Koramangala is in Bangalore.
It is located adjacent to the Madivala Bus stop, or you can get down at Forum mall/ St. John's Hospital. From Majestic/Bangalore City Railway stn. there are a number of buses, most frequent being 356C. From M.G. Road you can take an auto, or G2/G3 buses, starting from the Brigade road stop. Sony World Crossing is another important junction in this area, which can be reached from Domlur/Indiranagar very easily.
There are various shopping malls as well as a large number of popular and fine-dining restaurants, eateries. Forum mall is very famous and sort of a nerve cantre of the area. It has the PVR Cinema hall as well as KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut restaurants. Landmark book shop is one of the biggest books/magazines outlet. Crosswords is also located near the Masjid, near Aiyappa Swamy temple, Madiwala.
The Koramangala Indoor Stadium, at the National Games Village (NGV) is an important landmark. St.Johns Hospital and College, Jyoti Nivas College and the Indian Institute of Astrophysics are the major educational insitutes of the area.
There are various Cafes and resaurants all over the area. Costa Coffee, Barista and CCD have their presence near Maharaja Hotel. Young working people spend a lot of their time here. You can get a truly multi national multi cultural feeling as there are several restaurants serving Spanish, Italian, Thai, Chinese, Indian, Mexican food. Hence, it is really popular with expatriates.
The area around Jyoti Nivas college is a popular hangout for the college going crowd, with a lot of eateries and cafes in the area. This area has a very hip/ fashionable feel to it.
The Koramangala Club has sports faciliies including Tennis Courts. You can join the Swimming club at the NGV.
There are dense tree lined streets as well as well maintained parks, so get out and discover your own patch of greenery. The homes are very well designed and tasteful, its very apparent that this is a posh location. It is a really nice and cosy place to stay. There are offices of various IT companies also. Wipro, Verisign, Symantec to name a few.
Do your wardrobe shopping at Lifestyle mall at Sony World Junction. Has a really good and fashionable collection of all major brands. There's a huge cosmetics secion at the ground floor. The PolyNation food court seems to have closed down, but it was a really nice place with a huge multi-culutural, multi-national selection.
The Croma electronics showroom is situated right opposite to Lifestyle mall. eZone, Reliance Digital, Pai, SONY, Panasonic etc. electronics showrooms are all located within the kilometre from here. So this is the ideal location if you want to do a survey before making your next expensive LCD/LED tv purchase.
You can do your grocery at Nature's Basket or Spar, Spencers, More, FoodWorld, options are huge, all on the 80ft Road. At the 1st block you can find grocery shops more suited for the local residents, if you want it the traditional way!
The 80 ft. Road is the Eat Street of Koramangala. PizzaHut, Domino's, KFC, Taco Bell, Au Bon Pain are all to be found over here! There are various other resaurants serving local/ Indian cuisine. Chandni Chowk is one great opition if you like the rural Punjabi dhaba ambience.
Wisdom Cafe, near the AlienWare showroom is a really cosy place o have some snacks or lunch. So is the Hole in The Wall cafe, located on the back street behind Maharaja Hotel. Serves great coffee and English breakfast. So does Cafe Terra, near Wipro park crossing. Adjacent to it is a really popular food join called Little Home. Serves nice North Indian style food at a very reasonable price.Is really popular with the young working populace. Naturals Ice cream parlour is a hit with the hip crowd, on weekend nights you may find queues outside.
Cafes already mentioned above. Legend's of Rock is located near the Pizza Hut on 80 ft. Road. Also great is the Jimi's Beer Cafe nearby, has a really nice ambience. Firangi Paani at Forum Mall is a nice but expensive option.
Numerous Service apartments exist in and around the area, most on the expensive side though. Notable are the Mango suites, Mercure Grand, Lotus suites, Royal Orchid etc. Cheaper opions exist near the JNC college and 1st block.