Weekend On A Budget: Things To Do In Bangalore

Having an eventful weekend in a metropolitan city can be a very expensive affair. But then again, staying home doing nothing is plain boring. You end up choosing between getting bored and shelling out a big chunk of money. Sounds awful? Well, what if you could have a list of things to do in Bangalore on a weekend without having to break the bank?

A well-planned weekend in Bangalore can be exciting, eventful and, hold your breath, inexpensive! Yes, and we can help you plan a budget-friendly weekend within Bangalore!

The best way to get around Bangalore is on a two-wheeler. It’s super convenient and the Bangalore climate makes it an even better experience! Just remember not to ride/drive when you are planning to drink.

Rent a bike

 

Friday | Evening

To kickstart your weekend, head over to Meghana Foods to load on some carbs. Their biryani is lip-smacking!

Location: Koramangala, Jayanagar, Marathahalli, Indiranagar and Residency Road
Cost for two: Rs.800

 

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If biryani isn’t your true love, then don’t worry we have another amazing option for you. Market Table serves some of the best Meditteranean dishes which are a perfect blend of healthy ingredients and delicious taste.  

Location: Koramangala
Cost for two: Rs.600

 

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Friday | Night

What is Friday night in Bangalore without a party scene? Bangalore starts feeling more alive after the sun goes down. You’ll be spoilt with choices in this beautiful city.

Vapour pub and brewery, with amazing music, ambiance, and craft beers, is one of the best budget-friendly breweries in Bangalore.

Location: Sarjapur Road and Indiranagar
Cost for two: Rs.1,400 (including alcohol)

 

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If you aren’t much of a party person, you can head over to the closest multiplex to catch your favorite movie.

Book your tickets: https://in.bookmyshow.com/bengaluru
Cost for two: Rs.500

 


Or you can call your friends over and host a small get-together at home. Mix up some drinks, put on some music and play fun games! 

Rent a bar unit

Location: Your humble abode
Cost: Priceless

 

Saturday | Morning

The best way to start your Saturday is by having the famous ‘Benne Masala Dosa” at CTR a.k.a Shri Sagar. The place is usually crowded and you might have to wait for a while before you get a table but trust me, it is totally worth the wait.

Location: Malleshwaram
Cost for two: Rs.200

 

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Saturday | Afternoon

To beat the afternoon heat, take a dip in the pool at Windflower Prakruthi Resort, followed by some delicious buffet lunch. You can use all of their indoor and outdoor games. They also have quite a few adventure activities that you can opt for.

Location: Devanahalli
Cost of two: Rs.1000

 

Saturday | Night

If you are someone who enjoys stand- up comedy shows, live music or art performances, head over to Humming Tree. They have different events almost every weekend. You can log onto insider.in or eventshigh.com to see the list of events in Bangalore and find something that you are interested in.

Location: Indiranagar
Cost: Tickets start at Rs.300 per head

 

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On the other hand, if you are a party animal, book a pub crawl event on Dineout. You can make new friends and have a few beers, cocktails or shots at every pub that you go to.

Location: All over Bangalore
Cost: Starting at Rs.599 per head

 

Sunday | Morning

The best start to your lazy Sunday morning is the amazing breakfast tray at Social. No matter what time you start your day, you can go to Social for a big breakfast. This place will never disappoint you.

Location: Koramangala, Church street and Whitefield
Cost for two: Rs.600

 

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Sunday | Mid-morning

Take a wine tour at Grover Vineyards. You will get to see the winemaking process. Not only that, but you’ll also get to sniff, swirl and sip 5 different varieties of wine!

Location: Nandi Hills
Cost: Starting at Rs.250 per head

 

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If you would want some adrenaline rush instead, then head over to an escape room. You’ll be locked in a themed room with various clues. You have to use those clues to find your way out. Go with your group of friends for maximum fun!

Location: Indiranagar
Cost: Starting at Rs.599 per head

 

Sunday | Afternoon

The next stop is Atta Galatta. A paradise for book lovers where you can peacefully sit down to have a quick bite and read to your heart’s content. This place hosts quite a few events as well. You can check for events in this venue on eventshigh.com.

Location: Koramangala
Cost for two: Rs.200

 

If food holds a higher position than books on the list of things you love, then head over to Empire restaurant. The food there is mouth-watering! Try their Paneer Tikka Masala and Coin paratha if you are a vegetarian and the dosa chicken if you are a non-vegetarian.

Location: They have more than 15 outlets. Find one near you.
Cost for two: Rs.750

 

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A Bangalore weekend plan is incomplete without some amazing street food! Indulge in a wide variety of dishes ranging from South Indian and North Indian to Chinese, at V.V.Puram food street.

Location: V V Puram
Cost: Starting at Rs.30

 

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Sunday | Night

End your weekend with a movie or your favorite sitcom in the comfort of your home. After a weekend full of food, music, drinks, movies and more, it’s time to gear up for another productive week!

Rent a TV

 

Seema Rath

Lifestyle blogger. Licensed Zumba instructor. YouTuber. Not a sesquipedalian!

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