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Baguettes & Creme Brulees Galore! Eat Your Way Through The Best French Restaurants In Delhi

People in Delhi are slowly warming up to other cuisines as their palates have grown accustomed to experimenting with new flavours. A lot of restaurants in Delhi have seen the potential of bringing the French cuisine to the capital city. Here we’ve mapped out a list of the best French restaurants you’ll find in Delhi:

Le Bistro Du Parc

Overlooking lush greenery, this Bistro recreates the chic Parisienne ambience with quaint, yet elegant decor. Exposed beams, large warehouse-esque windows, an open kitchen, traditional bistro tables and chairs set with heavy flatware cutlery all lend an easy, laid back vibe to the place complemented by the friendly service reminiscent of old world cafes. It offers relaxed home style cooking, offering seasonal delicacies made with the freshest local produce and time-tested French recipes. 

Meal For Two | Rs 1,700
Location |  A-57, 58, 59, Moolchand Market, Defence Colony

Orient Express

This award-winning restaurant is located in the Taj Palace Hotel and the haunt captures the mystique of the legendary Orient Express of yore. Although the menu includes cuisines from all over the continent, the focus is on authentic, classical French cuisine. Regular guests are treated to initialized napkins, while special menus are provided for all celebration tables. Wow!

Meal For Two | Rs 6,000
Location | Taj Palace Hotel, Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg

Le Cirque

Now this one’s a renowned, fine dining French restaurant with its flagship outlet in New York *wow!*. It offers contemporary French cuisine coupled with an avant-garde bar and a show kitchen. Some of their signature dishes include Arancini Risotto, Paupiette of Black Cod and of course, Crème Brûlée. Their extensive wine list includes 80 Italian and 100 French labels. Now that’s called decadent luxury!

Meal For Two | Rs 9,000
Location | The Leela Palace, Tenth Floor, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri

Bonne Bouche

Bonne Bouche, which is French for ‘Good Mouth’, is nestled in Defence Colony. A typical French bistro, its unpretentious yet sophisticated ambience is the perfect backdrop for a meal at any time of the day, where one can relish a full meal, dessert or just simply a hot cuppa coffee. Do try their Stuffed Chicken Breast with Ham, Mushroom and Cheese topped with Peppercorn Sauce, it’s absolutely lip-smackingly delicious!

Meal For Two | Rs 1,600
Location | 16, Main Market, Defence Colony

Maison Des Desserts

Maison des Desserts is a quaint little European patisserie tucked in HKV offering freshly prepared gourmet desserts, tea-time petit fours and assorted savouries using only the finest ingredients. Drop in and try their range of authentic desserts, all day breakfast, sandwiches, salads and comfort food, and we’re sure you'll be delighted! You must try their amazing Pavlova; cheese cakes; Roulade; mousse; Creme Brûlée & puddings here.

Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Location | T-49, Hauz Khas Village

Tokyo Mon Amour

When French restaurant Le Bistro du Parc and the Japanese joint Guppy by Ai decided to come together, Tokyo Mon Amour was born! It’s a pop-up bar which dishes out delicious, heady cocktails and a small plates menu. A meander between the two cuisines - switch things up by enjoying your wine with sushi and sake with cheese *lovestruck*. Go devour their Ramen Croque Madame, in-house Cold Smoked Salmon & Bacon and Cream Cheese Sushi when you’re here! 

Meal For Two | Rs 2,200
Location | 28, Main Market, Lodhi Colony

The Blue Door Cafe

French and Italian cuisines, an all-day breakfast, fondue, burgers, grills and plenty of other healthy options is what you’ll find here! The Blue Door Cafe in Khan Market has a wonderful team of chefs who work hard to bring to you an exhaustive menu with an array of European regulars and gourmet delights. Their specialities are the Waffle Slam and Chicken Wings In BBQ Sauce. When are you dropping by?!

Meal For Two | Rs 1,700
Location | 66, Middle Lane, Khan Market

Try out any of these sublime French restaurants in the city, and you’re sure to have a bon appétit *swagger-ful smiles*!