Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh restaurants

Top Choice Mughlai in Bhopal

Under the Mango Tree

Jehan Numa Palace’s best restaurant specialises in barbecue kebabs and tandoor dishes (including vegetarian options). Most things on the menu are top-class, but the sampler platter of varied kebabs (from ₹1000) may …
Top Choice Street Food in Indore

Sarafa Bazar

This 300m-long nocturnal food-stall strip is a great experience, not just for the local taste sensations, but also for its friendly atmosphere. Come hungry and try what takes your fancy: two top local specialities t…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Indore

Mediterra

Cure the curry blues at this romantic rooftop restaurant on Indore’s main avenue of upscale shopping and hotels north of the centre. Mood lighting sets the tone for a meal infused with Moroccan and Italian flavours,…
Top Choice Cafe in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

Malaya Cafe

This welcoming cafe run by an extroverted escapee from the marketing business in Ahmedabad does fabulous pure-veg breakfast/brunches that are the perfect finish to a morning safari. Real filter coffee or homemade le…
Top Choice Cafe in Indore

Mr Beans

With sophisticated European-style interiors throughout its seven open-plan rooms, this superb space is one of India’s nicest cafes. Beyond the excellent coffee (₹50 to ₹150) and tea, the menu specialises in home-mad…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Khajuraho

Raja Cafe

Raja's has been on top of its game for nearly 40 years, with espresso coffee, English breakfasts, wood-fired pizzas, superb Indian (including tandoori), Italian and Chinese dishes, and an otherwise eclectic menu ful…
Top Choice Indian in Gwalior

Silver Saloon

High-quality Indian and continental dishes, as well as some Thai, Nepali and Marathi specialities, are served in the air-con restaurant or on the palm-shaded verandah of this exquisite heritage hotel. It offers easi…
Street Food in Indore

Vijay Chat House

Indori Khopra patties (street-food snack consisting of a spiced potato stuffed with coconut and dried fruit) are a local speciality of Indore and nowhere does it better than this legendary spot that's been in busine…
Sweets in Ujjain

Shree Ganga

Since 1949, this epic sweet shop has been satiating Ujjaini sugar cravings. There’s no English sign or menu, but staff can steer you in the right direction. One speciality is their milk cake, another the caju barfi …
Indian in Orchha

Jharokha Restaurant

Good food and friendly waiters, in the elegant pillared hall of a former royal guesthouse, are a cut above what you'd normally expect from a government-run hotel. Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes are on offer,…