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11 Best, Most Cosy & Cute AF Cafes That Are Still Open Post Lockdown For A Safe & Solo Coffee Date

Tanya Gupta 31 Oct 2020


We’ve all been indoors for a really long time, and are in a dire need of a break. Coffee, music and an enticing Corona-free safe environment is ah-mazing the need of the hour! Coffee is our survival juice and if coffee runs in your veins, then these cafes are the best options for your SOLO dates. The serenity, the luminous environment, the peace, the funk and the overloaded cuteness of some of these cute AF cafes will make you a regular. Trust us there’s no going back. So, bookmark the best options and plan the ALWAYS postponed solo date. 

1. The Grammar Room

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Enjoy your Hot Mocha seated outdoors in this cafe borne of the mutual love for grammar, food & coffee and get your mandatory dose of caffeine. Their outdoor deck is nearly perfect for you to put up your feet and gaze at the forest. The Koinonia’s freshly-brewed Cinnamon Cold Brew along with Mushroom Medley & House Fries is a must-try. The place is so satisfying, you’ll defo love it. Head over with your fave book and you’ll see what we’re gushing about.

Where | The Grammar Room - One Style Mile, Kalka Das Marg, Opposite Alai Minar, Mehrauli
Timings | 12 Noon - 10 PM 
Call Them | +91 8130 288 558
Meal For Two | Rs 2,000
Check Out Their FB page | 

2. Jugmug Thela

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We’ve all been to our fave Champa Gali at least once. The place has a plethora of options and Jugmug Thela is one awe-inspiring place to head for your solo date. You can be by yourself and take in the aura of the setting which will prolly make you fall in love with the place. Jugmug Thela brings you Artisan Chai & Coffee from India and around the world. So you can relish the special Jugmug’s Cold Mocha with Naked Spaghetti while enjoying their lit AF weekly live events. We’ll just meet you there!

Where | Jugmug Thela - Shed 4, Khasra 258, Lane 3, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Near Kuldeep House, Saket
Timings | 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4182 8212
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Check Out Their FB page | 

3. Diggin 

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Diggin, an Instagrammable cafe which is a crowd-pleaser, has an open-air section decorated with fairy lights which are extremely aesthetic. Sitting here, swinging on the swing, with Diggin Coffee and Apple Crumble in hand amidst the hubbub intermixed with their pop music is an escape from the real world. You’ll forget all your worries with the sprightliness and hues of the colour of this place. With a wide range of shakes, desserts, coffees, pizzas and even Italian yummies (what can’t they do?), Diggin has our hearts and our full attention. Try their Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu, Tiramisu, Baked Seashells with Spinach, Broccoli and Ricotta Chee, Almond Muffin and Ice Americano the next time you find yourself in the vicinity!

Where | Diggin - 10, Santushti Shopping Complex, Race Course Road, Chanakyapuri
Timings | 11:30 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 26 110 787
Meal For Two | Rs 1,300
Check Out Their FB page | 

4. Rose Cafe

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It is an enticing and resplendent place with a romantic set up. So, a solo romantic date is absolutely recommended. Because self-love over anything, right? Serving some delish bites along with a variety of handcrafted hot and cold beverages (special mention French Press Coffee), some of their must-try dishes and drinks include Espresso Con Panna, Cafe Latte, Skinny Pizza, Shepherds Pie, Spaghetti Amatriciana, Spaghetti Aglio Olio with Mushroom and Four Cheese Pizza. So, put on your fave outfit and rush to this place to relax and enjoy the ambience which will fosho blow your mind! 

Where | Rose Cafe - 2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Timings | 12 Noon - 9 PM
Call Them | +91 9810 088 762
Meal For Two | Rs 1,400
Check Out Their FB page | 

5. Binge

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Binge is a cutesy lil cafe cum bakery in Kailash Colony. The interiors are so innovative and adorable that you wouldn’t wanna leave this place. It’s a small cosy cafe where you can take your fave book or can plug in your earphones and enjoy your playlist while drinking the most amazing coffee with their Fresh Fruit Pastry and Pisto Biscotti. Apart from delish coffee, some of the must-try dishes are Honey Almond Cake, Chocolate Croissant, Blueberry Pastry and Sesame Cookies. Drop by here for some much-needed me-time.

Where | Binge - A-7, Block A, Lala Lajpat Rai Road, Kailash Colony
Timings | 10 AM - 8 PM
Call Them | +91 11 40 079 633
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Check Out Their FB page | 

6. Music And Mountains Hillside Cafe

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Dreaming about mountains every night but can’t be a wanderlust due to the pandemic? Fret not, ‘cause this cafe gives you the best of both worlds - mountains and lip-smacking food. An absolute stunner, formerly known as Sakley’s Mountain Cafe, the place is a complete package as it’s more than perf for dates, serving droolworthy food along with live music, occasionally. So, go forth and conquer their nummy Music and Mountains Cold Brew, Magic Mountain Macchiato, Apple Crumble and tons of delish grub. You won’t be disappointed!

Where | Music and Mountains Hillside Cafe - M-23, M Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 1
Timings | 11:30 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 8068 971 500
Meal For Two | Rs 2,100
Check Out Their FB page | 

7. The Dessert Studio

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Isn’t Cookie and Coffee an amazing combo? This place has delicious cookies along with fab coffee and shakes. So, if you have a sweet tooth and are a coffee addict too, this place is meant just for you. Do try Mango Cheesecake, Oreo Jar and more from their expansive menu for that perfect sugar rush! Scamper over to this place for your solo date.

Where | The Dessert Studio - 24, Sham Nath Marg, Civil Lines
Timings | 11 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 9811 848 760
Meal For Two | Rs 400
Check Out Their FB page | 

8. Caffe Tonino

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When the wanderlust in you strikes again and you realise you can’t go for that solo Italy trip, this place might help as it is inspired by Tonino Generale, the award-winning pizza maker from Napoli, Italy. The woodfired pizzas are their speciality, so while sipping the aromatic coffee don’t forget to order these mind-boggling pizzas. They also have an incredible breakfast menu, so mornings will be the best time to come and devour their famous Frittata Siciliana with some Blended Cold Coffee or Vanilla Frappe on the side. Park your coffee-hungry selves here!

Where | Caffe Tonino - 9, H Block, PVR Plaza Cinema Building, CP
Timings | 11:30 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 8700 249 425
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500
Check Out Their FB page | 

9. Fig & Maple

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This place is an absolute 10/10 for your solo brekkie dates.  Starting your day with yourself & palatable food items is the best thing you can dream of a night before. Fig & Maple has a library for you bookworms to curl up at the rooftop, a treat for caffeine addicts and bibliophiles. As soon as you sip their coffee, you’ll be thanking your lucky stars. Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Veg Sandwich, Hot Chocolate, Bacon, Salads are some of their bestsellers which are worth a try. So, add it to your list, folks!

Where | Fig & Maple - M 27, Greater Kailash (GK) II
Timings | 11:30 AM - 4 PM , 7 PM - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 8800 665 972
Meal For Two | Rs 2,600
Check Out Their FB page | 

10. Rustique

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Mostly famous for its freshly baked desserts which seem to be just out of the oven when you gobble it, the natural environment adds to the beauty of the place.  A sumptuous Cappuccino or Mocha Coffee in one hand, and their freshly-baked hot delish Walnut Pie in the other, with the greenery around, is the perfect recipe for a yummilicious day. The ambience becomes even more breathtaking by the evening. Come over and get lost for a while.

Where | Rustique - Essex Farms, 4 Aurobindo Marg, Adchini
Timings | 10 AM- 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9811 331 122
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Check Out Their FB page | 

11. Perch

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Rush to Perch and end the search for the perf place for a solo date. A wine bar that forces you to explore the true essence of both wine and coffee, has the perfect amount of caffeine your body craves for. Try their Coffee Bar, Double Chocolate Mousse, Potato Gnocchi, Mango Sorbet, Mulled Wine, Sangria. Drop by here for some coffee (and wine) and you’ll be thanking us later!

Where | Perch - 71, 1st Floor, Khan Market
Timings | 8 - 12:30 AM
Call Them | +91 8373 976 637
Meal For Two | Rs 2,000
Check Out Their FB page | 

So folks, head to these cafes to get your fill of caffeine!