What’s Brewing: The Best Coffee Places In Delhi

From hip, bustling hubs to quaint, artsy nooks, Delhi's diverse coffee culture offers something for every taste and mood
United Coffee House, CP
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Delhi, a vibrant metropolis, has more to offer than just bustling marketplaces and historical sites. For coffee lovers who are looking to quench their caffeine thirst, the capital has a thriving coffee culture with a variety of unique and quaint cafés. Join us for a tour of Delhi's top coffee shops, where unique ambiences blend with exquisite coffee. Whatever your preference—a cosy nook for reflection or a bustling meeting place—Delhi's coffee shops ensure a worthwhile experience for all coffee lovers.

United Coffee House

The iconic United Coffee House is situated in the heart of Delhi, right in the middle of modern-age cafes. This establishment isn't just a café; it's a historical landmark that has witnessed the evolving landscape of Delhi. Its charm lies in its old-world, vintage interiors that captivate people from all spheres of life, precisely what its founder, Lala Hans Raj Kalra, intended.

Founded in 1942 in the era of the British Raj, United Coffee House is a legacy restaurant boasts of being a major contributor to the capital's passion for coffee. It has served as a cultural and social hub where ideas and art have flourished. Many patrons come here for the lively discussions and the nostalgic atmosphere. Their signature Cona Coffee, or the traditional filter coffee, paired with some munchies, is the perfect way to spend a relaxing evening in Connaught Place.

Location: Rajiv Chowk, Block E, Connaught Place

Price for two: INR 2100

The Brew Room

Every coffee enthusiast should try The Brew Room, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Delhi. Ideal for those searching for "coffee places near me" that offer a blend of brews from all over the world, this place is a veritable cornucopia of coffee delights. Their Butter Coffee is the talk of the town; it's a frothy blend of coffee and clarified butter that will make you reminisce about it long after your cup is empty.

Location: Hauz Khas Market, Block E, Hauz Khas

Price for two: INR 750



After you're done shopping at Janpath, you should definitely try Depaul's, which is easily one of the best coffee shops in Delhi and one of the oldest coffee shops in the city. Depaul’s Coffee Shop, located in the bustling Connaught Place (CP) in the heart of New Delhi, is a long-standing and beloved establishment known for its unique coffee and a variety of flavoured cold coffees. 

Established in the 1950s, Depaul’s has been a fixture in Delhi’s coffee culture for several generations, retaining its charm and popularity over the years. A cup of coffee at Depaul's is an investment that every Delhiite (we won't limit ourselves to coffee lovers) should make, given the standard of THE Depaul's. Their Hazelnut Cold Coffee is something you shouldn't miss out on. 

Location: Janpath Bhawan, Janpath Rd, New Delhi

Price for two: INR 400

Perch Wine & Coffee Bar

With outlets in the exclusive Khan Market, Saket, and Vasant Vihar, Perch is the place to be for coffee lovers who also have a sweet tooth. Perch has established itself as a chic and contemporary destination for coffee and wine lovers. Blending a sophisticated atmosphere with a diverse selection of beverages, it offers a unique experience.

Perch is known for its extensive range of speciality coffees, offering a variety of single-origin beans and unique blends. The baristas are skilled in various brewing methods, ensuring a rich coffee experience. The establishment offers a wide range of coffee drinks, including cappuccinos, espressos, and the popular Vietnamese iced coffee, along with cookies and banana bread on the side.

They also provide a large breakfast menu that includes a variety of eggs, cold cuts, sandwiches, avocado on toast, and other items to nourish you from the inside out while you enjoy your delicious brew.

Location: Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar

Price for two: INR 1600

Cafe Tesu

Cafe Tesu, located in New Delhi, India, is renowned for its artistic ambience, exceptional coffee, and a menu that artfully blends various culinary influences. It's a place that has quickly garnered attention for its quality and uniqueness. It has outlets in Saket and Essex Farms. Apart from coffee, the establishment arguably offers some of the city's best tiramisus.

The cafe exudes a trendy yet relaxed vibe, making it a popular spot for casual meetings, working on laptops, or enjoying a leisurely meal. Pair your coffee with some delectable foods like pasta, pizzas, sushi, and more, or simply savour it with the croissants, cakes, and cookies from the menu. Don’t forget to click some pics at this highly Insta-worthy cafe!

Location: Sri Aurobindo Marg, near IIT Crossing, Vijay Mandal Enclave, Kalu Sarai

Price for two: INR 1300

BBR Coffee by Before British Raj

BBR Coffee by Before British Raj
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Created by a group of coffee enthusiasts who pride themselves on their knowledge of the many different coffee beans produced in India, BBR Cofee Before British Raj is situated on the busy Siri Fort Road. The cafe boasts incredibly picturesque surroundings. Our favourite dishes to order from this cafe are the Calcutta Style Chicken Cutlets, the Ham and Cheese Sandwich on Sourdough Bread, and, if you want to get something to share, then the Chips and Dips Platter is a must.

The coffee is excellent here, and we suggest trying the straightforward Flat White or the Coffee Ginger Fizz Cold Brew if you want to experiment a little.

Location: Siri Fort Rd, Sector 3, Sadiq Nagar

Price for two: INR 1000

Ivy & Bean

Ivy & Bean offers the perfect setting for reading your favourite book while sipping warm, frothy coffee. The tranquil atmosphere this little cafe exudes gives you a breather from the bustle of the city. Subtle embellishments on pastel walls create a very romantic and soothing atmosphere. Order your preferred beverage and a tasty appetiser, like Three Cheese Quesadilla or the Fettuccine, which are both highly recommended.

Location: Sishan House, Shahpur Jat, Siri Fort

Price for two: INR 1200

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