Connaught Place is the best spot to hang out in Delhi. The Georgian architecture provides a classic vibe to the place, along with the all-white atmosphere and iconic restaurants which altogether takes you to a different space. We have curated some of the popular restaurants in CP which you cannot miss to go to the next time you are visiting Connaught Place.
List of 12 Best Restaurants in CP Delhi
- Odeon Social, D Block
- Farzi Cafe, E Block
- Wasabi By Morimoto, The Taj Mahal Hotel
- The Masala Trail, Janpath
- The Spice Route, The Imperial
- Fuji, Speedbird House
- Nizam’s Kathi Kebab
- Zen, B Block
- House of Ming, The Taj Mahal Hotel
- Minar, L Block
- Tamra, Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel
- Kwality, Regal Building
Odeon Social, D Block
This is one of the favourite restaurants in Delhi. The quirky decor gives you a nostalgic feeling and immediately takes you back to your school days. The food and drink options and tastes are outstanding. You can start the night with one of their special cocktails and call it off with the tasty butter chicken biryani. The items to try are LIIT, Breakfast Trays, Butter Chicken Biryani, Oreo Mud Pot, China Box.
Farzi Cafe, E Block
Since the moment this place has opened its doors for us, it has been a cult favourite for youngsters. It serves Indian food with a twist and a combination which no one has heard before. The cocktails are fun and will make you want more. This place has a very energetic vibe. You can plan a surprise birthday party or a reunion with friends. The foods you can try are Parle G Cheesecake, Smoked Patthar Ke Kebab, Delhi Belly Tikka, Chocolate Dirt Pile, Malaya Prawns, Bheja Fry.
Wasabi By Morimoto, The Taj Mahal Hotel
Wasabi is considered as India’s best Japanese restaurant. The highlight of the place is obviously the varieties of sushi and seafood. The effort they put in the presentation is quite impressive. The food that team at Wasabi prepares is under the training of famous Japanese chef Masaharu Morimoto, whose forte is his unique style of presenting and serving the food. They also have a wide variety of Japanese whiskey and plum wines. Sushi Platter, Tempura Rock Shrimp, Omakase are must try.
The Masala Trail, Janpath
This restaurant pays tribute to the street foods from all regions of the country. The head chef and owner Osama Jalali has gone to every corner of the country which inspired his creation and dishes. If you are craving for Banarasi chaat or Gujarati savouries, this is the place you should visit. The specials which you must try are Bedmi Puri, Chaat, Gini Dosa, Dabeli, Haji Ali Fruit Cream.
The Spice Route, The Imperial
This restaurant has 9 parts and has a very classic and sophisticated vibe. Each part is very specifically created which portrays the journey of a human being in this world. The name is perfectly justified as the dishes are inspired by the spice route and added with Asian flavours. This heritage hotel provides you with a mesmerising dining experience. Chemeen Thoren, Vegan Ice Creams, Malabar Meen Kari are the must-haves.
Fuji, Speedbird House
Fuji is a hidden gem which still is known for making some of the best Japanese food. The place is not at all easy to locate if you are not well accustomed to the lanes of Connaught Place but the food is worth your hunt and time. The food and service will surely make you happy. Sushi and Yaki Tori are the best dishes of this place.
Nizam’s Kathi Kebab
If you are a fan of rolls, this is the heaven of meatiest rolls. They defined how Kathi rolls must be and they have set the bar pretty high. This is a small place which does not fit many tables but that has not stopped the overflowing of customers, especially during meal times. Even if you manage to find a spot to stand and eat, you will know why people cannot stop going there. Mutton Seekh Kebab and Egg Roll, Railway Mutton Curry are their specials.
Zen, B Block
You will never find this Asian restaurant empty. They present you a wide variety of dishes which are mostly traditional dishes from almost every Asian country. Whatever you are craving for they got you covered, be it fiery Schezwan fare or milky Malaysian curry. You got to try Penang Curry, Crispy Chicken, Zen Special Prawns.
House of Ming, The Taj Mahal Hotel
If you are planning a special night, House of Ming is where you should go. You can have one of the finest dining experiences and their traditional Chinese food skillfully prepared is mouth-watering. Be it a simple bowl of soup or any other item with complex flavours they prepare it with utmost finesse and sincerity. It serves delicious classic dishes from Cantonese and Sichuan cuisines of China. The porcelain decor of white and blue provides a vintage vibe. They follow the philosophy of Yin-Yang, creating the perfect balance of hot, sweet and sour flavours. Glutinous Rice & Vegetables in Lotus Leaf, Shredded Chicken with Ginger and Garlic Sauce, Oak Fried Pork and Steamed Rice, Crispy Fried Spinach, Duck Pancakes are some of the best options you can choose from.
Minar, L Block
If you are in search of a top-rated North Indian restaurant, then Minar is where you should go. The atmosphere of the restaurant takes you back to the old times and makes you feel nostalgic. When you have a bite of their delicious tikkas, you will know that you have reached your destination. Dishes to try are Butter Chicken and Dal Makhni.
Tamra, Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel
You get a variety of options here to satisfy your cravings. Shangri-La presents you with options of Indian, Continental, and Asian food. If you are looking for a place which is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this is the place where you can find peace. With the comfortable and airy environment, you wouldn’t want to leave the place. You can try their Tawa Biryani, Sushi and Grilled Corn Fed Chicken.
Kwality, Regal Building
This is a very old multi-cuisine restaurant which has witnessed the evolution of Connaught Place. This restaurant is still standing there at its old place in Regal Building near The Shop and People Tree. The taste of the food is still amazing and has not changed a bit over the years. This is the best place to spend quality time with your family and eat the best meal. Make them try the Kwality Kakori Kebabs, Navrattan Vegetable, Taar Gosht with Biryani.