Indian - Located on Residency Road, Ahdoos offers a variety of Indian dishes â which include Mughali ones. There is Shamiana on Boulevard, Alka Salka also on Residency Road, Lalit âThe Grandâ, Krishna, Dawat and Mehfil serve Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
Chinese - Lhasa on Boulevard, Alka Salka on Residency Road, Lalit 'The Grand', Shamiana, Vivands, Waterfall Cafe and Hat Trick serve Chinese food.
European/Continental - The choice of places for a proper continental or European meal are somewhat limited and the best bet is Lalit, âThe Grandâ. Other places that have some dishes on offer are the Waterfall Café, Shamiana, Vivands, Hat Trick's outlets and Alka Salka.
Regional Specialty - Good Kashmiri food (âwazwaanâ, as it is often,) is available at practically every place and if you are fond of lamb, the choice is substantial. Meat is invariably of the âhalalâ variety. Dishes like Rogan-josh (pieces of mutton in a spicy gravy) or Tabak-Maz (spare ribs), Gushtaba and Rishta are available in practically all restaurants. Some typically local vegetarian dishes are âDum-aaluâ, potatoes in gravy and âChamanâ, paneer (fresh-cheese) in thick gravy. Some places are â Lalit âThe Grandâ, Shamiana, D Linz, Krishna (vegetarian), Mehfil, Waterfall, Vivand, Dawat, Alka Salka and Camci.
The local tea, âKehavaâ is full of dry fruit like almonds and raisins and has a touch of saffron. A salty variety is also served âNun chaiâ is also available.