Dining out is an experience that serves as a getaway from the monotony of homemade meals. For those with finer tastes, a lavish meal at a fine dining restaurant is what that sates their cravings. Multiple courses of dinner amid an opulent setting takes us through a magical gastronomical journey. Plush ambience, avant-garde food and impeccable service - some things can't be measured against money. If you are a part of the discerning population of the capital city and always looking out for the best of the best to eat out, you don't need to look any further.
We have complied a list of some of the best fine dining restaurants in Delhi that we have tried and loved, so we think should be on your go-to list.
7 Of The Best Fine Dining Restaurants In Delhi:
1. Indian Accent, The Lodhi
If you plan in advance and manage to book a table here, you are in for a memorable meal. Indian food presented with a contemporary twist, the food here justifies all the hype that surrounds this restaurant. We suggest you go for the Chef's special menu and get a slice of the best meals from the chef's table.
Where: The Lodhi, Lodhi Rd, CGO Complex, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi
Cost: INR 5,000 for two people (approx.) without alcohol
2. The Spice Route, The Imperial
This one-of-a-kind restaurant takes you through the odyssey of life through its architecture and brings you on a culinary journey of spices that travel through the Malabar Coast in Kerala through Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Indonesia to Thailand and Vietnam. Chemeen Thoren (Kerala style prawns), Tom Yum Kung (the famous Thai soup with prawns) and Kung Nang Phad Khing (stir-fried lobster) are the absolute must-try dishes.
Where: J6G9+56C, The Imperial, Janpath Lane, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Cost: INR 6,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
3. K3, JW Marriott
Also known as New Delhi's 'Food Theatre', K3 at JW Marriott in Aerocity offers an expansive menu of Indian, Cantonese and Tuscan cuisines. The grills here are to die for. Duck rolls and Kung Pao Chicken are also some of their most popular dishes.
Where: J W Marriott Hotel, Aerocity, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
Cost: INR 3,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
4. Le Cirque, Leela Palace
If Italian food is what you always crave for and a simple pizza from a regular restaurant just won't do, then head to Le Cirque for an ambrosial Italian fare. And when you visit, do try their The Maguro Tuna Tartar with Smoked Avocado, Le Cirque's eggplant parmigianaand and Le Cirque's signature lobster bisque.
Where: The Leela Palace, 10th Floor, Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi
Cost: 5,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
5. The Qube, Leela Palace
The Qube at Leela Palace is a multi-cuisine restaurant that invites all with its spell-binding interiors. Giant glass panels overlooking lush green lawns sets the mood for an incredible meal. Their dumplings and sushis are a delight, and lamb chop is just the meaty meal you desire.
Where: Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
INR: 3,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
6. Bukhara, ITC Maurya
Traditional Indian food in a luxury setup - it can't get better than this. Dal Bukhara is one of the dishes that made Delhi food popular so there's no way you can miss out on this on your visit there. And their giant naan is unmissable. Also, ras malai for dessert is a must.
Where: ITC MAURYA, Sardar Patel Marg, Akhaura Block, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
INR: 6,500 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
7. Olive Bar And Kitchen
Olive Bar And Kitchen was one the lone show runner of the now bustling Mehrauli food haven. It still hasn't lost its charm. The soothing white setup transports you to a holiday in Greece. The restaurant is credited for introducing the wood-fired pizzas concept to Delhi. Apart from their range of pizzas, tortellini, Scottish salmon and pork belly are must-try.
Where: Mile 6, One Style, 8, Kalka Das Marg, Seth Sarai, Mehrauli
INR: 4,000 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol
Next time you want to treat yourself and your loves ones to a grand meal, just pick from these places.