Sweet Treats in Delhi
Collected by Allison Sodha, AFAR Local Expert
Delhi’s confectioneries, bakeries, and markets offer an array of imported sweets and local treats. Visit the award-winning patisserie at Oberoi New Delhi or indulge in a fruit tart at Le Marche Sugar and Spice. Go local and sample the Pista Barfi at Ghantewala Halwai, established in 1790 and considered one of the oldest sweet shops in India. Grab a seat, get comfortable, and loosen your drawstring to taste the sweet treats of Delhi.
1862 A, Chandni Chowk, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Ghantewala Halwai is an icon not only in Delhi, but all over India. Established in 1790, it is considered one of the oldest sweet shops in the country. Ghantewala has served Mughal Emperors, dignitaries, and of course the locals and tourists who...
Shop No:A/16 Near Inner Circle Road, Rajiv Chowk, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Established in 1926, Wenger's is an icon in Connaught Place. It is one of the oldest bakeries in Delhi offering breads, patties, cakes, pastries, cookies, and chocolates. I usually order a slice of almond cake or chocolate lasagna, though the...
58-a, Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India
Yes, it does make everything nice. Le Marche Sugar and Spice is a concept market offering everyday groceries and exotic imports, including marinated meats, cheeses, and poultry. The real draw, however, are the sweets - chocolates, confections,...
Shop No : 23, 24, Bengali Market, Tansen Marg, Todermal Road Area, Mandi House, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
There are a few locations to indulge at Nathu's Sweets in Delhi, with the most popular being the Bengali Market near Connaught Place. The shop offers traditional North Indian and Bengali sweets, including Rasgulla and Rasmalai. If you prefer a...
382, Kucha Seth Rd, Gachi Ram, Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk, Delhi, 110006, India
In 1950, two halwais—or confectioners—from the Rajasthani city of Bikaner ventured to big city of Delhi to ply their traditional snacks together. Setting up a stall in the Old Delhi Chadni Chowk market, they crafted sweet and savory...
Dr Zakir Hussain Marg, Delhi Golf Club, Golf Links, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India
New Delhi’s first modern business and luxury hotel, built in 1965, is a white modernist box amid a sea of greenery on the southeast side of the city. After a $100 million makeover the Oberoi has now has 220 large rooms, spacious bathtubs,...
2816, Ajmal Khan Rd, Block 34P, Beadonpura, Karol Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110005, India
Kulfi is a popular Indian frozen dessert. Compared to ice cream, it is denser and creamier (more like frozen custard) and often topped with pistachios and cardamom. Roshan di Kulfi isn't big on ambiance but they know how to dish out rich, velvety...
Lajpat Nagar 1, C- Block, Lajpat Nagar I, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110024, India
Chocoholics unite at Choko La! The prestigious shop in Khan Market offers premium pralines, truffles, bars, mendiants and rochers. The multi-tier cakes are also visually stunning and pure goodness. Choco La's mission is to be the best quality...
1454/2, Chandni Chowk Road Near Gurdwara, Sis Ganj, Kucha Mahajani, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Haldiram's offers classic street food, snacks, and treats, prepared hygienically and safe for traveler’s tummies. It started as a small shop in Bikaner, Rajasthan—a town renowned for sweets and namkeen (snacks)—and has since become an enterprise...
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