Hello, Delhi-ites! Do you also feel like sipping on some mocktail or perhaps a chilled beer on a balmy yet breezy summer evening? Let’s add a beautiful skyline view to this! Sounds so pleasant and mesmerising, doesn’t it?
So, we have curated a list of 5 top rooftop restaurants in the state capital for those perfect summer evenings with friends and family for a great view and good food. Keep scrolling.
1. Dramz Whiskey Bar & Lounge, Mehrauli
If you wish to dine with a dash of history in the backdrop, head to Dramz Whiskey Bar & Lounge. This fine-dining restaurant has the majestic Qutub Minar watching over you as you enjoy a lovely meal with your friends and family. This is one of the uber-luxe restaurants of Mehrauli. The entire place is divided into four floors – a wine cellar, private dining rooms, a well-stocked bar and a two-level terrace. When here, try the Corn Cakes, Grilled Sole and Pulled Lamb with Pan Tossed Bread.
Where: 1580/1, KD Marg, Near Qutub Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi
Meal for 2: INR 3000 (approximately)
Time: 12:30 PM to 12 midnight
2. Kylin Skybar, Ambience Mall
This is one of Delhi’s poshest rooftop restaurants. Kylin Skybar is perched on the top floor of Ambience Mall and the décor and view is nothing less than stunning! They have a very impressive bar menu along with a wide range of oriental food. Moreover, they are very popular for their Japanese and Asian food. When at Skylin, do try the Kung Pao Chicken, Sushi (Californian Crab Rolls), Shisha, Pork Spare Ribs and the Crystal Dumplings.
Where: T-302, 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Meal for 2: INR 2200 (approximately)
Time: 12 noon to 12:30 AM
3. Imperfecto, Hauz Khas
One of the most admired restaurants in Delhi, Imperfecto is nestled amidst the hustling lane of Hauz Khas Village. With a view of old-world forts, and a gorgeous lake, this place is perfect for summer soirees. Moreover, their food choices on the menu are very varied. From Italian cuisine to Spanish delicacies, and Mediterranean food to Indian gastronomy – options are galore. The open-air area has cute cabana like arrangement. Also, they play great music in evenings. Lastly, when at Imperfecto, try these – Stuffed Mushrooms with Brava Sauce, Peshawari Khumba, Chicken Lollipop with Beer Sauce and Andalusian Calamari.
Where: 1-A/1, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Meal for 2: INR 1800 (approximately)
Time: 12 noon to 1 AM
4. Amalfi, Greater Kailash
Sitting right in the centre of Greater Kailash 2, M-Block Market, Amalfi has somehow managed to isolate itself from all the noise and chaos of the city. This chic alfresco eatery offers great food and a gorgeous view of South Delhi skyline. The area is segregated into three levels. The ambiance is super-cosy. Also, evenings are quite a visual treat. Fairy lights deck up the entire rooftop area post dusk. Another area in the restaurant offers a private terrace coupled with a violinist and a band. Isn’t that a classic Italian dining experience? Moreover, their food is heavenly. Try the Seafood Risotto, Tiramisu, Minestrone Soup, Mushroom Risotto, Thin Crust Pizza, Veg Pizza, and Bocconcini Pizza.
Where: M-82, 1st Floor, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi
Meal for 2: INR 1800 (approximately)
Time: 12 Noon to 11:30 PM
5. Sam’s Café, Paharganj
If you are looking to chill on a budget, head to Sam’s Café today. Situated on the lively streets of Paharganj, this café is known for its vibrant crowd, dimly lit lanterns, lip-smacking food and pocket-friendly alcohol. You will find yourself in the company of hippies, travellers, poets, foreigners and students. Go on a date night or perhaps to celebrate a good appraisal with your gang. Now, once there do order the Fried Chicken, Mushroom Fritters, Lasagne Al Polo, Spaghetti Bolognese, Pomodoro with Tomato Sauce and the Schnitzel.
Where: R-2, Vivek Hotel, Main Bazaar, Paharganj, New Delhi
Meal for 2: INR 750 (approximately)
Time: Open 24 hours
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