8 Epic Coffee Shops Like United Coffee House & Depaul’s That’ve Been Around For As Long As 76 Yrs!
Disclaimer: Bearing in mind the current restrictions in the city and the world at large, we're tweaking our content policy and recommendations to focus more on staying indoors and exploring the digital world and all its wondrous offerings! Stay positive, keep hygiene levels up and don't fall prey to panic and misinformation.
A fresh cup of coffee, be it early in the morning, in the middle of the day or after a long tiresome day, is bound to refresh you. For the ones who relate to this emotion, here’s a list of the oldest and the most legendary coffee places which have been fixing us up with our favoured cup of java since time immemorial. Cheggit Out!
1. United Coffee House, Connaught Place
This place spells out an old world charm with its oriental and colonial setting, having served its customers for over 70 years. Conceptualised in 1942, United Coffee House has preserved its legacy quite well. Their coffee is literally outta this world with masterful brews ranging from cold, hot, caffe latte with ice cream and many more. If you’re a die heart coffee fan then a visit is MUST here!
Where | United Coffee House - E- 15, Rajiv Chowk, Block E, CP
Price | Rs 250 Onwards
Timings | 9:30 AM - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 11 2341 1697
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/theunitedgroup.uch/
Depaul’s has been on the scene for over 40 years. Franchise cafes have sprung up all over Delhi but this place has managed to hold its ground because of its great coffees, both hot and cold. Equally great snacks like kathi rolls, bread pakodas, sandwiches, potato balls and more are also served here. So, next time you’re craving absolutely soul satisfying coffee, Depaul’s needs to be paid a visit fosho!
Where | Depaul’s - GK I & Janpath, CP
Price | Rs 70 Onwards
Timings | 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2332 8214
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/coffee.depauls/
3. Indian Coffee House, Connaught Place
Mohan Singh Place might’ve lost its charm but Indian Coffee House, opened in 1957, is still a hot favourite of the locals. It is an old coffee house with little or no décor, but it more than makes up for it with its ambience. It’s always crowded with people from all walks of life, enjoying their coffee over some stress-busting chitter-chatter. They also serve sandwiches, patties, vadas, masala dosa, egg biryani and mutton cutlet along with coffee. So head over with your BFF RN ‘cause we know you can’t wait to grab your cup!
Where | Indian Coffee House - 2nd Floor, Mohan Singh Place, CP
Price | Rs 31 Onwards
Timings | 9 AM - 9 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2334 2994
4. Brown Sugar
Brown Sugar opened its doors 20 years back in 1998 and since then, it has become one of the most legendary places serving ah-mazing coffee! They might not have any seating arrangement, but they serve a great cuppa joe besides their signature Chicken Tandoori Momos and many such lip-smacking dishes. They have 7 types of hot coffees and 6 types of cold coffees. So, head here and slurp down as much as you can, as you pair it up with yummy dishes!
Where | Brown Sugar - GK I, Def Col, GK II
Price | Rs 95 Onwards
Timings | 8 AM - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 11 4163 1246
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ActualBrownSugar/
5. Bread & More, GK 1
Having popped up in N block market of GK I in the 90’s, Bread and More has been serving SO many types of coffees on their menu ranging from Americano, Cappuccino, Latte, classic Cold Coffee and Cold Coffee with Ice Cream, to name just a few. Once you enter this cutesy and elegant cafe, the entire place gives off a French or Italian bakery vibe, thanks to its decor. A date with bae over coffee here is defo a great idea, peeps!
Where | Bread & More - Punjabi Bagh, GK I, Vasant Vihar & Other Outlets
Price | Rs 130 Onwards
Timings | 10 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2923 0575
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/breadandmorekwality/
6. Everest Cafe
Tucked away in the tight lanes of Paharganj, Everest Cafe opened its doors to public in 2002 and since then, it’s been serving delectable bites. These guys offer only hot coffee and its variants, which they serve it at dirt cheap price starting from Rs 30 onwards, ranging from Milk Coffee, Black Coffee, Espresso and a few more. Next time you find yourself meandering through the streets of Paharganj, Everest Cafe deserves a visit!
Where | Everest Cafe - Hotel Hari Piorko, First Floor, Main Bazar, Paharganj
Price | Rs 30 Onwards
Timings | 7 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9582 132 713
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Everest-bakery-cafe-229687000705203/
7. All American Diner
If you guys haven’t hogged away for your brekkie meal here, then can you even really call yourself a true blue Delhiite? All American Diner, opened in 2000, has one of the best coffees on their menu ranging from Tiramisu Latte, Cold Coffee with Ice Cream, Latte, Cappuccino and more! So, if you’re someone who CAN’T function without a cuppa of coffee, just like us, then this place should be on your must-visit list.
Where | All American Diner - India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road
Price | Rs 200 Onwards
Timings | 7 AM - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 11 4366 3162
In 1940, Ram Krishna Dalmia took over the ownership and had more than 48 distribution outlets across Delhi in his kitty, by independence - that’s how old our beloved Keventers is! And then, in 2015, Keventers was revamped and got a new face altogether. Apart from being famous for milkshakes, these guys offer a variety of hot coffees as well - Cafe Latte, Americano, Espresso and more. You can also add extra flavours like Irish Igloo, Salted Caramel, Roasted Hazelnut and more for 25 bucks ONLY! So, next time when you see a Keventers outlet, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!
Where | Keventers - Select CITYWALK, Saket, CP, Anand Vihar & Other Outlets
Price | Rs 65 Onwards
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 4082 3300
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/keventers/
These legendary and iconic places should be on your must-visit list, if you’re a die heart coffee lover!