Chandigarh, the capital city of Haryana and Punjab is the first planned city of the country and it’s evident by the many awards the city has won for the level of cleanliness it maintains. The city is also home to many places famous for sightseeing like the Rock Gardens, Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh Capitol complex, and Government Museum. The city is also home to a rich culture, festivals and fantastic food. In this article, we talk about the iconic food joints of the city.

Delhi to Chandigarh

If you are visiting Delhi and have some time to spare for sightseeing, Chandigarh is a good option and the distance from Delhi to Chandigarh is about 250 km and can be easily covered when you book a cheap and air conditioned Delhi to Chandigarh taxi for this journey & it will take a little over four hours if you make pit stops at Panipat, Karnal, and Kurukshetra. You can

eat on the way or wait to enjoy great food at the many famous restaurants in Chandigarh.

Must try food restaurants in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is no longer just about butter chicken and aloo ka parantha. There are many types of cuisine which flourish here and they never cease to amaze us. You can always count on great food in every sector of the city.

When you are visiting the Rock Gardens, you can enjoy a variety of food. Ranging from continental to desi menus there is something for everyone. The restaurants that need special mention here is Gopal’s in Sector 8, a quick stop for authentic sweets and quick bites. The city is also home to Amritsari Kulcha Hub, the famous street food joint featured in many magazines like Great Breakfast and Gedi route.

Smrithi Upavan, Leisure Valley, Open hand Monument are a few other places to see at the Capitol complex. Along with sightseeing, you can also enjoy some great food here at Kansal’s Aroma or the Retro Kitchen.

You might also want to visit the famous Sukhna lake which has excellent food joints ranging from food chains like KFC to smaller street food joints. Virgin Courtyard and Sindhi Sweets which are also located here will surely make your taste buds tingle. If you are looking for a fine dining place, the Black Lotus at Taj Chandigarh is perfect.

India Coffee house at Sector 17 of Chandigarh needs a special mention. The place is famous for its coffee and South Indian dishes and has been maintaining the same decor for several years. You will be lucky to find a place to eat without waiting. India Coffee House in Chandigarh is a must visit if you are going through the city and have some time on your hands to unwind and relax.

This perfectly planned modern city is sure worth a visit. You can visit the city from Delhi choosing one of the below-mentioned modes of transport.

  • By air, it takes about 50 minutes to reach Chandigarh from Delhi.
  • By train, it takes about three and a half hours from Delhi to Chandigarh. There are many trains between this route.
  • By road, you can hire a taxi and reach Chandigarh in under 4 hours and also see a few sights along the way like Kurukshetra and Panipat.

Once you reach the city you can always rent a reliable and safe car in Chandigarh to take you around. So plan your next one day trip from Delhi to Chandigarh and have a great time



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