Best Places to Eat in India's Golden Triangle
Collected by Sandra Ramani , AFAR Contributor
In addition to pink-walled cities and great fortresses and ornate palaces, visitors to this enchanted region fall in love with the food—whether served in manicured gardens or marble halls or at a noisy market stall.
382, Kucha Seth Rd, Gachi Ram, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk, Delhi, 110006, India
In 1950, two halwais—or confectioners—from the Rajasthani city of Bikaner ventured to big city of Delhi to ply their traditional snacks together. Setting up a stall in the Old Delhi Chadni Chowk market, they crafted sweet and savory...
PVR CInema Plaza H-5&6, PVR Cinema Rd, Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Locals may argue over their favorite places for kathi rolls, but Nizam’s is one spot that’s always on the list. The atmosphere is nothing much to speak of—it’s an order-at-the-counter, seat-yourself kind of place—but...
The Oberoi, 443, Udyog Vihar, Phase V,, Phase V, Udyog Vihar, Sector 19, Gurugram, Haryana 122016, India
This sleek, contemporary Oberoi hotel is set in Delhi’s business- and commercial-suburb, and tends to cater to the corporate set (both local and international), and guests looking for an urban sanctuary that’s a bit removed from the...
Rambagh Palace, Bhawani Singh Rd, Rambagh, Rambagh, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302005, India
Surrounded by acres of manicured gardens, marbled colonnades, and flower-filled pools, the complex of the Taj Rambagh Palace hotel—once the home of the Maharajah of Jaipur—is one of the most serene spots in the Pink City. Even if...
18, 163A, 6, Shamshabad Road, Vibhav Nagar, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
If a visit to South India isn’t on the agenda this trip, make time to get a taste of the region at this iconic restaurant chain. First started in 1921 in the south, then expanded to New Delhi and beyond in 1979, the Dasaprakash restaurants...
1st Floor, Rambagh Palace, Bhawani Singh Rd, Rambagh, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302005, India
Formerly the residence of the Maharajah of Jaipur, and now one of Jaipur’s most elegant luxury hotels, the 19th-century Rambagh Palace has had a front-row seat to history—and has hosted a long list of royals, dignitaries, and...
319, MI Road, Panch Batti, C Scheme, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India
Today’s Jaipur buzzes with plenty of modern restaurants serving international cuisine, but that wasn’t always the case—when Niros, which first opened in 1949, started serving Chinese fare in the 1960’s, for example, it was...
51, Dhuleshwar Garden, Sardar Patel Marg, Panch Batti, C Scheme, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India
The Jaipur Modern boutique stocks products that put a contemporary, worldly twist on the region’s highly-skilled artisan craft traditions—so it’s fitting that the shop’s restaurant does something similar on the culinary...
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