12 Iconic Joints Like Tom Uncle & BYD That Every Fresher Must Check Out In North Campus
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We’re sure all you freshers at Delhi University must have settled in your new lives with the never-ending lectures and assignment burdens and all your dreams of having a chilled out first semester must have gone down the drain by now, are we right or are we right? But fret not fuchaas, for we’ve just mapped out some of the most famous and iconic eateries in and around North Campus that are perfect for all your chilling scenes, check it out!
1. Echoes Hudson Lane
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Echoes is undoubtedly one of the coolest places to hangout at in Hudson Lane, ask any of your seniors. The rustic, pretty ambience of this place and the menu that’s filled with dishes like Classic Butter Chicken Thali, Gulati Dinner Tray and Runner Up Burger makes it a hit amongst the students. So, head here with your buddies and chill like a villain!
Where | Echoes - 2522, 2nd & 3rd Floor, Hudson Lane, GTB Nagar
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 11 3080 6417
Timings | 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/echoeshudsonlane/
2. Chache Di Hatti
If you think that chole bhature makes for the best meal ever, then Chache Di Hatti has gotta be you new hangout spot. This hole in the wall shop scoops up amazing paneer or aloo stuffed bhaturas with mouth-watering chole that will satiate all your hunger pangs. Be there before 3 or 4 in the afternoon ‘cause these guys are usually sold out by then!
Where | Chache Di Hatti - 32, Kamla Nagar
Meal For Two | Rs 100
Call Them | +91 9811 389 963
Timings | 9:30 AM - 4 PM
3. Cafeteria & CO.
If you’ve ever been to Cafeteria & CO., then you’d agree when we say that this is one of the coolest hangout haunts in Hudson Lane. With red and yellow coloured effigies on the ceiling and soul-satisfying dishes on their menu, this one is a personal fave. So, drop by this place and don’t forget to try out their hand tossed Greek Char Grilled Pizza and Tiramisu Crepe, they’re ah-mazing!
If you’re a student in North Campus and you haven’t been to Ricos, then we’d really have to question your legitimacy here. Ricos is one of those chiller places you can head to between classes to hog on their Lamb n Cheese Burger, Paneer Tikka Sandwich or the new Seafood Pizza while bitching about your professors!
5. Bille Di Hatti
Broke? Fret not, Bille Di Hatti’s got your back. These guys have been dishing out fluffy, crispy puris with zesty chole for decades now and trust us, they’re delicious AF. Served with a side of pickles and onions, pair this dish up with a thandi lassi and you’ll be good to go. So, the next time you crave something chatpata or have those end-of-month cash issues, this is just where you need to scamper over to!
Where | Bille Di Hatti - 72-D, Kamla Nagar
Meal For Two | Rs 150
Call Them | +91 11 4553 7004
Timings | 7 AM - 4 PM
6. Big Yellow Door
The most famous adda of all the North Campus students, Big Yellow Door really needs no introduction. BYD is legit the ‘IT’ place of this part of the university and if you still haven’t checked it out yet, then we’d just say one thing - go RN. Order up their Chicken Tikka Sandwich, BYD Cheese Bomb Burger, Baked Mac N Cheese and - how can we miss this one out - their Butter Chicken Pizza!
Where | Big Yellow Door - 2521, 2nd Floor, Kingsway Camp, Hudson Lane
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Timings | 10:30 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 7042 294 299
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/BigYellowDoor
7. Chalte Firte Momos & Special Food
If momos are life, then Chalte Firte Momos is gonna be your new BFF. With more than 70 varieties like Chicken Tandoori Afghani Momos, Mozzarella Cheese Fried Gravy Momos and Manchurian Fried Dry Butter Momos, this place is a foodie’s paradise. So, head here the next time those momo cravings strike!
Where | Chalte Firte Momos - 32, UB, Jawahar Nagar, Kamla Nagar
Meal For Two | Rs 300
Call Them | +91 8826 497 288
Timings | 11:30 AM - 10 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/chaltefirtemomoskamlanagar
8. The Hudson Cafe
With colourful graffiti, comfy seating and a menu that boasts of some really palatable Butter Chicken Rolls, Spice Roasted Chicken Tikka Pizza and Amritsari Fish & Chips, The Hudson Cafe is without a doubt a student hub! The best bit is that it isn’t overly expensive, so if you wanna party with your new buddies, then this is where you need to be at!
9. Woodbox Cafe
If you’re always confused while ordering food, then we’d say dash straight to Woodbox Cafe in Hudson Lane, peeps. Their kickass platters like Herbivore, Carnivore, Jar Bazaar and World On A Platter consist of tons of food on a plate which will leave you spoilt for choice!
10. Chowringhee Kathi Roll
Chilly Chicken, Mutton Seekh, Malai Chaap, Chilly Paneer - the list of rolls is endless at this place. After wowing the student janta of South Campus, North Campus too is now graced with the delish rolls from Chowringhee and trust us peeps, their Butter Chicken and Chicken Egg rolls are absolute must haves!
Where | Chowringhee Kathi Roll - 16 UB, Jawahar Nagar, Kamla Nagar
Meal For Two | Rs 250
Call Them | +91 7065 816 535
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChowringheekathiRolls/
11. Suresh Tea Stall
A humble li’l eatery tucked in the DDA Market in Hudson Lane, Suresh Tea Stall is one of the most famous hangout haunts in all of North Campus. With an elaborate menu that has about 10 kinds of paranthas, 10 variants of sabzis and about 25 types of chowmein, we’re totally lovin’ this place. So if you’re in the mood for some desi food, then this is just where you need to stop your wagons at!
Where | Suresh Tea Stall - DDA Market, Hudson Lane
Meal For Two | Rs 250
Call Them | +91 9873 476 713
Timings | 9:30 AM - 10:30 PM
12. Tom Uncle’s Maggi Point
Maggi is every broke student’s saviour and Tom Uncle’s Maggi Point near Daulat Ram College is an iconic little eatery that has been around since 1978. With varieties like Manchurian Masala, White Sauce, Vegetable Soya Cheese, Paneer Masala Cheese Maggi and tons more, this place is actually a haven for all the Maggi lovers out there. Do we really need to give you more reasons to head to this awesome eatery?
Where | Tom Uncle Maggi Point - Maurice Nagar, Near Daulat Ram College
Meal For Two | Rs 100
Call Them | +91 8802 025 808
Timings | 10 AM - 10 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TomUncleMaggiPoint/
So, where are you heading after your lectures today?