7 Bars and Breweries in Bangalore Serving the Best Weekend Brunches
What according to you makes for a well-set weekend? Chugging beer with pals, indulging in an unlimited food spread, catching up over cocktails, tapping along to the beats, or any combination of the above? Well, here’s our list of bars and breweries offering the weekend brunches in town that will give you a little of everything.
1. Hopshaus, Indiranagar, Bangalore
If sipping on unlimited KF draughts, munching on bar food curated by Chef Vikas, listening to live rock music, and soaking in the sun on an open balcony seems your kind of a leisurely Saturday afternoon, then this tropical taproom is your place. Enjoy Indian fusion dishes like Chicken Seekh Kebab Naanza (Naan + Pizza), Hops Spiced Pita Pillows, and Peri Peri French Fries, and cap off your meal with a Caramel Banana Pie.
Directions: 1st Floor, 12th Main Rd, 7th Cross, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar
Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Saturdays)
Price: INR 1499/-
2. Gawky Goose, Murgesh Palya, Bangalore
The Gawky Goose is without a doubt the liveliest brunch spot in town! Excellent cocktails, a wide selection of brunch items, live beats, and you are welcome to bring your pooch along! While the menu changes every week, regional biryani, baos, Indian appetizers, and chaat variations are what you will find as part of the spread.
Directions: #77, Wind Tunnel Rd, Muniyappa Layout, Murgesh Pallya
Timings: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Sundays)
Price & Offers: With alcohol - INR 2750++; Without alcohol - INR 2000++
3. Bangalore Brew Works, Ashok Nagar, Bangalore
Bangalore Brew Works features a different music artist as part of their brunch each week. And you can never go wrong with their live stations featuring hot-off-the-grill fare, freshly brewed beverages, and groovy music. Drink some Sangria, have some beer-battered appetisers, then finish the meal with something sweet from the menu.
Directions: 99, Residency Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar
Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Sundays)
Price & Offers: INR 4500/- for couples; INR 2000/- for a single lady; INR 2500/- for stags
4. The Reservoire, Koramangala, Bangalore
This award-winning cocktail bar in town offers beverage brunch options that range from a selection of ‘very tipsy’ (IMFL and cocktails) to ‘somewhat sloshed’ (beer and wine) to ‘incredibly sober’, alongside food options that suit all palates. Their multi-cuisine brunch options, rooftop seating, and hip tunes are perfect for setting the scene.
Directions: 17th Main Rd, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala
Timings: 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Sundays)
Price & Offers: Mocktails & Food - INR 1049/-; Beer, Wine & Food - INR 1499/-; IMFL, Cocktails & Food - 1799/-
5. Big Pitcher, Sarjapur, Bangalore
Big Pitcher’s Sizzling Street BBQ buffet with craft beer offerings should definitely make it to your brunch list. With the menu changing almost every day, one thing that remains unchanged is the chilled beer flowing through the tap, with perfectly marinated BBQ bites. The best part? You don't have to wait for a Sunday to savour their bottomless buffet.
Directions: Doddakannelli, 116/9, Ambalipura - Sarjapur Rd, Kaikondrahalli
Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays)
Price & Offers: Lunch Buffet + 1 Glass of Beer/Mocktail - INR 600++; Lunch Buffet + Unlimited Beer/Mocktails - INR 899++
6. Aurum Brew Works, Sarjapur
Live grill stations, chaat counters, 60+ food selections featuring global cuisine and unlimited beers on tap is what Aurum Brew Works Sunday brunch is all about. Sip on some chilled Marzen or apple cider, chow down on grilled meats, groove to the beats and unwind. If you don't drink, they also offer a non-alcoholic brunch option.
Directions: 3rd Floor, Gold Sand, Ambalipura - Sarjapur Rd, Doddakannelli
Timings: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Sundays)
Price & Offers: Non Alcoholic Brunch - INR 999++; Brunch with Beer - INR 1499++; Brunch with Cocktails - INR 1899++
7. RCB Bar and Cafe, Ashok Nagar, Bangalore
A backyard picnic vibe, Bangalore's balmy weather, some artisanal cocktails to wash down delectable fare presented by a celebrity chef. Sounds like a fun brunch you'll not want to miss ! Keep an eye out on their Instagram page to know the celebrity chef and brunch theme for their Sun & Scotch Saturday brunches.
Directions: SOBHA1, 1st Floor, 50, St Mark's Rd, Ashok Nagar
Timings: 12:00 p.m.onwards (Saturdays)