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Residency Road | Near General Post Office (GPO), Srinagar, India
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Description: Cafe/Restaurant serving multi-cuisine dishes including Kashmiri foods.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice open air restaurant !!

By looking at the restaurant hoarding, you'd give it a miss as they've put it up more than a decade ago. It's actually situated near the GPO, away from the main market of lal chowk. An open air restaurant under the shade of Chinars (Maple tree), the atmosphere is soothing. Don't know if they've... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

By looking at the restaurant hoarding, you'd give it a miss as they've put it up more than a decade ago. It's actually situated near the GPO, away from the main market of lal chowk. An open air restaurant under the shade of Chinars (Maple tree), the atmosphere is soothing. Don't know if they've restarted operations after the 2014 floods... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Hey all, not really a review of the restaturant as it ha been closed for the last 9 months as a result of the big floods that swept through Kashmir last year. We tried to visit on 16th May 2015, easy to find but completely boarded up and out of action. Hopefully they will be able to re-open soon.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

In the heart of Lal chowk,with Open air tables nestled between flower beds on sides.Good Chinese food,You would love the ambience

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Amazing place.Nice food.Loved the ambiance here .Must go for Indian food .The paneer here is the best.

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Panchkula, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

its about 100 years old as per my information! the waiter informed me and also said that tao is a religion in Japan and the owner belongs to Japan. You may order food and enjoy in the open garden. its something different in the city. just near by the Sonwar area.

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Srinagar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Been to this restaurant quite a few times. A well located restaurant in a heritage building. Average food quality.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you need a break from the bustle of the streets this cafe is ideal: located in an enclosed flower garden it's a little oasis of calm. Food tasty and very good masala chai.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Beautifully situated in a rose garden away from the hustle and bustle, the food is good and service timely and attentive - did I really just write that about an Indian restaurant? The owner seems like a genuine guy, although the prices are somewhat excessive by general Indian standards. I had Rogan Josh, Jeera Rice, water and Lime Soda for... More 

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Indore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Brilliant Location! Brilliant Ambiance!! Brilliant Food!!! the restaurant is an open air kinds and you are surrounded by not just rose bushes with full blooming flowers, but are actually sitting under a chinar tree. the food is excellent even for vegetarians and the host/captain goes out of his way to make you feel at peace. out of 2 days in... More 

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Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Good Chinese food. Serene place, cool breeze under the Chinars. You would love the ambience. Not a crowded place so you can enjoy with your family. Paid parking is just opposite the road and would charge you ₹20 for the day.

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Additional Information about Tao Cafe

Address: Residency Road | Near General Post Office (GPO), Srinagar, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Jammu and Kashmir  >  Kashmir  >  Srinagar
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Residency Road | Near General Post Office (GPO), Srinagar, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Jammu and Kashmir  >  Kashmir  >  Srinagar

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Cafe/Restaurant serving multi-cuisine dishes including Kashmiri foods.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm

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