No visit to Jaipur is ever complete without a dinner at the Chokhi Dhani Restaurant. This vibrant venue provides visitors with a glimpse of the rustic lifestyle of a traditional Rajasthani village. While you enjoy a traditional Rajasthani meal in the outdoor patio, there would be acrobats, dancers and other local artistes to regale you, leaving you with a memorable and magical dining experience of the rich culture of the city.
The Peshawari takes you on a gastronomic journey of real Indian royalties with its flavorsome barbecue flavors and a variety of Indian breads. This hotel is very famous for its kebabs and offers both, vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies. The Dal Bukhara is one of the many popular favorites and a must try. The delectable menu is followed by an impressive list of beverages that include fine wines and other spirits.
A part of the chic Fairmont Hotel, Zoya offers patrons a chance to dine like a king. With ornate decor, regal cutlery and crockery and a range of delicious and tasteful cuisines prepared by expert chefs, the restaurant is a must-visit for the tourists. There are five different dining styles to sample here as well as food from various live kitchens. Food festivals are also organized here from time to time.
Rajasthan is known for its monarchical legacies and grandeur. Each place, restaurant or even a street has a history tucked behind it. One such prominent palace-turned-hotel is the Rambagh Palace that houses an array of restaurants. The Suvarna Mahal restaurant promises extravagance in terms of ambiance and exuberance in terms of the food it has to offer. With crystal chandeliers, gold plated tableware and exotic menus of the royal houses of India, you will feel no less than a king or a queen here. The restaurant also houses a delightful wine cellar. An attire of semi-formal to smart casuals is recommended. All in all, a majestic experience in the heart of royalty. Call for reservations.
Enjoy the days of the British Raj at the Steam Lounge in the Taj Rambagh Palace. This novel bar is recreated inside an old steam engine and also features a recreated English-style railway station. Inside the railway coaches are cushioned seats where you can relax with your loved ones over drinks. Ideal for a romantic date, the lounge serves a selection of Mediterranean fare along with some Middle Eastern delights and refreshing beverages to accompany.
This restaurant is situated within the Jaipur Modern Boutique and serves authentic Italian cuisine. It is the place to go for farm-fresh food and has a decent selection of vegetarian dishes. It sources ingredients only from organic farms that use sustainable farming techniques. The decor is a compromise between casual and luxurious, and gives a trendy vibe without being overly pretentious. The muted lighting and soft background music also make it a good place to go for a date. Savor dishes such as Rotisserie Grilled Chicken, La Bianca Verde Pizza and Mafioso Prawn, followed by a choice of cold-pressed juices. The attentive service and fresh food make The Kitchen at Jaipur Modern very popular in the neighborhood.
Mamu's Infusion is a classy place for foodies and is known to offer dishes from around the world like Indian, Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Thai and Continental. Save some room for desserts after your meal here as their legendary cakes are sure to satisfy cravings for sweetness. They offer catering and delivery. Be noted that the restaurant is serves vegetarian food only.
Your search for authentic Chinese cuisine ends at Dragon House, located within the Country Inn & Suites. As guests enter, they are mesmerized by the startling red and black colored walls and the fiery dragon drawn upon the ceiling, all of which gives an Oriental feel to the place. The restaurant has contemporary seating and the traditional Chinese low seating arrangement. Miniature pagodas flanked by small tables and chairs in the patio is ideal for those who prefer dining outdoors, while the private dining space provides an intimate setting for others who desire it. Once seated, the staff guides you through the menu consisting of specialties like Bamboo Rice, Dan Dan Noodles, and Chechen Sizzlers. You can round off your meal with Chinese Toffee and the lip-smacking Darsan with ice-cream. Although a meal here is expensive, the experience is definitely worth every rupee!
To truly feel like royalty, head to the Bar Palladio in Narain Niwas Palace Hotel. This place is decked up in a regal style with chessboard floors, rich wall murals, carvings and grand stairways. The peacock blue-interiors also feature white Mughal-style carvings, archways and luxurious sofas. The patio has plenty of canopies and serves as a semi-secluded spot for enjoying quiet, candlelit meals under the stars. Start your meal with an Ayurvedic drink or herbal tea and go on to savor Norwegian Smoked Salmon Plate or Vegetable Tempura as appetizer. This is followed by Italian mains and desserts, along with flavorful mocktails. Truly, Bar Palladio is the perfect place for a romantic meal with a royal touch.
Republic Of Noodles is a part of Lemon Tree Premier and specializes in street food from China, Thai, Vietnam, Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia and Myanmar. Some of its famous and nationwide dishes are Wok- stir fries that include Lamb with young peppercorns and quick fried vegetables with ginger wine sauce. They are also well-known for their clay pot curries specially the Burmese Chicken Curry.