Food of Bangalore

Like any modern and growing city, Bangalore's cuisine is not identified with a single platter but a blend of cuisines derived from the diversity of cultures and livelihoods that the city sustains.


There is a subtle dominance of South-Indian and Udupi cuisine, other than which the city's menu has countless options. One can relish local cuisines like a variety of dosas, Idli, Bisi Bele Bath, Pongal, Uppittu and lots more. Other than this, one can also indulge in the rich Mughlai cuisine with mouth-watering dishes like Tandoori chicken, Sheek Kebabs, Bangalorean Biryani, Chicken Kebabs and more. Also, find here, North-Indian, Muslim, Arabian, Chinese, Thai, Burmese, Lebanese, Vietnamese and Japanese cuisines to enjoy.
One can indulge in the lip-smacking local street food as well as flatter themselves with fine dining experiences with cuisines from around the world.

Rich in a variety of cuisines, Bangalore also offers pocket-friendly restaurants which are of great help to the backpackers. Here is a list of few restaurants which without emptying your pockets offer delicious food at minimal prices possible.
Famous budget restaurants in Bangalore:

South Indian: Darshini (serves delicious vegetarian food within INR 100), TaazaThindi (INR 200 for 2), Shri Sagar(INR 100 for 2) and Indian Coffee House (INR 200 for 2)

Continental: Papi Chulo (INR 200 for 2), My Cinnamon Box (INR 250 for 2), Chaiywaala (INR 150 for 2), Fork and Food (INR 200 for 2), and The Breakfast (INR 200 for 2)

Do try these low budget restaurants while keeping in mind your health and hygiene. Guide the person in services about the spices and things you are allergic to so that you can have a happy meal.

Read more about Street food in Bangalore

Here are the top 39 restaurants in Bangalore:

1. Sue's Food Place

4, Subadar Garden, Sri Krishna Temple Road, Off 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore, India 
American
12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 10:45 PM
INR 750

2. Ullas Refreshments

1st Floor, Public Utility Building, MG Road,Ashok Nagar,Shanthala Nagar Bangalore, India-560001 
South-Indian, Chinese
8 AM to 10 PM
INR 300

3. Mavalli Tiffin Rooms

#14, Lalbagh Main Road, Near Urvashi Theatre Doddamavalli, Sudhama Nagar Bengaluru, Karnataka 560027 
South-Indian
6:30 AM to 11 AM, 12:30 PM to 2 PM, 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM
INR 450

4. Empire

701, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Arcade, West of Chord Road 2nd Stage, Modi Hospital Road, Mahalakshimipuram, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 
North Indian, Mughlai, South Indian, Chinese
12 Noon to 1 AM
800

Hungry at 12 am, head to your nearest empire outlet in Bangalore and they never seize to surprise you with their shawarma. Busy all day and night, Empire is Bangalore?s fastest-growing food chain with Indian and continental dishes.

5. Cafe Felix

Cafe Felix offers comfortable seating with two levels both of them giving you a beautiful view of Ulsoor Lake. The terrace section gives out a proper bar vibe with a lot of party space. Try out their smoothies and indulgent chocolate cake shake. Don?t miss out their Smoked Salmon Nicoise either.

6. Only Place

13, Museum Road,Behind Museum Road Post Office Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001 
Continental, American
12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
INR 1000

7. Olive Beach(Bar & Kitchen)

16, Wood Street, Ashok Nagar, OffBrigade Road, Bengaluru 
Mediterranean, European
Noon to 3 PM, 7 -11.30PM
INR 1500 -1800

8. Fava

203, 2nd Floor, UB City, 24 Vittal Mallya Road,UB City KG Halli, D Souza Layout, Lavelle Road, Bangalore, India 
Mediterranean
11 AM to 11:30 PM
INR 1700

9. Gramin

20, Ground Floor, Raheja Arcade,Koramangala 5th A Block, Koramangala Industrial Layout Koramangala, Bangalore, India 
North-Indian
12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
INR 400

10. Harima

401, 4th Floor, Building No. 131, Devatha Plaza, Residency Road, Ashok Nagar Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025 
Japanese
12 Noon to 3 PM, 6 PM to 10:30 PM
INR 2000

11. Caperberry

203, 2nd Floor, UB City, 24 Vittal Mallya Road, Lavelle Road, Bangalore, India 
European
12 Noon to 3 PM, 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM
INR 2500

12. Karavalli

Ground Floor,The Gateway Hotel Residency Road Bangalore 66, Residency Road, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar The Gateway Hotel Residency Road Bangalore Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025 
Konkan, Kerala, Seafood
12:30 PM to 3 PM, 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM
INR 3500

13. Koshy's Bar & Restaurant

39, St. Marks Road, Bangalore, India 
Cafe
9 AM to 11:30 PM
INR 700

14. Yoko Sizzlers

42 Church St,Next to KC Das, Opposite Hotel Empire,Anchepet, Chikpete Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001 
Chinese
INR 600

15. Windsor Pub

7, Kodava Samaja Building, 1st Main Road, Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore, India 
North-Indian, Continental, Seafood
12 Noon to 3 PM, 6:30 PM to 11 PM
INR 1000

16. SodaBottleOpenerWala

A casual but creative and quirky, SodaBottleOpenerWala in Bangalore is an all-day cafe. Serving Parsi and Bombay inspired food, the restaurant is a perfect stop for all foodies. The place also has a great nightlife with a bar where the cocktails are a must-try.

17. Fatty Bao

This Bohemia Restaurant called Fatty Bao in Bangalore serves Asian, Thai, Chinese and Japanese cuisines. With different coloured walls and semi-private dining spaces, this quirky little restaurant has a rooftop terrace with an inexhaustible menu.

18. Sly Granny

The catchy decor and aesthetic interiors make sly granny an addictive and energetic place to be. With spacious interiors, every cosmopolitan youngster and adult head to this place for the nightlife experience. You?re at the right place if you?re looking for some good food and music in Bangalore.

19. Anna Kuteera

A pure-veg eatery that?s busy during peak hours; mornings and afternoons, Anna Kuteera serves quick south Indian meals and hot beverages. if you?re here at peak hours expect standing room only.

20. SlimSins Cafe

Living up to its name, SlimSins Cafe has an interesting name that leaves you spoilt for choice. SlimSins is also a favourite place among gym-goers who are worried about their calorie intake, hence this restaurant has also added a ketogenic diet to their menu.

21. Chinita Real Mexican Food

The name says it all, you can try a variety of Mexican dishes from Chinita Real Mexican Food. Slate floors and wooden benches make this restaurant a bit informal yet cosy.

22. Smoor Chocolates Signature Lounge

Crafted with rich ingredients, Smoor Chocolates Signature Lounge is every chocolate lovers paradise. Smoor has everything you?d need for a celebration, be cakes for weddings and birthdays or snacks for parties.

23. Lady Baga

A mini goa in Bangalore, Lady Baga delivers quality food with a beach shack vibe. Relive your memory of a beach destination minus the beach and relish their Goan delicacies.

24. Church Street Social

People come here for the vibe than the food and you cannot deny. Church Street Social has been Bangalore?s favourite hangout spot since forever. From quick bites like cheese fries and burgers to wholesome meals like BBQ chicken, this place has everything you need.

25. Khan Saheb

Famous for its fast food, Khan Saheb is a food chain serving quick bites at reasonable prices. Open until late at night, this eatery serves all sorts of fast food from sandwiches to rolls.

26. Enerjuvate Studio & Cafť

A colourful and quirky cafe serving plenty of vegetarian and vegan dishes. With a splash of colours all over the space, this restaurant instantly begs you for a picture on your Instagram feed.

27. Tippler ? On the Roof

If you want to chill with your friends over drinks, head to Tippler -On the Roof. Party like never before at their rooftop bar. From starters like beer-battered fish fingers, Asian wok sausages, dahi ke Sholay to main courses like paneer makhani naan pizza, chicken vitki and mutton keema egg.

28. Smoke Co.

A casual dining restaurant serving European cuisines, Smoke Co. is a highly rated place in Koramangala. As the name suggests, Smoke Co. specialises in Smoked meats that are a must-try.

29. Funjabi

Fun being synonymous with Pun, this restaurant serves Punjabi cuisine that pretty much all the regulars. Try their paneer masala and naan loaded with butter. It?s a busy all-day restaurant that?s a favourite among the locals.

30. Ebony

With a chain of outlets in and around Bangalore, Ebony a wide range of signature recipes that are curated with all Indian dishes. Their must-try include mutton chops, Punjabi Talli kukkad and coconut souffle.

31. Carrots

Grab your cosy spot at with warm and inviting ambience. Serving vegan delicacies and gluten-free food items, Carrots restaurant is a favourite among vegans. Try their Soya buttermilk and Stroganoff.

32. Ciclo Cafe

A cycle shop-cum cafe is a popular food chain that's known for it's extensive international menu and funky interiors. They serve everything from exotic scottish salmon to smoothies and cold beverages.

33. Siam Trading Company

A casual dining restaurant that?s highly rated in Indiranagar, Siam Trading Company is popular for their Thai cuisines. Try their fermented specials and Chiang Mai curries.

34. Sunny?s

Quite the go-to place to satiate your hunger for European cuisines, Sunny?s is perfect for a family lunch or even a date night. You could also bring your pooch along as its a pet-friendly restaurant.

35. Moto Store & Cafe

Are you a biker? Then you must have heard of Moto Store & Cafe. Nobody can ever give it a miss if you?ve passed by this Cafe. Bring along you adventure junkies to this quirky store-cum-cafe that offers vegetarian cuisines and hot/cold beverages.

36. Bombay Brasserie

Rediscover authentic flavours of India through Bombay Brasserie. Satisfy those cravings from an eclectic mix of cuisines. This restaurant serves the best of Indian food for every armchair traveller.

37. Samosa Party

Hot samosa with delicious adrak chai is all you need to soothe your mind. Samosa party is an eatery for a quick bite that‚??s busy at most times during the day.

38. Open Box

A funky cafe that‚??s a group hangout spot and true to its name an Open Box. It also has a pool table along with decors and ceiling hanging that gives it a funky vibe. The food here is a fusion of European, Asian and Mediterranean; try their butter chicken burger.

39. Plan B Loaded

Fan of chicken wings? Head to Plan B on Tuesdays for a 50% discount on chicken wings. With offers at unbeatable prices, this restaurant is a favourite among Bangaloreans.

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