Being in a lockdown has put a dampener on dining-out. As social media shows us, a lot of home cooking has been happening all around. But, if you are looking to treat yourself a bit, here is a list of dining establishments in Bengaluru that normally don’t feature on delivery services and takeaway sites. They have some interesting limited menus, maintain the highest levels of hygiene and ensure you can indulge yourself a bit in these times.
The Oberoi, Bengaluru
The hotel brings some of its classic dining experiences to a specially created menu for delivery. You can choose to create one of three kinds of meals that pair together with a salad with a sandwich/wrap or pasta; a salad with an Indian main course or a main course with a dessert. Consider breads like the Italian crusty bread rolls, the Olive and Oregano Focaccia or the 12” multi-grain sandwich roll. The breakfast menu is expansive with the likes of Cinnamon and Raisin rolls, Doughnuts and Berliners and a lot more. There is a range of salads, sandwiches and pastas to choose from, and some hearty Indian dishes as well. The Asian section is definitely something to check out as well. The desserts are quite indulgent.
- Orders to be placed 24 hours in advance between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm till May 3, 2020
- Minimum order value Rs 2500+ GST 18%
- Place orders by calling 080-41354276
- Delivery within an 8-10KM radius
Navu means “us” in Kannada and represents Chefs Pallavi Mehta and Kanishka Sharma. The duo began with a bespoke menu as a way to keep working through the restrictions around the coronavirus. Diners can look forward to curated dishes such as Roast Chicken with trimmings, Asian style chicken Tom Kha, Shepherd’s Pie, Pumpkin curry and stir-fried greens, with all dishes being created from easy to source ingredients.
- Average price for a meal for 1: approx. Rs 500
- Average price for a meal for 2: approx. Rs 850 · Orders via Instagram or WhatsApp.
- Pick up via services such as Swiggy or Dunzo.
Bohra Bohra Thaal
Rehana Nagaria, a home cook is a Bohra Muslim brought up in the heart of Bohri Maholla in Mumbai. Her home dining experiences in Bengaluru have been running full at each booking. The food served is authentic home fare. During this time, you can order in the likes of smoked kheema chicken/ Mutton/ Dal Samosas, Mutton Cutlets, Bohri Chicken/ Mutton Biryani, Vegetarian and meat khichda, smoked red sauce Mutton Raan, Dabba gosht, Anjeer /Dudhi/pineapple halwa and more.
- See menu here
- Pickup through Dunzo or SwiggyGo
- Call or Whatsapp +91 97426 61909/ 98801 01051
ITC Gardenia, with its deeply integrated systems of Responsible Luxury, is now offering a Responsible Dining Experience with a specially curated menu title Flavours. Each of the dishes is a melange of seasonal produce and sustainable food selections. Choose from options like the Tarkari Korma, Prawn Ghee Roast, Mangalore Kodi Pulao and even the humble Bisi Bele Bath. Among the main courses, you have options like the Achari Murgh Tikka, the Paneer Lababdar and more. If you are looking for something lighter – the stacks and wraps section has you covered with the like of the Pavilion veggie burger, the Chicken Loaf, and the double egg double chicken Kathi roll. From the international menu, choose to have the penne arrabiata, the asparagus and mushroom risotto, or even the grilled chicken. Also, ITC Windsor has gone live with its delivery menu.
- Available from noon to 11:00 pm
- Order on: +91 080 66825101, +91 080 66825100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
- Once the order is confirmed, allow for 45 minutes to prepare an order for collection by you. Additional time may be indicated for bulk orders.
Ritz Carlton is offering a menu that is a nice mix of Indian and international cuisines. From Dhaniya Murgh Malai Tikka to Grilled Vegetable Sandwich to Baby Chicken to Cambodian Style Prawns, you have a lot to choose from. They have a dedicated bakery section that offers signature loaves like multi-cereal, French Baguette, and Whole Wheat Rye. The menu has a breakfast section as well. The interesting part is the DIY kits where all the ingredients are boxed, with a recipe included. You can whip up the likes of Salt Baked Beetroot and Orange Salad with Goat Cheese, Penne Primavera, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Risotto and Sichuan style stir-fried noodles, for two.
- Orders to be placed 24 hours in advance between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm
- Minimum order value Rs 2000++
- Place orders by calling or WhatsApp – Vishwesh Ramesh – +91 63648 78820/Srinivasan Raman – +91 73381 53529
- Free delivery services within an 8KM radius
Bring a little of the Conrad Magic into your homes. The delivery menu makes available dishes from Caraway Kitchen and the Indian Durbar. Try their Signature Quinoa salad with Vegetables or Chicken. Opt for the Caraway Club Sandwich with Turkey. Some Norwegian Salmon Steak or New Zealand Lamb Chops would be a good indulgence. And if you would like some Indian food, then the Baigan Bharta, Kozhi Varutha Curry and even some good old Kothu Parotta will hit the spot perfectly.
- Orders to be placed 24 hours in advance
- Minimum order value Rs 1000+ GST
- Place orders by calling 080–2214 4444 or Whatsapp/SMS on +91 88844 00194
- Delivery radius up to 6KM from the hotel
Shangri-La Hotel Bengaluru
B Café has curated a special menu available for self-pickup or home delivery. The chefs at the hotel are working to make dishes such as the Punjabi Murgh Tikka, Awadh Ki Shammi, Gawalmandi Ki Nihari, Amritsari Paneer Bhurji, Caprese Salad, Lasagna Alla Bolognese, Chicken Milanese and Tiramisu to name just a few. All the care and standards of hygiene are always strictly followed.
- Monday to Sunday | 11:00 am until 8:00 pm
- Call +91 80 4512 6100/+91 88 615 47806
- Complimentary no-contact home delivery services are available for orders worth Rs 3,000 within 3 kilometres and orders worth Rs 5,000 within 5 kilometres.
- Delivery charges are applicable for orders under INR 3000 or beyond 5 kilometres
The Taj’s Hospitality @Home
The iconic Taj West End is one of the seven Taj Hotels across the country offering Hospitality@Home services. Light a candle, set the table and leave the rest to Taj West End, which offers takeaway services from its iconic restaurants – Blue Ginger and Masala Klub. Choose dishes such as wok-tossed lotus stem in garlic butter, fresh rice paper roll with water chestnut and Vietnamese spicy red curry from Blue Ginger; and Patiala gosht, Lucknavi subz biryani and paneer khatta pyaz from Masala Klub, among other delicacies. The select menu also consists of all-time popular dishes such as Mediterranean grilled chicken with mashed potatoes, grilled fish with herb rice and lemon butter sauce, pasta, special bakery items and desserts such as Linzer torte, apple crumble and cinnamon rolls.
To place a prepaid contactless takeaway order, guests can call Taj West End on +91 9243002774 or +91 8777631836
The Park, Bangalore
The Park Bangalore is offering some interesting meal options for home delivery during this period of lockdown. Choose something special for breakfast like their homemade aloo paratha with curds and pickle, or the kachuri with aloo sabzi or even an indulgent pav bhaji. For lunch or dinner, consider ordering dishes such as the Eral Varuval or the Kozhi Kempu, or perhaps the vegetarian dumplings in Manchurian sauce. Or you may just want to go Italian for the day with a good penne shrimp diablo, or spaghetti Pomodoro. The Park also offers a set menu for daily or weekly subscription which have a salad, starter, main course with accompaniments and dessert.
Call The Park Bangalore at 080-25594666 for direct food delivery
The Leela Palace Bengaluru
Here is a chance to bring the best from the kitchens of the iconic Leela Palace Bengaluru to your home. On offer for their takeaway and home-delivery menu are artisanal pizzas like the Pork Overload, and the Classic Margherita. Try the famous Grilled Mumbai Sandwich with curried potato and spicy chutney and cheese. The Chipotle Chicken, with caramelized onion and jalapeno on sourdough bread, is another option. Choose from a range of healthy bowls such as the Asian Vegetable Protein bowl or the Grilled Chicken and Quinoa salad with walnuts and peaches. There is quite a selection in the pasta section and an indulgent collection of options in Indian, Asian and Mediterranean for the main course.
- Menu open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm via Citrus kitchen
- Delivery services radius is 10 Kms on Swiggy
- Takeaways and Dunzo pick up are allowed by guests. Call: 080 2521 1234
JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru
The kitchens of JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru are now open to serve favourite signature dishes at your doorstep. Called the Happiness Menu, you can indulge in some freshly baked breads and goodies from their specialities bakery section. A slice of a dessert, or a whole jar of it? You make the choice. There are some great salads, rolls and sandwiches. Besides which you can opt for a wholesome JW Kitchen meal in meat or vegetarian options. You can put together your own pasta, opt for one from the menu. Go the Indian way for some mains too. And do give the Chimichangas a go.
- Call 080-8884494035 to place orders. Orders to be placed 6 hours or more in advance.
- Contactless delivery services radius is 6KM
- Orders delivery between 11:00 am and 9:00 pm
- Minimum order amount of Rs 2000++
Sheraton Grand Bengaluru
Hotel at Brigade Gateway Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Hotel is now delivering your favourites to your doorstep, ensuring the highest standards of hygiene and sanitisation. Choose from a range of options in Indian and western cuisines. Indian dishes include Roghani Murgh, Rara Ghosht, Sabz Diwani Handi, Adraki and Ajwaini Paneer Bhurji. The western menu features dishes like the Grilled Paprika Fish, Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne and a good selection of wraps and rolls. There are also hearty sandwiches and burgers to choose from. And of course, some good offerings in the breads and the desserts section.
- Call +91 99000 31643 or 080 4252 1000
- Delivery services radius within 2 km
Bengaluru Oota Company (BOC)
In continuation of their belief in fresh homestyle local food, the Daily menu is made in consultation with vendor partners and what they will be getting as supplies the next day. This has also led BOC to offer more regular home food fare, keeping in mind the availability of local vegetables and greens. The Daily Take away Menu for the next day is shared with their database every evening and orders are taken for the next day. The guests then book the pickup through either Dunzo or SwiggyGo between 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm.
- See menu here
- Pickup through Dunzo or SwiggyGo between 12.30 pm – 2:00 pm
- Payments are done through various online payment channels.
- Average price s – INR 350 per person
The Den Bengaluru
If you don’t really want to spend time ordering from an a la carte menu, you could consider the range of boxed meals that The Den Bengaluru are offering. These are available in North and South Indian options, Asian, Continental and Indo-Continental. There are options for both meat-eaters and vegetarians, ensuring enough good options to choose from. Each meal comes with a salad, starter, main course, accompaniment and a dessert.
- Each box is priced at Rs 550AI
- Call 08071117266 / 9513677273 / 9513677272
DIY Pasta Kits by Little Italy
Little Italy, the Italian restaurant has on offer DIY Pasta Kits which can be ordered through Swiggy or from all their outlets in the city. Each kit has 3 and a half portions of pasta as per Little Italy servings. The kit contains 500 grams of pasta, sauces for 2 portions, a recipe for 3rd portion, sachets of chilli flakes and oregano. You will also be provided with a digital copy of how to make the pasta.
Price – Rs. 799 ++
To order please call the following numbers of branches of Little Italy
- Indiranagar – Ribindra – 9665534237
- Sarjapur Road – Bijay – 9538695000
- Sadashiv Nagar – Imran – 8866711321
- Kalyan Nagar – Parimal Dash – 7978584695
#SocialMixers from SOCIAL
For the first time ever, SOCIAL is delivering pre-made non-alcoholic mixers that go into their signature cocktails directly to your door. At a time when we’re missing our favourite neighbourhood spots, #SocialMixers are a way to reconnect with the diner community and bring in some cheer. From the fiery Bloody Mary to the refreshing Dope Martini, the mixers are currently being prepared at select outposts, and deliveries will happen within a 3km radius of the outpost. The serviceable area will expand as and when capacity increases. They have a range of interesting food options for delivery as well.
- Check menu here
- Delivery 3kms radius
- Delivery currently from Koramangala Social only