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Royal Cafe

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9/7, Opposite Sahara Ganj Mall, Shahnajaf Road, Hazratganj | Royal Inn, Lucknow 226001, India
0522 - 4023535
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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New Delhi, India
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After hearing alot about it, i finally decided to taste this tokri (basket) type chat. This was awesome in taste and look amazing due to its uniqueness basket design. Loved it...!!!

Thank Amithkhandelwal
Lucknow, India
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply mind boggling Avadh chaat served in an eatable basket made of potato wafers. A nice hangout specially during the rainy season.

Thank Sac A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

During last visit in March missed this place and the chats and pani Puri as it closed early; this time it was only lunch time still didn't wanted to miss this place Went there right at lunch time. Decently occupied. Quick service. Had wonderful Combo of Dal, Dumaloo and Roti. Must say 1 roti was enough but the taste made... More 

Thank MilindAcharya
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you would expect of a popular family restaurant in North India, Royal Cafe is loud, crowded and a bustle of activity. Thankfully, good food helps you tune out the noise, and this place has it! The Kadhai Paneer was rich, creamy and delicious. The raita was loaded and topped off with delicious spices. The dal tadka was great, too.... More 

Thank Murty M
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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217 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice cool place near Hazrat Ganj, in the heart of city. good choice of veg and non veg food. romantic ambience. populat with tourists and locals.

Thank Atif M
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello I visited there on 26.06.2016, it was a very good place for Couple, Family and Friends also. At starting it looks too costly, but if you ordered wisely then it will fruitful for you. Always try to order on buffet becoz buffet ill always cheap in comparison to Separate order. Its Puppet show is also very interesting. Grill on... More 

Thank anandbpsri
New Delhi, India
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most centrally located with nice rooms and infrastructure and also very famous it seems but struggling with service. I feel they should improve on service as you need to wait for hours. Food is ok. Reception take lot of time for everything as Get into hotel or to check out. Must plan in advance.

Thank goenkashankar
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since basket chat is a must try in Lucknow, try it at this wonderful place located on a main street in Hazratganj that is also a good place for street walking. Vidhan Sabha, the famous Moti Mahal(for desserts) and a few malls are within walking distance.

Thank nagarjuna k
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we are in Lucknow, we go here at least once. On the chat side of things, the basket chat takes 3 to finish. I have seen locals finishing it solo! The golgappas are very good. The restaurant- we always order the vegetarian biryani and an assortment of non spicy dishes from the a la carte menu. The koftas... More 

Thank Ashish S
Lucknow, India
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly over rated! Worst chaat I have ever eaten. I have heard a lot about the basket chaat. It was awful! So sweet. So bad that 2 of us couldn't eat even 1 plate.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Vegetarian, Chinese, Fast Food, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9/7, Opposite Sahara Ganj Mall, Shahnajaf Road, Hazratganj | Royal Inn, Lucknow 226001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Lucknow
  • Phone Number: 0522 - 4023535

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