The wait for the mango season is over and the king of fruits is back in town. We all are ready to savour this delicious fruit as much as possible. The sweet and juicy flavour of mango is so damn good that it can’t be compared with anything else. With so many food innovations, you can now savour mango delights in the form of mango desserts like pudding, ice cream, yoghurt, cakes and many more. And mango beverages are what the summer is mostly all about, as, on a hot sunny day, you sip on special mango-curated cocktails, coolers, shakes and much more. So enjoy the mango season in the dream city, by heading out to these 7 places serving the best and most special mango creations in Mumbai that you just can’t miss.
Head out to Poco Loco in Khar to try their special mango soup called “Mango Gazpacho Soup’” It’s a cold fruity soup with mangoes, a hint of celery, garlic, mint and sweet chilly, that is perfect to devour on a summer day. And if you are in the mood to sip on a mango beverage then you can grab their in-house cocktail called ‘Mango Verde Y Jalapeno With Grey Goose’, a perfect blend of vodka, jalapeno, mango puree and kombucha, which will rejuvenate you.
Other Must-haves: Pina Loco, Pisco Sour, Pulled Pork, Tomatina, Mexican Tortilla Soup
Cost for two: ₹ 2000
Monkey Bar is a groovy gastro pub that lets you immerse in its delicious global bites and curated cocktails. It’s a chilled-out laid-back café that suits your summer party with friends. For the perfect summer drink, they have a Mangaa cocktail on the Mobar Specials beverages menu. Made of vodka, aam panna, sweet lime, cumin and salt, this is amongst the best summer cooler. Sip onto Mangaa while munching on delectable delights.
Other Must-haves: Churros, Prawn Ghee Roast, Pandi Curry & Pita, Mobar Burger
Cost for two: ₹ 1800
This Pan-Asian restaurant serves incredibly delicious Mango Salads that are worth relishing in summer. Their Green mango and papaya salad will make you bear Mumbai’s heat with its tangy and refreshing flavour. Thin slices of mango and papaya mixed with fresh chilli, honey, cherry tomato and crushed peanuts, just imagine the taste of this delectable salad. And if you are a non-vegetarian then you can also add chicken to the salad. A must-try mango creation that you are going to enjoy this summer.
Other Must-haves: Char Siu Bao, Steak Bulgogi, Crystal Dumpling, Turnip Caked
Cost for two: ₹ 1800
Summer brews call for something refreshing and Drifters have the perfect mango beverage. The Mango Tiki Cocktail is infused with mango juice, kafir lime, mint, egg white and gin. The subtle sweetness of mango, with fresh mint and sour gin, makes it worth sipping on. Also if you are non-alcoholic then you can try their Mango Tango mocktail. There is no better way to beat the heat than gulping sweet and juicy mango drinks.
Other Must-haves: Prawn Har Gow, Peri Peri Wrap, Falafel Salad, Fries Your Way
Cost for two: ₹ 1800
Relish the delicious mango cheesecake this summer only at Poetry by Love and Cheesecake as they have introduced a new collection of fresh Alphonso mango desserts that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and transport you to the tropical paradise of India—made with the highest quality of Alphonso mangoes, known for their sweet and creamy flavour, which are sourced directly from the mango orchards of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. Each dessert is carefully crafted using traditional recipes and modern techniques to create a delectable treat that you won't be able to resist.
Other Must-haves: Mixed Veggie Puff, Corn & Cheese Tartlets, BBQ Chicken Puff, Cinnamon Bun
Cost for two: ₹ 1000
As you are already familiar with this famous dessert and shake chain. Frozen Bottle has got summer special Alphonso mango creations like mango macaron sundae, mango iconic gudbud jar, mango milkshake and mango dessert jar. You can have any of their fresh and tasty mango delights but we would recommend having the Fresh Mango Dessert Jar, a delicious combination of mango ice cream with chopped nuts and mango syrup that you will be enjoying the whole summer.
Other Must-haves: Peach Iced Tea, Banoffee Pie Sundae, Dry fruit Gudbud, Classic Frappe
Cost for two: ₹ 400
Summer won’t be complete if you didn’t grab your hands on Foo’s special mango pudding. This deliciously smooth and tasty mango dessert is made with creamy coconut milk, fresh mango, and agar-agar powder, bursting with the lovely flavours of both mango and coconut. The simplicity of this dessert makes it great for savouring any time of the day.
Other Must-haves: Miso Soup, Smoked Duck Salad, Spicy Tuna Maki, California Roll
Cost for two: ₹ 2100
Tanu is a happy-go-lucky person, who loves to read, cook delicious food & watch sunsets. She is always on a mission to explore as many new places as possible while also focusing on her journey to become a distinguished lifestyle & food writer!
Earn 200 EazyPoints on registration.