Both a cultural hub and an economic powerhouse, Bangalore is one of the fastest-growing cities in India. Bangalore is known for all kinds of food. Literally everything from expensive to inexpensive.
The Higher Taste Restaurant, Rajajinagar
The Higher Taste Restaurant Rajajinagaris a must visit. Bangalore’s first sattvic cuisine restaurant. At The Higher Taste, we believe in food as a philosophy and vegetarianism as a way of life. The Higher Taste combines the wisdom of the Vedas, with the flair of modern day cooking to create signature sattvic meals – pure, wholesome meals prepared without the use of ingredients such as garlic, onion, eggs, caffeine and never over-spiced. The Bhagavad-gita defines sattvic foods as being juicy, wholesome and pleasing to the heart, thereby providing subtle nourishment for positive vitality.
V V Puram Food Street Bangalore
From the hot and spicy Masala Dosa to the sweet and sublime Dal Holigedrenched in pure ghee, there is everything on this Food Street in Bangalore that you may want to eat. The rose gulkand enriched with the goodness of pure Honey and white Butter is one thing you should not miss at the Shivanna Gulkand Center. The food here is also quite economical and one of the best in Bengaluru. There are a number of stalls here including the Pav Bajji stall, the Sweet Corn stall, Manchurian stall to name a few.
Central Tiffin Room (C T R) – Malleshwaram
Serving utterly delicious Butter Masala Dosacontinuously to a huge number of customers is no child’s play. But CTR at Margosa Road, Malleshwaram has done this effortlessly and brilliantly for over six decades and is thus, a delight for Dosa lovers. Even to this day, this Tiffin Room is one of the best places to have South Indian Street Food in Bangalore. Apart from variety of dosas they also serve idly – vada, kesribath and the poori sagu. There are also other shops which serve ice creams, chats and other stuff around the place.
Brahmin’s Coffee Bar – Basavanagudi.
The best in its class of traditional south Indian food can be found in the Brahmin’s Coffee Bar at Basavanagudi in Bangalore. It offers steamingly hot rice idlies which are quite soft and the crispy vadas that you just can’t stop at one plate. They also serve a variety of dishes here but nothing beats the Idly-Vada combo. Coffee, tea and kesaribath are some of the other popular foods that are served here.
Hari’s Sandwich Zone – Jayanagar
The Chocolate Sandwich!! Yes you read it right, that’s what it is famous for. This place at Jayanagar is one of the finest street food joints in Bangalore for having sandwiches and tasty chats. They serve a variety of sandwiches and chats which are as economical as they are healthy. Located nearby is a Lassi Corner which serves you sweet Lassi to drink after you’re done having your food at the Sandwich Zone.
Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall – Jayanagar
Pani Puri – Gol Gappa – Puchka or whatever you call it, this joint gives you every reason to love every name and the essence in its taste. And street food in Bangalore is incomplete without it. Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri is a small stall located at Jayanagar 3 Rd block in Bangalore exclusively for Chats and Pani Puri. Taste the delicious Pani Puri here and I’m sure you will become a regular here. Apart from pani puri, they also serve other snacks like dahi puri, aloo chat and paapdi chat.
Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls – Indiranagar, Bangalore
Located at the ground floor of the Sri Shiva Sai Complex in Indiranagar, this is one of the best street food places in Bangalore to have delicious and crunchy rolls and grills. Both vegetarian and non–vegetarian street foods are served here and the prices are extremely reasonable. Some of the famous items served are Mixed Vegetable tikka Roll,paneer mushroom, babycorn tikka roll, mutton buna and many others with exclusive add ons like kathi wrap, single eggroll, etc.
Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice – Malleshwaram
Be it the famous Sai Ram’s Special or the mouth-watering Dahi puri, this chat stall at Margosa Road, Malleshwaram has everything more to offer than you can ever expect. The person serving here always has a warm and heartily smile to add a bit of extra flavor to your already delicious food.They serve a numerous variety of chats which includes wafers chat, chips masala, disco chat, crazy masala and a lot more. It now also sells specially prepared home-made chocolates from Ooty. Ans yes, you miss the extra whole bunch of fun if you forget to ask for a plain puri soaked in paniand the sweet mixture at the end.
Puchka’s – Marathahalli
After some desi South Indian dishes and some delicious chats, its time to head to taste some lovely Indori food. This stall is located near the Purva Rivera Apartments at Silver Spring Layout in Marathahalli, Bangalore. The price here are relatively high compared to the ones told before but, it is in no match to the wonderful taste of the food served and the hygiene maintained here. Some of the famous dishes served here are the hot dogs, puchkas and many more.
Karnataka Bhel House – Basavanagudi
Hop in to this purely vegetarian and outdoor seating famous chat stall located at Uma Theatre Road, Chamarajapet in Basavanagudi during the evening to enjoy the warm sunset with some utterly delicious street food in Bangalore. The pricing here is economical and pocket friendly. Some of the best dishes served here are the aloo dahi puri, sev puri, masala puri and a few more.
Tikki Tikki – Koramangala
The puzzling name itself indicates that this chat stall situated in Koramangala is a unique one serving lovely chats and other food. The name comes from the delicious and special food tikki poori served here which is one of the best street food in Bangalore. Stop here for a quick bite and I am sure this taste is going to make you addicted to the yummy food served here. Some of the best ones to eat are the chocolate tikki, mudpie tikki, masala tikki and paneer tikki.
Dadar Vada Pav – Indiranagar
The name itself clearly indicates that this stall at Indiranagar serves one of the best vada pavs in Bangalore. There are a number of flavors for the vada pav including paneer, schezwan, aloo and many more.They also serve yummy burgers and french fries too. The prices are quite low and I personally recommend the Veg Tikki Vada Pav which is one of the best street food in Bangalore.
Shahi Darbar – Yeshawanthpur
Located very next to the M S Rammiah ground in Mattikere – Yeshawanthpur, this chat stall offers yummy and extra delicious rolls which are quite low priced and absolutely delightful. This street food place is often crowded by studentsfor its mouthwatering food served and the quality maintained here. Some of the best rolls are double paneer roll, double egg chicken roll and the simplest veg roll.
Spicy Corner – Jeevanabheema Nagar
Last but not the least, this food stall at Jeevanabheema nagar serves one of the best spicy street food in Bangalore. From the spicy hot tava paratha to the delicious dahi puri, this stall serves a number of lovely dishes which are reasonably priced and equally yummy. Some of the best food served are paneer fried rice, sav dahi puri, szechwan noodles, baby corn manchurian, aaloo paratha and gobhi chilli.
Mavalli Tiffin Room, (Lalbagh road) for the perfect meal or small eats. There is a queue and limited tickets only. So make sure you go there early.
Lakeview Ice cream parlour (MG road or Indiranagar 100 ft road)
This parlour has existed in bangalore for almost 80 years. Nice flavours and old taste and feel.
The Only Place
The Only Place is something like a Goan Shack, right in the centre of town (just off Brigade Road). This is also always packed, so you may need to wait for a table. The menu is old-school and not gourmet in the least. Pepper steak, burgers, pies and the like, there is something for everyone. Go with a bunch of friends and try out a variety of items. The burgers and the apple pie never disappoint.
Toscano is a must-visit for a couple of reasons. The authentic Italian food is one of those, as is the fresh produce used. But also, for its location. UB City is not only a mall or an office complex, it was far ahead of its time, a cyber hub of sorts before any such existed across India. And for that, you must head there.
Taaza Thindi for Masala Dosa and idli
Taaza Thindi is relatively a newer place, only 4 years old but I’m pretty sure its going to continue to become a legend one day
Malgudi Vatika (Mysore Road)
This Malgudi Village themed restaurant has a very natural setting and they serve elaborate South Indian breakfast.
Seafood at Karavalli
The seafood restaurant in Taj Gateway Hotel, just off MG Road is a seafood lover's dream come true. The flavors are bold and options plenty. Prawns, crab, fish, whatever be your choice of meat, there is a great variety to choose from. Pair the curries (Allapuzzah Meen Curry is my go-to dish) with appams or neer dosas to enjoy them.
The Chocolate Room is previously known as Indiana Fast Food(Brigade road)
This is a franchise found in many cities of India, but what makes this one special is the Indiana burgers you get here along with their traditional mayonnaise.
Veena stores (Malleshwaram)
Veena stores for a nice idli vada breakfast.
Shri Raghavendra Stores (Malleshwaram)
Here, only four items are served- khara bhath, idly vada, kesari bhath and shavige bhath, apart from tea and coffee. Yet they manage to attract a large crowd, at all times of the day.
Iyer’s mess (Malleshwaram)
56 years old, Iyer Mess is a lengendary joint that hasn’t changed much since its start. It serves simple banana leaf meals for lunch and dinner.
Hoai Ice Cafe
Located at the intersection of Margosa Road and 9th Cross Road, Hoai Ice Cafe is set particularly for the middle-class individual. This cafe serves juice, burger, pizza, sandwich, tea, and coffee.
By the Blue
This poolside restaurant is one of the ideal places for Candlelight Dinner in Bangalore. By the Blue has got the potential and ambiance to drive couples in and making it one of the best dining experiences in Bangalore. The food first impresses with its aroma and then with the perfectly cooked spices that enrich the food with pure deliciousness. This is one such place which you can go on Valentine’s day without a second thought.
If you don’t mind spending a bit more for an exclusive candle light dinner in Bangalore, think nothing beyond this famous rooftop restaurant. Once you are enchanted by the beautiful views of the skyline and the cabana canopies, it’s time to surrender to the scrumptious Middle East and Arabian cuisines. Unwind and enjoy an authentic Arabic dining experience, with fresh mezzas, grilled meats, vegetables, delicious wines and live entertainment in tasteful surroundings. Premium liquor lends more value while live music and performing artists would escalate the joy.
Om Made Cafe
Om Made Cafe is an establishment that never fails to impress. Their view is breathtakingly gorgeous, perfect for a candle light dinner in Bangalore, and will have your loved one croon with joy. The canopy, the setting sun, the gorgeous ambiance, and their delectable Mediterranean and European cuisine makes this one of the most romantic restaurants in Bangalore that is just perfect for an indulging date night.
This restaurant has got everything that can make your time with loved one precious.This place which is charmingly dim-lit and their infamous seven-course European meal that will make you forget about the world. The amazing ambiance and great food make this a must-visit place.
Dine under the stars with your loved one. This popular rooftop restaurant has got an amazing ambiance and a Candlelight dinner over here will be an unforgettable experience. Dim lights accompanied with cool breeze set up the right aura. They serve great North Indian and Mughlai food that you can’t stop with a single plate. Make sure to culminate the experience with one of the delicious desserts at this buffet-style candlelight dinner in Bangalore.
A restaurant for those who are looking for an amazing Nightlife in Bangalore. The Bangalore’s trendsetting restaurant and bar is set to complete 10 years. With dim lights creating a terrific match with rustic decors and colorful walls, Olive Beach is a not-so-crowded spacious restaurant which also boasts of mind-blowing outdoor seating embellished with light jars on trees.
Adorned in blue and white, the Greek-style decorations at Estia restaurant make it one of the top romantic places in Bangalore for a dinner date. Borrowing from the elements of life, water, earth, air and fire, the place’s experiment with aged mirrors and rustic decors succeed in casting a spell.
The place serves a range of Italian cuisines from their affordable menu. Pasta Street also offers dishes of flavor-packed Pasta, Thin crust pizzas, Soups, Salads and other Italian specials such as Lasagna, Risotto, Ravioli, Grilled Chicken, Fish & Paneer and scrumptious Desserts. The eclectic bar menu offers a selection of wines and amazing cocktails along with other thirst-quenching beverages and mocktails. The place has a beautiful yet quirky ambiance and the outdoor seating area available there makes the visit worthwhile. Pasta Street is located in HAL 2nd Stage in Indiranagar, Bangalore.
Alto Vino - Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield
The casual and fun ambiance complements the quality of the dishes. The Sauces, ingredients, and spices are specially handpicked by the trained chefs. Alto Vino is a place where every diner finds his/her personal favorite Italian dish from the A-la-Carte, that also features an extensive bar menu. It is an ideal place for people who crave for Italian dishes. Alto Vino is located in Whitefield and it stands nearby Sathya Sai Hospital.
Jamavar - The Leela Palace
The various ingredients and thick gravy preparations provide a gratifying taste to the diners. The high-end menu is in line with the tastes and preferences of the diners and the eclectic bar menu offers an array of drinks and fine spirits to choose from. Jamavar has a luxurious and elegant ambiance with a beautiful outdoor seating area. Jamavar is located in The Leela Palace Hotel in Kodihalli, Bangalore.
Infinity - The Zuri
infinity is an ideal place for people who want to give their palates a flavorful twist. This fine-dining restaurant has a long list of offerings. The North Indian and Mughlai dishes take you to a flavorful ride. The classic ambiance paired up with a premium menu that features barbecued and grilled dishes cater to every diner's demands and preferences. The amazing outdoor seating and a beautiful poolside make your heart skip a beat. Infinity stands nearby Maruthi Industrial Estate. Read less
Equinox Bar - DoubleTree Suites By Hilton
Enjoy comfortable seating, ambient lighting and the latest international progressive music at this trendy lounge bar. Equinox is an ideal venue to unwind with perfect selections of new world wines, single malts and global cuisines. Apart from the A-la-carte service, a menu du jour, priced separately, is also on the offer for an extravagant experience. A rooftop poolside section, 150ft up, gives ‘dining with the stars’ a new definition altogether.
Royal Arabian Date at Sterlings Mac Hotel, Bangalore
Special semi-private decked up table will be reserved for you two. Begin your lovely date with lip-smacking drinks followed by a 4-course meal and indulge in those hearty conversations with your loved one. You can also add a bouquet of roses to make your evening more special.
Exotic Rooftop Candlelight Dinner, Bangalore
Soft royal blue lighting at the rooftop along with candles lit across your table(picture below)create an enchanting ambience all around. You and your partner are guaranteed to enjoy this stupefying dining experience. Those rose petal decorations on your table create a mystic atmosphere for you to connect with your partner in a pleasing manner!
Poolside Candlelight Dinner, Sterlings Mac Hotel, Bangalore
Surprise your dear one by taking him/her on this romantic poolside dinner date. With an exquisite table and mesmerizing atmosphere you and your partner are sure to enjoy the delicacies of the place. A private butler will serve you a luscious 4-course meal. To heighten your experience, your table will be decorated with special candles and rose petals decoration.