Arife Lamoulde – For Baking Supplies in Bombay

After a LOT of searching, I’ve discovered one shop in the city where you can buy all sorts of baking supplies in reasonable quantities for baking at home.

Arife Lamoulde, at Crawford Market in South Mumbai near CST Station, is a treasure chest. At first glance, it will seem like nothing more than a roadside store. But a closer look reveals that you can buy all sorts of moulds, icing decorations, flavorings, extracts, cutouts,etc from this one place. Everything you need to bake or make chocolates of any shape and size you can get here. They even have delights like edible cake glitter (manufactured by Wilton and imported/smuggled from the US, so its definitely trustworthy) that will make your dish super special.

This shop is located very close to the famous Baadshah restaurant. Its phone number is 9833706896. The exact address is: Shop No. 556, Crawford Market, Mumbai – 400001.

They also have a branch at Andheri, near the Paaneri Showroom, very close to the railway station. This shop is also pretty good but doesn’t compare to the Crawford Market store in terms of varieties of items available. The phone number for this branch is 02226711726. Its website is:

If anyone knows of other such stores in the city, I would be very grateful for the information.


98 thoughts on “Arife Lamoulde – For Baking Supplies in Bombay”

  1. Hey Rutika. Yeah arife is quite good. They also have a branch in Khar, if I’m not mistaken?

    You should also check out for a list of baking supplies and more in bombay. You can even link your readers to that page since its a fantastic resource, one that i found very useful!

    1. We are happy to inform all of u that 2mm Cocoa in association with Arife Lamoulde is organizing a one day workshop cum seminar on chocolates n cakes innovations on 6th OCt 2012 (11am to 4pm) at Anjuman -E-Islam College of hotel management mum-1….n on 20th oct 2012 at Rangoonwala college of hotel management pune-1…..for more inquiry please contact Ms.Shabnam 9833 127 148

      1. wow its great….can u plz clarify that is there any invitation required for that….if yes can u tell me about it……

  2. The one in Bandra hasn’t shut. Apparently, the brothers had a fallout and now they don’t acknowledge each others presence!

    I love Arife for baing supplies. I’ve got a whole list of places where you can buy goodies from in the Baking in Bombay post I wrote a while ago. Of course, I need to update it.. but you will find tonnes of information in the comments section too.

  3. hey..could u please suggest as to from where can i get edible glitter,pearls and other decorating items for cakes,muffins etc..

    1. am trying to log in to the site but it shows The service is unavailable nor the contact details given is reachable . Please help need to buy avenger edible print in mumbai

  4. ya thats a amazing shop, if u r making choclates for the first time there is no other option other than Arife, try it you will get all under one roof

  5. ya it is an amazing shop, if you are making choclates for first time trust me there is no other option than arifes shop to go and buy your stuff, you will get all under one roof

    1. Hi,
      I need some candle-making moulds. I will b travelling from Pune on a weekend. Is the Crawfrd mkt outlet open on Sundays ?

  6. Shaheen – Quote “The one in Bandra hasn’t shut. Apparently, the brothers had a fallout and now they don’t acknowledge each others presence!” unquote.

    Just wanted to add my two cents. I’ve known the family personally who owns this business as my mom has been their customer since past many years now. The one at Crawford Market is the only genuine shop owned by the original founders of this business. The other so called branches at Bandra, Andheri, etc. have been opened by one of the second generation guys who probably had a mind of his own.

    I can say one thing though, going by my personal experience, I would never do business with this guy in Andheri again. Pretty rude, arrogant fellow. Heard that he was involved in some fraudulent transactions at the store and stopped buying from him altogether, although that store was closer to where I live. I wouldn’t vouch for the quality of his stuff either. I still travel all the way to Crawford Mkt. Hope this helps!

      1. i beleive the stuff u mentioned is a complete prejudice n obselete out of context. may be you are trying to settle your personal scores thorugh buisness. if you are sane and honest in what you have to said above kindly mention your name or any communication details and i will help you out change your opininon. you can also mail me on the below given email. kind attn : rahim sayyed ( business development)

    1. Although i would not know the details, i can share my experience for the andheri branch. The staff there is not too co-operative specially the lady at the counter who seemed pretty rude. Twice i have had experience for over charging and when asked, instead of apologizing, she started fighting for the bill. I dont mind the mistake in charging but would definitely expect a better response! The rest of the staff are busy chatting amongst themselevs instead of attending to the customer and i had to go to the group each time with the product on which no prices were mentioned! Unfortunately this is the only one where i stay and have no option but to visit them. I doubt they have any care for customer satisfaction.

  7. Hey Friend,
    I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you some exciting news! I am delighted to report that our company has launch CAKE IMAGE for theme cake decoration for edible cake images.
    Simply upload a picture or logo add text and get your Cake personalize.

    We have Cake Decoration Items:

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    Transfer sheets
    Decorative Mold
    Cake Glitters
    Side Roll Transfer Sheet
    One Time use Molds etc.

    For Futher Details pls contact to us ;

    Bakers Ville India Pvt.Ltd
    Reema Maheshwari

  8. Dear Friend,

    I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you some exciting news! I am delighted to report that our company has launch CAKE IMAGE for theme cake decoration for edible cake images.
    Not just photos, you can add text on screen too. Clear perfect letters with multi-colors, 3D effect, a drop shadow to make the words look like they are “above the page”. It’s easy!

    Reema Maheshwari
    Cell: +91 9826391092

  9. thank you , because you people we have good reputition in market i hope this relation will never break
    so please support is most important of customers
    I hope this will go on till the end of this world. and the second generation will also serve you the best of the best quality of food products. and now we had started mousse glasses and many more new stuff.

    yours faith fully
    arife lamoulde mumbai

    1. hello priti, bandra store is very good run good people. its located opp.shoppers stop and next to shalimar hotel at bandra linking road. no 9833532392/9967532392

  10. I am looking for your no at Crawford Market but unable to get it.
    I got Andheri and Borivli nos. but they are not ready to give me C Market no. It’s something very strange. Can you please sms your no
    on 9867895087.

  11. Hi

    Can any1 please help me to find “egg replacement powder & fruit pulp” used in cakes & pastries. Kindly revert on urgent basis…… Anywhere in Mumbai will do… preference will be suburbs but south Mumbai will also do.

    1. Arife,samarthplaza,near railway station,mulund west,
      CONTACT: 9819011500

      arife:: 60ft road,opp vodafone gallery,patel chowk,ghatkopar east.
      CONTACT: 9819929953

  12. Arife: samarth plaza, near railway station,mulund west:9819011500

    Arife:: 60ft road,,opp vodafone gallery,patel chowk ghatkopar east::9819929953,8268384153

  13. after reading all your comments i would like to tell u i have visited all the arife stores, they all told me they are 1 group(including crawford market) personall i feel they Bandra 1nce are more good and best in service..
    I would like to give you thiers no.
    crawford market-9323203444.

    and if you have any complaints againts any branch please contact 9820540007 or 9833532392.

  14. For any complaints or suggestions please contact the branch heads of arife.


    abdul(crawford mrkt)9769459359,
    imran andheri-9768148007

  15. Dear folks for all your queries, orders and feedback pertaining to the Arife group and its product range kindly contact Mr. Aryan on 9819929953.

  16. Recently came across a good website, contains all cakes and chocolates accesories. it is sitiuated in mumbai. a must check. dont forget to download catalogue from profile section in product portfoilio

  17. Hi raj is the andheri branch genuine.i always go to ur crawford shop.why everyone i meet talks about thier rudeness and do not want 2 go there.

    1. The whole arife family is extremly sorry for everything that happen,i can suggest u to visit our bandra outlet there u will get mr.sadh u can give refrence to him as u will get a personal attention,and if den too somethng happens u can contact me on my number as follows:9769966551,8268384153.plz reply asap………………

  18. hiii,myself raj one of the employe of a big industry,and on behalf of them i am pleased to inform u that we had got different kind of edible glitters,sparkles,and glazing gel in different colour’s, which is totally neutral in taste and can b match up with ur any flavour……………for inquiries plz contact:9769966551,9769459359,9833532392.

  19. Can anyone tell me if u get CMC for making fondant at Arife’s. I also want to know if they sell cake pop sticks…..lemme know. Thanks

  20. hi,
    the lady at the borivali branch of arife store is very rude.she is not interested in showing products.had a bad experience there.

  21. Hi everybody,
    I am glad to inform you that arife lamoulde mulund official branch had shifted to new address as follows;
    arife lamoulde mulund,shop no 2,j.s.d,shopping centre,j.s.d. road near mc.donalds opp-mulund railway station,mululnd west mumbai 4000800.
    landmark:-nityanand hotel close to tmt bus stop.
    the shop is having 550sq area so you can easly browse the store for to get the material as per your needs.

    thanks & regards
    arife lamoulde mulund.

  22. I am from gujarat Want ur product list with price and want to buy ur products in bulk so please send me ur product list at my email id.

    1. Arife stores is located at shop no 9 nand ashish bldg patel chowk nr Vodafone gallery next to Amul icream parlour ghatkopar east mumbai 400077
      U can call the store no 9004820696

  23. Hi ..I am a resident of Hyderabad…. A new comer in da world of baking……n would like to know …do u have any branch here…I like to buy sugar balls…n..many such things…can u tell me da price also…thanks a lot…

    1. Arife lamoulde is coming up with a new branch in hyderabad hi tech city road madhapur tentatively by 10th of August. .for further details you can call on 9819929953

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