I don’t know about you, but I’m a complete foodie. I love to try out new places around town and then keep going back to old favourites. Delhi for people like me has got to be one of the best places to stay for the same. From street food delicacies to high-end restaurants, there is something for every kind of pallette and budget. So stay tuned for the different kind of buffets that will make you gorge till you can’t take anymore.
The yummiest grilled Indian in town, the Indian Grill Company is where you should head if you’re looking for classic all-you-can-eat buffet. Hog on chicken and paneer tikka and some tandoori specials. The best part is their budget pricing. For vegetarians it’s only Rs. 651 and a non-veg buffet is for Rs. 713.
Where: 8502, 41, Arakashan Rd, Ram Nagar, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110055
Lazeez Affaire is a casual dining restaurant specialising in North Indian and Mughlai specialties. The fresh preparation and delicious, spicy food makes this a definite must-visit. The menu is premium and caters to all kinds of pallets. They even have a fully stocked bar to go with your food!
Where: K-12, Ground Floor, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, Central Delhi, 110001
Possibly one of the best buffet places in Delhi, Barbeque Nation has a wide range of spicy tandoori preparations. From fresh prawns to fish, chicken and equally good starters for vegetarians, this place is everyone’s paradise. Also, don’t eat breakfast, ‘coz you’ll not want to stop eating here!
Where: 2nd Floor, Munshilal Building, Block N, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
One trip to Pandara road when you’re in Delhi is a must. The butter chicken with the butter naan and of course the sirke wala pyaaz makes the perfect combination. Not exactly in Connaught Place, Gulati is pretty close by and the place to be if you want to get a taste of typical Delhi flavours.
Where: 6, Pandara Rd, Pandara Flats, Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
For all of you who love teppanyaki grills, this is your kind of scene. Benihana will be the ideal place to go for a buffet. Their sushi is so good that even if you’re not a sushi lover, you’ll want to eat here again. The exclusive Thai and Japanese menu is one of the most delicious in the city.
Where: R-5, Lower Ground Floor, Epicuria Food Mall, Nehru PlaceMetro Station, Nehru Place, New Delhi
If you’re all about that machha jhol then this is the place to go. Oh! Calcutta is the haven for Bengali food and you will absolutely love it. With Bengali folk music playing in the background, it’s got the entire authentic feel spot on. Pack your palettes with exciting flavours and be transported to a different place.
Where: Ground Floor, E Block, Opposite Satyam Cinema, Nehru Place, New Delhi
Arguably one of the best places in the city to fill your stomach, K3 serves food from Tuscany, India and Canton. The idea was to bring three full fledged restaurants under one roof and the menu portrays that so well. The buffet has an excellent selection of dishes and you can go and gorge on. The grilled chicken salad, the crispy peking duck, broccoli sesame dumpling and bruschetta are all one for the ages.
Where: J W Marriott Hotel, Aerocity, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi 110037
Here there’s a parade of seven distinct cuisines displayed so you can actually fill your plate for the nth time and not get through all the dishes. There’s an array of preparations in North Indian, Chettinad, Chinese, Italian, Teppanyaki, Grills and Thai. So there’s something for everyone’s taste buds. The must-try dishes have got to be the carefully crafted sushi and the Philadelphia roll along with the pepperoni pizza. There are also several interactive counters where you can put your own salad together and assemble your Teppanyaki mains too. The coastal flavours are so aromatic and the light egg appams are incredible. Also, what’s better than a good, fulfilling meal after a day of shopping at the mall?
Where: 405, Third Floor, DLF Emporio, 4, Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj
Royal China is the perfect place to go for all kinds of occasions- go for a gourmet lunch with your parents, for a date with your boo or even for a catch-up soiree with your girl gang. The best thing about the restaurant is obviously the location: located on the 16th floor, it provides a beautiful panoramic and bird’s eye view of the city and it’s a sight to behold. Apart from this, the food is also great. If you’re an Asian lover, you’ve gotta go here to have some of the best in Delhi. The dumplings, chilli sesame chicken and prawn dumplings are a must-try for meat lovers. Even for vegetarians there are a lot of options so hog till you drop, guys.
Where: 16th Floor, Eros Corporate Towers, Nehru Place
Serving an array of cuisines, Filmy Flavours serves Indian, Mughlai and Chinese. I like to first fill up my plate with noodles and manchurian and then go for a helping of kadhai chicken and naan. Of course, I make sure to leave room for dessert! This one’s another budget place with their vegetarian buffet priced at for Rs. 449 and the non-vegetarian for Rs. 549.
Where: 1A/36 Sector 63 H Block H Commercial Market, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
These people follow the same concept as Barbeque Nation but their spread is so much better. You can find traditional Mughlai, North Indian and Awadhi delicacies on skewers and a crazy amount of desserts.
Where: C-417, 3rd Floor, DLF Mall of India, Sector 18, Noida
This upmarket restaurant at Radisson Blu has a gorgeous open kitchen next to the dining area from where you can get a whole view of the food being prepared and cooked. The stunning interiors with a touch of the rustic world are complete with full sized windows and floral curtains. The Sunday brunch buffet is one massive affair with a multi-cuisine spread ranging from Indian and Continental to European. You can see jumbo prawns being cooked at the live grill section. Also, you have to try the lasagna, ravioli, penne arrabiata and fish and chips.
Where: Radisson Blu, L-2, Sector 18, Noida
This British-style pub is perfect to spend your lazy Sunday afternoon. The upbeat music, stunning ambience and the old-world charm, all make this a favourite among Noida residents. Their lunch buffet is pure indulgence, especially for those working around the area. The restaurant always has some great deals going on and serve a six course buffet along with a variety of starters and soups and salads. The fiesta is even accompanied with live music. You’ve gotta try the chicken wings, chicken and cheese melt and the prawns. They are mouth-watering!
Where: Center Stage Mall, Sector 18, Noida
The chilled-out ambiance and the lazy atmosphere makes Zambar the perfect place for a lunch buffet. Inspired by tropical houseboats and the picturesque Kerala backwaters, it brings authentic flavours from the coastal regions of India and even gives a twist to them. A South Indian meal with the signature chutneys and spicy sides are prepared right at your table. The buffet is so flavourful that you won’t stop eating! You’ve gotta try the chettinad chicken and lamb curry which is making my mouth water just by thinking of it.
Where: Shop 310, 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon
The trendy decor along with the elegance of a five-star place, Seasonal Taste is a restaurant that you should try if you’re in the area. The buffet menu offers a whole lot of variety comprising of a wide variety of salads, soups and European as well as Indian mains. The Seasonal Taste is basically if you like the finer things in life and have a palette for gourmet foods. You can also go for a brunch buffet package that includes champagne and make it a boozy spread. Try the smoked turkey, mushroom risotto and the ghost biryani.
Where: The Westin Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon
Spectra makes for the perfect place to spend your Sunday mornings at and trust me on that. You will be completely drawn to the ambience and the five-star experience. The lavish spread will be a delight and you’ve got to taste the Arabic grilled platter, the truffle arancini and the gamberi. The staff is courteous and welcoming and the place is also bustling with people, so be sure to make a reservation. It’s got a rooftop as well so winter parties here will be a big hit.
Where: The Leela Ambience, Ambience Island, DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon
All you seafood lovers, don’t think we forgot about you. Cilantro in Gurgaon is the best place to go for some yum-tum Japanese cuisine. Located in the Trident, this restaurant serves seafood that comes from Tsukiji which is the world famous market in Tokyo. It serves a large sushi platter on a wooden boat. The chef will even take you through the menu so if you’re a newbie to the cuisine, listen attentively.
Where: Trident Hotel, No. 443, Udyog Vihar Phase 5, Gurugram, Haryana
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