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Bangalore City's Shopping Malls-Food Courts, Movies and Shopping

Updated on October 21, 2010

Bangalore Malls

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MovieForum MallClothing BrandsFood CourtUB city
Forum Mall
Forum Mall
Clothing Brands
Clothing Brands
Food Court
Food Court
UB city
UB city

Shopping And Entertainment Under One Roof

Tourists and locals alike love Bangalore's large shopping malls as a one-stop family destination for shopping, entertainment and great food. College and school children love to hang out at the malls too. Open all days of the week, they are generally crowded during the weekends and holidays. Each is equipped with a large basement car parking with valet service in some of the malls. Movie theaters and Food Courts are generally housed on the top two floors, while Grocery and home supplies by large brands such as Big Bazaar and Spar Hyper Market occupy a couple or more floors. The rest is occupied by high-end restaurants and clothing, shoes, accessories that include eye wear, watches, jewelry, handbags,etc. Coffee shops such as Cafe Coffee Day and Ice Cream(Gelato, Baskin Robbins), Chocolate and Cookie(Cookie Man) Joints dot the Ground Floor. Additional promos by companies occupy the well of the malls. Clothing(men, women and children) sections house large brands. Designer wear is extensive. Shoppers Stop and Lifestyle are among the most sought after for clothes.

The Food Courts are a food lover's paradise. Every mall's Food Court boasts of cuisines from all over. Italian pizzas and pastas, burgers and buritos,......Chinese such as Beijing Bites, Chings, Chung Wah. North Indian, South Indian and chaats at Shiv Sagar. Empire,Salem Kitchen are among the local brands that serve delicious Biriyanis, Appam, Tandoori items. Seafood Bay serves up all things fishy. Apart from these, KFC, McDonalds and Taco Bell are the brands that have their own space. Stand alone restaurants(Continental/North Frontier cuisines) also vie for space here.

  • UB City : The high end mall housing western brands such as Louis Vitton
  • Mantri Square : The largest and the latest among Bangalore malls.
  • Garuda Mall : Popular among the Gen X because of its proximity to colleges.
  • Forum Mall : One of the first in Bangalore
  • Eva Mall : Only for the Eves
  • Bangalore Central : Right in the heart of the city on MG Road
  • Safina Plaza : Great bargains are available and Close to Commercial Street
  • Lido : Best brands available
  • Sigma : On Cunningham Road,easily accessible
  • Gopalan : One stop shopper's paradise
  • Esteem Mall : Everything you need under one roof

Hot Tip : Plan ahead and reach before crowds gather at any of the malls. Preferably around 11/11:30 AM. You can finish your shopping and head to the Food Court or your choice of restaurant for lunch. Catch up on a movie(prior booking online makes it easy) and head back after a visit to the coffee shop for some pastries and coffee.

Bangalore's Shopping Malls

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A markerUB City -
UB City, Vittal Mallya Rd, Sampangirama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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B markerMantri Square Mall,Malleswaram -
Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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C markerGaruda Mall -
Garuda Mall, Ashok Nagar, Magrath Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025, India
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D markerForum Mall -
The Forum, Marigowda Rd, Adugodi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095, India
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E markerEva Mall -
Eva Mall, Magrath Rd, Ashok Nagar, Victoria Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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F markerBangalore Central Mall -
Bangalore Central Mall, FM Cariappa Rd, Sivanchetti Gardens, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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G markerSafina Plaza -
Safina Hotel & Plaza, Main Guard Cross Rd, Tasker Town, Ulsoor, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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H markerLido Mall -
Lido Mall, Someshwarpura, Ulsoor, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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I markerSigma Mall -
Sigma Mall, Cunningham Rd, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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J markerEsteem Mall -
Esteem Mall, Kempapura Main Rd, Chiranjeevi Layout, Hebbal Kempapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560032, I
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    • MPG Narratives profile image

      Marie Giunta 7 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Oh another reason to come to visit India, the shopping!!

    • Youngcurves19 profile image

      Youngcurves19 7 years ago from Hawaii

      SHOPPING yay! great hub

    • Purple Perl profile image

      Purple Perl 7 years ago from Bangalore,India


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      Simone Haruko Smith 7 years ago from San Francisco

      Wow! These all sound like great places to shop, munch, and unwind!