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Old 7th May 2017, 18:40   #331
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Beautiful find!

I must say Pandavpura-Nagamangala-Melkote form a nice triangle around which quite many places can be explored.

A simple example of what we may miss:

We all go to Sravanabelagola. But the hill next door; Chandragiri is as beautiful as it can be

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Of late, I am enjoying my weekends by taking my family (& friends) for lunch/dinner to food joints outside Bangalore which have outdoor kids play arena. My 1.2 yr old son seems to enjoy these small play areas with swings and slides. My frequently visited restaurants are Kamat at Chikballapur and Maiyas (Highway Star food court) at Kolar. Is there any such family friendly restaurant on Tumkur Road and Mysore Road? I have traveled on Mysore road many times but never stopped to find out whether kids play area is there or not.
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Of late, I am enjoying my weekends by taking my family (& friends) for lunch/dinner to food joints outside Bangalore which have outdoor kids play arena. My 1.2 yr old son seems to enjoy these small play areas with swings and slides.
I remember the Kamat Lokaruchi on Mysore road had kids play area, but I dont enjoy the food there as its too crowded and the taste so-so. My favorite place is Indradanush , even though it doesnt have a play area, there is ample space for kids to run around
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Is there any such family friendly restaurant on Tumkur Road and Mysore Road? I have traveled on Mysore road many times but never stopped to find out whether kids play area is there or not.
Mysore road may have many. In fact there should be nice small get-together kind of resorts where you can go just for lunch and turn. I remember reading about some in Ramnagar.
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Of late, I am enjoying my weekends by taking my family (& friends) for lunch/dinner to food joints outside Bangalore which have outdoor kids play arena. My 1.2 yr old son seems to enjoy these small play areas with swings and slides. My frequently visited restaurants are Kamat at Chikballapur and Maiyas (Highway Star food court) at Kolar. Is there any such family friendly restaurant on Tumkur Road and Mysore Road? I have traveled on Mysore road many times but never stopped to find out whether kids play area is there or not.

There a lot of restaurants on Mysore road , but I am yet to spot some with a kids play area. A couple of them have rabbits, cows , emus etc , to keep the kids amused. Alternative try and drive out to any of the Country club properties. They are mostly out of city but will have kids play areas. There is one on the Big Banyan Tree road off Mysore road.
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Is there any such family friendly restaurant on Tumkur Road and Mysore Road?
Mysore road has 2 that I know of
1. A2B after bidadi - https://goo.gl/maps/wBUKtMDwcVy
2. Malgudi Vatika - doesn't have play area as such but lots of space to run around. Would suggest you go here in the afternoon as in the evenings mosquitoes do buzz around and you dont want to risk that. https://goo.gl/maps/8g1cE78irAA2

I haven't come across any on tumkur road that has a play area but if you are OK for a longish ride, then Swati Delicacy before yediur does have a play area.
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Of late, I am enjoying my weekends by taking my family (& friends) for lunch/dinner to food joints outside Bangalore which have outdoor kids play arena. My 1.2 yr old son seems to enjoy these small play areas with swings and slides. My frequently visited restaurants are Kamat at Chikballapur and Maiyas (Highway Star food court) at Kolar. Is there any such family friendly restaurant on Tumkur Road and Mysore Road? I have traveled on Mysore road many times but never stopped to find out whether kids play area is there or not.
Swathi Delicacy, Hassan road near Kunigal has a small kids play area and food is good too.

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Woke up late and saw that the weather was perfect for a quick drive. Decided to head towards Ghati Subramanya for a quick darshan. For once it wasnt hot and there wasnt much of a crowd. Makalidurga was covered in a blanket of clouds and it was fun to stop for some hot roasted corn while watching the rain come down.



Drove back via Dodbalapur - Dabaspete and it was a real pain. 4 laning is still work in progress with frequent switches between lanes. Even the new tarmac stretches havent been leveled and the ride is very bumpy & bouncy. Would not recommend this route. Wanted to check road conditions between Gauribidanur - Madhugiri - Sira. Might just drive back that way the next time I visit Ghati
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Check out 18 one day trips around Bangalore with detailed itineraries here. Excellent stuff.

http://traveltwosome.com/one-day-trip-from-bangalore/
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Check out 18 one day trips around Bangalore with detailed itineraries here
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