Food Festivals in Mumbai

Mumbai, the City of Dreams, captivates the world with its vibrant and active culture. Characterised by heritage sites, archaeologically-significant buildings, historical monuments and of course, Bollywood, it has something for everyone, especially food lovers! Food festivals are dynamic and well renowned in this city, bringing about a wave of food trucks and stalls at every corner.

Street food in Mumbai
a plate of kebabs served to a diner

The Must-visit Food Festivals, 2022

Mumbai is defined by its native cuisine as well as international delicacies. The craze for delicious food has given rise to a plethora of fine-dining restaurants, quaint cafes, and a number of food festivals. If you are travelling to this part of the world this year, make sure to visit the most popular food truck festivals in Mumbai.

Flavours of India

One of the most anticipated food events of this year, Flavours of India is scheduled for 15th April, 2022. The event aims to unite food lovers from across the globe. The event will witness a celebration of various kinds of culinary preparations - both national and international. It is the ideal opportunity to experiment with dishes you have never tasted before. So make sure to experience this gastronomical adventure!

Biryani at food festivals in Mumbai
Seafood at Versova Koli Food Festival in Mumbai

Versova Koli Food Festival

One of the most renowned food festivals in Mumbai, the Versova Koli Seafood Festival is celebrated every year at St Anthony’s Church, Versova, Mumbai. It is celebrated over 3 days, and is a paradise for seafood enthusiasts. The crustacean aroma filling the air allures every food lover to visit. Going strong for a decade now, the festival is known to draw in some celebrities as well. The event is curated by the Kolis, a fishing community of Maharashtra. More than a hundred Koli men and women perform at this event which is absolutely worth attending!

Bandra Gymkhana

Another popular destination for culinary enthusiasts is Bandra Gymkhana, which hosts a zestful food fest. Designed with lights, music and a widespread menu of flavoursome dishes, this unmissable landmark should be on everyone’s radar! One can see stalls that cater both savoury dishes and desserts. The festival is not only the perfect way to experience different kinds of culinary curations, but also to socialise with a crowd of like-minded people sharing the same passion - food!

Desserts at Bandra Gymkhana food festival in Mumbai
Wine tasting at Uppercrust Food and Wine Show food festival in Mumbai

Uppercrust Food & Wine Show

Mumbai saw a culinary breakthrough with the establishment of the tempting Uppercrust Food & Wine Show! The event witnesses massive footfall from food lovers, restaurateurs, chefs and F&B executives, from within the country and overseas. This food fair not only proffers enticing platters of delicacies, but also some classic wines. It is hosted at The Lalit Ashok, Kumara Krupa High Grounds.

The Great Food Show

Simply as its name would suggest, The Great Food Show is a spectacular food festival that beckons foodies and chefs alike. The event features an arena of veritable dishes, commemorating national and international cuisines. Apart from appetising dishes, it also offers wine sampling, a farmer’s market, fun games and activities, and masterclasses. It is the ideal way to spend time with friends and family, while being enlightened about different cuisines.

Farmer's shop at The Great Food Show food festival in Mumbai

Learn about Mumbai culture through its innovative concoctions and iconic tourist destinations for a delightful experience. Come to the city and enjoy the taste of its phenomenal dishes. During your visit, pamper yourself to a restful stay at The Retreat Hotel and Convention Centre, Madh Island.