It could be the South of France or a seaside view in Italy.
It was in 1933 that Harbour Bar at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai first opened its doors to the discerning Mumbai gentlemen and has since played host to decades of high-powered rendezvous’. Harbour Bar has the distinction of being Mumbai’s first licensed bar, and today is a perfect amalgamation of old world charm and the contemporary sophistication clearly reflected in its evolved décor and creatively presented menu.
Rediscover the prohibition cocktails unique to Harbour Bar. The intoxicating list includes From the Harbour ‘since 1933’, a classic recipe which is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. Or let our mixologist surprise you with some delicious cocktails
Harbour Bar introduces several single malts and the best of wines from around the world – the Harbour Bar will be a connoisseur’s delight. Indulge in the ‘Global Tapas’ menu, with influences of flavours from Jamaica South East Asia, the Middle East and even some Cajun delicacies. 20 new items have been added to the menu which include uniquely presented items like Guacamole Golgappa with tamarind dressing; crab samosas, Iberico ham with caramelised figs and many others.
The design and décor of Harbour Bar is heavily influenced by its rich history, with echoes of its Art Deco legacy seen in the furniture and finishes. This historical prestige is reflected in the center bar, a solid carved piece of white marble. The back bar is framed in cut glass and provides an inviting light, warmth and glow. The discovery of two historic windows allow a raised seating area to connect directly with the harbour, from the intimacy of a classic bar setting. Art continues to be a distinctive feature, with oversized carved wood pieces at the entry that define the room with their elegant appliqué details.
A team from the Rockwell Group Europe, led by Diego Gronda had been entrusted with the design of this seminal project. The Rockwell Group, Europe is the Madrid-based architecture and design firm that caters to clients in Europe, Africa and Asia. Their unique approach to hospitality projects have been brought to life by Diego Gronda, the Creative Director of Rockwell Group Europe. Whether it be the Alma de Cuba in Philadelphia; Django, Café Gray Kitticha; and Nobu Fifty Seven in New York; Olives and Zen in Tokyo – the overall approach of the hospitality design takes creativity beyond aesthetics and functionality. It provides a complete experience for the guest down to the last details.
The refreshed Harbour Bar once again offers its guests an array of dining and entertainment options catering to the myriad tastes of its discerning guests.