5 Sweet Shops in Surat That You Must Check Out for Indian Wedding Sweets
What Indian wedding can be complete without a gorgeous feast that your guests will gorge on and remember for days to come? Like every other festival in India, weddings too are times for fun, frolic and of course some delicious food. We have an assortment of delicacies from all regions of the country and it’s difficult to pick any favourites. However, there is something common in all these cuisines – their love for dessert.
Perhaps, Indian weddings are the only places where you will find the dessert counter outdoing the main course. Like the main course, desserts too come in all shapes and sizes and are equally delectable. Even if you are experimenting and serving fusion sweets, you cannot help but include the traditional mithais on your special day. Indian sweets are an indispensable part of every celebration and weddings call for the very best. We bring to you the very best sweet shops in Surat to help you treat your guests to the very best in town! Even if you are not a Surat vasi, these shops will oblige with catering at your wedding or shipping some over for your guests to carry as wedding favors. Check them out below:
Photo Credit: Jamnadas Ghariwala
Established by the Late Shri Shah Jamnadas C. Ghariwala in 1899, Jamnadas Ghariwala is now run by the third, fourth and fifth generations of the family. Initially the ghari was made of sooji or rava but was later changed to milk solids. The founder gained prominence during the Quit India Movement and the family works hard to make sure that the quality is upheld.
Where To Order: 11 / 47, Chauta Bazar, Surat - 395 003
Photo Credit: Kailash Sweets
Shri Kishanchand Gyanchand Ahuja opened up a small sweet shop in Nanpura, Surat and today the same Kailash Sweets has made a name for itself across the entire city. With four branches across the city, Kailash Sweets is one of the most famous sweet shops in Surat. From Mathura Peda, Kaju Katri, Motichur Laddu to Pista Ghari, malai Sandwhich and Jalebi – this store offers it all and will surely make your wedding a sweet affair.
Where To Order: Shrinathji Apartment, Timaliawad, Nanpura, Surat - 395001, Gujarat, India.
Thakkar Motiharji Mithaiwala
Photo Credit: Thakkar Motiharji Mithaiwala
This is one of the most famous sweet shops in Surat, and is renowned for the ghari. Shri Moti Harji started the shop in 1830 and today his great-grandsons Yogesh Thakkar, Ajay Thakkar and Mukesh Thakkar run this age-old family business. Their pista ghari, mawa ghari and badam-kesar-pista ghari is very popular and they also export to customers abroad. Doodhi and chikoo halwa are some of the delicacies you can dig into while trying out sweets for the wedding day.
Where To Order: Bhagal Cross Road, Baranpuri, Bhagal, Surat, Gujarat 395003
Photo Credit: Mohan Mithai
Indulge your guests in some mouth watering delicacies like Ghari, Sutterfeni, Ice Halva, Kaju Katli, Chebar, Mava Sweets and Motichur Laddu at Mohan Mithai and make your special day a memorable one. Hailed as one of the best sweet shops in Surat, Mohan Mithai is sure to impress your guests with its superior quality and taste of sweets.
Where To Order: Station Square Complex, Opp.Railway Station, Surat – 395003, P: (+0261) 2401011
24 Carat Sweets
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Synonymous with sweets in Surat, 24 Carat Sweets has carved a niche for itself in the sweet market in Surat. Ghari, Sweet Kesar Bhog, kaju sweets, Gujrati farsan and dry fruits are some of the many delicacies this wonderful shop has to offer. With fantastic reviews and all year round demand, this one is equipped to please your palette. Head here whenever you happen to be in Surat and satisfy your sweet tooth.
Where To Order: Ghod Dod Rd, Parle Point, Athwa, Surat, Gujarat 395007
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