Haridwar translates to English as “Gateway to God.” It is one of the most visited pilgrimage places in India. While you visit it from the next time, check out our list of restaurants and have a nice trip.
1 Haveli Hari Ganga Restaurant
A vegetarian cannot just ignore this Restaurant. A Hotel with lots of charm and breathtaking views of sunrise and the River Ganges from the balcony. Every meal will be made with perfection and they have varieties different every day and about 20 to choose from. If you are lucky enough to come back to Haridwar, this will be your first stop. The scenic beauty and its location made it stand top amidst of all restaurants in Haridwar.
2 Big Ben Restaurant
Prime factor for this restaurant would be its location. It is at a walkable distance from the Railway Station and Bus Stand. Famous for its various types of Parathas and Thalis at friendly prices. While you have your food, you can enjoy the ambient music playing in the background. Neat and comfortable ambience. It’s like a relief from everything which is generally crowded here. Kids will surely love the space compared to other options.
3 Hoshiyar Puri
For those who love conventional Dhaba style, this would be the place. It is an amazing place for lip smacking food. You can get everything on an economical budget. Its flagship, Lassi, is served in a huge jar which you cannot just ignore. Also known for its lachha parantha and kheer.
4 Dosa Plaza
As the name suggests, it is famous for its patented dosas. They have as many as 100 varieties of dosas to be served. If you’re visiting Haridwar from Southern India, you have to take a look at this hotel. Southern Idly and Uthappam are also served here. Sambar here remembers you that you’ll make it at home.
5 Pracheen Mathura Wala
Pracheen! Yeah, it is around 90 years old. Though it is as tiny for ten people, there will be a huge queue here. It is famous for its exclusive Sweet samosas. It is also famous for its authentic “Aaloopoori.” Known best for its service and hospitality, irrespective of the crowd here.
It is located in the center of the city, close to Complex Area. It is a multi-cuisine restaurant with varieties from best of the countries. You can find here from Samosas and Kachoris to Pizza and Pasta. You can have a memorable experience worth spending with your family. It seems like a good option for people travelling on business.
7 Fun N Food
It is one of the first restaurants opened here. You can have your best evening snack here. The list includes spring rolls, pizzas, sandwiches and more of your favourites. It can host many customers and serves best for your birthday parties and group hangout spot. It also hosts outdoor location for parties.
8 Mohan Ji Puri Wale
It serves as a landmark in this area. This shows its popularity. It has a special list of snacks and sweets. Aloo Puri platters are what you have to taste here. It runs both in mornings and evenings when you can find fresh lassi to taste.
Located on the scenic view of Ganges, it offers and satisfies taste at affordable prices. They have a wide menu for Indian, Chinese and Tandoori. However, only Indian food will be worth tasting here to know the speciality of the place. Ordering a Thali would be a wise decision rather trying some new variety and leaving a bad impression on the hotel.
10 Dada Boudir Hotel
This is visited by every Bengali who visits Haridwar. Having located nearer to the railway station, it has a huge demand during morning times. A decent number of Assamese were also noticed around the hotel. ‘baingan bhajia,’ a dish prepared with ghee is worth having a try here.
11 Ganga Lahari
The food here is very delicious with authenticating North Indian taste. One can also seat in hallway tables to get the view of Ganges (River Ganga) while enjoying the food. It offers a simple thali with a plethora of dishes. Service is excellent, and unless you go on busy days, it is quite prompt in nature.
12 Host Restaurant
It serves Continental, Indian and Chinese Cuisines. You can have a mouth-watering dinner in ambient surroundings. Interiors here give a great look with its basic design, leaving flowers apart. It is a good option for someone looking to have a filling, inexpensive dinner or lunch.
13 Bhagwati Chole Bhandar
This shack is operating since decades. Chole Bhature lovers just cannot leave this place. It serves the city’s best Chole Bhature. It has a takeaway join as the main stall cannot accommodate more than 20. Salads are another dish which you cannot miss here. It is closed after 5 pm, so make your plans to visit it before that.
14 Kashyap Kachori Bhandar
This street stall is famous for its crisp kachoris, stuffed with lentils and potatoes. It hosts the tasty Tamarind sauce which you can’t avoid licking. People stand in the queue from early morning onwards owing to its demand. Many locals here visit this at least once in a day. You should visit it to know the reason.
15 Khanna Sweet House
It provides various kinds of sweets that include Rajasthani, Punjabi, Bengali Sweets and Namkeen. They were as if homemade sweets and will serve best for the tourists as they can taste all of them at a time, rather wandering for them. It also provides varieties of lassi and customised juices which will be as tasty as those sweets.
16 Guru Nanak Dhaba
You can have a village atmosphere resembling the Traditional Indian theme. The list here includes almost every typical North Indian food which is worth eating. You can have a great time with your family members and friends, provided you like the cuisine here. It offers all these at a very economical range.
17 Captain’s Cavalry Restrobar
Live singing in the restaurant makes your food even tastier. It serves both veg and non-veg. It has a pleasant atmosphere inside the hall and is spicy in its dishes. They have a great collection of wine and cocktails. It is situated on the upper floor of Pentagon Mall.
18 Raghuvanshi Bhojanalay
This the best place for Gujarati Food in Haridwar. Bhakri is their best dish, while they also serve thepla, suki bhaji among others. You can have Original Taste of Gujarati Thali in unlimited quantity at Rs.100 only. They have various flavors for the thali which you’ll definitely like.
19 PanditSevaram Sharma Doodh Wale
Having established 100 years ago, it is heaven for a sweet tooth. Desserts are the special items on the card here. It is famous for its Kulhar milk. You can even see people waiting in queues for it during evenings. It is stocked with all types of traditional Indian sweets.
20 Krishnaji Restaurant
The hotel is located at terrace which gives an atmospheric experience while enjoying the dinner. It is fully vegetarian restaurant with many varieties among which Poori with aloo sabzi is their best. Everything made here is fresh, and the service is also very quick. Gulab jamun served here is so delicious.