Excusez Moi, These 10 Best French Restaurants In Mumbai Serve More Than Baguettes And Macarons

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Excusez Moi, These 10 Best French Restaurants In Mumbai Serve More Than Baguettes And Macarons

It’s a very well-known fact that the French love their food and desserts. It is pretty apparent in the way they present and savour their food. After all, we owe the patisserie, viennoiserie, and boulangerie cultures to them. More often than not, people tend to associate just baguettes and croissants with French cuisine, but it is so much more than that. We set out to look for the best French restaurants in Mumbai, and this is what we found.

Best French Restaurants In Mumbai

1. Slink & Bardot


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One of the only purely French cuisine restaurants in Mumbai, Slink & Bardot, whips up some really good food. Their Gratin Dauphinois, which is basically potatoes in a creamy sauce, is pretty spectacular. You can truly never go wrong with that.

Where: Worli, Mumbai
When: 6 pm – 1:30 am
Cost: ₹3,500 (For two)

2. Le Cirque Signature


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The fine-dining restaurant in The Leela is one of the best restaurants for continental and French cuisine in Mumbai. It’s also one of the best date spots in the city. Fancy a great meal paired with a glass of wine? Then this is where you need to head.

Where: The Leela Mumbai, Chakala, Mumbai
When: 6:30 pm – 12 am
Cost: ₹7,500 (For two)

3. Pondicherry Cafe

Named after the union territory, which is famously known for its French Quarter, the food at Pondicherry Cafe resonates with the same vibe. Besides French food, they also make some really good pasta and pizza, which you will absolutely love. For an authentic French experience, this is one of your best options.

Where: Sofitel, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai
When: Open 24 hours
Cost: ₹6,000 (For two)

4. Artisan

If your idea of French food is a quick, buttery croissant with a cup of cappuccino, then Artisan will become your go-to place. Located inside the Sofitel Hotel, you can even feast on classic French dishes like Coq Au Vin and baked quiches. What could be better than that?

Where: Sofitel, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai
When: 12 am – 12 pm
Cost: ₹5,000 (For two)

5. Suzette


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The famous creperie, which is run by three French natives, obviously gets a mention in this list of the best French restaurants in Mumbai. Crepes are very popular as street food in France, and every corner has a tiny creperie. No matter if you eat it with meat and eggs or with bananas and Nutella, it tastes amazing either way.

Where: Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai & other locations
When: 8 am – 11:30 pm
Cost: ₹1,800 (For two)

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6. Cafe Condi


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Where can you find a perfect French Pain au Chocolat in Mumbai? Cafe Condi serves this close cousin of the croissant that comes with a generous filling of chocolate inside. It makes for the perfect dessert or post-meal snack. So, when you are in Mumbai, make sure to get yourself one (or five) once you have had your meal.

Where: Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
When: 11 am – 8 pm
Cost: ₹1,200 (For two)

7. The Earth Plate

If there’s one vegetable that the French love, it’s eggplant. And even though we tend to hate baingan a lot, once you’ve had it the way the French do, you’ll fall in love with it. If you still don’t like it, then you have to try out the Salmon tarte at The Earth Plate. 

Where: Sahara Star, Vile Parle East, Mumbai
Open 24 hours
₹1,000 (For two)

8. Rivea

The restaurant has a chic interior and expansive city views, and it exudes an air of sophistication and elegance. The food on Rivea’s menu combines traditional French flavours with modern twists, using the best ingredients to produce dishes that are both aesthetically pleasing and flavorful. Rivea is a well-liked option for lovers of French cuisine in Mumbai.

Where: Taj Santacruz, Santacruz East, Mumbai
When: 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Cost: ₹3,500 (For two)

9. En’creo

En’creo, one of the best French eateries in Mumbai, is a cosy, endearing bistro that provides a genuine taste of France. With its rustic decor and cosy setting, the restaurant exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere. You will adore the variety of traditional French dishes on the menu at En’creo.

Where: Vile Parle East, Mumbai
When: 12 pm – 10 pm
Cost: ₹450 (For two)

10. The Tasting Room By Diva

The Tasting Room By Diva is a classy establishment with a menu that blends French and Italian influences. A sophisticated environment for diners to enjoy their meals is created by the restaurant’s chic furnishings and cosy atmosphere. The restaurant also has an elaborate wine selection that has been chosen to go well with the menu items and improve the overall dining experience.

Where: Lower Parel, Mumbai
When: 11 am – 11 pm
Cost: ₹2,500 (For two)

Count on these best French restaurants in Mumbai for authentic delicacies!

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