Top 10 Mughlai Restaurants In South Delhi

When it comes to flavours and varieties, Mughlai food is the best of all. It consists of dishes which were found in medieval India at the centres of the Mughal Empire

Natasha Chopra  |  Updated: February 06, 2018 17:30 IST

Top 10 Mughlai Restaurants In South Delhi
  • Mughlai food is the best of all flavours and varieties
  • It consists of dishes which were found in medieval India
  • 10 restaurants in South Delhi that serve authentic and scrumptious food
When it comes to flavours and varieties, Mughlai food is the best of all. It consists of dishes which were found in medieval India at the centres of the Mughal Empire. It showcases a combination of cooking style and delicious recipes of central Asia and North India. Some of its remarkable dishes are biryani, murg kebabs, murg musallam, Mughlai paratha and qeema matar to name a few. If you are fond of exotic flavours then Mughlai food is the perfect pick for you! Here's a list of top 10 restaurants in South Delhi that serve authentic and absolutely scrumptious Mughlai food.

1. Moti Mahal Restaurant

Known for its utterly delicious butter chicken and various Mughlai dishes, this restaurant opened up nearly 5 decades ago. The restaurant has its own recognition for serving the best Mughlai food with just the right flavours! Its mouth-watering curries are a must try for any Mughlai food lover. Burrah kebab, chicken tikka masala, Afghani chicken and murgh malai kebab are some of the dishes served here that are incredibly delicious.

Where: M-30, Greater Kailash (GK) 1

Cost for two: INR 1200


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2. Karims

Who doesn't know about this famous eatery? Karims is a one-stop destination for all your Mughlai food cravings! This place dishes out some lip-smacking Mughlai delicacies that are quite authentic in taste as well as preparation. It has branches all across Delhi; however, its first branch was opened in old Delhi. The most popular Mughlai dishes at Karims include mutton korma, shahjahani murgh, mutton nihari and reshmi seekh kebab.

Where: M-71, Greater Kailash (GK) 1

Cost: INR 1000 For Two people


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3. Biryani By Kilo

Located in Shahpur Jat, this eatery is known for its biryanis and Mughlai delicacies. Some of the famous dishes here include kebabs, kormas, and phirni. What makes this places different from the others is that its style of cooking is unique and authentic. So if you happen to be a biryani lover, then head to this place right away!

Where: Shahpur Jat

Cost: INR 700 For Two people

4. Alkauser

This place offers an array of dishes that can tantalize your taste buds in just no time. Though it has bit of a space crunch and is more like a takeaway, Alkauser doesn't compromise on the taste of its food. Their service is quite fast and flexible. From reshmi kebab to mutton gaulati kebab, this place has it all!

Where: Corner of Kautilya Marg, Near Assam Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

Cost: INR 800 For Two people

5. New Minar

Located in Greater Kailash, this restaurant is truly famous for its Mughlai food and north Indian delicacies. If you're planning to host a family get-together, then this place is perfect for it as it is quite spacious and offers an amazing variety of mouth-watering delicacies. Chicken burra, rogan josh, mutton masala and mutton korma are some of the highlights of this place!

Where: M-65 Greater Kailash

Costs: INR 1250 For Two people


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6. The Great Kabab Factory

This amazing restaurant in Saket serves one of the best varieties of kebabs in Delhi NCR. Its lip-smacking and succulent kebabs are an absolute must try! Pair them with some green chutney and you're done for the day.

Where: 1st Floor, MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket

Cost: INR 1800 For Two people

7. Colonel's Kababz

Colonel's Kababz has been running for almost 28 years now and still going strong. This is primarily because it has maintained its flavours and quality. If you happen to visit this place, then do try their mutton roll and tawa chicken haldighati.

Where: 29, Defence Colony Market.

Cost: INR 900 For Two people

8. Khan Chacha

If you happen to be a spice junkie, then this place is apt for you. Khan Chacha is known for its spicy dishes and rich Mughlai flavours. Its tandoori preparations are quite good as well. It serves the best mouth-watering tandoori items ranging from kebabs, rolls, kormas, biryanis to even shawarma.

Where: 50, 1st Floor, Middle Lane, Khan Market

Cost: INR 800 For Two people


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9. The Oudh

Be it ambiance or quality of food, this place offers the best of all! It is a fine dining restaurant which serves lavish buffets with delicious dishes. Its most loved delicacies are lahsuni malai chicken tikka, mutton biryani and murg pasanda kebab.

Where: The Ashok, 50 B, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri

Cost: INR 1500 For Two People


10. Nazeer Foods

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This place offers an exclusive menu which serves a variety of Mughlai delicacies which are prepared using authentic ingredients. It is a pocket-friendly place which can satisfy your Mughlai food cravings without burning a hole in your pocket.

Where: C-5, Ground Floor, Main Market, Malviya Nagar


Cost: INR 700 For Two People


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So what are you waiting for? Head to these places and indulge in the true Mughlai flavours!


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