Lucknow restaurants

Top Choice Mughlai in Lucknow


If you want to savor the flavours of the Nawabs performing at their culinary best, look no further than Oudhyana, where Chef Nagendra Singh gives Lucknow's famous Awadh cuisine its royal due at this signature restau…
Top Choice North Indian in Lucknow

Tunday Kababi

This is the cleaner, more hospitable outlet of Lucknow's renowned, 100-year-old, impossible-to-find kebab shop in Chowk, where buffalo-beef kebabs go for ₹5! Here the prices are higher, but the boys put on quite a s…
North Indian in Lucknow


This highly recommended hole-in-the-wall doesn't look like much, but the daily-changing kebabs (galawat etc) at this locals' haunt are fabulous – the smoky, perfectly crispy char makes the difference – and, despite …
Mughlai in Lucknow


The stylish rooftop dining room at Hotel Clarks Avadh has fabulous bird’s-eye views and serves up sumptuous Nawab cuisine, including the famous kebabs and an outstanding list of rich, vibrant curries. There’s a smal…
Multicuisine in Lucknow

Royal Cafe

Even if you don’t step inside this excellent restaurant, don’t miss its exceedingly popular chaat (spicy snack) stand at the front, where mixed chaats are served in an aloo (potato) basket or in mini puris.
Indian in Lucknow

Moti Mahal Restaurant

If Mughlai meat country has got you down, seek refuge in this popular veg hideaway on MG Rd. It's perfect for breakfast (with great poori sabji – deep-fried bread rounds served with potato curry) or lunch. Come even…
North Indian in Lucknow

Tunday Kebabi

This 100-year-old Lucknow institution serves beef (buffalo) kebabs for just ₹5 each – a real treat if you can find it in the maze of streets that is the Chowk district. There's a newer, larger branch (with a full re…