• Gaurav Sharma

The Ultimate Lucknow Food Map

Over the years, a lot of friends & acquaintances have asked me to share a complete Lucknow Food Guide. So, instead of listing down all the places in one Whatsapp message, I created an easy to share ‘food map’ on Google Maps.

To view the full map, just click on the link below.


Lucknow Food Guide

Lucknow Food Guide


Here’s a list of all the places covered in the map –

Old Lucknow Street Food

  1. Lalla Biryani, Chowk – Known for Lucknowi Biryani | ₹ 120 per person

  2. Idrish Hotel, Chowk – Known for Lucknowi Mutton Biryani | ₹ 120 per person

  3. Tunday Kebabi, Chowk – Known for the legendary Tunday Kebabs (Beef Galawati Kebabs with Sheermal & Parantha) | ₹ 30 per person

  4. Raheem’s, Chowk – Arguably the best Nihari in India | ₹ 100 per person

  5. Akbari Gate – Kashmiri Chai during winters & Lassi during summers | ₹ 20 per person

  6. Around Akbari Gate – Malai Makhan stalls (Daulat Ki Chat in Delhi) | ₹ 20 per person

  7. Pandit Raja Thandai, Chowk – Known for its Thandai (Bhaang Thandai available) | ₹ 20 per person

  8. Dikshit Chat House, Chowk – Known for Desi Ghee Chaat. | ₹ 50 per person

  9. Shree Lassi Corner, Chowk – Known for Lassi & Chhole Bhature | ₹ 100 per person

Around Hazratganj – Places to Eat

  1. Shukla Chaat House – Known for Pani Puri, Aloo Tikki | ₹ 50 per person

  2. Royal Cafe – Known for Basket Chat | ₹ 100 per person

  3. Zeeshan Biryani, Lalbagh – Known for Galawati Kebab & Mutton Biryani | ₹ 200 per person

  4. Dastarkhwan, Lalbagh – Known for Chicken Masala, Chicken Kali Mirch| ₹ 200 per person

  5. Shekhawat Restaurant, Kaisarbagh – Known for Boti Kebab & Shami Kebab | ₹ 200 per person

  6. Bajpai Kachauri Bhandaar – Known for Khasta Kachori | ₹ 30 per person

  7. GPO ke Thande Dahi Bade – Known for Dahi Bade | ₹ 50 per person

Best Chai in Lucknow

  1. Sharma Tea Center, Lalbagh – Known for Chai, Bun Makhan, Samosa | ₹ 30 per person

  2. Sharma Ji Ki Chai, Lalbagh – Known for Chai, Bun Makhan, Samosa | ₹ 30 per person

  3. Kewal Chai, Hazratganj – Known for Chai, Bun Makhan, Samosa | ₹ 30 per person

Aminabad Street Food

  1. Grandson of Tunday Kebabi – Known for Tunday Kebabs | ₹ 150 per person

  2. Wahid Biryani – Known for Chicken Biryani | ₹ 120 per person

  3. Prakash Kulfi – Known for Kufli-Falooda | ₹ 50 per person

  4. Ashwini Lassi – Known for Thick Lassi | ₹ 50 per person

  5. Rattilal’s – Known for Khasta Kachori, Lassi, Jalebi | ₹ 100 per person

Best Mithai Shops in Lucknow

  1. Chhappan Bhog, Sadar Bazaar – Known for Motichoor Laddoo, Kaju barfi, Karachi Halwa, Mewa Bites & Chaat | ₹ 500-1000 per kg

  2. Ram Asrey, Hazratganj – Known for Malai Gillauri, Kale Til Ke Laddoo | ₹ 300-600 per kg

  3. Raj Laxmi Sweet House – Knwon for Chaat, Jalebi, Laddoo | ₹ 150 per person

  4. Burma Biscuit Co., Hazaratganj – Known for Biscuits & Cakes | ₹ 100 per person

Places to Hangout in Lucknow

  1. Percussion, Gomti Nagar (Pub)| ₹ 1000 per person

  2. Royal Sky, Hazratganj (Lounge) | ₹ 800 per person

  3. Cappuccino Blast, Hazratganj (Cafe) | ₹ 500 per person

  4. Mocha, Gomti Nagar (Pub) | ₹ 800 per person

Besides, the last section of the map also has few sight-seeing places including Bara Imambara, The Residency & Ambedkar Park. I have tried covering most of the legendary places in this Lucknow Food Guide, but since I no longer live in Lucknow permanently, I’d love to include more places in the list. If your favorite places are not mentioned in this map, please leave your suggestions in the comments section. Happy eating!

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