Bangalore always has something new on the cards and there is so much we always have to look forward to. Here is the lowdown on 5 new restaurants that have just opened doors to the public in the city!
Here is a new restaurant and bar where the richness of Punjabi culture is invariably reflected through its food. Punjab Bistro is the amalgamation of the royal tastes along with the flavours from every nook and corner of Punjab. The kitchen is helmed by 'Executive Chef Masaroor Waris Khan'.
The menu sees a good mix of lip-smacking grills and appetizers, delectable mains, varieties of bread, eye-pleasing desserts and matta, lassi, smoothies, milkshakes as well as hard drinks Punjabi-style.
Nalli Ka Shorba
Palak Corn Quesadilla
Dahi Ke Kebab
Rajma Chawal Arancini
Trio Of Paneer
Think Nalli Ka Shorba, the Palak Corn Quesadilla and even the famous, yet hard to master – Dahi Ke Kebab. Rajma Chawal gets a whole new avatar in the Rajma Chawal Arancini and an absolute treat is the Raan. Vegetarians have ample choice as well with the Veg Kurkure, Trio Of Paneer and more!
Address: 1, Ground Floor, SJR Primus, adjacent Raheja Arcade, 7th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru - 560095
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Bangalore now gets to experience the unique tastes and flavours of Burma at the creation of childhood friends 'Ankit Gupta' and 'Chirag Chhajer’s', Burma Burma. After a successful stint in Gurgaon, Delhi, and Mumbai, Bangalore gets to have a Burmese connection of its own.
The Burmese Platter offers a variety of taste and brings in influences from India, China, Thailand, and Laos. Burma Burma’s salads (Thoke) and soups are centred around rice, noodles, and curries that are widely popular across Burma. Well balanced for the Indian palate Burma Burma offers Burmese specialities without the typical meat broths and sauces associated with the cuisine.
For starters, there is the Tea Leaf Salad, and the Tayat Thi Thoke/Raw Mango Salad to name a few. Apart from these, there are various platters, curries, bowls, and samplers including the Thoke Sampler and the national dish of Burma Mohingar. End on a sweet note with the Shway Aye or Burmese Falooda made with condensed milk, assorted coconut jelly, colourful noodles topped with tapioca and the unique Durian Ice-cream to highlight a few. Tea is an essential part of the Burmese culture, and the Burma Burma tearoom is fabulous with over 30 hand-picked flavours from around the world, including Bubblegum Tea, Ayurveda Teatox and the signature Buma Burma Blend.
Address: 607, Ground Floor, 12th Main Rd, 7th Cross, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru
Global Kitchens, a leading F&B chain of India has transported street foods from all over the world to Bengaluru with Street Mama and is located in the heart of the city at the most popular shopping and entertainment destination - Garuda Mall.
Guac On Toast
If you are someone who fancies everything American, look no beyond than Guac On Toast - the creamy and spiced avocado loaded black bread or Eggs N Rocket - eggs cooked in a mini baguette with roquette leaves and sharp mustard. The Europe and Africa menu features Long Crosty - crostini of mixed mushrooms, roasted fennel and onion with 3 kinds of cheese and the M.O.O (MAMA’s Own Orly) - Mama's own style of English Fish and chips, crumbed and pan-fried fish with a spiced tartrate sauce and home-made chips. Meat fans in the house will love the Nigerian Suya Lamb - skewered kebabs of lamb, with a generous sprinkling of Suya, also called ‘Yahi' spice. And the Diablo Tiramisu - the deadly alcoholic tiramisu.
There is also the South Asian menu with extensive Indian options and the South East Asian and Australia sections, each one expansive and tempting.
Address: Street Mama, Level 5, Garuda Mall, Magrath Road, Bangalore - 560025
Whether it is a boozy brunch or a night out with friends, the menu at Three Dots & A Dash offers a wide variety of Tiki Cocktails along with some lip smacking grub. Try the Fito Mito Babycorn - a tempura batter fried baby corn dish. Choose the pan roasted trio pepper sweet corn or the pan-seared pepper coconut chicken that comes with a Polynesian twist to it. The all-new Peanut Tikki made with roasted peanuts and the Beet Beet Zing Kebab with aromatic spices is a must-try. Do not forget to order London Chicken Tikka and Almond Yogurt Chicken Kebab!
If you are in a mood for something exotic, do try the Veracruzana Chicken - a combination of Mille-feuille chicken and cheese with mash veggies. While you enjoy that, do not forget the Bunny Chow, a Durban curry in the South African bread bowl! If pizza is your first love, Three Dots and a Dash offers a variety of signature pizzas too. While you treat yourself to some lip-smacking grub there are so many exotic tiki-cocktails to choose from.
Address: Three Dots & A Dash, 4th Floor, 47/1, 9th Cross, 1st Main, Miniforest, Phase 3, JP Nagar, Bangalore
Reinventing Indian cuisine by giving traditional dishes a modern twist, Urban Tamaasha, situated at Indiranagar offers a unique experience for its diners.
The restaurant presents a contemporary interpretation of authentic Indian cuisine in an ambience that is both chic and minimalistic. The menu showcases authentic Indian delicacies that are presented in the most modernistic approach. With an extensive menu offering Indian, Chinese and continental food and with an exclusive focus on a special kids menu, the restaurant offers a wide selection to their patrons.
Think Chelo Kebab and the quintessential Dahi Kebab. The Roasted Tomato Basil Soup or the Cream Of Broccoli and Cheddar Soup are quite indulgent. Salads have a good range in terms of the popular favourites likes Waldorf, Russian and Greek Salads. Among the starters, you have the whole gamut – Cobbed Corn With Desi Tadka, the Crispy Corn In Taipei Sauce, Tomato Basil Bruschetta as well as the likes of Bhuna Murgh Pasanda or the Bhatti Ka Murgh. Main Courses are extensive and there is quite literally a lot to choose from – right from a Crab Masala to a Burmese Khow Suey to a range of kinds of pasta and bakes. And, a children’s menu as well.
To finish off your meal on a sweet note, the dessert selection includes the Urban Special Sundae, the Classic Caramel Cream Custard, Toffee Walnut With Vanilla Ice Cream and much more.
Address: 2011, 1st Floor, HAL 2nd Stage, 100 feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Ruth Dsouza Prabhu has been a media professional for 18 years now, across multiple platforms. As a passionate F&B writer, she has interacted personally with internationally renowned names such as Marco Pierre White, Janice Wong, Chef Vivek Singh, Chef Vikas Khanna, Madhur Jaffrey, the late Tarla Dalal and many others for her stories. A highlight has been personal interviews with all three of the celebrity judges on Masterchef Australia. She is on several jury panels of food and beverage awards, is sought after for opinions in the field by publications and has her work published in well-known names such as The Hindu, Firstpost, HuffPost India, Condé Nast Traveller, NatGeo Traveller among many others.