Today I went to Bhagini Palace, Belandur Road to have lunch with a friends family.
That was the closest spot available, as it was near Sarjapur Road and Outer Ring Road.
We decided to meet at 1 PM at the hotel... as usual , both were delayed and finally we settled in at 1.45 PM ... after struggling in front of the hotel to get parking, with so much of traffic and construction. People are taking U Turn in no U Turn area.
My friends kids (twins) were born there in USA, and being Andhra folks, didnt have problems in handling food on banana leaves. But the problem was... they were eating in both hands. :-)
Kids wanted Ketchup for the fried items, which was never given. Hotel management note this.
We ordered Spl Biryani, also got some rice. Chicken Masala, Chicken 65 and Chicken Lolly Pop... Butter Naan... what does any kid eat nowadays. We finished with a cool lassi and kids had icecream. I searched for a beeda outside in vain. Unusual for the hotel.
Better than home food, but some much of khara. Green Chillies in everything.
Service was very ordinary. By the time the free raitha and bengan kulambu arrived, we had completed the biriyani. The waiter was scolding us in Malayalam.... probably he thought we didnt know the language. Sad scene in Bangalore. I didnt want to fight.
One guy brought ghee to pour on plain rice, for whatever reason!
Price is on the very high side compared to Nandhini. Very average rating.
As usual, based on service we all agreed not to tip. For a bill of Rs 1354, I could have given at least 46, but decided on a single note. So was the service.