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6 Secret Food Spots In Delhi You Need To Try Before The World Comes To Know About Them!

Editors 1 Feb 2020


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Are you tired of the same ol’ restaurants and cafes? If yes, then we’ve got this list of some lesser-known places that you must check out. These food spots are pretty unknown and we swear by them, given their good food and amazing ambience. If you are an explorative bee just like we are, head over to these places before they become popular and the crowd starts crawling in. And keep the secret away from Victoria also you guys, otherwise what’s even the fun? 

1. dzükou Tribal Kitchen

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Up the spiral staircase in the Vasant Kunj market, lies this beautiful tribal kitchen. It has cosy, homey interiors which we’re absolutely in love with! As the name suggests, this place serves Naga cuisine, which we’re sure you’ll be excited to try out! Naga cuisine + peaceful ambience sounds like the perfect combo, doesn’t it? When at dzükou Tribal Kitchen, sample their Naga Sticky Rice, Naga Raja Mirchi and Chicken Momos, they’re absolutely delectable!

Where | dzükou Tribal Kitchen - Shop No.1, Vasant Arcade, Next To Fabindia, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj 
Timings | 12 Noon - 11:30 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Call Them | +91 11 4244 4022
Here’s Their FB Page |

2. H MAN

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Nestled in Malviya Nagar, H MAN is a gem literally born to end all your meat cravings! As soon as their food comes out of their bbq, our drooling starts right away, no kidding. They serve 12 people at a time, per session, so don’t forget to make a reservation before you go there, guys! It has a wooden ambience which you shouldn’t miss out on if you’re an Insta freak. 

Where | H MAN - Shop 3/31, 34, Upper Ground Floor, Main Shivalik Road, Malviya Nagar
Timings | 5 PM - 10:45 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 11 4304 8282
Here’s Their FB Page |

3. Mizo Diner 

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We know how finding a nice place to have authentic North Eastern food can be a task! Don’t worry you guys, we have just the place for you. This cozy nook in Safdarjung has the prettiest decors, from aesthetic murals to dreamy lighting, this place has it all. Even thinking of missing out on their Rice Beer, Vawksa Chhum Thali and Buff Tauh would be a sin!

Where | Mizo Diner - 85, Humayunpur, Safdarjung 
Timings | 12 Noon - 11 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 7065 737 746
Check Out Their FB Page |

4. Rustom’s - Parsi Bhonu 

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We bet this place is gonna be very different for you, ‘cause it serves *drumrolls* Parsi cuisine, yes, you heard that right. From interiors to its food options, this place is so Parsi oriented, that all your Insta friends will be nothing but jealous *wink*. When at Rustom’s do try their Mushroom and Cheese Poro, Dahi Batata Puri, Tareli Machhi and Salli Boti, you’ll defo love it! 

Where | Rustom’s - Parsi Bhonu - Delhi Parsi Anjuman, LNJP Colony, Bahadur Shah Zafar Road, Near Maulana Azad Medical College Campus, ITO
Timings | 9 AM - 10 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500
Call Them | +91 9910 060 502
Check Out Their FB Page |

5. Leo’s Pizzeria 

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If pizza’s your only bae, then Leo’s Pizzeria will defo be a haven for you. Nestled in Vasant Vihar, this place has a delectable range of pizzas for you to try your hands on. It also has a bar which means it is perf for your next squad’s meet up! Grana e Rucola Pizza, Pancetta Pizza and Chocolate Pudding are just SOME of their yummies which you shouldn’t miss out on! 

Where | Leo’s Pizzeria - 28, Basant Lok Market, Vasant Vihar
Timings | 12 Noon - 11:30 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,700
Call Them | +91 9821 277 236
Check Out Their FB Page |

6. Gangnamkorean

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Gangnam Restaurant is an eatery located in the bustling Majnu Ka Tilla. They have a vibrant seating area with traditional Korean cubicles that offer floor sitting. The pretty wall murals and wooden sliding doors transport you all the way to an old-fashioned Korean drawing-room. You must try their dishes such as Grilled Chicken Wings, Tiger Prawns Tempura, Spicy Tuna Kimbab, Korean Rams and LOADS of other mouth-watering options that you must try over here.

Where | Gangnamkorean - 1st Floor, Tara House, New Camp, Majnu Ka Tila Tibetan Colony
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 9560 979 131
Check Out Their FB Page | 

So which of these lesser-known places are you heading to next?