Does pasta make your heart beat ‘fasta’? From penne to fusilli to bow tie, from arrabbiata to carbonara to Alfredo, we’ve got our favourites all decided. And yes, you can take a bite.

The Big Chill


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What to order: Baked Penne Primavera, Chicken Ravioli with Creamy Parmesan, Fusilli with Pepperoni and Ricotta. However, if you want to venture beyond these three, we think you’re safe ordering pretty much anything off The Big Chill pasta menu.

Where: 68-A, Khan Market {also at Saket and Vasant Kunj}

Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market

Contact: 011 41757588

Price: INR 1,500 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 11.30pm

Public Affair

What to order: Spaghetti in Truffle Sauce with vegetables; this is on the spicier side, but so chock-full of flavour that you won’t even miss your usual pepperoni order. While you’re at Public Affair, do try their sparkling wine cocktails.

Where: 67-68, Khan Market

Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market

Contact: +91 9811152722

Price: INR 1,800 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 12am

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Ivy & Bean

Ivy & Bean

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What to order: Baked Penne with Chicken and Mozzarella, Prawn Pesto Fettucine. Ivy and Bean also has some great breakfast options in case you’re looking for an early bite.

Where: 119, Sishan House, Shahpur Jat

Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas

Contact: 011 41090119

Price: INR 1,200 for two {approx.}

Timings: 11am – 11pm


What to order: Cappelletto Carbonara, Tortellini al Ragu.

Where: M 24, M-Block Market, Greater Kailash 2

Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place

Contact: +91 8800209695

Price: INR 3,000 for two {approx.}

Timings: 11.30am – 1am

Jamie’s Italian


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What to order: Jamie’s Sausage Pappardelle, Prawn Linguine. Also worth trying here is the Vanilla and Lemon Martini.

Where: 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj

Nearest Metro Station: Chhattarpur

Contact: 011 40870032

Price: INR 1,500 for two {excluding alcohol + tax}

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

La Piazza

What to order: Handmade Rigatoni with Eggplant, Tomato, Basil and Ricotta. La Piazza, being one of the oldest Italian restaurants in the city, always serves its dishes authentic, and with a side of nostalgia.

Where: Hyatt Regency,Bhikaji Cama Place

Nearest Metro Station: AIIMS

Contact: 011 26791234, 011 66771338

Price: INR 4,500 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 2.30pm, 7pm – 11.30pm



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What to order: Linguine Pasta with Lobster Meat & Cherry Tomato Sauce, Mushroom Ricotta Ravioli in Garlic Butter Sauce with goat cheese, sage and chicken. We’d recommend booking a table here in the evening and preferably in good weather, so you can enjoy the beautiful outdoor setting.

Where: 76/27, Near Andheria More, Near Metro Pillar 38, MG Road

Nearest Metro Station: Chattarpur

Contact: 011 26802633, 011 39595129

Price: INR 3,000 for two

Timings: 12.30pm – 3.30pm, 7pm – 12.30am


What to order: Spaghetti Carbonara, Spaghetti Aglio Olio. Do follow your pasta up with Diggin‘s home-made gelatos.

Where: Anand Lok Shopping Centre {Opposite Gargi College}

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

Contact: 011 40800081

Price: INR 1,000 for two {approx.}

Timings: 11am – 11pm

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Cafe Rock ‘N’ Rolla

What to order: Mac Romance, Spaghetti Meat Ball Madness; you can also choose from a range of vegetable and meat toppings.

Where: Shop no 5, DDA Market, Arjun Nagar, Safdarjung Enclave

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

Contact011 26713059, +91 9810418636

Price: INR 600 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 11pm {Tuesday closed}