8 Cafes & Restaurants That Every Foodie Should Visit In Rajasthan
Rajasthan offers an enthralling travel and culinary experience from royal palaces, authentic Rajasthani cuisine, to a rich cultural heritage. You can imagine cruising through the lake Pichola, shopping handicrafts at local souvenir shops, and savoring mouth-watering food while visiting Rajasthan.
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Looking for the ultimate food tour guide in Rajasthan? Explore these restaurants and cafes on your next trip to Rajasthan:
- Sunday brunch & birdwatching at Tribute by the Fatehsagar Lake
Soak in the serene views of Fatehsagar Lake, while enjoying some delicious food at Tribute restaurant. Be mesmerized by the beautiful lake views from the alfresco dining area in this restaurant. If you are trying to locate this restaurant using Google maps, it can be a bit tricky. It is recommended that you call up the restaurant and make a table reservation beforehand. This restaurant is highly recommended for honeymooners, couples, and families visiting Udaipur. Book your hotel in Udaipur that is located across the shoreline of Lake Pichola or Fatehsagar lake.
What made my experience worthwhile, was the birdwatching while having a relaxed lunch! They provide you with a pair of binoculars to check out the exquisite migratory birds perched on the trees across the banks of Fatehsagar Lake. This restaurant has an elaborate menu offering authentic Rajasthani cuisine. However, if you are in a mood for something else, they have some delicious continental food on their menu as well. For any assistance with the local sightseeing tours in Udaipur, check-in with the front desk at your hotel in Udaipur.
Recommended dishes: Veg platter, Palak cheese balls, Pina Colada, Virgin Mojito
Location of the restaurant: Rang Sagar, Behind Monika Complex, Udaipur, Rajasthan – 313001
Cuisine: North Indian & Continental
Cost for Two People: INR 1500
- Dine under the starry skies overlooking lake Pichola at Upré by 1559 AD
If you are staying by the banks of the pristine Lake Pichola hotel, don’t forget to dine at the legendary Upré by 1559 AD restaurant. I was staying at a Udaipur hotel nearby Lake Pichola, so I planned to dine at this restaurant one evening. Enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner under the stars with your spouse during your next trip to Rajasthan. When I checked out their elaborate ala-carte menu, I was intrigued to find that they offer Indian, continental, and Asian cuisine. This is a place for celebrating any special occasion like birthday, anniversary, etc. Ensure that you make a prior reservation in the outdoor area before visiting this restaurant. The ambiance of this restaurant is elegant and romantic. Enjoy the cool breeze while soaking in the panoramic views of Lake Pichola and savoring some delicious food. You can also communicate any special requests to the restaurant management team beforehand. The interiors are done in an imperial style which adds a royal touch to your dining experience. Whereas, the alfresco seating area of the restaurant features wooden cabanas with comfortable seats. For majestic views of the lake and tranquil surroundings, book your Udaipur hotel at least one month before your desired travel date.
Recommended dishes: Veg platter, Chocolate brownie
Location of the restaurant: Rooftop of Hotel Lake Pichola, Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan – 313001
Cuisines: North Indian & Continental
Cost for Two People: INR 1900
- Plan a romantic dinner date at Bar Palladio
If you are a couple looking for a restaurant for a romantic date night, check out this Bar Palladio. This retro lounge is located in one of the iconic hotels in Jaipur, Narain Niwas Palace Hotel. This bar cum restaurant features an extensive selection of beverages and delectable Italian cuisine to tantalize your taste buds. I loved the oriental-themed royal interiors done in blue and white. I would highly recommend a table reservation before visiting this restaurant. Book your stay at any of the hotels in Jaipur while exploring the local sightseeing tours in the area.
Recommended dishes: Tiramisu & Spaghetti
Location of this restaurant: Narain Niwas Palace Hotel, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
Cuisines: Italian & Finger Food
Cost for Two People: INR 1800
- Savour authentic Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma at Krishna Dal Bati Restro
Do you want to try the authentic dal bati churma in Rajasthan? I would highly recommend this restaurant. This restaurant can be a little tricky to locate on the maps, so just ask around the locals to find the exact location. The ambiance of this restaurant is simple. This legendary eatery is a family-run restaurant serving only one dish – Dal Bati Churma. The chef also shared the family recipe for making churma which is still made in the same way.
Recommended dishes: Dal Bati churma
Location of the restaurant: 17, 1st Floor, Gulab Bagh Road, Udaipur, Rajasthan – 313001
Cost for Two People: INR 400
- Enjoy hangout with friends at Jaipur Adda
Along with royal fine dining restaurants, Jaipur is coming up with trendy cafes to cater to the tourists and youth in the city. Feel the wind in your hair while devouring some lip-smacking delicacies at the Jaipur Adda restaurant. The ambiance of this cafe features vibrant interiors, inspiring wall art, and elegant wood furnishings to add a royal touch to your dining experience.
Recommended dishes: Naan Pizza, Karari Roti, and Mojito
Location of this restaurant: 8/9, Station Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302016
Cuisine: Modern Indian
Cost for Two people: INR 1800
- Experience royal hospitality at The Rajput Room
While sightseeing the various magnificent palaces in Jaipur, I stopped by the Rajput Room restaurant located at the iconic Rambagh Palace. Delight your tastebuds with an appetizing meal inspired by the Royals in Rajasthan. Unwind and enjoy a four-course meal from their signature menu while gazing at the mesmerizing views of the palace. Bask in the royal ambiance of this restaurant while life-size portraits, beautiful architecture, wooden furnishing, and plush floor coverings.
Recommended dishes: Laal Maas
Location of this restaurant: Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302005
Cuisines: North Indian, Continental, & Asian
Cost for Two People: INR 4000
- Enjoy al fresco dining at Samode Haveli
Experience royal hospitality at Samode Haveli tucked in the majestic city of Jaipur. This luxury mansion is owned and managed by the royal family of Samode. Indulge in an authentic culinary experience and impeccable hospitality at the Samode Haveli restaurant. The alfresco area of the restaurant looks stunning in the evening with the twinkling lights and candles set on the backdrop of this royal mansion.
Recommended dishes: Dal Makhni & Laal Maas
Location of this restaurant: Gangapole, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002
Cuisines: Mughlai & Rajasthani
Cost for Two People: INR 3500
- Enjoy Rajasthani thali at Natraj Dining Hall & Restaurant
No trip to Rajasthan is complete without trying their flavourful and authentic Rajasthani Thali. This restaurant serves vegetarian cuisine that consists of an assortment of curries, sabzis, Rajasthani flatbreads, dal bati churma, and sweets. I found the ambiance of the restaurant very traditional with Rajasthani artwork motifs on their walls. This restaurant is located in the city center so that you can easily find it via Google maps. Enjoy ala carte thalis with unlimited servings at this restaurant. I remember the dal bati churma and sweets to be flavourful and delicious. This restaurant can get overcrowded during peak lunch/ dinner hours. To enjoy a relaxed gastronomic experience, visit this restaurant earlier.
Recommended dishes: Rajasthani Thali
Location of the restaurant: 22-24, City Station Rd, Jawahar Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan – 313001
Cost for Two People: INR 400
These are some of the restaurants and cafes to explore during your visit to Rajasthan.