A shopping spree in your favourite mall, an alfresco lunch on a restaurant terrace to enjoy the chilly Delhi air or a last-minute dash to your neighborhood coffee shop – with the Valentine’s Day around the corner, finding the perfect place to take your date can turn out be really tricky!
Lack of accessible restaurants can make it even more challenging to plan your perfect date! Instead of using official and paid reviews, we went ahead and asked the Inclov community of differently-abled people to help us create the list of some of the most accessible (wheelchair-friendly) restaurants that they would prefer to take their dates this Valentine’s month. With their help, we have rounded up some of the best accessible restaurants in the city- from cheap places which provide value for every buck, to places which boast of the best ambiance and top-notch service, the list has it all. Get ready to bond with your beloved at some of the most accessible restaurants in the Delhi-NCR region this Valentine’s Day.
Big Fat Sandwich in Hauz Khas
Known for their stunning sandwiches and burgers, Big Fat Sandwich is also easy on the pockets. A great place for a quick bite with its rooftop setting giving it a cozy, warm feel. Visit for their sandwiches, mac and cheese and for the eclectic interiors replete with canvases. It is fully accessible and has enough on offer to keep your date hooked for long.
Address: A, 15/A, Market Lane, Block E, Hauz Khas, New Delhi
Timings: 9 AM to 10:30 PM
Budget: INR 800 (Average Cost for Two)
Cuisines: American, Quick Bites
Cafe Lota in Pragati Maidan
If you are looking to combine the magnificence of arts with aromatic flavours away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Café Lota is the place to be. Its location amidst the beautiful crafts museum is a delightful departure from the other restaurants in the city. From breakfast items like quinoa upma, bajra ka chilla to Andhra Prawn Fry, Bak Bungalow Mutton Fry, you have enough options to gorge on. Don’t forget to try out the desserts especially the Apple Cinnamon Jalebi and the Bhapa-Doi Cheesecake. The craft museum’s cafe offers modern regional Indian dishes and cookery classes occasionally, too. Choose it for a family dinner, an outing with friends or your first date – you won’t be disappointed.
Address: Bhairon Marg, next to Pragati Maidan
Timings: 11.30 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Closed on Mondays.
Budget: INR 800 – 1000 (average cost for two)
Cuisines: North Indian, South Indian
Warehouse Café, CP
A great place to let your hair down and relax in amongst the buzzing Connaught Place crowd. With drinks, hukkah and loud music complementing the lavish bar and the plush ambiance, it is easily amongst one of the trendiest places to be in Delhi. Quick service and courteous staff make it perfect to take your loved ones this Valentine ’s Day. Chilly chicken and shakes come highly recommended!
Address: D 19/ 20, D Block, Inner Circle, Near Rajiv Chowk Metro Station Gate No. 3, Connaught Place,
Cuisines: American, Continental, Italian, North Indian, Asian
Budget: ₹1,500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
Timing: 12 Noon to 1 AM
The People & Co. in DLF Cyber Hub
If your date loves a good laugh or two, The People & Co. bar in DLF Cyber Hub is the place to be. A welcoming and courteous staff adds to the lively ambiance created by the bands playing live music occasionally. The popular Canvas Laughter Club is hosted here and the vibe is here is pretty lit and happening mostly! The ravioli, pasta, pizza served here comes highly recommended by DLF Cyber City experts!
Address: Premises no. 5, Building 8B (ground floor), Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
Timing: 12 Noon to 12 Midnight
Budget: ₹2,200 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
Cuisines: Italian, Continental, Asian.
United Coffee House in Connaught Place
A legendary café-restaurant and bar, United Coffee House offers a terrific fine dining experience. With a reverberated history spanning more than 80 years of service & with its vintage British era décor, UCH is an ideal place for a romantic date. With a diverse menu and a welcoming and spacious ambiance, you wouldn’t mind shelling out a few more bucks for your Valentine’s partner. Cheese balls, chicken stroganoff and the age-old English tea tray with its club sandwiches and an assortment of desserts are a must try here.
Address: E-15, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
Timing: 9:30 AM to 12 Midnight
Budget: ₹2,500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
Cuisines: North Indian, European, Asian, Mediterranean
Zambar in DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon
If your taste buds are craving for delicacies from South India, Zambar offers it with a twist. From chettinad chicken biryani, kaffir lime rasam and a massive assortment of chutneys, to zambar’s lunch buffet, the restaurant will take you on a trip down the memory lane this Valentine’s Day. Don’t miss the Thalaiva Kaapi Bomb (a mixture of filter coffee concoction with vodka and Bailey’s)!
Address: Shop Number 310, 3rd floor Ambience mall DLF Phase 3.
Timing: 12 Noon to 11:30 PM.
Budget: ₹1,400 for two people (approx.) with alcohol.
Cuisines: South Indian, Seafood, Kerala.
Mamagoto in DLF Mall of India, Noida
If you are in Noida and Pan Asian cuisine is what satiates your taste buds, head to Mamagoto for a pleasant dining experience. With a lively ambiance coupled with an impressively designed interior, your date will not be disappointed at all. The Chinese food, taste and flavor will leave you wanting for more. From Pad thai to hakka noodles, to pepper chicken; you will be spolit for choice here.
Address: D-423, 3rd Floor, DLF Mall of India, Sector 18, Noida
Timing: 12 Noon to 11:30 PM
Cuisines: Asian, Thai, Chinese
Budget: ₹1,600 for two people (approx.)
The restaurants have been carefully selected with the help of the Inclov community comprising of specially-abled people from across the Delhi-NCR. The photos, cuisine, budget and other details have been compiled from information available on Zomato website.