Hedged between Ghaziabad and Delhi, Eastern side of Delhi collects the best of both worlds. East Delhi is like a back gate into the ancient historic city of Delhi, encompassing major residential areas and one of the most densely populated sectors in the city. This area is a wonderful blend of commercial and residential, forms various societies filled with bungalows and duplexes. Each node of residential buildings has their own small neighbourhood market, which bustles with youths and senior citizens as the evening falls. East Delhi is old fashioned Delhi stepping into 21st century. Locals fondly call it Trans Yamuna as it is bounded by river Yamuna on the west and one has to cross the bridge every time they step into the other side of the city.
Some major localities of East Delhi are Mayur Vihar Phase-3, Preet Vihar, Patparganj and Laxmi Nagar. Most of the localities are residential but East Delhi also has a strong commercial sector. It is dotted with several small sized shopping malls, which houses some great restaurants and retail showrooms. These malls are the constant source of joy to this area as it is not possible for the residents to travel across the city every time they want to grab dinner or catch a movie. Mahagun Mall, East Delhi Mall, V3S Mall and Cross River Mall are ever busy. Besides the shopping arcades East Delhi receives a lot of footfall for its other attractions. Badi Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple, Sanjay Lake, Delhi State Cancer Institute and Guitar School Guitarmonk are all part of East Delhi charms. The area is well-accessible through metro, DTC and cabs.
East Delhi is the perfect melange of family and work so you will find the vicinity brimming with fantastic family-style fine dining restaurants as well as business-oriented dining spaces. Though East Delhi has its share of global gastronomy, the locality has a preference for North Indian and Multi-cuisine restaurants. Large group of diners are a common sight here mostly opting for Barbeque Nation, The Buffet Wagon, Le Chef, The Epicure, United Punjab, Pind Balluchi and Chingari. If you are mostly business-minded then you should go for, Mei Kun, Lobby Lounge, Infinity and Kylin Experience. Young and hearty are not forgotten. They can get their weekend buzz at several great bars in the area. Culinary experience in East Delhi is enriching and varied. =