Best Foods in Kasauli

Kasauli, a delightful hill station nestled in the Himalayas, isn't just a visual treat, it's a paradise for food lovers too. The real treasures of Kasauli food can be found in its lively streets, where street food stalls and cosy cafes serve up mouth-watering delights that will tantalise your taste buds and keep you coming back for more.

Bun Samosa

Kasauli's legendary bun samosa is a must-try for any visitor. This unique creation combines a crispy samosa, filled with spiced potatoes and peas, nestled within a soft, fluffy bun. Drizzled with tangy chutney and sprinkled with chaat masala, it's an explosion of flavours and textures that will leave you wanting more.

Butter bun and samosa served in a leaf cup
Noodles in a flavourful vegetable broth


For a taste of the Himalayas, indulge in a steaming bowl of Thukpa. This Tibetan noodle soup, available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian versions, is packed with flavour and warmth. The rich broth, filled with noodles, vegetables and sometimes meat, is perfect for a chilly evening in Kasauli.


Momos, whether steamed or fried, are a popular Kasauli food. These dumplings are filled with savoury ingredients like vegetables, chicken, or pork and come with a spicy dipping sauce. They make for a delicious snack or a light meal.

Momos served with spicy chutney and Mayo
Dumplings served in a bamboo container


Siddu, a steamed whole wheat bread stuffed with a savoury lentil, potato filling, or keema, is a local speciality unique to the region. The locals consume this nutritious food mainly to keep the body warm during winter. Often enjoyed with chutney or smothered with ghee, it's a simple yet satisfying dish that showcases the local flavours.

Bun Gulab Jamun


For those with a sweet tooth, bun gulab jamun is a must-try. This unique dessert combines soft, fluffy buns with syrup-soaked gulab jamuns, creating a delightful contrast of textures and sweetness.

Shallow brown roasted Gulab Jamun dipped in sugar syrup
Fried, shallow brown tikki


Tikki, a pan-fried potato patty spiced to perfection, is a staple street food across India. Kasauli offers its own variations, some featuring a blend of vegetables or even minced meat. Topped with sev and chopped onions, it is served with a tangy chutney. Tikki is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, perfect for a quick and satisfying snack.

Best Eating Places in Kasauli

While street food forms the heart of Kasauli's culinary scene, hidden gems await those willing to explore. Grab your appetite and explore the best eating places in Kasauli. Local restaurants offer traditional Himachali fare, featuring dishes like rajma (kidney beans) curry, siddu and chha gosht (lamb dish). For a touch of continental flavors, cafes serve up pizzas, pastas and other international delights. Visit Lower Mall Road, where you'll find a variety of small stalls and shops offering local delicacies. Be sure to stop by Narinder Sweet House, a well-known local spot known for its bun samosas and jalebis. If you prefer a more laid-back atmosphere, Kasauli's cafes are perfect for enjoying a cup of tea or coffee with tasty snacks. Cafe Mitti and Rudra Cafe are particularly popular with tourists.

Rajma and Rice served with tangy chuntey and onions

Now that your taste buds are tantalised, it's time to make a choice of stay that's convenient and supportive of your itinerary. Look no further than Rosetum Kasauli, your perfect accommodation choice for delving into the town's gastronomic delights. Rosetum Kasauli offers a prime location, conveniently situated within walking distance of the bustling Mall Road, where you'll encounter a plethora of street food vendors and charming local eateries. After a day of exploring the town and indulging in its Kasauli street food, return to the hotel's serene and comfortable environment to unwind and recharge for your next culinary adventure.