11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Delhi

If you ask Delhites to single out one favourite cuisine, chances are that most of them will opt for Chinese. In fact, Chinese food is so big a part of our eating scene, that half of what we eat is Chinese-influenced. (Even the original Moti Mahal in Delhi’s Daryaganj, which invented butter chicken, has a Chinese section.)
Random Trivia: Our city’s heritage of Chinese cuisine can actually be traced way back to the 18th century.
It is quite true that the taste of China truly has taken over the capital’s palate – Delhi not only has its own (undoubtedly awesome) blend of Ind0-Chinese cuisine, but we also have tons of authentic Chinese dining options.
A typical Delhite is usually flooded with weekly Chinese food cravings, and here’s our list of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Delhi that’ll help satiate you:

1. The China Kitchen

 The China Kitchen showcases the concept of dining inside the kitchen, with a stylized interpretation of the traditional Chinese dining experience.
This restaurant comprises of four sections, which include: an open kitchen that is encountered immediately on entering the restaurant, five skilfully designed private dining rooms, a wine wall, a tea bar, and the dining area.
Patron Speak: The best bets for newbies are the authentic delicacies, which range from  succulent Peking Duck and super-crispy-flaky Beggar’s Chicken to hand-pulled dan-dan noodles, Northern style buckwheat noodles, and a pick from their dessert selection.
Where: Hyatt Regency , Bhikaiji Cama Place, Ring Road, New Delhi.
Price for two: INR 2500 (approx)

2. Golden Dragon

As one of the oldest restaurants of Delhi, the Golden dragon has a fantastic location – you won’t even realize that you are actually sitting between two bustling roads – it’s ambience is that peaceful.
The place is itself a landmark in the Chinese cuisine’s history in Delhi. And their mystical aura, and delightful service is sure to cheer you up instantly. Golden Dragon is more than ideal for a family outing, a second date, or a even night-out with friends.
Patron Speak: You simply must try their ultra-buttery chicken chopsuey, shredded lamb served in a fiery hot garlic sauce, creamy, mild hakka noodles, and boiled spiced rice.
Where: DDA Market, RBI Colony, Opposite Panchsheel Club, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi
Price for two: INR 2000 (approx)

3. Nanking 

This is cosy Pan-Asian restaurant might serve food from all over the continent, but  is primarily on culinary charts for its incredible Chinese dishes. This family restaurant’s food and service are sure to impress.
Regulars claim that Nanking’s chefs will never disappoint you, as they’ve have maintained their brilliant standard of food, for years.
Patron Speak: The Kung Pao Chicken is something that you can eat ten times over – it is gutsy and spicy and creamy and entirely more-ish.
Where: C-6, Local Shopping Complex, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Price for two: INR 1500 (approx)

4. House of Ming

 House of Ming is known for its Ying-Yang concept, that implies a perfectly balanced ambience and food. Exceptional quality ingredients, the food is perfectly executed – you are usually in for a near flawless meal here.
Its offerings reflect two of the finest Chinese cooking styles – Cantonese and Schezuan. And from starters to mains, until desserts, the menu takes you through a journey of unique creations by their chefs.
Partron Speak: They also pride themselves (for good measure) on their vast selection of dim-sums.
Where: The Taj Mahal Hotel, 1, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
Price for two: INR 3000 (approx)

5. Berco’s

Berco’s has the sort of wholesome cooking Indians love – confident, non-show-offy, and with the eater’s enjoyment in mind at all times.
The cuisine of both Shanghai and the Hunan provinces as well as the fiery tastes of Szechwan region can be savoured at Berco’s. In all thier restaurants, food is prepared according to the customer’s personal preferences and needs.
Patron Speak: Must have include the Hot and Sour Soup (too hot for summers, though), Chicken Drumsticks, and Singapore-style noodles. Also try the chilled fruit beer which has been enticing customers since its inception.
Where: No.G-2/43, Middle Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
Price for two: INR 1000 (approx)

6. Yum Yum Cha

Yum Yum Cha in Citywalk will satisfy each of your taste buds that yearns for authentic Chinese flavours.
The food is of a  fantastically high quality, but another aspect of the dishes that will definitely catch your attention is their presentation which is very visually appealing.
Patron Speak: If you’re going there any time soon, don’t miss the phenomenal three pepper sticky rice, lantern chilli prawns, and the Sichuan style vegetables.
Where: 2nd Floor, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket, New Delhi
Price for two: INR 1850 (approx)

7. Woks

Woks in The Lalit is truly like a magical affair between their Chinese food and its wine pairings. The ambience and service of this chic fine-dining restaurant captures the essence of the country with perfection.
Patron Speak: The lamb dumplings are ridiculously tasty. (Seriously, how can you go wrong with that combo of salt, sweet, mellow and lush?  Yum.) And, the sole fish black bean, tofu with black choy, glass noodles, the five spice vanilla mousse are to die (and kill) for.
Where: The Lalit, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Price for two: INR 5000 (approx)

8. China Club

Visit this restaurant for the exquisite dining experience it has to offer along with treats and yummy starters native to China.
Their glass kitchen allows customers to have a glamorous view of the chefs working their magic.
Patron Speak: Whilst here, try the Cantonese-style fried prawn balls, crab meat and asparagus soup, cha-shao lobster, Dan Dan noodles, as well as the royal bean curd.
Where: Lobby Level, Tower C, Global Business Park, MG Road, Gurgaon
Price for two: INR 2000 (approx)

9. Nom Nom

This restaurant with its classy and sophisticated interiors (that include a giant spiral staircase, and unique seating arrangement) is located in one of the grandest hotels of the city – The Ashok. The food is just perfectly beautiful – it is food that you’ll think about for weeks afterwards.
Patron Speak: Some of their dishes that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on are: the salmon cheese roll sushi, chicken ginger celery, tofu skewers, and XinJiang kababs.

Where: The Ashok, 50-B, Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Price for two: INR 3500 (approx)

10. Dimcha

This popular Pan-Asian restaurant is where ingredients are perfect (perfectly considered, sourced,  seasonal and utterly fresh); in the hands of chefs who truly cherish and understands them, they are transformed into spectacular plates that look stunning and taste better. The ambience surrounds customers with an oriental aura while waiting.
Patron Speak: The vegetable and chive dumplings, spicy prawn dumplings, and prawn-cheng-funs are amazing.
Where: Upper Ground Floor, Epicuria Food Mall, Nehru Place Metro Station, Nehru Place, New Delhi
Price for two: INR 1500 (approx)

11. ChaoBella

A meal  at  the ChaoBella is definitely one of Delhi’s most elegant fine dining experiences; it is one of the loveliest spaces for a work dinner, or corporate lunch meeting.
Patron Speak: Some dishes you should definitely try are the crispy oven-roasted duck broth, the Chengdu chicken, Chilean sea bass, and super-aromatic jasmine rice.
Where: Okhla Phase II, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110020
Price for two: INR 3500 (approx)
So, start with the restaurant nearest to you, eat through our list, and get ready to attain a new level in your food coma endeavours. Happy dining.
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