Eating Out In Bangalore To Become 20 Percent Costlier; Here’s The Reason

by Sanjana Shenoy
Eating Out In Bangalore To Become 20 Percent Costlier; Here’s The Reason

Bangaloreans, if we had to pick our favourite hobby in the city, it’s got to be eating out, right? From wholesome Darshinis, alfresco cafes, swanky pubs, multi-cuisine restaurants, the list of eateries in the Garden City, leaves us spoilt for choice. In fact, weekends are all about, planning where to go out to eat. Well, we’re here to give all you foodies, a piece of not so good news. Eating out in Bangalore will become 20 per cent costlier. Read on to know why.

Karnataka Restaurants To Hike Up Food & Beverage Prices

Restaurateurs in Bangalore will hike up food prices due to a continuous hike in fuel prices and commodities. The Bruhat Bengaluru Hoteliers Association (BBHA) revealed that the cost of a commercial LPG ( liquified petroleum gas) cylinder rose from ₹1100 in January 2020 to ₹2060. This leaves them with no option but to increase the cost of food and beverages served at their establishments across not just Bangalore but Karnataka. So, Bangaloreans must shell out ₹5 to ₹10 more, for their favourite dishes.

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Hike In LPG Prices The Reason Behind This

PC Rao, president of the Hotel Owners Association revealed to Deccan Herald that with this new hike in prices masala dosas that cost ₹70 will now cost ₹75 to ₹80. Idli fans must cough up around ₹55 to ₹60. The prices of filter coffee and tea will also rise by ₹3 to ₹5. So, snacks in restaurants and hotels across Karnataka will witness a 5 per cent to 10 per cent rise in prices. But some establishments might even hike this by 20 per cent. So, customers might find it a pinch in their pockets. Meanwhile, do support age-old eateries in the state like the 57-year-old Ranganna Military Hotel.