Restaurants

Top Choice Indian in Guwahati

Paradise

The lunch thali at Paradise is considered by many to be the archetypal Assamese spread, bringing together a wide range of local culinary flavours on one platter. Try the subtly flavoured fish tenga (sour curry) and …
Top Choice Adivasi in Shillong

Trattoria

No visit to Shillong is complete without a midday meal at this busy eatery patronised by locals. Some of the best Khasi dishes, including ja doh and curried pig innards, are (literally) hot favourites here. For a sa…
Top Choice Indian in Imphal

Luxmi Kitchen

The last word in Manipuri lunch platters, this ultra-popular restaurant does a fabulous thali comprising more than a dozen local delicacies such as tangy fish stew, fried fish, leafy greens, fried vegetables, local …
Top Choice Indian in Kaziranga National Park

Maihang

Fried duck, fish in sesame-paste gravy, fried pork with dried bamboo shoots or spicy mutton chunks – local cuisine can't get more varied than at this tiny roadside restaurant. A defunct vintage car repurposed into a…
North Indian in Dibrugarh

Moti Mahal

Hotel Rajawas boasts the highly recommended Moti Mahal restaurant, an upmarket eatery popular with the town's gastronomes that serves superb North Indian food, including staples such as naan, butter chicken, palak p…
Multicuisine in Aizawl

David’s Kitchen

The stylish and super-popular David’s Kitchen churns out yummy Mizo, Thai, Indian, Chinese and continental food, not to mention a decent range of mocktails. Try the smoked-pork stew with mustard leaves (₹200), serve…
Cafeteria in Tezpur

Spring Valley

This incredibly busy and popular cafeteria serves hot, tasty all-day snacks and mini meals – the puris (deep-fried flatbreads) are simply scrumptious – through the day. The bakery section has a decent range of puffs…
Cafe in Kohima

Dream Café

The place to be for most of Kohima’s youth, this busy, cheerful place offers daily lunch specials such as fried noodles or pizza, as well as fresh coffee and snacks. Great hill views can be taken in from the bay win…
Multicuisine in Shillong

La Galerie

This suave glass-panelled restaurant compartmentalised into booths and adorned with photographs of local scenes serves excellent Indian, continental and Chinese food. Cloud 9 is the top-floor bar-restaurant in the s…
North Indian in Guwahati

Tandoor

Inside the stately Dynasty hotel, this stylish restaurant has tasty North Indian dishes, served by waiters in Mughal uniforms as gentle Indian music plays in the background. It’s a somewhat upscale place, so dress a…