The main purpose of a restaurant is to satisfy the hunger thirsty tummies. It can be in done by sitting and eating in the premises or take away. They offer variety of cuisines in one place or specialise in one authentic meal. In that case, Bangalore restaurants offer a whole lot of lip-smacking and delicious foods for all. Options are numerous, depending on one’s taste and choices, there is no dearth of restaurants to choose from. Be it Indian, Chinese, Continental, the options are endless which reflects the social and economic diversity of Bangalore. There are famous South Indian joints which only serve Vegetarian cuisine like the Udupi restaurants. The MTR food joints, Vidyarthi Bhavan, New Krishna Bhavan are also some of the famous south Indian restaurants. The masala dosa – rice pancake smeared with red chilly chutney and stuffed with potato curry, ‘set dosa’ – 3 medium sized dosas, ‘benne masalae’ – thick rice pancake prepared with butter – are some of the local favourites and few stake the origin of these dishes from Bangalore. Bisi bele bath, Rava idli, Pongal, the spicy Uppittu – served as Khara Bath in most of the restaurants are some of the other local favourites.

There are Chinese, Thai, Mughlai, North Indian and Continental cuisines available in restaurants for which Bangaloreans have a great taste. The interesting blend of Mughlai, Nawabi and Hydrabadi cuisine available in restaurants in MM road of Frazer Town reflects the distinct Bangalorean flavor. The most favourite sought after delicacies include the Tandoori Chicken, Bangalorean Biriyani, Sheek kebabs, Sheek Rolls, Chicken kebabs, Rumali Rotis and lots more. A very new genre of cuisine is getting familiar and popular amongst Bangaloreans which is the Arabian cuisine. Along with the restaurants, there are a lot of bakeries and fruit juice stalls which Bangaloreans never fail to visit for a quick bite or refreshing themselves in the fruit juice centres.

If you wonder about fine dining, Bangalore is a home of various multi cuisine restaurants which serve delicious mouthwatering delicacies from all over the world. For good Mangalorean and Konkan style seafood, there’s Kudla, Mangalore Pearl and Sa-na-dige. The city also is known to have really good Italian and new-age continental food in places like Sunny’s on Lavelle Road and Olive Beach. Some of these include Blue Ginger (Thai/ Vietnamese, Taj West End), Raj Pavilion (Colonial Indian Cuisine, Sheraton Windsor Manor), Zen (Japanese / Korean, Leela Palace), and the many 24-hour cafes these hotels run. Some more Restaurants are detailed under. North Indian joints like Mast Kalandar and Rajdhani are very famous for vegetarian and Rajasthani food. Even authentic Bengali cuisine is available in 6 Ballygunj place, Arsalan, Oh Calcutta!, Bhojori Manna etc.


Other famous restaurants are detailed under

Sunny’s Restaurant
No 34, Embassy Diamante, Vittal Mallya Road, Opposite Canara Bank,
Bangalore, Karnataka 560001;
080 4132 9391

Empire Suites
Off Brigade Road, 35, Castle St, Ashok Nagar, Bangalore
080 4041 4041

The Oberoi
37-39, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore-560001
080 2558 5858

Herbs & Spices
154, Whitefield Main Road, Whitefield,Bangalore-560066
080 2845 2803

Koshy’s Restaurant
39, St Marks Road, Near-Anil Kumble Circle,
Opposite-K C Das Sweets, Bangalore-560001;
080 2221 3793

Gem Plaza, 66, Infantry Road, Shivajinagar, Bangalore
080 4111 3366

Le meridian Bangalore…
28, Sankey Road, P.B No. 174,
Seshadripuram, Bangalore
080 2226 2233

6 Ballygunge Place
# 612, First Floor, 12th Main, Hal 2nd Stage,
080 4152 1695

100 Ft Boutique Bar Restaurant
777/i, Near Satyapaul, Opp New Horizon School,
Hal 2nd Stage,100 Ft Road Bangalore
080 2527 7752

762, 3rd Floor, Reid & Taylor Building,
100 Feet Rd; Bangalore
080 2521 0777

Cream Centre
#762, 100 Ft Rd, Indira Nagar,
Bangalore, Karnataka 560038
080 4116 1153