Delhi restaurants

Top Choice Indian in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony

Indian Accent

In the luxury Lodhi hotel, chef Manish Mehrotra creates inspired modern Indian cuisine, where seasonal ingredients are married in surprising and beautifully creative combinations. The tasting menu is astoundingly go…
Top Choice Mughlai in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)


Just off the lane leading south from Jama Masjid, Karim’s has been delighting carnivores since 1913. Expect meaty Mughlai treats such as mutton burrah (marinated chops), delicious mutton Mughlai, and the breakfast m…
Top Choice Mangalorean in New Delhi


Fresh fish is flown in daily from Mangalore to this buzzing restaurant in the diplomatic district. There are an intimate three levels, decorated with geometric screens and with a terrace and bar. Food is wonderful a…
Top Choice Modern Indian in New Delhi

Masala Library

Restaurateur Zorawar Kalra has brought his Masala Library to Delhi (the first was in Mumbai), with creative cooking that adds a dash of magic to your meal, with molecular cuisine and dishes such as coconut and mango…
Top Choice Modern Indian in New Delhi

Cafe Lota

Bamboo slices the sunlight into flattering stripes at this outdoor restaurant offering delicious cooking with a twist. Sample their take on fish and (sweet potato) chips, or palak patta chaat (crispy spinach, potato…
Top Choice Indian in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)

Sita Ram Dewan Chand

A family-run hole-in-the-wall serving inexpensive portions of just one dish – chole bhature (spicy chickpeas), accompanied by delicious, freshly made, puffy, fried bread. It’s a traditional breakfast but many people…
Top Choice Parsi in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony


The name is like a typical trade-based Parsi surname, the place emulates the Iranian cafes of Mumbai, and the food is authentic Persian, including vegetable berry pulav, mixed-berry trifle and lagan nu custer (Parsi…
Top Choice Ice Cream in New Delhi


Founder Mr Kamath's dad was a mango vendor in Bangalore, which apparently inspired his love of fruit. He went on to start Naturals, with its wonderfully creamy, fresh flavours, such as watermelon, coconut, (heavenly…
Top Choice Indian in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony


One of Delhi’s best restaurants, this hotel eatery with low seating and crazy-paving walls serves wow-factor Northwest Frontier–style cuisine, with silken kebabs and its famous Bukhara dhal. Reservations are essenti…
Top Choice South Indian in New Delhi

Hotel Saravana Bhavan

Fabulous dosas, idlis and other South Indian delights. This is the biggest and the best of Delhi's Saravana Bhavan branches, and you can see dosas being made in the back. Also offers great South Indian coffee.