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“Quick lunch ”
Review of Namak Mandi

Namak Mandi
Ranked #385 of 13,358 Restaurants in New Delhi
Price range: USD 11 - USD 14
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Neighbourhood: Vasant Kunj/Vasant Vihar
Description: Our iteration of the flavors' of undivided India. The story goes through the great Grand Trunk Road that is one of Asia's oldest and longest major roads. For more than two millennia, it has linked the eastern and western regions of the Indian subcontinent, connecting South Asia with Central Asia. Our menu will journey through great cuisines of Undivided India.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped for quick lunch at this place unexpectedly! Loved the food. Just picked out one curry and naan !!! Yup the place does justice to North Indian food

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

11 November, 2017.
We were at the DLF Promenade Mall for a birthday treat of The
Wife's best friend. The latter selected a joint we had not been
to before, `Namak Mandi' literally, `Salt Market'. The outside
white ambience gave the impression of the colour of the humble
food item which goes with almost all cooking, and the interior
with the walls intentionally left unfinished gave a rustic
ambience to the place, which made the experience interesting. The
restaurant is an `open' one, with a railing separating it from
the mall corridor. The overall decoration is quite classy, with
nice wooden top tables, sofas, and metal chairs to give it an
eclectic presence. The mall-side part has pointed arches, and
greenery near the railing. The glasses are goblets, and the
silver-ware quite ordinary, laid out on a blue napkin in small plates.
The service was relatively prompt: we were quite hungry, and it
was getting a bit late. The starter was some papads,
which we hungrily devoured with the condiments on
offer (three chutneys, including a sweet one which I liked). The
chicken malai tikka (we ordered two plates) came on long white plates,
with some green salad at one end. There were five pieces per plate.
A chicken curry had a nice tomato-and-onion based gravy, and was
served with cream spirals and cilantro on top, as was the the
paneer-based dish. We also ordered a dal makhani, which had a
dollop of white butter in it. The portions were not large, but
then, with two finicky little kids (Junior, and The Wife's
friend's brother's little daughter: that is quite a long relation
to write down!), it would suit us quite fine. We were seven adults
and two little kids. For the breads, we went in for a combination
of regular naans and garlic naans. The naans were a bit too thick
for The Wife's friend's liking: she liked them thin and crispy.
Yes, the tikka came with some raita, which The Wife's friend's
husband patronised well. There was some chicken biriyani on offer, which
had a bit of a kewra overdose according to The Wife's friend's
brother (but tasted quite decent to me), this was a neat
preparation done with the flour cover on a pot: the flour cooking
well indicates that the biriyani inside is well-done. The
restaurant is a bit pricey (we were not the hosts, so I guess we
could be a bit shameless), and overall, the food is not bad.
A sneak peak at the bill revealed a total cost of around Rs.4600 or so.

Thank sumantra_travel
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Being a vegetarian I ordered paneer raunaqueen(kadhai paneer) with laccha paratha. Food was good had requested for less spicy and it was.

After that had jaan e Azam a bread pudding it was tasty but heavy

Ambience is good service quick they also have outdoor sitting

Thank rajan51
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

First I was a little skeptical about it when they told me they have lucknowi food .. but it was finger licking when I tasted .. must visit

Thank foodyparul
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Decided to go there for lunch today with an old friend.Ordered, Murg balai tikka, mutton rogan josh and nan.The service was pretty fast, chicken tikka palatable but the rogan josh was a big let down given the price one pays! It looked like from the texture of the meat(when it leaves the bones and withers away so fast) that it was cooked a few days ago... reheated and served!We promptly had the chef called and told him that the meat was"baassi". He didn't agree but agreed not to bill it .Didn't expect this from a restaurant of this repute that they use such bad quality meat.

Devesh Singh-9810032396

table no.14
Bill no. 09291
Date-30-12-2017

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Thank Devesh S
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