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Delish Diaries#1 Try These 10 Lip-Smacking Dishes At HKV

By Anubha Das

Updated - Oct. 25, 2019 6 min read

There are many things to do in Hauz Khas Village, many places to visit, and while all of the destinations are special in their own way, you need to try out these 10 dishes from the most visited restaurants and cafes of this vibrant allay - Hauz Khas. Pay a visit to these best restaurants in Hauz Khas and have the mentioned dishes for a filling experience and gastronomical delight.


1. Chaat Platter At Hauz Khas Social

Being one of the most popular restaurants and having many more branches spread across the city, Hauz Khas Social tops the list when it comes to delicious food and stunning views. With big seating spaces spread across 2 floors, rustic interiors & giving the best view of Hauz Khas Social, this place is a must-visit to try out their Purani Delhi Chaat Walk which is their famous Chaat platter. This chaat platter has Paapdi chaat, Dahi Bhalla, Raj Kachori and Golgappas. The Golgappas are totally fiery and one can just never have till their heart's filled. 


Highlights: Smoking Zone, Wifi Available, Air Conditioned, Live Music, Serves Alcohol, Open Air Seating

Cost For Two: Rs. 1200

Cuisine: Chinese, North Indian

Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi (Get Directions)



2. Red Velvet Cake At Elma's Bakery, Bar and Kitchen

Being one of the first bakeries to introduce the now famous Red Velvet Cake, Elma's Bakery & Kitchen tops the list amongst tourists.  Once a hidden gem, this outlet is now very famous in the city and has soothing pastel interiors, vintage European vibes, and the Red Velvet Cake. The rustic raspberry velvet cake is topped with cream cheese icing, dusted with cinnamon and topped with a raspberry drizzle which will make you fall in love with it as soon as you taste it.


Highlights: Live Music, Outdoor Seating, English Style

Cuisine: Continental, American, Italian, Bakery

Cost For Two: INR 1900 (approx.)

Address: 31, 2nd Floor, Hauz Khas Village (Get directions)


3. Dimsums At Auro Kitchen & Bar

One of the best restaurants cum bar in Hauz Khas, Auro Kitchen & Bar is a laid-back nightspot with a compact international menu and lineup of regular music performances. The ambiance is mesmerizing, and the crowd is wonderful. It offers delicious Modern Indian and Continental delicacies. The one dish that must try out at Auro Kitchen & Bar is their amazing Dimsums. The appeal of this Dimsum will on its own make you go to Auro Kitchen & Bar again and again.dishes-to-try-in-hauz-khas-village-dimsums-auro-kitchen-and-bar

Highlights: Seating Available, Serves Alcohol, Smoking Zone, Bakes & Desserts, Open Air Seating

Cost For Two: Rs. 1500

Cuisine: Modern Indian, Continental

Address: 201, 2nd Floor, DDA Shopping Complex, Aurobindo Place, Hauz Khas, (Get Directions)


4. Fish Tacos At Coast Café

Coast Cafe is a top-rated place in Hauz Khas Village, it is praised for its scrumptious food and is a nice joint to visit when one is looking to satiate hunger pangs with tasty, hygienic food at reasonable prices. One of the must-have dishes of Hauz Khas includes the Fish Tacos. The tortillas are made in house which is perfectly flaky and not mushy. If you’re looking for a slightly healthier fish taco, you’ll find it here.


Highlights: Soothing Ambiance, Romantic Seating, Lovely Interior

Cost For Two: Rs. 1500

Cuisine: Continental

Address: H 2, Second Floor & Third Floor, Above Ogaan, Hauz Khas Village (Get Directions)


5. Churros At Maquina

Live music, live band performances, live shows, live sports screenings, live pizza tossing (haha! Yes). Too much live, right? That’s exactly the point folks. Head here for a guaranteed good time and have their amazing Churros which tastes out of this world.


Highlights: Live Music and Sports Screenings, Wi-Fi

Cost For Two: Rs. 1850

Cuisine: Continental, American, Italian, Burger

Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi (Get Directions)


6. Seasoned Chicken Breast with Sausage Rice At Summer House Cafe

Summer House Cafe is already very famous for hosting crazy parties in the town. But when it comes to amazing and lip-smacking food in Hauz Khas, this outlet is not behind. Try out their Seasoned Chicken Breast with Sausage rice which goes best with cold brewski! 


Highlights: Music Events, Nightlife, Happy Hours

Cost For Two: Rs. 1800

Cuisine: Italian, Continental

Address: Aurobindo Place Market, Hauz Khas, Block C 2, Bhim Nagri, Khel Gaon (Get Directions)


7. Chocolate Chip Pancake  At Mia Bella - Romantic Kitchen & Bar

Mia Bella has a European vibe and gives a gorgeous view of Hauz Khas fort and lake. The rooftop is a very soothing place with natural beauty all around. Along with this, the major highlight of this place is their scrumptious food. There’s a wide variety of fluffy pancakes on the menu, including the place’s namesake Chocolate Chip Pancake that’s topped with choco chip and chocolate sauce. The cozy space gets crowded at peak brunch hours, so expect a wait.dishes-to-try-in-hauz-khas-village-image

Highlights: Outdoor Seating, Wifi, Smoking Area

Cost For Two: Rs. 1800

Cuisine: European

Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi (Get Directions)


8. Tibetian Non-Veg Platter At Yeti-The Himalayan Kitchen

One of the most sophisticated and romantic restaurants in Hauz Khas, Yeti - The Himalayan Kitchen is adorned with traditionally Tibetan decor, with prayer flags all around and rustic seating. Out of all the amazing things on their menu, you must try out their Tibetian Non-Veg Platter. This dish is definitely recommended if you're a North Eastern food lover and looking out for quality time with your loved one.


Highlights: Takeaway available, Open Air Seating, Wi-Fi

Cost For Two: Rs. 1350

Cuisine: Tibetan, Nepalese

Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi (Get Directions)


9. Nachos At Rabbit Hole

With wooden flooring, plush couches, beautiful chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and Alice in Wonderland inspired posters on the walls, Rabbit Hole has a brilliant, unique atmosphere serving one of the top-notch Nachos. The secret to these nachos’ success is the layering: they put some of the cheese and beans as the base level and build upon it, assuring each chip gets some of the action. 


Highlights: Live Music, Night Life, Screens Live Matches, Open Air Seating, Serves Alcohol, Smoking Zone

Cost For Two: Rs. 1750

Cuisine: North Indian, Continental

Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi (Get Directions)


10. Rustic Chicken Tikka Pizza At Imperfecto

The peaceful ambiance, lovely decor, and great service make Imperfecto at Hauz Khas Village to be amongst the top romantic restaurants. Not only the decor but the food over here is super amazing, especially the Rustic Chicken Tikka Pizza. Not a misnomer, these super-sized pizzas feature a deliciously spicy sauce with amazing toppings on it. The presentation of the dish is brilliantly done that makes you think again and again about the pizza. 


Highlights: Courteous Staff, Friendly Staff, Prompt Service

Cost For Two: ₹1850

Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian, Continental, Asian, North Indian

Address: 1A/1, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi (Get Direction)


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Q: Which are the top localities for the best restaurants in Delhi?

A: Connaught Place, Haus Khas Village, Nehru Place, Greater Kailash


Q: Which are the best places for coffee in Delhi? 

A: Blue Tokai - Saket, Cafe Tesu, Kaffa Cerrado, Barista, Starbucks

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