A Glutton's Guide To Eating Your Way Through SDA Market

    We remember a time when SDA market was known just for its impressive theka, and maybe a kebab roll or two. Now, the market has evolved into a food hub with 30+ eateries, and we're telling you our favourite ones. 

    Beeryani

    Beeryani

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended for: Cheap beer towers, delicious snacks and, of course, some awesome biryani. The perfect post-work meeting place, expect to see manyoffice-goerss and college students milling around waiting for a table. 

    What To Order: Fattehdar Bhatti Da Murg (very spicy), Dum Gosht Biryani, Bakr Burra

    Chi Asian Cookhouse

    Recommended For: Quality service and comforting food which you won't mind paying a bit extra for. Here's a tip, sit on the ground floor, it's way better. 

    What To Order: Cheating Chilli Prawns, Ho Chi Minh Chicken Satay, Xiaolongbao (soupy pork dumpling)

    The Brew Room

    The Brew Room

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: Artisanal coffee, great breakfast and a relaxing ambience. It's no surprise that this place has become quite popular (and hence, crowded too at times). 

    What To Order: Mozarella Sticks,  Thai cold coffee

    IndoCheen

    Indocheen

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: Pocket-friendly Chinjabi. This hole-in-the-wall place consists of your standard fare; momo, soups, noodle dishes, dry and wet mains, and bowl meals. This has also been our go-to for deliveries.

    What To Order: Chilli garlic noodles, Garlic Toss Momos 

    Spice Aangan

    Spice Aangan

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: They serve up a bunch of items, including a decent plate of biryani, kebabs and tikkas, mutton dishes as well as a few curries. However, nothing beats the Chicken Shawarma here. Known for these little drops of heaven, Spice Aangan attracts a loyal following of students, locals and foodies alike. 

    What To Order: Chicken Shawarma Box (you don't need anything else)

    Theobroma

    Theobroma

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: Indulging your sweet tooth. This is where you come to for everything that's high on sugar but so delicious, you won't mind.

    What To Order: Hot chocolate, Almond croissant, Millionaire brownie

    Burger Singh

    What To Order: Head to Burger Singh for desi burgers on a budget. The menu has a bunch of Indianised burgers which are large and quite filling. 

    What To Order: United States of Punjab Burger, Hot Shock Fries

    #nofilter

    #Nofilter

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: We prefer going to #nofilter to meet up with friends for a drink on the weekends, but they also serve up some decent food. The best part about the place is actually the terrce area (which sadly, has been closed for a while now), but we hear they'll reopen it by March end. 

    What To Order: Laal Maas with Warqi Paratha, Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders, LIIT

    Wafl

    Wafl

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: Some delicious waffles- both sweet and savoury. Just go and give them a try, they don't disappoint. Psst...if you're a student, show them your ID card and they'll give you an ID card. 

    What To Order: Corn dogs, Brownie and Salted Caramel Belgian Waffle

    Costa Coffee

    Costa Coffee

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: Great service and a soothing space where chances of anyone disturbing you is next to none. 

    What To Order: Chocolate Muffin

    Chaayos

    Chaayos

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: Chai home deliveries. The popular tea outlet always seems to be bursting at the seams, and the staff at our office has been guilty of extensively indulging in this service, we’ve found their snacks to be quite enjoyable, too. 

    What To Order: God's chai, Keema Pav, Mutton Lazeez Wrap

    The Beer Cafe

    The Beer Cafe

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: It’s all in the name, isn’t it?

    What To Order: Calcutta Chilli Chicken, Vegetable Spring Rolls, Chilli Garlic Prawns, any of the nacho platters

    Typsy Crow

    Typsy Crow

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: Affordable drinks and live music. Although, their food is not as good as the surrounding eateries.

    What To Order: Beer buckets

    Subway

    Subway

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended for: You'd have to be living under a rock to not know this. This particular outlet has a tiny seating area on the first floor, too. 

    What to Order: Italian B.M.T.

    Fat Lulu's

    Fat Lulu's

    Hauz Khas, Delhi

    Recommended For: tasty, thin crust pizzas with some pretty good sides to go with them. While definitely a pricey pizza option, their toppings are worth it. 

    What to order: Fire in the Hole,PMS, Greenwich, The Soho 

    Qahwa

    Recommended For: An ambience that's perfect to work, read a book, or for long, catch-up conversations. This is usually our go-to for grabbing coffee and a hearty breakfast (it opens pretty early). Their service is a tad slow, so be prepared to wait a bit for your order. 

    What To Order: Coffee, muffins, cheese toast

    Scooter On The Wall

    Recommended For: the perfect ambience for a chill drinking scene with your posse (Their swinging chairs too, get them more brownie points). 

    What To Order: Chicken Barbecue Wings, Wagon Platter