Bengaluru, often hailed as the “Silicon Valley of India”, is not only a hub of technological innovation but also a paradise for food enthusiasts. As October approaches, the vibrant city of Bengaluru is gearing up for a month filled with pleasant weather, festivities and delicious culinary experiences. From cozy cafes to bustling breweries, Garden City has something special in store for everyone. From a newly opened restaurant that combines sophistication and charm to an Italian restaurant that will transport your taste buds to Italy, here are seven must-visit places in Bengaluru that promise a symphony of flavors and experiences.
No visit to Bengaluru is complete without enjoying its culinary wonders, and Gawky Goose stands out as a must-visit restaurant this October. Located in the heart of the city, this gastronomic marvel offers a fusion of Italian flavors with a distinctive Bengaluru touch. Their October menu promises to delight your palate with creative dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Be sure to try their signature dishes and innovative cocktails for a dining experience nothing short of extraordinary. Their menu features a variety of appetizers, from the whimsical “Mozzarella Balloon” to the spicy “Crispy Tofu.” As a main course, indulge in the “Tofu and Shitake Hotspot” or the aromatic “Kathal Aur Chaap Biryani”. Each dish is a delicious symphony of Italian flavors that will keep you coming back for more.
ADDRESS: #77, Wind Tunnel Road, Muniyappa Layout, Murgesh Pallya, Bengaluru 560017
Contact: 99017 87273
Kitchen: Italian, South Indian, North Indian, Chinese, Seafood and Desserts
Zen, The Leela Palace Bangalore
Experience the enchanting world of Asian cuisine like never before at Zen, the distinguished restaurant located at The Leela Palace Bengaluru. Zen’s signature brunch promises an unforgettable journey through the captivating realm of Pan-Asian culinary experience. Under the direction of Chef Santanu Ray, savor the best flavors of Thai, Japanese and Chinese cuisines, all under one roof. From shrimp and bamboo shoot dumplings to crispy asparagus uramaki, this delicious spread showcases the wide range of Asian culinary mastery. Highlights include interactive live sushi and bao stations, special robota grills, a Chandon and cocktail bar, and live music to enhance your dining experience. Zen invites all food lovers to savor an authentic Asian feast in an exquisite setting.
tyd is the newest culinary sensation in town. In this recently opened restaurant, you will find yourself in a world where architecture merges perfectly with the art of gastronomy. This restaurant is a masterpiece of tastefully designed spaces and high ceilings, designed to suit every mood and preference. Whether you want the tranquility of greenery, the romance of stargazing or the rhythm of a vibrant atmosphere, tyd has it all. It’s not just a restaurant; It’s an experience. However, what really sets this restaurant apart is its innovative sushi conveyor belt. While you dine, you will witness a fascinating parade of sushi creations circulating in front of you. With different gastronomic sections that adapt to various tastes, this restaurant has a menu that covers Chinese, Indian, Tex-Mex, sushi, burgers, Italian food and more. Whether you’re in the mood for spicy Szechuan punch or the comforting embrace of a classic Margherita pizza, tyd has it all. And while you enjoy the food, don’t forget to explore their stimulating collection of cocktails that will leave you refreshed. The culinary offering here promises to delight the palates of even the most discerning food enthusiasts.
ADDRESS: 34/1, K Narayanapura Mn Rd, Geddalahalli, Hennur, BLR-77
Contact: 9606945001/ 9606945002
Kitchen: Asian, Mexican, Continental, Italian, Modern Indian, Drinks and Desserts
When it comes to classic pub experiences in Bengaluru, Watsons stands as an enduring legend. Located on the bustling streets of Indiranagar, this iconic pub located in Ulsoor has been a beloved retreat for locals and expats alike for decades. The timeless atmosphere, live music and a wide selection of drinks make it the ultimate destination to relax. While it offers classic pub dishes such as “bun cha”, “chilli beef” and “chilli chicken”, what sets it apart is the exceptional quality of its food. Don’t miss their tempting desserts, including brownies and apple pie. Pair your meal with a selection from their extensive drinks menu and you’ll have an unforgettable evening.
ADDRESS: 777/I, 2nd Floor, 100 Feet Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Doopanahalli, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008
Contact: 063648 77352
Kitchen: North Indian, Continental, European Italian, Asian, Beverages and Desserts.
wok in chow
For those who crave the bold and savory flavors of Chinese cuisine, Wok-in-Chow is a paradise waiting to be explored. This Chinese restaurant, tucked away in a quiet corner of Indiranagar, offers a menu that is a delicious fusion of traditional and contemporary flavours.
Soak up the rich flavors of their Hunan Paneer sauce, indulge in a variety of Manchurian and savor the fragrant fried rice. From noodles to delicious starters, Wok-in-Chow has everything to satisfy your Chinese food cravings.
ADDRESS: XJCP+4CG, 11th Main Rd, Appareddipalya, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008
Kitchen: Chinese, Thai and momos
Byg Brewski Brewing Company
Byg Brewski is a brewery that has taken the city by storm with its innovative beers and lively atmosphere. Offering a variety of craft beers to suit all tastes, Byg Brewski is a beer connoisseur’s paradise. Whether you prefer hoppy beers or rich stouts, this brewery has what you need. Pair your beer with your delicious food offering for a memorable evening. Savor their Iranian Seekh Kebab, tandoor roasted lamb kebabs presented as a seekh. And while you enjoy their craft beers, don’t miss out on delicious Beer Buddy Chews, crunchy sandwiches, burgers, rolls, or lighter options like veggies and salads for the health-conscious.
ADDRESS: 9/36, 4th Floor, Vaishnavi Sapphire, Tumkur Road, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru
Contact: 080 4716 6256
Kitchen: Continental, Asian, Italian and Beverages
Toit is a legendary brewery in Bengaluru, known for its craft beers and hearty food. The October weather is perfect for sitting on their outdoor terrace and enjoying a variety of home-brewed craft beers. Whether you’re a beer connoisseur or just looking for a relaxed place to hang out, Toit has it all. This October, indulge in Toit Full House, a tantalizing dish featuring Goan sausages, jalapenos, mushrooms and bell peppers. Pair it with a side of French fries, onion rings, cheesy potato skins, mushroom bites, or chicken piccata. For dessert, the tiramisu is highly recommended, completing your perfect brewery experience.
ADDRESS: 298, Namma Metro Pillar 62, 100 feet road, Indiranagar
Contact: 90197 13388
Kitchen: Italian, American, European, Continental, Drinks and Desserts
In the lovely month of October, these seven culinary gems of Bengaluru promise an extraordinary gastronomic adventure. Whether you’re exploring the rich flavors of India, indulging in Italian temptations, savoring classic pub grub, savoring Chinese delicacies, toasting craft beers, or enjoying the brewery scene, these must-visit spots offer something exceptional for every palate. Embrace the diverse culinary landscape of Bengaluru and let your taste buds delight in the symphony of flavors this city has to offer!