If there is one thing Bangalore can assure the ever-enthusiastic diner, it is that there is always a new place to check out in the city. Take a look at some of the newest openings in town.
Aurum Brew Works, Sarjapur Road, South Bengaluru
Among the newest breweries in town, Aurum in Sarjapur can accommodate 550 people at one go.
It has multiple seating arrangements ensuring that every kind of diner – from families to friends to colleagues to party-goers can all enjoy themselves under one roof without stepping on each other’s toes.
They currently have 6 beers on tap and a menu that focuses in equal measure on Western, Indian as well as Karnataka cuisine.
CUR8, Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy ONE
The all-day dining of the newly launched Four Seasons hotel is a lovely place for a great meal.
Lemon Verbena Iced Tea
Some of the highlights here are the exclusive cheese counter mirroring the executive chef’s personal favourites.
The international grills section has a live charcoal grill on which all the food is cooked and served up. At the Indian counter, you have live tandoors grilling meat and vegetables.
Red & Velvet 2019
The desserts are an absolute delight.
CANTAN - Chinese Bar House, Lavelle Road, Central Bengaluru
The newest restaurant from the Olive Group takes Chinese cuisine head on and does a great job with it. The interiors are subtle and complement the dining experience.
Solid picks here are the Yusheng – a raw fish salad, the Cold Tuna Rolls, the Chilli Chicken and the Sweet Potato Leaves and Chicken Dimsum. The cocktails are great. My pick is the Cantan XO.
KA.01 - Rooftop Bar & Eats, Ibis Hotel, Richmond Road
KA.01 rooftop at Ibis City Centre Bengaluru is set to be a hotspot for those looking for delicious affordable food and drinks.
What makes this place truly stand out is the curated culinary, exciting signature cocktails and specialized dishes for the seasoned palate.
The outlet creates visual imagery which evokes memories of late-night drives ending in front of familiar roadside eateries always serving delicious food. It opens post 05:00 PM every evening.
Stories - The Brew Chapter BTM, South Bengaluru
Describing itself as the “gree’nest brewery” in Namma Bengaluru, Stories gives you the feel of the urban jungle with plants, shrubs and miniature trees, an integral part of the brewery’s interiors.
Chicken Suya Kabab
Paneer Papdi Roll
Beers will start pouring in a short while, till then the likes of a Brambleberry and Mango Martini can keep you company from the bar. Mojitos and margaritas by the pitcher, choices from the tawa and clay pot, Indian and international food choices, there is a lot going on here.
Taiki, Indiranagar, East Bengaluru
Indiranagar now has a new Asian restaurant that brings together popular favourites onto one menu. One look at it and what strikes you is that it is not extensive, yet has enough choices to keep everyone happy and have you come back a few more times to try it all. The mocktails are uniformly great. Top picks among the food choices are the sushi, the Water Chestnuts and Mushroom Fry and the Yum Talay, Seafood Salad.
A unique party space set within Byg Brewski, Hennur, Gylt is open on Friday and Saturdays alone. Entry is on prior booking alone. From the interiors to the drinks and food and the experience, here is something, unlike anything Bangalore has seen. The Legacy cocktails are something to try as are the tapas and the small plates. Indulging in some guilty pleasures? This is definitely the place to be.
Mahadevpura residents can rejoice for Pearl is the all-new place for breakfast as well as some great dining experiences.
Caramelized Apple and Cinnamon Milkshake
Nutella Peanut Banana Milkshake
A multi-cuisine restaurant, this one opens doors as early as 07:00 AM for breakfast.
Creamy Garlic Pepper Chicken
Goan Fish Curry
Lamb Steak Sizzler
Paneer Tikka Masala
Veg Loaded Pizza
Spaghetti Aglio Olio
Thai Tim Tob Grub
Whether it is a long business meet or a grab and dash meal you are looking for, it caters to all kinds of diners. From Indian to Chinese to Italian and Continental, you have the whole gamut and more.
Now, here is a brand new store and restaurant in Jayanagar that offers you some delicious food, all made from organically sources fruits and vegetables from certified farms.
Avocado and Moringa Smoothie
The best part is that most of what is available on the menu here is also available for purchase for you take home and recreate.
Jackfruit Kheema with Ragi Dosa'
The Jackfruit Kheema with Ragi Dosa is fabulous as is the Cold Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese, the Margarita Pizza, and Citrus Salad is a must try.
The Canteen Bar and Kitchen, Indiranagar, East Bengaluru
Vapour, the largest chain of microbreweries in India has launched The Canteen Bar and Kitchen.
Staying true to its name, The Canteen Bar and Kitchen puts focus on delicious food to serve authentic Indian delicacies at unmatchable prices with great hospitality.
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.