Satiating the cravings of shopaholics cruising the Colaba Causeway, is the Leopold Cafe & Bar, established in 1871. Situated in the southernmost end of Mumbai, this place gained much popularity after receiving extensive mention in Gregory David Roberts' 2003 novel, Shantaram. Let's digitally explore the vintage aura of Leopold Cafe as we take a look at the recommended grubs you can indulge in, the next time you are near this establishment.
Good grubs served with a side of 'vintage'
People say that as you walk into the Leopold Cafe & Bar, its old-school yet funky walls will mentally transport you to your college canteen. It is usually packed with tourists who come to drink alcohol and other beverages, to take a break from Mumbai's hot and humid weather.
Noted among the vintage cafes that dot the skyline of Mumbai, Leopold Cafe & Bar marks itself for its economical pricing and a great selection of food items listed on the menu. When ordering at this place, your 'must-try list' should definitely include the Bombay Masala Sandwich, apart from the several meaty dishes that you can choose from!
While you are hogging on all that delicious food, do not forget to make room for dessert, for the nicest things are usually the sweetest too! Also, a bite of their classic Leopold Cheesecake, with its perfect texture, taste and smell, will make you forget all your worries. So, when in Colaba, do visit this iconic eatery and don't forget to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour.
Average Cost: ₹2,000
Timings: 7.30 AM to 12 PM
Location: 27, Floor G, Rustom Manzil, Nawroji Furdunji Street, Colaba, Mumbai