5 Best Student-Friendly Cafes In Mumbai Under ₹500

by Vinita Jain
5 Best Student-Friendly Cafes In Mumbai Under ₹500

Mumbai is one of the big cities with a massive influx of students each year, especially in colleges, coaching centres and other private institutions. Although student life is fun and exciting, it also comes up with a lot of challenges. One is obviously to survive on a low budget because while living in Mumbai nothing seems inexpensive. Keeping that in mind today, we bring 5 student-friendly cafes in Mumbai, where you can enjoy luscious meals under ₹500.

So, check them out and burp out loud!

1. Prithvi Café

Mumbaikars might be familiar with this café located next to the Prithvi Theatre. This place welcomes college students, aspiring writers, youngsters, and Mumbai’s intellectuals. Covered in bamboo stalks and illuminated by fairy lights, Prithvi Café offers a cosy, lively and fun atmosphere that is charming in its simplicity.

Meal For One: ₹400 approx.

Where: Alongside Prithvi Theatre, Juhu Church Rd, Mumbai.

Also read: 5 best cafes in Manali for comforting English breakfasts

2. Kyani & Co.

Kyani & Co. is a long-established Parsi cafe with a history of more than 115 years. Kyani & Co is famous for its baked goods, Irani chai, bun maska, pudding, biscuits, cream puffs, royal faluda, keema pav and cheese omelette. Kyani & Co. is the perfect bustling café for the students of South Bombay.

Meal For One: ₹200 approx

Where: Opp. Metro Inox Theatre, Marine Lines, Mumbai.

Also read: 5 student-friendly cafes in Delhi under ₹500

3. Candies

No matter how many new cafes open in Mumbai, Candies is a Mumbai gourmet favourite. Candies is a place to relax in an artistic ambience without spending a fortune. Almost everything on the menu is worth ordering, but if you’re still looking for something special, try the chicken sandwich and classic cold coffee.

Meal For One: ₹400 approx

Where: Pali Hill, Bandra next to Learners Academy School, Mumbai

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4. Café Amigos


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A cosy café in Thane that comes up with quirky décor and vintage feels. The menu is extensive and light on the pocket. Try their paneer steak, veggie sizzlers, etc.

Meal For One: ₹ 400-450 approx.

Where: Sunrise Shopping Complex, Off Ghodbunder Road, Thane, Mumbai.

5. Pokket Café

Pokket Café is a quaint cafe located in Thane. The warm ambience makes it one of the best places to hang out with friends. You can try their signature dishes, like Pokket sandwiches, Maggie, etc.

Meal For One: ₹ 200 approx.

Where: On Ground Floor, Koli Samaj Hall, Mumbai.

So, all the college-goers and office folks, we hope that this article can help you find the most affordable cafes in Mumbai.

Cover image courtesy: Candies Instagram, and Cafe Amigos Instagram