Srinagar & the Kashmir Valley restaurants

Top Choice Kashmiri in Srinagar

Ahdoos Restaurant

This historic restaurant (a century old in 2018) is the classiest place in town to try meaty wazwan (traditional Kashmiri multicourse meal) dishes such as methi maaz (mutton with fenugreek) and rista (minced lamb me…
Kashmiri in Srinagar

Mughal Darbar

This upstairs restaurant is a great place to try a full spread of Kashmiri cuisine, though good Indian veg dishes are also served. A special room with carpet floor seating and copper serving dishes is available if b…
Multicuisine in Srinagar

Lhasa Restaurant

This small, cosy place for Tibetan, Indian and Kashmiri food suffers a little from mosquitoes but the garden area and giant sunflowers are a pleasant escape from the Boulevard hassle. It's one of the only restaurant…
International in Srinagar

14th Avenue Cafe & Grill

This fashionable, five-table coffee-cube overlooking the Jhelum River serves a selection of traveller-pleasing European snacks and offers free delivery of its thin-crust pizzas within a 5km radius. Or just drop in f…
Multicuisine in Srinagar


Comfortably air-conditioned, this reliable, smart eatery is slightly set back from the Boulevard and serves a particularly good range of pan-Indian options, plus shakes and smoothies.
Multicuisine in Srinagar

Crescent Lake View Restaurant

With just two modern tables with settees, money changing facilities, a tour/trekking agency, and a couple of rooms upstairs (single/double ₹800/1200), this entrepreneurial backpacker-oriented business covers many ba…
Indian in Naranag

Eternal Peace

This guesthouse has a fairly attractive restaurant section serving basic meals just above the parking area at the end of the road just before the first temple. There are five acceptable rooms (d ₹1000) upstairs.
Multicuisine in Srinagar


A popular stop for tour groups, this pleasant, well-air-conditioned restaurant and terrace focuses on Indian food but covers many other bases, from tandoori dishes to grilled trout and Mexican enchiladas.
Dhaba in Srinagar

New Krishna Vaishno Bhojnalay

Crowds clamour for the tasty, inexpensive vegetarian meals, dosas and South Indian breakfasts at Srinagar's small, ‘original’ dhaba (casual eatery serving snacks and basic meals).