Darjeeling restaurants

Top Choice Multicuisine in Darjeeling


Popular Glenary's sits above the famous bakery-cafe of the same name and is a classy Darjeeling staple. Of note are the Continental and Chinese dishes and the tandoori specials; try the beef steak or roast pork or t…
British in Darjeeling

Windamere Hotel

The authentic afternoon-tea experience at Windamere Hotel is a joy for aficionados of things colonial, with crustless cucumber and tuna sandwiches, shortcake, scones with jam and (albeit synthetic) cream, and brews …
Italian in Darjeeling

Mamta Pizza

An unlikely address (and name) for a pizzeria, this cramped but friendly two-table place, run by a French and Indian couple, tosses up excellent European-accented pizza, pasta, panini and salads, as well as selling …
Indian in Darjeeling


The Park is deservedly very popular for its North Indian curries (great chicken-tikka kebab) and authentic Thai dishes, including coconut-chicken soup, spicy green-papaya salad and Thai street noodles. Everything we…
Tibetan in Darjeeling


Kunga is a cosy little wood-panelled place run by a friendly Tibetan family, strong on noodles and momos (Tibetan dumplings), and with excellent shabhaley (Tibetan pies), juice, and fruit and muesli with curd. It's …
Indian in Darjeeling

Hasty Tasty

There’s nothing fancy at this vegetarian self-service canteen, but the bustling open kitchen churns out great paneer masala dosas (curried cottage cheese and vegetables inside a crisp pancake) and several types of t…
Indian in Darjeeling


A classy and modern bar-restaurant near the top of Nehru Rd, Shangri-La specialises in Tibetan, Chinese and Indian offerings in stylish surrounds, with wooden floors, clean tablecloths and roaring fires in winter. T…
Indian in Darjeeling

Lunar Restaurant

This bright and clean space is perhaps the best vegetarian Indian restaurant in town, with good service and great views from the large windows. The Lunar special masala dosas come with delicious dried fruits, peanut…
Tibetan in Darjeeling


This cosy place offers generous servings of Tibetan staples and tasty Chinese dishes, and a range of noodles for connoisseurs who can tell their thenthuk (Tibetan noodles) from their gyathuk (also Tibetan noodles).
Continental in Darjeeling

Sonam’s Kitchen

Friendly little Sonam's serves up strong brewed coffee, authentic French toast, fluffy pancakes (breakfasts until 2.30pm), fresh soups and yummy pasta. The chunky fresh-bread sandwiches can be packed to go for picni…