Pink faces, red hands and green noses, the vibrant festival of colours beckons us to splash colours and have a good time with the ones we love. So, we thought, why not list some fun things happening around the city?
Gulkand Thandai @The Bombay Havelli, Charni Road
Gulkand Thandai at The Bombay Havelli
If youve passed from outside of Charni Road Station, youve probably seen The Bombay Havelli and they have a special delight for the festival of colours. Earthy, sweet and floral Gulkand (candied rose petals)
all amalgamate to manifest into Thandai.
Sweet Treats@Govindas, Girgaon Chowpatty
Phirni at Govinda's
Ever fancied being in Mathura on Holi? Worry not! Govindas has you covered, well, at least with the food. Head to Govindas and indulge in dishes like Dahi Bhalle, Puran Puri, Corn Sev Puri and desserts like Doodhi Halwa, Gujia and Phirni. Wash this delightful feast down with Kairi Jaljeera.
Thandai Ice cream@Papacream, Churchgate
Thandai Ice cream at Papacream
This Holi, have your Thandai and eat it too! Papacreams Thandai Ice cream, infused with cardamom and saffron and topped with a light sprinking of almonds, rose petals and pistachios, is perfect for your after Holi binge! You can get your dose of this leafy Mukhwaas with Gulkand, all in a scoop of frozen delight! Sure to please, this flavour is perfect for those who can't do without their Kolkata Meetha Paan
Holi Brunch@Four Points by Sheraton, Navi Mumbai
Holi Brunch at Four Points by Sheraton, Navi Mumbai
Holi is a day to immerse yourself in the merriment and joy of colours as good wins over evil. So dont hold yourself back and come over and enjoy this festival to the hilt by relishing an authentic brunch at Four Points by Sheraton, Navi Mumbai. From sparkling cocktails and cold Thandai to Puran Polis and Rasmalais, dig into some festive delights as you savour some decadent food.
Chuski Shots@Mumbai Vibe, Khar
Chuski Shots at Mumbai Vibe
If you think Thandai and Gujiya is old school, you should probably head to one of the newest restaurants in town and try some Chuski Shots. Frozen centres doused in flavours such as Kokum, Peach and Khus, Blueberry and the classic Kala Khatta. And guess what? You can add a spirit of your choice too! Relive your childhood memories whilst you celebrate the festival of colours.
With inputs from Neil Mundhe
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