Romance is singing (even if off-key) to your lady love, giving a foot massage, conversing with your eyes across a crowded room, cooking a special meal of his/her favourite foods or simply holding hands; And it’s keeping things fresh by creative & thoughtful gestures and joyful little surprises too.
Romance is also to make time to make time. Being together and giving your partner a 100% of you is what’s truly romantic! So, plan a special outing middle of the week (or weekend) as good things don’t have to be saved for special occasions alone.
EventsHigh plays cupid choosing some romantic ideas around Bangalore from restaurants to hangouts. Laugh, Love, Live!
Ulsoor Lake, Lumbini Gardens & Sankey Tank
They make up for the beach front that Bangalore lacks. Cool breeze, lake front with park-benches to gaze eternally, walker’s path to stroll around, an atmosphere of serenity and eco-friendly boat rides. If you seek a little more adventure, Lumbini Gardens offers many amusement rides.
Lalbagh & Cubbon Park
The lung spaces in the heart of Bangalore. A romantic walk around lush greenery would make the flurry of the city fade and make your hearts flutter. The Lalbagh Glass House and the gazebos at Cubbon Park are best to share sweet nothings.
Planetarium & Musical Fountain
Stargazing and wishing upon them together at the planetarium makes for a very romantic evening. So does watching the colourful sprinkler show after sundown at the Musical Fountain park.
Dimly lit with fat white candles, huge vases full of exotic flowers, soft lounge music, Mediterranean ambiance, chic decor and gourmet dishes. This place romances like none other and no wonder tops the romantic list every time. Book the table under the cheery tree in the courtyard and you’ve courted correctly already! 6, Wood Street, Ashok Nagar, Richmond Road| 080 41128400 #OliveBeach
The 13th floor
One of Bangalore’s most popular watering holes, its high up on the 13th floor and offers breathtaking views of the city. The sparkle of the city lights would add more sparkle to dreamy eyes. The retro music and colourful cocktails keep the mood high up too. Get Lucky with 13! 84, Barton Centre, MG Road | 080 49652582.
The Tao Terraces
This Terrace Lounge & Pan-Asian fine dining transports you to oriental land with its soothing music, bamboo finish, dark background make it ideal for a candle lit dinner. Romance the Asian way with Zen like calm! 5th Floor, 1 MG Mall, Opposite Vivanta by Taj, MG Road | 080 49653408 #thetaoterraces
Privacy (it’s on a farm) is their middle name! And the spontaneous yet customized seven course meal in a relaxed, romantic environment sets the mood just right. If you’re waiting to pop the question then this sure is the place. 45 Kalena Agrahara (1 KM after Meenakshi Temple) Bannerghatta Road | 080 49653247.
153 Biere Street
Saving the best for the last – This is a much more than restaurant and also hangout destination! It flanks a microbrewery, bake house, restaurant, retail shop and an open space for events. The cobblestone paths and pretty street lamps bring alive the old-world charm of European streets right out of postcards. European rendezvous! Behind Forum Value Mall, Varthur Main Road, Whitefield | +91 9845887454 #153BiereStreet