Restaurants

Top Choice Uzbek in Tashkent

National Food

You’ll be hard pressed to find a restaurant with more local colour than this bustling eatery opposite the Circus. Walk through the entrance, overhung with goat parts, and be greeted by giant kazan (cauldrons) filled…
Top Choice International in Samarkand

Platan

Possibly the best restaurant in Samarkand, Platan has a gorgeous summer terrace for shady al fresco dining in the summer months, while inside there's a choice of two dining rooms, one of which is on the noisy side a…
Top Choice International in Tashkent

City Grill

The brand new and very central flagship for the City Grill is a great spot for a sophisticated and good value business lunch (18,500S) or a blow-out dinner. Specialising in steak and pasta, the menu here is varied a…
Top Choice Uzbek in Khiva

Khorezm Art Restaurant

Charmingly located in a low-lit and cosy stone building with a bamboo roof and local handicrafts and photography on the walls, the Khorezm Art Restaurant is definitely one of the best choices in town. Yes, the servi…
Top Choice Seafood in Khiva

Ogahiy Fish Restaurant

This charming place is wrapped around a couple of ponds, among vineyards in a bucolic spot 3.5km northwest of Isfandiyar Palace. Take marshrutka 2 from the trolleybus stop and get off at the large blue sign saying O…
Top Choice International in Bukhara

Minzifa

Still Bukhara's most charming restaurant is this perennially popular place with a fantastic roof terrace on which to dine al fresco in the summer months. There's also a cosy and traditional dining room where live pi…
Top Choice International in Bukhara

Saroy

A very welcome new addition to the eating scene, this Lyabi-Hauz-fronting restaurant is housed in a beautifully appointed two-storey building with both traditional and modern touches. The large menu has plenty of ve…
Uzbek in Tashkent

Afsona

This smart new restaurant aims to deliver Uzbek cuisine with a contemporary touch, by revivifying old favourites such as plov and laghman, cooking with a wider range of flavours and – thank god – by not employing th…
Top Choice Korean in Tashkent

Han Kuk Kwan

Tashkent’s large population of ethnic Koreans is what drives demand for all those Korean restaurants around town. Popular Han Kuk Kwan is one of the best. It fries up absolutely delicious dishes such as bi-bim-bab (…
Top Choice International in Fergana

Bravo

Nowhere is Fergana’s liberal bent more evident than in this bohemian little cafe. The shabby-chic interior is plastered with the products of local artists and awash with the strains of live jazz. In the warmer month…