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9/7, Shahnazaf Road, Opposite Saharaganj Mall | Gaya Niwas 95, Nadan Mahal Road, Lucknow 226001, India
5224009312
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 130
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 6
    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
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Basket chaat is very famous at this place. It is yummy and filling. Apart from the desi chaat it is a proper family dining restaurant with all types of cuisine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Surbhi K
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant looking for a nice dinner with Lucknow-special food preparations. Disappointed with the food, as it had nothing better than average. Biriyani at this place are good, but I tasted better ones in other restaurants. Soup was well enough to praise, but main courses were a waste. Not to mention the musty mutton, which I found so... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Basket chaat is very famous at this place. It is yummy and filling. Apart from the desi chaat it is a proper family dining restaurant with all types of cuisine.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

well being vegetarian i relished their hara bara kebabs and paneer items. very old hotel and still the quality seems to be maintained.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very popular chaat place. Tokri chaat is the most popular. Located in the heart of Hazratganj. Almost everything is good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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243 reviews 243 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Have visited this restaurant after almost after 20 years, service and food is still the same. Very reasonably priced and centrally located. Restaurant also have many branches in town.

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India
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109 reviews 109 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There's a trendy outdoor area and a more formal indoor seating. Have heard that everything here is good. Though we went here only for chaat and we loved it. In Lucknow though the paanipuri comes with various flavored waters which was not available here.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is one place I visited after reading in an airline magazine when flying to Lucknow and believe me, there's a reason why it had been in that magazine! I'm a vegetarian and hence can comment only on the veg food there. I'm sure though the non veg would be equally amazing! All sorts of groups visit the restaurant in... More 

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New Delhi, India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Wanted to try some well cooked Chinese food after binging on kebabs and Biryani . The Chinese Spread at Royal Café does not disappoint though highly priced compared to the kebab and biryani joints in the city

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Pune, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The place has two sections. The outside section is for all the chatpata chaat, papdi, coffee, shakes and paanipuri. The chaat is here something to die for. And the inside section is a proper restaurant which has vast menu of around 400 items.

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Bangalore
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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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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?