11 Amazing Food Festivals In Delhi You Just Can't Miss

We have a round-up of all the food festivals that are coming up in Delhi that should be on your go-to list.

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: November 18, 2019 15:29 IST

11 Amazing Food Festivals In Delhi You Just Can't Miss

Here are 11 food festivals in Delhi to look out for.

  • Delhi hosts multiple food festivals every year.
  • From The Grub Fest to Palate and Rekhta, there is no dearth of festivals
  • Here are some upcoming unique food festivals that you must not miss

For the last few years, Delhi has been a host to an array of unique food festivals and it seems that we just can't get enough of them. Winters seems to be the best time for such festivals as you get to nosh on everything from street food to exclusive gourmet platters under the winter sun up till chilly evening. So if you are a Delhiite or happen to visit the capital during the winter months, mark your calendar as we bring to you a list of some of the best food festivals that the city is hosting in the upcoming months. Sample best of street food, Asian cuisine, north Indian platters and all things delicious under one roof at any of these amazing festivals.

1. Jashn-E-Lucknow

A Lucknow themed food festival, Jashn-E-Lucknow is an ode to the last Nawab of Awadh (Wajid Ali Shah). Happening at the Crown Plaza hotel in Okhla, the hotel would transform Edesia into Qaisar Bagh Palace (built by Wajid Ali Shah) to curate a unique experience for the guests. The menu would be a mix of royal recipes as well as recreation of popular dishes from iconic streets from Lucknow. What's more? There would also be an interesting food eating challenge! So if authentic Lucknowi street food catches your fancy, this is the place to be this November!

Where: Crowne Plaza Today New Delhi Okhla

When: 15th November-30th November, 2019


2. Grand Trunk Road Culinary Trail

Have you wondered how heavenly a place can be which offers you foods from different parts of Indian sub-continent and Afghanistan? Well, if you have been bored with the same old food and have been craving for variety in taste, then the ongoing Grand Trunk Road Culinary Trail is the place to head to. Showcasing the unique diversity of India's and Afghanistan's food culture, this 10-day long food festival began on Friday (15th November). Traditional fare from West Bengal to Kabul, from Amritsar to Delhi and Awadh, you will be definitely spoilt for choices!

Where: Crowne Plaza New Delhi Mayur Vihar Noida

When: 15th November-24th November, 2019 

Timing: 7 PM-11 PM

Price: INR 1999, plus taxes


3. The Grub Fest

This one had to be on the list! The Grub Fest keeps getting bigger and better every year with multiple restaurants participating and offering a gourmet culinary experience. It comes with soulful musical performances and an Insta-worthy ambience.

Where: Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

When: 1st November-3rd November, 2019 

Timing: 12:30 PM-10 PM

4. ELP Food & Music Fest

Eat, Love and Party along with a whole lot of lip-smacking dishes from the best of restaurants and signature dishes from across the city, all under one roof.

Where: Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi.

When: 23rd November-24th November, 2019 

Timing: 1 PM-10 PM

5. North East Festival

Started as a platform to create awareness about the region and promote the region as a tourist destination, North East Festival is all about high-quality music with some of the finest acts, and a whole lot of your favourite food.

Where:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Janpath, New Delhi.

When: 8th November-10th November, 2019 

Timing: 10 AM- 10 PM

6. Jashn-E-Rekhta

Organized every year by the Rekhta foundation, Jashn-E-Rekhta is a heaven for those interested in all things Sufi and Urdu. It is an Urdu festival devoted to the preservation and promotion of Urdu language besides all things art, culture and literature. It involves a plethora of events and experiences such as Qawaali nights, Sufi music, calligraphy workshops, celebrity interaction, Rekhta food festival and much more.

Where: Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi.

When: 13th December-15th December, 2019 

Timing: 2:30 AM- 11:30 PM

7. Pet Fed India

Pet Fed India is a two-day extravaganza for your pawsome friends. An absolute treat and pampering session that features fun activities like police dog show, agility ring obstacles, fashion show, adoption camps and much more. And of course over 100 food stalls for you and your pets and much more!

Where: NSIC Ground - Okhla, New Delhi

When: 28th & 29th December

8. Boho Bazaar

A one-stop destination for all things fun! Boho Bazaar has everything you would ever need to shop; from quirky shoes to chic dresses and stunning earrings along with delicious food to fill you up while you hop from shop-to-shop.

When: 21st December-22nd December, 2019 

9. The Lil Flea

Hundreds of creative home-grown shops, artisanal desserts, experimental foods, indie music, movies under the stars, book exchanges, carnival games and a whole lot of experiences, Lil Flea is all this and more. Watch out for over 50 delicious food brands, artisanal bakers, a festival bar with amazing microbreweries to please the glutton in you!

Where: Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

When: 22nd November-24th November, 2019

Timing: 11 AM - 10 PM

10. Kebab-e-Bahaar Food Festival

Nip in the air has struck the city and it's the best season to have kebabs. India Grill at Hilton Garden Inn welcome the season with the aroma of kebabs from different regions of India like Lucknow, Punjab, Rajasthan and others.

Where: India Grill at Hilton Garden Inn, New Delhi/Saket

When: On till 30th Nov. 2019 (Monday to Thursday)

Timing: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM and 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

11. NASVI Street Food Festival

Are you a street food junkie like us? Block your dates for this three-day street food festival by National Association Of Street Vendors Of India that is sure to take your love for street food a notch higher. With over 150 food stalls, multiple lip-smacking cuisines from all across India and fun-filled activities paired with musical performances, this is an unmissable one for sure!

Where: Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

When: 25th Decmber-29th December, 2019

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Timing; 12 PM-10 PM

These food festivals are sure to satiate the foodie in you, so mark your calendars and let us know which ones are you planning to go to.


About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.

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