Diwali is here, but with the COVID-19 restrictions and ban on the use of crackers, the zeal of the festival will be missed a lot this year. But thankfully, the plush family restaurants in Delhi will still remain open to enjoy a lavish Diwali dinner with our families. And they are touted to follow the measures of hygiene and social distancing too. Here are 5 amazing restaurants in Delhi where you can head to with your family this Diwali to satiate the gourmand in you:
1. Indian Accent, Lodhi Road
Indian Accent in Lodhi Road, Delhi which had ranked 60th in the list of The World’s Best Restaurants in 2019, is now open for lunch and dinner. Choose from their exquisite chef’s tasting menus and limited edition wines amid a swanky ambience to make your Diwali dinner worthwhile and memorable. Indian Accent serves some delectable signature food options like wild mushroom kulcha, tofu medu vadai and ghee roast soya bati.
Price For 2 | ₹5,000
2. Qla, Mehrauli
Book a table on the rooftop of Qla, Mehrauli to dine with your family with the mesmerising view of the Qutb Minar. The illuminated minaret, surrounded by the cityscape at night, looks nothing less than magical. When at Qla, don’t forget to try out their Bengal spot prawn and avocado salad and Scottish salmon.
Price For 2 | ₹3,000
3. Ikk Punjab, Rajouri Garden
Nosh on ‘the lost recipes’ of Punjab in a stunning incandescent ambience decked up by the pictures of Punjabi legends and antique objects. In this restaurant, dishes like chef’s special Rawalpindi Chooza, Sailkot Masale Wali Raan and Atta Chicken are served beautifully in desi style in traditional utensils. What’s more, their banta collections, the Kanche Wale Bante and Sharabi Bante are absolutely soul-quenching.
Price For 2 | ₹1,200
4. Parikrama, Connaught Place
The revolving restaurant in the heart of Connaught Place in Delhi is already quite popular among the city peeps, thanks to its toothsome spread of dishes and the panoramic view of CP. Feast your eyes on the stunning Presidential complex while savouring some amazing Pan-Asian and Indian dishes like Ebi Tempura, Thai Curry, Palak Kofta, Murg Kesari Pulao and loads more.
Price For 2 | ₹2,600
5. The Barbeque Company, Jail Road
This is another familiar haunt among the gastronomes of Delhi NCR. From the well-lit ambience, the ample space, the winsome decor to the finger-licking food, everything at this place calls for a perfect family dinner. Be it the Barbeque Butter Chicken, the Chukandar ki Shami, the Tandoori Fish Tikka or Kesari Kheer, the dishes out here are drop-dead delicious. The restaurant also offers special buffet options.
Price For 2 | ₹1,300
These are only a few of the long list of restaurants that the Capital city has to offer for a quality dinner with family or bae. After all, Delhi, in true sense, is a literal paradise for the foodies. Meanwhile, did you know about Delhi’s biggest open-air lounge at Punjabi Bagh?