Beer is the elixir of today’s life, keeper of friendships and maker of everlasting memories! Indeed, who doesn’t discover and fall for its charms in college and end up in a relationship with it by the time 9 to 5 slavery cycles become our lives? It only is a matter of time before we hunt down each and every beer corner in the vicinity to match our tastes and preferences. This happens more in the IT capital of India than any other city since it is brimming with the youth from across the country. Here’s our list of the six most popular beer points in the city.
This outlet is one of the most popular pubs in the entire Bengaluru. It is famous for an array of appetizers and other dishes on their menu that really complement the drinks. The place has a retro vibe, which has a distinct feel to it. For all this, Watsons JP Nagar is pleasantly easy on the wallet. Food items like Cajun Chicken Burger are universal favourites.
Average Cost: INR 1,300 for two people (approx.) with alcohol, INR 110 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Address: 688, 3rd Floor, 15th cross, 100ft Ring Road, Above Lathangi Ford Showroom, JP Nagar, Bangalore
Pecos is, in a word, legendary. Everything about this age-old hotspot sets you in the mood – from the grungy rock music to the dim lighting. With super fast service and amiable staff, this place remains buzzing with youngsters throughout the night. Their finger foods, dosas and Coorgi pork are a must-try. Like Watson’s, Pecos does not burn a hole through your pocket.
Average Cost: INR 1,000 for two people (approx.) with alcohol, INR 80 for a pint of beer (approx).
Address: 303/A, Ashoka Pillar, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Big Brewsky is the Ambience King of all Bengaluru pubs. If enlivening your mood and de-stressing after a long day is your goal, then this is the pub for you. The place is never overcrowded, never quiet, and the music is just right. For its sophistication, Big Brewsky is the place to head to, if you wish to hang out with your professional peers. Their tap beer and pizzas are a class apart. Also, do try their Calamari if you head there.
Average Cost: INR 1,600 for two people (approx.) with alcohol, INR 150 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Address: Behind MK Retail, Before WIPRO Corporate Office, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore
Toit is hands down the most happening spot in Bangalore. This place is always crowded no matter what time you go! So, it would be a good idea to reserve a table in advance. Their freshly home-brewed beer is their trump card. They have 6 varieties of beers and all are uniquely amazing. They provide a huge variety of cocktails as well. Tintin and Weiss are the most asked for beer flavours.
Average Cost: INR 1,500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol, INR 225 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Address: 298, Namma Metro Pillar 62, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore
This is one of the great beer bars with a serene style and an open terrace full of greenery. You will love the quirkiness with which they serve their food and drinks, with quirky-looking plates and beers in test tubes, bongs and what not. The place is a wild dance club during the weekends. So, head out there for a tango!!
Average Cost: INR 1,500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
Address: 118, Koramangala Industrial Area, Koramangala 7th Block, Bangalore
This tap-house is a bit on the pricy side. However, the combination of splendid beer and scrumptious snacks make up for the sharp prices. The ambience is thoroughly cool and the massive breweries add to that. They have various distractions such as Foosball table to keep you occupied endlessly.
Average Cost: INR 2,000 for two people (approx.) with alcohol, INR 200 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Address: 8, 3rd Floor, Allied Grande Plaza, Diagonally Opposite Garuda Mall, Magrath Road, Brigade Road, Bangalore
We sincerely hope you visit each of these bee(r) hives!!