Smile please, you are in Lucknow, yes this is what you read first while entering the city. I first came to this city to visit a friend during my internship and completely loved it. I think fate brought me back and this time for a long period. May be to know about it, to explore every aspect of it. The city has a rich melange of different cultures from around the world.
The city is well known for its Nawab, kebabs, Ada, and Tehzib. This city offers a lot more than that. Known for its very vast food culture, Mughal architecture and the very famous 'Chikankari' aka thread work, it excels in different fields altogether.
How to reach?
Well, this city is connected through every metro and the major cities via air, rail, and road. Buses, taxis and private cars usually runs from Greater Noida to most of the cities in UP by Yamuna expressway which is an easy option if you are traveling from north.
Life has its own flavor, so does Lucknow
Passing by the gullies full of delicacies and the aroma filling your inner food animal already is something to die for. There are tons of places offering the finger-licking cuisines be it veg or non-veg.
Lets's see what makes it special for all types of food lovers and a must-try on your next visit.
Top Eating Junctions
Basket Chat at Royal's Cafe
Are you a street food lover? Well even if you are not, this place will make you drool over its taste. A basket made of potato, filled with around 25 items of different layers and texture. That means your taste bud will keep experiencing a change of flavor after every bite.
Shukla Tea stall
This place filled with numerous tea lovers offers tea with hot Pakoras and samosas, a perfect combination and served together only for the morning breakfast. You will find people of different age groups sipping tea after tea and discussing chores afterward.
Bajpayee Kachori Bhandar at Hazratganj
People waiting in a long queue just to get Khasta(puri stuffed with spices and lentils) with the masala chickpea, this place remains open from 7 a.m to 7 p.m. This is also a crowded place especially on holidays and early morning.
Per plate: 25 INR