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Local Food Guide: Restaurants In MG Road, Bengaluru


MG Road is one of the more famous landmarks in Bengaluru. One of the busiest places in the city, weekends here are filled with shoppers and the young crowd jumping from one restaurant to another. With several five-star hotels located close-by, there is no surprise it is considered one of the happening places in Bengaluru. 

Although there are several choices for restaurants and pubs on MG Road, here are a few places where you can get the best OF….


1. Portland Steakhouse & Cafe

Portland Steakhouse is the ultimate paradise for meat lovers. Wonderfully marinated beef steaks with portion size equaling that of a small country. If you want to channel your inner carnivore, Portland Steakhouse is the place to be.

Our recommendation:

Rib Eye Steak
Pepper Crusted Tenderloin Steak


….Kebabs and Biryanis

2. Indian Kitchen

The ambiance of the place takes you in for a visual treat and the experience grows from there with the delicious biryanis and tandoori items available on the menu. Indian Kitchen is a fine-dine restaurant specialising in North Indian and Mughlai Cuisine. The flavours from the well-marinated meat cooked along with rice provides a mouth-watering experience to any biryani.

Our recommendation:

Raan Biryani
Murgh Rara



3. Fort Kochi

Fort Kochi offers a wide variety of traditional Kerala based cuisine with wonderful seafood dishes taking precedence here. Although slightly on the expensive side, the taste and the flavours seeping through the dishes is well worth the extra few bucks. 

Our recommendation:

Prawns Butter Pepper Garlic
Railway Lamb Curry



4. The New Arya Bhavan

The perfect street side chaat item served in a restaurant, New Arya Bhavan pulls off the delicate combination in style. It offers your typical chaat items, what with your samosas, kachoris and pani puris. We personally found the parantha combination platter to be a satisfying and fulfilling vegetarian affair. 

Our recommendation:

Paneer Parantha
Masala Samosa



5. Yauatcha

One of the best fine-dine restaurants serving up the best in Chinese cuisine, Yauatcha is the perfect combination of tradition meeting innovation. The menu is delicately prepared and the plating is easy on the eyes and the stomach. 

Our recommendation:

Crispy Vegetable Cheung Fun
Pan Fried Satay Chicken Bun



6. Graze – Vivanta By Taj

Elegance is redefined at Graze, a fine-dine restaurants located inside Vivanta and serving the best in class of Italian cuisine. The flavours from the dish dances to the tune of your taste buds and satisfies any palette. 

Our recommendation:

Spinach, Lemon, Walnut Risotto



7. Lakeview Milkbar

One of the few places open late at night to fix your sweet tooth, Lakeview Bar serves up the best in ice creams, chocolate cakes and the thickest shakes you can get your hands on in Bengaluru. The perfect place to end your evening of frolicking fun on MG road. 

Our recommendation:

American Malted Shake
Rhapsody Sundae



8. Drinks – Cocktails and Conversation

The hint is in the name. Drinks on M.G. has the most innovative touch when it comes to mixing up the traditional with the chic. Their cocktails are filled with unique flavours and does go down easy. 

Our recommendation:

Old Monk Punch
Green Tea Scotch



9. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

The best place to sit back and chill out with a nice cup of coffee and a book among the bustling MG Mall crowd. CBTL’s all-day breakfast is a welcome sight after a day of shopping along with their perfectly brewed cappuccino.

Our recommendation:

Double Chocolate Latte
Ham and Cheese Omelette 



10. Blimey’s 

Blimey’s located at the top floor of 1 MG Road Mall is the perfect place to lazy around on a Sunday afternoon with a beautiful view and delicious dishes served up to fill your appetite. Most famous for its Sunday brunch buffet, Blimey offers dishes from a wide range of cuisines, a perfect complement to your afternoon beer. 

Our recommendation:

Sausage 4 ways
Beef Burger



11. The 13th Floor

The best view of the beautiful city we call home, the 13th floor offers a spectacular rooftop ambiance to go along with their delicious spread. The best place to bring your loved one for that special date night.

Our recommendation:

The View
The Maharaja Non-Vegetarian Platter


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