Restaurants

Top Choice Uzbek in Tashkent

Afsona

This well-run restaurant aims to deliver Uzbek cuisine with a contemporary touch, breathing life into old favourites such as pumpkin manty (steamed dumplings), cheburek pastries and hanum (dough roll stuffed with ve…
Top Choice International in Tashkent

Jumanji

A charming, laid-back and family-friendly environment reigns here. There's a varied and interesting menu that runs from Georgian specialities to Asian dishes and traditional Uzbek dishes like kazan kebab (beef and p…
Top Choice International in Tashkent

City Grill

The central City Grill is a great spot for a sophisticated and good-value business lunch or a blow-out dinner. Specialising in steak and pasta, the menu here is varied and uses delicious fresh produce. There's also …
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. As you walk through the entrance you'll be greeted by giant kazans (cauldrons) filled with various na…
Uzbek in Tashkent

Central Asian Plov Centre

To sample plov (pilaf) styles from various regions of Uzbekistan head to the celebration of plov that is the Central Asian Plov Centre. Walk past the mob of people crowding around steaming kazans (large plov cauldro…
Turkish in Tashkent

Efendi

This sprawling Turkish place has an extensive menu, or you can just saunter inside and pick out a kebab and salad from the refrigerated display case and retire to the shaded outdoor seating. The food is consistently…
Italian in Tashkent

Amaretto

The mouth-watering Italian food, professional English-speaking service and subdued, candlelit ambience combine to make this the obvious choice for a romantic dinner. We prefer the outdoor terrace to the rather garis…
Italian in Tashkent

Il Perfetto

This popular Italian place boasts an open-plan kitchen, friendly staff and a menu covering classic Italian dishes from pasta and salad to lasagne and steak. Its air-conditioned interior lives up to the name on a hot…
Uzbek in Tashkent

Ovqat Bozari

After some shopping in Chorsu Bazaar head for this arcade draped with colourful ikat fabrics. It's a good place to get plov, but the various family-run stalls also sell such Uzbek specials as naryn (noodles with hor…
Cafe in Tashkent

B&B Coffee House

'Beans & Brews' is perhaps our favourite cafe in town, with good espresso coffee, juices and sandwiches, plus French toast and oatmeal that knocks the socks off your free hotel breakfast. The decor is modern and…