Come to the city with hopes and go back with feels of nostalgia. Bengaluru has everything, from big shopping malls, fancy restaurants to lovely locations. But we’re here to count all the quirky dishes the city has kept in store for us. Here are 7 items in Bengaluru if quirky is your thing –
1. Pani Puri Pizza & Freaky Chaats At Gullu’s Chaat
Gullu’s Chaat in Bengaluru prepares the unique pani puri pizza, floating pani puri and lots more. Enjoy quirky dishes like pani puri pizza and floating pani puri at Gullu’s Chaat in Kumara Park, Bengaluru. We loved the Bun – nippat cheese (₹50). Hardened puris are used as buns with cheese stuffed in it. We loved the Gullus special chaat (₹60), a puri filled with cutlets and masala. You can’t miss out on the Pani Puri Pizza (₹70), a puri based stuffed with pizza filling. The Floating Pani Puri (₹40), which is puris over a base of pani.
Address: Gullu’s Chaat, No 2/1, Serpentine Road, Kumara Park West, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560020
Phone: 098451 02389
Approx cost: ₹250 for two people
2. Coffee Flavored Beer At Arbor Brewing Company
Having a tough time to choose between coffee or beer? Fret not, as Arbor Brewing Company (ABC) is serving an ale that is coffee flavoured beer in Bengaluru. All die hard caffeine fans, can now cheer up as this microbrewery is serving a drink that is a haven on earth. It is pure bliss, the Mocha Brownie Beer is brewed with cocoa powder, chocolate and roasted coffee and has a pinch of toffee and raisins.
Address: 8 Magrath Road, Allied Grande Plaza 3rd Floor, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025
Phone: 080501 44477
3. Dry Fruit Chaat At Sri Ganesh Juice & Chaat
Sri Ganesh Juice & Chat in Banashankari serves dry fruits in a chaat and you can’t miss out on it! Are you a fan of dry fruits in everything? Now you will be able to have dry fruits in more than just ice creams at Sri Ganesh Juice & Chat in Bengaluru. It might be a small joint for chaat, but serves unique items. They have dry fruits infused with a lot of dishes out there and you should try out the Dry Fruit Bhel Puri (₹50), Bhel With Cheese & Dry Fruits (₹50), Dry Fruits Sev Puri (₹50), Dry Fruit Pani Puri (₹30) and Dry Fruit Pav Bhaji (₹75).
Address: 173, 5th Main, Avalahalli Extension, Near Girinagar, Banashankari, Bangalore
Phone: +91 9742578321
Approx cost: ₹150 for two people
4. Biryani In A Bamboo Shoot At Broadway – The Gourmet Theatre
The Bamboo Biryani at Broadway – The Gourmet Theatre in Bengaluru serves classic biryani in a bamboo shoot. With an innovative way of preparing biryani, Broadway – The Gourmet Theatre in HSR layout in Bengaluruserves their biryani in a bamboo shoot. The vegetables are sauteed and sealed, and then an aluminium foil is put over the veggies for them to cook. The bamboo shoot is heated after that and one end is sealed with a maida covering. Once the rice and bamboo shoot are heated, they are put over a hot pan.
Address: 2802, 27th Main Road, Sector 1, HSR, Bangalore
Phone: +91 9845745566, +91 9845856677
Approx cost: ₹1800 for two people
5. Vodka Paan Shots At Kitty Ko
Kitty Ko is making the humble paan look snazzy with their Vodka Paan Shots. Try these to be shook! Have you tried getting tipsy on’ meetha paan’? Paan Shot at Kitty Ko are shots that are vodka flavoured with a meetha paan mix. A freshly made paan is first crushed in a glass, pan mixture is added to it, followed by your Vodka & then some ice cubes. An interesting burst of the sweet flavoured paan, with a tad bit of bitter aftertaste from the vodka warms you up!
Address: Kitty Ko, The Lalit Ashok, Kumara Krupa High Grounds, Sheshadripuram, Bengaluru
Phone: 3351 2980
Approx Cost: ₹ 3000 for 2 people, Paan Shots costs ₹ 550
6. 4ft Long Dosa At RK Dosa Camp
The ‘Family Dosa’ at RK Dosa Camp in Bengaluru is 4 feet long and can be eaten by an entire family. RK Dosa Camp might be your low-key outlet at Wilson Garden, but the quality of their dosa is top-notch. The Family Dosa is 4 feet long and served with liberal amounts of masala and chutney inside it. It is big and filling enough for an entire family of 4 to eat the dosa. Now who wouldn’t want to try out this monster of a dosa?!
Where: 320, 9th Cross, BTS Main Road, Wilson Garden, Bangalore
Phone: +91 9880359649, +91 7044884455
Approx cost: ₹200 for two people
7. Spicy Noodle Packet At The Egg Factory
The Egg Factory in Bengaluru is famous for its quirky egg preparations including the Spicy Noodle Pocket – noodles wrapped in an egg. Egg Factory is famous for serving more than 50 dishes featuring eggs to be the main ingredient. Having branches all over the city, our favorite item is definitely the Spicy Noodles Pocket. This pocket is prepared with spicy hot noodles as the main base and they are packed in an egg crepe. It will spice up your taste buds and it isn’t for the weak hearted.
Address: JP Nagar, Whitefield, St. Marks Road, New BEL road, Koramangala
Approx cost: ₹650 for two people, ₹185 for the spicy noodle pocket
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