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!

Meal For Two | Rs 900
Call Them | +91 9891 479 732
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/RicosIndia

2. The Hudson Cafe

Picture Credits: Aarushi Gaur

The Hudson Cafe derives its name from the famous Hudson Lane where it currently puts up. Serving fine Italian as well as Chinese fare, The Hudson Cafe is the most sought-after choice in the area. Their scrumptious Hudson Medley, which is a mix of assorted vegetables in creamy tomato sauce served with herb rice and garlic bread, shouldn’t be missed when here!

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

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 BYD Cheese Bomb Burger and Chicken Winglets are must-haves for any fast food aficionado!

Meal For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 7042 294 299
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?

Meal For Two | Rs 900
Call Them | +91 9999 966 053
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/bythebaydelhi/

5. Cafeteria & CO.

Picture Credits: Mohit Saini

Cafeteria & CO. will surely become one of your fave go-to places if you’re a pakka foodie because 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 and more. So, if you’re craving a hearty meal, Cafeteria & CO. is just the right place to be!

Meal For Two | Rs 900
Call Them | +91 11 4287 0010
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/cafeterianco/

6. Woodbox Cafe

This place aptly reflects it 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 eatery. Serving Chinese as well as Italian cuisines, their marvellous ambience combined with brilliant fast food makes us love Woodbox Cafe. Do try their shakes from the Chocoholics collection and their Wheat Dimsums for sure when you land up here!

Meal For Two | Rs 650
Call Them | +91 9350 507 004
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/woodboxcafe/

7. Dum Maro Dum

With super colourful interiors and walls plastered with Bollywood classics and sports woodstock images, this cafe is all things quirky & fun. The bar here, that’s styled like a food truck bursting out of the wall, is undeniably one of the coolest things we’ve come across. And once you try their Pav Bhaji Fondue and Peri Peri Fries, you’ll know why we love this place so much!

Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Call Them | +91 7982 520 630
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/DMDDelhi/

8. Coverstory Cafe

The latest entry in the treasure trove of Hudson Lane, Coverstory Cafe looks quite promising with super pretty cycle art on the walls and a quirky menu. Standing adjacent to By The Bay, this one’s got a chirpy ambience and drool worthy dishes. We’re heading here for our next gossip sesh while gorging on their cheese loaded sandwiches and a hot cuppa coffee!

Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 9999 735 028
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/coverstorycafe/

9. Echoes

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!

Meal For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 9999 258 597
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/echoessatyaniketan/

10. Mama’s Buoi

This one’s prolly the best place to party at on a breezy evening as they’ve got an ah-mazing open terrace seating area with a bar and live music performances that’ll make you groove for sure. To make your night all the more exciting and memorable, sample their Butter Chicken Pizza and Peri Peri Chicken with a chilled beer!

Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Call Them | +91 9899 930 056
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Mamasbuoidelhi/

11. No Objection Cafe

This pretty and cool place has walls plastered with fun & super creative graffiti that adds a lot of colour and feel to the cafe. Plus, their menu comprises Continental, Chinese, Thai, Italian & Indian cuisines, and what we love the most are their Chicken Sandwich and Green Apple Mojitos, so defo try these when you’re out on the town with your squad!

Meal For Two | Rs 700
Call Them | +91 9971 884 638
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/No-Objection-caf%C3%A8-283309748743081/

12. 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 Raisin Pancakes, they’re absolutely scrumptious!

Meal For Two | Rs 850
Call Them | +91 8383 092 639
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Sambookas-1914611228751515/

13. Spezia Bistro

If you’re always low on cash and perpetually hungry, then it’s time you say hello to Spezia Bistro because almost everything on their menu is under 200 bucks, no kidding. Be it their scrummy Aglio Olio Pasta or the sugar loaded Mango Margarita (drooling already), all falls well in the budget. So, head here and eat away to glory!

Where | Spezia Bistro - 2525, 1st Floor
Meal For Two | Rs 900
Call Them | +91 9990 143 653
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/speziabistrodelhi/

14. YOLO 21

If a cosy ambience, pretty decor, quick service and an extensive menu is how you define the perfect hangout place, then YOLO 21 is tailor made for you. Plan your next party here and do not miss out on their Fusilli Alfredo Pasta and the delicious Banoffee Pie!

Meal For Two | Rs 700
Call Them | +91 11 4709 2424
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/YOLO21India/

15. 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!

Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 9540 339 138
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/greedysoul/

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