Restaurants

Top Choice Teahouse in Kerman

Hamam-e Vakil Chaykhaneh

Architecturally magnificent, this elegantly arched subterranean teahouse was built as a bathhouse in 1820. Live music – typically a singer accompanied by santur (dulcimer-like instrument) – plays throughout the day;…
Iranian in Kerman

Max

Max's large, contemporary fast-food place serves unusually good Iranian pizza in the vividly yellow-green upstairs section. Easily missed in the basement below is the atmospheric traditional Iranian restaurant, wher…
Iranian in Kerman

Sofrakhane Zirebazarche

If you can find it, this brick-domed subterranean cavern makes an appealingly untouristy alternative to the larger Hamam-e Vakil teahouse. It's not quite as atmospheric but food is served for longer hours and at pri…
Iranian in Kerman

Keykhosro Restaurant & Coffeeshop

Keykhosro serves traditional Kermani specialities qatoq and boz ghormeh – as well as more standard Iranian favourites – in a lovely garden or in carpeted floor-seating niches that double as sleeping spaces for the c…
Iranian in Kerman

Nan-o-Namak

Low-priced, good-quality meals see locals clamouring to order at this simple but not unattractive eatery: most people grab takeaways but there are takht (tea-beds) between a few decorative pots and artefacts if you …
Iranian in Kerman

Panchal Restaurant

Making cursory attempts to create a traditional teahouse atmosphere, this reliable yet inexpensive basement restaurant is a popular option for backpackers staying at the nearby Omid Guesthouse. Ghormeh sabzi (veg-me…
Iranian in Kerman

Qavehkhana Firdosi

With enameled metal tables, a household kitchen stove and picture-tiled walls, this ultra-down-market cafe is a great spot for people-watching over a glass of tea, dizi lunch or tomato-egg breakfast 'omelette'... as…