Best Vegetarian Restaurants In Bangalore, India

Best Vegetarian Restaurants In Bangalore, India
Poonam
Poonam 
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With the arrival of new restaurants, Bangalore’s food scene is evolving and the most important aspect is that the restaurant menus are diversifying, and including dishes from across the world. While some restaurants serve non-vegetarian dishes, there are just as many serving delicious and satisfying pure vegetarian fare that appeals to not only the non-meat eaters but also those who wish to take a break from meat dishes. So if you’re planning to visit Bangalore and follow a vegetarian diet, but have no clue where to find a vegetarian haven, we’ve compiled a list for you. Here’s our rundown of the best vegetarian restaurants in Bangalore, India that pack flavor and character into their dishes. Keep reading.

1. The Higher Taste

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Posted by The Higher Taste on Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Situated within the ISKCON temple complex, the Higher Taste delights in creating incredibly healthy and delectable Sattvic vegetarian food, meaning there is no onion and garlic in the food. The menu includes North Indian, South Indian, and a few continental dishes - and all are prepared using organic products and modern-day cooking techniques. There’s also an extensive dessert counter serving baked goodies and fresh-cream pastries, and an elaborate buffet spread comprising of nearly 40 items, perfect for a large family gathering. Prices are not too hard on your wallet, and you’ll be able to get away with paying about 12 USD for two people.

The Higher Taste

Address: Inside ISKCON, Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010

Website: The Higher Taste

Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 7pm - 10:30pm (daily)

2. Imli Cafe & Restaurant

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Posted by Imli Cafe & Restaurant on Thursday, 21 June 2012

Imli Cafe & Restaurant serves North Indian vegetarian food packed so full of flavor that the absence of meat will not be felt. The restaurant is housed in a cozy converted bungalow, with a lovely roof terrace that is a perfect spot to people-watch as you dig into your delectable food. The menu includes Indian street food and staples from different states of North India. Chole bhature (spicy chickpeas served with yogurt bread), mix veg kulcha meal, aloo parantha and phulka combo (four chapatis with vegetable curry, a bowl of lentils, roasted papad and salad) are just some more delicious options.

Imli Cafe & Restaurant

Address: 204, 5th Main, 7th Cross, Indiranagar I Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038

Website: Imli Cafe & Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

3. Green Theory

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Housed in a lovely colonial bungalow, Green Theory not only stands out for its lush green surroundings and homely interior but also for its organic vegetarian menu. On the menu, there’s vegetarian Indian, Italian and Asian dishes, including soups and broths, salads and bowls, pasta, pizzas, sandwiches, and full-fledged platters. There are vegan and keto options available, too. For an extra boost, grab one of the ‘wellness teas’ made from fresh herbs.

Green Theory

Address: Residency Road, 15, Convent Rd, off, Richmond Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025

Website: Green Theory

Opening hours: 9am - 11pm (daily)

4. Gramin

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Gramin takes you to the North Indian countryside with its food and rustic decor. The menu features vegetarian North Indian dishes that are prepared in a similar way as in rural villages, that is, no usage of commercial preservatives or artificial color, thus making the food super healthy. Try the lunchtime thali that includes two vegetarian sides, one curry, chapati, rice and dessert - and costs only 2.22 USD. Pair it up with a lassi (a yogurt-based drink) that is served in a copper vessel. Low-calorie and diet vegetarian fare is also on offer.

Gramin

Address: Ground Floor, Siddam Setty Complex, Ganapathi Temple Rd, 7th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095

Website: Gramin

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 3:30pm, 7pm - 11pm; Fri - Sun: 12pm - 11pm

5. Kesariya


The beautiful Shekhawati paintings on the walls, traditional drawings on the ceilings and antique columns elegantly capture this restaurant’s Rajasthani roots. The menu also represents the classic Rajasthani cuisine, but only vegetarian dishes. As a starter, try their Shekhawati dahi vada and Sangri-ka-samosa (savory puff pastry filled with dry beans and potatoes). For the main course, order the Rajasthani thali along with masala chaas (a yogurt-based drink), and end your meal with a sweet rabdi (a dessert made with condensed milk ).

Kesariya Restaurant

Address: Goenka Chambers, 15th Cross Road, near, #55, 19th Main Rd, 2nd Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078

Website: Kesariya

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

6. NH 8 Restaurant

Typical #NH8 Thali

Posted by NH 8 on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Another great place to enjoy authentic Rajasthani food is NH 8. The seating area is decorated with Rajasthani artwork, brightly colored lamps, wooden tables and stools with cushions. If all that color doesn’t get you in a happy mood, then the menu of vegetarian Rajasthani dishes probably will. Do sample their ‘Rajasthani Thali’, which is a five-course meal. Gatte ki sabji, dal Bati churma, ker sangri, and khichda are other must-try items. If you don’t wish to sit down and eat at the restaurant, a takeaway facility is also available.

NH 8 Restaurant

Address: No.710, 3rd Floor, 8th Main Road, Above New Bata Showroom, 80 Feet Rd, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037

Website: NH 8 Restaurant

Opening hours: 12pm - 4pm, 7pm -11pm (daily)

7. Sattvam Restaurant

Sattvam - Rediscovering Sattvic Cuisine, proudly presents the largest vegetarian buffet counter in the city- with more...

Posted by Sattvam - Rediscovering Sattvic Cuisine on Monday, 24 September 2018

Sattvam Restaurant is a welcome treat for vegetarians. It has an a-la-carte and buffet-style menu filled with vegetarian North Indian, South Indian and a few international dishes prepared using the freshest ingredients and according to the principles of sattvic cooking. Try the buffet menu as it is said to be the largest in the city, with over 75 items. If you want something sweet, there’s a small in-house pastry and cake shop just outside the restaurant to satiate your cravings. Be sure to make a reservation at this restaurant - it gets packed with a long waiting line.

Sattvam Restaurant

Address: 35, Opposite Shell Petrol Bunk, Sankey Rd, Sadashiva Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560080

Website: Sattvam Restaurant

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

8. Rasovara

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Posted by Rasovara- The Royal Kitchen on Saturday, 26 May 2018

Located within the UB City Mall, Rasovara offers an array of North Indian dishes sans meat. Every single dish on the menu is worth a mention but one that stands head and shoulders above the rest is the ‘Rajasthani Thali’. There are a series of other must-try dishes, such as the Maharaja roti roll (roll stuffed with vegetables and cottage cheese), rajma chawal (kidney beans with steamed rice), sabji makhani (spicy, assorted vegetables) and veg spears, to name but a few. To accompany your meal, try the Malabari chaas (spiced buttermilk). If you’re in the mood for dessert, definitely order the kesari malpua, a flour and milk pancake dipped in sugar syrup and garnished with dry fruits.

Rasovara

Address: Level 2 UB City the Collection, Vithal Mallaya Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Website: Rasovara

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

9. Khandani Rajdhani

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


At Khandani Rajdhani, you can feast on vegetarian dishes from the northern Indian state of Rajasthan and the western Indian state of Gujarat. For a substantial meal, try the thali that comes with two vegetable curries, dessert, farsan (savory snacks), an Indian flatbread and a refreshing drink. If you’re a mango lover, do sample their ‘Mango Thali’, which is of course available only during the season and loaded with mango dishes and drinks like aamras (mango juice), aam panna (mango-based summer drink) and aam ki launji (raw green mango chutney) with khoba roti (wheat-flour flatbread).

Khandani Rajdhani

Address: 1st Floor, Salarpuria Landmark, 100 Feet Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

10. The London Curry House

Posted by The London Curry House on Thursday, 18 January 2018

For a satisfying vegetarian feast with a modern twist, try this unpretentious restaurant in the heart of central Bangalore. North India, American pub grub, pizzas, and pasta can be found on the menu, while their excellent selection of cocktails and mocktails are second to none. Be sure to try the sevpuri pizza, Tex-Mex special triple rice sizzler, and sitafal (custard apple) panna cotta.

The London Curry House

Address: 19/2, Crescent Rd, Kumarapark West, Nehru Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Website: The London Curry House

Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 7pm - 11pm (daily)

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Poonam is a freelance travel writer currently based in the Silicon Valley of India (Bengaluru). She has resided in about 5 Indian cities. So while there was never a permanent address, she had lots...Read more

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