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11 Pretty Cafe And Restaurants To Take Your Crush For A 10/10 Lunch Date


Shakespeare wrote ballads and Mozart dedicated instrumentals. Ed Sheeran finds everything ‘Perfect’ and Taylor Swift is ‘Enchanted’. All this to say - people before you, have made WAY more efforts to woo their crushes. Now that you have a date in hand, you must make it the most idyllic experience. And we’re here to help you out with it! So, here are few places right out of a fairy-tale for a romantic date. 

1. Mia Bella 

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It would only do justice if we begin this list with Mia Bella. The perfect time to go is early evening so that you can catch a splendid sunset over here with your bae. The yellow-blue decor makes this place relaxing and the serene view of heritage Hauz Khas Fort has an old-school charm. You can sip on a wonderful sangria, and share a plate of cheesy risotto here. If you want to see the sun setting over a glittering lake, plan a date to Mia Bella ASAP!

Where | Mia Bella - 50E, 2nd Floor, HKV
Timing | 12 Noon - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 8448 201 901
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500
Check Out Their FB Page |

2. Nukkad Cafe & Bar

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Classic interiors with a ‘desi tadka’ is the best way to describe Nukkad. Staying true to its name, you can sit in a corner under the shade of trees at Nukkad with chai-pakoda to enhance the cute conversations. There is something very Bollywood about this place, as if, Tara and Ved would enjoy a pizza here, or Alizeh and Ayan would rock out to the live music. Plan a date here and maybe it would be a beginning to your love story too!

Where | Nukkad Cafe & Bar - C-23/24, SDA Market
Timing | 11:30 - 12:30 AM
Call Them | +91 8068 971 506
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Check Out Their FB Page | 

3. Rose Café 

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Rose café is one of the most aesthetic places you can decide on for a date. Everything feels a little rosy, a bit more mushy, and a lot of cute over here. This café really revives a vintage nostalgia. They serve a hearty Mezze platter and their Spaghetti Aglio Olio deserves a place on your table. If you want to click adorable pics with your date (which we know you’d be staring at later), Rose Café is the palace to be!

Where | Rose Cafe - 2 Westend Marg, Saidullajab
Timing | 12 - 9 PM
Call Them | +91 9810 088 762
Meal For Two | Rs 1,400
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4. Triveni Terrace Cafe 

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College life is like a sword dipped in honey - your crush finally says ‘yes’ to a date, but your pocket is running low; canteen dates are a must but you won’t get to talk without people butting in. Don’t worry, Triveni Terrace Café is a one-stop solution to all these problems. This charming place is like an elegant canteen which makes you feel comfortable immediately. They serve top quality food at budget-friendly prices so don’t forget to try their Ragi Idli, Palak Patta Chaat & Coconut curry chicken, before you leave!

Where | Triveni Terrace Cafe - Triveni Kala Sangam, 205, Tansen Marg
Timing | 12 Noon - 8 PM
Call Them | +91 9971 566 904
Meal For Two | Rs 400
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5. Café Wink

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Cafe Wink ticks the trinity: food, decor, and vibe. It is a much-loved, and one of the best cafés in East Delhi. If a romance novelist was writing a date, trust us, he’d describe the setting as what Café Wink is like. This warm and aesthetic place serves the best Loaded Nachos, their Jardinier Pizza is a must and the shakes (Kit Kat Shake, anyone?) are to die for! Sounds like our kind of date night, no?!

Where | Cafe Wink - G 1, Sikka Galaxy, Shrestha Vihar, Anand Vihar
Timing | 8 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4359 6979
Meal For Two | Rs 800
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6. The Potbelly Bihari Kitchen

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Here’s an amazing date idea – both dress up elegantly in ethnic outfits and try out gourmet Bihari cuisine together. The rooftop and the vegetative cover provide a pleasant and homely atmosphere and the food is a refreshing change from the same old restaurant-café menus. You can’t go wrong with their Litti Chokha, Khada Masala Chicken, Puri Platter with the stuffing of sattu, and Aam Panna, so head over to The Potbelly soon!

Where | The Potbelly Bihari Kitchen - 116 C, Top Floor, Shahpur Jat, Behind Uco Bank 
Timing | 12 - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 8068 974 702
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Check Out Their FB Page | 

7. By The Bay

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Beach holiday with your date sounds dreamy, right? By The Bay will give you a mini experience of that in less than 1/3rd of its price. From stone & shell floors to neon lights and white canopies, this café really lives up to its name. This place offers everything you’d want; best of the Coladas, multicuisine sea-special menu, sumptuous finger-foods, theme-based interiors, and professional photographer. How awesome would it be to do cheers with your amazing mocktails, while dipping your legs in a paddle pool?!

Where | By The Bay - 2522, FF, Hudson lane, Kingsway Camp
Timing | 11 AM - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 9810 111 360
Meal For Two | Rs 1,300
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8. OliveQutub

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Olive is a Mediterranean hideaway amidst the concrete jungle Delhi can seem. White cobbled courtyard, complemented by pink Bougainvillea and the shade of a Banyan, so that you can dine al fresco – sounds like a scene from a Nicholas Sparks novel, right?! Wine, salad, pizza, and good music at this gorgeous café sounds like an amazing date to us. You’ll understand when you experience it, so get going!

Where | Olive Qutub - One Style Mile, Haveli 6, Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli
Timing | 1 - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 9810 235 472
Meal For Two | Rs 4,000
Check Out Their FB Page |

9. Diggin

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Picnic dates are a hit and Diggin has recreated exactly that in its interiors. Carefully selected and arranged with flowers, and bound by greenery, Diggin is completely captivating and enchanting! The high ceiling and brick finish makes it extremely majestic. You can blindly order their Ravioli, Calzones, Pasta, and Salad to have a soul-satisfying meal. For a romantic date with bae, do go to Diggin for you’ll be served a dream!

Where | Diggin - Anand Lok & Chanakyapuri
Timing | 11:30 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4080 0082
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
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10. Dramz Delhi

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This fetching rooftop cafe is located right next to the Qutub Minar and we can’t get enough of how gorgeous their terrace seating area is! What’s more is that we can’t stop raving about their Butter Chicken and Turkish Tandoori Pizza, both of which are absolute must-tries. It’s the perfect place to wow your crush and make them fall head over heels for you, so Make sure that you get yourselves clicked with the glorious Qutub Minar in the background and have a romantic photo in your memories!   

Where | Dramz Delhi - 1580/1 Kalka Das Marg, Qutub 
Timings | 12 Noon - 12:30 AM
Meal For Two | Rs 3,200
Call Them |  +91 11 2664 6702
Check Out Their FB Page | 

11. Cafe 27 

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Located in the Kailash Colony Market, this place has a whole chilled out vibe going on about it and makes for a perfect lunch date. They have a fairly large menu and offer some delicious mocktails with interesting names like Mango Julius and Virgin Miami Vice that’ll thoroughly refresh you and your crush. You can even pose with these beautiful drinks and bond over their incredible food! 

Where | Cafe 27 - H - S - 26, Kailash Colony Market
Timings | 11 AM - 1 AM
Meal For Two | Rs 1,900
Call Them | +91 9811 278 880
Check Out Their FB Page |  

Enjoy feeling the butterflies and the giddiness that accompany your oh-so-adorable dates, and don’t forget to upload a pic! (We’d love to heart-react on it *wink*!