Gola is a ball of ice, made from grated ice and dipped it flavoured juices, cream, and various toppings.
Girgaun Chowpatty Gola stalls
Girgaun Chowpatty is a famous beach in South Mumbai. This beach is full of street food stalls, attracting foodies from all over the city. Sri Krishna Golewala is one of the most famous gola wala around. Although he has a huge variety to pick from, try their hapus mango flavour for sure.
Speciality: Hapus (Alfonzo) mango flavour
Timings: 2 pm to midnight
Landmark: Girgaun Chowpatty
Nariman point, one of the most visited locations of Mumbai, has this small stall called, Gola Mount. It offers a variety of golas in rich various flavours, best enjoyed at the stall – as they keep on refilling your glass with flavoured juices.
Speciality: gola and sodas
Timings: 7 pm to 2 am
Landmark: Nariman point Beside Cream centre
Islam Gymkhana Golewala
Islam Gymkhana at Marine Drive gets this fame solely because of this little stall is active for a couple of hours late at night. The stall may look small and modest, but it can beat the best in Mumbai when it comes to taste and quality. The rich and creamy texture of their malai gola and the sweet and sour texture of the various flavours are sure to satisfy your taste buds. Try their refreshing kala khatta, and butterscotch with malai flavour.
Speciality: Butter Scotch Malai gola
Timings: 10 pm till midnight
Landmark: Outside the famous Islam Gymkhana ground
Snackeria Food Hub
Clare road is a shopper’s paradise in Mumbai. The Snackeria food outlet here is quite famous for its lip smacking golas. Prepared in the most hygienic way, their rich juicy golas are a sure delight.
Speciality: special gola tray
Timings: 11 am to 11 pm
Landmark: Clare road, opposite Cotton World
Baby Garden Gola Stall
The golewala in Agripada is a great place for gola lovers because of the yummiest malai golas you get here – topped with refreshing peppermint, it really is the best deal.
Speciality: Golas full of Milkmaid condensed milk, and five flavoured gola
Timings : 11 am to 11 pm
Landmark: Outside Baby garden
Mazgaon circle gola store (Patil Golawala)
The Mazgaon circle is a famous landmark, and so is the gola stall that is just around the circle. Best deals: tangy orange and kala khatta mixed flavoured gola.
Speciality: kala khatta flavored crushed gola
Timings : 11 am to 10 pm
Landmark: Mazgaon circle
Park Malai Gola Store
Park malai gola at Shivaji Park in Dadar has been serving world class golas since 40 years. Their rich dry fruit gola is a must try.
Speciality: malai gola
Timings: 11 am to 10 pm
Landmark: Shivaji park
Juhu beach gola stalls – Brijwasi gola point
Juhu beach is another favourite place where Mumbaikars like to go and relax – so it is not surprising to find a good golewalas. Most of the stalls are great and have some unique offering. But Brijwasi gola point serves unusually big and juicier golas.
Landmark: Juhu beach food stalls
Speciality: orange golas
Timings: 12 noon to midnight
Hiranandani towers at sector 10 of Kharghar in Navi Mumbai is becoming famous for the food stalls in the area. Shreeji golewala is one of them, popular as Shreeji Dish golewala because of the way he serves his golas – golas dipped in thick flavoured syrups in a dish. His dry fruits gola attracts foodies from all over Mumbai.
Speciality: dish golas
Timings: 7 pm to midnight
Landmark: Hiranandani towers
Mira Road is another destination for perfect gola party. Shanti Nagar, a small food hub, has this small stall quite famous among the locals, better known as Krishna Golas. The stall has been around for the past ten years.
Landmark: Shanti Nagar
Speciality: Rose flavour
Timings: 7 pm onwards
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