No matter what time of the day it is, sipping a freshly-brewed delicious cup of coffee is always refreshing. If it’s made right, the best coffee gives you a heady sense of satisfaction. A whiff of roasted beans is thoroughly refreshing and meant to be savored and lingered over! This one’s for our fellow caffeine junkies who, like us, jealously guard their prime brew and are always on the prowl for the best coffee joints in town. Here are some of our favourite haunts to enjoy this sinful cup of beverage, be it any part of Delhi.
It is a form of art to prepare food. It couldn’t get truer than this and Café Lota is a true example for the same. Truly made for art and food enthusiasts as you have the National Crafts Museum in the vicinity. Enjoy the art in the museum and come back for a fantastic feast with artistic décor or vice versa and spend your time enjoying their aromatic Filter Coffee!
Price Per Cup | Rs 110 Onwards
Where | Café Lota – National Crafts Museum, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan
Timings | 10 AM – 9 PM
Call Them | +91 7838 960 787
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/CafeLota/
A must-try after shopping at Janpath, Depaul’s is a must-try after you’ve been in Delhi for a while and is one of the best places to get coffee in Delhi.A cup of coffee at Depaul’s is what every Delhiite (we won’t say just coffee lovers) should be investing in, such is the standard of THE Depaul’s. Don’t miss out on their Hazelnut Cold Coffee.
Price Per Cup | Rs 50 Onwards
Where | Depaul’s – Janpath, Lajpat Nagar, GK & Other Outlets
Timings | 9 AM – 7:30 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2332 8214
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/coffee.depauls/
Indian Coffee House
Indian Coffee House still holds a special place in the hearts of many in Mohan Singh Place, despite its decline in charm. It is an old coffee house with little or no décor, but it more than makes up with its charming ambience. It is always crowded with people from all walks of life enjoying their coffee over a deeply engrossed conversation. When here, do try their Special Coffee.
Price Per Cup | Rs 40 Onwards
Where | Indian Coffee House – Mohan Singh Palace, 2nd Floor, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, CP
Timings | 9 AM – 9 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2334 2994
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Indian%20Coffee%20House/205849176205381/
Emperor’s Lounge, The Taj Mahal Hotel
The Emperor’s Lounge is a lounge fit for an Emperor, as you would expect from a place tucked away in The Taj. With a selection that encompasses treasures like their Aged Indian Monsoon Malabar, Colombian Medellin Supremo; a prime range of espressos as well as our favourite – an Haute Cocoa selection, with premium blends like Hazelnut and Fiery Hot Cocoa, this place just exudes luxury!
Price Per Cup | Rs 500
Where | Emperor’s Lounge, The Taj Mahal Hotel – 1, Mansingh Road
Timings | 9 AM – 10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2302 6162
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/TajMahalHotel.NewDelhi
Diggin is one of our favorite places to enjoy a good cup of tea, decorated with tea lights and quirky garden furniture. Though it’s quite spacious with two floors of indoor and outdoor seating, it is cosy enough to enjoy your tete-a-tete and a dose of caffeine. While their Cappuccino and Mocha are excellent, their Special Diggin Coffee is not to be missed, which is an espresso topped with a scoop of gelato, chocolate sauce and chocolate chips to garnish on top.
Price Per Cup | Rs 115 Onwards
Where | Diggin – Anand Lok & Chanakyapuri
Timings | 11:45 AM – 10:30 PM
Call Them | +91 9560 304 124
Skim Through Their Social Profile| https://www.facebook.com/diggincafe/
Blonde wood-slatted low tables and cutesy chairs would greet you as soon as you step into this adorable cafe and you’ll be taken aback immediately by the unbelievably homey scent of freshly-brewed coffee. If you look around you’ll find regular patrons already plonked down at their favourite tables, jabbing away at their laptops and tablets, steaming mugs of coffee already placed at their elbows. This is our kind of joint! Give their Caffe Bond Latte and Affogato Trifles a shot, coffee lovers!
Price Per Cup | Rs 170 Onwards
Where | Coffee Bond – Uday Park, Saket, GK I & Other Locations
Timings | 9 AM – 9 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4702 5768
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/TheCoffeeBond/
Besides superb food and a beautiful outdoor patio, Rose Cafe has a stellar coffee list, offering rich, dark blends with a creamy finish. It’s choice selection includes Macchiato, Affogato (espresso poured over vanilla ice cream) and popular Caffe Latte!
Price Per Cup | Rs 100 Onwards
Where | Rose Cafe – 2 Westend Marg, Saiyaduajaib, Saket
Timings | 12 Noon – 9 PM
Call Them | +91 9899 055 665
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/rosecafenewdelhi/?ref=br_rs
Sipping freshly brewed coffee at a café that’s right above your favorite bookshop is unbeatable. Come here along with your favourite book to relax on an afternoon or evening, enjoy a cup of coffee and other amazing delicacies. Definitely give their Gooey Chocolate Cake a shot, it’s worth all the calories!
Price Per Cup | Rs 95
Where | Café Turtle – Khan Market
Timings | 10 AM – 8 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2465 5641
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/fullcirclebooks/
In the narrow lanes of Majnu ka Tila, Ama Café is a hidden gem; it is like stepping into another world. A very small yet cute place with a soothing ambience, Ama is every DU student’s favourite. The décor gives you a nice cosy and comfy feeling where you can enjoy your cup of coffee.
Price Per Cup | Rs 85 Onwards
Where | AMA Café – New Aruna Colony Majnu Ka Tilla, Timarpur
Timings | 8 AM – 10 PM
Call Them | +91 8448 994 259
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/AmaCafeMT/
Kham Coffee House
There is a vibrant atmosphere and yellow colored walls at Coffee House, which is located in a basement near Majnu ka Tila’s busy lanes. This place has a charming simplicity and is one of those places to visit when you need to escape the world. An amazing place for a guilty sweet tooth which can be enjoyed with a steaming cup of coffee, at a pocket-friendly price!
Price Per Cup | Rs 60 Onwards
Where | Kham Coffee House – 39, Basement, Majnu Ka Tila
Timings | 7:30 AM – 9 PM
Call Them | +91 8860 608 389
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/khamcoffeehouse/
The Good Food Café
For this coffee, Chota packet bada dhamaka is the right choice. In such a small café, you’ll be amazed at the variety of food available. Who said all the healthy stuff is not delicious? Good Food is one place where you can stay fit and healthy even after having delicious food. Enjoy it with their amazing coffee!
Price Per Cup | Rs 159 Onwards
Where | The Good Food Café – A 10, NN Towers, Opposite Fountain Chowk, Pitampura
Timings | 8:30 AM – 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 9990 499 909
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/thegoodfoodcafe/
All the way from Chandigarh, this name is famous and totally adored. Located in Punjabi Bagh their Alfredo Pasta has always won hearts. But what goes best in the weather after a hearty meal is a cup of warm coffee, right? You’ll find a number of options like Espresso and Hazelnut Cappuccino, to name a few options.
Price Per Cup | Rs 220 Onwards
Where | Nik Baker’s – Punjabi Bagh, GK II & Green Park
Timings | 8 AM – 11 PM
Call Them | +91 11 2522 1371
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/nikbakers/
Coffees served here are another name that needs no introduction when it comes to variety. But they will not just spoil you for choices when it comes to coffee but even in terms of shakes and delish grub. That will compliment your cuppa perfectly – nice.
Price Per Cup | Rs 105 Onwards
Where | Sardar-Ji-Bakhsh – Punjabi Bagh, Rajouri Garden, Hauz Khas & Other Outlets
Timings | 10 – 12 Midnight
Call Them | +91 11 4010 7550
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/sardarjibakhshcoffee/
Di Ghent Cafe
We love the trattoria theme of this cafe. What do you love most? It’s freshly brewed coffee of course! With a list extending to expertly prepared and served Ristrettos, Macchiatos, Affogato and the requisite Cappuccino, Di Ghent pleasantly surprised us by also offering a potent range of tisanes and cold-coffees as well (think divine iced cafe latte).
Price Per Cup | Rs 170 Onwards
Where | Di Ghent Cafe – 208, Cross Point Mall, DLF City Phase IV
Timings | 8 AM – 10 PM
Call Them | +91 1244 227 444
Skim Through Their Social Profile | https://www.facebook.com/DiGhent/
In Gurgaon, Paul India’s elegant coffee shop created quite a stir when it first opened. And we definitely love the delish-looking grub on offer over here. But during the gloomy winter months, a cup of coffee will go perfectly with the yummy-looking snacks. The options include Cappuccino, Cafe Latte, Macchiato, and more to spoil you for choices!
Price Per Cup | Rs 275 Onwards
Where | PAUL India – Ambience, DLF Phase III, Gurgaon
Timings | 11 AM – 11 PM
Call Them | +91 1244 665 354
Skim Through Their Social Profilee | https://www.facebook.com/paulindiaofficial/
Where are you going to grab a coffee from among these options?