Lucknow restaurants

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Tunday Kababi

This is the cleaner, more tourist-friendly outlet of Lucknow's renowned, 100-year-old, impossible-to-find kebab shop in Chowk, where buffalo-meat kebabs go for ₹20 a plate. Here the prices are higher, but the staff …
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Oudhyana

If you want to savour 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 resta…
Multicuisine in Lucknow

Royal Cafe

Even if you don’t step inside this classy restaurant, don’t miss its exceedingly popular chaat (spicy snack) stand at the front. The sweet and savoury mixed-basket chaat is served in a crispy aloo (potato) basket; e…
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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 an Indian-style breakfast, a snack or a dessert (try the rabri – made from chilled condensed milk and ava…
North Indian in Lucknow

Naimat Khana

This charming hidden corner at the back of Sanatkada has a unique concept: persuading Lucknow’s oldest households to cook their cherished family recipes for public consumption. Standout dishes include mutton korma, …
North Indian in Lucknow

Sakhawat

This highly recommended hole-in-the-wall doesn't look like much, but the daily-changing kebabs (galawat etc) at this locals' haunt are grilled to smoky, crispy perfection – and, despite appearances, it has won inter…
North Indian in Lucknow

Tunday Kababi (Chowk)

This 100-year-old Lucknow institution serves beef (buffalo) kebabs for just ₹20 for four – a real treat if you can find it in the maze of streets that is the Chowk district (it's 100m north of Akbari Darwaza). There…
Mughlai in Lucknow

Falaknuma

The stylish 9th-floor dining room at Hotel Clarks Avadh has fabulous bird’s-eye views (including of the Saadat Ali Tomb) and serves up sumptuous Nawabi cuisine, including the famous kebabs and an outstanding list of…