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Top 25 Must Try Dessert Restaurants in Mumbai Under Rs. 500 Budget

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Mumbai is a paradise for food lovers, and its many street food options and restaurants repeatedly prove this fact. From sweetmeats to fiery dishes, every kind of food is available in the city for every segment of the society to enjoy. Be it Indian dishes or exotic foreign cuisines and fusion dishes, this city has it all. Leaving aside all the main courses and starters, there is one part of a meal that every single person adores- desserts! Whether we are fans of sweet foods or not, there is always some dessert out there that grabs our attention instantly, isn’t it?

Mumbai’s Dessert Safari!

We decided to jump into action and head out for an amazing dessert safari across the city. Covering a wide range of desserts from various areas of the city, we found some of the best dishes that you must try. To help you plan your very own safari, we have listed down the top 25 desserts of Mumbai.

1. Sassy Stacks- Sassy Spoon

This dish consists of three red velvet sponge cakes with cheese frosting served with raspberry caviar, coffee foam, brandy snap and beetroot tully. This is an authentic red velvet cake which looks tempting right from the moment it is brought to the table. The cheese doesn’t overpower the flavor of the cake, but actually complements it very well. The coffee foam is a good side dish along with the cake and can be used to reduce its sweetness and give a slight coffee flavor to it as well. The restaurant makes you happy at the end by giving a complementary brownie.

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  • Location: Ground Floor, Express Towers, Ramnath Goenka Marg, Nariman Point
  • Price: ₹370
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Recommended dishes: 7 Textured Hazelnut and Chocolate Cake

2. Chocolate Volcano- Shiro

This is the choco-lava cake with a twist. The ice cream and the big ‘volcanic’ cake are served separately and the steaming chocolate sauce flows out when the cake is cut. It is a very chocolaty experience and the cake goes very well with the ice cream, which is topped with chocolate sauce that is different from the one used in the cake. The steaming hot chocolate sauce has a strong cocoa flavor and the cake is soft to cut and eat. The staff and the manager are very courteous and made our stay a great one. The décor of the restaurant deserves some brownie points.

Shiro

  • Location: Wadia International Center, Bombay Dyeing, Pandhurang Budhkar Marg, Worli
  • Price: ₹350
  • Rating:5/5
  • Recommended dishes: Chocolate Cherry Bomb, Chocolate Tiramisu

3. Red Velvet Cheesecake- Love and Cheesecake

This is the regular red velvet cheesecake made in house. This place has three ways that the cheesecakes are made and all are worth a try. The cake simply melts in your mouth and is just perfectly sweet. The place stays true to its name and makes such delicious cheesecakes that love and cheesecakes become synonyms here. This is truly one of the best cheesecakes out there and definitely deserves a try.

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  • Location: 10, Nebula, 4th Cross Lane, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West
  • Price: ₹150
  • Rating: 4.8/5
  • Recommended dishes: Hazelnut Crunch Cake, Pineapple Cheesecake

4. Jardin- La Folie Patisserie

This delightful double decker mini cake is a combination of grapefruit and orange Jasmin tea compote, Greek yogurt mousse and orange madeleine cake. It has a very prominent flavor of fresh orange, which is slightly sour and bitter; the cake is covered with a thin strip of green colored white chocolate, which perfectly complements the citrus flavor. The Greek yogurt is extremely soft and gives a tangy feel along with the sour taste of the orange. When all the ingredients are taken in a single bite, they create a burst of different flavors in your mouth which you will adore.

La_Folie

  • Location: 16, Commerce House, Rope Walk Lane, Kala Ghoda, Fort
  • Price: ₹205
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Carrot Patch, Bounty

5. 7 Textured Hazelnut and Chocolate Cake- Sassy Spoon

As the name suggests, this cake is made from seven layers- brownie base, sorted chocolate ganache, praline disk, hazelnut dacquoise, hazelnut mousse, chocolate disk and hot chocolate sauce. Hot chocolate sauce is poured on the cake, and it makes a hole in the center of the top layers to reveal the other layers inside. The many layers of chocolate make it a sweet and chocolaty affair and at the same time, the strong hot chocolate sauce gives it a slightly bitter twist as well. You can actually control the sweetness of the cake according to your needs by varying the quantity of sauce added. The chocolate and praline disks give it a crunchy feel as well and go extremely well with other soft layers.

  • Location: Ground Floor, Express Towers, Ramnath Goenka Marg, Nariman Point
  • Price: ₹450
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Sassy Stacks

6. Belgian Chocolate- Deliciae by Bunty Mahajan

This chocolaty cake is a delight right from the very beginning. The owner makes sure that you get the very best experience by presenting the cake with a bird made of chocolate powder! The cake is glazed with chocolate sauce and has white chocolate pieces on the top. It is soft and spongy and gives a sweet taste of chocolate. Inside the cake, there are butterscotch crunchies, which give a very welcome crunchy feel in your mouth along with the soft chocolate cake. The bakery has a very wide variety of desserts and specializes in making custom cakes and delivers them all around the city.

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  • Location: Opposite Curio Cottage, KharDanda Road, Khar
  • Price: ₹160
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Shortcake, Chocolate Crunch Meringue

7. Dark Chocolate and Whiskey Éclair- Country of Origin

This tiny place tucked away in the Sun and Sand Hotel has the best desserts and cookies from around the world served right here. The éclair has a strong flavor of chocolate and a great aftertaste of whiskey. The authenticity of the whiskey is proved when it gives a slightly warm feeling in your throat. Both chocolate and whiskey add up to give a wonderful burst of flavors in your mouth and make you fall for this dessert instantly. The bread is soft and goes well with the dish; it’s topped with normal chocolate pieces with cocoa powder sprinkled on them. This is one dessert that all whiskey and chocolate lovers will adore.

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  • Location:1, Sun N Sand Hotel, Juhu
  • Price: ₹200
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Red Velvet Jar, Tiramisu

8. The Sparkling Cloud- Coffee By Di Bella

This is a coffee dessert that has vanilla ice cream covered with candy floss. It contains chocolate sauce, pretzels, Oreo biscuits, and chocolate balls as well. Coffee is poured on the candy floss and this makes it melt away to reveal the beautiful dessert inside. Chocolaty and crisp pretzels are a great contrast to the cool ice cream. Oreos become soft by soaking in the coffee and ice cream and go extremely well with the vanilla flavored ice cream. Chocolate sauce is simply heavenly and complements the overall dessert, and the coffee gives it a slightly bitter twist to reduce the sweetness, which is a very welcome change. The silver pearls on the bowl are crunchy and mildly chocolatey, and they give a great look to the dish as well. How can anyone say no to some Oreos in ice cream?

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  • Location: Title Waves, Ground Floor, St Paul’s Media Complex, 24th Road TPS III, Pali Hill, Bandra West
  • Price: ₹300
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Melbourne Freakshake, Signature Affogato

9. Coffee Rasgulla- The Bombay Canteen

Coffee rasgulla! Where do you see that?! Here they have coffee rasgullas served with ice cream and peanut chikki on top.The chikki is sweet and has a strong peanut flavor. The rasgulla gives off a strong flavor of coffee and goes very well with the sweet caramel ice cream. When all the three are eaten together, you can taste squishiness, crunchiness and softness, which makes it a brilliant combination.  This place is unique and has a menu that changes every 4 months. So, go ahead and try this dish before it is replaced with some other unique one!

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  • Location: Ground Floor, Process House, Kamala Mills, Near Radio Mirchi Office, S.B. Marg, Lower Parel
  • Price: ₹350
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Many unique dishes are available here

10. Zaffrani Malpua with Rabdi- Café Haqq Se

This is a different dish than what one would expect when ordering and is indeed a fusion of Indian and Western desserts. The malpua is replaced with a waffle, which is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside; it is topped with a scoop each of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream. A generous amount of maple syrup is poured on the waffles and gives it a very royal feeling. Pieces of pistachio are used for garnishing as well. This traditional looking restaurant has live Hindi music performances in the evenings.

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  • Location: Ground Floor, Trade View Building Oasis Complex, Gate 4, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel
  • Price: ₹316
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Pista Jaam Pie, Milk Cake Crème Brule

11. Chocolate Explosion- Taj Mahal Tea House

Hot chocolate ganache is poured on a chocolate ball, which has vanilla ice cream inside it. The chocolate used for the ball and the ganache are different and the chocolate sauce is very strong and is simply spellbinding. Seeing the chocolate ball melt away to reveal the ice cream makes this dish very tempting and the flowing ganache makes you want to dig into it right away. There are also small pieces of sponge cake in the ice cream which make it delicious. The dish is topped with pistachio, which adds to the flavor.

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  • Location:36-A, Ground Floor, Sanatan Pereira Bungalow, St. John Baptist Road, Reclamation, Bandra West
  • Price: ₹360
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Apple Crumble, Crepes Suzette

12. Hazelnut Mousse- Salt Water Café

Served with pieces of hazelnut on top, this nutty delight is also served with some chocolate and strawberry jam alongside it for presentation; the mousse goes well with the jams too. The dessert has two layers; the first one is that of mousse and the second layer is of chocolate coated crisp shavings which bring about a change from biting the soft mousse. The mousse has a perfect flavor of hazelnut, and when combined with the flavor of chocolate, tastes amazing. Caramelized nuts are served alongside the mousse as well.

Salt_Water

  • Location:87 Chapel Road, Next to Mount Carmel Church, Reclamation, Bandra West
  • Price: ₹270
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Apple Pie, Tres Leches

13. Thankful Sundae- Brain Freeze

This sundae consists of banana ice cream topped with chocolate sauce, strawberry sauce and whipped cream. It also consists of Oreo cookies and honey loops along with pieces of almonds. The ice cream is exquisite and has a very good flavor of banana. When eating the whole dish together, it gives you a crunchy and smooth feeling at the same time. It looks fresh and the froth on the top makes it look very attractive as well. We are definitely ‘thankful’ for this sundae.

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  • Location: Shop 12, Mayfair CHS, Ravi Raj Oberoi Complex, Sab TV Kalinga Lane, Shastri Nagar, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West
  • Price: ₹250
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Almond Charcoal, Sinful Sundae

14. Callebaut Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Torte- Indigo Delicatessen

This hidden gem of a dish is bound to make you fall in love with it. The base is made of bread and cookie crumbs and is soft and crunchy at the same time. The second layer is that of the callebaut milk chocolate, which is creamy and has roasted hazelnut toppings in it, which give it a crunchy feeling and a mix of flavors at the same time.

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  • Location: 1st Floor, Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
  • Price: ₹485
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Liquid Chocolate Cake, Lemon Meringue Pie

15. Chocolate Blood Bath- Colaba Social

This dessert is served in a dish resembling the shape of a bath tub. It includes a chocolate cake, chocolate brownies, choco truffles, chocolate fudge, chocolate ice cream and chocolate mousse. The dish is topped with white and dark chocolate sauce that go well with it. This sophisticated dessert definitely deserves a shot and if you are a chocolate lover, this is definitely THE dish for you.

Social

  • Location: 24, Ground Floor, Glen Rose Building, Behind Taj Mahal Palace, Apollo Bunder, Colaba
  • Price: ₹240
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended dishes: Ramesh and Suresh, Chocolate Chutzpah

16. 7 Layer Chocolate Cake- Chocolateria San Churro

As the name suggests, 7 layers of chocolate make up this humongous cake that is absolutely amazing. If you are a chocolate lover, you’re definitely going to love this cake, because all you can find in it is chocolate. From bitter dark chocolate to sweet, this cake has everything. It is glazed with chocolate sauce and you can actually see it dripping off the cake and this makes it absolutely tempting. The chocolate was heavenly and we loved it, it definitely lives up to its name!

San_Churro

  • Location:11, Silver Pearl, Waterfield Road, Linking Road, Bandra West
  • Price: ₹195
  • Rating: 3.5/5
  • Recommended dishes: Opera Cake, Italian Tiramisu Cake

17. Belgian Chocolate Sundae- Papacream

This sundae has a fluffy waffle base that is topped with a scoop of Belgian chocolate ice cream, scoop of freshly whipped cream and loads of chocolate chips. The waffle is soft and warm and goes well with the ice cream, which has a strong flavor of chocolate, and the dripping caramel sauce over it only makes this dish more attractive. The fresh cream and the waffle base balance out the mildly bitter flavor of the ice cream well, while the choco chips add to the overall flavor.

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  • Location:Ground Floor, 1, Building 20, Plot 39, H 20, Opposite Gold’s Gym, Group MHP II Site, Oshiwara, Andheri West
  • Price: ₹265
  • Rating: 3.5/5
  • Recommended dishes: Blueberry, Fresh Espresso

18. Triple Threat Ice Cream- Ice Kraft

This is the typical fresh chocolate ice cream which is adequately sweet. Edible charcoal is beautifully blended with the ice cream and is topped with fresh cream and condensed coconut milk for added flavors. The ice cream can be ordered in any flavor; this gives you an option to make your own customized dessert!

Ice_Kraft

  • Location: 5, Meera CHS, Opposite Windsor Grande Residences, Oshiwara, Andheri West
  • Price: ₹198
  • Rating: 3.5/5
  • Recommended dishes: Absolute Berry, Banana Bread Waffle

19. Strawberry Belgian Milk Chocolate- Whatta Waffle

This dessert is as delicious as it looks and the waffle goes very well with it. The waffle is crisp on the outside, soft on the inside and the milk chocolate cream is yummy enough to make you crave for more. The dish is served with sliced strawberry pieces that make it all the more attractive.

Whatta_Waffle

  • Location: Shop 11, Goldcroft, Next to Raj Medico, Hiranandani Estate, Thane West
  • Price: ₹120
  • Rating: 3.5/5
  • Recommended dishes: Blueberry Cheesecake, Kit Kat

20. Shake Oreo Mud Pot- Colaba Social

All Oreo lovers are bound to love this shake. It is peculiarly served in a mud pot, which is something you don’t find everywhere. The shake is thick and creamy, and contains crushed pieces of Oreo cookies, which make it a delightful experience.

Socials_Vikhroli

  • Location: 24, Ground Floor, Glen Rose Building, Behind Taj Mahal Palace, Apollo Bunder, Colaba
  • Price: ₹195
  • Rating: 3.5/5
  • Recommended dishes: Ramesh and Suresh, Chocolate Chutzpah

21. Waffle Cookie Sundae- Sweetish House Mafia

This sundae looks alluring with the hot chocolate sauce dripping off the cold ice cream onto the waffle below. The chocolate waffle cookie is crisp from the outside, soft from the inside and goes well with vanilla ice cream on top. The dish is topped with chocolate chips which add to the overall flavor.The warm sauce and cold ice cream together are sure to excite your taste buds, with the contrast.

Sweetish_House

  • Location:Mathuradas Mills Compound, NM Joshi Marg, Lower ParelWest, Lower Parel
  • Price: ₹249
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Recommended dishes: Nutella Sea Salt, S’mores

22. Affogato- Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters

This dessert consists of an espresso shot with vanilla ice cream. The bitterness of the espresso and the sweet vanilla ice cream make for a great combo, because of the contrast. They are served separately, and pouring the hot espresso on ice cream makes it melt and result in a delicious combination. The ice cream is also topped with roasted coffee powder, which adds to the overall flavor.

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  • Location:Unit 20/22 Laxmi Woolen Mill, Opposite Khazana Furniture, Shakti Mill Lane, Off Dr.E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi
  • Price: ₹180
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Recommended dishes: Their wide range of coffees

23. Dark Chocolate and Baileys Rasgullas- Pali Bhavan

Rasgullas topped with some cocoa powder and garnished with mint leaves are laid out on a bed of chocolate sauce and Baileys liquor. The dish has an amazing whiskey flavor and the rasgulla goes absolutely perfectly with it. The sweet taste of rasgulla and chocolate sauce goes very well with that of the liquor and the cocoa powder. This is a unique combination, and even though the taste of the liquor is mild, it is still very much present. The chocolate sauce has a strong flavor and the rasgullas are sweet enough to give you three very different flavors with each bite.

Pali_Bhavan

  • Location:10 Adarsh Nagar, Next to Costa Coffee, Pali Naka, Pali Hill, Bandra West
  • Price: ₹345
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Recommended dishes: Paan ki Kulfi, Falooda Pannacotta

24. Red Velvet Brownie Fries- Ice Kraft

This name itself is intriguing, and the dish does turn out to be very unique. Brownies are dipped in red velvet batter and deep fried. They are served with freshly whipped cream and topped with chocolate sauce and choco chips. The dessert gives off a strong flavor of red velvet and eventually that of a chocolate brownie. The cream is used is fresh and smooth and goes well with the dish. The batter is fried well and still keeps the brownie’s sponginess intact.

Ice_Kraft

  • Location:5, Meera CHS, Opposite Windsor Grande Residences, Oshiwara, Andheri West
  • Price: ₹120
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Recommended dishes: Absolute Berry, Banana Bread Waffle

25. Red Velvet, Vanilla and Chocolate Cupcakes- The Boston Cupcakery

They really know how to make mouth-watering cupcakes here. The cakes are soft and very smooth; they are served with cream on top, which is fresh and tempting. The red velvet cake is typical, yet supremely delicious. The vanilla and chocolate cupcakes have their own signature flavors and are totally worth a shot.

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  • Location: Shop 1, Legend Apartment, Near Millat Nagar Circle, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West
  • Price: ₹95
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Recommended dishes: Their wide range of cupcakes

We hope that after going through this list, you’re already on your way to one of the above places, simply because these dessert places are a bit too tempting! If you do come across any other amazing dish in town that are worth sharing with our readers, do let us know about them. Do share your feedback in the comments below!

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