About the trip: Before arriving in Lucknow, I was determined to explore its food only, because I already had a feeling that there are not many places to visit and the real USP of Lucknow is its food. After walking through the Imambaras and Masjid, a feeling of tiredness was taking over but the excitement was growing up to have a taste of its delicious cuisines.
I arrived in the chaotic lanes of chowk hoping for the best to conserve my excitement to eat the famous Kebabs of Lucknow, but I wasn’t expecting to be served by so many different
Before moving any further, I should warn you that the food I tried was mostly non-veg, so if you are a vegetarian then visit Siddhartha Joshi’s blog where he talked extensively about the Chowk area and the best vegetarian things to eat in Lucknow.
Places to Eat In Lucknow
Tunday Kebab in the lanes of Chowk
“Oh! WOW” this will be exact phrase coming out of your mouth after eating the famous
The famous restaurant is located in the chowk market, which is after entering through the
Kheer and Halwa from Rehmat Ali Khan
“Muskuraiye, Aap Lucknow
It has been serving sweets in the streets of Lucknow from 1865!
Giant Basket Chaat from Royal Cafe, Hazrat Ganj
It is Giant as anything and I realized very quickly when I ordered a mini version of it, that how much big can the original one will be. The faous Basket chaat of Lucknow is a thing which should be tried by anyone visiting here, and being so much big it kinds of hold you with its taste and don’t let you get bored after eating for so many minutes. Located in the high street if Hajrat Ganj, Royal cafe is serving people of Lucknow for many years but its USP is Basket chaat which is the big banner in front of the shop.
There are many branches of Royal cafe in Lucknow so only visit the original one in Hajrat Ganj for some real great food and if you have any space left, then try things apart from basket chaat, food is great at ROyal cafe.
Dine-in at the famous Dastarkhwan
An all non-veg Mughlai Restaurant famous for its fine tasting and exquisite dining, this place was so much popular than I thought, since I had to wait for more than half-an-hour to even get my table. The food I ordered was chicken masala and butter naan with chicken Kebab, and all of the dishes were right on average showcasing the over-hype this place has received in the city.
Although a rating of 4.6 out of 5 on Zomato might intrigue you to visit here so I thought I should just mention it here so that it might give you a little joy after
Nahari and Kulcha at Rahim ki Nahari
In the lanes of chowk you have another gem which has been running for more than 100 years, it is the Rahim ki Nahari, where they serve their more than delicious, a different Nahari in just Rs 50. Your liking regarding their Nahari depends on person to person because the taste is something different from what we have traditionally eaten at typical Mughlai Restaurants.
Not so spicy curry which we are used to by now, their Nahari has been running famous in Lucknow for years and years, and it is located just 20 m away from
Other things which you can also try to eat are Lucknawi Paan, Lucknow Biryani and Paani Poori. All of them are very famous cuisines of Lucknow, which I unfortunately wasn’t able to try.
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The best part about the above-recommended things is that all of them will cost you a lot less money then you will think off, so your trip to Lucknow won’t cost you a lot including the food tour just like it was on my complete Rajasthan trip, Read more about my Rajasthan trip here where I spent only 350/day for about 10 days.
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