Whether you’re out for drinks after work or celebrating a special occasion, choosing the perfect cocktail can add to the enjoyment of your night out or celebration. Start your night off right with a signature cocktail paired with a delicious entrée or order something new to finish your night with a bang!
Each of our unique cocktails represents a bit of Indian flavor and tradition, paired with global ingredients to add a special twist, which is why we’ve put together a list of the top 8 cocktails we think you should try at Bombay Velvet.
Top off your meal with Bombay Velvet’s fantastic selection of upscale drinks, including spirits, wines, and cocktails. Enjoy traditional Indian hot beverages as well as hand-crafted specialty drinks that pair perfectly with a meal or can be enjoyed by themselves. Try any one of our uniquely crafted cocktails, and we guarantee you’ll keep coming back for more!
Inspired from the Kerala backwaters, this Tikki-style drink is a refreshing concoction of coconut water, jaggery, cumin spice, and pineapple blended with a delicious dark rum.
This gorgeous drink is something to rave about. Made with Tequila silver, jasmine, lavender, hibiscus, ginger ale, and lime, there is plenty of flavor and sweetness to engage your taste buds.
Bay Of Bengal
For a special bit of spice, try the Bay of Bengal! Created with Hpnotiq liqueur, lemongrass infused vodka, our own special green mango chutney, roasted cumin, and Himalayan pink salt, this cocktail is the perfect blend of culture and taste.
Whiskey lovers are in for a treat! Out unique cutting whis-tea is crafted with Islay whisky, rosemary infused Earl Grey tea decoction, and tea masala bitters to form a drink like no other. The subtle tea notes complement a delicious whiskey flavor, to create an incredible drink that even whiskey novices are sure to love.
This special cocktail is made with rose infused vodka, almond milk, a unique Thandai spice mix, fresh cream, pistachio slivers, dry rose petals, and cardamom pearls. Each sip of this colada is full of flavor and sure to impress.
A Walk In Marine Drive
For a truly one-of-a-kind cocktail, try our Walk In Marine Drive. This drink consists of vodka infused with hibiscus & rose, and butterfly pea tea. Its gorgeous presentation is just as good as its flavor. Try it on its own or with one of our creative entrees or desserts!
Mumbai Don In Love
You’ll be in love with our Mumbai Don In Love! Made with gin, Crème de Violette, St. Germain liqueur, egg white, Chartreuse, and a bit of lime, this drink has it all. For a creamy, smooth drink with incredible flavor, be sure to order this gorgeous cocktail.
This drink is perfect for all the Bourbon lovers, and anyone looking to try something new. Made with high-quality Bourbon whiskey, fenugreek & orange peel infused barley water, and roasted coriander smoke, this cocktail look, smells, and tasted like nothing you’ve ever had before.
If you aren’t sure where to start when ordering a drink on your night out or special celebration at Bombay Velvet, choose one of these top 10 must-try specialty cocktails.
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It can be tough deciding what to order at a new restaurant, but we’ve put together a list of the top 10 items we think you should try at Bombay Velvet. Start your meal off right with an appetizer, savor a flavorful main entrée, or finish your meal with a delicious dessert bang. We’ve included some of our guests’ favorite meals, along with what they have to say about our food!
Bombay Velvet Fried Chicken
Our take on a classic recipe. Our chicken is seasoned with the spices of old Delhi and then fried to a golden perfection. We serve our fried chicken with homemade pickles, crunchy greens, and mint & coriander pesto for extra flavor and a unique twist.
Roast Quail Baluchistan
This char-grilled quail on the bone is cooked with aromatic spices, cream & cheese marinade, Bombay Saffire flambé, beetroot & onion pickle, and a flavorful masala butter cilantro cream.
This Bombay Velvet specialty comes with roasted sliced eggplant stacked with spiced ground chicken and baked with cheese, tangy tomato sauce, and couscous pilaf with saffron & almond flakes. Each bite is a medley of flavor and delight.
Mango Kheer With Blueberry Compote
Try our take on this classic dessert with milk & alphonso mango reduction. Our unique mango kheer is guaranteed to provide a delicious twist on a favorite Indian dessert.
“Different from anything I’d ever had. We finished with a delicious mango dessert.”
Lobster Malai Curry
For a tasty and filling entrée, choose our pan-seared lobster with mustard and coconut cream. The dish is served with Habanero chilies, cucumber and black olive raita, and rice pilaf with peas tossed in clarified butter–a specialty from the Bay of Bengal.
“My boyfriend got the lobster curry, [it was] also wonderful”
“The lobster curry was divine.”
Elaichi Mascarpone with Pistachio Gulab Jamun
Order a truly special dessert with these deep-fried sweet dumplings soaked in sugar syrup and flavored with pistachio. Paired with an elaichi (or cardamom) mascarpone cheese for an exquisite twist on a classic Indian sweet.
“Ended [dinner] with a delightful dessert – the Elaichi Mascarpone with Pistachio Gulab Jamun”
Black dal saga
Famous as “Dal Bukhara”, this dish consists of black lentils cooked overnight with herbs & spices, flavored with live charcoal, and finished with cream, butter and roasted fenugreek with a cumin and onion rice pilaf. It’s not difficult to see why this dish is a favorite for so many people!
“The Black Dal Sag is the kind of dish that encapsulates the definition of food artistry.”
“I highly recommend the whimsically named Black Dal Saga.”
“For vegetarian, must try black dal and paneer & 4 cheese kofta”
“The Black Dal Saga was amazing!”
“In main course, Black Daal Saga was out of this world. It reminded me of the famous dal Bukhara in Delhi we used to eat.”
Paneer & 4 cheese Kofta
The Bombay Velvet paneer & 4-cheese kofta includes panko crusted Indian cottage cheese, cheddar, ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan crafted into a ball, with a creamy saffron sauce, crunchy baby spinach topping, and cumin basmati rice. This cheesy-savory dish is sure to impress.
“For main course go with ‘Paneer & 4 cheese kofta’ with black olives naan”
Prism of Carrot & Moong Dal Halwa
For this unique dessert, rich and delicious carrot and moong dal halwa is made in Indian clarified butter with cashews, pistachios, and almonds, and is flavored with saffron and green cardamom. The nutty, sweet taste makes for a dessert everyone can enjoy.
Char Grilled Flaming Lamb Chop
Our char-grilled tender New Zealand lamb chops are rubbed with garam masala, a special ‘Rogan Josh’ glaze, bourbon flambéd, and paired with pickled onions, slow roasted garlic baby potatoes, and a mint & pomegranate dip to create an absolutely incredible flavor.
“Had the chargrilled flaming lamb chops as an appetizer. Everything was fantastic and will definitely go back”
“The lamb chop appetizer was delicious”
If you aren’t sure where to start when ordering on your night out or special dinner at Bombay Velvet, choose one of these top 10 must-try dishes.
Can’t come into Bombay Velvet for dinner? Stop by for a delicious lunch and enjoy our lunch platter or a la carte menu. Our lunch and dinner menus feature foods at different price points to cater to every guest, in addition to our happy hour tapas and à la carte menu.
Stop by to enjoy dinner at Bombay Velvet, or make a reservation online.