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Moti Mahal

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3704, Netaji Subhash Marg, Near Golcha Cinema, Daryaganj | Daryaganj, Near Golcha Cinema, New Delhi 110006, India
+91 11 2327 3011
12:00 - 23:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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94 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two reasons you should make this a must stop on your trip to Delhi. First and foremost it is the place where butter chicken was invented. This dish that is forever tied with Indian cooking started at this very restaurant, and frankly they should flaunt that more. The second reason this place is a must stop is that... More 

Thank CandyCritic
New Delhi, India
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was here almost after 15 years, but the taste and quality of food is still the same. They really know how to keep their customers happy. Found pricing bit on higher side, but it can be ignored if you get good service and tasty food.

Thank Rauny_13
Larnaka City, Cyprus
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not so clean, flies, sticky glassware, when the nun bread came a medium size white cockroach was coming out of the basket, the waiter saw it and got the basket back, came back again very soon,, We were the only table on New Year's Eve dinner in a huge flat room Depressive atmosphere Very bad lighting, food wasn't bad but... More 

Thank mne0
New Delhi, Delhi, India
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I purchased a full plate of Paneer Tikka from Moti Mahal restaurant at Daryaganj and got it packed for takeaway. I paid a sum of Rs. 415/- for the same. However, on opening the packet at home, I was painfully shocked to see only 4 normal sized pieces of paneer in it with not even a single piece of any... More 

Thank sanjayofindia
Lisbon, Portugal
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Since my childhood, Moti Mahal was what families did every weekend in India. I have fond memories laced with Butter chicken, daal makhni, onions in vinegar and naans

Thank chetanpuri
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118 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure my review is fully relevant since many reviewers seems to have had better experience. Nonetheless, I'd say this is a good restaurant, with a great selection of Indian meals, but it seems to me the price is somewhat too high for what you get compared to other places. Furthermore, the place looks tired and is located in... More 

Thank Nicolas_Olivier
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful decoration inside ,service is very good ,food is very tasty ,lot of variety ,you also havr a large variety of veggie food ...a good place !

Thank amine mehdi m
Ahmedabad, India
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent, superb, fantastic, amazing, delicious, great, rocking, testy, Extra ordinary, marvellous,

Thank Ejaz143
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The original Moti Mahal, founded in 1947, and claims to be home of the butter chicken. This is a classic restaurant, a must visit in Delhi for anyone looking to find a glimpse of the past present in the future, along with good comfort food. The butter chicken is as comforting as the old-school decor that has been well-maintained given... More 

Thank Ben W
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went today with my cousin and we loved the butter chicken. The hype was real, we ordered with butter naan and plain rice and it was just perfect for two. I cant wait to go back and try something new. You'd be disappointed if you expect great ambiance but I'd say the place itself has its own charm. The service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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 | Daryaganj, Near Golcha Cinema, New Delhi 110006, 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?