The Bhagavad-Gita states, ‘Sattvic food’ not only enriches the body, but also the soul, promoting ‘happiness and satisfaction’. Taking this into account, The Higher Taste restaurant located inside the ISKCON Temple in Rajajinagar offers not only good food but also some excellent thought for your mind and soul.
The Higher Taste is one of the vegetarian restaurants in Bangalore, bringing a unique cuisine to the table that is as delectable as it is refreshing. The sattvic cuisine is the first of its kind in the city, using ancient cooking methods that take vegetarian fine dining to new realms of culinary excellence. The Higher Taste takes vegetarianism to a new level. Located on the premises of the ISKCON Temple, Bangalore is no strangers to the quality of food that comes from the kitchens of the temple. The restaurant inside the ISKCON is the only outlet in Bangalore. The Higher Taste is a purely sattvic restaurant – no onions, no garlic and no caffeine. The spices are freshly ground on the premises and the food prepared is served within a four-hour window. The menu has been uniquely designed. It has a mix of north as well as south Indian dishes with interesting twists to each one.
The restaurant can seat around hundred and twenty customers at a time. The restaurant targets especially families and warm-heartedly welcome them for memorable get-togethers or parties. One can choose from wide variety of dishes mentioned in ala- carte menu or have a scrumptious buffet lunch or dinner in a highly appealing ambience.
The Chinese and Continental dishes are carefully blended with Pan-Indian menu calling forth the attention of the people of all age groups. Assorted starters, delightful main course, yummy desserts and much more like never before in any other restaurants. Every day, the buffet dishes changes and will does not get repeated before a time period of three months. The restaurant has an in-house lab that experiments and develops the creative and peculiar dishes that can be tasted only at The Higher Taste.
Paneer Pudhina Simla Mirch is a curry made using paneer and pudhina, and is a must on the list. Similarly, if you want to taste vazhapoo (banana flower) vada, kaikari paneer idiyappam, nendrapazham dosa, tiranga paneer tikka and many other dishes of varied combinations that you haven’t even imagined in your wildest dreams, do visit the place and enjoy the savory. The desserts at this place are just mind boggling. Apart from many interesting desserts, first choice has to be the Paan Ice-cream. Yes! You read right Paan ice-cream and the Elaneer Payasam. A milk and coconut water payasam with bits of soft tender coconut in it as well. Delicious to the last bite! The Paan ice-cream actually is a whole paan that is ground and then blended with the ice-cream mix and set and what you get is a super tasting dessert. A dessert also doubles up as a palate cleanser, mouth freshener and a digestive.
Celebrities are regular visitors here and their testimonials project the elite value of The Higher Taste and their affordable prices. Hema Malini, an all-time gorgeous actresses says, “The Higher Taste has highly tasty food and is well served.”