Healthy as it is, it definitely isn’t easy eating out as a vegan in Delhi a.k.a. butter chicken central. But fear not as we handpick our favorite spots to ditch the dairy and meat. Here are 7 spots in Delhi that cater to the vegan palate. And how!
M-22, M Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi-48 | 011 46536666; 011 41633434
Lean Chef is all about the taste and health. Well, duh-uh! The cozy little space in South Delhi rolls out some excellent vegan and gluten-free options in both drinks and bites. Right from wholesome salads to absolutely delish smoothies, Lean Chef has got it all sorted for the vegan lot.
The Oudh – The Ashok
The Ashok, 50-B, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21 | 011 26611010; 011 24123840
The Oudh is a quintessential North Indian restaurant that breaks away from the regular conception of North Indian cuisine (ghee laden, rich and really rich) with a menu that includes vegan and sugar-free options.
Devang House – The Ashok
The Ashok, 50-B, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21 | +91 9599681082; 011 26117990
Another vegetarians’ delight in The Ashok, Devang House caters to a variety of taste buds. The menu is packed with Indian, Italian and Asian cuisines with their uber healthy vegan options a cherry on top.
2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket, New Delhi-30 | 011 65991116; +91 9810088762
This dreamy little space in South Delhi is loved for its soft décor, calming tea blends and excellent bakes. The menu is a potpourri of Italian, Lebanese, Mediterranean and Continental grubs along with specials for vegans, weight watchers and light eaters.
Shop 23, 1st & 2nd Floor, Khan Market, New Delhi-03 | 011 24655641/2
This bibliophile den can (and does) give all book and food lovers an awesome time, courtesy the amazing menu and the thriving bookshop just below the café. The menu is vegetarian with vegan options and the ambience is just perfect for a date with your favorite author. So hop over to Café Turtle and give your palate and intellect the feels.
Smoke House Deli
Vasant Kunj | Ground Floor, DLF Promenade Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-70 | 011 46075646
Hauz Khas Village | 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi-16 | 011 26567001
Khan Market | 17, 1st Floor, Khan Market, New Delhi-03 | 011 43562820
Saket | Shop 252/253, DLF Place Mall, Saket, New Delhi-17 | 011 40612823
Overdose on a beautifully put together European menu that takes you from breakfast to dinner. The place is a sheer delight for vegans givens its wide variety of sumptuous grubs across all sections.
2nd Floor, Spark Mall, Kamla Nagar Market, Kamla Nagar, New Delhi | 011 41717171
As the name suggests, Sattviko is all about eating clean and healthy. The place serves up decadent Jain and vegan options that include a Sattvik take on Italian and Mexican cuisines along with Indian selections as well.
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