10 Places For The Best Thali Meals In Bangalore
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Every state has its own unique thali and while travelling to a multicultural place like Bangalore, you’ll experience thalis from different cuisines. You can sample Nepali thalis, Andhra cuisine thalis, Bengali Fish thalis, to traditional Karnataka food. So, here we recommend some 10 best restaurants to have unique thalis in a bustling city like Bangalore. 

1.    Nagarjuna: South Indian Non-Veg and Veg

On Residency Road, you can find the most excellent South Indian/Andhra thali ever. Nagarjuna serves the most popular thali meal in Bangalore, and will inevitably come up in conversations about food in the city. You will be served on a single banana leaf with copious heaps of rice, drenched in ghee, along with rasam, sambar, spinach dal, and items of your choice like chicken sholay kababs, chili chicken, etc. You will also get yogurt, papad, buttermilk, chutney and vegetables in your thali.  

Address: 44/1, Residency Road 

Price for two: INR 500 

Timing: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

2.    Kamat Lokaruchi: Karavali thali 

Located on the highway to Mysore, this restaurant is one of the most popular destinations for weekend family drives. The karavali meals at Kamat Lokaruchi are quite popular for a reason. The cuisine consists of local produce like vegetables, including yams, elephant foot yams, colocasia, sweet potatoes, etc. Coconut milk is added to most of the dishes here. In the Karavali thali you will get jowar rotis, veggies, pickle, buttermilk, payasam (kheer), and ice cream.  

Address: Janapada Loka, near Archakarahalli, Archikarahalli, Ramanagaram

Price for two: INR 650

Timing: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

3.    Bamey’s- Nepalese Thali

At Bamey's, you can savor exquisite Nepalese thalis in an ambience that will make you feel like you’re sitting in a restaurant in Kathmandu. The Nepalese thali includes meat curries that taste like North Indian curries, rice, saag, black daal, curd, papad, achar, and salad. There is no limit to how much of this thali you can eat, so fill up!

Address: A/5, Ground Floor, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala

Price for two: INR 700

Timing: 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

4.    Bhojohari Manna- Bengali Thali

Bhojohari Manna in Koramangala offers two types of thalis filled with Bengal's favorite foods. In the thalis, they serve luchi, bhaja, aloo dam, pulav, chutneys, papads, and mishti. You can request more rice and curry if you want.

Address: 668/B, Koramangala Club Road, 6th Block, Koramangala

Price for two: INR 700

Timing: 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

5.    Gam’s Delicacy: Assamese Thali

If you want to savor authentic Assamese food in Bangalore, then you’ve got to come to Gam’s. Here you will find Assamese thalis where, at the center of the thali, you will find rice that has been fried to add flavor. Bowls containing mati daal, vegetables, and herbs are placed around the rice. If you order the non-vegetarian thali, you will be given a side of fish, pork, or chicken fry with sesame oil, a traditional dish.

Address: 63, Ground Floor, Ambition Arcade, 1st Main Road, Koramangala 7th Block 

Price for two: INR 600


6. Khandani Rajdhani- Vegetarian Thali

If you’re a pure vegetarian and are craving a good thali in Bangalore, head to Khandani Rajdhani for an authentic Gujrati and Rajasthani thali. They serve blends of both cuisines that include the farsan or fried dal snack, dal bati and churma, bajra rotl, puri, phulka, and stuffed green peas parathas. Desserts include halwa and doodh pak.

Address: Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road, Level 4, Central Mall, Marenahalli Road

Price: INR 700

Timing: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

7. Gramin: Vegetarian Thali

To eat at Gramin, you should be prepared to have vegetarian food. The restaurant's thali contains two vegetarian dishes, one lentil dish, and four tandoori rotis. For less than INR 300, you'll get rice, a sweet, and a papad, as well as the other items in your thali.

Address: Siddam Setty Complex, 139/140, Ground, Ganapathi Temple Rd., near Forum Mall, Koramangala 7th Block

Price for two: INR 500

Timing: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

8. NH8-Rajasthani Thali

At this decked-out eatery, you can savor Rajasthan’s iconic dishes on a gourmet plate. You’ll eat until you are stuffed with Dal Bati Churma, Kadhi, Vadis, and a range of vegetables every day. On special occasions, they serve Sabudane Tikki, raita, kheer, puris, and more.

Address: 3rd Floor, 8th Main Road, 710, 80 Feet Road, above the New Bata Showroom, Indiranagar

Price for two: INR 700

Timing: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

9. Kesariya: North Indian and Rajasthani Thalis

Kesariya provides a selection of thalis based on North Indian, Rajasthani, and Jain dishes. Every thali includes a generous selection of snacks, dips, and spreads; four types of veggies; four desserts; two drinks; three types of bread; and four rice dishes. They also offer combos and mini-meals of their signature dishes.

Address: 55, First Floor, Goenka Chambers, Jeevan Griha Colony, 19th Main, Phase 2, JP Nagar

Price for two: INR 1300

Timing: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

10. Zingron-Naga Thali

As North-East cuisine gradually secures its position in multiple cities, Zingron has been quietly serving up the most delicious Naga food in Bangalore for quite some time. The Naga Thali consists of steamed vegetables, pork chili, pork ribs, pork sauce, dry hot ginger beef or chicken, and hot rice. Visit here to discover the reason why Naga food is so popular nowadays.

Address: Solitaire, 62, 2nd Floor, 1st A Main, Koramangala 7th Block 

Price for two: INR 800

Timing: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.