If you’re a foodie who loves new experiences, chances of you wanting to try something new on your visit to Ahmedabad are high. However, knowing what to expect and where to go is crucial in order to make a well informed decision when it comes to experiencing offbeat eating joints. To help you with this, here is a list of the top places in Ahmedabad where you must go for unique gastronomic experiences when in the city.
The Cooking Culture Classe
Located on C G Road, opposite Parimal Garden is a restaurant where you can indulge in fixed course meals of authentic world cuisine. The 10 course menu is flexible and you can choose dishes from the à la carte menu. However, the items on the larger fixed course menus are fixed. The Cooking Culture Classe requires prior reservations, so ensure you make your bookings beforehand in order to avoid disappointment.
New Lucky Restaurant
New Lucky Restaurant is an eatery built on an old graveyard with seating arrangements made around graves. The owner of this 50-year-old eatery, Krishnan Kutti, didn’t want to remove the graves while setting up his restaurant, which he believes bring him good luck. If you want to go for an ultimate unusual experience do visit this restaurant.
Manek Chowk is a food lover’s haven. You’ll find amazing dishes here that have a unique taste and combine ingredients that you may not have put together anywhere else. An example of this is the three-tiered chocolate sandwich that consists of loads of chocolate liberally spread across slices of white bread and topped with a lot of cheese. Other must-try dishes include the pineapple cheese sandwich.
This restaurant is a perfect place to go if you’re craving home cooked food that is delicious and expertly prepared. The concept of this place is beautiful, with the people here believing in humble service and selfless giving. The meals are cooked and served by volunteers and at the end of the meal, you can pay what you feel like. There are no fixed prices for the food and you are basically paying for the visitors who will come to the restaurant the next day. A visit to this café is a must for both its food as well as the experience it offers.
Nature’s Toilet Café
Ever considered sitting on a toilet seat while enjoying a meal? Chances are you wouldn’t have. Either way, there actually exists a place where you can experience this. It is India’s first toilet-themed café and is located inside the Safai Vidyalaya next to the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. This restaurant offers toilet seats to its visitors for them to sit on. The aim of bringing this entire concept to life is to spread the message of hygiene and the importance of toilets.