Away from the hustle and bustle of Saket is the little neighborhood of Saidulajab. Tracing it back to a few years ago, Saidulajab was lined with furniture shops and cow sheds. And in the blink of an eye (well, almost), Saidulajab has turned into a beautiful Parisian lane full of cafes, design studios, a reading room and handicraft shops.

Known for the fairy-lights laden Champa Gali and Garden of Five Senses, Saidulajab is a place that’s booming with cool hangout joints and here’s our fave 5!

1. Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters

Fairy lights, easy music and a cup of coffee. Sounds like the perfect plan, doesn’t it?! That and a lot more is offered at Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters at Saidulajab. With a perfect blend of soothing and pleasing interiors, an chiller ambience and a perfectly curated menu for coffee lovers - Blue Tokai is a Mecca for those who’re looking for something different yet sophisticated. 

As the name suggests, this places offers an extensive range of rich coffee. Besides coffee, one can also tuck into awesome scrambled eggs and waffles here. If you also find the fragrance of coffee magical, this is the place you need to be at!

Meal For Two | Rs 750
Timings | 9 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 8810 477 197
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/bluetokaicoffee/

2. Rose Café

In a long list of cafes in the area, Rose Café is the cutest café of ALL! With loads of pastel colors and hues of pink and blues, it gives off vibes of an authentic French patisserie. A serene ambience and the prettiest outdoor seating area which is adorned with beautiful plants and furniture, this place is always crowded with regulars! 

The walls are beautiful to look at and if put on Instagram, this place will definitely turn your friends green with jealousy - it’s just that awesome! Italian cuisine is what they are masters of, and their Mezze Platter and white wine sangria are basically the roadmap to bliss!

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

3. Soho Bistro & Café

Fascinating ambience, colourful walls, contrasting lights and circular mirrors! These are all the things that make this bistro and café pretty different than the rest. One look at the café and you’ll consider yourself wooed! 

This place definitely makes you and your taste buds smile. Pick up anything from their menu, and you’re going to want more. Head on over for a leisurely brekkie date with bae!

Where | Soho Bistro & Cafe - Khasra 264, Ground Floor, Westend Marg
Meal For Two | Rs 1,400
Timings | 9 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9999 966 242
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/sohobistrocafe/

4. Jugmug Thela

Tucked away in the alleys of Champa Gali in Saidulajab, Jugmug Thela is an alluring cafe that primarily serves the most sinful cup of chai you’ve ever had! As exquisite the name sounds, the menu is even more tempting. 

The place has a familiarity, intimacy and that much needed warmth! From herb infusions to the finest teas, they have a huge collection to choose from. Also, readers are going to love this place as they have a little collection of books and a cosy reading room! If you want to do some ‘Chai pe Charcha’, Jugmug Thela is the ultimate choice! 

Where | Jugmug Thela - Shed 4, Khasra 258, Lane 3, Westend Marg
Meal For Two | Rs 550
Timings | 11 AM - 8 PM
Call Them | +91 9871 470 507
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/JugmugThela/

5. Pho King Awesome

Located in Saidulajab, this outlet is all things warm, comfy and covered with twinkling fairy lights and greens! The menu here caters to Mexican, Asian, Continental and Indian cuisine. With dishes like Panang Curry, Rendang Curry, Pad Thai Noodles, BLT Chicken Salad Wraps, Dim Sums, Miso Ramen Soup, Khao Suey, Kaffir Lime Prawns and so much more, this is a must, and we repeat, must visit place!

Where | Pho King Awesome - Khasra 258, Lane-3, West End Marg
Meal For Two | Rs 900
Timings | 12 Noon - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9971 172 389
Here’s Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/PhoKingIndia

So, when are you heading out to these totes gorgeous places and adding them to your Instagram feeds?