The Capital may look like a tiny amoeba on the Indian political map, but as you zoom in you realize just how many little pieces Delhi-NCR is made of. From Noida in Uttar Pradesh and Gurgaon in Haryana to Dwarka in, well, Delhi (though it may seem like a whole other alien state at times), Delhi is spread far and wide. Speaking of Dwarka, while it make seem “alien” at times, do not under any circumstances underestimate the settlement for it holds a bunch of recreational gems (read, eating joints). Here are some of our favourites!
Pavilion 75 – WelcomHotel Dwarka
WelcomHotel, Plot 3, Sector 10, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | +91 8800292248; +91 9599953866
Nestled in Dwarka’s lavish Welcom Hotel, Pavilion 75 is a popular watering hole in the area. The fine dining restaurants rolls out rich Continental, North Indian, and Italian cuisines and is famous for their bottomless Sunday brunches and dedicated bakery section.
Sector 6, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | 011 33105970
A popular home delivery joint in Dwarka, Greater Kailash 2, and Malviya Nagar, Dilli BC brings to you food that defines the foodscape of Delhi – North Indian and Mughlai grubs. So order your favorite kebabs, gravies, and breads from Dilli BC on your next gathering!
Café After Hours
1st Floor, City Centre Mall, Near Sector 12 Metro Station, Sector 12, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | 011 33106588
Café After Hours is more than just your ordinary café. The place boasts of a chic and crisp décor amped up by a cool vibe and great food. Things just get better with the live music and their loaded menu that boasts of some Indian and Continental amazing soups, salads, snacks, and meals.
Sector 6, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | +91 9650184809
Treat yourself to a portion of ghee-some rich nihari at this popular Mughlai outlet. Kebab Gali serves their nihari in three different sizes – from 2 pieces to 6. So you could share (really?) or just have the whole plate to yourself for a very nominal price.
Shop 204-206, 2nd floor, Plot 5, Mefcons Plaza, Sector 6, Dwarka-75 | +91 9599217213; +91 9599217214
Savour authentic Hyderabadi biryani in Delhi at Biryani Art. The restaurant brings the true Nizami flavours to Delhi with delicious offerings like an array of biryanis (well, duh-uh) and kebabs.
3rd Floor, Plot 10, Manish Link Road, Sector 5, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | 011 33105299
As the name suggests, Singh Sahib is an out and out North Indian food hub. Done up elegantly with classy woodwork and crystal chandeliers, the place brings the flavors of Punjab to your plate in the yummiest fashion possible with a number of shorbas (soups), breads and curries.
Biryani By Kilo
Sector 7, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | +91 9555212212; +91 9212199888
True to its name, Biryani By Kilo offers a delicious variety of biryanis by the kilo (and half a kilo as well). The restaurant does not have a sit-down setting but delivers piping hot biryanis and kebabs to nearby addresses. Do try their mutton galouti, shikampuri kebab, chicken korma, gosht biryani, and murg biryani.
Dvar Indian Restaurant – Radisson Blu
Radisson Blu, Plot 4, Sector 13, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | 011 33106172
Complete with Radisson level service and culinary prowess and a gorgeous menu that features the crème de la crème of Mughlai and North Indian cuisines, Dvar should be your go-to choice for impeccable Indian fine dining in Dwarka.
1st Floor, Pankaj Arcade 3, Plot No 6, Pocket 4, Sector 11, Dwarka-75 | 0124 2865555
Do not go by the plain and humble setting of the place because Biryani Blues does some mean biryanis and kebabs that’ll transport you to the times of the Nawabs and Nizams. Do try their Mutton Shikampur, Kheema Biryani and Bagara Baingan.
Sector 6, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | +91 9015558558; +91 8826063723
The quickest way you can treat yourself to impeccable and economical Asian food without so much as changing out of your jammies. The place delivers generous portions of delicious Chinese food that are viably priced.
Shop 305 & 306, 3rd Floor, Mefcons Plaza, Central Market, Sector 6, Dwarka, New Delhi-75 | 011 33106408
Yet another home delivery outlet in Dwarka that brings finger licking good biryani to your doorstep, Bikkgane rolls out a number of preparations. Right from tandoori kebabs and desi finger food to mind blowing Hyderabadi biryani and rich Indian curries, the place has it all!
G-9, Pankaj Plaza, Plot 1, Sector 6, Dwarka, New Delhi | 011 30806686
Kookaa is known for its innovative menu that boasts of some eclectic and quirky Indian snacks. Nothing here is ordinary so be ready to bite into some super experimental foods like chocolate kheer, Amritsari Murgh Paratha roll, Lemoni mix veg paratha roll, dharam murgh makhani sandwich, and the likes!