Three new breakfast menus hit town, catering to the hyper early birds and lazy, late risers
Bangaloreans take breakfast quite seriously, often setting aside some quality time over the weekend to devote to the first meal of the day. Hence, some of the cozy cafes around town are adding a bit of leisure and entertainment to go with home-baked breads and clever combo platters on the menu.
Work up an appetite at this activity space by Akila Srinivas and Sharath Reddy with some volleyball, bouldering, pool or foosball. Then, settle down to a homely breakfast of waffles, french toast, eggs to order, crepes, fresh juices and some really good coffee. Aptly named The Courtyard Cafe, the pet friendly space has just launched their Sunday breakfasts from 9.30 am until 2 pm. It includes a special range of breads, from whole brown to carrot and walnut to banana. Rs. 110 upwards. On KH Double Road, Shantinagar. Details: 40124484
Perfect for the comic book buff or the bookworm in general, this friendly, open space helmed by chef-partner Mickey Shenoy, has an eclectic menu that can easily see you through from breakfast to early supper. They offer hearty three-egg omlettes with wilted spinach, mashed potatoes, mushrooms on the side, your choice of sausages, bacon or even roast chicken, French toast, waffles and pancakes with cinnamon and banana-honey-nut, as well as bacon and pineapple options. They even cater to weight watchers and calorie counters with muesli, fruit bowls and yogurt. Rs. 100 upwards. At HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar. Details: 41231860
Musicians strumming in the background, happy pooches smoozing with their owners, and a relaxed vibe sets the tone at this cheery cafe by Neha Savara and Nipun Bhasker. You can linger here over a hearty choice of egg specials, bacon, sausages, baked beans and toast. Or if you prefer, crepes, waffles, hot and cold coffees, flavoured teas, smoothies and some wholesome sandwiches, burgers, rolls and ice cream sundaes. All day.
Rs. 50 upwards. At Lake View Farm, Varthur Road, Whitefield. Details: 9886382536