Last Updated on March 9, 2023 by Tariq
Situated in the center of the CBD (Central Business District), on the corner of Kasturba road and Vittal Mallya Road, the UB City is one of the biggest luxury projects of Bengaluru.
Spread over 16 lakh square feet, the UB City exudes extravagance and luxury.
Pioneered by the United Breweries Group under Vijay Mallya, serving as the company’s then chairman, the project collaborated with the developer giants the Prestige Group.
The UB City is a premier fashion and lifestyle mall which houses luxury brands in all niches, including beauty, clothing, bags, accessories, and other fashion brands worldwide.
It’s a sure-short one-stop destination for all the fashion freaks in Bengaluru!
The fashion brands and the UB City also house leading food and restaurant chains for foodies around the city to satisfy their taste buds.
With all the leading brands under one roof, UB City will certainly rejuvenate your shopping experience like never before!
The UB City Mall in Bangalore is popularly called India’s First Luxury Mall.
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Built with a budget of 1,500 crores, the super-luxurious mall consists of five blocks comprising the UB Tower, Kingfisher Plaza, Concorde, Canberra, and Comet.
Standing 123 meters tall, the UB tower is one of the tallest buildings in Karnataka, equipped with various notable modern technologies.
One of the notable key attractions is the elevated rooftop helipad, which provides a five-minute aerial commute to the Kempegowda International Airport.
With hot high-end brands like Rolex, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Canali, Paul Smith, Emporio Armani, Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, and more, the Mall is the house of luxury.
Besides these leading brands, the luxury mall also consists of an 800-seater Amphitheater, a Day Spa from Angsana, and an exclusive art gallery called the Sublime Galleria.
A brainchild of Vijay Mallya, the ultra-luxury mall has wonderful restaurants and cafes.
One can satisfy their taste buds with the modern European cuisines of Caperberry, fusion Indian food at the Farzi Cafe, Mexican delights at Sanchez, and many more.
The famous restaurants here are:
Flanked over an area of 1.6 million sq feet, the mall is the house to ultra-luxury and high-end fashion and lifestyle brands worldwide.
With many shopping options in all niches, including clothing, makeup, footwear, bags, accessories, and many more, you will have a shopping experience like never before.
A list of the various brands available for you to shop are:
- Louis Vuitton
- Paul Smith
- Emporio Armani
- Michael Kors
- Salvatore Ferragamo
- Jimmy Choo
Events and Attractions
Whether you are a party hub or a peace lover, UB City has much in stock to offer to both categories.
Laden with an open-air lounge attached to a high-end diner, private party booths, and karaoke machines, various musical and marketing events are popular in this mall.
Housing some of the best pubs with international DJs, the mall highlights the glory of the pub city of India.
The various theme parties organized by the management make you groove like crazy and have an immortal experience like never before!
Besides the super luxurious brands and power pubs, the luxury mall also houses a Spa from Angsana and an exclusive art gallery called the Sublime Galleria for you to relax and enjoy the beauty of artistry.
Shiro is one of the most famous dining spots that serves an exquisite blend of Asian cuisines and contemporary ambiance.
The restaurant is popular for its delicious, authentic, and mouth-licking Pan-Asian cuisines like sushi, dim sum, soups, salads, mains, and desserts.
The chefs at Shiro use the freshest ingredients and traditional cutlery techniques to serve you the best always!
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Toscano Restaurant & Wine Bar is an Italian restaurant famous for serving delicious and traditional Italian cuisines and the best quality liquor.
The management at Toscano bears a diverse menu to compliment the old and new-world Italian flavors and dishes.
Kahlua Mousse, Bruschetta Platter, Ravioli, Risotto, Pepperoni Pizza, Salmon, and some wine varieties are some of the customer favorite picks at Toscano.
With each of the UB towers having its own parking space and common underground parking, the parking areas can hold more than a thousand cars at a given point in time.
The multi-layered parking aims to accommodate as many vehicles as possible to ease the customer experience and avoid the embarrassing “parking full” pop-ups.
24, Vittal Mallya Rd,
KG Halli, Shanthala Nagar,
Sampangi Rama Nagar,
Bengaluru – 560001,
What is UB City famous for?
The UB City Mall in Bangalore is popularly called India’s First Luxury Mall. It is famous for housing all the leading brands in various genres under one single roof.
What is the total cost of UB City?
The UB City was built with a massive budget of 1,500 crores. This super-luxurious project comprises five blocks comprising the UB Tower, Kingfisher Plaza, Concorde, Canberra, and Comet.
What is the meaning of UB City?
The United Breweries Group pioneered the UB City project in collaboration with the Prestige Group and is named after it. It is one of Bangalore’s premier projects of all time.
What shops are there in UB City?
The UB City houses hot high-end brands like Rolex, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Canali, Paul Smith, Emporio Armani, Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, and many more.
Which is the first luxury mall in India?
The UB City Mall is one of the first luxury malls in India.
Which is the most luxurious mall in Bangalore?
The UB City Mall tends to be the most luxurious in Bangalore.
Does Vijay Mallya own UB City?
Despite being away from the country and not actively running the business, Vijay Mallya remains one of UB City’s owners on paper.
What is UB’s full form?
The full form of UB is United Breweries.
Is there a metro for UB City?
The nearest metro for UB city is the MG Road metro station which is just 1 km from the destination.
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