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Theobroma

ColabaSouth Mumbai    & IN 2 MORE LOCATIONS

  • 02222873778, 02222886464, 02222830101
  • Shop 24, Cusrow Baug, Colaba Causeway, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Colaba, Mumbai
  • Cakes, Chocolates, Confectionery, Snacks
  • Meal for 2 - 800
3.8

117 Reviews / 119 Ratings

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1.0

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Food for the gods!

The cakes are good. I ordered two pasteries from their shop and they were nice. The lady is rude in saying that she doesnt do a home delivery for less than 500 Rs. I think they should rethink their policy. The staff didnt know the terms and conditions of delivery, so I had to haggle, and even pay 100 Rs more to get the pasteries delivered!

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Yummy in my tummy

i really love the ECLAIR Pastry and Dutch Truffle the most!

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Theobroma Colaba

Ah, the iconic patisserie in Mumbai! It’s a must-visit for visitors and residents alike. It finds a stellar mention in TripAdvisor too. Such is its fame. Its cakes, brownies, chocolates, cronuts, cookies, macaroons, breads, danish, cupcakes and savories have entered the Hall of Fame in Mumbai’s desserts circuit.

A tiny outlet in Cusrow Baug, Colaba, I have never found the place without its everyday share of regulars. Getting a table is almost like a dream-come-true!! No exaggerations here. Go there anytime, you may have to contend with a takeaway.

I particularly like their fruit pastries. Their entire range of desserts and savories is every bit a MUST. So, when the dessert bug bites you and you are in South Mumbai, you know where to go.

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Theobroma Patisserie In Colaba (Mumbai) — Our Favourite

Ah, the iconic patisserie in Mumbai! It’s a must-visit for visitors and residents alike. It finds a stellar mention in TripAdvisor too. Such is its fame. Its cakes, brownies, chocolates, cronuts, cookies, macaroons, breads, danish, cupcakes and savories have entered the Hall of Fame in Mumbai’s desserts circuit.

A tiny outlet in Cusrow Baug, Colaba, I have never found the place without its everyday share of regulars. Getting a table is almost like a dream-come-true!! No exaggerations here. Go there anytime, you may have to contend with a takeaway.

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The worst macarons I've ever had!

Was fooled by the colourful macaroons that are shown from outside the shop to come inside and taste it, and I can't regret something more! That was the worst macaroons I've ever had in my life! You bite into it and inside of melting inside your mouth, it breaks into a million piece! It is tasteless as if there's nothing inside of it! Horrible!

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March 3, 2014response from the theobroma:

Sorry about your experience. We will definitely investigate.
In the meantime please allow us to replace the product for you as our macarons are not normally dry.
Please contact our colaba store I will make sure they replace the product for you.

4.0

So Addictive!

Expect everything to taste good.

This place is known for their heavenly brownies and their infamous chip butty. Whether you opt for the humble Chocolate Chip Brownie, the decadent Millionaire Brownie (Chocolate Chip Brownie with a layer of caramel and dark chocolate) or the Chocolate Overload (described simply as a brownie with 'loads and loads of chocolate') - you're in for a treat.

If you're up for something savory, try the spicy Harissa Chicken Sandwich or the Chicken/Bacon Chip Butty (Chicken/Bacon and Fries sandwiched between buttered buns - served with a fluorescent garlic mayo.

My favourite drink is the Chocolate Brownie Shake - a to-die-for combination of brownies and milk in one chunky blend.

Theobroma Colaba is definitely worth a visit.

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12 Reviews

February 06,2014

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Red Velvet

The cakes here are really amazing, but the best one is Red Velvet!... It tastes just amazing & can't get enough from it every time you eat it. Other than this my favorite are the cup cakes...

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Brownie Lovers' Delight

I have been going to Theobrama for more than 10 years now. And there's no place I would recommend more highly for its brownies and wide array of desserts. This place is, bar none, the best place in Bombay for desserts. They have a pretty good menu for breakfast lovers as well. I don't remember the last time I went to Colaba and didn't visit Theobrama. It's sort of a ritual now. Their tag line describes the place the best -

'Food of the Gods'.

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Brownies at their best!

After a day of shopping at the causeway, this is the perfect stop, for some really good sandwiches made with their in house breads, some coffee and a millionaire brownie to end a good day!
For vegetarians, the brownies are good, they also have a good selection of mousse cakes for egg less cake eaters!

Started off as a cute little parsi family bakery, this place sure will make you pack up some goodies to take home!

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15 Reviews

December 28,2013

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best brownies in Mumbai

Awesome Brownies and macaroons., the savory stuff is also good,I especially love the chicken mayo roll and the sandwiches. My children love the focaccia too. The seating area is always crowded,but the quality of the food is super consistent.I love the cappuccino too. My father-in-law is crazy about the almond biscotti.

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Desserts at its best

was here with a couple of friends after shopping at causeway...as we love desserts alot we planned to come here...the ambience of this place is very serene and amazing ...there are tables where one can sit and enjoy while they munch around some authentic delicacy...we had chocolate brownie , tiramisu and cheese cake ....all of them were simply amazing...in all its a great place to hang out after a tiring shopping journey

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Yumm

Theobroma is one of the best bakery shops I have tried in Mumbai. We get to try some delicious pastries, rolls here. They have croissants which are my personal favourite. Hot chocolate is a must try drink. The set up there is a very simple one which makes the place even more beautiful. A definite try !!

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RidhimaN

16 Reviews

November 30,2013

2.0

brownie points needed

this place used to have my fav brownies. amazing brownies that were a craving with me. recently I visited this place twice in a week and was both times disapointed. once had the so called caramel cookie brownie. it had no brownie in it was just a chunck of chocolate cookie base and caramel. don't taste good enough. it was not even fresh I guessed cause it was hard as ever. the second time recently I went to pick up a gift hamper and was disappointed. the boys there couldn't help me with anything. I bought a pound cake, chocolate box, brownie box assorted and I asked them to wrap or ribbon it they refused saying not possible. was a big let down. and the man on the counter taking the money was rude and not at all helpful which I mentioned to him. besides they took long to put all of this into a bag bill and let me go. I tried the millionaire brownie which was my fav but that too was hard as stone. I dont know if I should go there again.

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2 Reviews

November 09,2013

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worth all of it

the place is a small, comfortable..good place to be at with close friends!!! you pay for what you eat...and its totallyyy worth the taste..you can just get lost in the chocolate... the pasteries are its best!!! tough is serves good, fresh macaroons and buiscuits too :D you wont regret spending on the food once it starts melting in you mouth

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Its perfecto!

MY MOST FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD!!!

Where do I start? With the mouth watering, delectable, already running out of great adjectives 'brownies', or the sandwiches/ quiches/ pasties or the out of this world dessert options or the cozy cute ambience. The revamped Theos only gets better and it is the finest example of classy, consistent, yummy and as rightly captioned 'food of the goods'. What's not to love in this place ?

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Not so good

been here once last year with two of my school friends... it was a treat. we order some brownies and cheese cakes... i ordered cupcakes first time in life, and i didn't like it. how can someone eat those cupcakes.. plus its very expensive. tables and chairs are also not clean...


go just once in your lifetime to taste brownies n cheesecake... never order cupcakes

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ShrutiD

14 Reviews

September 17,2013

3.0

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The land of brownies and cheesecake.

This is everyone’s paradise. Almost impossible to choose what to eat here. The brownies the cheesecakes or the pastries. When you've had enough of their most infamous blueberry cheesecake, try the New York style baked one and the white chocolate oreo, almost divine! If you are not much of a dessert lover and still go to Theo’s for some reason, try the chip batti, you cannot go wrong with this one.

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4 Reviews

September 12,2013

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the gods must be crazy!

this place doesn't deserve to have a name like theobroma and i have convinced all my friends to boycott it just as we boycotted mcdonalds.
we came here to celebrate a birthday and after being the only customers present and ordering a huge cake we were forcefully and very rudely kicked out. this is after telling the staff that we will just cut and eat the cake and leave. this left a very bitter taste, especially on someone's special day.
then next time we visited we were told that no water is available, bottled or otherwise. we were told to have a drink instead. not considering the fact that some of the drinks are made of the same 'unavailable' water and they dehydrate you even more, if a place flouts the basics of indian hospitatility then i will stop patronizing it. i was thirsty after having a dessert, and the waiter refused to let me speak to anyone to complain after 3 reminders. i dread to think that there is no purified water used in anything that is made there.

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Go-Nuts!!

The new Cronuts are superb!! Been a fan of Hazzle Dazzle from MoD......but my loyalties have changed for the past week - since I have been introduced to Cronuts.

Multilayer-ed sweet croissant, excellent icing and sugar coated delight. And Theo does the best work! One should try them atleast once!

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Love theobroma

Theobroma.....I simply Love you.

Well its the best thing for desserts & i simply like their Baked New York Cheesecake...yummiest cheese cake I ever had. For the Alcholics I would surely recommend vodka green chilly cake. But rest all are awesome too which are yummiest too.

If you like or never tried chocolate loaf den do get it home someday.

The only black spot- service sucks. So make sure you get a takeaway. And please, Theos, a request- do bring in something new!!

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ritzz05

25 Reviews

August 05,2013

3.0

Quick Bites!

Quaint little cafe situated on the main road in Colaba, makes Theobroma an ideal place to grab a quick bite and have that perfect hot Cappuccino you have been longing for!!

Service wise- This place has courteous staff. It was a busy Sunday afternoon and the staff tried their best to get me a place.
Food- Their Chicken Butty Sandwich is a must try!! Loaded with fries and mayo and succulent pieces of grilled chicken, this dish is a meal by itself!! Also tried their cookie milkshake, It was thick but a tad too sweet. Macaroons are also okayish. U can give them a skip.

Overall a good place !!

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Best brownies

Theobroma is probably one of the best places for desserts in bombay.
Must haves:
Chocolate overload brownie
Millionaire brownie
The Irish pudding is my favourite.
By far, Mumbai's best brownies!!!

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3.0

Brownie heaven

Theo’s is where the brownie god lives. Period . As a lover of everything chocolate, I’m convinced that some high-power divine chocolate-making person is employed in Kainaz’s kitchen! You get the drift…Apart from the drool-worthy desserts, the chicken sandwich is just delicious. Combined with the brownie (hah!) shake, I don’t think there’s anything to complain about after that.

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Awesome!

dont know a thing in this place i dont love :) been a patron since school, still go there every week! my all time fav place to indulge in sweets.

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New york cheese cakes

Loved the adult hot chocolate but thanks to alocohol licensing issues, it aint served any more #heartbroken

The Cheese cakes are crazy awesome. This is the only place where the New York Cheese cake is actually amazingly kickass!

There's this order (always forget the name :/) that basically is burger buns with french fries n bacon and a couple of sauces within it. Very many nice it iss..., provided you dont run your calorie meter.

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Love It! Really Food For The G!

The first time I was here was after my brother recommended it for the best chocolate chip brownies I could get in Mumbai ! Though that is true to the core, I have eventually explored a lot more and am a die-hard fan of the Chip-Butty / Egg-Butty and Adult Hot Chocolate ! The rates might look high, but keep in mind that though the portions look small they are really heavy, its difficult to finish a whole butty by yourself !! Want to try other things also, will be there soon! Do open a branch in New Bombay though !

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Scrumptious

Awesome place!!
Loved the desserts here........especially the brownies & Chocolate loaf......they just melt in your mouth.......

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Food For thought

This place scores full marks on all aspects i.e food, service, ambience and value for money. There's no other place like it as far as desserts and sweetmeats are concerned. The best part being that they keep updating and reinventing themselves by adding new exotic desserts to their menu often. They score brownie points for their sinful brownies.

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Overrated

Service is not good and sadly enough the sandwiches were not upto the mark as well. To be fair, the hype that had been created about Theobroma was too much so it had to fall short ... a good bakery it may be be but the sandwiches were clearly not the best in the business

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husayn

2 Reviews

March 05,2013

1.0

Buy Cakes get Dirt Free

I had gone to Theobroma and was buying stuff. It was about noon. There was an AC service technician. He was servicing their airconditioner and there was dust falling out of it. There was cupcakes (lying open) right next to the AC and needless to say some of the dust was falling on the cupcakes. The owner was managing the cash counter and she didn't even consider moving the cupcakes for a bit. We can only keep guessing what takes place behind the scenes in their bakery.

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Simply Divine

As a westerner travelling for a month through India, your palette is eager for home food and Theobroma Colaba was heaven-sent. With its range of divine pastries, cakes and full breakfasts, this was my ideal place to escape to for breakfast or tea regularly.

Totally wish a branch could open up in Durban, South Africa as I am currently having withdrawal symptoms without my daily Earl Grey tea and chicken pastry to start me off :)

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mukhi

24 Reviews

November 20,2012

5.0

Just the best

When it opened up it was one of a kind, now it has various imitators in the area (Celejor, Leo's Boulangerie) but remains the best. The croissants are lovely and fresh, the brownies chewy and nutty, and of course the cakes and pastries are divine. To name some of my favourites: the chocolate truffle cake, chocolate opium cake (amazing) and the vodka and green chilly mousse. On one occasion I bought the last two pieces of this mousse and had to witness the disappointment on the faces of the people behind me who were hoping for some! Needless to say I did *not* share!! Two more useful tips if you don't know this place: (i) you can buy the pound cake and make wonderful ice-cream desserts with it (slices of cake topped with fruit topped with ice-cream), (ii) you can order cakes for your home or office parties, and among these the fresh fruit cake (only sold on order) is truly amazing. Theo's used to make awesome focaccia too, but recently I don't find it there anymore which is a little disappointing.

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4.0

Desserts to die for.

Millionaire brownie, shortbread. Cheese cake, tiered temptation are some of my favourites. Their chip butty burger is simply awesome. A special mention needs to be made of their adult hot chocolate which is served with a generous dose of rum.

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GoodFood1

1 Reviews

October 08,2012

4.0

Lokhandwala welcomes you...!

I too live in Lokhandwala and am very excited to see Theobroma finally making it to the suburbs.....!

Look fwd to the great food..!

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kato99

22 Reviews

October 03,2012

4.0

Lokhandwala Branch - when????

Always been a great fan of your bakery items - especially macaroons and brownies.

I live in Lokhandwala - and yesterday I saw a shop with Theobrama name - with interior works going on.

SO GLAD to know that you are coming close ! - can you share date of opening this branch?

Thx !

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October 3, 2012response from the theobroma:

Hi Kato 99 we are trying to open in the coming week but don't have an opening date finalised we will put it up on our Facebook page @ Theobroma patisserie Mumbai. Please do come and visit us we look forward to coming to your neighbourhood and welcoming you there!

5.0

Please bring Theobroma to Delhi!!

Dear Kainaz, I stayed in Bombay for a year and am so addicted to your brownies, macarons & shortbread that I can't live without them. The same things here are like atleast twice the price. Please get Theobroma to Delhi, I'm sure you have lots of fans in this city.

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Food for Gods !!!

Probably the best known desserts shop in city and true to its name... It has the best cheesecakes and pasteries ... not to mention the lemon tarts. Best part is the discount you get on breads and cakes at night. Must visit

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4.0

for chocolate lovers

i make it a point to visit this place on week-ends. love the cup cakes out here. the brownie out here is simply awesome dude.

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Amazing

awesome stuff.cakes are good n so are the macaroons.love them!

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5.0

super duper amazing

everything right from the ambiance to the food and desserts to the costing is amazing here..

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Amishi2490

10 Reviews

February 13,2012

5.0

Yummmylicious!!

The gooey chocolate brownie is to bloody die for!!! I have had a lot of brownies all over the world but nothing like this! You can literally taste the freshness in your mouth. Almost everything I have tried here has been great - from the mediterranean food platter to the spicy, alcohol infused hot chocolate ( this one gave me quite the kick - chocolate and alcohol is a perfect recipe for that afternoon buzz), it has been a great experience! Must Try!!

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gemini14

3 Reviews

February 13,2012

5.0

Awesome-nesssssss

I have been here a lot of times, every time I have tried something new and chocolatey. Their Spicy hot chocolate is to die for. Its a shame that our Bombay weather doesn't let us have it everyday. I have also had their brownies, pastries and paninis. Savory items are as good as their desserts. Must try and I am glad they opened in Bandra. Now I have shifted to Bangalore. Hope they open a branch here soooon. Ciao.

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padmaiyer

1 Reviews

November 23,2011

1.0

Ruined birthday cake!!!!

I placed an order with the Colaba branch with high hopes, they were all dashed.
When I went to pick up the cake, which was for a birthday party, I was told by a rather nonchalant cashier that it had been cut into slices!!!
What was worse is that the store cashier refused to consider it as a problem or even apologize and told me to either take the cake as it was or pick up a new one from elsewhere..., this at 10pm in the night, when getting a replacement cake from elsewhere was very difficult.
Upon seeing our altercation another person came forward and offered to put icing over the cuts to hide them.
But, the worst was yet to come, when we proceeded to pay the bill, the cashier told me the cake was bigger than the one I had ordered for, but he would 'let' me have it for the same price, and that it was 'ok' with him.
This made me so MAD.
I only picked up the cake as it was for an ongoing party and the b'day girl was a dear friend of mine, else I would have stormed out.
I was thoroughly disappointed..
My advice, don't go by reputation, the place is run by completely unprofessional people with callous disregard for their customers.
I could have been assuaged with an apology, which was never forthcoming.

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2.0

Worst cupcake EVER

The theobroma is bandra has raised the bar too high for the colaba one, which is ironic as the colaba one is supposedly the original one. So I visit this Colaba one recently and am really spoilt for choice. They have brownies and pastries but i am really fascinated by new introductions cupcakes and macaroons.
After much debate, my friends and i call for one cupcake, one lemon macaroon, one baked cherry cheesecake and one banoffee pie. The cupcake was the worst one i have ever had. It was stale and the cream was stinky!!! The baked cheesecake was passable but i have had better. Banoffee pie was rich, but the crust was VERY thick and we had to use two hands to cut into it. The macaroon was very nice with sweet lemon cream and the tiramisu which i packed was also nice. But i m highly let down by the stale cupcake which was really so bad.we cud not put it in our mouth.

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4.0

love the chip butty!

The Chip Butty here is absolutely amazing.. awsome bread awsome garlic mayo n fresh as ever! loved it! seriously reccomend it to all bread loversss! an absolute MUST HAVE!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Umm AAh

The coffee and the melting chocolate cake that i had from this shop is the memorable moment in life.

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God's Own Food!

As their caption says the food and the brownies(All other Desserts) are just out of the world.
But at Colaba they need to improve on their place a bit.
The place is always overcrowded everytime I go.

I just love their brownies and their specialty signature breakfast's and meals.

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AWESOME

I so looove the coffee here. It is absolutely amazing. One really good place, and I always try ending up there if I happen to be around. There is one thing though, the place doesn't really have much space for seating, only around 10. I usually have to wait before I can get a place to sit. :/
I like their brownies, and the rolls, but I really like the place for coffee.

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Not satisfied- for the first time ever

The last time I went to Theo was in dec.. and I went back on 14th May- sat!! Me n my friend ordered d exact same things for breakfast. Full english & pancakes with eggs. Though it took time to come, the bfast was not hot!!! The steward didnt get Maple syrup with the pancakes- HE had during the last visit. The eng bfast was lukewarm. They didn't have bacon so served ham. I distinctly remember being served orange juice in a small glass during the dec visit. The juice was missing this time. The bfast was so - so.

I really hope Theo's is not losing its touch. AND YOU REALLY HAVE TO ASK THE GUYS FOR THE BILL. they just come, announce the bill amount. You gotto specifically ask them for the bill. I had mentioned this in my previous review - http://mumbai.burrp.com/listing/theobroma/review/the-best-everything-i-have-ever-eaten/i4_yaf#listing

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4.0

Aphrodisiac !!!

I wasn't aware of what brownies they were best known for. So walked up to the counter and asked the guy on the other side to help me out...
Picked a few rich chocolate (Rs 70) brownies upon his suggestion and proceeded to relish them...
The brownies were totally amazing, gooey and chocolaty. Left us craving for a lot more :D
Definitely going back to try the other items on the menu !!!!!

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Excellent

I visited the place in april 2011, and was surprised by the excellent quality of Indian chocolate treats. All was wonderful, savory and sweet.

Octavio
Buenos Aires Argentina

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Lives up to the great reviews!

I finally made it to Theobroma after I had heard so much about it from my boss! I dashed in on my way to the airport to pick up Easter Eggs, Chicken Pasties and a Heavy Chocolate Cake (which i think was an easter special). I loved the Chicken Pasties - they were such a treat that I am sitting now in Bangalore dreaming about the same!

The rest was great as well - much better than some of the better Delhi Bakeries! Will be back to explore much more of their many many treats the next time I am in Mumbai!

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shahnazb

3 Reviews

February 24,2011

3.0

Let me down for the first time in all these years!

I wen't to Theo's earlier this week because I was craving one of their all-day brekkies! I'd had one in Bandra late last year and had LOVED it so much I ordered the same omlette with olives, herbs and bacon this time too. My husband, who loves their orange juice cake, ordered a slice for himself while my mom ordered the All English breakfast.

I started getting jittery when the waiter came back to ask me whether I wanted a non-veg omlette or a veg one... I pointed out on his notepad where he had written 'egg'! Then the orange juice cake came which was a slice so thin, we were appalled. We've had that cake several times at Theo's and its always a nice chunky juicy slice! So this one upset us tremendously.

Then after a longish wait, our breakfasts arrived... my omlette was a sloppily done mess and slightly runny (unlike the beautiful uniform one I had at the Bandra outlet last year). The Hash Browns were missing (replaced by fries) and my mom's all english was a complete disaster - the yolk was broken (bad idea with a sunny side up), the baked beans were like rocks and again... the hash browns were missing (one of the main reasons she ordered it to begin with, and no replacement fries). Instead of toast, we were given toasted hot dog buns. When we asked for butter, it came hard as nuts so I had to ask for it to be melted.

We complained about all these things to the manager on duty that day and while he told us that the meal was on the house, thats really not what we were angling for. The fact is that after all these years of patronage, we felt kind of betrayed by this particular evening's mess. We were told that some of the staff were new and hence the issues. Will this stop me from going back to Theo's; probably not... but can I be sure that this won't happen again... I don't know. I have some pictures of the meals that I will post soon.

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raneanita25

4 Reviews

February 20,2011

5.0

Awesome Dessert

I've been to Theobroma many times.u got to believe me this place is awesome."
i love the brownie

their brownies will just melt in ur mouth.
Value for Money.

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2.0

Service to be improved as well as croissants!

I went there this morning (thursday).

First of all, I want to point out that I rather like Theobrama & I am quite a regular. The brownie & the breads are quite good. But frankly, knowing that their core business is pastry & baking, they could do a far greater job, especially on the croissant that is awfully dry & flat. The quality of the ingredients could be a bit improved. Especially the butter that they use for the croissants. You cannot be a good bakery if you do not get right your croissant, please guys try harder! I would love to enjoy other stuff at Theo's beyond brownie & bread! Thanks in advance!

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4.0

Awesome food!

I've been to Theobroma many times... u got to believe me when i say this- "Everything on the menu, is just awesome."
i love the egg butty, crossing theobrama n having to resist eating that egg butty is so so difficult..
sit there for a while and notice, food on everybody's table looks so yummy u want to have it all :p
the desserts r yummy too... their brownies will just melt in ur mouth...
In terms of service the bandra branch sucks but one cant help but put up with that bit coz the food conquers all!!! :)

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mia12

14 Reviews

December 27,2010

4.0

The best brownies (among other things) in town

Hi there...i must say that your browmies are excellent and have been consistant for a while now..amen to that :)...also i am a big fan of your dense chocolate cake, it is moist and has a great flavour...it feels good to have a place like yours so close to home :)

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The Best Everything I have ever eaten

Me n my friend to theobroma a week back. We ordered chicken butty sandwich, hot chocolate, chocolate overloaded brownie & chicken harissa sandwich. Believe me, everythng was awesome. The order took 10 mins to arrive, which is not bad at all. The Chicken Butty was lovely..d mustard in it was divine. Brownie n hot chocolate were mind blowing & a lil over priced. Chicken harissa is okish.

Next morning we went for breakfast :D

We ordered Full english breakfast & pancakes with eggs & coffee. Every bite was worth it.. it was 8am on a sunday mornin and people had just cming in for breakfast. We spend 2 awesm hours in Theo before moving out.

IMPORTANT: Ask for the bill. One of the guys serving told us that our bill was 660, but when i went to pay with the card, the gentleman at the counter charged me 600 only. ASK for the bill.

SERVICE: prompt & friendly. you will not feel ignored.

FLIP SIDE: way too small. only 4 tables & 4-5 side seats. it can get veryy uncomfortable if u r standing.

All n all.. I loved theo & am going back there today :P

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binajac

4 Reviews

December 06,2010

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Not that great

The breads are good so are the cakes, but overpriced!! and not worth the money you pay for them! but the worst is the breakfast, another example of food that looks good on the menu, but thats the only place it should be i.e. not served, takes you an hour to come, is cold, they don't have bacon but you are not important enough for them to care, or even let you know, your partners food arrives a good 30 min after yours. Wonder where all the money they make - considering their prices goes, not to better their service, but I don't think they care! Should have bought a cake mix instead since it cost the same as my bill!

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Mr Foodie

19 Reviews

November 30,2010

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the name is enuf.. dsnt need a review

be it at colaba or bandra.. theobroma offers da best cakes n chocolates.. must try hot chocolate,neyork baked cheesecake n chicken patties.. even da rum filled chocolate toffies r mindblowin.. must visit.. thumbs up

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AWESOMENESS IS HERE...

I am just too LUCKY to be staying right next to it...Hahahaa
Some awesome breakfast stuff, Great chocolates & drinks AND THE BEST OF THE BEST OF THE BEST - THE DESSERTS Yummy.. Not One Must but i say EVERYBODY must give it a try.. If u die without visiting Theo's then uh missed something really awesome in life : ) : ) : )

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ssuuppeerrbb...!!!!

had dutch truffle cake yesterday nd believe me it was great....one of the best chocolates cake i've ever had....but a lil expensive...if u r a choco-holic then this a place for u....!!!!

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Best Hot Chocolate In Town

Went there after a gap. They did and continue to have the BEST hot chocolate in town. Accompanying sandwiches were great too (though one of them was a bit salty). Overall a great meal.

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Food of the Gods- truly

If you are a chocoholic like me or you are handicapped by sweet tooth like me; Theo is your place of worship. The only place where you can have better pastries is in Paris.

Love you Theo

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Come clean

Have been here as well as to their outlet at Bandra. For some reason, both, always manage to look ravaged and plundered. Trays almost always have crumbs [literally] with the remainder contents of the tray all hither thither and the tongs lying askew. Standards of cleanliness are very low and flies abound. Frankly, I am always a bit wary buying stuff from here.

The cakes/pastries/ themselves are equal to or comparable with other upmarket cake shops. Nothing more and nothing less. In a blind test you would not know the difference between Theobromas produce and a Celebrations or Tart cake. That being said, at the risk to health and safety, the Millionaire Chocolate Brownies are quite good.

Hope they can clean up their act, literally.

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theooooo jiyooooo

I just love theobroma esp the colaba one...i;ve also been to the bandra one...very nicely made...but dunno the colaba one has its own charm...the place give a feel of a European Cafe Cake shop...luv coming here!!!!

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good food..disappointing service!

We visited the Bandra outlet today. The food was delicious but the extremely poor service made it an awful experience overall. As a family run place, we expected a lot better. The order arrived far too late for a place serving breakfast/brunch. And despite there being so many employees loitering around, it was unbelieveably difficult to get their attention.

Twenty minutes into our presence, a family of five arrived with the patriarch complaining every two minutes about how they are short on time and need to go soon. Soon enough, there were 3 waiters constantly at their beck and call.

Lesson learnt - at Theobroma, to get good service we need to make a fuss about our self-importance. Hopefully, the management will take note and do the needful.

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One of the wonders of the world?

I never leave colaba without a visit to Theobroma's
The chocolate overload is to die for
Pastries and cakes are awesome
Bite-sized chocolates melt in the mouth
I had a monte-cristo and the amount of ham&cheese in it blew me away

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June 02,2010

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A week doesn't go by without my coming here

Theo's is probably one of the best places for desserts in bbay.
Must haves:
Chocolate overload brownie
Millionaire brownie
I forget the exact name, but the Irish pudding is my favourite.

By far, Mumbais best brownies......


Food 5/5
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Service 4/5

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complacent ..... sad cheesecake

i have only been to the bandra outlet.... and they have been getting complacent .... the new york cheesecake was decent but last sunday they ran out at 5.00 in the evening strange the blueberry cheesecake was sour and has sort of put me off the place.... the other savouries look good and i wouldnt want to write it off completely ... im still looking for the perfect cheesecake place recommendations are welcome....

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Nobody makes a Tiramisu better then them

u wake me up in the middle of the nite and say cakes .. and i will say THEO'S (short for theobroma) i simply love this place ... everything i eat here has been amazing ... my favorites are the Tiramisu, the orange slice and the walnut brownie ....the one thng i like about this place is ... most of the dessert places never serve good coffee .. but here the coffee matches its standards rite up there .... this place is just too goood .... only problem being limited seating .... but with the new outlet at bandra thats solved too ... love the place .... and one thing i can guarantee ....

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The food of the God's !

Rightly as they have named it,it has been derived from a greek word,which means the food of the God's. The desserts are ambrosial . The recipe of each,which I am sure has been crafted very well. The brownies, chocolates, cakes , pastries are heavenly,enough to give you a sugar rush and make you gain heaps of calories,but if you are ready to forgo the 'calorie-licious' aspect of it,then you should treat yourself to a brownie and enjoy it guilt free. One might find it a tad bit sweet, but if you have a sweet tooth , then nothing like it. I can vouchsafe for it being one of my favorite dessert places in Mumbai, not only their desserts,they have a limited but a wonderful range of small bites. I particularly love the Chicken Quiche.It was a tart shaped dish with minced chicken and cheese. I absolutely relished each bite of it. I just have tried a few,but still loved most of what I have tried and tested :). Three cheers to thou.

PS : Make sure your next outlet is in Hiranandani,you have a huge fan following already.
Cheers :D

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Racist!!

I was here today afternoon, and I was really looking forward to visit this place after reading all the reviews. I'm a die-hard chocolate fan, and I planned to visit this place. As soon as I enter, I sit along with my boyfriend. And we are really tired after all the shopping. We decided what to order and my boyfriend went to the counter. He had come to Mumbai from Bangalore to see me. And after all the travelling, he was very tired. He stood at the counter for next 15 mins, without having anyone a clue. Not that it was crowded, there were 7 people to be exact. And the uncle who seemed in charged, gave all the attention to the foreigners. If this is how you treat you own fellow people, then yes, it's really a shame. It was hurt, I stay about 1 hour away from this place, and the only reason I decided to come to Colaba, was because of Theobroma. I was hurt, it's a shame that these guys are still being considered good. Well, yes food is important, but after you treat your customers this way, it's a shame. And the food won't cover up for it. I'm sure that I'm going to get a reply to it, saying that they're sorry and that they're looking forward to my next visit. But spending more than 800 bucks just for travelling, in this heat, it was a waste! Indeed.

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great pastries and snacks.

Theobroma has never disappointed me. Each time I go to colaba, I have to go to this place. It has the best cookies, cakes, pastries, chocolates and snacks. I personally love the blueberry cheesecake and the chocolate mousse. Also during summer they have this pastry with real alphonso mango pieces. I just tried it once and it was truly amazing.

Their double chocolate chip cookies is a tad bit expensive (25 for a piece) but it is worth it because of the size and the huge lumps of chocolate which are on it.

Among the snacks, one must try out the chip butty. It is basically french fries and garlic mayo placed within a burger bun. The fries and the mayo are soooo good that you may want to order another piece..

Kainaz, could you please tell me where you get the garlic mayo from? If it is homemade, could you share the recipe with us.

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April 1, 2010response from the theobroma:

hello nuts 189,
the garlic mayo is a family recipe we do not buy it from outside however if uwant we will be only too happy to sell some to you. i will share the recipe one day with you for sure as we are planning our own recipe book hope you keep coming back see u

2.0

sticky buns...not sticky enough

Had a Cinnamon sticky bun today. Sad to say it did not live up to my earlier review. Its not as sticky and yummy as it used to be..:(
Hope they change...Meanwhile waiting for the international chain Cinnabon to hit Mumbai!

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April 1, 2010response from the theobroma:

hi connoiseur,
thank you for the feedback, i will most definately look into the stick bun glaze it should not have changed my apologies to you

5.0

delicious cinnamon sticky buns!

Have been a regular at Theobroma outlet at Colaba and just love their recently introduced Cinnamon sticky bun..Its delicious! Very close to those available at the Cinnabon chain abroad. I hoped somebody would start it here and was thrilled to find it at Theobroma...But unfortunately its always out of stock. Please tell me when is the best time to get it

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"Food of the Gods" ?? How i wish i was a God!!!

Theobroma: A blissfull smile comes across my face and a hearty sigh is released the moment I think of Theo's.
Everytime I've visited Theo's, their delicacies get better! (And I've been to Theo's almost every sunday night!)
Theo's millionare brownie is the hit amoungst my circle of friends; their sandwiches and a coffee makes the perfect brunch!
I wouldn't say Theo's is expensive; but then again, even if they do increase their prices (please don't :-D ), I'll still be a regular!
This place is a definite must-visit! Folks who haven't been to Theo's; your missing out on a LOT!!!

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February 09,2010

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bad customer service

hi kainaaz,ent to your shop on sunday at around 11pm,shop was open,ordered a walnut brownie,just requested the counter staff to warm the brownie..but was plainly refused saying oven is nt working...is that joke i felt!!! as the table in the shop that seats 4ppl just got the same brownie warmed and delivered by your staff..just know to well how theo...treats old loyal customers..

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February 9, 2010response from the theobroma:

Hello, echoman 911,
thanks for letting me know could you please tell me which outlet you visited the colaba or the bandra one? and what day? this would make it easier for me to find out what actually happened and why you were refused a warm brownie. My apologies if you do let me know i will be able to rectify the problem. Thanks for all your help

February 10, 2010response from the echoman911:

hey thanks for the quick response.but truly there is no match to your lovely brownies..will visit your store agan!!

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February 08,2010

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Chocoholics rejoice!!!

Been to both colaba and bandra outlets. the only problem with the colaba outlet is space. there are soooo many ppl with a sweet tooth.But that did not stop me from standing my way thro the entire eating session.This place is so so so good with the variety. There is so much chocloate!!really wish my stomach could take in more. The browies were jus perfect. The after nine, the dutch truffle.....Sigh!!...SO GOOD:-) superb experience.

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January 24,2010

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Strawberry tart and Truffle brownies (drooool!)

i know this is mainly a chocoholic's paradise, and i regularly gorge on their truffle brownies (a chocolate-walnut brownie with a wonderful layer of chocolate ganache on top), but we recently had a strawberry tart there that was just fabulous!! it was a basic tart/pie crust, topped with a layer of crushed almonds (not quite marzipan), a scrumptious layer of custardy stuff (which was not even remotely eggy! very impressed), and 3-4 strawberries :) yummmmm...

oh and their grilled chocolate sandwich is also great (two slices of generously buttered bread with some excellent chocolate in the middle, grilled)...

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January 25, 2010response from the theobroma:

Thanks abcdmm,
The strawberry tart is our fav desserts too. I learnt how to make it in france and wait all year to put it on the menu.
There are a lot of non chocolate desserts we make off the menu if you ever want to order one order the fine apple tart it also has a thin layer of custard but its mainly apple and pastry with a hint of rum and cinnamon.

January 25, 2010response from the abcdmm:

Thanks a lot for your reply! i'm so glad i discovered your strawberry tart! :D will definitely try the apple tart once strawberry season is over...

thank you so much for deciding to share your favourite desserts with us (by opening Theobroma) :) we adore all your stuff!

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January 20,2010

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What is the bandra address

Kainaz, I have visited your colaba place many times and I simply love the goodies there. Haven't been there in a long as I have shifted to bandra. Great to know you have a branch here. Let me know the address with the landmark and I will drop in first thing. Anisha

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January 25, 2010response from the theobroma:

Hi anisha,
Our bandra shop address is Link square mall gound floor above croma opposite KFC 33 rd road off linking road.
Hope to see you there cheers

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K A

13 Reviews

January 20,2010

5.0

Food of the Gods...crafted by the Devil!!

Okay..the title was intentional - the pastries, desserts and especially the chocolate cookies really rocked..and ensured I didn't stick to my diet while I was in Mumbai. Going this weekend to Mumbai after over a year and am already dreading the bout/s of indulgent gluttony that await at this lair!!

One of the toughest things to do here is deciding on what to order first..we pretty much end up starting off with the Blueberry Cheesecake, Hazelnut Mousse Cake, Dutch Truffle, After Nine...did I say 'start off'..??? You get the picture..pretty much everything in the counter's gonna get a smile on your face (and throttle any plans of conversation) and you MUST pick up a box (or 3..) of the chocolate cookies on your way out..they're awesome!

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kato99

22 Reviews

December 16,2009

4.0

Brownies ? - or fudge ?

I love the brownies here - but honestly - are these brownies? - or just cooked fudge?

Brownies have to be baked in an oven. However, what they seem to have here are huge slabs of the brownie in aluminum trays - similar to those used in Indian mithaai shops. Hence - I wonder whether this is just cooked fudge - similar to what you get in Lonavala?

Any views?

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January 7, 2010response from the theobroma:

Hi Kato 99,
Thank you for your interest in our products. Our brownies are not cooked on a gas top but are baked in an oven.
Brownies are basically cookies. You get brownies in many different textures, ranging from cakey, to gooey to fudgy. Our brownies are baked to give a fudgy texture as we feel brownies are best enjoyed in this form. I hope this answers your query if there is anything else i can help you with please let me know

January 13, 2010response from the kato99:

Dear Kainaz - thanks for the reply. Since my post - I have also visited your very nice shop at Bandra West (see my post on that) - and I agree with you.

I am now waiting for the Bandra branch to start serving hot breakfast ! My office is a 5min walk from this outlet - so I end up going there quite frequently now.

When is breakfast likely to begin at the Bandra outlet?

Thanks !

January 25, 2010response from the theobroma:

Hi kato 99,
we do have a breakfast menu that is served all day long. We do not open the shop in time for breakfast as of now as we are facing some logistical problems, i assure you we are working towards opening in time for breakfast. Please try our breafast offerings at any time of the day till then see u in the morning soon

Best Chocolate Cake Ever

Ok, I've actually never been to the Theobroma Outlet as such but I did purchase their Chocolate Cake at Upper Crust in '07, when they had an exhibition and the cake was absolutely divine! I had actually bought it to give my parents but I ended up eating the whole cake by myself which goes to show how yummilicious it was...just melted in my mouth. :)

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January 16, 2010response from the theobroma:

Come on!!! “Best Chocolate Cake Ever” deserves better than an average rating. ?

Please come and visit us, we are now in Colaba and Bandra. Hope to see you soon.

Regards Tina

January 18, 2010response from the Krypton15:

Sure it does! :) I did say the cake was absolutely divine.. but like you must have read my review, I also haven't sampled everything or anything else at Theobroma to give an overall rating of more than average, don't you think? Shall make a visit soon. Just to be clear the cake is excellent. :)

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good cakes

for all the hype, we ended up there for a late-night dessert! yes, the place is cozy, busy (even at late nights) but i wud say over-rated & overly-priced! had a blueberry cheese cake which was nice but nthng great. almond cake was gud. i think there are many places which can match and perhaps surpass theobrama standards.

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January 7, 2010response from the theobroma:

Hi Richa.ver,
Thanks for visiting our store. We at theobroma have always aimed to give our clients an honest pricing. I do not believe we are cheap but we do try and maintain a pricing policy which helps us aquire the best possible ingredients within our budgets. The rising food prices has forced us to increase a lot of our prices however i do not feel that we are more expensive than any of our counterparts within the same quality bracket.I hope you do come back for more and give our other products a try. Thanks for the feedback see you.

September 4, 2011response from the richa.ver:

Hi Kainaz! i just felt good that u replied, thanks!...though i saw it after more than a year. i have always been a regular at theobrama...for its consistency! one feedback...i preferred the focacia ..the way it was baked in the past...with sundried tomatoes baked within the crust and all!

About the pricing...well i m not complaining..guess ..i had a change of city at that time, and perhaps i was still comparing theobrama prices with the delhi prices!

Good Work, keep it up!

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Youd Be Surprised ,,,, Great Food & Desserts

This cosy little cafe kind of Dessert Place has some excellent food options (breakfast as well.... omelettes.. Eggs on toast etc) some really good sandwiches as well....... lots of options for veggies as well.... if you have not already heard of the great brownies that this place conjurers up and is constantly updating,,,,,then you must not like brownies,,,, fantastic stuff,,,, service is ok ,,, a bit slow but that's a minor irritant in another wise cosy place with great food and coffee options

Cro
........Wish it were bigger and they had a chain of such cafes all over the city....Long live Kamal and her sis and her mom who run this place

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January 7, 2010response from the theobroma:

Thanks,
We are now opened in bandra with a much bigger store and plenty of seating. Hope to see you there.

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Yummmyyyy...A chocoholics heaven..

theos is a chocoholics heaven... although it took me a while to find the place it was worth the hunt! They have the best brownies I've had ever had...the millionaire brownies though are a little expensive 60 bucks a piece but they are totally worth it! the brownie totally melts in your mouth and is pretty filling... the chocolate truffle was good but not out of the world or anything but I'd recommend the chocolate opium..its amazing...and for those of you who are travelling packing the chocolate chip brownies is a good idea since they don't get spoilt easily....overall theos is a must for every chocoholic a little expensive but worth it!

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Awesome place..

Have been to this place many times.. I must say.. they have the best chocolates available around.. I don't know the exact names but the chocolate slab with dry fruit on it is the best thing to get there.. even the milk based slab is pretty good.. (I am sorry not getting the right words for it)

The pastries and bread items are pretty good too..

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Va Va Voom

Excellent dessert and truly fit for the gods!
N and I went in for a quick snack and relished the Death by Chocolate Mousse. The Smoked Chicken Sandwich was ho-hum but guess that what you get when you come in the evening.
And had to drag me away gently when I started making moon-eyes at the brownie selection but what the hell - he can't keep track of me all the time! (smiling evilly)

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od-ing on chocolate

i make sure that if im anytime and anywhere near that side(being from new bombay and all), i pick up a chocolate overload brownie. im pretty sure the other stuff here is good(i vaguely remember butter chicken role and decent sandwiches), but i just cant get past This. the place is pretty small, not that i need much space to have my brownies on the go. the breads and buns seem in abundance,but I stress again that have these. I've always needed recuperation and sometimes therapy after i od-eed after hogging here. I guess I've made it clear, go, have one on me. only one.

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lovely breads

must try their multigrain bread....!!

For forty bucks, its a huge bread which is lovely for homemade sandwiches. Serves 2-3 .Heavenly when toasted. Try it toasted with chicken curry or any mughlai gravy...yummm..:-)

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Extremely rude - stay away!

I have never come across a proprietor and staff that are so rude in my life. I urge you to stay away from this place. Clearly the "success" of this place has created a sense of arrogance. I can only hope that competition comes and leads to the failure of this business.

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January 16, 2010response from the theobroma:

Hi Rupesh

I do not have details of your experience; I do not have a reference point to draft a response. I am writing to assure you that my family works endlessly to ensure we deserve the success that has come our way. This is a family business not only in name but genuinely in spirit; we live and breathe this business. I am sorry and apologise for any less than perfect experience you may have had but please believe that it is never our intention to offend our customers. We strive not only to provide a fantastic product but a warm

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Best Birthday Cake !

For years now I have been ordering the Chocolate Truffle cake, Rs. 250 for half kg and Rs. 450 for 1 kg and friends and family are always asking for their number !

They always have a few ready so its the best bet when you need a reliable fresh cake delivered last minute.

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Absolutely sinful!!!!

Calling Theobroma great, awesome, fabulous, amazing and more will just be like an understatement!

This place is outta the world! i have never once come back dissapointed from here! My personal favourites are the Short Bread, Nutella S/W, Millionaire Brownie and Chocoholic!!!!

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January 17, 2010response from the theobroma:

We aim to please and nothing feels better than getting that right. Thank you for your continued support. Warm regards, Tina

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Horrible service

Very recently, my girlfriend and I were at Theobroma. She summoned the waiters behind the counter who were huddled up discussing something with the store manager. They didn’t respond. She called again and the manager looked at her and then turned back, paying no attention to her whatsoever. I yelled at the top of my lungs and threw down one of the cake boxes on the counter to get their attention. They finally realised their mistake and attended to us. Why did I have to do that to get their attention? Why do I have to raise my blood pressure, my voice, my temper and ruin my mood when I’m out just to have a good time in this city that’s slowly being depleted of good times?

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January 17, 2010response from the theobroma:

Our service has been less than satisfactory in the past and we have worked hard at getting it right. We have come a long way since we opened and have learnt a great many things along the way. I hope recent experiences in both Colaba and Bandra have been more positive. Regards Tina

CHOCOHOLICS..this is the place..

this lil place in a small corner at colaba is the best find for chocolate lovers..gosh i put on soo many extra cals each time i visit this place..
i bet u wont be able to resist too..their cookies and pastrys are the best i have had..
their cheese cakes too are so well made..
what impresses me the most is the fact that the quality has been so consistent forever..which i believe is their usp..
each time i go for my girly shoppin to causeway i end up here..this place completes my shopping trip..
theobroma ur a small place with a bigg heartt..

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lip- smacking snacks

That was the first time I had been there after a very tiresome afternoon. The cafe was fully occupied with not even a seat to spare. The cafe is not so spacious, but thats not the thing we look out for when we are really hungry. I had a look at the shelfs and there were breads, biscuits, chocolates and cakes of every kind. I had my tongue out instantly.

I bought a few chocolate- almond cake and banana cake and some cookies. The taste was simply awesome.

This is one place where you would want to be to start off the night life in Mumbai.

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theobroma review

if you're a true cheese cake lover then this place is where you must head.....be it the simple blue berry cheese cake or the spicy vodka and green chili cheese cake, Theobroma whips them awesomely.
Another recomendation would be their short bread....it has the perfect caramel interior...just about rite.....and chocolate dipped biscuits they are crip, chocolaty and expensive!.....yes its true this place has no value for money....a Rs 70 pastry will get over in a jiffy..... before you can count 7!.......
a sweet treat here is will always pleasantly surprise you.......be it the lill brownies ....tht will make you go mmmmmmmmmmmmm........or the pastries.......but their savouries come with a disclaimer.....do not opt for anything stuffed with potatoes...you mite jus throw up! (yay! i did)..........
the ambiance is decent.....small however for you to hang around....poilsh off your plates and you need to walk out.....this place is usually full in the post dinner hours........
so ya thts about it......

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Chocolate Silk!!

I have never before eaten a chocolate dessert like the one they have here named, "Chocolate Silk".

Its been awhile since I've had the chance to go there, I used to be that side of town a lot more often, I guess I had more time to travel and experience the city, friends studying in townside, so there was a lot of motivation to go there.

I was turned to Theobroma by a few of my most trustworthy palate advisors. It took me a while to find it, not expecting it to be so far down Colaba Causeway, once I found it though, it has become a landmark for me.

The first thing I ever tried here was the "Chocolate Silk", being an ardent chocoholic for many a year now, it surprised me how much I enjoyed it. Its not that its the BEST chocolate dessert you may EVER have. I hate building something up for someone (especially when it comes to food) only to have that gleam of disappointment in their eye when they take that first bite.

So with a pinch of reservation, I would suggest that anyone who happens to be near Colaba, and has a few minutes to kill, to please head over to that tiny little Cafe named Theobroma, and just try a couple of things they have on offer. If you like chocolate, then take my assurance you wont be disappointed with the "Chocolate Silk", I'm not gonna tell you that it'll change your life, nor am I saying that its worth travelling from Virar to try, but this little eatery has the distinction of being one of those places you wished opened up branches nearer to the suburbs...

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