Late night eats in Bangalore
Typically all the pubs and eateries in Bangalore city close by 11.30 pm. So after partying hard if you feel like a mid-night munch where do you head? Here’s a list of places that serve food way past the bewitching hour.
If you've been hunting for a place to eat, post midnight, then there is a host of options in Bangalore. After a late evening outing, it might seem impossible to find a place to dine. But now from midnight buffets to 24-hour coffee shops Bangalore has it all. You’ll be surprised to know that all these coffee shops and restaurants do brisk business over the week, serving overseas businessmen and professionals from the city and hosting young party-crowd over the weekends. So, if you want to sip hot coffee and savour exotic dishes well into dawn, here's a chance to do just that.
South Parade, Chancery Pavillion
A contemporary restaurant named after what used to be MG road – Bangalore’s most well known street - South Parade is open all hours. It offers global cuisine in a modern ambience. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, lavish buffets are a specialty at South Parade. The menu offers an amazing selection from all corners of the country. Weekends get even better with the Midnight Masala - a unique midnight buffet. The food is good and is a mix of Indian and a bit of Continental and there are days when you get a good variety in desserts. There is also an informal setting in the lobby where you can have a discussion or just while away your time with a tall drink and short eats. Or, if you want, you can work away on your laptop. Priced at Rs. 290 this is one of the cheapest hotel buffets. On till 2 AM.
Address: Richmond Town, Shanti Nagar. Tel: 080-41414141
Pinxx, Royal Orchid
Pinxx Bangalore part of the very famous Royal Orchid is enveloped in Pink hue which gives this place a very inviting ad friendly touch. The music just tops up the ambiance. Pinxx the 24 hours coffee shop serves amazing variety of dishes and welcomes you with same attention, even at 3 AM in the night. As for the dishes served here, the desserts are much talked about and the bacons, cheese, coconut curry and chicken tikka are worth mentioning. The buffet, which is a primarily Indian food (with a couple of Chinese items thrown in along with some nice salads), is very good and must try. The buffet is priced at Rs. 476.
Address: MG Road, 47/1, Manipal Centre. Tel: 080 - 4089-4999
Monsoon, The Park
Monsoon (The Park), Bangalore is an elite restaurant to relax your senses with the plush ambiance and exotically designed dishes. The silk curtains hush you to the dining area which is a delight to the eye in itself. At Monsoon Bangalore they serve an international menu with the best of Mediterranean, South East Asia and Indian cuisine. The time spent at Monsoon Bangalore is an experience of a lifetime. The menu offers an international menu packed with favorites from the Mediterranean, South East Asian and Indian cuisine. Emphasis is on authentic cuisine, subtle flavors, healthy and quality ingredients. Midnight Buffet (Fri & Sat) is priced at Rs. 600 plus taxes.
Address: 14/7 The Park,MG Road. Tel: 080 - 4089-4999
The only atrium coffee shop in Bangalore, 24 Carats serves multi-cusine lunch and dinner (Continental and Chinese), and deliciously exotic snacks through the night. Privacy and perfect service in a cool green atmosphere so light and spacious, you will feel as if you are floating away. 24 Carat - the gracious coffee shop.
Address: The Capitol Hotel Raj Bhavan Rd, Vasanth Nagar. Tel: 080-22281234
Cafe Mozaic Bangalore is a lively and inviting cafe serving a spectrum of delectable dishes. This vibrant, 24-hour cafe presents a relaxing spot to unwind and enjoy dishes from a multi-cuisine menu. Signature dishes of Cafe Mozaic Bangalore include tandoori platters, Australian lamb chops, Allepey fish curry, Appams, a range of salads, cheese and desserts.
Address: # 41/3, Taj Residency, Mg Road. Tel: 080-66604444
Hotel Imperial is known for its quick service, late hours, and the best Kebabs and Ghee Rice in town! In the age of early nights and quick shut-downs, there are very few places in Bangalore that actually serve you past midnight. Hotel Imperial is centrally located on Residency Road, and open till an incredible 3 or 4 am. After a night of bingeing, most party-goers head here, for the staple Ghee-Rice-Chicken-Kebab combo. Other favourites are the Grilled Chicken, Kerala Paratha, Fish Curry and Fish Masala. The place is a delight for non-vegetarians, although vegetarians won't be disappointed either, thanks to the variety. With three branches in Bangalore, the restaurant is hard to miss.
Address: #94/95, Residency Road. Tel: 080-25588331
Empire Hotel is the most sought after restaurant in the city, particularly by the late night crowd. Its mouthwatering dishes include the Empire special chicken kebab, biriyani, coin paratha, ghee rice and other Indian, Chinese and continental preparations, cooked with selected spices and ingredients. From a humble beginning, the Empire family has now grown into one of the leading and most sought after non-vegetarian eateries in the city. You will also get unusual combos like Dosa and kheema and popular stuff like grilled chicken. Reasonable pricing and lip-smacking food. Hotel Empire is generally open till 4 am on Saturdays, 2 am on other days.
Address: #78, Central Street, Infantry Road. Tel: 080-25592821