Chandigarh restaurants

Top Choice South Indian in Chandigarh

Indian Coffee House

Almost always busy with locals, this venerable, fan-cooled, 40-year-old institution is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Egg, toast and fabulously affordable filter coffee (₹31) share a menu of South Indian favo…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Chandigarh

Hibachi

On the ground floor of Hotel Icon, Hibachi is the place to go if you're craving some Japanese or Southeast Asian food. There's some imaginative sushi on offer here, along with Burmese khao suey, pad thai, Chinese ku…
Top Choice Italian in Chandigarh

Virgin Courtyard

This fantastic alfresco dining address, spread across an ivory-white villa and a shaded courtyard, is arguably the closest you'll get to Italian cuisine in Chandigarh – albeit with an Indian twist. Try the arancini,…
Top Choice Mughlai in Chandigarh

Ghazal

A Chandigarh stalwart and still going strong, Ghazal has a dignified air and a fine menu of Mughlai classics including chicken and mutton, plus some well-prepared Continental and Chinese dishes. The vegetable jalfre…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Chandigarh

Cloud 9

Offering magical panoramic views of the tree-lined city and the distant Shivalik Hills, this smart, newly renovated restaurant and bar has two menus (Chinese and Indian/multi-cuisine), smiley staff and floor-to-ceil…
Sweets in Chandigarh

Sai Sweets & Bhoj Vegetarian Restaurant

This clean and wholesome sweet shop below Hotel Satyadeep serves tasty mithai (Indian sweets), such as ladoo (sweet ball made with gram flour and semolina), gulab jamun (deep-fried balls of dough soaked in rose-flav…
North Indian in Chandigarh

Tehal Singh's Dhaba

A top spot for kebabs, this roadside joint cooks up lip-smacking tandoori delights, as well as curries featuring fish, chicken and mutton, optionally served with paper-thin rumali roti (huge paper-thin chapatis) tha…
Cafe in Chandigarh

Stop ’N Stare Food Point

Perfect for a pit stop after a tour of Chandigarh's museums, this simple cafe with shaded garden seating serves lassi (yoghurt and iced water drink), tea and instant coffee, as well as Indian snacks such as patties,…
Punjabi in Chandigarh

20-20 Punjabi Restaurant

This small, no-frills restaurant in the heart of bustling Shastri Market whips up tasty Indian staples plus Punjabi specialities. The dhal Punjabi is for spice fiends, while the kadhai chicken, with a thick sauce, i…
North Indian in Chandigarh

Gopal's

This popular Punjab restaurant chain is a clean and smart diner that churns out cheap, utterly delicious platters of dosas, puris and chhole bhature (deep-fried flatbread served with spicy chickpea curry) for hungry…