Food is an integral part of every Indian’s daily life. The love for food spreads across the entire continent, breaking through the regional differences in food preparations. Delhi being the capital city of the country, perhaps showcases all of that diversity and love for feed, through its large number of food hotspots spread across the city. Each of these hotspots houses a large number of food outlets, each of which brings mouthwatering good food to your mouth, and helps you truly embrace the essence of the Delhite food.
Top 10 Food Points In Delhi
- North campus
- Hudson Lane
- South campus
- Old Delhi
- Pandara road
- Jama Masjid
- Connaught place
1. North campus
Starting off our list with our first entry, the North campus is one of Delhi’s best known street food hubs. One can walk through the area and munch on tons of fast food and local street food, trying out delicious flavours and varied options. Famous for its large number of options all at affordable prices, North campus is. Amidst visit for every tourist visiting the capital city.
2. Hudson Lane
Located at GTB Nagar, this is one of the best hub of multi-cuisine restaurants in Delhi. From Italian and Mexican to local north Indian fast food, Hudson Lane has something to offer for everyone. Home to famous restaurants such as woodbox cafe and mad monkey, this place houses one of the largest selection of cuisines for you to feast on, and is a must visit for all foodies.
3. South campus
Just like it’s counterpart north campus, South campus is also very well known for its collection of street and fast food. The place holds special attraction for students and the younger generation, due to its affordable prices and diversity in food options. Recent addition of aesthetic and cool cafes such as the Big Yellow Door is yet another attraction towards this famous food hotspot. Tourists visiting should be definitely trying out places such as the Chowringhee lane and QD’s.
4. Old Delhi
Embark on a journey through time, as you walk into the reminiscent streets of Old Delhi and enjoy some of the most iconic food outlets of the capital. Ranging from local street delicacies such as papri chaat and dahi vara to restaurants serving authentic mughlai cuisine, Old Delhi is an absolute paradise for all Indian cuisine lovers. Nationwide famous outlets such as Haldiram’s and Tiwary brothers have their origin in this part of the Capital.
5. Pandara road
The Pandara road is an area which is located near to the world famous India gate and is well known for its selection of specialty restaurants. If you’re wanting to shift from trying out street and fast food to specialty dining enjoying cuisines from all around the world, Pandara road is definitely one of the first places you should visit. It houses some of the famous names such as Gulato and the Chicken Inn, and is a must try for all foodies.
For those foodies who are not quite sure on what to choose between street food and restaurants, NSP offers a unique and well combined choice to experience both. Gulp down the spicy aloo tikki, or take in some of the famous shakes from the area, NSP has enough offerings to satisfy your street and fast food cravings. Move on the speciality dining in places such as the Barbeque nation and eleven course, to enjoy multicourse specialty meals of the highest quality.
7. Jama Masjid
Yet another location dedicated to authentic street food lovers, at Jama Masjid experience the essence of true Delhi food, in this food hub located off the Matia Mahal bazaar. Experience fishes as varied as keema, kebabs and pakoras to sweet delicacies such as jalebis and ladoos, within touching distance of each other. No matter what your preference is, you’re sure to find something that appeals to your taste buds.
Going back to one of the oldest parts of the capital, walk along the age old streets as you try excellent food from vendors supplying every possible delicacy to meet your food cravings. Nizamuddin is famous for its collection of kebabs and is a heaven for anyone who loves the Mughlai cuisine. A definite addition to the food itinerary of any foodie who is travelling to New Delhi. Some of the most visit worthy places include Nizam’s, Gulfam and Ghalib’s kebabs.
The area opposite to IIFT lists some of the best dhabas across the entire city. Home to the authentic Punjabi cuisine that brings turns up your appetite just by the magnificent aroma that floats around the area. Munch in delicious parathas and anchars, or bite into delicious spicy kebabs, the options are truly endless. For people who are fan of the Chinese cuisine, there also a number of palaces serving delicious Chinese in the area. Laxman dhaba and Mangal dhaba are two places that are a must visit in the area.
10. Connaught place
The final addition to the list is of course, the world famous Connaught place. One of the fanciest place a foodie can visit, the Connaught place is famous for housing outlets of almost all of world famous eateries. Combined with the healthy infusion of local cuisines and beloved north Indian Street food, this area truly demonstrates the heart of New Delhi’s food culture. No matter if your choices are local, domestic or from the other side of the world, Connaught place is sure to provide you with exciting options to fulfill your gastric demands.
Delhi houses some of the best food options from all over the world. It is also a heaven for street food and local cuisines from across the country. If you’re visiting the city and love food, the places in the list is sure to be worth visiting. Choose your options and munch and sip on delicious delicacies and make your stay in New Delhi a memorable one.
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