You don’t have to be a foodie to find delicious food in India’s capital city. Because of a great number of restaurants that melds Indian food with international cuisines, and plenty of street food options, any traveler could easily sniff around and stumble upon some great food in Delhi. Another unique aspect of the city’s culinary scene is that it takes inspiration from both past and present, thus shaping its modern food scene. From high-end restaurants tucked inside five-star hotels to delightfully independent and casual establishments serving up food from across the globe, there is something for every taste and budget in Delhi. Here’s our rundown of the best restaurants in New Delhi, India.
1. Thyme Restaurant - The Umrao
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Located in the exquisite Umrao Hotel, Thyme Restaurant serves one of Delhi’s best buffets filled with a vast selection of international and Indian dishes. Indulge in scrumptious chicken tikka tandoori, farm-fresh eggs, and a baker’s basket, which consists of doughnuts, muffins, croissants, and danish pastry. There’s also an a la carte menu and live kitchen counters complemented by high-quality service and elegant surroundings. The wide variety of classic cocktails, wines, and spirits forms the perfect accompaniment to this extraordinary culinary experience.
Thyme Restaurant - The Umrao
Address: National Highway 8, Rajokri Rd, D Block, Samalkha, Pushpanjali Farms, New Delhi, Delhi 110037
Website: Thyme Restaurant - The Umrao
Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)
2. The Hong Kong Club
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Housed in Andaz Delhi Hotel, the Hong Kong Club serves a mix of classic and modern Cantonese cuisine. Within the elegant Chinese decor, guests can savor the flavors of traditional dim sum, bacon-wrapped prawn sui mai and Peking duck in mini baos. For a complete Hong Kong Club culinary experience, pair your meal with a Chinese Zodiac-inspired cocktail or wine; we recommend trying the Monkey King or Coconut Scotch cocktail.
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: 6pm - 1am; Wed - Thu, Sat: 6pm - 4am; Fri: 6pm - 12am; Sun: 11am - 4pm, 6pm - 1am
3. Dvar Indian Restaurant
Specializing in North Indian and Mughlai cuisines, Dvar Indian Restaurant is an elegant venue that will appeal to non-vegetarians and vegetarians alike. Non-vegetarian food lovers should try tandoori murgh, salmon tikka and mutton roganjosh, while the vegetarians will be happy with achari paneer tikka and different varieties of chaats (savory snacks) like papri chaat and raj kachori. If you have room left for something sweet, be sure to try shahi tukda, which is a royal Mughlai dessert comprised of deep-fried bread soaked in thick, sweet, and fragrant milk and topped with dry fruits.
Dvar Indian Restaurant
Address: Radisson Blu Hotel, Sector 13, Dwarka, New Delhi 110078
Website: Dvar Indian Restaurant
Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)
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4. Orient Express
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Those seeking a dining experience reminiscent of the 19th-century Orient Express train certainly won’t be disappointed by Orient Express. It is an upscale restaurant with dining rooms modeled after the fabled long-distance passenger train that steamed through Europe. Their menu is filled with classic European dishes. Try the camembert cheese soufflé with paprika sauce, cognac flambéed lobster, and roasted Chilean sea bass. For those with a sweet tooth, sample the blueberry cheesecake with champagne ice cream. This restaurant is a bit expensive, but definitely well worth the price. Its popularity with both visitors and locals means that reservation is a must.
Address: Taj Palace, 2, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Website: Orient Express
Opening hours: 7pm - 11:45pm (daily)
5. Indian Accent
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Tucked inside the five-star Lodhi Hotel, Indian Accent features a mix of contemporary and traditional Indian food. The restaurant has won a host of awards, including the San Pellegrino Best Restaurant Award in 2019 and TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Restaurant from 2014 to 2019. The kitchen is headed by well-known Chef Manish Mehrotra, who is known for his inventive Indian cooking style. Diners can choose from a wide range of well-thought-out Indian dishes: the butter chicken kulcha, home-style chicken curry, and bite-size flavorful puchkas (street snack) are highly recommended. The restaurant also has a wonderful wine list to go with your meal.
Address: The Lodhi, Lodhi Rd, CGO Complex, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Website: Indian Accent
Opening hours: 12pm - 2:30pm, 7pm - 10:30pm (daily)
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A stylish restaurant located near Delhi Airport, AnnaMaya dishes out European and North Indian fare. The USP of this establishment is that it incorporates organic ingredients into its cooking without skimping on flavor. The must-try dishes on the menu include baked butter garlic prawns, homestyle chicken curry, and bite-sized kebabs. Do save room for dessert, as there is an entire counter dedicated to just that. Try the gelato or the pecan pie.
Address: Ground Floor, Asset No.1, Aerocity, New Delhi, Delhi 110037
Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
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Located on the first floor of Sheraton Hotel, this elegant restaurant is a savior for anyone craving authentic South Indian delicacies in the city. The menu includes dishes from South India’s four states: Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. Make sure to try their tomato pappu (lentil-based curry), chicken Chettinad, and the basket of papadum that comes with four different chutneys. Their Sampooran Thali is also highly recommended. It consists of different dishes from all over South India. The classic South Indian food is complemented by the relaxed ambiance.
Address: Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110017
Opening hours: 12:30pm - 2:45pm, 7:30pm - 11:45pm (daily)
8. Bukhara Restaurant
For a taste of North Indian cuisine in one of the country’s pioneer culinary establishments, look no further than Bukhara, a rustic-style eatery nestled inside ITC Hotel. The open kitchen serves a wide array of tandoor-cooked North Indian dishes, including classics like dal Bukhara, tandoori chicken, and murgh malai kebabs. Bukhara Sikandra Raan (a tandoori leg of lamb) is a crowd-favorite item on the menu. The restaurant’s rustic decor, complete with stone-clad walls, wooden stools, and rough-hewn tables, evokes a relaxing atmosphere, while the friendly staff presents delicious dishes that are sure to satisfy locals and visitors alike. The most unique thing about this venue is that no cutlery is offered. Instead, an apron is given to all the guests so that they can enjoy the food with their hands.
Address: ITC Maurya, Sardar Patel Marg, Akhaura Block, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Website: Bukhara Restaurant
Opening hours: 12:30pm - 2:45pm, 7pm - 11:30pm (daily)
9. Tres Restaurant
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Tres is sure to make a lasting impression with its innovative menu and fully immersive dining experience. The restaurant offers modern European cuisine prepared with innovative cooking techniques and fresh, natural ingredients. Favorites include smoked duck breast, grilled asparagus, goat cheese bavaroise, and roasted pear with balsamic. The interior is equally impressive, with its classic decor and earthy tones. Besides the regular seating, there’s a private dining area for eight people, as well as a 14-ft-long (4-m) dining bar. From the ambiance and the decor to the food, Tres will not disappoint.
Address: Main Market, 17, Lodi Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Website: Tres Restaurant
Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (daily)
10. Parikrama The Revolving Restaurant
At 240 feet (73-meter) above the ground, Parikrama is the highest and only revolving restaurant in the city. This establishment specializes in North Indian, Mughlai, and Chinese cuisines. A meal here is definitely not easy on the wallet, but the otherworldly ambiance and the panoramic view of the city from up high makes it a worthwhile treat. The restaurant has all the ingredients for a romantic night out, and the revolving platform makes it even more magical.
Parikrama The Revolving Restaurant
Address: Gline Services, Antriksh Bhavan, 22, KG Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Website: Parikrama The Revolving Restaurant
Opening hours: 12:30pm - 11pm (daily)
Savor the flavors of Delhi
At Delhi’s restaurants, you can savor everything from modern and traditional Indian dishes to creative European and American cuisines, as well as every global fare imaginable. So, if you’re in the capital and looking for a memorable dining experience, check out our above list of the best restaurants in New Delhi.
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