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Well, it is truly said that Bombay is an emotion but Bandra is an attitude.

This hip suburb exudes a contemporary charm linked to its engaging history and the warmth of this locale has a way of pulling us in. We know that Bandra is branded as a posh possie but we can't always frequent the fancy delis and restros because of budget constraints!

There are plenty of well-kept secrets in Bandra, many of which are of the culinary kind so have chalked out 9 places for a meal within a budget.

The American Express Bakery

Your baked goods saviour is right here! The American Express Bakery is one of the economical joints in the area where the scent of fresh baked goodies will smack your palate the minute you walk in through the door! Try out their zingy lemon tart for your sweet cravings, tender mushroom quiches and the sandwiches cannot be skipped on!

Location: Villa Sushma, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Cost: ₹250 for two people (approx.)

Timings: 9 am – 8:30 pm

Mac Craig

Famous for its Goa sausage bun and the Tandoori chicken, Mac Craig can never disappoint you if you're hungry and broke! Grab a quick bite or just drop in for a coffee while strolling and you will leave with a happy tummy.

Location:18, Gasper Enclave, St John's Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West

Cost: ₹550 for two people (approx.)

Timings: 9am – 9pm

Yummies

Primarily aimed at college goers, Yummies is heavy on the taste quotient and easy on the pockets. Grab your lunch here or take bae on a quick drive and focus on their appealing Strawberry sojito and shawarma!

Location: 36A, Rizvi Complex, Rajan Road, Carter Road, Bandra Wes

Cost: ₹450 for two people (approx.)

Timings: 9am – 12midnight

Jai Jawan

Jai Jawan is a tiny roadside stall opposite National College on Linking Road that lures you in with its delicious aroma which further exaggerates our hunger. This joint has got hungry college kids thronging the counter all day and at night, you'll witness the young and old flocking here for its delicious prawns and kebabs!

Location: 10am – 12midnight

Cost: ₹600 for two people (approx.)

Timings: Opposite National College, Next to Chappal Market, Linking Road, Bandra West

Hearsch Bakery

This tongue-tingling kiosk was started by a German baker in the early 1920s and it still does the rounds as one of the good bakeries in this arena. Their menu is crafted for dessertarians who are in search for the perfect chocolate eclair or are craving silky yet gooey chocolate mousse.

Location: 90/A, Next to Holy Family Hospital, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Cost: ₹400 for two people (approx.)

Timings:9am – 10pm

Good Luck Café

Located across the road from Mehboob Studios, this joint is always packed with people from all walks of life. Its old-world black and white checkerboard floors and bench-style seating has the heart of the old school crowd thronging here.

Nosh down their kheema ghotala and we bet it'll change your life if you haven't already tried it. Slap a slice of cheese on the top to experience the ultimate palate pleasure!

Location: Opposite Mehboob Studios, Near Bandstand, Bandstand, Bandra West.

Cost: ₹550 for two people (approx.)

Timings: 7:30am – 12midnight

Ayaz's The Kebab Place

This is another favourite with the crowd because of their juicy kebabs and the Mutton Seekh will go abrakebabra on your tongue! There aren't a lot of vegetarian options here but if you're meat lover, you simply won't be able to resist the pleasures this place offers. Perfect for a quick evening snack spot, this place is always within a foodie's budget!

Location: Opposite St.Andrews Church, Below Anzar Villha, Hill Road, Bandra West

Cost: ₹500 for two people (approx.)

Timings: 6pm – 12midnight

Candies

Enjoy a lazy Sunday brunch or just catch up with your gang after college- Candies will always save your hungry tummy from rumbling further. It'll be a sin to miss out on their deliciouusss croissants, chubby burgers and the iconic masala chai will help you wash your stress out of your system.

Location: Union Park, Pali Hill, Bandra West Pali Hill, Bandra West

Cost: ₹700 for two people (approx.)

Timings: 8:30am – 10pmbarbeque chicken which

Theobroma

Ever tasted a cheesecake which filled you with so much joy that you went all Joey about it? Well, Theobroma is the place for people who love the finer things in life but within a budget! The breakfast menu is tempting enough to make you rise early and honestly, breakfast dates can be a thing here.

Try out their barbeque chicken and grab a bite of their tender cupcakes too and burp away to glory.

Location: 29/30, Link Square Mall, 33rd Road, Off Linking Road, Bandra West

Cost: ₹500 for two people (approx.)

Timings: 9am – 12midnight

Over the last decade, the Bandra neighborhood has streamed in as the most talked about dining dens in Mumbai. In line with Bandra's dining trends, from street food to the best hole-in-the-wall bakeries in town, the culinary diversity of this suburb will keep you asking for seconds.

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