Amritsar, without any doubt, is a heaven for foodies. The city has a wide range of flavors. From Sugar to spice, everything served here is finger-licking nice. In this blog, we will tell you about one such paradise that’s been blessing taste buds of Amritsari’s since 1950.  We are talking about Novelty Sweets Amritsar. An old centrally located sweets shop that serves all kinds of local sweetmeats, beverages, and mouth-watering ice-cream sundaes.


It is located in Novelty Mall, Novelty Chowk, Lawrence Road, Amritsar. Sweetshop is quite old and thus it is a famous landmark itself. So even if you are completely unknown to the city, you won’t face any sort of trouble in finding Novelty sweets.

Distance Of Novelty Sweets Amritsar

From Golden Temple

It is just 3 Km away from the Golden Temple. And one can travel this distance within 10-15 minutes despite the usual traffic.

From Railway Station

If you are planning to visit the sweet shop on your tour end, then leave at least half an hour before. Although the distance between station and novelty is only 2 km which can be covered within 10 minutes. But traffic at times is unpredictable so it is always better to plan accordingly.

From Airport

Distance from the airport is approximately 11 km. It will take 25-30 minutes to travel the distance.


Novelty sweet remains open from 7 AM to 10 PM but Poori Channe is served only from 8 AM to 12 PM.

What’s on the menu?

Novelty sweets is nearly 70 years old sweet shop and nobody understands the flavors as they do. In the past 70 years, the sweet shop has evolved into a great food complex. Where you get almost everything you wish to eat especially if you are a vegetarian.

The novelty sweets menu is full of variety. Though it is hard to choose just a few specialties from such a wide range, we have prepared a must-have list for you. So these are the things that you must try from Novelty Sweets.

Novelty Sweets Menu:

  • Poori-Chole
  • Samosa
  • Paneer Pakora
  • Gulab Jamun
  • Jalebi
  • Gur ka Halwa
  • Kaju Pinni
  • Lacchedar Patisa

Other places to explore nearby Novelty Sweets

Durga ice-cream

If you are a crazy ice-cream lover then this place is a must-try for you. Even this shop is nearly 70 years old. One thing you must try at Durga’s is their luscious fruit ice cream. Try it and thank us later.

Bansal sweets

Another shop that is very famous for quality sweets is Bansal sweets; it is nearly 500 meters away from novelty sweets. They too have a wide range of must-try sweets.

Sharma Gulab Jamun

Sharma gulab jamun as the name says is famous for hot balls of happiness- gulab jamun. And if you also love sweets as much as we do then you must try out Sharma’s jalebi too. Trust us you won’t regret having it.