The multicultural demographic of the capital city of India has ensured a restaurant industry that caters to the different palettes and pockets. It is no wonder that Delhi has some of the best eating joints and fine dining restaurants.
Delhi people are extremely fond of good food,be it papri chaat (Indian-style nachos) available at
roadside stands or Mughlai food of top notch Punjabi restaurant, Delhites love it all!!
Here you will find dozens of regional cuisines , but the most popular dish remains the concoction
known as chicken tikka masala which combines baked chicken with a spicy gravy.
Connaught Place is the hub of Restaurants in Delhi,here you will find a variety of restaurants, another famous place is The Village Bistro Complex at Hauz Khas
Village also has numerous restaurants serving Mughlai, south Indian, Chinese and Continental fare. A restaurant
boom—spurred by India's strong economy—has increased the quality and range of stand-alone restaurants.
Following is the list of top notch stand alone restaurant in Delhi:
Here are the top 10 restaurants in Delhi:
Located at the DLF Emporio Mall in Vasant Kunj, Set’z is among the best multi-cuisine restaurants in Delhi. Its luxurious ambiance, private dining facility and sumptuous cuisines from all over the world including French, Japanese, European and Thai, has made it a favorite among many Delhites. Recommended dishes include Chicken Tikka, Sushi and Kiwi Mousse.
Diva – The Italian (www.diva-italian.com)
Started by the famous chef Ritu Dalmia, Diva – The Italian in Greater Kailash II Market is one of the best Italian fine dining restaurants in Delhi. Its authentic Italian fares that change every season are complemented by an extensive wine list. Its Grilled Eggplant Rolls, Crab & Asparagus Salad, and Chocolate Fondant Cake with Ice Cream are must try dishes.
China Kitchen (delhi.regency.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-delhi-regency/entertainment/dining_detail.jsp)
If you are in the mood for some Chinese food, fine dining style, China Kitchen is the best place to be in Delhi. This Hyatt Regency Hotel restaurant earns accolades for its sophisticated and delicious Chinese dishes like the Shanghai Dumplings, Fungi Salad, Stir Fried Tenderloin with Chilli and Asparagus, and Green Tea Tiramisu. The restaurant has private dining as well.
Bukhara is an ITC Signature Restaurant serving North West Frontier cuisine. This Chanakyapuri fine dining address has been operating for more than 35 years and still is the favored choice for many North Indian food lovers. Repeat customers swear by their maintenance of food quality and taste. Popular dishes include Raan, Burrah Kabab and Dal Makhani.
San Gimignano (www.grandluxuryhotels.com/hotel/the-imperial-new-delhi/san-gimignano/)
San Gimignano is a famous Italian restaurant at the Imperial Hotel in Delhi. Its outdoor patio dining area provides a relaxed experience for a quiet intimate or business meal. The restaurant has a selection of wines imported from Italy. Its Italian cuisine is loved by Delhites, especially their grilled meats and wood fired pizzas.
Magique Restaurant (www.keya-kainoosh.com/magiqueindex.htm)
Magique at Saket is a popular multi-cuisine restaurant in Delhi. It is famous for its romantic ambiance with a classy décor, and options of dining indoor or outdoor. The restaurant serves cuisines like Italian, Chinese, Thai, and Japanese. Recommended dishes include Crab Wonton, Chargrilled Chicken with Lemon Grass, and Stir Fried Shittake.
Mamagoto is a fairly recent dining address in Delhi, located at Khan Market. Its pleasing décor, friendly ambiance, and affordable and high quality food, are reasons for this restaurant having many loyalists. Mamagoto serves cuisines of the Orient. From its soups to grills to sea food to vegetarian tempura, everything tastes great and filling.
Indian Accent (www.indianaccent.com)
Located in the Manor Hotel in New Friends Colony, Indian Accent is an award winning fine dining restaurant in Delhi. It serves Indian cuisine in a modern fusion style with the sophistication that is found in five star restaurants. It is famous for various dishes including Goat’s Cheese Mousse, Bamboo Bomb, Butter Chicken with Kasuri Methi Crisp and Banana Sticky Cake.
Wasabi By Morimoto
Wasabi by Morimoto is considered as the best Japanese restaurant in Delhi. Located in the Taj Mahal Hotel at Maan Singh Road, this fine dining restaurant has a variety of contemporary Japanese dishes created by world famous Chef Morimoto. Must try ones include Teppanyaki, Oyster Foie Gras, Rock Shrimp Tempura and Tofu Cheesecake.
Spice Water Trail (www.spicewatertrail.com)
Located at Greater Kailash I, this non vegetarian South Indian restaurant is one of the best ones in Delhi. It offers cuisines from the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. With pleasing interiors and an extensive menu divided according to regions, this restaurant is well known for its Bombay Duck, Moru Kuzhambu, and Malabar Parottas.
Some other famous restaurants in Delhi.
The Karim's (www.karimhoteldelhi.com)
Karim's is an experience ,famous for its mouth watering Kababs and other mutton delicacies,come here once and you would forget all others . The meat is available in a variety of sweet or savory gravies. Other delicious meals include the lamb stuffed with chicken, rice, eggs and fruit, and the fresh, hot curries. There is an interesting selection of traditional Indian breads, from stuffed naan to paper-thin romali roti, truly a heaven for non vegetarians. It was opened by a chef who claimed to have hailed from a family of royal cooks who served, among other guests, the great Mughal emperor Akbar.
Park Balluchi Restaurant (www.parkballuchi.com)
Park Balluchi Restaurant,is a famous place in Delhi. It is loacted in Hauz Khas Village and serves Afghani, North Indian, Frontier. Check out the site for more information.
The Village Bistro (thevillagebistro.net)
It serves Vegetarian, Non-Vegetarian, Indian, North Indian, Continental, Chinese, Mughali, Incian Tawa, Bar-Be-Que, Tandoori and is located in Hauz Khas Village. Get other details from the site and enjoy.
This is one place in Delhi where East meets West . Shalom epitomizes the coming of age of Delhi's nightlife. On menu are Italian, Moroccon, Spanish and Lebanese cuisines. If you want to taste the real italian and spanish food then Shalon is the place to be for you.
Kwality Restaurant (www.kwalitysweets.com)
It established in 1996 and is a member of Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association. It serves Indian Bar-B-Que, Continental & Snacks (Multi Cuisine).
'SWAGATH' is a well known Brand of Restaurant chain in Northern India serving vegetarian/non-veg cuisine with a specialty in South Indian delicacies. It serves some of the best seafood in Delhi, and its spicy South Indian Chettinad curries are amazing.This is the only place in town where you can sample "Bombay Duck" (or Bombil), dried, crispy fish that makes a finger-licking starter.
The Yum Yum Tree (www.theyumyumtree.in)
The yum yum tree is a Contemporary Chinese restaurant located at the posh south Delhi's New friends Colony.The food is influenced heavily by Chinese flavors from Singapore. The Yum Yum Tree creates dishes that are flavorful and well balanced.The tastes are very unique and robust with an extraordinary array of Vegetarian Options, including Seitan, or Mock Meat.
Slice Of Italy (www.sliceofitaly.com)
If pizza is on your mind then Slice Of Italy is the best place in to have it. Try different varieties of delicious fresh ,hot and crispy pizzas. From chicken kebabs to paneer tikkas you have a variety of toppings.