Vegan on a Budget: Vegetarian meals in Connaught Place (CP)

Is it almost the end of month and you are as usual short of money? If your answer to this question is yes, then the following article will certainly prove out to be a blessing in disguise for you. Connaught Place, the heart of Delhi has always been the hotspot for food lovers. One can find here food of almost every national and international cuisine and that too at varying prices. So, here is a list of 9 places where one can have yummy vegetarian food by just paying 100 rupees or less.

Indian Coffee House

It is one of the oldest coffee houses of Delhi whose old school charm has remained intact over time. With its outdoor seating one can really enjoy winter sun here while sipping their amazing beverages. It is also one of those places where one can peacefully enjoy a book with the rooftop view of ‘heart of Delhi’-Connaught Place. From 15 kinds of coffee to south Indian food everything served here is delicious. Vegetarian meals in Connaught Place

Must Try: Cold Coffee and Dosa

Address: 2nd Floor, Mohan Singh Place, Connaught Place, Delhi

Phone Number: 011 23342994

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Jain Chawal Wala

Vegetarian meals in CP delhiThis is one the most popular eateries in Connaught Place and also the lifeline of night crawlers in Delhi. Apart from serving some amazing combination of rice with several beans and pulses, this place also serves Jain food. If you are a foodie and think that you have a large appetite, then this place is surely for you as their portion size of each platter would be more than what you are expecting at such cheap rates.

Must Try: Rajma Chawal and Chole Bhature

Address: P-1/190, Connaught Circus,Connaught Place, New Delhi

Phone Number: 011 23360780, +91 9911177118

Opening Hours: 4:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Coffee Home

This place holds a very significant existence for Delhites even with tides changing and tables turning. It is a place that is laid back even today and run by government (which is the reason of such cheap prices here). Provides both indoor and outdoor seating but trust me, if you could get a place outdoors in winters it will prove out to be a memorable experience for you.

Veg meals in Connaught PlaceMust Try: Burger, Chowmein and Dosa

Address: Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Phone Number: 011 23363813

Opening Hours: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Parashar Foods

This food joint proves to be a savior if you are really broke after a party in CP and needs something cheap, tasty and also in ample quantity to fill your tummy. This 4×4 shop serves these amazing dishes of rice with Punjabi kadhi, Rajma, Chole, Paneer and various other north Indian dishes too. Icing on the cake is their amazing mint chutney, raita, papad and onion that they give extra with every dish. Cheap Vegetarian meals in Connaught Place

Must Try: Kadhi Chawal and Rajma Chawal

Address: 1, Shankar Market, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Phone Number: 91 9811179232, 91 7838222643

Opening Hours: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Bangla Pastry Shop

Do you have a sweet tooth and often have cravings for delicious cakes and pastries? If your answer to this question is yes, then Bangla Pastry Shop will definitely prove out to be blessing in disguise for you. It serves almost 25 varieties of lip- smacking pastries under 50 bucks. Along with that various rolls, sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs are also available here at equally low prices.Budget meals in Connaught Place

Must Try: Chilly Paneer Kulcha and Chocolate Pudding

Address: 125, Bangla Sahib Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Phone Number: 011 23346009, 011 23364609

  Opening Hours: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Chai Point

If you are a true chai fan and can’t kick start your day without an amazing cup of hot ginger tea, then this is surely your place. This small joint serves numerous varieties of tea along with super healthy breakfast. One can have low oil upma, poha, omelette, daliya, pav and vermicelli here.Vegetarian meals in Connaught Place

Must Try: Masala Daliya and Ginger Tea

Address: M-125, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Phone Number: 011 60009777, +91 8882765717

Opening Hours: 8.30 AM to 10:00 PM

Angel’s Feast

This small place right in front of Regal Cinema has various rolls, pizzas, hot dogs and shakes to offer. They have limited seating space and packaging facility is also available here. A pocket friendly place with some amazing fast food and beverage options is a must try if you are looking for low budget meals in Connaught Place. cheap veg meals in Connaught Place

Must Try: Pineapple flavored drink and Cone ice cream

Address: Regal Building, Connaught Circus, Connaught Place

Phone Number: +91 7042262176, 011 23342880

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 9.30 PM

Bhogal Chole Bhature Wala

Their Chole Bhature and Chole Kulche are definitely to die for!!! This place is a hidden gem in the back lanes of Janpath Market and thus it is a bit difficult to locate if you are going for the first time but trust me, all of your efforts are totally worth it. They definitely score more than 100 marks in the department of taste and quality of food. Vegetarian meals in Connaught Place

Must Try: Chole Bhature

Address: Scindia House, K G Marg,Janpath, New Delhi

Phone Number: 91 9911889910, 91 9911464400

Opening Hours: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM


It is one of the oldest and finest places to have cold coffee in Dilli style. With the busy state of rush in and around Janpath, this place is a total savior especially in summers. Serving for over 60 years now, this place is a known name to everyone who has ever been to Janpath. There also stands a momos vendor in front of this place who is definitely like cherry on the cake. Vegetarian meals in Connaught Place

Must Try: Cold coffee and Cheese balls

Address: 22, Janpath Bhawan, Janpath, New Delhi

Phone Number: 011 23328214, 011 41502040

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM to 7.30 PM


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