India’s third most populous city has its fair share of cricket fans. All matches are followed with great enthusiasm but when the Royal Challengers Bangalore get ready to play the fans go ballistic. Not everyone gets a chance to be in the stadium where the action is and for those of you that couldn't make it there here are some places in the city which will make you feel like you are right there along with thousands of screaming supporters and not to mention offer some great IPL deals during the season.
TRADERS VIC MAI TAI LOUNGE - Cricket fever is running at an all time high at the Mai Tai Lounge. This place is famous for their Tiki cocktails, but this IPL season they are pulling out all the stops. Special food and alcohol combos called 'Flamable Four' and 'Super six', flat screen tvs, super sized projectors and a fun ambience with cricket freaks. If you decided to step out to watch the game, Trader's Vic would be a good choice.
TILT GASTROPUB - This sleek looking trendy bar is all geared up for cricket season. Enjoy the game with your friends on a big screen, guzzle some beer and chomp on some of their delicious mini burgers. All part of their IPL specials, which is unlimited IMFL plus mini burgers and starters for Rs 899.
CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN - CPK as it is fondly called has been serving California style cuisine for years. For all their cricket loving patrons this season they have cricket inspired special offers and discounts. Super 4 platters at Rs 444 and Super 6 platters at Rs 666 and cocktail pitchers at Rs.799 are some of their discounts. Their offers start post 12pm and are valid till the end of IPL season. Munching on some delicious grub, sipping some well made cocktails and watching the match with your friends is a perfect way to enjoy the match and CPK allows you to do that at the comfort of your table and not be jostled by crazy fans but enjoy the match at leisure.
DUGOUT ROOFTOP RESTAURANT AND SPORTS BAR - This roof top bar is pulling out all the stops this IPL season. Cricket fans in Bangalore must make it a point to stop by and avail off all their exciting IPL special offers. Get a tower of draught beer plus platter of fries at Rs 995,all non veg platters to be accompanied with beer, 10% off on liqueurs, walk in wearing your favourite teams jersey and get a 10% off on your food bill of Rs 500 or more, or even get every 4th IMFL drink free. All this and lots more while you enjoy the game on their projectors. Screens and tvs all over the restaurant!
THE BIERRE CLUB - With its cartooned wall, big red and green comfy couches and bricked interior, the Bierre Club is the perfect place to unwind and grab a drink. One game night, and you can be guaranteed, the relaxed atmosphere changes completely to one of frenzy and excitement. Cricket fans take over and this turns into the ideal hangout to watch the match with friends. Along with great food, a steady flow of alcohol and the game broadcasted on big screens all over the club, it promises to be an eventful game night.
By - Roxanne Bamboat
Roxanne is a pint sized girl who enjoys reading, movies, travel and is obsessed with food. She expresses her love for all things edible in her food blog - www.thetinytaster.com A freelancer in her profession, she is able to spend most of her time sampling the city's food offerings and reviews them as well as shares a few of her favourite recipes. More often known as The Tiny Taster, she's decided to take the world by storm - one plate a a time !
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