The capital city of India, Delhi, has a strong culinary culture that’s reflected in the diverse cuisines and eclectic mix of restaurants spread across the city. Among the many restaurant options in the city, the Chinese restaurants are on the rise, offering authentic Chinese fare of the highest standards. Whether you’re looking for fiery Sichuan fare or a delicious dim sum, wonton or chow mein, you’ll find all types of Chinese food in the capital city. From sumptuous food lounges and five-star dining establishments to quaint and affordable kitchens, here’s our hand-picked selection of the best Chinese restaurants in Delhi, India.
1. Shang Palace
Shang Palace, situated in the Shangri-La’s – Eros Hotel, serves a fusion of Yunnan, Sichuan and Cantonese food. Its extensive dim sum varieties really shine; Cantonese dim sum is a must-have. Lobster mapo tofu, dan-dan noodle soup, braised prawns and chicken balls, and spiny lobster are also solid choices. If you’re a vegetarian, there are many options for you, as well. Another noteworthy thing about the Shang Palace is that the dishes are prepared from authentic ingredients and produce sourced straight from China. To complement the food, there are Chinese-inspired cocktails, wines, Chinese teas and herbal beverages.
Address: Ground Level, Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, 19, Ashoka Rd, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Website: Shang Palace
Opening hours: 12:30pm - 2:45pm, 7pm - 11:45pm (daily)
2. The Hong Kong Club
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Those looking for an upscale dining experience will be impressed with the Hong Kong Club’s sophisticated Chinese interiors and modern Cantonese menu. Be sure to order the perfectly prepared dim sums, Peking duck in mini baos, barbecued pork bao and bacon-wrapped prawn sui mai. This lively spot in the Andaz Delhi hotel also features a wide range of Chinese Zodiac inspired cocktails, the finest wines and spirits, with Coconut Scotch cocktail, Monkey King, and New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc as noticeable highlights.
The Hong Kong Club
Address: Andaz Delhi, The Hong Kong Club, Asset No. 1, Northern Access Rd, Aerocity, New Delhi, Delhi 110037
Website: The Hong Kong Club
Opening hours: Mon, Tue & Sat: 6pm - 1am; Wed - Fri: 6pm - 4am; Sun: 11am - 4pm, 6pm - 1am
3. Chi Ni
Part of the upscale The Roseate Hotel, Chi Ni is full of fragrant atmosphere and attention to detail, in both the taste and presentation of modern Chinese dishes. The menu is modelled after London’s Michelin-starred Kai Mayfair, and the most unique feature of it is that it has mock meats prepared from soya protein that allows vegetarians to get a feel of what non-veg flavors are like. The blanched baby spinach, wasabi shrimp, baked Chilean sea bass and Peking duck are the standout dishes. The apple ice-cream sandwich is a must-try for desserts.
Address: The Roseate, D Block, Samalka, New Delhi, Delhi 110037
Website: Chi Ni
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7pm - 11:30pm; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 2:45pm, 7pm - 11:30pm
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Nestled in The Claridges, Jade has received accolades from discerning locals, thanks to its winning combination of authentic Chinese-Cantonese cuisine, vibrant ambience and stellar service. The menu includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, and favorites include prawns with chives and eggs, Tsing Hoi chicken, crystal vegetable dumpling and Shanghai-style crispy shitake mushrooms. A sweet ending to the meal with delicious desserts, such as Caramel Flan or Hot Baked Umm Ali (a layered Arabic dessert of crispy flakes and cream nuts), will have you planning your next visit before you even finish your meal.
Address: The Claridges, 12, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Rd, Tees January Road Area, Motilal Nehru Marg Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110039
Opening hours: 12pm - 2:45pm, 7pm - 11:30pm (daily)
5. The China Kitchen
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Tucked inside the Hyatt Regency, the China Kitchen takes inspiration from different regions of China, giving foodies a great variety of dishes to choose from. From dan-dan noodles to Pecking duck, kung pao chicken, beggar’s chicken, salads and desserts, you are sure to find something to entice your palate. There’s an open kitchen, which adds an authentic touch to the entire experience and tempts you to come back for more.
The China Kitchen
Address: Ground floor, Hyatt Regency Delhi, Bhikaiji Cama Place, Ring Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110066
Website: The China Kitchen
Opening hours: Mon - Wed: 12pm - 2:45pm, 7pm - 11:30pm; Thu - Sun: 12pm - 2:30pm, 7pm - 11:30pm
6. Royal China
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The decor of Royal China is contemporary and elegant that perfectly complements its extensive traditional and modern Chinese and Cantonese menu. From classic dishes like dumplings and dim sum to noodles, bao buns, soups and more hearty meals, you’ll find it all on the menu. There’s also delicious seafood and Tibetan fare on offer. It will take you a while to decide what to order, but whatever you order, you won’t have any regrets. An added bonus: this place offers one of the most amazing views of the city.
Address: 16th Floor, Eros Corporate Towers, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110019
Website: Royal China
Opening hours: 12pm - 3:45pm, 7pm - 11:45pm (daily)
7. House of Ming
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
If you love the cuisine of Sichuan (a province in Southern China), then the House of Ming should be your go-to place. The Sichuan cuisine is known for its pungent and spicy flavors, and the menu at the House of Ming is filled with authentic Sichuan and Cantonese dishes. The menu includes a variety of recipes, including hot soups, dim sum, noodles and seafood. Crispy spinach with red chilli, golden fried prawns, shredded chicken, kung pao chicken and hakka noodles anyone? Look out for set menus to experience the chef’s finest.
House of Ming
Address: The Taj Mahal Hotel, No.1, Mansingh Road,, Near Khan Market, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110011
Website: House of Ming
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12:30pm - 2:45pm, 7:30pm - 11:45pm; Sat - Sun: 12:30pm - 3:30pm, 7:30pm - 11:45pm
8. Nanking Chinese Restaurant
You can get excellent dim sum across the city and this popular spot is among the most highly regarded. The Nanking Chinese Restaurant is a chain with a few branches across the country and serves authentic Chinese fare. Look out for interesting and delectable dim sum options: jumbo prawns, grilled chicken dumpling and traditional roast duck. There are also soups, noodles, stir-fries, salads and hearty meals on the menu, which are all worth tasting and devouring.
Nanking Chinese Restaurant
Address: C6, Local Shopping Complex, opposite DPS, Sector C, Vasant Kunj, Delhi 110070
Website: Nanking Chinese Restaurant
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 3pm, 6:30pm - 11pm; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 11pm
9. Ichiban Pandara Road
Tucked in the posh Pandara Road market, Ichiban may look unassuming from outside, but it definitely knows how to whip up some serious Pan-Asian food. The food offering includes Thai, Japanese, and Chinese, which is perhaps their speciality. Kung pao chicken, jumbo prawn, pan-fried chicken noodles and chilli garlic potato are some of the must-try items. Service is noticeably friendly, while the food is deliciously affordable.
Ichiban Pandara Road
Address: 9, Pandara Rd, Pandara Flats, Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Website: Ichiban Pandara Road
Opening hours: 12:30pm - 4pm, 7pm - 12:30am (daily)
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Berco’s is one of the most popular and the go-to place for delicious Chinese and Thai fare in Delhi. It has several outlets in the city and the consistency of good fare across the chain at affordable prices gives you a clue as to why this restaurant is always crowded. The menu includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian classic Chinese dishes, as well as rice and noodles, bowls and desserts. Honey chilli potato, chilli lamb and Zha Jiang noodles are among the must-try items.
Address: E-42/43, Rajiv Chowk, Block E, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)
Savor Chinese food
In recent years, the food scene of India’s capital has expanded exponentially, offering everything from European and American to Pan-Asian flavors. There has been a surge in Chinese cuisine restaurants in the city. So, if you’re looking for great Chinese food in Delhi, these 10 places are the best bets to get your fix.
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