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Phulka Tacos, Pineapple Jalebis & More: Where To Score The Best Indian Fusion Food

Chefs and restaurants around town are pushing the boundaries and reinventing food through culinary fusion. Yes, it’s said to be a tricky business, however, if done right the result can be wonderfully delicious. Thankfully there are plenty of restaurants in Delhi that have gone the fusion way and here are the best of the lot!

Varq - The Taj Mahal Hotel

Part of the glorious Taj Mahal Hotel, one would only expect Varq to be the best and it surely does not disappoint! The fusion food served here is delicious and moreover, the dishes created by the chefs are thoroughly innovative. Some superb dishes are their Chicken Gandheri Kebabs, Varqui Kebab and Mustard Prawns - so come drop by and dig in!

Location | The Taj Mahal Hotel, 1, Mansingh Road
Meal For Two | Rs 4,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TajMahalHotel.NewDelhi/

Farzi Cafe

The word ‘Farzi’ may have many connotations, but at Farzi Café, it has just one - creating an illusion with its cuisine and showcasing molecular gastronomy at its best. They serve modern Indian cuisine that leaves a lasting impression with their contemporary presentation. Do try their Rasmalai Tres, Butter Chicken Bun and warm Suji Halwa with Pistachio Ice cream here! 

Location | CP & DLF Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Meal For Two | Rs 2,200
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/FarziCafeCP/

Indian Accent - The Manor 

Indian Accent has gotten the fusion formula down to perfection. One thing’s for sure, Chef Manish Mehrotra knows how to make patrons happy with his innovative cuisines and attention to detail! Their Pulled Pork Phulka Taco from the Chef’s Tasting Menu will send your taste buds on a whole new adventure! For dessert, you must try their warm Dhoda Barfi Treacle Tart served with homemade ice cream *drools*.

Location | The Manor, 77, Friends Colony
Meal For Two | Rs 4,000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/indianaccentrestaurant/

Fusion Bistro Cafe And Lounge

This tech savvy lounge, located in South Delhi is known for its great food and buzzing ambience. Every dish, barring a few classics has a contemporary twist which is where the name of the restaurant stems from. Do try The Three C’s – an innovation of Chicken, Cheese and Chilli served on a bed of crispy noodles and the Pan Fried Sole with Orange Cilantro Sauce.

Location | 1st & 2nd Floor, HS 1, Kailash Colony
Meal For Two | Rs 1,350
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/FusionBistro.NewDelhi/

Café Lota

If you ever go to Crafts Museum in Pragati Maidan, you must dine at Café Lota where the offbeat menu is inspired by the owner’s travels across various states. Known for its wonderful ambience, they also dish out some great fusion fare. Diehard fusion fans will love their Bhapa Doi Cheesecake, Apple Cinnamon Jalebis and delish Mango Golgappas!

Location | National Crafts Museum, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/CafeLota/

Hinglish Café Beach Bar

Hinglish Café brings you a fusion of Indian and English cuisines. The whole restaurant is about fusion, from starters to the main course. Their Chicken Tikka Croissant is so wonderfully delicious that you would want to have it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also try their desi pizza - Nazza, the base consists of naan and toppings include Makai, Dhingri and the like! 

Location | Pacific Mall, Tagore Garden
Meal For Two | Rs 1,600
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Hinglishpacificmall/

The Immigrant Cafe

Cafe Immigrant is a potpourri of fusion on a plate; an assortment of immigrant stories told dynamically through various culinary delights in this CP kitchen. The unique focus at this cafe is a take on Indian immigrants across the globe, people creating new food everyday out of their own realities. Do try The Grilled Chicken, Meat Sampler and Young Aam Papad Salad when here!

Location | B-45, First Floor, Inner Circle, CP
Meal For Two | Rs 1,100
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/theimmigrantcafe/

Molecule Air Bar 

Known for its innovative dishes, this is indeed one of the most popular crowd pullers in Gurgaon. The ambience of this place is mesmerising and the presentation of their dishes is Insta-worthy. When here, do try their Re-De Constructed Tokri Chaat, Molecular Puchka Shot and Samosa 2.0 and you’ll love the burst of flavours in your mouth!

Location | 4th Floor, SCO 53, Main Market, Sector 29, Gurgaon
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Moleculeggn/

Too Indian 

This one’s a modern Indian cafe that transforms into a lounge by night. With chic interiors and a fresh in-house herb garden, it would make for the perfect place to dine on a lazy weekend night. To add to it all, it has become a game changer when it comes to serving Indian fusion food and you must try their Nutella Shake, Mango Kulfi and Persian Kebabs.

Location | A- 39, Vishal Enclave, Rajouri Garden 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/tooindian/

The Flying Saucer Cafe 

If you’re a foodie who loves music, then you've got to try this place out. Their ambience has a touch of class and they serve up a multi cuisine menu with some great fusion options. The bar menu is filled with some of the most exotic drinks and the hookahs come in some of the most exquisite flavours. You must try their Chettinad Malabar Taco and Pizza Gujiya!  

Location | Epicuria, Nehru Place Metro Station
Meal For Two | Rs 1,600
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheFlyingSaucerCafe/

Eau De Monsoon - Le Meridien

Located in one of the most prestigious five star hotels of the city, it lives up to expectations. Their menu is full of innovative and unique fusion dishes such as Tandoori Broccoli, Asian Chicken Skewer and Deconstructed Samosa. They excel in the dessert section as well, where you can choose from Pineapple Jalebi, Thandai Panna Cotta and Masala Chai Ice Cream! 

Location | Le Meridien, Windsor Place, Janpath 
Meal For Two | Rs 4,500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/LeMeridien.NewDelhi/

These amazing fusion dishes will challenge your food palate and take you on an adventurous gastronomic journey. Which ones are you trying next?!