We’ve had a look at the best terrace and rooftop restaurants, but let’s see what the Capital has in store for garden-loves. Because there are very few things better – and prettier –than a beautifully set up lawn dining. And given that the heat calls for anything but alfresco, let’s just say we are stocking up for the winter (or the almost-here monsoon). Anywho, here are 7 restaurants in Delhi to give you the best of greenery and culinary.
Lodi – The Garden Restaurant
Opposite Mausam Bhawan, Near Gate 1, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-03 | 011 33105163
The Lodi is an exceptional fine dining and romantic restaurant in Delhi. Given a picturesque weather and exceptional company, it is the perfect place for an intimate meal. Speckled with lush greens and surrounded by Delhi’s rich heritage the place provides the perfect solitude from Delhi’s maddening hustle.
The Imperial, Janpath, New Delhi-01 | 011 41116608
A gem in The Imperial’s crown, San Gimignano is a scenic restaurant that serves authentic Italian food and is best known for its beguiling outdoor patio where you can enjoy a quiet and relaxed meal with your beau. The place serves up excellent wood fired pizzas.
The Claridges, 12, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Road, Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi-02 | 011 39555096; +91 9971718208
Sevilla is the place to be, whether you are on your first date or celebrating your anniversary or simply want to treat yourself to fine wine and dine. The breathtaking ambience of this place complete with canopies, flowing water, great music and remarkable food make this place what is it – perfect.
Gate 1, The Garden of Five Senses, Saidulajab, Near Saket, New Delhi-30 | 011 33107704
Fio offers a romantic atmosphere for couples with its intimate and cozy niches and corners complete with a menu that boasts of exceptional Italian food. Its country-style ambience is a sensation with all those looking to spend some quality time with their significant other.
Ground Floor, Vatika Towers Complex, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon-122002 | 011 33106491
Enjoy a sumptuous spread at Impromptu and wash it down with their spectrum of heady cocktail and delicious mocktails. The place draws inspiration from a neo country villa complete with French windows and an airy outdoor setting. The food ranges from American, European and North Indian small nibbles to full size platters to stuff you up.
Inside Deer Park, Near Hauz Khas Village, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi-16 | 011 33107916
Overlooking the Capital’s famed Deer Park, The Project blends the concepts of a fine dine and a casual shack. So you get the best of three worlds! Add to that a variety of spirits and some excellent Italian, Continental and North Indian grubs to seal the awesome deal.
Hotel Diplomat, 9, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21 | 011 46050200
Done up in muted shades of wood and bamboo, Amreli has managed to put together a pretty space overlooking a well-manicured garden. The place doles out great food spanning across Indian, Continental and Asian cuisines.
Bunny hop over to these gardens now!