The weekend is coming, and it’s time to experience something new. We count down the latest in the range of India-inspired restaurant and bars in the city, promising a fusion of east with the west. These ones are innovating, experimenting and delighting the Delhi NCR crowd with their fusion recipes.

Looking for Indian culinary blends? Check out these spots in the city.

Indian Accent – The Manor

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Image courtesy: Indian Accent

From the imagination of Manish Mehrotra {one of the best chefs in India} comes a fusion culinary galore that promises to elevate the way we see the Indian Cuisine at the fine dining table. Right from the Chicken Tikka Quesadilla to Baked Tandoori Lobster, Indian Accent, with its al fresco style seating, promises a delightful evening of innovation and taste.

What To Order: Tawa Duck, Chiken Tikka Meatballs

Where: The Manor, 77 Friends colony

Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar

Price: INR 4,000 for two {approx.}

Follow them on Facebook here.

Bunta Bar

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Bunta Bar is an India-inspired progressive bar that serves the famous bunta, but with a twist {infused with liquor}.  Started by Anchit Kapil {of Summer House Café fame}, Bunta Bar reinvents the codd-neck bottle drinks for the modern times. With flavours like Aam Panna Vodka, along with dishes like Baigan Bharta Taco and Jaggery Chicken Wings, Bunta Bar infuses Indian taste with international cuisines. Head here to explore a slice from the past.

What To Order: Kala Khatta Vodka, Naga Smoked Pork Slider, Mushroom Kakori.

Where: 76, Second Floor, Janpath Road

Nearest Metro Station: Janpath

Price: INR 1,200 for two {approx.}

Follow them on Facebook here.

Café Lota

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Image courtesy: Cafe Lota

Perched inside National Crafts Museum, and rightly so, its artisanal take on Indian cuisine compliments the country-styled museum. Head to Cafe Lota for regional delight like Palak Patta Chaat and single-estate artisanal coffees.

What To Order: Assamese Black Chicken, Shalgam Gosht

Where: National Crafts Museum, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan

Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan

Price: INR 1,200 for two {approx.}

Follow them on Facebook here.

Veda Café

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Image courtesy: Veda Cafe

Leaving the old, heavy ornate décor behind, the Veda café at Promenade is minimalistic in design yet high on taste. Serving regional dishes from Rajasthan, Kerala and Bengal, Veda café has reinvented the aromas of Indian cuisine. Head here for national favourites like Kebabs and Pindi Cholley.

What To Order: Kerala Meen Moilee, Malpua Mille Feiulle

Where: Second Floor, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj

Nearest Metro Station: Chattarpur

Price: INR 2,500 for two {approx.}

Hinglish – The Colonial Café

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Image courtesy: Hinglish The Colonial Cafe

Situated at the ground floor of Pacific mall, with outside and inside seating options, Hinglish brings forth Indian blends in a colonial-styled ambiance. Head here for desi offerings like Cheese Onion Bhajiya and Methi-Filled Theplas.

What To Order: Murg Salli Chaat, Chutney Filled Croquettes

Where: Ground Floor, Pacific mall, Tagore Garden

Nearest Metro Station: Subhash Nagar

Price:  INR 2,000 for two {approx.}

So, are you looking forward to exploring some Indian culinary delights this weekend? Because we sure are. Do tell us about your experience in the comments section below.

This story is in partnership with Bunta Bar.