Why choose vegetarian food in Delhi?
SWAD is inculcating vegetarianism with pride
Burma Burma is a complete vegetarian Burmese culinary heaven
Be fed and pampered like a king at Rajdhani Thali which scores high on authentic vegetarian experiences
At Indus Flavour, experience the global vegetarian cuisine with traditional Indian flavours
Eclectic vegetarian food is skilfully done at Purple Greene
64/6 is a vegetarian paradise in a five-star surroundings
Veg Gulati is the ultimate destination in Delhi for pure Vegetarian delicacies
Savour some delish street food dishes at IMLY
Juggernaut is the South Indian Restaurant you’ve been waiting for
The restaurant that brought Bombay’s Udupi-style idli-dosa dishes to Delhi – Sagar Ratna
Sattvik serves interesting options for vegetarians who can even eat vegetarian Chinese!
Also, check out more restaurants where you can enjoy a vegetarian extravaganza
Delhi has always been on the list of food lovers. The gastronomists can any day defend Delhi by producing a long list of places where one can eat like a king and be satisfied. However, Delhi is often reckoned to be a paradise for non-vegetarians, but vegetarians have a different story to tell. Yes, one might not find an entire market dedicated to vegetarian delights but there are a number of places that make excellent picks for pure vegetarian food as well. We bring you a list of best restaurants in Delhi-NCR you can visit for some pure veggie delight.
SWAD, Nehru Place, South Delhi
This fast-casual restaurant is located on the ground floor, Chiranjivi Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi. It consolidates vegetarian dishes all over the world and presents it on your platter in an Indian way. It is the right mix of finest spices with modern gastronomy that presents an impeccable combination, tantalizing your taste buds to the fullest. If you are confused to choose what to start, do try Ram Ladoo and Stuffed Mushroom. Do try the Corn Spinach Momos with Kolkata Chowmein if you prefer Chinese food. Gulabi Phirni is a perfect end to your meal. Tiranga Idli, Spring Rolls and Mini Jini Dosa. If you are in a group, then go for the Chaat Platter and South Indian Platter.
Burma Burma, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Burma Burma brings Burmese cuisine to the capital. Inspired by surrounding countries and age-old tradition, Burmese cuisine is an amalgam of Chinese, Indian and Thai. The interior of the restaurant is designed with subtle mood lighting to complement the traditional wall art from Myanmar. As a first foray into Burmese food, try their Khao Suey and Samosa Soup. Being a tea-house as well, you cannot miss their collection of authentic teas. Even if you are a die-hard meat eater, you are bound to enjoy eating at this restaurant.
Rajdhani Thali Restaurant, Connaught Place (CP), Central Delhi
A quite popular restaurant chain in the country, Rajdhani Thali focuses mostly on Rajasthani and Gujarati thalis. And for those who are looking to try something new and exciting, this is exactly where you need to be. They are known for serving authentic Rajasthani and Gujarati thalis. The place boasts of its exclusive cutlery and plush interiors. There is a Jain option available as well. They serve different types of Roti made from jowar, bajra etc accompanied with Dal and Aloo Curries or the Khichdi and Kadhi. From Dhokla, Dal Baati Churma, to colourful Chutney, Pulao and Desserts, Rajdhani Thali Restaurant offers a wholesome meal. End your meal with a glass of Buttermilk or Malpua and other desserts served with your thali.
Indus Flavour, GTB Nagar, North Delhi
Located in Kingsway Camp, Hudson lane, Indus Flavour is one-of-its-kind vegetarian hotspot inspired by the delicacies of areas around Indus Valley civilization. They are famous for their exotic North Indian and Chinese cuisine. Must try dishes are Dahi Ke Sholay, Gilafi Kebab, Dal Indus and Islamabadi Paneer.
Purple Greene, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj
Vegetarians and vegans, if you thought that world cuisines favour non-vegetarians more, this new-in-town, global fusion restaurant will make you think again. The entrance with its turtle logo will invite you to taste food inspired by several countries which they have carefully curated according to every taste. Both their menus too, are quite innovative with dishes like Samosa Pinwheel, Malaysian Coconut Curry, Tomato Tartare and drinks like Murugan Marry and Cuban Orange Mojito. The decor too is quite charming with warm tones and hanging lamps.
64/6 - Country Inn & Suites, Sahibabad
If you are seeking a restaurant that offers delectable vegetarian food then, 64/6, Country Inn and Suites is the place for you. The cuisine ranges from European to American to Indian to Chinese to Continental. The concept of a buffet is what makes this restaurant popular amongst vegetarians. They have a vast menu that allows you to try some innovative dishes. Where else do you wish to go but here!
Veg Gulati, Pandara Road Market, Central Delhi
One of the oldest and perhaps the best vegetarian dining options in the city, Veg Gulati woos with its offerings, including the usual fare such as Dal Makhani, Dahi Ke Kebab, Tandoori Mushrooms and Amritsari Chur Chur Naan. Their Kadhai Paneer and Tandoori Platter are too tempting to be missed. The restaurant is open till 01:00 am, in case you are looking for a late-night vegetarian meal.
Imly brings together the street food of the entire country. Lucknow, Amritsar, Surat, Chennai, Varanasi, Delhi and Mumbai are some of the cities represented on this all-vegetarian map. Imly focuses on serving hygienic street food retaining the taste of how one would like to savour the taste from the street vendors. The Corn and Cheese Tandoori Momos, Golgappa, Cheese Pav Bhaji and Vada Pav are some of the must-haves. Favourites on their menu are the Rice The Imly Way, Dahi Golgappe Chaat, the classic Banta Shikanji, Gunpowder Fried Idli, Corn Nachos Chaat, Cheese Kurkuri and of course, Jalebi. If you are planning that dinner with your family since a while, must head here.
Juggernaut, Kailash Colony, South Delhi
One of the few South Indian cafes that look beyond the usual Dosa. The favourites here are the appams - Cheese Uttapam, Mushroom Dosa, Podi Ghee Idlis and Filter Coffee. They also stock up on Banana Chips, Murukku and other crunchy snacks to take home. Each Dosa is served with colourful Chutneys and Halwa. Rasam is also served which is complimentary along with Papad.
This is the restaurant that introduced Mumbai-style Udupi idli-dosa dishes to Delhi. Sagar Ratna is one of the best bets for an authentic South Indian food, which in fact falls easy on pocket as well. The food quality is excellent and so is the quantity and this makes Sagar Ratna an absolute must visit place when the hunger strikes! You must try Veg Uttapam, Rava Idli, Butter Masala Dosa, Dahi Vada and Mysore Masala Dosa.
Sattvik, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket
Sattvik restaurant is another famous fine dining restaurant for vegetarians. Located in DLF mall, Saket, Sattvik lives up to its name in the city. Famous for their North Indian cuisine, do try their exotic Til Waale Khatte Tandoori Aloo.
Although, the scale is tipped towards non-vegetarians in this city, but believe us, these vegetarian restaurants in Delhi with equally delish menus, catering to all takers. Here we have some of our favourite places that veggie lovers and those curious about vegetarian food, could and should try out. Book through EazyDiner to enjoy amazing deals/offers. The Masala Trail, Naivedyam, Karnataka Food Centre, Punjabi By Nature, Suruchi, Haldiram’s, Evergreen, Carnatic Café, Saravana Bhawan, The Mad Teapot and Bhaja Govindam are some of the other options where you can enjoy a scrumptious vegetarian extravaganza as well.
Kruthika Dixit Kandpal, is an in-house creative writer for EazyDiner Pvt Ltd. She is a food enthusiast, social worker and blogger. She has contributed to the Safari India Magazine, The Statesman Newspaper, Wedding Vows Magazine, Sanchar Times and several other publications. Nothing is dearer to her than the joy of writing with her passion for food as the connection of food is not just with your tummy, but with your heart. In addition to writing a lot, Kruthika likes to eat and experiment with her cooking and gallivanting. And, if not inside the kitchen or at work, one can find her volunteering for NGO’s, exploring places, partying, travelling and shopping. She dreams of owning a restaurant one day and provide some notable contributions to the world of food.