RAZZBERRY RHINOCEROS (RE)OPENS ITS DOORS
NOSTALGIC CHARM WITH A REVIVED SPIRIT
If you’re a kid who grew up in the 80’s music scene, there’s no way you could’ve missed the legendary ‘Razzberry Rhinoceros’. The place where many a bands played their first gig, ‘Razz,’ as people fondly called it, gave the Mumbai nightlife scenario a distinct ‘underground’ vibe where one could enjoy different genres of music under one roof. More than a decade later, the iconic venue is set to open its doors once again.
Piccadily Group brings back to you, Razzberry Rhinoceros’s sentimental charm as it was actually supposed to be in today’s date and age. Directors Neeren and Nitin Tewari – the brother duo with extensive experience in the F & B industry have mindfully planned each detail to embrace the natural beachscape while retaining some of the old time charm. The passage leading to the venue gives you a glimpse of the new Razzberry Rhinoceros experience, expressed through wall paintings. Inside, the stunning views of the sun and sea take over and can be enjoyed from different vantage points. Razzberry Rhinoceros has created five unique food & beverage experiences. The Bistro section, with whitewashed brick walls and comfortable seating, is a perfect place for meals. A corner ‘Wine and Coffee’ bar has just the right aromas wafting through as one enjoys comfort Mediterranean food or a game of pool. The bistro easily flows from a casual working and lunch section in the day to a cosy dinner space at night. The Patio spills over to the outside and offers everything that the bistro does for those who need to be closer to nature and the sea.
The kitchen has been advised and mentored by Chef Ranveer Brar who has helped create the menus at Razzberry Rhinoceros that matches the feel of the different sections & different epochs of the day.
The bistro and patio boasts of a largely Mediterranean menu that includes soups and salads, starters like Turkish Minted Falafel and Chargrilled Pepper Calamari and mains that include a wholesome Vegetable and Lamb Tagine, Pan Seared Sea Bass and a Pork Curry with Apple Couscous. For those who’d like to stick to Italian fare, there are pastas – Gnocchi in Meat Broth, risottos – Shrimp, Zucchini and Lemon Zest and pizzas. Vegetarians need not fret; the menu has an extensive list of delectable mains, entrées & desserts you can choose from.
‘Razz Bar,’“The Spirit of the Spirits”, has been designed to accommodate great beverages and great times. The high ceilings and leather dressed couch-style seating give the room a casual lounge style vibe. It has been designed to accommodate working and lunch crowd in the day and standing audience for live gigs and acoustic performances in the evenings. Here, the menu is centred around modern Indian food with a focus on flavours and seasoning. From Grilled Kasundi Prawns with cream cheese to Hyderabadi Qubooli Biryani and Chicken Gochujang Tikka, each dish has a distinct flavour.
Nitin Tewari brings all his mixology expertise to the bar-top by curating a menu that pairs excellently with the food. Divided into two sections, ‘Yesterday’s Legends’ focuses on classic cocktails like Whiskey Sour and Tom Collins while ‘Tomorrow’s Tales’ gives cocktails with a ‘Razz twist.’ Take your pick from the ‘Berry Mary Margarita’ with tequila, strawberry, rosemary and lime or ‘Rhino Daiquiri’ with white rum, cucumber, basil and aquafaba. Just above the Razz lounge, a member’s only section offers exclusive tables with butler service and a stunning view of the sea.
Just like the ocean, the new Razzberry Rhinoceros chooses to flow freely. From the music to the lighting, each element here comes together in diverse ways to create the perfect sense of harmony. From acoustic performances to bands and DJs, the programming will have fluidity. The space also plans to incorporate activities like yoga, belly dancing and jam sessions along with private events. Come for the view or the little piece of nostalgia you left behind in the early 2000’s. Either way, the new Razzberry Rhinoceros is sure to make you come charging back for more.
Address – Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Hotel, Airport Area, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400047
Timings – Everyday, 12 noon to 1 am
Contact – +91 7400402604/05
Pritina Shrestha, Yug Tuli and Siddharth Mahadevan have launched Mojo’s Bistro in Kamala Mills, Mumbai
Touted to be the largest outdoor terrace and rooftop lounge in the area; Mojo’s Bistro promises to be a real shot in the arm of Mumbai’s dining scene! The supreme vision of these three proactive youngsters will witness Mojo’s Bistro having the first aerially suspended stage in Mumbai on its premises! A place that holds equal appeal in the eyes of students, young professionals, corporate linchpins and showbiz folk alike; Mojo’s Bistro stands out in its target audience positioning.
Furthermore; the entire experience of dining, socialising and networking in the picturesque rooftop environs of a vast, sprawling space…in the enviable company of sumptuous food and delicious cocktails will leave all visiting patrons yearning for more. They have roped in Chef Vishal Chandnani as their Head Chef who is guaranteed to whip up a smorgasbord of satiating fusion treats!
Mojo’s Bistro also sets itself apart by being one of the few dining establishments in the city which hosts pet-friendly activities on weekends whilst also enthralling its customers with musical acts and performances by established and emerging talents over the weekends. Talk about something for everybody! This isn’t just another place that shows up on your now quintessential restaurant discovery app. This is Mojo’s Bistro that is sure to not just create a niche for itself
Address: Level 2, Kamla Trade House, Kamla Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Timing: 12 Noon to 1:30 AM
Contact:+ 91 7768888800
Introducing, Buddha Bowl, a unique take-out establishment that combines quality ingredients with traditional recipes from across the continent to provide each customer with a gourmet experience in a box. They use organic and healthy ingredients and offer an array of well balanced salads and curries. The menu caters to the modern Indian palate, comprising a wide variety of salad bowls and Curries from across Asia. At Buddha Bowl the cooking is based on the two pillars of simplicity and harmony and so the method of preparation follows these principles. Nutritional balance is central to the preparation of these dishes. Each of these are prepared by maintaining the delicate balance of hues and flavours, such that each meal must have a balance of 5 different hues and flavours.
Timings – 12 noon to 3 pm and 7 pm to 11.30 pm.
Address – Bazaar Road, Bandra West
Delivery radius/areas – Bandra West, Khar West & BKC
Contact: +91 9769983183 /+91 9769981384