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Petrichor - CLOSED

Dr.Zakir Hussain Road, Darjeeling, India, Darjeeling, India
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
12 Sep 2012
“Not longer open”
7 Feb 2012
“So much more than a restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dr.Zakir Hussain Road, Darjeeling, India, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

We went on a day long mission to find this place only to discover, after talking to locals, that it is no longer open!!!

4  Thank Orwellwasright
Reviewed 8 February 2012

I would not call Petrichor a restaurant..for me it is a place you go to meet friends and just hang out, enjoy the art, indulge in great conversation with the owners who are avid music lovers and extremely well read..and of course..the amazing food which...More

1  Thank Binilla
Reviewed 14 January 2012

What can i say....the others have said everything already. Just go there if you are in Darjeeling. You will feel at home an cosy and if you just dont have the energy to hang around the tea fields so just hang around petrichor...there´s loads of...More

1  Thank KurtZen
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Petrichor is about feeling home far away from your own one. In a country with so many differences to your own culture it was so pecious to have a place were you feel instantly comfortable and relaxing, enjoying wonderful food, good music, cosy ambience and...More

2  Thank Ute G
Reviewed 13 January 2012

Up in the foothills of the himalays i have a living room. It is warm, cozy and just like i like it... a couple i adore set it up just for me! I read, listen to music, eat stuff that's goodness 100%. This is a...More

1  Thank Satish_singh419140
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Like many have said before, this place is good if you want to take a break from the typical indian life, and want to play some board games, watch a movie while eating falafel, french toast or other non-indian food (the food is really good!)....More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 16 December 2011

Other than Petrichor...we went to this place after seeing the ratings on Trip Advisor and it happened to be all that and more...I travel a lot around India but have never come across such a relaxing and unpretentious place. Everything is great, the ambience feels...More

1  Thank Yash R
Reviewed 24 October 2011

We decided to try Petrichor coz i saw the review online and i like try new places. The place is bit uphill next to the Hostel, it's a 2 room place nicely decorated with lots of intresting stuff inside, few tables u can feel like...More

1  Thank Francesco_Eri
Reviewed 17 October 2011

The lovely couple that runs this place serves the best Italian and Mexican food you can get in that area, and by area I mean the next 100 miles or more. Contact to local civil rights activities are possible if you're interested in trying to...More

2  Thank HansBrechtel
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Petrichor became my second home for the monsoon month of August. I was lucky to stumble upon it in my first week and kept going back. It was by far my favourite place in Darjeeling. Petrichor has the perfect combination of great food, art, books,...More

2  Thank Eoghan R
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Restaurant Details

Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dr.Zakir Hussain Road, Darjeeling, India, Darjeeling, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling District  >  Darjeeling
In the bustling and steroid-like culture of India, this little cafe in Darjeeling became my haven. The people that passed through became my family--albeit even for a short time. The food makes you come back, but it's the owners Sweta and Dipang whom make you want to say.
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