32 Most 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 most definitely Dilli di shaan and is considered to be the national dish of Delhi, with many die-hard fans around the world! So this for all the hardcore Butter Chicken lovers out there - take a look at the best places in the city, serving it up!
1. Gulati Restaurant
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A 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.
2. Have More Restaurant
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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.
3. 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
Call Them | +91 9013 525 539
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MotiMahalDaryaGanj/
4. 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.
5. 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 260 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2341 1580
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/kakedahotel.kakashospitality/
6. 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 220 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9650 528 989
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The next name on this list is a pretty famous chain of restaurants that’s been around in the city for quite a while. The selection of dishes over here is enough to win everybody’s heart and we’re surely in love with the mouth-watering buttery Butter Chicken that’ll go perfectly with some kurkura naan. A meal for two over here would be approximately Rs 1,200.
Where | Sandoz - Lajpat Nagar III, Nehru Place, Gole Market & Other Outlets
Price | Rs 340 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9319 291 855
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Sandoz-Restaurant-344736648901252
8. Rajinder Da Dhaba
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Who hasn’t heard of Rajinder Da Dhaba, which is why it should not be a surprise that we’re featuring it on our list. They’re known for their lip-smacking Butter Chicken, Mutton Galouti Kebabs and Chicken Kalmi, which will go perfectly well with some Rumali Roti, for a feast like no other! So if you’re already drooling while reading this, head on over! A meal for two here would cost around Rs 800.
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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 600 Onwards
Call Them | +919810 146 512
10. 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 cosy, 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 861 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9873 141 154
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MUGHAL-MAHAL-53836330917/
11. Invitation Restaurant
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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.
12. Dhaba - A Punjabi Theme Restaurant
This one’s known for its typical Punjabi ambience, lip-smacking food and their amazing chicken dishes. Their butter chicken is obviously the show-stopper and you’ll leave from here feeling completely satiated. Trust us when we say that their Butter Chicken and Garlic Naan combo can put us all in a food coma and a meal for two would cost around Rs 2,000!
Where | Dhaba - A Punjabi Theme Restaurant - A-5, Vishal Enclave, Rajouri Garden
Price | Rs 685 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9891 214 000
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/DhabaAPunjabiThemeRestaurant
13. Chicken Inn Restaurant
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Even though this place serves both Chinese and Mughlai dishes, it’s mostly famous for its North Indian fare, especially the butter chicken which is super rich, creamy and full of flavour. Don’t leave without trying the Pudina Parantha and Chicken Malai Tikka as well. A meal for two here would be around Rs 1,500.
14. Dilkhush Food Plaza
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Dilkhush actually lives up to its name and makes everyone's hearts absolutely khush! They know exactly how to make their customers happy and keep them coming back for more, and their Butter Chicken is obviously a best seller here! Known for their huge quantities with quality dishes, you'll be absolutely overwhelmed with their service and hospitality! A meal for two would cost around Rs 900, approx.
Where | Dilkhush Food Plaza - A3, DDA Market, Paschim Vihar
Price | Rs 220 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9312 238 230
15. The Allure
The Allure is a boutique hotel which is popular for its reasonable prices and great food. And since this list is all about butter chicken, make sure you try it from here - trust us, you won’t be disappointed! Also check out their Dahi Ke Sholey, Malai Soya Chaap and Mutton Curry which is just as good as their Butter Chicken. A meal for two here would cost around Rs 1,400!
Where | The Allure (A Boutique Hotel) - Shop R 57, Hansraj Gupta Marg, Greater Kailash, GK I.
Price | Rs 250 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 4818 4818
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/HotelTheAllure
16. Aslam Chicken, Jama Masjid
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Even though this place doesn’t whip up the quintessential butter chicken you’re probably used to having, it takes the dish name, ‘butter chicken’ quite literally and serves exactly that, chicken drowned in tons of melted butter along with some amazing spices and is absolutely delightful! A meal for two here would cost approximately Rs 300.
Where | Aslam Chicken, Jama Masjid - Near Gate 1, Jama Masjid
Price | Rs 190 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9312 281 022
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Daryaganj is another North-Indian restaurant in CP that’s been slowly setting the bar very high for butter chicken. A trusted and favoured restaurant of all those who’ve tried their incredible Butter Chicken, a visit here would definitely never disappoint! Besides this, try their Chicken Pakora, Butter Paneer & Butter Naan. A meal for two here would approximately cost Rs 1,500.
Where | Daryaganj - Regal Building, Connaught Circle, Hanuman Road Area, CP
Price | Rs 555 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 4706 0802
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/daryaganjrestaurantcp
18. Kays Barbeque
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This one is for those who absolutely love digging into the gravy of butter chicken more than anything else! The curry of the butter chicken is what makes the dish stand out and how! So head over with your gang and feast on this fab dish. A meal for two here would cost around Rs 800!
Where | Kays Barbeque - 29, Community Center, Ashok Vihar Phase 1
Price | Rs 550 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2744 2513
19. Al Lazeez
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Al Lazeez has a legacy behind it for serving some delectable value for money chicken dishes, the most famous of which is their Chicken Burra and of course, their Butter Chicken! Their taste hasn’t changed over the years and it’s still a favourite of the masses for their regular Butter Chicken fix! A meal for two here would approx. cost around Rs 400.
Where | Al Lazeez - 22, Ground Floor, Guru Nanak Market, Lajpat Nagar IV
Price | Rs 280 Onwards
Call Them | +91 8860 659 298
20. Railway Yard - The Midnight Cafe
This restaurant gives the classic butter chicken it’s own twist by serving it in a matka made specially to hold in the rich creaminess and flavours of their Special Kullad Butter Chicken, that’s the right amount of sweet & spicy, with the tender pieces of chicken grilled to perfection. And, this joint is open till 4 AM, folks, providing the perfect answer to those midnight cravings! A meal for two here would cost around Rs 600.
Where | Railway Yard The Mid Night Cafe - B-36/11, GT Karnal Road Industrial Area, Gujranwala Town
Price | Rs 300 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 4246 6718
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/railwayyardthemidnightcafe
21. Chawla Chicken
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Chawla chicken is one of those chain restaurants that has been in the food game for ages and is still going strong, providing quality food and dishes at affordable prices. Their Butter Chicken is finger-licking good and paired with their nummy Butter Naan and Malai Chaap, it makes for the perfect meal out with friends & family. A meal For two here would approx. cost around Rs 800.
22. Ludhiana's Baba Chicken
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Everyone who visits Ludhiana’s Baba Chicken falls in love with their Butter Chicken! The perfect blend of chicken, masala and butter is what makes the dish so irresistible. Head over to sample their delish Butter Chicken for yourselves! A meal for two costs around Rs 400.
23. Nazeer Foods
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If you still think you haven’t tasted a butter chicken dish that completely blew you away, then head over and try Nazeer’s butter chicken! You’re bound to chomp down, naan after naan, as you completely polish off their Butter Chicken. Do order their Chicken Tikka Roti Boti & Nihari as well. A meal for two here costs approximately Rs 700.
24. In The Punjab
This elegant restaurant sits amidst the buzzing lanes of M Block, GK II and is owned by the popular Shalom chain. It’s another great option when you’re craving some good ol’ Butter Chicken. The gravy is thick & creamy and absolutely mouth-watering. A meal for two here would approximately cost Rs 800.
25. Lazeez Affaire
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This lavish-looking restaurant first came up in the posh neighbourhood of Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri. They serve a range of droolworthy dishes but you must try the Murgh Makhani served here. Paired up with Garlic Naan, it’s a feast like no other. For two people, a meal over here would cost somewhere around Rs 2,000.
Where | Chanakyapuri & CP
Price | Rs 695
Call Them | +91 9899 330 055
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/LazeezAffaireChanakyapuri
26. Punjab Grill
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Punjab Grill is a pretty famous chain of restaurants in the city that has been making Delhiites gush over their quality of food for over a decade now and it’s not just a great place for a buffet. Drop by this elegant restaurant if you’re in the mood for some amazing Butter Chicken and Tandoori Roti! A meal for two here would roughly cost Rs 1,500.
27. Changezi Chicken
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This one is a humble joint located in Tagore Garden and Rajouri Garden but they’re not just famous for mouth-watering plates of Changezi Chicken, their Butter Chicken is also pretty much a crowd favourite. A meal for two here would cost approx. Rs 500.
Where | Changezi Chicken - Pitampura & Tagore Garden
Price | Rs 310
Call Them | +91 11 4556 2642
28. Pindi Restaurant
The next one on this list is also located in the upscale Pandara Road Market. It has been around for ages now, like other restaurants in the market and boy, is it worth a visit. When you’re here make sure to pair up this dish with Butter Naan! A meal for two at this place would cost around Rs 1,200.
29. Beliram Degchiwala
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Beliram Degchiwala is known for their famous butter chicken known as Maska Chicken and it’s every bit as tasty as it looks. Pair it up with some piping-hot Tandoori Roti, to savour every single bite! A meal for two over here would generally cost Rs 1,000.
Where | Beliram Degchiwala - Jangpura, Lajpat Nagar II, East Of Kailash & Malviya Nagar
Price | Rs 455 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2431 0001
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/beliramdegchiwalaindia
30. Manjeet Restaurant
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A popular restaurant chain from West Delhi, they do a range of lip-smacking dishes, including the swoon worthy Spl. Butter Chicken which is a must-try and when paired up with Lachha Paratha, it’s the perfect meal. For two people here, the cost would approximately sum up to Rs 500.
Located in the bustling lanes of CP, it’s a pretty famous restaurant known for serving mind-blowing Indian food. Cooked in a thick tomato paste and onion gravy, their Butter Chicken is food for the soul and there’s probably nothing that beats a bowl of it! A meal for two over here would approx. cost Rs 800.
Where | Zaffran - D-26/28, Hotel Palace Heights, CP
Price | Rs 605
Call Them | +91 11 4546 0001
32. Ammi’s Kitchen
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Ammi’s Kitchen comes from the founders of Rampur Kitchen and we can’t stop drooling over the selection of dishes here. The Butter Chicken here is absolutely rich, creamy and simply fabulous! Make sure to pair it up with Khameeri Moti Roti for the perfect feast!
Order From | Ammi’s Kitchen
Price | Rs 800 Onwards
WhatsApp Them For Orders Here | +91 9311 595 364
Now that we’ve done the research and given you an in-depth list, all you gotta do is SCRAM!