One of the most popular destinations in Jaipur, Rambagh is home to one of the country’s most glamorous couples, Maharaja Sawai Man Singhji and the beautiful Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur. The area also houses the majestic Rambagh Palace, the marvelous Rambagh Golf Club, and, to top it all off, a selection of great restaurants. We’ve provided a list of the best below.
Diner, Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
Resonating with the rich heritage of the erstwhile rulers of the desert kingdom, with its high ceilings, gilded mirrors and Florentine frescos, this restaurant transports you back to the golden age of India. Set inside the beautiful Rambagh palace this place serves some superb Indian food. Classical music is always played in the background and serves as a great accompaniment to the delicious food.
Restaurant, Indian, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Coffee, Tea
This establishment is a popular restaurant in Jaipur, with a menu spanning Indian, Italian, Thai and Mexican food. You could try their thin-crust pizzas, Alfredo and arrabiata Pasta and Honey Chili Potato. A popular hang-out for youngsters, the roof-top area has an artificial lawn and interesting seating while the fourth-floor area is used mainly for parties and special get-togethers.
Bask in the attention of the staff in the airy and arched palace Verandah, with its panoramic views of the gardens and fountains. This is one of Jaipur’s best places to taste North Indian food and the atmosphere matches the impressive setting of the Taj hotel. They also serve a decadent afternoon tea – the perfect treat after a long morning sightseeing.
Also at the Taj hotel, and overlooking the front lawns, is the informal all-day dining restaurant, the Rajput Room. It offers up a wonderful breakfast, light meals and a selection of signature French press coffees and freshly infused teas. You should go here to get a break from royalty and the grandeur of the other hotels, and try the chicken breast in lemon sauce with mashed potatoes and greens.
Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Cajun, Fast Food
The entire interior of Wassup has drawn inspiration from nature – greenery, water and wood – combined with informal seating. The restaurant is spread over a fairly large area and has basic wooden benches and unfinished table tops to give it a rustic, jungle look. The food here offers you a little of everything – there’s Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Italian and Continental. You should definitely try the Cajun Cesar Sandwich, it’s delicious.