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Defence Colony
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14, Defense Colony Market, | Near Veterinary Clinic, Defence Colony, New Delhi, India
+91 11 2433 0930
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to have lunch at the Swagath Restaurant while shopping for Indian Cookery books in the Defence Colony district. Fantastic service, excellent food and a manager who was quite willing to share his knowledge of the food and its preparation with us. I fine dining experience in Delhi which will wake up your taste buds for good Indian food... More 

Thank rpcolyn
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Variety. Indian ( South & North), Continental and Chinese food. Good seating. Nice decor. Food is good and reasonable price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

one of my favorite restaurant in delhi.i like so much their crab butter pepper garlic.and also chetinad chicken and fish tawa fry mouth watering.

Thank alwyn m
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was really tasty - great mutton biryani and staff were knowledgeable as I'm gluten free. Ambience could have been better, restaurant was cold and they were playing dance music. Would have been nice to have Indian music playing.

Thank hungryboyfriend
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Swagath for years and our recent trip was a a good as ever. We have two friends visiting India for the first time and it is such a good restaurant to initiate people into good quality, sensibly priced, clean and delicious eating that is NOT in a 5 star hotel. As expected our friends loved... More 

Thank Andrew H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The decor is nice. Tables etc very close together so you feel 'businessy' and hurried rather than nice dining. Wide ranging Indian menu but food came barely warm, relatively bland and served with minimal enthusiasm. It gains more stars for the tasteful decor than anything else.

Thank NMtraveller2013
New Delhi, India
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food. Drinks are always 1+1. Very nice ambience especially on the top most floor. Must try the Butter Chicken.

Thank saheb7510
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant, nice food but over priced. The waiter was trying his hardest to sell us the fresh prawn that was on the menu and guess what it was one of the most expensive items. He was over insistent which put me off the restaurant a bit. Excellent service though.

Thank ldale330
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Probably of many branches of swagath this is the best one The ambience is not so great but everything is secondary when you taste the food. Five stars ✨ for food and 3 for ambience

Thank Vievekjain
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Had Appam, malabar parantha and tawa fried pomfret - all these items were excellent in taste. Chettinad black pepper mutton was not that good particularly the smell of a spice. On an earlier occasion had Chettinad pompret which was also good. Service was good. However, few items were not available from the Desserts Menu.

Thank Kuntal1995

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14, Defense Colony Market, | Near Veterinary Clinic, Defence Colony, New Delhi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi>  > Defence Colony
  • Neighbourhood: Defence Colony
  • Phone Number: +91 11 2433 0930

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