Did you know the iconic Shikanji Wala in Lucknow offers as many as 35 flavours of Shikanji?
Near State Bank of India in Hazratganj lies this epochal shikanji shop, loved and adored by one and all. Standing tall since 1992, here's what's historic about it — the soda shikanji here still costs an economical ₹35! Not only that, the Shikanji Wala Hot N Cool Corner in Lucknow offers as many as 35 flavours of shikanji!
The owner, Raju Chourasia, who has been working on the shop for 15-16 years now, talks about the trajectory that the little shop has covered till date.
Plethora of flavoured shikanjis & more!
Raju Chourasia explains that Shikanji Wala creates their own masala with ingredients like zeera, kali mirch and so on, that are first dried under the sun, roasted, grounded, and then extracted.
While the shikanjis range from ₹35 to ₹60, depending on the flavours, people have so many choices at their disposal. As many as 35 varieties of shikanjis include flavoured shikanjis like pineapple, soda, lichi, mango, kaala khatta, strawberry, green apple, masala cola, and so on. There's even a tricolour shikanji here! Pretty cool, eh?
Besides the energising drinks, you can also stop by here and quick-binge on the various food items on the list like burger, chowmein, sandwich, fried rice, etc. While there might not be a seating arrangement, you can chill in your vehicle and enjoy deliciousness being poured at cost-effective rates here!
For old times' sake!
A huge hit amongst people, especially in the summer season, the shop is thronged by not only foodies but those who like to quench their thirst with refreshing drinks.
Located in the heart of the city, stop by this iconic shop and drink revivifying happiness in a glass!
Address: 1, Moti Mahal Rd, near State Bank Main Branch, Marg, Hazratganj, Lucknow
Timings: 9:30 am - 11 pm