North Indian in Bhavnagar

Nilambag Palace Restaurant

With a stunningly large and royal dining room, complete with old portraits and a stuffed tiger head, this is by far the city's best restaurant. It's particularly atmospheric at night, when the palace-garden...

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 elaborate, dilapidated wooden buildings leaning over the...

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 smart restaurant has a modern dining room and serves unlimited Gujarati thalis that are hands down the best in town. It's a popular wedding venue.

South Indian in Bhavnagar


First-class South Indian vegetarian dishes served in clean, contemporary surroundings on the 1st floor of one of the town's biggest malls.

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 to the Gulf of Cambay.

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.

Museum in Bhavnagar

Gandhi Smriti Museum

Mahatma Gandhi attended university in Bhavnagar, and this faded museum, by the clock tower, has a multitude of Gandhi photographs and documents. Unfortunately, explanatory placards aren’t in English (or they...