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The Ultimate Guide To North Indian Restaurants In Delhi

Looking for a place to enjoy traditional North Indian cuisine in Delhi? Here's a guide to the restaurants that are serving the best North Indian dishes.

Delhi, the food capital of the city is an ideal place to indulge in the riches of flavours, especially, when it comes to enjoying North Indian cuisine. From Pani Puri and Chaat to Chole Bhature and from desi street food to five- and seven-star hotels, the North Indian cuisine rules over all the menus in the Delhi. The city serves not only every possible North Indian dish but also has invented some to make it more glorious. Below are listed some restaurants in Delhi that are serving the best North Indian experience on a platter for all budgets in the capital city.

Here's an ultimate guide to the best North Indian restaurants in Delhi that are serving curry-licious, and finger-licking North Indian dishes for all budgets. If you are looking for Pure-Vegetarian options skip to number 20.

1. Indian Accent

It's an Indian restaurant with its outlets spreading not only in India but New York and London. Indian Accent is a fine dining restaurant that serves everything from street food to North-Indian delicacies filled with global ingredients and flavours. The Indian Accent got enlisted in the World's 50 best restaurants in 2019, which makes visiting this restaurant even more exciting and thrilling. The modern interiors and the modern menu curated by Chef Manish Mehrotra makes the restaurant an ideal halt to go for dinner with family. Located at the Lodhi Road, Indian Accent is the one to experience when it comes to modern Indian delicacies. Sweet Corn Shorba, Mushroom Kulcha, Chur Chur Paratha are highly recommended by the chef of the restaurant. Don't forget to end your good dining with their Doda Barfi for desserts.

Indian Accent

₹5,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

2. Lazeez Affaire

Lazeez Affaire is casual dining located at Chanakya Puri with its another outlet situated in Connaught Place. Keeping its food and hospitable services in mind, it surely belongs to your must-try restaurants in Delhi. The classy ambience, bright and cool lighting and the availability of separate dining and bar would be enough to take your friends to this restaurant. The food filled with Indian flavours and spices is a win-win, you should definitely order and try Sharabi Murgh, Dal Lazeez, Dal Panchratni, Bhatti Ka Paneer at Lazeez Affaire. A perfect place to go for dinner and enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled meal. The soothing music playing in the background will keep you entertained.

Lazeez Affaire

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

3. Zafran

Inhabited at Connaught Place, Zafran is casual dining. The intimate decor and interiors, dim and romantic lighting make it an ideal space for a dreamy date. With an extensive menu filled with delectable dishes and drinks to order, you'll find yourself confused with what to order. Let us help you with that- Mahi Fish, Paneer Akbari, Paneer Kundan Kalian are some of the highly recommended dishes by food lovers. Enjoying food and drinks on a lunch date at such intimate locations sounds like a dream.

₹2,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

4. Veda

Looking for a place to go for a date to enjoy some North Indian cuisine? Veda is the one you should definitely try visiting. Veda is casual dining situated at Connaught Place. The romantic red and golden decor, dim and cosy lighting, the intimate seating area will leave you in awe and surprise. And the food will be equal to icing on the cake. Chicken Shahi Korma, Crispy Bhindi, Gujarati Thali, Dum Aloo could be some dishes, to begin your romantic dinner with. For drinks, consider trying Cinnamon Mojito.

Veda Restaurant & Bar

₹1,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

5. Desi Vibes

Located at the centre of the capital, Desi Vibes is casual dining. The rural themed colourful decor, music and lighting sure will give you some desi vibes. The vibe and environment of the restaurant will take you to a rural scene with your very first step into it. Desi Vibes has ongoing special menus for their guests. Peshawari Paratha, Pudina Paneer, Paneer Roganjosh with a pint of beer would be a delightful experience. A lunch date with friends on a weekend is sure going to be an experience worth remembering. Also, keep in mind to try their Jal Jeera, and a complimentary service of Aam Panna.

Desi Vibes

₹2,200 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

6. Punjab Grill

A casual dining delight located at Connaught Place with four more outlets located around the city. Punjab Grill is the go-to restaurant for every North Indian food craving. The spacious seating, bright lighting, a comfortable and welcoming environment make the visit even more pleasing and delightful. The restaurant is suitable to visit with family, enjoy some drinks at the bar with some live music accompanying you. You should definitely try Tandoori Fish, Keema Kulcha, Authentic Punjabi Food, when at Punjab Grill. To end the meal at a sweet note, make sure you try their Rasmalai.

Punjab Grill

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

7. Band Baaja Baraat

With its name only, one can realize it's inspired by Indian weddings. With its lavish decor and golden and flowery theme, the restaurant feels and looks more like a dreamy wedding. Are you also craving typical North Indian food? Band Baaja Baraat is there for you. Located at Rajouri Garden, the restaurant is an ideal spot to go with family and relatives for a celebratory meal. Masala Corn, Salsa Potatoes, Rara Gosht are the favourites among their regular guests. Do try the Gol Gappas for the starters. The delicious delicacies, the memories made and the time spent there is going to worth all the money spent at the restaurant.

Band Baaja Baaraat

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

8. Pind Balluchi

Are you craving a mini-trip to Punjab? A visit here is going to fulfil it with their traditional theme, bricked walls, rural decor and a home-like cosy and comforting vibe and services. One of the best casual dining experience you are going to have is at Pind Balluchi. The restaurant serves everything from Chicken Tikka to Palak Paneer with its extensive menu. Pindi Choley, Mushroom Kurkure, Murgh Rara with roti straight out of tandoor are some of their bestseller dishes, you would not want to miss trying. Also, don't forget to try the potato salad for the sides and Thandi Kheer for desserts. With its multiple outlets surrounding the city, everyone from north to south Delhi can easily to go and visit for some quality time with family.

Pind Balluchi

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

9. Sandoz

With one of its location in Connaught Place and multiple outlets all around the city, Sandoz is winning over the North Indian cuisine. An ideal place for a group gathering. So, if you are looking to have a good dine-in with your friends in the city, then Sandoz could be the one to visit. The lighting, the raw ceiling and spacious interiors of the restaurant are going to win you over with your first step into the restaurant. If you ever decide on visiting Sandoz, consider trying Bhatti Chicken, Chicken Handi as they are one of their bests. For drinks, do try Mango Lassi.

Sandoz

₹1,100 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

10. Garam Dharam

Garam Dharam is in the list of every foodie in Delhi when it comes to North Indian cuisine. Having multiple outlets covering Delhi, Garam Dharam is a restaurant inspired by veteran actor Dharmendra. The rustic poles and doors, the unmended wall, the wooden interiors and decor make up for the realistic Dhaba ambience and vibe. But, as eye-pleasing as the entire restaurant is, the food there is beyond it. Amritsari Butter Chicken, Bollywood Style, Andhra Chicken are a few highly recommended dishes. Also, don't forget to try Kesar Kheer for desserts, it sure is going to win you that you might end up ordering again! A good choice to go and hang out for a good meal with family.

Garam Dharam

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

11. Baluchi- The LaLit

Baluchi, at your service, provides one of the best and luxurious North-Indian dining pan India. Located at Barakhamba Road in the capital city, Baluchi is known for its palatable Gilafi Naan, Dal Balluchi, Corn Tikki to name a few. The traditional decor, cosy and warm lighting and interior only attract more visitors to enjoy a good sumptuous meal. Baluchi creates that perfect and elegant environment with its jazz music playing in the background, lip-smacking food on your table with the availability of full-bar- an outing worthy of being spent with friends.

Baluchi-The LaLit

₹4,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

12. Gulati

Situated at one of the most famous roads of Delhi, Pandara Road. Gulati is casual dining, known among foodies for its speciality in Indian cuisine, especially North-Indian. The creamy brick walls accompanied by beautiful red poles and candles to your welcome will make you feel like home. Want to try some of the best dishes at Gulati? Paneer Gilafi, Neza Kebab, Methi Paneer are the ones you should definitely try to satisfy your Indian palette. Gulati is a safe, comfortable restaurant and an ideal place to go for a celebratory family dinner.

Gulati

₹2,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

13. Bukhara

Bukhara, one of the franchises of ITC Maurya is a globally known Indian restaurant for its culinary excellence. Thanks to their authentic delicacies and signature dining experiences that attract people all over the world, who come to enjoy authentic North Indian food, full of Indian spices and gravy. The traditionally themed decor and lighting at Bukhara make your whole food experience worthy of being remembered and make you leave with a promise to visit again. Sikanderi Raan, Meat Masala, Chicken Khurchan, Onion Kulcha are some of their must-try dishes and totally worthy of being on every table.

Bukhara

₹6,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

14. Moti Mahal Delux

Being one of the casual dining located in the old Delhi, Moti Mahala Delux has over 100 outlets worldwide. Famously known for its food and comfortable, and spacious seating, which adds a whole another level to celebrate good North Indian dishes. Moti Mahal offers access to their courtyard filled with luscious green plants and live music just adds to it. Dahi Mutton, Achari Chicken, Kadhai Mushroom are some of their bestsellers, you should definitely try. Moti Mahal creates the perfect cosy environment with warm lighting to enjoy a good family dinner.

Moti Mahal Delux

₹1,100 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

15. Dhaba- Estd 1986

If you are craving for a Dhaba style atmosphere, then Dhaba is that abode for you. Casual dining coupled with a colourful Dhaba themed decor and a truck parked in the restaurant that reminds you of sitting in Punjab, cosy seating and vibe and a lot more historical stories to tell. Serving people Dhaba styled food since 1986, Dhaba has got a new mojo- SWAG and has been living up to that ever since. If you feel confused to decide what to eat from their extensive and full of amusing food delicacies menu- the veg and non-veg platter are the ones to go for. Dhaba creates the perfect environment and aura to enjoy a good North-Indian dinner with family and relatives.

Dhaba-Estd 1986

₹2,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

16. Runway 1

Situated in Rohini, Runway 1 is casual dining and is set up in an aeroplane- Runway 1 is winning over people for its location just like its food. The intimate, cosy interiors, decor and setting of the restaurant is a delightful abode and experience. Famously known among the young, Runway 1 is jam-packed most of the times. Pudina Parantha at Runway 1 is a one to try and make sure you try Gulab Jamun for desserts. The restaurant's vibe suits the best for romantic dates with your partner.

Runway 1

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

17. Parikrama

Want to enjoy the view of a sunset sitting in the middle of the capital city with a plate full of your favourite dishes? A meal at Parikrama (also known as The Revolving Restaurant) could be the one. A fine-dining, where you'll not only be enjoying the scrumptious food but will also be seeing the city 360 degrees at the same time. Paneer Malai Kofta, Vegetable Seekh, Pudina Parantha are the one to dive-into, when at Parikrama. The warm lighting complementing the natural light coming from the windows, and the cosy seating arrangements will make up for an experience and an ideal place to go out for a meal with family.

Parikrama-The Revolving Restaurant

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

18. Paatra

The name Paatra, at Jaypee Siddhartha, is inspired by the Sanskrit word, meaning a vessel or utensil. Paatra is fine luxury dining delight and offers an expansive menu filled with North-Indian dishes. The restaurant sets the mood for an authentic, relaxing and enjoyable food experience with their warm and welcoming lighting and interiors, which makes it an ideal place for your family gatherings. When you visit Paatra, don't forget to try their signature dishes- Macher Paturi, Jhinga Kurkure, Aatishi Murg, Mattar waali Tikki will win you over in no time. Apart from full-bar services, Paatra organises buffet to satisfy your Indian foodie tummy every day.

₹3,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

19. Daryaganj

It is serving its guests some delicious North Indian dishes since the partition in 1947 and been well-known ever since. Casual North-Indian dining, serving not only the most beloved cuisine but also serving it by preparing it with its original recipe. This restaurant is the one to visit, especially if you are a history lover. Their Butter Chicken and Naan, Butter Paneer, Chicken Tikka and Dal Makhani are the bestsellers and can be enjoyed while listening to the stories behind the dish. You are in for the best experience of a lifetime at Daryaganj. Take yourself and your family on a lunch filled with the juiciest and the tastiest food filled with stories.

Daryaganj

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

20. Rooh

Ever wanted to have a dine-in sitting next to the Qutub? Well, the fantasy has been brought to reality by Rooh. Located in Mehrauli, Rooh is fine, luxury al-fresco dining that offers not only the lavish view of the city, the Qutub Minar but also serves lip-smacking North-Indian. With their intriguing menu and exquisite food and culture experience at Rooh is going to leave you and your date in awe. Rooh creates a perfect environment to visit with for a good dinner date. Paneer Chilli, Tandoori Chicken and Andhra Fried Chicken at Rooh is everyone's go-to dish.

Rooh

₹4,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

21. Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant

There are so many small pure vegetarian restaurants in Delhi to enjoy traditional North Indian cuisine. You are sure to not go wrong with Dal Makhani and Butter Paneer, when at Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant. As the name suggests, Ghoomar serves premium, regular and Jain thalis. The menu is filled with Rajasthani as well as Punjabi dishes, where you have a choice to go ala-carte as well. Although we would recommend going for the thali- it's super affordable with unlimited refills and you get everything from Dal-Bati to Roti to Khichdi. It’s a family place with comfortable seating, nice and good Rajasthani Decor and Music.

Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant

₹800 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

22. Vega Pure Vegetarian

This is another pure vegetarian restaurant option in Connaught place. The interior of this place is old and has not been re-done in a long time. But, you go to Vega for its food and noisy yet familiar family restaurant style. Some of the crowd-pleasers are Hari Mirch Parantha, Aloo Masala, Tomato Shorba, Malai Soya Chaap, Kulfi, Dahi Kebab. They have too many options from the tandoor, the kebabs to the bread. If can also opt for Parantha combos or if you are feeling really hungry- The Maharaja Thai is the way to go. You get unlimited serves of Soup, Dahi Bhalla, Dal Makhni, Paneer, Bharva Baingan, Malai Lofta, Gulab Jamun, Pulao, Salad, Matka Kulfi, Thandie, and at least 3-4 types of Rotis.

Vega Pure Vegetarian

₹1600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

23. Veg Gulati

This is the vegetarian version of the famous Gulati restaurant mentioned above. Located at Pandara Road Market, the interior of the place are ordinary and unfussy. But everything on the menu will make you go OMG. You go from Don’t-Gulati’s to Go-To-Gulati’s for the progressive experience but you go here as a reminder of how good a well-cooked Dal Makhni and Paneer can be. One must visit Gulati’s if they want to bless their taste buds with rich North Indian food. Some of the crowd favorites are Dahi ke Sholay and Veg Galouti Kebab, Achari Paneer, Dal Makhni, Gulab Jamun, and even the Maharani Thali.

Veg Gulati

₹1200 for two people (approx.)| Open In Google Maps

Almost all the restaurants mentioned above serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Keeping the increasing popularity of these Indian Restaurants in Delhi, it is always recommended to reserve your seats before leaving for the dine-in, else you'll find yourself waiting in the long queues waiting for your turn.

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The Ultimate Guide To North Indian Restaurants In Delhi

Looking for a place to enjoy traditional North Indian cuisine in Delhi? Here's a guide to the restaurants that are serving the best North Indian dishes.

Delhi, the food capital of the city is an ideal place to indulge in the riches of flavours, especially, when it comes to enjoying North Indian cuisine. From Pani Puri and Chaat to Chole Bhature and from desi street food to five- and seven-star hotels, the North Indian cuisine rules over all the menus in the Delhi. The city serves not only every possible North Indian dish but also has invented some to make it more glorious. Below are listed some restaurants in Delhi that are serving the best North Indian experience on a platter for all budgets in the capital city.

Here's an ultimate guide to the best North Indian restaurants in Delhi that are serving curry-licious, and finger-licking North Indian dishes for all budgets. If you are looking for Pure-Vegetarian options skip to number 20.

1. Indian Accent

It's an Indian restaurant with its outlets spreading not only in India but New York and London. Indian Accent is a fine dining restaurant that serves everything from street food to North-Indian delicacies filled with global ingredients and flavours. The Indian Accent got enlisted in the World's 50 best restaurants in 2019, which makes visiting this restaurant even more exciting and thrilling. The modern interiors and the modern menu curated by Chef Manish Mehrotra makes the restaurant an ideal halt to go for dinner with family. Located at the Lodhi Road, Indian Accent is the one to experience when it comes to modern Indian delicacies. Sweet Corn Shorba, Mushroom Kulcha, Chur Chur Paratha are highly recommended by the chef of the restaurant. Don't forget to end your good dining with their Doda Barfi for desserts.

Indian Accent

₹5,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

2. Lazeez Affaire

Lazeez Affaire is casual dining located at Chanakya Puri with its another outlet situated in Connaught Place. Keeping its food and hospitable services in mind, it surely belongs to your must-try restaurants in Delhi. The classy ambience, bright and cool lighting and the availability of separate dining and bar would be enough to take your friends to this restaurant. The food filled with Indian flavours and spices is a win-win, you should definitely order and try Sharabi Murgh, Dal Lazeez, Dal Panchratni, Bhatti Ka Paneer at Lazeez Affaire. A perfect place to go for dinner and enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled meal. The soothing music playing in the background will keep you entertained.

Lazeez Affaire

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

3. Zafran

Inhabited at Connaught Place, Zafran is casual dining. The intimate decor and interiors, dim and romantic lighting make it an ideal space for a dreamy date. With an extensive menu filled with delectable dishes and drinks to order, you'll find yourself confused with what to order. Let us help you with that- Mahi Fish, Paneer Akbari, Paneer Kundan Kalian are some of the highly recommended dishes by food lovers. Enjoying food and drinks on a lunch date at such intimate locations sounds like a dream.

₹2,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

4. Veda

Looking for a place to go for a date to enjoy some North Indian cuisine? Veda is the one you should definitely try visiting. Veda is casual dining situated at Connaught Place. The romantic red and golden decor, dim and cosy lighting, the intimate seating area will leave you in awe and surprise. And the food will be equal to icing on the cake. Chicken Shahi Korma, Crispy Bhindi, Gujarati Thali, Dum Aloo could be some dishes, to begin your romantic dinner with. For drinks, consider trying Cinnamon Mojito.

Veda Restaurant & Bar

₹1,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

5. Desi Vibes

Located at the centre of the capital, Desi Vibes is casual dining. The rural themed colourful decor, music and lighting sure will give you some desi vibes. The vibe and environment of the restaurant will take you to a rural scene with your very first step into it. Desi Vibes has ongoing special menus for their guests. Peshawari Paratha, Pudina Paneer, Paneer Roganjosh with a pint of beer would be a delightful experience. A lunch date with friends on a weekend is sure going to be an experience worth remembering. Also, keep in mind to try their Jal Jeera, and a complimentary service of Aam Panna.

Desi Vibes

₹2,200 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

6. Punjab Grill

A casual dining delight located at Connaught Place with four more outlets located around the city. Punjab Grill is the go-to restaurant for every North Indian food craving. The spacious seating, bright lighting, a comfortable and welcoming environment make the visit even more pleasing and delightful. The restaurant is suitable to visit with family, enjoy some drinks at the bar with some live music accompanying you. You should definitely try Tandoori Fish, Keema Kulcha, Authentic Punjabi Food, when at Punjab Grill. To end the meal at a sweet note, make sure you try their Rasmalai.

Punjab Grill

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

7. Band Baaja Baraat

With its name only, one can realize it's inspired by Indian weddings. With its lavish decor and golden and flowery theme, the restaurant feels and looks more like a dreamy wedding. Are you also craving typical North Indian food? Band Baaja Baraat is there for you. Located at Rajouri Garden, the restaurant is an ideal spot to go with family and relatives for a celebratory meal. Masala Corn, Salsa Potatoes, Rara Gosht are the favourites among their regular guests. Do try the Gol Gappas for the starters. The delicious delicacies, the memories made and the time spent there is going to worth all the money spent at the restaurant.

Band Baaja Baaraat

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

8. Pind Balluchi

Are you craving a mini-trip to Punjab? A visit here is going to fulfil it with their traditional theme, bricked walls, rural decor and a home-like cosy and comforting vibe and services. One of the best casual dining experience you are going to have is at Pind Balluchi. The restaurant serves everything from Chicken Tikka to Palak Paneer with its extensive menu. Pindi Choley, Mushroom Kurkure, Murgh Rara with roti straight out of tandoor are some of their bestseller dishes, you would not want to miss trying. Also, don't forget to try the potato salad for the sides and Thandi Kheer for desserts. With its multiple outlets surrounding the city, everyone from north to south Delhi can easily to go and visit for some quality time with family.

Pind Balluchi

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

9. Sandoz

With one of its location in Connaught Place and multiple outlets all around the city, Sandoz is winning over the North Indian cuisine. An ideal place for a group gathering. So, if you are looking to have a good dine-in with your friends in the city, then Sandoz could be the one to visit. The lighting, the raw ceiling and spacious interiors of the restaurant are going to win you over with your first step into the restaurant. If you ever decide on visiting Sandoz, consider trying Bhatti Chicken, Chicken Handi as they are one of their bests. For drinks, do try Mango Lassi.

Sandoz

₹1,100 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

10. Garam Dharam

Garam Dharam is in the list of every foodie in Delhi when it comes to North Indian cuisine. Having multiple outlets covering Delhi, Garam Dharam is a restaurant inspired by veteran actor Dharmendra. The rustic poles and doors, the unmended wall, the wooden interiors and decor make up for the realistic Dhaba ambience and vibe. But, as eye-pleasing as the entire restaurant is, the food there is beyond it. Amritsari Butter Chicken, Bollywood Style, Andhra Chicken are a few highly recommended dishes. Also, don't forget to try Kesar Kheer for desserts, it sure is going to win you that you might end up ordering again! A good choice to go and hang out for a good meal with family.

Garam Dharam

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

11. Baluchi- The LaLit

Baluchi, at your service, provides one of the best and luxurious North-Indian dining pan India. Located at Barakhamba Road in the capital city, Baluchi is known for its palatable Gilafi Naan, Dal Balluchi, Corn Tikki to name a few. The traditional decor, cosy and warm lighting and interior only attract more visitors to enjoy a good sumptuous meal. Baluchi creates that perfect and elegant environment with its jazz music playing in the background, lip-smacking food on your table with the availability of full-bar- an outing worthy of being spent with friends.

Baluchi-The LaLit

₹4,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

12. Gulati

Situated at one of the most famous roads of Delhi, Pandara Road. Gulati is casual dining, known among foodies for its speciality in Indian cuisine, especially North-Indian. The creamy brick walls accompanied by beautiful red poles and candles to your welcome will make you feel like home. Want to try some of the best dishes at Gulati? Paneer Gilafi, Neza Kebab, Methi Paneer are the ones you should definitely try to satisfy your Indian palette. Gulati is a safe, comfortable restaurant and an ideal place to go for a celebratory family dinner.

Gulati

₹2,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

13. Bukhara

Bukhara, one of the franchises of ITC Maurya is a globally known Indian restaurant for its culinary excellence. Thanks to their authentic delicacies and signature dining experiences that attract people all over the world, who come to enjoy authentic North Indian food, full of Indian spices and gravy. The traditionally themed decor and lighting at Bukhara make your whole food experience worthy of being remembered and make you leave with a promise to visit again. Sikanderi Raan, Meat Masala, Chicken Khurchan, Onion Kulcha are some of their must-try dishes and totally worthy of being on every table.

Bukhara

₹6,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

14. Moti Mahal Delux

Being one of the casual dining located in the old Delhi, Moti Mahala Delux has over 100 outlets worldwide. Famously known for its food and comfortable, and spacious seating, which adds a whole another level to celebrate good North Indian dishes. Moti Mahal offers access to their courtyard filled with luscious green plants and live music just adds to it. Dahi Mutton, Achari Chicken, Kadhai Mushroom are some of their bestsellers, you should definitely try. Moti Mahal creates the perfect cosy environment with warm lighting to enjoy a good family dinner.

Moti Mahal Delux

₹1,100 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

15. Dhaba- Estd 1986

If you are craving for a Dhaba style atmosphere, then Dhaba is that abode for you. Casual dining coupled with a colourful Dhaba themed decor and a truck parked in the restaurant that reminds you of sitting in Punjab, cosy seating and vibe and a lot more historical stories to tell. Serving people Dhaba styled food since 1986, Dhaba has got a new mojo- SWAG and has been living up to that ever since. If you feel confused to decide what to eat from their extensive and full of amusing food delicacies menu- the veg and non-veg platter are the ones to go for. Dhaba creates the perfect environment and aura to enjoy a good North-Indian dinner with family and relatives.

Dhaba-Estd 1986

₹2,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

16. Runway 1

Situated in Rohini, Runway 1 is casual dining and is set up in an aeroplane- Runway 1 is winning over people for its location just like its food. The intimate, cosy interiors, decor and setting of the restaurant is a delightful abode and experience. Famously known among the young, Runway 1 is jam-packed most of the times. Pudina Parantha at Runway 1 is a one to try and make sure you try Gulab Jamun for desserts. The restaurant's vibe suits the best for romantic dates with your partner.

Runway 1

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

17. Parikrama

Want to enjoy the view of a sunset sitting in the middle of the capital city with a plate full of your favourite dishes? A meal at Parikrama (also known as The Revolving Restaurant) could be the one. A fine-dining, where you'll not only be enjoying the scrumptious food but will also be seeing the city 360 degrees at the same time. Paneer Malai Kofta, Vegetable Seekh, Pudina Parantha are the one to dive-into, when at Parikrama. The warm lighting complementing the natural light coming from the windows, and the cosy seating arrangements will make up for an experience and an ideal place to go out for a meal with family.

Parikrama-The Revolving Restaurant

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

18. Paatra

The name Paatra, at Jaypee Siddhartha, is inspired by the Sanskrit word, meaning a vessel or utensil. Paatra is fine luxury dining delight and offers an expansive menu filled with North-Indian dishes. The restaurant sets the mood for an authentic, relaxing and enjoyable food experience with their warm and welcoming lighting and interiors, which makes it an ideal place for your family gatherings. When you visit Paatra, don't forget to try their signature dishes- Macher Paturi, Jhinga Kurkure, Aatishi Murg, Mattar waali Tikki will win you over in no time. Apart from full-bar services, Paatra organises buffet to satisfy your Indian foodie tummy every day.

₹3,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

19. Daryaganj

It is serving its guests some delicious North Indian dishes since the partition in 1947 and been well-known ever since. Casual North-Indian dining, serving not only the most beloved cuisine but also serving it by preparing it with its original recipe. This restaurant is the one to visit, especially if you are a history lover. Their Butter Chicken and Naan, Butter Paneer, Chicken Tikka and Dal Makhani are the bestsellers and can be enjoyed while listening to the stories behind the dish. You are in for the best experience of a lifetime at Daryaganj. Take yourself and your family on a lunch filled with the juiciest and the tastiest food filled with stories.

Daryaganj

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

20. Rooh

Ever wanted to have a dine-in sitting next to the Qutub? Well, the fantasy has been brought to reality by Rooh. Located in Mehrauli, Rooh is fine, luxury al-fresco dining that offers not only the lavish view of the city, the Qutub Minar but also serves lip-smacking North-Indian. With their intriguing menu and exquisite food and culture experience at Rooh is going to leave you and your date in awe. Rooh creates a perfect environment to visit with for a good dinner date. Paneer Chilli, Tandoori Chicken and Andhra Fried Chicken at Rooh is everyone's go-to dish.

Rooh

₹4,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

21. Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant

There are so many small pure vegetarian restaurants in Delhi to enjoy traditional North Indian cuisine. You are sure to not go wrong with Dal Makhani and Butter Paneer, when at Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant. As the name suggests, Ghoomar serves premium, regular and Jain thalis. The menu is filled with Rajasthani as well as Punjabi dishes, where you have a choice to go ala-carte as well. Although we would recommend going for the thali- it's super affordable with unlimited refills and you get everything from Dal-Bati to Roti to Khichdi. It’s a family place with comfortable seating, nice and good Rajasthani Decor and Music.

Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant

₹800 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

22. Vega Pure Vegetarian

This is another pure vegetarian restaurant option in Connaught place. The interior of this place is old and has not been re-done in a long time. But, you go to Vega for its food and noisy yet familiar family restaurant style. Some of the crowd-pleasers are Hari Mirch Parantha, Aloo Masala, Tomato Shorba, Malai Soya Chaap, Kulfi, Dahi Kebab. They have too many options from the tandoor, the kebabs to the bread. If can also opt for Parantha combos or if you are feeling really hungry- The Maharaja Thai is the way to go. You get unlimited serves of Soup, Dahi Bhalla, Dal Makhni, Paneer, Bharva Baingan, Malai Lofta, Gulab Jamun, Pulao, Salad, Matka Kulfi, Thandie, and at least 3-4 types of Rotis.

Vega Pure Vegetarian

₹1600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

23. Veg Gulati

This is the vegetarian version of the famous Gulati restaurant mentioned above. Located at Pandara Road Market, the interior of the place are ordinary and unfussy. But everything on the menu will make you go OMG. You go from Don’t-Gulati’s to Go-To-Gulati’s for the progressive experience but you go here as a reminder of how good a well-cooked Dal Makhni and Paneer can be. One must visit Gulati’s if they want to bless their taste buds with rich North Indian food. Some of the crowd favorites are Dahi ke Sholay and Veg Galouti Kebab, Achari Paneer, Dal Makhni, Gulab Jamun, and even the Maharani Thali.

Veg Gulati

₹1200 for two people (approx.)| Open In Google Maps

Almost all the restaurants mentioned above serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Keeping the increasing popularity of these Indian Restaurants in Delhi, it is always recommended to reserve your seats before leaving for the dine-in, else you'll find yourself waiting in the long queues waiting for your turn.

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The Ultimate Guide To North Indian Restaurants In Delhi

Looking for a place to enjoy traditional North Indian cuisine in Delhi? Here's a guide to the restaurants that are serving the best North Indian dishes.

Delhi, the food capital of the city is an ideal place to indulge in the riches of flavours, especially, when it comes to enjoying North Indian cuisine. From Pani Puri and Chaat to Chole Bhature and from desi street food to five- and seven-star hotels, the North Indian cuisine rules over all the menus in the Delhi. The city serves not only every possible North Indian dish but also has invented some to make it more glorious. Below are listed some restaurants in Delhi that are serving the best North Indian experience on a platter for all budgets in the capital city.

Here's an ultimate guide to the best North Indian restaurants in Delhi that are serving curry-licious, and finger-licking North Indian dishes for all budgets. If you are looking for Pure-Vegetarian options skip to number 20.

1. Indian Accent

It's an Indian restaurant with its outlets spreading not only in India but New York and London. Indian Accent is a fine dining restaurant that serves everything from street food to North-Indian delicacies filled with global ingredients and flavours. The Indian Accent got enlisted in the World's 50 best restaurants in 2019, which makes visiting this restaurant even more exciting and thrilling. The modern interiors and the modern menu curated by Chef Manish Mehrotra makes the restaurant an ideal halt to go for dinner with family. Located at the Lodhi Road, Indian Accent is the one to experience when it comes to modern Indian delicacies. Sweet Corn Shorba, Mushroom Kulcha, Chur Chur Paratha are highly recommended by the chef of the restaurant. Don't forget to end your good dining with their Doda Barfi for desserts.

Indian Accent

₹5,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

2. Lazeez Affaire

Lazeez Affaire is casual dining located at Chanakya Puri with its another outlet situated in Connaught Place. Keeping its food and hospitable services in mind, it surely belongs to your must-try restaurants in Delhi. The classy ambience, bright and cool lighting and the availability of separate dining and bar would be enough to take your friends to this restaurant. The food filled with Indian flavours and spices is a win-win, you should definitely order and try Sharabi Murgh, Dal Lazeez, Dal Panchratni, Bhatti Ka Paneer at Lazeez Affaire. A perfect place to go for dinner and enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled meal. The soothing music playing in the background will keep you entertained.

Lazeez Affaire

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

3. Zafran

Inhabited at Connaught Place, Zafran is casual dining. The intimate decor and interiors, dim and romantic lighting make it an ideal space for a dreamy date. With an extensive menu filled with delectable dishes and drinks to order, you'll find yourself confused with what to order. Let us help you with that- Mahi Fish, Paneer Akbari, Paneer Kundan Kalian are some of the highly recommended dishes by food lovers. Enjoying food and drinks on a lunch date at such intimate locations sounds like a dream.

₹2,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

4. Veda

Looking for a place to go for a date to enjoy some North Indian cuisine? Veda is the one you should definitely try visiting. Veda is casual dining situated at Connaught Place. The romantic red and golden decor, dim and cosy lighting, the intimate seating area will leave you in awe and surprise. And the food will be equal to icing on the cake. Chicken Shahi Korma, Crispy Bhindi, Gujarati Thali, Dum Aloo could be some dishes, to begin your romantic dinner with. For drinks, consider trying Cinnamon Mojito.

Veda Restaurant & Bar

₹1,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

5. Desi Vibes

Located at the centre of the capital, Desi Vibes is casual dining. The rural themed colourful decor, music and lighting sure will give you some desi vibes. The vibe and environment of the restaurant will take you to a rural scene with your very first step into it. Desi Vibes has ongoing special menus for their guests. Peshawari Paratha, Pudina Paneer, Paneer Roganjosh with a pint of beer would be a delightful experience. A lunch date with friends on a weekend is sure going to be an experience worth remembering. Also, keep in mind to try their Jal Jeera, and a complimentary service of Aam Panna.

Desi Vibes

₹2,200 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

6. Punjab Grill

A casual dining delight located at Connaught Place with four more outlets located around the city. Punjab Grill is the go-to restaurant for every North Indian food craving. The spacious seating, bright lighting, a comfortable and welcoming environment make the visit even more pleasing and delightful. The restaurant is suitable to visit with family, enjoy some drinks at the bar with some live music accompanying you. You should definitely try Tandoori Fish, Keema Kulcha, Authentic Punjabi Food, when at Punjab Grill. To end the meal at a sweet note, make sure you try their Rasmalai.

Punjab Grill

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

7. Band Baaja Baraat

With its name only, one can realize it's inspired by Indian weddings. With its lavish decor and golden and flowery theme, the restaurant feels and looks more like a dreamy wedding. Are you also craving typical North Indian food? Band Baaja Baraat is there for you. Located at Rajouri Garden, the restaurant is an ideal spot to go with family and relatives for a celebratory meal. Masala Corn, Salsa Potatoes, Rara Gosht are the favourites among their regular guests. Do try the Gol Gappas for the starters. The delicious delicacies, the memories made and the time spent there is going to worth all the money spent at the restaurant.

Band Baaja Baaraat

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

8. Pind Balluchi

Are you craving a mini-trip to Punjab? A visit here is going to fulfil it with their traditional theme, bricked walls, rural decor and a home-like cosy and comforting vibe and services. One of the best casual dining experience you are going to have is at Pind Balluchi. The restaurant serves everything from Chicken Tikka to Palak Paneer with its extensive menu. Pindi Choley, Mushroom Kurkure, Murgh Rara with roti straight out of tandoor are some of their bestseller dishes, you would not want to miss trying. Also, don't forget to try the potato salad for the sides and Thandi Kheer for desserts. With its multiple outlets surrounding the city, everyone from north to south Delhi can easily to go and visit for some quality time with family.

Pind Balluchi

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

9. Sandoz

With one of its location in Connaught Place and multiple outlets all around the city, Sandoz is winning over the North Indian cuisine. An ideal place for a group gathering. So, if you are looking to have a good dine-in with your friends in the city, then Sandoz could be the one to visit. The lighting, the raw ceiling and spacious interiors of the restaurant are going to win you over with your first step into the restaurant. If you ever decide on visiting Sandoz, consider trying Bhatti Chicken, Chicken Handi as they are one of their bests. For drinks, do try Mango Lassi.

Sandoz

₹1,100 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

10. Garam Dharam

Garam Dharam is in the list of every foodie in Delhi when it comes to North Indian cuisine. Having multiple outlets covering Delhi, Garam Dharam is a restaurant inspired by veteran actor Dharmendra. The rustic poles and doors, the unmended wall, the wooden interiors and decor make up for the realistic Dhaba ambience and vibe. But, as eye-pleasing as the entire restaurant is, the food there is beyond it. Amritsari Butter Chicken, Bollywood Style, Andhra Chicken are a few highly recommended dishes. Also, don't forget to try Kesar Kheer for desserts, it sure is going to win you that you might end up ordering again! A good choice to go and hang out for a good meal with family.

Garam Dharam

₹1,300 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

11. Baluchi- The LaLit

Baluchi, at your service, provides one of the best and luxurious North-Indian dining pan India. Located at Barakhamba Road in the capital city, Baluchi is known for its palatable Gilafi Naan, Dal Balluchi, Corn Tikki to name a few. The traditional decor, cosy and warm lighting and interior only attract more visitors to enjoy a good sumptuous meal. Baluchi creates that perfect and elegant environment with its jazz music playing in the background, lip-smacking food on your table with the availability of full-bar- an outing worthy of being spent with friends.

Baluchi-The LaLit

₹4,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

12. Gulati

Situated at one of the most famous roads of Delhi, Pandara Road. Gulati is casual dining, known among foodies for its speciality in Indian cuisine, especially North-Indian. The creamy brick walls accompanied by beautiful red poles and candles to your welcome will make you feel like home. Want to try some of the best dishes at Gulati? Paneer Gilafi, Neza Kebab, Methi Paneer are the ones you should definitely try to satisfy your Indian palette. Gulati is a safe, comfortable restaurant and an ideal place to go for a celebratory family dinner.

Gulati

₹2,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

13. Bukhara

Bukhara, one of the franchises of ITC Maurya is a globally known Indian restaurant for its culinary excellence. Thanks to their authentic delicacies and signature dining experiences that attract people all over the world, who come to enjoy authentic North Indian food, full of Indian spices and gravy. The traditionally themed decor and lighting at Bukhara make your whole food experience worthy of being remembered and make you leave with a promise to visit again. Sikanderi Raan, Meat Masala, Chicken Khurchan, Onion Kulcha are some of their must-try dishes and totally worthy of being on every table.

Bukhara

₹6,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

14. Moti Mahal Delux

Being one of the casual dining located in the old Delhi, Moti Mahala Delux has over 100 outlets worldwide. Famously known for its food and comfortable, and spacious seating, which adds a whole another level to celebrate good North Indian dishes. Moti Mahal offers access to their courtyard filled with luscious green plants and live music just adds to it. Dahi Mutton, Achari Chicken, Kadhai Mushroom are some of their bestsellers, you should definitely try. Moti Mahal creates the perfect cosy environment with warm lighting to enjoy a good family dinner.

Moti Mahal Delux

₹1,100 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

15. Dhaba- Estd 1986

If you are craving for a Dhaba style atmosphere, then Dhaba is that abode for you. Casual dining coupled with a colourful Dhaba themed decor and a truck parked in the restaurant that reminds you of sitting in Punjab, cosy seating and vibe and a lot more historical stories to tell. Serving people Dhaba styled food since 1986, Dhaba has got a new mojo- SWAG and has been living up to that ever since. If you feel confused to decide what to eat from their extensive and full of amusing food delicacies menu- the veg and non-veg platter are the ones to go for. Dhaba creates the perfect environment and aura to enjoy a good North-Indian dinner with family and relatives.

Dhaba-Estd 1986

₹2,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

16. Runway 1

Situated in Rohini, Runway 1 is casual dining and is set up in an aeroplane- Runway 1 is winning over people for its location just like its food. The intimate, cosy interiors, decor and setting of the restaurant is a delightful abode and experience. Famously known among the young, Runway 1 is jam-packed most of the times. Pudina Parantha at Runway 1 is a one to try and make sure you try Gulab Jamun for desserts. The restaurant's vibe suits the best for romantic dates with your partner.

Runway 1

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

17. Parikrama

Want to enjoy the view of a sunset sitting in the middle of the capital city with a plate full of your favourite dishes? A meal at Parikrama (also known as The Revolving Restaurant) could be the one. A fine-dining, where you'll not only be enjoying the scrumptious food but will also be seeing the city 360 degrees at the same time. Paneer Malai Kofta, Vegetable Seekh, Pudina Parantha are the one to dive-into, when at Parikrama. The warm lighting complementing the natural light coming from the windows, and the cosy seating arrangements will make up for an experience and an ideal place to go out for a meal with family.

Parikrama-The Revolving Restaurant

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

18. Paatra

The name Paatra, at Jaypee Siddhartha, is inspired by the Sanskrit word, meaning a vessel or utensil. Paatra is fine luxury dining delight and offers an expansive menu filled with North-Indian dishes. The restaurant sets the mood for an authentic, relaxing and enjoyable food experience with their warm and welcoming lighting and interiors, which makes it an ideal place for your family gatherings. When you visit Paatra, don't forget to try their signature dishes- Macher Paturi, Jhinga Kurkure, Aatishi Murg, Mattar waali Tikki will win you over in no time. Apart from full-bar services, Paatra organises buffet to satisfy your Indian foodie tummy every day.

₹3,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

19. Daryaganj

It is serving its guests some delicious North Indian dishes since the partition in 1947 and been well-known ever since. Casual North-Indian dining, serving not only the most beloved cuisine but also serving it by preparing it with its original recipe. This restaurant is the one to visit, especially if you are a history lover. Their Butter Chicken and Naan, Butter Paneer, Chicken Tikka and Dal Makhani are the bestsellers and can be enjoyed while listening to the stories behind the dish. You are in for the best experience of a lifetime at Daryaganj. Take yourself and your family on a lunch filled with the juiciest and the tastiest food filled with stories.

Daryaganj

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

20. Rooh

Ever wanted to have a dine-in sitting next to the Qutub? Well, the fantasy has been brought to reality by Rooh. Located in Mehrauli, Rooh is fine, luxury al-fresco dining that offers not only the lavish view of the city, the Qutub Minar but also serves lip-smacking North-Indian. With their intriguing menu and exquisite food and culture experience at Rooh is going to leave you and your date in awe. Rooh creates a perfect environment to visit with for a good dinner date. Paneer Chilli, Tandoori Chicken and Andhra Fried Chicken at Rooh is everyone's go-to dish.

Rooh

₹4,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

21. Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant

There are so many small pure vegetarian restaurants in Delhi to enjoy traditional North Indian cuisine. You are sure to not go wrong with Dal Makhani and Butter Paneer, when at Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant. As the name suggests, Ghoomar serves premium, regular and Jain thalis. The menu is filled with Rajasthani as well as Punjabi dishes, where you have a choice to go ala-carte as well. Although we would recommend going for the thali- it's super affordable with unlimited refills and you get everything from Dal-Bati to Roti to Khichdi. It’s a family place with comfortable seating, nice and good Rajasthani Decor and Music.

Ghoomar Traditional Thali Restaurant

₹800 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

22. Vega Pure Vegetarian

This is another pure vegetarian restaurant option in Connaught place. The interior of this place is old and has not been re-done in a long time. But, you go to Vega for its food and noisy yet familiar family restaurant style. Some of the crowd-pleasers are Hari Mirch Parantha, Aloo Masala, Tomato Shorba, Malai Soya Chaap, Kulfi, Dahi Kebab. They have too many options from the tandoor, the kebabs to the bread. If can also opt for Parantha combos or if you are feeling really hungry- The Maharaja Thai is the way to go. You get unlimited serves of Soup, Dahi Bhalla, Dal Makhni, Paneer, Bharva Baingan, Malai Lofta, Gulab Jamun, Pulao, Salad, Matka Kulfi, Thandie, and at least 3-4 types of Rotis.

Vega Pure Vegetarian

₹1600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

23. Veg Gulati

This is the vegetarian version of the famous Gulati restaurant mentioned above. Located at Pandara Road Market, the interior of the place are ordinary and unfussy. But everything on the menu will make you go OMG. You go from Don’t-Gulati’s to Go-To-Gulati’s for the progressive experience but you go here as a reminder of how good a well-cooked Dal Makhni and Paneer can be. One must visit Gulati’s if they want to bless their taste buds with rich North Indian food. Some of the crowd favorites are Dahi ke Sholay and Veg Galouti Kebab, Achari Paneer, Dal Makhni, Gulab Jamun, and even the Maharani Thali.

Veg Gulati

₹1200 for two people (approx.)| Open In Google Maps

Almost all the restaurants mentioned above serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Keeping the increasing popularity of these Indian Restaurants in Delhi, it is always recommended to reserve your seats before leaving for the dine-in, else you'll find yourself waiting in the long queues waiting for your turn.

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