Bon Appetit: 5 Best Italian Restaurants In Delhi NCR
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No matter what cuisine you love, Delhi is home to each one of it. Over time, the Indian capital city has developed numerous establishments serving Italian cuisine as well. The cuisine has gained so much popularity over the years that it goes beyond usual baked goods, pizza and pasta. These are the best five spots that are simply the best to have authentic Italian food in Delhi.

The Big Chill Cafe

Are you heading to Big Chill? Make sure you order ‘big’ as this café gives so much. The Big Chill Café has various outlets in Delhi NCR where you can order desserts, appetising chicken lasagne, spaghetti Aglio olio, fish Florentine, grilled fish, vodka penne with prawn besides several delicious Italian meals. With posters of Hollywood films across the café, Big Chill has an ambience retro. They have a comprehensive menu with Continental and European food as well.

What to eat: Spinach ravioli, Margherita pizza and baked alfredo chicken pasta.

Price: Rs 1500 (cost for two)

San Gimignano Restaurant

Want to get transported to a different period altogether? San Gimignano offers classic white ambient modes along with magnificent surroundings. This restaurant has outdoor seating at The Imperial in Janpath. After you have had Italian fare, every other site will wither in phases of authenticity. From the delicious antipasti platter and royal pizza to their crème soup, each recipe provides you with a flavour of Italy till your last bite.

What to eat: Risotto, wood-fired pizzas, tiramisu, grilled meats, apple cake

Price: Rs 5000 (cost for two)

Travertino (The Oberoi, New Delhi)

With ingredients sourced from Italy, Travertino serves dishes made with an authentic cooking style. The wine cellar separates this eatery from other Italian spots in Delhi. Travertino is somewhat pricier for obviously being established on Lodi Road in The Oberoi. But it is intended for those who want a uniquely genuine experience.

What to eat: Fettuccine with asparagus, wild mushroom risotto and crab, Minestrone

Price: Rs 6000 (cost for two)


Dine at a villa-like space with delicious Italian cuisine in Delhi. Yes, we are talking about Tonino, located on Mehrauli, MG Road. This iconic eatery serves one of the best Crème Di Aglo, Mushroom Ravioli and Costolette Di Maiale. The live music with beautiful outdoor seating appends to the ambience of the area.

What to eat: Red wine sangria, smoked chicken pizza and Insalata greca

Price: Rs 3000 (cost for two)


The award-winning establishment of Sorrento is recognised for its family-style meals. Titled after a seaside city in southwestern Italy, Sorrento is at the Shangri La’s Eros Hotel. The wholesome produce in every meal makes it a pleasure to dine beside a diverse range of wines.

What to eat: Chicken risotto, potato gnocchi, chicken with artichoke, grilled chicken pizza, panko-crusted eggplant parmigiana and mount Vesuvius dessert.

Price: Rs 3300 (cost for two)

Want to check out the best spots in Delhi for continental, Indian food or a particular meal? Watch this space!