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Top Choice North Indian in Bhavnagar

Nilambag Palace Restaurant

By far the city's best restaurant and particularly atmospheric at night, when the palace garden seating area is lit up with tiny fairy lights. Dishes lean towards North Indian, with plenty of nonveg options and the …
Area in Bhavnagar

Old City

North of Ganga Jalia Tank, Bhavnagar’s old city is well worth a wander, especially in the early evening – it’s busy with small shops and cluttered with dilapidated elaborate wooden buildings leaning over the colourf…
North Indian in Bhavnagar

Tulsi Restaurant

Low-lit with plants and understated decor, this cosy and clean place with well-prepared Punjabi and Chinese veg dishes is rightly popular. Service is friendly and efficient, and it’s excellent value.
Gujarati in Bhavnagar


This secluded bungalow and (in the evening) garden restaurant serves up great unlimited Gujarati thalis. It’s behind the police post between two petrol stations just north of the Galaxy Cinema.
Hindu Temple in Bhavnagar

Takhteshwar Temple

Perched atop a small hillock, this temple is up high enough to provide splendid views over the city and out onto the Gulf of Cambay.
South Indian in Bhavnagar


First-class South Indian vegetarian dishes served in clean, contemporary surroundings.
Museum in Bhavnagar

Gandhi Smriti Museum

Mahatma Gandhi attended university in Bhavnagar, and this dusty museum, by the clock tower, has a multitude of Gandhi photographs and documents. Unfortunately, explanatory placards aren’t in English and the museum i…
Museum in Bhavnagar

Barton Museum

Located beneath the Gandhi Smriti Museum, this dusty but interesting collection contains Jain religious carvings, weaponry, betel-nut cutters, and a skeleton in a cupboard.
Landmark in Bhavnagar


Appealing small mosque.
Landmark in Bhavnagar

Hindu Temple

Busy place of worship.