Just taking the name of spicy, meaty, rich butter chicken is enough for any foodie to get distracted with images of the best versions of butter chicken they’ve had. Because that’s how good and buttery and tasty this is. It can take even the most focused person’s mind off what he’s doing at the moment! And for all the residents of the Pink City- Jaipur, or visitors craving for butter chicken, we bring to you a compilation of some of the restaurants that serve the same in the city!
1. Monarch Restaurant
Famous mostly for their local Rajasthani cuisine like dal-bati, churma and their breakfast buffet, Monarch Restaurant is one of the high-end restaurants that is rated as the highest. Although their buffets are most famous, the A La Carte is also equally good if you know what and how to order the food! Order a plate of Butter Chicken and rotis or naans, and what could go wrong?
Address: Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre, Commercial Plot 1, Sardar Patel Road, Bais Godam, Jaipur
All those who wish to propose to their girlfriends, please make note of this place. With its romantic rooftop setting, some crisp wine, and a hearty helping of butter chicken, she is definitely going to say yes. They feature a DJ as well for you and your fiancé to dance to after you get engaged!
Address: SB 57, 5th Floor, Ridhi Tower, Opposite SMS Stadium, Tonk Road, Jaipur
3. Okra- Jaipur Marriott Hotel
Sometimes, you never know when the pangs of hunger strike. For times like that, Okra to the rescue! It is a restaurant that is open all round the clock! Yes, it is open 24×7. Owned by the Marriott group, Okra offers one of the finest dining experiences in the city. It is famous for its lavish buffets, and you’re really lucky if they have butter chicken on the menu, for it is heavenly.
Address: Jaipur Marriott Hotel, Ashram Marg, Near Jawahar Circle, Tonk Road, Jaipur
4. So Hi Kebabs & Curries Company
Located on the Bypass road, So Hi Kebabs & Curries Company has people flocking. But not just for its convenient location but Oh, the food! The paneer tikka, the fish, and the chicken! It’s all SO good. The prompt service and outdoor seating adds to that and makes a visit to this place all the more exciting, interesting and delightful.
Address: Jaipur Centre, B2 Bypass, Tonk Road, Jaipur
5. Peshawri- ITC Rajputana Hotel
ITC is famous for delivering an experience of traditional lifestyle, and not just authentic food. Peshawari, true to its name, is a complete royal experience. From the low seating, to the food, the décor, the service and the respect you get, it is nothing short of the life of a Rajput Royal. The food in all its glory enhances the experience and will leave you wanting for more!
Address: ITC Rajputana Hotel, Palace Road, Gopalbari, Jaipur
6. Kebabs And Curries Company
Jaipur is home not only to some extravagant fine dining, but also to quite a few casual dining experiences that are a little lighter on the pocket. Kebabs and Curries Company is one such place with the main outlet at Raja Park and two other outlets as well, each equally good. Their service in the restaurant and the ambience will stay with you for a very long time. It has a village kind of feel to it, with the class one expects from a casual diner.
Address: 446, Lane 4, Raja Park, Jaipur
A kaleidoscope is all about pretty patterns, light, and glass. That is exactly what the ambience of this restaurant screams from miles away! It is bright, well lit, and tastefully decorated. Although relatively new, the popularity of this place is increasing day by day. The butter chicken is obviously good, but the other variants like pesto chicken and peri peri chicken are not to be missed either!
Address: A2/2, Tilak Marg, C Scheme, Jaipur
8. Tinder Box
Tinderbox doesn’t serve butter chicken, but what earned its place on this list is their chicken burger. The meat is tender on the inside and crispy on the outside, the bread is fresh and smells delicious, and lettuce, mayo with a tangy twist, onions and a garlic aioli take it to the next level. You probably wouldn’t have thought that a burger could make you drool just by reading the description, but this isn’t just some ordinary burger! It is one of the best cuisine in this place.
Address: D-29, Subhash Marg, C Scheme, Jaipur
9. 1135 AD
Jaipur is famous for its historic buildings, palaces and forts. Taking inspiration from that, 1135 is a modern take on the historic cultures. The restaurant is set in the Amer Fort with an ambience is classy and elegant, yet has a royal fell to it. Famous for their authentic Rajasthani cuisine, everything at 1135 AD is tasty and best.
Address: Level 2, Jaleb Chowk, Near Sheela Mata Temple, Amer Palace, Amer, Jaipur
10. The Great Kabab Factory
The Great Kabab Factory, owned by the Radisson Group, lives up to the expectations brought by the brand name. The best part about the entire experience is the service. Right from the second you enter, to the time you step out, all you will see are smiling faces, polite people and amazing hospitality. One might think that the service is that good to compensate for food that is just average. But this place serves up some scrumptious food-both starters, and the mains. The desserts, though not the best thing about the restaurant, are still pretty good.
Address: Radisson Jaipur City Center, Khasa Kothi Circle, MI Road, Jaipur
11. Game Of Taste
All Game of Thrones fans who love food will find this place just right for them. The cost is also pretty reasonable and is best when you can’t spend too much, but want good food. This is perfect for those sudden meat cravings and especially when you want to stay home as they offer a prompt home delivery as well. And what if your cravings are after midnight? Well, lucky for you, Game of Taste is open into the wee hours of the morning and closes as the early birds rise.
Address: 510, Lane 6, Opposite Kings Corner Hotel, Raja Park, Jaipur
12. F Bar And Lounge- Golden Tulip
This is another place that is open after midnight and is a popular place for youngsters all around the city to party with friends or family, and have a wonderful time. But if you aren’t someone who enjoys the noise and the loud music and the dark lighting that comes with a pub, there’s a rooftop seating that is just the opposite. It is serene, and perfect for a romantic date with a special someone!
Address: Golden Tulip, Near GPO, MI Road, Jaipur
13. OTB- On The Bar B-Q
OTB is perfect for relaxing a little and catching up with friends or family, maybe on a game day, some delicious food, and plush furniture. It isn’t very costly either, and is comparatively lighter on the pocket despite being nothing less than a high end restaurant! While a la carte is clearly awesome, their buffets are said to be exquisite and if you’re willing to let go for a day, they are a must try.
Address: 6th Floor, Crystal Court Mall, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
14. The Forresta Kitchen And Bar
If all you want is a nice romantic place, a peaceful, yet classy ambience, and a view of the pretty pink city, then head over to The Forresta Kitchen and Bar, as they have it all. It is set amongst some trees and plants which make it all the more romantic. What could be better than sitting in the lap of nature with a view of the Pink City, and some delicious food?
Address: Devraj Niwas, Near Moti Mahal Cinema, Khasa Kothi Crossing, Gopalbari, Jaipur
15. Peacock Roof Top Restaurant
Sometimes, we all have butter chicken cravings, but not just to eat it, but to eat it at a high end restaurant with a nice ambience, yet on a budget. The Peacock RoofTop Restaurant offers just that-classy rooftop setting, some of the best butter chicken in the city, yet cheap! They also serve breakfast, and is perfect for all the early birds in the city of Jaipur.
Address: Hotel Pearl Palace, 51, Hari Kishan Somani Marg, Near Vidhayakpuri Police Station, Gopalbari, Jaipur
16. Le Spring By IBC
There aren’t many places which serve European and Indian cuisines together at a reasonable price, and yet manage to pull it off. But Le Spring by IBC definitely does. Not just that, the staff are also very cheerful and give great recommendations based on your likes and dislikes! It is another place that is reasonably priced. So head over to Le Spring for some sumptuous food, particularly to satisfy those meat cravings.
Address: 39, Girnar Colony, Gautam Marg, Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur
17. Baluchi- The LaLiT Jaipur
Baluchi- The LaLiT Jaipur, is totally it. They have a special feature that puts them right above all the others on the list. And that is a ‘Naanery’, which is essentially a bakery for Naans. Yes, they do. The staff are friendly as well as courteous, and the service is prompt. What makes an experience at Baluchi all the more good is a candle light dinner with live music, and talks with your loved one beside you.
Address: The LaLiT Jaipur, Jagatpura Road, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
18. Carrots And Cabbages- The Orion
Sometimes, all of us have weird cravings. Like, take for instance, cheese fondue and butter chicken. Surprisingly, Carrots and Cabbages does actually serve Italian, Mexican and North Indian cuisines. Their home delivery service is prompt and hassle-free. Even the service for those who choose to dine-in is great, and the staff make sure you are happy with what you eat.
Address: The Orion, AD – 8A, Devi Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur
Blackout is perfect for going out and partying with friends, especially for the youngsters. They are known for their signature cocktails and shots which are very different, yet interesting from what is generally seen. It is open late after midnight, for all those who thrive for night life in the city of Jaipur!
Address: Hotel Golden Oak, 9th Floor, Ahinsa Circle, Landmark Building, C Scheme, Jaipur