Delhi is not only the political capital of India but undoubtedly tops as the country’s food capital as well. The 'city of people with big hearts' is also the city of people with appetites just as big.
If you are new in the city and looking out for the top food places to not miss out on, here is what you need as a gospel-
1. Dilli Haat
If your definition of a perfect outing translates to authentic places with traditional vibes, this is exactly the place for you.
It’s a tiny cultural hub serving regional food from different states of India. From Nagaland stall to Jharkhand stall, you can grab a bite from almost any corner of the country, at a very pocket-friendly rate.
2. Khan Market
Khan market is just the food hub the foodie in you was searching for! The market has an incredible mix of cafes, street eateries, and pubs etc. Here you can find everything from some delicious kebabs to juicy kathi rolls to potato wedges!
3. New Friends Colony
New Friends Colony has got something for all kinds of food lovers. From lip-smacking shawarmas to South Indian dosas to cafes and fast food, NFC has always been a go-to destination for everyone who craved yum food.
4. Safdarjung Enclave
One of the poshest areas, Safdarjung Enclave has some of the best eating places in Delhi and that includes a fully fledged DDA market. From the iconic Rajinder Da Dhaba to the north Indian cuisine of Spica Angan in SDA, people of all ages love indulging in the food here.
5. CR Park
Also known as mini-Kolkata, Chittaranjan Park, is a treat for not only Bengali food lovers but also for those with a sweet tooth. Why travel all the way to West Bengal when you can grab a metro to CR Park instead. From fish to rolls to sweets and puchkas, be ready for a heavenly street food experience when you’re here.
6. Connaught Place
And while we are at mentioning food, why forget the all so beloved CP!
From fancy revolving restaurants to the delicious local rajma chawal, Connaught Place does not discriminate when it comes to food. One can relish all kinds of cuisines here – be it local, regional, or international. You can find some high-end restaurants to local dhabas, CP won’t disappoint you!
7. Jama Masjid
No foodie who has gone to Jama Masjid has ever come back unhappy! From keema samosas, to grilled botis to kebabs and jalebi, Jama Masjid is undoubtedly one of the best places to eat in Delhi, if you’re a non-vegeterian.
8. Chandni Chowk
And while we are at food, how can we possibly miss out on Old Delhi! One of the most iconic place for the best food in Delhi, Old Delhi is definitely the place where it all started. Your chaat papri, dahi bhallas, jalebi, Daulat ki Chaat , Ambarsai Paranthas, Pav Bhaaji and so on and so forth, yes, it all began from here. A paradise for street food, authentic Mughlai cuisine, and sweets lovers, Old Delhi still retains its glorious charm and culinary delights of the past. For someone who likes experiential binging, this is the place to be!
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