A setting which comes along with some soulful music playing at the backdrop, sweet wine to be sipped, great food to gorge upon and great ambiance to behold can really be a splendid idea for a date. What else do sweethearts glued-to-each-other need? Couples, all mushy in love looking for a cozy dinner date in Delhi, here are 5 restaurants for you that top the charts as ideal places for lovers.
1. Indian Accent – Lodhi Road
The ambience of this place and the vibes that it reflects are simply mesmerizing. No doubt, this place features as one of Asia’s 50 best restaurants. No other Indian restaurant makes it to this list. Indian Accent is simply mesmerizing and is known for their fusion food which mixes the traditional flavors from India with global ingredients! Beautiful view of waterfront and scrumptious food, your partner would be surely impressed!
Recommendation: People love their Brownies, Scallops, Butter Chicken and the Chef’s Tasting Menu. Friendly and courteous staff and their sophisticated ambiance are equally popular. A twosome dinner can cost you about INR 5000.
2. Amalfi – Greater Kailash
Known for its delicious Italian cuisine, the terrace seating here gives that perfect rooftop ambiance to win over the love of your life. The rustic vintage feels with Euro-style décor will take you back in time to the golden era of Europe.
The dishes here are superb and the soft music being played is perfect for soulmates!
Recommendation: People visiting this place love the mouthwatering Tiramisu, Pasta, Minestrone Soup, Salad,Lasagna, Risotto, Mashed Potato and the Cobbled Terrace setting. Prices are reasonable to your pockets about INR 1800 for two people.
3. Neung Roi – Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport, Mahipalpur
A quaint and calm place for the best Thai food available in town, Neung Roi has been recognized by the Times Food Guide and endorsed by the Thai Embassy to be the best Thai restaurant in India. Their ambiance is amazing keeping a keen eye on class with state of the art décor calling for a romantic evening immersing into Thai goodness.
Recommendation: The impressive assortment of nuts and spices are a good indicator of all the yummy goodies that follows. Costing about 3K for two, they are best known for their Seafood and are equally good for Som Tum Salad, Pomelo Salad, Chicken Satay, Chicken Grill, Pad Thai Noodle and other Pan-Asian delicacies.
4. Le Cirque – The Leela Palace, Chanakyapuri
Quiet ambiance, hospitable staff, chic setting and an out of the world terrace overlooking the beautiful city skyline, Le Cirque is the perfect space to be admired along with your admirer. Known for its refined French menu this place is a hidden gem on the 10th Floor of Leela Palace. Sip some wine here and get lost in each other.
Recommendation: People who have been here are swearing by their Macaroon, Crème Brulee, Scallops, Morel Mushroom Risotto, Mushroom Soup, Pasta and Pumpkin Soup. A meal for two costs about INR 5000/-.
5. Sevilla – The Claridges, Aurangzeb Road
A stylish Spanish-themed restaurant inspired by Mediterranean landscapes, Sevilla provides you some great ambiance and a luxury dining experience. The charm of this place is hard to evade especially it’s soft lighting by the night. Their extensive outdoor and indoor seating facilities make for a promising evening with your loved one. By far the most beautiful and romantic place in the city worth all the praise for its classy Mediterranean feel and European and Moroccan menu.
Recommendation: Apart from being recommended for its beauty the place is also known for its gastronomical grub especially the Sangria, Paella, Chicken Pizza, Ravioli, Tiramisù, Risotto, and its Seafood. The approximate cost for two people is about INR 4500 here.
All these aforementioned restaurants are based in Delhi and are well suited for spending a romantic evening with your loved one. Which one would you pick?
By Bhavishya Pahwa