A cup of coffee on a Sunday morning, some sunshine and your own company--sounds like a great date when you're trying to avoid all kinds of emotional, mental and visible chaos, amirite?! In a rush-rush kinda life offered by the capital, some of you might often feel like visiting a place where you can relax for hours without feeling being disturbed. From the metro to the roads, everything looks packed in this city when seen from a distance--but if you look closely, there are a few peaceful spots that are designed to give you your own space!
There's nothing you wouldn't find in this city. You can enjoy chai and pakora on one side of the road and opposite to it, you can find a place to indulge in Himalayan cuisine. And along with these, there are a few places that'll make you appreciate your own company over anything else. You could be the kind who would visit Social and read a book for hours, or someone who enjoys luxury, these options will certainly convince you to spend some time with yourself!
On a rainy day when you're sitting with a warm cup of tea and your favourite book at the Tearoom, you wouldn't miss a thing. Situated near Deer Park, this small Tearoom by Blossom Kochhar is where you can walk in after a foot massage from a nearby salon. With their finger sandwiches and high tea set up, you wouldn't want to leave the place before witnessing the sunset.
Address: 1, Hauz Khas Tank, Hauz Khas Village, Deer Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi
Phone no: 011 4081 7655
Fan of desserts and sandwiches? Welcome to Milk Patisserie! It's a charming little bakery inside a pretty store that's hidden like a gem. This space is in the back alley of Defence Colony market. Order a Vietnamese Cold Coffee, Rose Tea or their oh-so-delicious cakes as you enjoy the calm environment of the place. You'll love their tiny desserts--good for the eyes, good for your diet! Above all, you'll love spending a few hours here and soak in the sweetness of the place.
Address: D-244, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024
Phone no: 098114 83482
If you enjoy a lush green view as much as good South Indian food, Coast Café is perfect for you. Sit there for as long as you want with a cup of their hot chocolate, Malabar parantha and Kokum curry. If you want to experience nature and peace at the same time, book a table by the window. The Café is usually quiet with minimal disturbance.
Address: 2nd & 3rd Floor, above OGAAN, H2 Hauz Khas, New Delhi
Phone no: 011 4160 1717
Beautiful rooftops can make you feel fresh as a flower sometimes and Mr Choy is one of them. Adorned with pretty lights and plants, Mr Choy's rooftop is perfect for a group as well as someone who is looking some time alone. If you sit by the island bar on the rooftop, you can enjoy a calm oasis in Khan Market. They have yummy Asian food and perhaps the best dim sums in town.
Address: 15, opposite Blue Door Cafe, Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar, New Delhi
Phone no: 011 4376 0031
For a music lover, nothing can be better company than music itself. The Piano Man is one restaurant which is perfect for anyone who loves the art of music. So book your tickets in advance, grab a seat at the balcony, buy a bottle of wine and enjoy the live performances.
Address: 32nd Avenue, National Highway 8, Sector 15, Part 2, Gurugram
Phone no: 098992 64224
If you just want to spend some alone time without spending on coffee or sandwiches, you must explore the Lodhi Gardens. Amidst the hustle-bustle of the city, the gardens offer tranquillity and peace. You can spot several kinds of trees here, including Neem, Gulmohar, Peepal, Ashok, Magnolia and Silver oak. You'll love the chirping of beautiful birds like parakeets, kingfishers, kites, babblers and mynahs. You can also go there for a jog or a relaxed walk. Or just take your favourite book or your playlist, and enjoy it as you sit by the tree.
Address: Main Lodi Road, Beside India International Centre, New Delhi
Honestly, is there a better way to spend time with alone than to pamper yourself at a luxurious spa? Take a break from your hectic life and allow your mind and body to relax at The Imperial Spa and Salon. Have a spa day followed by a scrumptious Mediterranean dinner at the fine restaurant. The experience at The Imperial is the best that money can buy. Their spa menu includes an indulging variety of treatments but their signature 90-minute Imperial Depth massage is the most popular. If you're looking for Ayurvedic treatment, the doctor is always around to consult with and you can design your treatment accordingly.
Address: Janpath Road, Metro Vihar, Janpath, Connaught Place New Delhi
Phone: 011 23341234
So bookmark this page for the next time you want to spend some peace and quiet by yourself! We promise you, you won't regret it.
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