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Best places to chill out in and around HSR Layout

Best places to chill out in and around HSR Layout

Without a doubt, HSR Layout is a great place for youngsters who have just moved to the city. Be it for education or career, HSR Layout’s connectivity to both IT hubs and popular hangout locations ensure that you get the best of both worlds while you stay here. 

With morning walks around Agara lake and evening strolls along the wide and clean roads of the locality, you will find peace and calm here after long workdays. 

While on weekends, there is still plenty to explore and experience. With so many youngsters coming to the city and staying in PGs in HSR Layout, there is an undeniable youthful cheer and energy in this location.

Why HSR Layout is the best place to stay

Let us elaborate a little on what we’ve mentioned briefly above. Once we are done, you would not want to stay anywhere else than HSR Layout if your workplace is around this area. And with the huge number of PGs available in and near HSR Layout, there is nowhere else to go.

Neighbouring Areas

Some of Bengaluru’s most sought after locations surround HSR Layout, like Koramangala, Sarjapur, Electronic City, Bellandur, and BTM Layout. Some of these areas are major IT hubs while others offer rich cultural and dining experiences. Everything you need will be close to you when you are in HSR Layout.


If you live in HSR Layout, you can choose to eat dinner from different restaurants every night and still not run out of places. This is not hyperbole, it’s reality! With so many new restaurants, cafes, fast food outlets opening up in and around HSR Layout, there really is no lack of places to eat at or order in from. In addition to this, the range of food that is offered whatever your budget may be seems godsent. 

Taaza Thindi, JP Nagar

You would not expect the amount of crowd this place witnesses when you first see this outlet. Extremely popular for its exceptionally affordable prices and the quality of the food, this place is a must-visit for everyone who loves South Indian food even a little bit.

This place is known for: Best Idli, Hygienic Environment, Worth Waiting, Breakfast Joint, Casual Seating Area, Elegantly Decorated

Timings: 7am 12pm; 4:30pm 9:30pm

Al-Bek, HSR Layout

Experience Arabian food like never before. From the biryani to the kebabs made here, there isn’t one thing that would disappoint you. 

This place is known for: Quantity and Quality of Food, Polite Staff, Spill Proof Packaging, Contactless Delivery, Extensive Menu, Timely Service

Timings: 12pm 3am

The Hole in the Wall Cafe, Koramangala

Everyone needs a breakfast place close to where they’re staying. Especially for those when those terrible hangovers plague your day. Visit this quaint cafe in Koramangala for one of the best breakfasts in town. But be warned, you might have to wait for a bit before you get a table.

This place is known for: Breakfast Joint, Worth Waiting, Beautiful Cafe, Nice Cozy Place, Simple Decor, Cosy Ambience

Timings: 8am 9pm


Whether you want to go watch movies, play sports, or take on fun challenges with your friends there are places around that have got it all covered for you. Every weekend plan of yours will be unique. Check out a few things we suggest you can plan for!

Serene, quiet moments

You will find many small parks and gardens if you decide to just walk around the lanes of HSR Layout. There is a small garden, ideal for evening strolls, at almost every fifth turn taken in HSR Layout. If you are looking to indulge in nature while seated next to a water body, that is covered here too. 

Agara Lake, HSR Layout

Agara Lake is one of the best-maintained lakes in the entire city. It’s a natural lake that covers 98-acres of area. A well-built path has been built all around the lake where visitors are seen walking, jogging, and even walking their pets in the mornings and evenings. The path is three to four kilometres long and proves to be a great location for daily exercising. A variety of birds also show up at the lake which often makes it a delightful spot for bird watching. 

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens is an internationally renowned botanical garden. It is known for its botanical artwork, conservation and scientific studies of plants. It is also a place of great historical significance as it was first built during the leadership of Hyder Ali and was managed by various British superintendents before India’s independence. 


Of course, if we are talking about youngsters moving to Bangalore, how can we miss out on the nightlife of this city. HSR Layout is close to all the major pubs, bars, and clubs in South Bangalore. Here also, there are multiple options to choose from from premium to budget-friendly. Some of the famous places in and around these locations are mentioned below just to kickstart your experience.

Boho, Koramangala

Boho is a place that everyone wants to go to on a weekend. But if you cannot show up early to the place, getting in is going to be difficult. 

This place is known for: Sound System, Live Band, Cozy Ambience, Best Pub, Awesome Music, Amazing Music

Timings: 12pm 10.30pm

Sarjapur Social

Social is one of the city’s most famous go-to places. It has various branches spread across the city, with the Sarjapur location closest to HSR Layout!

This place is known for: No Cover Charge, A Black Tie Crowd, Fairly Priced Beers, Great Dance Floor, Attentive Service, Recommend Place

Timings: 9am 1am

URU Brewpark, JP Nagar

URU Brewpark is spread across a large expanse of land, giving outdoor and indoor seating options. Chic-looking and famous for its craft beers, this place should not be missed.

This place is known for: Servers were Friendly, Value of Money Food, Decor is Excellent, Kid Friendly, Good Bartenders, Ambience was Lovely

Timings: 10.30am 1am

House of Commons, HSR Layout

This is the place where you will often find people hanging out after office hours, especially from the workplaces in HSR Layout. Affordable food, booze, good music, and great company that’s what makes this House of Commons!

This place is known for: Happy Hour Offers, Respectful Staff, Ambience and Service, Service is Great and Fast, Good Food Good Quality, Cozy Ambience

Timings: 11am 12am

HSR Layout is located in South Bangalore, which is quite a posh area in itself. Property rents, even for renting out, are slightly higher in this area as compared to the rest of the city. 

So, as a newbie in the city, it is easier and more affordable for people to look for PGs and shared rental houses. Colive has many PGs in HSR Layout to choose from. You can find them on the Colive website: https://www.colive.com/

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