Croissants, brownies, rolls & more: 8 famous Bandra bakeries that will 'bake' your day better!

Croissants, brownies, rolls & more: 8 famous Bandra bakeries that will 'bake' your day better!

Cakes, pastries, puffs, croissants and a lot more!

Welcome to the sweet side of Bandra, where every corner boasts a bakery delight waiting to be discovered! From iconic institutions serving up legendary bread to trendy spots crafting Instagram-worthy pastries, this buzzing neighbourhood offers it all.

So whether you're craving a classic flaky croissant or on the hunt for the city's best brownies, these 8 famous bakeries in Bandra, have you covered. Read on to know more!

1. J. Hearsch & Co.

Nestled in a quaint cottage on Hill Road, this hidden gem churns out some of the tastiest savoury treats in the neighbourhood. With a diverse menu to choose from, you can't go wrong with their simple yet satisfying veg or chicken burger. Its century-old legacy shines through in its delectable mutton rolls, hot dogs, and Indian-Chinese delights, all with vegetarian alternatives.

Cost for two- ₹300

Timings- 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM (Tuesday closed)

Location- 90/A, Near Holy Family Hospital, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Croissants, brownies, rolls & more: 8 famous Bandra bakeries that will 'bake' your day better!
With an origin story dating back to World War I, Bandra's J. Hearsch & Co. still serves strong

2. American Express Bakery

Established in 1908, the American Express Bakery, fondly known as AEB, is a beloved spot in Bandra, where you might even spot a Bollywood celeb. It offers irresistible home-style baked treats at pocket-friendly prices, evoking a sense of nostalgia with every bite. Get there before 4 PM to snag your favourites, as they fly off the shelves quickly. Don't miss their signature orange cake! Also, indulge in their array of quiches, sandwiches, croissants, and more—you won't be disappointed.

Cost for two- ₹250 

Timings- 9:30 AM- 7:30 PM (Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday closed)

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

3. National Bakery

Craving a tasty bite to fuel your shopping spree near Bazar Road? Look no further than the National Bakery! They've got it all, from Continental and Indo-Chinese to Mughlai-Mumbai fusion, in soups, appetizers, and main courses. A non- vegetarian paradise, you can't miss their famous barbecue chicken roll! Grab your food at the counter as there is no seating available.

Cost for two- ₹500

Timings- 6:00 AM-11:00 PM

Location- 11B, Bazaar Rd, Ranwar, Bandra West, Mumbai

4. A-1 Stores & Bakery

A-1 Bakery has been a local favourite for ages, evident from the swarming crowd. Opening bright and early at 7 AM, A1 Bakery's fresh bread, cakes, puffs, cutlets, and kebabs vanish fast. Perfectly timed for morning joggers, A1 Bakery sees queues forming for its irresistible chicken kathi rolls, puffs, and delectable cutlets. Seating's scarce, but that doesn't stop anyone from savoring their must-haves, chicken puff, chicken burger, and mutton kebabs.

Cost for two- ₹200

Timings- 7:00 AM- 10:00 PM (Sunday 6:45 AM-10:00 PM)

Location- 89 B, Hill Rd, near Holy Family Hospital, Ranwar, Bandra West, Mumbai

5. Candies

With three buzzing outlets, Candies is an institution in itself, serving up freshly baked goodies like rolls, puffs, sandwiches, and cakes. Beyond the treats, Candies vibrant ambiance, adorned with suspended lamps and colorful walls, is a feast for the eyes. While portions are generous and prices a tad high, the flavours more than compensate. Indulge in their spaghetti Bolognese, mutton mince roll, roast chicken, and chocolate mousse for a truly satisfying experience.

Cost for two- ₹800 

Timings- 8:30 AM- 10:30 PM (Sunday closed)

Location- Near Learners Academy School, Mac Ronells, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai

6. The Baker's Dozen

Known for their heavenly bread selection, from focaccia to brioche, The Baker's Dozen is an absolute icon in the bakery scene, as they have 14 outlets across the city. Plus, they're one of the rare spots in town whipping up challah, a traditional Jewish favourite. Their artisanal creations are free of preservatives, ensuring pure flavor, setting them apart from the existing bakeries. Don't miss their must-tries, the Blueberry Cranberry Sourdough, brioche, and olive focaccia.

Cost for two- ₹300

Timings- 8:00 AM- 10:30 PM

Location- Shop 4, More House, S. V. Road, Near Maruti Suzuki Showroom, Bandra Talao, Bandra West, Mumbai

7. Country of Origin

Renowned for baking the town's finest brownies, Country of Origin boasts a lineup of seven tantalising varieties, including egg-less options. Their top picks include the luscious Hazelnut Creme Brownie and the decadent Intense Chocolate Brownie. And, if you are looking for pure indulgence, their dessert jars, with favourites like the Haute Chocolate and Hazelnut or the irresistible Red Velvet are a must-try!

Cost for two- ₹600

Timings- 11:00 AM- 10:30 PM

Location- 86 A, Pearl Haven, Chapel Road Junction, Reclamation, Bandra West, Mumbai

8. Twenty Seven Bakehouse

With its signature blue and white aesthetic and mouthwatering bakes, Twenty Seven Bakehouse has cemented its place as one of the top spots in the city's bakery scene. Opening at 7:30 am, they quickly sell out of their freshly baked treats, especially on weekends. Don't miss their must-haves like the moist carrot slice and buttery croissants for a true taste sensation!

Cost for two- ₹400

Timings- 7:30 AM- 9:00 PM (Monday 12 Noon- 9:00 PM)

Location- Videocon Icon Building, Housing Society, Shop No. 3, Glamour Glen, Dr Ambedkar Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai

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