Till a few years ago Gurgaon was not developed as well as it is today, however in recent times, this city has become one of the best cities to live in or work. The commercialization has increased the population here and it has also made the city more vibrant. Since there are people belonging to different communities that have made Gurgaon their home, the restaurants too have begun to experiment with flavors from across the country as well as some international flavors that work well with the people living in the city.
There are a number of restaurants that you can eat at when in Gurgaon and the city is similar to Delhi when it comes to the choice of food, however if you’re in the city for a visit or you’ve been living here for a while but you’re still looking for some of the best restaurants in the city, here’s a list of the best restaurants Gurgaon has to offer.
10. Molecule Air Bar
If you’re in the mood to experiment with some molecular gastronomy which is very trendy these days, then the Molecule Air Bar is a restaurant that you have to visit. The restaurant is known for their rather unusual food that you will love to try. They also have some traditional Indian favorites in case you’re not too confident trying out something new.
Must Try Dish: Mushroom Cappuccino, Dragon Smoke Popcorn, Pav Bhaji Fondue and Molecular Puchka Shots
Address: Sector 29, Gurgaon, Haryana 122007
Phone: 088266 77705
If you’re in the mood for pizza, but you’re bored of the regular pizza joints around, then you need to visit NYC.Pie which will remind you of what an actual New York pizza tastes like. They use brick ovens to bake which add some amazing flavors to the pizzas. They have a number of topping options that you can pick from which you will enjoy.
Must Try Dish: Fromagi Fromag, La Bomba featuring pepperoni, honey glazed ham and Spanish chorizo
Address: G 7, Baani Square, Sector 50, South City 2, Gurgaon, Haryana 122103
Phone: 0124 436 9156
8. KOA – Kitchens of Asia
KOA is a lot more than Asian cooking. It pushes the boundaries of cooking and takes the diners beyond Beijing and Japan. All of their dishes are spectacular and most of their menu is experimental continental food.
Must Try Dish: Zucchini Robatayaki with Passion Fruit Ponzu, Black Cod Miso, Stuck On You (with spicy octopus, jalapeno, coconut and avocado) and Never Too Late (soft shell crab tempura, radicchio and tobiko)
Address: Shop 106-107, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002
Phone: 082873 96799
This is one of the places you come to when you want a good heavy dose of traditional North Indian food. They have some of the best dishes that you will enjoy which is combined with traditional Punjabi music. Although the dishes are North Indian inspired, some of them have a twist to them which makes them even better.
Must Try Dish: Subz Panchratni, Golden Garlic Chicken Shorba, Himachali Chicken Gravy and Prawn Chettinadu Curry
Address: 155, Good Earth City Centre, 1st Floor, Gurgaon, Sector 50, Gurgaon, Haryana 122018
Phone: 0124 284 8233
6. The Pasta Bowl Company
The Pasta Bowl Company is not just about Pasta. This restaurant is a hidden gem. Here the menu will leave you spoilt for choice. Their blend of North Indian and continental food will simply leave you dumb founded.
Must Try Dish: Tortellini Puttanesca, Cannelloni Con Crema served with garlic bread, Stromboli Pizza topped off with Bocconcini and Tiramisu flavored with Kahlua
Address: Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase IV, Sector 28, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002
Phone: 0124 437 5666
5. Crusty Gourmet Pizzas & More
Gourmet pizzas have become quite a thing these days and Gurgaon is no different. They offer some amazing pizzas which have rather unusual toppings that might seem funny but taste amazing. If you’re in the mood for a pizza that is spicy, tasty and fresh, this is the perfect restaurant to visit.
Must Try Dish: Mutton Keema Khansaa to Moroccan Lamb and Szechuan Prawns
Address: DLF Galleria, SF 83, 1st Floor, DLF Phase – 4, Gurgaon
Phone No: 0124-4048833, 8588000052
4. Dhaba by Claridges
The first thing you would notice one you enter this restaurant is the nimbu mirchi lights and the decor inspired by Bollywood. This place has an amazing charm and gives you the true feeling of a dhaba with a modern twist. You can enjoy their version of the desi tharras called ‘Mock Tharra’ while enjoying your meal.
Must Try Dish: Butter Chicken, vegetarian Galouti Kebab, Balti Meat, Dhaba Daal, Tiffin Chicken and Desi Paan
Address: Shop No. 111, 1st Floor, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Behind RBS, Cyber City Phase II, Sector 24, Gurgaon, Haryana 122008
Phone: 085279 00779
3. The Monk
Asian food is a big hit in India and while you will find a number of restaurants serving up Indo Asian flavors, if you’re in the mood for a traditional Asian meal then The Monk is the perfect place to be. They have some amazing flavors and food that you will enjoy eating. It’s one of those places you would like to go out with your date to.
Must Try Dish: Sliced Chicken and Roasted Cashew in Spicy Garlic Sauce and Prawns, Fish, Lamb and Greens in XO sauce served with Soba Noodles
Address: Galaxy Hotel, National Highway 8, Sector 15, Part-2, Gurgaon, Haryana 122001
Phone: 0124 403 2222
2. Farzi Café
Farzi Café is a French themed restaurant and boasts of one of the longest bars in the city. They believe in the concept of molecular gastronomy. Each of the dishes served at Farzi Café comes with a surprise element making it an exciting evening for diners.
Must Try Dish: Mishti Doi Amuse Bouche, Pork Ribs, Keema stuffed Kulchas, Duck Samosas and Goat Cheese Stuffed Tangdi Kebabs
Address: 7-8, Ground Floor,DLF Cyber Hub, Cyber City, Gurgaon, Haryana 122001
Phone: 070531 28392
1. Di Ghent Café
Di Ghent Café is all about freshly baked goodies waiting to be consumed as soon as you enter. This place has an amazing energy and the constant sound of chatter gives it a nice environment. Di Ghent Café is known for its breakfast menu and their waffles.
Must Try Dish: Bagels, Eggs, Creamy Carbonara Pasta, waffles, Bacon Wrapped Chicken spruced up with a splash of red wine and Guislain Panini bursting with flavors of pesto and sundried tomatoes
Address: 208, Level 2, Cross Point Mall, Opposite Galleria Market, DLF Phase IV, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002
Phone: 0124 422 7444