The Western Ghats restaurants

Top Choice Multicuisine in Coonoor

La Belle Vie

With tables on the veranda of a beautifully revamped 19th-century bungalow, La Belle Vie has guests driving miles for its flavour-popping European-Indian food. Gazing out over the Nilgiris beyond a lovely lawn full …
Top Choice Indian in Kodaikanal (Kodai)

Hotel Astoria

This pure-veg restaurant is always packed with locals and tourists, especially at lunchtime when it serves fantastic all-you-can-eat thalis.
Italian in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Place to Bee

Brush up on Nilgiri-bee facts over meals at this arty, fairy-lit restaurant tucked inside the Keystone Foundation's little Bee Museum. It might sound bizarre, but the concept works, ingredients are locally sourced, …
Multicuisine in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Earl's Secret

You get a taste of everything at this elegant heritage-hotel restaurant up above Ooty. Half glassed-in conservatory, half tables scattered across Raj-era lounges with roaring winter fires, it does beautifully prepar…
Multicuisine in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)


All wood walls, intimate lighting, live piano and plush orange velvets, the Savoy's candle-lit dining room dishes up fabulous contemporary Continental, Indian and pan-Asian cuisine – including all-day breakfasts, yu…
Multicuisine in Coonoor

Gateway All Day

Tucked between manicured gardens, this signature heritage-hotel restaurant is a lovely place for splurging on polished global cuisine and brilliant breakfast buffets. You'll feel like a Raj-era VIP, sipping Nilgiri-…
Multicuisine in Kodaikanal (Kodai)

Cloud Street

Why yes, that is a real Italian-style wood-fire pizza oven. And yes, that’s hummus and felafel on the menu, along with oven-baked pasta and homemade cakes. It’s all great food in a simple, relaxed, family-run settin…
Multicuisine in Coimbatore

Bird On Tree

With a tiny terrace up in the trees and several indoor spaces, this fashionable restaurant plates up well-prepared dishes covering everything from Southeast Asian sizzlers and stir-fries to Indian clay-pot curries a…
Indian in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Adyar Ananda Bhavan

This sparkly Ooty favourite is constantly crammed with locals and tourists filling up on delicious, swiftly delivered South Indian staples (dosas, vadas, idlis), North Indian classics (try the paneer tikka), fresh j…
Multicuisine in Kodaikanal (Kodai)

Ten Degrees

Honey-coloured wood and monochrome Kodai photos set the tone for tasty, elegantly prepared Indian and Continental food. It does mouth-meltingly spicy wraps, homemade-bread sandwiches, burgers, salads, sizzlers, egg-…