The nine-day long festival of Navratri, which is celebrated by Hindus all over India will be observed from October 10 to 18, this year. Just like other festivals, this one too is incomplete without food and celebrations. People usually fast during this time and are permitted to consume a selected variety of foods that comprise dairy products and fresh fruits.
We have curated a list of restaurants from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru, where you can indulge in some Navratri special menu and satiate your taste buds.
Band Baaja Baraat, Rajouri Garden
Band Baja Baraat in Rajouri Garden is all set with their Navratri specials. They have introduced a Special Navratra Thali and a special Navratra Buffet. The Navratra Thali includes paneer tikka, pineapple tikka, aloo ki sabzi, paneer kofta, raita, samak ke chawal, poori, rasmalai, and kheer. Meanwhile, the lavish buffet will be served during lunch and dinner hours, with a live counter. Golgappe, pao bhaji, Navratri special aloo tikki, papdi chaat, malai paneer tikka are some of the items included in the list.
Cost: Thali at Rs 299 (all inclusive); Buffet: Lunch at Rs 549 (all inclusive) and Dinner: Rs 799 (all inclusive)
Time: 12pm to 4pm and 7pm to midnight
Address: A-6 Ground Floor, Vishal Enclave, Rajouri Garden
Contact no.: 95990 08036
Punjab Grill, multiple locations
Begin the festivities with the specially curated Navratri Thali at Punjab Grill, which is situated at multiple locations across Delhi. A sumptuous spread will be offered that will include delicacies like kacche kele ki tikki, ramdana crusted paneer roll, kheere ke pakode ki kadi, and chironji ki dal among others. Desserts will comprise of kesari rasmalai and doodh ka halwa.
Cost for two: Rs 1200 (plus taxes)
Time: 11am to 11pm
Address: Punjab Grill, Delhi NCR (Khan Market, Pacific Mall, Starling Mall, Ambience Mall, Select City Mall)
Zambar has curated a Navratri special Thali, abiding by the no-onion, no-garlic and all vegetarian rule. The thali consists of dishes like Singara Puri, Samak Pulao, Paneer Masala, Chironji ki Daal, Potato Kola, Saguthana Payasam along with delightful salad options.
Cost: Rs. 390/- per person
Address: Zambar, Ambiance Mall, Gurgaon
Edesia will be serving some lip-smacking satvik flavours during this time. The menu consists of shakarkandi ki chat, khatta meetha kaddu, paneer makhane ki sabji, aloo ki sabji, samak ke chawal, to name a few. Complete your meal with a refreshing sweet lassi, sabudana kheer, and fresh cut fruits.
Cost: Rs 950 (plus taxes)
Address: Edesia at Crowne Plaza, Okhla
Papaji & Sons, Paschim Vihar
For this festive season, Papaji & Sons brings to you a special Navaratri feast. The special Navratri Thali consists of paneer makhani, aalu sabzi, swank ka papad, kuttu aata puri, salad, curd, and sabudana kheer.
Cost: Rs.199 (plus taxes)
Address: 62, 63, GF, DDA Market, BG-8, Paschim Vihar
Contact no.: 8282822800
Khandani Rajdhani, Thane West
Celebrate this Navratri and Dussehra at Khandani Rajdhani with their Gujarati and Rajasthani dishes handcrafted especially for the festive season.
Cost: Rs 900-1000
Time: 12pm to 3.30pm and 7pm to 11pm
Address: Viviana Mall, Thane West
Maharaja’s Bhog, Juhu
Maharaja’s Bhog special Navratri special menu includes an upvas thali that will consist of a wide assortment of sweets and vegetables.
Cost: Rs 800 – 900
Time: 12pm to 3.30pm; 7pm to 10.45pm
Address: Juhu Tara Road, Opposite Juhu Beach, Chowpatty Bus Stop, Juhu
Golden Star Thali, Charni Road
This Gujarati/Rajasthani eatery will have a Navratri Rasoi Utsav filled with sweets, unlimited vegetables and farsans galore.
Cost: Rs 800 for two people (approx)
Time: 11.30am to 3.30pm, 7pm to 10.30pm
Address: 330, Raja Rammohan Roy Road, Opposite Charni Road Station, Charni Road
The Gokulam Grand Hotel and Spa, Mathikere
The Gokulam Grand Hotel and Spa, Bengaluru brings forth Rajasthani cuisine that includes exotic dishes like achari arbi, Jodhpuri biryani, and haldi ki subzi.
Cost: Rs 1395 (plus taxes)
Time: Dinner only
Address: My Place All Day Dining, Gokulam Grand Hotel & Spa, 115, Gokula Extension, Mathikere
Contact No.: 8043001000
Kesariya, JP Nagar
Celebrate this Navratri at Kesariya with their lavish Rajasthani spread handcrafted especially for the festive season.
Cost: Rs 1,000 for two people (approx)
Time: 12pm to 3.30pm, 7pm to 11pm
Address: 55, Goenka Chambers, Jeevan Griha Colony, 19th Main, Phase 2, JP Nagar
Haldiram’s, Bara Bazar
Haldiram’s, Kolkata is offering a variety of savouries and the special items for the Navratri season this year. Head to this place for a delicious day!
Cost: Rs 300
Time: 7am to 10pm
Address: 7, Jagmohan Mullick Lane, Bara Bazar
Baati Chokha, Salt Lake
Head to this hidden gem in Kolkata for a traditional Varanasi style cuisine this Navratri. This village-themed restaurant serves a variety of littis.
Cost: Rs 600 for two people (approx)
Time: 12 pm to 11 pm
Address: FD 14, Sector 3, Salt Lake
So where will you head for Navratri this season?