What to Eat
DELHI, INDIA

LUXURY

DUM PUKHT

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Address: Diplomatic Enclave, Sadar Patel Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110021, India
Phone: +91 11 2611 2233

The interior is suggestive of a bygone age, evoking a sense of old-world charm. The ornamental chandeliers add to the grand setting, a fitting backdrop for serving the 200-year old cuisine of the Awadhi Nawabs. Dum Pukht is a process of cooking by steam, where the ingredients are literally cooked in their own juices to bring out true aromatic flavors.

TRENDY

THE SPICE ROUTE

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Address: Patiala Peg – The Imperial, The Imperial, Janpath Lane, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Phone: +91 11 2334 1234

The restaurant, which was seven years in the making, is completely hand painted with vegetable and flower dyes by mural painters brought in especially from a temple in Kerala’s Guruvayur. Designed on the principles of feng shui, The Spice Route is a treasure trove of antiques and is divided into nine different sections, each depicting part of the journey of life. Besides the stunning decor, The Spice Route boasts a menu that will hook the taste buds of even the most seasoned food connoisseur.

BUDGET

MAGIQUE

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Address: Gate 3,Garden Off 5 Senses, Said-Ul-Ajaib, New Delhi, Delhi 110030, India
Phone: +91 97175 35533

It has gained rave reviews from food critics and fashion magazines across the world, including Elle and Time Out. Essentially an alfresco dining environment, the restaurant is set in the beautiful Garden of Five Senses and really comes to life at night with hundreds of flickering candles and the sounds of water – it is also a great spot for sunny lunches and brunches in the balmy Delhi winter sun.