Punjab & Haryana restaurants

Top Choice Indian in Patiala

Food Library

The speciality dum-a-dum biryani (veg, chicken or mutton) in this young, friendly, 1st-floor eatery bursts with flavour, but there are also tasty dhals and tandoori tikkas, plus an oh-so-creamy Patiala shahi paneer.…
Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Bharawan Da Dhaba

Pronounced 'praa-waan', this down-to-earth Amritsar institution has been serving lip-smacking Punjabi treats since 1912. The thalis are delectable platters of dhal, channa (chickpea), and/or paneer (soft, unfermente…
Top Choice South Indian in Chandigarh

Indian Coffee House

Almost always busy with locals, this venerable, fan-cooled, 40-year-old institution is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Egg, toast and fabulously affordable filter coffee (₹31) share a menu of South Indian favo…
Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Kesar Da Dhaba

Originally founded in Pakistan's Punjab province, this 100-year-old eatery relocated to Amritsar after Partition. Since then it has been serving up delicious paratha thalis and silver-leaf-topped firni (ground rice …
Top Choice Mughlai in Chandigarh

Ghazal

A Chandigarh stalwart and still going strong, Ghazal has a dignified air and a fine menu of Mughlai classics including chicken and mutton, plus some well-prepared Continental and Chinese dishes. The vegetable jalfre…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Chandigarh

Cloud 9

Offering magical panoramic views of the tree-lined city and the distant Shivalik Hills, this smart, newly renovated restaurant and bar has two menus (Chinese and Indian/multicuisine), smiley staff and floor-to-ceili…
Top Choice Punjabi in Amritsar

Brothers’ Dhaba

This fast and friendly upmarket dhaba serves some of Amritsar’s tastiest parathas stuffed with herbs, potato and pomegranate seeds that burst in the mouth as tiny explosions of taste. It also does hot and yummy brea…
Multicuisine in Amritsar

Crystal Restaurant

Bossing this corner of Queen's Rd, Crystal has two restaurants here, as well as a kebab stand and a new lounge-bar. The original ground-floor restaurant has a fin de siècle air, with mirror-lined walls and ornate st…
Sweets in Chandigarh

Sai Sweets & Bhoj Vegetarian Restaurant

This clean and wholesome sweet shop below Hotel Satyadeep serves tasty mithai (Indian sweets), such as ladoo (sweet ball made with gram flour and semolina), gulab jamun (deep-fried balls of dough soaked in rose-flav…
North Indian in Chandigarh

Gopal's

This popular Punjab restaurant chain is a clean and smart diner that churns out cheap, utterly delicious platters of dosas and chhole bhature – deep-fried puris (a flat savoury dough that puffs up when deep-fried) s…