BEST EATING JOINTS OF KASHMIR
1. Ahdoos, Srinagar
One of the oldest restaurants in Kashmir where one can experience the Kashmiri flavors at its best is Ahdoos. If Kashmir is a heaven on earth, Ahdoos is a Kashmiri heaven for foodies. Both vegetarians and non-vegetarians have an array of dishes to choose from. This kosher restaurant is 100 years old and serves authentic Kashmiri cuisine with deliciousness and flavor in each bite. Even the ambience of this place is amazing. The restaurant owners and staff have kept alive the hundred years old tradition and customs in their service It is definitely a must-visit for foodies with Mutton Rogan Josh being its specialty.
Cuisine: Indian, Asian Address: Ahdoos Hotel, Residency Road, Srinagar 190001, India
2. Hotel Highland Park, Gulmarg
Highlands Park was established in the early 1960s by Major Benjie Nedou, who hailed from a long line of hoteliers. Their cuisine focuses on freshly produced and locally sourced ingredients cooked to perfection as per age old Continental and Kashmiri recipes. They also offer Chinese and Mughlai food and use an old fashioned (clay oven) tandoor to give you that authentic flavor. Cuisine: Indian, Chinese, Mughlai Address: Highlands Park, Church Road, Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir 19340
3. Nedous Hotel, Gulmarg
Located in Gulmarg, Nedous is one of the most amazing restaurants in Kashmir with a beautiful view. The restaurant is situated in the astounding valley of Gulmarg. That’s not all. even the interiors of the restaurant are charming and different. Inside Nedous, one gets a feeling that you are in a hill station because of the wooden interiors. Not only the food is excellent, but so is the service. Taste the lip-smacking Kashmiri Wazwan and Mughlai dishes for sure. If you are visiting Gulmarg, don’t forget to dine in here. This place is amongst the new restaurants in Kashmir that you ought to try!
Cuisine: Indian, Mughlai Address: The Nedous Hotel Gulmarg, Gulmarg, India
4. Nathu’s Sweets, Srinagar
A popular food chain spread across the country, Nathus Sweets luckily has a joint in Kashmir too. So, if people want to savour fast food on their visit to Kashmir, then they can come directly to Nathus. It is located at a convenient location, right opposite to Dal Lake, so one wouldn’t have to waste time finding it. It is one of the best places to grab breakfast in Kashmir. Whether you are craving for chhola bhaturas or parathas, spicy chat or sweet desserts, you have got it all at Nathus. The food is served fresh and the staff is nice and humble too.
Cuisine: North Indian, South Indian, Chinese, Street Food, Fast Food, Mithai, Desserts Address: Balgarden, Karan Nagar, Srinagar 190010, India
5. Dana Pani, Pahalgam
If you are looking for vegetarian restaurants in Kashmir that serve typical North Indian food, then you can dine in at Dana Pani in Pahalgam. What makes this a great option is its decent prices. You will find nearby restaurants and eateries selling their food at unreasonably high prices. At Dana Pani, you will find value for money. Even taste-wise, the food is not at all disappointing. From South Indian, North Indian to Kashmir cuisine, you will get everything here.
Cuisine: Indian, Asian Address: Pahalgham Hotel, Pahalgam, India
6. Mughal Darbar, Srinagar
If you’re confused and cannot decide where to eat in Kashmir, then visit Mughal Darbar without thinking twice! You’ll get some of the best non-vegetarian dishes here and you might as well want to come back to this place to satiate your hunger. At this restaurant, you’ll also get to choose from a wide variety of bakery items like cakes and pastries – an ideal place for those with a sweet tooth!
Cuisine: Mughlai, Indian, Kashmiri Address: Main Residency Road, Srinagar, Lal Chowk, Srinagar
7. Stream Restaurant, Srinagar
This one is a great option for casual dining. The food is prepared with utmost quality and tastes really good. Visit this restaurant either for the lunch or dinner and leave with a satiated hunger. You get to witness the Dal lake from here and a great music is always playing in the background.
Cuisine: Continental, Chinese, Indian Address: Boulevard, Srinagar