Top Choice Odishan in Puri

Wildgrass Restaurant

A delightful restaurant, Wildgrass has an AC-cooled main room, but it’s more fun to sit outside at one of thatched pavilions dotted around the lush garden. The menu is superb, with local and regional specialities ca…
Top Choice Indo-Chinese in Puri

Chung Wah

The real thing courtesy of a Chinese family transplanted from Kolkata 40 years ago. Chung Wah’s menu is loaded down with spicy Szechwan dishes that bite back. Try the excellent hot garlic chicken, Szechwan prawns or…
Cafe in Puri

Honey Bee Bakery & Pizzeria

Decent pizzas and pancakes, espresso-machine coffee (₹70), toasted sandwiches and breakfast fry-ups (including bacon!) – all the comforts of home are here at this cute and clean cafe-restaurant with rooftop seating.
Multicuisine in Puri

Peace Restaurant

This Puri stalwart, with seating in a shaded front courtyard, is still the most pleasant budget option, doing nice work with Western breakfasts and pasta, but excelling at Indian food. Save room for the house desser…
North Indian in Puri


This large, pure-veg locals’ favourite offers plenty of off-menu dishes, so even if you don’t see the bhindi chatpati (okra), gobi Hyderabadi (cauliflower), or kadhai veg (creamy curried vegies) on the menu, ask for…
Sweets in Puri

Puri Cheesecake

The narrow lanes of Puri’s holy quarter are full of makeshift sweet shops, perhaps none more famous than Puri Cheesecake. Bikram Sahoo and his six brothers have been churning out this unique Odishan delight, known a…
Multicuisine in Puri

Jabari Garden Restaurant

This place is popular with Puri long-termers and does decent Western comfort food as well as excellent local fare. The garden is a dazzle of fairy lights come evening.