Mumbai for Families
Collected by Dottie Combe
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, began its journey to metropolis as seven islands along the coast of India. Over the years the city has grown into a financial and cultural capital. As you're swept up in the energy of the city you'll enjoy diverse culinary experiences, sprawling shopping, bustling studios, historic architecture, and some of India's most impressive open green spaces.
Rajnigandha Shopping Centre, Krishna Vatika Marg, Gokuldham Colony, Goregaon East, Krishna Vatika Marg, Mumbai, 400063, India
For a quick caffeine fix or a midday snack, head to Café Coffee Day. Their location in Mumbai’s Goregaon East neighborhood serves savory bites, including vegetable samosas and tandoori chicken sandwiches, in addition to such sweet treats as...
Malad Creek, Maharashtra
Mangroves play a crucial, often underappreciated role in Mumbai. The trees and shrubs line parts of the city’s shorelines, trapping silt and protecting the land from erosion. While deforestation and construction have destroyed many of Mumbai’s...
Film City Rd, Film City Complex, Aarey Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065, India
Mumbai is the home base for the Hindi Film Industry, popularly known as Bollywood, and one of the most iconic industry locations is Film City. Film City is spread across 500 acres, and on most days employs hundreds of artists and technicians. Set...
Vinoo Mankad Rd, Church gate, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020, India
Cricket is a passion, and you’ll see a pick-up game around every street corner. You can watch the professionals play at the Goregaon sports clubs, or if there’s an international fixture scheduled, catch the game at the national cricket stadiums....
Rustomjee Ozone Towers, Goregaon Mulund Link Road, Goregaon West, Mumbai Suburban, Mahesh Nagar, Goregaon West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400104, India
Looking for an authentic, light Indian meal? Try the Old Madras Cafe, on the Goregaon Mulund Link Road. The menu offers light snacks such as the crispy, crepe-like dosas, medu vadas, and soft, white idlis. They are all served with coconut chutney,...
Shop No. 7, Avni Villa CHS, Yari Road, Panch Marg, Sunderwadi, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400061, India
Whether you’re looking for breakfast, a quick bite, or a leisurely brunch, try the small but interesting Scrumptiious. They serve some typical Indian breakfast foods like masala omelettes and parathas (aaloo, kheema, and more), as well as a full...
Oberoi Mall, 2nd Floor, Next to PVR Cinemas, Army chief Arun Kumar Vaidya Marg, Yasodhama,Goregaon East, Yashodham, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India
On days when you crave light, fresh food stop by Cafe Moshe's. Their menu has a strong Middle Eastern influence so you can expect to find platters of hummus, kebabs, and crunchy salads with pine nuts and pomegranates. And don’t guilt yourself out...
Janki Kutir, Juhu Tara, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049, India
A gola is similar to shaved ice on a stick. It is prepared by shaving or crushing ice in a traditional gola machine. The ice is gathered and set around a stick. It is then set upside down (the stick on top) into a plastic glass, in which sweet...
201-214 Samartha Vaibhav, Off. New Link Road, Oshiwara, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053, India
When you feel parched, or need a time out, Cafe Mocha is a good bet. It serves a number of refreshments: coffee, teas, smoothies, shakes, fruit and vegetable juices, and concoctions with chocolate. Drinks can be paired with pastry (very generous...
Oberoi Garden City, Western Express Hwy, Yashodham, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India
Shopping centers in Mumbai are great places to spend a hot day and they contain everything you could need. The Oberoi Mall is one such destination in the city. You can spend the day shopping (especially during sale season), eating, taking a coffee...
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Visiting local markets when I travel is always a priority, and the Dadar Flower Market was no exception. The country celebrates occasions with over-the-top displays of flowers, especially temple celebrations and weddings. Jasmine garlands are...
20 Janki Kutir Juhu Church Road, Janki Kutir, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049, India
It comes as no surprise that, as the city that gave rise to Bollywood, entertainment is a huge industry in Mumbai. Open since the 1970's, the non-profit Prithvi Theater has been bringing the stage to life for decades. Specializing in professional...
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