The next time you dine out with your buddies, don’t forget to take your take your four-legged companion along. With restaurants, cafes, and dessert bars rolling out the red carpet for your pooch and your kitty, leaving them behind needn’t be your pet peeve anymore. LBB tracks down eateries in Bangalore that heart animals as much as you do.
Spoonful of Sugar
This dessert bar invites you and your pet to drool over their delicious desserts, together. The comfortable ambience means there’s enough room for four legs, a tail, and rolling about. Don’t have a pet? You can shower all your attention on Pumpkin, the adorable, grey-striped cat, who is AOD’s mascot.
Where: 44/1, Residency Road
Contact: 97395 06907
At Lake View Farm, Cafe Buzzinga makes for a comfortable nook in the open. While you tuck into their all-day breakfast menu or sip on specially-brewed iced coffee in jam jars, your companion can take a snooze under the sun. They also have a branch at Cessna veterinary clinic in Domlur.
Where: Lake View Farm, Varthur Road, Siddhapura
Contact: +91 080 28475292
Bring your doggy along for a breath of fresh air at Green Theory. The greenery that surrounds this quaint little cafe, which is set in a bungalow, makes for a relaxing timeout. While you enjoy the continental vegetarian offerings from the kitchen, your companion can bask in all the attention that the pet-loving owners and patrons of the cafe dole out.
Where: 15, Convent Road, Richmond Town
Contact: +91 8861435956
Located just outside the city, Rasta Cafe provides a fun getaway for you and your pooch. Located on the Bangalore-Mysore highway, the sprawling space is perfect for a game of fetch between bites of the cafe’s much-loved munchies.
Where: Mysore Road, Ramanagram
Contact: +91 9900072782
The owner’s beloved dog lends his name to this popular restaurant. A charming bungalow looms in the backdrop, as you enjoy the gentle Bangalore breeze in the courtyard with your own pet. The European menu and the dedicated desserts bay are plus points too.
Where: 50, Lavelle Road
Contact: +91 080 41329366
Take your pet along as you pamper your sweet tooth at this compact dessert bar in the bylanes of Indira Nagar and now in Koramangala too. Plonk down on the stone benches outside its glass doors, and relish your pet’s company as much as you enjoy those cheesecakes and lasagnes. A dedicated doggie menu including Liver Pâté and Handmade Crackers, Upside Down Shepherd Dog’s Pie, Dwaffles (can they get any cuter with their version of doggie waffles?) with Chicken Marinara and Apple and Bacon Ice Cream (can we humans have some please?) make this cafe our favourite, hands-down.
Where: 1st Main, 3rd Cross, Indira Nagar and 437, 8th Main, 4th Block, Koramangala
Contact: +91 080 25255534 and +91 080 25529431
During its unrestrained Sunday brunches, The Fat Chef, attached to Jagriti Theatre in Whitefield, sees its fair share of pets accompanied by their proud parents. Sit at the feast table and enjoy yourself, while your dog meets-and-greets with his kind.
Where: #5/2, Jagriti Apartment, Ramagundanahalli, Varthur Main Road, Whitefield
Contact: +91 080 25255534
On a not-so-busy day, you and your furry friend can park yourself at the open-air enclosure at Toit, one of the busiest microbreweries in our city. It’s a great setting to sip on brews and discuss the meaning of the universe and beyond with your wise companion. Make sure you have a reservation before striding in, though.
Where: 298, 100 Feet Road, Indira Nagar
Contact: +91 9019713388
One of the first places to welcome pets, Urban Solace sees a steady stream of your four-legged friends sashay through its doors. The weekend breakfasts, that are high on bonhomie, are when you should tag along with your pet for a lengthy meal and some company from your pooch.
Where: 32, Annaswamy Mudaliar Road, Ulsoor
Contact: +91 9945022177
We’ve raved about them plenty of times for their great food, but this place also allows you to bring along your best buddy. And while you indulge in Parsi food and amazing burgers, you four-legged pal can chill out with fellow diners’ pets. Who knows, you and the pooch may find your soul mate here.
Where: 594, 12th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar
Price: INR 400 upwards
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