Bengaluru features right on top of the list of cities well-known for its bar and pub culture. With young professionals and exciting travellers filling the garden city at all times, it is among the front-runners in creating unique nightlife experiences. From quirky little pubs to uber-stylish cocktail bars, there are enough nightspots dotting the city that are worth braving the infamous traffic in Bengaluru.
We bring you the best watering holes to grab a drink with your friends and unwind.
This cool and chic resto-bar tops our list for all the right reasons. From its lip-smacking Continental cuisine, to its relaxed ambience and tasteful interiors, there’s no place quite like Toit. The lavish bar has three floors which are always packed any time of the day and totally worth the long wait.
LiveInStyle Loves: Baked Toit Nachos, Chicken Piccata, and their wide range of cocktails.
Hakuna Matata, JP Nagar
This exquisite resto-bar serving delicious food and beverages is a hot favourite of the corporates to chill after work. The highlight of Hakuna Matata is its multiple gigantic seating areas, giving you enough space to enjoy your evening. From candle-lit dinner tables and private dining areas, to rooftop and ground floor seatings, it caters to every occasion and mood.
LiveInStyle Loves: Their Prawn Ghee Roast, Khumb Makai Masala and Paneer Satay will make you come back for more.
Koramangala Social, Koramangala
Koramangala Social is the perfect place to celebrate an event or to simply hang out with your buddies. The interior décor and lively ambience of this bar is absolutely remarkable. You can just grab a drink and sit near the bar to enjoy the gorgeous views. Or, order their delectable finger food and snacks at the comfy sitting area.
LiveInStyle Loves: Mac n Cheese and Caramel Custard served here redefine food-coma and how!
Finger-licking food? Check. Excellent drink options? Check. Ample seating? Check, check, check! This popular bar literally ticks off everything you could possibly want for a laidback evening with your pals in a bar. There’s lots of greenery here with shrubs and plants strategically placed to give you a proper outdoor seating vibe.
LiveInStyle Loves: Try their smashing Barbecued Tofu Bun and Chicken Wings and thank us later.
From interesting mocktails and cocktails to widest the range of liquors and liqueurs sourced from all over the globe, Loft38 has so much to offer its patrons. It has a very comfortable seating area where you can spend hours catching up with your friends. There's a DJ too, giving you the option to end the night shaking your leg to some kickass music.
LiveInStyle Loves: Try their Mutton Shammi Kebab and if you have a sweet tooth, you can’t possibly miss their Crispy Avocado Pastry. YUM!
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