Lucknow is a foodies’ paradise and we Lucknowites can’t get enough of the Awadhi delicacies the city of Nawabs has to offer. But that doesn’t make Lucknow any less of a place for cuisines from other parts of India and world.
So it’s not just the Kebabs and Biryani that you can treat yourself with, there is a whole range of delectable cuisines to choose from. Here we list your places famous for cuisines that are not technically Lucknowi but are close to our heart or better say taste buds!
Here we go!
1. Japanese Fusion
Eating out can be boring if all you get to choose is the regular stuff. Not anymore as Kylin Experience has introduced in Lucknow authentic taste from Japanese, Malaysian and Vietnamese kitchens. So if you are in a mood to try something new give a try to the wide range of vegetarian and no-vegetarian Shushi they offer. After all who doesn’t like change!
2. Arabian Delights
Ahad is one place in Lucknow that offers mouthwatering Arabian and Middle Eastern food. This place is heaven for non-vegetarians with a wide variety of delicacies to choose from. Besides, you will also fall the ambiance of the place which is definitely upscale.
3. Chinese Kitchen
India has its own version of Chinese Food. From Chowmein to Momos there is a lot more that even China is not aware of. However, if you are craving for some good Chinese delicacies in Lucknow, Mainland China is the place you must hit. Besides popular outlets like Chung Fa, serves equally delectable Chinese food.
4. Italian Desire
With a number of Cafes being cropped up in Lucknow there is no glitch of places serving Italian food. However, if want to dig into some delicious Italian cuisine you should hit The Celler and Vintage Machine. Lasagna, Exotic Pizza, Risotto or Quesadilla pick the Italian dish of your choice and you won’t get disappointed.
5. Mumbai on Plate
Pav Bhaji, Vada Pav, and Sev Puri all of these make an awesome Mumbaiya treat. Cream Centre in Lucknow serves the best Pav Bhaji in town and their Sev Puris are my personal favourite. Besides, Goli Vada Pav is another outlet that serves delicious Vada Pav you can’t say no to.
6. Rajasthani Thali
If you are craving for some authentic Dal Baati Churma or Rajasthani Thali then Shree Rajbhog and Panchavati Gaurav are the places for you. These restaurants charm us with the traditional decor and treat our tastebuds with authentic Rajasthani delicacies.
7. Poorvanchi Flavours
The eastern Uttar Pradesh aka Purvanchal is known for its distinct food. Baati Chokha, a popular Varanasi restaurant serves drool-worthy food straight from Purvanchali kitchen. This village theme restaurant is popular for serving Baati Chokha and Kheer that will leave you wanting for more.
8. Momos Land
Once an alien food for Lucknowites, Momos have evolved to become everyone’s favorite. Though there are many Chinese outlets serving delicious dimsums but there is nothing like Nainital Momos, a restaurant completely dedicated to this yummy delight. Nainital Momos offers a wide range of momos to choose from and has definitely taken momos in Lucknow to a next level.
9. Punjabi Tadka
Punjabi cuisine is the best North Indian food known to mankind. With the generous serving of butter and buttermilk, the food leaves your taste buds wanting for more.
10. All the way from South India
Idli, Dosa or Sambhar-Vada you can indulge into best South Indian food in Lucknow’s famous South Indian restaurants. Among all the places serving South Indian food, Sagar Ratna and Curry Leaves finds a special mention. Do not forget to try Filter Coffee at Curry Leaves, it’s worth a try.
I am already craving for some Italian food. What’s your favorite cuisine? Let us know in the comments below!