The beautiful Chandigarh city that was once known for its Capitol Complex theme has now become famous for holding the position of a bustling hub that houses enormous food joints and restaurants. The city’s quintessential butter chicken and dal makhani is the love of every foodie residing in the city. Well, besides that, the city has also become quite popular for offering a slice of heaven while serving in some exotic Mughlai delicacies. So, here we pen down a few of the top restaurants in Chandigarh that serve Mughlai cuisine.
Zaferoon – A Mughal Affair
Known for its authentic yet sumptuous Mughlai food, Zaferoon is quite a popular name among the people of Chandigarh. From offering Biryani and Kebabs to delivering the food hassle-free at your doorstep, Zaferoon tends to match it all. So, we can easily say that every local of the city can relish Mughlai cuisine and pamper their inner soul. Location: Delivery-only restaurant.
Being one of the top restaurants in Mohali, Balkh Bukhara wins for its absolute Mughlai offerings and great ambiance. So, one who loves to accompany their food with the great mix of drinks and vibrant ambiance must visit this place without regrets. Well, the cherry on the cake you could experience at this restaurant is the yum Mughlai dishes. Their menu of Mughlai cuisine will force you to visit the place over and again. Location: SCF, 21, Phase 10, Mohali
Well, Swagath, I guess, needs no introduction to the food connoisseurs around the city. This place welcomes all the seafood lovers with open wide arms and invites them to get a click on their taste buds with the special Mughlai flavors and traditional cuisine. When you feel the need to enjoy, sit back and relax at a place which could also satisfy your craving for delicious finger-licking food, you could head over here without a second thought. Location: SCO 7, Madhya Marg, Sector 26, Chandigarh and 3rd Floor, Elante Mall, Chandigarh.
Enjoy the culinary adventure filled with tasteful yet healthful dining at Karim’s. This place, in its truest sense, is the paradise of all Mughlai food lovers. The ‘Purani Dilli’ kinda décor and the pure desi touch in the food could make anyone feel grounded and attached to the roots of the country. When you visit the restaurant, you must try Khamiri Roti and the mutton kebabs. Well, we assure you that the feel of the bygone era and the food together will help you have a pleasant experience. Location: SCO 33, Madhya Marg (Back entry), Sector 7-C, Chandigarh
Well, who doesn’t know about this popular buffet restaurant in Chandigarh? The Great Kabab Factory is one stop destination for all those Mughlai cravings. Known to stand out as a place that dishes out the authentic Mughlai delicacies that won’t take your heart just by their taste but also by the way they are presented. Having its branches in many other cities like Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida speak of its popularity effortlessly. Do not miss its Galauti Kebabs, please! Location: SCO 43, Madhya Marg, Sector 26, Chandigarh
As the name itself sings the story of the specialty of the cuisine this eatery offers, it becomes needless to justify the Awadhi Central’s popularity. Known to pull out the actual yet intense flavors in Mughlai and Awadhi delicacies, Awadhi Central has managed to be on the list of top restaurants in Chandigarh. Not just the food but the interior is even amazing enough to make you want to visit the place again and again. Location: Booth 7, Inner Market, Sector 7-C, Chandigarh
Live music, outdoor seating, modern cocktails, kebab platter and what not, Sultan has it all. This eatery holds the reputation of serving the plate of heaven with their offerings like chicken malai tikka, mezze platter, and galouti kebabs. Living up to its name, Sultan tends to deliver fine to taste cuisine that you might not get at any other ordinary restaurant. So, soothe your soul and guts by paying a visit to this place. Location: SCO 3, Madhya Marg, Sector 7 C, Chandigarh
Tantalize your taste buds in just no time with the array of dishes Akbar Mughlai Kitchen has to offer to every local of the city. The Shahi name of the eatery could easily narrate the story of the special dishes served with the royal presentation. Talk about its Lucknowi biryani or sumptuous Dilli kebabs, everything is prepared to match the expectations one brings in while entering this joint. So, travel back to the time of Akbar and experience the feel of the royal kitchens of Mughals by having a proper lunch date at Akbar Mughlai Kitchen. Location: Bay Shop 2, Phase 10, Mohali
If you are in the city and wish to try some irresistible and quality Mughlai food then Daak Kitchen is for you. Though this place has no seating arrangement, its specialty lies in the late night delivery service which makes it easy for everyone to have their hands on delectable Mughlai cuisine. There are many options to choose from but one must always try its mutton biryani, Hyderabadi biryani, and rolls. Location: Delivery-only restaurant
Experience the modern era’s ‘Mughlai Fusion’ fine dining moment with your loved one at Faraabi café based in sector 10 of Chandigarh. The high-end interiors, tastefully done dishes and yes, the free Wi-Fi makes this place a good choice to enjoy the weekend evening. From its quirky ambiance to authentic offerings, you will love it all. One must have their hands on foodstuff like chicken Macaroni Pulao, momos lababdar and kobaida kebab. Location: SCO 2, Laneway Backside, Sector 10D, Chandigarh