About Us


About Us

Be prepared for an unparalleled dining experience. Established in the year 1997, Machan has proven to be one of the most talked about and recommended “to-dos” by anyone who visits us. With a wide range of culinary delights accompanied by a beautiful ambiance, we strive to give our guests a memorable experience.

The Journey Of Machan Restaurant


Machan Nainital

Machan's culinary legacy began in 1998 in Nainital, under the visionary leadership of Mr. Mukesh Das. Born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, and a distinguished alumnus of Semite, Nainital (1978 batch), Mr. Das's culinary voyage flourished in Muscat, Oman, at the Inter Continental. Returning to Nainital, he established Machan, transforming his passion for gastronomy into a haven for food enthusiasts. Now settled in Nainital, Mr. Das continues to inspire Machan with his dedication to culinary excellence and the warmth of hospitality.

Mr. Mukesh Das Owner Of Machan Restaurant Nainital


Machan Bhimtal

Joining the esteemed ranks of Machan's culinary family, Akhilesh Semwal, as the son-in-law, has been a dynamic force in the brand's expansion since 2013. Steering Machan Restaurant in Bhimtal, he brings a unique blend of innovation and respect for the rich gastronomic heritage established by his predecessors. Under his guidance, Machan Restaurant in Bhimtal has become a beacon of exquisite cuisine and hospitality, contributing significantly to the Machan brand's growing legacy.

Akhilesh Semwal Owner Of Machan Restaurant Bhimtal


Machan Chanfi

Mrs. Shifali Das Semwal, born in Nainital, and the daughter of our esteemed founder, Mr. Mukesh Das carries forward the Machan legacy with grace and innovation. She has been a key figure in the evolution of Machan. A graduate of the Monarch Hotel Management Institute, Ooty, and with experience in elite 5-star properties like Sarovar Portico and The Fern, Shifali now expertly manages Machan The Riverside Restaurant and Casa Mount Hotel, Kainchi Dham. Her blend of traditional values and modern culinary trends continues to elevate Machan's dining experience.

Shifali Das Owner Of Machan Restaurant Chanfi


What People Says

Discover the voices of our delighted guests and their experiences at Machan – real stories from real diners

Love the food

One of the best restaurants in this locality. Please Go there once! You won’t regret it. The price is reasonable, the quality and quality is excellent. Location is prime. Ambience is good. You can also sing songs over there. Spend time with friends and family.

Roshan Jha
Best dining experience

Very clean and nice looking restaurant. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious and gave large portions and beautiful presentation. There was also a wide variety of different cuisines and sizes to choose from.

Eden Griffin
Visit Us

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An enjoyable atmosphere and beautiful view topped with excellent head is what we at Machan enjoy delivering. If in the neighborhood don’t forget to enjoy the “Machan experience “

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