Holi 2024: Looking For Places That Serve Thandai In Delhi? Head Over To 7 Spots, Cheers!

Do me a favour let's play Holi…and drink yummy thandai!

by Ankita Mazumdar
Holi 2024: Looking For Places That Serve Thandai In Delhi? Head Over To 7 Spots, Cheers!

The festival of colours, Holi, is just around the corner and Holi means loads of gulal, water-filled balloons, yummy sweet treats, food, thandai and many more colourful things. Thandai is a popular drink during the celebration of Holi and is a must-have. It comprises of milk, sugar, a bunch of nuts like almonds, pistachios, cashews and a couple of spices like cardamom, cinnamon, saffron, and fennel blended into a fine drink. Some add bhang to this and some don’t. Enjoy this Holi to the fullest and head over to these spots in Delhi to indulge in yummy glasses of thandai! Holi hai!

This Holi, Enjoy Tall Glasses Of Thandai At These 7 Spots In Delhi

1. Hira Sweets


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The good old Hira Sweets always hits the spot during Holi. Whether it is for some desserts, savoury food items or thandai, Hira Sweets is a saviour. The thandai here is a special thandai with the flavour of badam and kesar. Then it is loaded with loads of dry fruits, desiccated coconut (love it), and poppy seeds topped off with a thick layer of malai. Wow, we are already drooling!

Where: Connaught Place, Lajpat Nagar and more

2. Irfan Bhai


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Looking for that goodness of Lucknowi flavours in Delhi this Holi? Look no more because this thandai spot is responsible for teleporting you to the lanes of Lucknow! The speciality of this vendor is that the thandais have a unique Lucknowi flavour infused in the drink. This place is a delivery option on the list, hence you may also order their scrumptious biryani and kebabs for Holi.

Where: 76/9, Kishangarh Village, Vasant Kunj

3. Gopal Di Kulfi

Famously known for selling delicious kulfis, if you haven’t been here for its Holi thandai then you have got to do it this year! Go for a huge glass of badam and rose thandai after you continuously play with gulal and pichkaris. You might just order another tall glass of their best-selling thandai. 

Where: Shop no 1, New Rohtak Rd, Block 21 B, Dev Nagar, Karol Bagh

Also Read: A 4-Day Holi Tradition, Himachal’s Sangla Valley Celebrates With Vibrant Ramayana Traditions

4. Sudarshan

Are you willing to travel to Chawri Bazar for a gorgeous thandai? You have to if you are a crazy fan of Pan. Yes, they have pan-flavoured thandai! The other popular ones are rose, kesar and badam thandai. You may even indulge in piping hot kachoris and halwa. A great lunch option for Holi.

Where: 4005, Second Floor, Raghu Ganj, Chawri Bazar

5. RDH Chaat Bhandar

This spot in Delhi is great for thandai post Holi celebrations. Every year they offer holi thandai which is a chilled tall glass of creamy rose and badam-flavoured thandai. The best part about this spot is you can pair the thandai with momo (questionable though), chhole bhature, ram laddoo, and loaded rolls. If you are a true Delhiite, then it is thandai and chhole bhature, right?

Where: 228, INA Market, Aviation Colony, INA Colony

6. Monkey Bar


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Monkey Bar is the only lounge bar option on this list and is known to serve yummy portions of thandai in Delhi with loads of nuts and some herbs. If this is something you want, then head over here quickly. Some of the best-selling items that you may order from the menu to pair with the drink are Goan Chorizo Pao, Keema Bao and Bang Bang Prawns.

Where: Plot 11, Upper Ground Floor, LSC, Vasant Kunj

7. Namak Mandi

Another delivery option to look forward to if you are planning to order in bulk for your family. It is extremely cold and the tasteful blend of almond, cardamom and saffron tastes heavenly. Not just that you can also have thandai anytime you want because it is on their menu, always! So Namak Mandi is open for thandai 365 days, how cool!

Where: 76/9, Kishangarh Village, Vasant Kunj

Also Read: From Gourmet Gujiyas To Fine Spirits, 16 Best Holi Gifts To Pamper Your Loved Ones

Now that you have all these great thandai spots in Delhi for Holi, who are you taking along with you?

Bura naa maano Holi hai!

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