Your Guide To 7 Lesser-Known Cafes In Colaba, Mumbai
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Mag St. Café

A delightful space that serves up some of Mumbai’s best pastries, coffee and cocktails money can buy! Choose your café experienced based on what you’re in the mood for – want to enjoy a warm, buttery cinnamon roll or is there ever a right time for a Mai Tai cocktail – Mag St.’s got you covered either way.

Phone Number: 7208544366

USP Dishes: Aperol Spritzer, Lobster Roll, Korean Cream Cheese Bun

Location: 74, Apollo Bandar, Mandlik Road, Colaba, Mumbai

Timings: Daily, 8am – 11:30pm

Cost for two: Rs. 2,800 (Mid-range)

Available Cuisines: Continental, Italian, American

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kuckeliku Breakfast House

If you happen to wake up hungover after a crazy night out, head to Kuckeliku – an all-day breakfast place in the bustling Causeway locality – for a stack of delicious pancakes or Bhindi Bazaar Breakfast of kheema pao. The restaurant’s vegetarian spin on the diner classic of chicken and waffles, made using oyster mushrooms is one you must order for the table.

Phone Number: 8591042796

USP Dishes: Cruffins, Chicken & Waffles, Pancakes

Location: 4/25, First Floor, Kamal Mansion, Arthur Bunder Road, Near Radio Club, Colaba, Mumbai

Timings: Daily, 8am – 7pm

Cost for two: Rs. 1,300 (Mid-range)

Available Cuisines: European, American

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: All Day Breakfast

Suzette Creperie & Café

For a Parisian bistro-style experience closer to home, this long-time café has been dishing up some of the most amazing sweet and savoury crepes for years now. Whether it is a breakfast crepe or fresh, crisp salad – Suzette has something for everyone made using its organic ingredients. Don’t forget to order their decadent and thick hot chocolate while it’s still nippy outside.

Phone Number: 7208492864

USP Dishes: Hot Chocolate, Ham & Egg Crepe

Location: Ground Floor, Atlanta Building, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Timings: Daily, 8am – 10:30pm

Cost for two: Rs. 1,800 (Mid-range)

Available Cuisines: French

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Nutcracker

From fluffy pancakes, savoury avocado toasts and a delicious bowl of Turkish eggs, The Nutcracker is also famous for its legendary seven layer cookie skillet dessert. Share a few bites of this sweet indulgence on a day out with friends, or simply stop by in the middle of a hectic day for a meal that is delicious, fresh and loaded with amazing ingredients.

Phone Number: 9321759393

USP Dishes: Buttermilk Pancakes, Avocado Toast

Location: One Forbes Building, Modern House, Dr. V.B. Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai

Timings: Daily, 8am – 11:30pm

Cost for two: Rs.1400 (Budget-friendly)

Available Cuisines: Continental

Type: Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Knead Café

The owner of the former restaurant Moshe’s has opened up a cute café with an extensive vegetarian and ovo-vegetarian menu that is perfect for anyone who wants soul food. Enjoy their wraps for lunch and wash it all down with a strong cappuccino, or simply head here when you want to indulge in a piece of cake all by yourself.

Phone Number: 9820283507

USP Dishes: Portobello Mushroom Pie, Tiramisu

Location: Plot 43, Sassoon Building, DR. VB Gandhi Marg, Kalaghoda, Fort, Mumbai

Timings: Daily, 9am – 11pm

Cost for two: Rs.1,200 (Mid-range)

Available Cuisines: European, Mediterranean

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Banyan Tree Café

A beautiful space built around a majestic banyan tree, this café specialises in customising dishes off of the menu according to your taste, making a meal perfect just for you. Choose to make your own salads and sandwiches or take your pick from their range of options. End your meal with a piece of their gooey, chocolate-loaded mud cake.

Phone Number: 9619033000

USP Dishes: Salmon Sandwich, Mud Cake

Location: 7-9 Calicut Street, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai

Timings: Daily, 8:30am – 10pm

Cost for two: Rs. 700 (Budget-friendly)

Available Cuisines: Continental, Health Food

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bombay Coffee House

Who says breakfast is only meant to be eaten in the mornings when BCH is the spot for classic American diner-style food. From an Eggs Benedict served on top of a sliced croissant to an old-school fry up with sausages, beans, bacon and the works, this eatery is perfect for those who want to enjoy breakfasts anytime of the day.

Phone Number: 8454054816

USP Dishes: King’s Breakfast, Vietnamese Iced Coffee

Location: 3A, Sprotte Road, Near Grand Hotel, SS Ram Gulam Marg, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai

Timings: Daily, 9am – 9:30pm

Cost for two: Rs. 900 (Budget-friendly)

Available Cuisines: Continental, American, Italian

Type: Veg and Non-Veg

Meals Served: All Day Breakfast