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24 Fine Dining Restaurants In Delhi For The Fine Food Aficionado


Good food does not see ambience, décor or service. But that does not make the three factors any less important than the food. Combine the four and you’ve got yourself an unforgettable fine dining experience. Delhi scores high on the luxury and gourmet-eating front. To get a taste of the same, head over to these top-notch fine dine restaurants in the Capital.


  1. Indian Accent – The Manor

The Manor, 77, Friends Colony, New Delhi | +91 9871117968

Indian Accent has gotten the fusion formula just right. One thing’s for sure, Chef Manish Mehrotra sure knows how to make a customer happy with his innovative cuisine, attention to detail and exquisitely handpicked selection of wine!

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  1. Bukhara – ITC Maurya

Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Malcha, New Delhi-21 | 011 26112233

Bukhara has been topping the must visit list of every Delhi tourist for years. Bukhara brings to life the gastronomical delights of the North-West Frontier. It has revived the charm of tandoori-cooked kebabs, vegetables and breads like the famous – and iconic – dal Bukhara, tandoori roti and tandoori chicken.

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  1. Dum Pukht – ITC Maurya

Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Malcha, New Delhi-21 | 011 26112233

The calm and composed ambience engulfs you completely, while the décor that boasts of the refined culture of courtly dining revives the manners of a regal India. Complete with commendable culinary skills and flavors from across the country, Dum Pukht restores the grand cuisine of India. 

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  1. Dakshin

ITC Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi-17 | 011 42661122

Pamper yourself with luxurious dining service and exemplary cuisines ranging from Andhra to Kerala at this fine-dining South Indian eatery. Do try their Dakshin Yera and Beans Paripu Usli.

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  1. Masala Library

21A, Near Le Meridian, Janpath, New Delhi-01 | +91 9205180003

The latest addition to Delhi’s fine dining scene, Jiggs Kalra’s Masala Library is India’s first modern Indian molecular restaurant. It is famous for its authentic and fine Indian food and the iconic presentation among many other things.

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  1. Neung Roi

Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi, National Highway 8, Near IGI Airport, Mahipalpur, New Delhi | 011 33105576

Neung Roi is the perfect spot for all your formal sit-down affairs. The food, needless to say is finger licking good and some of the best picks are the Goong Pan Takrai (prawn & lemongrass skewers) and the Pla Yng Krue (grilled fish fillet wrapped in banana leaf).

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  1. Sevilla – The Claridges

The Claridges, 12, Near Lodhi Road, Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi-11 | +91 9971718208

Sevilla is the place to be, whether you are on your first date or celebrating your anniversary. The breathtaking ambience of this place complete with the canopies, flowing water, romantic dim lighting, great music and amazing food make this place what is it – perfect. 

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  1. Lodi – The Garden Restaurant

Lodhi Road, Opp. Mausam Bhavan, New Delhi-03 | +91 9818743232

Sit back and enjoy an exemplary European menu accompanied by a fine selection of wine, all put together in a beautifully manicured garden adjoining Lodhi Garden.

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  1. Olive Bar & Kitchen

One Style Mile, Haveli No. 6-8, Kalkadass Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi-03 | 011 29574444

Synonymous with excellent food and ambience, Olive never gives us a moment to be disappointed. The restaurant offers a mesmerizing Mediterranean setting complete with Mediterranean, Italian and European food.

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  1. On The Waterfront – The Lodhi

The Lodhi, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-03 | 011 43633411

Enjoy an evening of fine dine and wine with your beloved with superbly put together food overlooking a beautiful pool that just makes the meal even better. The Lodi has been known for its service and noteworthy décor, but the restaurant just goes on to mark the hotel’s proficiency in filling our plates

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  1. Cherie One – Qutub

One Qutub, 1501, Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi-30 | +91 8800480048

Cherie One Qutub, the capital’s much-loved French bistro, has a beautiful and dreamy feel to it. With its cobbled-stone paths, gorgeous lighting, wrought iron furniture, wistful drapes complete with a wood-fired oven, the place is everything a food-loving couple would want on a date.


  1. Varq

The Taj Mahal Hotel, No. 1, Mansingh Road, New Delhi-11 | 011 66566162

Being a part of the magnificent Taj Mahal Hotel, one would only expect Varq to be the best and it does not disappoint at all. The food served here is the best and moreover the dishes created by Chef Oberoi are innovative and delicious. 

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  1. Guppy

28, Main Market, Lodhi Colony, New Delhi-03 | 011 33107928

Enjoy lip-smacking Japanese cuisine at this award-winning restaurant in the capital. Their lip-smacking tempura, salads and rice dishes will send you into Japanese food coma.

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  1. Akira Back – JW Marriott

JW Marriott New Delhi, Asset Area 4, Hospitality District, Aerocity, IGI Airport, New Delhi | 011 33105088

Situated in the blossoming Aerocity, Akira Back serves authentic, derived from seasonal produce and artisanal sourced ingredients.

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  1. Gung The Palace

Gurgaon | 28, City Centre, Near Crown Plaza Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon-122001 | 0124 4383101; +91 9811911925

Green Park D-1/B, Near Ashirwad Complex, Green Park, New Delhi-16 | 011 46082663; +91 9871295093

This authentic Korean restaurant is a hidden gem, which will get your taste buds going. Gung The Palace is a spacious place that offers a great ambience to host a get together. Each dish offers a burst of flavors and their live grill barbeque items, which include the likes of a Grilled Fish Lunch Set and Grilled Pork Belly.

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  1. K3 – JW Marriott

JW Marriott New Delhi, Asset Area 4, Hospitality District, Aerocity, IGI Airport | 011 33105293

Yet another gem in JW Marriotts’s crown, K3 lives up to the Marriott standards when it comes to food, decor and service. The restaurant offers North Indian, Cantonese and Tuscan delicacies and a well set up place perfect for meetings and formal dinners.


  1. Zerruco

The Ashok, 50-B, Kautilya Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21 | 011 33105963

This critically acclaimed Italian and Mediterranean restaurant gives the vegetarian more than just a herb laden sorry excuse for food. Do try their delicious wild mushroom and truffle risotto.

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  1. Tamra – Shangri La

Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, 19, Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01 | 011 41191010; 011 41191919

If the buffet at Tamra were a person, we’d totally be having an intimate affair!


  1. The Pavilion – ITC Maurya

Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Malcha, New Delhi-21 | 011 26112233

Head over to The Pavillion for exemplary service coupled with a decadent Chinese, Continental and Indian fare.


  1. Lakhori – Haveli Dharampura

Haveli Dharampura, 2293, Gali Guliyan, Near Jama Masjid, Dharampura, Chandni Chowk, Delhi-06 | 011 23263000; 011 23261000

Enjoy a regal Darbar-like ambience complete with a massive courtyard and vintage architecture at Lakhori. As if the décor wasn’t enough to take you back in time, the place sits whack in the middle of history-infused Chandni Chowk. Keeping up with the theme, the food too is a reminiscent of the Mughal heritage. Binge on biryani, kebabs and naans as you take in the beauty of it all.

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  1. Ottimo at West View – ITC Maurya

Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Malcha, New Delhi-21 | 011 26112233

Gobble up an exquisitely put together lavish 4-course meal ITC Maurya’s newest member, Ottimo. The restaurant offers an Italian and European menu packed with delicacies brought in from authentic European kitchens.

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  1. SET’Z

3rd Floor, DLF Emporio Mall, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-70 | 011 43119999

Located in Delhi’s prized DLF Emporio mall, the place offers a hoard of cuisines in its menu that includes European, North Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Mediterranean. Though SET’Z offers a royal feast every time, their Sunday Brunches cannot be missed!

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  1. The Spice Route – The Imperial

The Imperial, Janpath, New Delhi-01 | 011 41116605

Known for its expansive Pan-Asian spread, The Spice Route transports you to a gastronomical cupola that is enriched with the culinary arts of Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Vietnam and Thailand.

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  1. Le Cirque

The Leela Palace, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21 | 011 39331234

This one’s the place to be if you’re looking for a true fine dining experience to pamper your sweetheart. The first Asian outlet for the iconic French-Italian New York restaurant, it is known for its faultless service and food along with the option of alfresco seating.

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And that’s not even an iota of all the amazing fine dine experiences the Capital has to offer. Time to brush up on those dining etiquettes!


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Binge eater by day and binge watcher by night, Ankita is fluent in food, film, and Internet. When she’s not obsessing over the hottest trends, tacos, and the perfect author’s bio, you can find her under a pile of Jeffery Archer’s novels or looking for the nearest wine shop.