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ShermansTravel experts know where to find the best meal in town at the best price. Our restaurant reviews sift through the mountains of menus to highlight neighborhood gastronomic institutions and up-and-coming foodie hotspots – not to mention where to go for affordable, dependable fare complemented by a charming atmosphere.

Top Restaurants in Delhi

Chor Bizarre

The authentic Mughlai- and Kashmiri-inspired dishes at the kitschy Hotel Broadway’s restaurant are a city tradition. The brand has grown to include outposts in neighboring cities like Gurgaon and Noida, and even London.

4/15A Asaf Ali Rd., 011-91-11-23-2327-3821,
Tags: moderate | indian


Owned and run by an Italian man and a Vietnamese woman, this dimly lit restaurant serves up delicious Italian fare. Nab a seat outside in the garden and try authentic bruschetta and imported cheeses and meats. Come early or be prepared to wait in line.

Defence Colony, 011-91-11-2464-5644
Tags: moderate | patio | italian


Sure it’s fast food, but this casual, no-frills eatery has been shipping its savory and sweet delicacies across the globe for decades. Sample dahi vada (chewy dough patties soaked in coriander-garnished yogurt), syrupy jalebis (fried dough soaked in sugar), and more.

Chandni Chowk; Fountain, 011-91-11-2386 2713,
Tags: budget | indian | dessert

Olive Bar and Kitchen

After a visit to the Qutb Minar, head to this swank spot popular with Delhi socialites and fashionistas. The Mediterranean-inspired menu, extensive wine list, and sun-drenched villa ambience will make you feel like you’re in Tuscany, not New Delhi.

Kalka Dass Marg, One Style Mile, Haveli 6-8, 011-91-11-2664-2552
Tags: expensive | smart splurge | italian

Punjabi by Nature

Indulge in tandoori prawns, sarson ka saag (a spicy puree of green, leafy veggies), and masala quail at this two-floor Hauz Khas favorite. You’ll know you’ve arrived by the line of Sikh families clamoring to get in.

Vasant Vihar, 11 Basant Lok, 011-91-11-5151-6665
Tags: budget | local favorite | indian


This buzzing, minimalist spot at the Oberoi is the place to see and be seen, not to mention eat. A sushi station, Yakitori grill, wood-fired oven, and well-stocked wine cellar ensure your every craving is satisfied.

Oberoi Hotel, Dr. Zakir Hussain Marg, 011-91-11-2436-3030
Tags: expensive | trendy | sushi

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