It’s gotten so hot that even our favourite cup of hot, steaming frothy coffee {that we swore we couldn’t live without} has lost its allure. Our daily caffeine fix now come from a  modern and way cooler avatar – the cold coffee. And who can blame us for shifting our affections? Cafe and coffee bars in the city are not just serving up simple blends but are dressing up cold coffees in sauces, chocolates, brownies and whatnot. LBB lists out the places where you can sip on cold coffees and forget about the summer.

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Plenty of cold coffees here in tall, grande and venti versions. From their iced espresso section, you can pick the cafe and hazelnut latte. Their Java Chip {made with coffee, chocolate chips, bittersweet mocha sauce, and whipped cream} and their Caramel Frappacino will help you let off some steam.

Where: Find a Starbucks near you here.

Price: INR 135 upwards

Timings: 10am-11pm

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Matteo Coffea

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They call their iced coffees shekeratos and it’s what will get you through this summer. Espresso, mocha, and caramel versions all make their presence felt. But if you’d like a cup foaming with richness then go for the Black and White Shekerato, that combines the goodness of dark and milk chocolate. There’s a also a Date Shekerato that features chopped dates, whipped cream, caramel sauce and chilled espresso.

Where: 2, Church Street and 3rd Stage, Double Road, Indiranagar

Price: INR 140 onwards

Contact: 080 43336000 {Church Street} and 080 25211612 {Indiranagar}

Timings: 10am-11pm

DYU Art Cafe

This courtyard cafe oozes old-world charm and is a perfect place for chilled coffee and munchies. Choose from classics like Cold Coffee, Espresso Freddo {that has a shot of espresso blended with ice water and cubes} or a cold, cold Mocha.

Where: 1, No. 23 MIG, KHB Colony, Next To Mangala Kalyana Mantapa, 5th Block, Adugodi Road

Price: INR 90 upwards

Contact: +91 9895674244

Timings: 10am-10pm

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Truffles – Ice & Spice

Cold coffees at Truffles are all about decadence. With Brownie Points you get a double espresso shot blended with a gooey brownie, ice cream and molten chocolate. There’s also the Friazzo Biscotti, where your tall glass of coffee comes crammed with chocolate biscotti, ice cream, whipped cream and cookies. This is truly coffee for dessert!

Where: 28, 4th B Cross, 5th Block, Koramangala; 84, 80 Feet Road, 2nd Stage, New BEL Road; 22, St. Mark’s Road

Price: INR 110 onwards.

Contact: 080 49652818 {Koramangala}; 80 49652789 {New BEL Road}; 080 49652756 {St. Mark’s Road}

Timings: noon-10.30pm


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There’s plenty on their menu that will give you respite from the wrath of summer. You can simply go for their Ice crushed cold coffee or choose more exotic versions like Fruit & Nut Caffee Frappe {it comes with dry fruits}. Counting calories? Then go for the Barrista Lite.

Where: Find a Barista Lavazza near you here.

Price: INR 100 upwards {approx.}

Timings: 7am-11pm

Check out their website here.


Straight from the Buon Me Thuot highlands of Vietnam, comes Hanoi’s filter coffee. It’s traditionally called Caphe Sua and at the restaurant you get an iced coffee {there’s a hot version as well} that’s fragrant, dark and topped with the goodness of condensed milk and lots of ice. Yep, one coffee can make that trip to Mahadevpura so worth it.

Where: 1st Floor, Phoenix Marketcity mall, Whitefield Road, Mahadevpura

Price: INR 195

Contact: +91 9880544884

Timings: 11.30am-11pm

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Cafe Coffee Day

With over 100 outlets around the city, a cold coffee at this popular cafe is never out of reach. For a real cool off get the Tropical Icberg, that brims over with ice cubes and cocoa along with chilled coffee. There’s also the Vegan Shake if you like your coffee minus the lactose.

Where: Find a Cafe Coffee Day near you here.

When: 10am-11pm

Price: INR 100 upwards {approx.}

Check out their website here.

Lan Thai

Want to cool your tongue after some generously spiced Thai food? Then, try their smooth black coffee with plenty of ice cubes in it. If you like your coffee with milk, they have that too. 

Where: Ground Floor, 5th Avenue Mall, Brigade Road

Price: INR 100 onwards.

Contact: +91 9845816116

Timings: 11am-8pm

Bistro Claytopia

Dismiss the summer heat with their lineup of special cold coffees. There’s The Lawrence of Arabia, where the espresso is blended with milk and honey before being topped off with ice cream and fig. The chocolate lovers among you can blindly pick the Double Choco Cream Clayppucino.

Where: 11, 80 Feet Road, Next to SBI, 1st Block, Koramangala

Price: INR 135 upwards.

Contact: 080 64350526

Timings: 11am-11pm

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Cafe Noir

Your cold cuppa comes with a French touch at this cafe. The Cafe Frappe Froz is a rich blend of coffee and ice cream. Even richer are the cookie and brownie versions.

Where: Find a Cafe Noir near you here.

Price: INR 185 upwards

Contact: 080 40982050 (UB City) 080 22682140 (Orion Mall)

Timings: 10.30am-11pm

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Check out their website here.

The Ants Cafe

Sip on creamy cold coffees at this sunny cafe. The Latte Crush, Hazelnut Frappe, and the Iced Mocha are all that you will need to dial down the heat.

Where: 2286, 1st Cross, 14th A Main Road, HAL II Stage, Indiranagar

Price: INR 115 upwards.

Contact: 080 41715639

Timings: 9am-1pm

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