Delhi is one of the best places in India to enjoy delicious food. Delhi-ites love to eat and therefore you’ll find food stalls in every street of the city. Not sure where to go? No worries. Because now you know!
A small set up located in Connaught Place, National Restaurant’s food and service cannot be missed. The ambience may not be very appealing, but the non-vegetarian dishes here will definitely not disappoint you. The most recommended dishes to try here are Butter Chicken, Chicken Curry, Mutton Saag, Meat Curry, Brain Curry, Dahi Meat and Dal Makhani. If you haven’t visited this dhaba, we are sure you are missing out on a lot.
Location: 82 & 83, NDMC Market, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Cost for Two: INR 600 (approximately)
Kake-da-Hotel is one of the oldest and most popular dhaba in Delhi. It may not be fancy but the food here is exceptionally tasty. The owners have been serving authentic North Indian food for more than three generations. You should try the Chicken Curry, Chicken Biryani, Keema Kaleji, Soya Chaap, Chicken Seekh, Butter Chicken and Dal Makhani without really burning a hole in your pocket.
Location: 67, Municipal Market, Connaught Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Cost for Two: INR 600 (approximately)
RAJINDER DA DHABA
Rajinder Da Dhaba is one of the most popular and oldest dhabas in Delhi and we couldn’t agree more. Located in a plush locality, its delectable food at an economical price will give restaurants a run for their money. It may not have a good ambience but the non vegetarian food served here are to die for. It is a busy eat-out but it makes sure to serve the ordered food on time. If you happen to visit this dhaba, do not miss Galauti Kebab, Butter Chicken, Chicken Curry, Kadhai Paneer, Mutton Tikka, Chicken Tangdi Fry and Kathi Roll.
Location: AB-14, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Safdarjung, New Delhi
Cost for Two: INR 800 (approximately)
Karim Hotel near Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, provides a fascinating insight into a side of the city that many visitors don’t get to see. The restaurant is simple but it serves up inexpensive Mughlai-style food, including a brain curry that will keep adventurous eaters happy. Others may prefer the Dil Bahaar Dopiaza Stew (mutton/goat cooked in onions with curd and whole spices), Dil Pasand Seekh Kebab (made from spicy minced mutton/goat) or Chicken Jahangiri curry.
Location: Jama Masjid, Old Delhi, Near Chandani Chowk Metro Station
Cost for Two: INR 800(approximately)
Serving contemporary modern Indian cuisine by acclaimed chef Manish Mehrotra (who is often likened to a food god), it has decor to match. The interiors are elegant and the guests are enthusiastically greeted as you enter the restaurant but what mostly attracts the crowd is the chefs’ nine course tasting menu that takes the person through an exceptional journey of Indian flavours and textures
Location: The Lodhi hotel, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
Cost for Two: INR 1100 (approximately)
Desi Vibes has some amazing food and ambiance which will surely make you visit them again and again. The most recommended dishes to try here are dal makhni and paneer lababdar. They have got a great variety of pickles which they bring in a huge pitara before the meal. The ambiance is village related theme and is beautifully done. Definitely, You will love to visit again. The ambiance is lovely since its based on a desi (village) theme. The staff is very good and service is quick.
Location: Connaught Place/Noida, sector-18, Near GIP Mall
Cost For Two: INR 1200 (approximately)
YETI- THE HIMALAYAN KITCHEN
Had to postpone your Ladakh plan yet again? Worry not! Enjoy the best of the hills at the Yeti – the Himalayan Kitchen. Putting together the best of Tibetan and Nepalese food, Yeti makes sure you don’t head back without being content. Try their Yeti veg platter, Sekuwa (chargrilled mutton pieces), Macha tereko (fish marinated with spices and batter fried in mustard oil), and Nepalese thali for the best experience.
Location: 30, 1st Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Cost for Two: INR 1300 (approximately)
WALK IN THE WOODS
As it works on the theme of jungle, they have justified it too. Giving a proper look of the jungle with dim lights slows music and waiters in those dress. The food offered is also good. Try there cold coffee which is in the name of crocodile. Tried lion too which was not worth it, but yes the non vegiterian platter was amazing, and mushrooms were delightful. Good place to go on dates as you will get your personal time and space here.
Location:strong> P-18, Sector-18, Near GIP Mall, Noida/Gaur Gravity Plaza, Sec-4, Vaishali, Ghaziabad
Cost For Two: INR 900 (approximately)
HAUZ KHAS SOCIAL
Hauz Khas Social is for the those who crave to relish and feel tranquil once a busy workday. AN all-day bar and café, Social invitations you all day long to debate work or feel relaxed from the uninteresting work. This calls to be one among the simplest places to go to in Delhi with friends. Live DJ will keep you entertained, while you dance to the beats or just sit and have a quiet time watching others perform.
Location: The address of Social is 9-A & 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi.
Entry timings: The Entry timings to Hauz Khas Social is in between 11 AM to 1 AM.
Cost for two (with alcohol): Rs.1300/- (approx.)
THE BLUE BAR
One of the best luxurious bar and lounge. The Blue Bar has a swimming pool and an open-air al-fresco lounge. They have indoor and outside seating too for guests. The bar serves exceptionally made cocktails.
Location: Taj Diplomatic Enclave, 2, Sardar Patel Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
Entry timings: The Entry timings to The Blue Bar during the weekday is in between 12.30 PM to 12.45 AM while the Entry timings on weekends are in between 5 PM to 12.45 AM.
Entry fee: The average cost incurred on ordering food and alcohol sums to 3900 Rs.
The Lalit, Kitty Su is a bar that’s become a favourite among music lovers and those who want to groove to some electrifying techno music.The sound setup is top quality, the dance floor is large, and the multiple bars mean that you don’t have to wait long to get a drink. Kitty Su is an impressive nightspot considered to be a great choice for people who are hardcore party drivers. It is one of the best places to visit in Delhi at night.
Location: The Lalit hotel, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place.
Entry timings: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. until 3 a.m.
Entry fee: The average cost incurred for ordering the food at Kitty Su is 5000Rs.