As winter comes knocking, head out for a scrumptious lunch or a cosy dinner at these restaurants in Delhi-NCR.
Ivoryy Cocktail Garden
Nestled in Panchshila Park, Malviya Nagar, Ivoryy displays an intimate yet classy vibe through its design sensibilities. From a warm indoor dining space with large windows that bring the outdoors inside to alfresco seating under a lit canopy. Top it off with a rooftop dining space with a gorgeous sunset view if you pick the right time. The resto-bar has also come up with a winter menu consisting of handcrafted cocktails, such as mulled wine, eggnog, hot toddy, and hot buttered rum, which are warm and ultra-cosy, best for the winters. The concoctions are prepared with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, black pepper, ginger, honey & fruits like dates.
Address: T- 540, Panchshila park, Malviya Nagar road, New Delhi, Delhi, 110017
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What is better on a chilly Delhi evening than to dine under the stars with a breathtaking view of the Qutub Minar? An eclectic space that offers an immersive dining experience, Swan in Mehrauli has a sprawling terrace with an incredible view and authentic Japanese and Italian fare. Its interiors are warm and elegant and will remind you of the lush outdoors. From handmade artisanal pasta to fresh wood-fired pizzas, the Italian menu focuses on seasonal produce with ingredients that are freshly sourced. Head here for a picturesque alfresco experience, and see this warm dining space transform into a high-energy bar by night.
Address: 1st Floor, Kharsra No 1501, Kalka Das Marg, Ward Number 1, Mehrauli
The Cosy Pavilion is a place for leisurely and paced conversations, just like winter mornings. A cosy setting to house intimate chats and pop-ups on art, culture, and everything in between, at Cosy Box, you can come in on a warm morning to enjoy a sleek lunch or let your hair down with friends on a boisterous evening. A slick, modern bar is roomy enough to wait while they prep your table. The greenery of the outdoor seating area is remarkable and gleams beautifully in the winter. The drinks menu has old favourites like the Paloma Negra and the special Cosy trademark - a candy bar with candy-flavoured shots.
Address: One Golden Mile, Delhi
Named after a rare nocturnal bird from New Zealand by the same name, it is evident that the restaurant takes inspiration from nature, from its interiors to its international cuisine. The elegant restaurant and bar strike you with its stunning decor, to which a faux tree, right in the centre of the space, adds a mystical vibe. The branches, from which hang small lamps, join the different elements of the resto-bar; its floor-to-ceiling windows, plush sofas and chairs, and gorgeous bar adds depth to the area. Dishes like Jerk Spiced Quail, Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls and Norwegian Salmon Ceviche will pique your interest.
Address: Ambwatta One Complex, H 5/5 Warn No. 1, Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi
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Celebrating 50 years in business this year, Copper Chimney, a contemporary Indian restaurant, has always kept iconic recipes at the forefront of its culinary adventures. For this month, the restaurant has brought out 'The Autograph Menu', which contains a curation of dishes that speak stories of the historical time and secret recipes of the founder. Dine on new dishes made with secret recipes, or enjoy a delectable bestseller on a relaxed winter afternoon. Each dish on the menu is a narrative of the rich culinary culture and the legacy of an undivided India. Think Himalayan gucchi pulao, subz akhrot ki seekh, raan Peshawari, Pashtuni Chicken Yakhni Pulao, Baked Dhoda, and more.
Address: Copper Chimney, 11, CyberHub, Gurgaon
A fine dining lounge that will remind you of an American Bar & Grill, Tara is perfect for a dinner under the stars. With an incredible view from its infinity pool, diners can relax and kick back as they soak in the winter sun. Under the twinkling stars of the night sky, guests can relish the treats from the carefully-curated food menu and enjoy a wide selection of drinks at the bar. This restaurant is perfect for a date night or just an intimate dinner with family and friends.
Address: Roseate House, Aerocity, New Delhi