Want to taste real Delhi Cuisines? Just visit Old Delhi or Walled city area popularly called 'Purani Dilli'. You can have platter of vivid cuisines starting from Shahi Raan and Kabobs at Karim's to authentic sweets such as Karachi Halwa at Ghantewala Sweet. Each Road in Purani Dilli has its own range of cuisines. If you go to Ballimaran, you can have Nehari at Bismillah, which will melt in your mouth the moment put it. Want to visit The Land of Pashtuns; try Afghani Pilao and Green tea at Pathanwadi. Gali Paranthe wali will attract you with the aroma of Pure Ghee. The Paranthas are very tasty and are made of ingredients that have remained unchanged since the times of Great Mughal. Want something spicier: head for Chaat Corner near Chandini Chowk Metro Station. If you plan to call the day, water down these with a cool grass of Rabri Faludas at Giani near Fatehpuri Masjid.
Apart from Road Foods, you have a cluster of Star category Hotels to
visit to. If you are really hooked with mughlai and oudhi
food, head for Dum Pukht at Maurya Sheraton, or Karim's
Kabob at Jama Masjid. If you want a spicier version, opt for
Bukhara at Sheraton or The Great Kabob Factory
at Radissons. If you want to have authentic South-Indian
foods then you have a range of options starting from Dakshin at
Sheratons to Udupi at Munerika. If you want
yourself to be pampered by royal treatment, head for Andhra Bhawan
near India Gate.
For continental food, your best bets will be either Baan
Thai at Oberoi or Masala Art at Taj Hotel.
Both of them have their distinct style of serving and are very popular
among tourists. Another joint called Yo! China is too attracting
good amount of tourists. If you miss home too much and want to have some
authentic American and European food, your best bet is
American Diner at Habitat center. You can also opt for
'Thanks God Its Friday (TGIF)' or Ruby's Tuesday at Vasant
Apart from these you have a place called Delhi Haat where you
can find pavilions dedicated to cuisines of each and every states in
India. These are cheap and hygienic and are less on oil. Besides all the
major fast-food chains in the world have their joints in Delhi. Mc.
Donald's, Subway, Barishta, Pizza Corner, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC),
Costa Coffee, Dosa Express, Irish Sandwich Bar etc have their
outlets in nearly every major markets and malls. Indian Joints such as
Domino's, Pizza Hut, Café coffee Day, Haldiram's and Bikanerwala
are also very popular in Delhi and around.