Your Definitive Guide To The Best Vegan Picks In Mumbai


November is World Vegan Month: whether you’re vegan yourself, or just dining with one, here are some of the best spots in the city for you to try 

Sequel, Bandra and Kala Ghoda

Sequel, the Mumbai-based restaurant brand advocates clean, organic eating, and is a truly organic, farm-to-fork, vegan-friendly restaurant brand, offering farm-fresh produce which inspires the nutrient-dense, wholesome and healthy dishes on the menu. For breakfast, one must try the Peruvian Cacao Smoothie, made with almond milk, soaked oats and sunflower seeds. For mains, vegans can pick from Sequel’s many salad bowls, one of the signatures being The Energy Bowl that contains Hass avocado, kale, lettuce, cherry tomatoes, roasted baby carrots, dried cranberries, rosemary-almond croutons and cashew cheese; or the Jacket Sweet Potato, orange sweet potato stuffed with kale, chickpeas in a spicy mustard tomato dressing served with fermented cashew cheese and mashed avocado. For those with a sweet tooth, Sequel offers a range of guilt-free vegan desserts. End your meal with the Peruvian Raw Cacao Tart or Apple & Berry Crumble, both vegan.

Addresses: Shop 2 and 3, Solace, 33rd Road, Near Eye Max, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai. 7506477710

Ground Floor, Upadrashta House, Dr. VB Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400023. 022-22659000 

Timings:  All-day dining: 8 am to 10:30 pm

Olive Bar & Kitchen, Bandra

Olive Bar & Kitchen, the Group’s flagship restaurant which celebrates 19 years this month, has just launched a brand-new menu under the culinary direction of Executive Chef Viraf Patel. The restaurant offers a slew of vegetarian and vegan options; vegan diners can enjoy options like Baked Aubergine, spiced walnut and parsley salsa, herbed cashew puree and pomegranate rubies;

Address: No. 14, Nargis Dutt Rd, Union Park, Khar West, Mumbai-52. 022-4340 8228. 

Timings: 7:30 PM – 1:00 AM

TYGR – A Modern Thai Bar & Grill

TYGR, the modern Thai Bar & Grill at Palladium Mall, offers dishes that utilize indigenous ingredients flown in from Thailand, and cutting-edge techniques. Some of the vegan options on their menu include Som Tam Salad; Pad Thai Vermicelli Noodles, Truffle Scented Corn & Spinach Fried Rice.

Address: Level 1, Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai. 022-50645656 

Timings: 12:00 noon to 1:00 am 

YO Union

YO Union, the all-day bar and restaurant at Kamala Mills pays homage to the millennials – or Generation Y.  A revolutionary concept, YOUnion introduces many ‘firsts’ to the Indian marketplace, such as the country’s largest menu dedicated entirely to shots; a live Instagram wall; the city’s most expansive coffee menu, with over 50 kinds of brews available all day, and a delightfully carnival-like vibe, that will transport patrons from the moment they enter. YO Union has recently introduced Sunday brunch, which has a series of vegan dishes on offer, such as Vegan Taco Salad, super crispy buffalo cauliflower, fresh avocado, sour cream, cilantro; Vegan Black Chickpea Hummus, black chickpea hummus, gluten-free chips, Mexican rub, sesame oil; Vegan Tofu Ramen BowlMassaman Curry, bok choy, scallions, crispy chilli, and more. 

Address: D-Wing, Ground Floor, Kamla Mills, Near Radio Mirchi Office, Lower Parel, Mumbai. 022-68493234  

Timings: 12:00 noon to 1:30 am 


Chef Rahul Akerkar’s restaurant in Lower Parel offers classics with a vegan twist. Options like Avocado Benedict made with corn waffle, saffron cashew hollandaise; or Avocado Tartine made with cashew cheese, radish, pickled Bhavnagri chilli and pumpernickel are sure to delight vegan diners.

Address: World Crest, Ground Floor, Lodha, 402, Tulsi Pipe Rd, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013. 022-68490000

Timings: 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm (for lunch) and 6:30 pm – 1:15 am (for dinner)

Candy & Green  

Candy & Green, the vegetarian dining room & bar at Breach Candy, recently launched a brand-new menu. Vegan dishes such as the Poke Bowl with ginger soya brown rice, Sriracha-marinated tofu, sweet onion, pickled radish, Candy’s slaw and cucumber; or Thai Drunken Noodles made with flat rice noodles, spicy peanut sauce, bok choi, Chinese cabbage and bell peppers, will satiate vegan guests.

Address: Hubtown Skybay, Bhulabhai Desai Marg, Mahalaxmi(W), Breach Candy, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai

Timings: 12:00 noon to 12:00 am   

Sorrentina by Foodhall

The gourmet superstore’s first Italian restaurant, located at the Linking Road branch, serves up a delightful and flavourful menu using the choicest of ingredients in True Italian Style. The menu at Sorrentina offers a host of vegan options such as  Gnocchi Della Nonna, gnocchi with portobello mushrooms, kale and salted almonds; and Dell’orto with palm hearts, green apple, pink grapefruit, tomatoes, arugula, amaretti and balsamic vinaigrette.

Address: 2nd Floor, Foodhall@Linking Road, Plot No.106, Linking Road, Santacruz (W), Mumbai – 54. 7400444528.

Timings: 12:00 pm – 12:00 am

Dirty Buns SOBO

The recently-opened Dirty Buns SOBO features classics from the original menu at Kamala Mills, with the addition of bowls, a raw bar and many more vegan options. Diners can enjoy KFCauliflower, sesame soy, bok choy, kimchi, and scallions; and Rice Noodle Salad, with honey chilli dressing and cilantro.

Address: 2nd floor, Hubtown Skybay, 201 Bhulabhai Desai Marg, Breach Candy, Mumbai – 400026

Timings: 6:30 PM to 1:00 AM, Tuesday to Sunday

Hello Guppy

Hello, Guppy is an all-day, quirky café and bar in Mumbai BKC neighbourhood. The eatery offers a range of dishes in an easy-to-eat format, within an approachable, friendly space. Vegan diners can enjoy Chilli-Lime Fried Tofu, crispy fried silken tofu in sweet and spicy chilli-lime dressing; Udon Noodle Soup served in soy broth with seaweed, leeks and chillies; Warm Asparagus & Arugula Salad served with grilled asparagus, fox nuts, apple and onion dressing and Japanese Vegetable Roll served with pickle, asparagus, carrot and radish with Kimchi dressing.

Address: C-WING, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400051. 022-26534720

Timings:12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

La Folie by Chef Sanjana Patel

La Folie, Mumbai’s favourite patisserie, offers scrumptious French desserts by Chef Sanjana Patel. Vegan goodies from La Folie include a Chunky Almond Butter Chocolate Bar; and Vegan and Sugar-free Bali Bon Bon, vegan chocolate with fragrant caramel and crunchy black sesame nougatine. For those watching their weight, La Folie offers healthy yet delicious tea cakes such as Chocolate Cake with raw jaggery and avocado, dark chocolate ganacheLa Folie also serves Seasonal Smoothie bowls with coconut milk, fresh fruit salad, that are ideal for vegans.

Available At:  Bandra, Mahalakshmi and Kala Ghoda

Timings: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm