Darjeeling creates the magic with the spectacular mountains, curvy roads, heritage buildings, and antic restaurants but are you aware of the exciting and enchanting road trip to the Queen of hills? Darjeeling is near to the third-largest city of West Bengal i.e. Siliguri. People reach Siliguri by roadways, airways, and railways to visit Darjeeling or any other option. Once you reach Siliguri plan your trip and book a car for exploring the hidden paradise of eastern India.

You can also enjoy the heritage toy train ride to reach Darjeeling by witnessing the scenic view. On 2 December 1999, UNESCO declared Darjeeling Himalayan Railway a World Heritage Site. In this blog, we are focusing on the road trip towards Darjeeling via Rohini Road that will fulfill your desire of getting into the lap of along with good food and fun. Roadside cafes on your way will be the best part of enjoying the two and half hour journey. Let’s start with the list of some popular cafes and restaurants.

Popular Cafes on the way towards Darjeeling from Siliguri

Roadies Cafe

The name makes it interesting along with the food. You can park your car to get into the flavour of local cuisines. From delicious Momo to spicy Chow Mein you will find everything in this café which is located in the hilltop at Kurseong road. Taking rest in this cafe by breaking your journey will give you the chance to witness the views all around. The owner is so friendly that you will pass on some good time over there. 

Address: Matigara – Kurseong Rd, Rohini Tea Garden

Sukna Restaurant

Sukna Restaurant is famous for the authentic taste of Momos found in the restaurant made by the specialized cook. Youngsters love to spend time in this restaurant by doing fun activities. After sunset, you will get an amazing view from this restaurant that will surely take you into another world. Along with Momo, this restaurant offers so many other items by maintaining the taste and quality.

Address: Matigara – Kurseong Rd, Rohini Tea Garden

Shristi Point

On the way to Darjeeling from Siliguri, you will find some places which will force you to stop for a while. Shristi Point is one of such places that will give you the reason to break the journey. The famous landmark highlighting I love Kurseong is very near to this restaurant. So, you can click some photographs and enjoy the fabulous view of the entire place from where you can watch the bird-eye view of Siliguri city. Lastly, you should taste the food over there and get amazed with the hospitality. 

Address: Near Rohini viewing point, Kurseong

Puspha Rai’s Momo cafe

Few things in life are priceless and incomparable where you can’t compromise with any other substitute. Puspha Rai’s Momo Cafe is one of such examples. People from far away come to this place to taste the food over there. Momos are made in the steam and severed with spicy chutney both hot and sour. Tourists most of the time packed some extra Momos from this restaurant for further journey.  

Address: Hill Cart Rd, Kurseong

Tom Yum Cafe Chinese Food

Sonada is a pleasant place throughout the year and Tom Yum Cafe Chinese Food makes the place more interesting and a bit deserving. You will find some of the best Chinese food over there and the owner will ask you about the feedback once you finish your food. Cleanliness, hygiene, and hospitality are the three pillars of this restaurant. The combination of the Gorkhali flavour in the food with a mix of Chinese cuisine put the extraordinary factor in every item found in the restaurant.

Address: Prashanti Gram, Sonada

Sonam Tea Stall

Tea is the main attraction of Darjeeling and in the misty morning of October to November in Ghoom, you will find the flavour of Darjeeling tea in Sonam Tea Stall. Ghoom is considered as the world’ second-highest railway station and before entering Darjeeling, tourists like to click the pictures of Ghoom railway station. While passing your time at Ghoom don’t forget to visit Sonam Tea Stall to stay refreshed for your entire trip.

Address: Hill Cart Rd, Ghoom

We hope that these fascinating spots on the way towards Darjeeling will make your trip more exciting and memorable. Look into the window of your car to witness the view all around and enjoy your trip at the fullest with safe food and safe journey.