13 New Restaurants In Bengaluru You Must Visit In 2024 For New Experiences

The food and beverage scene in Bengaluru has experienced a temporary setback in the past two years. However, the year 2024 is expected to be the year of business as usual. Bengaluru’s bar and restaurant scene is anticipated to come alive in a year that will see premier national chains add the city to their footprint, as well as strong local brands making their debut. Neighbourhood dining is expected to become more evolved, even as the CBD comes back into the mix with all-new hotspots like Rex Forum Walk, adding a whole new dimension to destination dining in the city. 
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Here Are 13 New Restaurants You Must Visit In Bengaluru In 2024: 

1. LUPA 

Manu Chandra’s first solo restaurant venture takes its name from La Lupa (the legendary she-wolf) of Roman mythology. It’s designed to recreate the warmth and casual vibe of a classic Italian trattoria. We appreciate the gelato bar and the salumeria (the small plates bar) that serves cold cuts. This Italian restaurant is split into multiple spaces with distinct designs and is one of the many restaurants that have put the spotlight back on the Bengaluru CBD. 

  • Where: Barton Centre, MG Road  

2. Koko 

One of Mumbai’s premier Asian dining destinations (with a slant of Cantonese and Japanese cuisine) made its Bengaluru debut in 2023. Spread over three levels and 12,000 sq. ft. on Old Airport Road, Koko’s signature creations include its yellowtail carpaccio and black rice edamame roll.  

  • Where: Old Airport Road  

3. one8 Commune 

Virat Kohli’s iconic establishment kept its date with Bengaluru at a unique location with views of Cubbon Park and the Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium. This multi-faceted dining destination features an innovative and transcendental cocktail menu with signature cocktails like the Galactic Gala with galangal and Californian white grapes. The food menu is a fusion of modern contemporary and global cuisines with Virat Kohli’s favourites like the Tartare Topped Avocado and Mushroom Googly Dim Sum. 

4. Pangeo 

The name takes inspiration from Pangea – the supercontinent that brings the world together. Located in one of the city’s hottest new culinary destinations, this large establishment (16,000 sq. ft.) features multiple spaces – including a Chivas XV lounge for those seeking fine malts and culinary experiences. We recommend checking out their cocktails that feature myriad ingredients ranging from Bengaluru’s very own Mysore Pak to Japanese umeshu. 

  • Where: Forum Rex Mall, Brigade Road  

5. Foo 

One of the most impressive Pan Asian debuts, Foo delivers a vibrant dining experience. It’s spread over 5500 sq. ft. and two levels with multiple spaces. The interiors complement the theatrics on your plate – Foo’s Blue Butter Japanese Fried Rice paired with Yellow Curry hit many of our Insta feeds. Foo boasts a high-energy vibe, artisanal cocktails, delicious dim sums, and massive dessert platters. 

  • Where: Rex Forum Walk, Brigade Road 

6. Burma Burma

One of India’s best-known specialty Burmese chains added a new outpost in Bengaluru as part of its pan-Indian footprint. The restaurant is full of showstoppers like the gate-like wrought-iron partitions and a bright blue faux window. The menu includes quite a few Burmese-inspired dishes like Samuza Hincho, Mekong Curry, and Rangoon Baked Milk, showcasing a variety of Burmese-inspired delicacies.  

  • Where: Rex Forum Walk, Brigade Road 

7. Monkey Bar

Monkey Bar is back where it belongs and where it started its pan-Indian journey. Monkey Bar version 2.0 is positioned as an urban tropical landscape. The menu has been completely reimagined, and the bar menu draws heavily on indigenous ingredients and local flavours with a dash of theatrics. And then there are those signature burgers that got a fresh lease of life. 

  • Where: Museum Road, Shantala Nagar  

8. Oz by Kebapci 

Located in one of the city’s premier lifestyle destinations, this is one of the most stunning restaurants to debut and will transport you to Turkiye. Oz by Kebapci offers authentic Turkish cuisine backed by showmanship at the table. It’s not just exquisite meat kebabs; the restaurant also offers quite a few options for vegetarian diners, complemented by a large selection of non-alcoholic beverages.

  • Where: UB City, Vittal Mallya Road  

9. TYD 

A sushi conveyor belt, a terrace, and an open sky lounge are among the highlights of one of the newest additions to North Bengaluru’s vibrant F&B scene. TYD (pronounced ‘tide’) is a concept kitchen and bar with an accent on global cuisine, irreverent cocktails, and themed live entertainment. It’s a great spot for sundowners that pair well with their scrumptious sushi rolls and sashimi.

  • Where: Hennur Gardens, Geddalahalli, K Narayanapura Main Road 

10. The Drawing Room 

One of our favourite ‘chill zones’ with a relaxed vibe, the Drawing Room is an innovative concept that transforms one of the city’s most beloved delis into a cocktail-friendly zone. The space features an interplay of verdant green and calming white with a choice of lounge seating or high tables. The perfect spot for a relaxed evening with your friends or coworkers. 

  • Where: 100 Feet Road, Indira Nagar  

11. Loya, Taj West End

This restaurant offers a multi-sensory experience that showcases the finest culinary traditions and flavours from Northern India. The interiors add to the vibe with pretty motifs and calming water bodies. The menu is well-curated with heirloom recipes and cooking techniques that take you back in time, while the cocktails cleverly infuse quintessential Indian ingredients like saffron and licorice.

  • Where: Taj West End, Racecourse Road  

12. Concu 

It’s the renowned patisserie and cafe chain’s first venture outside Hyderabad. It takes its name from the French word for crafted; the cafe’s menu combines European-style desserts and globally inspired food. The Bengaluru menu features new additions like edamame, fava beans & berry tomato brioche and the gongura mutton toast.

  • Where: 12th Main Road, Indira Nagar  

13. Labonel Fine Baking

Indulge your sweet cravings at Labonel Fine Baking, the hottest dessert spot in Bangalore! Nestled in the heart of Indiranagar, this chic haven redefines home-style baking with its freshly baked, made-to-order delights. The ambience is pure class, boasting minimal decor that lets the desserts steal the spotlight. The staff? Super courteous! Its menu boasts an array of flavours, from classic chocolate and red velvet cakes to vegan almond loaf and berry crumble goodness. Labonel flaunts the ‘TopBrewer Machine,’ a country-first that promises the most divine brews. Picture this: a sleek, futuristic machine with a touchscreen interface. Customize your coffee experience, and voila! Smooth, aromatic, and flavorful coffee that pairs perfectly with your sweet indulgences.

  • Where:  H No 1155, 12th Main Road, 4th Cross Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar
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