Best Food Joints To Visit In Srinagar’s Khayyam Chowk

by Suchismita Pal
Best Food Joints To Visit In Srinagar’s Khayyam Chowk

The summer capital of Kashmir isn’t just about stunning beauty, it can be a paradise for foodies too. The legendary food lane of Khayyam Chowk in Srinagar will leave you spoilt for choices. It is home to some oldest shops in the city that serve mouthwatering kebabs, tikkas, biryanis, tujjis and more. So, which are the iconic shops to visit in Khayyam Chowk, Srinagar? Here are some options.

1. Imran Barbeque Cafeteria

If you want to try the best Kashmiri tujji, Imran Barbeque Cafeteria in Khayyam Chowk is the place to be. Another must-try dish from here is the mutton kebab. The mutton kebabs out here are profoundly tender and juicy.

Khayyam Chowk Srinagar
Picture Credits: IMRAN Cafeteria

2. Shahi Durbar

Want to relish fried fish in Srinagar? Head straight to Shahi Durbar. Their fish kebabs are equally delectable. The tandoori rotis here paired with mutton keema curry or chicken korma will blow your mind. The prices of the dishes are reasonable and the quantities are wholesome.

Khayyam Chowk Srinagar
Picture Credits: Shahi Darbar Restaurant

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3. Sher Barbeque Cafeteria

The mutton skewers at this decade-old food joint are to die for. They are served with the special Kashmiri flatbread lavasa and tangy chutneys. Also try out the luscious kebabs and tikkis at the eatery. The mutton pieces here are marinated with spices, oil, curd and are roasted meticulously.

Khayyam Chowk Srinagar
Picture Credits: Youtube/Kashmiri Zaika

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Apart from the above eateries, Khayyam Chowk is dotted with a plethora of street food joints. And most of these stalls open in the evening. The alley of Khayyam Chowk specialises in barbeque dishes. Thus, it is rightly known as the barbeque street of Kashmir. On that note, 104-Year-Old Ahdoo’s In Srinagar Offers The Most Delectable Wazwan You’ll Ever Try!