It is believed that we eat with our eyes first, making the presentation of food and the ambience of a place an important factor for selecting a food joint. Nowadays people are on a lookout for places that not only serve mouthwatering food but also features an edgy and unique theme, it surely adds to the credibility of a venue. We are here to give just that. Here is a list of top theme restaurants in Delhi NCR that you should add to your must-visit tab of the upcoming getaway. Get ready to dig in but in style.
1. Central Perk
Are you F.R.I.E.N.D.S. stan? If yes, then this theme restaurant in Hudson lane should be on your radar. The decor is inspired by the show and its characters which is pretty evident on their walls. It also gives you the iconic Central Perk feels with a relaxed and laid back environment. The food here is pretty affordable and great in terms of both quality and quantity. An amazing addition to their menu is that the name of the dishes are based on the character's names. Chilli Potatoes, Burgers, Joe's Pizza and Nachos are some their best-sellers. It is an amazing option for when you wanna grab a quick bite with your "friends" in between those hectic college lectures.
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Highlights: FRIENDS Theme, Affordable Food, Free Wi-Fi
Must-haves: Chilli Potato, Nachos Grande, Peri Peri Pizza Veg, Oreo Shake Chocolate, Kit Kat Kool Shake
Cuisine: Italian, American, Mexican
Cost for two: INR 700
Address: 1st & 2nd Floor, 2510, First Floor, Hudson, GTB Nagar, New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 78 3811 0592
If the sound of a roaring engine feels like dripping honey to your eardrums and you love looking at those bike collection videos for hours then, this cafe is your best bet to satisfy your hunger pangs. As the name suggests, the decor is a rider's paradise with a Harley parked in front and helmets hanging from the ceiling. There is a wide variety of cuisines like continental, Chinese, Italian and middle eastern food. It's a great place for a pit stop in between your rides, especially for an early morning breakfast. The staff is extremely courteous, friendly and treats each customer in a great manner. So visit this cafe to meet your fellow riders and plan your next rider mob while having some yummy food.
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Highlights: Breakfast Place, Live Music, Live Screen Matches, Smoking Zone
Must-haves: Butter Chicken, Blueberry Smoothie, Virgin Mojito, Cappuccino
Cuisine: Chinese, Continental, European, Middle Eastern
Cost for two: INR 1450
Address: Emaar MGF Palm Spring Plaza, PSP - 12, DLF Golf Course Rd, Suncity, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 85 2745 3334
3. Rose Cafe
This cute and cozy cafe has a chic floral decor with hues of pink and blue pastel hues. Bakery items like their fluffy pancakes, Tiramisu, chocolate muffins and waffles are a must try from their menu. The vibe is super vintage and soothing along with a lovely outdoor seating option which allows you to have your delish meals amidst nature. Cheesy chicken, spaghetti, the special rose lemonade, Cheesy pizza are some of the hit items from their menu. It is a perfect Instagram-able spot to click lots of pictures while you are on a Sunday brunch with your girlies. This is hands down one of the top theme restaurants in Delhi NCR.
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Highlights: Cute Ambience, Indoor and Outdoor Seating, Board Games, Vegan Options, Free Wi-Fi
Must-haves: Tiramisu, Waffles, Cheesy Chicken, Coffee, Pasta, Pizza, Waffles, Sangria, Spaghetti, Mint Lemonade
Cuisine: Italian, Lebanese, North Indian
Cost for two: INR 1050
Address: 2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket, New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 98 9905 5665
Still hoping for an owl to deliver your admission letter to Hogwarts? Trust me, we are on the same page. Until that happens, why not fulfill your fantasy of feeling like a wizard in this small cafe located in Rohini. The vibe is very warm and soothing. From house flags, owls, vintage clocks and news board frames you can spot various decor elements that are, of course, Harry Potter inspired. Another quirky element is their menu as the dishes are named after the characters and magical spells from the series. The iconic butter beer, peri-peri loaded fires, Pull apart garlic bread and the massive burger are a must try. The presentation for food is tremendously unique and creative. The staff is super humble and friendly. So, all you Potterheads out there rush, now!!
Photo courtesy: The Hogwarts Cafe
Highlights: Decor, Friendly Staff, Indoor Seating
Must-haves: Butter Beer, Peri Peri Fries, Pizza, Burgers, Mocktails, Cheese Pasta, White Sauce Pasta
Cuisine: Fast Food, Italian
Cost for two: INR 570
Address: Pocket - B5, 397/398, Rohini, New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 98 9997 7394
This cafe stands true to its name with the epic jungle-themed decor. The vibe is pretty dense and moss-like with dim green lighting, animal sculptures and tons of greenery with massive trees siding towards the walls. If you are a nature lover who wants the jungle vibes in the city, then check out this cafe. Lip- smacking starters, buffet service and a speciality in cuisines like North Indian, continental and Chinese, the food here is heavenly. Not only this, they have two other themes as well: aqua cave and a hunter's lodge making the cafe a hit amongst kids. The environment is perfect for family dining and the staff is courteous.
Photo courtesy: Jungle Jamboree
Highlights: Open Air Seating, Buffest Available, Smoking Zone
Must-haves: Chicken Lasagne, Paneer Tikka, Butter Chicken, Paan Ice Cream
Cuisine: North Indian, Chinese, Continental
Cost for two: INR 1250
Address: A-23, Vishal Enclave, 1st Floor., Rajouri Garden, New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 95 9900 9541
6. Garam Dharam
Curated after the legendary actor Dharmendra, this place is one of a kind. The decor consists of several paintings of Dharmendra on the walls and the iconic double seat scooter from the movie Sholay. Known for its North Indian cuisine, their butter chicken, mutton rara, dal makhani, lassi and soya chaap are detectable and a must try. The vibe is a typical desi dhaba style and boasts of the Punjabi culture. If you are a Bollywood addict and a Dharmendra fan this place is going to speak volumes to you. If you are looking out to experiment and explore a theme restaurant in Delhi NCR then head to Garam Dharam.
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Highlights: Smoking Zone, Serves Alcohol, Retro Theme
Must-haves: Mutton Burra, Matar Methi Malai, Dal Makhani, Egg Curry, Mutton Rara, Andhra Chicken
Cuisine: North Indian
Cost for two: INR 1350
Address: M-16, Ground Floor, Outer Circle, Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 95 9908 4039
Calling out to all the music lovers and party animals, this cafe is one of the most happening ones the whole Gurgaon district. They have their own microbreweries crafting fresh and best beer in the town. Live match screenings, happening crowds grooving on blasting music by the DJ along with funky skulls, musicians and the classic boombox radio decor gives a lively and cool vibe to this place. Chicken Tikka Masala, Momos, White Beer, and Pizzas are some of the best items on their menu. The staff is super chilled out and friendly and is famous for its prompt service.
Photo courtesy: Boombox Brewstreet
Highlights: Friendly staff, Live Screen Matches, Live Music, Wi-Fi Availability, Smoking Zone, Serves Alcohol
Must-haves: Pizza, Veg Momos, Chicken Tikka Masala, Long Island Iced Tea, Wheat Beer, Brewed Beer, Virgin Mojito
Cuisine: European, Salads
Cost for two: INR 1600
Address: SCO 53, 1st Floor, Main Market, Sector 29, Gurgaon (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 11 3310 6095
Known for their sumptuous Parsi food and homely ambience, Soda bottle Openerwala is one of the most eccentric places to chill at. The Eggs Kejriwal, Chicken Berry Pulao, Bun Maska with Irani chai, keema pav and Okra are some of their unique and special dishes that are not skippable when you're there. The vibe is pretty cozy and decor is inspired by the Parsi culture. It's an insta-worthy spot. A great destination to dine with your family and friends.
Photo courtesy: Soda Bottle Opener Wala
Highlights: Parsi Theme, Wheelchair Accessibility, Full Bar Available
Must-haves: Vada Pav, Berry Pulao, Egg Kejriwal, Raspberry Soda, Irani Chai, Keema Pav, Okra
Cuisine: Parsi, North Indian, Beverages, Maharashtrian, Desserts, Bakery
Cost for two: INR 1150
Address: DLF City Mall Parking Rd, Sector 28, Sector 18, Noida (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 12 0259 5107
9. Filmy Cafe
An amalgamation of appetizing food and the dramatic filmy decor inspired by Bollywood, Filmy cafe a cool spot to hang out with friends. Food is affordable so, the amount of quantity you get for what you pay is great. Biryani, Pizza, Beer, Paneer Tikka, Chilli Chicken and Nachos are some of their best sellers. Trippy blue lighting and great music give a peppy vibe to the place. If you are a movie fanatic this is your place to be.
Photo courtesy: Filmy Cafe
Highlights: Serves Alcohol, Wi-Fi Availability, Bollywood Theme
Must-haves: French Fries, Hakka Noodles, Seekh Kebab, Shahi Paneer, Bruschetta
Cuisine: Fast Food
Cost for two: INR 1200
Address: H-Block, First floor, PVR Plaza Cinema Building, Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 11 6543 7777
This luxury restaurant has a sporty vibe with plush seating and live music. The decor is cricket inspired, flags of different countries are hanging from the ceiling along with the gold bowler sculpture which is the star of the show. Stuffed Mushroom, Brewed Beer, Veg Platter, Fish Tikka, Nachos, Onion Rings are some of the most scrumptious dishes on the menu. The staff is well mannered and prompt at its service. Known for its nightlife and cheering crowds, this place is a pretty happening spot for your next party.
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Highlights: Screen Live Matches, Serves Alcohol, Live Music, Wi-Fi Availablity
Must-haves: Veg Salt And Pepper, Stuffed Mushroom Caps, Honey Chilly Potato, Chilli Cheese Toast
Cuisine: Chinese, North Indian, Finger Food, European
Cost for two: INR 2550
Address: The Galaxy Hotel, Sector 15, Gurgaon (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 99 1157 4551
11. Junkyard Cafe
As the name suggests, the vibe of this place is rustic with wooden flooring and seating, colourful metal drums and tyres spread out all across the cafe adds a pop of colour to the ambience. Known for it's North Indian, Mediterranean and Asian cuisines the food is finger licking good! One of the top bars and drinking destinations in North Delhi, they have a full bar available and a smoking zone as well. They also have outdoor seating and a valet service availability. Blasting music, courteous staff, laid back environment and the happening crowd makes it a great destination for a weekend bliss.
Photo courtesy: Junkyard Cafe
Highlights: Open Air Seating, Live Music, Serves Alcohol, Smoking zone,
Must-haves: Honey Chilli Potato, Arrabiata Penne - Pasta, Paneer Tikka, Pizza, French Fries
Cuisine: Italian, Thai, Mediterranean
Cost for two: INR 1500
Address: N-91, 2nd Floor, Outer Circle, Opp KG Marg, Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 95 9994 7642
12. Chor Bizzare
The melody of old Bollywood classics, playing in the background, vintage decor giving an old world charm, Chor Bizarre is an exuberating spot for fine dining. Scrumptious dishes like Palak Patta Chaat, Dal Makhani, Phirni, Naan, Galauti Kebab, Rajma, Tabakh Maaz are to die for. The staff is courteous and friendly. They feature a full bar availability to celebrate the fun times with your friends and family. This one is a must visit if you love and crave for North Indian food and cheerful relaxing outings.
Photo courtesy: Chor Bizzare
Highlights: Valet Service, Kashmiri Cuisine, Vintage Decor
Must-haves: Roganjosh, Rajma, Kabab, Phirni, Kahwa
Cuisine: North Indian, Kashmiri, Chinese, Thai, Korean
Cost for two: INR 2450
Address: Bikaner House, Near India Gate, India Gate, New Delhi (Get Directions)
Contact: +91 99 1060 1574
Now that you have a list of some incredible spots to beat your cravings with amazing interiors and vibe, head out and get ready to have an awesome experience with your pals. Let us know in the comments below which cafe/restaurant lured you the most. Until then, PEACE!
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