THE BEST SHAWARMA PLACES IN LUCKNOW

Chicken Shawarma is a Lebanese dish that has become increasingly popular in Lucknow. The hero of the dish is skewered chicken, accompanied by salads and sauces, assembled beautifully in a flat bread. Here is our listing of Lucknow’s best Shawarma joints:

MANISH EATING POINT
This restaurant more than makes up for its small size with its exquisite non-veg food; locals swear by it and at any given point of time, one can see throngs of crowd waiting to get in. The Chicken Shawarma roll here is one of the best in the city and is absolutely yum! It is served with a dollop of mayo along with some green chutney.
Price: Rs. 50
Timings: 12.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.
Location: 3/40, Vinay Khand, Patrakarpuram Chauraha, Lucknow

AL–BAIKE–ARABECUE
This place specialises in fried chicken, but Al Baike’s chicken shawarma is equally popular! And their in-house mayonnaise is yum as well!
Price: Rs. 60
Timings: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: Laxmi Apartment, Opposite CMS, Thakurganj, Chowk, Lucknow

MR. SHAWARMA
Shawarma BurgerAnother small place but highly recommended. Go here for the Shawarma Burger – a perfect combination of everything we love! The burger is juicy and packed with flavour.
Price: Rs. 30
Timings: 2 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.
Location: Shop-14, Sector 3, Awas Vikas Market, Near Lekhraj Police Chowki, Khurram Nagar, Lucknow

LUCKNOWI
Located in the food courts in two malls in the city, Lucknowi’s Chicken Shawarma is absolutely worth trying – succulent chicken pieces with a delicious sauce.
Price: Rs. 90
Timings: 11.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.
Location: Food Court, Sahara Ganj Mall, Hazratganj & One Awadh Centre, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

ROLLARAPPA
Known for it’s variety of rolls, Rollarappa is a popular place for their Chicken Shawarma roll. They also have a vegetarian variant of Shawarma! Both the shawarmas are rolled in pita bread and have beautifully balanced flavours.
Pic courtesy: Rollarappa
Price: Rs. 109 for Veg. Shawarma  Rs. 119 for Chicken Shawarma

Timings: 11.30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: 19 A, Ashok Marg, Sapru Marg Crossing, Hazratganj; 1/4 Vivek Khand, Near Mithaiwala Chauraha, Gomti Nagar; Opposite Phoenix Mall, Kanpur Road, Alambagh; Shop 3 S83/16 D, Block, Near PNB, Rajajipuram, Lucknow

THE LEBANESE SPOT
This lesser-known food  joint in Gomtinagar makes finger-licking dishes and their Chicken Shawarma is a testimony to that. They also have a vegetarian option in a Paneer Shawarma.
Pic courtesy: The Lebanese Spot
Price: Rs. 90 onwards
Timings: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: CP-26 Golden Arch Complex, Viraj Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

HUNGRY DANIAL’S
Known for its quick bites, the Barbecue Shawarma and the Chicken Shawarma sandwich is mighty popular among many.
Price: Rs. 115 for Barbecue Shawarma and Rs. 75 for Chicken Shawarma
Timings: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor, Food Court, Fun Republic Mall, Gomti Nagar

AKBARI CAFE
If you like your chicken shawarma rustic, this small joint in Chowk is your best bet. This minimal use of spices and sauces really brings out the flavour of the perfectly grilled chicken and trust us, it is absolutely yummy!
Price: Rs. 60
Timings: 6 pm to 10 pm
Location: Akbari Gate, Chowk, Lucknow

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