Whenever we think of fine dining, nightclubs, pubs, or luxurious and unique dine-out places, Bangalore comes to our mind. More or less for all of us the interiors, lights, and atmosphere always influences the overall dining experience. Here are some restaurants which have a lot more to offer apart from some delicious dishes. They will lift up the entire culinary experience with their unique themes. In our list, there are some family restaurants, Buffet, and microbreweries. All the restaurants are widely famous among all the Bangalorians because of their themes, which change the entire vibe. Just like a cherry on the cake if we say the places are absolutely ideal for insta worthy snaps to flaunt your Instagram and cherish the moment for life long. You should check the places and definitely hit on a weekend with your family and friends or the loved ones. We ensure that you won’t regret it.
Here are the most popular themed restaurants across Bangalore, for a memorable dine-in experience:
- Black Pearl
- Cable Car
- Platform 65
- ISIRI Restro Bar
- The Lantern
- Hunger Camp
- Central Jail Restaurant
- Yellow Submarine
Pirates of the Caribbean is an all-time favorite movie series for most of us. A restaurant based on the fictional ship of Captain Jack Sparrow is ready to give a dreamy vibe. This is a buffet restaurant on a ship deck. The buffet menu includes grills, a main course, rice, and noodles with a variety of desserts, their most popular dishes like Tarheel Mushroom, Krishnavillasam Saapadu, Stuffed Potato Skin, Kadhai Gosht, Quail Fry, Karandi Omelette will surely blow your mind. If you are visiting for the first time don’t forget to try their ice cream rolls on your dessert plate. Apart from all, you will find unique live chaat options, where you can have both veg and non-veg. The live chaat counter includes quail, octopus, squid, chicken, and fish. If you are a vegetarian, you may feel the menu is a little limited, but for non-vegetarians, this is the ultimate feast.
This is the largest pirate-themed restaurant in India. The interior of the restaurant with huge pirate statues, chairs with skeleton support in the back, skeletons, a ship deck, webs, ribs, barrels, and much more. Currently, in Bangalore, the restaurant has three outlets. Here is the detailed price list and location details for you. You may face a huge crowd in the restaurant, especially during weekends. We always recommend you visit the place with a prior booking to avoid such consequences later on.
|Kalyan Nagar||Vikas Tech Park, 105, 4th Floor, Jyoti Nivas College Rd, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095|
|Marathalli||6th Floor Swamy Lagoto Building, 7, Outer Ring Rd, above Kia Motors, Kadubeesanahalli, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560103|
|Indiranagar||No. 2011, 4th Floor, 100 Feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038|
|Type||Veg (per person)||Non-veg (per person)||Days|
|Lunch||750.00||750.00||Monday - Tuesday|
|Dinner||850.00||850.00||Monday - Tuesday|
|Lunch||850.00||950.00||Wednesday - Saturday|
|Must-have dishes||Tarheel Mushroom, Krishnavillasam Saapadu, Stuffed Potato Skin, Kadhai Gosht, Quail Fry, Karandi Omelette, Ice-cream roll|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 11 am–4 pm, 6–11:30 pm|
|Contact Details||63632 22617|
Good news for vegetarians in case you are looking for a pure veg restaurant. This veg-buffet restaurant in town is inspired by a cable car in San Francisco, with an iconic view of American City inside, filled with famous posters, and sign boards. The kitchen is maintained and run by highly skilled Italian chefs. The interior of the restaurant with the wooden benches and chairs gives a feeling of an inside cable car. The small coops even elevate the overall experience.
The restaurant is currently available in one location, located in Jayanagar 5th block. The buffet menu includes both Indian and continental dishes. You can experience amazing soups, starters, pizzas, and pasta. Also, there are Indian bread and rice with gravy items available, and should not miss their Falafel Platter, Fruit Tart, Veg Buffet, Veg Pulao, Noodles, and Spring Rolls.
For dessert, you can taste the walnut brownie, gulab jamun, and ice creams of different flavours. Most importantly, do not forget to try their mind-blowing gulab jamun and ice cream combo. This restaurant is a highly demanding spot among all vegetarians, so in case you are planning to visit the place at any time in the week, get a prior table booking to experience a seamless experience overall.
|Lunch & Dinner (per person)||Day|
|599.00||Monday - Friday|
|699.00||Saturday - Sunday|
|Kid's Lunch & Dinner (per person)||Day|
|300.00||Monday - Friday|
|400.00||Saturday - Sunday|
|Location||Marenahalli Rd, TMC Layout, 1st Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078|
|Must-have dishes||Falafel Platter, Fruit Tart, Veg Buffet, Veg Pulao, Noodle, Spring Rolls|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 7 am–10:30 pm|
|Contact Details||99000 59322|
A multicuisine restaurant with a train theme is highly famous in the city. Not only the theme, but the overall concept of serving the order itself is very unique. All the tables have been marked and named according to different station names. And the railway tracks are directly connecting the kitchen to the table. The trains will carry the dish inside and stop at the correct station, or that particular table. The whole restaurant is designed according to a train, and the seating arrangement gives a proper picture of Tejas Express, if you are familiar with the train you can definitely identify the similarities. The restaurant will give you the same kind of feeling you experience while travelling in real life.
As it is a multicuisine restaurant, you will get a variety of flavours on their menu. On their menu, you will get a wide option of soups, salads, starters, main courses, rice, Breads, Biryani, desserts, and much more. Apart from that, you will get a separate drink menu in the restaurant. For starters, you should definitely try Baby Corn Majestic, Veg Spring Rolls, Allam Kodi Vepudu, Allam Kodi Wings, Chicken 65, Chicken Spring Rolls, etc. You can also try their tandoori range. Moving towards the main course you can have rice, bread, or any pulav and order some veg or non-veg curry items to accompany based on your taste. They have a large variety of biryani on the menu, so if you are a biryani lover that might be a heavenly feeling for you.
You may find this place a little crowdy because of its uniqueness. You should always book a table based on the date, available slot, and the number of people you are planning to visit with through their application or website. We guarantee you a memorable experience here.
|Location||4th Floor, 75/B, Windsor F4, Bannerghatta Main Rd, opposite Christ University, Above Reliance Digital, Hulimavu, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076|
|Average Cost||₹1,300 for two people (approx.)|
|Must-have dishes||Cheesecake, Mocktails, Corn, Desserts, Drinks, Biryani|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 11 pm|
|Contact Details||096064 88859|
ISIRI Restro Bar
A restro bar truly inspired by a railway station, and a train standby there. The seating arrangement with the wooden benches will give an overall exact railway station-like experience. The lights, sign boards, and poles create a more prominent atmosphere. Inside the train, you may feel the colour is a little different than usual, but the seats alongside the grill windows, and bunker will make you feel like the train is just about to start moving towards its destination.
You can enjoy your meal while seating in the platform area or inside the train, based on your choice. The restaurant is one of the best themed restaurants to amaze us with its appearance, interior, lights, and no doubt dishes as well. To taste the best-selling items you should start with Chicken Sholey Tikka, Murgh Chatpata Kabab, Mutton Seekh Kabab, Jhinga Balaika, and Andhra Chilli Chicken as starter. Try ISIRI special biryanis, or else order some rotis, parathas, rice, or noodles and alongside take Isiri Special Dal Bhukara, Kadai Chicken, Chicken Kolhapuri, Chicken Kalimirch, Chicken Ghee Roast, Mutton Kundapuri in the main course. Chicken and mutton pot biryani are the most popular two types of biryani you must try on, and finish your meal with ISIRI special desserts.
|Location||Doddanekundi Junction, Outer Ring Rd, Doddanekkundi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037|
|Average Cost||₹1,800 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol|
|Must-have dishes||Bruschetta, Chicken Pulimunchi, Chicken Sukka, Dim Sum, and more.|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 8:30 am - 12 am|
|Contact Details||088845 77123|
Located in Hennur, Oia is Asia’s largest pub and kitchen. It is a themed pub inspired by a small Greek Island, Santorini located in the Southern Aegean Sea. The pronunciation is a bit different, Oia pronounces it as “Eyah”. The bar is spread over 87,000 square feet. Not only the largest pub in Asia but it is also remarked as the highest microbrewery in the city currently, as it is located on the 12th floor of Azure, Hebbal. This large restaurant has a total number of 1800 seating capacity, which helped to cut down the waiting time to 15 to 20 minutes only. The white interior inside, with a large lake inside, and a bridge crossing path gives a minimalist but soothing atmosphere. On their authentic menu, you will get many unique dishes such as Blue Pea Sushi, Boozy Vodka pani puri, Samosa stuffed with Greek Cheese, Creamy Chicken Corneto inside a wooden box, Tacos filled with chicken karavali, Tokri Tart, at the same time many famous and common dishes like Butter Chicken or a bowl of Paneer Butter Masala and Paneer Tikka. As the pub is a new launch in the city, and grabbed notable attention from the visitors, you may face a crowd at the spot. To avoid such kind of situations you can always book your table for a hassle-free experience.
|Location||Oia, Hennur Main Road, New Airport Rd, opposite Mantri Webcity, Visthar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560077|
|Average Cost||₹2,500 for two people (approx.)|
|Must-have dishes||Sushi, Cocktails, Drinks, Pizzas, Blue Pea Sushi, Boozy Vodka pani puri, Samosa stuffed with Greek Cheese, Creamy Chicken Corneto inside a wooden box, Tacos filled with chicken karavali, Tokri Tart|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 12 pm–12:30 am|
|Contact Details||096060 31145|
A restaurant inspired and designed like a fictional Arabic story, Ruh is located at Outer Ring Road. As soon as you will step into the restaurant, the dreamy decor and lights with designed and organized drapes will make you realize that you are also living in a fantasy world. The seating arrangement in a desert with palm trees all around evenly defines a tale. The decoration with mirrors, candles, and Chandeliers mixes up with the blue and purple lights will lift up the mood even more. The restaurant is not only known for its decoration but also serves delicious Arabic dishes.
If you are looking for a place where you can relax with your friends while having some flavorful Mediterranean dishes with refreshing cocktails, this is the ideal place to visit once. Let us share with you one more awesome secret about the place, they also serve hookah in the house, and the flavors are so unique that you may not find them anywhere else. To check the availability in the restaurant, you can always reach back to the restaurant through their contact number and visit accordingly.
|Location||4th Floor, Ganapa Tower, Outer Ring Rd, Next to Cloud Nine Hospital, Bellandur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560103|
|Average Cost||₹1,900 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol|
|Must-have dishes||Seafood Paella, Paneer Korma, Baklava, Fried Rice Chicken, Platters, Falafel|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 12 pm–1 am|
|Contact Details||099729 34777|
An award-winning Chinese restaurant situated in Ashok Nagar, The Lantern is a renowned restaurant in Asia Pacific. It has been recognized and marked as one of the top 75 restaurants for the past three years in a row. The restaurant celebrates the heritage and pride of Cantonese Cuisine in every bite. The magic kitchen delivers the magic on the plate through talented international chefs who are themselves magicians. Their specialty includes Dim sum, Chinese mains, and signature Asian drinks.
The interior of the restaurant with Procelean Vessels justifies the name of the restaurant in every form. A combination of water features and lush foliage give a classy, and satisfying ambiance to the themed restaurant, which has indoor and outdoor seating arrangements. The Lantern is a place where the customers are getting pleased and welcomed by the modern Cantonese indulgences, which are elegant and classy.
|Location||99, Residency Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025|
|Average Cost||₹4,500 for two people (approx.)|
|Must-have dishes||Dimsum Lunch, Prawn Momo, Chicken Puff, Dim Sums, Kung Pao Chicken, Set Menu|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 12 pm – 11:30 pm|
|Contact Details||080 4914 8000|
The first ever military life based restaurant, located in JP Nagar. As the name suggests you may mistakenly think that is more of a military mess, and let us clear this out that it is no less than a fancy restaurant.
The entire seating arrangement is divided into some booths, Camps, community tables, and bunkers. The tents are suitable for a group of eight, and the community table is for a larger group. The Bunkers are designed with underground gas lights to create an accurate atmosphere.
On the restaurant menu, you will find most of the Indian dishes and some famous Indian-Chinese dishes. Their food menu is filled with some regular dishes, which are mostly our daily favorites, like Daal Tadka, or a bowl of Daal makhani. They also have a range of Biryanis, South Indian seafood, and Tandoors. In the main course, you can definitely try out some regular dishes like, Aloo Matar, Matar Paneer, and Aloo Simla Mirch Masala, alongside some not-so-regular dishes like Veg Kolhapuri, Sabzi Nawabi Keema Handi, Murgh Rara Punjabi, Murgh Patiala, Prawns Achari Masala to pair with any rice and bread items.
If you are confused while choosing different items, you can pick the easy option by selecting a thali from North Indian, South Indian, or a Biryani platter. The platters are a combination of some of the famous dishes in their kitchen. This place is very famous and mostly crowded all the time during the week. It is better to avoid the rush and reduce the waiting time in the queue to get a reservation at the earliest.
|Location||Next to Kalyani Magnum Tech Park, JP Nagar 4th Phase, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078|
|Average Cost||₹1,200 for two people (approx.)|
|Must-have dishes||Saffron Milkshake, Coriander Fish, Raspberry Mojito, Tomato Shorba, Chilli Mushroom, Sizzler|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 11:30 am–4 pm, 7–11 pm|
|Contact Details||076250 41222|
A multi-cuisine restaurant and bar themed and designed according to a cave serves Indian, Continental, and Chinese cuisines. The theme of the restaurant will surely take you back to the time of Indiana Jones, and his mysterious discoveries. Inside the cave, you will find many man-made statues holding a spear and a hurricane in hand, straightly looking at you. The dress and the combination of the benches are covered with animal-printed clothes. The chairs are made with pieces of bamboo, and those gloomy yellow lights will reflect a true image of the inside cave. The restaurant is very famous and suitable for lunch and dinner, in addition, it also has an open bar attached inside, where you can take a small sip of the cocktails and other drinks.
|Location||79/8, Diagonal Road, Jaya Nagar 1st Block, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001|
|Average Cost||₹1,400 for two people (approx.)|
|Must-have dishes||Masala Papad, Rasmalai, Soups, Mocktails, Paneer Tikka, Kebabs|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 12–4 pm, 7–11 pm|
|Contact Details||099002 65022|
Central Jail Restaurant
Having delicious meal inside a jail, isn’t it sounding so unique and out of the box? That is actually what you are going to experience inside Central Jail Restaurant. Not only that but the staff there will be fully dressed in cell and cop wear. So it might feel like a prisoner is serving food to you, and cops are always keeping an eye on the restaurant services.
From the entrance, where you will get a prison entrance where a statue dressed in a cell suit will be standing to welcome you inside. All the seating areas are numbered as “prison cells’, including the number 420. Inside the restaurant, the hanging lights, and the coming out bricks from the wall will define the theme even more.
Try out some best-selling items like Lemon Pepper Coriander Chicken, Gobi 65, Mushroom Chilli, Mushroom Tikka, Spicy Hyderabadi Seekh, Punjabi Aloo with Makai, Chicken 420, Red Alert, Wings On Fire, Lockup Special, Escape Plan, Inmate Special, Spicy Dragon Chicken, and chef’s special Non-Veg Jail Special Biryani to complete a unique culinary experience.
|Location||2631, 27th Main Rd, 1st Sector, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102|
|Average Cost||₹950 for two people (approx.)|
|Must-have dishes||Lemon Pepper Coriander Chicken, Gobi 65, Mushroom Chilli, Mushroom Tikka, Spicy Hyderabadi Seekh, Punjabi Aloo with Makai, Chicken 420, Red Alert, Wings On Fire, Lockup Special, Escape Plan, Inmate Special, Spicy Dragon Chicken, Non-Veg Jail Special Biryani|
|Timing||Monday - Sunday: 12–3:30 pm, 7–10:30 pm|
|Contact Details||073378 86666|
Shakesbierre is a microbrewery located in Ashok Nagar. This place is themed based on the great novels, and stories written by the great author of all time William Shakespeare. The walls are fully designed and filled with Shakespeare’s photos, and famous lines and quotes from his novels. This is one of the most popular breweries in Bangalore. We suggest you try all eight specially crafted beers in the house. Alongside you can try their Tawa Lamb Chops, Mutton Pepper Fry, Spicy Tawa Prawns, and Rajasthani Sheek Kebab to spice up even more. In cocktails, Long Island Iced Tea is our all-time favorite, and worth trying at least once. This place has a large menu starting from Mughlai to Coorg and Mexican to Italian. If you are a vegetarian you can get a wise number of veg dishes to discover. Shakesbierre is an ideal place to hang out with your friends during a fine weekend. They offer an inside and outside seating arrangement. Make your weekends more fun and chilled while spending some quality time at Shakesbierre.
|Location||Level 5, Eva Mall, Brigade Rd, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001|
|Average Cost||₹1800 for 2 people|
|Must-have dishes||Tawa Lamb Chops, Mutton Pepper Fry, Spicy Tawa Prawns, and Rajasthani Sheek Kebab, Any Craft Beer, Long Island Iced Tea|
|Contact Details||096149 59959|
Yellow Submarine Beer Deck & Dining
Another themed microbrewery in the town. As the name suggests, the place is designed and decorated just like a submarine. The yellow color will definitely catch your attention even more. The big round door inside, chairs, and benches will elevate the overall look and vibe. The best part about this place is that they offer both inside and outdoor sitting. You can chill and grove your body a little while taking small sips from your beer glass, and have a great time with your friends during weekends, and must try the butterbeer.
Not only beers or other drinks, but they will also serve you some great dishes from their kitchen to your table. Beer-battered Onion Rings, Samosa Hummus, Sriracha Babycorn, Lotus Stem Chips, Butter Milk Fried Chicken, Chicken Ghee Roast, Char Siu Pork Belly, Hot and Sour Fish, Wok Tossed Mud Crab, Orange & Basil fish, and much more are available on their chef’s special menu.
|Location||154/9, Bannerghatta Main Rd, Krishnaraju Layout, Sahyadri Layout, Panduranga Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076|
|Average Cost||₹1,500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol|
|Must-have dishes||Butterbeer, Chilli Coriander, Beetroot Hummus, Grilled Corn, Karachi Naan, Hefeweizen, Beer-battered Onion Rings, Samosa Hummus, Sriracha Babycorn, Lotus Stem Chips, Butter Milk Fried Chicken, Chicken Ghee Roast, Char Siu Pork Belly, Hot and Sour Fish, Wok Tossed Mud Crab, Orange & Basil fish.|
What is a themed restaurant?
A themed restaurant is basically designed and organized by following one single pattern or concept. It can be a movie, a particular culture, a location, a game, transport, and much more.
Do I need to book my table before reaching the restaurant?
You can reach the restaurants without bookings, but sometimes there will be no available slots to serve you. It is always better to visit the restaurants with a prior booking to avoid further consequences.
Are there only non-veg foods available in the restaurants?
There are both Veg and Non-veg options are available in the restaurants. Some of them only serve veg as well.
What is the average cost of any themed restaurant?
The price range may differ based on different restaurants. One has to spend at least INR 500-800 in the restaurants
What are the timings for the themed restaurants?
Timings are different for any of the restaurants. For More details, You can directly get in touch with the restaurant helping desk.