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9/7, Shahnazaf Road, Opposite Saharaganj Mall | Gaya Niwas 95, Nadan Mahal Road, Lucknow 226001, India
5224009312
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 124
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Centrally located and most convenient place for tye famous Lucknowi chaat

Royal Cafe chaat counter to my mind was the place which popularised the now famous Basket Chaat of Lucknow. Gol Gappas is hygienic settings, made in mineral water and matar chaat of this place are excellent. We generally take our guests coming to Lucknow to this place for fulfilling their cravings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
exoticrajeev
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Bangalore
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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251 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bangalore
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Royal Cafe chaat counter to my mind was the place which popularised the now famous Basket Chaat of Lucknow. Gol Gappas is hygienic settings, made in mineral water and matar chaat of this place are excellent. We generally take our guests coming to Lucknow to this place for fulfilling their cravings and fantasies of Lucknowi chaat... The Aloo Tikki made... More 

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Hyderabad, India
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

If you come to Lucknow, and don't visit Hazratganj (Popularily known as Ganj), and further don't visit Royal Cafe in Ganj, then your visit is incomplete. And I did not missed a chance to make that happen on my recent visit to Lucknow. Located at center of Ganj, Royal cafe is a very old restaurant, and as far as I... More 

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New Delhi, India
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

All street food lovers, this is your destination. No matter what you like in food, aloo tikki , basket chaat , for this 2 items , I am always thriving to have them. As much as muglai is famous in lucknow , as this chaat in here . Do visit , and experience your self the flavor .

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Lucknow, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I always prefer to go to the Royal Cafe with my family for dinner because its smooth ambiance, dim lighting and slow music will give you a feeling that you are sitting outside your home and enjoying the dinner.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This place is very good for chats and biriyani. I had heard lot of good things about this place and it truly deserves that. Food quality is good, it is at a good location. Staff are cooperative and Ambiance is also good.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The cafe is located in Hazratganj, Lucknow, probably the connaught place of Lucknow or more like the Park Street. The place has an old cafe feel which i would expect like mocambo or such with really good chat. The ambience of the place takes you back to the 80's or further. The menu is also set in the same format... More 

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lucknow
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Its quite a well known restaurant and has many chains around the city. The service of the restaurant is quick and nice. The food prepared is amazing whether its Indian, Chinese, Mughlai or whatever. Just sit back there , relax and enjoy the food. I loved the Butter Chicken out there.

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Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

As a Lucknow resident, I can tell you that this is the place to have authentic Lakhnawi chaat. This is the place we take all visitors for Lucknow experience. Every single item on the chaat menu is worth it but the pride of place goes to golgappas (masala pani made from mineral water). Aloo tikki, dahi bara, matar kulcha, raj... More 

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Bombay, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If your in Lucknow for a visit Short or long inadvertently my bet is that you would hear of Royal's Chaat speciality and reputation. We were a group of five and ordered different types of chaat while the Paani Puri/Paani Bataashas / Gol Gappe as they are known in this part of the world were average we fell in love... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

While this restaurant serves a variety of cuisines we only ate the chaat there. We really liked the basket chaat and the aloo tikki.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9/7, Shahnazaf Road, Opposite Saharaganj Mall | Gaya Niwas 95, Nadan Mahal Road, Lucknow 226001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Lucknow
  • Phone Number: 5224009312

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Indian, Thai, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?