Too much choice making it hard for you to decide which restaurant to head too? We know that feeling. Especially if you’re a bit jaded from everything that’s usually on offer. So here’s a host of places serving up some interesting stuff. Go on, head out and pamper your palates at these trending food festivals and new menus in town.

Mughlai Food Festival, Yellow Chilli

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A selection of veg and non-veg dishes, all featuring the ground spices and buttered curries that are characteristic of Mughlai cuisine is what Yellow Chilli has on offer this month. With starters from Peshawar Paneer Tikka to Mahi Afghani, and mains like Lasooni Dal Tadka and Nizami Kheema Kalezi, there’s plenty to pick from. Finish off with sweet treats like Nawabi Sheer Kurma or Zaffrani Angoori Rasmalai.

Where: 2nd Floor, MSR Westpark, 3, Church Street, Above HDFC Bank, Opp Church Street Metro Station

When: On till Wednesday, November 30

Price: INR 1,800 for two

Timings: Noon-3.30pm and 7pm-1am

Contact: 080 25599991

Find them on Facebook here.

Goan Food Carnival, Bonsouth

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You don’t have to go all the way to Goa to tuck into specials from the state. Featuring themed decor and music along with classic meaty and seafood dishes, the festival menu has the likes of Prawn Balchao and Sorpotel , Mutton Vindaloo, Chicken Cafreal and Pomfret Rechado to dig into.

Where: 131,1st Cross, Koramangla 5th Block, Jyoti Nivas College Road

When: On till Wednesday, November 30

Price: INR 650 upwards

Timings: Noon-3.30pm and 7pm-11pm

Contact: 080 25526363

Find them on Facebook here.

Kebabs And Unlimited Beer, Indian Kitchen

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Pairing juicy kebabs with chilled draught beer, Indian Kitchen’s monthlong food festival has kebab platters for you to sink your teeth into. While vegetarians have Paneer Tikka and Aloo Moti Tikka to savour, the meaty options include Chicken Tikka, Murgh Chettinad,and Fish Hariyali Tikka, to name a few. Along with plenty of beer, of course.

Where: 86, Oak Shot Place , MG Road

When: On till Wednesday, November 30

Price: INR 1,000 {per head} upwards

Timings: Noon-3pm

Contact: 080 25598995

Find them on Facebook here.

Gourmet Burgers, The Library Bar {Leela Palace}

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Handcrafted burgers with delicious ingredients is what The Library Bar has in store for the burger lovers in the city. Whether it’s the Crab Burger with Asparagus or the Meat Overload with Mushroom, there’s enough to spoil you for choice, we hear.

Where: The Leela Palace, 23, HAL 3rd Stage, Kodihalli, Old Airport Road

When: On till Sunday, November 20

Price: INR 3,000 for two

Timings: 11am-2.45am

Contact: 080 25211234

Tea-Time Trays, Smoke House Deli

Love yourself a nice cup of tea to unwind in the evening? Taking the tea-time ritual up a notch, Smoke House Deli has Tea-Time Trays, a selection of accompaniments to go with your brew. With finger sandwiches and fresh bakes to munch on, this is just what you need for those laidback evenings.

Find a Smoke House Deli near you here.

When: On till Sunday, November 20

Price: INR 299 plus taxes

Timings: Monday-Friday, 4pm-7pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Sunday Brunch, The Glasshouse

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What better way to begin your Sunday than with a laidback and sumptuous brunch? Promising you just that, The Glasshouse’s spread includes pizzas, tapas and antipasti along with a live station for fluffy waffles and pancakes. If that doesn’t quite complete the meal for you, pick from their selection of cocktails and sit back with upbeat music in the background. Sunday plans set, we think?

Where: 25/2, Lavelle Road, opposite Harley Davidson Showroom

Price: INR 1,750 plus taxes per person

Contact: 080 65419999

Timings: Sundays, 12.30pm-4pm

Find them on Facebook here.

New Buffet Menu, Bakasur

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What’s not to love about a sumptuous buffet at Bakasur? Taking it up a notch, they’ve just launched an all-new menu with over 70 dishes. Apart from an array of appetisers, chaats and salads, there’s pasta, noodles and plenty of desi khana too. Oh, and a selection of desserts to finish up on a sweet note.

Where: Ground Floor, International Tech Park, Whitefield Road, near ITPB and Near SONY signal, opposite Oasis Mall, Koramangala

Contact: 080 49652543 {Whitefield}, +91 8792000390 {Koramangala} 

Price:  INR 499 plus taxes {veg}, INR 549 plus taxes {non-veg}

Timings: 12pm-3:15pm and 7pm-11pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Taste of Yauatcha Menu, Yauatcha

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Yauatcha rolls out a five course set menu curated by Head Chef Wang Yixuan, featuring a soup, a salad and two varieties of dim sums along with mains and a dessert. Begin your meal with the Asian greens soup with tofu, before you go on to try their Chicken and coriander dumpling. For mains{vegetarian and non-vegetarian}, there’s enough to please you from Stir-fry kamheong lamb to Stir-fry vegetables with fragrant chili sauce.

Where: Level 5, 1 MG Road Mall, MG Road

When: Monday-Friday

Price: INR 888 upwards

Contact: +91 9222222800

Timings: Noon-7pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Check out their website here.

New Lunch Menu, TGI Fridays

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Jazz up your workday lunches with TGI Fridays’ newly introduced two-course or three-course lunch menus. What better way to beat those weekday blues than with some American Potato Skins and Country Fried Chicken Wings? And, unlimited refills of Fridays Lemonade or soft drinks. When you’re done slurping up some of the Garden Spagehetti Vegetali Pasta, make sure to have a helping of their new Chocolate Fudge Cake.

Where: 1st Floor, Lido Mall, Ulsoor and 4th Floor, Royal Meenakshi Mall, Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road

Price: INR 199 {plus taxes} for two-course meals, INR 299 {plus taxes} for three-course meals

Contact: 080 25307301 {Ulsoor}, 080 67080290 {Bannerghatta Road}

Timings: Monday-Friday, noon-5pm

Find them on Facebook here and here.

Check out their website here.

Beer & Breakfast, BakBak Bar

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BakBak Bar believes in starting the day on a ‘hoppy’ note, going by their all-new beer and breakfast menu! Available on all days of the week, this one lets you have a lavish breakfast spread paired with your choice of beer. Along with classic Parsi dishes like Akuri {a spicy scrambled egg dish} and typical English brekkie options like pancakes and waffles, they also have desi favourites like aloo paratha and puri sabji.

Where: Near SONY signal, opposite Oasis Mall, Koramangala

Price: INR 1,000 for two

Contact: +91 8792000390

Timings: 9am-6pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Meal Deals, Glocal Junction

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Want a sumptuous lunch without burning a hole in your pocket? Glocal Junction‘s meal deal will sort you out. Offering a three-course meal {main course, a drink and a dessert} at quite reasonable rates, this one’s to be bookmarked!

Where: 2986, Ashwani Complex, 12th Main Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar

Price: INR 395 plus taxes {for Veg}, INR 445 plus taxes {for Non Veg}

Contact:  080 65604999

Timings: 11am-11pm

Find them on Facebook here.

Lunch Ka Dabba, Kopper Kadai

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No time to pack that ghar ka khana for lunch? Fear not as new Indian restaurant Kopper Kadai will sort you out with Lunch ka Dabba from Monday to Thursday. More like a business lunch in a box, you get one curry {changed every day in both the veggie and meat options}, a starter, biryani, an Indian bread and dal.

Where: 77/A, Next to Bhima Jewellers, JNC Road, Koramangala

When: Monday-Thursday

Price: INR 299 {vegetarian} and INR 349 {non-vegetarian}

Contact: 080 65658515

Check out their website here. Follow them on Facebook here.

New Menu, Mother Clucker’s

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Want a break from your favourite burger here? Mother Clucker’s has an all-new menu to look out for, featuring additions like Pulled Pork Tikka and Pav, Greek Souvlakis and Spicy Spring Rolls. Oh, and desi breakfast options like Kheema Pav, Coorg Pork Breakfast and Burji Pav, too.

Where: 957, 12th Main, Indiranagar, Opposite Gold’s Gym

Price: INR 1,000 for two

Contact: +91 9845096332

Timings: Sunday-Thursday, noon-11.30pm, and Friday and Saturday, noon-1am

Find them on Facebook here.

New Menu, Cafe Mangii

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In-house gourmet innovations and recreations of classics make their way into Cafe Mangii’s all-new menu. From Red Pepper Soup and Pickled Beet Carpaccio to Jerk Chicken Olivetti and Ravioli Orange Paprika, there’s quite a lot to surprise you here. And, for that perfect finishing touch to your meal, try some of the Hazelnut Creme Brulee or the Tres Leches.

Where: Cafe Mangii, Third Floor, Orion Mall, Brigade Gateway, 26/1, Dr Rajkumar Road, Malleswaram and 204/A, Comet Block, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road

Price: INR 1,600 for two

Contact: 080 22682213 and 080 22270098

Timings: 11.30am-11.30pm

Find Cafe Mangii on Facebook here.