The restaurants in the CITCO hotels offer the regular multi-cuisine fare.
Black Lotus at the Taj offers arguably the best Schezwan cuisine in town.
Lava Pub at the Taj is highly recommended for a night out.
Hotel Mountview (from Rs Rs 8300), run by the Chandigarh Administration, has elegant rooms and pleasant views, as well as what they claim is the best bar in the region.
The best hotel here is undoubtedly the Taj Chandigarh (from Rs Rs 8400), and highly recommended despite being some distance away from the stadium.
The S Lounge (Tel 91-172-5000444) has a great collection of single malts and a cosmopolitan look.
The Orchid Lounge (Tel 91-172-2624990) has live entertainment in a superb atmosphere.
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Visit the Rock Garden, local artist Nek Chand's innovative garden created from waste like frames, forks, broken bangles and the like. The weird and wonderful figures are testimony to the artist's eco-awareness long before the environment became a buzzword.
Tips for Travellers
Langar is the food served in a gurudwara. It is free of cost and very tasty. You must try it, and maybe even offer to serve food to others, as many people from the Sikh community do.