Do away with the usual to and fro of choosing your next date spot by opting for one of these seven options in MumbaiBy Gayatri Moodliar

1. Hoppumm: 

You can’t go wrong by choosing a restaurant, and the recently opened Hoppumm hits the mark. Immerse yourselves in Sri Lankan cuisine, where a variety of hoppers (appams) meet some of the country’s curried exports. Go for the neer dosa with Ceylon roasted chicken, while seafood lovers can opt for the equally delicious prawn moilee 

2. Midnight cycling:  

Need an idea for a date in the coming week? Well, for the adventurous couple, may we recommend cycling under the stars with a group in Colaba? If you don’t own a cycle, don’t fret, the tour operator will provide one for you, just be sure to book your slot ASAP.   

3. CinCin: 

At the BKC, CinCin claims to offer an Amalfi Coast-vibe to the area with its bacari-modelled set-up, where the recommended wines are served with Italian bite-sized snacks. The entire ambience oozes patio romance, something that should be felt with the restaurant’s reputed Limoncello in hand. 

4. Sula Fest 2019: 

A date with a timer, the Sula Fest is starting next month on February 2, and it offers two days of music, food and wine. That’s two days of dates, all in a single event. You’re welcome.  

5. Pawfect Life:  

Been thinking about adopting a dog but can’t yet? Take your SO to meet other SOs at this dog-petting/boarding house in Andheri, where you’ll be able to fulfil all your furry desires—for a while at least.  

6. Sassoon Docks: 

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A fishing dock with a past, Sassoon Docks has turned into an art haven. With installations that are routinely installed, the vibrant murals remain on the walls, offering an immersion into how public spaces can be optimised for artistic encouragement. Even if you’re not artistically inclined, it’s a romantic walk with a view.   

7. Let’s Play: 

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#Flip #Bounce #Fly 🤩🤩

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This date will make you jump for joy—no, seriously, it’s a trampoline park in Lokhandwala. You could just jump, or you could harness that aerobics-action into something a little more slam-dunk-based; we’re talking about playing basketball on the trampolines.

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