Since its inception in 1955, The Claridges has been a beacon of excellence and refined grandeur adorning the city’s skyline. One of Delhi’s most adored and trusted hotels, The Claridges is a fabulous retreat in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi.
Exemplary service, sophisticated dining, and an unbeatable old-world charm are just a few of the things that make this iconic destination a popular choice amongst the discerning patrons of Delhi.
Straddling the cusp of New and Old Delhi, this is one of those very few places in the city that truly offer the best of both worlds. You can easily spend a day lounging by the pool, lined with swaying palms and cabanas, or take a romantic stroll in the lush and neatly manicured lawns.
Plus, the elegant white gazebos and umbrellas interspersed amongst its pristine lawns seem very inviting in cooler months and further increase the charm of the entire place. Inside, it has the feel of a smart hotel. The lobby, all marble floors and sink into red sofas, several in-house shops, a small patisserie, and an ultra-luxe grand piano.
Known to be a haven for foodies, The Claridges is the hub of global cuisine in the city. that offers the taste of all corners of the world on your plate. Dhaba serves a fun twist on traditional Punjabi dishes; Sevilla, romantic, alfresco Mediterranean options respectively. A dim sum lunch at Jade is also worth a try. A buffet breakfast of Indian and Continental cuisine (not to mention a dangerously large selection of pastries) is served at Pickwicks, which is open 24/7. If you are an indecisive foodie, here is our selection of some of the Must Have preparations you definitely should sample whenever you are at any of The Claridges’s fabulous in-house restaurants:
This Dhaba-style restaurant is all about rustic charm, desi decor elements, and a flavor-packed North Indian spread.
Must-haves: Raan Kebab, Butter Chicken, Balti Meat, Murgh Highway Tikka, Pindi Chole, Daal Makkhan Mar Ke, Kanastree Baingan, Matar Paneer, and Rasmalai.
Cost for two: ₹ 3000
If you are a winter baby then Sevilla has to be the first dining destination that you should head to. This is hands down one of Delhi’s most gorgeous restaurants. Their impressive menu features delicious Mediterranean cuisine with major Spanish & Italian influences.
Must-haves: Patatas Bravas, Lamb Tortellini, Fettuccini Fungi, Norwegian Salmon, Alaskan Crab Salad, Foie Gras, Cauliflower Risotto, Pizza Margherita, and Traditional Tiramisu with Chocolate Curls.
Cost for two: ₹ 3500
Jade is the perfect example of what a fine dining restaurant should be like. Their menu boasts of a wide selection of exceptional Chinese fare including soups, salads, seafood, meat, and vegetables with a special focus on Beijing home-style cooking.
Must-haves: Vegetable Claypot, Spicy Sweet Bean Lobster, Chong Ching Chicken, Mushroom & Bamboo Shoot Dumpling, Gung Bao Chicken, Mapo Tofu, Garlic Fried Rice, and Date Pancakes with Fresh Fruits.
Cost for two: ₹ 2500
Pickwicks is a wonderful multi-cuisine restaurant that carries a huge adventurous menu featuring a wide variety of global cuisines. This place is most popular for its lavish buffets and sumptuous weekend brunches.
Must-haves: Cobb Salad, Brie & Pear Salad, The Claridges Club Sandwich, Chicken Kathi roll, Classic Pickwick Sizzler, Fish & Chips, Cajus Spiced Chicken, Nasi Goreng, Chicken Chettinad, Masala Dosa, and French Lemon Tart.
Cost for two: ₹ 3000
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