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South Indian 645 restaurants

The cuisine of South India is flavoured by the generous use of curry leaves, tamarind, coconut, vegetables and seafood. It is light yet delicious.

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North Indian 549 restaurants

North Indian cuisine relies heavily on lentils, curries and flatbreads. Though vegetarian dishes are celebrated here, meat and poultry is also favoured.

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Chinese 255 restaurants

One of the most popular foreign cuisines in India, Chinese cuisine doesn’t really need an introduction. Be it a Soup or Noodles or any main course dish, the cuisine has been succesful in winning everyones heart.

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Italian 77 restaurants

Italian cuisine is the celebration of earthy food of Italy, popularizing iconic dishes like, pasta, pizza, tiramisu, risotto all over the world.

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European 40 restaurants

European cuisine or Western cuisine covers the cuisine of Europe and encompasses several countries. The cuisine offers a lot of variety and diversity.

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Pan Asian 31 restaurants

Pan Asian is a tag given to the vast ranging cuisines originating from greater continent of Asia including Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese and Korean.

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Japanese 17 restaurants

Japanese cuisine encompasses the traditional food of Japan, featuring dishes like miso soup, sushi, sashimi, udon noodles and tempura.

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Casual Eclectic 13 restaurants

The term casual eclectic belongs to no particular cuisine but is used to define food in general that is served in casual cafes or bistros.

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Mediterranean 6 restaurants

Mediterranean cuisine follows the cooking of Mediterranean Basin region primarily focusing on Southern Europe. Staples are olive oil, bread, pasta, wine.

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South Indian 645 restaurants

The cuisine of South India is flavoured by the generous use of curry leaves, tamarind, coconut, vegetables and seafood. It is light yet delicious.

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Fast Food 641 restaurants

Fast food often refers to the calorie ridden American food like burgers, pizzas and fries. It is quick to make and is high in fat.

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North Indian 549 restaurants

North Indian cuisine relies heavily on lentils, curries and flatbreads. Though vegetarian dishes are celebrated here, meat and poultry is also favoured.

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Multicuisine 459 restaurants

Multicuisine is a type of restaurant that houses various kinds of cuisines on one menu. A diner can feast on several global cuisines under one roof.

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Chinese 255 restaurants

One of the most popular foreign cuisines in India, Chinese cuisine doesn’t really need an introduction. Be it a Soup or Noodles or any main course dish, the cuisine has been succesful in winning everyones heart.

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Bakery 223 restaurants

The fresh crossiants, pastries, puffs and breads are a delight to everyones taste buds. Devour in these fresh goodies which are a perfect for any time of the day

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Biryani 190 restaurants

Traditionally, A South Asian Mixed Rice Dish, Biryani is one of the most famous main course dishes in North India. A major part of Awadhi cuisine, A traditional Biryani is made using Spices, Rice and Meat.

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Cafe 190 restaurants

Coffee and a great view. These cafes are the perfect place to get lost admist beautiful interiors, soothing music and great food.

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Cocktail Menu 128 restaurants

Cocktail menu is a term used to define the food menu served in a bar. The portion of food is kept bite-sized and is usually dominated by appetizers.

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Ice Cream 104 restaurants

By combining cream, sugar and natural flavourings, one get this delicious world famous cold dessert – ice cream. It can be made in several flavours.

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Street Food 99 restaurants

Street food is the term applied to the assorted quick-to-prepare dishes generally available at the roadside food stalls. It is both cheap and delicious.

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Italian 77 restaurants

Italian cuisine is the celebration of earthy food of Italy, popularizing iconic dishes like, pasta, pizza, tiramisu, risotto all over the world.

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Beverages 72 restaurants

A thirst quencher which not only plays the role of satisying thirst but is also a delight to the tastebuds. Beverages are made in various methods using different ingredients.

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Chettinad 72 restaurants

Made from the ground Masalas, Chettinad Cuisine is the cusiene of Tamil Nadu. Named after a region of Tamil Nadu, the cusiene is believed to be one of the spiciest cuisienes in India oing to the use of Pepper and local spices.

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Pizza 58 restaurants

Pizza is a traditional Italian delicacy now famous all over the world. It is basically yeast-treated flatbread topped with marinara sauce and other toppings.

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Finger Food 56 restaurants

Finger food is a term used in reference to bite-sized starters easy to eat with your fingers. It is generally served in parties or bars.

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Mithai 52 restaurants

Mithai is the Hindi name for Indian sweets and are often made out of milk and dry fruits. No Indian festival is complete without mithai.

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Desserts 44 restaurants

Desserts is a wide section that includes all the sweet dishes from all over the world. They can be made from dairy or fruits or nuts or flours.

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European 40 restaurants

European cuisine or Western cuisine covers the cuisine of Europe and encompasses several countries. The cuisine offers a lot of variety and diversity.

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Arabian 39 restaurants

A gamut of regional cuisines, Arabian Cuisine resemble the culture of Arabs very well. Influenced greatly by Lebanese cuisine, Arabaian Cuisine still differs from Lebanese Cuisine in certain ways. The use of whole grains is in prominent and a important ingredient of the Cuisine.

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Confectionery 33 restaurants

Confectionery is the name given to the wide spectrum of sweets categorising as baker’s confectionery or sugar confections.

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Indian 32 restaurants

Indian food brings out the spicy vibrant side of people of India through its array of curries, rice dishes, flatbreads and sweets.

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All Day Dining 32 restaurants

All Day Dining is the way to describe any fine dining restaurant that remains open 24X7 and caters to its diners all day long.

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Pan Asian 31 restaurants

Pan Asian is a tag given to the vast ranging cuisines originating from greater continent of Asia including Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese and Korean.

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Seafood 29 restaurants

Seafood is a versatile ingredient and could be made in various styles. From curries to fried to grilled to steamed, seafood can be enjoyed in several forms.

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American 25 restaurants

American Cuisine or the cuisine of united states is one of the most popular cuisines around the globe. Be it the burgers or the fries or the cheesy and delectable mac and cheese, there is nothing really that the americans have gone wrong with.

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Andhra 25 restaurants

Also known as Telgu Cuisine, Andhra Cuisine is Tangy. Owing to the Red Chillis produced in abundance in the area, the food is quite spicy and hot. Both Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian dishes are made in varience here.

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Kerala 24 restaurants

Kerala is a lush green state of Southern India with a diet influenced by its geography. Lots of coconut, seafood and tamarind is used in its cooking.

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Mughlai 20 restaurants

Mughlai cuisine is a gift of Mughal era which bought forth iconic dishes like, kebab, qorma, rezala, Mughlai paratha and nargisi kofta.

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Japanese 17 restaurants

Japanese cuisine encompasses the traditional food of Japan, featuring dishes like miso soup, sushi, sashimi, udon noodles and tempura.

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Juices 16 restaurants

Juices can be made of either fruits or vegetables and is a great way to keep the calories in check while giving the body an instant nutrition boost.

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Thai 16 restaurants

Thai food is all about balance of flavours. The dishes has a strong aromatic quality with a spicy edge, working beautifully with well-composed ingredients.

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Mexican 15 restaurants

Mexican cuisine is the mix of Mesoamerican cooking with European and strong imprints of Spanish cooking. Staples are corn, beans, avocado and tomatoes.

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Casual Eclectic 13 restaurants

The term casual eclectic belongs to no particular cuisine but is used to define food in general that is served in casual cafes or bistros.

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Barbeque 12 restaurants

Barbeque or as generally called BBQ is both a cooking style and an apparatus. Barbequing is cooking marinated meat over low indirect heat slowly.

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Healthy Food 9 restaurants

Any food that is rich in nutrients but low in fat is counted as healthy food. Nuts, fruits, vegetables, grains, chicken breast, lamb are few calorie-savers.

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Hyderabadi 9 restaurants

Hyderabadi cuisine or also known as Deccani cuisine is native to Hyderabad in India. It is princely rich legacy of Nizams of Hyderabad.

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Burgers 9 restaurants

Tagged generally as ‘dude food’, burgers are gateway to foodie paradise. It is nothing more than a juicy meat patty, usually beef, accompanied with cheese and toppings placed between a sliced bun.

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Kababs 8 restaurants

Kabab is India’s favourite appetizer. It is minced meat appetizer blended with spices and then given a shape of a patty or a tube, to be grilled to perfection.

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Milkshakes 8 restaurants

Milkshake is a cold sweet beverage usually made from milk, ice cream/iced milk and flavourings like chocolate, caramel, fruit syrup or butterscotch.

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Modern Indian 7 restaurants

Modern Indian cuisine is the branch of traditional Indian food but contemporary. Traditional dishes are prepared and served with modern techniques.

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Mediterranean 6 restaurants

Mediterranean cuisine follows the cooking of Mediterranean Basin region primarily focusing on Southern Europe. Staples are olive oil, bread, pasta, wine.

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Fusion 6 restaurants

Fusion cuisine is a cuisine that combines elements of two different cuisines on one plate. This style is not limited to any particular cuisine.

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Bengali 5 restaurants

Rich and Distinct, the cuisine of west bengal more popularily known as Bengali Food is majorly dominated by two staple ingredients locally known as Maach (Fish) and Bhaat (Rice). Bengali Cuisine is majorly a combination of Subtle and Fiery Flavours.

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Korean 5 restaurants

Korean cuisine has evolved a lot over the centuries and is largely based on meat, rice and vegetables. Kimchi is served as a side with every dish.

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Gujarati 4 restaurants

Gujarati cuisine is the regional food of Indian state, Gujarat. Gram flour and vegetables are the staple here and dishes carries a sweet note.

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Rajasthani 4 restaurants

Rajasthani food is the traditional regional cuisine of Rajasthan in India. Their food is robust with spices and full of intense flavours.

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Tex-Mex 4 restaurants

Tex-Mex cuisine is a fusion cuisine made by combining the traditional fare of Texas and Mexico. Chili con carne, nachos and fajitas are much admired.

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Lebanese 3 restaurants

Lebanese cuisine is native to Middle East and carries staples like, poultry, grains, dairy and vegetables. Chickpeas is consumed liberally.

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Portuguese 3 restaurants

Portuguese food has strong Mediterranean influences and is well-versed with succulent seafood. Spices are an important ingredient of the cuisine.

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Tibetan 3 restaurants

A majority of Tibetan cuisine relies on dairy, meat and grain. The natives love their share of soups and stews enriched by mutton and noodles.

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Regional Indian 3 restaurants

Regional Indian food is a plethora of various cuisines derived from several different states of India. Each region has its own cuisine, some tangy some sweet.

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Malaysian 3 restaurants

Malaysian food is steeped in coconut milk, pandan leaves, aromatics and peanuts. This cuisine believes in flavour balance achieved with careful precision.

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Burmese 2 restaurants

Burmese Cuisine is essentially the cuisine of Myanmar. Influenced by Chinese, Indian and Thai food, the food is mildly spicy. It includes a variety of Salads, rice noodles etc. Burmese Cuisine also is charaterized by the use of Coconut in the dishes.

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Parsi 2 restaurants

Parsi cuisine is an interesting mix of hot and sweet. It is the traditional cuisine of Parsis of India and Pakistan.

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Spanish 2 restaurants

Spanish cuisine is a complex fare which is influenced by the country’s history and geography. Meat and seafood is much favoured here.

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Chicken 2 restaurants

Chicken has to be one of the most used and beloved ingredient all over the world. This protein is versatile and can be cooked in hundreds of ways.

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Coffee and Tea 1 restaurants

Coffee and Tea are the two most popularly consumed beverages in our country. People can be easily classified as tea or coffee lovers, and each of these beverages has great variations in itself as well.

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French 1 restaurants

French cuisine is where fine dining originated. The nation is big on dairy, breads, wine, meat and cheeses. Desserts are another of their love.

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Goan 1 restaurants

Influenced by its Portuguese invasion, Goan cuisine of Goa in India, has a special preference for spices, chilli, cashewnuts, meat and seafood.

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Lucknowi 1 restaurants

Lucknowi or better known as Awadhi cuisine is the cuisine native to city of Lucknow in India. The food is of royal origins suited to pacify the Nawabs.

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Maharashtrian 1 restaurants

Maharashtrian or Marathi cuisine is the regional fare of people of Maharashtra in India. Grains, vegetables and lentils form the staple of the region.

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North Eastern 1 restaurants

Each state of North East has something delectable to offer and presents one with an eclectic mix of pork, bamboo and rice based dishes.

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Nepalese 1 restaurants

Nepalese is the food eaten in Nepal and is influenced by Tibetan, Indian and Thai origins. Sel roti and patre are devoured during festivals.

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Persian 1 restaurants

Persian cuisine is another name for Iranian cuisine. This complex vibrant cuisine is basically made of meat, vegetables and nuts. Kebab is a well-known dish.

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Turkish 1 restaurants

Turkish cuisine varies across the country influenced by regional elements. This rich vibrant cuisine is largely based on dairy, meats and vegetables.

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Indian Coastal Cuisine 1 restaurants

Regional cuisines around Indian coastal belt is known as Indian Coastal Cuisine. This cuisine is brimming with delectable seafood derived from the sea.

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Vegan 1 restaurants

Vegan defines a person who does not eat any food that comes from animals for health, environmental or ethical reasons.

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Steaks 1 restaurants

Steak is a cut of meat sliced perpendicular to the muscle fibers and then cooked on grill till perfection. It is often paired off with mashed potatoes and gravy.

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Sandwiches 1 restaurants

Sandwich is a great American dish created out of layers of meat or veggies placed between toasted bread. It can be diversified with numerous fillings.

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Russian 1 restaurants

Russian cuisine is a diverse multi-cultured cuisine created to suit the country’s cold climate. There is plenty of meats, fish, grains and mushrooms to be found.

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Fish 1 restaurants

Fish is an oceanic delicacy celebrated in several world cuisines. One can enjoy it grilled, fried or curried, all of it mouth-watering versions.

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oriental 1 restaurants

Oriental cuisine refers to the cooking from Far East regions, even Southeast Asian region. The cuisine is well-known all over the world.

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Irish 1 restaurants

From heart-warming stews to filling bacon & cabbage to typical Irish soda bread or colcannon & champ, Irish cuisine is simple, hearty and bursting with flavours. Black pudding is however not for light-hearted.

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