Located in India’s deep south, Bangalore is a city filled with culture and beauty, as well as an interesting culinary scene. We explore the best places to head for both a Western and Indian brunch in Bangalore.
Bar, Restaurant, Mediterranean, $$$
100ft Boutique is a charmingly stunning little restaurant located in the heart of Bangalore. It is carefully crafted to entice guests in not only with its delectable dishes but also its eccentric decor. As Bangalore’s first boutique restaurant, 100ft Boutique offers a range of after brunch options, including the Chef’s pre-tossed salad. This dish consists of asparagus and broccoli healthily mixed with smoked salmon, and piled with roasted salad.
777/i, 100 Feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Opp. New Horizon School, Indira Nagar, +91 80 4965 2632
Bangalore’s premiere Asian restaurant, Shiro guarantees a dish to suit every taste and every mood. The restaurant pampers its customers with an exquisite fine dining experience in a zen-like ambiance. Decorated with a huge Buddha stature, dim lights, and glass curtains, the space creates a calm mood. The vegetarian Thai-style flat bread is a must-try for brunch. Fresh mushrooms and chestnuts are muddled up in Thai chili sauce which is served on a steamed bread seasoned with the house special chili sambal.
222, 3rd Floor,Triple Height, Vittal Mallya Road, Bengaluru, +91 80 4173 8861
Kava is the place to go to seduce your tastebuds with rich and authentic Indian favors. It is the perfect brunch spot to head to for a relaxing morning experience. Located at the Marriott Hotel, the restaurant offers a delicious breakfast buffet featuring both Western and Indian dishes. Achari Lal Mirch ka Tandoori Jhinga is a particularly popular dish made up of succulent prawns blended with pickling spices, yogurt and red chili smoked by a traditional Indian barbecue.
Fairfield Marriott, Link Rd, 4M Block, Manjunatha Nagar, Rajajinagar, +91 80 4947 0000
Restaurant, Chinese, Japanese, Sushi
Extravagance and regality exude from Zen Restaurant, located at the luxurious Leela Palace hotel. With massive carved pillars and intricately crafted chandeliers reflected in the numerous mirrors, the interior is a treat for the eyes. Not only does Zen satisfy your visual appetite, but it also takes guests on a gastronomical journey with an impressive variety and choices in Pan-Asian cuisine. With attentive staff and splendid service, Zen creates a memorable dining experience for its patrons.
23, Kodihalli, Old Airport Road,HAL 3rd Stage,Opp. Manipal Hospital, +91 80 2521 1234
Mavalli Tiffin Room
Mavalli Tiffin Room is one of Bangalore’s most legendary restaurants. With its hugely affordable prices and friendly staff, Mavalli Tiffin Room makes its guests feel right at home. The restaurant offers a very local brunch experience, with numerous house specialities rarely found elsewhere. These include rava idli, steamed semolina cakes made with yogurt, coriander and curry leaves, or the kesaribhath, a porridge flavored with ghee, cashews, raisins and saffron.
#14, Lalbagh Main Road, Near Urvashi Theatre, +91 80 2223 0471
Restaurant, Italian, $$$
One of the best Italian restaurants in Bangalore, Via Milano has made it mark on the city’s culinary and brunch scene. With cream colored walls and seating and large windows letting in natural light, the decor looks elegant and fresh, perfect for starting the day. Black forest ham resting on toasted garlic bread garnished with sausages and molten mozzarella are one of the many delicacies the restaurant offers with their special Sunday brunch menu. It’s a must-visit for Italian cuisine lovers.
No.612, 3rd floor, Basil Moneta, 80 Feet Main Road, Koramangala 4-C Block, +91 80 4130 9997
The Hole In The Wall Café
Restaurant, Fast Food, British, American, $$$
The Hole In The Wall Café
The Hole In The Wall Café is the place to go for a satisfying brunch. One of the heartwarming features of the cafe is their Charity Sunday, where they encourage guests to participate and generously provide food to the less fortunate. The cafe has a very homely and simple decor. They serve an excellent selection of homemade breakfast options, including waffles and pancakes drenched in syrup, and fried eggs topped with chili sauce and coriander, and served with toast.
4, 8th Main Road, Koramangala 4th Block, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560047, +91 80 4094 9490
Om Made Café
Cafe, European, Vegetarian, $$$
Om Made Café
Om Made Café is a charming little cafe with a divinely designed outdoor seating area. The cafe aims to satiate its guests’ hunger with the freshest of ingredients bought to their table. Established in 2007, Om Made Café is a favorite place in Bangalore for grabbing a light meal. It has a delicious range of smoothies and sandwiches on offer.
No. 136, Ever Green Park, Fourth Floor, 1st Cross, 5th Block, Koramangala, +91 80 2553 3369