This capital town of the northern state of Uttarakhand, DehraDun, is one of the popular tourist destinations. Apart from the various tourist attractions, one thing DehraDun is famous for is its food. From Northern Indian delicacies to Tibetan dishes, the city has plenty to offer. We give you a list of the cafes that you must visit when you are in DehraDun.
1 Town Table
One of the famous hotspots of the city, Town Table is a great place to spend some quality time with your loved ones. A place with a tranquil ambience, it offers both indoor and root-top sitting options. The rooftop sitting areas provide the panoramic view of the town and should be your natural preference. The restaurant has plenty of platters and serves North Indian, Chinese and continental food. Honey chili potatoes are a must try. Our pick: Palak Paneer and Butter Naan.
2 Y Cafe and Restaurant
A well-decorated café with bookshelves with poetic and thoughtful quotations donning its wall, Y café is a place full of youthful vibe where you can spend some quality time. You can read or just play a game here. The food too is savor full and has some fascinating names. Do try the big bully burger. Our pick: All You Can Eat Veg Pizza, Chicken Breast Burger and Lasagna.
One of the most well known restaurants in the town, Flavours is frequented by tourists and locals alike. The restaurant offers North Indian food and Chinese delicacies. Food is scrumptious as well as easy on the pocket. The North Indian delicacies served here are a must try. Our pick: Butter Chicken and Dal Makhni.
4 Black Pepper
With a sitting based on a cave theme, Black Pepper has an exciting ambience. But that’s not all; the food served here is equally amazing. Tandoori items are a must-try, especially the tandoori chicken. The bar menu too is enticing.
5 Moti Mahal
A quaint place, Moti Mahal is often referred as the best restaurants in town. Built in the late 60s, it has built a loyalty for itself. Moti Mahal serves North Indian and Rajasthani food. Goan fish is a must-try.
Located in the picturesque Rajpur, a mere five kilometers from the town, on a hill with a river flowing alongside, Orchard gives you a sight to behold. You can soak in the sounds of river water and enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains here. Orchard serves Tibetan and Thai cuisines. Momos and soups served here are a must-try.
With a small and cosy sitting arrangement coupled with a classy ambience and an open kitchen, Muse is for all those who seek a fine-dining experience. It has plenty in its offing when it comes to food. The pasta served here is a must try.
8 Dilli Chaat Wala
We all love Chaat, don’t we? Well, this Chaat wala is the ultimate destination to have the tangiest and most delicious chat. All seasonal fruits with fried potato is all you need to make your day perfect. Do visit this place we are sure you won’t regret having this memorable treat.
This floral-themed cafe with walls painted in blue and white, is very cozy and is a quaint place for all those loving tranquility. The café has a very positive vibe attached to it. A great place to do your work or hang out with your family, while sipping a cup of coffee or indulge in their great range of food items. Their mustard chicken sandwich and grilled foot longs are a must try. For the sweet tooth, Fruit Tarts should not be given a miss. The café also houses a collectables store from where you make some purchases too.
10 Cafe Cibo
If Italian cuisine is something you will love, then Café Cibo is the place for you. Italian treats offered here are completely unmatchable. Their classic bacon sandwiches, red velvet cakes and a wide range of shakes and coffees all are a must-try. The café has a beautiful indoors too that certainly leaves a mark.
11 Sunburn Bistro
The aura of the Sunburn Bistro will certainly strike a chord with movie buffs or music lovers. Posters of stars of yesteryear don the walls of this café, making it’s a very hip and lively place. This place has much to offer: North Indian, Chinese and continental food. Not only this, more than 50 kinds of tea feature on its menu. This place is a must visit.
12 Chhaya Café
Situated on the foothills of the Doon Valley, Chhaya café offers you an enormous view of the hills. This place is must-visit for all those nature-lovers who want to enjoy the breathtaking view of the hills. The peace you experience here is unmatchable. Equally, amazing is the food that is served here: Indian, Western and Chinese. There baked food is a must-try.
13 Cafe Headquarters
A lively and a cool place, Café Headquarters will surely lift your mood. The ambience is warm and cozy. The cafe has a huge collection of books and fun board games you can keep yourself busy. The café serves some of the best food in town: pizzas, sandwiches or spring rolls, everything is cooked to perfection to satiate your taste buds.
A well known multi-cuisine restaurant, Vatika is located in Hotel Madhuban and is frequented by most of the people of the city. It’s an ideal place to spend time with your family. The restaurant serves North Indian, Continental, Mughlai and Chinese delicacies cuisines. If in Dehradun, visit this place for a fun-filled meal.
15 Kalsang Friends Corner
Known for its Indian, Tibetan and Thai cuisines, Kalsang Friends Corner is a simple, yet a warm place, ideal for quick grabs. This place serves the most authentic Chinese and Thai dishes. Do try their Tibetan Momos.
16 Gaylord Ice Cream Parlor
Gaylord Ice Cream Parlor serves the best ice-creams in Dehradun. You have our word now. It’s a place frequented by the locals for its cone of ice-cream, which it offers in all flavours Chocolate, Butter-scotch, Strawberry, Vanillas, and their specialty black forest cold coffee with ice-cream etc. Do try their ice-creams which certainly has the power to transform you into another world.
17 Madrasi Dosa Hut
If you are someone who just loves South Indian food, then Madrasi Dosa Hut is the place for you. The eating joint serves the best South Indian food in the city and that too at reasonable prices.
18 Kumar Sweets
One of the popular sweet shops, Kumar Sweets is heaven for all the sweet tooth. This place serves the best Ras Malai that too in earthen pots. So head this place, whenever you are in Dehra Dun to savour the best desserts.
19 The Buffet Snacks Shop
Buffet Snacks Shop, is swarmed by a large number of people for its utterly delicious burgers and bread rolls. The eating joint also serves some of the best coffees and shakes in the city at rock-bottom prices. Do try their sandwiches.
20 Ellora’s Melting Moments
One of the most loved bakeries in the city, Ellora’s Melting Moments serves the best pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, and sweets. Ellora’s is so popular that you will always find it bustling with people. Ellora’s Melting Moments also offer a wide variety of cakes and pastries. Our pick: Kathi roll and Cookies.
Doon Valley is surely calling you, so which Café top’s your list?