Best Andhra Meals in Bengaluru

Unlimited rice topped with ghee, scrumptious dal aka pappu, tangy and spicy side-kicks as chutney, pickles (gongura and mango-based) and assortment of podi (dal-based spice powders such as Gun powder, Kandi podi etc ) are what makes a delicious plate of Andhra bhojanam/meals.

The balance of spice, tanginess and sweetness is what makes this cuisine of vegetarian meal so tasty and fulfilling.

Beyond the regulars such as Nagarjuna, Nandhana, Meghana, Bhagini, Bheema’s etc – check out this list of best Andhra meals/bhojanam places in Bengaluru.

Eden Park, Cunningham Road
A beautiful garden restaurant oasis bang in the middle of the city. For over 40 years, Eden Park has been serving delicious Andhra meals along with non-veg dishes only during lunch hours.

  • Must eat: Veg Andhra meals, mushroom starters, chicken and mutton starters
  • Timings: 10 am to 11 pm (open all days of the week)
  • Parking: within the restaurant premises for cars and motorcycles
  • Serves beer
  • Serves soft drinks
  • AC restaurant (meals section only) + Family and kids friendly
  • Wheelchair Access: Yes
  • Andhra meals is served only inside the restaurant and NOT served in the garden/outdoor seating area
  • Location: Eden Park Restaurant, Cunningham Road, Bengaluru [Google Maps link]
  • Mode of payment: Cash, credit/debit cards, UPI
Veg Andhra Meals at Eden Park Restaurant Cunnigham Road Bengaluru
Veg Andhra meals at Eden Park Restaurant

Hotel Annapoorna, Gandhinagar, Majestic
A forefather to the current crop of Andhra restaurants in the city such as Nagarjuna, Nandini, Nandhana etc – since 1970s, Hotel Annapoorna has been a beacon of delicious and affordable Andhra food.

  • Must eat: Veg Andhra meals, chilli chicken starter, chicken/mutton biryani, Anjal fry, prawn fry (fresh seafood being seasonal – so check for availability)
  • Timings: 12 pm to 3:30 pm and 7 pm to 10:30 pm (open all days of the week)
  • Parking: no dedicated parking in the restaurant premises for cars and motorcycles (lots of by-lanes/shopping complexes offer paid parking)
  • Do NOT serve beer
  • Serves soft drinks
  • Non-AC restaurant + Family and kids friendly
  • Wheelchair Access: No
  • Andhra meals is served during lunch and dinner hours
  • Location: Hotel Annapoorna, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru [Google Maps link]
  • Mode of payment: Cash, credit/debit cards [NO payment by UPI]
Vegetarian Andhra Meals at Hotel Annapoorna Gandhinagar Majestic Bengaluru
Veg Andhra Meals at Hotel Annapoorna Gandhinagar Majestic

Link to my full review of Hotel Annapoorna

Tharuni Andhra Mess, Domlur
A family-run Andhra mess with basic ambiance but high on taste. Tharuni Andhra mess is one of the many small gems of Andhra cuisine in Bengaluru.

  • Must eat: Veg Andhra meals, egg burji, chicken biryani, chicken fry
  • Timings: 12 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm (open all days of the week)
  • Parking: no dedicated parking in the restaurant premises for cars and motorcycles (lots of by-lanes/shopping complexes offer paid parking)
  • Do NOT serve beer
  • Do NOT serve soft drinks (but you can carry your bottle)
  • Non-AC restaurant + Family and kids friendly
  • Wheelchair Access: No
  • Andhra meals is served during lunch and dinner hours
  • Location: Tharuni Andhra Mess, Domlur, Bengaluru [Google Maps link]
  • Mode of payment: Cash and UPI only [no credit/debit cards are accepted]
Veg Andhra Meals with Egg Bhurji at Tharuni Andhra Mess Domlur Dengaluru
Delicious Veg Andhra Meals with Egg Bhurji at Tharuni Andhra Mess

Link to my full review of Tharuni Andhra Mess

Andhra Ruchulu, Jayanagar and JP Nagar
One of the most delicious Andhra meal restaurant in South Bengaluru, both the outlets of Andhra Ruchulu cook delicious meals and other non-vegetarian fare and their service is absolutely brilliant

  • Must eat: Veg Andhra meals with complimentary chilli guava ice-cream, chicken biryani, chicken ghee roast
  • Timings: 12pm to 11pm (open all days of the week)
  • Parking: valet parking for cars and dedicated parking for motorcycles
  • Serves beer
  • Serves soft drinks
  • AC restaurant + Family and kids friendly
  • Wheelchair Access: Yes
  • Andhra meals is served during lunch and dinner hours
  • Location: Andhra Ruchulu, Jayanagar [Google Maps link] + Andhra Ruchulu, JP Nagar [Google Maps link]
  • Mode of payment: Cash, UPI and credit/debit cards are accepted

Hotel Navayuga, Gandhinagar, Majestic
For over 45 years, Hotel Navayuga has been serving a delicious fare of non-veg dishes and veg Andhra meals to the stars of Kannada movie industry and to the common man.

  • Must eat: Veg Andhra meals, chicken biryani, chilli chicken, chicken kabab
  • Timings: 11:30pm to 3:30pm and 7pm to 10:30pm (open all days of the week)
  • Parking: No dedicated parking for cars (lots of shopping/parking complexes around) + limited motorcycle parking in the private alley leading upto the restaurant
  • Do NOT serve beer
  • Do NOT serve soft drinks (but ask the waiter to bring one from outside and tip him)
  • Non-AC restaurant + separate section for Family and kids
  • Wheelchair Access: Yes
  • Andhra meals is served during lunch and dinner hours
  • Location: Hotel Navayuga, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru [Google Maps link]
  • Mode of payment: Cash, credit/debit cards, UPI are all accepted
Biryani and chilli chicken and veg Andha meals at Hotel Navayuga Majestic Gandhinagara Bangalore
Andhra Meals with Biryani rice, Chilli chicken and chicken kabab at Hotel Navayuga

Link to my full review of Hotel Navayuga

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