From the first of a cafe chain that puts the spotlight on healthy eating to a quick service bao shop, or a Polynesian-themed tiki bar to a bar that is slightly tipsy in theme as well as menu, the city’s newest restaurants {some just-launched and some coming soon} promise enough F&B action. Watch out for detailed reviews soon.

Hwealth Cafe

New restaurant in HSR layout

Their tagline says “Eat well. Live well” and their menu offers healthy salads, appetisers, sandwiches, wraps and more. Meet Hwealth Cafe, whose motto could well be Health is Wealth. Granola bowls, Tuna salads, high protein power smoothies, fruit and vegetable detox cleansers, low-calorie grilled sandwiches, and meat platters with Chettinad Chicken and Thai Basil chicken on it, are some of the menu highlights. Every dish on the menu is accompanied by a calorie counter that takes stock of the amount of proteins, fibres, and carbs you are consuming in each portion.

Where: 837, 11th Cross, 27th Main, HSR Layout, Sector 1

When: 11am-11pm

Contact: 080 49653176

Price: INR 600 for two {approx.}


Another day. Another restaurant called Monkey. This time it is the hindi name for the monkey i.e. Bundar. The restaurant {launching this month} is a fast food space that will offer everything from spicy vada paos to hearty burgers with a global twist. So look out for this monkey business!

Where: 111, Ground Floor, Asha Mansion, 6th Cross, Club Road, Koramangala 6th Block

When: 11am-11pm

Contact: +91 9739372133

Find them on Facebook here.

Sotally Tober

sotally tober

The decor here is slightly tipsy what with chairs perched on walls, paint splattered tables, and teapots moonlighting as sources of light. The cocktail menu reads like a mishmash of influences such as Sour Chai {whiskey, black tea, sweet and sour}, Tober Chocolate Fudge {tequila, chocolate, Triple Sec and ice cream} or Tiffanies {whiskey, orange marmalade, cardamom and honey}. from their bites , look out for the alcohol-infused ones that are sure to elicit a chic or two from you. Soto Corn on the Cob {corn tossed with an in-housespice mix and drizzled with vodka} or Soto Chicken Sausage {spicy chicken sausage and potatoes in a brandy sauce}.

Where: 769, 80 Feet Road, Koramangala, 4th Block

When: Monday to Thursday noon-11.30pm, Friday to Sunday noon-1am

Contact: +91 9108460486

Price: INR 1,200 for two {approx.}

Find them on Facebook here.

Check out their website here.


We have no information about Kylie except that it is going to be a quick service format bao shop that is opening right next to the LBB workplace. We have been walking up and down in front of Kylie’s {only the hoarding up right now} imagining what kind of baos they will offer. We are hoping for a juicy sweet and roasted Char Sui version for sure. Watch this space for more.

Where: opposite Hotel High Gates, Church Street

Three Dots and a Dash

Indiranagar’s newest tiki cocktail bar, Three Dots and a Dash the name is a Morse Code for Victory and is also the name of a drink created by Donn Beach aka Don the Beachcomber, {considered to be the founding father of Polynesian and tiki restaurants and bars}. Expect cocktails that might remind you of a beach holiday or a tropical paradise on your bucket list and Polynesian-themed bar bites at this just launched bar {They opened on November 20}.

Where: 840/1, 100 Feet Road, Metro Pillar 56 & 57, Indiranagar

When: 11am-11pm

Contact: 080 41630303

Find them on Facebook here.

Check out their website here.


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