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Ep. 45 - Shri Girija Bhuvan | Dr Akshay Katre

"A particle physicist walks into a bar..." That's right, our man in Switzerland, Dr. Akshay Katre, takes us to a shitty little bar in Khar. We'll talk about the shitty food, the shitty decor and the overabundance of air conditioners. All that and more on episode 45.

Address: Shop No. 56, Swami Vivekananda Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052

Ep. 44 - The Camp | Peter Abraham

On this episode, we go to the best god damn bar in this city. Not joking, for serious, it's actually the best! Also, we sit down with one of the founders of The Spartan Poker, Peter Abraham. All that and no Karan Agarwal on episode 44.

Address: Anne's Premises Co-Op Housing Society, Kalina Road, Kurla, Santacruz East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400029

Ep. 43 - Utsav Bar | Sameer Ghauri

On this episode, Sameer Ghauri, director of Son of Abish, joins us with a bottle of Jagermeister...it's all a bit blurry after that to be honest. But somewhere in there we also managed to review Utsav Bar in Goregaon West and Karan Agarwal ruined yet another quiz. All that and more on episode 43.

Address: Filmistan Studio, SV Road, Goregaon West, Mumbai

Ep. 42 - Trackside Bar | Archit Gadiyar

Is Karan Agarwal the worst quizmaster in the history of mankind? Yes. Just, yes. Check out our trainwreck of a quiz round and a review of Trackside in Chembur with our guest, RJ and writer Archit Gadiyar. All that and more on episode 42.

Address: Chembur Market Entry Rd, Postal Colony, Chembur East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400071

Ep. 41 - Laxmi Next | Adhiraj Singh

On this episode, we're going old school! No guest, no quiz, just three bars and three drunken idiots. We review Lord Irwin, Mumbai General and Sunlight Bar & On this episode, we are completely decimated by a pure veg bar in Powai. Also, Karan does a comic book quiz, Sid talks about comic books, I pretend to have read a comic book and our guest, writer and comedian Adhiraj Singh talks about a comic book he wrote..

Address: Adi Shankaracharya Marg, Opp IIT Main Gate, BSNL Colony, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076

Ep. 40 - Vikas Bar | Richard Haridasoham

Keep those cards close to your chest 'cause poker player and host of the Poker Rajas podcast, Richard Haridasoham is on the show. He takes us to a shady bar under a shady bridge, tells us about India's poker scene and explains why he didn't choose an alternate career as a farmer. All that and more on episode 40.

Address: T.H. Kataria Marg, Matunga West, Mumbai

Ep. 39 - Food Court | Dharmesh Gandhi

This one got a little bit out of hand. We went to Food Court in Mahalakshmi with TV exec Dharmesh Gandhi, argued about Gobi Manchurian and took part in a poorly conducted quiz.

Address: 30B, Bhulabai Desai Road, Breach Candy, Mumbai, Breach Candy, South Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Ep. 38 - Sainath Bar | Jehangir Madon

On this episode, we visit one of Wadala's finest drinking establishments...which isn't saying much. Also, we discuss weird drinking laws from around the world and our guest Jehangir Madon gives us a mathematical perspective on crispy chicken.

Address: Koodiyana Building, Khareghat Rd , Near Vadala Market, Wadala, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400031

Ep. 37 - Railway Bar | Vikram Shah

On this episode, we review Railway Bar in Grant Road with actor and writer Vikram Shah. We also talk about Kangaro Beer's cheapness, the bar's female un-friendliness and Naseeruddin Shah's rapey-ness.

Address: Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, Grant Road, Mumbai

Ep. 36 - Two Star | Abhishek Upmanyu

We're back with a brand new season. On this episode we review Two Star in Kalina, a bar that tries really, really hard to live up to its name. Also, we're joined by writer and comedian Abhishek Upmanyu and his cat. All that and more drunken stupidity on episode 36.

Address: Ground Floor, Agarwal building, Kalina Kurla Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400098

Ep. 35: Hotel Mahesh

On this episode, we're in Kalina, even though Kalina always treats us like shit. The good people who run the Doolaly Tap Room join us at Hotel Mahesh where we talk about everything from Urinal Logic Puzzles to Ghosts. There are more #hashtags in this one than all our other episodes combined and we even make a very important announcement. All that and more on episode 35.

Address: Govind Sagar, Building 2, Vidyanagari Marg, CST Road, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai

Ep. 34: Hotel Shashikant

On this episode, we manage to find ourselves at Mahakali Caves in Andheri East. Digital Media main man Arvind Menon takes us to his favourite spot, Hotel Shashikant that has strangely patriotic decor and a maddening menu. Writer/podcast producer/TV genius Sharanya S visits the bar with us and talks about cows in Khar among many other things. Dowry has been mentioned more than once as well. All that and more on episode 34.

Address: Shabbir Niwas, Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri East, Mahakali, Mumbai

Ep. 33: Gatari Amavasya 2016 Special

On this episode, we bar-hopped Parel for Gatari Amavasya. Don't know what that is? We'll explain it on the episode. The three bars featured this week are no-nonsense neighbourhood joints Sadanand Sarovar, Ganga Sagar and Anand Bhavan (again?). There was talk of midgets and discussion of the general malaise in the Indian banking sector. All that and more on episode 33.


Ep. 32: Kamal Chhaya Bar & Restaurant

On this episode, we take stand-up comedians, Siddharth Dudeja and Pavitra Shetty to Kamal Chhaya in Andheri (W). Karan talks about his CID obsession, Suyash threatens one of our guests and Sid is not on the episode. He may be dead. We just haven't bothered to check. All that and more on episode 32.

Address: Chinoy Estate, Near Sports Complex, Veera Desai Road, Andheri West, Mumbai 400053

Ep. 31: Booze on Moods

On this episode, Photographer and all-round cool kid Natasha Hemrajani joined us at Booze on Moods in Lower Parel. We tackled issues such as neighbouring establishment, Ambience's rise and fall (depending on how you look at it), KFC's succession plan and the acronym "HN".

Address: GK Marg, Near Peninsula Business Park, Lower Parel, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400013

Ep. 30: Durga Restaurant and Bar

On this episode, we travelled on a rainy night to Durga Bar in Matunga. Animator, Punk rocker and gamer Arun S Ravi brought much mirth, swearing and questionable decision-making to the podcast. We talked world records, inappropriate metaphors, Schezwan sauce and much more.

Address: 279-B, Nalla Mansion, Opposite Matunga Central Railway Station, Lakhamsi Nappu Road, Matunga East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019

Ep. 29: Chetan Punjab Restaurant and Bar

On this episode, our destination was Chetan Punjab in Vakola. Comedian Manik Mahna brought us tons of stories about weird jobs and stand up comedy but we still found time to talk about gigolos, corporate bitches and drinking in Delhi. All that and more on Episode 29!

Address: Fidos Building, Nehru Road, Vakola, Opposite P & T Colony, Santacruz East,Mumbai

Ep. 28: Shankari Restaurant and Bar

On this episode, the team from the Daily Pao joins us for a special crossover episode! We all went to the popular Shankari bar in Andheri. Are you ready for Purva's Masala Corner? Will Pronoti live up to her new rap name? Can Suyash stop Karan and Amit's furious punnery? All that and more on episode 28!

Address: Kappaswadi, Juhu Versova Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053

Ep. 27 - Apoorva Restaurant and Bar

On this episode, we hung out with Mihir Desai and Yash Sawant at Apoorva Bar and Restaurant which is near Horniman Circle. Mihir and Sid drink all the Gin cocktails on the menu, the boys do tequila shots while Suyash does Urmila (kebabs). All that and more on Episode 27

Address: C.S.T, K.P.Shethi Building, Syed Abdullah Brelvi Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

Ep. 26:Janata Bar and Restaurant

This is a very special one year anniversary episode of the Adventures of Cheap Beer. We headed to Janata with three guests and attempted to reconcile our differences with one of the most popular quarter bars in Mumbai. There is talk of peasants, trucks drivers and pigeons with our guests, Alisha Sharma, Amal Rastogi and Maalvika Manoj. All that and more on episode 26.

Address: 78 A, Pali Naka, Dr Ambedkar Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West

Ep. 25 - New Punjab Restaurant & Bar

All hell breaks loose when Karan finds soup that moves him. There's plenty of talk about guns and what to do with them. Siddhant learns about Human Resources the hard way and Suyash lets his precious side out. Our guests, Mazher Ramazanali and Rommell Murjany enjoy some great kebabs at New Punjab in Matunga East. All that and more on Episode 25.

Address: Shop No. 2-6, Plot No. 461, Durlabh Niwas, Bhaudaji Road, Matunga East, Mumbai

Ep. 24: Navik Restaurant & Bar

On this episode, Suyash gets his Bhojpuri on, Sid can't get over lifts and Karan launches his defence of women all over India. Our guest, Huffington Post Entertainment Editor Suprateek Chatterjee, makes a distinction between Indian culture and India tradition but still finds time to channel his inner Saif Ali Khan. All that and more on Episode 24.

Address: Address: Gala 6, Shivaji Colony, A.K Road, Under Western Express Metro Station, Chakala, Mumbai

Episode 23 - Ab's by Adventures of Cheap Beer

On this episode, Karan makes thought provoking statements about the masala corner, Sid gets all intellectual about Nicholas Cage, Suyash makes a movie reference that was only cool in 1997 and our special guest, motoring journalist Gavin D’souza narrates the most blasphemous movie plot ever! Also, a review of Ab’s in Mahim. All that and more on episode 23.

Address: 168, Near City Light Cinema, L J Road, Mahim, Mumbai

Episode 22 - Lotus Court by Adventures of Cheap Beer

On this episode, Sid hates on jungles and nerds, Suyash hates on refugees and Karan loses his god damn mind. If that wasn't enough, our guests are two awesome women. TV director and now executive producer at Fame Digital, Kiran Watwani and conservationist and animal behaviour expert at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Monica Fatogun. Oh and there's a review of Lotus Court in Andheri West, but who cares about that.

Address: 21 RH, Inside Laxmi Industrial Estate, New Link Road, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West, Mumbai

Episode 21 - Harish Lunch Home

On this episode, we went to Harish Lunch Home in Irla, drank cocktails at a cheap bar, hung out with future oil industry magnate Shilpesh Goregaonkar and brought Mae Thomas back to the podcast.

Address: Shop No. 115, S.V Road, near Alpha Shopping Center, Prem Nagar, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056

Episode 20 - Raj Restaurant

Sid is in Chembur but doesn't know what Chembur camp is. Karan thinks Chembur is the safest part of the city. And our special guest Karl Bharucha thinks Chembur is like Paris. Oh, and Suyash has been taken into custody by the police. Also, a review of Raj Restauarant in...you guessed it, Chembur! All that and more on Episode 20 of the Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: Chembur Camp, Dr Choitram Gidwani Road, Chembur Colony, Indira Nagar, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400074

Episode 19 - Schumania Restaurant and Bar

We went all the way to Borivali to find a man named Ryan Thomas and a bar named Schumania. While we were there, Sid talked about nature. Ryan talked about the National Park and Karan talked about Ryan's cock. All that and more on Episode 19.

Address: No.8-9, El Plaza Apartment, Road Number 2, I C Colony, Borivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400103

Episode 18 Part 2 - Maharaja's Restaurant and Bar

We're back with Part 2 of our Maharaja review. On this one, Karan still has trouble expressing himself. Sid just wants a hug. Suyash really, really hates Bira Blonde and Amit Gurbaxani keeps trying to bribe Sid with a god damn Vada Pao. Check it out!

Address: 42-46 Gowalia Tank Building, August Kranti Marg, Nana Chowk, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400036

Episode 18 Part 1 - Maharaja's Restaurant and Bar

We checked out Maharaja's Bar and Restaurant with our guest, Amit Gurbaxani, Editor of the Daily Pao and co-host of the brand-new Paodcast!. What is Suyash's shocking January revelation? Will Karan manage to say "pro" ever again? Is Amit gluten intolerant? Is there an end to the Bira 91 War? Find out in part 1 of our special 2016 two-part episode!

Address: 42-46 Gowalia Tank Building, August Kranti Marg, Nana Chowk, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400036

Episode 17 - Vrandavan Permit Room

On this episode, we debut two new segments, talk about our prostates and discuss beer, bars and everything good with Sandwich artist/DJ Abhimanyu Meer. Also, a review of Vrandavan in Colaba. All that and more on episode 17.

Address: 23, Rustom Manzil, N.F. Road, Nawroji Furdunji St, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai - 400039

Episode 16 - Vithal's Family Restaurant and Bar

On this episode, we get bad service, then get great service, then get tons of free chakna and then order some golden bhel and dahi batata puri. Also, our special guest Mohan Kumar is not the guy from Agnee. And somewhere in there is a review of Vithal’s Family Restaurant and Bar in Fort, but that’s not the point.

Address: 13/15 A.K Marg, Near New Excelsior, C.S.T Mumbai - 400001

Episode 15 - Hotel Sunraj Lunch Home

On this episode, Sid checks into rehab, Karan talks about a masturbating monkey and we find a brand new Bandra bar. Also, a review of Sunraj in Bandra. All that and more on episode 15.

Address: 66, Dr BR Ambedkar Rd, Chuim Village, Danda, Mumbai - 400052

Episode 14 - Garden Jolly Bar and Restaurant

On this episode, We went to Fort's Garden Jolly with our special guest Rohan Wagh. There was plenty of seafood, gossip about the judicial system and we even got to experience Karan's obsession with egg dishes firsthand.

Address: No. 43, MP Shetty Marg, Rajabahadur Compound, Fort, Mumbai - 400001

Episode 13 - Gopalkrishna Boarding House

On this episode, we welcome special guest Amal Rastogi, conduct a voice-over face/off and talk about the time a bar owner slapped the hell out of a cop. Also, a review of the awesome but terrifying Gopal Krishna in Dadar. All that and more on episode 13.

Address: Shop No 20/22, Dr M C Jawle Marg, Dadar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400028

Episode 12 - The Versova Shack

On this episode, we celebrate Sid's birthday in the worst bar possible, discuss Hrithik Roshan's extra digit and listen on in horror as Karan makes his rap debut. Also, we review Versova Shack (Not in Versova and not a shack). All that and more on Episode 12 of The Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: Mukti Business Park, Ground Floor, B Wing, 141-A, Model Town, Andheri West, Mumbai - 400053

Episode 11 - Madira Restaurant & Bar

On this episode, the awesome Mariyam 'Mae' Thomas of RadioOne fame joins us to face a deadly fan that has it out for Suyash, eat boiled cardboard as chakna and discuss Sachiin Joshi's film career. Also, a review of the still surviving Madira Bar in Parel. All that and more on Episode 11.

Address: Gurukirpa Building, Dr E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400012​

Episode 10 - Saheb Restaurant & Bar

On this episode, we visit Saheb in Bandra East, fight about the best way to eat a masala dosa and apologize to ugly best friends everywhere. All that and more on Episode 10 of Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: 1933 / 34, Shree Shradha CHS, Building No 36, Service Road, Bandra East, Mumbai​ - 400051​

Episode 9 - Akshaya Bar

On this episode, we become best buds with a german shepherd, discuss vaastu as a negotiating tactic and Karan’s Masala Corner finally gets something right. Also, a review of the amazing Akshaya Bar in Parel. All that and more on Episode 9

Address: Kalpataru Building, Dr SS Road, Near Citi Bank, Parel, Mumbai​ - 400012

Episode 8 - Liberty Family Bar

We went all the way to Liberty Bar in Malad, discussed that festival of drinking disasters known as ‘Gataari’ and found out why Karan’s Masala Corner is best left to Karan. All that and more on episode 8 of The Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: Shanti Niketan CHS Society, Liberty Garden Road, Off Marve Road, Malad West. Mumbai - 400064

Episode 7 - Amrut Restaurant & Bar

We got drunk with scriptwriter Neeraj Udhwani, found out how he got the idea for Mere Dad Ki Maruti and discovered that 'garba' is more than just a sexual innuendo. Also, a review of Amrut Bar in Sion. All that and more on episode 7

Address: Shop No 1, 2 & 3, Plot No. 263, Narottam Niwas, Next to King's Circle Station, Opposite Gandhi Market, Sion, Mumbai - 400022

Episode 6 - Lamba Punjabi Restaurant and Bar

We went to Chembur, got drunk with film critic Mayank Shekhar and found out why Rishi Kapoor is a drinking legend! All that and more on Episode 6.

Address: 15/16, Chadva Apartments, Sion-Trombay Road, Near Diamond Garden, Chembur East, Mumbai - 400071

Episode 5 - Cafe General & Stores

We went to Cafe General, got really drunk and thought, why not record a drunken edition of our podcast. That's right, it's a very special, late night (i.e. wasted) edition of The Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: 562, Marina Mansion, SVP Road, Opposite Seaface, Chowpatty (Girgaon), Mumbai - 400004

Episode 4 - Yacht Bar and Restaurant

Yacht hasn't changed a bit in the last 20 years, but the cats that live there have acquired a very specific and extremely terrifying set of skills. All that and more on our review of Yacht Bar and Restaurant.

Address: 116 Hill Road, Near St. Andrews Church, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai - 400050

Episode 3 - House of Food

We invent a brand new game called Bar Punch and find out that the special chicken badiya is neither special nor badiya. Also, a review of the gigantic House of Food in Andheri West. All that and more on Episode 3 of The Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: 8, Universal Industrial Estate, Bank of India, J.P. Road, Andheri West, Mumbai - 400053

Episode 2 - Aparna Bar and Restaurant

We review Aparna Bar and Restaurant, eat a ton of seafood and tell you what can go wrong when you order 'baby rawas.' All that and more on Episode 2 of The Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: Suryodhaya Building, Plot 8, Near Sion railway station, Sion, Mumbai - 400022

Episode 1 - Kit Kat Bar

We review Kit Kat Bar and Restaurant, make fun of Andheri East and speculate about the awesomeness of New Year's Eve - 1975. All that and more on Episode 1 of The Adventures of Cheap Beer.

Address: Palekar Chambers, Opposite Metro Cinema, Anandi Lal Poddar Marg, Dhobi Talao, Mumbai - 400002

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Siddhant Mehta (left) Suyash Barve (centre) and Karan Agarwal (right)

Cheap beer is awesome! That's why Siddhant Mehta, Karan Agarwal and Suyash Barve are heading out into the city of Mumbai to find some awesome cheap bars. It's a podcast we like to call The Adventures of Cheap Beer.

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