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Moti Mahal

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3704 Netaji Subhash Marg, Near Golcha Cinema | Daryaganj, Near Golcha Cinema, New Delhi 110002, India
+91 11 2327 3011
12:00 - 23:00
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Kansas City, Kansas
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love it!! This was such a fun experience. Knowing the history behind Moti Mahal and the many extraordinary people that have visited made us feel like we were somewhere special. But the food....that's where it's at!! We loved the butter chicken, tandori mushrooms, and naan. The service was also exceptional. It is definitely way more expensive than your usual meal... More 

Thank Lacy R
Bengaluru, India
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145 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had an opportunity to visit this restaurant again. This time it was for lunch. Very good ambiance, professional service and good selection in menu are the main highlights. The place is good for relaxed dining with attentive staff ever ready to serve with a smile.

Thank santhosh59
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This charming restaurant has been on our bucket list for years and finally we managed to go there last night. The moment we walked through the gates a calm atmosphere welcomed us. The restaurant inside was pink and fabulously charming with pots containing artificial plants everywhere. As Moti Mahal is famous for creating the Butter Chicken recipe we ordered that... More 

Thank Milkmanlouis
Alappuzha, India
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I have visited this old age restaurant 2 times. Don't be surprised if you are the only customers in this restaurant. It seems not many travellers know of this exotic location right in the heart of Delhi. I have decreased one star because of the lack of neatness. Expect a layer of dust on the tablecloth and cutlery. It was... More 

Thank Wren999
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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91 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Tandoori chicken and butter chicken should be on our list by default ( if you are non-vegetarian). You will not get butter chicken and tandoori chicken anywhere better than this place. Located very close to the Red Fort. If are in Delhi you must not hesitate to give this place a try.

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The food here is ok, we ate alone in silence in a big empty hall so its a bit lacking in atmosphere.

Thank Bjarki R
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

For those of you who aren't aware , this is the restaurant where butter chicken and tandoori chicken was invented in India. The first ones to make it in 1949 or 50. The place has been visited by the likes of Mr.Nehru , Indira Gandhi n many more . Even the celebrated chef Gordon Ramsay has cooked in this kitchen.... More 

Thank ishaana2014
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is the original Moti Mahal restaurant of New Delhi with its glorious tradition of decades. Although located in a very congested part of Delhi, it is really worth visiting for lovers of non-vegetarian foods in North Western style of undivided India of the past

Thank Ashok M
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64 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Good to Eat on special occasion only otherwise it's costly ... staff is very cooperative and presentation is also superb ...

Thank rumaisa12
Hedgesville, West Virginia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Butter Chicken is a "must have" at this restaurant. I have eaten here many times for many years and have no worries about getting "Delhi Belly." The waitstaff is gracious, the food is plentiful, and the prices are quite reasonable.

Thank SFLucatorto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3704 Netaji Subhash Marg, Near Golcha Cinema | Daryaganj, Near Golcha Cinema, New Delhi 110002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: +91 11 2327 3011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?