Four top non-vegetarian restaurants in Thrissur

A trip to Thrissur is incomplete without eating out. And if you are a non-vegetarian, the options are many. From beef to pork and fish, people in Thrissur love to tuck into a sumptuous meal. 

Hero hotel

It is difficult to take away beef and tapioca from the collective psyche of a Malayali. Hero hotel near the city post office is where you head for the most delicious combos of this meal. The memory of the sumptuous and sinful beef dishes will linger in your mind and the same applies to the various tapioca dishes too. If you are someone who loves non-vegetarian dishes, a trip to Thrissur should include a visit to this restaurant. 

Where Thalassery meets Kochi
Where Thalassery meets Kochi

Hamara Hotel

A meal in this hotel is incomplete without their yummy pork fry. That does not mean that you should not try out the other non-vegetarian dishes here. Do try the fried rice and biriyanis here. 

This is where Kochi started its romance with chili pork and schezwan chicken
This is where Kochi started its romance with chili pork and schezwan chicken. Photo: Onmanorama


Thrissur locals swear by this restaurant for the typical fusion food of puttu with chicken (puttu kozhi) and appam with chicken. Head here for breakfast, and you can thank us later. 

Puttu kozhi


A restaurant known for its cleanliness, Hotel Sapphire stands tall in the bylanes of Chettiyangady road–a place where generations rush in hand-in-hand for their platters of ghee rice and the best biriyani in town.  Apparently, it was Sapphire that got the whole of Thrissur accustomed to biriyani and other Persian preparations. Yes, they came, served and conquered.  Read more here

Hotel Sapphire: the Persia of Thrissur
Hotel Sapphire: the Persia of Thrissur. Photo: Anagha Jayan E.

(With inputs from Anagha Jayan E. )

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