Amritsar restaurants

Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Bharawan Da Dhaba

Pronounced 'praa-waan', this down-to-earth Amritsar institution has been serving lip-smacking Punjabi treats since 1912. The thalis are delectable platters of dhal, channa (chickpea), and/or paneer (soft, unfermente…
Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Kesar Da Dhaba

Originally founded in Pakistan's Punjab province, this 100-year-old eatery relocated to Amritsar after Partition. Since then it has been serving up delicious paratha thalis and silver-leaf-topped firni (ground rice …
Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Brothers’ Dhaba

This fast and friendly upmarket dhaba serves some of Amritsar’s tastiest parathas stuffed with herbs, potato and pomegranate seeds that burst in the mouth as tiny explosions of taste. It also does hot and yummy brea…
Multicuisine in Amritsar

Crystal Restaurant

Bossing this corner of Queen's Rd, Crystal has two restaurants here, as well as a kebab stand and a new lounge-bar. The original ground-floor restaurant has a fin de siècle air, with mirror-lined walls and ornate st…
Indian in Amritsar

Gurdas Ram

Get your fingers sticky at this 60-year-old jalebi joint, serving up the delicious Indian dessert consisting of saffron-coloured coils of deep-fried batter dunked in sugar syrup. The place is so famous they even nam…
Punjabi in Amritsar

Makhan Fish

This no-frills (but not cheap) restaurant does the definitive version of Amritsar's legendary fried fish and oven-baked fish tikkas, as well as a number of local preps featuring chicken, mutton and fish. The signatu…
North Indian in Amritsar

Kanha Sweets

Apart from being a top-notch confectionery, this small but incredibly popular takeaway joint is known for the best puri platters (₹70) in Amritsar, comprising balloon-like puris, sharply flavoured potato curry and p…
Multicuisine in Amritsar

Neelam’s

Not far from the Golden Temple, this tiny two-tone eatery is a convenient spot to recharge your batteries. It does some quick-and-easy multicuisine dishes, including breakfasts and some South Indian staples; don’t m…