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Cuisine Kodaikanal, Food Kodaikanal, Eating Out in Kodaikanal: Hill station of Kodaikanal offers its tourists with perfect holidaying destination. The “Princess of Hill Stations”, Kodaikanal has more than just one option to keep you engaged. From adventurous trekking routes to caves to serene lakes and water falls to refreshing parks to viewpoints offering mesmerising views, the hill station in the Palani hill ranges of Tamil Nadu has something for everyone. Kodaikanal offers its tourists with varied kinds of tourist spots.

The hill station enjoys good connectivity, pleasant climate as well as different kinds of decent accommodation facilities. However, all this will go in vain, if one doesn’t have a proper place for eating. For a perfect vacation, not just a destination with good sightseeing options is needed but also some good options for eating is equally required. The hill station of Kodaikanal has restaurants or eating places catering to different preferences of varied kinds of tourists coming from different parts of the world. The hill station provided enough options to treat your palate suiting each taste-bud in the best way possible.

You will find many small restaurants all over the hill station that offers tourists with quick snacks and meals at reasonable prices. Most of the eat outs offers delicious snacks perfect for munching as you go on exploring various places in the hill station. Tourists will have wide range of options to choose from catering to different kinds of cuisines and likings. These options vary from Mughlai to South Indian to Chinese to Tibetan to European. The homemade chocolates and pastries at Kodaikanal are exceptionally delicious. Your trip is incomplete if you haven’t tried the chocolates and sweet made by locals in Kodaikanal. Along with independent café’s and small restaurants, big hotels also have their restaurants serving tourists with best of dishes.            

Some of the common places for eating out in Kodaikanal are:

Rasoi (Annasalai) – Looking for some flavour of North Indian cuisine? If yes, then Rasoi offering amazing Gujarati and veg. Punjabi Thali is the place for you. 'Chola Batora' and 'Alu Paratha' from here is a must try.

Daily Bread (Anna Salai) – Not just two or three kinds of bread but almost 20 varied types of bread can be found here. Those with sweet tooth will have varied kinds of yummy cakes to pamper themselves.

Eco-Nut (Seven Junction Rd) – The place offers its guests with amazing variety organic food products such a cheese, peanut butter, brown bread, muffins, cheese, salad green and other health food products including essential oils and herbs, etc. The quality of the food items served here is the biggest USP of this place.

Pastry Corner - As the name suggest, the place offer wide range of pastries, sandwiches and brownies. Pack few items from here while on your picnic to any of the tourists spot and relish their out of the world taste amidst refreshing settings of the hill station.

Hilltop’s Biryani - Lovers’ of Biryani, this is the place you ought to go while on your Kodaikanal trip. Hilltop’s Biryani offers you wide variety of the biryani raging from hot and spicy Hyderabadi - style to an intriguing seafood version of the spicy rice dish.

Royal Tibet - Craving for some tibetian food or niorth eastern falour? Royal Tibet is the place for you to visit. Go here for some freshly made, mouth- watering momos (dumplings).

Wang's Kitchen (Hospital Rd) – For some flavour of Chinese cuisines, you can visit Wang’s Kitchen.

Trattoria Venice – Can’t do without Italian? If yes, visit Tratoria and pamper yourself with some amazingly tasty lasagne and pizza.

Tava (attached to Hotel Jewel) - For some interesting chat options like sev puri (crisp, spicy, puffy fried bread with potato and chutney) visit Tava. It is a considerably cheap and vegetarian restaurant which offers wide range of options. Along with chats, you can also have something more filling like cauliflower-stuffed gobi paratha.