Mughal Darbar

Mughal Durbar is not just a restaurant but Kashmiri cuisine’s still beating heart. The four-decade old restaurant has been at the forefront of Kashmiri cuisine in the country. It is known for the exceptional, authentic flavour of all of its dishes. This is exactly what has made it a must-visit place in Srinagar. For a restaurant to become a tourist spot just speaks volumes about the quality of food offered there. 

The restaurant is so famous that the Residency Road is known by the restaurant rather than vice-versa. If you want to try the most authentic Wazwan in Kashmir then Mughal Durbar is the place to be. You can also get accommodations here at affordable prices. 


Interesting facts about the Mughal Durbar

  • Almost all the VIPs and celebrities who visit Srinagar order their food from Mughal Durbar even if they stay at other hotels. 
  • The waiting line at the restaurant goes a few blocks down the road during peak hours. 


About Mughal Durbar:

Mughal Durbar is the face of Kashmiri cuisine and Wazwan in particular, with it being the most talked-about dish of all. This multi-course, shared meal is one thing that you should definitely not miss if you are a meat lover. The beauty of the restaurant is the authenticity of the flavours of dishes that have not changed one bit over decades and generations. Another key feature of their tremendous success is that they ensure quality is maintained across dishes. Since they provide quality and quantity at affordable prices, visiting the restaurant is a common entry in the bucket lists of most tourists visiting the valley. 


How to get to Mughal Durbar:

The nearest airport to the restaurant is the Srinagar Airport, which is no more than 11.6kms, making the restaurant easily accessible. In fact, you can straight away go for a meal here after you land in the city. 

By train : Srinagar railway station is the nearest to the restaurant. You can easily cover the distance of 10.7km in a cab or a bus. Jammu Tavi is the major railway station nearby.

By road : you can get a bus from almost all the major towns in North India to reach the Srinagar bus stand.  The restaurant is at a walking distance from the Srinagar Bus Stand. 


Best time to visit Mughal Darbar:

People who love snow must visit Srinagar during winters to experience some of the prettiest snowfall experiences out here and eat some piping hot comfort food like tabak maas or gushtaba at Mughal Darbar. However, the summer months of May to July see the maximum number of tourists as the weather conditions here are just perfect for you to travel. 


Timings and entry fees:

Mughal Durbar restaurant in Srinagar opens at 9 in the morning and runs till 10 at the night but remains closed on Sundays. 

There are no charges for you to just enter the restaurant.

When in Srinagar, visiting Mughal Durbar is a ritual in many ways. So why wait, get the best deals to visit this amazing, authentic Kashmiri and Mughlai restaurant, get in touch with Thomas Cook. 

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