Top 12 Cafes You Must Try Along MG Road, Bangalore

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Nyrene Grace Patricia
Nyrene Grace Patricia  
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Nupur Agarwal
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Nupur Agarwal

MG Road might now be known as a shopping hub and entertainment hotspot, but some of the old landmarks still show a hint of the historic and cultural beauty the road once embodied. Officially titled Mahatma Gandhi Road, the road hosts traditional craft shops, luxury boutiques, and the best hotels. Tourists who like vacationing in style can also choose one of the top boutique hotels in Bangalore. This makes MG Road a go-to spot for when shoppers need silk saree and various craft goods. It also stands in close distance from the numerous pubs found on Brigade Road. Aside from the pubs and restaurants found along this bustling street, there lies a number of cafes for anyone who needs a caffeine boost and a sweet treat. Check out these top cafes you must try along MG Road, Bangalore.

1. The White Room Coffee & Kitchen

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This English-inspired coffee and kitchen is one of the best places to chill in M G Road. Enjoy quaint interiors while you and your group bond over tasty pastries or drink tasty coffee to re-energize and explore more of the nearby areas. The quiet atmosphere at the cafe also makes it a great place to work. If you don’t feel like drinking coffee, you can also relax with a chamomile or lemon tea. The breakfast menu is also impressive with different French toast options, eggs, and a vegetarian take on Huevos Rancheros.

The White Room Coffee & Kitchen

Address: High Gates Hotel, Bangalore, India, 560001

Website: The White Room Coffee & Kitchen

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 9am - 11pm; Fri - Sun: 9am - 12am

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2. Tea Trails - Brigade Road

One of the cafes and restaurants in M G Road you should check out is Tea Trails - Brigade Road! Enjoy a warming cup of kadak chai as you bond with your friends or enjoy their good food. They have an impressive range of food from vanilla ice cream over waffles and cream pasta to authentic Indian food such as chatpatta pav Bahji. If you want something lighter, choose one of their finger foods such as different flavors of pakoda.

Tea Trails - Brigade Road

Address: 54, 1st Floor, Monarch Plaza, Brigade Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

Website: NTea Trails - Brigade Road

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 10am - 10pm; Fri & Sunday: 10am - 11pm; Sat: am - 11:30pm

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3. The Café By Foodhall

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Exhausted after a long shopping spree at the mall? Relax with your group and have a friendly chat over at The Café, the premium store’s all-day dining feature! They serve signature hot chocolate and iced coffee, and this cute space is also known for a variety of dishes: pasta, falafel, Buddha bowl, and more. Always watch out for food festivals that they hold from time to time, which explores cuisines of varying themes and origin. If you’re thinking of getting a Foodhall Connoisseurs Club membership anytime soon, you might get a discount at The Café.

The Café By Foodhall

Address: Level 4, 1 MG Road Mall, Trinity Circle, MG Road, Bangalore

Website: The Café By Foodhall

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 7pm; Sun: 10am - 5pm (daily)

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4. Cafe Azzure

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


Superb service, delicious servings, and perfect ambiance. Cafe Azzure is a sure contender in all these categories. On top of these things, this establishment gives you a rooftop cafe experience. This cafe near MG Road Metro Station is going to be your go-to hangout place for bonding with colleagues, catching up with friends, and enjoying quality food with loved ones in no time. Their nachos and pasta taste beyond delicious, especially since they’re paired with a cute dining theme and refreshing top breeze. Keep in mind that the place gets a lively crowd on weekends, so it’s best to call in a reservation.

Cafe Azzure

Address: 52, Brigade Road, Haridevpur, Shanthala Nagar, MG Road, Bangalore

Website: Cafe Azzure

Opening hours: 11:30am - 11:30pm (daily)

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5. Fabcafe by Fabindia

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Not all cafes are open until late, but this coffee shop in M G Road is open until 12 am, long enough to be listed as one of your favorite late-night hangout spots. Beloved for its ambiance and decor, it offers a place to enjoy a comfortable and classy dinner amid the surrounding nightlife. Enjoy eating in this well-endorsed establishment, which features a lush green interior and serves healthy and classic Indian food. This spot on MG Road delivers fresh and simple flavors using local ingredients. My favorites include chicken Chettinad and keto biryani.

Fabcafe by Fabindia

Address: Ramanashree Arcade, 18, First Floor - Ground, Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

Opening hours: 8:30am - 12am (daily)

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6. Lakeview Milk Bar

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Posted by Lakeview Milk Bar on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

There was a time when this milk bar served only three humble flavors - vanilla, chocolate, and raspberry. Today, Lakeview Milk Bar stands proud as the first ice cream parlor in Bangalore that serves more than 50 different combinations. Choose flavors that range from chocolate fudge jumbo to red velvet Sunday. Aside from alluring ice cream flavors, Lakeview Milk Bar also serves freshly baked cakes, burgers, snacks, and continental breakfast items. The next time you pass by this building, the aroma of sweet treats will tempt you to go inside. Don’t resist it!

Lakeview Milk Bar

Address: 89, Kannan Building, MG Road, Bangalore

Website: Lakeview Milk Bar

Opening hours: 9:30am - 1am (daily)

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7. BookMyShow Café

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Pizza, burger, or fries - nothing beats a good movie paired with your favorite snacks. The bonus? You can get it served in the cinema hall. The place is always buzzing as this particular spot is a magnet for young crowds. It’s not the ideal option if you’re looking for a quiet date spot. BookMyShow Café is your go-to place for some lively entertainment paired with good food.

BookMyShow Café

Address: Ground & 2nd Floor, Shankarnag Chitramandira, MG Road, Bangalore

Opening hours: 9am - 11pm (daily)

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8. Happy Belly Bakes

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Posted by Happy Belly Bakes on Saturday, June 12, 2021

As the name implies, this cafe is home to delicious treats that will make your visit a happy one. Happy Belly Bakes is your go-to spot for hot chocolate and comforting baked goods on a gloomy day. The friendly service and cozy ambiance will lure you in, and you’ll feel like you’re walking into a dessert wonderland, rich with the aroma of mocha and chocolate. Don’t resist the pull of apple crumble or truffle cake! To wrap up the inviting cafe setting, the place has board games and a bookshelf to satisfy both your sweet tooth and your mind.

Happy Belly Bakes

Address: 6, 2, Primrose Rd, Craig Park Layout, Sivanchetti Gardens, MG Road, Bangalore

Website: Happy Belly Bakes

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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9. Cafe Felix

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Posted by Café Felix on Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Be it romantic dates, casual get-togethers, or family celebrations, Cafe Felix is a great cafe for any occasion, with its beautiful ambiance and scenery. The cafe is often praised for its delicious meals like the savory prawn and soba noodles. Its warm service and pleasing environment also make it a favorite hang-out spot, especially if you’re craving comfort food and good company. A visit to Cafe Felix is best done at sunset, when diners can better appreciate the scenic view of the city skyline.

Cafe Felix

Address: Level 5, 1 MG Mall, Swami Vivekananda Road, Trinity Circle, MG Road, Bangalore

Opening hours: 11am - 10:45pm (daily)

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10. Chai Ki Tapri

Editor’s note: Establishment is Permanently closed.

There will always be days when we find ourselves in need of a cup of tea. When that day comes and you find yourself down Church Street, remember that Chai Ki Tapri is located nearby! The cute decor and pocket-friendly offers make it a perfect fit for quick bites and heartwarming cups of delicious chai.

Chai Ki Tapri

Address: 1st Floor, MG Road Metro Station, Church Street Entrance, MG Road, Bangalore

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm (closed on Sun)

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11. Haji Ali Juice Centre

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Fresh juice and desserts from Haji Ali Juice Centre are not only found in Mumbai. Yes, this juice center - best known for its falooda and light snacks - can be spotted down MG Road! This fun and casual spot offers a variety of fruit and seasonal juices, milkshakes, desserts, and snacks.

Haji Ali Juice Centre

Address: Opposite Metro Station, MG Road, Bangalore

Website: Haji Ali Juice Centre

Opening hours: 11am - 1am (daily)

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12. Chai Point

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Posted by Chai Point on Thursday, June 17, 2021

This small place just outside Trinity Metro Station completes the list of cafes you must try at MG Road. Chai Point is known for cups of Chai made from top-grade leaves. This cafe is the perfect go-to spot for the tea fix you need, and it also serves bite-size snacks such as bun omelet, poha, and banana cake that were specially made to partner with the chai.

Chai Point

Address: Near Axis Bank, Trinity Metro Station, MG Road, Bangalore

Website: Chai Point

Opening hours: 6am - 9pm (daily)

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Enjoy coffee break amid the busy hustle of MG Road

MG Road Metro Station, Bangalore
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With endless choices of boutiques, bars, and other attractions waiting in the city center, a quiet coffee break sounds heavenly. Take your time and cross out each spot on this list of top 10 cafes you must try along MG Road, Bangalore.

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