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East ho ya west, butter chicken is the best!

I know what you are thinking! Why would anyone look for butter chicken places in the land of kebabs, right? Let me clarify! If you are anything like me, you would probably pig out on all the kebabs the city has to offer and then wonder what next? Yes, we exist. 
So if you are keen to take a break from kebabs and are craving for your good ‘ol butter chicken, here are a few mazedaar places you could visit. 

1. Royal Café – Royal Inn, Hazratganj
This multi-cuisine restaurant specialising in Indian, Chinese, Continental and Mughlai cuisines is loved by one and all. The butter chicken served here is smooth, tangy, creamy and buttery all at the same time. The mildly spiced gravy is sure to leave you licking your fingertips. 

Top Picks – Butter Chicken (INR 450) and Murgh Kalmi Kabab (INR 460)
P.S. Royal Café is also into home deliveries. So, if you feel like enjoying a hearty meal at home while watching the latest episode of Game of Thrones, just order in. 
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2. The Mughal’s Dastarkhwan, Lalbagh
Want to feel and dine like royalty? There's no better place than Dastarkhwan. It is an ultimate paradise for any food lover. Butter Chicken is one of their signature dishes that people come to gorge on from faraway places. The chicken is cooked to perfection in a flavourful spice-mix which is thick and yummylicious. When paired with naan, it is possibly the most effective form of anaesthesia. Trust me!

Top Picks – Butter Chicken (INR 320) and Dal Sultani (INR 185) 

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3. Falaknuma Rooftop Restaurant, Hazratganj
Falaknuma offers its patrons with live Ghazal music and a spectacular view of the entire city below to enhance the fine dining experience. It honestly does not get better than this. The butter chicken or Murg Makhani you get here is easily one of the best, guaranteed to make you keep coming back for more. The gravy alone is so sinful that you don’t know how to stop.

Top Picks– Murg Makhani (INR 780) and Avadhi Murg Korma (INR 780)  

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4. Kava Restaurant, Gomti Nagar
Looking for a place to enjoy a perfect family lunch out? This is where you need to head to. Located in the lavish Fairfield Hotel by Marriott, the Kava Restaurant serves delicious butter chicken like no other. The gravy is deliciously buttery with just the perfect consistency to go with your naan. Both on and off bone variations are available. 

Top Picks – Butter Chicken (INR 500) and Nalli Nihari (INR 500)

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5. Moti Mahal Restaurant, Aliganj 
Just like Moti Mahal is synonymous with Butter Chicken in Delhi, in Lucknow too this restaurant has its own charm. Renowned as one of the best, it offers an exotic variety of Continental and Indian cuisines. The butter chicken served here is unmatchable with an almost rustic flavour that makes you swoon. Just one bite is enough to declare it a winner.

Top Picks- Butter Chicken (INR 449) and Murg Dum Biryani (INR 359)   


Let thy fellow foodie brethren know of any other places that I may have missed out.