Top things to do in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Top Choice Microbrewery in Mangaluru (Mangalore)


The first microbrewery in town is a big space with indoor and outdoor seating and the acoustic artists, indie bands and DJs create quite a vibe on weekend nights. Beers on tap (from ₹230) include a wheat beer, pilsn…
Seafood in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Lalith Bar & Restaurant

Specialising in authentic Mangalorean seafood delights such as spicy masala fish fry smothered in saucy red coconut curry, or scrumptious deep-fried prawn rava fry, this scruffy restaurant is always popular. It all …
Seafood in Mangaluru (Mangalore)


In a town famous for seafood, locals often cite this as the best. Their fish curries are superb, prepared in a spicy coconut sauce, while the clam koshimbir is cooked in a rich green masala.
Cafe in Mangaluru (Mangalore)


Very popular with students, this hip little cafe does a wide range of huge milkshakes (including Ferrero Rocher and Nutella flavours), fresh juices, good coffees, wraps, burgers and breakfasts.
Pub in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Liquid Lounge

Much more pub than lounge this long-running place is your best bet for a beer and a chat. Popular with young locals and serves good comfort grub.
Church in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

St Aloysius College Chapel

Catholicism’s roots in Mangaluru date back to the arrival of the Portuguese in the early 1500s. One impressive legacy is the 1880 Sistine Chapel–like St Aloysius chapel, with its walls and ceilings painted with bril…
South Indian in Mangaluru (Mangalore)


This high-rise restaurant affords wonderful city views and elegant and warmly lit interiors. Try the spicy chicken uruval (a coconut coastal curry) or the yummy prawn ghee roast. Prices are moderate for the quality …
Beach in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Ullal Beach

This stretch of golden sand is a good destination to escape the city heat. It’s 12km south of Mangaluru, across the Netravathi estuary. An Uber/autorickshaw is ₹200 one way, or take bus 44A or 44C (₹10) from the Cit…
Fort in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Sultan’s Battery

The only remnant of Tipu Sultan’s fort is this small lookout with views over scenic backwaters. It’s 4km from the city centre on the headland of the old port.
Church in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

Milagres Church

The imposing Roman-style Milagres Church is in the city centre.