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Worry not about going to places around the country in order to satisfy your cravings for specific regional cuisine, because now everything you have ever craved for is in Delhi. From the Litti Chokha of Bihar to the perfectly cooked Fish of Kolkata, we have curated a list of where one can find all these Regional Cuisines in the capital.
The Potbelly Rooftop Café is a place famous for its cuisine. Set in Shahpur Jat, the café is worth climbing the four floors. As you enter, the soothing charm of the café is sure to give you a welcoming feel. The ambience is as lovely as it gets with colorful walls and comfortable seating. The menu boasts a variety of Bihari Dishes one ought to try.
Another café famous for its Bihari cuisine is Magadh and Awadh. Situated in Sector 29, Gurgaon, the place is perfect to satiate your bihari food cravings. The interiors are that of a modern bistro, giving the café a homely feel. Dining here is an affair one must experience. Head here if you are looking for a calm place with good food and quality conversations with your friends.
Highlights: Artistic Décor, Prompt Service and Cozy Ambience
Must-Haves: Litti Choka, Pakoda Basket and Makhana Thali
Cost For Two: Rs. 1,200
Cuisine: Bihari, South Indian
Address: Sector 29, Gurgaon ( Get Directions )
SOUTH INDIAN CUISINE
This cozy place located in Ambience Mall is much loved for their South Indian and Seafood offerings. The interiors are done in shades of brown, giving it a rustic yet modern feel. They serve their food in proper south Indian style. Apart from the food, the service is much talked about here too. They have lunch and dinner buffets one would not like to miss.
Highlights: Buffet, Rustic Ambience
Must-Haves: Chicken Chettinad, Mutton Curry, Malabar Fish Curry, Appam
Cost For Two: Rs. 1,400
Cuisine: South Indian, Seafood
Address: Ambience Mall, Gurgaon ( Get Directions )
Not a very fancy looking place, but one of the best ones to head to when you're craving south Indian food. The food here is just amazing, be it anything. The place is a must visit for those who hate noisy restaurants, and just want to enjoy their food in peace. The prices are not too high and one can easily find a place to park.
A gem of a place which serves delectable food. Bombay Brunch in Satyaniketan may not be the biggest and the fanciest place but one ought to head here for their crispy chaat and Bombay food. The place is is nicely done and is good for lunches. The service is really good as the owner takes special care of their customers. The place is vegetarian only, but trust us, non-vegetarians won't regret stopping by.
Highlights: Cozy Seating, Exceptional service, Lipsmacking Bombay food
Must-Haves: Variety of Chaat, Dabeli, Misal Pav, Vada Pav, Brownie Shake
Cost For Two: Rs. 400
Cuisine: Maharastrian, North Indian
Address: Satyaniketan, Delhi ( Get Directions )
Situated in Central Delhi near India Gate, Maharasthtra Sadan serves delectable Maharastrian food. The ambience here would make you feel like you are dining amongst royalty. Simple and elegant are the best words to describe this place. The prices are nominal and one can enjoy a hearty meal below INR 200.
The only vegetarian restaurant in Cyberhub serving some of the finest Rajasthani and Gujarati food. The interiors are neat and the servers are welcoming. They have an outdoor seating as well, where one can dine when the heat is bearable. The place is spacious, making it apt for family dinners and kitty parties. If you opt for their lunch buffet, you will leave the place with a happy heart. Those with kids may look out for the special kids' buffet as well.
This pretty looking restaurant in Defence Colony is a must visit, not only for its food but for its ambience too. The minimalist interiors are sure to make you spellbound and take you back to Rajasthan. They have an ala carte menu as well as a set menu. Not to miss, if you are not feeling like going out, you can order food as well. This place serves Jain food too.
Highlights: Prompt Service, Rajasthani Ambience
Must-Haves: Rajasthani Thali, Sarson Ka Saag, Gatta Curry, Dal Bati Churma, Shikanji
Cost For Two: Rs. 900
Address: Defence Colony, Delhi ( Get Directions )
9. KI HANGLA
For the love of fish and Bengali cuisine, head to Ki Hangla in DLF Phase 3. The ambience of the place will make you feel like you really are in the city of joy. The walls are painted with the Bengali ladies and their classic ambassador car. You can also savour their food at their Dwarka outlet. It is a heaven for non-vegetarians, we promise!
Highlights: Décor, Prompt Service
Must-Haves: Chicken Egg Roll, Paneer Roll, Laccha Paratha, Kathi Roll, Mutton Kasha, Mishti Doi
Cost For Two: Rs. 800
Address: DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon ( Get Directions )
10. CITY OF JOY
This casual dining place in Alaknanda is one of the safest bets when it comes to the Bengali Cuisine. The place is a hidden gem which is not very fancy but makes up for it with its food. The servers are friendly and will be happy to help you with a constant smile on their faces. Small black and white frames are a differentiating factor which makes the place different. Amongst all the Bengali dishes, the fish dishes are to die for!
Highlights: Prompt Service and Bengali food
Must-Haves: Kosha Mangsho, Crab Curry, Keema Kosha, Ampanna Sarbat, Chilly Fish
Cost For Two: Rs. 800
Address: Alaknanda, Delhi ( Get Directions )
So, what are you waiting for? Savour the regional cuisines of India, right here in the Capital!