Bangalore Food Q & A

September 1, 2021


Bengaluru has retained its charm yet evolved into metropolis with rich and diverse food, a haven for locals and travellers alike. New restaurants are cropping up in tune with times, adhering to pandemic hygiene standards to cater to the cosmopolitan residents and different tastes developed by them.

Restaurants here are as varied as fast-food joints, roadside stalls, mobile food trucks, casual dining and fine dining. The wonder is all the places have their own clientele and thrive despite the difficult times. Such is the beauty of the Bangalore food scene. Visitors and residents are in constant search of new types of food and ambience to explore. Many a times they need some guidance where to go and what to eat. Here are some Q&A that would be helpful.

Can we get authentic local food anymore in Bangalore?

Very much. There are good south Indian restaurants that offer traditional fare like idli, dosa, Khara bhath, thatte idli, gojju avalaki, shavige, neer dosa etc. Try some of these best restaurants in your area of stay and all around Bangalore. Barcode in Koramangala, Atlas World Café in Gandhi Nagar, Bella in Jaya Nagar, Biso-Citrus in Vasantha Nagar, Checkpost in J.P. Nagar, Kava in Rajaji Nagar, Ramanashree Kudla in Sampangi Rama Nagar, Sip N Dine in Vijayanagar, etc.

What is the most famous sweet dish of Bangalore?

It’s a dish called Halbai, a delicious delight that is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. This sweet dish is a simple preparation using jaggery, ragi, rice, and coconut.

What is the traditional food one should try in Bangalore?

Traditional and staple food is mainly made of rice, ragi and sorghum. Akki roti made in rice is a case in point. The flatbread is made of griddle-baked rice flour. It is taken at all times, accompanied with various chutneys like coconut chutney or onion chutney. Or bisibele bhath (hot lentil rice) which is an aromatic and spicy dish combining rice, lentils, ghee, tamarind extract, vegetables and various spices. You can try them at south Indian restaurants such as Sip N Rock in Attiguppe, Spice Code in J. P. Nagar, The Square Table in Whitefield, Uttarkhand in Seshadripuram, Zodiac in Vasanth Nagar etc.

Which cuisines are available in Bangalore?

All Popular world cuisines are available in Bangalore, across the city. As IT hubs sprung up all over the city, food joints have followed them. Starting from American cuisine like pancakes, bagels, hashbrowns, bacon, New York and Neapolitan-style pizzas, Mac and Cheese; European cuisines shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, schnitzel and Asian cuisines like Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and also Japanese. Apart from these, Arabian, Afghan, and other Middle East cuisines are also available in plenty.

What are the good restaurants for seafood in Bangalore?

Some of the best seafood restaurants are Amogha Dine, Whitefield; Aqua Grill, Vasanth Nagar; Bella, Jayanagar; Coastal Spice, Rajaji Nagar; Karavali – Gateway Hotels, Ashok Nagar; Mahesh Lunch Home, Shanthala Nagar; Salut, Jayanagar.

Is Vietnamese food available in Bangalore?

High-quality Vietnamese food is available at Hungry Walker, Indira Nagar. You can also try Indonesian, Thai, Asian, Chinese, Malaysian and Continental there.

Please suggest best Japanese restaurants

Kitchen On Table, Rest House Road, off, Brigade Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Teburu, 7th Main Rd, HRBR Layout 2nd Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyan NagarThe Tao Terraces (Swamy Vivekananda Rd, Yellappa Chetty Layout, Jogupalya.

Which restaurants are good for Mediterranean? Where are they?

  • Star Lounge, Studio 4121, Club Kahuna, Sizzling Street, Split wood– Big Pitcher, L R Arcade, Ward 88, HAL Old Airport Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Kodihalli.
  • Brooks and Bonds, 100 Feet Rd, KHB Block Koramangala, 5th Block, Koramangala,

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