7 Best Restaurants & Cafes in Majnu Ka Tila, Delhi's Little Tibet

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Delhi is famous for its colonies since it is the home to various communities like Afghans, Tibetans, among foreign ethnic groups and of course, people from all over India. Since the invasion of Tibet, a large number of Tibetans migrated to different countries, settled and rebuilt their way of life.

Majnu Ka Tila

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Majnu Ka Tila is a small colony in Delhi where Tibetan refugees live, their main source of livelihood being tourism, fashion and food only. So when you go there, you find a large number of restaurants and cafes. Here are the best places to eat and relax in this colony.

Main Square of Majnu Ka Tila

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Ama cafe is the most popular cafe-cum-restaurant in this colony. With its attractive interiors and the ever-prevailing smell of coffee, this cafe might is absolutely packed on weekends. So you can guess how its food is.

Cost: Rs. 500 for two

Cuisine: Italian & Desserts

Standout Dishes: Tiramisu Cake, Choco Bum, Lemon Yoghurt Cake, Spicy Chicken Pizza and Classic Pepperoni Pizza

Timings & Location: 7am to 9:45pm, House No. 6, New Tibetan Colony, Majnu Ka Tilla, New Aruna Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110054

Ama Cafe

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Yamuna Cafe is not a very spacious cafe, but the experience it will offer you is unparalleled. Located right on the banks of Yamuna, the view from the cafe is incredible and its desserts are one of the best you can get in this colony.

Cost: Rs. 500 for two

Cuisine: Italian & Desserts

Standout Dishes: Kiwi & Pineapple Margarita, Lemonades, Chicken Arrabita Pasta and Smoke Chicken Pizza

Timings & Location: 8am to 10pm, D-34, East House, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi

Yamuna Cafe

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Rigo Coffee House gives you a Mcleodganj feel as you can see people with luggage passing by the street. This cafe plays amazing music and provides one of the best ambience in this place. Its Banana Cake is probably the best you will have in Delhi.

Cost: Rs. 350 for two

Cuisine: Cafe

Standout Dishes: Tibetan Breakfast, French Toast with Honey, Banana Pancake, Banana Cake and Jasmine Tea (must try).

Timings & Location: 7am to 10pm, House No. 17, Tibetan Old Camp, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi

Rigo Coffee House

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Himalaya Restaurant

Just take a right from Kori's Restro and walk till the end of the narrow lane. On your left, you will find this restaurant. Not so popular, this restaurant has some unique dishes to offer you which you will not get in the rest of Delhi. Their food is amazing and so are the interiors, as their walls exhibit some of the best of himalayan photography.

Cost: Rs. 500 for two

Cuisine: Tibetan & Continental

Standout Dishes: Devil's Chicken Momo and Chicken Claypot (Rice)

Timings & Location: 7am to 11:30pm, House No. 26, Outer Ring Road, New Aruna Colony, Majnu Ka Tilla, Timarpur, Delhi, 110054

Devil's Chicken Momo

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To clear your confusion, Ama Cafe and Ama Restaurant are 2 different places in different buildings, but they are located in the same lane. Ama Restaurant is one of the most sought for restaurants among Tibetans and other visitors at Majnu Ka Tila who are looking for authentic Tibetan food. Additionally, its interiors are Tibetan style which would give you the perfect Tibetan ambience to enjoy delicious food.

Cost: Rs. 600 for two

Cuisine: Tibetan & Continental

Standout Dishes: Mixed Non-veg Thukpa and Chinese Chicken Chopsuey

Timings & Location: 12 noon to 10pm, House No. 40, New Aruna Nagar, Majnuka Tilla, New Delhi, Delhi 110054

Ama Restaurant

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Tee Dee is another one of the most sought for and visited restaurants in Majnu Ka Tila. The ambience is cozy and it is famous for its breakfasts.

Cost: Rs. 500 for two

Cuisine: Tibetan & Continental

Standout Dishes: Tibetan bread, porridge, thenthuk and shabalay.

Timings & Location: 9am to 10:30pm, House No. 32, New Aruna Nagar, Majnuka Tilla, New Delhi, Delhi 110054

Thenthuk

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Kori's is famous for its korean dishes more than anything. Other than that, they serve delicious desserts. The colourful and fancy walls of the cafe makes its ambience one of the best to spend time and enjoy meals amidst.

Cost: Rs. 500 for two

Cuisine: Korean

Standout Dishes: Ramen and Dosirak (Korean Thali)

Timings & Location: 10am to 10pm, House No. 18-19, Tsampa Guest House, New Aruna Colony, Majnu Ka Tilla, Timarpur, Delhi, 110054

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