbunder Road, Thane

    15. Ayaz’s The Kebab place, Bandra

    Every Bandra localite’s favourite place for kebabs, Ayaz’s is one of my personal favourites. Their Baida roti is literally perfect. Pillowy and soft, the egg-coating on top makes it crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. You can see them cooking your meat right in front of you and that is something magnetic to look at.

    Ayaz kebab

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    Average Cost: ₹500 for two people
    Timings: 6:00pm – 12:00am
    Address: Ayaz’s The Kebab Place, Shop 1, Gautam Kripa Dhiraj Grand Apartment, 15th Road, Khar West, Mumbai

    16. Jamavar By The Leela, Chakala

    The Leela’s flagship restaurant, Jamavar is one of a kind. And that’s because their vegetarian kebabs are out of this world. The Paneer Tikka is made out of the freshest paneer an you can literally feel it dissolve in your mouth. I know what I am having for dinner. And a special shoutout to their waiting staff which is absolutely gracious.

    Jamavar Kebab

    Average Cost: ₹4500 for two people
    Timings: 7:00pm – 12:00am
    Address: Jamavar, The Leela Mumbai, Andheri-Kurla Road, Sahar, Andheri East, Chakala, Mumbai

    17. Ustaadi, Fort

    When your late-night kebab cravings kick in, Ustaadi is where you need to head to. Close on the heels of Bademiyaan, Ustaadi is also a local favourite that has been around for quite some time. And it is a force to be reckoned with. Their kebabs and soft flaky rotis are like a dream come true.

    Ustaadi kebab

    Average Cost: ₹1500 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm –4:00pm, 7:00pm – 4:00am
    Address: Ustaadi, B, Sitaram Building, Dr. D. N. Road, Near Crawford Market, Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai

    18. Rahat Darbar, Multiple Outlets

    If you don’t have enough time to spare and you are looking for a quick bite to eat then this is the perfect place for you. Although, you can also sit at leisure and enjoy your meal at this family restaurant. Besides their glorious kebabs and tikkas, they also make some really god Indian Chinese food. So, you get the best of both worlds.

    Rahat Darbar Kebab

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    Average Cost: ₹800 for two people
    Timings: 12:30pm – 12:30am
    Address: Multiple outlets

    19. Kebab Korner By Inter Continental, Churchgate

    My favourite past time in the city is to sit in peace by Marine Drive and see the waves crash against the tetrapods. Now, that experience gets heightened when I can do that while I dig into juicy Chicken Tikka. The homely ambience of Kebab Korner only makes the experience better.

    Kebab Korner

    Average Cost: ₹3000 for two people
    Timings: 12:30pm –2:30pm, 7:30pm – 11:30am
    Address: Kebab Korner, Hotel Inter Continental, 135, Churchgate, Mumbai

    20. Kook, Chembur

    This restaurant might be a small one but there is nothing small about their huge portions of delicacies that they churn out on the daily. The feeling that you get when you bite into their Zaffrani Chicken Tikka is just pure joy and nothing else at all.

    Kook Kebab

    Average Cost: ₹1000 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm – 12:00am
    Address: Kook, Swami Jayramadas Shopping Centre, Chembur Mahul Road, R.C Marg, Near Basant Park, Chembur, Mumbai

    21. The Kitchen, Thane

    Thane peeps, this one is for you. I personally feel that you get the best dishes at tiny, hole-in-the-wall eateries and The Kitchen is just that. The non-descript places cooks up a storm and their kebabs are not to be messed with. Best enjoyed with some alcohol on a weekend, you’ll be left wanting more.

    The Kitchen

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    Average Cost: ₹750 for two people
    Timings: 11:30pm –3:00pm, 7:00pm – 11:30pm
    Address: The Kitchen, 33 to 38, Swami Vivekanand Vyapari Sankul, Mhada Layout, Vasant Vihar, Thane West

    22. Kakori House, Multiple Outlets

    For Kakori House, it all started with a place in Mahim and from there it got expanded to multiple outlets and we couldn’t be happier. And when you name your restaurant, it would just be wrong to not get the kakori kebab right. But that’s exactly where they excel. Minced meat that becomes practically putty in your mouth, you will instantly be reminded of the kakori kebabs of Lucknow.

    Kakori House

    Average Cost: ₹1100 for two people
    Timings: 11:30am – 11:30pm
    Address: Multiple outlets

    23. Farid Seekh Kebab Centre, Jogeshwari

    Thanks to Farid Seekh Kebab Corner, you don’t have to wait all the way for Ramzan to feast on soft and juicy seekh kebab. Now, seekh kebab might look simple but it is very difficult to get it right. Too much time on the tandoor and it will be too dry and if not cooked right, then it’s too moist. But these guys have pretty much nailed it so you won’t be getting any sub-standard kebabs.

    Farid Seekh Kebab Corner

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    Average Cost: ₹350 for two people
    Timings: 5:30pm – 1:00am
    Address: Farid Seekh Kebab Centre, Shop 13, Kismat Compound, Jogeshwari West, Jogeshwari, Mumba

    24. Dewano Daa Dhaba, Versova

    With the vibe of a dhaba and food that is fit for a king, Dewano Daa Dhaba is a quirky mix of elements but if there’s one thing that remains consistent throughout, it’s their food. Right from one of the best butter chickens in the city to making the best Chicken Tawa Chaap, it will take you a while to go through their entire menu. But make sure that you have a little of everything.

    Dewano Da Dhaba

    Average Cost: ₹1300 for two people
    Timings: 12:00pm – 1:00am
    Address: Dewano Daa Dhaba, Shop 13/14 A, Poseidon Building, Dr. Ashok Chopra Road, Off Yari Road, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai

    25. Peshawri By ITC Maratha, Chakala

    Everyone knows that ITC has some of the best North-Indian restaurants under its belt and Peshawri is one of those gems. The dining experience and hospitality at Peshawri will make you feel like a nawab because you always get the royal treatment there. And of course, the food is just as good. Each and every dish is made with love and care and you can actually taste it.

    Peshawri by ITC

    Average Cost: ₹5000 for two people
    Timings: 12pm – 2:45pm, 7pm – 11:45pm
    Address: Peshawri, ITC Maratha, Sahar Road, Chakala, Mumbai

    26. Curry Culture, Multiple Outlets

    If you are in the mood for a good fishy kebab then Curry Culture will take care of your needs. Besides an array of chicken kebabs, the restaurant also makes a really nice Fish Tikka and Fish Pudina Kebab. We can feel ourselves salivating already.

    Curry Culture

    Average Cost: ₹800 for two people
    Timings: 12:00am – 3:30pm, 7pm – 12:30am
    Address: Multiple Outlets

    27. Arbab, Bandra

    Now, you don’t have to travel all the way to Turkey to enjoy some Turkish delights. Bringing middle-eastern cuisine to the shores of Mumbai is Arbab. Located in the Bandra, this should be your go-to place when you are craving authentic Turkish kebabs like Shish Tawouk and Lamb Tikka. Served with a garlic sauce and fries, we are big fans.

    Arbab Kebab

    Average Cost: ₹1600 for two people
    Timings: 11:00am – 4;00am
    Address: Arbab, Shop 4, Plot 117, Muzzafar Manor, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

    28. Kebabs & Kurries, ITC Grand Central, Parel

    The right place to go to when you are in the mood to splurge, Kebabs $ Kurries definitely makes some of the best kebabs in Mumbai. And it is not just limited to plain chicken tikka, they even make a kebab out of the lotus stem. Talk about innovation, am I right?

    Kebabs & Kurries

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    Average Cost: ₹3000 for two people
    Timings: 12:30pm – 2:45pm, 7pm – 11:45pm
    Address: Kebabs & Kurries, ITC Grand Central, 287, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Parel, Mumbai

    29. Nice Fast Food Corner, Santacruz

    At Nice Fast Food Corner, they serve their kebabs with no-frills. Just the well-cooked kebabs with a side order of green chutney and sliced onions. And the simplistic side orders are what make the kebab shine.


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    Average Cost: ₹300 for two people
    Timings: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
    Address: Nice Fast Food Corner, Near St Teresa Convent School, SV Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai

    30. Biryani Guru, Belapur

    When we are not hogging on their exquisite biryani, we are digging into their amazing kebabs. Their Murg Barra kebab is a crowd favourite and you will definitely be in a food coma once you have had your fill of it.

    Biryani Guru

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    Average Cost: ₹1300 for two people
    Timings: 10:00pm – 11:00pm
    Address: Biryani Guru, Mermaid 1, Opposite Indian Naval Canteen, Sector 11, CBD-Belapur, Navi Mumbai

    Pratiksha Acharya
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