Art Class, Indoor Cricket And Salsa Class: 5 Awesome Things To Do In Kalyan Nagar

Ten-Second Takeaway

Kalyan Nagar is the newest neighbourhood to rise to the ranks of Indiranagar and Koramangala when it comes to the city’s best hang out spots. Always buzzing with activity, here’s what you should do when you find yourself in Kalyan Nagar.

Get Artsy At Artville Cafe

The ultimate hipster spot, Artville Cafe is so much more than your regular coffee and sandwich spot. With plenty of artwork hung upon the walls {that are up for sale} and a legit Art Academy attached to the cafe where you can sign yourself up for classes, here’s where you should let your inner Picasso loose. Sip on a cuppa and the usual cafe bites while you’re there. They also have shelves full of books that you can pick up and read while you while away time here.


Artville Cafe


705, 3rd Cross, 1st Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar, Bengaluru


Jam And DJ At Mixlabs

This recording studio and music production space is where you can learn how to spin your tracks or get in a good jamming sesh in. Mixlabs is for those experimental musicians who want to take their work to the next level. With a fully functional jam room and top-notch DJing and music production equipment, you can sign up for their DJing classes or try your hand at the Electronic Music Production course {Ableton + Logic}.


Music & Dance Academies



711, 5th Cross, 7th B Main, 1st Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar, Bengaluru


Be A Sport At Arena 43

Whether it’s futsal {five-a-side football}, dodgeball or cricket, get sporty at Arena 43, an indoor sporting space at our very own Kalyan Nagar. Welcoming people of all ages, the 46ft by 19ft court is open to friendly matches, tournaments and team building activities. Open bright and early at 6am and closing at 11pm, Arena 43 hourly rental rates start at INR 600. With benches, so friends can sit and watch, clean showers and toilets and a spot to rent indoor sports shoes from, the place is equipped with all the amenities you will need.

Sports Venues

Arena 43


434, 5th A Cross Road, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar, Bengaluru


Bust A Move At Xavier's Dance Studio

Whether it’s Bharatnatyam or salsa, learn all the right moves at Xavier’s Dance Studio. Covering many dance forms, they have classes for salsa, hip-hop, Bollywood, belly-dancing and even Bharatnatyam and a quick theory session to go along with it {Don’t worry, it’s just a basic intro}. The classes are conducted in three batches — beginners, intermediate and advanced, so whatever your pace, find a class that suits you just fine. With monthly rates for the classes falling under an easy INR 1,500, depending on the style of dance you wish to learn, their classes are easy on the pocket too.

Music & Dance Academies

Xavier's Dance Studio


302, 5th D Main Road, 3rd Cross, Opp. Banaswadi Police Station, Kalyan Nagar, Bengaluru


Karaoke At The Local

Apart from its bare brick walls, delish pub grub and retro vibes, The Local in Kalyan Nagar is also a popular joint to belt out some of your favourite tunes. Every Thursday evening, get your vocals warmed up and sing your Karaoke go-to jams at the Kalyan Nagar pub. And don’t forget to chug on Kings Beer, a Goan favourite, while you’re here. Here are some other karaoke spots nearby.

Casual Dining

The Local


2075, 4th Cross, 2nd Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore