The neighbourhood of Indiranagar is the hub for nightlife and exclusive restaurants in Bangalore. Indiranagar is known for its hipster vibes, quaint cafes and luxury shopping which draws a young and stylish crowd. Indiranagar is known for its density of restaurants and breweries and offers everything from local Karnataka cuisine to upscale Italian.
Indiranagar was primarily known for its large bungalows and huge parks as it was located on the outskirts of Bangalore city. It was known as the retirement area for defence personnel and public sector employees. Now the neighbourhood has boomed into a major commercial and residential focus point for developers.
Indiranagar plays host to some of the best restaurants, breweries and cafes in Bangalore. Here are some of the best restaurants and pubs in and around the neighbourhood.
Taste authentic Italian cuisine served with a passion for perfection. Dig into the dishes such as Insalata di Salmone, Rustica pizza and salads dressed with fragrant olive oil while on sipping their famous sangria. In the end, make sure to order the Tiramisu to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Known for juicy burgers and crispy fries, Cafe Thulp is a budget-friendly place you can hang out at with friends. You have to try their piggy fries and moo hamburger with cheese and bacon.
Spend your lazy weekend evenings while sipping on exotic tea such as the Egyptian peppermint tisane accompanied by Belgian chocolate cake. Weekends can get packed, so it is recommended to reach early for a table.
4. The Restaurant - Coorg
A homely atmosphere where you can gorge on wonderful coorgi cuisine, The Restaurant Coorg is a perfect place for a quiet and wholesome dinner. The pandhi curry, red beans curry and the coconut souffle are some must-have dishes. Make sure to be the early bird when the doors open as the place is open only on weekends for dinner.
5. Fatty Bao
This Asian gastro bar is the best eatery to relish some quirky oriental cuisine. The sushi and the baos are to die for. The seats here are limited, so booking a table ahead of time is highly recommended.
Dive into the Mexican culture with the best Mexican cuisine the city has to offer at this lovely rooftop restaurant. Chinita is known for serving some of the best quesadillas and tacos. For dessert, the churros are a must have to top off a sumptuous meal.
7. MTR (Mavalli Tiffin Rooms)
Easily one of the best places to have typical South Indian food, MTR is a local crowd favourite. While the Masala Dosa is a popular option, you must also try the Bisibele bath and Mangalore buns. It is a nice place to have breakfast as it can get crowded later in the day.
1. Toit Brewery
Known for it?s finely crafted beer and delicious wood fire pizzas, Toit is arguably the most famous pub in Bangalore. Make sure you reach early to get a table (Toit does not take reservations) as it is packed almost every day of the week.
2. Bob?s Bar
A popular pub is known for its humble offerings, Bob?s Bar is where you can have a great time without splurging some serious dough. No other pub is as economical and homely. Their signature Malnad pork and Mascarenhas beef roast are must-have dishes. Expect the place to be packed throughout the week.
A fantastic rooftop seating area coupled with a soothing ambience is what makes Hummingtree an amazing pub. The food served here is splendid in taste and presentation. Try their delicious chicken satay along with a blue riband.
Vapour pub serves some of the best in-house brewed beer in the city. The vapour dark and vapour ale are a must try. The place is always filled with a youthful vibe and is excellent for hanging out with your friends in the evenings. On weekends, it can get crowded so being the early bird helps.
5. Monkey Bar
If you are a sports fan, then head on over to the Monkey Bar. You can watch live streams of sports or enjoy a game of pool while enjoying your favourite drinks and snacks. Be sure to order their butterfly chicken and keema pav.
An old school pub with a classic rock vibe, Pecos is a place you can escape to on a lazy weekend. The service here is highly rated, and you can satiate your hunger pangs at very reasonable rates.
A place easily missed if you are not looking well enough, Doff is a pub worth visiting for their ambience and warm hospitality. You can enjoy some lip-smacking finger foods while enjoying some live sports or a game of foosball with your friends. The cheese balls and nachos are highly recommended.
Indiranagar offers the best restaurant and bar options in Bangalore as well as fine dining experiences. From an old-school suburb of Bangalore to a major residential and a commercial hub, this area has seen it all.
Indiranagar is very well connected with the rest of Bangalore and has multiple public transport options. The Bangalore Metro Purple Line runs through Indiranagar, and the neighbourhood is also well connected to most areas of Bengaluru with the local buses.