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Places In Delhi Where You Can Head For A Great Cup Of Coffee

By Nishtha Gandhi

Updated - Jan. 15, 2019 bookmark icon 8 min read

A cute little coffee shop with the tastiest cup of coffee, a peaceful vibe and love all over. That's all we care about - find the best coffee in Delhi at these beautiful cafes & coffee shops in Delhi. From cafes dedicated to just coffee to beautiful cafes perfect for quick bites - What are you waiting for? Beat the chills with a hot cup of coffee. 

 

1. United Coffee House

United Coffee House, a legendary café-restaurant, and bar, is one of the most celebrated in the world. It was conceptualized in 1942, the year of quit India movement, by an entrepreneurial magnate late Lala Hans Raj Kalra. Being the center place for people from different walks of life, UCH brought change in the way people used to socialize and introduced flavors which even today, after 7 decades, ruled the palates of many. Throughout its long history, the tables of UCH have been crowded with writers, artists, lawyers, journalists, actor, affluent businessmen, Philanthropists Travelers, Politicians, and Bureaucrats. UCH has also been appeared in clippings in newspapers and won many accolades by prestigious organizations, nationally and internationally.

coffee shop delhiMust-Haves: Mezze Platter, Chicken Malai Tikka, Butter Chicken, Chicken Pepper Steak, Chilli Chicken Mutton Rara
Cuisine:  Mediterranean, Desserts, Middle Eastern, Bakery, American, Thai.
Cost for two: Rs. 2450
Address: E15, Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi - (Get Directions)

 

2. Ivy & Bean

An amazing place from the get-go, it is a heaven for all the readers and those who are looking for peace and tranquillity within the bustling capital. The service is great and the quantity of the food is also good enough. Ever heard of a Three Cheese Quesadilla?? Don’t think much, it is the name of one of the dishes that are served in this book café. This café is a fantasy for all those who desire to read their favourite book and enjoy a unique cuisine altogether. With its quaint white interiors mixed with pastel furnishing, a good library, and an interesting menu, Ivy & Bean is going to want to keep coming back. An amazing place from the get-go, it is a heaven for all the readers and those who are looking for peace and tranquillity within the bustling capital. The service is great and the quantity of the food is also good enough. Must Try: Three Cheese Quesadillas & Fettuccine with button mushrooms and Parmesan with creamy herb sauce. You've got to add this place to your best book cafes in Delhi checklist.

ivy-and-bean-best-coffee-in-delhi_imageMust-Haves: Cheese Quesadillas & Fettuccine with button mushrooms and Parmesan with creamy herb sauce
Cuisine: Cafe, Continental, Italian, Salad
Cost for two: Rs. 1350
Address: C16, First Floor, Opposite IIT Gate, SDA, New Delhi (Get Directions)

 

3. Brew Room

This is a very cute cafe with a warm ambiance and pretty interiors. One can visit here for a date, with friends or alone as well. The food served here is perfectly prepared and includes Italian and Continental cuisines. Tucked inside the SDA Market, this little brew house is all you need to head when you have some serious coffee cravings. Explore the vast coffee menu - we personally recommend Vietnamese Iced Coffee. It is magic in a glass. This is a very cute cafe with a warm ambiance and pretty interiors. One can visit here for a date, with friends or alone as well. The food served here is perfectly prepared and includes Italian and Continental cuisines. The most recommended dishes would be - Red Velvet Waffles, Chicken BBQ Pizza, Chocochip Waffles, Caesar, Salad, and Lasagne. It's definitely one of the best book cafes in Delhi - you just can't miss out on.

brew-room-best-coffee-in-delhi_imageMust-Haves:  Red Velvet Waffles, Chicken BBQ Pizza, Chocochip Waffles, Caesar, Salad, and Lasagne
Cuisine: European Cafe, Italian, Salad
Cost for two: Rs. 750
Address: C16, First Floor, Opposite IIT Gate, SDA, New Delhi (Get Directions)

 

4. Kaffa Cerrado

Located in Safdarjung Enclave with BigFatPizza and Bombaykery, Kaffa serves one of the best cold coffees in town - you just can't have enough of them. If you like your coffee on the rocks, go for the cold brew. If not, then try the nicely roasted coffee it will definitely make your day. Kaffa is the first name for coffee and this cafe is dedicated for the coffee addicts. This place is a must try for ones who have a class of premier coffee beans having a wide range of Indian coffee beans as well as imported exotic coffee beans. It sources its own coffee beans and every little detail is taken care while preparing a cup of coffee. You get to choose your beans and preparation method. The staff is well trained and learned about the kinds of coffee.

kaffa-cerrado-best-coffee-in-delhi_imageMust-haves: Cold brewed coffee, Machine brewed coffee- Espresso and Americano.
Cost for two: Rs. 500(approx.)
Cuisine: Cafe
Address: B 6/5, Ground Floor, Local Shopping Complex, Opposite Deer Park, Safdarjung, New Delhi (Get Direction)

 

5. Starbucks

As Barney Stinson would say, this place is legen-wait for it- dary! Known for serving a variety of coffee drinks, the Iced Vanilla Latte has our heart. With more than 15,000 stores in 50 countries, Starbucks is the premier roaster and retailer of speciality coffee in the world. They have been serving some of the world's finest fresh-roasted whole bean coffee and refreshing tea flavours since 1971, and are cherished by millions of customers for their incomparable quality and taste. A people's brand, they have always maintained a close connection with all their customers and provided a great space for conversation and sense of community.

starbucks-best-coffee-in-delhi_imageMust-haves: Cafe Latte, Cappuccino, Iced Frappe
Cost for two: Rs. 650 (approx.)
Cuisine: Cafe, Desserts
Address: Epicuria Food Mall, Metro Station, Nehru Place, New Delhi - (Get Directions)

 

6. Blue Tokai

It's a paradise for coffee lovers, missing out on their game changer cold coffees and cold brew is definitely a crime - you've got to try them ASAP. This is a beautiful little café, tucked in the crafty lane of Champagali, this place makes a place where you can go and chill with your friends or just come and relax here in a peaceful, calm and quiet environment with some delicious food or you can also come here for official meetings and work. And one more thing that makes this place amazing and a must visit is that it is a "Pet-Friendly" café and can also be included in the category of top places to find the best coffee in Delhi.

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Must-Haves: Coffee, Banana Cake, Cappuccino, Cheese Sandwich, Waffles, Iced Latte and Scrambled Eggs
Cuisines: café 
Cost for two: Rs.750
Address: Khasra 258, Lane 3, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket, New Delhi (Get Directions)

 

7. Café Turtle 

Bibliophile? Coffee lover? You’ve come to the right place! What better way to survive the scorching heat than to spend some time with yourself, read a book while sipping coffee? This is a Bohemian-style cafe located in the heart of the city. The menu is full of global cuisines accompanied with delicious cakes, rejuvenating coffees and even fresh juices. The cafe has a friendly environment, making it a perfect place to spend time with friends and family.

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Must-haves: Coffee, Bruschettas, Walnut Pie
Cost for two: Rs. 1,100 (approx.)
Cuisine: Italian, Lebanese, Salad
Address: 3rd Floor, N-16, Greater Kailash (GK) 1, New Delhi (Get Directions)

 

8. Rose Cafe

With exposed-brick and Mediterranean-style walls washed in shades of turquoise and pink, this small cafe comes highly rated for its serene ambiance, fantastic garden seating, and amazing multi-cuisine preparations. We highly recommend trying Spaghetti Aglio Olio and Espresso Cake With Whipped Cream And Caramel Sauce. Apart from the food it's the best cafe in Delhi to have a tempting cup of hot coffee in this chilly weather.

rose-cafe-best-coffee-in-delhi_imageMust-haves: Spaghetti Aglio Olio and Espresso Cake With Whipped Cream And Caramel Sauce
Cost for two: Rs. 1350
Cuisine: Italian, Lebanese, Salad, North Indian
Address: 2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket, New Delhi - (Get Directions)

 

9. Elma's Bakery

From freshly baked croissants to sausage rolls, Elma’s serves the dream breakfast. This place is everything that can bring you closer to a fairytale. From their exquisite decor, rustic charm to their scrumptious food, it’s an escape from a busy and chaotic life. This lovely eatery offers a wide range of breakfast options and desserts. The interior is British-themed and decorated very brilliantly to give it a classy British look. Cuisines served here include American, Continental and Italian, along with desserts and bakes. It is a haven for tea lovers and people with sweet tooth. Try out their Chocolate Pastry, Red-velvet Pastry and Cheese Cake Pastry, which are the most loved delicacies here. This place is a must visit whenever you crave for desserts.

elmas-best-coffee-in-delhi_imageMust-haves: Coffee, Red Velvet Cake, Eggs Florentine, Wasabi Prawns
Cost for two: Rs. 1,900
Cuisine: Continental, American
Address: 31, 2nd Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi - (Get Directions)

 


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FAQ

Q: Which are the best book cafes in Gurgaon?

A: Another Fine Day, Cafe Wanderlust, Cafe Red

 

Q: Which are the best tea places in Delhi-NCR?

A: Chaayos, Brew Room, United Coffee House, Elma's Tea House

 

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