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The best places to eat in Delhi

Last updated on: September 24, 2015 14:37 IST
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Food trippin' anyone? Take us along, our mouths are already watering!

After the Mumbai list, we bring you a list of 15 best eateries in Delhi based on Zomato's Users Choice Awards across various categories.

Take a look and tell us how many of these have you been to already!

Best desserts: Big Chill

Big Chill is best known for its desserts

Address: 68 A, Khan Market, New Delhi

Contact: 011 41757588

Big Chill is best known for its elaborate Italian menu.

If you happen to be here, do not miss their yummylicious desserts -- Banoffee Pie, Mississippi Mud Pie and Blueberry Cheesecake.

Best cafe: Big Yellow Door

Big Yellow Door

Address: H 8 B, Near GTB Nagar Metro Station, Opp. Hudson Lane's NDPL Office, Vijay Nagar, New Delhi

Contact: +91 7042294299/+91 7042294296

First things first -- you cannot miss the strikingly big yellow door at the entrance -- that's how the restaurant got its name.

It's a happening place frequented by the young and old alike; you'll be lucky if you manage to get a place to sit on a busy day.

Best burger: Cafe Delhi Heights

Cafe Delhi Heights is famous for burgers

Address: Shop 121-123, 1st Floor, Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon

Contact: +91 9312154033/+91 9555754033

Website: NA

Quirky interiors, plenty of options in vegetarian and non vegetarian variants and an ambience that promises to impress everyone -- that's Cafe Delhi Heights for you.

Try their Juicy Lucy Burger or the street smart Delhi Burger inspired by the capital city.

Best microbrewery: Downtown - Diners & Living Beer Cafe

Downtown Cafe

Address: 34, Leisure Valley Road, Near Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon

Contact: 011 33106324

Want a beer at 1 pm? Head to Downtown and order from a choice of wheat beer, premium and dark beer.

And if you like spirits, be prepared to be spoiled for choice.

Best butter chicken: Gulati

Gulati restaurant

Address: 6, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi

Contact: 011 23388836/39


Since the time it was started in the year 1959, it has lived up to its promise of delivering delicious North Indian and Mughlai cuisine to food lovers.

Order the galauti kebab and follow it up with butter chicken and naan.

Best cocktail bar: Pebble Street

Pebble Street

Address: 8, Community Center, New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110025

Contact: +91 8800249975/011 26844380


The bright yellow and red brick walls, the wooden decor and lights take you on a European date right in the centre of Delhi.

Imagine watching a live football match in a setting like that... Go now!

Most checked-in restaurant: Hauz Khas Social

Hauz Khas Social

Address: 9A and 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

Contact: +91 7838652814


Bourbon and a brownie; Two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl -- no, we are not being romantic, it's the kind of signature drinks you'll have to choose from at Hauz Khas Social.

With an ambience that is relaxed and friendly, get ready to be amazed when you receive your order.

Most photographed restaurant: Farzi Cafe

Farzi Cafe

Address: 7-8, Ground Floor, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon

Contact: +91 8800690419/0124 4922273

Website: NA

True to its name, this place cheats, rather tweaks your traditional Indian food and presents it in a way that will bowl...err blow you away!

First the ambience, then the food, you won't be disappointed with the quality of service, and the presentation!

Most reviewed restaurant: Hauz Khas Social

Hauz Khas Social

Address: 9A and 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

Contact: +91 7838652814


What would you do if you order Trip on the Drip and get your drink in a plastic zipped pouch with a sipper?

We think, you'd share it with your friends!

Perhaps that explains why this restaurant chain got the much deserved attention.

Highest Rated: Indian Accent - The Manor

Indian Accent -- The Manor

Address: The Manor, 77, Friends Colony, New Delhi

Contact: 011 43235151/+91 9871117968


The Indian Accent takes molecular gastronomy to an altogether different level.

Treat yourself to an elaborate menu designed by masterchef Manish Mehrotra -- tandoori bacon prawns, chicken tikka quesadillas, warm doda burfi treacle tart are some items you must try here.

Best debut: Lights Camera Action - Air Bar

Lights Camera Action - Air Bar

Address: J2/6 B, 3rd Floor, BK Dutta Market, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

Contact: 011 33106114

Website: NA

Bollywood fans, head here for a dramatic evening with family and/or friends.

Order Bhiku Mhatre Vada Pav, Ujda Chaman (fried corns in a sweet chilly sauce) or go healthy with Chamak Chalo (a leafy salad).

Best pizza: Pizza Express

Pizza Express

Address: 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

Contact: 011 33105791


Pick from a range of pizzas -- or simply order their signature Dough Balls.

Here, there are plenty of options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

Value for money restaurant: QD's Restaurant

QDs Restaurant

Address: 2520, 1st Floor, Hudson Lane, Kingsway Camp, Delhi University-GTB Nagar, New Delhi

Contact: 011 33105476

Website: NA

If you're looking for a three-course meal under Rs 1000, walk in to QD's.

A roti here will cost you Rs 14, soups are priced below Rs 100 and the costliest thing on the menu is a full plate of chicken gravy for Rs 450.

Veggie friendly restaurant: Sagar Ratna

Sagar Ratna restaurant serves authentic south Indian items

Address: 18, Defence Colony Market, New Delhi

Contact: 011 24333658/24333440

Website: NA

Dig in to their aplams, idli fries or savour their 4 feet 'never ending family dosa' priced at Rs 500.

Relish authentic South Indian food here.

Legendary restaurant: Wenger's


Address: A16, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Contact: 011 23324403/23324594


Started in 1926, Wenger's is one of the oldest bakery and confectionery in Delhi.

This place reeks of nostalgia and continues to delight guests with their legendary menu -- pastries, cookies, brownies and more.

All photographs: Kind courtesy Zomato

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