Bon Appetit: All Things French in Delhi

    All these French eateries have us going ooh la la! Check out our big list of where to score the best French food in Delhi.

    RESTAURANTS

    Eau de Monsoon

    Must eat

    Mille Feuillé of Crab, Chargrilled Prawn, Orange and Ginger Chutney, Creme Brûlée Ice-cream

    Must drink

    Pan Shots

    What we loved

    They do a mix of Afghani and European cuisine, and their French dishes are great. We also loved the excellent selection of beverages. The Amouse Bouche will change your concept of the good old cappuccino {since it’s made of broccoli}.

    Bonne Bouche

    Bonne Bouche

    Defence Colony, Delhi

    Must eat

    Mezze platter, Figs, Walnut and Ricotta stuffed Tortellini, Sole Fish in Armorricaine sauce

    Must drink

    Bellini {The Sula base is gorgeous}. Their tea list is also quite extensive.

    What we loved

    A pretty fancy rooftop and terrace with an on-point wine menu. The Mediterranean influences keep us coming back for more.

    Q Bistro

    Q Bistro

    Janakpuri, Delhi

    Must eat

    Turkey Mutton Roll, Assorted Garlic Bread and Tiramisu

    Must drink

    Hot Chocolate {in dark and white}

    What we loved

    A hidden gem in the lanes of Janakpuri, this joint has a quaint blue door and a handwritten menu on a blackboard. The colourful ambience is just the starter to the excellent food.

    Le Cirque

    Must eat

    Truffle-dusted fries, Beef Cheek Ravioli, Dark Chocolate Fondant, Deconstructed Tiramisu

    Must drink

    Your wines will be paired with the respective courses, but do try the Kir Royale and Sgroppino

    What we loved

    The candlelit ambience, three private rooms, a Chef’s Table, a show kitchen, al fresco seating and a separate bar area have all won us over.

    CAFES

    L’Opera

    L'Opera

    Hauz Khas Village, Delhi

    Must eat

    Freshly baked bread, Coffee Eclair, Lemon Tart, Almond Croissant, and the Mille Feuillé

    Must drink

    Belgian Hot Chocolate

    What we loved

    They deliver anywhere in Delhi, but need a notice of at least a day and a minimum order of INR 2,000.

    PATISSERIES AND BOULANGERIES

    Miam

    Miam

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Must eat

    Fig, Kaffir Lime and Earl Grey macarons, Revisited Lemon Meringue, Choux pastries, Salted Caramel and Dark Chocolate Cake

    What we loved

    Their cakes are perfectly delectable and while they have few things on their menu, each is executed perfectly. Read more about our experience here.