It used to be all about South Indian cuisine in Bangalore, but now the city is expanding its culinary horizons and embracing international cuisines as well. One such cuisine whose craze has grown considerably over the past few years is Asian cuisine. It’s in high demand and as a result, Pan-Asian restaurants have popped up all over the city, serving a range of dishes influenced by Indonesian, Malaysian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Vietnamese and Japanese cuisines. From spicy hot Thai curries to vibrant sushi, dim sum, ramen and teppanyaki, whatever strikes your fancy, you can find it all in Bangalore. Here’s a rundown of the 10 best Pan-Asian restaurants in Bangalore, India.
Situated on the fifth level of 1 MG-Lido Mall, Yauatcha offers an impressive selection of Cantonese cuisine, which is presented with such care that it acts as a delight for the eyes matching the equally gratifying first mouthful. Its top dish is the Shanghai dumplings and the truffle edamame dumplings. Also praised are the stir-fry tenderloin in black pepper sauce, spicy wild prawn curry and vegetable-based dishes. The restaurant also has a variety of tea to perfectly complement your meal.
Address: Level 5, 1, MG Road, Someshwarpura, Ulsoor, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12:00pm - 11:00pm; Fri - Sat: 12:00pm - 12:00am
Mamagoto literally means ‘to play with food’ and it does exactly that. It serves fusion food inspired from street hawkers across Asia. You’ll find dishes such as gyoza, Pad Thai and smoked barbecue pork belly, as well as rice bowls, curries and a rather tantalizing selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The decor is quirky, with Asian pop art strewn over the walls.
Address: No.949, Ground Floor, 12th Main Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Appareddipalya, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12:00pm - 11:30pm; Fri - Sat: 12:00pm - 1:00am
3. Teppan Japanese Grill And Sushi Bar
If you’re craving for Japanese fare, then Teppan Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar is among your finest options. Interiors are minimalist, while the menu offers an excellent choice of sushi, nigiri, uramaki and hosomaki. It also offers an impressive selection of other Japanese delicacies, such as marinated meats, miso soups and noodle specialities. Just near the restaurant is Ulsoor Lake, the perfect spot to take a stroll and burn off some of your carbs for overindulging.
Teppan Japanese Grill And Sushi Bar
Address: 2nd, Floor, 1/3, Ulsoor Road, Yellappa Chetty Layout, Sivanchetti Gardens, Ulsoor, Karnataka 560008
Opening hours: Mon - Sun: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, 7:00pm - 10:30pm
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4. The Fatty Bao
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As the name suggests, the Fatty Bao specializes in baos, which are Chinese steamed buns filled with meat, chicken or vegetable. In addition, you will find all kinds of goodies from the streets of Thailand, Japan, Korea and India. Try the pork belly with Miso jam, and Brie tempura that is a mixture of pickled beetroot, plum sauce, shichimi togarashi and roasted almonds; and definitely don’t miss the Char Siu Bao, which is a bun filled with barbecue pork belly, kimchi and scallion.
The Fatty Bao
Address: 610, 12th A Main Road, 80 feet Road, 7th Cross, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12:00pm - 3:30pm, 7:00pm - 11:00pm; Fri - Sun: 12:00pm - 3:30pm, 7:00pm - 1:00am
5. Rim Naam
Literally meaning ‘by the water’, this sublime restaurant is set by a pond and makes up part of the much-lauded five-star hotel The Oberoi. The hotel is known for its classic grandeur, a feature that extends to the restaurant through elegant decor, world-class service, and a delicious menu full of authentic Thai fare and fresh seafood that appeals to the eyes as much as the mouth. Must-haves include Pad Thai, green papaya salad (som tam), Thai red curry, Phat Kaphrao (a stir-fried dish with chicken or seafood) and Tom Kha Kai (coconut soup).
Address: The Oberoi Bengaluru, 37-39, Mahatma Gandhi Road (M G Road), Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Website: Rim Naam
Opening hours: Mon - Sun: 12:30pm - 3:00pm, 7:00pm - 11:00pm
6. Hanoi Vietnamese Cuisine
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Wooden flooring, solid wood tables, black and grey accent walls, exotic plants and authentic Asian artwork combine to form the classic Vietnamese-style decor of Hanoi Vietnamese Cuisine. Named after the Vietnam capital, this elegant restaurant serves classic Vietnamese dishes, such as pho (noodle soup), Banh Bao (steamed buns with savoury fillings) and Bun Cha (grilled patty and noodle-based dish). On the drinks menu, you’ll find different varieties of Vietnamese coffee and tea, as well as a selection of reasonably priced mocktails.
Hanoi Vietnamese Cuisine
Address: No.7 ground floor, 80, 100 Feet Rd, New Friends Colony, Koramangala 4th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034
Opening hours: Mon - Sun: 12:00pm - 12:00am
7. Mainland China
Mainland China is one of the most recommended Chinese restaurants in Bangalore. It has several locations around the city, but the most popular is the one at Whitefield. They serve all the classics - noodles, spring rolls, chicken-based dishes, stir-fried rice - but their dim sum platters are what they’re most famous for, with some regulars saying it’s the best in the city. Accompany your meal with a bold cocktail.
Address: 28/2, 1st Floor, Primus Building Near Dmart, Whitefield Rd, Siddapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066
Opening hours: Mon - Sun: 12:00pm - 3:30pm, 7:00pm - 11:30pm
8. Tim Tai
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Tim Tai is one of the most well-regarded Pan-Asian restaurants in Bangalore. It is appreciated for its food as it is for its brightly coloured decor. There is a huge tree located right in the centre of the dining area, and the walls are adorned with lime-yellow accents making it a cheerful place. As for the menu, it is filled with all kinds of Asian cuisines, including Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Balinese, Malaysian and Sri Lankan. They do some great dim sums, several delicious Thai curries, and rice-dishes like Nasi Goreng (Indonesian-style rice) and Pad Thai.
Address: 130, 1st A Cross Road, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12:00pm - 3:15pm, 7:00pm - 11:00pm; Fri - Sun: 12:00pm - 3:45pm, 7:00pm - 11:00pm
9. Nasi and Mee Asian Canteen
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
For diners looking for a more wallet-friendly dining experience, Nasi and Mee Asian Canteen is the place to be. The decor is modern, with stylish lampshades dangling from the ceiling and thoughtful details, such as a chalk wall filled with quotes and doodles. The menu follows suit when it comes to modernism. Inspired by the Southeast Asian street food culture, this restaurant brings variety and diversity on the menu. It includes classics to creative and adventurous dishes from Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. You can start with Indonesian Cendol, which is a coconut milk-based drink with green rice flour jelly, palm sugar syrup, pandan leaves and shaved ice. For the mains, try the Xiao Long Bao (soup and chicken stuffed dumpling), Beef Rendang and Laksa Prawn Curry.
Nasi and Mee Asian Canteen
Address: 80 Feet Main Road, 974, 4th Cross Rd, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034
Website: Nasi and Mee Asian Canteen
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12:00pm - 3:30pm, 7:00pm - 11:00pm; Sat - Sun: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
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The first thing to strike diners at Shiro is the interiors - high ceilings, plush furniture, grand statues of Buddha and relief carving, lotus pools and subtle lighting, you will feel transported to a heavenly world. Beyond ambience, this restaurant delights taste buds as well. It offers Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese cuisines, along with an impressive selection of Asian-inspired cocktails. Do try the Teppanyaki menu. That said, no matter what you order, the presentation of the food lives up to the overall elegance and opulence of the place, and that’s not to mention the delicious taste. The restaurant also hosts a retro music night on Friday, where you can dance and sing along the classic tracks. It is advised to book a table in advance, as it gets really busy.
Address: UB City, 222, 3rd Floor, Comet, Vittal Mallya Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12:30pm - 12:00am; Fri - Sat: 12:30pm - 1:00am
Enjoy the unique flavors of Pan-Asian cuisine
If you need a break from Indian cuisine, there are a great number of Pan-Asian restaurants in Bangalore serving dishes from all over Asia which offers perfect alternatives.
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