10 Bakeries in Mumbai All Food Lovers Need to Try

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30 August 2017

Mumbai has plenty to offer foodies—from historic and legendary eateries to a constant rush of new and innovative culinary ventures. If warm and freshly baked goodies are what you are looking for, then you could be in no better hands. Here are 10 Mumbai bakeries that are known for their freshly baked delicacies, warm service and commendable fan followings.

B Merwan

Bakery, Pastry Shop, Tea , Dessert, Pastries, Gluten-free
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The cakes, buns and biscuits at this old-school Parsi café has been gathering fans in the city since as early as 1914. Their freshly baked Mawa cakes are unbeatably delicious, and rarely last past noon—so make sure to plan your visit accordingly. True to Parsi café culture, their chai perfectly pairs with their baked goodies and is worth a try if you are looking for a dose of caffeine as well.

Theobroma

Bakery, Dessert Shop, Tea , Pastries, Dessert, Gluten-free, Indian, $$$
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Home of Mumbai’s favorite chocolate brownie, this super-popular bakery with outlets across the city is paradise for anyone with a sweet tooth. Delicious pastries, breads, cakes, cookies, and other delicacies are baked on a daily basis, and are given out at discounted rates past 9 p.m. as well. Besides their famous chocolate chip brownies, their cheesecakes are worth a try.

Shokolaat

Bakery, Pastry Shop, Tea , Pastries, Dessert, Gluten-free
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Shokolaat offers a fantastic range of baked goodies and desserts at locations around the city. Particularly popular for their cakes and pastries, this bakery is a must-visit for foodies in the city. Make sure to test their variety of cheesecakes and seasonal cakes to experience Shokolaat at its very best.

Love, Sugar and Dough

Bakery, Pastry Shop, Tea , Dessert, Pastries, Gluten-free
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If cupcakes are what you are looking for, then there are few better places to go than this cute and colorful bakery in Khar. Serving freshly baked and custom-made cupcakes in addition to a range of baked items and desserts including macaroons, tea cakes, cookies and brownies, LSD is a refreshing space that foodies across the city ought to visit.

Yazdani

Bakery, Coffee Shop, Tea , Coffee, Indian, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Pastries, Dessert
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Founded in the 1950s, this legendary Irani café/bakery serves freshly baked breads, biscuits, and other treats. Their apple pie, Mawa cake, and carrot cake are particularly popular and worth trying. Paired with hot chai and old-world charm, this historic bakery is much more than a culinary experience—and one nobody should miss out on.

Bombay Bizare Baker

Bakery, Pastry Shop, Tea , Pastries, Dessert, Gluten-free
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For vegan, gluten-free, and keto baked goodies, this bakery in Pali Hill is among your finest options. Bombay Bizare Baker specializes mostly in cakes, brownies and breads, and take orders for customized needs as well. Try their vegan and gluten free chocolate brownies or their vegan coconut loaf for a taste of their finest creations.

Hearsch Bakery

Bakery, Pastry Shop, Restaurant, Tea , Dessert, Pastries, Indian
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This historic bakery on Hill Road is over half a century old, and yet its popularity only keeps climbing. From freshly baked pastries, breads and biscuits to savoury treats, there’s a lot to choose from here and they’re all delicious. Add to that their old-world charm and warm, friendly service and you’ll see why this is one of Mumbai’s finest bakeries.

The Baker’s Dozen

Bakery, Pastry Shop, Tea , Pastries, Coffee, Gluten-free
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This small, artisan bakery serves delicious gluten-free bread as well as other baked goodies with flours such as ragi and oatmeal. They also serve a range of delicious cakes, pastries and brownies, as well as healthy dips and nut butters for you to pair with your baked goodies.

Le 15 Patisserie

Bakery, Cafe, Tea , Coffee, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Indian, $$$
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For some of the city’s finest cakes and macarons, there’s no place better than this tastefully decorated bakery with locations around the city. Their Belgian chocolate cake is particularly worth trying, as are their caramel cheesecake and oreo cupcakes.