The pandemic had brought a halt to large gatherings for the past two years. We surely missed our favourite festivals, melas and book fairs happening all across India. As the weather becomes more favourable and we are ready to explore our cities again, food is definitely on our radar. And luckily for us, food is going to be the focus of many upcoming events too. Much to foodies' delight, there are plenty of food festivals happening starting now! We have collated a list of some amazing food festivals happening across India. Bookmark your calendars and don't miss out on this.
Here Are Some Epic Food Festivals Happening Across India:
1. Horn OK Please Festival 2022
The 9th edition of the Horn OK Please Festival is a much-awaited one on foodies' radar. A one-of-its-kind festival, it brings together all kinds of food stalls under one roof. Try it for a wonderful food-filled experience that you'll surely remember!
When: 11th - 13th November, 2022; 12 pm to 10 pm
Where: JLN Stadium, Gate No. 2, Delhi
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2. Saras Street Food Festival
Organised by the Ministry of Rural Development, the Saras Food Festival has brought street food vendors from all over the country. Be it Gujarati Kadhi or the famous Dahi Vada, you'll find everything you need at affordable prices. Hurry and visit, as it's the last day today!
When: 28th October - 10th November, 2022; 11 am to 10 pm
Where: Handicraft Bhawan, Connaught Place, Delhi
3. NH7 Weekender
Touted to be the 'happiest music festival', NH7 Weekender is awaited by music lovers and foodies alike. Apart from the amazing artists performing here, you'll also get to sample some lip-smacking food.
When: 25th-27th November, 2022; 3 pm onwards
Where: Mahalakshmi Lawns, Pune
4. Rangeelo Rajasthan at SAGA
If the drool-worthy food of Rajasthan is on your mind, look no further than SAGA. The menu has been designed by two-time Michelin-star chef Atul Kochhar in collaboration with Rajasthan Tourism.
When: 5th - 20th November, 2022; 12 pm to 2 am
Where: SAGA, Vatika Atrium, Golf Course Road, Sector 53, Gurgaon
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5. Kashmiri Food Festival at Dhansoo Cafe
Whether Kashmiri Dum Aloo or Paneer Chaman, Yakhni Pulao or Gushtaba - there is an immense variety of dishes at this Kashmiri food festival at Dhansoo cafe. Curated by chef Ashish Singh, you have got to visit this amazing festival.
When: 5th-15th November, 2022; 12 pm to midnight
Where: Dhansoo Café, Pacific Mall Subhash Nagar, Delhi & Ambience Mall, Gurgaon
6. Colombo Food Festival at JW Marriott, Bengaluru
Ever wondered what Sri Lankan cuisine tastes like? This Colombo food festival happening at JW Marriott, Bengaluru is serving a typical thali in a 4-day pop-up. There are dishes like banana flower salad, sweet potato cutlet, coconut sambol and more.
When: 10th - 13th November, 2022
Where: JW Kitchen, JW Marriott Bengaluru
7. Hawaiian Seafood Festival at Barbeque Nation
The exotic food festival offers a buffet with over 16 different varieties of seafood. You can enjoy shark steak with pineapple mojo, golden fried calamari and much more.
When: 12th - 30th November, 2022
Where: All Barbeque Nation outlets across Mumbai, Udaipur, Kolkata, Patna, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Bhubhaneshwar, Ranchi, Siliguri, Rajkot, Surat, Bilaspur, Durgapur
8. Sri Lankan Food Festival, Pullman
Pullman New Delhi Aerocity is hosting the Sri Lankan Food Festival from 18th to 27th November' 2022 at the Farmer's Basket. The 10-day festival will take place under the direction of renowned Chef- Anura Chandrasiri Lenora from Colombo, Sri Lanka. With the intention to bring to life the very essence of the country, Pullman New Delhi Aerocity is delighted to introduce a specially curated Sri Lankan menu in association with Chef Anura which includes signature dishes like Nigam Prawn, Trincomali Crab Curry, Fish Abul Thiyal and Wattalapam.
What: Sri Lankan Food Festival at Pullman
When - 18th to 27th November' 2022 [7 PM Onwards]
Where - Farmer's Basket, Pullman New Delhi Aerocity
Cost – INR 2150
9. Flavours from Kabul to Chittagong at GT Road
Popular restaurant GT Road has curated some of the delicious flavours comprising UP's signature dishes. The restaurant has over a hundred unique dishes to offer as well as some interesting cocktails too inspired by the route from Kabul to Chittagong.
Where: Connaught Place, New Delhi । Chandigarh । Ludhiana
10. Punjabi Food Festival At The Barbeque Company
The Barbeque Company has organized a Punjabi Food Festival that started on 16th of November 2022 and will go on till 22nd of November at the Rajouri Garden outlet. This grand fest is incorporated with a lavish menu which includes endless varieties of food and beverages. For food, they have special Punjabi veg and non-veg starters, and veg and non-veg main courses. In addition, they have soups, salads, and special desserts. They are also serving the live counter and a specific Punjabi counter on this special food fest.
11. Delhi 6 Food Festival at Anardana
If you love the old-world charm of the street foods of Chandni Chowk, visit Anardana for a feast to remember. Try the Delhi 6 Mutton korma, Double ka Meetha, and Mohobbat ka Sharbat here. You just can't miss this one!
When: 10th November - 25th December, 2022
Where: Anardana, Plot no 9, Shop no G-6 & G-7 Sangam Cinema Building, Sector 9, Rama Krishna Puram, New Delhi, Delhi 110022
About Aditi AhujaAditi loves talking to and meeting like-minded foodies (especially the kind who like veg momos). Plus points if you get her bad jokes and sitcom references, or if you recommend a new place to eat at.