Thalis, Ragi Pizzas Or Khao Suey: Feast On Bangalore's Best Vegetarian Food

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    Be it a festival, or a Tuesday, Thursday, or Monday, we've all got reasons to be vegetarian, even if it's actually peer pressure. It is therefore only a fitting opportunity to explore the city’s vegetarian foodscape. Believe us when we say that you won’t be left hankering for options. South Indian meals served on banana leaves, homely Maharashtrian thalis, and fine-dine experiences that introduce you to organic cooking – they're all available!  Without further ado, here's a list of the best vegetarian restaurants and cafes in Bangalore where you can graze greener pastures.

    Disclaimer: The following restaurants are open for dine-in a 50% capacity until 5 pm as per latest unlock rules. If you plan on heading here make sure to follow all Covid-19 safety and sanitisation protocols. You can also order in from these spots.

    Patio 805

    Patio 805

    Jayanagar, Bangalore

    Vegetarians looking to try Asian food without worrying about animal stock or fish sauce, this is where you need to head to. Part of our list on best vegetarian Asian restaurants, the place wins for vegetarian stir-fries, bowls, curries and hot pots along with a range of Vietnamese delicacies that includes coffee.

    Green Theory

    Green Theory

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    Surrounded by potted plants and garden ponds, you can tuck into global treats at this quaint restaurant. Pizzas, burgers, sizzlers, and sandwiches are all part of the menu. You’ll find plenty of vegan and Jain options as well. And if you're not hungry, just enjoy some salad and glitter coffee!

    Imli

    Imli

    Indira Nagar, Bangalore

    An all Indian menu awaits you at this charming cafe-restaurant. Drop by in the mornings for short eats, vadas, and cheelas paired with hot cups of chai. For a full-blown lunch, you can choose from pulavs, rotis and stuffed parathas that taste incredibly good with creamy curries. Read more about it here.

    Little Italy

    Little Italy

    Indira Nagar, Bangalore

    Want vegetarian, but not necessarily Indian? Wood-fired pizzas, cheese-loaded lasagnas, and their long list of desserts are a must-try at this all-vegetarian Italian restaurant. They also have an all-vegetarian buffet along with unlimited wine and there's also Jain options available here

    Burma Burma

    Burma Burma

    Indira Nagar, Bangalore

    Burma Burma's vegetarian-only menu is worthy of trying for their entire menu is based on the South East Asian country's food culture. You've Samosa Soup, bowls of khao suey, and appetisers such as lotus stem fritters to dig into while you admire the Burma-inspired decor. Think finger puppets and lacquerware props. Also, the 12th Main restaurant takes their tea very seriously, and is an essential part of the cuisine here and acts as a perfect palate cleanser.

    NH8

    NH8

    Indira Nagar, Bangalore

    As you take in the colourful, rustic setting, huge plates of Rajasthani food make their way to you. Try out the place's traditional favourites like Dal Bati Churma, Jodhpuri Gatta, Rajasthani Bati, Rajwadi Kadhi, and Gunjiya. They even have festive special menus so hit them up during festivals for seasonal treats. 

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    Rasovara

    Rasovara

    Ashok Nagar, Bangalore

    From the same peeps that gave us the Khandani Rajdhani thali restaurants come Rasovara, with a royal twist. Classics such as the Dhokla, Vada Pav, Chole Bhature, and Rajma Chawal are all spruced up and given a modern avatar here. There's open air seating and the food is rich, one of the things we love about the place. 

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    Sattvam

    Sattvam

    Sadashiva Nagar, Bangalore

    Food cooked in Sattvic style is what’s on offer here. Their a la carte lineup features star dishes such as Lucknowi Jalebi Chaat, where the crunchy sweet treat is tossed with boiled potatoes, yoghurt and chaat masalas, Amritras Ke Kofte, balls of paneer doused in a spicy green peas masala, or the Gwar Patha Panchphoran, aloe vera tossed about in freshly ground spices and comes along with crispy greens. However, it's their buffet coming with a smattering of Indian, Chinese and Continental food that we're after. 

    The Higher Taste

    The Higher Taste

    rajaji nagar, Bangalore

    This place serves up some divine treats, also because it's within temple premises haha. Following the Sattvic principles of cooking, the menu here includes Indian, Continental, and Chinese contributions. Do try the Nellikai Charu, a soup made from gooseberries and the Raja Bhojanam, a dish infused with ghee and nuts – definitely fit for royalty. The Paan Ice Cream ends your meal on a high note. 

    Sante Spa Cuisine

    Sante Spa Cuisine in Indiranagar will have you enjoying healthy bites such as beetroot hummus and charcoal dim sums from their all-vegetarian menu that's got vegan options too. Plus, did we tell you that it is inside a charming naturally well-lit bungalow? You really need to try the Vegan Asian Quinoa and Raw Papaya Salad, the Pizza Verde, the Crunchy Chlorophyll dim sum in Red Curry for that rich Thai Red Curry and Virgin Coconut Toffees. 

    Pro-Tip

    Here are more restaurants where you can get some scrumptious vegetarian South Indian meals/thalis in the city and since you're vegetarian, you may want to check out the city's Best Vegan Restaurants too!