Valentine’s day is just around the corner. The pressure is on. Pick the best place and make a reservation if you don’t want to be sleeping on the couch. This is not a day anybody wants to mess up. it’s also the day that a lot of plans tend to get messed up. we’re making it easier for you. Plan a romantic evening at one of these romantic restaurants in Delhi NCR so bae cannot complain.
Did someone say romantic? A square courtyard surrounded by designer boutiques, greenery and the opulence of Qla’s indoor seating sits humbly under the glimmering night sky. We’d sit humbly too if the upstairs neighbour was hosting Qutub Minar. Their duck salad is the best in town. We love a place that gets the basics right and this place sure does a mean pasta. If you just want great food and some privacy, this is the one for you on Valentine’s Day.
Price for two: ₹3,000
Where is it: 4-A, Seven Style Mile, Kalka Das Marg, Kila, Beside Qutab Minar, Mehrauli
2. The Piano Man Jazz Club
There are two ways to spend Valentine’s Day with bae. Talk all night or be flown to never never land by artists you will never speak to. This is one place that lets you pretend the world is as you see it. You can acknowledge it, or if you want, it will cease to exist. Just and bae with the music and a Hot Toddy in hand. They have amazing gluten free burgers too!
Price for two: ₹2,800
Where: Shop B 6, 7/22, Opposite Deer Park, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Safdarjung
3. Lodi – The Garden Restaurant
They have a massive space with so many different kinds of seating, we lost count. This romantic café’s outdoor space is so big and beautiful you can’t let the summer heat destroy it. This is the perfect weather for Lodi. Their pesto is fresh and one of the best in town. They even sell condiments made in house which are quite good. What’s really worth the price is their romantic setting on Valentine’s Day!
Price for two: ₹2,600
Where: Opposite Mausam Bhawan, Near Gate 1, Lodhi Road
4. Lakhori – Haveli Dharampura
Delhi’s lesser known crown jewels have kept this place from most food mongers. Make your Valentine’s Day one of exploration, experiment and culture. Dine with the view of old Delhi. That’s one love story that will last forever. 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.
Price for two: ₹2,500
Where: Haveli Dharampura, 2293, Gali Guliyan, Near, Jama Masjid
5. Music & Mountains—Hillside Café
This magical little place in south Delhi reminds us of Himachal vibes. Their décor screams winter love, their dim lit walls will cozy you up. It is without a doubt the among best romantic cafés in Delhi and has been famous for the same for a long time. Valentine’s here guarantees an unforgettable evening. Their staff is more than willing to go the extra mile for a happy couple. Plus, serve one of Delhi’s best mulled wines. By the way, Tiffany’s First India Store Has Opened In Delhi, just saying!
Price for two: ₹2,100
Where: Shop M-23, M Block Market, Greater Kailash 1
6. Perch Wine & Coffee Bar
If this couple or thrupple is all about coffee, wine and cheese, look no further. They have Perch is all about the simple made gourmet. Order the portions of the goat cheese mousse on toast and have a happy Valentine’s Day! Their bar stools are casual and comfortable for an easy vibe. Their tables for two are tiny and force people together. Take your pick!
Price for two: ₹2,000
Where: 71, 1st Floor, Khan Market
7. Rose Café
One of the best romantic cafés, it’s done up beautifully with a sweet feel to it. Their food is great and the stock up games for customers. This is a great place for offbeat couples on Valentine’s Day. Pick out a vegan option, skip the alcohol and play some board games to commemorate all the weird things you love about each other. They have great teas whose aroma will fill your soul. Not that you need any more soothing smells than the ones their flower décor exude.
Price for two: ₹1,400
Where is it: 2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
8. Diggin Café
Longtime lover Diggin is a sure shot on Valentine’s Day. You’ll probably find couples on almost every table because of their décor. We’re not even talking about the special V day décor. Their all-time look is romance time gazillion. It’s like Romeo and Juliet’s brainchild. 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!
Price for two: ₹1,300
Where: 10, Santushti Shopping Complex, Race Course Road, Chanakyapuri
9. Ivy & Bean
Their music playlist is for the warm-hearted couples. Their green space is comforting for first dates. Hidden in the criss cross lanes of Shahpur Jat, this gem rose to fame a few years ago. They have a great coffee machine and walls covered in books for the perfect winter solo time. No one can feel awkward surrounded by music, books and food like theirs. Even if you do, hide your blush behind a plant. No one will look twice, except your date.
Price for two: ₹1,200
Where is it: Sishan House, 119, Shahpur Jat
10. Chez Jerome – Q Café
Delhi’s first LGBTQ café opened in 2017. What better place to go on Valentine’s Day than this? This is one place which definitely sees a smarter crowd. This affordable place is nuzzled next to a view of Qutub Minar with a lot of free space on their beautiful rooftop. Choose the Moroccan chickpea salad or the tenderloin based on who you are. There’s something for everyone.
Price for two: ₹800
Where: 344/3, 4th Floor, Lado Sarai
This one day dedicated to your loved one can be a girls’ night out, a night of reading or of music. It can be whoever you are. Romance has been redefined in 2020 as authenticity (by us, who else!). These Valentine’s Day places are some of Delhi’s best restaurants. Try to focus on bae instead of the food. It will be hard but just do it!