Navratri 2023: Top 8 Retaurants In Bengaluru For Navratri Thalis
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Embark on a thrilling journey through India's vibrant Navratri celebrations, where gastronomic delights and cultural traditions await. Celebrated twice a year in Chaitra and Ashwin, Navratri signifies devotion to Goddess Shakti, with nine days of fasting and hymns dedicated to Goddess Durga. The heart of these festivities lies in the pooja thali, a vessel for worship items creatively adorned with silver, brass, or steel materials, and the vrat bhijan thali. 

The Navaratri vrat thali is designed for devotees who observe fasts during the festival. Fasting demands the consumption of sattvik food, but modern cuisine offers delectable recipes within these dietary constraints. Even hotels offer a dedicated satvik thali known as the Navratri vrat thali. This specialised menu includes fast-friendly dishes like aloo sabudane ki tikki, khichdi, and more.

You can also prepare your own Sattvik Navratri Thali, tailored to your preferences. This festive season offers an unforgettable experience, with various places serving delectable Navratri thalis to create lasting memories. If you are not cooking, here are the restaurants in Bengaluru that are offering scrumptious Navratri Thali for you to relish with your friends and family.

Purani Dilli By Anand Sweets

Indulge in the flavours of Navratri with Anand Sweets at Purani Dilli! An exclusive Vrat Thali at Purani Dilli is a true delight, packed with wholesome ingredients like samai, pumpkin, and more, all seasoned with pink salt. This thoughtfully crafted thali includes Kuttu Atta Ki Puri, Samak Chawal, Shahi Paneer Sabzi, Pumpkin Sabzi, Aarbi Aachar, Makhana Kheer, Salad, Dry Aloo Chips, and Raita for a delicious Navratri experience.

But that's not all! You can also explore individual Navratri dishes from the a la carte menu, featuring must-try treats like Adraki Paneer Tikka and a variety of tempting chaats, including Tava Aloo Chaat, Sabudana Aloo Tikki Chaat, and Singhara Papdi Chaat. So, embrace the festive spirit and celebrate Navratri at Purani Dilli by Anand Sweets from 15 To 24 October. Every bite is a taste of the essence of this special season!

Address: 143/A, 1st Floor, 80 Feet Road, 5th Block, Near Munireddy Kalyana Mantapa, Koramangala, Bengaluru, India

Timings: 12 PM To 10 PM

Price For Two: ₹700 Plus taxes

Ssaffron, Shangri-la

Shangri-La Bengaluru's Ssaffron restaurant is all set to make this navratri unforgettable with its exclusive navratri festive menu, available from October 15th to 23rd for lunch and dinner. This culinary journey captures the spirit of the festival with nine days of traditional delights.

Served in an elegant thaali, the all-vegetarian menu begins with shakarkand aur anar ki chaat and phaldari salad, followed by crispy sabudana vada and Chef Pankaj’s kache kele ki tikki. The vrat-friendly thaali also features delicacies like makhane kaju ki sabzi, dahi aloo, khatta meetha kaddu, and dabi sukhi arbi, accompanied by sabudana khichdi and singhade ki poori. To satisfy your sweet tooth, indulge in samvat chawal kheer and coconut laddoos.

You can enjoy all this in a pleasant ambience that is carefully curated with soft, artistic lighting and serene water features adorned with delicate rose petals, creating an ideal backdrop for a memorable meal, be it with family or friends.

Address: Shangri-La Hotel, 56-6B, Palace Road, Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore

Timings: 12:00 To 3:00 PM And 7:00 To 11:00 PM

Price For Two: ₹3200

Momo Cafe, Mariott By Courtyard

Elevate your Navaratri celebrations with Courtyard by Marriott Outer Ring Road's 'Flavours of the Divine' culinary experience. This special Thali menu lets you dive into the spiritual essence of this significant festival from October 15 to 25. It all starts with a choice of refreshing welcome drinks, either buttermilk (chaas) or coconut water (nariyal pani), followed by a shakar kandi ki chaat salad and meticulously prepared vegetables.

Indulge in crispy singhare ke pakore as appetisers and relish various bread options, including rajgira poori and kuttu atte ka thepla. Conclude your feast on a sweet note with ghee makhana kheer and shakarkand ka halwa desserts. Breaking your fast with this Navaratri Thali nourishes both body and spirit, ensuring a truly soul-satisfying experience. Share this exquisite culinary journey with loved ones to create cherished memories.

Address: Momo Café, Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli Sarjapur Road, Bellandur, Bengaluru

Timings: Lunch 12:30–3:00 PM And Dinner: 7:00 TO 11:00 PM

Price For Two: ₹1000 Plus taxes

Cafe Delhi Heights

Cafe Delhi Heights invites you to celebrate a "Go Green Navratri Menu." This specially curated thali is a treat for your taste buds, featuring a delightful array of dishes. From sabudana khichadi and kesari malai mawa lassi to kuttu ki roti and phalahari kheer, it's a celebration of flavours. The menu includes phalahar with apple, cucumber, and tomatoes; makhanwala paneer in a rich cream and tomato gravy; chatpata aloo chaat; seb aur anar ka raita; and more. You can savour these delicious Navratri dishes from October 15th to 24th for lunch and dinner in Bengaluru. Enjoy the festive spirit and delectable cuisine at Cafe Delhi Heights.

Address: 169, 171, and 172, Ground Floor Forum Rex Mall, Bengaluru, 560001, India

Timings: 12:00 PM to 12 AM

Price For Two: ₹1200

Lush, Renaissance

Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of navratri with Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel's exclusive 'Navratri Thali' at Lush. Chef Somasundaram takes you on a culinary journey to honour this nine-day festival devoted to Goddess Durga. The special Navratri Thali pays homage to Sattvik cuisine, adhering to age-old customs.

Indulge in delectable dishes like kaddu ki subzi, sabudana wada, aloo aur singadhe ki subzi, and lauki ki subzi. Satisfy your sweet cravings with seb aur sabudana ki kheer, kache papite ka halwa, paneer mawa roll, and kache kela kofta curry. Lush is dedicated to ensuring your Navratri celebrations are filled with joy, togetherness, and the finest culinary experiences from October 15th to 24th for lunch and dinner

Address: Lush, Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel, No. 474, Race Course Road, Madhav Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560009

Timings: 12:30 To 3:30 PM And 7:00 To 10:30 PM

Price For Two: ₹1800 Plus taxes

M Cafe, Mariott Whitefield

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of Navratri at M Cafe in the Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield between October 15 to 24. Their specially curated Navratri thali is a gastronomic journey that brings the festival to life on your plate. Enjoy a variety of authentic delicacies, including sabudana aur sprout ki tikki, Gujarati kadhi, and vrath ki puri, all perfectly capturing the essence of the festival. If you have a sweet tooth, the thali doesn't disappoint with delightful meethas like fruit rabadi and creamy vrath ki chawal ki phirni. Experience Navratri like never before through this delectable culinary adventure.

Address: Marriott Hotel Whitefield, 75 8th Road, Plot No. 75, EPIP Zone, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066, India

Timings: 1:00 PM To 4:00 PM

Cost For Two: ₹2000 plus taxes


Busy during Navratri but craving a delicious feast? LunchBox by Rebel Foods has you covered. They've launched a Navratri special menu available for delivery to your doorstep. This menu is designed to make your fasting experience hassle-free and filled with flavours and tradition. You can order their Grand Navratri Thali, featuring sabudana khichdi, sabudana vada, sitaphal kheer, curd, and imli chutney. Or try the sabudana paratha with a mouth-watering creamy paneer gravy. LunchBox is known for its rich local cuisine, and this menu aims to elevate your Navratri fasting experience with a delightful array of dishes.

Address: Available to order online on Zomato, Swiggy, or EatSure

Timings: All day

Price For Two: ₹600 onwards


Experience the vibrant essence of Bengal as Esplanade beckons you on a culinary journey with their pujo special menu, available for both lunch and dinner from the 21st to the 24th of October in a four-day extravaganza of authentic Bengali experience. Begin your gastronomic adventure with the fiery Kanchalanka Murgi and plunge into the succulent embrace of daab chingri, prawns cooked within a tender coconut, a unique Bengali delicacy that's truly irresistible.

Relish the rich and aromatic Mutton Dukbungalow, and don't miss the classic Sunday Mutton Curry, which is a beloved tradition. The Panchforon Murgi, a five-spice chicken, offers a flavour-packed adventure. And no meal is complete without delectable Bengali desserts, including baked sandesh, chanar jilipi, and baked bonde. Come to Esplanade and celebrate Pujo with an authentic culinary experience that captures the spirit of this wonderful festival.

Address: 202, Paramahansa Yogananda Rd., Indira Nagar II Stage, Hoysala Nagar, Bengaluru 560038

Timings: 12:00 PM To 3:00 PM and 7:00–11:00 PM

Cost For Two: ₹3620 plus taxes