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12 Most Expensive Restaurants To Get A Decent Meal For 1/10th The Price Of iPhone X!

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Not many of us choose to spend a lot while dining out and spend our hard-earned paychecks on more lasting acquisitions. However, with the market hitting new heights of pricey with the launch of the new iPhone X, if you're feeling a bit down about not being able to afford this tech-toy, here’s a list of restaurants which will give you a complete gourmet and luxury experience, in less than one tenth of the price of the new iPhone X!

1. Masala Library By Jiggs Kalra

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Located in the heart of the city, Masala Library only opened up last year after the launch of its Mumbai counterpart, and has been a favourite among the elite, jet-setting circles of Delhi. For a first timer, we suggest going for the Chef's tasting menu which brilliantly puts together a variety of dishes and cuisines - all for less than 1/10th the price of an expensive gizmo!

Where | 21 A, Janpath
Meal For Two | Rs 5,000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MasalaLibraryDelhi/

2. Bukhara, ITC Maurya

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With a charming, earthy ambience that recreates the traditional kitchens of the North, Bukhara serves simply exquisite North Indian cuisine. Chef J.P. is an internationally renowned chef and you can try some of his blockbuster dishes here such as the Dal Bukhara, Sikandri Raan and Mutton Burra. We suggest going for one of the platters so you can sample all of the specialties on the menu - come on by!

Where | Diplomatic Enclave, Sadar Patel Marg
Meal For Two | Rs 6,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Bukhara-168128963296960/

3. Varq, The Taj Mahal Hotel

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Varq is a stunning union of food and art as it serves customers with a garden view of the Taj Hotel against a backdrop of paintings by celebrated artists, not to to mention stellar food. The fare offered here is a tribute to Indian flavours and ingredients with a modern twist. Each meal served here is paired with a special organic tea to compliment it! 

Where | 1, Mansingh Road
Meal For Two | Rs 4,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TajMahalHotel.NewDelhi/

4. Ottimo At West View, ITC Maurya

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A brilliant place for a romantic dinner, this rooftop restaurant will stun you with its grand interiors and subtle lighting. This Italian restaurant offers a refreshing palate of roasted meats, fresh veggies and perfectly baked breads with the delicate flavours of Italy. The melt in your mouth flavours go along perfectly with their wide selection of drinks and Ottimo is famous for its Tiramisu, which is a must have when here!

Where | Diplomatic Enclave, Sadar Patel Marg
Meal For Two | Rs 6,600
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ITCMauryaNewDelhi/

5. Sevilla, The Claridges

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With private canopied dining areas, Sevilla should be your first choice if you want a more intimate and romantic setting for your date night. Although known for being one of the most expensive and plush restaurants, the portions here are generous and you can fully wallow in the flavours of their delectable Spanish and Italian dishes! 

Where | 12, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Road, Aurangzeb Road
Meal For Two | Rs 4,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheClaridgesHotelsResorts/

6. Kiyan, The Roseate

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Kiyan puts you at ease with its luxurious yet warm and comforting ambience and they also have a lovely outdoor seating area for those cooler autumn nights. Not only is the food delicious, it’s a pleasure to look at as each dish is meticulously prepared. Basically, come on over if you want to feel pampered to the core! 

Where | The Roseate, Samalka, NH-8
Meal For Two | Rs 4,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheRoseate/

7. China Kitchen, Hyatt Regency

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China Kitchen offers a traditional Chinese dining experience with a beautifully plush ambience and mood-setting dim lighting. The Kung Pao Chicken served here is cooked to perfection while the Lamb Dumplings must not be missed for meat lovers. Doesn’t all that sound better than shelling out mucho moolah for just a phone?! 

Where | Bhikaji Cama Place, Ring Road, Near Fire Station
Meal For Two | Rs 4,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/hyattregencydelhi/

8. Indian Accent

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Indian Accent is at the top of every gastronome’s must-try list in the country! The interiors are elegant and subtle, with gorgeous photographs of famous Delhi monuments festooning the walls. The restaurant is known for offering a fusion dining experience and we love the Chicken Tikka Quesadillas and the Mushroom Soup and you will too!

Where | The Manor, 77, Friends Colony
Meal For Two | Rs 4,000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/indianaccentrestaurant/

9. Dum-Pukht, ITC Maurya

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If the perfect Mughlai Biryani is what your hungry heart is looking for, then Dum Pukht is the place to head to, without a doubt! The giant crater in your wallet will feel well worth it, what with the royal ambience and desserts with recipes transplanted straight from the Mughal kitchens of yore! 

Where | ITC Maurya, Chanakyapuri
Meal For Two | Rs 4,000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ITCMauryaNewDelhi/

10. Tamra, Shangri-La's Eros Hotel

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Tamra is a multi-cuisine restaurant with cuisines hailing from Europe, China, Thailand and various other culinary strongholds of the world. It is especially known for its spectacular Sunday brunch with a range of light and flavourful dishes and the rich and elaborate dinner buffet. Definitely head here next Sunday for a lavish brunch!

Where | 19, Ashoka Road, Janpath
Meal For Two | Rs 3,800
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ShangrilaNewDelhi/?fref=mentions&rf=666219436822187

11. K3, JW Marriott

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Another one of our favourite spots for a breakfast date or Sunday brunch, K3 sure knows how to serve traditional Indian and Chinese cuisines right. These are a welcome change from the usual over-spiced dishes served everywhere in Delhi. Come feast away at this plush restaurant when you feel like splurging!

Where | Asset Area 4, Hospitality District, Aerocity
Meal For Two | Rs 3,500

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/K3-Offìcial-Page-JW-Marriott-New-Delhi-Aerocity-960687987314267/

12. Artusi Ristorante e Bar

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Artusi beats any Italian restaurant we've ever been to and it unquestionably has the best risotto with Italian cheese and organic rice. On top of all the scrumptious food served here, their ambience will remind you of intimate Italian restaurants in the Tuscan countryside! Also, whatever you do, don't miss their amazing selection of wines!

Where | M-24, M Block Market, GK II
Meal For Two | Rs 3,000

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ArtusiNewDelhi/

There you go - don’t these amazingly luxurious meals sound WAY better than handing over your life savings for a phone? Damn straight!

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