Bangalore provides some amazing water holes for the party animals who love to end the day with a fiesta. The Pub city of India, which had the adrenaline pumping atmosphere with enthralling music that entertained people until wee hours of the morning, has lost some of its shine since the regulatory actions restricted the bars being open after 11.30 PM. Bars in Bangalore have changed to match their global counterparts, going one step ahead at times with innovative ideas to provide great social experience for their clientele. For those who love to hit the bars for the special occasions of either success or failures, here is a list of top 10 most popular bars in Bangalore.
TELEPHONE – 080 23442580, +91 9844030198
ADDRESS – 4, 1st Main, Chakravarthy Layout, Palace Cross Road, Off Sankey Road, Bangalore
Opus is a great bar which hosts various art exhibitions, book readings and local stand-up performances along with tantalizing Karaoke nights. The place serves great food and finest drinks along with the choicest music playing in the background.
9. Firangi Paani:
TELEPHONE – 080 22067878
ADDRESS – 2nd Floor, Forum Mall, Hosur Road, Koramangala, Bangalore
Firangi Paani, as the name suggests transports you the magical environment of English pub with large kegs turned into tables, leather upholstered chairs and antiques imported from England. An exquisite ship stands in middle of the bar. The bar serves a wide variety of martinis, margaritas, Polynesian cocktails, scotch, wines and other exquisite spirits with great delicacies.
8. 13th Floor:
TELEPHONE – 080 30412940
ADDRESS – 84, Barton Centre, MG Road, Bangalore
13th Floor is a bar on the 13th floor of Barton Center, MG road, with the right atmosphere which sets the mood for romance. The view from the height looks right into the heart of the Bangalore city. The cool breeze with right drinks, food- especially the chicken platter, makes it right setting for a romantic evening.
TELEPHONE – 9880468218
ADDRESS – The Pavilion, 62/63 MG Road, Entrance from Church Street, Church Street, Bangalore
Taika is sought after by nightowls for its wonderful entertainment provided by the two clubs which plays different strains of music, so that their patrons can make their choice. They can change their choice of music to match their drink in between. The place has spacious lounge, dance floor inside the Butter fly Bar, besides two other bars with vibrant music.
6. Blue Bar:
TELEPHONE – 080 30412940
ADDRESS – Taj West End, Race Course Road, Bangalore
Nothing matches the ambience of the Blue Bar to relax, blow off some steam and enjoy a wonderful date night. Nestled in the heart of Taj West End, the country club atmosphere of the pulsating bar tinged in blue radiates with irresistible magic. Water surrounding the bar, Lounge House, Retro and gardens, Blue bar has it all, along with amazing cocktails and drinks to be served.
5. Love Shack:
ADDRESS – 541-543, Above Mother Earth, Opposite DELL, Inner Ring Road, Domlur, Bangalore
A centrally located Love Shack Bar is easily approachable place with great stocked bar, cocktail bar, sizzlers, crispy lamb and chickens, pizzas and starters, all at a reasonable price. The place exudes with great ambiance with a terrace restobar that has great view of the ring road and surrounding areas. The seating options include VIP enclosures for private parties where you can let your hair down with your friends. Love shack hosts special events throughout the week.
TELEPHONE – 080 40939311, 080 41209535
ADDRESS – 74, 15th Cross, Above Crossword, 3rd Phase, JP Nagar, Bangalore
Aroy is a restobar presenting Bangaloreans with exotic Thai cuisine along with some assorted delicacies from neighbor country Burma and Thailand’s very own “China Town”. They also boast of a drinks list that perfectly complements their expertly fashioned cuisine. From a wide-ranging wine cellar, to finest spirits and some truly exotic teas, there’s something for every customer to choose from. At Aroy, they have room for up to 150 guests for a ‘stand up’ cocktail party.
3. Xtreme Sports Bar:
TELEPHONE – 080 42077070, 080 42077071
ADDRESS – 39/4&44, 3rd Floor, Auchan Hypermarket, Near Dairy Circle, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore
Xtreme Sports Bar is a largest chain of sports bars in India with outlets in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Vizag. The attraction of this unique bar is the large plasma and LCD screens, blaring out vivacious surround sound accompanying an unbelievably perfect digital clarity. The bar changes the experience of watching sports as you enjoy the game with your friends as the staff serves drinks and delectable food. This is dream come true for many youth and sports lovers of Bangalore.
2. Ice Bar, Vivanta By Taj:
TELEPHONE – 080 66604444
ADDRESS – Vivanta By Taj, 41/3, MG Road, Bangalore
Ice Bar is commonly known as the couple’s paradise since it provides the best environment for a romantic evening to spend with the special someone. Nothing can match the experience of spending cozy time beside a lovely pool, listening to good music, enjoying food and drinks to lift the spirits up. The sleek metallic lounge serves one of the best martinis with a secret twist which is sought after by many. The ICE originals like Che Guevara, watermelon, raspberry and other martinis have been inspired by international mixologists. The bar opens to exotic poolside creating amazing ambience as customers guzzle on mojitos, margaritas, infused vodkas, beers, scotch and whisky accompanied by marvelous Teppanyaki to go with it.
1. Skyye Lounge:
TELEPHONE – 080 49090000, +91 7760888899
ADDRESS – Uber Level, 16th Floor, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road, Lavelle Road, Bangalore
Giving stiff competition to its contemporaries is Skyye Lounge at UB City, which is fast becoming Bangalore’s hottest party destination. Stationed on the 16th floor, at the height of 12,000 sq ft, it is no wonder with a few drinks the customers feel like the stars floating on the skies. Bangalore’s most luxurious skyline visible from the Skyye can take ones breath away. The bar serves finest spirits along with great food which allows their patrons an indulgence in food, drink, music and unadulterated entertainment on every visit.