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Eating And Drinking

Delhites are rapacious eaters and to serve them out there are large variety of restaurants and cuisines from all the world. From roadside stalls to big restaurants, there is someting for every budget. Munching mouth watering snacks at roadside stalls in Paharganj, Palika Bazaar and Janpath or taste traditional cuisines in many Delhi's celebrated restaurants.

Being a polished metropolitan city, Delhi afford to offer international food corners like, Wimpy, Pizza Hut, Subway, Mac Donald and many more. Also vast buffets and superlative carte du jour menus of the luxury hotels. Most of the restaurants close around 11pm, but those with bars usually stay open until midnight. One can have late night snacks at either top hotel, in Paharganj's round the clock rooftop cafes, or head to the markets of south Delhi.

Karim Restaurant, Old delhi

Important Eateries In Delhi

Connaught Place And Central Delhi
Connaught place is the most happening part of Delhi where you can find numerous options ranging from local dhabas, upmarket restaurants and plenty of western -style fast food centers. There is always an option to air conditioned comfort just for a silver service tea or cool milkshake in omnipresent coffee shops that have recently spring up in the area.

Some renowned restaurants in Connaught Place for almost every budgets are Banana Leaf, Don't Pass Me By. Nirula's, Pizza Express, Parikrama, Rodeo, Spice Route, Standard, United Coffee House, Zen

Paharganj And Ram Nagar
Most of the restaurants in Paharganj are poor imitation of western style foods. There are many popular places to hang out. Overlooking the bazzar many are set on roof terraces that afford great city views. Most of the restaurants offers typical breakfast like toast, porridge, muesli and omlettes. Also there are options to join the local dhabas of different states dotted through the bazaar for excellence aloo parantha and curd. Ram Nagar on the other hand have limited options.

Some popular food joints are Appetite in Hotel Vishal, De Gem, Diamond Cafe, Golden Cafe, Hare Krishna in Hare Krishna hotel, cozy Metropolis, tiny New Amar, Sonu Chat House and many others.

Old Delhi
Old Delhi is crowded with simple food stalls but offers surprisingly good and fiery Indian dishes. The important point is the price of food, which is as little as Rs20 for a delicious snacks. In the recent times there are some upmarket restaurants sprung up that offers a cozy and sophisticated ambiance.

Some good food joints and restaurants at Old Delhi are Chor Bizarre for excellent north Indian cuisines, Karim's for widest meat dishes, Moti Mahal for mughlai cuisines at a nominal price, Paratha Wali Gali , which is one of the oldest eateries in Delhi, Vig for having inexpensive south Indian food and excellent coffee.

South Delhi
It is one palace in Delhi that is widely spread and offer countless eating options. One of the capital's best place to dining out is trendy Hauz Khas, with its Village Bistro restaurant complex comprising several eateries. Where Defense Colony boasts over trendy restaurants and coffee shops. Ansal Plaza one of the Delhi's popular shopping complex have some decent restaurants and bars. Chanakya Market holds a cluster of Tibetan food joints offering scrumptious momos and thukpa. Pandara Road Market's restaurants and bars, close to India Gate stay open until 2am.

Some of the good options in South Delhi are Dilli Haat, which is large open air market with small inexpensive restaurants and cafes, Ego in friends colony for authentic Italian food with good beer, cocktails and loud music, Flavors in Defense Colony serving good Italian food including risotto and delicious tiramisu, and many more.




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