We’ve always maintained that dessert is the most important part of a meal, but since the proof is in the pudding, here are Delhi’s age-old sweet shops.

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Kamala Sweets

Kamala has been spreading joy to patrons with its amazing Bengali treats since 1984. We recommend the Kacha Golla, Mishti Doi, Radhaballavi {stuffed puri}, Aloo Dum, and Sita Bhog {sweetened cottage cheese noodles}. During winter, the nolen gur makes a dramatic entrance with shondesh, rosogollas and moa, so don’t miss out. 

Where: K 1/101, CR Park

Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place

Price: INR 150 for two {approx.}

Timings: 11am – 10pm

Contact:  011 26275476

Bengali Sweet House

bengali1 Sweet Dreams are Made of These: Iconic Sweet Shops in Delhi Established in 1937, Bhimsain’s Bengali Sweet House is an iconic landmark near Mandi House. In the evenings, you can see patrons eating Chhole Bhature, Aloo Tikki and Gol Gappe, with their famous lassi and kesar badam milk. We highly recommend the ras malai and gajar ka halwa during winter months.

Where: 27-33, Bengali Market, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House

Price: INR 400 for two {approx.}

Timings: 8am – 11pm

Contact:  +91 9310031469

Follow their Facebook page here.


Currently run by the fourth generation of Agarwals, Kaleva is our go-to option for every occasion. With different kinds of laddus, khoya sweets, Bengali sweets, and sohan papdi {choco ones too!}, as well as kaju mixture, mini samosas and kachoris galore, it isn’t hard to understand why we love this one.

Where: No.109, Bangla Sahib Road, Sector 4, Gole Market

Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba Road

Price: On request

Timings: 8.30am – 10.30pm

Contact:  011 23365125


nathus Sweet Dreams are Made of These: Iconic Sweet Shops in Delhi A force to contend with since 1939, Nathu’s branches are now scattered across the city. Visit this one for ghee, Bengali khoya and milk sweets. The pethas are gorgeous and you can also try their seasonal fare with Gajak, Til Bati and Laddu. The best part? They ship across the country.

Where: 2, Sunder Nagar Market

Nearest Metro Station: Jangpura

Price: INR 400 for two {approx.}

Timings: 8am – 11pm

Contact:  011 24352435, 011 24312431, 011 65651381-83

Follow their Facebook page here. 


A well-known name across Delhi, Evergreen has been serving up treats since 1963. Having grown from a three-person effort to a 125 dedicated working force, this is the best option for when you want sweets in bulk. While they do the usual Rosogulla, Rajbhog and Kesari Anguri Petha, they’re also a pretty great option for dry fruits and namkeen. They also do home delivery.

Where:  S-29-30, Green Park Market

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

Price: On request

Timings: 11am – 10pm

Contact:  011 26514646, 011 2656620, 011 26856774

Check out their website here. 

Ram Swaroop Halwai

3 Sweet Dreams are Made of These: Iconic Sweet Shops in Delhi A place for all our kachori and halwa fantasies, Ram Swaroop also serves up delectable gulab jamuns. Go early during the day to avoid missing out on the freshest batch of sweets {and it’s always full so be prepared to hustle}. Khoya mithais, gujia, imarti, ghevar, pheni, petha and barfi steal the show, but the jalebis have stolen our hearts.

Where: Shop No 3284, Ground Floor, Sita Ram Bazar, Chawri Bazar

Nearest Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar

Price: INR 50 for two {approx.}

Timings: 8am – 12am

Contact:  011 23280757

 Anupam Sweets

There’s plenty to pick from here, with Desi Ghee Gajar Ka Halwa available seasonally along with Kufi Faluda. Chenna Pai, Dilbahar, Malai Chop, Malpua, jalebi… we could go on and on. They also have a winter special section, and all this at unbeatable prices!

Where: HS 12, Kailash Colony Market, Kailash Colony

Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony

Price: INR 22 onwards

Timings: 8am – 11pm

Contact: 011 29243311, 011 29233292

Kallan Sweets

kallan Sweet Dreams are Made of These: Iconic Sweet Shops in Delhi A legacy of 75 years that is still going strong, Kallan Sweets is one of those off-beat spots where the owner comes and sits at your table and tells you stories about the olden days. Known primarily for its sinful Shahi Tukda, you can also check out the kulfi, phirni and rabdi.

Where: Shop No.4-5, Jama Masjid Gate No.1, Matia Mahal Road, Kalan Mehal, Chandni Chowk

Nearest Metro Station: Chandni chowk

Price: INR 350 for two {approx.}

Timings: 7am – 11pm

Contact:  +91 9811417432, +91 9811339414

Follow their Facebook page here.


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