Here are some of the best Italian restaurants in Delhi that you’ve got to check out when you’re feeling a little fancy!
If you’re hunting down the best restaurants in Delhi for authentic Italian cuisine, look no further. In the past few years, Italian fare in the city has moved from the staid pizza-and-pasta variety to a range of innovative dishes true to their Italian roots. With the freshest ingredients, in-house bakeries and regularly-changing menus, these restaurants have found permanent space on Delhi's culinary map and continue to evolve with every passing year. We pick some of the famous restaurants in Delhi that serving the best Italian dishes.
La Piazza, Bhikaji Cama Place
One can say that La Piazza is the only Italian trattoria-style restaurants in the city. The restaurant has a live kitchen to indulge you. While the food is delicious, you will be transported to Italy with just the fragrance of the crisp thin crust pizzas served straight from the wood-fired oven. They serve their pizzas with a light crust and smothered with the right balance of sweet tomato sauce along with a hint of pesto. Make sure you don't miss their rich and creamy Tiramisu.
FIO Country Kitchen and Bar
This Italian restaurant is nestled within the lush Garden of Five Senses. The alfresco, Banyan tree, Frangipani trees and other variety of flora will mesmerize you at first glance. The rustic garden setting makes it one of the most romantic restaurants in Delhi.
Come by for a date night with a special someone or a hearty family meal at our signature winter Sunday brunches. This place is loved by all age of people whether they are children, young, and old, the breakfasts and lunch here are a buffet spread of both Italian and Indian cuisines, paired with unlimited beverages. Country Kitchen has been a venue of choice of many live artists over the years and it has had the joy of facilitating some gifted vocalist lyricists and unrecorded music groups in their delightful setting. The charm of live music in the garden outdoors enhances the whole experience on deep windy nights or radiant winter evenings.
Le Cirque is the most costly Italian restaurant in the city, but also the most extravagant - it’s difficult to define Le Cirque in just a few words. Right after the moment you venture off the lift on the tenth floor, everything screams extravagance. You can eat at the bar, the principle dining region, outside with an all-encompassing perspective on New Delhi, overlooking the show kitchen or at the exclusive Chef’s Table. The restaurant also offers an amazing collection of wine - more than 100 labels of French wines and more than 80 labels of Italian wines.
FIO - Cookhouse & Bar
FIO - Bar & Lounge is touted as one of the best Italian restaurants in Delhi. It offers a wide range of Italian, Indian and European delicacies. This Italian restaurant is also known for its scintillating and exotic drinks and here weekends are often packed with high energy dance music and eclectic drinks & bar bites.
The Big Chill
The Big Chill is one of Delhi’s most popular restaurants for Italian and Continental cuisine and is always packed with customers, especially on weekends. Some of the popular dishes served at the Big Chill are pastas in a variety of sauces, thin crust pizzas, salads, meal platters and a wide range of desserts, especially cheesecake. The interiors of the restaurant are done up with Hollywood film posters and have a retro touch to it.
We hope this list of the best Italian restaurants in Delhi brings out your romantic side and convinces you to set up a date with some delicious eats and even better wines.