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Top Choice Palace in Vadodara (Baroda)

Laxmi Vilas Palace

Still the residence of Vadodara’s royal family, Laxmi Vilas was built in full-throttle 19th-century Indo-Saracenic flourish at a cost of ₹6 million. The most impressive Raj-era palace in Gujarat, its elaborate inter…
Top Choice North Indian in Vadodara (Baroda)

Peshawri

Rough stone walls, heavy wooden beams and hanging copper vessels conjure a northwest frontier feel at Vadodara's best restaurant, with loyal customers coming all the way over from Ahmedabad and beyond. North Indian …
Museum in Vadodara (Baroda)

Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery

Within Sayaji Bagh park, this museum houses a diverse collection, much of it gathered by Maharaja Sayajirao III, including statues and carvings from several Asian regions, fine ivory carvings from India, Japan and C…
International in Vadodara (Baroda)

That Place

At the forefront of Vadodara’s emerging dining scene, That Place is a global tour for your palate, with offerings from Persian lamb to East African chicken poussin to creative pastas, Indo-Chinese burnt garlic prawn…
Indian in Vadodara (Baroda)

Aamantran

Hailed by many as the best thali in Vadodara, it’s an all-you-can-eat taste of Gujarat. À la carte dishes include a variety of veg tandoor selections, along with North Indian and Jain specialities. Look for the sign…
Gujarati in Vadodara (Baroda)

Kansaar

A classy veg thali joint on the 1st floor of the eponymous hotel, with impeccable service and delicious food. The thali is bottomless and you can eat inside or out on the terrace for the street view.
South Indian in Vadodara (Baroda)

Kalyan

Kalyan is a breezy student hang-out serving healthy portions of South Indian food and less healthy attempts at Western fast food (though all dishes are vegetarian).
Ice Cream in Vadodara (Baroda)

Dairy Den

Cool off with a few scoops – or a soft-serve – at Vadodara’s best ice-cream parlor. Find it at the Sardar Patel statue, just south of Sayajiganj Rd.
Arts & Crafts in Vadodara (Baroda)

Baroda Prints & Workshop

At this Baroda Prints branch you can see printers at work upstairs, then buy the finished product downstairs.
Arts & Crafts in Vadodara (Baroda)

Baroda Prints

Hand-printed dress materials in original, colourful and attractive designs.