Cafes To Explore In Lucknow

Cafes To Explore In Lucknow
Charming cafes to explore in the City of Nawabs. Credit: Shutterstock

Here is a trail through some of the most Instagram-friendly cafes with delicious food and desserts

Antara Chatterjee
March 10 , 2023
03 Min Read

Vintage Machine

If you fancy a hearty and wholesome breakfast, you should keep this cafe on your list. One of the favourite places for Lucknowites, Vintage Machine is the quintessential place to chill and have fantastic food, with the aesthetics of an old English pub but with modern interiors.


What to order: The English breakfast spread, their green and red burgers 

Timings: 11 am to 11 pm

Address: 3/11 Patrakarpuram Crossing Road, Railway Station Rd, Patrakar Puram, Sector 11, Lucknow

Home Sweet Home

When you enter this cafe, you will be charmed not only by the food but also by the old-world noir ambience of the place. The walls, all plastered with white posters of Hollywood icons, a floral ceiling and old vinyl records, make up the decor. Another one of the must-visit cafes of Hazratganj, Home Sweet Home, offers some excellent Italian fare with a side of pizzazz. Moreover, Home Sweet Home offers excellent Awadhi and Mughlai cuisine. 

What to order: Must-try dishes include Mutton Kakori Kebabs, Whole Wheat Ulta Tawa Parantha, Mutton Dum Biryani, Killer Mushroom Rolls, and Killer Butter Chicken Rolls.

Timings: 11 am to 11 pm

Address: 3rd floor, Halwasiya House, 11, M G Road, Hazratganj, Lucknow

The Fresh Factory

Known for its fresh menu, The Fresh Factory has a diner-like aesthetic with alfresco seating arrangements as well. The open and spacious interiors are light and airy, giving you a feel of being outside. There is an open kitchen where you can see the food being made fresh as you place your order.

What to order: Try their Vietnamese style coffee and pizzas

Timings: 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Address: A-7, Kisaan Bazaar, opposite Cinepolis Mall, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

Macaron Patisserie

This charming little café is ideally situated at the heart of the city in Hazratganj and is perfect for spicing up those special dates with your beloved. A favourite among youngsters, Macaron is a quaint Victorian-style bakery with eclectic decor and excellent pastries and cakes, particularly their floral creations. Inspired by their menu, their interiors incorporate floral motifs, with fresh flower arrangements on the walls and floral-scented candles. Just amazing! They also provide gluten-free multigrain bread.

What to order: Their blueberry cheesecake is unmissable 

Timings: 11 am to 10:30 pm

Address: 54-A/11, Basement, 01, Prag Narayan Road, Butler Colony, Lucknow

The Hazelnut Factory

The Hazelnut Factory is one of the go-to places for dessert lovers. With a wide range of sweet treats decking their menu, your sweet tooth will be hugely happy. Order from a range of their desserts or the continental fare as you sit inside their prettily decorated interiors with a warm ambience.

What to order: Chocolate brownies and pastries

Timings: 8:30 am to 11:30 pm

Address: Math, B-192, Aliganj Main Road, opposite Ram Krishna Marg, Nirala Nagar, Lucknow

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