Whenever we talk about tea, we all know that the authentic tea leaves?are imported from Darjeeling, which is popular in all over the world. Apart from this, Darjeeling is also known for its beautiful mountains? and that’s why it’s called “Queen of Hills”. There is no doubt, it’s highly visited tourist place in India, where thousand of travelers visit in a year. Now, throwing light on its food and beverages, the people of this lovely city consume diverse varieties of dishes. The famous food items are Momos, Mutton, Pork, Beef and much more.

Although there are not many restaurants in Darjeeling, but a few places are there, where you can go to have a good meal. Theses eateries offer Thai, Tibetan, Chinese and Indian delicacies that are mostly preferred by the belonging people as well as visitors. So, whenever you feel hungry during your Darjeeling trip, gorge your tummy with the hot and flavourful dishes, which are easily available in these pleasant eating joints having cheerful décor that makes you comfortable?, happy? and satisfied. We have listed the cafes and restaurants that fit every budget and serve guests with its specialties

Here are some popular restaurants in Darjeeling that offer delicious local food:

Windamere Hotel Restaurant


Windamere hotel is located on the observatory hill that houses this popular Windamere Restaurant. The restaurant offers their guest with a delicious Continental and Indian cuisines

Elgin Restaurant


It’s a part of the popular Elgin Hotel that serves guests with a huge variety of local Nepalis food. It’s situated on the HD Lama Road and most of the time, this restaurant is the first choice of the visitors.

The Park Restaurant


One of the best eating joints in the entire Darjeeling, which is well-known for its Thai, Chinese and Indian cuisines. It features a well spacious dining room, floor to ceiling glass window that offers stunning views of the mountains. The staff members are very courteous and arrange all the things according to the guests.

Sonam’s Kitchen


Imagine one morning, you wake up with the beautiful mountains in front of your eyes and a breakfast table served with hot pasta and sandwiches!! Can you think of better than this? This imagination comes true at one of the famous restaurants of this lovely city, named as “Sonam’s Kitchen“, where you get all these delicacies accompanied with fresh coffee made out of roasted beans. And for tea lovers, they can enjoy a cup of fresh black tea or a ginger tea☕️.

La Casse Croute Restaurant


Due to its wonderful interior, this restaurant is considered to be one of the best places in Darjeeling to have a lunch or dinner. It offers Best Italian cuisines with a lip-smacking flavor that you just can’t stop at one bite.

Foodsteps Cafe


One of the most elegant restaurants, located on the Nehru Road. It serves guests with delicious Chinese, Tibetan, North Indian and Nepali cuisines. It offers a very pleasant ambiance with excellent quick service.

Glenary’s Restaurant


It’s the city’s most reputed restaurants, which is being served guests for over 100 years. Glenary’s offers a huge range of delicious Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines. For better enjoyment, guests can also have some cocktails and drinks at its bar, situated in the basement.

Hasty Tasty


A colorful interior that is a treat to the eyes, having excellent sitting space from where you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the town and mountains. It provides vegetarian Indian, Chinese cuisines for lunch and dinner.

Keventar’s Restaurant


It’s counted as one of the oldest eateries of Darjeeling that serves guests with a wide variety of English breakfasts. All the delicacies, which they provide are very tasty and also at reasonable prices. The rooftop sitting area arrangement is a delight, offering a stunning view of the town and mountains.

Shangri-La Restaurant


It is the prominent eatery, which is known for its interior and delicacies. It serves guests with various delicious Indian, Chinese and Tibetan cuisines. The restaurant has a chic setting that will definitely leave you happy and satisfies. Guests can also have various drinks and cocktail on the bar section of the restaurant.