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Give Life A Quick Stir At These Kaapi Spots In Bengaluru

15/06/2017 8:37 AM IST | Updated 15/06/2017 1:50 PM IST

Bengaluru is synonymous with coffee. The city's coffee lovers can't get enough of their dose of filter coffee every morning (mid-morning, afternoon and evening). Some prefer it in a hip cafe while others enjoy it on the sidewalk while catching up with old friends, and then there are those who like to wash their breakfast down with a strong one. Whichever category you fall in, you know Bengaluru has your kind of coffee. Be it MTR's old Bangalore charm or Maiyas hustle and bustle; Matteo's with friends or Kaapi Katte for a quick refresher — there's character in Bengaluru's coffee and you haven't experienced the city without experiencing its coffee.

Airlines Hotel

Zomato

Where - Lavelle Road
When - 7 AM to 10 PM

Average cost for two - ₹400
What to order with coffee - Masala dosa, vada
Why - George Colambaris from Masterchef Australia ate here and loved it. That's not why you should eat here though. You should, for the coffee — milky, sweet and piping hot, this one can give any fancy cappuccino a run for its money. The sugar settles quietly at the bottom as the server brings it to you, so don't forget to give it a stir.

S N Refreshments

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Where - J P Nagar
When - 8 AM to 12:30 PM, 4 PM to 7:30 PM

Average cost for two - ₹100
What to order with coffee - Idly chutney
Why - If you're a fan of the cool Bengaluru breeze and good coffee, this is where you need to go. Away from the noisy main road, it is tucked in one of the lanes amidst lush greens. There's no indoor seating which makes it perfect to enjoy the weather while you sip coffee and dig into your soft idly with their amazing green chutney.

Third Wave Coffee Roasters

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Where - Koramangala
When - 10 AM to 11 PM (Mon, Wed, Fri), 9 AM to 11 PM (Sat-Sun) (Closed on Tuesdays)
Average cost for two - ₹800
What to order with your coffee - Skillet cookie or waffles
Why - There's a new wave of coffee these days — third Wave Coffee Roasters kind. They are making coffee cool and aspirational. Your favourite filtre coffee may have some competition. A wide variety of the finest coffee you can have, along with tasty treats, makes this a haven for coffee lovers.

The Flying Squirrel

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Where - Koramangala
When - 11 AM to 11 PM (Mon-Fri), 9 AM to 11 PM (Sat-Sun)

Average cost for two - ₹900
What to order with coffee - Pulled pork sandwich
Why - Ever tried one of those nitro brew coffees? Well, you can at The Flying Squirrel. They've got organic coffee, Vietnamese style coffee, and various other kinds. With a cafe style menu, you can sit down for a coffee and finish with dessert. What's not to love?

Indian Coffee House

Zomato

Where - Church Street
When - 8 AM to 8:30 PM

Average cost for two - ₹200
What to order with coffee - Scrambled eggs on toast
Why - This is a place that old Bangaloreans would relate to. Indian Coffee House is iconic. One look at the servers and you'll know what we mean. They're warm and serve with a smile. It is perfect to spend an afternoon sipping coffee out of an old fashioned white cup and saucer. It'll take you right back to the Bangalore of 1990s.

By 2 Coffee

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Where - Basavanagudi
When - 7 AM to 12 noon, 4 PM to 9:30 PM (Closed on Mondays)
Average cost for two - ₹100

What to order with coffee - Idly chutney
Why - When you're low on cash and high on hunger, By 2 Coffee is the answer. An absolutely delicious plate of idly with their signature green chutney and a steaming tumbler of filter coffee that is worth going there for comes to you for about ₹28. You couldn't have a more satisfying start to your day.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

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Where - MG Road
When - 9 AM to 11 PM

Average cost for two - ₹700
What to order with coffee - Almond cake
Why - Coffee date? May we suggest The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Even otherwise, you'd love this cozy set up of a coffee place in 1 MG Mall. Sometimes you just want that frothy cup of cappuccino with some cake on the side. And these people do a great coffee as well as cake.

Brahmin Tiffins & Coffee

Zomato

Where - Jayanagar
When - 6:45 AM to 9 PM

Average cost for two - ₹100
What to order with coffee - Vada and chutney
Why - Another gem in Jayanagar with just about 6 dishes on the menu and of course, coffee. A strong cup of filter coffee with a vada so crisp you wouldn't hear anything else when you bite into it. Now that's a meal worth waiting in line for. Yes, you'll need to wait because it's almost always crowded!

Lavonne

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Where - Domlur
When - 9 AM to 11 PM

Average cost for two - ₹300
What to order with coffee - Coconut and lime pie or macarons
Why - You thought Lavonne is just about sweet treats? Go back there and try some of their coffee. They have some amazing blends for you to choose from and quite a variety of options on how you can get your cup made. The sweet treats are a must have with your coffee.

Brahmin's Coffee Bar

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Where - Basavanagudi
When - 6 AM to 12 noon, 3 PM to 7 PM (Closed on Sundays)

Average cost for two - ₹100
What to order with coffee - Idly chutney
Why - No Bengaluru coffee list can be complete without featuring Brahmin's Coffee Bar. This is a legendary outlet which serves not only the best coffee but also the best idly with runny green chutney. And together they'll make your knees weak with happiness.

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