Known by its regular clientele as one of Koramangala’s best-kept secrets, Chianti Ristorante and Wine Bar serves a fabulous line-up of Italian treats. Right from well-crafted antipasti such as Bruschetta Al Pomodoro and Insalata Di Caprese, Chianti is also renowned for its delectable servings of fish and meat-based pasta. The melt-in-your-mouth desserts served toward the end of the meal seal the deal perfectly. The ambiance is romantic as well as slightly formal, with the decor done up in wooden accents.
Indigo Live Music Bar is an entertainment venue and bar regularly hosting various live music events. Besides the great musical performances, the venue also plays host to fashion shows and comedy nights. The lively, convivial space is split into two levels with the lower level covered in graffiti and the upper level providing great views of the city’s skyline. Frequented by the young, Indigo Live Music Bar is a great destination for those looking for a hip new hangout or those who simply want to have a fun evening out while in the city.
One of the mainstays in Bangalore's pubbing scene, Arbor Brewing Company India, or as the locals call it 'ABC' is a popular watering hole that an array of original homebrews that are sure to tantalize your palates. Food is also offered here with their menu mainly consisting of small plates and delicious pub grubs. The ambiance is vibrant and full of life with ample seating space for guests. Mainly frequented by youngsters, this place is known for their flaming chicken, phat abbot, mac and cheese, and pasta.
One of the most popular brewpubs in the city, Toit is located in the plush Indiranagar locality of the city. The brewpub is owned and operated by a trio of friends Sibi Venkataraju, Arun George, and Mukesh Tolani. Since its inception, the pub has been serving tantalizing house-brewed beers. Perfect to unwind after a hectic day at work, the pub welcomes patrons in a beautiful ambiance with spaciously laid out tables, soft lighting, and a prompt service. To accompany your tipples, they serve delectable Italian fare. The pizzas are scrumptious, perfectly baked, and topped with delicious toppings. Other highlights on the menu include a variety of flavorful soups, salads, appetizers, and mains. They also offer a guided tour of their brewery that will interest beer snobs.
As the name alludes, The Biere Club is one of the prime brew pubs in the city, and warrants a visit, even if you aren't much of a beer drinker. Its near-whimsical wall paintings, dim-lighting and lively atmosphere, makes it a hit amongst the city's young beer enthusiasts. Featuring a rather impressive collection of European-inspired brews as well as classic Indian beers, this pub is certain to have a drink that suits your taste. Along with its spectacular drinks menu, the pub also boasts an impressive food menu that includes classic burgers, spaghetti, and pizzas.
Bootlegger has become synonymous with good times. The ambiance is rustic with beautifully laid out wooden tables, soft lighting and bricked walls. The food is simply delectable. Loyal patrons recommend their steaks and burgers. The drinks are quite tantalizing as well. Beers, whiskeys, wines, and bourbons are on offer.
Skyye is a classy open-air lounge in UB city Bengaluru, which boasts of a picturesque view overlooking not only the cricket stadium but the entire city. It is also known for its sumptuous food and a large variety of drinks. To add to the top-of-the-world ambiance, it has multi-colored floor lighting. After a hard day's work, this snazzy bar is the perfect place to unwind while enjoying the cool breeze and some great music.
Toscano brings the subtle yet heavenly tastes of Italian cooking closer home. Sample its range of rich, oven-baked pizzas, while pasta lovers will encounter a ton of options as well. Seafood, salad and steak varieties also feature on the menu, replete with a decadent dessert menu to complete the experience. A wine menu is also available to complement the meals, and guests can choose from as many as 32 varieties of sparkling, rose, red or white wines.
Set against an industrial chic backdrop, the Bengaluru outpost of this nationwide restobar is wildly popular with young professionals. A stop here after work will reward you with delicious cocktails such as Trip on the Drip, Cosmo-Explosion and Old Smoke, while several sharing plates are apt for large groups. If you happen to stop here for breakfast, treat yourself with a decadent meal of Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Syrup or Sid's Very Posh Breakfast that comes loaded with eggs, baked beans and hash browns.
From the subtle blue lighting to the sofa upholstery, everything is azure in the Upper House bar. Well stocked with an impressive range of drinks available for the taking, this bar is frequented by office goers who stop by after work to unwind with colleagues and friends. Outdoor seating is possible too, where the fresh night breeze calls for more time than it would normally take to enjoy just a single drink. Upper House in the Capitol Hotel is a sure way to get anyone in 'high spirits'.