Top Choice South Indian in Bengaluru

Mavalli Tiffin Rooms

A legendary name in South Indian comfort food, this super-popular eatery has had Bengaluru eating out of its hands since 1924. Head to the dining room upstairs, queue for a table, and then admire the images of south…
North Indian in Bengaluru


Famous in the city, Empire is all about authentic, inexpensive tandoori and meat dishes in unpretentious surrounds (plastic banquette seating and fake wood); try their butter chicken, kebabs or a mutton biryani. It'…
Indian in Bengaluru

Koshy’s Bar & Restaurant

Serving the city’s intelligentsia for decades, this buzzy, decidedly old-school resto-pub is where you can put away tasty North Indian dishes in between fervent discussions and mugs of beer. The decor is all creaky …
Indian in Bengaluru


Translating to ‘from the village’, Gramin offers a wide choice of flavourful rural North Indian fare at this cosy, eclectic all-veg place. Try the excellent range of lentils and curries with oven-fresh rotis, accomp…
Indian in Bengaluru

Khan Saheb

Famous for its terrific rolls (wholewheat chapatis), filled with anything from charcoal-grilled meats and tandoori prawns to paneer and sweetcorn tikka.
North Indian in Bengaluru


Accessed via a side alley and a dingy rear staircase this new place does not have a great location or much atmosphere but the tasty North Indian dhaba (roadside) style grub is satisfyingly rich and authentic.
North Indian in Bengaluru

Queen’s Restaurant

It looks a tad unappealing from the outside, and Queen’s rustic village–style decor is looking a bit shabby these days, but their tasty North Indian grub is inexpensive and well-seasoned.