Andheri East, a busy mix of residential homes and corporate offices, is known for its fast-growing food scene, including unfussy lunch spots for Indian food and upmarket hotel restaurants serving gourmet European and pan-Asian cuisine. Chic lounge bars and lively pubs with DJs draw an after-work crowd. Also here are the Mahakali Caves, ancient rock dwellings carved out of black basalt, once used by Buddhist monks.
Lakhs of people travel to Andheri East for work, education, and entertainment. The proximity of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Andheri and the supplementary domestic airport in nearby Santa Cruz have added to the allure of Andheri’s centrality. Andheri is also in close proximity to business hubs such as BKC in the south, Powai and Vikhroli in the east, and Goregaon in the north.
Andheri is also well connected by a network of roads, link roads, and the Western Express Highway to various parts of Mumbai. Literally Andheri East in Mumbai boasts of superb infrastructure providing widespread connectivity. The Andheri railway station is one of the busiest railway stations in Mumbai.