Talking about The Duke & Duchess’ Royal Indian Feast really got us craving for some loaded traditional thalis complete with sabjis, roti, chawal, raita, papad and the works. We dug up some of the best thali places around the Capital and here are our top 25 favorites!
9-A, Atmaram Mansion, Scindia House, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 43501200
Rajdhani is famous for its unlimited Gujarati and Rajasthani thalis that crank up the thali game by several notches.
MA-A05, Ground Floor, Restaurant Block, DLF Place Mall, Saket, New Delhi-17 | +91 9911462757; +91 9650339524
It’s not a thali, it’s a Maha Thali, served only on weekends for lunch.
New Friends Colony – Ground Floor, India Mall, Community Centre, New Friends Colony, Delhi-25 | 011 41008630; +91 8802222889
GK2 – M-21, M Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi-48 | 011 41708631
Treat yourself to Carnatic Café’s mini meal to experience a traditional South Indian thali complete with Gojju and buttermilk.
Shop F-20, Hog Market, Rajendra Place, New Delhi-08 | 011 33106204
Stop at Imly’s Punjab Terminal for a wholesome Punjabi Thali.
35, Defence Colony Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi-24 | 011 33105408
Devour a feisty Rajasthani meal served along with tangy pickles and a variety of accompaniments in their signature thali. You can even enjoy their on-going Navratra Thali loaded with a number of fast-special items.
East Patel Nagar – 25/35, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi-08 | 011 25862929; 011 65457986
Hauz Khas Village – Shop 1, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi-16 | 011 26960426; 011 26536045
Binge on classic South Indian bites served in Naivedyam’s various thali options.
Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi-23
Almost all the state stalls here serve up thalis laden with scrumptious delicacies.
6, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi-03 | 011 33105051
Pamper your buds with authentic North Indian and Mughlai eats with Gulati’s special platters. This week you can head over to the restaurant and enjoy their special Navratra thali too.
Kake Di Hatti
654-666, Church Mission Road, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk, Delhi-06 | +91 9810909755; +91 9910722254
Indulge in a rich and ghee-some Amritsari thali at Kake’s.
Karnataka Food Centre
Ground Floor, Delhi Karnataka Sangh Building, R K Puram, New Delhi-22 | 011 26187357; 011 32961674
Under the South Indian Fixed Meals, KFC serves some amazing tiffin, maharaja and standard thalis.
Potbelly Rooftop Café
116-C, 4th Floor, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi-49 | 011 33107597
This Bihari restaurant is your go-to place for the perfect litti, chockha, tarkari and sattu pooris put together in a variety of thalis like the Tarkari thali, Madhubani Thali and more.
Khan Market – 73, Khan Market, New Delhi-03 | +91 9810877701
Gurgaon – 3, Ground Floor, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon-122002 | +91 9971839456
Take your pick from one of the many Combo Meal options and have yourself a delicious party!
P-13, Connaught Circus, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 28844305; 011 23345577
As elaborate as a thali can get, as delicious as food can get and as economical as prices can get.
Saffron – Trident Gurgaon
Trident, 443, Phase 5, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 9650487875; +91 9717226661
Trident’s thali is a one of its kind 4-course thali, which starts with stares, soups, the main thali and then ends with delicious dessert. Wholesome perfection.
Shop 19, Ground Floor, Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon-122001 | 0124 4231919; +91 8527739955
It’s called ‘Kuch Bhi’, which literally means ‘anything’. The thali here is a surprise every time as the items on it are never fixed. If you’re not one for surprises, they have the special Kashmiri lunch as well (only takeaway).
1, Feroze Shah Road, New Delhi | 011 23382031
It’s either a thali or nothing.
15-A/56, Ajmal Khan Road, Opposite Roopak Store, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-05 | 011 45000255; 011 45000266
Dish out on more authentic Rajashthani and Gujarati grubs at this all veg thali restaurant.
C-38, 1st Floor, Opposite Odeon Cinema, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 33107557
Barush gives you six options to pick your meal platter from – 3 vegetarian and 3 non-vegetarian. That shouldn’t be difficult.
Sheraton New Delhi Hotel, District Centre, Saket, New Delhi-17 | 011 42661203(4)
Pamper your palate with flavors of South India all brought to you in a fancy thali.
Triveni Terrace Café
205, Tan Sen Marg, Opposite FICCI Auditorium, Mandi House, New Delhi-01 | +91 9971566904
Enjoy wholesome vegetarian and non-vegetarian lunch thalis at this picturesque terrace café in Central Delhi.
Near Shipra Mall, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad | +91 8527583853
This one’s for the homesick soul. Get a delicious homemade thali delivered at your doorstep.
Delite Cinema Building, Main Asaf Ali Road, Daryaganj, Delhi-02 | 011 23275356; 011 65568767
The special thali at this Daryganj outlet is a refreshing change from all the kebabs and biryanis around.
4702/21, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-02 | 011 23273578; 011 41563336
Scoff down some palatable North Indian grubs cooked to perfection.
Dhaba by Claridges
The Claridges, 12, Near Lodhi Road, Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi-11 |
This 5-star dhaba is the fanciest dal makhni and butter chicken can get. Enjoy the elaborate veg and non-veg thalis that are easily heaven on a plate.
42, Baani Square, South City 2, Gurgaon-122018 | 011 33107880
Sindhi thali, anyone?
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