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Best Eateries in Bangalore for College Students

Bangalore is the second best choice for the Indian students just after Delhi. Dozens of colleges and educational institutes attract thousands of young people to this magnificent city. These young students spend their best years doing studies. But student life is not about studies alone. It is also about friendship, making new relations, doing some amazing stuffs with best buddies and of course hanging out with them.

But students not often afford a lavish lunch or dinner at a posh restaurant. They mostly head for places which offer great food at a great friendly atmosphere but at the same time are not likely to leave dents in their loose pockets. Bangalore has ample of such value for money, student-friendly destinations where throngs of college goers gather for breakfast, lunch and dinner or just to have some little bite while having discussions on anything under the sky. Let’s check out a detailed list of the best places to eat for college students in Bangalore.



Address: 28, 4th ‘B’ Cross, 5th Block, Koamangala, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 650/- (Approx.)

Truffles undoubtedly tops the list when it comes to the most favourite eating points for the college students in Bangalore. Located at the most sought after place in the city, Truffles serves superb Burgers and yummy desserts. The interiors would remind you of your college benches. The inside ambience is totally apt for any time addas for the young crowd.

College folks mostly gather here in large groups as the seating arrangement also encourage some great group chat for longer times. The Classic Stuffed Chicken Steak, All American cheese Burger, Nachos n Spaghetti Cheese Balls, Sloppy Joe, Ferraro Rocher Shake, Kahlua Fantasy are some of the most demanded items of Truffles.

The Hole in the Wall Café

Address: 4, 8th Main Road, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 650/- (Approx.)

The Hole in The Wall Cafe

The Hole in the Wall Café is one of the most favourite breakfast joints of the youngsters. After a night long college-festival, or a stay over at friend’s house or PGs, this Café would make your morning platter really worth not just eating, but cherishing for a long time! The sandwiches, pancakes, omlettes, waffles, ginger-lime juice or simple their combo breakfast options-all are sumptuous and scrummy. This popular eatery gets filled by 8 in the morning, so one has to reach there before it’s too late!

Vidyarthi Bhavan

Address: 32, Gandhi Bazaar, Near Gandhi Bazaar Circle, Basavanagudi, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 120/- (Approx.) 

Vidyarthi Bhawan Cafe

Vidyarthi Bhavan is not just popular among the college goers, this is a legendary eatery in Bangalore serving some of the most authentic and delicious south Indian dishes for decades. A humble place with some humble menu in the list, Vidyarthi Bhavan is unassuming by its looks but tremendously popular among the city-dwellers in Bangalore.

Every morning scores of students gather over here to just kick-start their lazy mornings with the crackling sound of munching those super crispy ghee soaked dosas. Other popular regular items of Vidyarthi Bhavan are soft and fluffy idlis, gooey khara bath, crispy vadas and obviously the hot coffee.

Dyu Art Café

Address: 23, MIG, KHB Colony, Near Mangala Kalyana Mantapa,
8th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore

Cost for Two: Rs. 400/- (Approx.)

DYU Art Cafe

When in need for a break from all the topsy-turvyof a regular college day, the college folks of Bangalore swiftly bring themselves to this peaceful world of Dyu Art Café. Located at a calm by-lane of Koramangala, Dyu provides a cozy and comfortable ambience. You can spot bunches of young people coming and going there throughout the day. The food quality of Dyu is also worth mentioning. Sandwiches, toasts, juices, hot and cold coffee are all fresh and delectable. This is one of the most popular hangout places for the college goers in Bangalore city.

Mr. Beans- Home Café

Address: 100 Feet Road, Next to Karnataka Bank, Near BDA Complex, 3rd Block, Koramangala, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 800/- (Approx.)

Mr. Bean's Home Cafe

Known for its quirky yet beautiful interiors, M. Beans-Home Café is another student’s favourite eatery in Bangalore. It’s an amazing place for the young crowds who really like both good foods and games. The café offers quality foods with lots of board games. The students mostly like the football zone. Coffee, Sandwiches, Pizzas are of very good quality. All in all, Mr. Beans-Home Café is a refreshing experience for the young students.

Cup O’ Joe

Address: 483, 1A Cross Road, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 700/-

Cup O Joe

Cup O’ Joe is an ideal hang out destination for college students. This dimly lit rooftop café has an awesome ambience with live music, comfortable seating arrangement, great hospitality, and great good! Though the place covers comparatively a small area, it never fails to accommodate a large group of people. From small bites of potato wages to main course with pasta, grilled Bekti, Bruschettas, lamb steaks or a good variety of coffee and desserts would make your hangout a memorable one for sure!

Dice N Dine

Address: 71/72, The Elite, 5th Block, Jyoti Nivas College Road, Koramangala, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 800/- (Approx.)

Dice n Dine

The name says it all! Dice n Dine is such a unique café concept that it became instantly popular and a must-go place for all the young college students in Bangalore, especially for those game-nerds. Truly, this café let both the dices and dishes accommodate themselves quite cozily. Dice n Dine offers a tip-top, beautiful place with dozens of board games and yummy foods. Its uniquely informal ambience with colourful interiors and laid back moments with your best buddies playing your favourite games and having some delectable bites make this café one of the most favourite eateries for the college students in Bangalore.

Gilly’s Resto bar

Address: 91, Jyoti Nivas College Road, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 1200/- (Approx.) with Alcohol.

Best eateries for college students in Bangalore

Gilly’s is all about food, fun and music in a very decent atmosphere. It is a restaurant with the bar facility and is popular among the young crowd who enjoy fair drinking. The drinks especially the cocktails are fairly budget-friendly and perfect for the college students. Lamb steaks, Chicken Wings, Pizzas and other food items are also quite good in taste. The live music makes the whole ambience even more comfortable and enjoyable.

Just Shawarma

Address: 45/1, Big Bazar Complex, Opposite Central Mall, 9th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 200/- (Approx.)

Just SHawarma

Located at a populous area of the city, Shawarma is a very well-known name among the college goers in Bangalore. Shawarma is the latest addition of the on-going trend of this particular Arab delicacy which has become a hot new food option apart from all those regular bites like burgers, sandwiches and pizzas. This food joint offers some deliciously stuffed rolls in an unbelievably low price. Good quality food and low pricing really work like magnet for Just Shawarma.  


Address: 4032, Terrace Mainland China Building, HAL,
2nd Stage, Off 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore

Cost for Two: Rs. 1100/- (Approx.) with Alcohol.


Hoppipolla is another pocket friendly eatery which is tremendously popular among the young college students of Bangalore. Located at the same building of another famous restaurant, Mainland China, Hoppipolla has created a particular fan follower for itself. The place remains crowded throughout the week but on Fridays and Saturdays it gets completely jammed with bunches of bubbling people from around the city.

This cosmopolitan eating joint has everything that attracts most young people. Loud Music, alfresco seating arrangements, colourful interiors, some fun-to-play boar games and great foods are the chief attractions of Hoppipolla.

Toast- Not Just Sandwiches

Address: 1339, 5, 22nd Main, 41st Cross, 9th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 400/- (Approx.)


Toast is another student’s favourite food joint in Bangalore. This unassuming little café is a very cozy, fashionable one having a stylish wooden interior, some off-beat lighting, a peaceful ambience and awesome foods. A good variety of sandwiches would make any friendly discussion even more passionate. On a very interesting note, toast serves some delectable ranges of Maggi preparation. Their Exclusive Maggi ranges from Creamy-Luscious to Maggi Indiana, or Southy Maggi, or Maggi Butter Masala or even Chocolate Maggi! These items are really worth giving a try.

Café Thulp

Address: 998, 1st Main, 1st Block, Koramangala, Bangalore
Cost for Two: Rs. 1000/- (Aprrox.)

Cafe Thulp

Café Thulp is totally designed in comic theme which could have attracted the kiddos of the town, but somehow it managed to pull a larger share of college going people in Bangalore. Even the afternoons remain almost filled up here at the Thulp. The burgers, Momos and desserts are truly delectable. Café Thulp is a warm place for friends to hangout.

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