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Bowring Institute

€€ - €€€
Richmond Town
Indian, Chinese, Bar, Asian, Pub
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St marks Road, Bengaluru 560001, India
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Bengaluru, India
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old colonial ambience & charm. Sitting in the open can make you feel as if you are in the one of the military officers mess or club. Their starters such as babycorn fry & mushroom fry are worth trying. And offcourse, the hard drinks are very cheap.

Thank 936praveenk
Bengaluru, India
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

During the last 17 years of my stay in Bangalore, I must have passed by a thousand times..however i had the privilege to visit just yesterday invited by some friends.. yes, one has to be a member or a guest.. presently the main complex is under renovation.. centrally located, vast expanse, old world charm, smiling hospitality with courtesy by the... More 

Thank arjunajb
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Nice Place, Nice ambience, Easy on Pocket; But do you have a member who can lead you in. It's for Members only.

Thank GeetBatra
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

in this institute only entry for members , we are not members but our luck we got the entry to institute ...food OK . places good..its centrally located in bengaluru . The staff also good. Drinks also available. veg and non veg food available. its near to Metro Station .walk able distance to metro station .

Thank Venki V
Bengaluru, India
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834 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a legend of the city . The old world charm of the olden times is revived here . Spread over the Vast area it is a luxury to bask here in open surroundings with a glass of beer in in hand and a spread of the meal any day . The membership is very exclusive , the... More 

Thank kamakshi2015
Bengaluru, India
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

bowring institute can't be entered unless you have a membership. striking is a small shop outside Kosh'ys on corner of church street seeks bowling kulfi which is said to be innovative old and originated from bowring institute. it's popular and a thing to be tasted by all

Thank Samik K
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

What can one say about Bowring Institute. It is very centrally located and has ample parking space and food is really good. One needs to be a member or a member host has to chaperone you in. Once in you can be there for as long as you want and get great food from street eats to high end french... More 

Thank Gayatri K
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016

even my dogs rejected the food served by the club minimum of 45 minutes taken to serve the order services, food quality & prices is also very poor.

Thank hari p
Bangalore, India
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is the BEST Among British established clubs at Bangalore . Management is professional and Service oriented . Food is very hygienic and tasty , served in an OPEN LAWN & Air Conditioned COFFEE SHOP. Rooms are well maintained , furnished and spacious. Campus has a NILGIRI Department stores, HOPCOMS vegetable & fruit shop & NANDINI Parlour . Health Club... More 

Thank Sairam N
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

good community club well trained staff good swimming pool gym, suana , barber shop groceries store departmental store good guest room must have coffee , chicken dosa

Thank vinayckalro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Chinese, Bar, Asian, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St marks Road, Bengaluru 560001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru>  > Richmond Town
  • Neighbourhood: Richmond Town
  • Phone Number: 22273728

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?