Chandigarh- The City beautiful has a bustling food scene. once you drive around the city you agreed to the popular claim of how well-planned it is. We have marveled at the roads that are wider than what we have seen in other Indian cities. We have appreciated the logical layout of the city. We have revealed in the green parks that act as the lungs of the city.
So, is it any great surprise then that this city is also a haven for foodies the country over. Whether you crave Indian, Chinese, Thai, Mexican, Italian or street food, Chandigarh has it all and then some. The city is home to some of the best eateries (Outdoor cafes, Luxury Dining, Buffet places) around. Here are the top 10 restaurants in Chandigarh you must visit.
If you’re staying at the JW Marriott in Chandigarh, you certainly can’t miss dining here. Actually, you shouldn’t miss it even if you are staying elsewhere. The cuisine here is Indian and Asian with vegan and gluten-free options too. The chef and his team work tirelessly to ensure your experience here is nothing short of magical. You can even state your preferences as to the preparation of the food. Don’t miss the pan kulfi.
Another 5-star offering, Urban cafe at Hyatt Regency serves you some of the best North Indian food in the city. Whether you have a formal lunch planned or are looking for a perfect place for a special family occasion, Hyatt Chandigarh will not disappoint. The décor is minimalistic and there is a huge open space as well as an open kitchen. The menu might not be extensive, but what there is, is scrumptious.
Whether you’re going for lunch with family or on a dinner date, Taj Chandigarh anticipates and fulfills your needs. The fare is North Indian, South Indian, Chinese and European. The Pita bread here should not be missed and the tiramisu is quite delicious. If wine is your poison, well, they have that too.
Looking for a breakfast spot? Check out Flavours at Hometel, which, as the name suggests, serves different flavours on your plate. The place serves a breakfast buffet, with North Indian and South Indian options. The restaurant serves English breakfast as well with live counters.
If you’re in Chandigarh and are looking for authentic North Indian food, look no further than The Great Kabab Factory. There is a reason The Great Kabab Factory is so popular amongst everyone. The food here is mouth-watering with seven different styles of Kababs, roasted on the tandoor or on a sighri, shallow-fried in a tawa or a mahi tawa, deep-fried in a kadhai, steamed in pots, even grilled on a stone. And, if you’re looking for tasty dishes such as Biryani, Dal, Butter chicken or Kababs and more, this is the place for you.
If you’re looking for a place with a dignified ambiance and delicious food, Salad Bar is where you should head. In addition to North Indan cuisine, there are Oriental and Continental dishes on the menu. They also serve 7 types of Salad. Don’t miss the delicious non-vegetarian dishes either. The drinks menu has some great imported beers and whiskey. Salad Bar is a great place for a family night out.
Touted to be the first at-the-table buffet restaurant, Sapphire (formerly known as Saffron) serves only a vegetarian buffet. It is one of the few restaurants in Chandigarh which serves amazing vegetarian food and that too with super fast service. The best part about the buffet is grilled barbecue starters.
Go plundering Italian cuisine at Captain Sam's. Their buffet serves 21 types of Salads, 2 types of Soups, 2 types of Cheese Garlic Bread, 3 types of Pizzas and Brownie with Ice cream. Known for its delectable Pizza and warm ambience, Captain Sam's is open for lunch and dinner.
Get your fix of North Indian cuisine with the buffet at Bazm, the in-house restaurant of Hotel Shivalik View. Ladle piping hot Soups into bowls and curry plates, Rice, Chicken curries, and Daal. Gulab Jamuns and Icecreams do their sweet bit at the end of the meal.
Dig into some North Indian food at Hotel Mountview's in-house restaurant, Round The Clock. Ideal for that all-important power lunch, Round The Clock's buffet menu is speckled with snacks, meats done-up in curry sauces, and a variety in Veg main course along with rice. You can wash it all down with the delectable desserts served here.
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