Those who reside in Delhi know that the city is pure magic, every nook and corner is full of a surprise. The vibrant streets, culturally rich monuments, lip-smacking food, and the plethora of happening events found here are awe-inspiring. Amidst this beautiful chaos, there are these 5  Delhi restaurants serving delectable food in all its glory.

1. Big Chill

Shubhangi Kashyap

Any Delhiite, who hasn't heard of Big Chill, is probably living under a cave. This restaurant serves impeccable Italian cuisine, from soft ravioli to cheesy lasagnas, and that doesn't mean that their desserts fall short; the wide range of desserts at Big Chill complement the perfect meal. With a plethora of outlets in Delhi NCR, Big Chill tops the list of must-try restaurants.

#SpoonRecommends: Penne Vodka Pasta, Quattro Formagi Fettuccine, Banoffee Pie, Mississippi Mud Pie, Blueberry Cheesecake

2. Fig and Maple

Shubhangi Kashyap

A quaint, cozy restaurant with gorgeous lighting and a rustic bookshelf, Fig and Maple is a haven for food and aesthetics alike. The food is freshly prepared with seasonal local produce that exudes a homelike aura and is plated to delight one's senses. The restaurant's window overlooks GK-2 market, so you know which table to pick. 

#SpoonRecommends: Pancakes, Waffles, Pasta and Bakes, Hot Chocolate

3. Gulati

There's nowhere else you'd want to go for authentic Indian cuisine other than Gulati's at Pandara road. They serve the most delish concoction of spices, curries, and bread, you'll end up licking your plate clean. If you're a vegetarian, you might wanna go to Veg Gulati's right next to this restaurant for the meal of your life.

#SpoonRecommends: Murgh Taka Tak, Paneer Malai, Dal makhani, Butter Chicken, Cheese Naan, Pudina Paratha

4. Carnatic Cafe

Karan Kapoor

Carnatic Cafe delivers home-style authentic South Indian food prepared fresh out of love and served with three types of chutneys. Their dosas are popular for being consistent and crispy, while the idli, vada, and uthapam are downright delectable. Ensure that you don't leave without tasting their homemade ice-cream in unusual flavors like coconut, jamun, and chikoo.

#SpoonRecommends: Ghee Roast Masala Dosa, Rava Masala Dosa, Benne Khali, Set Dosa

5. Sodabottleopenerwala

Karan Kapoor

If you're looking for the best Parsi-Irani cuisine in Delhi, we'd be happy to recommend Sodabottleopenerwala. For an extended review of their Big Bawa Breakfast, check out this article. Parsi cuisine done right, Sodabottleopenerwala is an excellent place for some soft, squishy pav and keema or a soothing sip of their renowned Raspberry soda. In fact, their breakfast menu is brilliant thanks to ragi pancakes, rejuvenating smoothies, and delicious poros. What are you waiting for, dikra?

#SpoonRecommends: Keema Pav, Chilli Cheese Pav, Paneer Sanju Baba, Raspberry Soda, Aadhu Tedhu Babycorn, Lagan Nu Custard, Berry Pulav

All five of these restaurants serve a different kind of cuisine, and are unique in their own fashion in terms of flavor, presentation, ambiance and so on, which is why we feel that these are the top five restaurants that should be on your bucket list when you set out to explore Delhi!