Here Are 10 Best Mughlai Restaurants in Delhi

by Tonakshi Kalra
Here Are 10 Best Mughlai Restaurants in Delhi

Mughlai cuisine is one of the richest cuisines developed in food history, not because it was developed decades ago but for its distinct aroma and taste of ground and whole spices. The taste of Mughlai cuisine ranges from extremely mild to spicy. And if you are in the mood to serve your palate the best Mughlai food, then we have got you covered with our list of 10 Best Mughlai Restaurants In Delhi NCR.

1. Lazeez Affaire

Lazeez Affaire is considered one of the best Mughlai restaurants in Delhi. It’s known for its high-class food and bar providing an impressive variety of dishes from Indian to Mughlai to Chinese with choicest of drinks. One can enjoy the warmth of traditional Indian hospitality with all the modern world-class comfort. This state-of-the-art eatery has the appearance of a restaurant that serves international food, with its beautiful white and silver-coloured interiors. The ‘Lahori Murg Masala’, ‘Galauti Kebab’, ‘Butter Chicken’ is a delight for non-vegetarians.

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Address: 6/48, Malcha Marg Market, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Timing: 12 pm to 12 am
Cost: ₹1200 for two

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2. Indian Grill Room

Located in the millennium city, this fine dining restaurant has a sizzling open kitchen with voguish terrace and bar. Grilled food in India is special and this restaurant serves it in style. It makes use of local grilling techniques like the tawa, charcoal grill, patthar and tandoor varieties. The restaurant follows a ‘set menu’ concept where 12 Indian grills are placed on the table with a complex main-course buffet that includes interactive stations. Their must-try dishes include ‘Kasundi Grill Fish’ and the ‘Mushroom Tikkas’, followed by a ‘Buttery Naan’ with ‘Handi Meat’.

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Address: 315, Suncity Business Tower, Sector 54, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Timings: 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM, 07:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Cost: ₹1800 for two

3. Wakhra Swaad

This restaurant is known for its simple and beautiful setup with some affordable and tasty dishes. Wakhra Swaad, which literally translates to ‘a different taste’ is a restaurant that serves a wide variety of delicacies with a Punjabi twist like Butter Chicken Momos, Butter Chicken, Chicken Tikka Roll and Rara Chicken. Apart from this, for vegetarians, they have ‘Ambarsariya Paneer Tikka’ and ‘Bharwa Tandoori Aloo’. If you are looking for a budget and a delicious meal, then this is the place to be.

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Address: Shop-16, Buddh Vihar, L Block, Sector 11, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
Timings: 11 am to 11 pm
Cost: ₹850 for two

4. Pindi Restaurant

Pindi has now expanded with three outlets in the city. Nearly seven decades old, this restaurant is located in the famous Pandara Road Market. It’s known for its variety in North Indian and Mughlai delights at affordable prices. Their setup is elegant and modern with comfortable seating and dreamy lights. This is one of the best Mughlai restaurants in Delhi, which you must visit.

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Address: 16, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi
Timings: 11 am to 1 am
Cost: ₹1350 for two

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5. Embassy

The Embassy flourishes on its classic enchantment. The Embassy silently gives you a nostalgic feeling with its presence. It’s one of those places from ancient times ascertaining the famous phrase- Old is gold. The vibrant environment along with the old-time charm is one of the reasons to visit this place, other than their delicious food. Best dishes to have here- Mutton cutlets, Lamb Brain Pakora and Veg Jhalfrezi.

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Address: 11 D, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Timings: 11 am to 11 pm
Cost: ₹2000 for two

6. Kainoosh

Kainoosh is one of the best Mughlai restaurants in Delhi. It is an exquisite fine dining restaurant located at the ground floor of Promenade mall. A chic and advanced fine dining restaurant, Kainoosh is Celebrity Chef Marut Sikka’s labour of love. Every recipe here is created after rigorous experimentation. The interiors are dimly lit and give a special feeling to the diners. Their must-try dishes should definitely be Mutton Biryani, Murgh Mangal Ram and Dum ka keema.

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Address: 122-124, Ground Floor, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Timings: 12:30 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 12:30 am
Cost: ₹2,200 for two

7. Mughal Mahal

Centred in the commercial area, Mughal Mahal is a known family restaurant. Its gold-standard Butter Chicken has been the talk of the city. The interiors are not really grand but the service is competent. It’s usually fully packed on weekends. Their Murg Makhani and Butter Chicken are worth a try.

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Address: 7, Sethi Bhawan, Rajendra Place, New Delhi
Timings: 11 am to 11 pm
Cost for two: ₹ 850

8. Swagath

Swagath is a classic restaurant specializing in seafood with a regional Indian and Asian twist. There are no competitors in the NCR for this cuisine, yet Swagath has never let down its standard for a minute. This popular restaurant also has an entire menu dedicated to Mughlai food. Every dish here stays true to their authentic barbeque flavours with the right amount of all the spices and texture. One must splurge on their Mutton Galouti Kebab, Bhatti Ka Murgh, Mutton Burrah.

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Address: 14, Defence Colony Market, New Delhi
Timings: 11 am to 12 am
Cost: ₹ 1600 for two

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9. Zaika

It’s rightly said- don’t judge a book by its cover. In this case, don’t go by the ambience of your surroundings but rather by the taste of their dishes. This not-so-hyped place in Daryaganj makes some of the best, flavourful Mughlai Dishes. They are known to make Korma in a traditional way without the use of tomatoes. Their must-haves are Mutton Korma, Raan, Mutton Biryani and Mutton Burrah. You can hop on there when it’s that time of the month. (Month-end, we mean)

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Address: 3615, Near Golcha Cinema, Daryaganj, New Delhi
Timings: 1 pm to 11 pm
Cost:  ₹500 for two

10. Varq

Varq, at The Taj Mahal is known for reinventing Indian food with unusual creations and pairings. This paradise is a rich accumulation of Indian recipes evolved to the next level of modernity and served in pre-plated portions. The restaurant offers a mix of Indian classical dishes as well as the new innovative creations from across the nation. Their Varqi Crab, Murgh Methi Malai Souffle, Chicken Galawat, Martaban ka Meat, Haleem Kebab, Masala Seabass are definitely worth a try.

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Address: The Taj Mahal Hotel, Lower Lobby Level, India Gate, South Block, Mansingh Road, New Delhi 110011
Timings: 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm, 7 pm to 11:45 pm
Cost: ₹4500 for two