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THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN SRINAGAR

Do not miss out on the delicacies of Kashmir while visiting Srinagar. Food plays an integral part in the culture of Kashmir and some of the dishes are very authentic, rare and only available in the valley. Below are some of the best restaurants in Srinagar, which one may consider trying, to enjoy the wonderful delicacies of Kashmir.

THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN SRINAGAR, CLOSE TO DAL LAKE

1. The Chinar at Lalit Grand Palace, Srinagar

A very good choice of upscale Indian restaurant close to Dal Lake. Along with good food and great service, enjoy the beautiful palace property, which was once Maharaja Hari Singh’s residence.

  • Timings: Lunch:12:30 PM – 03:00 PM; Dinner: 07:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Price: Approx. Rs 1200 – 1600 (US $ 15-20) for 2 people
Chinar Restaurant Srinagar
Chinar Restaurant Srinagar
2. Lhasa Restaurant

It is a beautiful garden restaurant with an amazing ambience and great service. The main specialities here are the Asian Cuisines (Tibetan, Chinese, Soups etc.) but they serve Indian dishes as well. It has agood range of Vegetarian and Vegan options.

  • Timings: 12:00 Noon – 12:00 Midnight
  • Price: Approx. Rs 800 – 1200 (US $ 10-15) for 2 people
Lhasa Restaurant Srinagar
Lhasa Restaurant Srinagar
3. Stream Restaurant

A very good choice of restaurant right across the Dal Lake serving Indian, Kashmiri and Chinese cuisines. They have a huge and great variety of dishes for Vegetarians as well. This restaurant has everything – good location, tasty food, pocket friendly prices, warm services etc.

  • Timings: 12:00 Noon – 11:00 PM
  • Price: Approx. Rs 500 – 1000 (US $7-14) for 2 people
Stream Restaurant Srinagar
Stream Restaurant Srinagar
4. Shamyana Restaurant

This is the best restaurant to try the very famous authentic Kashmiri Dish Wazwan (multi course Kashmiri dish made from lamb and chicken). This restaurant is also famous for its barbeque dishes. They mainly serve Kashmiri and Asian cuisines. Their vegetarian Indian food is also very good. Dal Lake is right across the street. It is located very close to Steam Restaurant.

  • Timings: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Price: Approx. Rs 800 – 1200 (US $10-15) for 2 people
Shamyana Restaurant Srinagar
Shamyana Restaurant Srinagar

THE BEST CHOICE OF RESTAURANTS IN THE CENTRE OF SRINAGAR

1. Krishna Vaishno Dhaba Restaurant

It is extremely popular pure vegetarian Dhaba with very economical price. With extremely basic interiors, this restaurant is always jam packed with people. Food is good and service is super quick. Must try are parathas and South Indian dishes.

  • Timings: 07:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Price: Approx. Rs 300 – 500 (US $4-7) for 2 people
Krishna Dhaba Srinagar
Krishna Dhaba Srinagar
2. Niramish Restaurant Srinagar

This is again a 100% pure vegetarian restaurant. It is located right opposite to Krishna Vaishno Dhaba. The restaurant is in Batra Hotel. They serve Indian and authentic Kashmiri dishes. Ambience, food, and services are good and satisfactory. Must try are vegetarian Wazwan, kebabs and Kashmiri Pulav.

  • Timings: 07:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Price: Approx. Rs 800 – 1200 (US $10-15) for 2 people
Niramish Restaurant
Niramish Restaurant 
3. Mughal Darbar

As the name suggests, if you want to relish authentic Mughlai dishes and Kashmiri delicacies, this is the best choice. Interiors and sitting area is very basic and simply decorated – nothing fancy. It is very economical as well. It is always jam packed with guests but service is super quick. Must try is Rogen Josh, Wazwan, Kebabs etc. They also keep vegetarian options.

  • Timings: 9:30 AM – 09:00 PM
  • Price: Approx. Rs 300 – 500 (US $4-7) for 2 people
Mughal Darbar
Mughal Darbar 
4. Ahdoos

Ahdoos is a 100+ year old restaurant in Srinagar. They specialise in authentic Kashmiri dishes. They also serve Indian and Chinese food. But the main highlight are their bakery items. Do not miss to try them out. Ahdoos was originally opened as a Bakery shop but later expanded to restaurant and hotel.

  • Timings: 08:00 AM – 10:55 PM
  • Price: Approx. Rs 500 – 800 (US $7-11) for 2 people
Ahdoos
Ahdoos
Places to visit, eat and stay in Srinagar
Places to visit, eat and stay in Srinagar

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