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Top 10 Best Restaurants in Delhi

The capital city of India is Delhi. In this city, people not only eat food to survive but eat food to live a satisfied life. People not only enjoy Indian cuisine but also enjoy International cuisine. Street foods and roadside stalls are also very popular in Delhi. Tandoori chicken, which is enjoyed worldwide, is one of the original recipes of Delhi. There are many popular and famous restaurants in Delhi. In this article, we will talk about the top 10 best restaurants in Delhi. 


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1. Dum Pukht:

Dum Pukht


Dum Pukht is located in the Chanakyapuri region of Delhi. This restaurant is based on the Awadhi cuisine of Lucknow. Meat, spices, and herbs (masala) are put inside a pot which is then covered with dough. This meat is then cooked as it absorbs the flavor of the seasoning. This dish is famous in the restaurant, thus it has the same name as Dum Pukht. Other dishes of the restaurant are, biryani and slow-cooked kebabs which attract a lot of customers. Biryani, Shahi Nihari, Dudhiya Kebab, and Kakori kabab are some of the best dishes in the restaurant. Timings of this restaurant are 7 pm to 11:45 pm (Mon-Sat); 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm and 7 pm to 11:45 pm (Sunday)


2. Indian Accent

Indian Accent

This restaurant is inside a small boutique hotel that Chef Manish Mehrotra uses. Indian Accent is located on Lodhi Road, Delhi. In this restaurant, Indian cuisine and Western cuisine ideas are mixed and new dishes are created. Foie gras-stuffed galawati kebabs with strawberries and green chili chutney, butter chicken altered with peanut butter and roast peanuts, and crabs with tomato pickle and roasted coconut are the famous dishes of this restaurant. Timings of this restaurant are from 12 pm to 2:30 pm and 7 pm to 10:30 pm. 



3. Bukhara


Bukhara is the top 50 restaurants in Asia. It is located right next to Dum Pukht in Chanakyapuri, Delhi. This restaurant is opposite of Dum Pukht as it has a dark brown, rustic theme. This restaurant was started in 1987, and it has not changed much since then. The dishes from this restaurant are, marinated meat cooked in a tandoor along with loads of breads and curries. The signature dish is Dal Bukhara, where lentils are cooked slowly for almost 24 hours. Timing for this restaurant is from 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm and 7 pm to 11:45 pm. 



4. Spice Route

Spice Route

Spice Route restaurant is famous for the variety of dishes from Kerala’s Malabar Coast, to Vietnam, through Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Thailand. It is located in The Imperial Hotel, Janpath (Delhi). This restaurant has beautiful interiors andl paintings. The menu contains Pan-Asian classics with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine. The best dishes in this restaurant are the Thai-style lobster, which is stir-fried with mushrooms and ginger, and the vermicelli payasam enriched with cashew nuts and raisins. Timings of this restaurant are 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm and 7 pm to 11:45 pm. 


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5. Dakshin

Dakshin has a lot of South Indian dishes. It is located in Saket, Delhi. The origin of dishes are from Kerala and Karnataka to Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The restaurant has a variety of dishes such as Venchina Mamsam (lamb with coriander, chilies, onions, and garam masala) and deep-fried prawns. Meen Moilee, Chicken Chettinad, and Tomato Pappu. Timings of this restaurant are from 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm, 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm, Monday (Closed). 



6. Varq 

Varq restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Asia. It is located in the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road, Delhi. It has one of the best street foods along with a beautiful interior. Famous dishes from this restaurant are jalebis served with silver leaves and pistachio dip,  Ganderi Chicken Kebabs, and atta rain, which is a roast leg of lamb. Timings of this restaurant are from 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm and 7 pm to 11:30 pm. 


7. Karim’s

Karim’s is one of the famous restaurants in Delhi where both common people and rich people eat. It is located in Gali Kababian, Jama Masjid. This restaurant has served dishes from the Mughal Empire since 1913. Famous dishes from this restaurant are Mutton Burra Kebabs and the famous Tandoori Chicken. Timings of this restaurant are from 9 am to 12:30 am. 



8. Pind Balluchi

Pind Balluchi serves a variety of Afghan and Mughlai dishes with Rajasthani and Punjabi interiors. There is wooden furniture along with mud-plastered walls in this restaurant. Pind Balluchi has a variety of barbeque dishes. Famous dishes of this restaurant are Minced Chicken wrapped in marinated Chicken breasts, Meva paneer Tukra, Paneer stuffed with dates, nuts raisins, and many more. The timings of this restaurant are from 12 pm to 12 am. 


9. Punjabi by Nature

Punjabi By Nature is one of the famous restaurants in Delhi that serve Punjabi cuisine. This restaurant has various branches in the city. Famous dishes from this restaurant are Raan-e-Punjab (slow-roasted lamb leg served with black lentils with cream and butter) and Vodka Golgappa, where the spiced vodka is there in place of flavored water.



10. Kwality Restaurant

Kwality restaurant is the oldest restaurants in Delhi. It is located in the Regal Building, Connaught Place, Delhi. The dishes of the restaurant have good flavor, aroma, and beautiful presentation. Chloe Bhature is the most famous dish of Kwality restaurant. Other dishes include Tandoori Pomfret, Kakori Kebabs, and the Taar Gosht. Timings of this restaurant are from 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM. 



These are the 10 best restaurants in Delhi. Each one of them has a different cooking style and menu. Thus, you should try the above restaurant.

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