Jaipur's shopping and historical draws are supported by the city's wealth of tasty cuisines that are on offer for as little or as much as you wish to spend. The markets are home to an abundance of food stalls selling everything from breads and rice through to coconut curries and barbecued meats.
The maharajas of Jaipur the ultimate foodies and their love of mouth-watering cuisines is evident in the dishes that are regularly served in both the fine-dining restaurants to the cheap market stands.
Recipes in the city have been perfected over the years, with much of the country's royalty dining in Jaipur, a fact that has helped to ensure that the city understands truly excellent foods. Dal batti and churma are both unique to the region and these versions of chapatti, a flat Indian bread, are found throughout the city.
If the local food fails to whet your appetite then there are plenty of international cuisines on offer in the Italian, Chinese and Thai restaurants in Jaipur. Many of the plush hotels boast restaurants with top class chefs and various local and national dishes on the menu that match those of any eatery found in the West.
Laxmi Misthan Bhandar
LMB Hotel, Johri Bazar, Jaipur 302 00
Phone: +91 141 256 5844
This restaurant is one of the most famous in the city for its authentic Rajasthani food and its location in one of the most famous hotels in the city ensures that the service and the food are only of the best quality and the highest standards. The décor is colorful with bright pink walls and a ceiling to match the façades of many of Jaipur's palaces, temples and buildings.
Hotel Mansingh, Sansar Chandra, Jaipur
Phone: + 91 141 237 8771
This restaurant serves a variety of dishes with a good selection of Mughlai and international food all on offer, accompanied by cocktails, wines and whiskeys a commodity as the majority of eateries in the city are alcohol-free. All major credit cards are accepted in the restaurant and music varies throughout the week from jazz to soft rock.
Bhawani Singh Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Phone: + 91 141 221 1919
Take a culinary voyage at this swanky restaurant housed within the grounds of the equally impressive Rambagh Palace. Classical music plays softly in the background while diners eat under high ceilings, gilded mirrors, Florentine frescoes and golden hues while sipping on vintage wines. This eatery enjoys a central location and surprisingly reasonable prices.
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