With winter being just around the corner, Delhi is in midst of the most pleasant weather transition right now. And with the weather being at its gorgeous best it's time to explore some of the prettiest foodie destinations in NCR with bae. On that note, here are EazyDiner's top recommendations of the dreamiest restaurants in Delhi NCR that provide the perfect alfresco setting to help you make the most of fast-approaching winter.
If you are looking for a wonderful winter dining experience in Gurgaon then Olly’- Olive’s All-day Café and Bar is definitely the cafe for you. Known for its European fare and chic ambiance, this restaurant has quite an expertise in preparing delectable continental and Italian recipes. Plus their indulgent Hot Chocolate is the ultimate concoction you need to keep you warm in the frosty winter weather.
Must Haves: Olly’s Hot Chocolate, Mozzarella Toastie, Garlic Bread, Merry Berry Smoothie.
Cost for two: ₹ 1400
If you are a winter baby then Sevilla has to be the first dining destination that you should head to. This hands down one of Delhi’s most gorgeous restaurants featuring pretty little pavilions and covered areas offering a choice of indoor and outdoor seating. Their impressive menu comprises Southern Europe & Moroccan preparations. Their Italian specials are worth trying and their regular shipments from Alba and Perigordin in the winters make this the absolute best place for sampling truffles in Delhi.
Must-haves: Patatas Bravas, Spanish Omelette, Norwegian Salmon, Foie Gras, Cauliflower Risotto, and Pizza Margherita.
Cost for two: ₹ 3500
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Surrounded by lush gardens, this quaint café located at a resort in Sector 80, Gurgaon, is the perfect venue to spend some quality time with your significant other. Bringing the concept of farm-to-table, Under The Neem serves Indian and Continental delicacies made from the freshest vegetables from their kitchen garden. The café is huge with both indoor and outdoor seating areas which are beautifully designed with lavish décor and furnishings. This one is sure to fetch you extra brownie points from bae.
Must-haves: Mushroom Cappuccino Soup, Palak Patta Chaat, Millet Papdi Chaat, Kandhari Paneer Masala, Kurkuri Bhindi, Moringa Tawa Murgh, and Mango Fish Curry.
Cost for two: ₹ 1200
Fio with its ethereal look and feel is the best place for your next dinner date. Often touted as the best Italian restaurant in Delhi, this culinary marvel of a restaurant offers a large range of Modern Italian delicacies amongst a smattering of quite a few European and Contemporary Indian choices, making the brand a unique dual-cuisine restaurant.
Must-haves: Basil Chicken Risotto, Baked Margherita Pizza, Four Mushroom Linguini Pasta, and Classic Tiramisu.
Cost for two: ₹ 2700
This fine-dining open-air restaurant at Clarens Hotel specializes in delectable European, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Their blue-white-colored ambiance inspired by Santorini with outdoor seating makes it a perfect place for a romantic dinner. With a comfortable seating area peppered with dainty lanterns all around, Ladera offers the perfect date night aesthetics that are sure to impress bae.
Must-haves: Risotto all Aragosta, Risotto al Tartufo Nero, Clarens Greek Salad, Bruschetta Al Pomodoro E Basilico, Sicilia Vegetable Lasagna, Calzones, Lasagne Al Cioccolato, and Tiramisu.
Cost for two: ₹ 3000
Wine, dine, and a pretty alfresco seating area vital for your winter dining plans? If yes then head to Swan, a gorgeous romantic restaurant in Mehrauli, and enjoy their dreamy ambiance, Italian & Japanese gourmet delights, and a selection of handcrafted artisanal cocktails that we are sure you'll love at first sip.
Must-haves: Bruschetta, Burrata Cheese Risotto, Swan Seafood Platter, Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Lamb Lasagna, and Litchi J Pop Cocktail.
Cost for two: ₹ 2000
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Serving a melange of European and Asian delicacies, Ditas is a charming restaurant that's perfect for date nights with bae, a family brunch, or even for just drinks with your squad. Their quaint but exceptionally dreamy outdoor seating area is just perfect for these good weather winter evenings we've been having. They also have a lavish bar for liquor enthusiasts, and the indoor area looks beautiful with its dark blue chairs, stunning tiles, and marble white tables.
Must-haves: Strawberries & Whipped Feta Salad, Mezze Plank, Truffle Mushroom Pate, Salmon Avocado Tartare, Grilled Lamb Chops, Signature Fettucini, and Hot Chocolate Fudge.
Cost for two: ₹ 2000
QLA is nestled under the long shadow of Qutab Minar at Seven Style Mile in Mehrauli and is housed in a lovely sprawling heritage villa with a wrap-around courtyard. If a tranquil romantic dinner in the lap of luxury is what you crave then QLA is the perfect fit for you. When it comes to the food, a carefully curated menu encompassing European, Italian and Spanish cuisines takes over your senses with the very first bite. Sit outdoors with gleaming Qutub in the background and experience the best of what Delhi has to offer.
Must-haves: Summer Garden Salad, Barbecued Mushroom & Bean Burger, Black Rice Thai Curry, Farmer's Pizza, and Kaffir Lime Tart.
Cost for two: ₹ 3500
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Hands-down one of the best romantic restaurants in Delhi, Boa Village is a gorgeous eatery where you can sample the best of Asian cuisine. Sprawled across three floors, the rooftop area of this restaurant features varied seating options, including side booths, individual tables, and even a stunning, glass-covered section-the perfect spot for a late autumn lunch date.
Must-haves: Pan Fry Chicken, BBQ Pork, Mattar Ki Tikki, Cumin Potato Roll, Fried Chilli Garlic Prawns, Sesame Chocolate Dumpling.
Cost for two: ₹ 1500
Perfect for impromptu coffee dates, This quaint cafe in Gurgaon is truly soulful when it comes to the ambiance and effortlessly pretty décor. This is one of those places you can visit for a laidback rendezvous with bae over good food and great coffee. Their menu is pretty extensive and features everything from delicious brekkie options like Pancakes and French Toast to filling sandwiches and kinds of pasta.
Must-haves: Affogato, Bagels, Apple& Raisin Pancakes, Chicken & Bacon Croquettes, Falafel Roll, Quesadilla, Beetroot Curried Salmon Salad, Margherita Pizza, BBQ Pizza, and Green Goddess Pasta.
Cost for two: ₹ 800
Gargi Bisht is an event copywriter/conceptualizer turned writer currently working with EazyDiner Pvt. Ltd. Compulsive eater, book hoarder, dog lover and pop culture enthusiast with an innate love for storytelling. Usually the quietest person in the room, Gargi is an introvert who loves her own company. When not eating, can be found in front of her laptop watching movies. Knows a thing or two about art and literature.
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