35 Butter Chickens In Delhi That Are Absolutely Sinful

Tender meat in rich creamy gravy, Butter Chicken – the name alone is enough to make a person drool. This dish is considered to be the staple food for non-vegetarian Delhiites & has many die-hard fans around the world as well, leading to its numerous reproductions with added customary flavors. The state, which is considered to be its creator, is none other than the Capital itself. So, if you are having difficulty to find a place to treat yourself with an ‘Oh-so-awesome’ Butter Chicken, refer to this monster list of places in Delhi that serve this heavenly dish.


Moti Mahal Deluxe

Where: Daryaganjmoti mahal

Legend has it that Moti Mahal is the real inventor of our beloved Butter Chicken! Situated in Old Delhi, its atmosphere is great, complemented with live music. Started in the 1940s, it is said that dignitaries including Mr. Nehru frequented the place. Though the interiors are not extravagant, their Butter Chicken most certainly is.


Mughal Mahal

Where: Rajendra Placemughal mahal

This modest restaurant has been around for ages and undeniably serves one of the best Butter Chickens in town. It is known for its rich and creamy texture with its signature style of a slight sweetness to its preparation.


Gulati Restaurant

Where: Pandara Road Marketgulati

The Gulati Restaurant located in the posh Pandara Market, is yet another Butter Chicken heaven. It is approximately four decades young and is very famous for its rich & creamy Butter Chicken. Various celebrities are regular customers of Gulati, which combines its authenticity of Indian and Mughlai food.


Kake Da Hotel

Where: Outer Circle, Connaught Placekake

This restaurant has been catering to all Butter Chicken lovers since 1931. This small crowded hotel in the outer circle of CP is tiny but in this case the looks are truly deceptive. But the thought to just go inside & pounce on the lip-smacking Butter Chicken makes everything else seem irrelevant!


Bhape Da Hotel

Where: Outer Circle, Connaught Plabhape

In line with Kake Da Hotel, Bhape is yet another eatery that has been serving the Capital some amazing Butter Chicken since ages! Bhape Da Hotel is standing proof of Delhi’s love for Butter Chicken, as even two consecutive eateries never go queue-free.


National Restaurant

Where: Outer Circle, Connaught Placenational

National has been catering to the taste buds of Delhi for over than 50 years now. The Butter Chicken here is delicious and from a school kid to a top-notch corporate honcho, mostly everyone in the city must have visited National Dhaba at least once. The rich Butter Naans with the Butter Chicken is a combo to die for!



Where: Connaught Place; M Block Market, GK Iminar

Locals have been frequenting this hangout for decades and it is not without reason as they serve the best Butter Chicken in town – a vibramt orange coloured gravy which is thick and creamy that goes super well with their Garlic Naan.



Where: Ashok Vihar Phase IIinvitation

With a name that is quite inviting – literally – this food joint has been a part of Delhi’s Mughlai Restaurants’ list for ages and is still known for its mouth-watering Butter Chicken – the recipe for which has only got better with time.


Pind Balluchi

Where: South Ex. Ipind balluchi

With multiple outlets across the city, Pind Balluchi is easily one of the best and most loved North Indian and Mughlai restaurants in Delhi. The place serves authentic creamy Butter Chicken that is every Delhiites delight!


Punjabi By Nature

Where: Vasant Kunj; Sector-18, Noidapunjabi by nature

True to its name, Punjabi By Nature serves authentic Punjabi dishes and is the go-to place for typical North Indian food. Butter Chicken is one of their specialities and the mere sight of it will get you dancing with joy.


Mini Mughal

Where: M Block Market, GK IIMini-Mughal

As the name suggests, Mini Mughal is a family restaurant, which serves North Indian and Mughlai fare. Their creamy and dreamy Butter Chicken made is consistently good and can be enjoyed alongside their dripping with butter, Butter Naan.


Beliram Degchiwala

Where: West Punjabi Baghdegchiwala

Beliram Degchiwala is a popular takeaway food-joint in West Punjabi Bagh. It serves delicious North Indian and Mughlai cuisines at an affordable price and is one of the most sought after places for Punjabi non-veg food, specially Chicken and Mutton dishes.



Where: Karol Baghchangezi

Changezi is a splendid place to try delicious Butter Chicken. The place is popular for their Naans and Khameeri Roti. A superb restaurant to try some of the brilliant North Indian and Mughlai food!



Where: Hotel Palace Heights, Connaught Placezaffran sign butter chicken

Zaffran is known for its delicious non-vegetarian North Indian food. The food is delightful and portions are perfect. The Butter Chicken is, needless to say, finger licking good and the ambience just adds up to the experience.


Colonel’s Kababz

Where: Defence Colonycolonel's

Known for it’s in-car eating, Colonel’s one of Delhi favorite kebab and Mughlai spot. Butter chicken being one of their most popular preparations has been thrilling the Delhi taste buds for years now.


Rajinder Da Dhaba

Where: Safdarjung Enclaverajinder

Started off as a small eatery, this Dhaba has gained tremendous popularity. Loved for its wide variety of non-vegetarian noshes, the place serves up some amazing Butter Chicken that teams up beautifully with the soft and chewy Roomali Roti.



Where: Pandara Road Markethavemore

Havemore is a typical Dhaba-style restaurant that is frequently visited by the locals of Delhi. The restaurant is quite old fashioned and like the other restaurants at Pandara Road, this too is open past midnight. Try their absolutely sinful butter chicken and you’ll know why people visit this place even after the late night hours!


Dhaba By Claridges

Where: DLF Cyber City, Gurgaonclaridges

Dhaba by menu and fine dine by service, Dhaba by Claridges is the perfect blend of rustic and fine dining. The Butter Chicken here is to die for!


Indian Accent – The Manor

Where: Friends Colonyindian accent

Indian Accent at The Manor Hotel in South Delhi offers Indian food of international standards, which means the Butter Chicken here is outstanding to say the least.



Where: ITC Maurys, Satdar Patel Margbukhara

An award winning restaurant set in ITC Maurya, Bukhara is a fine dining-cum-bar. It specializes in the North Indian cuisine especially the North-West Frontier consisting of many delectable Mughlai dishes.


Dum Pukht

Where: ITC Maurya, Sardar Patel Margdumpukht

Yet another another gem in ITC Maurya’s crown, Dum Pukht brings you the grand cuisine of India in an ambience that is truly regal. With aromatic dishes cooked using hand-picked spices, the Butter Chicken here is no less than that of a Mughal Emperor’s court.


Desi Vibes

Where: Sector-18, Noida; Connaught Placedesi vibes

The menu offers the best of Indian cuisines with some self innovated items as well. The Butter Chicken here is authentic and absolutely yummy!


Made In Punjab
Where: DLF Cyber City, Gurgaonmade in punjab

The name speaks for itself. Made In Punjab has a number of authentic Punjabi dshes to offer, Butter Chicken being one of their best.



Where: Jama Masjid; Sector-18, Noidkarims

Karim’s is one of the most popular eateries in Delhi, which serves authentic Mughlai dishes that the locals swear by. The food is delectable and the Butter Chicken is worth taking a bullet for.



Where: Connaught Placeveda

Veda is a fine dining restaurant owned by Designer Rohit Bal. This Pan-Indian experience offers flavours and tastes of the glorious food of the vastly diverse Indian Sub Continent.


Legends Grille

Where: Spice World Mall, Sector-25, Noidlegends grille

Known for it’s diverse multi-cuisine spread, Legends Grille serves superb food. Their Butter Chicken equivalent, known as the Murgh Patiyala, is a must have.



Where: Punjabi Baghbuzz

Buzz in Punjabi Bagh is an upmarket lounge cum restaurant. With Butter Chicken so delicious, the whole ‘upmarket’ factor takes a backseat and you can’t resist stuffing yourself (and smearing your clothes) with the yummy orange chicken.


Ambrosia Bliss

Where: Connaught Placeambrosia bliss

Otherwise known for its overwhelming ambience and authentic Italian and Mediterranean cuisines, Ambrosia serves up some delectable Butter Chicken which totally overshadows everything else.


Chicken Inn

Where: Pandara Road MarketTandoori Style Restaurant

Another popular eatery in the market, Chicken Inn offers a wide variety of Mughlai and North Indian goodies. True to its name, the place specializes in everything chicken, Butter Chicken being one of their best.


Kays Bar-Be-Que

Where: Ashok Vihar Phasekays

This eatery in West Delhi serves some really good and authentic North Indian and Mughlai food. Their flavorsome Butter Chicken, made from authentic spices, cannot be missed!


In The Punjab

Where: GK Iin the punjab

The place is extravagant and in every sense truly ‘Punjabi’! The place serves excellent Tikkas, Kebabs and Curries, with a Butter Chicken so good that you’ll rethink your staple meal!


Lazeez Affaire

Where: Chankyapurilazeez

Like its name, the place is an excellent blend of North Indian food and fine dining. Lazeez Affaire offers amazing Mughlai food and an even more amazing Butter Chicken.



Where: Kalkaji; Sector-50, NoidaTaste-buds go Balle Balle.

The dishes here are delicious including some of the finest picks from Indian and International cuisine. Locales absolutely swear by the Butter Chicken here.



Where: Sushant Lok, Gurgaonlockup

Perfect for after hour dining, Lockup is open till 3 in the morning. Known for a Butter Chicken so good that you’ll actually want to be locked up here forever!



Where: Rajouri Gardendhaba

The place is in every sense a Dhaba but with modern touches. What is the best thing to order at a Dhaba? Butter Chicken, of course!