10 Best Restaurants in Delhi! Slurrrrp!

Few people realise that some of the best restaurants in Delhi do not serve Indian food. For those looking for a culinary experience in the capital you can expect a host of options to choose from including Japanese, Chinese, French and Italian restaurants.

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Here is your low down on the 10 best dining spaces in Delhi –

  1. Dum Pukht

Named after a critical feature in the Awadhi cuisine of Lucknow, this restaurant was recently named the best in India in the S. Pellegrino and Acqua Panna list of Asia’s best restaurants.

  1. Karim’s

This 100 year old establishment is one of the most popular ones the city has to offer. While it now has a number of branches all over Delhi, the flagship next to Jama Masjid remains the most renowned.

  1. Indian Accent

This unusual restaurant offers Indian foods that are fused with contemporary international dishes to create fascinating dishes unique to this place. A baby of Chef Manish Mehrotra, this restaurant is best known for its soft-shell crab with roasted coconut and tomato pickle.

  1. Moti Mahal

One of Delhi’s oldest surviving restaurants, this place was found a little after 1947. They claim to have been the source of the butter chicken and tandoori chicken revolution that took over India!

  1. Bukhara

Neighbours with Dum Pukht, this legendary restaurant serves kebabs that are known the world over! This 40 year old establishment has also managed to maintain its originality since it opened in 1977.

  1. Punjabi by Nature

This restaurant is known to serve an array of quirky dishes such as vodka gol-gappas, and some traditional ones such as the raan-e-Punjab.

  1. Spice Route

For those looking for something other than Indian cuisine, visit here for some delectable Sri Lankan, Thai, Burmese and Vietnamese dishes. Take a journey through the culinary history of the regions through this Pan Asian restaurant.



  1. Dakshin

Explore fascinating foods of the south consisting of prawns, lamb, sole and a host of other vegetarian dishes.

  1. Varq

Chef Hemant Oberoi’s creation, this restaurant also features in the 50 best restaurants in Asia list by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.

  1. Park Balluchi

Located right in the middle of the Deer Park, this restaurant provides stunning views of the local eco-system and wildlife. This restaurant offers a variety of authentic Mughlai and Afghanistani dishes worth trying.




Dining in Delhi is never a disappointing experience no matter how particular you are about your food! Slurrrrp!


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