DelhiRoundUp: 15 Events Around Delhi For Some Festive Cheer!

Winter’s here and we could use all the extra food to keep our body warm. Also, ‘tis THE Christmas weekend, the merriest weekend in the entire year, so we don’t really need a reason to put on the extra kilos and indulge our guts out. And what better than some exciting food events to get high on all the festivities? So get ready for a merry binge around town and head on over to these food-filled events in and around Delhi.


  1. National Street Food Festival

Date: Fri, 23rd December – Sun, 25th December

Time: 12pm – 10pm

Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Gate No. 14), Lodhi Road, New Delhi-03

Entry: INR 80 (per head, per day)

Around 500 best street food vendors from across the country travel to Delhi offering lip-smacking, delicious food, snacks, main courses food items, desserts and various kinds of food preparations to its visitors. The food festival also hosts a number of entertaining live performances and play zones for the young ones. This year eminent Indian chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, Kunal Kapur, and Sadaf Hussain will grace the event.img_36ec512afe637fdfb461690a68d9f27d_1482226141129_original


  1. Christmas Drunch

Date:  Sat, 24th December

Time: 8pm – 12.30am

Venue: Olive Bar & Kitchen, Haveli No.6-8, Kalkadass Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi | +91 9810235472

No, we haven’t misspelled brunch. Olive Bar & Kitchen is hosting a Drunch – the drinking brunch. The restaurant will have on offer an array of festive season delights ranging from a salad bar to a carnivore cart. Let the celebrations begin!olive


  1. Awesome Dim Sums

Date: Sat, 24th December

Time: 12pm – 3.30pm

Venue: Chi Asian Cookhouse, C-1, Commercial Complex, Safdarjung Development Area, Delhi-29 | 011 46508753

Go bonkers over an exquisitely curated selection of Asian grubs at Chi Asian Cookhouse. Enjoy unlimited servings of Chi classic’s like Mao’s Chicken, Siu Mai and their famous sweet noodles Darsaan. Wash it down with a festive drink from Chi’s Christmas menu.560915-chi-asian-cookhouse


  1. All-Day Happy Hours

Date: Sun, 25th December

Time: 12pm – 5pm

Venue: Zu Tisch, 2nd Floor, 18, M Block Market, Greater Kailash 1, New Delhi-48 | +91 9953137916

Let there be more merry this Christmas with delicious nibbles and all-day happy hours for some drunken cheer! Chow down on Zu Tisch’s Christmas delights and wash it down with chilled pints. Yes, that is multiple pints.zu-tisch


  1. Christmas Feast At Fresc Co

Date: Sat, 24th December – Sun, 25th December

Time: 11.30am onwards

Venue: Fresc Co, Ambience Mall, Gurgaon-122001 | 011 39589592

Fresc Co, 78, Janpath Rd, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 39589522

Price: INR 999/++ onwards

Fresc Co has curated a special menu that’s boasts of Premium Turkey with a range of sides like Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Bread And Nuts Stuffing, Sweet Potato, and the likes along with delectable appetizers like Vodka Marinade Panko Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel, Angels On Horse Back (bacon-wrapped prunes). Of course there is dessert! End your meal with traditional mini Plum cakes, delectable Red Velvet pastry and Choco-chip brownie.feature-image-premium-turkey


  1. Mulled Wine & Mistletoe

Date: Sat, 24th December

Time: 8pm onwards

Venue: The Hungry Monkey, B-6/6, Second floor, DDA Market, Opposite Deer Park, Safdarjung Enclave, Delhi-29 | 011 46049801

Dance away this Christmas Eve under the Mistletoe with a glass of The Hungry Monkey’s in-house Mulled Wine. Packed with a bunch of festive chows, the restaurant has curated a special Christmas Menu as well.mulled-wine-mistletoe-at-the-hungry-monkey-1


  1. Christmas Eve Brunch

Date: Sat, 24th December

Time: 6.30pm – 11.30pm

Venue: Courtyard by Marriott, Plot no B, 27, Sector Road, Block B, Sushant Lok Phase I, Sector 27, Gurugram | 0124 4888444

Price: Downtown Kitchen & Bar – INR 2,099++; INR 1,899++ (early bird offer); INR 1,250++ (Premium beverages); INR 950++ (kids’ buffet)

The Courtyard Grill – INR 2,299++


  1. Christmas Day Brunch

Date: Sun, 25th December

Time: 12.30pm – 4pm

Venue: Downtown Kitchen & Bar, Courtyard by Marriott, Plot no B, 27, Sector Road, Block B, Sushant Lok Phase I, Sector 27, Gurugram | 0124 4888444

Price: Downtown Kitchen & Bar – INR 2,099++; INR 1,999++ (early bird offer); INR 1,250++; INR 950++ (kids’ buffet)christmas-train-at-courtyard-by-marriott-gurugram-downtown


  1. Food For Thought Fest

Date: Fri, 23rd December – Sat, 24th December

Time: 11am – 10pm

Venue: Taj Palace Hotel, 2 Sardar Patel Marg , Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, Delhi-21 |  011 26110202

This weekend, head over to the ritzy Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi to attend this year’s ‘Food For Thought Fest’, presented by the South Asian Association For Gastronomy. The event will bring together leading hospitality professionals, hospitality students, celebrities, foodies and media of south Asia. Moreover, the event has in store a gala for foodies with authentic flavours and dishes from countries like – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, to name a few.


  1. Biryani & Shorba Festival

Date: Until 31st Dec

Time: 1pm – 11pm

Venue: Gulnar, Hotel The Janpath, Janpath Road, Connaught Place, Delhi-01 | 011 23452801

Treat your palate to a Nizami and Awadhi menu this winter at Hotel The Janpath, with their Biryani & Shorba Festival. Being hosted at the hotel’s Gulnar restaurant, the festival will serve up a royal feast starting at INR350++ (vegetarian) and INR450++ (non-vegetarian). Get ready to stuff yourself with delectable offering that will include innovations like Katahal, Motia and Soya-chaap Biryanis while non-veg include Gosht Murg and Kabab Biryanis served with piping hot shorbas like Kakani, Murg, Dal and tomato, varieties of papads, rogni gravies and traditional raitas.ambur-mutton-biryani

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  1. Yauatcha Christmas & NYE Brunch

Date: Until 31st January

Time: 12noon – 12.30am

Venue: Yauatcha, Level 2, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-70 | +91 9222222800

Yauatcha is all geared up to usher in the New Year and Christmas cheer with a special brunch menu. Some of the key highlights from this special brunch are Stir-fry French beans, Vegetable crystal dumpling, Fried turnip cake, Pork belly yellow bean sauce with mantao, Ho fan noodles, Prawn and Chinese chive dumpling, Baked chicken puff and many more.feature-image-yauatcha


  1. Winter Cocktail Festival

Date: Until 31st January

Time: 12noon – 1am

Venue: Factory By Sutra, SCO 23, Main Market, Sector 29, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 9205249700

Douse your frozen palate in some heady potions at Factory by Sutra. The pub and lounge is hosting a week-long cocktail festival to let you indulge in a delicious and interesting range of cocktail mixes to keep you warm and cozy this winters, including options like – Indian Spiced Wine, Irish Mule Factory and Maple Old Fashioned, to name a few.


  1. Sunday Sojourns

Date: Sun, 6th November – Sun, 31st December

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Venue: Jaypee Vasant Continental Hotel, Basant Lok, Near PVR Priya, Vasant Vihar, Delhi-57 | +91 7838666552

Starting this weekend till the end of 2016, Jaypee Vasant Continental will make every Sunday a special one for its guests with a pool side Sunday Sojourn. The spread will feature a lavish banquet of grills, Mongolian food, American grubs, Indian Tawa delicacies, Bratwurst sausages, and live counters.1478177628-sunday-sojourns

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  1. Winter Collection Menu

Date: Tue, 15th November – Sun, 31st December

Time: 12.30pm – 11.45pm

Venue: The Spice Route, The Imperial Hotel, Janpath, Delhi-01 | 011 23341234

Spend the last of 2016 binge eating from The Spice Route’s special winter menu. Curated by chef Veena Arora, the menu will feature a number of seafood recipes from Southeast Asian countries. Get ready to dish out preparations like Kadugi Meen Masala, Rendang Udang, Kung Tein, Kung Hom Pha, Yera Arvat Anjj, Kung Nang Phad Saparos, Phad Khing Pla, among many more.

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  1. Winter Special Offerings by Stellar

Date: Thu, 10th November – Wed, 30th November

Time: 12noon – 12.30am

Venue: Stellar, The Ashok, Diplomatic Enclave, 50-B, Chanakayapuri, New Delhi-21 | +91 8860600478

The uber swanky party spot, Stellar invites the Capital to indulge in its glitzy party spirit paired with their November special menu. Stellar will have on offer three different set menus – the Unlimited Dimsum menu with Main course and dessert (INR 1,100++); the Sushi and Dimsum menu with main course dessert (INR 1,600++); and the Ladies kitty menu (INR 1,099++).featured-image-stellar


Check out more Christmas events happening in the city here.