Ever have those days when you crave for that rush of sugar in your system to feel elated or just days when you want nothing more than that gorgeous cheesecake from your favourite bakery, or perhaps when life isn’t treating you too well, and stress is at its peak, so you tend to seek solace in desserts? Don’t fret. It’s all of us.
Whether you’re looking to soothe your sweet tooth, a dessert date place, or that perfect birthday cake for your loved ones, you’ll be spoilt with choice at each one of these food havens. So if you’re in Delhi and looking to satiate your sweet tooth, we’ve got you covered.
This is a slightly dainty bakery which is mostly all lit up, and resembles those classic European bakeries. From French influenced delicate desserts and colorful Macarons which are airy and light, to interesting Pastries, they’ve got it all.
Things to try: Macarons, Coffee éclair, Lemon tart, Raspberry mousse.
Address: 2nd Floor, DLF Promenade Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi & other outlets
One of the oldest bakeries in town, Wenger’s has been around since forever now. Every Delhiite has their own Wenger’s story, and memories attached to this vintage bakery. Established around the time of British Raj, it’s named after the couple who started it. The interiors and the desserts have a certain colonial charm to them. It’s best known for establishing Swiss confectionery in India.
Things to try: Passion fruit cake, English Doughnut, Lemon tart, Truffle
Address: A-16, Connaught Place, New Delhi
3. The Big Chill Café
Big Chill is without a doubt that comfort place which feels like home. You’ll find this place in literally every catalogue of places to eat in Delhi. With quirky interiors which include frames with pop culture references and a European feel, one can’t help but fall in love with this place. Big Chill can do no wrong and their desserts are proof of that. This place is an experience in itself.
Things to try: Irish cream Tiramisu, Blueberry Cheesecake, Banoffee Pie, Mud pie, Waffles.
Location: Main Market, Khan Market, New Delhi
4. The Artful Baker
Tucked away in the lanes of Khan Market is this super cute bakery called The Artful Baker. Although this is a fairly new place, it’s surely giving the bigger names in the market a run for their money. With a wide variety of desserts to choose from, they have some really interesting options on their menu. This place is extremely cozy and vibrant which further adds to the experience.
Things to try: Almond Croissant, Raspberry Melange, Monte Cristo, Fresh fruit Gateau, Autumn leaf Cake, Any Cheesecake.
Address: Shop 13-B, Khan market, New Delhi
5. The Bombaykery
Bombaykery is slowly becoming the solution to every sweet craving that the people of Delhi and Gurgaon have. They first opened up shop in Gurgaon and eventually moved to the capital. Conceptualized in 2015, Bombaykery is the manifestation of collaborative efforts of two Bombay-ites and a Delhi-ite; all of whom share their affinity for food, eagerness to share an experience and zest for life. Bombakery offers a confluence of French baked goods and regional flavours through their wide range of sweet delicacies.
Things to try: Belgian chocolate with salted caramel Cake, Fruit Truffle Pudding, Nutella & Seasalt Cookies, Red velvet Cheesecake and Lemon Curd Cake.
Address: Block B6, Humayunpur, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi & other outlets
This brownie specialist from Mumbai has taken over the capital too. Theobroma has gorgeous interiors in each outlet of theirs. Mostly dominated by white and a rather riveting shade of green, the bakery looks straight out of wonderland. Although brownies being their forte, they also have other interesting options to choose from. From Tarts to Macarons, to Cheesecakes and more, this place has got everything for your cravings.
Things to try: Red Velvet Brownie, Oreo Brownie, Banana Cake, Opium Pastry, Macarons.
Address: Plot No 10, Defence Colony Market,, Defence Colony, New Delhi & other outlets
Having a tough week? There’s surely nothing a dessert can’t cure. Thank us later!