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Jaipur Gems: 50 Best Restaurants in India features 2 of Jaipur, According to Condé Nast Traveller

India's culinary landscape is as diverse as its culture, and every year, Condé Nast Traveller India unveils its list of the country's top restaurants, setting the stage for epicurean adventures. In 2023, the much-anticipated rankings were disclosed at a grand ceremony held at the Taj Lands End, Bandra. While the nation celebrated the incredible culinary talents across India, two remarkable restaurants from Jaipur managed to secure a spot on this prestigious list. Join us as we explore the two gastronomic gems that made it to this year's ranking.

Bar Palladio, Jaipur

When you think of Jaipur, images of opulent palaces and vibrant traditions may come to mind. However, nestled in the heart of this historic city is Bar Palladio, an establishment that seamlessly blends Italian elegance with Rajasthani grandeur. This chic restaurant and bar, located at the historic Narain Niwas Palace, offers an unrivaled ambiance with its cobalt-blue interiors, frescoed ceilings, and charming courtyard. It's a haven for those seeking a unique dining experience and an extensive menu offering Italian delights. The restaurant's selection to the top 50 list is a testament to its ability to transport you to another world while indulging your palate with the finest cuisine.

The Johri, Jaipur

Situated in the Pink City, The Johri is a celebration of Indian flavors and a culinary journey that takes you through the country's diverse gastronomic heritage. The restaurant's name, 'Johri,' refers to a jeweler—a fitting choice, given that dining here is an experience as precious as a gem. The decor reflects the richness of Indian culture and art, offering an authentic setting for an exquisite meal. The menu showcases a plethora of regional cuisines, allowing diners to explore the flavors of India, from Kashmir to Kerala. With an impeccable blend of traditional and contemporary culinary artistry, The Johri adds a unique sparkle to Jaipur's dining scene.

Condé Nast Traveller India's Top Restaurant Awards

Condé Nast Traveller India's Top Restaurant Awards are an embodiment of the culinary excellence that India has to offer. The list comprises an array of dining establishments that cater to a broad spectrum of tastes and preferences. The rankings are determined through a rigorous process involving 100 jurors from across the country, ensuring regional diversity and minimizing conflicts of interest. This exhaustive evaluation process provides us with a comprehensive guide to the best restaurants in India, offering a culinary journey like no other.

Full List Of India's Top 50 Restaurants

  1. Indian Accent, The Lodhi, New Delhi

  2. Bomras, Goa

  3. Masque, Mumbai

  4. Avartana, ITC Grand Chola, Chennai

  5. Sienna Store & Café, Kolkata

  6. The Bombay Canteen, Mumbai

  7. Pedro, Mumbai

  8. Veronica’s, Mumbai

  9. Americano, Mumbai

  10. Izumi Bandra, Mumbai

  11. Bengaluru Oota Company, Bengaluru

  12. Cavatina by Avinash Martins, Goa

  13. Seefah, Mumbai

  14. The Table, Mumbai

  15. For The Record - Vinyl Bar, Goa

  16. Le Cirque Signature, The Leela Palace, Bengaluru

  17. The Restaurant, The Bangala, Karaikudi

  18. Izumi Assagao, Goa

  19. Bhawan, Gurugram

  20. Comorin, Gurugram

  21. Edible Archives, Goa

  22. Kappa Chakka Kandhari, Chennai

  23. Lupa, Bengaluru

  24. FarmLore, Bengaluru

  25. Jamun, Goa

  26. Olive Bar and Kitchen, New Delhi

  27. La Loca Maria, Mumbai

  28. Karavalli, Vivanta Bengaluru

  29. Residency Road, Bengaluru

  30. Bar Palladio, Jaipur

  31. Falak, The Leela Bhartiya City, Bengaluru

  32. Plats, New Delhi

  33. Wasabi by Morimoto - The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

  34. Baan Thai, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

  35. Burma Burma Restaurant & Tearoom, Indiranagar, Bengaluru

  36. Carnatic Café, Greater Kailash II, New Delhi

  37. Petisco, Goa Noon, Mumbai

  38. Ekaa, Mumbai

  39. The Glenburn Penthouse Restaurant, Kolkata

  40. Southern Spice, Taj Coromandel, Chennai

  41. Oota Bangalore, Bengaluru

  42. Naru Noodle Bar, Bengaluru

  43. Boteco - Restaurante Brasileiro, Bengaluru

  44. Bread and Chocolate, White Town, Puducherry

  45. The Johri, Jaipur

  46. Toast & Tonic, Bengaluru

  47. Chinoiserie, Taj Bengal, Kolkata

  48. Coromandel Cafe, Puducherry

  49. Cafe Lota, New Delhi

  50. Baoshuan, The Oberoi, New Delhi

India's diverse food culture is something to be celebrated, and the Condé Nast Traveller India Top Restaurant Awards do just that. Jaipur, with its rich heritage, now has two incredible additions to the list of the country's top restaurants, further solidifying its reputation as a must-visit culinary destination. Bar Palladio and The Johri, each in their own unique way, reflect the grandeur and taste of this historic city. Whether you're a local resident or a traveler exploring the Pink City, these restaurants are a testament to Jaipur's growing reputation as a food lover's paradise.

So, the next time you find yourself in Jaipur, don't miss the opportunity to indulge in the culinary delights that have earned Bar Palladio and The Johri their rightful places on the list of India's best restaurants. The two Jaipur gems offer not just a meal, but a gastronomic journey through history and culture that's simply unforgettable.

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