Craving Desi North Indian Khaana? LBB's List Has Got You Covered!

Keerthana posted on 30 September

Ten-Second Takeaway

Dreaming about Butter Chicken, Makai Roti and Dal Makhani? Here are our picks of some of the best north Indian restaurants that’ll cure your hunger pangs.


One of the few rooftop restaurants in the city, Rajputana is an upscale North Indian Restaurant that you must visit with bae as the ambience is super romantic. Gorge on Lahori Sheekh, Murgh Tikka – Chandni Chowk Wala, Sarson da Saag, Peshawari Naan and Khasta Roti. They also have delicious Mitha {desserts} like Rabri Angoor, Phirni, and Shreekand.

Where: JP Hotel, Inner Ring Road, Koyambedu.

When:  7 pm to 11 pm

Contact: 044 66888000 or +91 9566128100

Price: INR 1,500 for two

Casual Dining

JP Hotel, 1131, Inner Ring Road, Koyambedu, Chennai

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Fully Local

Head over to Fully Local for local north Indian khaana and street style desi food. Their must try dishes are Bombay Sandwich, Vada Pav, Gol Gappe Shots and Kheema Pav. The funky ambience with amazing food is sure to make you want to go back for more!

Where: 100/1, Radha Krishna Salai, Mylapore.

When:  11.30 am to 11.30 pm

Contact: 044 30205661

Price: INR 650 for two

Casual Dining

100/1, Dr Radha Krishna Salai, 8th street, Mylapore, Chennai

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Uttar Bhojan

Ghar ki Thali, Chole Bhature and soft, hot Aloo, Mooli and Gobi parathas are some things you can savour here. They also have Lacha Paratha with gravies like Paneer Butter Masala and sandwiches too. Bhujiya Sandwich and Chilly Cheese Sandwich is definitely worth a try.

Where: Plot 6A, Venkateshwara Nagar, Valasaravakkam

When:  11 am to 9.30 pm

Contact: +91 9551872272 or 044 43862144

Price: INR 300 for two

Delivery Services

6-A, 1st Floor, 1st Street, Venkateswara Nagar, Valasaravakkam, Chennai

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Little North

Located right on the main road, Little North is famous for its pocket-friendly Lunch Thali Prime. For just INR 195 the thali includes a drink, a starter, three butter phulkas/one tandoori butter roti, one subzi, a flavoured rice, dal, a pappad and a salad. They also have an A La Carte Menu; we suggest choosing the Missi Roti and Palak Paneer.

Where: 472, Kilpauk Garden Road, Kilpauk

When:  11 am to 3 pm and 6.30 pm to 11 pm

Contact: 044 30853827

Price: INR 800 for two

Casual Dining

New 472, Old 21, Kilpauk Garden Road, New Town Building, Kilpauk, Chennai

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Moti Mahal Deluxe Tandoori Trail

Tandoori lovers, this place is bae! Tandoori Chicken, Lasooni Kebab, Achari Tikka and Butter Naan are some of the favourites here. It isn’t a great place for dessert, but the north Indian food does enough justice to overlook that. The ambience is absolutely stunning as the restaurant really does look like a deluxe mahal with plush interiors and furniture. They also have some room for parking which makes the entire dining experience a hassle free one.

Where: 23/9, X Block, Anna Nagar East.

When:  11.30 am to 3.30 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm

Contact: 044 33011634

Price: INR 1,000 for two

Casual Dining

23/9, X Block, 5th Street, Anna Nagar East, Chennai

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Lucky Da Punjabi Dhaba

This small joint in Perungudi is sure to make you feel like you’re in a real dhaba on NH 15! With quirky interiors and dhaba style furniture comes yummy Punjabi khaana too. Don’t miss out on their kebabs and lassi, they also have many combos and thalis which are great for lunch and dinner.

Where: 4/718, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi.

When:  12 noon to 3 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm

Contact: 044 33011634

Price: INR 1,000 for two


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Casual Dining

4/718, Ground Floor, MGR Salai, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi, Chennai

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