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Cafe Turtle

#238 of 11,829 Restaurants in New Delhi
Certificate of Excellence
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2nd Floor 23 Middle Lane, Near Sharda Store, New Delhi 110003, India
+91 11 2465 5641
09:30 - 21:30
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Lincoln Park, Michigan
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're prone to leisurely cups of coffee and tea in the midst of intellectual glitterati and pursuit, take time like a turtle and stop, drink, look and listen, at Cafe Turtle. Folks of every political, cultural and academic persuasion gather with regularity to drink, conspire and verbally perspire about the driving events in their life. Truly a cerebral event,... More 

Thank Ed Z
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

worsted furniture, casual diner and coffee place, sort of take on a European by the street cafe ambience. There is no wi-fi. thank god for that. The menu is not vast but sufficient. There are quite a few options for the health conscious. Have been here several times for a lazy lunch or an in between small meal and we... More 

Thank AlpineKorps
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120 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice lively place, great to meet and chat over coffee/ vegetarian food. The selection is limited but good. The tables are close so not the place if you want quiet and peace, it's nice and bustling at most times.

Thank Momikku
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Geat ambience,studiedly informal. This is on the top of a lovely book store and what makes people feel at home is the simplicity and elegance! The food is lovely, portions just the right and service warm, but intruding.

Thank arundhatideosthale
New Delhi, India
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great ambience, informal yet elegant. Decent food. Courteous staff. Don't go there too late in evening, they shut by 8.30pm

Thank sudheerkg2016
New Delhi, India
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It's simply a cafe on a terrace overlooking the main road (that's the only part I like about it). Without a complicated menu, one can order a coffee or something to bite. Please don't expect anything more than that even if any of your geek friends speak about it in their imaginary language :p

Thank MickyS1311
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I was looking for lunch and learnt about this place from the bookstore below. Little did I know that I would walk out without one. A place interested in serving foreign tourists and so called elites!! Way to go India!! Thanks for still carry on the colonial legacy!! Limited or no vegan options and the server insists that you can... More 

Thank Moments3
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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360 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for the first time with a friend who has been a couple of times before. The cafe is situated in the upstairs section of a bookshop. Clearly popular as we had to wait a little while for a table and when we got one we saw lots of other people come and go - some choosing to wait... More 

Thank Rothwell8
New Delhi, India
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Truly love this cafe. Situated in Khan Market. Just take a book and sit on their terrace. Nice light snacks and tea to accomapny you.

Thank anubha_15
St. John's, Canada
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382 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Cafe Turtle / first knew it as Green Turtle. My first visit to this restaurant occurred in 2004/2005 and it was on the recommendation of a fellow Traveller to India. She suggested that if, after 4-5 months of travel about South East Asia and India in particular, I would like to sample some 'back home style of food' But with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd Floor 23 Middle Lane, Near Sharda Store, New Delhi 110003, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: +91 11 2465 5641

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?