Multicuisine in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

Tanjore Hi

On a boutique-hotel rooftop, this industrial-chic restaurant is a welcome surprise in traditional Thanjavur. The world-wandering menu is fuelled by fresh, organic ingredients grown at the hotel's sister property...

Indian in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

Vasanta Bhavan

The busiest of several veg places facing the local bus stand, Vasanta Bhavan doles out biryanis and North Indian curries as well as smoothies, juices and your usual southern favourites.

Indian in Thanjavur (Tanjore)


This classy hotel restaurant does a very nice line in fresh, tasty, mainly Indian veg dishes, along with lunchtime thalis (₹140) and a decent multicuisine breakfast buffet (₹175).

Multicuisine in Thanjavur (Tanjore)


The Hotel Gnanam's smart-ish nonveg restaurant is very good, with a wide range of North and South Indian dishes, plus local Chettinadu fare – and even beer and spirits.

Multicuisine in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

Ideal River View Resort

The good, semi-open-air Indian/Sri Lankan/Chinese restaurant at the jungle-fringed Ideal River View Resort overlooks the river.

South Indian in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

Sri Venkata Lodge

A friendly, popular, veg-only place near the centre of everything, that does afternoon dosas and a nice thali.

Ice Cream in Thanjavur (Tanjore)


Cool off here with the best ice cream in town – it's 'homemade in a factory', according to the workers.