10 Mind-Blowing Places In Delhi To Go For A Solo Luncheon This Weekend!
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Sometimes spending time with yourself is what you need at the end of the day. We’ve narrowed down 10 places where you can head over for a solo lunch date all by yourself. Do something hatke and enjoy your own company and do you know what’s the best part? You can order whatever you want, however you want, without any judgments!
1. The Tea Room
The Tea Room in HKV is a quaint lil cafe that’ll make you forget all the worries in the world. This magical place is decked with fairy lights, has fully-stocked bookshelves and dreamy drapes that look straight outta dreamland. Take along your fave book and sip artisanal teas such as Iced Minty Mint Tea, Organic Cinnamon & Honey, Special Masala Chai Blend and tons more. Curl up in a cosy corner and enjoy the view of the Deer Park.
If a solo lunch is on your mind then you might wanna head over to Diggin and stuff your face with Cheesy Tuna Melt, Penne Picante, Spaghetti Carbonara and more as you gulp down Chocolate Mocha Shake or Belgium Chocolate Shake. The place looks straight out of a story book and will surely give you all those Disney-movies feels. Surrounded with potted plants, vines and lush greens, you’ll have a marvelous time here all by yourself!
3. Fig & Maple
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This cosy cafe is perfect to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon by yourself! Sit by the window, nosh on the Nutella Pancakes, Kodo Millet Salad, Jackfruit Dumpling among other options and before you know it, the day will be over. In the evening, the whole place has a LIT atmosphere with fairy lights all around. So if you want a jazzy evening at a quaint cafe, this is the place to be at!
Where | Fig & Maple - M-27, E Block Rd, Block M, GK II
Timings | 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM & 7 - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 8527 533 160
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/figandmapledelhi/
4. Cafe Turtle & Full Circle Bookstore
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A peaceful and lively space where you could have a tasty meal, relax and feel rejuvenated. Located in Khan Market and Nizamuddin the place has welcoming vibes with an exterior that resembles a legit treehouse! You can order up Tropical Delight, Veggie Lucy, Lemon Cheesecake, The Ultimate Brownie and more delectable dishes. Did you know they have a bookstore inside the cafe that is loaded with brilliant books and novels? Sit on their terrace during dusk and experience the most spectacular sunsets.
Where | Cafe Turtle & Full Circle Bookstore - Khan Market & Nizamuddin East Market
Timings | 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2465 5641
Meal For Two | Rs 1,100
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Cafe-Turtle-Full-Circle-Bookstore-216297738513178/
5. Cha Bar
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As soon as you step into Cha Bar, you’ll be welcomed by a gazillion of books and as you take in the beauty and aesthetics of the place, order yourself a hot cup of ginger tea and cookies on the side and spend away your solo time observing people, reading you fave novel. Try their Chicken Shawarma & Peach Iced Tea and finish off your meal with a delightful chocolate truffle!
Where | Cha Bar - N-81, Barakhamba Rd, Block N, Connaught Place
Timings | 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Call Them | +91 9910 994 865
Meal For Two | Rs 500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChaBarOfficial/
6. Coast Cafe At OGAAN
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Imagine sitting in a balcony overlooking a clean and pristine lake while noshing on some coastal food. If you wanna experience this serenity then head over to Coast Cafe At OGAAN as it’ll give you a picture-perfect setup with white walls and potted greens in HKV. Pamper yourself with Fried Calamari, Rainy Day Vegetable Stew, Beans Thoran and more. Drop by for a meal overlooking the lake and unplug from the crowd.
7. The Grammar Room
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The Grammar Room is an Insta-worthy eatery right opposite Qutub Minar with courteous staff and quick service. Spend your day here as you listen to peppy music and watch the crowd come and go. You can order fluffy Nutella Pancake, Salted Caramel Affogato, Garlic Fries, and more decadent options. Land up here to enjoy your company and spend some time with yourself.
Where | Grammar Room - Opp Alai Minar, One Style Mile, Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli
Timings | 10 AM -11:30 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 1,850
Call Them | +91 8130 288 558
Check Out Their Page | https://www.facebook.com/thegrammarroomdelhi/
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The moment you step inside this cafe, you’re hit by a strong aroma of coffee which immediately takes away all your worries! This is the perf place for you to relax, read a magazine and introspect in tranquillity. Try their Americano Coffee, Double Chocolate Parfait, Goat Cheese Mousse On Toast and more flavourful dishes. You defo need to try their signature cocktails like Lavendar Fizz, Reverse Martini and more.
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PAUL is the perfect place for an early morning breakfast. You can sit by the window, take in the lovely view of the rush hour and enjoy your Eggs Benedict, Smoked Chicken Sandwich and Cappuccino. While you’re there, defo try the Spicy Potato Fries, Avacado Tartine and the desserts, especially Strawberry Eclairs and Banoffee sundae! You’ll have a great time here, all by yourself.
Where | PAUL - G-1, Ground Floor, Ambience, Sector 24, Gurugram
Timings | 8 AM -12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 7303 272 266
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/paulindiaofficial/
This eatery acts as a common workspace for the day and turns into a coffee cocktail bar by the night. The shades of pastel and ample lighting make it a beautiful spot for you to hang out. Try their 3 Non-Veg Kulcha, Lamb Galouti Biriyani, Lebanese Skewers, Grilled Chicken with Mushroom Sauce, Three Cheese and Truffle Oil Kulchas with different chutneys and if you’re looking to experiment then defo try their Indian Platter! Awaken your senses with some refreshing drinks that you’ll absolutely love!
Dare to do something different this summer season and go nosh on a platter of yummies and read your fave book, chit chat with strangers, all by yourself!