Home to a large student and expat population, Kalyan Nagar’s restaurants and cafes offer exotic and familiar treats at pocket friendly prices. Korean BBQ, chocolate sandwiches and momos, wood-fired pizzas and chunky burgers are all part of the foodscape and waiting to be devoured. LBB scouts for the best in the locality.

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Byli

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BYLI – Bet You Love It

pizza at bylis in kalyan nagar

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BYLI’s comfort food is a huge hit with its constant stream of patrons. You can try popular picks like the Spaghetti Bolognese that comes with generous doses of lamb mince and olives, chicken stuffed tacos or any of their long line of pizzas.

Where: 408, 5th Main Road, HRBR Layout, 2nd Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: 10am-11:30pm

Contact: 080 41462747

Price: INR 1,000 plus tax

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Aioli BBQ & Grill Smokehouse

barbeque chicken at aioli bbq and grill smoke house in kalyan nagar

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Kalyan Nagar’s favourite grill house has moved location {just down the road from where it was earlier} and has gotten a spruced-up new look. White and blue walls paint a picture of calm as you chomp your way through BBQ Oriental Prawns, Lamb Kababs and Char Grilled Butter Fish. They have now added wood-fired pizzas and pastas to the menu too.

Where: 7, 5th Main Road, HRBR Layout, 2nd Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: 10am-11:30pm

Contact: 080 69997014

Price: INR 275 upwards

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Mangrove

burgers at mangrove restaurant in kalyan nagar

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Burgers, at Mangrove, have achieved legendary status in the past few years. Try their Pulled Pork and Big Kahuna {tenderloin patty, bacon and a spicy tomato relish} and you’ll be a happy customer. Don’t miss out on the bacon fries that pair perfectly with mugs of frothy beer.

Where: 5C-829, 9th Main Road, HRBR Layout, 1st Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: 11am-11pm

Contact: 080 25450306

Price: INR 1,000 plus tax

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Rasta S02E01

A sprawling house painted black is Rasta’s second avatar in the city. Walk past a wall with rock ‘n’ roll greats painted on it and settle into the comfy seats before ordering up steaks, burgers and your tipple of choice.

Where: 402, 7th Main Road, HRBR Layout, 1st Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: 9am-11pm

Contact: +91 99000 72782

Price: INR 1,000 plus tax

Find them on Facebook here.

The Local

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Tucked into a bylane in Kalyan Nagar, The Local operates as the neighbourhood’s favourite watering hole. Grab a chair in the cheery surrounding and guzzle down budget-friendly bar bounty accompanied by nibbles.

Where: 2075, 4th Cross, HRBR Layout, 2nd Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: 11am-11.30pm

Contact: +91 9945260693

Price: INR 1,200 plus tax

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House of Harvest

A cozy nook that’s populated by benches, colourful chairs and a rack of books, this cafe is sure to charm you. Their pocket-friendly menu includes German sausages, wood-fired pizzas, plenty of bacon and hearty pastas.

Where: 444, 5th Cross, HRBR Layout, 2nd Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

Contact: +91 9980829571

Price: INR 600 plus tax

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Thran

Don’t let Thran’s humble surroundings lead you to believe that it’s just another restaurant. Serving up Korean classics, you can indulge your palette with rounds of Bimbimbap, Pork Bulgogi, Dried Seaweed Rolls, and Kimchi of course.

Where: 507, 4th Cross, HRBR Layout, 2nd Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: noon-3pm, 6pm-10pm

Contact: 080 42050685

Price: INR 800 plus taxes

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Paradox Resto Cafe

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The Hennur side of Kalyan Nagar is home to this gem. Take a few minutes to take in the sketches plastered all across the wall before tucking into signatures like beer-battered chicken, Anglo Indian-style roast chicken, stews and pork chops.

Where: 100G, Hennur Road, Kalyan Nagar

When:10am-10pm

Contact: 080 41108043

Price: INR 800 plus tax

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Hi Seoul

korean food at hiseoul restaurant in kalyan nagar

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Craving Korean BBQ? then, Hi Seoul is the place for you. There are also flavour-heavy meat and vegetable stews, deep fried cutlets, hot pots and dumplings that you can sink your teeth into.

Where: 309, 7th Main Road, 2nd Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar

When: 11.30am-3pm and 5.30pm-10pm

Contact: 080 40934000

Price: INR 800 plus tax

Dolma Momo

Hungry passersby seek solace at this hole-in-the-wall momo place. They have quite a range of unusual momos include chocolate, soupy, beetroot, and cheesy chicken versions.

Where: 5th Main, CMR Road, Kalyan Nagar

When: 11-3pm, 5pm-10pm

Contact: + 91 9742338735

Price: INR 200 plus tax

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Gringo

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Located at a jutting curve on the Hennur Main Road, Gringo is hard to miss. While there’s not much in terms of decor, Gringo wows customers with juicy steaks, creamy pastas and other Continental offerings.

Where: 2013, Hennur Main Road, 2nd Layout, HBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar

When: 11-3pm, 5pm-10pm

Contact: + 91 9845555704

Price: INR 700 plus taxes

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Leela’s Kitchen

This compact restaurant offers all sorts of South Indian treats but it is the Kerala offerings that you should blindly order up. The fluffy appams paired with their chicken roast and curry will make your day.

Where: 80 Feet Road, Near Specialist Hospital, Kalyan Nagar

When: 8.30am-10pm

Contact: + 91 9916803920

Price: INR 500 plus tax

Cafe Nukkad

For a quickfire quelling of those hunger pangs, just drop by Cafe Nukkad. Their grilled sanwiches include white chocolate and butterscotch, fruit and nut, chicken Teriyaki versions that are worth a try. You can wash it all down with tall glasses of juice.

Where: 710, 7th Main, 4th B Cross, 1st Block, Kalyan Nagar

When: 11am-9pm

Contact: +91 9880126148

Price: INR 150 plus tax

Connect Cafe

A popular cafe, you’ll see crowds of friends huddled in fervent conversation here. Select a spot outside, with the smokers, or choose a comfy seat inside before munching on regular cafe nibbles while sipping on a hot beverage.

Where: 702, 3rd A Cross, 80 Feet Road, Kalyan Nagar

When: 10am-11pm

Contact: +91 9066430979

Price: INR 250 plus tax

Featured image via: The Local