Places To Eat In chandigarh
Places to Eat in Chandigarh
The capital city of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh reflects diversity in its cuisine. The people of Chandigarh are fond of
Punjabi delicacies and other cuisines from parts of North India. Besides, South Indian and even Chinese are also known to be
gaining popularity in the city. The use of a generous amount of ghee or clarified butter is typical of Punjabi cuisine and
so as in the case of Chandigarh. The rich cuisine of the city includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food and is sure
to delight travellers with varying food habits; thus cementing diversity in the culinary culture of Chandigarh.
Chandigarh is divided into several sectors; most of which have their local markets, where numerous restaurants, fast food
joints and stalls are popular among locals for some or the other dish. Until lately, the development of the city as a major
IT hub further led to the establishment of various casual and fine-dining venues that offer a range of Indian and
Before you begin your culinary journey here, don’t forget to carry a map of Chandigarh, so that you do not miss on any of
these locally favourite spots or delicacies. Keep reading to learn about the most prominent ones!
One of the most-loved delicacies in the whole of North India, chaat can be best savoured at Gupta Chat in Sector 23 of the
city. From tangy golgappas and creamy dahi bhallas to soya/paneer malai tikkas, this small eatery offers a gamut of spicy,
crispy street food.
Visiting Amritsari Kulcha Hub in Sector 9 can be a good deal for those, who like kulchas, a speciality of Punjab. An
assortment of stuffed kulchas with a glass of dry fruits lassi in breakfast here is sure to keep you energised the whole
Locals here share some special kind of emotions for rajma chawal and Bholey Di Hatti in Sector 44 serves the best of this
delight. In addition to kadhi chawal and chole chawal, you can also sample chana samosa and paneer bread pakoda at this
eatery. For some mind-blowing chana kulchas, you can head to the well-known Sodhi's Zaika in Sector 46. Bhalla chaat, raj
kachori and pao bhaji are other delicacies served here.
In case you want to relish South Indian snacks in Chandigarh, then The Indian Coffee House in Sector 17 is just the right
destination. Tempting masala dosa with a hot cup of filter coffee here can be great evening snack.
Located in the Zirakpur locality, Brick Firewood Pizza probably serves the cheapest pizzas in the city. As the name
suggests, this pizzeria prepares pizzas the traditional way in wood fired oven, so that you get the most authentic ones to
gorge on. Burger lovers can make their way to the famous Burger Hub in Sector 32 that serves a variety of lip-smacking
burgers with vegetable, chicken, mutton and fish variants. Other stuff that you can try here include shakes, wraps and
It wouldn’t be wrong to regard Chinese food as one of the most consumed street food in almost all of North India, and
Chandigarh is no different. Serving veg soups to chicken rice and mushroom noodles, the roadside Raju Chinese Fast Food in
Sector 23 can be visited to try the Indian version of Chinese street food. Nevertheless, the city also holds a handful of
formal dining venues that offer Chinese as well as Indian, Southeast Asian and international cuisines.
Chandigarh boasts several food joints and restaurants, where you can enjoy meals in a relaxing ambience in the company of
your colleagues, friends or family.
To start your day with something filling, head to Backpackers Cafe in Sector 9 that serves a selection of Italian and
Continental delights. Likewise, the all-vegetarian Sindhi Sweets in Sector 17 serves ice creams, shakes, Indian snacks and
Chinese food. A selection of desserts and sweets here is a must try! Gopal’s Sweets in multiple locations within the city
can be another option for people with a sweet tooth. From traditional namkeens and sweets to flavoursome cakes and pastries
are all that you can get here.
Pal Dhaba is worth a mention when discussing places that serve meaty delights! Though its ambience is not that attractive,
this small restaurant serves flavourful non-vegetarian food. Keema kaleji, saag chicken and mutton masala are a must try
Besides, popular multi-cuisine restaurants like Saffron, Baluchi, Hot Millions, Sher-e-Punjab, Mehfil, Sagar Ratna and
Ghazal can be found brimming with denizens and travellers throughout the day.
Usually frequented by youngsters, fast food and coffeehouse chains like Dunkin' Donuts, KFC and Domino’s Pizza are also
popular in Chandigarh; just like other prominent cities in India.