Pink City’s 5 iconic restaurants you shouldn’t miss out on!
If you are in the pink city for its magnificent spots like Jantar Mantar, Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, and Jal Mahal, there are these few iconic restaurants where you can grab a good dose of food. So, explore the top attractions and at the same time, eat your way through Jaipur city’s five boroughs.
Sited at The Oberoi Rajvilas, this grand restaurant at Raj Mahal is popularly known for its lavish décor and Indian delicacies. Diners thoroughly relish their four-course meal that consists of dishes from all over the country, from biryanis to curries, traditional sweets to tasty appetizers. Laal Maas, Dal Thikri, Papad and Paneer Sabji, and Bhindi ki Shammi are some of the most sought-after items. Raj Mahal also opens up to majestic outdoor dining space in a sandstone courtyard, which proves to be perfect for a romantic date.
A renowned landmark, first-time guests must definitely plan a visit to Chokhi Dhani in their itineraries. An authentic and complete Rajasthani experience, visitors can enjoy traditional folk music, delicious thalis – comprising of Makka Roti and Jaggery, Kadi Kachori, Gatta Sabi, Gulab Churma, Kechada & Ghee Boora, Malpouwa – and souvenir shopping here! Located at Sukhdeopura Noara, each element served through the meals has their own distinct nature that parallels none.
Lakshmi Mishthan Bhandar
If you crave for something sweet when in Jaipur, head to Lakshmi Mishthan Bhandar, also commonly called ‘LMB’. Situated in Johari Bazaar, this restaurant serves more than 200 different kinds of sweets as well as savoury snacks on all days. What’s worth not missing are their specialty items like Special Paneer Ghewar, Mishri Mawa, Doodh Phini, Sohan Halwa, Aloo Tikki, Rasmalai, and the Royal Rajasthani Thal.
An essential part of the city’s history, Niros has been functioning and serving tourists and locals alike for over five decades now. The restaurant specializes in authentic Rajasthani delicacies like Laal Maas and Reshmi Kebab, and also offers multi-cuisine fare to suit everyone’s taste buds. If you plan to go to Niros, take note that it fills up fast but doesn’t take reservations. So, ensure going there well in advance.
The lavish dining room of the Maharaja of Jaipur at Amber Fort has now been refurbished as a fine-dining venture called 1135 AD. Positioned at the top of the fort, this restaurant is a good choice for an anniversary celebration or a date night. When here, cherish the traditional Thaal-E-Jodha – traditional delicacies such as Kher Sangri, Daal Punchmel, Doodhiya Roti and more – and admire the luxurious interiors featuring chandeliers, gold-enamelled walls, and period furniture.
The city of Jaipur has a lot to offer – be it some memorable food, extraordinary views, stunning architecture, or unforgettable experiences. Thus, make the most of your time here!