Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Mumbai and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Khyber thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Gaylord, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

New Kulfi Centre

It might look like a tiny hole in the wall, but this simple takeaway has been serving Mumbai's best kulfi (Indian-style ice cream) for decades. The desert comes in a tantalising variety of flavours, including chocolate, banana, pistachio and...  Read More


Locals and expats gather at Theobroma each morning for fabulous, freshly-baked bread, biscuits and brownies. Sweet tooths can take their pick from pastries, cakes, unusual breads, gourmet chocolates and good Italian coffee. Many people buy food...  Read More


Forget Starbucks – Barista is the leading coffee-shop chain in Mumbai. Locals and travellers come here in droves to sip on convincing cappuccino, espresso, European-style tea, sinful smoothies and coffee shakes. There are dozens of branches...  Read More

Barista Crème

A spin-off from the Barista coffee chain, Barista Crème takes the concept of the coffee-shop and adds in deli sandwiches, salads, cheese melts and sweet hot and cold desserts. People still come here to enjoy full-flavoured espresso and...  Read More

Café Coffee Day

One of India's leading coffee-chains, Café Coffee Day serves up real espresso, cappuccino and other Italian favourites, made with real Arabica beans. Locals flock here for coffee, smoothies and sweet cakes, plus the modern, international...  Read More


Probably Mumbai's trendiest coffeeshop, Mocha serves a full range of teas, herbal infusions and espresso-based coffees, plus beers, wines, spirits and – the main attraction – an intoxicating selection of herbal tobaccos in tall shisha pipes....  Read More

Ideal Corner

One of a dwindling number of Parsi restaurants in Mumbai, Ideal Corner serves up tasty Irani dishes to workers from nearby offices. It's a modest-looking place, but the food is blisteringly authentic. The dhansak (meat and lentil curry) and boti...  Read More


The modest-looking restaurant at the Jehangir Art Gallery has hidden depths. Beneath whirring fans, the elderly owner serves up delicious homestyle cooking – fish and meat curries, spicy vegetable sauces and all sorts of fried and roasted...  Read More

Thai Ban

North Mumbai is only just starting to catch the Thai food bug, but there's definitely a buzz around this small Thai eatery secreted away in Pali Naka. Food takes precedence over style here – the décor is plain and the place settings are...  Read More


This family restaurant conveniently located in Kala Ghoda is marked out by the attached bookshop and craft emporium, selling block-printed fabrics and reference books on Indian arts and culture. Food here draws on the culinary history of...  Read More