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Tim Hortons and all the new restaurants in India we are dining at this August

Dining out has been a blessing post the numerous lockdowns. And with all the new places opening up, the dining experience is just elevated. Check out all the new restaurants in India that have opened up in August.

From big cities like Kolkata, Delhi, and new restaurants in Mumbai, to smaller towns across India, we have the deets on every new restaurant where you can dine this month. While your favourite restaurants, cafes and bakeries remain your go-to, the joy of getting to try new menus and cuisines is unmatched. This is why we have curated a list of all the new restaurants that have sprung up across the country. May you never fall short of dining options.

New restaurants in India we are dining at this August

Tim Hortons, Delhi


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First up on the hottest new restaurants in India is Canada’s iconic coffee and baked goods brand established in 1964, that opened on August 11 in Delhi with two outlets. Tim Hortons has introduced a host of menu options for the Indian market where guests can get a taste of their iconic beverages like the creamy and rich French Vanilla, the Iced Capp – a blended frozen coffee beverage, along with prepared-to-order food and baked goods including delicious bite-sized morsels of traditional donuts called Timbits. The Tims Hortons at Select Citywalk Mall (Saket) and DLF Cyberhub (Gurugram) feature warm and comfortable interiors and a welcoming environment inspired by the brand’s Canadian origins. Over recent years the brand has introduced its well-loved offerings to guests beyond Canada and the United States.

Outlets in Select Citywalk and DLF Cyberhub, Delhi

Sorano, a premium Italian dining experience in Kolkata


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If you’re looking for the best Italian fares in Kolkata, look no further than this gorgeous Italian adventure born out of love and passion for all things handmade and visually aesthetic. One of the hottest new restaurants in India, conceptualised and designed by notable architecture firm, DesignBrewing.Co., founder and lead designer Nivedita Agarwal’s experience of quaint pathways, this space will take you back to the slumbered pace and the simplicity of mothers and grandmothers cooking in Italy. The restaurant’s look and feel has been inspired from traditional Italian homes, with high ceilings, raw finishes and soothing textures along with multiple sections. Each section has a minimal yet impactful element.

The pièce de resistance is the Pasta Fresca window that transports you to the therapeutic world of kneading, shaping and folding gorgeous doughs. Coming to the food here, we were recommended by co-owner Saket Agarwal to try the Ravioli Con Quattro Formaggio Al Tartufo, Gorgonzola gnocchi with bacon and cream, the Prosciutto, fi & Burrata and the Deconstructed Tiramisu. It would be safe to conclude that Kolkata has a clear, uncontested winner when it comes to authentic Italian cuisine.

Address: 1st Floor, Harrington Mansion, 8, Ho Chi Minh Sarani Rd, Kankaria Estates, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071

M Bar Kitchen & Cocktails, Kolkata

The popular watering hole located on Park Street, this new restaurant in India now offers connoisseurs a luxurious dining & drinking experience with a dash of dancing and myriad exclusive events to attend. The ‘The City of Joy’ has another reason to validate its sobriquet – the re-launch of the avant-garde M-Bar. It is where upscale eatery romances the best nightlife. Brought together by ‘serial entrepreneur’ Aditya Mehta and food lover Varun Mimani, the bar situated in the posh Park Street locality now adds a luxurious touch to Kolkata’s food & beverage industry. Since 7 years, M-Bar had charmed its patrons.

In their newer avatar, it plans to replace the fine dining concept with fun dining that offers a sensory extravaganza. While the global cuisine contains ethically sourced ingredients, diners can experience the Insta-friendly edgy culinary delights. The delightful culinary explosion has the support of its bartending supremacy. The artistic single-stone bar with gold detailing offers everything, from crazy cocktails to fiery fireballs. There are whispers of gold dust in sparkling wine on the menu. Enjoy the experience with high-tech mood lighting never seen in the city before.

Address: 24, Park St, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016

Plaka, Gurgaon

A step to savour Greek cuisine’s rich and authentic taste, Plaka has emerged as a providential option for those who relish elegant food with a good cocktail in a mesmeric ambience. Plaka resonates with an old historical city near Athens, known as the “Neighbourhood of the Gods”, where intellectuals and aristocrats reside. The main theme behind Plaka is to introduce the city to Greek Mediterranean cuisine & hospitality, complete with a splendid and timeless dining experience.

Its Greek-themed interiors and exteriors with soothing non-monotonous surrounding spaces and live vibrant corners make it more relevant to current audiences, the young genre, and families too. Moreover, the unique combination of live grill and live music all seven days takes Plaka a few notches up. Apart from a dine-in facility, the restaurant will also cater to deliveries soon. Apart from the Greek cuisine, Turkish, European, Indian, and continental cuisines are also available on the platter offered.

Plaka also has a cocktail bar serving a fresh, regionally-inspired modern menu and innovative thirst-quenchers such as artisanal cocktails that are free of synthetic ingredients by the best mixologists in the industry. In addition, it is the only restaurant in the Cyber hub to serve its guests till late hours and stand open till 2 AM, making it a market differentiator.

Address: Plaka, UGF/C Unit 1A, Building. 10, DLF Cyber City, Hub, Gurugram, Haryana 122001

De’Lan Café, Noida


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A first-of-its-kind Indo-European cafe, De’Lan offers a culinary experience like no other. With a blend of global and Indian cuisines set across a spacious and colourful backdrop, De’Lan has something to offer for just about everyone. De’Lan is known for its unique curation of scrumptious cuisine and authentic flavours created across a fusion of Indian and European delicacies. And one look at their menu will have your mouth watering.

In order to add to the experience, De’Lan Café offers vibrantly designed interiors, expertly plated menu items, and a dedicated kids area to keep your children happy and engaged while you enjoy your meal in peace and quiet. Spread over 4000 sq ft, this spacious and colorful restaurant comes with an expansive dining space and outdoor seating designed to suit everyone’s needs.

Address: 3rd Floor Main Road, Hazipur, Sector 104, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201303

Maruchi: An abode of fine Asian delicacies, Delhi


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A list of all the new restaurants in India cannot be complete without a mention of Delhi-NCR. Nestled opposite the lush greens of Delhi’s Qutub Golf course, this eatery aces the flavours of Japan, China amidst others, bringing to the table a story of unique flavours and delicacies. Launched by a family rooted in hospitality for generations, Manoj Aggarwal is also the founder of the classic hotel Alka located in Connaught Place since 1968. With a menu developed by top notch chefs, must-haves on Maruchi’s menu include the Red Snapper with Banana Chilli, the Truffle-Scented 3 Treasure Mushrooms, the luscious selection of sushis, like the Truffle Enoki Tempura, or the Yuzu with Black Garlic amongst many others.

Inclusive of the various dietary restrictions one might possess, the eatery is equipped to cater to gluten allergies, vegan customers and any other dietary constraints of their guests making them at ease and welcome. A teppanyaki grill centred in the midst of the restaurant and personal kitchen garden growing fresh and organic produce set the restaurant apart from others.

The vision behind the bar menu lays in wanting to display 12 signature cocktails with premium pours. The drinks at Maruchi find within them an incorporation of trends merged with classic favourites with gin, tequila, mezcal and more. A must sip and savour on the menu is the Malachite – a gin-based cocktail with elderflower and infused kaffir leaves.

Address: Sri Aurobindo Marg, behind Qutub Golf Course, Kutub Golf Course, Lado Sarai, New Delhi, Delhi 11003

Bergamo: A Heavenly Mediterranean Paradise, Delhi


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Housing the magic and beauty of Italy, Bergamo, a new restaurant in India is situated in the heart of New Delhi, Vasant Kunj. A palatable paradise, Bergamo, is inspired by its namesake Italian city and acts as the ideal location to enjoy a mix of Mediterranean delicacies and authentic European food. Bergamo is the brainchild of the multifaceted entrepreneur Kunal Chabbra. An alumnus of the British University in Dubai, Kunal is based in the UAE and harbors interests in multiple industries, namely real estate, tourism, and now hospitality.

Bergamo’s menu consists of fabulous delicacies developed by Chef Engin ULUC, who has extensive experience in Italian, French, and Turkish cuisines. The chef seeks to provide comfort to patrons through food that is authentic yet reminds one of a meal prepared by one’s mother, evoking fond memories of dining with your family. The finely curated food menu transports the guests to the heart of an enchanting medieval atmosphere. Some of the dishes on the menu include a Spanish starter, patatas bravas, prepared with special spices, French cream sauces carefully prepared with chicken and fish, and an Italian favorite, risotto, that can be cooked in the guest’s choice of protein.

The cocktail menu is just as remarkable. Mr. Ulas, the chief mixologist, put together a one-of-a-kind menu that is meticulously prepared to meet the needs of the patrons. With syrups and purées prepared with fresh seasonal fruits, all cocktails will be made keeping in mind the Indian flavor palette. The must-have drinks will include less spicy, more sweet, and sour flavored drinks garnished with herbs to match the Mediterranean ambiance.

Address: The Grand New Delhi, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

Bombay Club, Delhi


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Nestled in the former grainhouses of The Dhan Mill Compound, Bombay Club brings to you quintessential flavours of Mumbai to Delhi. The menu at Bombay Club echoes the cultural diversity of the “Maximum City,” with culinary influences, ranging from Parsi, Goan, Mangalorian, coastal to Anglo-Indian cuisine. The food at Bombay Club is composed of all-time Bombay favorites such as the iconic cutlets from Irani cafes, frankies from Colaba, sandwiches of Breach Candy and much more. Recommended dishes to try are Frankies, Keema Pao, Kolmi Fry, Bombay fish & chips and the Chetti Stews. A medley of spices, aromas and textures, all the recipes have been perfected under the expert guidance of Chef Ruchira Hoon to bring forth the authentic Bombay flavours in every bite.

Address: Dhan Mill Compound , 100 Feet Road, SSN Marg, Chhatarpur, Delhi 110074

Thalaivar, Delhi


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Thalaivar, a famous south Indian restaurant dedicated towards showcasing the hidden gems of south Indian cuisine, while promising a delectable southern journey to gourmands is all set to launch a new outlet across South Delhi. Known for its scrumptious dosa varieties, the eatery aims to break the stereotype associated with cuisine from the south, introducing Delhi to all that the southern states of Andhra, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala have to offer.

With their popular and authentic dishes like Roast Mutton, Paniyaram, Tamarind Rasam, Rasa Vada, Chicken 65, Prawn Roast, Thalaivar is all set to amuse Delhiites super soon. The team at Thalaivar strives to share the character of the southern states with their customers and bring regional fare from the south into mainstream Indian Cuisine.

Address: M25, Second floor, GK2 Market

Gulati, Gurugram

Following its continued success since 1959, Delhi’s very popular North Indian restaurant ‘Gulati’ is all set to open its second outlet in the heart of Gurgaon. A 63-year-old legacy restaurant brand has been winning hearts for years with its excellence in taste, authenticity and hospitality. It has also been serving ‘Buffet Lunch’ since early 2000 and the menu of the buffet changes every day and offers a new experience to the taste buds on a daily basis. The Capital’s most loved restaurant known for its Butter Chicken, has also been accorded with several awards for its impeccable services and food delicacies through the years. A true food connoisseur cannot control the temptation of returning to the top restaurant in Delhi after having lip-smacking North Indian cuisine dishes. So now to delight all the Gurgaon foodies with the scrumptious and wholesome meal they are soon opening their doors amidst their vicinity.

Savorworks Roasters, Delhi

For the first time in India, there comes a destination that is the perfect union of one of the best matches made in heaven – chocolate and coffee. With its first-ever coffee and chocolate atelier, Savorworks Roasters brings to the Capital a dream space for the lovers of La Dolce Vita or the good life! A one-of-its-kind concept in the country, the newly launched café is a one-stop shop for a never seen before bean-to-bar and bean-to-cup experience. At one of Delhi’s most upmarket addresses, Chhatarpur, the atelier serves as the perfect caffeinated haven for the city’s well-traveled connoisseurs.

Address: D-86, 100 Feet Rd, Phase 2, Chattarpur Enclave, Chhatarpur, New Delhi, Delhi 110074

Dough & Cream, Delhi


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Delhi-based bakery café Dough & Cream has launched its 10th store in Vishnu Garden, West Delhi after the massive success of the chain. This dessert chain is known for its delicious treats, including Blueberry Cheesecake, Mousse Cake, and Rasmalai Cake, which are all Dough and Cream specialties. With a classic selection of cold coffee, salads, pizza, pasta, momos, and many more dishes that are among the most popular, Dough and Cream assures to provide the most authentic flavour on the plate.

Address: G 42, CH Harpal Chandela Rd, Mangal Bazar, Pocket D, Shyam Nagar, Vishnu Garden, Delhi-110018

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Tim Hortons and all the new restaurants in India we are dining at this August

Sreetama Basu

A journalism student who studied the subject only to meet SRK in person, she settled for the best way to meet him. Covering Entertainment throughout her career, and now Food, Health and Lifestyle as well, Sreetama is also a self-proclaimed plant mom. In love with all things slow and quiet, she can often be found hunting for quiet corners with a glass of wine in hand. Other loves include little, inconsequential things, like neatly tucked-in bedsheets and big, significant things, like whole cheesecakes. She dreams of being a baker and writing about food someday.


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