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10 Fab Places To Gorge In MKT For An Authentic Himalayan Food Trail Like No Other

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Delhi’s very own little Tibet - Majnu Ka Tilla is not only a shopping paradise with super cute stuff you cannot afford to miss but also a hub to super-affordable cafes that will have you wondering of how can you eat so much at such small cost and in a vibe that cannot be found anywhere else. So, here we have curated a list of 10 places in MKT for a unique and affordable food trail.

1. Ama Thakali Kitchen

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A favourite for many locals, Ama Thakali Kitchen is the best place in town for a sumptuous Nepali Thali! Their Thali comes in veg, chicken and mutton versions where you get a bowl of rice, black lentils, a couple of pickled vegetables, yoghurt, crunchy potato wedges and leafy greens. The potato wedges act as the perfect comfort food while the greens and reds satisfy the health freaks.

Where | Ama Thakali Kitchen - House 40, 1st Floor, New Aruna Nagar
Timings | 11 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 6500 2106
Meal For Two | Rs 400
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/amathakali/

2. Rigo Restaurant

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Rigo is one of the oldest and well-known places at MKT serving Tibetian, Italian & Chinese Cuisine and if authentic flavours are what you love you defo shouldn’t miss out on this place. While you are here, feast onto their Thukpa, Thai Chicken Satay & Ema Datsi and Tibetan Tea, Silver Lining & Party Women from their beverage section!

Where | Rigo Restaurant - 180, Tibetan Old Camp
Timings | 11 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 6699 2433
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/rigorestaurant/

3. Bar - Khor

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This modest place has a certain allure and inviting feel to it. The aesthetic interiors with the classic wooden interiors and the lip-smacking food makes this place our personal fave. Devour Dhopa Khatsa, Veg Thenthuk & Buff Thupka along with Masala Tea, Kala Khata Cular off their menu.

Where | Bar-Khor - House 24 & 25, 1st Floor, New Aruna Nagar, Block 11, Barkhor Street New Camp
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 11 6610 3870
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Bar-Khor-Restaurent-111029660398781/

4. Himalayan Restaurant

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Not so popular, nestled between the narrow lanes of MKT, this restaurant offers you dishes you’ll not find anywhere else in Delhi. Walls covered in Himalayan photography, amazing interiors and heavenly food, you must try this place to know what you are missing on in life. And, this restaurant opens as early as 7 in the morning, so, for the days you skip breakfast, you can grab something like Phing Mokhro, Tingmo, Jasmine Tea & Mix Fruit Shake real quick here.

Where | Himalayan Restaurant - House 26, New Tibetan Camp
Timings | 7 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9654 350 530
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/himalayanrestaurantdelhi/

5. Unnamed Stall

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Laphing is a Tibetan delicacy that will set your taste buds ablaze with its unique preparation and the spiciness. But let’s admit it, it’s one zesty dish that you just can’t get enough of. This humble stall in front of Sera May restaurant is known for dishing out droolworthy plates of Laphing and we just can’t stop obsessing over it.

Where | Unnamed Stall - Outside Sera May
Price | Rs 40

6. Gangnam Korean Restaurant

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Finding the perfect place to savour some Korean snacks? Without a second thought, simply head straight to Gangnam Korean Restaurant. With amazing Korean delicacies and mocktails on their menu, this place is surely gonna spoil you for choice. Do not hesitate to try out their Sausage Kimbab & Pink Perfection.

Where | Gangnam Korean Restaurant - 1st Floor, Tara House, New Aruna Colony
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9560 979 131
Meal For Two | Rs 800

7. Busan Korean Restaurant

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Yet another place serving Korean & Asian delicacies! This place also has Korean interiors with wooden decor and floor seating! Your camera is gonna love it. When you visit, do not forget to try out dishes you have not even heard the name of ‘cause it’s going to be worth it. Ever tried Janchi Guksu or Dak Twigim or Demisoda Apple? 

Where | Busan Korean restaurant - 9B, Ground Floor, Block 10, New Aruna Nagar
Timings | 11:30 AM - 10 PM 
Call Them | +91 9560 816 905
Meal For Two | Rs 900
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/busanrestaurantdelhi/

8. Tee Dee

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A small place with basic interiors, Tee Dee serves authentic Chinese and Tibetan & North Indian food and has a cozy feel to it. With a variety of pancakes & breads to choose from, breakfast is a highlight here. You must try their Shabalay and Thentuk and swill back Lemon Ice Tea or Vanilla Shake when you visit!

Where | Tee Dee - 32, Aruna Nagar
Timings | 9 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2393 9414
Meal For Two | Rs 500

9. Ama Cafe

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If there’s one place where we love to visit at MKT and never get bored of it, it has to be Ama Cafe. Not only is this place super affordable but also perfect to catch up with bae. The cute interior and more than 20 drinks to choose from, sounds fun, right? Don’t forget to try their Double Chocolate Pancakes & Tibetan Butter Salt Tea.

Where | Ama Cafe - House 6, New Colony
Timings | 7 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 6140 8132
Meal For Two | Rs 550
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/AmaCafeMT/

10. Koko Restaurant

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A classic fancy interior and a place you cannot afford to miss for the love of Tibetian & Chinese delicacies! If you’re looking for a place to rejuvenate, Koko Restaurant should be your go-to spot. With its cozy vibe, you just cannot say no to it. Relish Gyuma, Veg Ermadasi along with Hot Peach Tea.

Where | Koko Restaurant - 1st Floor, House 31, Block 9, New Aruna Nagar
Timings | 11:30 AM - 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2381 4179
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/majnukatilla2017/

Now that we have given you a list, which ones are you planning to make a stop at?

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