The Mumbai monsoon breakfast trail - II
From sweet waffles and smoked salmon bagels to Ayurvedic oat porridge, begin your mornings on a happy and wholesome note with these new-age breakfast options.
Very Berry Strawberry Waffle
Dig into this sinful dish at Out Of The Blue, that has launched a new waffle menu recently. The crispy waffle, with strawberries baked inside it, comes topped with berries, strawberry crush as well as a dollop of strawberry compote. Also, try innovative waffle sandwiches like the Pesto Chicken or the Ham and Cheese.
Time 7 am to 7 pm
At Le Sutra Hotel, 14, Union Park, Khar (W).
Cost Rs 369 + taxes
(for large), '249 + taxes (for small)
The Ayurvedic Oat Porridge
De-stress at The Yoga House’s cafe by tucking into this nourishing porridge that has pre-cooked apple, pomegranate and grated coconut, cooked in less milk. Their other breakfast options include Homemade Muesli, Ten Grain Toasts as well as a complete Yogi’s Breakfast comprising porridge, an energy shot of multivitamin juice and tea or coffee. This, coupled with a relaxing yoga session at their studio and who knows, you might just find inner peace.
Time 8 am to 10 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
At Nargis Villa/Water Bungalow, Sherly Rajan Road, opposite ICICI Bank, Bandra (W).
Cost Rs 317
Breakfast In A Bottle
Watch the rains wash over the heritage structures as you indulge in a wholesome breakfast at The Nutcracker, a cutesy eatery at Fort. For a non-messy affair, try their Breakfast In A Bottle, featuring oats, milk, dates, nuts and honey, all blended in a bottle. Barley and Cracked Wheat Upma, their warm and light breakfast option, is also a good way to start your day.
Time 9.30 am to 11 pm
At Modern House, Dr VB Gandhi Marg, opposite One Forbes Building, Kala Ghoda, Fort.
Cost Rs 180 + taxes
Bacon Temptation Omlette
Do you love all things bacon? Then go for this hearty breakfast option at Woodside Inn. It is served with pan-tossed potatoes on the side.
Other than a piquant breakfast menu, the eatery also offers beverage varieties such as Fresh Watermelon and Cucumber Juice, and Smoked Bacon Bloody Mary with Pickles to cure those dreadful hangovers.
Time 11.30 am to 5 pm
AT Wodehouse Road, Colaba.
Cost Rs 325 + taxes
Giant Jamjar Popeye
Jamjar Diner offers a special breakfast menu that caters to every taste. If you prefer something sweet, try their loaded waffles, or pancakes that are available in savoury variants too. And if your stomach demands something mightier, try the Giant Jamjar Popeye, a mix of poached eggs, creamed spinach on an jalapeno and cheddar waffle. They do an eggs benedict version of the dish too.
Time 9 am to 4 pm
At Plot no 7A & B, Aram Nagar ll, Jai Prakash Road, Versova, Andheri (W).
Cost Rs 312 + taxes