Looking for some grub from across the world but got no cash to back it up? We at LBB have the cure for you, with our list of restaurants serving cuisine from all over the world, for the student {or anyone really} on a budget.

Afghan Darbar Restaurant

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Located in the crowded lanes of Lajpat Nagar II, this restaurant is the endgame when it comes to cheap Afghani cuisine in Delhi. Try the Qabuli Uzbeki and pair it up with the Mantu, given with the customary side dish of lentils with naan.

Where: E-96, Lajpat Nagar II

Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar/ Moolchand

Price: INR 600 {for two}

Sam’s Café

The legendary Sam’s in Paharganj: Strike this one off your bucket list post sampling the falafel {served with pita and hummus} and the schnitzel. Plus point? The great view you get of both the jumbling mess that is Paharganj, and the pristine space that is Connaught Place. Minus Point? Not everything on their menu is good, so choose wisely.

Where: Vivek Hotel, Main Bazaar, Paharganj

Nearest Metro Station: RK Ashram Marg

Contact: 011 46470555

Price: INR 800 {for two}

Dzukou Tribal Kitchen
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Famous for the authenticity of the food and the courtliness of the staff, this pretty restaurant earns brownie points for their Crispy Shredded Lamb which is straight up delish. Wash down the Naga sticky rice and Smoked Pork Curry with some fruit beer, while soaking in the beautiful ambience.

Where: E-22, Third Floor,, Hauz Khas Market

Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas

Price: INR 1,000 {for two}

The Shim Tur

For when you’re in the mood for some sushi and/or authentic egg rolls, traipse over to this rooftop café after dodging shady lanes and dubious staircases. Try the Japchae Bap, a sumptuous dish of fried noodles and veggies on rice.

Where: Navratn Guest House, Tooti Galli, Main Bazar, Paharganj

Nearest Metro Station: R.K. Ashram Marg

Contact: +91 9810386717

Price: INR 600 {for two}


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When craving some Japanese, Thai or Chinese, step on over here {right next to the famous Gulati’s} and stuff yourself on the Kung Pao Chicken and the Prawn Fried Rice. Also- with serving hours up to 1:30 am, it’s hard to give this place a miss.

Where: 9, Pandara Road Market

Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market

Contact: 011 33105503

Price: INR 1,000 {for two}

Ama’s Café

A popular haven among North Campus folks, this restaurant located in the heart of Delhi’s Little Tibet is a winner for the Vegetable Thenthuk, Pork/Buff Shabta, chicken momos and the tingmo.

Where: 40, New Tibetan Camp, Majnu ka Tila

Nearest Metro Station: Vidhan Sabha

Contact: 011 23811589, +91 8447919704

Price: INR 500 {for two}


12304357_1053738591326279_8082534088494873189_o-copy Where to Score Exotic Eats on a BudgetDelhi’s best-kept open secret, this counter serves sushi boxes to eat, as well as to go. Try the Maki box with the Miso soup and the Prawn Tempura.

Where: First Floor, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket

Nearest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

Contact: +91 9312444086, +91 901511079

Price: INR 600 {for two}


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