Everybody wants to snuggle in the winter, but these winter cafés will make you want to get out of bed. Maybe you can just keep your pajamas on. Feel the winter this year in the best possible ways. Delhi is all about music, food and chilling, at least if that’s what you want it to be. Build your calendar for the best experiences. Work from cafés, spend all day reading or have a great meal in winter feel! These open cafés turn into some of the most instagrammable spots in the city. Are you looking for winter chills with amazing food? These places will fulfil desires you didn’t even know you had.
1. Diggin Café
Longtime lover Diggin is one if the best Continental restaurants in Delhi. Their outlet opposite girls college Gargi sees a lot of footfall from DU hunger pangs. The Chanakyapuri outlet is newer and better, glimmering in isolation. Greenery surrounds the café with the most intricate details flourishing in tiny crevices. Order the ricotta cheese calzone, in fact, order anything. How could it not taste great under mistletoe! Delhi Cafés That You Need To Head To Now, Because Winter Is Coming
Where: 10, Santushti Shopping Complex, Race Course Road, Chanakyapuri
2. Café Lota
This tops our list of the best winter cafés in Delhi. It’s set inside a museum which often has folk performances. The food here is winter-perfect and forever new. The place is covered in trees and they have valet! Their breakfast menu serves raagi pancakes. They’re the best things our tongues have ever had the pleasure of tasting.
Where is it: National Crafts Museum, Gate 2, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan
3. Potbelly Rooftop Café
Bihari cuisine is the best at this little place in Delhi. When it comes to winter cafés, Potbelly has a charm that no one can deny. This is a crowd favourite come winter. Trees invade the outdoor space from every direction creating a very special ambience. Their playlist is a big plus and service will make you feel at home. Order the Litti Mutton Curry for a meal you won’t forget.
Where: 116 C, 4th Floor, Shahpur Jat
4. Fio Country Kitchen & Bar
This is one of the best winter cafés, specially for your Instagram! The Garden of Five Senses is popular for being one of the best places for photoshoots in Delhi. The aesthetics of Fio can only be beaten by its food. Order a dish of fish and the Melon Sangria for a surprisingly good combination! Check out these Instagram-worthy cafés in Delhi NCR!
Where: The Garden of Five Senses. Saket
5. Olive Kitchen and Bar
This is one of those winter cafés that will always have our heart. They serve the city’s best mulled wine in December. Their menu is fixed for every season with new flavours so every time you visit will be a new experience. The one thing that never leaves the menu is the Cheese Soufflé, and it goes really well with all the wine!
Where: One Style Mile, 6-8, Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli
This Italian place shot to fame as soon as it came to Delhi. It’s most certainly one of the must visit winter cafés in the city. It’s notoriously famous for its pizzas; some say they’re the best in the capital city. It’s fighting a lot of contenders for the spot, but it’s definitely in the race. See what the other amazing pizza places in Delhi look like!
Where: Near Metro Pillar 38, MG Road, New Delhi
7. Lakhori – Haveli Dharampura
Delhi’s lesser known crown jewels have kept this place from most food mongers. The winter cafés list is incomplete without the inclusion of this beautiful Haveli restaurant. The menu of this fine dining place is in tune with its surroundings. Set in Chandni Chowk, it serves the best Dahipuri, Gol Gappe and Biryani.
Where: Haveli Dharampura, 2293, Gali Guliyan, Near, Jama Masjid
8. Nukkad Cafe & Bar
This café is a SDA’s most prized possession. A little lane leads to the huge space. A giant tree overarches above the entire courtyard. Live music is a must here. The food is served in quirky cutlery shaped like thelas and carts. Fairy lights bokeh behind you at this city treasure. Winter is the perfect time to visit! Order the Pav Bhaji or Maggi for desi delights.
Where: SDA Market
The best winter cafés know just the best food won’t cut it, they need to serve the best air. These places do exactly that. They’ve got it all and they’ve got it right. There’s nothing missing from any of these places, except you! Start on the list now because one visit will not be enough.