Places in Delhi-NCR to have a hearty meal without breaking the bank

The best things in life are free. But it is so not true when it comes to food. To be fair, we aren’t talking about ‘maa ke hath ka khana’, but some days you just want to head out to eat. Delhi-NCR is well-known for the foodie crowd, but still, not everyone knows about the best places to eat, if you are on a budget. So, if you’re on the lookout to eat cheap today, here is a list of 6 places that will not only satiate your hunger, but also stick to your monetary constraints:

Dilli Light

For some lip smacking North Indian and Chinese cuisine that would cost you around ₹600 for 2 people, Dilli Light, Gurgaon, is your place. The quantity and the quality are both up to the mark, and the price is definitely a steal.

Restaurant Type: Café


Shop 2, HUDA Shopping Complex,

Sector 7, Gurgaon

Timings: 11.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 11.00 p.m.

Urban Dhaba

Old school charm combined with delicious dhaba style food, with the cost reaching about ₹700 for two, the Urban Dhaba is a simple joint that offers Chinese, North Indian, and Mughlai food. With rich and flavorful dishes, your taste buds and your wallet can relax in the soulful ambiance.

Restaurant Type: Casual


C-6, Community Centre,

Safdarjung Development Area,

Opposite IIT Main Gate, New Delhi

Timings: 11.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.

Pind Balluchi

If you have about ₹400 per person, and a taste for authentic delicacies from the North Indian and Mughlai cuisines, head over to Pind Balluchi in Sector 10, Rohini. Apart from the regular menu, you could even opt for package deals, making the place perfect for an office lunch or a party.

Restaurant Type: Casual


FA-9, 10, and 11

Unitech Metro Walk, Rammurti Passi Marg,

Rohini Sector 10, Delhi, 110085

Timings: 12.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m.

Shree Rathnam

This restaurant, located in the Great India Place mall in Noida, specializes in delectable South Indian cuisine. The menu stems from a love of playing with the aromatic spices of South India, and the bill should come around ₹800 for two people.

Restaurant Type: Casual



3rd Floor, The Great India Place

Sector 38-A, Noida

Timings: 11.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.

YOLO Resto Café

YOLO is a delight for the foodie in you, serving North India, Chinese, and Continental. With mouth-watering dishes served in a comfortable and vibrant atmosphere, the approximate cost for two will come up to around ₹800.

Restaurant Type: Café


J-2 / 21, 1st Floor,

BK Dutt Market, Rajouri Garden,


Timings: 12.00 p.m. to 12.00 a.m.

Bao Cha

A dainty little restaurant, the Bao Cha offers authentic oriental cuisines. Wooden interiors, dim lights, and leather upholstery add to the soothing ambiance of the restaurant. Add to that, the wide range of dishes on the menu is enough to satisfy your taste buds.

Restaurant Type: Casual


1, Community Centre,

The India Mall, New Friends Colony,

New Delhi

Timings: 12.00 p.m. to 10.45 p.m.


Imly is the perfect casual setting, for a day out with friends, and offers a potpourri of cuisines, ranging from Chinese and Continental to street and fast food. What’s more, a meal for two is just around ₹900.

Restaurant Type: Café


F — 20, Hog Market,

Rajendra Place, Delhi

Timings: 12.00 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.

If the prices aren’t enough to convince you, book through Clicktable, for additional discounts on your bills and for special deals, available only for you.

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