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Famous 5 Restaurants in Bangalore

Bangalore, the famous IT city has some of the best restaurants in the country.

Here is a list of places which have to be definitely visited while you are there

Jamavar in Bangalore

Jamavar in Bangalore

1. Jamavar

Jamavar in Bangalore has been constantly voted by Forbes as the top ten power dining restaurants in the world.

This eatery boasts of lavish interiors, silk upholstery, silver cutlery, and beautiful elegant furniture.This place offers its diners a once in a lifetime culinary experience and has on offer one the finest choices in malts, liqueurs and Cognac.

Outdoor seating is also available.

Address: Leela Palace Hotel, 23 Airport Road, Kodihalli, Bangalore. Ph: 25211234.

Opening Hours: 12.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. for lunch.

7.00 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. for dinner, daily.

Cost: Around 3,000 rupees ($60) for two people.

Must Try: The Spiced Lobster, Neeruli and delicious south Indian curries.

2. Samarkand

Here, you will find traditionally dressed waiters serving delicious cuisine from Afghanistan.

Diners are presented with menu cards in the form of a local newspaper and can watch their food being prepared in an open kitchen.They are encouraged to eat with hands since food tastes the best when eaten with your own hands. Make sure to make your reservations before you visit the restaurant.

Address: G-66 Gem Plaza, Infantry Road, Bangalore. Ph: 41113366.

Opening Hours: 12.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. for lunch.

7.00 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. for dinner, daily.

Cost: Around 2,000 rupees ($20) for two people

What’s Good: Chicken and kebabs are the dishes which cannot be missed.

3. Dum Pukht Jolly Nabobs

This place gets its name from the term given to the employees of British India Company. Diners are welcomed to a relaxed and glorious past of the Raj era. The restaurant serves a fusion of north Indian and English cuisine and has a distinct British décor.

The food served here is cooked according to the dum phukt tradition where the food is cooked slowly over fire.This lends the food a delicious aroma and taste.

Address: ITC Windsor, 25 Sankey Road, Bangalore. Ph: 22269898.

Opening Hours: 7.00 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. for dinner, daily.

Cost: Around 3,000 rupees ($60) for two people.

What’s Good: The kebabs and biryani

Koshy's Jewel Box and Parade Cafe

Koshy’s Jewel Box and Parade Cafe

4. Koshy’s Jewel Box and Parade Cafe

Koshy’s Jewel Box and Parade Cafe is an iconic place to eat out in Bangalore. It is a simple place that serves good food, thus providing a perfect ambience.

Head for the newer, air conditioned “Jewel Box” if you are after a fancier menu with a few exclusive options.

However, the laid back non air-conditioned sections attract the loyal crowd for breakfast, a leisurely Sunday brunch, high tea, or to hang around for a beer or vodka.

Address: 39 St. Marks Road (at the intersection of M.G. Road), Bangalore. Ph: 2221-3793.

Opening Hours: 9 a.m. to 11.30 p.m. daily

Cost: Around 600 rupees ($12) for dinner for two.

What’s Good: The breakfast here is very popular.

5. Karavalli

Anybody who is a fan of seafood should definitely visit Karavalli. The restaurant serves coastal Indian cuisine on a banana leaf. The place is decorated in a traditional local style, with high wooden ceilings and antique furniture.The atmosphere is cozy and relaxed and has an outdoor dining  area complete with an open air courtyard and garden.

Address: Taj Gateway Hotel, 66 Residency Road, Bangalore. Ph: 25584545.

Opening Hours: 12.30 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. for lunch.

7.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. for dinner, daily.

Cost: Around 1,500 rupees ($30) for two people.

What’s Good: The seafood.

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