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Best restaurants in panchgani 

About panchgani 

Bordered by five hills of Sahyadri, Panchgani is a calm hill town in the Satara district. Its balmy weather and soothing silence make it an ideal place to lose yourself in the wonderful wilderness.. Being only 108kms away from Pune it becomes perfect for a quick getaway with friends, family and loved ones. Just 110kms away from the nearest airport, it makes a great vacation spot for people all around the world. There's a lot that attracts tourists here.


It's time for afoodie adventure! In this post, we're going to explore some of the culinary celebrations in the region and the authentic flavours 

Read on!

Top 10 best restaurants in Panchgani 

Ever wondered about the best restaurants in Panchgani? With its growing popularity, there are many restaurants in Panchgani that offer great food to tourists. Some of them have been listed here for you to choose the one that suits your taste buds and make your stay in Panchgani even more memorable.


  1. Hotel Namaste.

If you're looking for a restaurant in Panchgani that ticks all the boxes, look no further than Hotel Namaste! With affordable prices and an amazing ambiance, you'll find yourself coming back for seconds every single time. So don't tuck into your lunch or dinner without heading over to this place. It's absolutely value for money and worth every rupee that you spend.

Opening hours: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Must try: Vegetarian pizza

Meal for two: INR 300

Location: Wai-Panchgani Rd, Bhim Nagar, Panchgani


  1. Lucky Restaurant 

Do you have a sweet tooth or are you craving for a variety of cakes, desserts and snacks? Lucky Restaurant is near Panchgani Bus Stand at Dhangari. Serving delicious sandwich, burgers and omelets in many varieties this bakery is among the best restaurants in Panchgani right now. The all-day breakfast menu is elaborate and highly recommended at this bakery of Panchgani restaurants. This is amongst the best places to eat in Panchgani.

Opening hours: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Must try: Cheese omelette and cream roll

Meal for two: INR 300

Location: Near Panchgani Bust Stand

  1. Rustom’s Strawberry Inn

If you love Parsi food, then making a beeline for Rustoms Strawberry Inn is your best bet!


Located on the Panchgani-Mridang road, the restaurant has been around for decades. And it's not just me who thinks so - even though it hasn't seen much publicity, people know and love Rustoms for its authentic Parsi delicacies. It is known for its homemade Parsi delicacies, be it chicken farcha, dhansak, or patrani machhi, every dish tastes heavenly. It is a family-run restaurant and the owner looks after the guests personally with utmost care and attention.

Opening hours: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

Must try: Dhansak, mutton sali and strawberry milkshake

Meal for two: INR 400

Location: Panchgani Mahabaleshwar Rd, Bhose


  1. Akbarally Parantha House

Akbarally is an Indian eatery in Panchgani, India. Opitimized for its parathas, which are freshly baked, served with homemade butter and other sides. It is also popular for its desserts, including lassi—a yogurt-based drink and gulab jamun. It is located in the main market of Panchgani and has about 50 tables.

          Must try: Aloo paratha, keema pav bhaji and rose flavoured ice cream

Meal for two: INR 400

Location: Wai Panchgani Road, Panchgani Market


  1.  Rasoi by Food Ville

When you visit Panchgani, Maharashtra, one of the very first things to get your taste buds tantalized is the delightful Gujarati cuisine. Located close to Sydney Point, Rasoi by Food Ville boasts of an elaborate menu, courteous staff, and decent ambiance. 

 Rasoi by Food Ville is one of the most popular pure-veg restaurants in Panchgani                           and offers an extensive variety of Gujarati dishes. Rasoi by Food Ville has courteous staff and a decent ambiance which ensures you have a comfortable experience each time you visit their restaurant.


Opening hours: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Must try: Gujarati thali

Meal for two: INR 500

Location: Arham Nagar Co-op Society, Near Basilica Hotel, Panchgani.


  1. Hotel Mala’s Dining

Located in Panchgani, Hotel Mala’s Dining is one of the best non-veg restaurants in Panchgani.

The atmosphere is lovely and you can enjoy the view from the balcony. The service is prompt and the staff are friendly. The elaborate menu will spoil you for choices and this restaurant has been awarded "The Best Hotel Restaurant" by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC).

Opening hours: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Must try: Tandoori tikka

Meal for two: INR 500

Location: Hotel Malas, Rowen Road, Near Table Land, Panchgani


  1. Jaffer Bhai’s Delhi Darbar 

A new place to explore in the vicinity of Panchgani is Bhai jaffer Delhi Darbar with its hearty food and great ambience. The restaurant is a chain that has been serving delicious North Indian and Mughlai dishes. It is one of the best non-veg restaurants in Panchgani, where you can relish probably the best biriyani in the town.

Opening hours: 11:00 am to 11:45 pm

Must try: Biriyani, tandoori chicken and shahi tukda

Meal for two: INR 500

Location: Dockson Road, Fidai Academy, Near Baby Point, Panchgani


  1. Purohit Lunch Home

Purohit Lunch Home, one of the best veg restaurants in Panchgani, is run by a family who has been in the hospitality industry for generations. Keeping with tradition, they serve Gujarati cuisine of the highest quality and host weddings and events as well.


With its homely ambience, friendly staff and reasonable rates, Purohit Lunch Home is one of the best veg restaurants in Panchgani.

Opening hours: 7:00 am to 11:00 pm

Must try: Khichdi and rotla

Meal for two: INR 500

Location: Near Shivaji Statue, Kondiba Shinde Marg, Panchgani


  1.  Rainforest 

Nestled inside the hotel by the same name, Rainforest is a multi-cuisine restaurant in Panchgani. Right from basic jeera rice, yellow daal, tandoori chicken to Chinese platters, this food joint is famed for serving delectable dishes to all, but what mainly allures tourists here is the view. Tucked at the edge of the cliff, Rainforest offers splendid view of the valley.

Opening hours: 7 am t0 10 pm

Must try: Vegetarian breakfast spread

Meal for two: INR 600

Location: Panchgani Mahabaleshwar Road, Near Parsi Point, Panchgani


  1.  Mantraa 

I'm sure you're familiar with the overwhelming experience of running into a crazily-busy market, but you should really try to get yourself down to Panchgani and have a taste. Mantraa is located right at the centre of Panchgani main market where they serve mouth-watering tandoors and kebabs. They also have a vast menu so that you can choose what best suits your taste buds and budget.

Opening hours: 11:00 am to 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Must try: Chef’s special tandoori chicken and chicken sholay

Meal for two: INR 500

Location: Panchgani main market



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