5 Places In Bengaluru Where You Can Read And Eat Too: Leisure At Its Best

Posted: September 17, 2015

5 places in Bengaluru where you can read and eat. It’s a book lover’s paradise to read a book and munch something wonderful. Try these places!

Bengaluru, the garden city of India has always been a desired destination of all those who visit our country. It is largely famous for its great nightlife because of its many pubs with underground music scene, where talented musicians belt out classics. However, the beautiful city doesn’t fail to offer something special to everyone. So if you are book lover who likes nothing more than the company of a good book and good food, then there are many creative cafes which provide the ideal atmosphere to celebrate both your passions. Creativity runs in the blood of Bangaloreans and they take all the various forms of art very seriously.

Here is a list of Bengaluru’s much-loved cafes which will mesmerize and take you in the moment you will enter:

Coffee on Canvas

This magical cafe has an interesting vibe and imagination flows in its very air. You will find magnificent artwork placed under all the tables which have glass tops. They have a vast selection of books to choose from. After you are done with the reading you are welcome to play the various board games which are available at the cafe.

Try the various coffees and lip-smacking snacks along with the company of your favourite writers.

What’s special – They display the local artist’s work and also offer them on sale. Awesome, right!

Location – No 84, ST Bed Layout, 12th Main, Koramangala 4th block Bangalore.

Follow them here Facebook Link

Atta Gallata

This cafe is the most desired destination of all the book lovers as it is somewhat of a place to retreat and soak in the majesty of words. They organize plays, book readings, discussions, seminars and workshops making it an art lover’s paradise.

The foodie in you also has a lot to explore here as they serve delicacies from various parts of the world.

What’s special – They will also be coming up with spoken word poetry sessions. Nothing can surpass that, right!

Location – 134, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore

Follow them here Facebook Link

DYU Cafe

This cafe will have an ever-lasting impact on you that will surely make you go back to them and visit again. If you are ready to step back in time and want to experience the old world charm, then this cafe is the place for you. History can be noticed in the very tiniest of details which have not been missed out on. You will get a very wholesome and enriching experience.

They also have a well thought after menu which provides scrumptious treats for all.

What’s special – Their French toast which you must not miss out on.

Follow them hereFacebook Link

Leaping windows

If you are a hardcore super heroes fan than not visiting this cafe would be a sin. All there walls are adorned with your favourite super heroes which will make you feel in their company. They have special comic books library. Be it the child in you or the child with you, both will have the time of their life.

Don’t miss out on their breakfast special. It is a major hit with all the customers.

What’s special – They have Wi-Fi. Accept it, for some of us it has become a necessity. Use it upload pictures and check – in.

Location – 509, 9th Main Road, 3rd Cross Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indira Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038

Follow them here– Facebook Link

Cafe 42

As per the Hitchhiker’s guide to galaxy, the number 42 is “theAnswer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything”. Well, for an art lover this cafe is an answer to all their prayers, sent to the Universe and God. They have a robust selection of books, works by various poets and some of which are also written on the blackboard walls which also feature artwork by different artists.

Enjoy the celebration of art with chai and your favourite pakoras.

What’s special – They host poetry reading sessions, yoga classes and art jams. All of this under one roof.

Location – 2040 17th main 1st cross HAL 2nd stage, Bangalore

Follow them hereFacebook Link

Although Bengaluru is more famous for its tech-savvy engineers and world-famous CEOs, there is no dearth of art lovers in the city. Art is a pre-requisite for the broadening the space of dialogue in every society and this lively metropolis has done much more than keeping up with the times. It has thriving culture which is firmly rooted in a very rich past. Don’t forget to experience their flourishing tradition of celebrating art next time you are in the city.

Cover image via Shutterstock

I am a dreamer with an irrepressible zest for life. I aspire to be a

Learn More

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Comments

Share your thoughts! [Be civil. No personal attacks. Longer comment policy in our footer!]

Feminist Book Picks

Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!

An Event For Ambitious Women!