In pictures: 8 best designed Cafés in Srinagar

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The Café culture has finally found its way into Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar. However, unlike some traditional Café’s, mostly owned by hoteliers, these new hang-out joints are designed in a way keeping in view the changing preferences of Kashmir’s Gen-X. Based on their thematic appeal, Kashmir Life lists eight best modern-day Cafés one can visit to satisfy his appetite and aesthetic cravings.

Photographs: Suhaib Mushtaq, Text: Aakash Hassan

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Books And Bricks. Address: Gogji Bagh Rd, Opp Amar Singh College, Iqbal Park, Wazir Bagh, Srinagar. 

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

As the name suggests this uptown Café appeals those coffee lovers who want to enjoy some quite time surrounded by a rack-full of best seller English classics. So next time you plan an outing with your bookworm friends, give this place a try.

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Café Chemistry

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Loved chemistry in your college days then this is the right hangout place for you in Srinagar. Currently in its “dry run” this café reminds a nerd of his chemistry classroom as interiors are done using lab equipments like test tubes and funnels.

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Address: Sanat Nagar Chowk, Adjacent to J & K Bank

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Café de Polo. Address: Polo view, Lal Chowk Srinagar

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

The café and restaurant designed with wooden paneling. With comfortable seating arrangements the place is well lit.

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Chai Jaai

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

“Inspired by the Tea Rooms of the Cotswolds, the heart of England, Chai Jaai seeks to capture the warmth, good cheer and welcoming ambience of the quaint Tea Rooms of the area,” the info of the place reads on its Facebook page. This place has very serene located on The Bund, overlooking Jhelum.

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Address: Mahattas Studio, 1st Floor, Dhanjibuoy Building, The Bund, Residency Road

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Goodfellas. Address: The Bund, Residency Road. Adress: The Bund, Residency Road.

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

A blend of traditional and modern architecture is reflected in almost every piece of furniture in this café. To give it a distinct look, walls of the restaurant are made using planks of wood, as was once normal way of construction in Kashmir. Moreover the space outside the Café adds to its beauty as it appears to be a small hut with lawn.

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Ground Zero. Address: No. 2; Municipal Building; Lal Chowk

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Located in the heart of Lal Chwok this café has some unique designs that adore its walls. Also, to give it an aesthetic touch, paintings and art pieces add life to the wooden walls.

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Hukus Bukus

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This café has the distinction of offering its customers open space, located in the backyard, where one can relax and enjoy good food and coffee. The café is lit with thematic lighting which adds glam factor to its overall aura.

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Address: Honda lane, Rajbagh

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Winterfell Cafe

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Inspired by popular Hollywood series, “Game of Thrones, this café is decorated with artifacts from the original series. Also one cans sit and take selfies on the famous throne complete with swords.

Best Restaurants in Srinagar, Places to visit in Srinagar

Address: Boulevard Road, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

 

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