Eggs benedict is a popular New-York breakfast dish that apparently originated through an order placed by a hung-over New Yorker after an action packed night, cool eh? This impressive preparation of eggs has now garnered a cult following over the years, being replicated all around the world as a convivial breakfast option. And here’s a list of the places that serve the best versions of our fave dish in and around the city!

1. Indigo Delicatessen

If you’ve been to Indigo Delicatessen, you now what the hype is about. Talking about their Egg Benedict, the place dishes out fat slices of munificently portioned slices of ham sitting atop perfectly poached eggs, dolled up with creamy hollandaise with a serving of traditionally toasted English muffins & some supple hash browns. Drooling, aren’t you?

Where | Indigo Delicatessen- DLF Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Price | Rs 380 Onwards
Call Them | +91 22 66551010
Timings | 9 - 12:30 AM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/IndigoDelicatessen/

2. Café Delhi Heights

Café Delhi Heights is one of the most adorned places for indulging in various delicacies from American, Indian, Oriental and some modern European cuisines. Their signature food dishes have a huge line up, one of which is also the popular eggs benedict. They serve it on a buttery toasted croissant, with oozy poached eggs, generous amounts of ham with a final topping of gratinated cheese; just what one needs to cure a bad hangover!

Where | Café Delhi Heights - DLF Mall Of India, Cyber Hub, Saket & Other Outlets
Price | Rs 275 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9555 154 033
Timings | 11 - 12 AM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/cafedelhiheights/

3. Smoke House Deli

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Smoke House Deli is one of those places that treasures old recipes while also constantly innovating on their own. Hence, their Good Old Eggs Benedict is a tribute & replication of sorts to the time-honoured preparation of the same; poached eggs served on brioche bread with an option for parma ham or smoked salmon along with the matching buttery & creamy hollandaise sauce. You’ve gotta try this one for sure!

Where | Smoke House DeIi - Hauz Khas, Khan Market, Vasant Kunj & Other Outlets
Price | Rs 390
Call Them | +91 1143382799
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/smokehousedeli/

4. Eggspectation

What came first, ‘the chicken or the egg’? Well, here it doesn’t matter because you can get both! This popular American chain is spread all across the capital, whipping up not just the classic Benny but a series of egg-infused dishes coupled with copious amounts of vegetables & meats! Their California Benedict is served with salmon & poached eggs with creamy hollandaise & other variants including Florentine & Country French Benedict.

Where | Eggspectation - Vasant Vihar, Surajpur, Rajendra Place & Other Outlets
Price | Rs 575 Onwards
Timings | +91 1206 743 000

5. The Blue Door Café

The Blue Door Cafe’s convivial breakfast options are surely not to be missed and their Eggs Benedict has to be one of them. We mean can you think of anything better than a plateful of softly poached eggs served with generous portions of Parma ham or smoked salmon, along with a side of fresh greens & a delightful topping of creamy hollandaise? So, to get a taste of this deliciousness, scamper over RN!

Where | The Blue Door Café - 66, Middle Lane, Khan Market
Price | Rs 525 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9310 005 124
Timings | 7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thebluedoorcafedelhi/

6. Ivy & Bean

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This popular student hangout nestled in the busy lanes of Shahpur Jat manages to captivate visitors with its exclusivity, design and alluring décor. Located so close to the colleges, they open for breakfast and whip up classic Eggs Benedict with ease, made with poached eggs, a slice of ham & a topping of dill & hollandaise.

Where | Ivy & Bean - 119, Shishan House, Shahpur Jat
Price | Rs 370
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4109 0119
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ivyandbeanindia/

8. Di Ghent Cafe

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This pristine & chic Belgian-trattoria-themed cafe, apart from serving up cups of sublime coffee, also has on offer fluffy and delectable eggs benedict, especially designed to make your hangovers vanish into thin air. Their version is called Pieters which is eggs on muffins topped with your choice of either ham, spinach or mushrooms and slathered with creamy hollandaise sauce. We call it a dish that can seriously not be missed!

Where | Di Ghent Cafe - 208, Cross Point, DLF Phase IV, Gurgaon
Price | Rs 390 Onwards
Call Them | +91 1244 227 444
Timings | 8 AM - 11 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/DiGhent/

9. C'est La Vie

Fairy lights, suspended bookshelves & Blue Tokai coffee is exactly how we define C'est La Vie and if that wasn’t enough then their Eggs Benedict will defo drag you out of your bed. Going exactly by the book, their perfectly poached eggs are laid on a bed of ham or spinach and warm bread, topped with homemade hollandaise sauce. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it? Head over and try it RN!

Where | C'est La Vie - C-15/16/17, Nirvana Courtyard Market, Sector 50, Gurgaon
Price | Rs 180 Onwards
Call Them | +91 1244 051 699
Timings | 8 AM - 10 PM
Check Out Their FB Page| https://www.facebook.com/CestlaVieGurgaon/

10. The Brew Room, Delhi

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Insanely popular for their coffee and brewing methods, this place dishes out a scrummy meal of Eggs Benedict as well. It not just looks super pretty but is a 5/5 in terms of the taste too. Toasted English muffin topped with crispy bacon, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce, we’re totes in love with it!

Where | The Brew Room, Delhi - C16, First Floor, Opposite IIT Gate, SDA
Price | Rs 300
Call Them | +91 9958 366 347
Timings | 9 AM - 11 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheBrewRoomDelhi/

11. Rose Cafe

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If you haven’t been to Rose Cafe yet, we say you go there right away ‘cause this place screams pretty in all possible ways and we absolutely love it. And their delicious plate of toasted buns topped with poached eggs, hams and creamy hollandaise sauce gives us another reason to go there & we bet, when you try this dish, you won’t be able to resist yourself from visiting this place every weekend too!

Where | Rose Cafe - 2 Westend Marg, Saidulajab Near Garden Of Five Senses, Saket
Price | Rs 400
Call Them | +91 9899 055 665
Timings | 12 - 9:30 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/rosecafenewdelhi/

12. Madison & Pike

Did you just wake up with a hangover? Don’t worry, gulp down some water and head straight to Madison & Pike ‘cause these peeps dish out an amazing plate of Eggs Benedict that is just perf to get you sobered up. What we love the most is that it comes with a twist, which means that you can either get your poached eggs served with toasted focaccia, saffron and bell pepper infused hollandaise sauce or get it served on waffles topped with Cajun hollandaise sauce. Try it!

Where | Madison Pike - C-38, Nirvana Courtyard Market, Sector 50, Gurgaon
Price | Rs 235
Call Them | +91 9971 741 763
Timings | 9 AM - 10 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/madisonandpike/

13. Cafe Amaretto

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This cafe is not only popular for serving scrummy dishes but also for delivering them till 5 AM. But what’s got our attention is their yummy Eggs Benedict. Yes, a plate of their perfectly poached eggs served with ham and hollandaise sauce, is all we need for those lazy Sundays!

Where | Cafe Amaretto - Ground Floor, DLF South Point, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Price | Rs 415
Call Them | +91 8130 599 121
Timings | 10 AM - 11 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/CafeAmarettoGurgaon/

So, whatcha waiting for, go get yourself a plate of this delicacy from any of these places RN!