Located in a pocket road in Doddakanneli, Folklore offers a cultural food basket that is set apart from the rest. The restaurant, with an indoor-outdoor setting and traditional décor, presents delicious ‘thalis’ featuring Malabar cuisine. The chicken curry served with herbed potatoes is an economical buy for most visitors who otherwise love a bite of the Malabar Dum Biryani. The enthusiastic staff and wholesome food served in ample quantity provide a comforting experience for food lovers. The tantalizing aroma of south India’s pioneering dishes, like the onion utthappa or the appam with chicken Stew, are simply mouth watering.
Address and telephone number: 121/1, Golden County, Behind Andhra Bank, Doddakanneli, Sarjapur Road, Anekal Taluka, Bangalore, India, +91-081-234 51143
Start your gastronomic tour with a visit to Sila (a name that refers to the teachings of Lord Buddha), a place that welcomes travelers inside a pristine setting. Amidst a terraced enclosure surrounded by antique interiors, Sila is an ideal family restaurant. This rooftop restaurant that serves North Indian specialties presents a wonderful assortment of tandoori appetizers and an ever pleasing array of Indian breads. Most visitors love the tangy mix of Kaju Matter and Palak ka Raita, but you can’t miss out on their fluffy Butter Rotis fresh out of the tandoor oven. In the cool winter breeze, grab a bite of the succulent chicken achari tikka, which is a delight for most meat lovers.
Address and telephone number: 4th floor, Astra Hotel, Near Velankani Bus Stop, Phase 1, Electronic City, Anekal Taluka, Bangalore, India, +91-080-4114 0558
If you’re searching for authentic South Indian cuisine, Thalassery Restaurant offers keralite food lovers a gastronomic experience in its jovial ambiance. Opposite Uniworld, the restaurant has typical Malayalam delicacies and has an ever courteous staff. You can enjoy the richness of the Seer fish sprinkled with fresh herbs and lime or pan fried Pomfret served alongside coconut chutney. One of the highlights of visiting this restaurant is learning about the elegance of Malabar cuisine featured in its most popular dish, Thalassery Biryani – a blend of rice topped with ghee (clarified butter), aromatic chicken cut into miniature slices and a fine assortment of south Indian spices.
Address and telephone number: Near Village Hypermarket, Neeladri Nagar Phase 1, Electronic City, Anekal Taluka, Bangalore, India
A tea lover’s corner, Meeteaing, a cafe-cum-restaurant, is a cozy little haven that serves an excellent breakfast menu brimming with scrambled eggs, sauteed mushrooms, spicy sausages and the old regular baked beans. With an eclectic ambiance, the restaurant showcases a beautiful collection of books that you can indulge in while sipping the local favorite, lemongrass tea. Grab a bite of the sugar dipped waffles or enjoy a hearty breakfast of pancakes and a sunny side up at Meeteaing. If you’re still hungry, Meeteaing offers the perfect Italian lunch for two in a plateful of crunchy bacon sandwiches, pasta and a mouthwatering treat of banana split dripping with caramel.
Address and telephone number: No# 10, Ajmera Avenue, Electronic City Phase 1, Anekal Taluka, Bangalore, India,
Aloro, in Crown Plaza, is a quality Italian restaurant and the ideal fine dining retreat for families and corporate settings. Featuring an off-course ambiance, the restaurant displays a beautiful décor, textured with pebble stone flooring and exhibiting an open wood fired oven where pizzas are cooked. Within the pleasantly lit walls of Aloro, you can enjoy a lavish entree of Minestrone ala genovese – vegetable soup cooked with fragments of basil and rosemary – or tuck in a handful of grilled prawns seared in sambuca sauce. A favorite with most food lovers is the carbonara, a traditional white bread pizza topped with wholesome mozzarella and chunks of spicy bacon.
Address and telephone number: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 43, Phase 1, Electronic City, Anekal Taluka, Bangalore, India +91-080 3003 0303
This is one of the best restaurants in the E-city. Boasting a vibrant milieu and exuding a trendy atmosphere, Terminus features signature beverages, a pool table and sumptuous meals of absolute value for bachelor hang outs and corporate gatherings. Grab a glass of their Green Apple Martini, which has a tangy punch, as you enjoy platefuls of mutton seekh kababs. Located inside a five star hotel, Terminus is one of Crowne Plaza’s finest places where you can catch a delicious platter of tempura prawns or a slice of fried calamari served alongside jalapeno sauce. Toss in a Terminus (tequila) and enjoy a laid back evening with your friends and family.
Address and telephone number: Crowne Plaza Hotel,43, Hewlett Packard Avenue, Electronics City Phase 1, Bangalore, India, +91-080 3003 0303
Parathe Wali Gali
Soak in a few North Indian delicacies as you visit a restaurant that is a favorite for many – Parathe Wali Gali. The food here unfolds India’s most ethnic flavors. They are known for their variety of crispy parathas, laden with chunks of butter and served alongside a mug of cold lassi, which are a pleasing appetizer on a busy hot day. Tucked away in a cozy corner of the E-city, complete with teak wood décor and a lively ambiance, Parathe Wali Gali is exclusively ‘all locale’ serving authentic Amritsari Naan and other homemade dishes. You can grab mouthfuls of Chole Bhature or enrich your palate with sweet goodies like Punjabi Kheer, which is a beloved dish with young professionals. Whether you order the Tandoori Platter or dig in a bowl of Hakka noodles, this restaurant calls upon those who love comforting food on their plates.
Address and telephone number: 189, 190, RMR Shopping Complex, 3rd Cross, Neeladri Nagar, Phase 1, Electronic City, Bangalore, India, +91-7676595858
My Cousin’s Place
My Cousin’s Place is the perfect spot to dine and spend all your leisure hours on the weekends. Featuring a simple menu and comfortable ambiance, the youthful environment of My Cousin’s Place is enhanced by the presence of a vintage motorcycle placed near the entry. Tickle your taste buds with their chicken skewers, definitely the most popular dish in the restaurant alongside the triple fried French fries. My Cousin’s Place offers an in-the-box setting to drop in with friends, especially if you’re craving Italian delicacies like chicken lasagne, another favorite with the crowd.
Address and telephone number: 59/2, Opposite BHEL Side Gate, Velankanni Drive, Phase 1, Electronic City, Anekal Taluka, Bangalore, India, +91-081975 59585