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3704 Netaji Subhash Marg, Near Golcha Cinema | Daryaganj, Near Golcha Cinema, New Delhi 110002, India
+91 11 2327 3011
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12:00 - 23:00
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Bengaluru, India
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145 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Calitzdorp
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Alappuzha, India
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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83 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank AGNIDEEP
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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.

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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 

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Thank ishaana2014
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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

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Thank Ashok M
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60 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 ...

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Hedgesville, West Virginia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I visited the restaurant today and due to lack of time cant get back to them but the bill they provide is a manual bill and is full of unexplained charges and wrongful roundoffs The amount 75 mentioned has no headers 12.5 % VAT is rounded off to 13% 5.8 to 6% Food was good but the butter chicken had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?