Festivals in India are incomplete without sweets and if it’s Diwali you just can’t imagine this festival of lights passing by without shopping for Mithai. The aroma of Indian mithai doused in ghee and copious amount of sugar is enough to bring in the festive vibes. From the luscious gulab jamuns to the humble motichoor laddu, the assortment of sweets displayed at the famous Sweet Shops in Lucknow is a sight to behold.
As Diwali is around the corner we decided to put together a list of best and most famous sweet shops in Lucknow for you to dig into the sumptuous treats they offer. Though there are several sweet shops in every nook and corner of Lucknow, but these are a few shops that deserve a special mention.
Here we go,
- Neelkanth Sweets
Neelkanth is one of the most sought-after sweet shops in Lucknow. If you have ever tasted their delectable sweets and namkeens you will certainly swear by their thirty years of legacy. Neelkanth is known to serve 365 varieties of sweets and snacks not just to Lucknowites but to people across the globe, as they deliver worldwide. You ought to try their Kaju Katlee, Mewa Bites, Pista Barfi, Chandrakala, Mewa Motichoor, Rasmalai, and Gulab Jamuns. Besides sweets, their chaat counter is quite a rage among Lucknowites. Do not forget to dig into Samosa and Basket Chaat.
Location: 3/118, Vivek Khand, Gomti Nagar
- Madhurima Sweets
Madhurima is one of the most popular heritage sweet shops in Lucknow. It was in 1825 when the shop was first opened in Lucknow and since then Madhurima has been dissolving sweetness among Lucknowites. Much like any prestigious sweet shop in the city, the delectable sweets of Madhurima can be ordered from worldwide. From traditional Indian sweets to sugar-free delights, dry fruits sweets to cookies and cakes, Madhurima serves them all. Kaju Barfi, Jalebi, Mewa Bites, and Baklava, a baked sweet are must try.
Location: Near Comfort Inn, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar
- Radhey Lal
If you wish to try hot delectable Jalebis in Lucknow, then Radhey Lal sweets is a go-to place. It is one of the most reputed sweet shops in the City of Nawabs and has been serving the city dwellers with delicious mithai since 1926. The sweet shop that serves a wide assortment of sweets and namkeens boasts of using authentic Indian recipes, the purest and best quality natural ingredients and traditional method of preparation. From desi ghee sweets to the variety of laddus to rasgullas, every sweet served by them is tempting.
Location: Sector B MGS-22 Kapoorthala, Main Road, Aliganj
- Ritz Sweets
Ritz Sweets has been serving delicacies of the sweet tooth Lucknowites since 1976. Drenched in desi ghee the sweets served by Ritz are pretty popular among Lucknowites. Like most of the famous sweet shops, Ritz is also not just confined to mithai but also serve an assortment of snacks, quick bites, and proper meals. Their sweet shop goes with the name Ritz Mithai Vatika and some delicious sweets they serve include Moong Laddu, Rasmalai, Anjeer Cutlet, Kaju Pista Roll, Amritsar Pinni, Dodha Barfi among others.
Location: M-20, Gole Market, Mahanagar and Eldeco Corporate Tower, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar
- Chappan Bhog
Chhappan Bhog is a reputed name in premium quality sweets, namkeen and other delectable delicacies in Lucknow. Since its inception in 1992, this sweet shop has certainly won hearts of sweet tooth Lucknowites with their delicious and quality servings. Chappan Bhog also allows you to make online purchases; you can easily choose from their Mewa Bite range, Dry Fruit collection, Mewa Bites etc. Amongst various sweets and snacks served at Chappan Bhog the most popular delicacies include Kaju Barfi, Milk Cake, Jalebi, Kulfi, Aloo Tikki, Chaat, and Dahi Vada.
Location: No. 311, Prabhu Dayal Marg, Sadar Bazaar, Lucknow Cantonment
Rattilal Sweets doesn’t need any introduction. It is one of the oldest sweet shop and eatery in Lucknow, which serves some really delicious sweets and is equally famous for its snacks. From Imarti, Rabri, Chenna Sweets to Rasgulla, Rasmalai, and Rajbhog you can choose among the yummy sweets they offer. Do try delicious laddus and halwa at Rattilal and you will end up having more. Rattilal ke Khaste is insanely popular in Lucknow and you just can’t afford to grab some when you visit Aminabad.
Location: B-12, Sania Market, Rattilal Chauraha, Shivaji Marg, Aminabad
- Kanchan Sweets
Located at Indiranagar, Kanchan Sweets is one of the finest sweets and confectionary shop in Lucknow that offers a great selection of 365 varieties of sweets and savories. Some of their popular sweets include Cham Cham, Rasmali, Barfi and Kulfi Faluda. The shop is around for 25 years now and has emerged as the most sought-after sweets shops in the area. Also, from Monday to Thursday they have h Happy Delivery Hours from 8 pm to 10 pm where you can get some reasonable discounts.
Location: S-101, Neelgiri Complex, A-Block, Indira Nagar
- Parampara Sweets
If you wish to savor authentic Lucknowi Sweets, then Parampara Sweets situated at Hazratganj is the place you must hit. This sweet shop runs under the patronage of the third generation of the very famous Radhey Lal sweets in Lucknow. Started in 1926, the sweets and snacks served here still maintain high quality and taste. The popular sweets you get to taste in Parampara include Kaju Barfi, Kesariya Barfi, Magdal, Kheer Kadam, Aam Barfi, Kesar Gujhiya, Paneer Jabli among others.
Location: 3, Opposite Udyaan Bhawan Uttam Palace, Sapru Marg, Hazratganj
- Mahalaxmi Sweets
Located at Puraniya Chauraha, Mahalaxmi Sweets is undisputedly the most popular sweets and snacks outlet in the area. The shop has been around since 1993 and for the last 25 years, it has never disappointed Lucknowites when it comes to the quality, taste, and hygiene. You will always find this place abuzz with people buying sweets and namkeens, seasonal halwa or kulfi and relishing quick bites and other savories. The sweet shop is known to serve all kinds of North Indian sweets and you just can’t afford to miss hitting this place.
Location: Puraniya Chauraha, Aliganj
- Shyam Swaad
Shyam Swaad is yet another popular sweet shop situated at various places in Lucknow. The shop is a more than two decades old and has been able to glue its customers to the high quality and mouthwatering sweets it serves. Shyam Swaad specializes in traditional sweets and serve a variety of pure and fresh sweets and namkeens. The most popular of all the sweets served here include Kaju Barfi, Ghewar, Soan Cake, Battisha, Doda Burfi, Motichoor Ladoo, Pista Roll, Mewa Gud, Choco Gud among others. Swaad is equally famous for its traditional Indian snacks and quick bites including Chaat, Aloo Tikki, Kulfi, Dahi Batashe, and Dhokla.
Location: B 40, Sector P, Aliganj, Aashiyana and Gomti Nagar
I am sure you are already drooling over these delicious sweets made with the quality ingredient. So why wait? Hit your nearest sweet shop from the list and grab your favorite sweets and get some packed for family & friends.