Top 10 Dessert places to drool over in Mumbai

Desserts are the stuff of dreams, both for the kids and us. It isn’t surprising to find a toddler/grown-up wolf down a sizeable portion of dessert when only minutes before they were “too full”. And when you have the sweltering heat to beat, dessert features on top of the list of recourses!    

So while you look for reasons to gorge, let us make it easier for you to find the places that will definitely leave you asking for more! 

Here is a list of some of Mumbai’s most loved dessert spots...chocolate decadence, cheese cake delights, mousse, donuts, ice-cream...we are already drooling...! 

 

1. K. Rustom’s

One of the oldest Iranian ice-cream parlours in the city, K Rustom’s has kept up with changing times and continues to delight all and sundry with its delicious ice-cream sandwiches. 

Choose from a range of flavours at this 50-year-old joint and bite into a big block of pure delight amid two wafer biscuits! Yum, yum.                          

Must try flavours: Rum n Raisin, Peach Choco nut, Walnut crunch.

Location: 87 Stadium House, Veer Nariman Road, Opposite Lladro Showroom, Opposite Ambassador Hotel, Churchgate 

Price: Rs.30 onwards

Timing: 9:30am-11:00pm(Mon-Sat) 

             3:00pm-11:00pm(Sun)

Contact: 022 22821768

 

 

2. Bachelor’s

A tad bit older, but a favourite nevertheless, Bachelor’s has been dishing out many-a-surprises to loyal customers, adults and children alike. The menu, at this 80-year-old eatery, includes juices and snacks apart from the exquisite range of ice-creams. On a typical day, especially in the summers, you are likely to find revelers making a difficult choice - between the signature mango and strawberry ice-creams!  

Must try: Green chilly ice cream (hot at first but leaves a fabulous aftertaste)

Location: 45, Chowpatty Sea Face, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Marg, Marine Drive-Chowpatty (has many other outlets)

Price: Rs.200 onwards

Timing: 1:00pm-1:30am

Contact: (022) 23688889

 

 

3. Theobroma

This place is likely to take you to heaven! The place that serves the Gods (Theobroma is derived from a Greek word that translates to food of the Gods), is known for the best brownies in the city. From among the succulent fare, the red velvet, chocolate overload and Oreo chunk brownie are not to be missed. Tuck in the decadence as well as the breathtaking ambience.  

Must try: Macarons, Rainbow pastry, Chocolate dense loaf.

Location: 24, Cusrow Baug, Electric House, Colaba (has many other outlets)

Price: Rs.300 onwards

Timing: 8:00am-12:00 midnight

Contact: (022) 61054624 

 

 

     

4. Le15 Patisserie

Tucked away amidst several other shops, the Le15 Patisserie, is a quaint little dessert place that packs a punch, or should we say, sugar punch. With several outlets right from Lower Parel all the way up to Bandra, you can choose to indulge in a joint closer home and let the kids get their hands on Nutella and chocolate tarts or the must-try red velvet. 

Must try: Sea salt and passion fruit macarons with chocolate caramel tart, Belgian 
chocolate cupcakes

Location: Ground Floor, Siffin Apartments, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West

Price: Rs.200 onwards

Timing: 11am-11pm

Contact: +91 9769077309

 

 

5. Sweetish House Mafia

If desserts and cupcakes are your thing, then Sweetish House Mafia is where you must head to. This mellow blue-walled place located in Lower Parel is a cookie lover's paradise and has a comfortable seating for the kids. Do not miss the Nutella sea salt cookie, crunchy on the outside and soft inside! 

Must try: Cookie-milk combo for kids, S’mores, sea salt and chocolate chip cookie

Location: Mathuradas Mills Compound, N M Joshi Marg, Lower Parel West 

Price: Rs.200 onwards

Timing: 11am-12 midnight

Contact: (022) 33956262

 

 

6. Love Sugar & Dough (LSD)

LSD and cupcakes are synonymous. From bite-sized ones to full pastries, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to cupcakes at LSD! Their red velvet cheese cream and butter cream have had rave reviews. Indulge in one of your choice while the kids feast on mini cupcakes replete with layers of cream and sponge cake or cupcake base alternately.   

Must have: Oreo, dark chocolate and Batman cupcakes

Location: 2, Meera Towers, Opposite Mega Mall, Oshiwara, Andheri West, Mumbai(has many more outlets)

Price: Rs.200 onwards

Timing: 11:30am-11:30pm

Contact: (022) 23646571

 

   

7. Country of Origin

From eggless cheesecakes to mousse, all the scrumptiousness that the earth can hold, is right here at Country of Origin! Claiming to house the world’s best desserts under one roof, this place is famous for its red velvet jar and has been known to have kids drool over the hazelnut choco-shot. 

The salted Caramel & Swiss Chocolate Tart, made of thick gooey liquid that tastes like condensed milk with luscious Swiss chocolate frosting on top, is not to be missed.     

Must try: Liquid chocolate syringe, Haute chocolate and hazelnut jar.

Location: 69 A, Nepean Sea Road, Manisha Building, Malabar Hill 

Price: Rs.300 onwards

Timing: 10am-10pm

Contact: 022 23642221

 

 

8. Taj Ice Cream

Run by several generations of the same family, this 125-year-old ice-cream joint, likes to serve its ice-cream absolutely fresh.  All the ice cream that is made each morning is bound to get over by night, such is the popularity of the place! Apart from regular flavours, the Taj Ice Cream menu features seasonal specials, all loaded with chunks of frozen fruit between mouthfuls of thick and creamy ice cream.  

Must try: Mango & strawberry

Location: 36, 38 & 40, Near JJ Hospital, Bohri Mohalla, Khara Tank Road, Bhendi Bazar, Byculla 

Price: Rs.70 onwards

Timing: 10:30am-12 midnight

Contact: (022) 23461257

 

 

9. D’crepes

The display at D’Crepes is likely to get your taste buds go on an overdrive. Located inside the Hiranandani Meadows Shopping Centre, this place lets you relax and indulge after a hectic shopping spree. The kids will love the Austrian mud pie!

Must try: Hazelnut relish pastry, Toffee cheesecake.

Location: 21/22, Block 1, Emerald Plaza, Hiranandani Meadows, Off Pokhran 2, Vasant Vihar, Thane West

Price: Rs.90 onwards

Timing: 11am-11pm

Contact: (022) 66738725

 

 

10.The Boston Cupcakery

Everything to do with melt-in-the-mouth cupcakes, right from the usual variety to ice-cream ones! Topped up with whipped cream/ice-cream, chocolate nutties and nuts, the Boston Cupcakery, dishes up quite a treat in shakes and ice-cream, all made from, you guessed it, cupcakes. The Ferrero Rocher cupcake with a delicate hazelnut flavour and dense chocolate and the Nutella cupcake, are among the kids’ favourites.  

Must try: Sea salt caramel cupcake, Triple chocolate cupcake shake.

Location: Shop 1, Legend Apartment, Near Millat Nagar Circle, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West

Price: Rs.60 onwards

Timing: 10:30am-1:30am

Contact: +91-9167648465

 

 

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