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Eating Out



Eating Out in Khiva

Bir Gumbaz Tea House

Bir Gumbaz Tea House is a restaurant located in the historical centre that serves lunch and dinner of various vegetarian friendly cuisines. The tea house provides friendly services and an outdoor area which is a great place to enjoy the surroundings. This small tea house located inside the former Pahlivan Mahmoud mosque also has a courtyard including tapchans which we love. It is a great place for a cup of tea and a resting area during the day, or a meal in the evening with a varied menu including vegetarian choices. In addition, the seating area is well conditioned and the attending staff are capable of speaking several languages.

Location: Pahlavan Mahmud Street, Khiva, Uzbekistan
Phone: +998-901872651
Opening Hours: 11.00am - 10.00pm

Mirza Boshi Tea House

Mirza Boshi Tea House offers great tea that can be enjoyed out on the terrace and the meals, such as plov, are well prepared and tasty with the attending staff serving meals efficiently. The plov or known as osh is prepared in Khiva style as it is served with green noodles with meat on top. The place is located at the historical centre and is known for its many good dishes which causes the place to be packed. Though the meals may take longer to reach you when it is packed.

Location: Itchan Kala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
Phone: +998-935698989
Opening Hours: 4.30am - 1.00am (Daily)

Teahouse Farrukh

Teahouse Farrukh is a cozy tea house located in Itchan Kala which is the heart of the ancient Khiva. It is also near the Juma Mosque and very close to the Malika Kheivak hotel. It has a charming courtyard and the area around Teahouse Farrukh is arranged in various styles of seating arrangements, rugs, and suzanis. It is well-decorated in a way of a rustic decor which gives off an ambience of the ancient. The tables are arranged with Ikat inspired tablecloths and traditional table ware as well as a low seating on cushions.

Location: Pahlavan Mahmud Street, Khiva, Uzbekistan
Phone: +998-623753512
Opening Hours: 9.00am - 11.00pm (Daily)

Zarafshan Restaurant

Zarashan Restaurant is a small dining place which provides excellent menu options and a decent service. It serves traditional dishes of Khawarzm region with reasonable prices and they also offer a wide range of vegetarian dishes. Some of the meals that are commonly ordered are their traditional plov recipes and salads of tomatoes, cucumbers and onions. The restaurant Zarafshan can be spotted easily by walking towards the highest minaret of Ichan Kala which is a popular historical landmark. Zarafshan Restaurant in Khiva is known to be located in the courtyard of the 19th century Tolib Makhsum Madrassah.

Location: Itchan Kala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
Phone: +998-623757051
Opening Hours: 8.00am - 10.00pm (Daily)