Food has now become more than a mere matter of hunger. People are stepping up to explore new tastes every day. Eating out at least once a week has become a tradition among the urban culture. India is seeing a huge surge in the number of restaurants springing up in the cities.
A majority of these are motivated by ideas from around the world. But, even when there is a global influence, many try to preserve the ‘Desi’ touch. Gurugram or Gurgaon has grown to be one of the leading business and industrial hub in India. There are many places for tourists visiting the place to spend their time. Entertainments of all kind. This also includes a detailed food exploration through the city. So, if you are which are the best restaurants in Gurugram, your answer lies below:
1. Feel Alive
Address: SCO 53, Main Market, Sector 29, Gurugram, 122002.
Contact: 099115 22977
Just as the name suggests, this is one of the most popular Gurgaon restaurants, which has a very lively ambiance. A perfect space for you to spend some quality time with family and friends. The cocktail, mocktail menu with a super delicious Italian, Asian, North Indian, and fast food menu adds to the quality of the place.
I would suggest all meat pizza, mutton kebab, dim-sums which are available with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fillings. The traditional North Indian dishes like dal makhani, paneer tikka and bread-like naan and parathas are also great in taste. The spices used are high in their quality that makes the dishes even more delicious.
For non-drinkers, the mocktails available in Feel Alive can be a very refreshing choice. The Florida sky is must try in this section. For those who like their beer fresh, this is a perfect choice. They have a microbrewery, serving fresh wheat beer and many other varieties. The other dishes like biriyani are also made in their most authentic style. The dessert menu is equally packed and unique. The chocolate mudslide would be the right dish to add an excellent endnote to your meal. Check the Facebook Page of Feel Alive here.
All Meat pizza - 398 (9 inches)
Mutton Gilafi Kebab - 448
Paneer Tikka -298
Spinach and Corn dim sum - 248
Oriental Chicken - 298
Butter Naan - 38
Lachha Paratha - 38
Dal Makhni - 248
Chicken Biriyani - 348
Chocolate Mudslide - 198
Florida Sky - 198
Wheat Beer - 498 (1.5l Pitcher)
2. Di Ghent Cafe
Address: 207, 208 Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase IV, Gurugram, 122002
Contact: 0124 422 7444
If you are someone who likes to lavish the breakfast menu, then Di Ghent Cafe is the perfect place for you. With their freshly baked bagels and croissants, this is a cozy space to have a wonderful breakfast.
The name itself suggests that they serve quality European Cuisine, with a special touch in the Belgian dishes. They offer some of the most tastiest Croissant Sandwiches in town. Zomergem, a sandwich with bacon, eggs, and cheese stuffed between fresh bagels, is a must try. The egg benedict and poached eggs are excellent in their taste and texture.
The poached eggs with a rich creamy mushroom topping are something to die for. They also offer you healthy options for the breakfast menu. Large quantities of salad varieties are best The smoothies are great in taste and contents. Above all, this is the right place to relax with that right cup of coffee. Check some of Trip Advisors reviews.
Clauslaan (Croissant sandwich with crispy bacon, cheese, and vegetables) - 390
Zomergem - 420
Address: Huda Market, 8-9-10, Sector 29, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
Contact: 0124 426 6653
The prankster has found its place in the hearts of Gurgaon’s food enthusiasts. It is definitely a go-to place for anyone who likes their music loud and food rich. They are presenting a fusion of Indian flavors with other global cuisines.
The cooked meat is a very famous dish from Prankster. The mutton they serve is of the best quality and so tender that you will fall in love with the whole dish. For the pizza lovers, the Egyptian Garden Fresh pizza is a must try. The mango mint julep would be a different experience. Overall the place has a great ambiance and even greater quality food options.
If you are visiting with family and expecting a relaxed meal, lunchtime would be preferred. The place would be changed into a complete party atmosphere from the evening. They also offer great space for people to enjoy the matches with some awesome drinks and snacks.
Cooker meat - 510
Egyptian Garden Fresh Pizza - 425
Mango Mint Julep - 455
4. Unplugged Courtyard
Address: 269, Phase II, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon
Contact: 093198 92965
I am a person who likes a bit of greenery around me while enjoying a scrumptious meal. One of the best restaurants in Gurgaon, the Unplugged Courtyard in Udyog Vihar has some really innovative seating ideas. They have divided the place into different stages, like the Secret Garden and the Hideout.
You can choose the perfect space matching your taste and mood. The food at Unplugged Courtyard can be anything from juicy North Indian to steamy Dimsums. The dishes are sure to entice you with their traditional taste and tinge of innovation. I ordered some Mushroom Galouti Paratha and Tandoori Samosa for starters. The Mushroom Galouti was a refreshing dish with the finely minced pieces of quality mushroom. The smoking gave it a light taste. Chicken Lasagna was an average choice from the menu.
You can go for the other wide variety of North Indian dishes available. The Banana and Toffee from their dessert menu was really good. Toffee sauce had a perfect consistency. If you are ready to try out the drinks, the Bourbon Rock would be an excellent choice. Overall it is a place with great choice and value for money. Check the complete menu here.
Bourbon Rock - 395
5. Farzi Cafe
Address: 7-8, Ground Floor, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Contact: 011 61495168
Another modern-day North Indian eatery near the Cyber hub of Gurugram. A perfect spot to grab some different lunch dishes with friends and family. The restaurant offers a very tasty welcome shot flavored with mango. It is perfect for a clean palate and the presentation would catch anyone’s attention.
The team tries to utilize the tricks of Molecular gastronomy in the preparation and presentation of their dishes. You can start off with the good old Paneer Tikka. The paneer had the perfect texture and was topped with flavourful herbs. I was advised to try their Dal Chawal Arancini and it was certainly the best option among all the dishes. The Chicken Dum Biryani had well-cooked chicken pieces with the right amount of oil and spices. For dessert, I ordered their cheesecake. It was a real pleasure in the mouth. With glucose biscuit additions, the cheesecake got elevated to a higher level.
Being close to the Cybercity, there may be queues during peak hours. Overall, the food and service of Farzi cafe make it one of the best restaurants in Gurgaon.
Paneer Tikka - 345
Dal Chawal Arancini - 395
Chicken Dum Biryani - 545
Cheesecake - 425
6. Mr. Mamagoto
Address: 102, 1st Floor, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Contact: +91 9873739473
Mamagoto is one of the Gurgaon restaurants which can be called as the Asian comfort space. With their Cuisines running mainly through Eastern and South Eastern parts of the continent, this brand has some soulful dishes to offer.
The most notable feature is the service, which is at par with Asian hospitality. The Hot and Sour soup was incredible and the right choice to start with. They have salads and raw bowls for the calorie-conscious eaters. The Burmese Pork Bao would be a good choice if you are into the pork side of meat-eaters. The pork was rightly tender and flavored with a thick coconut, cheese curry. Panna Cotta with raspberry sorbet is a suggested dessert to be tried from this Asian paradise.
You may also try the various drinks like The Passion fruit Orange Cooler or the Pineapple water. Do visit Mr.Mamagoto if you are in the Cybercity area of Gurgaon.
7. Pizza Express
Address: T-317, Ambience Mall, Gurugram, 122001
Contact: 0124 4665721, 0124 4665722
Most of us have that Pizza craving from time to time. Pizza Express is one of the best restaurants in Gurugram, serving authentic pizza varieties. It shows much justice to Italian cuisine, unlike many restaurants that fail to do so. Their Romana varieties are the most suggested to choose from. If you are a fan of grilled chicken, then try the Pollo Forza. It has a generous spread of peppers and Jalapenos.
The Margherita pizza is also up to the mark and had a fresh topping of mozzarella. The kinds of pasta available are not to be of much praise is still worth a try. They have a wide variety of starter dishes like dough balls with garlic dip and rosemary bread with hummus. The restaurant also serves some good quality wine. To end everything on a sweet note, you may try the vanilla cheesecake.
Dough balls Doppio - 345
Margherita Pizza - 455
Pollo Forza (Romano Pizza) - 595
Pollo Arrabiata Pasta - 525
Cheesecake - 375
8. Barbeque Nation
Address: Third Floor, Grand Mall, MG Road, Gurgaon
Contact: +91 9711286060
Barbeque Nation is a chain that maintains its quality in all of its outlets around the country. This the place for those barbeque enthusiasts who can eat with their hearts too. This is mainly non-vegetarian in nature, but they also have a menu that can fill the vegetarian tummies as well.
The food is largely customizable and can be innovated to suit your taste buds. It is also a good choice if you have some celebrations to conduct. The starter menu has some exotic options like the Cajun Potato and Crispy Corn. Kebab varieties are also many to choose from but the Mutton Seekh Kebab stood out with the right amount of spice and smokey taste. There are different kinds of parathas to side the curries.
For vegetarians, the Yellow dal tadka is a good option. Try the gulab jamun for a rich dessert. Barbeque Nation has great buffet options which are also affordable for a group of people.
Address: The Oberoi, 443, Phase 5, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon
Contact: 0124 2451234
Seafood is something that needs a special touch of perfection and Amaranta does it right. They serve the freshest catch from the coasts around the nation. The cuisine can be classified as Indian since they serve both South and North Indian dishes with equal quality. The presentation is also highly commendable and is at par with the taste they offer. For soup, the spicy tomato rasam would be the perfect option.
The Kerala curry with fish, lobster or crab is a must try and is sure to make you fall in love with this coastal South Indian state. Price of this dish will depend on ingredient and the catch of the day. The curry leaf and pepper rice is a good accompaniment for the Kerala curry. Try their special filter coffee ice cream for the right winding up of a delicious lunch. Amaranta also offers a Sunday brunch buffet facility. The place is expensive but worth the spend for a fine dining experience.
Tomato Rasam - 450
Curry leaf and Pepper rice - 350
Filter coffee ice cream - 450
10. Burma Burma
Address: Ground Floor, Shop 6, Building 8, Tower C, Cyber City, Gurgaon
Contact: 0124 4372998
Here’s a beautifully ambient Burmese restaurant, with a large variety of Vegetarian dishes from the Burmese Cuisine. It is cozy and perfect for a good lunch or dinner with friends and family. The Tea leaf salad would be a really different experience for someone trying the cuisine anew. It has a fine blend of tea leaves (fermented), garlic, sesame seeds, tomatoes, and fresh lettuce.
Since Burma’s menu has taken a great deal of inspiration from the Indian cuisine, the Samosa soup should definitely be tried. The tofu buns in Burma Burma are one of their major attractions. Tofu is fried to fine crispiness and is accompanied with fresh coconut mayonnaise. To reach the apex of Burmese taste, indulge into the Mohingar, their National Dish. It is rice soaked in a curry with various ingredients, like banana stem, lemongrass, etc. Burma Burma also has a huge variety of teas to choose from. So, here is another must-try among the best restaurants in Gurugram. Make sure you do prior reservations to avoid delays.
Samosa soup - 290
Tea Leaf salad - 430
Crunchy tofu - 430
Mohingar - 450
Please note that the rates mentioned may vary, depending upon the season and availability. So, now reading the write-up, you need not wonder which are the best restaurants in Gurgaon. Give a try and comment on which one steals your taste buds and heart.
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