Step inside the eastern stretch of the Silicon Valley and you’ll find a thriving nightlife, with vibrant bars in every nook and corner of East Bangalore
. Whether you’re enjoying a bloody Mary or feel a wee heavy scorching down your throat, explore the 10 best watering holes in East Bangalore with this list.
Pub, Indian, American, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free
This microbrewery is an ideal setting for visitors who crave the old regular pint and a hefty chunk of fish and chips dipped in tartar sauce. Windmills Craftworks is an elegant surprise that boasts a sophisticated ambiance, drawing in massive corporate gatherings. Enriched with classic interiors and soft lights, this microbrewery features a charming terraced outlet and a cozy library where customers can unwind. The jazz theater at Windmills Craftworks has exhibited exceptional talent from around the world. Their lineage of handcrafted ales needs to be mentioned. Try the Stout, a pure English mix of roasted barley and pale malt that you can enjoy with a spicy grilled appetizer.
Address & telephone number: No. 331, 5B Road, EPIP Zone, Next L&T Infotech, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560048, India, +91-8880233322
The Fatty Bao
Restaurant, Asian, $$$
The Fatty Bao
A visit to this exotic Asian gastro-bar is a creative expedition that brings you to beautifully lit interiors with palm trees. Customers will enjoy The Fatty Bao signature dish, a meaty plateful of Bao. Those who enjoy a strong drink should try the Micky Ninja – vodka mixed with a dash of Jameson Whisky and toppled with fresh orange and cucumber slices. A pan-Asian delicacy, the Char Siu Bao, BBQ pork belly bao simmered in Hoisin sauce is a good choice if you’re grabbing one of their classics – a bottle of green apple and basil white wine. Another popular cocktail is the Mandalay Bay that serves jasmine tea infused with a shot of vodka, lemon zest and a pinch of ginger.
Address & telephone number: 610,3rd Floor,12th A Main Road, off 80 feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indira Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008, India +91-080-4411 4499
If you’re looking for drooping chandeliers and a thread of brewed concoctions, head to Woodstok. Serving soft and deliciously marinated barbecue dishes, this steakhouse is not to be missed. Try the sizzling apple pie and the authentic Woodstok platter. This steakhouse offers a classic meal including beer and BBQ chicken sizzler. Whether you’re trying an assortment of grilled entrées or a punch of gin and tonic, Woodstok serves an excellent rhyme of cocktails and meals.
Address & telephone number: House No. 3777, Service Road, 3rd Cross, 13th Main, Domlur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038, India +91-9686191998
One of the most popular bars in East Bangalore, Black Rabbit is a surprising outlet downtown that offers an astounding line of cocktails, from the classic white rum Mojitos to the trendy Cosmopolitan. A platter of delicacies under confetti of colorful lights can only be enjoyed if you try out their signature cocktail – the Penicillin, whiskey mixed with cranberry juice and a pinch of basil dust. Try the deconstructed Key Lime Pie that features a lime souffle lying atop a beautiful bread crumble amidst white chocolate domes and lemon meringues. The bacon and cheese spring rolls are simply a boon for meat lovers while the filo parcels are a vegan delight. Experience the taste of heaven as Black Rabbit’s skilled bar tenders mix a medley of cocktails that will tease your taste buds.
Address & telephone number: 770, 12th Main Road, 100 Feet Road, Indira Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038, India, +91-9066021782
The Biere Club
This spacious three-story building is a charming gastronomic hub that showcases a delightful menu of continental style appetizers and fresh beer. Biere Club is a craft brewery exhibiting a personalized collection of beers made from the finest ingredients. A chef’s favorite, the sausage rolled in bacon is a classic among youngsters who also love experimenting with Kebab platters and the exclusive Biere Club Mezze platter. For those who love draught beer, the delicious starters are a perfect complement, like the shrimp popcorn or a plateful of beef skewers. From wood fried oven baked pizzas to original crafted ales, this brewery with a lively atmosphere is a great place to go on the weekends.
Address & telephone number: No.20/2, Vittal Mallya Rd, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560001, India, +91-080-42124383
One of East Bangalore’s best bars, Toit promises a hearty assortment of pub grub and their heritage of naturally crafted beers. Toit Brewpub offers a fabulous menu including highlighted dishes such as barbecue wings or a goodness of pan seared Italian pizzas. The epitome of fine dining, Toit Brewpub offers everything you’d want at a single place – wholesome, heavenly beer and the richness of Italian-American cuisine. This brick walled brewery stands out from other bars bars, adding foot tapping music to their excellent hospitality. Enjoy a concoction of TinTin Toit in an upbeat ambiance at the Toit.
Address & telephone number: 298, 100 Feet Road, Near KFC Restaurant, Indira Nagar II Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038, India +91-9019713388
Featuring barrels used as chairs and wood carved interiors, Murphy’s Brewhouse is the first Irish brewery in Bangalore that gives you a tavern like feel. While the Stout is rich, fresh and breezy, their Lager is definitely one of the best you can have in the city. For a satisfying meal, try Murphy’s crispy quesadillas and a modern favorite: baby corn tempura. You can experiment with a sampler set of the Black Beard or try the golden ale also known as Paddy’s Poison. They provide signature cocktails like the God Father, whiskey with amaretto that is usually enjoyed with a classic dish of beer battered prawns.
Address & telephone number: 139/28, The Paul, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Domlur Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560071, India +91-080-4047 7777
Tippler on the Roof
This brew house is all about beer buckets and an authentic outdoor seating. Enjoy karaoke every Wednesday and Bollywood themed nights on Fridays. The Russian-themed pub is one of a kind, and is an ideal setting for football screenings. With a retractable roof topped with an outdoor ambiance, this is an excellent venue for enjoying a casual pint and the signature cocktail White Russian, with some traditional appetizers. You can also try out the reasonably priced jalapeno poppers or the delightful stuffed pancakes with a glass of Peach Schnapps.
Address & telephone number: 276, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038, India, +91-9164600610
This Tin-Tin inspired brewery is exactly the way it sounds – Blistering Barnacles is settled in the backdrop of green woods and a spacious expanse that is softly lit with green hues. For food lovers, their options are wonderful, providing a delightful Chinese/Continental styled menu. The regular Pinacolada served alongside roast pork peking and the Southern fried chicken legs that you can enjoy with a classic Margarita are simply mouth watering. For those who simply cannot resist a good American bite, Blistering Barnacles has flavorsome chicken and beef burgers and shooters like WTF Haddock.
Address & telephone number: No. 54, 3rd Floor,, 100 Feet Rd, Defense Colony, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038, India, +91-080-4126 3331
You haven’t explored East Bangalore in depth if you’ve missed out on the Big Pitcher, a beer lover’s haven. The vibrant ambiance brimming with tiny high strung lights offers visitors an engaging atmosphere to let loose. Big Pitcher combines Continental, Japanese and American cuisine offering a voracious assortment of delicacies like the chicken wings Oriental, Tandoori daawat-e-kabab, Mediterranean pot pie and the awe-inspiring two kilogram burger. This bamboo decorated brewery with an urban edge is well known for serving the best draught beer in town.
Address & telephone number: 4121/P, L R Arcade, Old Airport Road, HAL 3rd Stage, New Thippasandra, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008, India +91-080-3951 0577