International Dessert Day is on October 14, 2019, and if anything should be celebrated, it’s desserts! These restaurants in Mumbai will satiate all your sweet tooth cravings – even if you’re on a diet!
Sequel, Bandra and Kala Ghoda
Sequel, the Mumbai-based restaurant brand advocates clean, organic eating, and is a truly organic, farm-to-fork, vegan-friendly restaurant brand, offering farm-fresh produce which inspires the nutrient-dense, wholesome and healthy dishes on the menu. The menu features healthy albeit sumptuous desserts like the Peruvian Raw Cacao Tart, almond and raisin tart filled with a ganache made of cacao powder, cacao butter, coconut water, maple syrup and banana, dehydrated for 10 hours to keep the nutrients intact; Cacao Avo Mousse, Peruvian cacao and Hass avocado mousse topped with cacao nibs and raspberries. For those looking for cacao-free options, there’s the Apple & Berry Crumble, oat and almond crumble topped with apples and berries.
Bandra – Shop 2 and 3, Solace, 33rd Road, Near Eye Max, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai
Kala Ghoda – Ground Floor, Upadrashta House, Dr VB Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai
Operational Hours: 8:00 am to 10:30 pm
Olive Bar & Kitchen, Bandra
Olive Bar & Kitchen takes you back to your last vacation with its laid-back vibe. The restaurant offers a slew of desserts options. Diners can satiate their sugar cravings with the Vodka Milk Panna Cotta, vodka fermented milk churned into ice-cream and creamy panna cotta served with sorrel and apple granita, or the Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart, the ultimate combination of indulgence and decadence served with whipped cocoa butter and almond cookie.
No. 14, Nargis Dutt Rd, Union Park, Khar West, Mumbai
Operational Hours: 7:30 pm – 1:00 am
After a jaw-dropping meal at chef Rahul Akerkar’s fine-dine restaurant Qualia, one must try their happiness-inducing desserts — Goat Cheese Mousse, celery sorbet, roasted grapes with an oatmeal cookie crumble or Charred Chocolate Cake, served with sesame ganache, sesame brittle and vanilla cream. Whether you’re feeling like chocolate or something tarty, Qualia has got you covered. The star of their dessert menu is the Textures of Bitters Chocolate, sorbet, ganache, soil and wafer, all chocolate!
World Crest, Ground Floor, Lodha, 402, Tulsi Pipe Rd, Mumbai
Operational Hours: 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm (for lunch) and 6:30 pm – 1:15 am (for dinner)
YOUnion, the all-day bar is Zorawar Kalra’s homage to the millennials – or Generation Y. A revolutionary concept, YOUnion introduces many ‘firsts’ to the Indian marketplace, including some large, finger-licking desserts! Caramel Cheesecake, Salted Caramel Sauce – Layered Cheesecake with Honey Comb Crust has surely got our mouths watering.
D-Wing, Ground Floor, Kamla Mills, Near Radio Mirchi Office, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Operational Hours: 12:00 noon to 1:30 am
TYGR, A Modern Thai Bar & Grill, brings to diners a first of its kind modern Thai concept that is focused on using the finest ingredients flown in from Thailand, and the use of cutting edge techniques. This amalgamation of authentic flavours with modern methods create some delectable Thai inspired desserts. The classics Sticky Rice Mango Pudding & Chocolate Fudge is mouth-watering and has been a crowd favourite since the beginning!
Level 1, Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Operational Hours: 12:00 noon to 1:00 am
Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra
Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra, the epitome of the most unique, ambient and luxuriant setting, is the fine dining concept originally developed under the guidance and mentorship of the Czar of Indian Cuisine & Tastemaker to the Nation – Jiggs Kalra. It is an endeavour to offer its patrons a never-before-undertaken gastronomic voyage, capturing the grandeur of centuries-old customs and the long-lost essence of one of the oldest known culinary traditions in the world – also offers some of the most unique desserts in the city. The Jalebi Caviar is one such legendary dessert that is a must-try.
First International Financial Centre, BKC, Opp. Sofitel Hotel, Bandra (East), Mumbai
Operational Hours: 12:00 noon to 2:20 pm, 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Sorrentina by Foodhall
Launched by Foodhall – the Gourmet Superstore, Sorrentina inspired by the Sorrento region in Italy known for its uniquely Italian dishes, brings modern Italian cuisine to the fore. The menu is ingredient-centric, taking inspiration from the different regions of Italy, with each dish relaying a story behind its origin. Guests can indulge in decadent desserts like Amore Arancini, Fried Risotto Rice Balls, Dark Chocolate Center and Capers; Burnt Butter Pannacotta, Cooked Cream, Seasonal Berries, Almond flakes, Dark Chocolate; and Tiramisu, Mascarpone, Fresh Cream, Savoiardi Biscuit, Espresso, Cocoa Powder.
Second Floor, [email protected] Road, Plot No.106, Linking Rd, Santacruz West, Mumbai
Operational Hours: 12:00 noon to 12:00 am
Hello Guppy, BKC
Hello Guppy is an all-day, quirky café and bar in Mumbai’s BKC neighbourhood. The eatery offers a range of dishes in an easy-to-eat format, within an approachable, friendly space. Hello Guppy has been designed keeping in mind the most exciting aspects of Japanese pop culture, as well as by drawing deeply on the very essence of this magical country. This International Dessert Day, enjoy options like Taiyaki Sundae, Fish Shaped Waffles(Eggless) with chocolate sorbet and raspberry sorbet; Matcha Fondant, Matcha Souffle with a gooey matcha centre, served with cheesecake ice-cream and chocolate almond crumble; and The Old Monk Cake, Rich Chocolate with Old Monk and coffee mousse, almond brittle and caramel popcorn.
C-WING, Bharat Nagar Road, G Block BKC, Bandra (East), Mumbai
Operational Hours: 12:00 noon to 12:30 am
Candy & Green
Candy & Green, the all-vegetarian, charming dining room & bar at Breach Candy, offers desserts that one can indulge in, without the guilt. These include Chocolate and Avocado Mousse, Coconut Milk and Maple Syrup; Coconut pudding, passion fruit coulis, toasted black sesame; and the truly indulgent Cheat day brownie sundae, funfetti sprinkles, hot fudge, vanilla ice cream.
Hubtown Skybay, Bhulabhai Desai Marg, Mahalaxmi(W), Breach Candy, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai
Operational Hours: 12:00 noon to 12:00 am
La Folie by Chef Sanjana Patel
La Folie has been Mumbai’s darling dessert shop for a couple of years. After La Folie’s chocolate bar, their Infinite Praline, with dark chocolate hazelnut mousse, Nutella crunch and Feuilletine praline is the next best cocoa-flavoured treat. The Lemon Tart, with lemon curd, almond frangipane and Italian meringue is perfect for anyone who wants to take a break from chocolate.
Locations: Bandra, Mahalakshmi and Kala Ghoda
Operational Hours: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm