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12 Cool & Paisa Wasool Eateries With Meal For Two As Low As Rs 500 In Hudson Lane

Delhi is the hub of all kinds of cuisines available in different parts of the city, each known for their own set of hidden gems! One such food paradise in North Delhi is Hudson Lane, better known as the students’ haven. Brimming with a range of affordable eateries, read on as we give you plenty of reasons to visit Hudson Lane!

1. Ricos

Offering a variety of cuisines, from Mexican to Lebanese to Italian, with sheer expertise and inexpensive quick bites, Ricos is every student’s favourite hangout place. Their uber-cool wooden decor with funky graffiti sprayed across the walls, makes it worth a visit! Some of the dishes you can’t miss here are Rosemary Infused Chicken Steak and Jack Daniels Pork Ribs. Come, gorge away! 

Where | Ricos - Hudson Lane & Kamla Nagar
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 650
Call Them | +91 11 6517 0044 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/RicosIndia/

2. The Hudson Cafe

The Hudson Cafe derives its name from the famous Hudson Lane where it currently puts up. The cozy and casual vibe of this nook can be your perfect escape from those tiring lectures and assignments. Serving fine Italian as well as Chinese fare, The Hudson Cafe is the most sought-after choice in the area. Their scrumptious Banoffee Pie can sure turn your gloomy day into a perfect one! 

Where | The Hudson Cafe - 2524, Hudson Lane 
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 900
Call Them | +91 11 4702 1733
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thehudsoncafe/

3. Big Yellow Door

Picture Credits: J SOLOMON DOUGLAS

Big Yellow Door, often abbreviated as BYD, is a joint serving Italian fare as well as fast food. Immensely popular for its burgers and nachos, it has generated a cult following amongst its patrons, so much so that it now has 2 outlets in Hudson Lane itself. Their cozy ambience would be just perfect to have a goss sesh with yo’ besties after those long lectures!  Their BYD Cheese Bomb Burger and Chicken Winglets are must-haves for any fast food aficionado!

Where | Big Yellow Door - Hudson Lane & Vijay Nagar
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 9717 392 123
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/BigYellowDoor/

4. By The Bay

If you absolutely love spending time at beaches but obviously can’t do that in Delhi, then fret not, ‘cause By The Bay has got you covered. This beach-themed cafe has swing seats and a pool in the middle, where you can chill with a beer in hand and with your feet dipped in the pool, sounds cool, right? Also, we wouldn’t miss their MTB Panini Sandwich and Nachos Corn Chaat. 

Where | By The Bay - 2522, Hudson Lane
Meal For Two | Rs 1,300
Timings | 11 AM - 12 Midnight 
Call Them | +91 9999 966 053
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/bythebaydelhi/

5. Cafeteria & CO.

Cafeteria & CO. will surely become one of your fave go-to places if you’re a pakka foodie, ‘cause these guys dish out the most scrummy pizzas and pastas. Plus, their menu is loaded with quirky dishes like Marilyn Monroe Burger, Blueberry Bourbon Meatballs, Three Way Chicken Fries and so much more. So, if you’re craving a hearty meal, Cafeteria & CO. is just the right place to be!

Where | Cafeteria and CO. - G14, Hudson Lane
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 1,300
Call Them | +91 11 4287 0010
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/cafeterianco/

6. Woodbox Cafe

This place aptly reflects its name with both its interiors and decor, down to the cutlery used, with everything being wooden-themed, which makes Woodbox Cafe a one of its kind eateries. Serving Chinese as well as Italian cuisines, their marvellous ambience combined with brilliant fast food makes us love Woodbox Cafe. Oh, and did we mention these lovelies also have Flying Noodles? 

Where | Woodbox Cafe - 2521, Ground Floor, Hudson Lane 
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 750
Call Them | +91 9350 507 004
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/woodboxcafe/

7.  Echoes 

Picture Credits: Shubhit Gulati

What makes this one unique is their idea of hiring differently abled staff members, hence contributing to a noble social cause. With live music and mouth watering dishes on the menu, this one cannot be missed. Known for its Italian dishes, we say, you defo try their Cream Cheese Pasta and Farm Fight Pizza! And, their Tandoori Momos are literally to die for, not even kidding. 

Where | Echoes - 2522 , 2nd & 3rd Floor, Hudson Lane
Timings | 11:30 AM - 11 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 750
Call Them | +91 9899 060 655
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/echoeshudsonlane/

8. Sambookas 

Wooden interiors, planters, frames and walls adorned with cutesy graffiti, Sambookas is simply fetching, and the simple yet pretty blue and yellow colour scheme adds to its beauty. And once you’re done admiring the place, we say you try their Fried Chicken, Caramelized Apple and Brownie Blackout, they’re absolutely scrumptious!

Where | Sambookas - 6,7, Hudson Lane 
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 8383 092 639
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Sambookas-1914611228751515/

9. Spezia Bistro

What we love the most about this place are the colourful chairs and the fun wall posters that make it all the more interesting and quirky. And once you’ve planted your bottoms on the chair of your fave colour, you can sample their scrummy Aglio Olio Pasta, the sugar loaded Mango Margarita and Thai Basil Chilli Noodles (drooling already) for a perfect #foodiedate!

Where | Spezia Bistro - 2525, Hudson Lane 
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM 
Meal For Two | Rs 900
Call Them | +91 9990 143 653
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/speziabistrodelhi/

10. Greedy Soul - Kitchen & Bar

If we were to define this place in a single word, we’d simply call it gorgeous! We mean, what else would you call a place that’s filled with beautiful lights, cutesy plants and shades of green? 

So, if you’re always glued to your Insta feeds, then this place is sure to give you a few (or perhaps 100) good images for your next post. And while your friends pose with that perfect pout, order their Supreme Pizza and Butter Chicken!

Where | Greedy Soul - Kitchen & Bar - 2527, Hudson Lane 
Timings | 11 AM - 5 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 9999 681 892
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/greedysoul/

11. Paparizza

Paparizza serves a delectable range of pizzas, which are so huge that your belly will legit be on the verge of exploding! With an amazing ambience, Paparizza should defo be the next place for your gang to be at. When there, do sample their Chicken Tikka Pizza and Deconstructed Pizza which will leave you wanting for more.

Where | Paparizza - 2520, Hudson Lane
Timings | 11:30 - 1 AM 
Meal For Two | Rs 500
Call Them | +91 8178 585 024
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/paparizzapizza/

12. Shake Eat Up 

Picture Credits: Darshna Pandey

This cozy nook in Hudson can be your ideal place if you are the type of person who likes to hog on lot of food at low prices, but wait, aren’t we all that type of persons *wink*? You cannot miss their Floral Platter ‘cause it has pasta, fries, momos, chilly potato and dry manchurian! Also try their Turtle Shake, Chocolate Chaat and Rainbow Pizza, and thank us later. 

Where | Shake Eat Up - 2509, Ground Floor, Hudson Lane
Timings | 11:00 AM - 11 PM
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 9013 537 642
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/shakeeatup16/

So, come on over to Hudson Lane and go back with your heart and tummy happy!