Delhi, the capital of India has a strong historical background. It has been ruled by some of the most powerful emperors in Indian history.The history of the city is as old as the epic Mahabharata. “Indraprastha” is the old name of Delhi. Mughal empires have ruled this city for a long time and after that British colony took it over and ruled for about 200 years. Under all these conditions, Delhi has always been known for its best food in India. Even today, it has some awesome places to visit for food. So, let’s discover that some of the oldest restaurants which have been serving good food for decades.
List of some classic restaurants of Delhi:
Established in the year 1913, Karim’s is nothing less than a heaven for non-vegetarians and has satisfied their palates for over a century now. One may find the Karim’s at different locations across the capital and the country now, but its original restaurant near Jama Masjid in old Delhi is still in function and serves the best Mutton Rogan Josh, Keema Paratha, Chicken Tikka and Seekh Kebabs in the world.
Moti Mahal Restaurant
Creators of Butter Chicken in India is what the world knows them as, but let us tell you that Moti Mahal Restaurant in Daryaganj is so much more than just that. It’s the oldest outlet, ‘The Vintage’, as we would want to call it still has the same décor and ambiance since, 1947.
United Coffee House
There is a very interesting story that holds the United Coffee House since, 1942. It is believed that this is the restaurant where politicians, government officials and freedom fighters used to meet to plan about the World War II as well as the Independence of India. Back in that era, United Coffee House is known to have set the standards of dining experiences in India and in many ways the restaurant continues to do.
There is a lot that changed at Kwality, another iconic restaurant in the heart of Delhi that is known to have been established over 60 years back. However, what has not changed is the immortal vibe of the restaurant and its stunning food that till today sees generations of loyal and satisfied customers. The legendary restaurant serves the best flavors in Tandoori pompfret, tar gosht and kakori kebab.
The Embassy Restaurant
Established in the year 1948, The Embassy Restaurant too has a heritage that no other restaurant in the capital can match up to. Till date, the restaurant serves the best Chicken Stroganoff, Tomato Fish, DalGosht that you can find and matching up to it is the ambience of the restaurant which speaks for itself.
Pandara Road is another popular eating hub in Delhi and one of its most popular restaurants Pindi is believed to have started in the year 1952 and has continued its domination since then. Known back in the days as a place that served the best Chole Bathuras, Pindi over the years has become a full-fledged restaurant that sees a thunderous crowd of loyal eaters all year along.
Next time if you are plaining for a family dinner or some good party, do visit these places. Apart from that, if you are a good food chaser then go and grab them all.