Delhi is a place much renowned for the history and the culture. The capital has some amazing monuments, top notch restaurants, shopping markets and some amazing lip smacking street food to offer. Delhi, having such a rich culture and history and by food. Delhi doesn’t disappoint anyone. From pocket friendly street food to the most expensive and swanky restaurants, it has something for everyone.
Here’s a list of 9 fancy restaurants in Delhi where you can have a meal under 500 Bucks:
1. Pind Baluchi
Location: 13, Regal Building, Connaught Place
A very famous chain in delhi serving authentic Punjabi food. The restaurant has a very impressive with village like ambiance playing Punjabi/Hindi music in background. The food they serve is very tasty. Pind Balluchi is the place you can go out for a dinner or lunch if you consider enjoying the North Indian food. The ‘Punjabi dhaba ‘ theme of the place can have a mesmerizing effect on you along with the copper plates and the thela benches add to the whole ‘pind’ meal experience. Pind balluchi is one of those fine dining restaurants which is preferred by every family for a dinner party, birthday lunch or just a casual meal. It’s a brand now. At INR 500 per head, you and your friends can out stomachs were more than full.
2. Khan Chacha
Location: Flat No. 50, Middle Lane, Khan Market
The place is known for its Rolls and Kebabs and they are well worth the hype. The kebabs are succulent and melt in your mouth good. The walls are adorned with the Khan Chacha Owner meeting various Indian celebs who’ve come to Khan Chacha. The chandelier with the Seekhs hanging down is awe-inspiring. Khan Chacha is one of the oldest eateries in Delhi and it has stood the test of time. It’s famous for its mutton seekh kababs, paneer tikkas and chicken tikka rumali rolls to name a few. This place is one of the busiest eateries in Khan Market. If you love rolls, you have to visit this place. The vegetarian menu isn’t very large, but the few options available are tasty. The grilled and roasted Non veg varities fills aroma in any and every bite. Light on your wallet, you will never be disappointed.
3. QD’s Restaurant
Location: 294, Satyaniketan Market, Near Venkateshwara College, Satyaniketan
QDs has revolutionised momos for Delhi by introducing tandoori momos. You can also try North Indian and Chinese food at pocket friendly prices. QD’s is most famous for its tandoori momos. No other place in Delhi can match up to its momos, be it vegetarian or non-vegetarian. The music is lively and the graffiti on the walls leading up to the restaurant will definitely catch your fancy. On most days, you’ll have to wait to get a place to sit. But the experience is definitely worth the wait. Being a pocket friendly place, they have curated their menu as per the student’s need. They have won many praises and awards for their food and hospitality.
4. Soda Bottle Opener Wala
Location: 73, Khan Market
From the waiters to the décor, to the music and the menu, it’s right out of Mumbai’s Parsi culture. It’s a nice cozy place for a date or even otherwise a gem in Khan Market, Soda Bottle Opener Wala serves the most authentic Parsi cuisine in Delhi. The old paintings, beautiful little candles, vintage style tables and antiques add a quirkiness to the decor. The tiffin boxes and the steel plates in which the food is served are sure to catch your fancy. Considering the paucity of Parsi food outlets in Delhi, this place is definitely a crowd-puller and is for sure a pocket friendly place if you are paying for your own-self!
5. My Bar Lounge
Location: G68, Opposite Alka Hotel, Near Metro Exit 7, Outer Circle, Connaught Place
If you want to hangout with your friends and you are short on money then this the place for you. The best place to have a drink when you don’t want to spend much. Great ambiance, lively atmosphere and good music make it the perfect place to hangout with friends. The place is crammed with youngsters who want to lounge around in Connaught Place at a budgeted price. If you are in C.P and want to rejuvenate the moment with a little Daaru Shaaru and with a little ease on the wallet, this is the place to be at! The ambiance is impressive, the only problem is cheap pricing also attracts cheap crowd! But who cares you can certainly make it better with your presence!
Location: Shop 2, Main Market, Opposite IIT Main Gate, SDA
As the name suggests, Beer and biryani make for a deadly combination. Beeryani is a haven for peeps who love to eat an array of good food after guzzling beer served in various capacities and brands here. The ambiance here is little dark and less spacey. The brewed beer and food quality was fine. On the pocket side, Located in the posh SDA market, Beeryani offers good Indian food along with alcohol at very reasonable prices. The place serves 8 kinds of Biryani (4 veg and 4 non-veg) and a plate of Biryani is served with Curry and Raita. The quantity of Biryani served is pretty decent and that makes it even more popular. In terms of taste, the food is really good. And did I forget to mention that they play nice mix of music? Everyone is a winner here!
7. Nizam’s Kathi Kabab
Location: H-5/6, Plaza Building, Middle Circle, Behind PVR Plaza Cinema, Connaught Circus
Nizam’s is among the top Kathi rolls sellers in Delhi. Owing to its immense popularity Nizam’s is usually crowded on any day of the week. Their rolls are primarily oily & filled with good quantity of fillings. One roll can be stuff-ingly enough! Being one of the best place to relish Kathi rolls the place also specializes in Kathi Kebabs, Roasted Kebabs and Biryani. Be it the rolls or the biryani, nobody ever goes back disappointed. With prompt service, tasty food and reasonable prices, this place is worth every penny spent. A must visit for every Kathi roll lover. The best part is that they play EDM Music. HAHA! Yeah they do! An absolute must visit for when you’re in Connaught Place!
8. The Colony Bistro
Location: C 31, Amar Colony Main Market, Lajpat Nagar
The Colony Bistro is a cosy, little place to hangout with friends and family. From the outside, the place makes you feel like you’re standing at one of those street-side bistros in Europe. Adequate lighting, delicious food, generous servings, nice ambiance and nice music. They have good variety in their drinks menu, the only caveat is that they are apparently not so reasonable. The place even offers free wifi! Not many would know about this place but once you visit, you will keep going time and again. A must visit for all of you looking for variety and of course delicious food which surprisingly isn’t too heavy on the pocket!
9. Bromfy Public House
Location: 4/3, Roop Nagar, Opposite Kamla Nagar Market, Kamla Nagar
Bromfy Public House is the perfect place for students looking for a place to party. One of the few cafes serving liquor in kamla nagar/north campus area. It may look a little shady and in mood for party even at noon but the food is delicious and the interiors, specially the wall arts are amazing. The dim lights and loud music make for the perfect experience. With an in-house DJ and a variety of hookahs to choose from, this place is a dream come true for college students. Their ambience is really nice as compared to other outlets surrounding the place. This is the place to look for if you just want to chill but you don’t wish to travel far from the campus area.
Let us know in the comment section which are your favrioute pocket friendly places to eat under INR. 500!
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