We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dastarkhwan

Certificate of Excellence
$
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
U. P. Press Club, China Bazaar Gate | Hazratganj, Lucknow 226001, India
+91 522 239 7717
Website
Add hours for Dastarkhwan and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 196 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 90
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Value for money

Had some awesome tandoori chicken and biryani . Do go early for dinner since the place is very popular with the locals and getting a table is a challenge

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
SUROJIT G
,
New Delhi, India
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
Add Photo Write a Review

196 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Location : The restaurant is located in the most happening place in Lucknow , Hazratganj. Food : One of the best mughalai food available, specialises in kebabs, One can try Gelavati kebab, shami kebab which are the best sellers or one can opt as per his choice A must visit food destination in lucknow Also very pocket friendly

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I had the best Galawti Kebab, best Shami kebab and got introduces to an amazing dish - Chicken Kalimirch

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Delhi, India
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Had some awesome tandoori chicken and biryani . Do go early for dinner since the place is very popular with the locals and getting a table is a challenge

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Pune, India
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

You will never find a seat waiting for you. You need to wait for at least 10-15 mins to have a seat. Easy on budget, this is one of the famous mughalai restaurant which serves mouth watering food. The biryani or the various mutton and chicken dishes... the taste... the completeness of the cooking just to that level where you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Durgapur, India
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The hotel I stayed in recommended this place to me. It has two places, one is an ac restaurant and the other one is further away and an open joint. The menu is small and they have options for full and half. The mutton biryani was good but a little dry, seekh kabab was okay, shammi kebab was good. Quantity... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is the most amazing combination i have had for a long long time. The food here is amazinly good along with the service. This is the place for value for money.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is located centrally in Lucknow and is food stall.With family dinning is not recommended as sitting arrangement is not good.Mutton biryani and shami kababs are good,but do not expect the taste like other famous eating points of Lucknow.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Delhi, India
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

we went to its new outlet in Gomtinagar for Lunch. Ambiance was good , clean but the food was awesome. we ordered Giloti Kebab, Chicken Masala, Chicken Biryani and Mughlai Parantha. Great experienc eof mughlai food. I will strongly recommend this restaurant if you are visiting Luknow. the price was very reasonable

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you are luking for fine dine restaurant this is not the place, however if you are foody and luking for grt experience of mughali food this is right place. Owsome kabab and paranths, love this place

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thane, India
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Visited place last week for dinner, based on recommendations from tripadvisor and from locals. Great food. I am NOT fan for non veg food... But, the food here was awesome. Shami kabab were soooo soft and delicious..........biryani too was good.. as was made less spicy-- as per my request...... Nice decor, ambiance.. looks very popular joint in the city.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Dastarkhwan also viewed

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
 
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
 

Been to Dastarkhwan? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: U. P. Press Club, China Bazaar Gate | Hazratganj, Lucknow 226001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Lucknow
  • Phone Number: +91 522 239 7717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dastarkhwan and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Calcutta, West Bengal, India

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Dastarkhwan staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?