As the sun bids adieu to the day, Bangalore wakes up to an electrifying nightlife with umpteen attractions and endless possibilities. The city really knows how to entice night owls with a plethora of fascinating after-sundown activities. There’s so much to explore and experience at night here that you will be spoilt for choice. If you are here on a trip, wait for sunset, then leave your stuff in the safety of your hotels in Bangalore and head out for a night to remember. To help you out, we have come up with a handpicked compilation of the best things to do in Bangalore at night. Here you go.

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1. Party the Night Away

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Who doesn’t love to party the night away? And, when you are in Bangalore, you can never be too far away from the night hotspots where you can let your hair down over hip tunes, and enjoy sumptuous food, and great drinks. Check out our pick of the most happening pubs in Bangalore with dance floor for partying and euphoric dancing:

Big Brewsky (Sarjapur Road)

  • Timings: 12:30 pm to 1:00 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1600 approx.

Pebble (Sadashiv Nagar)

  • Timings:

          7:00 pm to 11:30 pm (Sunday to Thursday)

          7:00 pm to 1:00 am (Fridays and Saturdays)

  • Cost for two: ₹ 1500 approx.

Skyye Lounge (Lavelle Road)

  • Timings

          5:30 pm to 11:00 pm (Sunday to Thursday)

          5:30 pm to 1:00 am (Fridays and Saturdays)

  • Cost for two: ₹ 2500 approx.

Ice Bar (MG Road)

  • Timings:

          11:00 am to 11:30 pm (Sunday to Thursday)

          11:00 am to 12:30 am (Fridays and Saturdays)

  • Cost for two: ₹ 2800 approx.

The Sugar Factory (Sankey Road)

  • Timings: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 2000 approx.

XU (Old Airport Road)

  • Timings:

          12:30 pm to 01:00 am (Sunday to Thursday)

          5:00 pm to 1:00 am (Fridays and Saturdays)

  • Cost for two: ₹ 2400 approx.

2. Enjoy a Dinner at Bangalore’s Late-night Restaurants

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Whether you are in the mood for a late-night food fix, want to recharge yourself after dancing and partying hard or simply want to enjoy a romantic dinner at the late hour with your beau, it’s never too late in Bangalore. The city has a number of restaurants that serve exotic dishes to night owls. Here’s where you can head to:

 Empire Restaurant (Indiranagar)

  • Timings: 12:00 noon to 1:00 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 750 approx.
  • Must try: Chicken Grill, Butter Chicken, Kalmi Kabab, Ghee Rice, Paper Chicken

Karama Restaurant (Frazer Town)

  • Timings: 7:00 am to 1:00 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 750 approx.
  • Must try: Tawa Chicken, Butter Chicken, Naan, Mutton Mandi, Raan

South Parade (Lavelle Road)

  • Timings: 24 hours; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1200 approx.
  • Must try: Midnight Buffet

Imperial Restaurant (Vasanth Nagar)

  • Timings: 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 800 approx.
  • Must try: Mutton Pepper Fry, BhejaFry, Kerala style coin paranthas

Le Jardin (MG Road)

  • Timings: 7:00 am to 12:30 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 3000 approx.
  • Must try: Pot-roasted pork belly, frutti di mare pasta

Rasta Café (Bangalore-Mysore Road)

  • Timings: 9:00 am to 4:00 am; closed on Mondays
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1000
  • Must try items: Pasta Arrabiata, Chicken Bbq Burger, Peri Peri Fries

3. Taste Bangalore’s Street Grubs

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When it comes to indulging in delicious street food, there’s no right time or wrong time. And, when in Bangalore, you can taste the exotic street food of the city even at the dead hour of the night. Here’s our pick of the best places to try Bangalore’s street food at night:

  • Sajjan Rao Circle, VV Puram

If you are to go by the choice of Bangalore’s foodies, Sajjan Rao Circle in VV Puram is the place where you need to head to for your rendezvous with street food late at night. Idli, dosa, vada pav, paddu, sweets, you name it and you can find it all here.

  • Dharmaraj Temple Street

Located off Avenue Road, this street boasts a number of eateries and food outlets that serve denizens a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies well beyond midnight.

  • Murugeshpalya Signal

The food carts surrounding the Murugeshpalya Signal on Wind Tunnel Road at night may not impress you with their size. But, these are sure to melt your heart with the taste of food served there. Do try the bread omelet, which is quite a hit with the regulars.     

  • Russell Market

When your heart craves for fried delights or spicy street grubs, head off to the Russell Market area in Shivaji Nagar. The place is popular for a variety of mouth-watering items, including mutton samosas, chicken rolls, chicken lollipops, mutton seekh kebabs, Sulaimani chai, bheja fry and tandoori chicken.

4. Go for a Night Trek

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Trekking after sundown is a thrilling experience. It allows you to soak in the serene ambience of the night and enjoy the glorious sunrise the next morning. To add to this majestic feeling, you can even light a campfire and make the trip a memorable affair. Some of the best night trekking destinations in and around Bangalore include the following:

Skandagiri

  • Distance from Bangalore 68 km
  • Difficulty level – Moderate to Difficult

Ramanagara 

  • Distance from Bangalore -55 km
  • Difficulty level – Moderate to Difficult

Savandurga

  • Distance from Bangalore -60 km
  • Difficulty level -Easy to Moderate

Rangaswamy Betta

  • Distance from Bangalore – 60 km
  • Difficulty level -Easy to Moderate

Makalidurga 

  • Distance from Bangalore -60 km
  • Difficulty level – Moderate to Difficult

Manchinbele

  • Distance from Bangalore -40 km
  • Difficulty level -Easy

Shivagange

  • Distance from Bangalore -60 km
  • Difficulty level -Easy to Moderate

SRS Hill

  • Distance from Bangalore – 62 km
  • Difficulty level -Easy

If you are interested in trekking, you can read our blog on the best trekking places near Bangalore.  

5. Embark on a Road Trip

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Road trips are a great way to discover the beauty of the night, and it holds true for Bangalore as well. Driving through the night on long and winding roads has a charm of its own. Here are a few places for embarking on road trips and enjoying long drives through the night:

Bangalore to Coorg (249 km)

Bangalore to Ooty (274 km)

Bangalore to Wayanad via Bandipur (270 km)

6. Go for Nature Camping

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Overnight camping around Bangalore has its own thrill. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, you can enjoy a night out under the starry sky. It is also a great way to connect with nature and come back reenergized and rejuvenated. Top overnight nature camping destinations around Bangalore include:

  • Manchinbele Dam (40 km)
  • Bananthi Betta (60 km)
  • Kanakapura (64 km)
  • Antargange (67 km)
  • Devarayanadurga Hills (71 km)

7. Enjoy Live Gigs

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One of the main attractions of the nightlife in Bangalore is the live gigs that take place at many locations in the city. You can find musicians belonging to all genres of music performing live at these places. A few of the popular venues for live performances and gigs in Bangalore are as follows:

  • Indigo XP (Koramangala)
  • Bflat Bar (Indiranagar)
  • Hard Rock Café ( Marks Road)
  • Take 5 (Indiranagar)
  • Opus (Sarjapur Road)
  • Social (Church Street)

8. Go on a Drive within the City

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Congestions, jams, and traffic snarls have given the roads of Bangalore a bad repute, but these same roads take on an entirely different look during late night hours. Make sure you enjoy the roads of Bangalore at night by going on long drives. Nice Road and Devanahalli Airport Road are perfect to enjoy a night drive on your bike or in your car.

 9. Experience 7D Cinema

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You might have heard of 3D and 4D, but 7D? Yes, there are numerous 7D theatres in the city, where you can experience cinema like never before. A 7D movie involves a normal motion picture on the screen, 3D glasses, motion-enabled chairs and special effects like fog or smoke. As an addition, you also get a remote control which lets you manipulate certain aspects or scenes of the movie. Most pf these places open till 10:30 pm, so a movie here at night is a must. Below is the list of the most popular 7D theatres in Bangalore:

 

  • 7D Voyage (Central Mall, Bellandur)
  • 7D VR Voyage (Garuda Mall)
  • 7D Mastiii (Forum Neighbourhood Mall, Whitefield)

 

Aren’t you excited to experience all these and more? Let the night owl in you unfurl its wings. It’s time to have fun under the starry sky in Bangalore.