I am healthy, delicious, easy to prepare, good for your skin (as well as body and mind), come in numerous flavors like sweet and sour, hot and tangy, and I’m also a craved-for-item when winters start to get to you. Who am I? …… Another hint: I’m also a comfort food for many during these times….Any guesses? … Well, the answer is: Soup.
That’s right – Sipping soup is something we can barely say no to in these cold times, and it’s available in such a great variety in Delhi that your mind will be battling to choose one over the other.
So, here are some of the best places for soup in Delhi.
Let’s get sipping’!
House of Ming – The Taj
The House of Ming needs no introduction when it comes to their extravagant variety of food and the fine service, and it is a fact quite well known that they also happen to serve one of the finest soups in the capital.
Must Try: Udon Noodle Soup, and Shredded Roast Duck Broth
Where: The Taj Mahal Hotel, #1, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
The range of soups that Mainland China serves is astonishing and its other authentic Chinese dishes will keep you coming back for more.
Must try: The Duckmeat and Chinese Cabbage Thick Soup, Sweet Corn Soup (vegetable/crabmeat/chicken) and Hot n Sour Wonton Clear Soup.
Where: Plot 4, Local Shopping Centre, Masjid Moth, Greater Kailash 2, New Delhi
Mamagoto is undeniably the best restaurant to go to if you want to have Asian, Thai, or Chinese delicacies. And especially if you are craving well-prepared soups, this place is a big thumbs-up!
Must Try: Chinese Sour and Pepper Soup (consisting of 22 ingredients)
Where: 305 & 306, DLF Promenade Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
S 9, 2nd Floor, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket, New Delhi
53, 1st Floor, Middle Lane, Khan Market, New Delhi
Plot 5, B Block, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Call: 011-41009060, 011-46545160, 011 45166060
If we take the price-range down a notch, Berco’s is your go-to place during this winter season, without having to think about burning a hole in your wallet. They serve good quality Chinese and Thai at reasonable prices, and have a good range of soups too.
Must Try: Hot n Sour, Talumien and Manchow Soups
Where: G-2/43, Middle Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Yum Yum Cha
Amidst your shopping spree at the happening Select Citywalk Mall in Saket if you feel like you should stop for a soup or two, then you need no other place than Yum Yum Cha. Although it is a bit expensive, the food and the soup awaiting you is so worth it…
Must Try: Miso Soup (prawn/tofu) and Fresh Corn Soup (chicken/asparagus)
Where: Select Citywalk Mall, 2nd Floor, Saket, New Delhi
Call: 9810002994, 01141553030
The excellent food and service, and the enticing ambiance will make you a regular visitor here. It’s a vicious circle!
Must Try: Lemon Coriander, Tom Yum, and Laksa Soup
Where: N-11, N Block market, Greater Kailash, New Delhi
3/48, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
19, Khan Market, New Delhi
Call: 011 29240122, 011-43509133, 011-43563133
At a reasonable price, the Mandarin Court serves an extensive variety of soups and other Chinese delicacies that are worth the appreciation that it rightly receives.
Must Try: Chicken Asparagus Soup, Hot n Sour Chicken Soup, and Veg Talumien Soup
Where: F-126, Opposite Qutab Hotel, Katwaria Sarai, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi
Chew – Pan Asian Cafe
Must Try: Sweet Corn Kernel Soup, Tom Yum with Mushrooms and Broccoli, Miso Soup, and Oriental Clear Soup with Burnt Garlic
Where: M-16, Outer circle, 1st Floor, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Call: 011-41516164, 011-43544999
Hauz Khas Social
A place that is as unique as its name – and they genuinely believe in the idea of taking you offline. With a quirky decor and an amusing bar and food menu, Social Offline should be on your list for the next visit to Hauz Khas Village.
Must Try: Nachos Soup
Where: 9A & 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi