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Bowring Institute

St marks Road, Bangalore 560001, India (Richmond Town)
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Ranked #1,028 of 3,500 Restaurants in Bangalore
Price range: $1 - $50
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Indian, Chicken Wings
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout, Buffet
Neighborhood: Richmond Town
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50% Recommend
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English first
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A National Geographic explorer, a friend of mine and I hosted dinner to visiting college students from Georgia, USA before their flight to USA form Bengaluru. American College kids out of their comfort zone spent a week interacting with the Mahout community, Coorg, after which they were ready to bounce back to US. Bowring Institute a classic hangout for Britishers... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I went to this club's restaurant with my wife's friend who happened to be a member. The food was awesome. Simply superb and economical too. The location is also very close to Brigade road, MG Road and commercial streets.

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Ernakulam, Kerala, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This place is very close to the MG road metro station,one of the terminal halts of Namma Metro.its is in close proximity to the busy streets like the Brigade road and Commercial street. There is awesome dinner with outdoor seating,the food is great and the bill won't shock you!!! How to get there: From the Airport: The Vayu Vajra bus... More

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Bangalore, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Had been to this place quite a few times and nothing has changed over the years. Same laid back attitude, slow service, OK food , but the major plus point is the location - bang on MG Road center of city, the food and booze prices are cheaper you can relax and take your time to eat, drink adn talk.... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

We are regulars at this club the best place to sit and relax with your freinds thouh you hsve to be member to go in this club non membrrs are not allowed you have a big swimmingpoolnice restaurants kids play area a well equioed gym and a more store to help you purchase your food items the drinks are dam... More

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Hyderabad, India
14 reviews 14 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Had stayed in the month of August. The location of the club is great. The club is pretty close to MG road etc. The room are ok and the bathrooms are a little worse. The buffet breakfast is complimentary and is good. The service for the breakfast is really slow. Its like the service is in slow motion. They will... More

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Bangalore, India
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190 reviews 190 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Bowring institute has a laid back colonial charm of greenery & ambience.Good food & excellent ambience to unwind at a leisurely pace.Sunday buffet is excellent. Nice breezy evenings thanks to the greenery around & cubbon park in close vicinity.

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Mumbai, India
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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

This is a very centrally located property.. It has good rooms with air conditioning, tv and a good bathroom.. the breakfast is complimentary.. but those who are affiliate members must try the non veg food in the club.. absolutely finger licking good.. the club is right next door to hard rock cafe and literally 5 mins walking distance from cauvery... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

I stayed in Bowring's for a day on a special recommendation of a friend who is a member of the club (only members or members guests can stay). The cottage interiors were very old and needed maintenance. The cooling in one of the rooms didn't work and we had to change the room. Got the feel of an old government... More

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Queensland, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I visited the Bowring Institute because as a child I used to play there - my mum and dad were members and held their wedding reception in the hall. I was met at the entrance by an officious staff member who said I would need permission from the manager to look around. I explained the reason for my visit. The... More

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