Dilli Glutton

12 Awesome Places To Take On That Much-Delayed Coffee Date With Your BFF

“Coffee runs in my blood more than blood does”, said EVERY millennial ever. Sometimes, all a good conversation demands is a great cuppa coffee in a picturesque setting, ideal for that perfect soiree with your bff! If you've been putting off meeting your bestie for long now, (enough of those excuses!) this is for YOU! Grab him/her, zero in on a date, head on and just get on with that fresh sesh on goss already y’all! 

1. Jugmug Thela

True to its name, the place is entirely lit up by in the evening giving it that whimsical effect. While you can enjoy your drink on one of the outdoor benches, lined along the cobbled stoned pathway, the ‘thelas’ containing handicrafts and edibles from their eponymous brand, and the small reading corner can become alternate conversation starters!

Where | Jugmug Thela - Shed 4, Khasra 258, Lane 3, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 11 4182 8212
Timings | 11 AM - 8 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/JugmugThela/

2. Cafe Tesu 

Cafe Tesu in Aurobindo Marg looks like it's come straight outta fairytale and so does its mouth-watering food and freshly baked goodies! This place has everything ranging from fresh sandwiches to homemade pies to fancy seafood platters, making it the perfect venue for that tete a tete with your BFF. Also try their Prawn Tempura Sushi and Asian Vegetable Dimsums, you’ll defo love it! 
Where | Cafe Tesu - Essex Farms, 4, Sri Aurobindo Marg, Vijay Mandal Enclave, Adchini
Timings | 8 AM - 11:30 PM 
Call Them | +91 9873 704 704
Meal For Two | Rs 1,400
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/cafetesu/

3. Elma’s Bakery & Kitchen

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A quintessential British café, Elma’s will transport you to London in the 70s. For a laid-back outing, head to their outdoor sitting arena. Pastel door frames, checkered floors, a grand piano and grandfather’s clock- this place has everything for you to reminisce of a typical British tearoom and hence perfect for your coffee date. Whether you prefer tea or coffee, don’t forget to order at least one of their desserts (Red Velvet Cake, Rainbow Cake) and bakes that are freshly prepared in their bakery.

Where | Elma’s Bakery & Kitchen - 31, HKV
Timings | 10 AM - 10:30 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500
Call Them | +91 11 2652 1020
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Elmasbakery/

4. Ivy & Bean 

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If Shahpur Jat’s charm enthrals you, head over to this cutesy hidden gem. Fairy lights and golden bird cages make the place seem magical and the chairs add that rustic vibe to the place. Carefully placed mason jars and a wall lined with books will give you a taste of a café in Brooklyn. On a good weather day, choose to sit in their outdoor seating area and carry on with your endless conversations along with a cup of coffee and their Red Velvet pancakes.

Where | Ivy & Bean - 119, 1st Floor, Sishan House, Shahpur Jat
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Call Them | +91 11 4109 0119
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ivyandbeanindia

5. Cha Bar 

Cha bar is a paradise for every coffee lover. With around a hundred varieties of tea, this place has everything for the habitual tea drinker, with a limited selection of coffees too. In the premises, one can also find the Oxford bookstore. The place is perfect for never ending conversations, with books and beverages, as there is no limit on the time you want to spend in the café. The minimalist décor makes it a great place to unwind after exploring the hustle and bustle of Connaught Place.

Where | Cha Bar - CP, Lajpat Nagar, Kamla Nagar & Other Outlets
Timings | 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM 
Call Them | +91 9910 994 865
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChaBarOfficial/

6. Rose Cafe 

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One of the prettiest cafes in the city, Rose Cafe can drive you to heaven in absolutely no time. Every element if the cafe drives you back to a calm and peaceful era which nudges you to let your hair down and just revel in the small pleasures of life. Their garden is a tranquil place to soak up the sun while devouring their delish pizzas and sumptuous waffles with your bff, absolute bliss!

Where | Rose Cafe - 2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Timings | 12 Noon - 9 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Call Them | +91 9899 055 665
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/rosecafenewdelhi/

7. Perch 

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An easy-going wine bar that encourages you to explore the world of wine, coffee and simple, delicious food, this place is perfect for that coffee date that's been long due! By looking at its aesthetic interiors, we’re already calling our best friends and making plans with them to vist this place.  We highly recommend trying their delicious salads or their Coffee Sangria *we swear by it!*.

Where | Perch - Khan Market & Vasant Vihar
Timings | 8 - 1 AM 
Meal For Two | Rs 2,000
Call Them | +91 8373 976 637
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/perchindelhi/

8. Diggin 

We absolutely love this cutesy English inspired cafe that has such a dreamy setting that you won't be able to stop yourselves from taking endless selfies with your bff with its resplendent open-air section enveloped in greenery. The bakery inside adds to the endearing charm and the first floor has a more cosy atmosphere, perfect for those never-ending chats!

Where | Diggin - Anand Lok & Chanakyapuri 
Timings | 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM 
Call Them | +91 11 4080 0082 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/diggincafe/

9. Nukkad Cafe & Bar 

Having cappuccino with yo’ bestie in a place resembling a desi nukkad, sounds like the perfect plan to us, TBH. Located in SDA Market, this place is literally what we swear by.  Catch on to all those sweet memories which you made together, with yo’ BFF, while sipping on nice coffee and gorging on that Classic Pav and thank us later! 

Where | Nukkad Cafe & Bar - C-23-24, SDA Market
Timings | 11:30 AM - 12:30 AM 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Call Them | +91 11 4108 3311
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nukkadsda/ 

10. Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters

Nothing speaks to us, millennials, more than coffee does! If you like aethetic interiors giving you all that calm and chill vibes, then Blue Tokai’s gotta be your place to be at. With its cold brew to keep your refreshed all day and yummy, frshly baked goodies, this coffee has our hearts! So make plans with yo’ BFF ASAP, folks, ‘cause good coffee can’t wait. 

Where | Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters - Champa Gali, Safdarjung, Vasant Kunj & Other Outlets 
Meal For Two | Rs 900
Call Them | +91 9821 126 015
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/bluetokaicoffee/

11. The Grammar Room 

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Pretty interiors, board games and good coffee? Looks like our weekend is sorted with our BFF! Nestled in Mehrauli, The Grammar Room should defo be the place for you to be at next. Their Chorizo Waffle Benedict and Babka French Toast can be best complimented with that hot cuppa coffee!

Where | The Grammar Room - One Style Mile, Mehrauli
Timings | 10 AM - 12 Midnight 
Meal For Two | Rs 2,000
Call Them | +91 8130 288 558
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thegrammarroomdelhi/

12. Mia Bella

With the view of the serene HKV lake , Mia Bella makes up for the perfect place for a brunch date with BFF. This place also has a cosy ambience, with swing chairs which means you both can also tell the world about yo’ date in style! Sip on their Apple Caramel Sangria and gobble on Artichoke Pizza and Chicken Cheese Balls, and tell us how you liked ‘em. 

Where | Mia Bella - 50E, 2nd Floor, Hauz Khas Village
Timings | 12 Noon - 12 Midnight 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,800
Call Them | +91 8448 201 901
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MiaBella.hkv/ 

So get a hold of your bff and SCRAM!