Delhi University’s north campus has some majestic charm, an aura that infuses itself into you in your grad years and, remains there ever after. It is that single hangout, that adda, that mark of a true DU student. The campus is full of a variety of cafes and lounges to check in while you’re trying to keep up with the busy campus life. There is something for every person and pocket. The campus is ever improvising, keeping up with the trends, tastes and fusion. From the desi dhabas to the classy patisseries, this place has it all. See if you have checked off these famous North-campus hangouts from your to-visit list yet!
Big Yellow Door (BYD)
A crunched up café offering mouth-watering food is one perfect way of describing BYD. BYD is always full of throngs of people, no matter what the time or season. This place is also suitable for the early birds as it opens at 8 in the morning, and is full of visitors till 11 in the night.
Where: H-8B, Vijay Nagar, Opposite NDPL Office
Not to miss: The signature ‘cheese bomb burger’, white sauce pasta and baked nachos.
Meal for two: 500
Bromfy Public House
Bromfy House is a treat for the party lovers of north campus as it is the only pub in vicinity for the Campus students. The hazy lights and loud music, coupled with a few pints and hookah make a perfect combination for the party animal in you!
Where: 4/3, Roop nagar, opposite Kamla Nagar market.
Not to miss: Their Chilli Paneer is a must try!
Meal for two: 800
A beautiful café having a corner library and also serving great food– Rico’s is as perfect as it sounds! It is one of the classic, trademark eateries of north campus and is one place every north campus student visits at least once in their lifetime.
Where: 2526, First floor, Above CCD, Hudson Lane, Kingsway Camp, GTB Nagar
Not to miss: Arabiatta pasta, 5 cheese pizza and red velvet cake.
Meal for two: 600
Mood Swingers Cafe
A Bollywood themed café away from the jam-packed streets of Kamla Nagar, Mood Swinger is a must try for the filmy foodies in North Campus. They serve Hookah along with a range of Chinese, Italian and Continental food and shakes with cute, quirky names– all of which is to-die for!
Where: Shop 6, DDA Market, Hudson Lane, University-GTB Nagar, Delhi
Not to miss: Chilli garlic noodle and Khalnayak pasta
Meal for two: 550
Vaishnav Chaat Bhandar
Placed in the heart of Kamla Nagar and not very easy to locate, Vaishnav Chaat Bhandar serves mouth-watering chaat. Each and every item on their menu makes you drool, literally! The old Delhi feel also adds up to the experience of hogging on chaat from Vaishnav.
Where: 66-67/E, Near Chota Gali Chakkar, Kamla Nagar
Not to miss: Gol Gappe and everything else too!
Price for two: 100-150
A restaurant cum café offering the best-flavored hookahs in North Campus, Flames serve north Indian food, Chinese, fast food and alcohol as well. It’s the perfect place to throw a birthday party, and also a heaven for those looking for a place to chill at for hours as they have their private hookah section.
Where: G-15, 1st Floor, Near Laxmi Diary, Vijay Nagar
Not to miss: Tandoori chicken and commissioner flavoured hookah.
Meal for two: 700
So, which one are you heading to this weekend?