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Mumbai: A business-owners guide

The UKTI told us that Mumbai is the most popular destination for new British exporters. We’ve handpicked the best places for business owners to stay, dine and meet new contacts.

Here are the best places for owners to…

Bed down for the night

Have a power breakfast

Deals are often closed over dinner but discussions start in earnest over breakfast in India – don’t underestimate the value of being up with the lark. Our favourite breakfast spots include:

Take suppliers out for dinner

Most locals head for one place only – Waterfield Road, a foodie district offering plenty of high-end options. Top of the list is the Moti Mahal: great Indian food at prices that won’t break the bank. Otherwise, try China Gate, specialising in spicy Chinese cuisine (book early as it gets packed), and Caravan Serai, dishing up the best Punjabi grub in town.

Other options include:

Surf the web

Wifi can be found in the big coffee chains, notably Café Coffee Day (CCD), India’s answer to Starbucks. In Bandra West, ask the taxi to aim for the CCD at the Noor Mahal, opposite Tava Restaurant on Turner Road.

For other wifi hotspots, try:

Meet potential clients and investors

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