10 Pocket-Friendly Bars in Bangalore

Bangalore's drinking scene has always been on point, and the locals adore their alcohol and bar bites. If you're worried about breaking the bank, check out this list of budget-friendly bars to hit up, to quench your thirst.


1. Bob’s Bar                                                                                                                                             

If you’re looking for a bar to go with your gang which has great bang for your buck, then Bob’s Bar is the place. While many bars offer an oriental menu to go with the alcohol, Bob's Bar focuses on South Indian favourites like vadas, kebabs, roast, and Biryani, and the ambience exudes typical Namma Ooru vibes.

Order their Bob’s Chicken Kebab and a Magnum Pitcher.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 600 approx

Bob’s Bar: 100 Ft Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar



2. Gilly’s Resto Bar  

Every second mug of beer costs only INR 100 during their Happy Hours, available all days from 12:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. The non-drinkers can order from their Mocktail menu priced at INR 200. Want more? The bar is known for its DJs, and the rooftop ambience sets the vibe just right.

Order their Drunken Chicken and Fresh Thyme Coupe.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 725 approx

Gilly’s Resto Bar: 4th & 5th Floor, Sree Premprasad Complex, New BEL Rd



3. House of Commons        

Whether you're looking for a cosy date night or a chill weekend with your squad, HoC is your best bet. They not only have offers on Beer for Happy Hours, but also attractive deals on their Shooters, Cocktail Towers, Tequilas, and full bottles on all days, until 7 p.m. 

Order their Chips and Dips basket and the Sangria Pitcher.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 600 approx

House of Commons: 14th Main Road, Sector 3, HSR Layout



4. Pecos

If country rock music, a chilled beer and lip-smacking Chilli Pork is your kind of scene, then Pecos is the place to be! It’s a place where you’ll find both old and young enjoying the vibe. And if you feel like a breakfast date with booze, then Pecos also offers all-day breakfast. 

Order their Classic Nachos and Kingfisher Mug. 

Food & Drink price per person: INR 550 approx

Pecos: Rest House Road, Sampangi Rama Nagara



5. Chin Lung             

Ching Lung is another oldie in the bar scene that is unquestionably a favourite among Bangaloreans. It has a more laid-back vibe, where you can just sit back, sip your drink with friends and have a hearty conversation while munching on their Indo Chinese bar bites.

Order their Chef’s special Spicy Egg Dragon and Old Monk.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 600 approx

Ching Lung Resto Bar: Residency Road, Shantala Nagar, Richmond Town



6. Sathya’s               

Sathya's is all about local bar bites tailored to the Indian palate, an affordable bar menu, and dim lighting. There are also seafood starters available starting at INR 240. From breakups to patch-ups, from small victories to brilliant start-up ideas, this old-school bar has seen it all.

Order their Egg Chilli and LIIT Pitcher.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 600 approx

Sathya’s: 3rd Block, Koramangala



 7. Avon Bar and Kitchen                                                                                                                        

Avon is unarguably the cheapest bar in town and a second home to Koramangala folks. The bar is well known for its Old Monk tetra packs and other alcohol sold at MRP. Their greasy starters and cheap booze will not let you stop at one; this is a place you’ll want to keep coming back to.

Order their Lemon Chicken and Fireball Cinnamon Whisky.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 350 approx

Avon Bar and Kitchen: Hosur Main Road, Adugodi



8. Mockaholic                   

This beer garden in JP Nagar is winning hearts with its relaxed ambience, delicious food and drinks, and affordable prices. They have an all-beer drink menu serving fresh draught beers from Budweiser, Bira and Kingfisher. The non-alcohol drinkers can choose from a wide range of Shakes, Hot Coffee, Mocktails, and Iced Teas.

Order their Paneer in Hunan Sauce Sizzler and a Bira Wheat Beer.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 550 approx

Mockaholic: R.V Dental College Road, JP Nagar



9. 1522 - The Pub               

With outlets spread across town, 1522 has become the go-to pub for those birthday bashes and weekend hangouts. The bar menu does justice to soft and hard liquors and liqueurs, with varied options under each. The modern decor and brick walls at the Residency Road outlet call for those aesthetic shots for the ‘Gram. 

Order their Malaysian Spicy Potato and Ginger and Lavender Tonic.

Food & Drink price per person: INR 600 approx

1522- The Pub: Shanthala Nagar, Residency Road



10. Plan B                                                                                                                                              

You don’t have to wait for the weekend to set a bar scene with the squad, for Plan B has the best deals over the week with their half-priced Beer Cocktails and Nachos on Mondays; 1+1 on Draught Beer and ABS Wings at 50% on Tuesdays; Happy Hours on Wednesdays; and half price Pizza and 1+1 on Draught Beer on Thursdays. Need we say more?

Order their Honey Mustard Cauliflower or try their ABS wings challenge for that extra kick.

Food & Drink per person: INR 650 approx

Plan B: Koramangala 5th Block


Published on: Oct. 21, 2022, midnight Last modified on: Oct. 21, 2022, 3:36 a.m.
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I’m a Bangalore based Culinary Chronicler who finds joy in food storytelling and photography. I like to research and document food narratives through writings, illustrations and photographs. When I’m away from the lens and pen, I’m mostly hiking in the woods.