9 Best Places for South Indian Thali In Bangalore


Indians are known for elaborate meals and the South Indian Thali is the best example of it. There is no ‘rule’ to this thali and it contains liberal helpings of rice, sambhar, kootu (vegetables curry cooked with lentils), kosumri, paapad, curd and for desert, there’s akkaravadisal (a sweet made with rice and lentils) to complete the meal. So here we are with a list of Best South Indian Thali Restaurants in Bangalore that are, by far, the best South Indian Thali joints in the locality. Check them out, and if you get the chance, do visit them once!

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Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR)

A legendary name in South Indian comfort food, this super-popular eatery has had Bengaluru eating out of its hands since 1924. Head to the dining room upstairs, queue for a table, and then admire the dated images of southern beauties etched on smoky glass as waiters bring you savoury local fare, capped by frothing filter coffee served in silverware. Address: 14, Lal Bagh Main Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Timings : 6:30 AM to 11 AM, 12:30 PM to 2 PM, 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Phone number : 080 22220022.


Good thali served on plantain leaf. The amount of dishes served is a lot. You need to have a good appetite if you want to finish everything on the leaf. The food isn't too spicy and it isn't too oily also, which is a good thing. Address: Woodlands Hotel, 5 Rajaram Mohan Roy Road, Richmond Road, Bangalore, Timings : 7 AM to 4 PM, Phone Numbers : 080 22225111, 080 40411111


A visit to Bangaluru is complete only when you have eaten a thali at Nagarjuna. Address: 44/1, Residency Road, Bangalore, Timings : 12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM, Phone number : 080 49652966.


Thalis offer a better option here.The Sada Thali and Special Thali, with a soup, an extra veggie, Biryani and Fruit Salad is the pick of the lot. Address : 1, 5th Main Road, Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, Timings : 9 AM to 10 PM, Phone number : 080 26605734.

Udupi Sri Krishna Bhavan

If you are looking for authentic South Indian meal near Basavangudi, Gandhi Bazaar look no further! Address: 115/116, 1st Floor, Gandhi bazaar, Basavanagudi, Bangalore, Timings : 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM, Phone number : 080 26676566.


he chefs at Karavalli continue to delight diners with exceptional meals inspired by the cuisine of the Bunts of Mangalore, the Coorgies, the Malayalees, and the Portuguese of Goa using the wealth of local spices, red chilies, coconut, pepper, fresh fish, meats and vegetables of the coast. Address: Gateway Hotel, 66, Residency Road, Bangalore, Timings : 12:30 PM to 3 PM, 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM, Phone Numbers : +91 9243452045, +91 9898780004.

Malgudi Vattika

For those traveling out via Mysore road, it's a less crowded option than some of the other popular thali destinations. Address : 64, Near Wonderla Gate, Hanumantha Nagar, Mysore Road, Bangalore, Timings : 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM, Phone number : 080 49653049.


South Indian cuisine has always conquered the taste buds of foodies. Taking up the responsibility Maiya's in Jayanagar is an undisputed leader. Though there are many restaurants serving South Indian dishes, Maiya's in Jayanagar stand out because they serve the right combination with every food item. Address: 459/30, 30th Cross, 4th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore, Timings : 7 AM to 9 PM, Phone Numbers : 080 43414400,080 43311111.


This is one place where the meals sell as hotly as their fiery Andhra biryani. You can start off by nibbling on the condiments, and then move on to the ghee-drizzled plates of rice. Address: 31, Church Street, Bangalore, Timings : 12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 10:30 PM, Phone Numbers : 080 25587389,080 41122535.

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