Bengaluru-based coffee fanatic, food enthusiast and blogger, Nithya Anantham chronicles her travels and food through the Instagram handle ‘Kaapilicious’. Here are her top choices for good coffee experiences in Bengaluru.
Hatti Kaapi truly lives up to its tagline ‘brewing a metre kaapi’. Try its signature blend – Mysuru Kaapi or Bella Kaapi (coffee sweetened with jaggery) for that much-needed dose of caffeine as soon as you land in the city.
Address: Kempegowda International Airport, Arrivals Gate, Devanahalli
Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) Taste pure filter coffee served in a silver tumbler, made with freshly roasted and ground coffee beans every single day, with no chicory added.
Address: 14, Lal Bagh Main Rd, Doddamavalli, Sudhama Nagar
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Airlines Hotel Enjoy sipping frothy strong filter coffee from a glass tumbler at this iconic place replete with the old-world charm of Bangalore under a huge banyan tree which is 100 years old.
Address: 4, Madras Bank Rd, Off Lavelle Rd
Coffee Mechanics Try the single estate slow coffees with a bit of drama – Chemex, Siphon, house-special Spiced French Press and their signature Mazagran. They also hold coffee brewing classes.
Address: 254, 3rd Main Rd, 1st Stage, 5th Block, HBR Layout
Third Wave Coffee Roasters These single-origin specialty coffees from Chikmagalur are surely bound to take your taste buds on an exciting ride. Try their Baarbara Estate on French press, MS Estate Organic on pour over, or their fancy seasonal fruity cold brews, flat white, lavender & rosemary sea salt mocha, la vie en rose and the pretty cafe is Instagram worthy.
Address: 984, 80 Feet Main Rd, Koramangala 4th Block
Alchemy Coffee Roasters Sip artisanal coffees in style at this beautiful cafe nestled in the busy Jayanagar area. Try the popcorn latte, affogato, latte de mandorla (latte made with almond milk).
Address: 51 Ground Floor, 5th Main Rd, 36th Cross Rd, 5th Block, Jayanagar