Bengaluru restaurants

Top Choice Street Food in Bengaluru

Food Street

For a local eating experience, head to VV Puram, aka Food Street, with its strip of hole-in-the-wall eateries cooking up classic street-food dishes from across India. It's quite a spectacle, with rotis being handmad…
Top Choice South Indian in Bengaluru

Mavalli Tiffin Rooms

A legendary name in South Indian comfort food, this eatery has had Bengaluru eating out of its hand since 1924. Head to the dining room upstairs, queue for a table, and then enjoy as waiters bring you delicious idli…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Bengaluru

Olive Bar & Kitchen

A whitewashed villa straight from the coast of Santorini, Olive Beach has a menu that evokes wistful memories of sunny Mediterranean getaways. Things change seasonally, but expect Thessaloniki salad, prawns pil pil …
Top Choice Indian in Bengaluru

SodaBottleOpenerWala

This terrific new place, with its brilliant menu of comfort food, Persian soups and Parsi specials like salli boti (mutton served with matchstick potatoes), is a kooky spin on a Bombay Irani cafe. The decor is semi-…
Top Choice Seafood in Bengaluru

Karavalli

Superior seafood restaurant with a wonderfully atmospheric interior that takes in a traditional thatched roof, vintage woodwork and beaten brassware – though the garden seating is equally appealing. Choose from fier…
Top Choice Asian in Bengaluru

Fatty Bao

This hip rooftop restaurant serves up Asian hawker food to a crowd of fashionable young foodies in a vibrant setting with colourful chairs and wooden bench tables. There’s sushi, dim sum, Thai curries and Malaysian …
Top Choice International in Bengaluru

Sly Granny

Sly Granny is a fresh breath of flavours, serving up European-meets-Asian cuisine. Tables are on two levels, with a formal restaurant zone and a more casual roof terrace. Try the udon noodles, quinoa salad, walnut t…
South Indian in Bengaluru

Anna Kuteera

For a quick bite that's easy on the pocket, join the throngs at this pure-veg eatery; it's very busy indeed at lunchtimes, when there's usually standing room only. Snacks include flavoursome ravi dosa (crispy semoli…
International in Bengaluru

SlimSins Cafe

SlimSins lives up to its name, with an interesting menu of sinful-looking food actually made with wholesome ingredients. The open kitchen offers a peek into the culinary action: ragi (millet) buns being prepped for …
Indian in Bengaluru

Koshy’s Bar & Restaurant

This decidedly old-school resto-pub is an institution for the city's chattering classes: here you can put away tasty North Indian dishes in between mugs of beer and fervent discussions. The decor is all creaky ceili…