Diva – The Italian Restaurant
Co-founded by India’s superstar chef Ritu Dalmia, Diva – The Italian Restaurant has become Delhi’s most loved spot for authentic and delicious Italian food. The restaurant is divided into two parts; the ground floor has become a sort of café while the first floor houses the fine dining section. The menu is elegant and changes according to the season just like the restaurants in Italy. The food is plated beautifully, matching the stunning decor and the classy ambience. Diva also has one of the city’s best, award winning, wine lists.
M-8, Greater Kailash II, New Delhi, Delhi, India +91 11 2921 5673
This award winning fine dining restaurant is one the best places in Delhi for spectacular Italian cuisine. Ever since it opened in 1994, Delhi has loved La Piazza. It is built to resemble a rustic village square with a kitchen on the side, with pots and pans hanging all around, and beautiful tiling which adds a rustic, casual ambiance. Despite its humble decor, this trattoria attracts the most diverse crowds, from Delhi’s elite to the regular citizens. The restaurant serves the best wood-burning oven pizzas, al dente pasta, and desserts. A great place for a big meal with friends or family.
Hyatt Regency, Delhi Fire Station, Ring Rd, New Delhi, Delhi, India +91 11 6677 1310
Inspired by the villas from Sienna and Sam Gimignano in Tuscany, Italy, the owner Tonino Generale has flipped a villa in Delhi to resemble a beautiful Tuscan villa. The restaurant is warm with lots of sunshine peeping in and plenty of open spaces, including a courtyard with fruit trees. The food is one hundred percent lip-smacking delicious. Tonino doesn’t only offer the usual pasta and pizzas but also dishes from all across Italy. It’s a great place for intimate candlelight dinners – if you have a date in Delhi, take them to Tonino.
San Gimignano is an Italian fine dining restaurant at The Imperial Hotel in New Delhi. It is named after a medieval hill town in the bosom of Tuscany. It offers a delectable fare blending ingredients and flavours that are both procured locally and imported from Italy. The restaurant boasts a premium selection of Italian wines that are a perfect match to the thoughtfully created menu. San Gimignano takes you away from the hustle-bustle of Delhi to a more ‘imperial’ era with captivating white and earthy tone upholstery and fresh flowers and candles on each table .
Travertino is one the best places in Delhi to have Italian food. The restaurant, which is designed so that the wine cellar opens into the dining area, also has one of the most enviable collections of wines and cheeses. The service is European style; you will be served briskly and efficiently, without over-friendliness. The menu offers a variety of fresh homemade pasta including gnocchi, ravioli, fettuccini and lasagne. To ensure authentic flavor and taste, most of the ingredients used are sourced from Italy.
The Oberoi, Dr. Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi, Delhi, India +91 11 2389 0606