Food of Darjeeling

There are lots of options for foodies as well in Darjeeling ? from traditional Tibetan and Sikkimese cuisine to Thai delicacies to good old North Indian dishes, Darjeeling has plenty of options to cater to the taste buds of food lovers, spoiling them with scrumptious food and lip-smacking delicacies amidst the ambience of gorgeous views. Essentially the food here has distinct traces of Bengali, Nepali and Tibetan elements, styles and dishes, all together.

In spite of such wide choices, one of the first items on the cuisine here includes the finest and freshest qualities of tea found in the area which you must try. The popular items that you must indulge in include Momos, Thukpa, Aloo Dum, Sael Roti, Naga Platter, Nepali thali, Tongba, Channg and many more. Not to mention, tea is a popular beverage consumed by all.

Here are the top 6 restaurants in Darjeeling:

The Park Restaurant

INR 200-350
Laden La Road, Near State Bank Of India, Darjeeling
The Park Restaurant
The Park Restaurant is among the few popular restaurants in Darjeeling. This place offers some delightful Thai, Chinese and Indian food. It serves Tom Yam soup which is rated amongst 50 most delicious foods of the world. Providing the grand view of mountains with a classy ambiance, makes the place worth visit.


INR 200-300
51 Ghandi Road, Near City Centre, Darjeeling
Kunga restaurant is a very small and cozy setup based nearby Hotel Dekeling. If you are searching for some authentic Tibetan food in Darjeeling, this is the right place to visit. Kunga is successfully running since last 16 years with the same consistency in quality of food. A great place to dine out with family.

Lunar Restaurant

INR 230-280
51 Jalapahar, Gandhi Road, Near Taxi Stand, Darjeeling
Lunar Restaurant
Having a prime location right at the heart of the city, Lunar restaurant is considered to be the best in serving vegetarian Indian dishes. Offering the scenic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the wooden floor adds the natural touch to the ambience.


INR 150-300
Clubside, Nehru road, Darjeeling
A very popular place in Darjeeling for a traditional English breakfast, served in an open dining. Keventers offers a stunning view of Mt Kanchenjunga. Enjoy its much relished sandwiches, sausages, salamis and egg, followed by a cup of the Darjeeling tea for a flattering breakfast.

Hasty Tasty

INR 160-250
13 Nehru Road, Darjeeling, India
Hasty Tasty
Providing the some of the best vegetarian Indian preparations, Chinese dishes and pizzas, Hasty Tasty is a self-service restaurant. An affordable restaurant with great ambience and a beautiful view, this one is a popular choice amongst locals and tourists, both.

Frank Ross Cafe

INR 160-200
Nehru Rd, Darjeeling
Frank Ross Cafe
A pure vegetarian eatery, offering global cuisines, Frank's Cafe is one of the most well known cafes in the town. A simple place to dine out and relish some pure vegetarian food.

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