Top 7 Themed Restaurants In Bangalore, India

Themed Restaurants In Bangalore
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Nupur Agarwal
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Nupur Agarwal

Known to many as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’, Bangalore has gained its name worldwide as India’s leading IT exporter. Tourist attractions may not be synonymous with the Silicon Valley of India, but not known to many, Bangalore is also known for its endless discoveries from rich culture to bizarre nightlife. Of course, good food is essential in making sure your trip is unforgettable. But if you are looking for a unique and quirky dining experience, we have got you covered. Whether it is being a pirate for a day or dining in jail, Bangalore definitely has some of the most unique themed restaurants in the world. Read on to find out our list of top 6 themed restaurants in Bangalore, India!

1. The Black Pearl

Feel like Jack Sparrow for a day at The Black Pearl! The Black Pearl is a pirate-themed restaurant located in the heart of Koramangala, Bangalore. Adorned with pirate décor including skeletons, rope and wooden walls, this restaurant leaves no stone unturned to make you feel like you are on board a pirate ship! Hailed by former guests as providing great ambience, the restaurant also allows guests to use the pirate hats and swords which can be found at the entrance to immerse you into the pirate experience! This buffet-style lunch serves international cuisine so there is sure to be something to appeal to everyone! Diners can choose a wide array of main courses to desserts while being served barbecue-grilled starters. Be sure to check out their cocktails and mocktails as well!

The Black Pearl

Address: 05, 4th Floor, Vikas Tech Park, 5th Block, Jyoti Nivas College Road, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095, India

Contact number: +91 90358 05000

Website: The Black Pearl

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2. Central Jail Restaurant

You have been acquitted and your sentence is to enjoy good food and amazing service. At the Central Jail Restaurant, dine in a jail cell and be served by prisoners and policemen (staff dressed in prison uniforms and policemen uniform). From the furniture to the cutlery, the restaurant is decorated to resemble a prison to immerse you into the experience of dining like a prisoner. However, even though you will be dining like a prisoner, guests can expect amazing customer service from the friendly staff. Praised by former guests for their ambience, this is the only jail in the world that you will enjoy staying in.

Central Jail Restaurant

Address: 433/30/1, 28th Cross, 10th Main, 4th Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560011, India

Contact number: +91 73378 86666

Website: Central Jail Restaurant

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3. Gufha

Posted by Gufha Jayanagar on Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Travel back in time and experience dining in a cave! Located in the upscale hotel of the President’s Hotel, Gufha Restaurant is situated in the contemporary stone and glass building. Upon entering, guests can expect to be transported into a completely different environment. With stone walls plastered on every inch of the restaurant, ancient relics adorning the place and staff members walking around dressed as huntsmen, the restaurant does not fall short in delivering an immersive experience in dining at a cave. The restaurant serves a wide array of authentic Indian and Afghani dishes from shahhajani to kebabs, serving something for everyone’s tastebuds.

Gufha Restaurant

Address: 79/8, Pattalamma Temple Rd, Jayanagar East, Jaya Nagar 1st Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

Contact number: +91 99809 09053

Website: Gufha

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4. Ruh

Looking like it popped right out of the Aladdin movie, Ruh is the one and only Arabic-themed restaurant in Bangalore. The dimly-lit area resembles a fairytale with chandeliers, mirrors and Arabian tents adorning the restaurant. With traditional music played throughout the restaurant, the ambience of the restaurant has been praised time and time again for being Ruh’s crown jewel. However, the ambience is not the only thing that has been praised for. Guests have synonymously praised the restaurant for its amazing food and customer service. Guests can also expect to be served hookah, truly making you feel 100 per cent involved in the Middle-Eastern experience. However, if guests are not comfortable with smoking areas, guests can be comforted to know that there are also non-smoking areas available.


Address: Central Mall, Ganapa Towers, 4th Floor, Outer Ring Rd, Near, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560103, India

Contact number: +91 99723 05871

Website: Ruh

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5. Olive Beach

Be enchanted by this Mediterranean themed restaurant. Located in Ashoknagar, Olive Beach can be found in a whitewashed bungalow overlooking a lake designed to look like a rustic beach villa. With a touch of blue and white evident throughout the restaurant, the restaurant’s gorgeous space lives up to expectations into making you feel you have whisked away on an island in the Mediterranean Sea. Hailed by former guests as an unforgettable fine dining experience, guests can savour Mediterranean, European and seafood dishes prepared in the Tuscan kitchen that will make you feel like you are by the beach.

Olive Beach Bangalore

Address: Karnataka Bank, 16, Wood St, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025, India

Contact number: +91 99455 65483

Website: Olive Beach Bangalore

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6. Silver Metro

Editors’ Note: Establishment is Permanently Closed as of this update [1/6/2020]

Next stop, an amazing food experience! With shiny metal plastered throughout the restaurant and train seats adorning the place, The Silver Metro is a metro-themed restaurant designed to make guests feel like they are dining in a train cabin. The ambience has been hailed by former guests for being the crown jewel of the restaurant with guests mentioning time and time again about how the place is a lovely one to chill out with friends at. Priced at a reasonable rate, there have been mixed reviews about the variety of food available at the buffet. One thing is for sure, this restaurant is truly a one-of-a-kind that is worth visiting first-hand.

Silver Metro

Address: 3rd Floor, Total Mall, Madivala, Koramangala 2nd Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560068, India

Contact number: +91 80 4000 3333

Website: Silver Metro

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7. Cable Car

Posted by Venkat Balantrapu on Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Step in and let the cable car take you to the Golden City! The Cable Car in Bangalore is an all-vegetarian restaurant themed to make you feel like you are sitting in a cable car in San Francisco. For many, a variety of vegetarian meals has always been a problem. This restaurant has heard your concerns and guests will be pleased to know that they will be spoilt for choices here! The buffet-style restaurant has been hailed time and time again for their flavourful food and their large variety of food. Guests can choose from Italian pastas to spring rolls to live dosas, bringing the world to your plate. The ambience has also been praised for truly immersing guests to make them feel like they are sitting in an actual cable car in San Francisco.

Cable Car

Address: 24, 46th Cross, Jayanagar 5th Block, Opposite Sri Krishna Sevashrama Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560041, India

Contact number: +91 80 4297 7777

Website: Cable Car Bangalore

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Bangalore may not be a destination that is immediately associated with unforgettable dining experiences. However, like the district’s rich history and ancient sites, Bangalore is filled with endless discoveries of unique restaurants and does not fall short in delivering amazing dining experiences. When you are in Bangalore, be sure to check out these super quirky and wacky themed restaurants!

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