Top 10 Budget Cafes in Delhi

1.Big Yellow Door

  Hudson Lane, Satya Niketan, Vijay Nagar

Nothing can be Best and delicious food option for DU students than BYD. Their pocket friendly food specially BYD Cheese Bomb Burger, Cheesy Nachos Mexicana and Butter Chicken Pasta are truly delightful. This little café is as quirky as its name and that is clear even before you enter the place.  If the ambience lightens you up, it is the smell of the herbs and coffee that has your stomach churning to taste the scrumptious food.

Even though everything about this place is quite up to the mark, yet the prices at which these things are offered are surprisingly low and suit the pocket of the college-going students quite appropriately.

  • Cost for two: 500rs
  • Timing: 10am-11pm


Hudson Ln, Kingsway Camp, New Delhi, Delhi 110009

Looking for the hangout place of the youth of Delhi, head to Rico’s. This place is for sure to be among the few places which are somewhat overcrowded with university students of Delhi. The food choices that the place offers also have their own magic to add to the story. This café offers American, Lebanese, Mexican, Italian and continental foods on the menu, most of which are scrumptious to the core.

The costliest item on their menu is of mere INR 200/-, making this place a great option for youngsters and college kids. Don’t forget to try the awesome Chilli Cheese Fingers offered here at one of the most affordable cafes in Delhi.

  • Cost for two: 600rs
  • Timings: 11am-11pm

3.Hudson cafe

Hudson Lane, GTB Nagar, Delhi, 110009

The most popular of affordable cafes in Delhi, The Hudson Cafe is a big hit among college students, school kids, and everyone else because of its magnificent Oreo Shakes and Red Velvet Cakes. While the amazing and quality food will go incredibly easy on your pocket, the cafe’s looks will blow your mind! An interesting decor with ornate mirrors on the ceiling and captivating wall art, Hudson Cafe’s beautifully done interiors are quite the catch that draw people here. Don’t leave without trying their Lasagna and Gemini Pizza.

  • Cost for two: 600rs
  • Timings : 11am-11pm

4. Cafeteria & Co.

Hudson Lane, Satya Niketan

Good taste, good ambience and good company yet friendly to the pocket, this is the apt description of the Cafeteria & Co. The warm vibes of the place never seem to falter in enticing the by passers and hence this café is among the best in the city. If it’s not the ambience, then the food is definitely the thing that would make you promise a visit to the place again.

Don’t go by their looks. This cafe will go as easy on your wallet as appealing it is to your eyes and taste buds. Cafeteria and Co. is known as one of the best cheap cafes in Delhi thanks to their warm vibes, inviting ambience, superb food, star shaped burgers, Hexza Pizzas, Tiramisu Shakes, Beyonce Burgers, Peri Peri Chicken….well, you got the point! It’s the best place for the broke and hungry.

  • Cost for two: 700rs
  • Timings : 11:30am-11:30pm

5.Woodbox Cafe

Hudson Lane, Satya Niketan

Hudson lane is a hub of many restaurants, bars and cafe’s, Wood box cafe is just one among many… yet the way it has created a foundation for itself is really amazing. Their ambience and service is pretty unique and efficient as well, attracting people and forcing them to come again and again. The shakes are ultimate, the snacks finger-licking and the sheesha emits good smoke and last long, they have cracked all the formulae to voo their customers. The terrace sitting is a blessing as well, under natural roof, chilling among friends, the best way to enjoy an evening.

Artistic work inside the cafe is praiseworthy. Cafe serves good continental food and best beverages in the town.

  • Cost for two: 700rs
  • Timings : 11am-10:30pm


Anand Lok opp. Gargi College

If you like a scenic view with your cup of joe, then Diggin is the place to be at. The cafe has two outlets and we equally love both. The bricked-walled interiors, fairy lights and the leafy garden create a magical atmosphere and let hours slip by without knowing. The European theme of the place has lent it an allure which is hard to resist and the food, desserts, in particular, have already been famed for their scrumptiousness.

What to have: Artichoke and Fennel Salad, Zucchini Fries, Bacon Stuffed Chicken Legs, Fusilli with Spicy Pepperoni and Ricotta Cheese

  • Cost for two: 800rs
  • Timings : 11am-11pm

7.Rose Cafe


When it comes to taking your special one to a café, a place with minimalism is definitely preferred, and that is what the Rose café is. Just in addition to the minimalism, the place is literally rosy and romantic in set up with a splendid menu and open sitting. The beautiful hues of pastel pink and bright blue, the ceilings donning pretty lamps, all with just the right lighting to set the mood, Rose Cafe is indisputably the best cafe in Delhi for couples.

This café serves quite a variety of cuisines including Italian, Lebanese, Continental, and Mediterranean cuisines.

  • Cost for two: 900rs
  • Timings : 12pm-9pm

8.The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

DLF Mall Of India, Select CITYWALK, Ambience Mall

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf are among the best café lounges that the city has and is definitely among one of the best places to get some really good coffee or tea.

The hazelnut latte and the ultimate mocha are some of the must-try things at this place. In addition to the beverages, the ambience of the place is also something that requires a mention.

  • Cost for two: 700rs
  • Timings : 9am-11pm

9.Triveni Terrace Cafe

Mandi House

To find home cooked food in a fancy set up is too much to ask for in a place like Delhi, but fret not, the place that goes by the name the Triveni Terrace Café proves to be quite a delight to the stomach, the pocket and the taste buds. A very reasonable hangout place, this café has a serene environment and a spectacular ambience.

  • Cost for two: 500rs
  • Timings : 10am-9pm

10.Scooter On The wall

Hauz Khas Enclave

The humility of the staff at this distinguished place floors you within seconds. But it is not just the staff that is worth talking about the place. It is the exquisitely themed ambience and the widespread of the menu which coupled with the hospitality of the place makes for an excellent experience of the place. The restaurant is pro at its services and quality of food and makes sure that the diners do not go back dissatisfied. The classic garage-theme based ambiance that the place holds brings back the euphoria in you and you forget all the worries in your life. 

  • Cost for two: 500rs
  • Timings : 12:15pm-3:30am

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