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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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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to escape the rush and roar of Delhi then head here. It is smart, clean and calm ( despite it being busy). Food was top notch and very reasonably priced. Service was excellent and staff went out of their way to help with taxis etc.

Thank Anordinarybloke
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on tripadvisor previous reviews, we decided to try this restaurant. We did not get disappointed. The Indian food was excellent, good proportions. We are only veggies, Bindi, Paneer, Naan, Ghobi, and mango lassi. Clean and quiet (it was not full on that day) restaurant of the level of a European standard. It's good to be in such environment when... More 

Thank Stephane H
New Delhi, India
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambience is simple and perfect. The vibe is peaceful and of a relaxed one. Defence Colony is from where Jayaram Banan's (the owner) started his journey with the dedication to serve the best seafood. The restaurant serves fairly priced but exotic and innovative Sea Food. Besides fine dining it also offers a Banquet, Lounge with Bar Facilities and Catering... More 

Thank AppetizingCity
New Delhi, India
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Well i visited their another restaurant at Noida and m totally fan of this place bcz of their food... Defence colony itself is a well settled area with all known restaurants.. visited this restaurant couple of weeks back with few of my other foodies friends ... Place is nice very cozy interiors and i must say u need prior reservationa... More 

Thank Sarabjeet S
New Delhi, India
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81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We were here for a business dinner. I was pleasantly surprised by completely authentic Indian food and nice hospitality. I have been here earlier and every time the experience is better than earlier. This place is frequented by ex pats and this is a nice locality with other nice hang outs around. Recommended.

Thank DrChandrakant
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

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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143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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

2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 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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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 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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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 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 

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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
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?