Majnu Ka Tila is a small Tibetan Market in Delhi is a gastronomical heaven, we all know that! It’s a refugee colony and famous for Tibetan goods and food. Majnu-Ka-Tila – Tibetan Colony (North Delhi) is officially called New Aruna Nagar Colony or Chungtown or Samyeling. It is located on Delhi’s Outer Ring Road, near Vidhan Sabha and ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Let’s know about this place more deeply.
About The Place
- The place got its name from a local Iranian Sufi mystic, Abdulla nicknamed Majnu – a devotee of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Majnu ferried people across the Yamuna river for free as a service to God.
- You will find Tibetan ladies dressed in Traditional attire and lots of students strolling and shopping around. The place has restaurants, small cafes, hotels, guest houses, etc.
- The colonies in Majnu ka Tila are laced with small kiosks selling Tibetan curios, travel agencies offering Himalayan tours, Tibetan movie CDs, typical bags, colorful T-shirts, shoe shops, salons and also people selling food items.
Don’t Miss Out On These
When it comes to gastronomical delights this cafe has everything in store to tingle your taste buds. A cosy environment with delicious food, you will love the place! Do visit with your mates as they have beautiful pictures on the walls and each corner has a different theme. And do not forget to try their coffee, chocolate pastries and mud cake.
Location | House 6, New Colony, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
The best dining restaurant in Majnu ka Tila, you will just love the ambience + their Spicy Devil momo is amazing + Black currant is lip-smacking. Take your buddies for something special and treat your taste buds!
Location | 180, Tibetan Old Camp, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
The restaurant’s interiors give you the feeling of a Tibetan hillside with statues of Buddha and pictures of Dalai Lama. Do not try food like Shabalay, Thentuk, Tingmo, Shapta and Honey Chilli Chicken.
Location | 32, Aruna Nagar, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
Coffee House is the perfect place for dessert and breakfast in the area. Their mud cake with ice cream and banana muffins are to die for. They even serve pancakes, but only before 11 am, and their desserts are home-made and fresh. Go guys, hog!
Location | 39, Basement, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
This is a small but cosy space in Majnu ka Tila, and has a canteen-like vibe with its seating arrangements. Try their crispy chicken, honey chilly-crispy and you will surely like it. Also, the veg balls on a stick with schezwan sauce and the Dolma Special Chowmein are just superb!
Location | 1, Block 10, New Tibetan Colony, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
Kham Coffee House
Another beautiful cafe in Majnu Ka Tila, we ansolutely love the cosy interiors and quintessential Tibetan atmosphere inside this café. You will go nuts after trying their Almond and Carrot Cake and Lemon & Mint Mojito.
Location | 158, Tibet Colony, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
Dekhang Cafe And Restaurant
This one and a half-year-old outlet is easily visible as it’s on the main road. It has one of the most diverse menus in Majnu ka Tila as it serves Chinese and Tibetan food. Lavishly decorated with posters and prayer flags this place will make you feel cozy. It’s very calm and elegant with the ever so welcoming staff.
Location | 79-D, Old Camp, New Aruna Nagar, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
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