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9 Iconic Places Serving The Best Butter Chicken In All Of Delhi

Butter Chicken - the name itself is enough to make a person slobber. This dish is considered to be the national dish of Delhi & has many die-hard fans around the world, leading to its numerous reproductions with the added customary flavours. So this for all the hardcore Butter Chicken lovers - take a look at the best places in Delhi serving it up!

1. Moti Mahal Restaurant

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Legend has it that Moti Mahal is the real inventor of our beloved Butter Chicken! Though the interiors are not very fancy, their Butter Chicken is definitely mouth watering. The taste is somewhat different and yet incredible. With many new restaurants sprouting up in the city with great butter chickens, one must remember that ‘old is gold’, which definitely holds true for Moti Mahal, Daryaganj. A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 1,100.

Where | Moti Mahal Restaurant - 3704 Netaji Subhash Marg, Near Chandni Chowk, Daryaganj
Price | Rs 440 Onwards
Timings | 12 Noon - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 9013 525 539
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MotiMahalDaryaGanj/

2. HAVE MORE Restaurant

HAVE MORE Restaurant is a staple Dhaba-style restaurant that is frequently visited by the locals of Delhi. The restaurant is quite old fashioned and like the other restaurants at Pandara Road, this one too is open past midnight. Their sinful Butter Chicken is the highlight of this eatery. A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 2,300.

Where | HAVE MORE Restaurant - 11-12, Pandara Road Market
Price | Rs 620 Onwards
Timings | 12 Noon - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 11 6610 3516
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/havemorerestaurant/

3. MINI MUGHAL

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As the name suggests, Mini Mughal is a great family restaurant which serves North Indian / Mughlai fare. The interiors are quite modest and the food speaks for itself. Their creamy & dreamy Butter Chicken made with amul butter is consistently mouth-watering and can be enjoyed alongside their dripping Butter Naan. A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 1,200.

Where | MINI MUGHAL - M-71, M Block Market, GK II
Price | Rs 460 Onwards
Timings | 12:30 - 3:30 PM, & 7 - 11:30 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4104 6969
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/minimughal.gk2/

4. Kake Da Hotel

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This restaurant has been catering to all Butter Chicken lovers since 1931. This small crowded hotel in the outer circle of CP may not look as impressive in its appearance but then do remember, ‘looks are deceptive’ and in this case, highly deceptive!  You'll have to go through long queues to get your hands on their famous Butter Chicken. A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 600 here.

Where | Kake Da Hotel - 67 Municipal Market, Connaught Circle, CP
Price | Rs 390 Onwards
Timings | 12 Noon - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 11 2341 1580
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/kakedahotel.kakashospitality/

5. National Restaurant

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This Dhaba is also located in CP and is a lesser-known cousin of Kake Da Hotel. Their Butter Chicken is truly amazing and the fluffy Butter Naans with the Butter Chicken is a combo to die for! It’s a common sight to see people coming out of the Dhaba with their t-shirts & tops usually smeared with the chicken gravy. Eating manners may take a backseat for a while at National Dhaba! A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 600.

Where | National Restaurant - 82/83 Municipal Market, CP
Price | Rs 360 Onwards
Timings | 11 AM - 11:20 PM
Call Them | +91 9650 528 989

6. Minar

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Locals have been patronizing this haunt since decades and it's not without reason as they serve the best Butter Chicken in town - a pale orange coloured gravy which is thick and creamy. Tucked into CP, this place is almost always crowded by loyal patrons who crave their yummy Butter Chicken. A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 1,500. 

Where | Minar - No.L-11, Radial Road Number 6, CP
Price | Rs 550 Onwards
Timings | 12:30 - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2341 6259

7. Mughal Mahal

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This modest restaurant has been around for ages and arguably serves the best Butter Chicken in town. With a cozy, homey feel to the place, you can simply relax and devour the city's best Butter Chicken with your gang! Their Butter Chicken is known for its rich and creamy texture with its signature style of a slight sweetness to its preparation. A meal for two here would cost approximately Rs 1,100.

Where | MUGHAL MAHAL - 7, Sethi Bhawan, Rajendra Place
Price | Rs 860 Onwards
Timings | 12 Noon - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 9873 141 154
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MUGHAL-MAHAL-53836330917/

8. Gulati Restaurant

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Another haven for Butter Chicken is Gulati Restaurant located in posh Pandara Market. It is approximately four decades old and is very famous for its rich & creamy Butter Chicken. Various celebrities are regular customers of Gulati's making it super-popular. Its interior & ambience speak of luxury & beauty and you can very well retain your etiquette of eating here! A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 2,500.

Where | Gulati Restaurant - 6, Pandara Road Market
Price | Rs 680 Onwards
Timings | 12 Noon - 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 11 2338 8836
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/gulatirestaurant/

9. Invitation Restaurant

This food joint has been in existence for ages and is still known for its mouth-watering Butter Chicken - the recipe for which has only got better with time! You can happily pair your dish of creamy Butter Chicken here with their famed Dal Makhani and Butter Naan and make a whole meal of it! A meal for two would cost approximately Rs 1,300. 

Where | Invitation Restaurant - 3, Community Centre, Ashok Vihar Phase II
Price | Rs 470 Onwards
Timings | 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM & 7:30 - 11:30 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2746 4800
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/InvitationRestaurant/

We have given you a list and now all you’ve gotta do is sample all of these!