'Tis The Season For Mulled Wine: Here Are 5 Places In The City We Keep Going Back To

Nitya posted on 14 December

For the uninitiated, Mulled Wine is a warm aromatic drink made with red wine and spices like cinnamon, cloves, star anise, nutmeg and cardamom. There’s no better time to sip on this comforting drink than winter, and to ensure that you fully realise the power of a potent glass of Mulled Wine, we’re telling you five places in the city we keep going back to.

Old Monk may be a standard winter staple, but you could maybe give this festive drink a shot too?


Le Bistro Du Parc

Le Bistro has to be one of our top recommendations for mulled wines in the city. When you order a glass of this winter drink here, expect Chantilli red wine with mulling spices, brandy and just a bit of orange juice {for that delightful kick} all heated together for concoction that’s satisfying as a warm fire on a deathly cold night.

Price: INR 550

Casual Dining

A-57-59, Moolchand Market, Defence Colony, New Delhi

Music & Mountains - Hillside Cafe

Music & Mountains sells close to 100 glasses of Mulled Wine a day during the Yuletide season, which itself is a testimony to the fact that it’s definitely one of city’s best. The owner, Amit, tells us that they use a recipe from his childhood in Darjeeling which is more than 35 years old. Yes, it involves the whole ‘secret’ spice blend, port wine and brandy and while they make a fresh batch every day, because of the spices, the mulled wine at Music & Mountains tastes like it has been mulled for days.

Price: INR 595 + taxes




M-23, M Block Market, Greater Kailash 1, New Delhi

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Perch Wine & Coffee Bar

For once, ditch that sangria or spritzer at Perch and try their mulled wine with homemade honey, spices, dark rum and red wine. If you only prefer your cocktails chilled, a dupe mulled wine {as we like to call it} is their Home-Made Spiced Wine on Ice. We’ve heard great things about it, and are definitely trying it on our next visit {which, considering how good it sounds, will be pretty soon}.

Price: INR 475 + taxes


71, 1st Floor, Khan Market, New Delhi

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For pretty-as-a-picture food and a lovely ambience, FIO Cookhouse & Bar in Nehru Place has to be part of our creme-de-la-creme of choice. Now that winter’s here, we can’t wait to get our hands on a glass of their mulled wine made using Chillean Red Wine and spices like cinnamon stick and cardamom. If the FIO Country Kitchen & Bar in Saket’s closer to your place, you can drop by after the 22nd of Dec and you’ll be served mulled wine there too, post 4.30pm.

Price: Starting at INR 550 {Saket} and INR 595 {Nehru Place} + taxes

Fine Dining

Epicuria Mall, Nehru Place, New Delhi

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Coast Cafe

The Coast Cafe serves mulled wine by the glass and uses Fratelli Merlot red wine. The best part? They serve it throughout the day and all through winter. We’re planning a binge-drinking session with friends soon, coupled with their Eat With Your Hands Kerala Grilled Chicken, of course.

Price: INR 340 + taxes


H-2, 2nd & 3rd Floor, Above Ogaan, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

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