Lucknow is known as the food capital of the north (and rightly so) and is, indeed, a foodie’s paradise when it comes to non-vegetarian dishes. However, little is said or known about the vegetarian delights that adorn the city’s vivid food scene whose crowned king is the Tunday’s Kababs. This time The Culture Trip brings you some vegetarian dishes that will simply blow your mind.
Sharma Tea Stall
Sharma Tea Stall, near Novelty Cinema Lalbagh, religiously opens at 7am and strictly closes at 7pm. Yes, this is an important fact as the mornings in Lucknow aren’t complete without a bun-makhan and a cup of tea from this roadside yet classy tea stall. Also, finding parking around this place can be difficult and that should tell you something. Wait your turn for a vacant table while adoring the view of your tea and bun butter being prepared in the tiny shop. Do not miss out on this place!
Sharma Tea Stall, 14 Maqbara Road, Hazratganj, Lucknow, India, +91 96213 29247
GPO wale Gupta Ji ke Dahi Badey
What if TCT told you that only the aroma at this place will make your heart skip a beat, and you will find your belly making space for everything that the short menu has to offer. Yes, their chaat is that magical. The crowds will only prove this place’s popularity further. Deemed as the best chaat shop in Lucknow, this place has a lot going for it, it’s dirt cheap, delicious, Jain food. You simply don’t get this combination often.
This name triggers intense nostalgia for anyone who has spent a few years in Lucknow. Be it designer birthday cakes or pastries, JJ can win you over with almost anything off their desserts menu. The truffles and muffins have been delighting residents of Lucknow for decades. They also serve eggless varieties of their most popular preparations. This place is the perfect way to end a day out exploring vegetarian delights in Hazratganj.
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