We all have our favourite summer drinks, whether it’s a mango shake or maybe a spicy aam panna. While everyone is busy trying to make the most of the mango season and taking advantage of the glorious fruit, some of our favourite restaurants in Mumbai have also put together a few concoctions to relish the king of fruits.
Head to these Mumbai eateries to enjoy some mango-inspired drinks and relive those summer memories as you can.
Kachhi Keri @ A Bar Called Life, Juhu
Love drinking the tangy aampanna every summer? A Bar Called Life is taking the household favourite aam panna to the next level by adding a touch of gin to it. Finally you can have your green summer drink in a cocktail glass!
Price: Rs. 300 plus taxes
Mango Coconut Chia Cooler @ Tea Villa Cafe, all outlets
A blend of fresh mangoes, creamy coconut and lots of chia seeds, this cooler has the right balance between tasty and healthy. This bright yellow drink with a side of some Nutella waffles is all you can ask for at this tea cafe.
Passion and Mango Martini @ The Sassy Spoon, Bandra
Shaken and stirred with vanilla flavoured vodka, triple sec, mango, passion fruit, honey and chia, this martini is not one to be shared. With the sweetness of honey, sour passion fruit and a whole lot of healthy chia, a chilled glass of this beautiful drink is enough to have a good time.
Price: Rs. 160 plus taxes
Mango chocolate milkshake at Di Bella. Photo via Facebook
Mango Chocolate Milkshake @ Coffee By Di Bella, All Outlets
With the richness of chocolate and fresh, juicy mango, this milkshake cannot get any better. Sip on as you find chunks of cut mangoes, thick shake and lots of whipped cream topped with chocolate syrup and of course, more mango chunks. Summer can't get any better!
Price: Rs. 300
Mango Ice-Cream Soda @ Jamjar Diner, Andheri
If you are in the mood for a fruit soda, make sure to reach for this one. With the goodness of fresh, sweet mangoes topped with a fizzy soda, this is pretty good for anyone trying to stay away from liquor.
Price: Rs. 320 plus taxes.
Margarita With A Chuski @ Farzi Cafe, Lower Parel
A classic margarita with a desi twist. Made with raw mango reduction, tequila, lime juice and kaffir lime leaves, this beauty is served with a popsicle! The good part is that you can be a kid and an adult at the same time with this drink.
Mangaa at The Monkey Bar.
Mangaa @ Monkey Bar, Bandra
Add a little vodka to your favourite summer drink and make every hour a happy hour. Monkey Bar's new mango cocktail made with aam panna, vodka, sweet lime, cumin and salt is all you need after a long day at work, especially in this heat.
Aam Panna Iced Tea @ Chaayos, all outlets
In this blaring heat, a garam cup of chai may not be the best choice, and that is when a chilled glass of aam panna iced tea steps in. With the flavours of tea and tangy raw mango, this drink makes for the perfect summer combo.
Price: Rs. 129 plus taxes
Iced mango cha at 212 All Good.
Iced Mango Cha @ 212 All Good, Lower Parel
A refreshing drink made with golden frangipani and sorrel flowers, is not only a good way to beat the heat, but also rich in antioxidants and nutrients. Doesn't a chilled glass of healthy, tasty goodness and with all the fancy ingredients sound exotic?
Sunrise Mimosa @ Olive Bar And Kitchen, Khar
Say cheers with this fun mimosa at Olive Bar and Kitchen. Made with mango juice, sparkling wine and raw mango syrup, it is bound to take away your midweek or even Monday morning blues and help you get your groove on.