If buffets are your weakness, this list is for you
Being a foodie, 1+1 offers are the best deals for us but only second to all-you-can-eat buffets! Imagine a delish spread in front of you and no limits to your chowing them down- caring the least about calories and wolfing down delicacies till your belly hurts!
BEST. FEELING. EVER.
Buffets surely aren’t for the ‘faint-bellied’; it requires a strong appetite for a myriad of grubs and we think, Lucknowites are absolutely prepped for it. Keeping in mind the needs of perpetually bhukkad folks around, we’ve listed 7 buffet hubs in the city, which’ll keep you burrrrping with satisfaction every time you visit.
Located in the heart of the city, Uppercase Diner is a recent addition to the buffet scene in Lucknow but has already become a raging crowd-puller! Their resplendent buffet is priced at ₹399 which doesn’t tug your pockets too hard and their fare soars higher than others in the vicinity.
Be it a birthday treat for the squad or a date with bae, Uppercase Diner fits all moods and budgets! The buffet starts with a range of ‘Amuse Bouche’ from where you can move to the chaat counter or straight head for the starters and after you’re done with the mains, end it on a sweet note with their selection of desserts. They also serve a few American dishes with an A-La-Carte menu, so if you’re not really into a proper meal, this can be your other recourse.
Location: B-2, Raja Ram Kumar Plaza, 75, Hazratganj, Lucknow
Timings: 11 am – 11 pm
Cost: ₹800 for two people (approx.)
Newest inclusion in the legion of buffet places in Lucknow, B4 is heeding to our divergent needs of the crowd and how! A well stocked bar, economical yet premium multi-cuisine buffet, an expansive banquet paired with plush vibes, B4 is a one-stop restro-bar for all occasions.
Specializing in 4 segments in the culinary sector, B4 is bringing to us ‘Bar-B-Que, Buffet, Bar & Banquet’ like no other. Boasting of a ‘table griller’ and a ‘tawa platter’ which is perhaps the first in Lucknow, B4 keeps your hospitality as a priority before anything else. They even offer corporate discounts for office gatherings and if you make reservations for a birthday party, the cake will be on the house. We can’t ask for more!
Location: CP-01, Rohit Tower, Haniman Chauraha, Viraj Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
Timings: 12:30 pm – 11 pm
Cost: ₹900 for two people (approx.)
Le Cafe by Skyotel is another new member in the list of buffet places in the city. The posh vibes coupled with finger-licking grubs will steal the show for you! Their lunch timings are 12pm to 4pm and for dinner, you can drop by anytime between 7pm to 11pm.
BTW if you’re wondering about your pocket pinch given the repute of the joint, you’ll be surprizsed to know that it’ll all be accessible to you at just ₹399! Perfect for a dinner date with bae or a wholesome lunch with your family, this eatery offers A1 service and it’ll be difficult for you to stop binging here.
Location: 68/3 B Wazir Hasan Road, Jopling Road, Lucknow
Timings: 11am – 11pm
Cost: ₹1,000 for two people (approx.)
Known for their royal appearance and regal hospitality, The G.T. Road’s buffet is famed for its culinary offerings which are truly unmatched! Their buffet is super pocket-friendly and the food is absolutely delicious.
Their cost-effective yet diverse food and beverage menu will keep you visiting often and the plush ambience makes it a suitable choice for, be it a kitty party or a dinner meet. When here, we’d suggest you to not miss out on their Palak Chaat which is a deep fried palak served with a generous scoop of dahi and spices, Lehsuni Jhinga, Surkh Paneer Tikka and definitely, the Peshwari Roghani Chicken. To slake you thirst, try out their famed Oye Bubbly and Masala Banta, which will offer you a refreshing palate cleanse! End it with their premium sweets and other desserts and we know, you’ll be looped in for seconds.
Location: Rohtas Summit, TCG 3/3, Vibhuti Khand Gomti Nagar
Timings: 12 noon – 3:30 pm and 7 pm – 11:30 pm
Cost: ₹1,000 for two people (approx.)
Acclaimed as India’s biggest buffet restaurant, The Centurion is a swanky eatery which has something or the other for everybody.
This place has 7 different live cooking stations, which boasts of an Oudhi counter for the love of kebabs and grills, a China Town station for your dose of Chinese delicacies and the Texas Grill counter, is where they’re stocked with burgers and hot dogs. They also have a Pind da Swaad station for your desi cravings and a Chaat counter adds the much-required chapati twist to our palate. Their Italian section is for fresh baked pizzas and to end your meal, their Mishti counter will back you up with a selection of desserts.
Be it a big fat Indian family get together with kids or a date where you’d prefer private seating arrangements, The Centurion will heed to all your needs.
Location: Top Floor, Wave Mall, Gomti Nagar
Timings: 12 noon – 11:30 pm
Cost: ₹1,800 for two people (approx.)
This eatery will be your saviour if you’re in the mood for a lavish fine-dine North Indian buffet. Set up in Singapore Mall, Lazzat will be tugging the North Indian in you with their authentic flavours and this place might just be a competition to the existing brands offering the same. You can even book them for catering at your parties to make your guests remember the night, for a long time!
Location: Singapore Mall
A prominent contender in the buffet sequence of Lucknow, Pirates of Grill is frequented by hungry crowds who are looking for divergent grill grubs and quick service.
Some of the top ranking dishes on their menu are the Brazilian Churrasco pineapple, Hazarvi Murgh Tikka, Jimikand Galouti and of course, the velvety Shahi Tukda- we swear by ‘em all. The grilled pineapple with cinnamon also hits home every time and we believe that if you’re a true-blue foodie, you gotta pay this place a visit. From then on, there’ll be no turning back for you and it’s always going to be worth your money.
Location: Ground Floor, Cyber Heights, Opposite Indira Gandhi Paradisthan, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar
Timings: 12 noon – 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm – 11 pm
Cost: ₹2,000 for two people (approx.)a
Now that we’ve listed down these top 7 places for you to hog at, bookmark this article and start making your plans already! You surely wouldn’t want to miss these food giants in the city.