Commercial Street in Bangalore
Very true to its name, famous Commercial Street in Bangalore is all about commerce and shopping. In fact Commercial Street is far busier and more popular with locals than M.G Road and Brigade Road. And there are good reasons why Commercial Street attracts more crowd than M.G Road and Brigade Road.
Unlike M.G Road and Brigade Road, Commercial Street doesn’t offer only international & renowned brands. It brings the best of brand as well as non brand world. In other words, Commercial Street in Bangalore is for masses as well as for classes. Here there are strings of retail outlets that boost renowned global brands as well as local shops that sell local goods at unbelievably lower prices.Here one can splurge as well as bargain, a rare combination indeed that can be enjoyed nowhere else in Bangalore but only at this place. The local garment shops of Commercial Street are especially popular for selling clothes/wardrobes at unbelievable bargain prices. Another very good thing about this place is that it is dotted with many street hawkers that will offer you the charm of traditional street shopping.
Foodies and people who want to beat stress with delicious food can also have equally good time here. KFC, McDonalds, and innumerable coffee shops & pizza outlets are always taming with foodies and people who simply want to have jolly time.
To sum up, die hard shopaholics in Bangalore literally swear by the name of Commercial Street. However, tourists who are visiting Commercial Street for the first time should be ready to deal with mad rush and chaos of this place. But, they aren’t going to feel regretted for visiting this place that is rest assured.
Shops in Commercial Street Bangalore
For clothes and fabrics
- Pooja Collections: famous for Silk Bangaloredupattas, and fabulous yards of Maheshwari and printed cottons.
- Radhika Dezigns: just next to Pooja Collections, sells all types of female wardrobes
- Khadi Bhandar
- Dupatta House
- Mysore Saree Udyog
- Elan Design Studio
- Shama Rao Drapers
- C Krishniah Chetty & Sons
- Kusuma Harnath Jewellers
- Narayan Jewellers
For Home Décor:
- Asiatic Arts and Crafts
- Triveni Vinod
Restaurants at Commercial Street Bangalore
Woody’s - a popular vegetarian multi cuisine restaurant
For reservations: (080) 25582714, (080) 25596444
Saleem Kitchen - very famous for its Non Veg cuisines with a distinct south Indian taste.
For reservations: (080) 25559899
Cool Joint - very famous for its fast food & snacks. Grilled sandwiches, dosa, idili and juices are some of the menus that are served here.
Shaadi ki Biryani - Immensely popular for its Biryani.
Tibbs Frankle - serves fast food.
South Indies - very popular for its South Indian cuisines.
Mint Masala - Chinese, Continental, Jain-food, Multi-Cuisine restaurant.
For reservations call(080) 40894999.
Samarkand restaurant - renowned for it Mughlai & Northwest-Frontier cuisines.
For reservations call – (080) 40894999.
Shiv Sagar Restaurant - this is purely for veggies. Immensely popular among die hard vegetarians of Bangalore. For reservation call (080) 25323767.
Vasudev Adiga’s - very famous for its fast food South Indian Cuisines. Also serves North Indian and Chinese cuisines.