Category: Alcohol

Gajalee Sea Food restaurant review: This Mangalore eatery oozes heritage and taste [4.5/5]

Repurposing things seem to be an innate Indian trait. Sometimes, though, this repurposing — especially when done for a purpose — takes a whole new dimension. That is the case with Gajalee Sea Food, a restaurant in Mangaluru — erstwhile Mangalore — that oozes heritage and nostalgia through its ambience. The ambience Imagine a British-style office and canteen that has...

Maharaja Restaurant Review: This Mangalore eatery is a bit of a letdown [3.5/5]

Do a quick Google search on “best chicken ghee roast in Mangalore,” and one of the first restaurants you encounter is Maharaja. That alone should send your expectations soaring. The ambience Then, things start going downhill. And that happens from the moment you sit down. It starts with the décor, which appears pleasing and old-school at first. But the moment...

Firki Café Review: This watering hole will send you for a spin! [4.5/5]

Cafes, lounges and bars, like barbecues, are mushrooming almost all over Bengaluru. However, they seem to be concentrated more to the south of the city. That is where Firki Café scores a brownie point: It is in the north, and more importantly, near the bustling Manyata Tech Park. Ambience Firki Café has quite a few layers to it. For starters,...

Restaurant review: By Chance is a good watering hole in several ways! [4.5/5]

Posh areas and thoroughfares in Bengaluru generally translate to really costly eateries. By Chance is an exception in that regard: Not only is it reasonable on the pockets, but it also does not compromise on the food, drinks or the ambience to achieve this! Ambience Located on Brigade Road itself — just a stone’s throw from where the thoroughfare meets...

Restaurant Review: Republic of Noodles is a true hidden gem [5/5]

Restaurants that are part of hotels are not too often places where you would like to go just forthe food. However, during my stay in Bengaluru, I have come across some notable exceptions. There was Rice Bowl, which was a great eatery. More recently, I had the opportunity to visit Republic of Noodles, which cemented its status in my mind...