Brigade Road is one of the biggest commercial centres and busiest shopping areas of Bangalore.It is also a connecting road between the M G Road and Residency Road in the city. It has many shopping centres and retail outlets of international brands. It has also been a New Year celebration hub in the city for many years. It has many shops,restaurants, pubs and other happening places. It forms the connection between MG Road and Hosur Road. Brigade road is in 3 sections. 1st section from MG Road where the metro station is going to be located till Residency road junction is what is popularly considered as Brigade Road, with almost all the shops, pubs, cinemas and restaurants located in this stretch.
Church street and Rest house road have more shops and pubs with Church street becoming a food street. One can find almost any brand and cuisine on this stretch of the road and it is packed with shoppers and revellers but the density of the crowd depends on the time. The next stretch is from Residency road till Shoolay circle. Castle street and Museum roads connect at this Junction. St Patrick's Church, Patricks shopping complex, St Joseph's Commerce College, Eva Mall, Catholic Club etc. are on this stretch. It is not as crowded or as popular as the first stretch but large shops and many restaurants are on this stretch.