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MTR - Mavalli Tiffin Rooms

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#14, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560027, India
080 22230471
Tue - Fri 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must visit for a breakfast. If you are around bangalore it is must visit for breakfast. Authentic and Pure South Indian style breakfast. Be sure to get early there else u ll have to wait for a longer time in the queue

Thank KPA1K
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

we had an evening snacks with dumroot halwa, masala dosa, rava iddly and hot strong filter coffee, which are the specialities at this hotel. Very very delicious and enjoyable.

Thank Rajan V
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

MTR is one of the oldest Landmarks of Bangalore, situated just opposite Lalbagh, the famous Eden Garden Park of the city. During 1950's, I have seen people lining up early in the morning after a morning walk at Lalbagh, to have their cup of coffee, which was served in Silver, long size cups. It was a matter of prestige to... More 

Thank Govindarao K
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent spread of break fast, lunch and dinner. Good quality and service. The ambiance is good. They also have a sweet and savory shop attached. It is closed on Monday. Lunch and dinner menu on week ends is lavish with many dishes individually served.

Thank Srini52
Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From their own innovation Rava idli to Massa dosa to their stomach filling meals... All jus yummmm and nothing else.

Thank ShilpaVikas
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

MTR is not just a restaurant, its a legend of Bengaluru. The distinct taste of food, the old world charm and its illustrious history make it a memorable dining experience. With the current popularity of its fast food all over the world MTR is truly an international brand.

Thank SSRaju
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Please visit this Hotel situated near Lalbagh Botanical Gardens if you want the taste of Authentic Olden-days' south indian food... Though the ambience is not good, the Taste is Speechless... You may have to WAIT to get your ordered food :-)

Thank ravi k
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MTR ...mavalli tiffin rooms bring's in nostalgia to many a Bangalorean. A place well known for its delectable spread of South Indian food.The ambience though not classy is most sought after for its simplicity and authenticity. If you are a first timer ...it is a must visit .

Thank deepthysunil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The old world charm, unhurried dining, same quality that has been there for decades. Eating at MTR @ Lalbagh Road is an experience. Go there only when you are fully hungry as they keep feeding you :-) Can they do something about the waiting? In my recent visit, while a few of us who arrived early were waiting, people who... More 

Thank Subchris
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as part of a tour (only 3 of us) and really enjoyed just sitting, watching the coming and going of the Bangalore businessmen and retirees. The coffee is VERY strong...maybe that's why the men have such animated conversations! We were greeted and talked to by the regulars and found this a great experience. Don't be put off... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #14, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560027, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru (Bangalore)
  • Phone Number: 080 22230471
Mavalli Tiffin Rooms, known more popularly as MTR, was established in 1924 and is one of Bangalore's oldest and most well known restaurants.

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