Malleswaram- a vibrant locality known for its charming landscapes and appealing food cuisines. Malleswaram is located at the confluence where the north meets the south in all its bedazzled glory. People here are known to be great artists in food tasting. If Gods made a treasure trove of the best recipes of Indian culture, it is no exaggeration to say that Malleswaram is where the glorious treasure is located. South Indian culture comes in all its resplendent glory at the legendary restaurants of Malleswaram, which treat the good people with various dishes- from crunchy street food to traditional cuisine.

1. Hatch

Hatch is like the Thanos of the South Indian Cuisine. Mighty and Wonderful are the dishes of Vegetable Chettinad and Corrgi Pork Masala Fry. Food connoisseurs who are true admirers of everything South Indian will find their delicate taste to be sumptuously satisfied with the classy range of vegetarian items. Litchi Martini will sweep you away on your feet and is the best drink to wash down the exotic masalas. 

USP Dishes: Mangalore Style Chicken Curry and Chocolate Walnut Brownie

Timings: 11.30 am to 12.00 am

Address: 1st Cross Rd, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru

How to reach: Near KC General Hospital    

Cost for two: Rs 1000

2. The Green Path-Forgotten Food

This is the epitome of South Indian Multicuisine. As the name suggests, this classy restaurant brings back the royal recipes of the forgotten past and greatly enlivens its patrons' culinary senses. This is Malleswaram’s first organic café with a rich serving of Obbattu- the salivating traditional dish of Karnataka. The dishes are devoid of factory-refined grains and additives pushing a unique and soft flavour into the body. 

USP Dishes: Corn Masala Dosa and Millet Pizza

Timings: 7.30 am to 9.00 pm

Address: 185/1, Sampige Road, Rajeev Gandhi Circle, Malleshwaram

How to reach: Opposite to Metro Station

Cost for two: Rs 700

3. Mavalli Tiffin Room (MTR)

MTR is a repository of all South Indian Tiffins at Malleswaram. Though it may appear simplistic on the outside, the dishes adhere to the true South Indian standard thanks to the high quality of chefs. The raw materials are sourced from the deep villages of rural Karnataka, enhancing the authenticity. The Masala Dosa is made with a delectable taste and is the centre of attraction for the whole family. 

USP Dishes: Ragidi Ravva Dosa and Pulihora

Timings: 7.00 am to 9.00 pm    

Address: Sampige Rd, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru

How to reach: Near Bengaluru palace

Cost for two: Rs 450

4. Priyadarshini Restaurant



The online reviews are singing praise for this joint to no small extent in the parameters of safety covid protocols that are being followed to ensure a healthy dining experience. Breakfast is the prime attraction of this restaurant with the availability of set dosa with moong dal curry. No-contact takeaways are available and the customer-friendly staff ensure that the packaging is done with extreme care. The indoor seating décor rivals the royal palaces. 

USP Dishes: Bonda Soup and Mini Idlis

Timings: 7 am to 9 pm    

Address: 21-22, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka

How to reach: Near SC Road    

Cost for two: Rs 500

5. Paakashala

This joint is the best place for having a wide range of dishes such as Masala Dosa, Mushroom Masala, Ravva Dosa, and Mughlai Biryani. The unique feature of casual dining ensures that people can enjoy it here without any no-frill costs. With an airconditioned preises, the seating arrangement is completely flexible allowing big bands of friends and families to have a great time. With a striking ambience, this food joint has a pleasing effect.

USP Dishes: Roasted Saapad and Mughlai Biryani

Timings: 11.00 am to 11.00 pm

Address: 598, 15th Cross, Malleshwaram Near Saibaba Temple, West Bangalore

How to reach: Neer Sampinge Road

Cost for two: Rs 800

6. Gopika (New Krishna Bhavan)

No other restaurant in Malleswaram beats the exclusive taste of Kundakura Chicken curry served here. Along with the traditional south Indian dishes, there is ample room to order international cuisine including beverages. The seafood here has a distinct taste not found in any other restaurant in Bengaluru.  One special dish of this joint is the Millet Pizzas which apart from being crunchy, are made with fresh farm toppings which pack one healthy punch.

USP Dishes: Manjutilakam Fish Curry and Roasted Peanut Dosa

Timings: 11 am to 11 pm

Address: Sampige Road, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru

How to reach: Near Sampige Theatre

Cost for two: Rs 600

7. Dakshin Delicacy

This popular eatery comes alive with the fullest range of South Indian delicacies in Malleswaram. The special dish of this eatery is Avial which is a sour milk-based vegetable stew filled with spice. The spicy sambhar is known to transport the senses of the patrons to another level. The large Thalis served here ensures that no stomach goes home without getting its full. The Sambhar rice is a true delicacy here. 

USP Dishes: Tawa Pulao and Baby Corn Manchurian

Timings: 7 am -10.45 pm

Address: Metro Station Peenya, Bengaluru

How to reach: Near Bengaluru Fort

Cost for two: Rs 750

8. UpSouth


This is a highly famous South Indian restaurant having a wide range of pocket-friendly delicacies to choose from. The entire family can enjoy it to the maximum possible extent and can truly appreciate the hard work done by the country-wide famous chefs who can bring the true authentic taste of South Indian food to their patrons. Elaneer Mouse is a stupendous example of the true fusion food on the Indian Subcontinent. 

USP Dishes: Sabudhana Cheese Vada and Button Idli

Timings: 7 AM to 11 PM

Address: Mantri Square Mall, Food Court, 3rd Floor, Sampige Road, Malleshwaram 

How to reach: Near Sampige Theatre

Cost for two: Rs 400

9. R Bar

There is a misconception that those who like South Indian food are rural-minded and traditional without sophistication. The R Bar aims to quash that myth and ring in the South Indian culture to the heights of cosmopolitanism. This is a place where elegance and lavishness complement each other. Innovation is said to permeate the minds of those who eat the Bannur Lamb Roast here as this dish is simply ethereal. 

USP Dishes: Bloody Rasam and Botanicals in Glass

Timings: 7 am to 11 pm

Address: Renaissance Hotel, 17 & 17/1, Madhavanagar Extension, Race Course Road West Bangalore

How to reach: Near Shea Spa

Cost for two: Rs 2500

10. Taamara

Taamara is a gem of the South Indian landscape in Malleswaram. The ingrained charm of the joint will please the hardworking executives. The delectable charm will carry your senses into a highly sophisticated environment whose retroness is unmatchable. The quick service restaurant is especially famous for Baby Corn 65 and with its affordably priced menu, it is sure to win the hearts of many a parent who have large mouths to feed.

USP Dishes: Aloo Jeera and Kadai Chicken

Timings: 7 am to 11 pm

Address: Hotel Maurya, 22/4, Race Course Road West Bangalore

How to reach: Near Mahatma Gandhi Statue

Cost for two: Rs 600

Glorious dishes and mouth-watering recipes are awaiting those who find time to visit the above-listed South Indian restaurants in Malleswaram. Patrons value good, quick and efficient customer service along with the scrumptious tastes of the heavenly South Indian food. If your heart is set on experiencing new authentic world taste and international class, be sure to visit this curated list of the best South Indian restaurants in Malleswaram.