Foodies might feel a bit disappointed, while they make a decision to take tour of the north-eastern states in India. Feeling disheartened that they would miss the bonne nourriture that they love eating in their parts of the sub-continent, the gourmands pick up the idea that the days ahead during the sojourn in the eight states could become really exasperating without their favourite dishes. But there is good news! North-east in India is a paradise for the gourmets with rich culinary for their taste buds. The restaurants serve the visitors exclusive dishes with unusual courtesy in completely exotic atmosphere. The restaurants in the north-east states could take the guests in a live interaction with cuisine and culture, literally introducing them with the ethos of the heritage.
The top ten restaurants in the north-eastern states are as follows, but not essentially in that order-
Maihang- the one-and-only in Guwahati
City Hut- The right place for ‘whole family’ in Shillong
Dream Café- Hunting ground for bold and beautiful in Kohima
The young and beautiful always prefer Dream Café restaurant in Kohima to other eateries of the place. The open windows could spare the youth views of mountain peaks as local artists put on displays their works on the street. The menu in the restaurant has the specialties like noodles, pizza, snacks, and of course the steaming mugs of savory coffee. The whole milieu in the location of the restaurant just makes everyone hang on for more and more time, while the food and cuisine are simply amazing.
Shillong-the capital city of Meghalaya- would forever stay full of choices, when the visitors are out on a trip to explore the majestic and exotic in food and beverages. Just step inside the familiar name in hotel industry in India-Ginger, the wait for good food is over. They could order pasta, crepes, cannelloni, and stroganoff, while the swigs in the futuristic and metal-paneled bar are completely refreshing.
Abhishek- The one and only in Agartala
Dragon Restaurant- The spirit of Magnificent Tawang Valley
The north-west part of Arunachal Pradesh has the magnificent Tawang Valley, located at an altitude of 3,048 meters. Being the birth place of 6th Dalai Lama, it has the biggest Buddhist monastery in India. Dragon- the most popular restaurant of the valley- is forever an attraction for the visiting pilgrims and tourists. ‘Chupra’- the highest in demand item in its cuisine- is the most popular food for one and all. Available as a fermented cheese broth, cooked either with fungi or vegetable, this item is most delectable in the menu served by the restaurant.
Aizawl Masala- Superb dining experience
Once the visitors are in Aizawl, they make it a point to set their feet inside the trendy Aizawl Masala restaurant. Famous for the Chinese dishes, the guests literally devour on the delicacies like noodles, fried rice, meat in Chilli, garlic, and pepper sauce. While the food is extra-ordinary, music stands as second-to-none in quality.
Stylish and crowded, but this is the most favorite place for young generations in Kohima, where youths spend hours dining, gossiping, and superbly enjoying. In the items of the available menu, some of the savories are momos (dumplings of Tibet), pizzas, noodles, and ginger ale.
Like the food, the splendid glass-paneled eatery is divided into small booths, while the visitors could feast their eyes on the remarkably embellished walls with magnificent photographs of natural sights of north-east in India. The guests make demands from Indian, Continental, and Chinese foods. Cloud 9- the top floor bar & restaurant- is the hot favorite of those, who would like to splurge on cocktail, food, or simply cold beer.
Beatrix- more than just a hangout in Guwahati
In the olden days, Beatrix used to be just a hangout for the youths in Guwahati. Changing with the demand and choice of serious foodies, it is now a popular food joint of the capital city of Assam. Famous for the stunning lighting and red table linen, the restaurant offers everything in Indian, Chinese, and Chinese delicacies.