Bengaluru, the capital of the state of Karnataka, is known for its young and hip vibes. The pleasant and cool weather, and beautiful, lush green spots are the highlights of this city! After a hectic and work-filled week, sometimes all one wants to do on a weekend, is chill with friends. At such times, what would be better than sipping on your favourite drink, or munching on yummy delicacies at a place that boasts of a mesmerizing view?
Here is a list of the ten best rooftop cafes and bars in Bengaluru that will steal your heart, and make you want to come back again and again!
1) Indigo Live Music Bar and Terrace, Koramangala
One of the most happening places in Koramangala, this place is a personal favourite. You can sip on your favourite drink here, with beautiful music playing in the background to make sure you have a great time!
2) Skyye, UB City
It is one of the best of its kind because of its trademark lit up flooring, posh interiors, great music and of course, the view of the city! Located on the 16th floor of UB City, it surely is one of the classiest sky lounges in the city, and plush option for people looking for rooftop escapes.
3) High Ultra Lounge, Malleswaram
Better known as High, this place is on the 30th floor of the World Trade Centre. The rooftop lounge is divided into three parts consisting of an open air dining space, an open air seating and an indoor seating area, and this place is immensely popular for its exclusive spirits and Japanese and Korean cuisine.
4) Tippler On The Roof, Indira Nagar
This place has innovative ideas of entertainment like Karaoke nights, theatre productions and live bands. Boasting of a Russian feel to it, Tippler is the perfect place for a chilled out weekend with friends, with its lively and colourful ambience, and a vast and unique variety of food and drinks on the menu.
5) Blimey, MG Road
A favourite amongst all youngsters, this Irish pub with its attractively modern interiors, delicious cocktails and sea food selection, is a lively hangout place for all!
6) Barleyz, Koramangala
Their microbrewery makes sure you have different varieties of beer, in addition to other drinks. Another classy place in the centre of Koramangala, Barleyz boasts of a beautiful view and huge space for a little bit of unwinding after a long day!
7) The 13th Floor, MG Road
Another place with a panoramic view of the cityscape, the 13th floor at MG Road, is located in the very heart of the city. A bustling lounge and bar with your favourite music playing at all times, this could be your adda!
8) Bierre Republic, Church Street
Packed with post-work crowd, and groups of friends catching up after ages, Bierre Republic is a microbrewery with its own set of pirate flavoured beers. Welcomed aboard the pirate ship of Bierre Republic, with a 18th century-themed ambience, you will love the energy at this place.
9) The Fatty Bao, Indira Nagar
The Fatty Bao is a quirky and vibrant Asian-themed restaurant and cocktail bar with a picturesque rooftop and interesting decor by Manu Chandra, the celebrity chef of the city’s original gastro pub – Monkey Bar. Almost everything on the menu is worth a try, but The Patty Bao and the out-of-the-world cocktail Ho Gin Min shouldn’t be missed.
10) The Humming Tree, Indira Nagar
With some of the best live gigs and performances in town, The Humming Tree is also a favourite, especially on weekends. Opened in 2013, it is the perfect place for lovers of good music, and one of the best open-air settings in town with a view to die for!